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Film History

Lists of Films


Xixax - 1950s
Xixax - 1960s
Xixax - 1970s
Xixax - 1980s
Xixax - 1990s
Xixax - 2000s
Xixax - 2010s
Xixax - Documentaries
Xixax - Films with great cinematography


IMDB - Important Movies from the 1950s
IMDB - Important Movies from the 1960s
IMDB - Important Movies from the 1970s
IMDB - Important Movies from the 1980s
IMDB - Important Movies from the 1990s
IMDB - Important Movies from the 2000s


AFI - 100 Years, 100 Movies
AFI - 100 Years, 100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition
AFI - 100 Years, 100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition - Full Nominee List
AFI - 100 Years, 100 Laughs
AFI - 100 Years, 100 Passions
AFI - 100 Years, 100 Thrills - 100 Greatest Films - Another 100 Greatest Films - Third 100 Greatest Films - National Film Registry Titles - Film History by Decade - Film Genres - Film Sub-Genres - Film Sub-Genre Types and Hybrids - 100 Greatest Film Actors - 100 Greatest Film Actresses

Other Lists

Other Lists
Disturbing Films
Roger Ebert - Great Movies
Sight & Sound Top 250
Silent Era - Top 100 Silent Films
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Top 1,000

Film Noir

Film Noir
CriterionForum - Film Noir: A Guide - List of Essential Films Noir - Film Noir
Noir of the Week
Out of the Past - Film Noir Podcast
Wikipedia - List of Film Noir Titles
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - 250 Quintessential Noir Films - Part 1
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - 250 Quintessential Noir Films - Part 2
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - 250 Quintessential Noir Films - Part 3
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - 250 Quintessential Noir Films - Part 4
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - 250 Quintessential Noir Films - Part 5
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - 50 Key Noir Filmmakers
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - More American Noir Films (1940-1964) Category A
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - More American Noir Films (1940-1964) Category B
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - More American Noir Films (1940-1964) Category C
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Non-American Noir Films (1940-1964)
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Noir-Precursors (Pre-1940)
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Neo-Noir / Modern Noir (Post-1964)
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Full Listing - Alphabetical
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Full Listing - Chronological
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Full Listing - By Director
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Noir Sources

Pre-Code Film

Pre-Code Film - Pre-Code Films - Rental and Online Availability - Pre-Code Films on DVD & Blu-ray - Books about Pre-Code Film
Wikipedia - Pre-Code Hollywood

Lists of Directors

Lists of Directors
IMDB - Best American Directors Working Today
IMDB - Best French Directors Working Today
IMDB - Best European Directors Working Today (excluding French Directors)
IMDB - Important International Directors Working Today (excluding USA and Europe)
IMDB - The 200 Most Important Directors of All Time - includes most of the directors who have passed away


Documentaries - Film History

Documentaries - Film History
Documentary Title Blu-ray DVD Online
American Cinema: Film Noir - PBS N/A N/A Vimeo
Blank City (2010) Blu-ray DVD Netflix
The Brothers Warner (2007) Blu-ray DVD (2) YouTube (VOD)
Casting By (2012) N/A DVD N/A
The Celluloid Closet (2005) N/A DVD N/A
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (2005) N/A DVD YouTube
Complicated Women (2003) - Pre-Code Film N/A N/A YouTube
A Decade Under the Influence (2003) N/A DVD YouTube
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (2003) N/A DVD YouTube
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films! (2014) N/A N/A N/A
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) N/A DVD YouTube
Hollywood: A Celebration of the American Silent Film (1980) (13 Episodes) N/A N/A YouTube
The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002) Blu-ray (UK) DVD N/A
A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope (2004) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) Blu-ray DVD N/A
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) Blu-ray (2) DVD N/A
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010) N/A DVD N/A
My Voyage to Italy (1999) N/A DVD N/A
The New German Cinema N/A N/A YouTube
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008) N/A DVD Amazon Instant
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) N/A DVD YouTube
Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Film (2008) Blu-ray (2) DVD (2) N/A
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001) N/A DVD N/A
Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (2008) N/A N/A YouTube
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) N/A DVD N/A

