45 titles.

1. Saturday Night Live (1975 TV Series)
Episode: Madonna/Simple Minds (1985)
No cold opening. In her monologue, the host Madonna talks about her and Sean Penn's recent secretive wedding and shows mockumentary clips from it. Hell beer commercial carries a warning for the soul. The Reagans spend a quiet evening with Prince Charles and Lady Di at the White House but tongues get loose after a few drinks and Nancy gets frisky. The musical guest Simple Minds perform their song Alive and Kicking. Twitchy street fences Jones & Jones offer the best cheapest goods in town. Dennis Miller makes his first appearance as the anchorperson on the Weekend Update. He comments on the USSR's paranoid reaction to Halley's Comet, the US and USSR's peace talks, Georgia's ironic anti-gay law, Ferdinand Marcos hold over the Philippines elections, the passing of Orson Welles, the new way to throw away the garbage, Libya, the Palestinian PLO and Jehovah's Witnesses clash, clinical death record, the Beatrice Company expansion, Louis Farrakhan's similarities to Pee-wee Herman, the ironic dilemma of illegal immigrant and US lottery winner Jose Caballero, the controversial policy of the World News Agency and Jordan King Hussein's arms deal with the Philadelphia police department. Finally, Dennis makes the wish of SNL's viewer Bobby to take on major league baseball pitcher Goose Gossage come true but hubris intervenes. Madonna performs a funny version of A-ha's Take On Me on a Spanish variety show La Cucaracha Motel. Penn bets the audience that he'll pull off a magic trick with cards before his partner Teller drowns in a tightly locked tank filled with water but things don't go as he planned. National Inquirer Theater's questionable reenactment of the violent death of Marylin Monroe involves the Kennedy brothers and a mentalist. Simple Minds perform their song Sanctify Yourself. The host of the Twilight Zone-esque Limits of the Imagination intervenes during the story. An awkward movie shoot with an ironic twist portrays a gay actor's fear of "Pinklisting", a new scare in Hollywood caused by the AIDS outbreak. An African American teenage mother promotes her educational "I Don't Want a Baby" coloring book.
2. Saturday Night Live (1975 TV Series)
Episode: David Spade/Jack Johnson (2005)
Sketches include: CNN News Report: Martha Stewart, David Spade Monologue, Artsy House, Deaf Judge, Stunt Double, Woomba, Holding Cell, Weekend Update with guest Jorge Rodriguez, Sean Penn's Celebrity Roast, UPS Guy, Jingle Singers, Bear City: Handicapped Toilet, Dirtball and Burnout Convention.
3. The Gunman (2015)
A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, working for an unknown client, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's (Sean Penn's) successful kill shot forces him to go into hiding to protect himself and the members of the team from retribution. This includes abruptly abandoning his girlfriend who has no idea what is going on. The assassination, paid for by a foreign mining company, triggers wide spread chaos and death in an already inflamed Congo. Terrier returns to the Congo years later working for an NGO, but eventually finds himself to be the target of a paid hit squad somehow connected to the ministers assassination. This leads to immediate deaths and the endangerment of the people working around him, and forces him back into hiding. In trying to discover who has put a price on his head, he begins to reconnect to the members of his old assassination team, including his old girlfriend. Always aware there is no path to redemption for his crimes, he is also periodically incapacitated by a type of accumulated and evolving physical brain damage caused by the hard knocks of his occupation. Unexpectedly, given the time that has elapsed, his reconnection to his old assassination team exposes additional intrigues with immediate deadly consequences. All of his years spent in hiding, have merely delayed the twisted end game that now enfolds.
4. Ellen (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Emma (1997)
While attending a Hollywood social party with Paige, Ellen spots British actress Emma Thompson making out with another woman and afterward convinces Paige to hire her as Emma's personal assistant while she's in town to film a movie and to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. Ellen then convinces Emma to "come out," to the public, against Paige's protest. But Emma soon reveals to Ellen that it's not the only sordid secret that she hides of her past. At the banquet, Sean Penn appears with a surprise revelation of his own.
5. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #14.33 (2016)
A heated discussion on 2016 election politics erupts among Bill and his panel guests, political journalist Peter Hamby, CNN political analyst Angela Rye, Trump economic advisor Steve Moore, and special guest actress/comedian Sarah Silverman. Bill also interviews Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn.
