Film

Luca Guadagnino’s Favorite American Popcorn Films

Sometimes you’re in the mood for an art house film, such as Luca Guadagnino’s flawless family epic I Am Love, the heartbreakingly beautiful Call Me By Your Name, the sensual Tilda Swinton-as-Ziggy-Stardust-inspired-rockstar thriller A Bigger Splash, or the elegant horror remake of Dario Argento’s Suspiria. 

Other times you just need a big, bad, classic, All-American popcorn movie. Here, Guadagnino lists his 10 personal favorites.

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JAWS (1975)

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Photo Courtesy of Universal Pictures. Roy Scheider in Jaws.

MAD MAX: fury road (2015)

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Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures. Tom Hardy in Mad Max: Fury Road.

JOKER (2019)

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Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures. Joaquin Phoenix in Joker.

SUPERBAD (2007)

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Photo Courtesy of Sony Pictures. Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, & Christopher Mintz-Plasse in Superbad.

LOGAN (2017)

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Photo Courtesy of 20th Century Fox. Hugh Jackman in Logan.

SPIDER-MAN (2002)

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Photo Courtesy of Sony Pictures. Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst in Spider-Man.

PLANET OF THE APES (2011)

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Photo Courtesy of 20th Century Fox. Tim Roth as Thade in Planet Of The Apes.

JOHN WICK (2014)

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Photo Courtesy of Summit Entertainment. Keanu Reeves in John Wick.

KILL BILL: VOL. 1 (2003)

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Photo Courtesy of Miramar. Uma Thurman in Kill Bill: VOL. 1.

KILL BILL: VOL. 2 (2004)

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Photo Courtesy of Miramar. Uma Thurman in Kill Bill: VOL. 2.

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