The feature-length documentary AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE explores the hidden history of the American Exploitation Film. The movie digs deep into this often overlooked category of U.S. cinema and unearths the shameless and occasionally shocking origins of this popular entertainment. Exploitation Cinema has left an indelible mark on American culture, and this informative and amusing documentary proves that its principlesÂ—and popularityÂ—endure to this day. This introduction to the documentary features interviews with such notable filmmakers as John Landis (The Blues Brothers, Animal House) and Joe Dante (The Howling, Innerspace). Copyright Â© 2009 Lux Digital Pictures, Inc.