Nicolas Cage unveils his four favourite movies of all time

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Nicolas Cage attended the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of his new movie Dream Scenario this weekend.

The 59-year-old was one of just a few actors to be granted an interim agreement from SAG-AFTRA, to promote his independent film during the joint Hollywood actors and writers strike.

The A24 comedy follows Cage as Paul Matthews, an evolutionary biologist who becomes famous after appearing in everyone’s dreams.

Walking the red carpet in a black zebra-print suit, the star was approached by Letterboxd, the app that helps you track the films you’ve watched.

They told him: “We ask everybody for their four favourite movies of all time. I’m wondering if you have any you can name for me please?” And here are the films he named in no particular order.

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Juliet of the Spirits (1965)

Federico Fellini’s fantasy comedy-drama follows a middle-aged woman suspicious of her husband, who one night initiates a seance. During which, his wife learns more about her painful past via the spirits she encounters.

Citizen Kane (1941)

Widely considered the greatest film ever made, Orson Welles was just 25 when he co-wrote, directed and starred in this masterpiece. The fictional biopic looks back on the life and legacy of media baron Charles Foster Kane following his death of old age and explores the mystery surrounding his last word “Rosebud”.

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The 400 Blows (1959)

François Truffaut’s coming-of-age drama is one of the defining of the French New Wave. Viewed as one of the best French movies ever made, the story follows a misunderstood and rebellious Parisian teenager who regularly clashes with his parents and teachers.

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

This sci-fi classic, co-written with Arthur C Clarke, is considered one of the most influential films ever made. The story follows a group of astronauts and scientists who travel with their sentient supercomputer HAL to Jupiter to investigate an alien monolith.

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