Documentaries - Cinematography

Documentaries - Film History
Documentary Title Blu-ray DVD Online
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010) Blu-ray DVD VOD (Various)
Cinematographer Style (2006) N/A DVD VOD (iTunes)
Cinerama Adventure (2002) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Glorious Technicolor (1998) Blu-ray DVD N/A
James Wong Howe: Cinematographer (1990) N/A N/A Vimeo
No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008) N/A DVD VOD (YouTube)
Side by Side (2012) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Sven Nykvist: Light Keeps Me Company (2000) N/A DVD N/A
Vilmos Zsigmond - Interview N/A N/A Vimeo
Visions of Light (1992) (See also: Wiki list of films featured) N/A DVD N/A
Writing with Light: Vittorio Storaro (1992) N/A N/A N/A

Documentaries - Behind the Scenes

Documentaries - Behind the Scenes
Movie Documentary Title & IMDB Blu-ray DVD Online
The Abyss (1989) Under Pressure: The Making of The Abyss (1993) N/A DVD YouTube
Alien (1979) The Beast Within: The Making of Alien (2003) Blu-ray N/A YouTube
Aliens (1986) Superior Firepower: The Making of Aliens (2003) Blu-ray N/A YouTube
Apocalypse Now (1979) Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  A Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now (2006) Blu-ray N/A N/A
Blade Runner (1982) Dangerous Days: The Making of Blade Runner (2007) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Burden of Dreams (1982) Burden of Dreams (1982) N/A DVD N/A
Citizen Kane (1941) Citizen Kane - The Battle Over Citizen Kane (1996) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
The Fly (1986) Fear the Flesh: The Making of the Fly (2005) Blu-ray DVD N/A
The Godfather Trilogy The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Francis Ford Coppola’s Notebook (2001) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Gone with the Wind (1939) Gone with the Wind: Making a Legend (1988) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Jaws (1975) The Making of Steven Spielverg’s Jaws (1985) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Jurassic Park (1993) The Making of Jurassic Park (1993) Blu-ray N/A YouTube
Legend (1985) Creating a Myth…the Memories of Legend (2002) Blu-ray N/A N/A
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (????) Lost in La Mancha (2002) N/A DVD N/A
Love Streams (1984) “I’m Almost Not Crazy” - John Cassavetes: The Man and His Work (1984) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Magnolia (1999) That Moment: Magnolia Diary (1999) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Naked Lunch (1991) Naked Making Lunch (1992) Blu-ray DVD N/A
The Night of the Hunter (1955) Charles Laughton Directs Night of the Hunter (2002) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Nostalghia (1984) Andrei Tarkovsky in Nostalghia (1984) N/A N/A N/A
Psycho (1960) The Making of Psycho (1997) Blu-ray (2) DVD N/A
The Shining (1980) Making ‘The Shining’ (1980) Blu-ray DVD Daily Motion
Short Cuts (1993) Love, Trust, & Ketchup: Altman in Carver Country (1993) N/A DVD N/A
The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of the Silence of the Lambs (2001) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Singin’ in the Rain (1952) What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of Singin’ in the Rain (2002) Blu-ray DVD N/A
The Social Network (2010) How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook? (2011) Blu-ray DVD N/A
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) Inside the Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Taxi Driver (1976) Making Taxi Driver (1999) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) The Making of Terminator 2  ?  ? YouTube
The Thing (1982) Terror Takes Shape (1988) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Titanic (1997) The Making of Titanic Blu-ray N/A N/A
Traffic (2000) Traffic - Dialogue Editing Demonstration Blu-ray DVD N/A
Videodrome (1982) Forging the New Flesh (2004) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Zodiac (2007) The Making of Zodiac (2007) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Various Steve Johnson FX -YouTube Channel      