6. This Must Be the Place (2011)
Cheyenne, a wealthy former rock star (Penn), now bored and jaded in his retirement embarks on a quest to find his father's persecutor, an ex-Nazi war criminal now hiding out in the U.S. Learning his father is close to death, he travels to New York in the hope of being reconciled with him during his final hours, only to arrive too late. Having been estranged for over 30 years, it is only now in death that he learns the true extent of his father's humiliation in Auschwitz at the hands of former SS Officer Aloise Lange - an event he is determined to avenge. So begins a life-altering journey across the heartland of America to track down and confront his father's nemesis. As his quest unfolds, Cheyenne is reawakened by the people he encounters and his journey is transformed into one of reconciliation and self discovery. As his date with destiny arrives and he tracks down Lange, Cheyenne must finally decide if it is redemption he seeks ....or revenge. Starring two time Academy Award winner Sean Penn and marking the much-anticipated English-language debut of acclaimed director Paolo Sorrentino, THIS MUST BE THE PLACE is a gripping examination of a man on the precipice of obsession.
7. 60 Minutes (1968 TV Series)
Episode: The Great Brain Robbery/Sean Penn/The Mountain Lions of L.A. (2016)
"The Great Brain Robbery" examines whether the Chinese government is involved in economic espionage. "Sean Penn" talks to the actor about his controversial clandestine interview with fugitive drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman. "The Mountain Lions of L.A." looks at cougars who are taking up residence in the Los Angeles area.
8. Charlie Rose (1991 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 28 April 2000 (2000)
Andy Grove, The Chairman And One Of The Founders Of Intel, On Turning His Attention To Studying Technology Trends In An Effort To Help Intel Compete In The New Internet Economy. Later, Actress Kristin Scott Thomas On Her Latest Film, Up At The Villa, Which Also Stars Sean Penn And Anne Bancroft.
9. Charlie Rose (1991 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 8 February 1996 (1996)
Charlie Spends The Hour With Tim Robbins To Talk About His New Project. Best Known For His Acting Roles In Films Such As The Shawshank Redemption And Bull Durham, Robbins Takes A Turn As Director For This Latest Film, Dead Man Walking, Which Stars Sean Penn And Susan Sarandon.It Tells The Story Of A New Orleans Nun Who Comes To The Spiritual Aid Of A Prisoner On Death Row.
10. Charlie Rose (1991 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 18 January 2001 (2001)
A Hour-Long Dialogue With Actor And Filmmaker Sean Penn. Penn Talks About His Third Time Directing A Film, The Pledge, Starring Jack Nicholson As A Retired Detective Who Seeks To Solve A Murder Case. He Also Discusses Some Of His Memorable Acting Roles And Relationship With His Wife, Robin Wright Penn.
11. Charlie Rose (1991 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 16 January 2001 (2001)
Senator John Breaux Of Louisiana Talks About The Assembly Of President Bush'S Cabinet And The John Ashcroft Confirmation Hearings For Attorney General. Later, Puerto Rican Actor Benicio Del Toro Discusses His Performance In Steven Soderbergh'S Traffic, Sean Penn'S The Pledge, And Guy Ritchie'S Snatch.
12. Charlie Rose (1991 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 2 July 2004 (2004)
Charlie Reflects On The Life And Works Of Marlon Brando With The Actor'S Friend, Admirer, And Fellow Actor Sean Penn. Then, Two Critics - Richard Schickel Of Time Magazine, And A.O. Scott From The New York Times - Stop By To Analyze Brando'S Craft And Praise His Skill.
13. Charlie Rose (1991 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 26 December 2001 (2001)
A Discussion On The Upcoming Movie I Am Sam, With Lead Actor, Michelle Pfeiffer, Who Plays A Type-A Custody Lawyer. The Conversation Continues With Pfeiffer'S Co-Star, Sean Penn, About His Role In The Movie As A Mentally Challenged Single Parent Fighting For Custody Of His Soon To Be 8-Year-Old Daughter, And The Challenges That The Part Presented The Acclaimed Actor.
