Read a list of Frank Ocean’s favourite movies

The R&B musician's Boys Don't Cry magazine features a list of films

Frank Ocean reveals a list of his favourite movies in his new Boys Don’t Cry magazine.

The magazine was published in conjunction with the R&B singer’s new album ‘Blonde‘ (also stylised as ‘Blond’) at the weekend, available at a number of pop-up shops around the world.

One page in the magazine lists a number of films that he enjoys, along with thumbnail photos from each. The running time for the movies altogether is also given, clocking in at 207.23 hours.


The list includes The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, The Godfather, Paris, Texas and Annie Hall.

As Genius reports, directors Paul Thomas Anderson, Quentin Tarantino, Wong Kar-wei, Werner Herzog, David Lynch, Stanley Kubrick and the Coen Brothers all have multiple entries on the list.

See the list in full below.

ATL (Ocean’s annotation: “ATL is not the best movie lol but ok”)
Un Chien Andalou
Blue Velvet
Barry Lyndon
Battleship Potemkin
Chungking Express
Raging Bull
The Conformist
The Bicycle Thief
Taxi Driver
A Clockwork Orange
Mean Streets
Gods Of The Plague
Mulholland Drive
Happy Together
(Wong Kar-Wei)
Fallen Angels
Apocalypse Now
The Last Laugh
Full Metal Jacket
No Country For Old Men
Wild At Heart
The Royal Tenenbaums
Miller’s Crossing
The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie
(Luis Buñuel)
Blood Simple
LA Confidential
Reservoir Dogs
Eastern Promises
2001: A Space Odyssey
Battle Royale
The Passion Of Anna
Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia
(Park Chan-Wook 2013)
Django Unchained
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Next
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
The Godfather
(Fritz Lang)

Scarface (Howard Hawks 1932)
Scarface (De Palma 1983)
Blade Runner
Citizen Kane
On The Waterfront
Annie Hall
Dr. Strangelove
The French Connection
The Deer Hunter
Wild Strawberries
The Sacrifice
(Andre Tarkovsky)
El Topo
The Holy Mountain
The Shining
Pulp Fiction
American Beauty
(Andre Tarkovsky)
True Romance
Elephant Man
Seven Samurai
Jackie Brown
Aguirre, The Wrath Of God
Paris, Texas
Devil In A Blue Dress
Inglorious Bastards [sic]
Ed Wood
Hard Eight
The Seventh Seal
Paths Of Glory
There Will Be Blood
Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
Fight Club
Throne Of Blood
(Akira Kurosawa)
The Master
Dog Day Afternoon
Rosemary’s Baby
Phantom Of The Paradise
Inauguration Of The Pleasure Dome
Malcolm X
Scorpio Rising
The Friends Of Eddie Coyle
Puce Moment
(F.W. Murnau 1929)
The King Of Comedy

‘Blonde’ was streamed via Apple Music at the weekend, coming after the release of Ocean’s visual album ‘Endless‘ and his ‘Nikes’ music video.

The album is currently on course to reach Number One in the UK, having initially been delayed to regain the “element of surprise”.


The Boys Don’t Cry magazine also includes a poem written by Kanye West about McDonalds, as well as one by Tyler, The Creator.

Frank Ocean’s mother has warned fans against paying “ridiculous” prices for the magazine on eBay.


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