Documentaries - Directors

Documentaries - Directors
Director Documentary Title & IMDB Blu-ray DVD Online
Woody Allen Woody Allen: A Documentary (2011) Blu-ray (UK) DVD YouTube (VOD)
Robert Altman Altman (2014) N/A DVD (UK) Amazon Prime
Hall Ashby Once I Was: The Hal Ashby Story (2014) N/A N/A N/A
Budd Boetticher Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) N/A DVD N/A
Busby Berkeley Busby Berkeley: Going Through the Roof (1988) N/A DVD YouTube
John Cassavetes John Cassavetes: A Constant Forge (2002) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  “I’m Almost Not Crazy” - John Cassavetes: The Man and His Work (1984) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
The Coen Brothers BBC - The Coen Brothers (2000) N/A N/A YouTube
Francis Ford Coppola Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991) Blu-ray DVD N/A
David Cronenberg David Cronenberg and the Cinema of the Extreme (1997) N/A N/A YouTube
  Long Live the New Flesh: The Films of David Cronenberg (1986) N/A N/A YouTube
John Ford Directed by John Ford (1971) N/A DVD N/A
Sam Fuller The Typewriter, the Rifle and the Movie Camera (1996) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
James Gray James Gray’s Anatomy (2010) N/A N/A N/A
Howard Hawks The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (1973) Blu-ray DVD (2) YouTube
John Huston John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (1989) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan: A Director’s Journey (1995) Blu-ray DVD (2) N/A
  A Letter to Elia (2010) Blu-ray DVD YouTube (VOD)
Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes (2008) Blu-ray N/A Vimeo
Fritz Lang Fritz Ling interviewed by William Friedkin (1975) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Val Lewton Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007) N/A DVD (2) N/A
Sidney Lumet By Sidney Lumet (2015) N/A N/A N/A
David Lynch Lynch: One (2007) N/A DVD N/A
  David Lynch - Don’t Look At Me (1989) N/A N/A YouTube
  “For One Week Only” - David Lynch N/A N/A YouTube
  “Arena” - David Lynch N/A N/A N/A
Alexander Mackendrick Alexander Mackendrick: The Man Who Walked Away (1986) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Alexander Mackendrick: A Director Prepares N/A N/A YouTube
Michael Mann Michael Mann - Zen Pulp (2009) (5 Parts) N/A N/A Online
  Mann from L.A. Takedown to Heat (1997) N/A N/A YouTube
  Les Réalisateurs - Michael Mann N/A N/A YouTube
John Milius Milius (2013) N/A DVD (UK) Netflix
Sam Peckinpah Sam Peckinpah’s West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (2004) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Michael Powell “The South Bank Show” - Michael Powell (1986) N/A N/A YouTube
Otto Preminger Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991) N/A DVD N/A
Martin Scorsese The Scorsese Machine (1991) N/A N/A YouTube
  American Masters: Martin Scorsese Directs (1990) N/A N/A N/A
Douglas Sirk Behind the Mirror: A Profile of Douglas Sirk (1979) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Fassbinder and Sirk (1987) N/A N/A YouTube
  From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk Remembers (1991) N/A DVD N/A
Preston Sturges Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer (1990) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Quentin Tarantino Quentin Tarantino: Hollywood’s Boy Wonder (1994) N/A N/A YouTube
Billy Wilder Billy Wilder Speaks (2006) N/A DVD YouTube
  Portrait of a 60% Perfect Man (1980) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Orson Welles “Arena” - The Orson Welles Story (1982) N/A N/A N/A
  Orson Welles - The One-Man Band (1985) Blu-ray DVD Ubu
  Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014) Blu-ray DVD Amazon Instant
Pedro Almodovar Deconstructing Almodovar (2007) N/A DVD N/A
  Directed by Almodovar (2007) N/A DVD N/A
  Viva Pedro: The Life and Times of Pedro Almodovar (2007) N/A DVD N/A
  “For One Week Only” - Pedro Almodovar N/A N/A YouTube
Michelangelo Antonioni Dear Antonioni (1997) N/A N/A N/A
  Antonioni: Documents and Testimonials Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Michelangelo Antonioni - The Eye That Changed Cinema Blu-ray DVD N/A