14. Star Stories (2006 TV Series)
Episode: The Wife's Life (2006)
For the first time ever on film, follow the Ritchie's rollercoaster ride as Guy Ritchie presents a Guy Ritchie film, The Wife's Life! What did she call Sean Penn when they first met and how did she embarrass him? Why did she ask Prince to buy a bigger house? What was Andrew Lloyd Webber's warning to Guy? And how did Madonna finally manage to land Hollywood's hottest film director?
15. Americans (2012 Short Film)
"Americans" is a short, public service film starring 'Sean Penn' and qv##nm0005376##, directed by qv##nm3512764##. The goal of the film is to tear down the one-dimensional political stereotypes portrayed by the media by confronting them head on. It reminds us that what really matters is that we're all Americans, with diverse thoughts, opinions and stances on issues. We are millions of unique, individual parts, the sum of which comprise a whole that is the shining beacon of freedom throughout the world. The film reminds us to be proud of our differences, and to never forget that we're all in this together as Americans.
16. Witch Hunt (2008 Documentary)
Executive Producer Sean Penn presents "Witch Hunt," a gripping indictment of the American justice system told through the lens of one small town. Voters in Bakersfield, California elected a tough on crime district attorney into office for more than 25 years. During his tenure he convicted dozens of innocent working class moms and dads. They went to prison, some for decades, before being exonerated. He remains in office today. This story on a micro level mirrors what the US has experienced over the last eight years. When power is allowed to exist without oversight civil rights are in jeopardy.
17. Film '72 (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 9 March 2011 (2011)
There are reviews of Battle Los Angeles, Fair Game with Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, the Farrelly Brothers new film Hall Pass, Ben Affleck in The Company Men, and Norwegian Wood. Plus there is a look at the subculture of the 'Midnight Movie'.
18. D.C. Follies (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Lee Iacocca Becomes Lee Ayatollah and Opens a Chrysler Plant in Iran (1988)
Lee Iacocca becomes Lee Ayatollah, opens a Chrysler plant in Iran and is bombed by U.S. Tankers. Back at D.C. Follies, Bette Midler graphically describes to Fred the birth of her baby. Then Fred helps Mayor Koch design a campaign slogan. Richard Belzer, thinking of opening a comedy club in Washington, stops by to "work the room" and is arrested by Sean Penn. Dan Dierdorf, Al Michaels and Frank Gifford regale us with Olympic Moments. Sam Donaldson has an "Isn't it True" seizure and attacks everyone at the bar. Mayor Koch and Whoopi Goldberg discuss the homeless while Jesse Jackson and Pat Robertson discuss giving up their Reverend titles.
19. D.C. Follies (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Sean Penn Escapes from Jail and Heads to D.C. Follies (1987)
Prison escapee Sean Penn comes to DC Follies, where Fred and the rest of gang are preparing for the upcoming annual softball match. Also, President Reagan goes to the hospital for an operation and shares a room with Michael Jackson, Geraldo Rivera hosts his latest expose and Julia Duffy stops by.
20. D.C. Follies (1987 TV Series)
Episode: George H. W. Bush Falls Into a Well (1987)
Barbara Walters, Sam Donaldson, Ted Kopel and Dan Rather do a song and dance about the news media. Woody Allen reveals that he is not really Woody Allen. George Bush, in an effort to get into the spotlight, falls into a well. Fred finally rescues him, but his moment of glory is over shadowed by Sean Penn and Madonna's reported breakup. Sam Donaldson fantasizes about creating the perfect presidential candidate and turns Fred into a monster. Rich Hall visits D.C. Follies and shares his sniglets with the patrons.
21. D.C. Follies (1987 TV Series)
Episode: George H.W. Bush Engages Don King as His Manager (1988)
Admiral Koop enlists the help of Sean Penn to campaign against smoking. They catch up with Rodney Dangerfield on an airplane and throw him into the arms of the police. Back at D.C. Follies, George Bush and Robert Dole are fighting like children. In an effort to find another arena to settle their differences, they agree to go on Sam Donaldson's new show "Political Jeopardy." George Bush also engages Don King as his manager to battle it out with Dan Rather. Pat Robertson makes an unusual plea for campaign contributions, and Alan Rachins plays a legal advisor for people who have been assaulted, abused, or arrested by Sean Penn.
