Master List By Director


Jim Abrahams [7]

  • Airplane! (1980) 76
  • Top Secret! (1984) 64
  • Ruthless People (1986)
  • Big Business (1988)
  • Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
  • Hot Shots! (1991)
  • Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)


    J.J. Abrams [5]

  • Mission: Impossible III (2006) 66
  • Star Trek (2009) 47
  • Super 8 (2011) 58
  • Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) 62
  • Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens (2015) 63


    Neil Abramson [2]

  • Ringmaster (1998) ~25
  • American Son (2008) 71


    Hany Abu-Assad [3]

  • Paradise Now (2005) 42
  • Omar (2013) 45
  • The Idol (2015) 40


    Alejandro Adams [3]

  • Around the Bay (2008) 58
  • Canary (2009) 52
  • Amity (2012) 55


    Andrew Adamson [3]

  • Shrek (2001) ~33
  • Shrek 2 (2004) 50
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) 43


    Maren Ade [3]

  • The Forest for the Trees (2003) 76
  • Everyone Else (2009) 88
  • Toni Erdmann (2016) 82


    Percy Adlon [2]

  • Bagdad Cafe (1987)
  • Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)


    Ben Affleck [3]

  • Gone Baby Gone (2007) 75
  • The Town (2010) 61
  • Argo (2012) 69


    Karim Aïnouz [2]

  • The Silver Cliff (2011) 64
  • Futuro Beach (2014) 47


    Chantal Akerman [9]

  • Jeanne Dielman | 23, Quai du Commerce | 1080 Bruxelles (1976) 82
  • News From Home (1977) 59
  • Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the '60s in Brussels (1994) 58
  • A Couch in New York (1996) ~52
  • La Captive (2000) ~41
  • From the Other Side (2002) 52
  • Tomorrow We Move (2004) 45
  • The State of the World (2007) 26
  • Almayer's Folly (2011) 61
  • No Home Movie (2015) 21


    Fatih Akin [5]

  • Head-On (2004) 70
  • Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005) 47
  • The Edge of Heaven (2007) 64
  • Soul Kitchen (2009) 66
  • In the Fade (2017) 48


    Barbara Albert [4]

  • Northern Skirts (1999) 51
  • State of the Nation (2002) 44
  • Free Radicals (2003) 48
  • Falling (2006) 72
  • Mademoiselle Paradis (2017) 49


    Alan Alda [2]

  • A New Life (1988)
  • Betsy's Wedding (1990)


    Robert Aldrich [8]

  • World for Ransom (1954) 48
  • Vera Cruz (1954) 60
  • Kiss Me Deadly (1955) 93
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
  • The Dirty Dozen (1967) 59
  • The Killing of Sister George (1968)
  • Ulzana's Raid (1972) 84
  • Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977) 49


    Tomas Alfredson [2]

  • Let the Right One In (2008) 57
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) 44


    Woody Allen [45]

  • What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)
  • Take the Money and Run (1969)
  • Bananas (1971) 64
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972)
  • Sleeper (1973)
  • Love and Death (1975) 77
  • Annie Hall (1977) 84
  • Interiors (1978) 59
  • Manhattan (1979) 100
  • Stardust Memories (1980) 64
  • A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
  • Zelig (1983) 71
  • Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) 96
  • Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) 76
  • Radio Days (1987)
  • September (1987)
  • Another Woman (1988)
  • New York Stories (1989)
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) 95
  • Alice (1990)
  • Shadows and Fog (1992)
  • Husbands and Wives (1992) 63
  • Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
  • Bullets Over Broadway (1994) 75
  • Mighty Aphrodite (1995) ~47
  • Everyone Says I Love You (1996) 81
  • Deconstructing Harry (1997) ~54
  • Celebrity (1998) ~56
  • Sweet and Lowdown (1999) ~68
  • Small Time Crooks (2000) ~44
  • The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) ~32
  • Hollywood Ending (2002) 46
  • Anything Else (2003) 41
  • Melinda and Melinda (2004) 51
  • Match Point (2005) 67
  • Scoop (2006) 57
  • Cassandra's Dream (2007) 53
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) 65
  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010) 46
  • Midnight in Paris (2011) 45
  • Blue Jasmine (2013) 58
  • Magic in the Moonlight (2014) 52
  • Irrational Man (2015) 58
  • Café Society (2016) 51
  • Wonder Wheel (2017) 44


    Michael Almereyda [8]

  • Another Girl, Another Planet (1992) 67
  • Nadja (1994) ~44
  • Hamlet (2000) ~69
  • Happy Here and Now (2002) 57
  • This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs "The Late Henry Moss" (2003) 56
  • Cymbeline (2014) 48
  • Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story (2015) 59
  • Marjorie Prime (2017) 57


    Pedro Almodóvar [16]

  • What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
  • Matador (1986)
  • Law of Desire (1987)
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) 58
  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990) 55
  • High Heels (1991)
  • The Flower of My Secret (1995) ~72
  • Live Flesh (1997) ~49
  • All About My Mother (1999) 46
  • Talk to Her (2002) 66
  • Bad Education (2004) 64
  • Volver (2006) 74
  • Broken Embraces (2009) 42
  • The Skin I Live In (2011) 50
  • I'm So Excited! (2013) 25
  • Julieta (2016) 62


    Lisandro Alonso [4]

  • La Libertad (2001) ~5
  • Los Muertos (2004) 12
  • Liverpool (2008) 29
  • Jauja (2014) 41


    Robert Altman [25]

  • MASH (1970) 50
  • Brewster McCloud (1970)
  • McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971) 86
  • Images (1972)
  • The Long Goodbye (1973)
  • Thieves Like Us (1974)
  • California Split (1974)
  • Nashville (1975) 82
  • Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976) 48
  • 3 Women (1977) 85
  • A Wedding (1978) 58
  • Popeye (1980)
  • Secret Honor (1984)
  • Beyond Therapy (1987)
  • Aria (1987)
  • Vincent & Theo (1990)
  • The Player (1992) 71
  • Short Cuts (1993) 70
  • Ready to Wear (Prêt-à-Porter) (1994)
  • Kansas City (1996) ~30
  • The Gingerbread Man (1998) ~75
  • Cookie's Fortune (1999) ~64
  • Dr. T & the Women (2000) ~48
  • Gosford Park (2001) ~64
  • The Company (2003) 65
  • A Prairie Home Companion (2006) 56


    Mathieu Amalric [3]

  • Wimbledon Stage (2001) 38
  • On Tour (2010) 58
  • The Blue Room (2014) 59


    Gianni Amelio [2]

  • Stolen Children (1992)
  • Lamerica (1994) ~67


    Alejandro Amenábar [4]

  • Open Your Eyes (1997) ~51
  • The Others (2001) ~57
  • The Sea Inside (2004) 42
  • Regression (2015) 17


    Jon Amiel [5]

  • Queen of Hearts (1989)
  • Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
  • Sommersby (1993)
  • Copycat (1995) ~39
  • The Core (2003) 60


    Allison Anders [2]

  • Gas Food Lodging (1992)
  • Grace of My Heart (1996) ~45


    Brad Anderson [2]

  • Next Stop Wonderland (1998) ~67
  • Session 9 (2001) 40


    Laurie Anderson [2]

  • Home of the Brave (1986)
  • Heart of a Dog (2015) 65


    Lindsay Anderson [5]

  • This Sporting Life (1963) 60
  • if.... (1968) 68
  • O Lucky Man! (1973) 50
  • Brittania Hospital (1982)
  • The Whales of August (1987)


    Michael Anderson [2]

  • Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
  • Orca (1977)


    Paul Thomas Anderson [8]

  • Hard Eight (1996) ~62
  • Boogie Nights (1997) 65
  • Magnolia (1999) 63
  • Punch-Drunk Love (2002) 68
  • There Will Be Blood (2007) 78
  • The Master (2012) 61
  • Inherent Vice (2014) 39
  • Phantom Thread (2017) 71


    Wes Anderson [8]

  • Bottle Rocket (1996) 66
  • Rushmore (1998) 83
  • The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) 61
  • The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004) 82
  • The Darjeeling Limited (2007) 51
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) 71
  • Moonrise Kingdom (2012) 78
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) 76


    Roy Andersson [5]

  • A Swedish Love Story (1970) 62
  • Giliap (1975) 37
  • Songs From the Second Floor (2000) 84
  • You, the Living (2007) 66
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014) 54


    Theo Angelopoulos [4]

  • Landscape in the Mist (1988)
  • Ulysses' Gaze (1995) ~40
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Eternity and a Day (1998) ~35
  • The Weeping Meadow (2004) 21
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58


    Jean-Jacques Annaud [5]

  • The Name of the Rose (1986)
  • The Bear (1988)
  • The Lover (1992)
  • Seven Years in Tibet (1997) ~50
  • Enemy at the Gates (2001) ~41


    David Anspaugh [3]

  • Hoosiers (1986)
  • Fresh Horses (1988)
  • Rudy (1993)


    Michelangelo Antonioni [10]

  • Le amiche (1955) 74
  • Il Grido (1957) 47
  • L'Avventura (1960) 63
  • La Notte (1961) 70
  • L'Eclisse (1962) 45
  • Red Desert (1964) 32
  • Blowup (1966) 73
  • Zabriskie Point (1970) 55
  • The Passenger (1975) 59
  • Identification of a Woman (1982) 49
  • Eros (2004) 54


    Shinji Aoyama [2]

  • Eureka (2000)
  • Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani? (2005) 38


    Judd Apatow [5]

  • The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) 62
  • Knocked Up (2006) 67
  • Funny People (2009) 47
  • This Is 40 (2012) 48
  • Trainwreck (2015) 46


    Michael Apted [13]

  • Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
  • Firstborn (1984) 64
  • 28 Up (1985)
  • Bring On the Night (1985)
  • Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
  • Class Action (1991)
  • 35 Up (1991)
  • Thunderheart (1992)
  • Incident at Oglala (1992)
  • Nell (1994)
  • Extreme Measures (1996)
  • Enigma (2001) 42
  • Unlocked (2017) 49


    Gregg Araki [8]

  • The Living End (1992)
  • Totally F***ed Up (1993) 47
  • The Doom Generation (1995) ~57
  • Nowhere (1997) ~42
  • Mysterious Skin (2004) 47
  • [Smiley Face] (2007) 49
  • Kaboom (2010) 73
  • White Bird in a Blizzard (2014) 48


    Denys Arcand [3]

  • Jesus of Montreal (1989)
  • The Barbarian Invasions (2003) 57
  • An Eye for Beauty (2014) 29


    Emile Ardolino [3]

  • Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • Chances Are (1989)
  • 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)


    Asia Argento [3]

  • Scarlet Diva (2000) 33
  • The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004) 33
  • Misunderstood (2014) 45


    Dario Argento [6]

  • The Bird With the Crystal Plumage (1970) 56
  • The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971) 44
  • Deep Red (1975) 53
  • Suspiria (1977) 69
  • Phenomena (1985) 44
  • The Stendhal Syndrome (1996) 28


    George Armitage [3]

  • Miami Blues (1990) 94
  • Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) 67
  • The Big Bounce (2004) 70


    Gillian Armstrong [4]

  • Mrs. Soffel (1984)
  • The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
  • Little Women (1994)
  • Oscar and Lucinda (1997)


    Morten Arnfred [2]

  • The Kingdom (1994) ~82
  • The Kingdom II (1997)


    Andrea Arnold [4]

  • Red Road (2006) 51
  • Fish Tank (2009) 54
  • Wuthering Heights (2011) 50
  • American Honey (2016) 52


    Jack Arnold [4]

  • It Came From Outer Space (1953)
  • Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954) 58
  • The Space Children (1958) 41
  • The Mouse That Roared (1959)


    Darren Aronofsky [6]

