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Screenwriting

Research Guide for Screenwriting

Films That Screenwriting Students Should See Before Coming to LMU!

REQUIRED FILMS-

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  1. Casablanca - 1942
  2. Tootsie - 1982
  3. Thelma & Louise - 1991
  4. Do The Right Thing - 1989-  Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  5. The Apartment - 1960 - Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  6. All About Eve - 1950 -Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  7. E.T., The extra-terrestrial - 1982
  8. Sunset Boulevard - 1950 - Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  9. Silence of the Lambs - 1991
  10. Sullivan’s Travels - 1941 - Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  11. Shakespeare In Love - 1989 - Available on: Google Play, ITunes, PlayStation Store, YouTube, and more
  12. The Graduate - 1967 - Available on: NETFLIX, Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  13. Die Hard - 1988 - Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  14. Groundhog Day - 1993
  15. Jaws - 1975
  16. To Kill A Mockingbird - 1962
  17. It’s A Wonderful Life - 1946 - Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more
  18. American Beauty - 1999
  19. (Mario Puzo's) The Godfather 1 & The Godfather, part 2 - 1972 & 1974
  20. Little Miss Sunshine - 2006 - Available on: Google Play, ITunes, Prime Video and more

 

RECOMMENDED FILMS

  1. City Lights - 1931
  2.  Nightcrawler - 2014
  3. Star Wars - 1977
  4. The Lives of Others - 2006
  5. Back to the Future - 1985
  6. Chinatown - 1974
  7. Network - 1976
  8. Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown - 1988
  9. LA Confidential - 1997
  10. Moonlight - 2016
  11. When Harry Met Sally - 1989
  12. Diabolique - 1955
  13. Fargo - 1996
  14. On The Waterfront - 1954
  15. The Wedding Banquet - 1993
  16. Boys In The Hood - 1991
  17. Cinema Paradiso - 1988
  18. 38) The Incredibles - 2004
  19. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - 2000
  20. Butch Cassidy and the  Sundance Kid - 1969
  21. Love & Basketball - 2000
  22. All The President’s Men - 1976
  23. Central Station - 1998
  24. Moonstruck - 1987
  25.  Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - 2004
  26. Princess Bride - 1987
  27. Midnight Cowboy - 1969
  28. Spirited Away - 2001
  29. Real Women Have Curves - 2002
  30. Y Tu Mama También - 2001
  31. Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India - 2001