With Lorac Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Big Red One (1980)

R | 113 min | Drama, War

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77 Metascore

A hardened sergeant and the four core members of his infantry unit try to survive World War II as they move from battle to battle throughout Europe.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Bobby Di Cicco

Votes: 17,425

2. Laurel Canyon (2002)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

When an uptight young man and his fiancee move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, Alessandro Nivola, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 15,294 | Gross: $3.66M

3. Shooting War (2000 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

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Produced by Steven Spielberg and presented by Tom Hanks this documentary tells how war photographers faced the horrors that looked both in Europe and in the Pacific during World War II .

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Tom Hanks, Stephen Ambrose, Russ Meyer, Walter Rosenblum

Votes: 407

4. Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)

TV-PG | 132 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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80 Metascore

Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Sydney Pollack, Bill Irwin, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 1,265

5. Brando (2007 TV Movie)

165 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting.

Directors: Mimi Freedman, Leslie Greif | Stars: Marlon Brando, Edward R. Murrow, Janet Aemisegger, Betty Gossell

Votes: 567

6. Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 77 min | Documentary

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Martin Scorsese narrates this tribute to Val Lewton, the producer of a series of memorable low-budget horror films for RKO Studios. Raised by his mother and his aunt, his films often ... See full summary »

Director: Kent Jones | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Elias Koteas, Orson Welles, Val E. Lewton

Votes: 481

7. Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 56 min | Documentary

6.8
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Directors Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott and James Cameron discuss the science fiction movies of the 1950s that influenced them.

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Mark Hamill, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott

Votes: 379

8. The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

6.6
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A documentary filmography of Howard Hawks, including lengthy footage of Hawks himself discussing his films and many clips from his best-known pictures.

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Sydney Pollack, Howard Hawks, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 258

9. Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend (1989)

47 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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A retrospective on the life and career of actor Gary Cooper, includes memorial scenes from his best films. Narrated by Clint Eastwood.

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gary Cooper, Ernest Hemingway, Sandra Shaw

Votes: 163

10. The Eastwood Factor (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

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Documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman with Clint Eastwood commenting on his film career as an actor, a director and a song writer. He reviews his long relationship with Warner Brothers ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Clint Eastwood, Deborah Hopper

Votes: 343

11. Eastwood on Eastwood (1997 TV Movie)

68 min | Documentary, Biography

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Autobiography of Clint Eastwood up to his movie "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: John Cusack, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 223

12. Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home to (1991 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

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Kathleen Turner hosts a retrospective look at the life and career of actress Myrna Loy through photographs and many clips of her roles, from early bit parts in silent films to her final appearance in a made-for-TV movie.

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Warner Baxter, Dolores Costello, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 200

13. Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire (1991 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Sally Field hosts this thorough documentary about actress Barbara Stanwyck. Highlights include Ball of Fire (1941), Double Indemnity (1944) and Sorry, Wrong Number (1948).

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Richard Chamberlain, Gary Cooper, Wendell Corey

Votes: 137

14. The Harryhausen Chronicles (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Narrated by actor Leonard Nimoy and featuring appearances by George Lucas and Ray Bradbury, this film documents Ray Harryhausen's remarkable visual effects work, including his hand in ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Ray Harryhausen, Leonard Nimoy, Ray Bradbury, Dennis Muren

Votes: 268

15. Woody Allen: A Life in Film (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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A series of interviews with Woody Allen interlaced with clips from his films.

Director: Richard Schickel | Star: Woody Allen

Votes: 395

16. Ron Howard: 50 Years in Film (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Richard Schickel

Votes: 10

17. Spielberg on Spielberg (2007 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

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Considered to be one of the most respected film critics in the country, as evidenced by his work with Time magazine, Richard Schickel is widely known for writing, producing and directing a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Schickel | Star: Steven Spielberg

Votes: 264

18. Bienvenue à Cannes (2007)

84 min | Documentary

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Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Emmanuelle Béart, Willem Dafoe, Dino De Laurentiis

Votes: 61

19. The Real Glory: Reconstructing 'The Big Red One' (2005 Video)

Unrated | 47 min | Documentary

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Documentary about the efforts to reconstruct Sam Fuller's The Big Red One closer to the film Fuller had originally envisioned.

Stars: Samuel Fuller, Mark Hamill, Bobby Di Cicco, Robert Carradine

Votes: 45

20. Eastwood & Co.: Making 'Unforgiven' (1992 TV Short)

24 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Clint Eastwood, Henry Bumstead, Gene Hackman

Votes: 65

21. East of Eden: Art in Search of Life (2005 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Susan Schillinglaw, Thomas Steinbeck, Richard Schickel, Elia Kazan

Votes: 25

22. The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Samuel Fuller discusses his career as a filmmaker, illustrated by plenty of clips.

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Samuel Fuller, Sydney Pollack, Reed Hadley, John Ireland

Votes: 95

23. Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey (1995)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

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Elia Kazan was one of the greatest Hollywood and Broadway directors. A three-time Academy Award winner, five-time Tony Award winner and winner of Best Dramatic Film at Cannes, he was also ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Elia Kazan, Eli Wallach

Votes: 153

24. A Woman of Substance: Katharine Hepburn Remembered (2003 Video)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: George Cukor, Anthony Harvey, Mark Rydell, Richard Schickel

Votes: 8

25. Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente (1987 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Tribute to film director Vincente Minnelli by his daughter Liza.

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Vincente Minnelli, Leon Ames, Fred Astaire

Votes: 31

26. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000)

TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary, Biography

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Documentary that explores actor/director Clint Eastwood and his art by juxtaposing each major stage in his life with a corresponding stage in the thematic development of his work. Clint ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Ricker | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Richard Burton, Joel Cox, Dani Crayne

Votes: 343

27. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story (2008)

TV-14 | 228 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Susan Orlean, John Barrymore, Jack Warner Jr.

Votes: 203


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