Donald Trump's favorite movies
Want to binge-watch Donald Trump’s favorite flicks? These are the films Mr. Trump has said he admires. We’ve also thrown in movies that feature Trump cameos; after all, if there’s one thing the president-elect always seems proud of, it’s products with the Trump name on them.
Donald Trump told The New Yorker this 1988 Jean-Claude Van Damme fight film is an old favorite of his. The movie follows a U.S. soldier entering a violent, underground martial-arts competition.
Trump on "Bloodsport"
In his New Yorker profile, Mr. Trump called the action film “an incredible, fantastic movie.”
One of several mob movies on Donald Trump’s list, Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas” follows a young man and his friends as they climb the ranks of the organized crime syndicate.
Trump on "Goodfellas"
Praising its “stellar cast,” Mr. Trump has referred to the 1990 film as “great entertainment.”
The Oscar-winning drama about an Italian-American crime family is among the top Trump movie picks.
Trump on "The Godfather"
Mr. Trump has described both the 1972 original and “The Godfather: Part II” as “classic.”
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
This iconic “Spaghetti Western” stars Clint Eastwood as a mysterious man operating a bounty-hunting scam.
Trump on "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
“The characters are well-developed and sometimes remind me of some of the types I’ve had to deal with over the years in business,” Mr. Trump told Movieline of the 1966 film.
"Gone with the Wind"
This epic 1939 historical romance, set in the South during the Civil War and Reconstruction era, is another classic which Donald Trump considers to be one of his favorite movies.
Trump on "Gone with the Wind"
“It has stood the test of time,” he told Movieline. “For me, it’s a love story combined with a time in our country’s history that was pivotal in our evolution.”
Donald Trump’s self-professed favorite movie stars Orson Welles as a wealthy publishing tycoon.
Trump on "Citizen Kane"
Mr. Trump once told documentarian Errol Morris of the 1941 film: “I think you learn in ‘Kane’ that maybe wealth isn’t everything, because he had the wealth, but he didn’t have the happiness.”
Trump’s cameo in "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York"
The business mogul has also appeared in several films as well. In 1992’s “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” he can be seen giving directions to a young Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin).
Trump’s cameo in "Zoolander"
The businessman, along with future wife Melania, appeared briefly in the 2001 Ben Stiller comedy. In a red carpet interview, Trump delivered the line: “Look, without Derek Zoolander, male modeling wouldn’t be what it is today.”
Trump’s cameo in "Two Weeks Notice"
In this 2002 Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock film, Trump cameos briefly as himself, to bother Grant about a breakup at a cocktail party.
Trump’s cameo in "The Associate"
Donald Trump has appeared in two Whoopi Goldberg films. In “The Associate,” from 1996, he is seen waiting in a restaurant where Whoopi breezes by to get seated first.
Trump’s cameo in "Eddie"
In another 1996 Whoopi Goldberg film, “Eddie,” Trump utters the line: “Actually, hiring Eddie was my idea from the beginning.”
Trump’s cameo in "Ghosts Can’t Do It"
Donald Trump earned a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor for his 1989 cameo in this Bo Derek fantasy flick. In the scene, Derek’s character engages in a negotiation with the help of her late husband’s ghost.
Trump’s cameo in "The Little Rascals"
“You’re the best son money can buy,” Trump tells Waldo in 1994’s “The Little Rascals,” where he cameos as the rich boy’s father.