Paul Thomas Anderson’s Favorite Films

Missing: 
Tell Them Johnny Wadd Was Here (1976)
The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976)
The Jade Pussycat (1977)
China Cat (1978)
Amanda by Night (1981)
Workaholics (2011)

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  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Men Without Women
  • City Lights
  • 42nd Street
  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen
  • The Gay Divorcee
  • The Merry Widow
  • Carefree
  • Rebecca
  • The Bank Dick
  • They Drive by Night
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Magnificent Ambersons
  • Day of Wrath
  • Destination Tokyo
  • The Ghost Ship
  • The Seventh Victim
  • Gaslight
  • Brief Encounter
  • I Know Where I'm Going!
  • The Lost Weekend
  • Let There Be Light
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • The Big Sleep
  • The Dark Corner
  • Nightmare Alley
  • Out of the Past
  • The Lady from Shanghai
  • 3 Godfathers
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Adam's Rib
  • Stray Dog
  • The Passionate Friends
  • White Heat
  • Father of the Bride
  • La Ronde
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • Winchester '73
  • A Place in the Sun
  • Ace in the Hole
  • An American in Paris
  • Bend of the River
  • Le Plaisir
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Band Wagon
  • The Earrings of Madame de...
  • The Naked Spur
  • Rear Window
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • East of Eden
  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • Lola Montès
  • Mr. Arkadin
  • The Man from Laramie
  • Bob le Flambeur
  • The Killing
  • The Searchers
  • Nightfall
  • Paths of Glory
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • The Burglar
  • The Tin Star
  • Man of the West
  • Touch of Evil
  • Vertigo
  • North by Northwest
  • Breathless
  • Jazz on a Summer's Day
  • Shoot the Piano Player
  • Spartacus
  • A Woman Is a Woman
  • The Innocents
  • Lolita
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • The Great Escape
  • Babo 73
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • I Am Cuba
  • Help!
  • Ride in the Whirlwind
  • Chafed Elbows
  • The Shooting
  • Mondo Hollywood
  • PlayTime
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • No More Excuses
  • Putney Swope
  • They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller
  • Greaser's Palace
  • Mean Streets
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Dark Star
  • Journey Through the Past
  • The Conversation
  • The Groove Tube
  • Jaws
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Nashville
  • Taxi Driver