Most Popular Independent Filmmaking Movies and TV Shows
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1. Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.
2. Hitchcock (2012)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Votes: 69,866 | Gross: $6.01M
4. I Am a Sex Addict (2005)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance
Autobiographical comedy about a recovering sex addict, about his obsession with prostitutes, and how that affected his relationships and his life altogether.
Votes: 3,122 | Gross: $0.11M
5. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 239 min | Documentary, Horror
Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!
9. Rewind This! (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Home video changed the world. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. This film traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of society that were altered by the creation of videotape.
11. The Woman in the Septic Tank (2011)
TV-PG | 87 min | Comedy
Jocelyn, Rainier, and Bingbong are three film school graduates who are dead set on making an Oscar-worthy film. They set out to do a quick pre-production as a courtesy call to their lead ... See full summary »
12. The Independent (2000)
R | 81 min | Comedy
A notorious B-movie director tries for a comeback by seeking out the film rights to the life story of a serial killer who wants his biography film to be a musical.
Votes: 1,085 | Gross: $0.24M
Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.
16. The Vampires of Poverty (1977)
Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Short
Fictional film that simulates being a documentary about filmmakers who exploit the misery with mercantilist purposes. It is a scathing criticism "porno-misery" and the opportunism of the ... See full summary »
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.
Votes: 819 | Gross: $0.02M
TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary
From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films.
86 min | Documentary
THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon Films is a documentary about two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American Dream turned the Hollywood ... See full summary »
22. Scream: The Inside Story (2011 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
In 1996, the horror master Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) unleashed Scream, a slasher movie aimed at a whole new generation of teenage movie-goers. Though premiering at a time when ... See full summary »
23. Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007)
75 min | Documentary
Blood, Boobs and Beast tells the compelling story of Don Dohler, whose movies have been called everything from oddly brilliant to some of the worst films of all time. Despite his critics, ... See full summary »
24. 500 Years Later (2005)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally - Why? 500 ... See full summary »
26. Horror Hotel (2013– )
TV-14 | 120 min | Horror
Do you love all things dark and disturbing? In the vein of Elvira, Horror Hotel features the new queen of the night, Lamia (Lay-me-uh), who will bring you the best horror movies you have ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
A look at several legendary 'exploitation' film-makers from the golden days of drive-in movies, and how they had a lasting effect on the movie landscape in general.
29. Love & Suicide (2006 Video)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
When pretty but troubled Kaye moves to New Orleans with her family, she forges a special friendship with sexy, rebellious high school senior Emily. Will pressure from families and friends bring their passion to a dangerous breaking point?
30. A Constant Forge (2000)
Not Rated | 200 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work.
31. Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
Gory, Gory, Hallelujah! Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS, THE GODFATHER OF GORE!
TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy
Eugene prepares for her comeback vehicle after a long sabbatical from movie making. Rainier proposes "The Itinerary," a heartbreaking anatomy of a crumbling marriage as told through a ... See full summary »
Votes: 99 | Gross: $0.03M
33. The Last Days of Joe Blow (2013)
88 min | Documentary, Biography
Richard Wolstencroft directs this documentary about actor and independent filmmaker Michael Tierney, his transformation into porn actor Joe Blow, and his last days in the industry.
35. Horror Business (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary
Take a walk on the scary side with guerrilla horror filmmakers and the bizarre culture that drives them to pursue their dreams. In 2003, filmmaker Christopher P. Garetano began what would ... See full summary »
36. Tehran Has No More Pomegrenates! (2007)
Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary, Comedy, Musical
This is the story of Tehran from the Qajar time (middle of 19th century) to today. Tehran has become a metropolis from a small village, now a developed city with many social problems.
37. Theatre Fantastique (2014– )
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Do you dare enter the Theatre Fantastique? Acclaimed filmmaker Ansel Faraj presents this anthology series starring Christopher Penncok, featuring stories of horror, mystery, and the macabre... See full summary »
38. The Stonecutter (2000)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A heart-hardened son returns home to keep a promise to his dying father, a master stonecutter. This story touches a universal chord as it explores the passing on of an artistic legacy in spite of the dark shadows of an unresolved past.
40. Star Power: The Creation of United Artists (1998 Video)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Biography
The careers of D.W. Griffith, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Charlie Chaplin are chronicled culminating in the formation of United Artists and 1919.
43. Silent Hero (2018)
Kevin, a gravedigger with a fascination for Japanese culture, seeks only peace and quiet. He is constantly interrupted by two young men, a conflict which culminates in a bloody climax involving a samurai sword.
46. The Table (2011 Video)
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Biography
For over 20 years, a group of tenacious individuals meet every Thursday to discuss their strategies on breaking into the exclusive club known as Hollywood. The group is called The Table.
88 min | Documentary
A definitive documentary that recaps the evolution of an American Cinema Classic over the past 40 years.