Ron Perlman
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Season 01 | Episode 17

Ron Perlman


Actor and producer Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy) sits with Josh and Joe to discuss some of his favorite movies that couldn’t possibly get made today.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Sleepwalkers (1992)
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
The Second Civil War (1997)
Matinee (1993)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Ready Player One (2018)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Charlie’s Angels (2000)
Great Expectations (1946)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Showgirls (1995)
Shane (1953)
The Graduate (1967)
The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)
Zachariah (1971)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Son of Saul (2015)
To Dust (2018)
Asher (2018)
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
The Name of the Rose (1986)
Infested (2002)

Other Notable Items

Billy Wilder
Walter Matthau
A great Billy Wilder joke, as documented in On Sunset Boulevard
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948-1971)
The Beatles
David Paymer
Zane Gray Theater TV series (1956-1961)
“Lightning,” Joe and Ron’s episode of the Picture Windows miniseries
Wing and a Prayer Pictures
Francis Ford Coppola
Martin Scorsese
William Friedkin
The “New Hollywood” era of the 1970s
Marlon Brando
William Wyler
World War II
Robert Altman
Pauline Kael
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Charlie’s Angels TV series (1976-1981)
Great Expectations novel
The Marx Brothers
Edward G. Robinson
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scott Fitzgerald
William Faulkner
The 1988 Writers Guild of America strike
A certain someone
Seinfeld TV series (1989-1998)
Géza Röhrig
Matthew Broderick
Jack Nicholson
Bob Rafelson
Lois Smith
Jerry Lee Lewis
Ron’s memoir Easy Street (the Hard Way)
John Ford
Samuel Goldwyn
Harry Cohn
Darryl F. Zanuck
William Goldman
AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Movies List, of which our The Movies That Made Me team is not a fan
Charles Laughton

This list is also available on Letterboxd.