The development of economic globalization has granted people more opportunities for cross-cultural exchanges, and therefore, the demand for English language talents in the society has gradually increased and more requirements for English language talents have also been continuously set out. Therefore, high-quality English language talents who are capable of cultural exchanges and communication are very important. English language films are a very important carrier in English learning. It is a beloved tool for learning English language due to its nature. In addition, the vivid situations, interesting speeches and expressions, and intuitive auditory impacts in the English language films provide very effective materials for college English listening teaching, and have therefore been highly valued by the college English teachers and educators. In view of the above, this article discusses English language films and college English listening teaching. The main purpose is to improve the quality of English listening teaching and students' cross-cultural communication skills.