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APA movie citation for APA format

APA citation generator provides a free service for source documentation that is used in your work concerning most social sciences courses. APA style place emphasis on the date a work was created, so most APA citation involves recording the date of a particular work in the physical text. The date is usually placed immediately after the author’s name in the “References” page at the end of an essay. The most recent APA formatting can be found in the sixth edition of the APA manual, you may also consult the APA guidelines.

In fact you will need to cite any  idea that is distributed from a  movie in your paper, just like if you would quote online book, e-book or abstract. If you are using quotations from the film, you will treat these in-text as a quotation as if it is any other known source.. If you are explaining to your reader what happened in the movie or other ideas from the film (in other words, paraphrasing), then you will do this in-text as a paraphrase. Nowadays the easiest way to build a proper bibliography is to generate citations via citation machine.

APA movie citation generator requires listed above essential elements:

  • Title of film;
  • Director’s name;
  • Year of original release;
  • Distributor;
  • Year of current release;
  • Format (DVD, VHS, etc.).

Note, in case a movie or video tape is not available in wide distribution, add the following to your citation after the country of origin: (Available from Distributor name, full address and zip code).