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MLA citation for movie

Modern Language Association (MLA) style guidelines is most often used when writing papers in the liberal arts or humanities fields. Film and video are also increasingly studied in social science disciplines. It is also possible to quote above mentioned work within Turabian citation generator.

MLA movie citation generator uses parenthetical citations within the text to direct readers to entries in the Works Cited page. Parenthetical citations usually include the author and page number, but for some types of sources, such as films, the parenthetical citation lists the first item in the Works Cited citation.

According to the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, the beginning of your work cited entry for a film or movie depends on what is relevant to your analysis. If your paper is about a movie in general, for example, begin the entry with the title of the movie. If your paper discusses the director, begin with the director’s name or it might also be focused on an actor or actress.
Nevertheless citing a movie or film within MLA citation generator does not differ much from citing an article from scholarly journal, magazine or newspaper.  
To create a film citation within citation generator observe following information about the source:

The title ( parenthetical citation may list the title, the director or a performer, due to what is the object of your work). Include the name of the director, the film studio or distributor, and the release year. In case if film or movie already recorded on DVD or video it is also important to mention the distributor, and the release year. Do not omit the medium of publication (e.g. DVD, VHS, Laser disc).