  • π (1998) ~70
  • Requiem for a Dream (2000) 54
  • The Fountain (2006) 43
  • The Wrestler (2008) 64
  • Black Swan (2010) 65
  • mother! (2017) 85


    Miguel Arteta [4]

  • Star Maps (1997) ~14
  • Chuck & Buck (2000) ~51
  • The Good Girl (2002) 31
  • Cedar Rapids (2011) 47


    Rodney Ascher [2]

  • Room 237 (2012) 58
  • The Nightmare (2015) 61


    Ash [2]

  • Bang (1995) ~47
  • Pups (1999) ~6


    Hal Ashby [6]

  • The Landlord (1970) 70
  • Harold and Maude (1971) 49
  • The Last Detail (1973) 61
  • Shampoo (1975)
  • Coming Home (1978)
  • Being There (1979) 65


    Anthony Asquith [2]

  • Pygmalion (1938)
  • The Browning Version (1951)


    Olivier Assayas [16]

  • Winter's Child (1989) 59
  • Paris Awakens (1991) 61
  • A New Life (1993)
  • Cold Water (1994)
  • Irma Vep (1996) 92
  • Late August, Early September (1998) ~66
  • Les Destinées (2000) 49
  • demonlover (2002) 69
  • Clean (2004) 60
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • Noise (2006) 49
  • Boarding Gate (2007) 48
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Summer Hours (2008) 68
  • Carlos (2010) 61
  • Something in the Air (2012) 51
  • Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) 67
  • Personal Shopper (2016) 51


    Richard Attenborough [4]

  • Gandhi (1982)
  • A Chorus Line (1985)
  • Cry Freedom (1987)
  • Shadowlands (1993)


    Stéphane Aubier [2]

  • A Town Called Panic (2009) 57
  • Ernest & Celestine (2012) 67


    Jacques Audiard [6]

  • A Self Made Hero (1996) ~64
  • Read My Lips (2001) 55
  • The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005) 66
  • A Prophet (2009) 55
  • Rust and Bone (2012) 64
  • Dheepan (2015) 50


    Bille August [3]

  • Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
  • The Best Intentions (1992)
  • Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997) ~43
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58


    Daniel Auteuil [2]

  • Marius (2013) 43
  • Fanny (2013) 51


    Pupi Avati [3]

  • The Story of Boys and Girls (1989)
  • The Best Man (1998)
  • Incantato (Enchanted) (2003) 42


    John G. Avildsen [5]

  • Rocky (1976) 61
  • The Karate Kid (1984)
  • For Keeps (1988)
  • Lean on Me (1989)
  • Rocky V (1990)


    Jon Avnet [2]

  • Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
  • Red Corner (1997)


    David Ayer [3]

  • End of Watch (2012) 47
  • Fury (2014) 47
  • Suicide Squad (2016) 19



    Hector Babenco [5]

  • Pixote (1981) 53
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
  • Ironweed (1987)
  • At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
  • Carandiru (2003) 36


    Lloyd Bacon [5]

  • 42nd Street (1933)
  • Footlight Parade (1933)
  • Marked Woman (1937) 47
  • A Slight Case of Murder (1938)
  • Racket Busters (1938) 47


    John Badham [8]

  • The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) 57
  • Saturday Night Fever (1977) 77
  • Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)
  • WarGames (1983) 52
  • Stakeout (1987)
  • Bird on a Wire (1990)
  • The Hard Way (1991)
  • Point of No Return (1993) 32


    Ramin Bahrani [5]

  • Man Push Cart (2005) 51
  • Chop Shop (2007) 69
  • Goodbye Solo (2008) 54
  • At Any Price (2012) 22
  • 99 Homes (2014) 59


    Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato [2]

  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000)
  • Inside Deep Throat (2005) 48


    Sean Baker [2]

  • Tangerine (2015) 62
  • The Florida Project (2017) 81


    Roy Baker [2]

  • The October Man (1947)
  • A Night to Remember (1958) 66


    Ralph Bakshi [2]

  • Fritz the Cat (1972)
  • Wizards (1977)


    Bob Balaban [2]

  • Parents (1989)
  • The Last Good Time (1994)


    Alexei Balabanov [2]

  • Brother (1997)
  • Of Freaks and Men (1998)


    Carroll Ballard [4]

  • The Black Stallion (1979) 70
  • Wind (1992)
  • Fly Away Home (1996) ~52
  • Duma (2005) 41


    Clive Barker [2]

  • Hellraiser (1987)
  • Nightbreed (1990)


    Amir Bar-Lev [5]

  • Fighter (2000) ~59
  • My Kid Could Paint That (2007) 87
  • The Tillman Story (2010) 53
  • Happy Valley (2014) 44
  • Long Strange Trip (2017) 52


    Clio Barnard [3]

  • The Arbor (2010) 81
  • The Selfish Giant (2013) 68
  • Dark River (2017) 59


    Matthew Barney [5]

  • Cremaster 5 (1997) 29
  • Cremaster 2 (1999) 44
  • Cremaster 3 (2002) 60
  • Drawing Restraint 9 (2005) 60
  • Destricted (2006) 44


    Bruno Barreto [3]

  • Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) 26
  • Carried Away (1996)
  • Four Days in September (1997)


    Paul Bartel [3]

  • Death Race 2000 (1975) 68
  • Eating Raoul (1982) 42
  • Scenes From the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills (1989)


    Sophie Barthes [2]

  • Cold Souls (2009) 47
  • Madame Bovary (2014) 43


    Noah Baumbach [10]

  • Kicking and Screaming (1995) 78
  • Mr. Jealousy (1997) ~56
  • The Squid and the Whale (2005) 66
  • Margot at the Wedding (2007) 69
  • Greenberg (2010) 49
  • Frances Ha (2012) 81
  • While We're Young (2014) 42
  • Mistress America (2015) 57
  • De Palma (2015) 64
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) 57


    Mario Bava [2]

  • Black Sabbath (1963) 66
  • Danger: Diabolik (1968) 55


    Michael Bay [3]

  • Bad Boys (1995) 49
  • The Rock (1996) ~24
  • Armageddon (1998) 34


    Warren Beatty [3]

  • Reds (1981) 54
  • Dick Tracy (1990)
  • Bulworth (1998)


    Xavier Beauvois [2]

  • Don't Forget You're Going to Die (1995)
  • Of Gods & Men (2010) 53


    Harold Becker [7]

  • Taps (1981) 56
  • The Boost (1988)
  • Sea of Love (1989) 75
  • Malice (1993) 76
  • City Hall (1996) ~50
  • Mercury Rising (1998) 21
  • Domestic Disturbance (2001) ~24


    Jacques Becker [3]

  • Paris Frills (1945)
  • Casque d'Or (1952) 55
  • Touchez pas au grisbi (1954) 72


    Marco Bellocchio [6]

  • Fist in His Pocket (1965)
  • My Mother's Smile (2002) 45
  • Good Morning, Night (2003) 59
  • Vincere (2009) 69
  • Blood of My Blood (2015) 60
  • Sweet Dreams (2016) 50


    Lucas Belvaux [8]

  • After the Life (2002) 52
  • An Amazing Couple (2002) 84
  • On the Run (2002) 77
  • The Right of the Weakest (2006) 69
  • Rapt (2009) 73
  • 38 Witnesses (2012) 55
  • Not My Type (2014) 69
  • This Is Our Land (2017) 63


    María Luisa Bemberg [2]

  • I, the Worst of All (1990)
  • I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993)


    Roberto Benigni [3]

  • Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1985)
  • The Monster (1994) ~35
  • Life Is Beautiful (La vita è bella) (1997) 72


    Richard Benjamin [5]

  • My Favorite Year (1982)
  • The Money Pit (1986)
  • My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
  • Downtown (1990)
  • Mermaids (1990)


    Bill Bennett [2]

  • Kiss or Kill (1997)
  • The Nugget (2002) 43


    James Benning [2]

  • 13 Lakes (2004) 61
  • Ten Skies (2004) 51


    Robert Benton [8]

  • Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Places in the Heart (1984)
  • Nadine (1987)
  • Billy Bathgate (1991)
  • Nobody's Fool (1994)
  • Twilight (1998)
  • The Human Stain (2003) 41
  • The Feast of Love (2007) 53


    Emmanuelle Bercot [2]

  • On My Way (2013) 40
  • Standing Tall (2015) 40


    Bruce Beresford [7]

  • 'Breaker' Morant (1980)
  • Tender Mercies (1983) 45
  • Crimes of the Heart (1986)
  • Aria (1987)
  • Her Alibi (1989)
  • Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
  • Mister Johnson (1990) 62
  • Black Robe (1991)


    Amy Berg [3]

  • Deliver Us From Evil (2006) 41
  • West of Memphis (2012) 52
  • An Open Secret (2014) 33


    Peter Berg [4]

  • Very Bad Things (1998) ~41
  • Friday Night Lights (2004) 51
  • Lone Survivor (2013) 46
  • Deepwater Horizon (2016) 53


    Andrew Bergman [3]

  • The Freshman (1990) 67
  • Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
  • It Could Happen to You (1994)


    Ingmar Bergman [23]

  • Three Strange Loves (1949) 60
  • Summer With Monika (1953) 60
  • Sawdust and Tinsel (1953) 74
  • Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) 90
  • The Seventh Seal (1957) 60
  • Wild Strawberries (1957) 59
  • Brink of Life (1958) 41
  • The Magician (1958) 54
  • The Virgin Spring (1960) 66
  • Through a Glass, Darkly (1961)
  • Winter Light (1962) 35
  • The Silence (1963) 52
  • Persona (1966) 75
  • Hour of the Wolf (1968) 42
  • Shame (1968)
  • The Passion of Anna (1969) 41
  • Cries and Whispers (1972) 19
  • Scenes From a Marriage (1973) 45
  • The Magic Flute (1975) 49
  • Autumn Sonata (1978) 54
  • Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  • After the Rehearsal (1984)
  • Saraband (2003) 41


    Luis García Berlanga [2]

  • Bienvenido Mister Marshall (1953) 52
  • The Executioner (1963) 48


    Joe Berlinger [9]

  • Brother's Keeper (1992)
  • Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996) 97
  • Revelations: Paradise Lost 2 (2000)
  • Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000) ~13
  • Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) 58
  • Crude (2009) 45
  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011) 52
  • WHITEY: United States of America vs. James J. Bulger (2014) 52
  • Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru (2016) 48


    Sheri Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini [2]

  • American Splendor (2003) 64
  • Girl Most Likely (2012) 37


    Claude Berri [6]

  • The Two of Us (1967) 49
  • Jean de Florette (1986) 78
  • Manon of the Spring (1986) 68
  • Uranus (1990)
  • Germinal (1993)
  • The Housekeeper (2002) 54


    John Berry [4]

  • Tension (1950) 55
  • He Ran All the Way (1951) 63
  • Tamango (1958)
  • Boesman & Lena (2000)


    Bernardo Bertolucci [14]

  • The Grim Reaper (1962)
  • Before the Revolution (1964)
  • Partner. (1968)
  • The Spider's Stratagem (1970)
  • The Conformist (1970)
  • Last Tango in Paris (1972) 57
  • 1900 (1976)
  • Luna (1979) 53
  • The Last Emperor (1987)
  • The Sheltering Sky (1990)
  • Stealing Beauty (1996)
  • Besieged (1998) ~60
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Cello (2002) 27
  • The Dreamers (2003) 38
  • Me and You (2012) 52


    Luc Besson [5]

  • The Big Blue (1988)
  • La Femme Nikita (1990)
  • The Fifth Element (1997)
  • Angel-A (2005) 34
  • Lucy (2014) 55


    Sébastien Betbeder [2]

  • Nights With Theodore (2012) 54
  • 2 Autumns, 3 Winters (2013) 57


    Fabián Bielinsky [2]

  • Nine Queens (2000) 53
  • The Aura (2005) 40


    Susanne Bier [3]

