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Director's favorite films
List creator: Misshaped
Created on: April 21, 2004 - 1:26 AM PDT
Description: If you asked the top director's, "What is your favorite film?", this is what they'd say...

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Eraserhead (1977)
Not Rated
  One of Stanley Kubrick's favorite films. Lynch still won't reveal how he made the baby.
The Thin Red Line (Criterion) (1998)
  One of Martin Scorsese's top 10 films of the 90's
Evil Dead Trap (1988)
Not Rated
  One of Oliver Stone's favorite films
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
  One of Quentin Tarantino's favorite films, director John Carpenter's second film
The Fall of the House of Usher (1960)
Not Rated
  One of Tim Burton's favorite films. Vincent Price starring in a Roger Corman makes sense.
Jaws (1975)
  One of Kevin Smith's favorite films (Hint: remember the names of some of the characters in this movie?)
The Sorrow and the Pity (Disc 1 of 2) (1971)
Not Rated
  One of Woody Allen's favorite films/documentaries.
Safe (1995)
  One of Sofia Coppola's favorite movies, directed by Todd Haynes.
Moon Warriors (1993)
Not Rated
  One of George Lucas's favorite Hong Kong films
Pixote (1981)
Not Rated
  One of Spike Lee's favorite films
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
  One of Alfred Hitchcock's favorite films. This comes from his daughter, Patricia, in an interview with Access Hollywood
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Ultimate Edition) (1974)
  One of Stephen Spielberg's favorite films. It was hard to choice between Spirited Away and Lawrence of Arabia & Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1989)
  One of Joel Schumacher's favorite films. I wonder if Peter Greenaway has one of Joel's movie's on his list of favorites
Ordet (Criterion Collection) (1955)
  Lars von Trier adores this film along with The Passion of Joan of Arc also by Dreyer.
Yojimbo (Criterion Collection) (1961)
Not Rated
  You guessed it...Clint Eastwood loves this Kurosawa film.
City Lights (Chaplin Collection: Bonus Disc) (1931)
  Fellini's favorite film was one of Charlie Chaplin's best.
8 1/2 (Criterion Collection) (1963)
  Right back at ya Fellini...this time it's Terry Gilliam's favorite film
In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
  The DVD features an introduction by Richard Linklater since it's his favorite film
La Strada (Criterion Collection) (1954)
Not Rated
  Fellini gets another nod here, except this time it's from Sam Peckinpah (not to meantion the video introduction by Martin Scorsese)
The Man Without a Past (2002)
  Wim Wenders listed this as one of the best films of the year.
All That Heaven Allows (Criterion Collection) (1955)
Not Rated
  This is number one for John Waters

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