22. D.C. Follies (1987 TV Series)
Episode: George H. W. Bush Schemes to Get Ronald Reagan Out of the White House (1987)
George Bush brainstorms for ways to get Reagan out of office. He tries to hypnotize the president but it backfires and he turns himself into "RoboBush." Jim and Tammy Bakker plan a movie version of their lives starring Sean Penn and Madonna. The Bakkers also fantasize about what their life would be like in the White House. Charlie Callas stops by to share his secret on how to attract girls. Sylvester Stallone chooses D.C. Follies as a location for his next movie and proceeds to blow up the bar.
23. D.C. Follies (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Reagan Tries to Wipe Out National Debt with TV Home Shopping Show (1987)
It's New Years Eve and everyone is making their resolutions. Fred feels he is becoming a doormat for his customers and resolves to change. Reagan takes to the airwaves on a home shopping show in an attempt to wipe out the national debt. Kissinger, Lee Iacocca and John Madden convince Fred that he has to get an angle so Fred sheds his Mr. Nice Guy image and in turn becomes a media hero. He snaps out of it in time to bail out Sean Penn. Ed Asner stops by for a drink and Reagan mistakes him for Gorbachev.
24. Vice News (2013 TV Series)
Episode: Cashing in on El Chapo (2016)
The January 8 recapture of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán served as a boost for the governments of Mexico and the United States, which have sought for years to bring the powerful trafficker to justice. A day after the capture, the Chapo saga took another turn: Rolling Stone magazine published an interview Guzmán gave to actor Sean Penn. While factions in the media questioned the ethics of the article, many readers were instantly enamored with El Chapo's choice of clothing in the story's accompanying photos. VICE News hit the streets of Los Angeles to meet admirers of El Chapo - and some ambitious entrepreneurs - who've found ways to celebrate the drug lord in the form of songs, T-shirts, and tacos.
25. Celebrity Style Story (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Robin Wright (2016)
The world fell in love with Robin Wright when they saw her as the pristine Princess Buttercup in The Princess Bride. Stepping into the spotlight in the '90s made for some interesting fashion choices, but even through the big shoulders and bad trends she asserted herself. Her relationship with Sean Penn had highs and lows, but this mistress of monochrome keeps it consistent on the carpet in a black gown or white suit. After her kids were all grown up, she reinvents herself on the ground breaking series House of Cards and thanks to clean lines and high-class couture, she becomes more famous and stylish than ever before.
26. 30 for 30 Shorts (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Gonzo @ the Derby (2016)
The lasting legacy of the 1970 Kentucky Derby has nothing to do with the winner, Dust Commander. Its true impact came from the assignment that "Scanlan's Monthly" gave to a 32-year-old writer from Louisville named Hunter S. Thompson. Director Michael D. Ratner revisits that story in this 30 For 30 Short, talking with the late journalist's editors and friends, including actor Sean Penn. The piece that Thompson turned in -- fantastical, riotous and, by the way, late -- opened so many eyes that gonzo journalism became an art form. As Thompson's partner in crime, illustrator Ralph Steadman, says, "We were the face of the crowd we'd gone there to find."
The lasting legacy of the 1970 Kentucky Derby has nothing to do with the winner, Dust Commander. Its true impact came from the assignment that "Scanlan's Monthly" gave to a 32-year-old writer from Louisville named Hunter S. Thompson. Director Michael D. Ratner revisits that story in this 30 For 30 Short, talking with the late journalist's editors and friends, including actor Sean Penn. The piece that Thompson turned in - fantastical, riotous and, by the way, late - opened so many eyes that gonzo journalism became an art form. As Thompson's partner in crime, illustrator Ralph Steadman, says, "We were the face of the crowd we'd gone there to find."
27. VH-1 Where Are They Now? (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Music Movie Stars (2000)
Where Are They Now? looks at the actors who starred in the classic music movies Animal House, Flashdance, Fame, Dirty Dancing and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Find out what's up with Jennifer Beals, Marine Jahan, Michael Nouri, Kyle T. Heffner, Sammy Hagar, Jimmy Buffett, Sean Penn, Anthony Edwards, Eric Stoltz, Nicholas Cage, Forest Whitaker, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean, Paul McCrane, Gene Anthony Ray, Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jane Brucker, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Dewayne Jessie, Stephen Bishop, Stephen Furst, Karen Allen, Martha Smith and Mark Metcalf.
