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Anthony Bourdain's All-Time Movie List

My somewhat exhaustive attempt to chronicle all of Anthony Bourdain’s favorite films. 

Those included are pulled from different interviews and articles, references from his books and shows, his Twitter account, and his personal DVD collection. I’ve added quotes with his thoughts in the notes (when available).

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  • Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
  • 1900
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 2046
  • The 400 Blows
  • 8½
  • After Hours
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • The American Friend
  • American Hustle
  • Anvil! The Story of Anvil
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Army of Shadows
  • As Tears Go By
  • Ashes of Time
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • Babette's Feast
  • Bad Timing
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Battle Royale
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War
  • Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
  • Beware of Mr. Baker
  • Big Night
  • Black Rain
  • Blade Runner
  • Blank Generation
  • Blow Out
  • Bob le Flambeur
  • Breathless
  • Brotherhood of the Wolf
  • Bullitt
  • Christiane F.
  • Chungking Express
  • City of Ghosts
  • The Conformist
  • The Conversation
  • Cops vs. Thugs
  • Cracked Actor
  • Cronos
  • Dario Argento's World of Horror
  • Days of Being Wild
  • Days of Heaven
  • Dead Man's Bluff
  • Dead Men Don't Count
  • Death Wish
  • Deep Red
  • The Defiant Ones
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • Dirty Harry
  • Don't Look Now
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The Draughtsman's Contract
  • Drive
  • Drugstore Cowboy
  • Duck, You Sucker
  • The Duellists
  • Easy Rider
  • Eat Drink Man Woman
  • Elephant
  • Enter the Void
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Fallen Angels
  • Fat City
  • Fireworks
  • The Firm
  • Fishing with John
  • A Fistful of Dollars
  • Fitzcarraldo
  • For a Few Dollars More
  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle
  • Get Carter
  • The Getaway
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • GoodFellas
  • The Gospel According to St. Matthew
  • The Grandmaster
  • Graveyard of Honor
  • The Great Beauty
  • Great Expectations
  • Happy Together
  • Hard Boiled
  • The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
  • Heat
  • House of Games
  • The Human Voice
  • Ichi the Killer
  • Ikiru
  • Il Grido
  • In the Mood for Love
  • In the Realm of the Senses
  • Infernal Affairs
  • Insignificance