  • Open Hearts (2002) 55
  • Brothers (2004) 57
  • After the Wedding (2006) 44


    Robert Bierman [2]

  • Vampire's Kiss (1989)
  • A Merry War (1997)


    Kathryn Bigelow [10]

  • The Loveless (1982)
  • Near Dark (1987)
  • Blue Steel (1990)
  • Point Break (1991) 51
  • Strange Days (1995) ~42
  • The Weight of Water (2000) 40
  • K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) 50
  • The Hurt Locker (2008) 65
  • Zero Dark Thirty (2012) 67
  • Detroit (2017) 42


    Tony Bill [4]

  • My Bodyguard (1980)
  • Five Corners (1987)
  • Crazy People (1990)
  • Untamed Heart (1993)


    Antonia Bird [2]

  • Priest (1994)
  • Ravenous (1999)


    Brad Bird [4]

  • The Iron Giant (1999) ~73
  • The Incredibles (2004) 68
  • Ratatouille (2007) 65
  • Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol (2011) 69


    Les Blank [6]

  • Hot Pepper (1973) 56
  • Always for Pleasure (1978) 67
  • Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980) 63
  • Burden of Dreams (1982) 58
  • In Heaven There Is No Beer? (1984) 53
  • The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (1994) 43


    Bertrand Blier [5]

  • Going Places (1974) 10
  • Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
  • Buffet froid (1979) 26
  • Too Beautiful for You (1989)
  • Les Côtelettes (2003) 32


    Jeffrey Blitz [2]

  • Spellbound (2002) 65
  • Rocket Science (2007) 63


    Neill Blomkamp [2]

  • District 9 (2009) 64
  • Elysium (2013) 42


    Don Bluth [3]

  • The Secret of NIMH (1982) 43
  • The Land Before Time (1988)
  • Anastasia (1997) ~65


    Anna Boden [3]

  • Sugar (2008) 56
  • It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010) 48
  • Mississippi Grind (2015) 60


    Sergei Bodrov [5]

  • Prisoner of the Mountains (1996) 69
  • Running Free (1999) ~25
  • The Quickie (2001) ~33
  • Bear's Kiss (2002) 18
  • Mongol (2007) 46


    Budd Boetticher [4]

  • Seven Men From Now (1956)
  • The Tall T (1957) 71
  • Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)
  • Ride Lonesome (1959)


    Paul Bogart [2]

  • Oh, God! You Devil (1984)
  • Torch Song Trilogy (1988)


    Peter Bogdanovich [8]

  • Targets (1968)
  • The Last Picture Show (1971) 90
  • What's Up, Doc? (1972) 79
  • Paper Moon (1973)
  • Saint Jack (1979)
  • Mask (1985)
  • Noises Off (1992)
  • The Cat's Meow (2001) 47


    Bertrand Bonello [4]

  • Tiresia (2003) 22
  • House of Pleasures (2011) 76
  • Saint Laurent (2014) 49
  • Nocturama (2016) 74


    Bong Joon-ho [6]

  • Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000) 67
  • Memories of Murder (2003) 61
  • The Host (2006) 76
  • Tokyo! (2008) 56
  • Mother (2009) 65
  • Snowpiercer (2013) 72
  • Okja (2017) 54


    John Boorman [16]

  • Point Blank (1967) 79
  • Hell in the Pacific (1968)
  • Leo the Last (1970)
  • Deliverance (1972) 45
  • Zardoz (1974)
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
  • Excalibur (1981) 49
  • The Emerald Forest (1985)
  • Hope and Glory (1987) 84
  • Where the Heart Is (1990)
  • Beyond Rangoon (1995) ~54
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The General (1998) ~78
  • The Tailor of Panama (2001) ~44
  • In My Country (2004) 23
  • The Tiger's Tail (2006) 38
  • Queen & Country (2014) 52


    Frank Borzage [8]

  • The Circle (1925)
  • Street Angel (1928) 63
  • A Farewell to Arms (1932) 73
  • Man's Castle (1933)
  • Little Man, What Now? (1934)
  • History Is Made at Night (1937) 89
  • The Mortal Storm (1940)
  • Moonrise (1948)


    Rachid Bouchareb [3]

  • Dust of Life (1995)
  • Days of Glory (2006) 48
  • Outside the Law (2010) 57


    Danny Boyle [12]

  • Shallow Grave (1994) 45
  • Trainspotting (1996) 61
  • A Life Less Ordinary (1997) ~60
  • Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001) ~22
  • Strumpet (2001) ~14
  • 28 Days Later (2002) 52
  • Millions (2004) 56
  • Sunshine (2007) 53
  • Slumdog Millionaire (2008) 42
  • 127 Hours (2010) 69
  • Steve Jobs (2015) 62
  • T2 Trainspotting (2017) 50


    Rachel Boynton [2]

  • Our Brand Is Crisis (2005) 47
  • Big Men (2013) 45


    Serge Bozon [3]

  • La France (2007) 27
  • Tip Top (2013) 46
  • Mrs Hyde (2017) 33


    John Brahm [2]

  • The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952)
  • The Mad Magician (1954) 52


    Stan Brakhage [2]

  • Dog Star Man (1964) 50
  • 23rd Psalm Branch (1967) 53


    Kenneth Branagh [12]

  • Henry V (1989)
  • Dead Again (1991)
  • Peter's Friends (1992)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (1993) 66
  • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
  • A Midwinter's Tale (1995) ~55
  • Hamlet (1996) 68
  • Love's Labour's Lost (2000) ~51
  • The Magic Flute (2006) 48
  • Sleuth (2007) 18
  • Thor (2011) 60
  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2013) 55


    Paddy Breathnach [2]

  • I Went Down (1997) ~65
  • Viva (2015) 53


    Catherine Breillat [11]

  • A Real Young Lady (1976)
  • 36 fillette (1988)
  • Romance (1999) ~34
  • Fat Girl (2001) 63
  • Brief Crossing (2001) ~71
  • Sex Is Comedy (2002) 42
  • Anatomy of Hell (2004) 21
  • The Last Mistress (2007) 64
  • Bluebeard (2009) 64
  • The Sleeping Beauty (2010) 45
  • Abuse of Weakness (2013) 61


    Herbert Brenon [2]

  • Peter Pan (1924)
  • A Kiss for Cinderella (1925)


    Robert Bresson [9]

  • Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945)
  • Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
  • A Man Escaped (1956) 67
  • Pickpocket (1959) 67
  • The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
  • Au hasard Balthazar (1966) 43
  • Mouchette (1967)
  • Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
  • L'Argent (1983)


    Martin Brest [4]

  • Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  • Midnight Run (1988) 87
  • Scent of a Woman (1992)
  • Meet Joe Black (1998) ~48


    Craig Brewer [2]

  • Hustle & Flow (2005) 63
  • Black Snake Moan (2006) 56


    Joe Brewster [2]

  • The Keeper (1996) ~40
  • American Promise (2013) 53


    Patrick Brice [2]

  • Creep (2014) 48
  • The Overnight (2015) 68


    Paul Brickman [2]

  • Risky Business (1983) 57
  • Men Don't Leave (1990)


    James Bridges [2]

  • The China Syndrome (1979)
  • Bright Lights, Big City (1988)


    Matthew Bright [3]

  • Freeway (1996) 57
  • Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999) 25
  • Ted Bundy (2002) 35


    Jean-Claude Brisseau [9]

  • La vie comme ça (1978) 63
  • A Brutal Game (1983) 71
  • The Sound and the Fury (1988) 38
  • White Wedding (1989) 47
  • Céline (1992) 40
  • Workers for the Good Lord (2000) 49
  • Secret Things (2002) 53
  • Exterminating Angels (2006) 41
  • A l'Aventure (2009) 42


    Stéphane Brizé [4]

  • Le Bleu des villes (1999) ~60
  • Mademoiselle Chambon (2009) 61
  • The Measure of a Man (2015) 60
  • A Woman's Life (2016) 28


    Peter Brook [2]

  • Lord of the Flies (1963) 44
  • The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (1967)


    Albert Brooks [7]

  • Real Life (1979)
  • Modern Romance (1981) 90
  • Lost in America (1985)
  • Defending Your Life (1991)
  • Mother (1996)
  • The Muse (1999)
  • Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005) 61


    James L. Brooks [6]

  • Terms of Endearment (1983)
  • Broadcast News (1987)
  • I'll Do Anything (1994)
  • As Good as It Gets (1997) ~49
  • Spanglish (2004) 45
  • How Do You Know (2010) 69


    Mel Brooks [7]

  • The Producers (1968)
  • Blazing Saddles (1974) 57
  • Young Frankenstein (1974) 86
  • High Anxiety (1977) 46
  • History of the World Part I (1981) 39
  • Spaceballs (1987)
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) 40


    Richard Brooks [3]

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  • Elmer Gantry (1960)
  • In Cold Blood (1967) 62


    Nick Broomfield [4]

  • Monster in a Box (1992)
  • Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam (1995) ~68
  • Biggie and Tupac (2002) 51
  • Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014) 51


    Hilary Brougher [2]

  • The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)
  • Stephanie Daley (2006) 44


    Clarence Brown [2]

  • Smouldering Fires (1925)
  • Flesh and the Devil (1926)


    Tod Browning [4]

  • The Unknown (1927) 58
  • Dracula (1931) 42
  • Freaks (1932) 87
  • The Devil-Doll (1936) 75


    Valeria Bruni Tedeschi [2]

  • Actresses (2007) 35
  • A Castle in Italy (2013) 24


    Andrew Bujalski [5]

  • Funny Ha Ha (2002) 62
  • Mutual Appreciation (2005) 56
  • Beeswax (2009) 67
  • Computer Chess (2013) 78
  • Results (2015) 42


    Luis Buñuel [12]

  • L'Age d'or (1930) 74
  • Los Olvidados (1950)
  • Illusion Travels by Streetcar (1954) 47
  • Nazarín (1959) 59
  • Viridiana (1961)
  • The Exterminating Angel (1962) 79
  • Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)
  • Simon of the Desert (1965) 62
  • Belle de Jour (1967) 67
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) 97
  • The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
  • That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)


    Charles Burnett [4]

  • Killer of Sheep (1977)
  • My Brother's Wedding (1983)
  • To Sleep With Anger (1990)
  • The Glass Shield (1994)


    Edward Burns [2]

  • The Brothers McMullen (1995) ~50
  • No Looking Back (1998) ~23


    Gary Burns [2]

  • Kitchen Party (1997)
  • waydowntown (2000) 15


    Nanette Burstein [2]

  • The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002) 64
  • American Teen (2008) 50


    Tim Burton [17]

  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) 88
  • Beetle Juice (1988) 84
  • Batman (1989)
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990) 74
  • Batman Returns (1992)
  • Ed Wood (1994) 80
  • Mars Attacks! (1996) 69
  • Sleepy Hollow (1999) ~58
  • Planet of the Apes (2001) ~31
  • Big Fish (2003) 62
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) 48
  • Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005) 66
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) 63
  • Dark Shadows (2012) 50
  • Frankenweenie (2012) 58
  • Big Eyes (2014) 53
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) 39


    Steve Buscemi [3]

  • Trees Lounge (1996)
  • Animal Factory (2000)
  • Lonesome Jim (2005) 65


    Robert Butler [2]

  • Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
  • Turbulence (1997) ~8


    Jez Butterworth [2]

  • Mojo (1997)
  • Birthday Girl (2001) 60


    Yuriy Bykov [2]

  • The Major (2013) 59
  • The Fool (2014) 61



    Scott Caan [2]

  • Dallas 362 (2003) 80
  • The Dog Problem (2006) 49


    Israel Adrián Caetano [3]

  • Bolivia (2001) 47
  • A Red Bear (2002) 62
  • Buenos Aires 1977 (2006) 50


    Edward L. Cahn [2]

  • Law and Order (1932)
  • It! The Terror From Beyond Space (1958) 24


    Christopher Cain [2]

