Gary's top 40 movies


Gary's music has long been influenced by film. Whether it be the cinematography, soundtrack, performances or script; there is usually at least one element that embeds itself in his psyche and later finds a way into his work, in some form. Gary currently includes the following movies (listed in no particular order) among his favourites, along with others by many of the same directors.

Fargo (1996)

Dir. Joel and Ethan Coen
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Oldboy (2003)

Dir. Chan-wook Park
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Manhatten (1979)

Dir. Woody Allen
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Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

Dir. Shane Meadows
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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

Dir. Wes Anderson
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The Deer Hunter (1978)

Dir. Michael Cimino
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Carrie (1976)

Dir. Brian De Palma
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Dir. Michel Gondry
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Rear Window (1954)

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock
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The Last House On The Left (1972)

Dir. Wes Craven
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Team America: World Police (2004)

Dir. Trey Parker
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Westworld (1973)

Dir. Michael Crichton
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Kill List (2011)

Dir. Ben Wheatley
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Dancer In The Dark (2000)

Dir. Lars Von Trier
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I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Dir. David O. Russell
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Rint (1998)

Dir. Hideo Nakata
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Taxi Driver (1976)

Dir. Martin Scorsese
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Jaws (1975)

Dir. Steven Spielberg
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Clerks

Dir. Kevin Smith
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The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Dir. John Sturges
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Love And Death (1975)

Dir. Woody Allen
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The Living And The Dead (2006)

Dir. Simon Rumley
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The Usual Suspects (1995)

Dir. Bryan Singer
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Magnolia (1999)

Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
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The Shining (1980)

Dir. Stanley Kubrick
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Dir. Rob Reiner
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Being John Malkovich (1999)

Dir. Spike Jonze
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Tony (2009)

Dir. Gerard Johnson
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Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Dir. Quentin Tarantino
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Se7ev (1995)

Dir. David Fincher
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The Truman Show (1998)

Dir. Peter Weir
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Life Of Brian (1979)

Dir. Terry Jones
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Dir. Tobe Hooper
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Antichrist (2009)

Dir. Lars Von Trier
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Apocalypse Now (1979)

Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
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Switchblade Romance (High Tension) (2003)

Dir. Alexandre Aja
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The Dead Zone (1983)

Dir. David Cronenberg
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Election (1999)

Dir. Alexander Payne
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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Dir. Marc Forster
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The Omen

Dir. Richard Donner
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Fargo (1996)

Dir. Joel and Ethan Coen
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Oldboy (2003)

Dir. Chan-wook Park
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Manhatten (1979)

Dir. Woody Allen
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Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

Dir. Shane Meadows
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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

Dir. Wes Anderson
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The Deer Hunter (1978)

Dir. Michael Cimino
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Carrie (1976)

Dir. Brian De Palma
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Dir. Michel Gondry
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Rear Window (1954)

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock
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The Last House On The Left (1972)

Dir. Wes Craven
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Team America: World Police (2004)

Dir. Trey Parker
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Westworld (1973)

Dir. Michael Crichton
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Kill List (2011)

Dir. Ben Wheatley
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Dancer In The Dark (2000)

Dir. Lars Von Trier
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I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Dir. David O. Russell
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Rint (1998)

Dir. Hideo Nakata
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Taxi Driver (1976)

Dir. Martin Scorsese
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Jaws (1975)

Dir. Steven Spielberg
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Clerks

Dir. Kevin Smith
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The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Dir. John Sturges
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Love And Death (1975)

Dir. Woody Allen
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The Living And The Dead (2006)

Dir. Simon Rumley
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The Usual Suspects (1995)

Dir. Bryan Singer
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Magnolia (1999)

Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
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The Shining (1980)

Dir. Stanley Kubrick
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Dir. Rob Reiner
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Being John Malkovich (1999)

Dir. Spike Jonze
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Tony (2009)

Dir. Gerard Johnson
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Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Dir. Quentin Tarantino
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Se7ev (1995)

Dir. David Fincher
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The Truman Show (1998)

Dir. Peter Weir
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Life Of Brian (1979)

Dir. Terry Jones
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Dir. Tobe Hooper
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Antichrist (2009)

Dir. Lars Von Trier
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Apocalypse Now (1979)

Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
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Switchblade Romance (High Tension) (2003)

Dir. Alexandre Aja
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The Dead Zone (1983)

Dir. David Cronenberg
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Election (1999)

Dir. Alexander Payne
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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Dir. Marc Forster
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The Omen

Dir. Richard Donner
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