Sharunas Bartas Sharunas Bartas: An Army of One (2010) N/A DVD (France) RealEyz
Ingmar Bergman Bergman Island (2004) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie (1963) N/A DVD N/A
  Liv & Ingmar (2012) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Trespassing Bergman (2013) N/A N/A N/A
Robert Bresson Au hasard Bresson (1967) N/A DVD N/A
  The Road to Bresson (1984) Blu-ray DVD Vimeo
  “Cinéastes de notre temps” - Robert Bresson (1965) N/A N/A N/A
Henri-Georges Clouzot Henri-Georges Clouzot: An Enlightened Tyrant (2004) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno (2009) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Carl Theodor Dreyer Carl Th. Dreyer: My Métier (1995) N/A DVD N/A
  Carl Th. Dreyer (1966) N/A DVD N/A
Claude Chabrol Mon premier film: Claude Chabrol (2003) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  The Life and Work of Claude Chabrol (2002) N/A DVD N/A
  Claude Chabrol l'artisan (2002) N/A N/A N/A
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Fassbinder in Hollywood (2002) N/A DVD N/A
  I Don’t Just Want You to Love Me (1993) N/A DVD N/A
  The Many Women of Fassbinder (1997) N/A DVD N/A
  Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands (2015) N/A N/A N/A
  List of documentaries on Rainer Werner Fassbinder N/A DVD (2) N/A
Federico Fellini Fellini: A Director’s Notebook (1969) Blu-ray DVD Vimeo
  Fellini: I’m a Born Liar (2002) N/A DVD N/A
  The Magic of Fellini (2002) N/A DVD N/A
Michael Haneke 24 Realities Per Second (2005) N/A N/A YouTube
  My Life (2009) N/A N/A YouTube
  Michael H - Profession: Director (2013) N/A DVD (UK) N/A
Werner Herzog My Best Fiend (1999) Blu-ray DVD (2) N/A
  “The South Bank Show” - Werner Herzog (1982) N/A N/A YouTube
Alejandro Jodorowsky “For One Week Only” - Alejandro Jodorowsky Blu-ray N/A YouTube
  The Jodorowski Constellation (1994) N/A DVD YouTube
Aki Kaurismaki “For One Week Only” - Aki Kaurismaki N/A N/A YouTube
Krzysztof Kieslowski Krzysztof Kieslowski: I’m So-So… (1998) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
Takeshi Kitano Scenes by the Sea: The Life and Cinema of Takeshi Kitano (2000) N/A DVD (UK) YouTube
Akira Kurosawa A.K. (1985) Blu-ray N/A N/A
  Akira Kurosawa: My Life in Cinema (1993) N/A N/A YouTube
  Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (1999) N/A N/A YouTube
Sergio Leone Sergio Leone: Sergio Leone - The Way I See Things (2006) N/A N/A YouTube
Jean-Pierre Melville Code Name: Melville (2008) Blu-ray (UK) N/A N/A
  Cinéastes de notre temps: “Jean-Pierre Melville” (1971) Blu-ray N/A N/A
Kenji Mizoguchi Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975) N/A DVD YouTube
F.W. Murnau Murnau, Borzage, and Fox (2008) N/A DVD N/A
  Murnau’s 4 Devil’s, Traces of a Lost Film (2003) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Yasujiro Ozu I Lived But… (1983) Blu-ray DVD N/A
  Tokyo-Ga (1985) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Elio Petri Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker (2005) Blu-ray DVD N/A
Christian Petzold Passages: The Filmmaker Christian Petzold (2005) N/A N/A N/A
  Deceptive Surfaces: The Films of Christian Petzold (2012) N/A N/A YouTube
Maurice Pialat Maurice Pialat, Love Exists (2007) N/A N/A N/A
Satyajit Ray Satyajit Ray: Introspections (1983) N/A N/A YouTube
Nicolas Winding Refn Gambler (2006) N/A DVD N/A
  NWR (2012) N/A N/A N/A
  Nicolas Winding Refn - Biography and Film Analysis (Part 2 here) N/A N/A YouTube
  My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (2014) N/A DVD Amazon Instant
Leni Riefenstahl The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993) N/A DVD N/A
Jean Rollin Eurotika! Vampires and Virgins: The Films of Jean Rollin (1999) N/A N/A YouTube
Andrei Tarkovsky Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (1988) Blu-ray DVD YouTube
  Andrei Tarkovsky: A Poet in the Cinema (1984) N/A N/A YouTube
  Voyage in Time (1983) N/A DVD N/A
Andrei Zulawski Zulawski on Zulawski (2000) N/A DVD (no subs) N/A
Other American Movie (1999) N/A DVD N/A
  Overnight (2003) N/A DVD N/A

