Martin Scorsese's Favorite Films

Compiled by Sam DiSalle at Mubi.com as of 3.10.21

All titles are gleaned from various sources, lists, interviews, etc.
Any additions and subtractions to be made are welcome, but please provide a source if possible.

thanks to kenji, mubianer, xl, thecinemaadventurist, nelson núñez, surya biswas, james curry, scott d’agostino, zach, epessoa, zach callahan, brandon sparks, gregory pepe, carlitos barragan, RRR, davidsknight89, abas and un enthus palson

Includes Martin Scorsese’s 50 Favorite British Films shared with Edgar Wright

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  • Parasite
  • Midsommar
  • The Souvenir
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Hereditary
  • mother!
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Free Fire
  • The Enfield Haunting
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • Tangerine
  • The Cut
  • Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2
  • Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1
  • Hysteria
  • Don't Expect Too Much
  • Archipelago
  • The Battle of Britain
  • Poetry
  • The Ghost Writer
  • Dev.D
  • Me and Orson Welles
  • Colin
  • Secret Sunshine
  • Apocalypto
  • Golden Door
  • Fawlty Towers Revisited
  • Touching the Devil: The Making of 'Blood on Satan's Claw'
  • 3-Iron
  • Woman Is the Future of Man
  • Head-On
  • Saraband
  • Oldboy
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • Waiting for Happiness
  • Spider-Man
  • Jealousy Is My Middle Name
  • Address Unknown
  • The Profession of Arms
  • Mysterious Object at Noon
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Yi Yi
  • Chunhyang
  • Intolerance
  • Brightness
  • Sweet and Lowdown
  • Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Boys Don't Cry
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Rushmore
  • Khrustalyov, My Car!
  • Deconstructing Harry
  • Boogie Nights
  • Crocodile
  • Kansas City
  • La Promesse
  • Crash
  • Breaking the Waves
  • A Petal
  • Fargo
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Heat
  • A Single Spark
  • When It Rains
  • La Cérémonie
  • A Borrowed Life
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Cemetery Man
  • The Blue Kite
  • Menace II Society
  • Sopyonje
  • Malcolm X
  • Bad Lieutenant
  • Unforgiven
  • The Player
  • The Road to the Racetrack
  • The Lovers on the Bridge
  • Shakes the Clown
  • Daughters of the Dust
  • The Black Republic
  • Frankenstein Unbound
  • Problem Child
  • Slacker
  • General's Son
  • A Short Love Affair
  • Blue Steel
  • The Match Factory Girl
  • Born on the Fourth of July
  • Revenge
  • They Live
  • Chilsu and Mansu
  • Ariel
  • A Short Film About Killing
  • The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
  • Empire of the Sun
  • The Last Emperor
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • The Surrogate Woman