Watch: These Are Kathryn Bigelow’s 5 Favorite Films

By V Renée

Director Kathryn Bigelow shares a list of films that inspired her to make her own.

Kathryn Bigelow is one of the few female directors to break into the action genre. Not only did she become the first woman in history to win an Oscar for Best Director for her work in The Hurt Locker, but her action crime thriller Point Break is considered by many to have one of the most technically complex, well-choreographed on-foot chase scenes ever. It makes you wonder what kinds of films inspired Bigelow to make her brand of filmmaking, which has been described as “action movies with heart,” and if you want to know the answer, this video from Fandor will give you the lowdown.

Here are some of Bigelow’s favorite films:

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