Guillermo Díaz's Shortlist

Guillermo Díaz's Shortlist

Movie recommendations from actor Guillermo Díaz, known for ABC's ‘Scandal’

Known for his roles on ‘Scandal’ and ‘Girls,’ Guillermo Díaz has an extensive filmography, ranging from the classic ‘Scarface’ to Nigel Finch’s acclaimed film, ‘Stonewall.’ Not limited to television and movies, he has also been featured in music videos by Britney Spears, Beyoncé, and Jay Z. In 2014, Guillermo made his directorial debut with a socially conscious documentary short film titled, ‘Valley of the Undocumented.’

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Guillermo Díaz's Shortlist
  • Quickfire Questions with Guillermo Díaz

    Guillermo Díaz shares his favorite romantic movie, scary movie, movie snack, and more.

  • Guillermo Díaz Recommends 'The Howling'

    “It was the first time I had seen a werewolf movie that was so real and so frightening.”

  • The Howling

    Good werewolf films are elusive. This is one of the best.

  • Guillermo Díaz Recommends 'The Fog'

    “It’s one of the first horror films that I saw and it always stuck with me.”

  • The Fog

    1980 • R • Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Crimes & Thrillers

    John Carpenter's atmospheric follow-up to 'Halloween.'

    WHY WE PICKED IT: It's an appropriately atmospheric cult classic from an undisputed modern master of the horror genre.

    A small coastal town in California is besieged by...

  • Guillermo Díaz Recommends 'The Ghost Writer'

    “I’m a huge fan of Roman Polanski… he pulls these performances out of people that you’re not expecting.”

  • The Ghost Writer

    2010 • PG-13 • Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Crimes & Thrillers

    Roman Polanski adapts Robert Harris's political thriller.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This elegant, enjoyable mystery is equal parts gripping suspense and potent political satire.

    Ewan McGregor is The Ghost, a successful ghostwriter ...

  • Guillermo Díaz Recommends 'The Wicker Man'

    “It’s super psychological… it’s all in your head until that very last scene.”

  • The Wicker Man

    1973 • R • Mystery & Suspense, Horror, Crimes & Thrillers

    A unique and terrifying horror film set among an island cult.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This chilling film famously referred to as "the ‘Citizen Kane’ of horror movies" is often cited as one of the scariest movies ever made.

    Inspired by D...