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R | 96 min | Documentary
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.
Votes: 16,766 | Gross: $1.32M
3. Burden of Dreams (1982)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »
4. Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.
Votes: 18,954 | Gross: $0.65M
6. Project Greenlight (2001–2015)
TV-MA | 453 min | Reality-TV
The second season of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's movie making reality series goes a different route when it's two professionals realizing their vision on screen instead of just one: writer and director.
7. Side by Side (2012)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.
Votes: 12,431 | Gross: $0.03M
8. Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen (2010 Video)
59 min | Documentary
The story of how a number of improbable circumstances combined with some exceptionally creative people to bring about the unlikely critical and commercial success of The African Queen.
9. Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
Votes: 1,444 | Gross: $0.01M
10. Once Upon a Time: Sergio Leone (2001 Video)
20 min | Documentary
Personalities, enthusiasts, actors, writers and others take a look back at Sergio Leone's final film "Once Upon a Time in America", sharing good stories and also sad ones about one of the ... See full summary »
11. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.
12. The Brothers Warner (2007 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History
An intimate portrait and saga of four film pioneers--Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack who rose from immigrant poverty through personal tragedies persevering to create a major studio with a social conscience.
15. Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary (2008)
90 min | Documentary
From cinema-verite; pioneers Albert Maysles and Joan Churchill to maverick movie makers like Errol Morris, Werner Herzog and Nick Broomfield, the world's best documentarians reflect upon ... See full summary »
16. American Movie (1999)
R | 107 min | Documentary, Comedy
Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.
Votes: 15,458 | Gross: $1.16M
18. Great Bolshy Yarblockos! Making 'A Clockwork Orange' (2007 Video)
28 min | Documentary, Short
In this documentary, we follow Stanely Kubrick as he creates one of the most controversial films of all time, one that retains its power to shock audiences, even after 35 years. At the time... See full summary »
21. Inside the Labyrinth (1986 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary, Music
25. 2001: The Making of a Myth (2001 TV Short)
43 min | Documentary, Short
The geniality of the mythical Kubrick's masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey" is explored and debated here by scholars, author Arthur C. Clarke and some members of the cast and crew who were ... See full summary »
29. 'Dog Day Afternoon': The Story (2006 Video)
12 min | Short
Writer Frank Pierson discusses the concept and the difficulties he faced while developing the iconic Dog Day Afternoon (1975), and how to transform a great yet controversial real life story... See full summary »
30. Minnesota Nice (2003 Video)
28 min | Short, Documentary
A special behind the scenes documentary about one of the greatest films of all time, with actors and the directors revealing stories and curiosities about the film and also about the ... See full summary »
36. Day for Night: The Making of 'Insomnia' (2002 Video)
8 min | Documentary, Short
A very brief making-of documentary featuring interviews with a few cast members and filmmakers. Learn about how this movie came to be, and why it was remade from another film that was only four years old at the time.
37. The Making of 'Alien 3' (1992 TV Short)
PG-13 | 22 min | Documentary, Short
This made-for-TV documentary details the work that went into the production of Alien 3, David Fincher's 1992 continuation of the classic series about the battle between starship crewman ... See full summary »
38. Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest' (2000 Video)
40 min | Documentary, Short
Hosted by Eva Marie Saint, the film's leading lady, this 40-minute documentary of Alfred Hitchcock's only M-G-M film combines interviews (Martin Landau, Patricia Hitchcock, production ... See full summary »
39. Ingmar Bergman on Life and Work (1998 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary
Sitting together on a sound stage, Donner interviews Ingmar Bergman in depth, with an emphasis put on on his Bergman's film and theater work. Bergman's personal life and thoughts on religion, family, and loss are also discussed.
47. The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990 TV Movie)
73 min | Documentary
A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast. This feature also includes the original screen tests of some of ... See full summary »
49. Obsessed with Vertigo (1997 TV Short)
30 min | Documentary, Short