Documentaries - Television Series

AMC Backstory
BBC: Arena
Cinéma, de notre temps
Movie Magic
The South Bank Show

Director Commentary Tracks

Director Commentary Tracks
Director Movie
Pedro Almodovar Talk to Her (2002)
  Volver (2002)
Robert Altman 3 Women (1977)
  California Split (1974)
  McCabe & Mrs. Miller(1971)
  Nashville (1975)
  The Player (1975)
Paul Thomas Anderson Boogie Nights (1997)
  Hard Eight (1996)
Noah Baumbach The Squid and the Whale (2005)
James Cameron Aliens (1986)
  Titanic (1997)
  Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  Cameron commentaries on other director’s films
  Solaris (2002) w/Steven Soderbergh
Francis Ford Coppola Apocalypse Now (1979)
  The Conversation (1974)
  The Godfather (1972)
  The Godfather: Part II (1974)
  One from the Heart (1982)
  Rumble Fish (1983)
  Tetro (2009)
  Youth Without Youth (2007)
David Cronenberg Crash (1996)
  A Dangerous Method (2011)
  Dead Ringers (1988)
  The Dead Zone (1983)
  Eastern Promises (2007)
  eXistenZ (1999)
  The Fly (1986)
  A History of Violence (2005)
  Naked Lunch (1991)
  Rabid (1977)
  Spider (2002)
  Videodrome (1983)
Cameron Crowe Almost Famous (2000)
Jonathan Demme The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Abel Ferrara Bad Lieutenant (1992)
David Fincher Alien 3 (1992)
  The Game (1997)
  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  Gone Girl (2014)
  Se7en (1995)
  The Social Network (2010)
  Zodiac (2007)
  Fincher commentaries on other director’s films
  Chinatown (1974) w/Robert Towne
Milos Forman One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
John Frankenheimer Seconds (1966)
James Gray Two Lovers (2008)
  We Own the Night (2007)
  The Yards (2000)
Werner Herzog Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1977)
Todd Haynes Dottie Gets Spanked (1993)
  Far from Heaven (2002)
  I’m Not There (2007)
  Mildred Pierce (2011)
  Poison (1991)
  Safe (1995)
  Velvet Goldmine (1998)
Mike Leigh Life is Sweet (1990)
  Naked (1993)
  Topsy Turvy (1999)
Kenneth Lonergan You Can Count On Me (2000)
Sidney Lumet Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007)
  Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  Fail-Safe (1964)
  Network (1976)
Michael Mann Collateral (2004)
  Manhunter (1986)
  Miami Vice (2006)
  Public Enemies (2009)
  Thief (1981)
Anthony Minghella The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Mike Nichols The Graduate (1967) w/Steven Soderbergh
  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966) w/Steven Soderbergh
Christopher Nolan Memento (2000)
Alexander Payne Election (1999)
Roman Polanski Repulsion (1965)
Michael Powell Black Narcissus (1947) w/Scorsese
  The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) w/Scorsese
Christian Petzold The State I Am In (2000)
Nicolas Winding Refn Only God Forgives (2013)
  Pusher (1996)
John Schlesinger Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Martin Scorsese After Hours (1985)
  Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974)
  The Aviator (2004)
  Casino (1995)
  Gangs of New York (2002)
  Goodfellas (1990)
  The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
  The Last Waltz (1978)
  Mean Streets (1973)
  New York, New York (1977)
  Raging Bull (1980)
  Taxi Driver (1976)
  Scorsese commentaries on other director’s films
  Black Narcissus (1947) w/Michael Powell
  The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) w/Michael Powell
  The Tales of Hoffman (1951)
Ridley Scott Alien (1979)
  Blade Runner (1982)
  Legend (1986)
Steven Soderbergh Bubble (2006) w/Mark Romanek
  Full Frontal (2002)
  The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
  The Limey (1999)
  Out of Sight (1998)
  Schizopolis (1996)
  Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
  Solaris (2002) w/James Cameron
  Traffic (2002)
  Soderbergh commentaries on other director’s films
  The Graduate (1967) w/Mike Nichols
  Point Blank (1967) w/John Boorman
  The Third Man (1949) w/Tony Gilroy
  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966) w/Mike Nichols
John Sturges Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Quentin Tarantino True Romance (1993)
Lars Von Trier Breaking the Waves (1996)
  Dancer in the Dark (2000)
  Dogville (2003)
Paul Verhoeven The Fourth Man (1987)
  Robocop (1987)

