Martin Scorsese's Favorite Films

Compiled by Sam DiSalle at Mubi.com as of 1.19.19

all titles are gleaned from various sources, lists, interviews, etc.
any additions and subtractions to be made are welcome, but please provide a source if possible.

thanks to kenji, mubianer, xl, thecinemaadventurist, nelson núñez and surya biswas for their contributions

  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth, the Life, and the Death of Christ
  • The Skipping Cheese
  • The Drunkard's Reformation
  • In Love with the Bearded Woman
  • Tramp Strategy
  • Falling Leaves
  • The Musketeers of Pig Alley
  • A House Divided
  • Death's Marathon
  • Cabiria
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Regeneration
  • The Ocean Waif
  • The Floorwalker
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • The Immigrant
  • Broken Blossoms
  • Nosferatu
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • He Who Gets Slapped
  • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
  • The Big Parade
  • Napoleon
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • 7th Heaven
  • Metropolis
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • The Cameraman
  • The Wedding March
  • The Crowd
  • Anna Christie
  • Ladies of Leisure
  • Hell's Angels
  • Billy the Kid
  • L'Age d'Or
  • Her Man
  • The Miracle Woman
  • M
  • Frankenstein
  • Limite
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Quick Millions
  • The Public Enemy
  • Law and Order
  • Island of Lost Souls
  • Forbidden
  • The Lost Squadron
  • A Bill of Divorcement
  • Scarface
  • Doctor X
  • The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
  • Me and My Gal
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • Hell's Highway
  • One Way Passage
  • Freaks
  • Jewel Robbery
  • The Fatal Glass of Beer
  • Man's Castle
  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • Dinner at Eight
  • 42nd Street
  • Footlight Parade
  • King Kong
  • Gold Diggers of 1933
  • Queen Christina
  • Blood Money
  • Wild Boys of the Road
  • The Power and the Glory
  • The Black Cat
  • It Happened One Night
  • The Scarlet Empress
  • It's a Gift
  • The 39 Steps
  • Gold Diggers of 1935
  • The Glass Key
  • David Copperfield
  • Sylvia Scarlett
  • Alice Adams
  • Toni
  • The Informer
  • Captain Blood
  • A Night at the Opera
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Redes
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
  • Fury
  • My Man Godfrey
  • The Gay Desperado
  • Things to Come
  • Dodsworth
  • The Man Who Could Work Miracles
  • Black Legion
  • Big City
  • Green Light
  • Grand Illusion