28. At the Movies (1982 TV Series)
Episode: Romancing the Stone/Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes/Racing with the Moon/Misunderstood (1984)
Roger opens the show with "Romancing the Stone", which he liked and so did Gene despite hating the title. They split on "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes", which Roger liked but Gene felt was kind of blah. Roger enjoyed the Sean Penn movie "Racing With the Moon, but Gene did not. Neither much liked the Gene Hackman drama "Misunderstood" which they both thought was overwritten and unfocused.
29. Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film (2006 Documentary)
"Buy The Ticket, Take The Ride: Hunter S. Thompson On Film is a personal, intimate look at Thompson with a special emphasis on his Hollywood relationships. It captures the legacy and "gonzo" spirit of one of this century's most notorious figures - a man whose life and work regularly intersected with some of the biggest names in the world of film, politics, journalism and sports. The documentary features interviews with Hunter's inner circle of family and friends, but the thrust of the film is focused on the manner in which his life often overlapped with numerous Hollywood celebrities who became his close friends, such as Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas); Bill Murray (Where the Buffalo Roam); Sean Penn, John Cusack, Hunter's wife Anita, son Juan, former Senators George McGovern and Gary Hart, Tom Wolfe, William F. Buckley, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, Ralph Steadman and others.
30. This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs the Late Henry Moss (2003 Documentary)
After the American playwright and actor Sam Shepard had played the role of the ghost in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet, Shepard invited the filmmaker to document rehearsals for his The Late Henry Moss, that he staged with Nick Nolte and Sean Penn in leading roles. Almereyda and his crew filmed the last three weeks before the première. The film combines interviews with Shepard, his actors and staff with images of the rehearsals. The result is both a portrait and a unique glimpse of top actors seeking their way through the material. The film also offers a survey of the career of Shepard, including a report of his stormy relationship with his father, who died in 1984.
31. War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (2007 Documentary)
War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged the United States into one war after another from Vietnam to Iraq. Narrated by actor and activist Sean Penn, the film exhumes remarkable archival footage of official distortion and exaggeration from LBJ to George W. Bush, revealing in stunning detail how the American news media have uncritically disseminated the pro-war messages of successive presidential administrations.
32. The Beaver Trilogy (2000 Documentary)
It begins in 1979 with the chance meeting in a Salt Lake City parking lot where filmmaker Trent Harris is approached by an earnest small-town dreamer from Beaver, Utah. Harris jumps at the chance when the young man invites him to come to the small town of Beaver to film a talent show. At the show, the man dons black leather, blond wig and performs in drag as Olivia Newton John. Harris captures it all on tape. What unfolds is a strange, funny, and ultimately poignant portrait of a true outsider. Not willing to let the story go, Harris then created a dramatic piece, "Beaver Kid 2" based on the documentary. This interpretation, shot in 1981 on a home video camera with a budget of $100, features the young Sean Penn as the Beaver Kid re-enacting the same scenario. Still possessed, Harris then rewrote the script, cast Crispin Glover in the lead, and in 1985 created the final segment, "Orkly Kid" as an American Film Institute project. The three pieces were re-edited, compiled, and finally screened at the Lincoln Center in New York City in July of 2000. Beaver Trilogy unveils the inner world of a fantastic character compelled to hide, yet at the same time, tell the world about his secret life.
