With Pennebaker Hegedus Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Startup.com (2001)

R | 107 min | Documentary

7.0
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75 Metascore

Traces the birth and failure of new media company govWorks.com.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, Tom Herman, Kenneth Austin, Tricia Burke

Votes: 3,177 | Gross: $1.28M

2. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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58 Metascore

The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy From... See full summary »

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder, Mick Woodmansey

Votes: 2,368 | Gross: $0.16M

3. Lost Highway (2003– )

Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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From the BBC Press Office:

BBC TWO travels the Lost Highway and uncovers the story of country music on a journey to the heart of America and the music that has come to define it.

Randy Travis... See full synopsis »

Stars: Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris, k.d. lang, Loretta Lynn

Votes: 33

4. Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued (2014)

TV-MA | 107 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary that goes behind the scenes with some of today's most talented songwriters as they make new music based on long-lost, newly discovered lyrics from Bob Dylan's legendary ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Jones | Stars: Brian Auger, Carla Azar, Joan Baez, Wyndham Baird

Votes: 244

5. Down from the Mountain (2000)

G | 98 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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75 Metascore

This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Directors: Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Evelyn Cox, Sidney Cox

Votes: 582 | Gross: $0.30M

6. Unlocking the Cage (2016)

TV-14 | 91 min | Documentary, Drama, History

6.9
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63 Metascore

Between 2013 and 2015, a group of nonprofit attorneys seek nonhuman clients for whom they can advocate in two U.S. territories, in order to establish legal personhood for elephants, cetaceans and nonhuman apes in the U.S.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Star: Steven M. Wise

Votes: 329 | Gross: $0.03M

7. Kings of Pastry (2009)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.9
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69 Metascore

The collar awarded to the winners of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman in France) is more than the ultimate recognition for every pastry chef - it is a dream and an obsession. ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Jacquy Pfeiffer, Regis Lazard, Philippe Rigollot, Rachel Beaudry

Votes: 996 | Gross: $0.34M

8. Town Bloody Hall (1979)

85 min | Documentary

7.4
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The infamously macho American author shares a 1971 New York City panel with a group of famous feminists and responds as well to a lively critique from other intellectual women in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Norman Mailer, Germaine Greer, Diana Trilling, Jacqueline Ceballos

Votes: 99

9. DeLorean (1981)

54 min | Documentary

6.5
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In 1973, John DeLorean was most likely going to be the next president of General Motors, when he turned his back on his $650,000 a year job and focused on a grander dream... to build his ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: John DeLorean, Dick Brown, Chuck Bennington, Mike Kimberley

Votes: 31

10. Bob Dylan: Subterranean Homesick Blues (1967)

3 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Outtake of the famous opening of Dont Look Back.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Neuwirth, Tom Wilson

Votes: 77

11. Only the Strong Survive (2002)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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59 Metascore

A film featuring the veteran soul music artists and music of Stax Records.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Wilson Pickett, Sam Moore, Mary Wilson, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 239 | Gross: $0.06M

12. The Return of the War Room (2008 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 82 min | Documentary

6.7
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Those who played prominent roles in Clinton's 1992 Presidential campaign return to discuss how politics and the media have changed since that time.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Paul Begala, Bob Boorstin, Lisa Caputo, James Carville

Votes: 75

13. Elaine Stritch at Liberty (2002 TV Special)

Not Rated | 140 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.7
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Elaine Stritch's one-woman show which won her a 2002 Tony. Filmed at the Old Vic Theatre in London, she traces her roots from The New School to Broadway star.

Directors: Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus, Rick McKay, D.A. Pennebaker, Andy Picheta | Stars: Elaine Stritch, Rick Borutta, Rob Bowman, John Lahr

Votes: 255

14. Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000)

193 min | Documentary

6.6
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This is a documentary about direct-cinema from its very beginnings (Nanook of the North) to the fake-direct-cinema of the Blair Witch Project. All the important direct-cinema filmmakers are... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wintonick | Stars: Jean-Pierre Beauviala, Michel Brault, Gillian Caldwell, Robin Cowie

Votes: 190

15. Al Franken: God Spoke (2006)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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49 Metascore

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Directors: Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus | Stars: Al Franken, Franni Bryson, Katherine Lanpher, Billy Kimball

Votes: 467 | Gross: $0.10M

16. 65 Revisited (2007 Video)

65 min | Documentary

7.8
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A collection of rare outtakes and performances from D A Pennebaker's 1965 classic DONT LOOK BACK.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Albert Grossman

Votes: 133

17. Moon Over Broadway (1997)

97 min | Documentary

7.4
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Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Philip Bosco, Carol Burnett, Jane Connell, Randy Graff

Votes: 128

18. Snapshots from the Tour (2015)

26 min | Short, Music

7.3
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Never-before-seen outtakes from 'Dont Look Back' offer further glimpse into Bob Dylan's historic 1965 tour.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Jones Alk, Joan Baez, Ben Carruthers, Bob Dylan

Votes: 15

19. Rockaby (1983)

57 min | Documentary

8.4
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The filmmakers accompany Alan Schneider, director of the American premieres of most of Beckett's plays, and producer Daniel Labeille to the home of Billie Whitelaw, whom Schneider, ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Billie Whitelaw, Alan Schneider, Daniel Labeille, Martin Esslin

Votes: 8

20. A Stravinsky Portrait (1967 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, Music

6.4
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This documentary follows composer and conductor Igor Stavinsky at his home in California, in London, and in Hamburg where he conducts an orchestra rehearsal. Includes conversations with a ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Leacock, Rolf Liebermann | Stars: Igor Stravinsky, George Balanchine, Pierre Boulez, Robert Craft

Votes: 29

21. Searching for Jimi Hendrix (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Laurie Anderson, Rosanne Cash, Chuck D, Taylor Dayne

Votes: 11

22. Opening in Moscow (1959)

45 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary of the 1959 American Exhibition in Moscow.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: George R. Nelson, Edward Steichen

Votes: 17

23. Elliott Carter at Buffalo (1980)

45 min | Documentary, Music

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The American modernist composer Elliott Carter travels to Buffalo, New York, for a performance of his concerto for piano and harpsichord.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Elliott Carter, Ursula Oppens, Fred Sherry

24. Dance Black America (1983)

90 min | Documentary

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Filmed for the PBS Great Performances television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts. A three-day festival celebrating black dance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in April, 1983.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Gary Deloatch, Chuck Green, Al Perryman, Eleo Pomare

25. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Stonewall Uprising (2011)

TV-MA | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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This documentary, part of American Experience (1988) series, examines the events leading up to what is now seen as the defining moment in the establishment of the gay rights movement in the... See full summary »

Directors: Kate Davis, David Heilbroner | Stars: Virginia Apuzzo, Martin Boyce, David Carter, Raymond Castro

Votes: 94

26. Love, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold War (2011– )
Episode: Turning Up the Heat (2011)

45 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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In the mid 1950s, much of the direct battle between the US and the Soviet Union was not through contact, but non-contact, namely not allowing anything that represented the other to enter ... See full summary »

Director: Liam O'Rinn | Stars: Catherine Mercier, George Stroumboulopoulos, Maxim Matusevich, Kenneth Osgood

Votes: 6


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