20 More Films Quentin Tarantino Wants You to Watch

Tarantino updates his list of favorite films of all time
Quentin Tarantino in 'Pulp Ficiton'Credit: Miramax Films
What can we say? This man loves to share great movies with us. 

There is no bigger cinephile than Quentin Tarantino. He seems to have watched almost everything that was ever made and distributed. Not only is he responsible for creating some of the most influential films in cinema history, but he pays homage to and praises the films across the century that has found a special place in his heart. 

While we have covered a few of Tarantino’s favorite films like Battle Royal, which he recently stated in an episode of The Video Archives Podcast with Roger Avary that The Hunger Games ripped off, and spaghetti westerns like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Tarantino has revised his “Best Of” list, adding a few more films to add to your watchlist. 

Check out this updated list of films Tarantino has claimed to be his favorite movies of all time. You can also check out this article that lists the other 20 films on Tarantino’s “Best Movies of All Time” list. 

Tarantino list 'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein' as one of his favorite movies of all time
'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein'Credit: Universal Pictures Company, Inc.

20 Films Tarantino Wants You To Watch 

1. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (dir. Charles Barton 1948)
2. Apocalypse Now (dir. Francis Ford Coppola 1979)
3. The Bad News Bears (dir. Michael Ritchie 1976)

Tarantino list 'The Bad News Bears' as one of his favorite movies of all time
'The Bad News Bears' Credit: Paramount Pictures

4. Black Sabbath (dir. Mario Bava 1965)
5. Dazed and Confused (dir. Richard Linklater 1993)
6. Deep Red (dir. Craig R. Baxley 1994)
7. Easy Rider (dir. Dennis Hopper 1969)
8. Enter the Void (dir. Gaspar Noé 2009) 

Tarantino lists 'Enter the Void' as one of his favorite films of all time
'Enter the Void'Credit: Wild Bunch Distribution

9. Frances Ha (dir. Noah Baumbach 2012)
10. The Great Escape (dir. John Sturges 1963)
11. Mad Max: Fury Road (dir. George Miller 2015)
12. Rio Bravo (dir. Howard Hawks 1959)
13. The Skin I Live In (dir. Pedro Almodóvar 2011)
14. The Social Network (dir. David Fincher 2010)

Tarantino lists 'The Social Network' as one of his favorite films
'The Social Network'Credit: Sony Pictures Releasing

15. Sorcerer (dir. William Friedkin 1977)
16. There Will Be Blood (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson 2007)
17. Top Gun: Maverick (dir. Joseph Kosinski 2022)
18. Toy Story 3 (dir. Lee Unkrich 2010)
19. Unfaithfully Yours (dir. Preston Sturges 1948)
20. West Side Story (dir. Steven Spielberg 2021)

Tarantino lists 'The Social Network' as one of his favorite films
'West Side Story'Credit: 20th Century Studios

Let us know in the comments below which films you are excited to watch!     

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The Sullivan travels by Preston Sturges is a must for you all aspiring author filmakers

September 27, 2022 at 1:03AM

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Javier Diez
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Don't forget the original 'Sorcerer' or as it's titled 'Wages of Fear'. also good

October 4, 2022 at 7:10AM

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