33. Brando (2007 Documentary)
A sprawling two-hour forty-five minute documentary about screen legend Marlon Brando, features never-before-seen footage and a series of original, in-depth interviews from a wide variety of Hollywood figures and family members. Included are classic film clips from many of his films including "A Streetcar Named Desire (1951);" "Viva Zapata!" (1952); "Julius Caesar" (1953); "The Wild One" (1953); "On the Waterfront" (1954); "Guys and Dolls" (1955); "The Teahouse of the August Moon" (1956); "Sayonara" (1957); "The Young Lions" (1958); "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1962); "The Chase" (1966); "Reflections in a Golden Eye" (1967); "The Godfather" (1972); "Last Tango in Paris" (1973); "The Missouri Breaks" (1976); "Superman" (1978); "Apocalypse Now" (1979); "A Dry White Season" (1989); "The Freshman" (1990) and "Don Juan Demarco" (1995). Among the many peers, family members and friends making appearances include Ellen Adler, Ed Begley, Andrew Bergman, Bernardo Bertolucci, James Caan, Johnny Depp, Angie Dickinson, Robert Duvall, Jane Fonda, Frederic Forrest, Dennis Hopper, Quincy Jones, Martin Landau, Cloris Leachman, Karl Malden, Kevin McCarthy, Penelope Ann Miller, Edward Norton, Al Pacino, Arthur Penn, Sean Penn, Maximilian Schell, Martin Scorsese, Henry Silva, John Travolta, John Turturro, Jon Voight and Eli Wallach. The program also looks at Brando's involvement in civil rights and features interviews with Russell Means on Brando and the Native American movement; Bobby Seale, on his association with the Black Panthers; and Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American actress whose on-stage rejection of Brando's Oscar for "The Godfather" is the stuff of Hollywood legend. Other interviews include family members and acquaintances that can shed light on Brando's very private life.
34. Celebrity Damage Control (2014 TV Series)
Episode: Sean Penn (????)
One of the most respected young actors of the 1980s, Sean Penn became a lightning rod for controversy after marrying pop star Madonna and developing a nasty reputation for attacking the paparazzi. But when his violent rage turned on his wife, his reputation went from Hollywood bad boy to abusive husband and threatened to put an early end to his Hollywood career. Determined to be taken seriously in the career he loves, Penn must take the high road and gain control over his image.
35. Bad Boy Kummer (2010 Documentary)
Tom Kummer is still considered to be the king of faked interviews, and his specialty was Hollywood. He met Sharon Stone, Sean Penn and Bruce Willis for long, sincere talks - which all turned out to have been invented. For four years, until he was exposed, Kummer supplied reputable publications in Germany and Switzerland with his stories. Today, he earns his living as a tennis coach in Los Angeles. Kummer tricked everyone: the media, the celebrities - and possibly even himself. A movie on the wasted life of a major talent and on the question of truth.
36. Dirty Hands Caravan (2010 Documentary)
Three bio-diesel buses transporting more than 200 volunteers, otherwise known as the "Dirty Hands Caravan", departed the grounds of the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, CA and headed East bound for New Orleans, LA. The project was the brainchild of actor Sean Penn who appeared on the festival's main stage inviting the audience to spontaneously join the caravan on a ten day camping trip volunteering around America. Minutes after his speech, dozens of concert-goers signed up for the adventure. The buses traveled 1,800 miles stopping in numerous cities over the next week until they reached New Orleans. The Caravan, which was entirely conceived and organized in only ten days time, was the coming together of many individuals, each encouraged to get off the Internet and "get involved" in any way they felt compelled. After the trip was over, not all the volunteers made it back home to California. Lives were inspired to begin anew in a cause that was far greater than themselves.
37. Reliable Sources (1992 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 10 January 2016 (2016)
CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin & New York Times Reporter Ravi Somaiya analyze ethical & legal implications of Sean Penn's interview with El Chapo. And, Erik Wemple, S.E. Cupp and Lois Beckett analyze the NRA's media strategy, and expert mediator Kenneth Feinberg discusses the country's divide about guns. Then HLN host Nancy Grace faults the makers of "Making a Murderer" and doubts that media coverage erodes defendants' presumption of innocence.
38. Ayiti Toma, au pays des vivants (2013 Documentary)
Beyond the country that overcame slavery to become the first Black Republic, beyond the country that has survived numerous natural disasters and even humanitarian aid, lies Ayiti Toma, the 'country that is ours'. The documentary that bears this name aspires to present this lesser known, more inclusive Ayiti as it is retold and illuminated by the Ayitians themselves, be they intellectuals, politicians, practitioners of voodoo or young survivors from a hard-hit borough of Port-au-Prince. With the additional input of anthropologists, historians and aid workers (including Sean Penn), this documentary illustrates that the extraordinary culture of this 'magical people' must be taken into account if Ayiti Toma, the land of the living is to come into being.