  • The Principal (1987)
  • Young Guns (1988)


    James Cameron [9]

  • The Terminator (1984) 72
  • Aliens (1986)
  • The Abyss (1989)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 56
  • True Lies (1994)
  • Titanic (1997) 76
  • Ghosts of the Abyss (2003) 48
  • Aliens of the Deep (2005) 48
  • Avatar (2009) 51


    Donald Cammell [3]

  • Performance (1970)
  • Demon Seed (1977)
  • White of the Eye (1987) 66


    Martin Campbell [3]

  • Criminal Law (1988)
  • The Mask of Zorro (1998)
  • Casino Royale (2006) 62


    Robin Campillo [3]

  • They Came Back (2004) 48
  • Eastern Boys (2013) 64
  • BPM (Beats per Minute) 58


    Jane Campion [8]

  • 2 Friends (1986)
  • Sweetie (1989) 49
  • An Angel at My Table (1990)
  • The Piano (1993) 55
  • The Portrait of a Lady (1996) 34
  • Holy Smoke (1999) ~38
  • In the Cut (2003) 49
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Bright Star (2009) 50


    Antonio Campos [3]

  • Afterschool (2008) 94
  • Simon Killer (2012) 47
  • Christine (2016) 64


    Laurent Cantet [6]

  • Human Resources (1999) ~61
  • Time Out (2001) 71
  • Heading South (2005) 40
  • The Class (2008) 61
  • 7 Days in Havana (2012) 46
  • Return to Ithaca (2014) 40
  • The Workshop (2017) 45


    Frank Capra [10]

  • The Miracle Woman (1931)
  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
  • It Happened One Night (1934) 85
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) 73
  • Lost Horizon (1937)
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  • Meet John Doe (1941)
  • Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1946) 93
  • Here Comes the Groom (1951)


    Leos Carax [4]

  • Mauvais sang (1986) 70
  • Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (1991)
  • Pola X (1999) ~41
  • Tokyo! (2008) 56
  • Holy Motors (2012) 88


    Joe Carnahan [2]

  • Narc (2002) 54
  • The Grey (2011) 47


    Marcel Carné [4]

  • Port of Shadows (1938)
  • Le Jour se lève (1939)
  • Les visiteurs du soir (1942) 45
  • Children of Paradise (1945) 82


    John Carney [3]

  • Once (2006) 62
  • Begin Again (2013) 59
  • Sing Street (2016) 61


    Marc Caro [2]

  • Delicatessen (1991) 77
  • The City of Lost Children (1995) ~59


    John Carpenter [13]

  • Dark Star (1974) 55
  • Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) 85
  • Halloween (1978) 81
  • The Fog (1980) 48
  • Escape From New York (1981) 37
  • The Thing (1982) 60
  • Christine (1983) 63
  • Starman (1984)
  • Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
  • Prince of Darkness (1987)
  • They Live (1988) 65
  • John Carpenter's Escape From L.A. (1996) 52
  • John Carpenter's Vampires (1998) 68


    Shane Carruth [2]

  • Primer (2004) 88
  • Upstream Color (2013) 75


    John Cassavetes [9]

  • Shadows (1959) 70
  • Too Late Blues (1961) 82
  • Faces (1968) 47
  • Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
  • A Woman Under the Influence (1974) 54
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) 65
  • Opening Night (1977) 63
  • Gloria (1980) 35
  • Love Streams (1984) 48


    Nick Cassavetes [3]

  • Unhook the Stars (1996) ~48
  • She's So Lovely (1997)
  • The Notebook (2004) 39


    Lucien Castaing-Taylor [3]

  • Sweetgrass (2009) 56
  • Leviathan (2012) 73
  • Caniba (2017) 08


    Nick Castle [2]

  • The Last Starfighter (1984)
  • Tap (1989)


    Michael Caton-Jones [6]

  • Scandal (1989)
  • Memphis Belle (1990)
  • Doc Hollywood (1991)
  • This Boy's Life (1993)
  • Rob Roy (1995) ~52
  • City by the Sea (2002) 50


    Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani [3]

  • Amer (2009) 79
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears (2013) 58
  • Let the Corpses Tan (2017) 68


    Joseph Cedar [3]

  • Time of Favor (2000) ~39
  • Beaufort (2007) 43
  • Footnote (2011) 56


    Nuri Bilge Ceylan [7]

  • The Small Town (1998) 42
  • Clouds of May (1999) 71
  • Distant (2002) 78
  • Climates (2006) 57
  • Three Monkeys (2008) 49
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011) 39
  • Winter Sleep (2014) 55


    Claude Chabrol [8]

  • The Cousins (1959)
  • Les Bonnes femmes (1960)
  • Story of Women (1988)
  • La Cérémonie (1995) ~66
  • Merci pour le chocolat (2000) 48
  • The Flower of Evil (2003) 49
  • The Bridesmaid (2004) 54
  • A Girl Cut in Two (2007) 59


    Youssef Chahine [4]

  • Cairo Station (1958) 47
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Destiny (1997) ~48
  • The Other (1999) ~47
  • Silence...We're Rolling (2001) ~47
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58


    J.C. Chandor [3]

  • Margin Call (2011) 58
  • All Is Lost (2013) 74
  • A Most Violent Year (2014) 67


    Chang Cheh [3]

  • One-Armed Swordsman (1967) 41
  • The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971) 48
  • The Five Venoms (1978) 50


    Charles Chaplin [9]

  • The Gold Rush (1925) 86
  • The Circus (1928)
  • City Lights (1931)
  • Modern Times (1936) 76
  • The Great Dictator (1940) 50
  • Monsieur Verdoux: A Comedy of Murders (1947) 54
  • Limelight (1952) 57
  • A King in New York (1957)
  • The Chaplin Revue (1959)


    Larry Charles [2]

  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) 59
  • Religulous (2008) 39


    Damien Chazelle [2]

  • Whiplash (2014) 63
  • La La Land (2016) 65


    Peter Chelsom [5]

  • Hear My Song (1991)
  • Funny Bones (1995) ~45
  • The Mighty (1998) ~39
  • Serendipity (2001) ~44
  • Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) 26


    Chen Kaige [4]

  • Life on a String (1991)
  • Farewell My Concubine (1993) 56
  • Temptress Moon (1996) ~40
  • The Emperor and the Assassin (1999) ~49
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Trumpet (2002) 57
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58


    Patrice Chéreau [4]

  • Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998) ~60
  • Intimacy (2001) ~34
  • Son frère (2003) 43
  • Gabrielle (2005) 52


    Lisa Cholodenko [2]

  • High Art (1998) ~42
  • The Kids Are All Right (2010) 36


    Sylvain Chomet [2]

  • The Triplets of Belleville (2003) 47
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • The Illusionist (2010) 52


    Stephen Chow [4]

  • Kung Fu Hustle (2004) 63
  • CJ7 (2008) 59
  • Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013) 56
  • Mermaid (2016) 46


    Roger Christian [2]

  • The Sender (1982) 53
  • Stranded (2013) 21


    Chu Yuan [2]

  • Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (1972) 48
  • The Magic Blade (1976) 59


    Derek Cianfrance [2]

  • The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) 55
  • The Light Between Oceans (2016) 51


    Michael Cimino [3]

  • The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • Heaven's Gate (1980) 63
  • Desperate Hours (1990)
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58


    Souleymane Cissé [2]

  • Yeelen (1987)
  • Waati (1995)


    René Clair [4]

  • Under the Roofs of Paris (1930) 52
  • Le Million (1931)
  • A nous la liberté (1931)
  • And Then There Were None (1945) 57


    Bob Clark [4]

  • Dead of Night (1972) 80
  • Black Christmas (1974) 70
  • A Christmas Story (1983) 55
  • Loose Cannons (1990)


    Larry Clark [7]

  • Kids (1995) ~41
  • Another Day in Paradise (1998) ~43
  • Bully (2001) ~35
  • Teenage Caveman (2002) 59
  • Ken Park (2002) 48
  • Wassup Rockers (2005) 53
  • Destricted (2006) 44
  • Marfa Girl (2012) 27


    Shirley Clarke [2]

  • The Connection (1962)
  • The Cool World (1964)


    Jack Clayton [4]

  • Room at the Top (1959)
  • The Innocents (1961)
  • The Great Gatsby (1974) 46
  • The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)


    René Clément [2]

  • Forbidden Games (1952)
  • Purple Noon (1960) 62


    Edward Cline [3]

  • Million Dollar Legs (1932) 57
  • The Bank Dick (1940)
  • Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)


    George Clooney [3]

  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) 47
  • Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) 56
  • Suburbicon (2017) 43


    Henri-Georges Clouzot [5]

  • Le Corbeau (1943) 75
  • Quai des Orfèvres (1947)
  • The Wages of Fear (1953) 81
  • Diabolique (1955) 83
  • The Mystery of Picasso (1956)


    Jean Cocteau [3]

  • The Blood of a Poet (1930) 82
  • Beauty and the Beast (1946) 78
  • Orpheus (1950) 80


    Ethan Coen [7]

  • The Ladykillers (2004) 48
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • No Country for Old Men (2007) 77
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Burn After Reading (2008) 82
  • A Serious Man (2009) 48
  • True Grit (2010) 68
  • Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) 57
  • Hail, Caesar! (2016) 49


    Joel Coen [17]

  • Blood Simple (1984) 100
  • Raising Arizona (1987) 85
  • Miller's Crossing (1990) 90
  • Barton Fink (1991) 92
  • The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) 75
  • Fargo (1996) 68
  • The Big Lebowski (1998) 64
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) 54
  • The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) 95
  • Intolerable Cruelty (2003) 56
  • The Ladykillers (2004) 48
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • No Country for Old Men (2007) 77
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Burn After Reading (2008) 82
  • A Serious Man (2009) 48
  • True Grit (2010) 68
  • Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) 57
  • Hail, Caesar! (2016) 49


    Larry Cohen [2]

  • The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
  • The Stuff (1985) 55


    Rob Cohen [3]

  • Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
  • The Fast and the Furious (2001) ~60
  • Alex Cross (2012) 21


    Laurie Collyer [2]

  • Sherrybaby (2006) 55
  • Sunlight Jr. (2013) 44


    Chris Columbus [6]

  • Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
  • Heartbreak Hotel (1988)
  • Home Alone (1990)
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone (2001) ~56
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) 57


    Bill Condon [4]

  • Gods and Monsters (1998) ~44
  • Kinsey (2004) 51
  • Dreamgirls (2006) 41
  • The Fifth Estate (2013) 45


    Ryan Coogler [2]

  • Fruitvale Station (2013) 40
  • Creed (2015) 61


    Martha Coolidge [2]

  • Rambling Rose (1991)
  • Lost in Yonkers (1993)


    Merian C. Cooper [2]

  • Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)
  • King Kong (1933) 78


    Francis Ford Coppola [16]

  • Dementia 13 (1963) 61
  • You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
  • The Godfather (1972) 88
  • The Conversation (1974) 81
  • The Godfather, Part II (1974) 67
  • Apocalypse Now (1979) 90
  • One From the Heart (1982) 56
  • Rumble Fish (1983) 57
  • Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
  • Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
  • New York Stories (1989)
  • The Godfather, Part III (1990)
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
  • John Grisham's The Rainmaker (1997) ~17
  • Youth Without Youth (2007) 59
  • Tetro (2009) 48
  • Twixt (2011) 46


    Sofia Coppola [6]

  • The Virgin Suicides (1999) ~54
  • Lost in Translation (2003) 57
  • Marie Antoinette (2006) 60
  • Somewhere (2010) 45
  • The Bling Ring (2013) 32
  • The Beguiled (2017) 39


    Roger Corman [6]

  • A Bucket of Blood (1959) 57
  • The Fall of the House of Usher (1960)
  • Pit and the Pendulum (1961) 50
  • The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
  • The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) 53
  • The Trip (1967) 51


