Damien Chazelle’s Top 10 Los Angeles Films

At the time of La La Land’s release, director Damien Chazelle named these 10 films as his favorite movies set in Los Angeles. “Each captures a distinct time, place and feeling in Southern California history and culture, and each reminds me of why I love movies in the first place.”

Lionsgate have shared this list with Letterboxd for the occasion of La La Land’s free Lionsgate Live screening, Friday 1 May 2020, 6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET.

  • Boogie Nights
  • The Two Jakes
  • Heat
  • Killer of Sheep
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • A Star Is Born
  • Sunset Boulevard