Beyond the country that overcame slavery to become the first Black Republic, beyond the country that has survived numerous natural disasters lies Ayiti Toma, 'the country that is ours.' The documentary bearing this name aspires to present this lesser known, more inclusive Ayiti as it is told by the Ayitians themselves, be they intellectuals or practitioners of voodoo. With the additional input of anthropologists, historians and aid workers (including Sean Penn), this documentary illustrates that the extraordinary culture of this 'magical people' must be taken into account if Ayiti Toma, the land of the living, is to come into being.
39. Die zehn Gebote der Kreativität (2001 Documentary)
"Imitation is the sincerest form of plagiarism" proclaims Hopper. Having struggled to crack his brief he decides the only honourable act is to throw himself off a roof. Before this final act, Sir Peter Ustinov appears and bestows the Ten Commandments of Creativity upon the desperate advertising executive. The Ten Commandments become a template to navigate the state of creativity. Featuring Tarantino, Jeff Koons, Sean Penn, and Malcolm McClaren.
40. Mystic River: From Page to Screen (2004 Documentary)
Clint Eastwood's classic qv##tt0327056## is discussed by the director himself, screenwriter Brian Helgeland, the novel's author Dennis Lehane and the great ensemble cast (Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laura Linney, Laurence Fishburne and Marcia Gay Harden) sharing their perspectives on the themes presented in the film and also the important collaboration they had with the legendary director while making this complex project.
41. American Politics All You Can Eat (2009 Documentary)
In this drive-thru documentary enchilada, two friends, filmmakers Johl Smilowski, of Portland (Oregon), and Jordi Ortega, of Barcelona (Spain), embark on a quest to find the secret reasoning behind the political behavior of Americans. Shot on a poor-boy-sandwich budget, they found their answer at a really weird, more-surreal-than-Dalí, time: the four last days of the 2004 U.S. presidential election (a bizarre time for a culinary field trip, ain't it?). Deep fry immersed in the swing state of Nevada, with the city of Las Vegas on Halloween weekend as backdrop, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in full throttle, we see the second term of George W. Bush cooking, while the John Kerry souffle dries up in the oven. Was that thing on a separate pan the global crisis heating up? Could the financial meltdown have been prevented had things gone differently in '04? In this cheap shrimp cocktail of a film, more current today than ever, we shot everything that moved: Communist bunnies from Colorado, brave Texan Marines, a chicken-chef from New York, Latino casino workers, hundreds of volunteers of Driving Votes and America Coming Together (ACT), and Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn, among many other colorful characters. 2009 AOF-Action on Film Festival Alan J. Bailey Award "Best Political Commentary." American politics served Vegas buffet style!
42. Clinton Foundation: Celebrity Division (2011 Short Film)
Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jack Black, Matt Damon, Sean Penn, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen & Kevin Spacey, who comprise the Clinton Foundation's Celebrity Division, sit down to brainstorm ideas for the Clinton Foundation's 10th Anniversary. Everything is going great until they get a call from President William J. Clinton himself.
43. Person to Person (2012 TV Movie)
Drew Brees, the Super Bowl-winning quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, and his wife Brittany take viewers inside their New Orleans home. Viewers will also meet the Brees' three children. Just days before the release of her new CD, Alicia Keys brings cameras into her private recording studio, where she shares her new music and emotional stories being a wife and mother. Finally, Oscar-winning actor and director Sean Penn opens the gates to his home in Haiti to reveal a place where he may have found his most fulfilling role yet.
44. Premio Donostia a Sean Penn (2003 TV Special)
Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2003 winners who were Sean Penn, Robert Duvall and Isabelle Huppert.
45. Thank God for Chris Penn (????)
Chris Penn (unrelated to the late actor of the same name, or Sean Penn), a joint owner of Dallas Texas' Good Records, goes through great lengths to get Dennis Dunaway, the original bassist of Alice Cooper, to hold a book signing at his store. Through a number of well-orchestrated efforts and many phone calls and emails, the book signing expands to include a performance by Billion Dollar Babies, the band consisting of the surviving original members of the original Alice Cooper group without the famed singer. Without any promises or guarantees from Alice Cooper himself, Chris prepares to stage the possible reunion of his favorite band since childhood. On the night of the event, Good Records is packed to the rafters with so many Alice Cooper fans, some are forced to watch from outside through the windows. The excitement escalates as they anticipate the possible arrival of the originator of shock rock. Part documentary and part concert film, this movie includes performances from the legendary night at Good Records.
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