Movie list

June 1, 2016




After my recent podcast, How to improve the quality of your acting without taking lessons, I was asked what movies I would suggest to actors--this is a list of general viewing suggestions provided to the actors in my repertory company in no particular order:

"All About Eve"
"The Dresser"
"Some Like It Hot"
"Duck Soup"
"Bridge on the River Kwai"
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
"The Wizard of Oz"
"To Kill a Mockingbird"
"Tootsie"
"Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"
"Sunset Boulevard"
"Lawrence of Arabia"
"Citizen Kane"
"The Quiet Man"
"It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World"
"My Fair Lady"
"Singin' in the Rain"
"Take the Money and Run"
"Mister Blandings Builds His Dream House"
"Rebecca"
"The Maltese Falcon"
"Casablanca"
"The Big Sleep"
"The Day the Earth Stood Still"
"He Walked by Night"
"The Lion in Winter"
"The Matrix"
"Run Lola Run"
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
"Shaft" (starring Richard Roundtree)
"Blade Runner"
"Vanishing Point"
"Deep Blue Sea"
"The English Patient"
"Life is Beautiful"
"Wings of Desire"
"Romper Stomper"
"Snatch"
"Harold and Maude"
"Glengarry Glen Ross"
"Sense and Sensibility"
"Hamlet" (dir. Kenneth Branagh)
"Le Samourai"
"Cinema Paradiso"
"A Clockwork Orange"
"Das Boot"
"Manhattan"
"The Apartment"
"Sleuth"
"Vertigo"