Stephen Sondheim’s Favorite Films

Stephen Joshua Sondheim
1930-2021

The master of musical theatre was also a huge film buff, as evidenced by this list he gave to The Sondheim Review. 


Source: Twitter

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Bang the Drum Slowly
  • The Barbarian Invasions
  • They Were Five
  • Character
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Clock
  • The Contract
  • Dance Program
  • Dead of Night
  • Elephant
  • The Elephant Man
  • Fires on the Plain
  • Fresh
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Hangover Square
  • Au Hasard Balthazar
  • Henry Fool
  • High and Low
  • Lone Star
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • The Mind Reader
  • The More the Merrier
  • The Nasty Girl
  • Night Must Fall
  • The Oak
  • The Official Story
  • The Organizer
  • Out of the Fog
  • Panic
  • Pygmalion
  • Adam's Rib
  • The Sea Wolf
  • A Slave of Love
  • Smiles of a Summer Night
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • To the Ends of the Earth
  • Torchy Blane in Chinatown
  • War and Peace