James Ellroy recommendations

This is a (hopefully) complete list of all films recommended by the legendary James Ellroy in various interviews and Q&A's throughout the years. Make sure to check out the notes!

Sources:
louderthanwar.com/crime-author-james-ellroy%E2%80%99s-ten-favourite-favourite-films/
www.npr.org/2014/10/27/354136460/watch-this-crime-writer-james-ellroy-recommends-what-else-noir-flms?t=1535496707759
www.jamesellroy.net/appearance/2018-03-23-in-a-lonely-place-noir-city/

Read notes
  • Double Indemnity
  • Brief Encounter
  • Out of the Past
  • I Walk Alone
  • He Walked by Night
  • Border Incident
  • Stray Dog
  • 711 Ocean Drive
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • The Prowler
  • Crime Wave
  • Wicked as They Come
  • The Killing
  • Plunder Road
  • The Lineup
  • Vertigo
  • Murder by Contract
  • Odds Against Tomorrow
  • High and Low
  • Charley Varrick
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • L.A. Confidential
  • Zodiac