Paul Thomas Anderson's Favorite Films

All titles are gleaned from various sources, lists, interviews...

Mission: Impossible includes the entire saga.

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  • Gunda
  • Uncut Gems
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • A Quiet Place
  • Hereditary
  • The Post
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Lady Bird
  • The Shape of Water
  • Dunkirk
  • Girls Trip
  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Wonder Woman
  • Baby Driver
  • Get Out
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • City of Ghosts
  • Rules Don't Apply
  • The Lost City of Z
  • Moonlight
  • La La Land
  • Tracktown
  • Don't Breathe
  • The Revenant
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Bridge of Spies
  • Southbound
  • The Lobster
  • Paddington
  • Interstellar
  • The Chambermaid Lynn
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • It Follows
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Babadook
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Breakfast with Curtis
  • Gravity
  • Oblivion
  • Lincoln
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Ted
  • Hugo
  • Bridesmaids
  • I'm Still Here
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Halloween II
  • Funny People
  • Dogtooth
  • Yes Man
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • $9.99
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Pineapple Express
  • Step Brothers
  • The Strangers
  • Let the Right One In
  • Youth Without Youth
  • Hostel: Part II
  • Grindhouse
  • Children of Men
  • Syndromes and a Century
  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
  • A Prairie Home Companion
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Ballad of Jack and Rose
  • Downfall
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Tropical Malady
  • Bodysong
  • Bad Santa
  • Mystic River
  • Lost in Translation
  • Dogville
  • Noi the Albino
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Gangs of New York
  • The Life of Mammals
  • In This World
  • Jackass: The Movie
  • Cabin Fever
  • Minority Report
  • The Son
  • Blissfully Yours
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Meet the Parents
  • Almost Famous
  • State and Main
  • Me, Myself & Irene
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Sweet and Lowdown
  • Topsy-Turvy
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Big Daddy
  • Cookie's Fortune