Use the above dropdown menu to select examples of how various resources are cited in MLA Style.
There are 10 types of resources included in this guide:
For additional examples of other types of resources, or for more detail, please see Part 2, Chapter 2, "Works Cited," of The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 8th Ed.
Title. Director. Performers. Distributor, Year of Release. Format.
John Adams. Dir. Tom Hooper. Perf. Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney. HBO Films, 2008. DVD.
Title. Directed by First Name Last Name, Distributor, Year of Release.
The Martian. Directed by Ridley Scott, Twentieth Century Fox, 2015. If citing an individual's work, begin with name. Other contributors may be listed after the director.
Scott, Ridley, director. The Martian. Performances by Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Twentieth Century Fox, 2015.