#95. American Movie (1999)


Bluemark Productions

– Director: Chris Smith

– Stacker score: 87.6

– Metascore: 84

– IMDb user rating: 7.9

– Runtime: 107 minutes

This film documents the journey of filmmaker Mark Borchardt as he attempts to finance and complete a low-budget horror film. Filled with a cast of lovable losers, the documentary features Borchardt’s 82-year-old Uncle Bill, his financier and a man who lives in a trailer park though he has over $250,000 stashed away at the bank.