    Alain Corneau [2]

  • Tous les matins du monde (1991)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Fear and Trembling (2003) 57


    Michael Corrente [2]

  • American Buffalo (1996) 49
  • Outside Providence (1999) ~40


    Catherine Corsini [2]

  • The New Eve (1999) ~55
  • Summertime (2015) 54


    George P. Cosmatos [4]

  • Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
  • Leviathan (1989)
  • Tombstone (1993) 51
  • Shadow Conspiracy (1997) ~16


    Pedro Costa [3]

  • Colossal Youth (2006) 22
  • Ne change rien (2009) 63
  • Horse Money (2014) 31


    Costa-Gavras [7]

  • Z (1969)
  • The Confession (1970) 57
  • State of Siege (1972) 64
  • Betrayed (1988)
  • Music Box (1989)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Amen. (2002) 51
  • Capital (2013) 51


    Saverio Costanzo [2]

  • Private (2004) 48
  • Hungry Hearts (2014) 40


    Kevin Costner [2]

  • Dances With Wolves (1990)
  • Open Range (2003) 63


    Alex Cox [5]

  • Repo Man (1984) 76
  • Sid and Nancy (1986) 60
  • Walker (1987) 45
  • Highway Patrolman (1991) ~63
  • The Winner (1996) ~37


    Paul Cox [3]

  • Vincent (1987)
  • A Woman's Tale (1991)
  • Innocence (2000) ~60


    Wes Craven [7]

  • The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) 42
  • The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
  • Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) 38
  • Scream (1996) ~67
  • Scream 2 (1997) ~57
  • Red Eye (2005) 48
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45


    Destin Daniel Cretton [2]

  • Short Term 12 (2013) 57
  • The Glass Castle (2017) 62


    Charles Crichton [2]

  • Dead of Night (1945)
  • The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
  • A Fish Called Wanda (1988) 84


    Michael Crichton [3]

  • Westworld (1973)
  • Coma (1978)
  • Physical Evidence (1989)


    John Cromwell [4]

  • The Silver Cord (1933)
  • The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
  • Since You Went Away (1944) 48
  • Dead Reckoning (1947)


    David Cronenberg [21]

  • Stereo (1969)
  • Crimes of the Future (1970)
  • Shivers (1975)
  • Rabid (1977)
  • Fast Company (1979)
  • The Brood (1979)
  • Scanners (1981) 66
  • Videodrome (1983) 52
  • The Dead Zone (1983)
  • The Fly (1986)
  • Dead Ringers (1988) 87
  • Naked Lunch (1991) 65
  • M. Butterfly (1993)
  • Crash (1996) 41
  • eXistenZ (1999) 45
  • Spider (2002) 34
  • A History of Violence (2005) 58
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Eastern Promises (2007) 47
  • A Dangerous Method (2011) 42
  • Cosmopolis (2012) 54
  • Maps to the Stars (2014) 35


    Alan Crosland [3]

  • Don Juan (1926)
  • The Beloved Rogue (1927)
  • The Jazz Singer (1927) 35


    Cameron Crowe [6]

  • Say Anything... (1989)
  • Singles (1992)
  • Jerry Maguire (1996) 71
  • Almost Famous (2000) ~58
  • Vanilla Sky (2001) 58
  • Elizabethtown (2005) 49


    John Crowley [3]

  • interMission (2003) 47
  • Boy A (2007) 54
  • Brooklyn (2015) 51


    Alfonso Cuarón [6]

  • Love in the Time of Hysteria (1991)
  • A Little Princess (1995) ~82
  • Y tu mamá también (2001) 65
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) 58
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • Children of Men (2006) 51
  • Gravity (2013) 63


    Michael Cuesta [2]

  • L.I.E. (2001)
  • Twelve and Holding (2005) 51


    George Cukor [17]

  • The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)
  • Girls About Town (1931)
  • Dinner at Eight (1933)
  • Little Women (1933)
  • Camille (1936)
  • Holiday (1938)
  • The Women (1939) 62
  • The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  • Gaslight (1944) 50
  • A Double Life (1947)
  • Adam's Rib (1949)
  • Born Yesterday (1950)
  • The Marrying Kind (1952) 73
  • It Should Happen to You (1954)
  • A Star Is Born (1954) 100
  • Les Girls (1957)
  • My Fair Lady (1964)


    John Curran [5]

  • Praise (1998) ~68
  • We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) 49
  • The Painted Veil (2006) 58
  • Stone (2010) 58
  • Tracks (2013) 41


    Richard Curtis [2]

  • Love Actually (2003) 51
  • About Time (2013) 48


    Michael Curtiz [11]

  • Captain Blood (1935) 74
  • Kid Galahad (1937)
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) 81
  • The Sea Hawk (1940)
  • The Sea Wolf (1941)
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  • Casablanca (1942) 80
  • Mildred Pierce (1945) 70
  • The Breaking Point (1950)
  • White Christmas (1954) 53
  • The Comancheros (1961) 53



    Morton DaCosta [2]

  • Auntie Mame (1958)
  • The Music Man (1962)


    Olivier Dahan [2]

  • La Vie en Rose (2007) 31
  • Grace of Monaco (2014) 33


    John Dahl [6]

  • Kill Me Again (1989)
  • Red Rock West (1992)
  • The Last Seduction (1994)
  • Rounders (1998) 61
  • Joy Ride (2001) ~59
  • You Kill Me (2007) 48


    Stephen Daldry [2]

  • Billy Elliot (2000)
  • The Hours (2002) 43


    Rod Daniel [2]

  • Teen Wolf (1985)
  • K-9 (1989)


    Lee Daniels [3]

  • Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) (2009) 18
  • The Paperboy (2012) 9
  • Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) 51


    Joe Dante [10]

  • Piranha (1978) 40
  • Twilight Zone -- The Movie (1983)
  • Gremlins (1984) 62
  • Explorers (1985)
  • Innerspace (1987)
  • The 'burbs (1989)
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) 57
  • Matinee (1993)
  • The Second Civil War (1997) ~39
  • Trapped Ashes (2006) 44


    Frank Darabont [2]

  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 58
  • The Green Mile (1999) ~47


    Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne [9]

  • Je pense à vous (1992) 44
  • La Promesse (1996) 85
  • Rosetta (1999) 60
  • The Son (2002) 66
  • L'Enfant (The Child) (2005) 71
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Lorna's Silence (2008) 81
  • The Kid With a Bike (2011) 64
  • Two Days, One Night (2014) 84
  • The Unknown Girl (2016) 56


    Jules Dassin [6]

  • Brute Force (1947) 53
  • Thieves' Highway (1949) 67
  • Night and the City (1950) 75
  • Rififi (1955) 64
  • Never on Sunday (1960)
  • Topkapi (1964)


    Delmer Daves [4]

  • The Red House (1947) 44
  • Dark Passage (1947)
  • Jubal (1956) 44
  • 3:10 to Yuma (1957) 73


    Terence Davies [8]

  • Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
  • The Long Day Closes (1992)
  • The Neon Bible (1995) ~67
  • The House of Mirth (2000) ~79
  • Of Time and the City (2008) 52
  • The Deep Blue Sea (2011) 74
  • Sunset Song (2015) 43
  • A Quiet Passion (2016) 59


    Andrew Davis [3]

  • The Package (1989)
  • The Fugitive (1993) 64
  • Holes (2003) 66


    Desmond Davis [2]

  • Girl With Green Eyes (1964)
  • Clash of the Titans (1981)


    Jan de Bont [4]

  • Speed (1994)
  • Twister (1996)
  • Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997) ~19
  • The Haunting (1999)


    Rolf de Heer [2]

  • The Quiet Room (1996)
  • Ten Canoes (2006) 45


    Guillermo Del Toro [8]

  • Cronos (1993) 39
  • The Devil's Backbone (2001) ~45
  • Hellboy (2004) 51
  • Pan's Labyrinth (2006) 49
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) 47
  • Pacific Rim (2013) 52
  • Crimson Peak (2015) 53
  • The Shape of Water (2017) 44


    Cecil B. DeMille [5]

  • The Cheat (1915)
  • Cleopatra (1934)
  • The Buccaneer (1938) 49
  • The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • The Ten Commandments (1956)


    Jonathan Demme [23]

  • Last Embrace (1979) 60
  • Melvin and Howard (1980)
  • Stop Making Sense (1984) 96
  • Something Wild (1986) 89
  • Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
  • Married to the Mob (1988)
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991) 46
  • Philadelphia (1993)
  • Storefront Hitchcock (1998) ~67
  • Beloved (1998) ~59
  • The Truth About Charlie (2002) 40
  • The Agronomist (2003) 52
  • The Manchurian Candidate (2004) 58
  • Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006) 57
  • Man From Plains (2007) 48
  • Rachel Getting Married (2008) 84
  • Neil Young Trunk Show: scenes from a concert (2009) 65
  • Neil Young Journeys (2011) 51
  • I'm Carolyn Parker (2011) 43
  • Enzo Avitabile Music Life (2012) 49
  • A Master Builder (2013) 53
  • Ricki and The Flash (2015) 49
  • Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids (2016) 60


    Ted Demme [2]

  • Beautiful Girls (1996)
  • Monument Ave. (1998) ~52


    Jacques Demy [6]

  • Lola (1961)
  • Bay of Angels (1963)
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) 92
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
  • Model Shop (1969) 52
  • Donkey Skin (1970) 56


    Claire Denis [12]

  • Chocolat (1988)
  • I Can't Sleep (1994) ~72
  • U.S. Go Home (1994) 81
  • Nénette et Boni (1996) 50
  • Beau travail (1999) 48
  • Trouble Every Day (2001) 50
  • Friday Night (2002) 67
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Cello (2002) 27
  • The Intruder (2004) 29
  • 35 Shots of Rum (2008) 69
  • White Material (2009) 36
  • Bastards (2013) 63
  • Bright Sunshine In (2017) 48


    Manoel de Oliveira [12]

  • Valley of Abraham (1993) 39
  • The Convent (1995) ~53
  • Voyage to the Beginning of the World (1997) ~29
  • Anxiety (1998) ~12
  • The Letter (1999) ~34
  • I'm Going Home (2001) 40
  • Oporto of My Childhood (2001) ~65
  • The Uncertainty Principle (2002) 36
  • A Talking Picture (2003) 39
  • Belle toujours (2006) 42
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Eccentricities of a Blond Hair Girl (2009) 35
  • The Strange Case of Angelica (2010) 43


    Brian De Palma [21]

  • Greetings (1968)
  • Hi, Mom! (1970)
  • Obsession (1976) 54
  • Carrie (1976)
  • The Fury (1978) 42
  • Dressed to Kill (1980) 58
  • Blow Out (1981) 66
  • Scarface (1983) 52
  • Body Double (1984)
  • The Untouchables (1987) 79
  • Casualties of War (1989)
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
  • Raising Cain (1992)
  • Carlito's Way (1993) 63
  • Mission: Impossible (1996) 61
  • Snake Eyes (1998) ~35
  • Mission to Mars (2000) ~14
  • Femme Fatale (2002) 52
  • The Black Dahlia (2006) 53
  • Redacted (2007) 49
  • Passion (2012) 38


    Scott Derrickson [2]

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) 49
  • Sinister (2012) 53


    Vittorio de Sica [5]

  • Bicycle Thieves (1948) 68
  • Miracle in Milan (1951)
  • Umberto D. (1952) 94
  • Two Women (1960)
  • The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970) ~82


    Arnaud Desplechin [8]

  • La Sentinelle (1992)
  • My Sex Life...or How I Got Into an Argument (1996) 58
  • Esther Kahn (2000) 49
  • Playing "In the Company of Men" (2003) 49
  • Kings & Queen (2004) 47
  • A Christmas Tale (2008) 72
  • Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian (2013) 35
  • My Golden Days (2015) 62


