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Bring on the Night (1985), The Cream Will Rise (1998), Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie (1986), The Castle (1997), Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul (2017), Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010), Down From the Mountain (2001) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Bring on the Night (1985)

Bring on the Night (1985)

7.4/10 Documentary

Documents the preparation and rehearsals for Sting's first solo concert, as well as his supporting band's opinions on their leader and his controversial efforts.

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The Cream Will Rise (1998)

The Cream Will Rise (1998)

7.3/10 Documentary, Drama

The Cream Will Rise is a documentary that exposes the turbulent and troubling side of singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins' early years when a confrontation with her mother forces her to come to terms with some of the demons and darker moments of her childhood. This moving portrait combines Hawkins' performance footage with intimate moments of revelation.

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Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie (1986)

Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie (1986)

6.1/10 Documentary

Reggae legends jam to the Jamaican beat in this classic film of the 1983 Reggae Sunsplash. Held in Montego Bay, the festival showcases the finest in reggae, dub and ska.

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The Castle (1997)

The Castle (1997)

7.8/10 Comedy, Gay & Lesbian, Documentary

A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

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Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul (2017)

Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul (2017)

7.2/10 Documentary

The story of singer Joe Cocker is told through archive footage and interviews for close associates.

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Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010)

Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010)

7.2/10 Documentary

Songwriter Stephin Merritt is known as "the Cole Porter of his generation" for his memorable melodies, lovelorn lyrics and wry musical stylings. Shot over a period of 10 years, "Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields" explores his friendship with his longtime bandmate and manager Claudia Gonson. Through his recording and songwriting process, the film ...Read all

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Down From the Mountain (2001)

Down From the Mountain (2001)

7.2/10 Documentary

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

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Cocaine Cowboys II: Hustlin' With the Godmother (2008)

Cocaine Cowboys II: Hustlin' With the Godmother (2008)

6.7/10 Documentary, Crime, Drama, History

The sequel follows cocaine dealer Charles Crosby beginning in 1991 on the inner-city streets of Oakland, California. The story of Griselda Blanco is presented in greater depth.

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Mandela, My Dad and Me (2015)

Mandela, My Dad and Me (2015)

6.4/10 Documentary, Biography

In 2013, Idris Elba produced and released "Idris Elba presents mi Mandela", an album inspired by his time researching and portraying Nelson Mandela in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom". The musical culture of South Africa was a great influence to him, both present day and historically, and connecting to the music Mr. Mandela would have listened to throughout his life wa...Read all

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Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971)

Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971)

6.0/10 Documentary

Concert footage and backstage highlights are included in this filmed chronicle of Cocker's 1970 American tour.

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Nico-Icon (1995)

Nico-Icon (1995)

8.8/10 Documentary

Filmmaker Susan Ofteringer profiles German model, cult figure and heroin addict Nico, nee Christa Paffgen.

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Broadway: The Golden Age (2004)

Broadway: The Golden Age (2004)

8.3/10 Documentary

Filmmaker Rick McKay directs this oral history about the golden age of live theater in New York City during the 1940s and '50s. The film includes interviews with the actors, singers, dancers, authors, directors and producers of some of Broadway's greatest shows, as well as reminiscences from younger actors inspired by the greats of this era. Over 100 interviews are included, from stars such as Bea Arthur, Angela Lansbury, Charles Nelson Reilly and Elaine Stritch.

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The Life of Reilly (2006)

The Life of Reilly (2006)

8.2/10 Documentary

If, in 1940, you had a lobotomized aunt, an institutionalized father, a racist mother, and were the only gay kid on the block, what do you think the odds would be that you'd end up a Tony winner, a staple of television, and a generational icon? Enter "The Life Of Reilly". The cliché goes that truth is stranger than fiction. In this case, it is also funnier and more he...Read all

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Heartworn Highways (1976)

Heartworn Highways (1976)

8.0/10 Documentary

The best music and the best whiskey come from the same part of the country.

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Imagine: John Lennon (1988)

Imagine: John Lennon (1988)

7.9/10 Documentary

A biography of the rock music star.

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Elvis on Tour (1972)

Elvis on Tour (1972)

7.6/10 Documentary, Music

Concert footage and offstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

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Benjamin Smoke (2000)

Benjamin Smoke (2000)

7.5/10 Documentary

This highly unorthodox documentary follows the crooked path of Benjamin (no last name). He lives in a hidden neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia called "Cabbagetown." Drag-queen, speed-freak, all-around renegade, Benjamin left the straight (in every sense of the word) world behind a long time ago.

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Pop & Me (1999)

Pop & Me (1999)

7.5/10 Documentary

After director Chris Roe's parents divorce, his father, Richard, decides to celebrate his 50th birthday by taking a lengthy international trip. When Chris convinces his father to let him come along, they set off on a six-month journey to interview fathers and sons all over the globe. Their candid interviews with everyone from New Zealand farmers to musician Julian Lennon reveal the deep bond between a father and son, and Chris and Richard find themselves working on their own relationship.

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Gimme Danger (2016)

Gimme Danger (2016)

7.2/10 Documentary, Music

An in-depth look at legendary punk band The Stooges.

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Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003)

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003)

7.1/10 Comedy, Documentary

The comedic stylings of four sort-of famous funnymen are brought to the big screen courtesy of this 2002 documentary.

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The Stranger Beside Me (2003)

The Stranger Beside Me (2003)

7.1/10 Fantasy, Drama, Documentary

Sting's wife Trudie Styler documents the turbulent bureaucracy both Sting and the filmmakers went through in order to complete The Emperor's New Groove (2000), a Disney film that underwent extensive storyline changes from start to finish.

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