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1. Poetry in Motion (1982)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
More than 20 contemporary North American poets recite, sing, and perform their work. Several also comment. Early in the film, Charles Bukowski talks about the energy of poets and of a poem.... See full summary »
2. Een fotograaf filmt Amsterdam (1983)
Footage of working-class people, street children, rebellious youngsters and the photographer's own family. Shot from early 60's until early 80's against the backdrop of old neighborhoods in the city of Amsterdam.
Director: Ed Van Der Elsken
5. Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women (1989 TV Special)
55 min | Comedy
Based on Ricky Jay's book of the same title, this special was made up of a combination of magic, juggling, amazing feats, stunts, and performances, including a musical performance on wine ... See full summary »
7. Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay (1996 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
A documentary about the life and work of sleight-of-hand artist Ricky Jay, with appearances by Ricky Jay, David Mamet and Steve Martin.
8. Looking for Richard (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Drama
Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
Votes: 7,720 | Gross: $1.36M
9. Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants (1996 TV Movie)
58 min | Comedy
Sleight of hand magician Ricky Jay, blends light comedy and close up magic to entertain a live audience. He discusses everything from the birth of the classic cup and balls trick to 14th century poetry.
10. Geen Stil Leven (2000)
The life and work of world famous dutch photographer Anton Corbijn. A number of musicians talk about their relationship with Corbijn. Bono catches Corbijn's characteristics very accurate: "He is a real Calvinist. And he made us look cool".
12. A Mere Grain of Nothing My Death: A Life in Poetry - Ingrid Jonker (2001 TV Movie)
54 min | Documentary, Biography
A study of the South African poet Ingrid Jonker, who upon her death by suicide in 1965 at age 31 left only a few works of poetry - which nevertheless have endured and recently led to a ... See full summary »
Director: Saskia van Schaik
15. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)
R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.
Votes: 3,247 | Gross: $0.30M
16. Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (2003 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Documentary
A history of superheroes in comic books, from the first appearance of Superman in the 1930s to today's morally-conflicted, violent anti-heroes.
17. Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye (2003)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Biography
Heinz Bütler interviews Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) late in life. Cartier-Bresson pulls out photographs, comments briefly, and holds them up to Bütler's camera. A few others share ... See full summary »
Votes: 308 | Gross: $0.03M
18. Sex, Lies & Superheroes (2003)
55 min | Animation, Documentary, Fantasy
Sex, Lies & Superheroes features the writers and artists who have helped make comic books a medium for sophisticated stories and artwork. Stan Lee discusses the origins of the industry; ... See full summary »
21. Moebius Redux: A Life in Pictures (2007 TV Movie)
68 min | Documentary
French artist and author Jean Giraud is one of the most famous and influential comic strip illustrators and authors of all time. He achieved his greatest fame as Moebius - not so much a ... See full summary »
23. The Last Straw (2008 Video)
74 min | Documentary
This film is a live reading by beat-era poet Charles Bukowski. His readings were legendary for their riotous interactions between him and the audience. This was his very last reading, even though he lived and wrote for another 14 years.
25. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 60,192 | Gross: $3.29M
26. Marwencol (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Fantasy
After a vicious attack leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.
Votes: 3,280 | Gross: $0.11M
28. You Laugh But It's True (2011)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
In the world of stand-up comedy in South Africa, Trevor Noah uses his childhood experiences in a biracial family during apartheid to prepare for his first one-man show.
29. Anton Corbijn Inside Out (2012)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
An intimate portrait of Anton Corbijn as he travels the world as a photographer, film maker and video artist. A unique and revelatory look at the drama and conflict inherent in the man ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor (often a mischievous presence in the films of David Mamet and Paul Thomas Anderson) -- and a performer who regularly ... See full summary »
Votes: 895 | Gross: $0.15M
31. Cavedigger (2013)
TV-G | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
In this OSCAR® NOMINATED documentary short, artist Ra Paulette digs other-worldly, sculptural caves using nothing but hand tools. But, as patrons cut off his projects due to lack of funds ... See full summary »
32. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Votes: 12,448 | Gross: $1.51M
34. Tattoo Nation (2013)
86 min | Documentary, History
How did tattoos go from something that was put on you to an expression that comes from within you? That transformation is the subject of a new groundbreaking documentary film, TATTOO NATION.
36. Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop! (2014 TV Movie)
42 min | Documentary, History
Emily Vancamp hosts this one of a kind experience showing the history and development of Marvel from the first comic book to the latest blockbuster hit.
38. Don't Blink - Robert Frank (2015)
82 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners, Peruvian Indians, The Stones, London bankers, and the Americans. This is the bumpy ... See full summary »
39. Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy
Over fifty very famous American, Canadian, British and Australian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?
Votes: 1,050 | Gross: $0.01M
40. Strange & Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island (2015 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
This award-winning film documents a bold architecture project on remote Fogo Island, Newfoundland that embraces the excitement of living on the edge in relation to nature and contemporary design.
41. David Blaine: Beyond Magic (2016 TV Movie)
42 min | Documentary, Mystery
Magic meets documentary in the one-hour special, as Blaine blows the minds of the most recognizable celebrities in the world, including David Beckham, Johnny Depp, Drake, Steph Curry, Dave ... See full summary »
42. Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016)
TV-MA | 108 min | Documentary, Biography
An examination of the life and work of the revered and controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
43. To Stay Alive: A Method (2016)
70 min | Documentary
Based on Michel Houellebecq's 1991 essay "To Stay Alive", about struggling artists, the role of the poet, and mental health problems. Featuring marginal artists as well as Houellebecq and Iggy Pop.
44. Dealt (2017)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world's greatest card magicians, yet he is completely blind. This is an in-depth look at a complex character who is one of magic's greatest hidden treasures.
Votes: 1,405 | Gross: $0.03M
45. Truly Herman Koch (2017)
55 min | Documentary
Herman Koch is one of the best-selling and most-translated writers in the Netherlands. He is known for being amiable and kind, but his equally charming book-characters often evolve into ... See full summary »
46. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary