David Gilmour's "The Film Club"

In 2008, David Gilmour published a memoir about letting his teenage son "drop out of school - if he watched three movies a week" of his father's choosing. These are the films that father and son viewed, as listed in the back of the book.

Absent: Select episodes from the television series Miami Vice and The Waltons.

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  • Absolute Power
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God
  • Alien
  • American Graffiti
  • Annie Hall
  • Another Woman
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Basic Instinct
  • Beetlejuice
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Big Sleep
  • The Birds
  • Blue Velvet
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Bullitt
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Carlito's Way
  • Casablanca
  • Chinatown
  • Chungking Express
  • Citizen Kane
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • The Dead Zone
  • Dirty Harry
  • Dr. No
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Domino
  • Duel
  • 8½
  • The Exorcist
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • La Femme Nikita
  • 52 Pick-Up
  • A Fistful of Dollars
  • Un Flic
  • The 400 Blows
  • The French Connection
  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Get Shorty
  • Giant
  • Glengarry Glen Ross
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Hannah and Her Sisters
  • A Hard Day's Night
  • High Noon
  • Hombre
  • Internal Affairs
  • Ishtar
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jaws
  • Jungle Fever
  • Klute
  • The Last Detail
  • Last Tango in Paris
  • The Late Show
  • Lolita
  • Magnum Force
  • Manhattan
  • Mean Streets
  • Mr. Majestyk
  • Mommie Dearest
  • Murmur of the Heart
  • Night Moves
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • The Night of the Iguana
  • North by Northwest
  • Notorious
  • Onibaba
  • On the Waterfront
  • Out of Sight
  • Plan 9 from Outer Space
  • Plenty
  • Pickup on South Street
  • Poltergeist
  • Pretty Woman
  • Leon: The Professional
  • Psycho
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Quiz Show
  • Ran
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • RoboCop
  • Rocky III
  • Roman Holiday
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Love and Sword
  • Scanners
  • Scarface
  • The Searchers
  • Sexy Beast
  • The Shining
  • Shivers
  • Showgirls
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Some Like It Hot