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12 Best Cinema Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Cinema books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best cinema books" into our search engine and study the top 4+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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  1. 1
    Making Movies

    Making Movies

    Sidney Lumet

  2. 3
    Something Like An Autobiography
  3. 5
    On Directing Film
    Adventures in the Screen Trade
  5. 8


    Francois Truffaut

  6. 9
  7. 10
    What Is Cinema?


  • How was this Cinema books list created?

    We searched for 'best Cinema books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Cinema books are in this list?

    There are 12 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Cinema books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Cinema books on the internet.

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