    André De Toth [4]

  • The Other Love (1947) 48
  • House of Wax (1953)
  • The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953) 42
  • Play Dirty (1968) 73


    Howard Deutch [4]

  • Pretty in Pink (1986)
  • Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
  • The Great Outdoors (1988)
  • Neil Simon's The Odd Couple II (1998) ~14


    Marina de Van [3]

  • In My Skin (2002) 74
  • Don't Look Back (2009) 44
  • Hop-o'-My-Thumb (2011) 51


    Danny DeVito [4]

  • Throw Momma From the Train (1987)
  • The War of the Roses (1989) 83
  • Hoffa (1992)
  • Death to Smoochy (2002) 35


    Robinson Devor [3]

  • The Woman Chaser (1999)
  • Police Beat (2005) 53
  • Zoo (2007) 56


    Tom Dey [2]

  • Shanghai Noon (2000)
  • Failure to Launch (2006) 67


    Diao Yinan [2]

  • Night Train (2007) 63
  • Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014) 59


    Lav Diaz [2]

  • Norte, the End of History (2013) 32
  • The Woman Who Left (2016) 36


    Tom DiCillo [3]

  • Living in Oblivion (1995) ~70
  • Box of Moonlight (1996) ~61
  • The Real Blonde (1997) ~40


    Kirby Dick [8]

  • Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist (1997) 85
  • Chain Camera (2001) ~58
  • Derrida (2002) 66
  • Twist of Faith (2004) 44
  • This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006) 65
  • Outrage (2009) 61
  • The Invisible War (2012) 42
  • The Hunting Ground (2015) 46


    Ernest Dickerson [2]

  • Juice (1992)
  • Never Die Alone (2004) 26


    Thorold Dickinson [4]

  • Gaslight (1940)
  • The Next of Kin (1942) 61
  • The Queen of Spades (1949) 31
  • Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955) 46


    William Dieterle [3]

  • Jewel Robbery (1932)
  • The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941) 54
  • Syncopation (1942) 61


    Michael Dinner [2]

  • Heaven Help Us (1985)
  • Hot to Trot (1988)


    Edward Dmytryk [4]

  • Murder, My Sweet (1944)
  • The Caine Mutiny (1954) 72
  • Broken Lance (1954)
  • The Mountain (1956) 56


    David Dobkin [2]

  • Shanghai Knights (2003) 44
  • Wedding Crashers (2005) 51


    Pete Docter [3]

  • Monsters, Inc. (2001) 75
  • Up (2009) 77
  • Inside Out (2015) 66


    Jacques Doillon [5]

  • Ponette (1996) ~68
  • Raja (2003) 74
  • Just Anybody (2008) 67
  • The Threeway Wedding (2010) 51
  • Love Battles (2013) 45


    Xavier Dolan [6]

  • I Killed My Mother (2009) 71
  • Heartbeats (2010) 68
  • Laurence Anyways (2012) 53
  • Tom at the Farm (2013) 43
  • Mommy (2014) 54
  • It's Only the End of the World (2016) 38


    Andrew Dominik [3]

  • Chopper (2000) ~74
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) 61
  • Killing Them Softly (2012) 63


    Roger Donaldson [7]

  • No Way Out (1987)
  • Cocktail (1988)
  • Cadillac Man (1990)
  • The Getaway (1994)
  • Species (1995) 33
  • Thirteen Days (2000) 61
  • The Bank Job (2008) 66


    Stanley Donen [8]

  • On the Town (1949)
  • Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
  • Funny Face (1957) 55
  • The Pajama Game (1957)
  • Indiscreet (1958) 55
  • The Grass Is Greener (1960) 46
  • Charade (1963) 75


    Richard Donner [9]

  • The Omen (1976) 50
  • Superman (1978) 61
  • Ladyhawke (1985) 37
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • Lethal Weapon (1987)
  • Scrooged (1988)
  • Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
  • Maverick (1994)
  • Conspiracy Theory (1997) ~49


    Drake Doremus [2]

  • Like Crazy (2011) 43
  • Breathe In (2013) 45
    Gordon Douglas [3]

  • Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950) 46
  • I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951) 49
  • Them! (1954)


    Ziad Doueiri [2]

  • West Beirut (1998) ~48
  • The Attack (2012) 41


    Robert Downey [2]

  • Putney Swope (1969)
  • Hugo Pool (1997)


    Michael Dowse [2]

  • Goon (2011) 60
  • The F Word (2013) 57


    Srdjan Dragojevic [2]

  • Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996) 67
  • The Wounds (1998) ~34


    Stan Dragoti [2]

  • Mr. Mom (1983)
  • She's Out of Control (1989)


    Carl Theodor Dreyer [3]

  • Day of Wrath (1943)
  • Ordet (1955)
  • Gertrud (1964) 52


    Dennis Dugan [3]

  • Problem Child (1990)
  • Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
  • Big Daddy (1999) ~23


    Christian Duguay [3]

  • Screamers (1995) ~62
  • The Assignment (1997) ~72
  • The Art of War (2000) ~33


    John Duigan [3]

  • Romero (1989)
  • Flirting (1991)
  • Sirens (1994)


    Bill Duke [3]

  • A Rage in Harlem (1991)
  • Deep Cover (1992)
  • Hoodlum (1997)


    Bruno Dumont [9]

  • Life of Jesus (1997) ~35
  • Humanité (1999) ~40
  • Twentynine Palms (2003) 63
  • Flanders (2006) 36
  • Hadewijch (2009) 67
  • Outside Satan (2011) 44
  • Li'l Quinquin (2014) 55
  • Slack Bay (2016) 38
  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (2017) 60


    Sean Durkin [2]

  • Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011) 82
  • Southcliffe (2013) 39


    Robert Duvall [2]

  • The Apostle (1997)
  • Assassination Tango (2002) 51


    Ava DuVernay [3]

  • Middle of Nowhere (2012) 53
  • Selma (2014) 64
  • 13th (2016) 35


    Julien Duvivier [2]

  • Pépé le Moko (1937) 75
  • The Impostor (1944)


    Fabrice Du Welz [2]

  • Calvaire (The Ordeal) (2004) 53
  • Alléluia (2014) 52



    Clint Eastwood [32]

  • Play Misty for Me (1971) 37
  • High Plains Drifter (1973) 56
  • Breezy (1973) 56
  • The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) 57
  • The Gauntlet (1977) 15
  • Bronco Billy (1980)
  • Sudden Impact (1983) 41
  • Pale Rider (1985)
  • Heartbreak Ridge (1986) 35
  • Bird (1988)
  • White Hunter, Black Heart (1990)
  • The Rookie (1990)
  • Unforgiven (1992) 97
  • A Perfect World (1993) 50
  • The Bridges of Madison County (1995) ~54
  • Absolute Power (1997) ~36
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) ~56
  • True Crime (1999) ~23
  • Space Cowboys (2000) ~49
  • Blood Work (2002) 43
  • Mystic River (2003) 43
  • Million Dollar Baby (2004) 62
  • Flags of Our Fathers (2006) 54
  • Letters From Iwo Jima (2006) 55
  • Changeling (2008) 67
  • Gran Torino (2008) 34
  • Invictus (2009) 38
  • Hereafter (2010) 25
  • J. Edgar (2011) 41
  • Jersey Boys (2014) 47
  • American Sniper (2014) 41
  • Sully (2016) 54


    Thom Eberhardt [4]

  • Night of the Comet (1984)
  • Without a Clue (1988)
  • Gross Anatomy (1989)
  • Face Down (1997) ~37


    Blake Edwards [7]

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  • The Pink Panther (1963) 53
  • A Shot in the Dark (1964)
  • The Party (1968) 80
  • 10 (1979)
  • S.O.B. (1981) 50
  • Skin Deep (1989)


    Atom Egoyan [15]

  • Next of Kin (1984)
  • Family Viewing (1987) 57
  • Speaking Parts (1989)
  • The Adjuster (1991)
  • Calendar (1993)
  • Exotica (1994) 100
  • The Sweet Hereafter (1997) 88
  • Felicia's Journey (1999) ~56
  • Krapp's Last Tape (2000) ~66
  • Ararat (2002) 54
  • Where the Truth Lies (2005) 49
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Adoration (2008) 60
  • Chloe (2009) 39
  • The Captive (2014) 46
  • Remember (2015) 65


    Fernando Eimbcke [3]

  • Duck Season (2004) 64
  • Lake Tahoe (2008) 59
  • Revolución (2010) 47
  • Club Sandwich (2013) 70


    Sergei Eisenstein [4]

  • Strike (1925) 67
  • Battleship Potemkin (1925) 78
  • The General Line (1929)
  • Alexander Nevsky (1938) 45


    Ronit Elkabetz & Shlomi Elkabetz [3]

  • To Take a Wife (2004) 53
  • Shiva (2008) 43
  • Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014) 65


    Stephan Elliott [2]

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
  • Easy Virtue (2008) 48


    Roland Emmerich [4]

  • Stargate (1994) 45
  • Independence Day (1996) ~53
  • White House Down (2013) 34
  • Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) 30


    Anne Émond [2]

  • Our Loved Ones (2015) 68
  • Nelly (2016) 44


    Bernard Émond [2]

  • 8:17pm, Darling Street (2003) 58
  • Contre toute espérance (2007) 44


    Nora Ephron [2]

  • This Is My Life (1992)
  • Sleepless in Seattle (1993)


    Rob Epstein [2]

  • The Times of Harvey Milk (1984) 60
  • The Celluloid Closet (1995) ~64


    Victor Erice [3]

  • The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
  • The South (1983)
  • Dream of Light (1992)
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Trumpet (2002) 57


    Amat Escalante [2]

  • Los bastardos (2008) 48
  • Heli (2013) 44


    Valie Export [2]

  • Invisible Adversaries (1977) 49
  • The Practice of Love (1985) 42



    Philippe Falardeau [3]

  • Congorama (2006) 61
  • It's Not Me, I Swear! (2008) 48
  • Monsieur Lazhar (2011) 57


    Asghar Farhadi [5]

  • Fireworks Wednesday (2006) 60
  • About Elly (2009) 62
  • A Separation (2011) 95
  • The Past (2013) 74
  • The Salesman (2016) 68


    Bobby Farrelly [7]

  • Kingpin (1996)
  • There's Something About Mary (1998)
  • Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
  • Shallow Hal (2001) 57
  • Stuck on You (2003) 70
  • Fever Pitch (2005) 50
  • The Three Stooges (2012) 62


    Peter Farrelly [8]

  • Dumb & Dumber (1994)
  • Kingpin (1996)
  • There's Something About Mary (1998)
  • Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
  • Shallow Hal (2001) 57
  • Stuck on You (2003) 70
  • Fever Pitch (2005) 50
  • The Three Stooges (2012) 62


    John Farrow [2]

  • A Bill of Divorcement (1940) 40
  • The Big Clock (1948) 86


    Rainer Werner Fassbinder [18]

  • Love Is Colder Than Death (1969) 34
  • Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970) 54
  • The Niklashausen Journey (1970)
  • Whity (1971)
  • Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
  • The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972) 49
  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972) 69
  • World on a Wire (1973) 62
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974) 73
  • Effi Briest (1974)
  • Fox and His Friends (1975) 48
  • Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975) 70
  • Chinese Roulette (1976) 67
  • The Stationmaster's Wife (1977)
  • In a Year of Thirteen Moons (1978)
  • The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
  • The Third Generation (1979)
  • Lola (1981)
  • Veronika Voss (1982)


    Jon Favreau [4]

  • Made (2001) 54
  • Iron Man (2008) 65
  • Iron Man 2 (2010) 44
  • The Jungle Book (2016) 49


    Aleksey Fedorchenko [3]

  • Silent Souls (2010) 67
  • Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari (2012) 83
  • Angels of Revolution (2014) 63


    Federico Fellini [11]

