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How should I reference a movie in APA style?

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Use the following format to reference a motion picture:

Producer, A. A. (Producer), & Director, (B. B. (Director). (Year). Title of motion picture [Motion picture]. Country of Origin: Studio. 

Use the following format to reference a music recording: 

Writer, A. (Copyright year). Title of song [Recorded by B. B. Artist if different from writer]. On Title of album [Medium of recording: CD, record, cassette, etc.]. Location: Label. (Date of recording if different from song copyright date)

Please see pages 209 and 210 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Assocation (2010) for more information and examples of how to reference motion pictures (movies), music recordings (songs), television episodes, and maps retrieved online. 


American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. 

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