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Blu-ray Distribution Labels


Blu-ray Distribution Labels - USA
Label - Official Site Database of Titles Released
Arrow Films USA Arrow Films USA - Titles
Blue Underground Blue Underground - Titles
Carlotta Films U.S. Carlotta Films U.S. - Titles
Cinema Guild Cinema Guild - Titles
Code Red Code Red - Titles
Cohen Media Group Cohen Media Group - Titles
Criterion Criterion - Titles
Cult Epics Cult Epics - Titles
Drafthouse Films Drafthouse Films - Titles
Flicker Alley Flicker Alley - Titles
Grindhouse Releasing Grindhouse Releasing - Titles
IFC Films IFC Films - Titles
Kino Kino - Titles
Magnolia Pictures Magnolia Pictures - Titles
Milestone Milestone - Titles
Mondo Macabro Mondo Macabro - Titles
Mondo Vision (available through Toufaan) Mondo Vision - Titles
Olive Films Olive Films - Titles
Oscilloscope Oscilloscope - Titles
Raro Video Raro Video - Titles
Scorpion Releasing Scorpion Releasing - Titles
Severin Severin - Titles
Shout! Factory Shout Factory - Titles
Strand Releasing Strand Releasing - Titles
Synapse Synapse - Titles
TCM Vault Collection TCM Vault Collection - Titles
Twilight Time (available through Screen Archives) Twilight Time - Titles
Vinegar Syndrome Vinegar Syndrome - Titles
Warner Bros. Warner Bros. - Titles


Blu-ray Distribution Labels - UK
Label - Official Site Database of Titles Released
88 Films 88 Films - Titles
Arrow Films UK Arrow Films UK - Titles
Artificial Eye Artificial Eye - Titles
BFI BFI - Titles
Eureka Eureka - Titles
Indicator Indicator - Titles
Masters of Cinema Masters of Cinema - Titles
New Wave Films New Wave Films - Titles
Panamint Cinema Panamint Cinema - Titles
Park Circus Park Circus - Titles
Second Run (DVD Only) Second Run - Titles
Second Sight Second Sight - Titles
Soda Pictures Soda Pictures - Titles
Studio Canal UK Studio Canal UK - Titles
Third Window Films Third Window Films - Titles


Blu-ray Distribution Labels - France
Label - Official Site Database of Titles Released
Carlotta Films Carlotta Films - Titles
Gaumont Gaumont - Titles
mk2 mk2 - Titles
Pathe Pathe - Titles
Studio Canal Studio Canal - Titles
TF1 TF1 - Titles


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