Search results for "Steven Spielberg"


Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001) RT 85% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 2007

With commentary from Hollywood stars, outtakes from his movies and footage from his youth, this documentary looks at Stanley Kubrick's life and films. Director Jan Harlan, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jan Harlan
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Stanley Kubrick  •  Barbara Kroner  •  Steven Marcus

Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2008

Daniel Anker’s 90-minute documentary takes on over 60 years of a very complex subject: Hollywood’s complicated, often contradictory relationship with Nazi Germany and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Daniel Anker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Norma Barzman  •  Michael Berenbaum  •  Robert Clary

Robert Capa: In Love and War (2003)

Profile of iconic war photographer Robert Capa, whose career spanned five epic conflicts across three continents before his untimely death at the age of 40. The film traces ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Anne Makepeace
CAST:  Steven Spielberg  •  Goran Višnjić

Directed by John Ford (1971) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2009

A documentary about the life and films of director John Ford.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Henry Fonda  •  John Ford

The Making of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

One of the first 'Making of...' movies to become a hit in its own right.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Phillip Schuman
CAST:  Scott Beach  •  Steven Spielberg  •  George Lucas  •  Frank Marshall

Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

A documentary hosted by Harrison Ford about the stunts of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark.'  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Steven Spielberg

Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck (2013)

A look at the life and work of legendary film producer Richard D. Zanuck.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Steven Spielberg  •  Lawrence Gordon  •  Richard D. Zanuck  •  Clint Eastwood

Milius (2013) RT 94% / Audience 88%

The life story of ‘Zen Anarchist’ filmmaker John Milius, one of the most influential storytellers of his generation.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Joey Figueroa  •  Zak Knutson
CAST:  John Milius  •  Steven Spielberg  •  George Lucas  •  Harrison Ford

Kubrick in Focus (2012)

Spielberg, Soderbergh, Stone, Friedkin, Scorsese and others tell how Kubrick's directorial style influenced them and how his unique style was developed.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gary Khammar
CAST:  Steven Soderbergh  •  William Friedkin  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Martin Scorsese

Warner at War (2008) RT Audience 75%

Warner Bros. uses the movies to prepare the US for war and keep up morale on the home front during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Steven Spielberg  •  Charles Chaplin  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  James Stewart




Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2013)

With a focus on Clint Eastwood's career as a director, this documentary features movie clips, behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with people with whom he has worked, as ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Schickel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Marcia Gay Harden

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) RT Audience 83%

While the Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Harris
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Carol Burnett  •  John Denver

Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010)

Leslie Iwerks' documentary takes audiences behind the scenes at ILM with in depth interviews with some of the company's top talent and showcases never before seen footage ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leslie Iwerks
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  George Lucas  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Ron Howard

Hollywood between Paranoia and Sci-Fi. The Power of Myth (2011)

Gives insight into the creators mindset and how they culled from real life events to create some of the biggest sci-fi films of all time.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Julia Kuperberg  •  Clara Kuperberg
CAST:  James Cameron  •  Roland Emmerich  •  George Lucas  •  Steven Spielberg

Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013) RT 50% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2013

A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Erik Sharkey
CAST:  Drew Struzan  •  Harrison Ford  •  Michael J. Fox  •  George Lucas

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011) RT 91% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2016

There’s only one person who so accurately personifies movie magic in the history of film, and that man is special effects maestro Ray Harryhausen. Focusing on the man behind ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gilles Peso
CAST:  Ray Harryhausen  •  Peter Jackson  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Tim Burton

The Beginning: Making Episode I (2001)

The entire process of making Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) are shown here in this documentary. From pre-production through post-production we get to see ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jon Shenk
CAST:  George Lucas  •  Jake Lloyd  •  Natalie Portman  •  Steven Spielberg

The Sci-Fi Boys (2006) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Legendary all-stars of cinema bring to life the evolution of science-fiction and special effects films from the wild and funny days of B-movies to blockbusters that have ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Davids
CAST:  Peter Jackson  •  Ray Harryhausen  •  Leonard Maltin  •  Forrest J Ackerman

Kurosawa: A Documentary on the Acclaimed Director (2000)

Documentary on film maker Akira Kurosawa  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Adam Low
CAST:  Akira Kurosawa  •  Sam Shepard  •  Paul Scofield  •  James Coburn