Films mentioned at ACF Nationals

Films used in clues (whether mentioned by name or merely alluded to) at the most important quizbowl tournament in the world. Sorted in order by year, starting in 2017 and working backward, and within each year by the order in which the questions were posted online.

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  • Inland Empire
  • Killer's Kiss
  • The Red Shoes
  • Black Swan
  • Red Sorghum
  • The Road Home
  • To Live
  • Hero
  • House of Flying Daggers
  • Farewell My Concubine
  • M. Butterfly
  • The World
  • Still Life
  • Platform
  • A Boy and His Atom: The World's Smallest Movie
  • Ugetsu
  • Beau Travail
  • Citizen Kane
  • Knight of Cups
  • The Truman Show
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • Intruder in the Dust
  • Stalker
  • King Lear
  • King Lear
  • King Lear
  • Ran
  • Mare Nostrum
  • Paths of Glory
  • Killer of Sheep
  • Malcolm X
  • Do the Right Thing
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Wild Strawberries
  • The Green Berets
  • Fata Morgana
  • Lost in Translation
  • Some Like It Hot
  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • Hunger
  • How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman
  • Wavelength
  • Gummo
  • Julien Donkey-Boy
  • Spring Breakers
  • María Candelaria
  • The Pearl
  • ¡Que Viva México!
  • Strike
  • October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
  • Babel
  • Birdman
  • The Revenant
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Naked City
  • Bambule
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • Amadeus
  • Barry Lyndon
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • The Shining
  • I Am Curious (Yellow)
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Three Colors: Red
  • The Decalogue
  • Three Colors: White
  • Teddy Bear
  • The Rolling Stones: Cocksucker Blues
  • Gimme Shelter
  • Elvira Madigan
  • Breathless
  • The 400 Blows
  • Police, Adjective
  • 12:08 East of Bucharest
  • Last Life in the Universe
  • Tears of the Black Tiger
  • Marianne and Juliane
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Stagecoach
  • The Searchers
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • Body and Soul
  • Shoot the Piano Player
  • Stolen Kisses
  • The Green Room
  • The House Is Black
  • Close-Up
  • The Cow
  • A Separation
  • Eight Men Out
  • The Plow That Broke the Plains
  • Louisiana Story
  • Powers of Ten
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Fitzcarraldo
  • David and Bathsheba
  • Young Man with a Horn
  • The Maltese Double Cross
  • The Mysteries of the Chateau of Dice