This Is What The Pros Love
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Cinema is art and we all are admirers of it. There are certain films that root their impression right inside our minds. We love certain films and there’s a reason for having an unusual connection with a particular plotline or a director’s view.

In a movie, the director is the conductor and the cast and crew is his opera.

Have you ever wondered what films would possibly amuse these directors, who in turn get influenced films we all are in awe of?

Yes, today present to you with a list of films which are sheer favorites of Hollywood’s greatest directors of all times.

Find out whether your favorite director’s choice of films matches with that of yours! 

1.  Martin Scorsese

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- 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)

- 8 ½ (Fellini, 1963)

 - Ashes and Diamonds (Wadja, 1958)

- Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)

- The Leopard (Visconti, 1963)

- Paisa (Rossellini, 1946)

A still from 2001: A Space Odyssey

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- The Red Shoes (Powell/Pressburger, 1948)

- The River (Renoir, 1951)

- Salvatore Giuliano (Rosi, 1962)

- The Searchers (Ford, 1956)

- Ugetsu Monogatari (Kenji, 1953)

- Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)

 

2.  Woody Allen

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- The 400 Blows (Truffaut, 1959)

- 8 ½ (Fellini, 1963)

- Amarcord (Fellini, 1972)

- The Bicycle Thieves (de Sica, 1948)

- Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)

A still from Rashomon

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- The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Bunuel, 1972)

- Grand Illusion (Renoir, 1937)

- Paths of Glory (Kubrick, 1957)

- Rashomon (Kurosawa, 1950)

- The Seventh Seal (Bergman, 1957)

 

3.  Stanley Kubrick

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- I Vitelloni (Fellini, 1953)

- Wild Strawberries (Bergman, 1957)

- Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)

- The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Huston, 1948)

- City Lights (Chaplin, 1931)

 Charlie Chaplin in City Lights

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- Henry V (Olivier, 1944)

- La notte (Antonioni, 1961)

- The Bank Dick (Fields, 1940)

 - Roxie Hart (Wellman, 1942)

- Hell’s Angels (Hughes, 1930)

 

4.  Francis Ford Coppola

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- The Apartment (Wilder, 1960)

- Ashes and Diamonds (Wajda, 1958)

- The Bad Sleep Well (Kurosawa, 1960)

- The Best Years of Our Lives (Wyler, 1946)

- I Vitelloni (Fellini, 1953)

 

Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull

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- The King of Comedy (Scorsese, 1983)

- Raging Bull (Scorsese, 1980)

- Singin’ in the Rain (Donen/Kelley, 19510)

- Sunrise (Murnau, 1927)

- Yojimbo (Kurosawa, 1961)

 

5.  Quentin Tarantino

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- Apocalypse Now (Coppola, 1979)

- The Bad News Bears (Ritchie, 1976)

- Carrie (de Palma, 1976)

- Dazed and Confused (Linklater, 1993)

- The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Leone, 1966)

- The Great Escape (Sturges, 1963)

A still from Dazed And Confused

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- His Girl Friday (Hawkes, 1939)

- Jaws (Spielberg, 1975)

- Pretty Maids All in a Row (Vadim, 1971)

- Rolling Thunder (Flynn, 1977)

- Sorcerer (Friedkin, 1977)

- Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976)

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