  • The White Sheik (1952) 48
  • I Vitelloni (1953) 72
  • La Strada (1954)
  • Nights of Cabiria (1957)
  • La Dolce vita (1960)
  • 8½ (1963) 71
  • Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
  • Fellini Satyricon (1969)
  • Roma (1972) 50
  • Amarcord (1973) 45
  • Intervista (1987)


    Charles Ferguson [2]

  • No End in Sight (2007) 50
  • Inside Job (2010) 46


    Guy Ferland [2]

  • The Babysitter (1995) ~42
  • Telling Lies in America (1997) ~37


    Pascale Ferran [2]

  • Lady Chatterley (2006) 59
  • Bird People (2014) 80


    Abel Ferrara [9]

  • King of New York (1990)
  • Bad Lieutenant (1992) 75
  • The Addiction (1995) ~59
  • The Funeral (1996) ~63
  • New Rose Hotel (1998) 27
  • Mary (2005) 34
  • Go Go Tales (2007) 33
  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011) 57
  • Pasolini (2014) 49


    Larry Fessenden [3]

  • Habit (1997) ~16
  • Wendigo (2001) 62
  • The Last Winter (2006) 29


    Jeff Feuerzeig [2]

  • The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005) 69
  • Author: The JT LeRoy Story (2016) 72


    Todd Field [2]

  • In the Bedroom (2001) ~55
  • Little Children (2006) 48


    Ralph Fiennes [2]

  • Coriolanus (2011) 64
  • The Invisible Woman (2013) 43


    Mike Figgis [9]

  • Stormy Monday (1988)
  • Internal Affairs (1990)
  • Leaving Las Vegas (1995) 40
  • One Night Stand (1997) ~37
  • The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999) ~5
  • Miss Julie (1999) ~42
  • Timecode (2000) ~32
  • Hotel (2001) 50
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Cello (2002) 27
  • Cold Creek Manor (2003) 31


    David Fincher [10]

  • Alien3 (1992)
  • Seven (1995) 93
  • The Game (1997) 91
  • Fight Club (1999) 56
  • Panic Room (2002) 73
  • Zodiac (2007) 69
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) 44
  • The Social Network (2010) 72
  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011) 40
  • Gone Girl (2014) 60


    Terence Fisher [2]

  • Horror of Dracula (1958)
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966) 53


    George Fitzmaurice [3]

  • The Devil to Pay! (1930)
  • Strangers May Kiss (1931)
  • Mata Hari (1931)


    Paul Flaherty [2]

  • 18 Again! (1988)
  • Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)


    Robert J. Flaherty [2]

  • Nanook of the North: A Story of Life and Love in the Actual Arctic (1922) 63
  • Louisiana Story (1948) 49


    Ryan Fleck [4]

  • Half Nelson (2006) 71
  • Sugar (2008) 56
  • It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010) 48
  • Mississippi Grind (2015) 60


    Gary Fleder [2]

  • The Runaway Jury (2003) 41
  • The Express (2008) 35


    Richard Fleischer [9]

  • Bodyguard (1948) 58
  • The Narrow Margin (1952)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
  • Violent Saturday (1955) 50
  • Compulsion (1959) 80
  • Fantastic Voyage (1966)
  • The Last Run (1971) 75
  • Soylent Green (1973) 47
  • Mandingo (1975) 48


    Andrew Fleming [2]

  • Dick (1999) ~59
  • Barefoot (2014) 37


    Victor Fleming [7]

  • When the Clouds Roll By (1919)
  • The Mollycoddle (1920)
  • Red Dust (1932) 94
  • Treasure Island (1934) 55
  • Captains Courageous (1937)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • Gone With the Wind (1939) 68


    Robert Florey [3]

  • The Hole in the Wall (1929)
  • The Cocoanuts (1929)
  • King of Alcatraz (1938)


    John Flynn [2]

  • Best Seller (1987)
  • Lock Up (1989)


    James Foley [7]

  • At Close Range (1986)
  • After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
  • Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) 83
  • Two Bits (1995) ~43
  • Fear (1996) 41
  • The Corruptor (1999)
  • Confidence (2003) 45


    Ari Folman [3]

  • Saint Clara (1996) ~65
  • Waltz With Bashir (2008) 40
  • The Congress (2013) 30


    Anne Fontaine [6]

  • Augustin (1995) ~67
  • Dry Cleaning (1997) ~61
  • How I Killed My Father (2001) 28
  • Nathalie... (2003) 55
  • Adore (2013) 36
  • The Innocents (2016) 51


    Frédéric Fonteyne [2]

  • An Affair of Love (1999)
  • Gilles' Wife (2004) 54


    Bryan Forbes [4]

  • Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
  • The L-Shaped Room (1962)
  • Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
  • The Wrong Box (1966)


    John Ford [21]

  • 3 Bad Men (1926)
  • The Hurricane (1937)
  • Stagecoach (1939) 71
  • Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) 53
  • Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) 56
  • The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • The Long Voyage Home (1940)
  • Tobacco Road (1941) 48
  • How Green Was My Valley (1941) 51
  • They Were Expendable (1945) 59
  • My Darling Clementine (1946) 84
  • She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
  • Wagon Master (1950)
  • Rio Grande (1950)
  • The Quiet Man (1952) 64
  • Mister Roberts (1955)
  • The Searchers (1956) 66
  • Sergeant Rutledge (1960)
  • Two Rode Together (1961) 71
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  • How the West Was Won (1962)
  • Donovan's Reef (1963) 60


    Milos Forman [9]

  • Black Sheep (1964) 58
  • Loves of a Blonde (1965)
  • The Firemen's Ball (1967)
  • Taking Off (1971) 56
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) 78
  • Ragtime (1981)
  • Amadeus (1984) 69
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) 67
  • Man on the Moon (1999) ~64


    Marc Forster [4]

  • Monster's Ball (2001) ~64
  • Finding Neverland (2004) 49
  • Stranger Than Fiction (2006) 51
  • World War Z (2013) 62


    Bill Forsyth [4]

  • Local Hero (1983)
  • Housekeeping (1987)
  • Breaking In (1989)
  • Being Human (1993)


    Bob Fosse [5]

  • Sweet Charity (1969)
  • Cabaret (1972) 63
  • Lenny (1974)
  • All That Jazz (1979) 82
  • Star 80 (1983) 62


    Eytan Fox [2]

  • Yossi & Jagger (2002) 53
  • Yossi (2012) 57


    Georges Franju [2]

  • Eyes Without a Face (1959) 85
  • Judex (1963) 69


    Melvin Frank [2]

  • Knock on Wood (1954)
  • The Court Jester (1956)
  • The Jayhawkers! (1959) 58


    David Frankel [3]

  • Miami Rhapsody (1995) ~22
  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006) 55
  • One Chance (2013) 50


    John Frankenheimer [14]

  • Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) 46
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 78
  • Seven Days in May (1964)
  • The Train (1964)
  • Seconds (1966) 74
  • Grand Prix (1966) 56
  • The Gypsy Moths (1969)
  • The Horsemen (1971)
  • Black Sunday (1977) 61
  • 52 Pick-Up (1986)
  • Dead-Bang (1989)
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) 25
  • Ronin (1998) ~61
  • Reindeer Games (2000) 17


    Carl Franklin [5]

  • One False Move (1992)
  • Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) ~70
  • One True Thing (1998) ~49
  • High Crimes (2002) 39
  • Out of Time (2003) 53


    Sidney Franklin [3]

  • The Hoodlum (1919) 36
  • The Dark Angel (1935)
  • The Good Earth (1937)


    Stephen Frears [21]

  • Gumshoe (1971) 45
  • Bloody Kids (1979) 79
  • The Hit (1984)
  • My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) 57
  • Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
  • Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
  • Dangerous Liaisons (1988) 69
  • The Grifters (1990)
  • Hero (1992)
  • The Snapper (1993)
  • The Van (1996) ~44
  • High Fidelity (2000) 77
  • Liam (2000) ~49
  • Dirty Pretty Things (2002) 49
  • Mrs Henderson Presents (2005) 48
  • The Queen (2006) 46
  • Chéri (2009) 55
  • Tamara Drewe (2010) 66
  • Philomena (2013) 40
  • The Program (2015) 46
  • Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) 52


    Juan Carlos Fresnadillo [3]

  • Intacto (2001) 76
  • 28 Weeks Later (2007) 68
  • Intruders (2011) 52


    William Friedkin [10]

  • The French Connection (1971) 68
  • The Exorcist (1973) 45
  • Sorcerer (1977) 66
  • To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
  • The Guardian (1990)
  • 12 Angry Men (1997) ~55
  • Rules of Engagement (2000) ~31
  • The Hunted (2003) 48
  • Bug (2006) 48
  • Killer Joe (2011) 29


    Su Friedrich [2]

  • The Ties That Bind (1984) 51
  • Sink or Swim (1990) 69


    Kôji Fukada [2]

  • Hospitalité (2010) 49
  • Harmonium (2016) 38


    Samuel Fuller [11]

  • The Steel Helmet (1951)
  • Park Row (1952)
  • Pickup on South Street (1953) 80
  • China Gate (1957) 52
  • Forty Guns (1957)
  • Underworld U.S.A. (1961) 63
  • Merrill's Marauders (1962)
  • Shock Corridor (1963) 81
  • The Naked Kiss (1964) 57
  • The Big Red One (1980)
  • White Dog (1982) 64


    Keith Fulton & Louis Pepe [2]

  • Lost in La Mancha (2002) 64
  • Brothers of the Head (2005) 45


    Antoine Fuqua [7]

  • The Replacement Killers (1998) ~33
  • Bait (2000) 40
  • Training Day (2001) 82
  • Tears of the Sun (2003) 26
  • Lightning in a Bottle (2004) 50
  • Shooter (2007) 32
  • The Magnificent Seven (2016) 50


    Sidney J. Furie [2]

  • The Ipcress File (1965) 51
  • The Entity (1981)



    Vincent Gallo [3]

  • Buffalo '66 (1998) 91
  • The Brown Bunny (2003) 64
  • Promises Written in Water (2010) 69


    Jesper Ganslandt [2]

  • The Ape (2009) 56
  • Blondie (2012) 43


    Nicole Garcia [3]

  • The Adversary (2002) 41
  • Charlie Says (2006) 50
  • From the Land of the Moon (2016) 24


    Philippe Garrel [4]

  • Regular Lovers (2005) 45
  • Frontier of Dawn (2008) 43
  • Jealousy (2013) 54
  • In the Shadow of Women (2015) 44


    Matteo Garrone [4]

  • The Embalmer (2002) 31
  • Gomorrah (2008) 54
  • Reality (2012) 66
  • Tale of Tales (2015) 49


    Tony Gatlif [4]

  • Latcho Drom (1993)
  • Mondo (1996)
  • Gadjo dilo (1997)
  • Exiles (2004) 43


    Sarah Gavron [2]

  • Brick Lane (2007) 38
  • Suffragette (2015) 45


    Terry George [3]

  • Some Mother's Son (1996)
  • Hotel Rwanda (2004) 52
  • Reservation Road (2007) 48


    Aleksey German [2]

  • Khroustaliov, My Car! (1998) ~12
  • Hard to Be a God (2013) 24


    Clyde Geronimi [5]

  • Cinderella (1950)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1951) 59
  • Peter Pan (1953) 64
  • Lady and the Tramp (1955) 51
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)


    Nikolaus Geyrhalter [3]

  • Pripyat (1999) ~44
  • Our Daily Bread (2005) 60
  • Abendland (2011) 60


    Bahman Ghobadi [4]

  • A Time for Drunken Horses (2000) ~35
  • Marooned in Iraq (2002) 57
  • Turtles Can Fly (2004) 39
  • No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009) 51


    Xavier Giannoli [2]

  • The Singer (2006) 44
  • In the Beginning (2009) 56


    Alex Gibney [3]

  • Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) 45
  • Taxi to the Dark Side (2007) 60
  • Zero Days (2016) 55


    Brian Gibson [2]

  • Poltergeist II (1986)
  • What's Love Got to Do With It (1993)


    Mel Gibson [4]

  • The Man Without a Face (1993)
  • Braveheart (1995) ~64
  • The Passion of the Christ (2004) 33
  • Apocalypto (2006) 65


    Brian Gilbert [3]

  • Vice Versa (1988)
  • Not Without My Daughter (1991)
  • Tom & Viv (1994)


    Lewis Gilbert [5]

  • Alfie (1966) 44
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Moonraker (1979)
  • Educating Rita (1983)
  • Shirley Valentine (1989)


    Terry Gilliam [12]

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) 79
  • Jabberwocky (1977)
  • Time Bandits (1981) 52
  • Brazil (1985) 89
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
  • The Fisher King (1991) 54
  • Twelve Monkeys (1995) 80
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) 47
  • The Brothers Grimm (2005) 47
  • Tideland (2005) 51
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) 44
  • The Zero Theorem (2013) 34


    Dan Gilroy [2]

  • Nightcrawler (2014) 63
  • Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) 47


    Tony Gilroy [2]

  • Michael Clayton (2007) 66
  • Duplicity (2009) 78


    Marco Tullio Giordana [2]

  • Especially on Sunday (1991)
  • The Best of Youth (2003) 49
  • Once You're Born (2005) 47


    Bob Giraldi [2]

  • Hiding Out (1987)
  • Dinner Rush (2000)


    François Girard [2]

  • Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993) 84
  • The Red Violin (1998) ~38


    Amos Gitai [5]

  • Kippur (2000) ~61
  • Kedma (2002) 50
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • Free Zone (2005) 48
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • One Day You'll Understand (2008) 53
  • Rabin: The Last Day (2015) 36


    Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland [4]

  • The Fluffer (2001) ~41
  • Quinceañera (2006) 60
  • The Last of Robin Hood (2013) 50
  • Still Alice (2014) 53


    Michael Glawogger [2]

  • State of the Nation (2002) 44
  • Workingman's Death (2005) 59
  • Slumming (2006) 46


    Jonathan Glazer [3]

  • Sexy Beast (2000) ~57
  • Birth (2004) 69
  • Under the Skin (2013) 79


    John Glen [3]

  • Octopussy (1983)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Licence to Kill (1989)


    Peter Glenville [2]

  • Summer and Smoke (1961)
  • Becket (1964) 54


    Jean-Luc Godard [25]

  • Breathless (1960) 73
  • A Woman Is a Woman (1961) 80
  • My Life to Live (1962) 66
  • Le Petit soldat (1963) 68
  • Contempt (1963)
  • Band of Outsiders (1964) 75
  • A Married Woman (1964) 86
  • Pierrot le fou (1965)
  • Masculine-Feminine (1966) 71
  • Made in U.S.A (1966) 51
  • 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967) 53
  • La Chinoise (1967)
  • Week End (1967) 72
  • Every Man for Himself (1980) 50
  • Hail Mary (1985) 48
  • King Lear (1987) 47
  • Aria (1987)
  • Nouvelle vague (1990) 16
  • Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991)
  • Hélas pour moi (1993) 38
  • JLG/JLG (1995)
  • For Ever Mozart (1996) ~21
  • In Praise of Love (2001) 18
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Cello (2002) 27
  • Notre Musique (2004) 39
  • Film Socialisme (2010) 37
  • Goodbye to Language (2014) 54


    Bobcat Goldthwait [4]

  • Sleeping Dogs Lie. (2006) 72
  • World's Greatest Dad (2009) 51
  • God Bless America (2011) 54
  • Call Me Lucky (2015) 54


    Miguel Gomes [5]

  • Our Beloved Month of August (2008) 51
  • Tabu (2012) 56
  • Arabian Nights: Volume One, The Restless One (2015) 33
  • Arabian Nights: Volume Two, The Desolate One (2015) 41
  • Arabian Nights: Volume Three, The Enchanted One (2015) 52


    Nick Gomez [4]

  • Laws of Gravity (1992)
  • New Jersey Drive (1995) ~48
  • illtown (1996) ~25
  • Drowning Mona (2000) ~63


    Michel Gondry [11]

  • Human Nature (2001) 46
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 73
  • Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005) 87
  • The Science of Sleep (2006) 41
  • Be Kind Rewind (2008) 53
  • Tokyo! (2008) 56
  • The Thorn in the Heart (2009) 16
  • The Green Hornet (2011) 45
  • The We and the I (2012) 52
  • Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013) 57
  • Mood Indigo (2013) 40
  • Microbe and Gasoline (2015) 65


    Alejandro González Iñárritu [6]

  • Amores perros (2000) ~69
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • 21 Grams (2003) 54
  • Babel (2006) 54
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Biutiful (2010) 50
  • Birdman, or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) 66
  • The Revenant (2015) 60


    Keith Gordon [5]

  • The Chocolate War (1988)
  • A Midnight Clear (1992) 77
  • Mother Night (1996) ~54
  • Waking the Dead (2000) ~40
  • The Singing Detective (2003) 49


    Stuart Gordon [4]

  • Re-Animator (1985) 66
  • Robot Jox (1990)
  • Edmond (2005) 66
  • Stuck (2007) 70


    Marleen Gorris [3]

  • Antonia's Line (1995) ~43
  • Mrs Dalloway (1997) ~49
  • The Luzhin Defence (2000) ~24


    Péter Gothár [2]

  • Time Stands Still (1982) 56
  • Vaska Easoff (1996)


    Edmund Goulding [4]

  • Love (1927)
  • Grand Hotel (1932) 70
  • Dark Victory (1939)
  • Nightmare Alley (1947)


    Dominik Graf [2]

  • Dreileben: Don't Follow Me Around (2011) 47
  • Beloved Sisters (2014) 50


    Debra Granik [2]

  • Winter's Bone (2010) 87
  • Stray Dog (2014) 50


    Bradley Rust Gray [2]

  • The Exploding Girl (2009) 48
  • Jack & Diane (2012) 69


    F. Gary Gray [2]

  • Set It Off (1996) ~42
  • Straight Outta Compton (2015) 53


    James Gray [6]

  • Little Odessa (1994) ~67
  • The Yards (2000) ~51
  • We Own the Night (2007) 59
  • Two Lovers (2008) 70
  • The Immigrant (2013) 56
  • The Lost City of Z (2016) 52


    Alfred E. Green [4]

  • The Green Goddess (1930)
  • Baby Face (1933)
  • Gentlemen Are Born (1934)
  • Dangerous (1935)


    David Gordon Green [9]

  • George Washington (2000) 75
  • All the Real Girls (2003) 73
  • Undertow (2004) 59
  • Snow Angels (2007) 58
  • Pineapple Express (2008) 44
  • Joe (2013) 72
  • Manglehorn (2014) 48
  • Our Brand Is Crisis (2015) 49
  • Stronger (2017) 57


    David Green [2]

  • Buster (1988)
  • Fire Birds (1990)


    Eugène Green [4]

  • The Living World (2003) 65
  • Le Pont des Arts (2004) 61
  • La Sapienza (2014) 53
  • The Son of Joseph (2016) 65


    Peter Greenaway [12]

  • The Falls (1980)
  • The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
  • A Zed & Two Noughts (1985) 65
  • The Belly of an Architect (1987)
  • Drowning by Numbers (1988)
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
  • Prospero's Books (1991)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The Pillow Book (1996) ~70
  • 8½ Women (1999) ~52
  • The Tulse Luper Suitcases: Episodes 1-3 (2003) 59
  • Nightwatching (2007) 64
  • Rembrandt's J'Accuse...! (2008) 63


    Robert Greene [2]

  • Actress (2014) 60
  • Kate Plays Christine (2016) 63


    Paul Greengrass [6]

  • Bloody Sunday (2002) 53
  • The Bourne Supremacy (2004) 54
  • United 93 (2006) 62
  • The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) 71
  • Green Zone (2010) 39
  • Captain Phillips (2013) 59


    D.W. Griffith [6]

  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  • Intolerance, or Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)
  • Broken Blossoms (1919)
  • Way Down East (1920)
  • Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  • Abraham Lincoln (1930) 41


    Edward H. Griffith [2]

  • Holiday (1930)
  • The Animal Kingdom (1932)


    Valeska Grisebach [3]

  • Be My Star (2001) ~70
  • Longing (2006) 58
  • Western (2017) 54


    Luca Guadagnino [3]

  • I Am Love (2009) 42
  • A Bigger Splash (2015) 38
  • Call Me by Your Name (2017) 66


    Robert Guédiguian [4]

  • Marius and Jeannette (1997)
  • The Town Is Quiet (2000)
  • Marie-Jo and Her 2 Loves (2002) 61
  • My Father Is an Engineer (2004) 43


    José Luis Guerín [3]

  • In the City of Sylvia (2007) 74
  • Guest (2010) 52
  • The Academy of Muses (2015) 14


    Christopher Guest [5]

  • The Big Picture (1989)
  • Waiting for Guffman (1996)
  • Best in Show (2000)
  • A Mighty Wind (2003) 50
  • For Your Consideration (2006) 47


    Val Guest [2]

  • Mister Drake's Duck (1951) ~64
  • Casino Royale (1967)


    Davis Guggenheim [3]

  • An Inconvenient Truth (2006) 55
  • Waiting for "Superman" (2010) 51
  • He Named Me Malala (2015) 34


    Alain Guiraudie [6]

  • That Old Dream That Moves (2001) ~65
  • No Rest for the Brave (2003) 54
  • Time Has Come (2005) 44
  • The King of Escape (2009) 51
  • Stranger by the Lake (2013) 50
  • Staying Vertical (2016) 77


    James Gunn [2]

  • Slither (2006) 49
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) 55


    Tomás Gutiérrez Alea [4]

  • Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)
  • Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
  • Strawberry and Chocolate (1994) 54
  • Guantanamera (1995) ~50



    Philip Haas [3]

  • The Music of Chance (1993)
  • Angels and Insects (1995) ~71
  • The Situation (2006) 51


    Taylor Hackford [7]

  • An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
  • Against All Odds (1984)
  • White Nights (1985)
  • Everybody's All-American (1988)
  • Dolores Claiborne (1995) ~52
  • The Devil's Advocate (1997) ~60
  • Ray (2004) 41


    Lucile Hadzihalilovic [2]

  • Innocence (2004) 65
  • Evolution (2015) 67


    Piers Haggard [3]

  • Satan's Skin (1971) 49
  • The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
  • A Summer Story (1988)


    Paul Haggis [2]

  • Crash (2004) 11
  • In the Valley of Elah (2007) 55


    Andrew Haigh [3]

  • Weekend (2011) 66
  • 45 Years (2015) 66
  • Lean On Pete (2017) 70


    Randa Haines [2]

  • Children of a Lesser God (1986)
  • The Doctor (1991)


    Alexander Hall [2]

  • Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) 67
  • My Sister Eileen (1942)


    Lasse Hallström [7]

  • My Life as a Dog (1985) 68
  • Once Around (1991)
  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) 70
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The Cider House Rules (1999) ~55
  • Chocolat (2000) ~38
  • The Shipping News (2001) ~56
  • The Hoax (2006) 52


    Bent Hamer [3]

  • Kitchen Stories (2003) 53
  • Factotum (2005) 50
  • O'Horten (2007) 49


    Robert Hamer [2]

  • Dead of Night (1945)
  • It Always Rains on Sunday (1947) 60
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)


    Guy Hamilton [4]

  • Goldfinger (1964) 67
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • The Man With the Golden Gun (1974) 42
  • Force 10 From Navarone (1978)


    John Hancock [2]

  • Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) 53
  • Weeds (1987)


    David Hand [2]

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) 63
  • Bambi (1942) 46


    Michael Haneke [16]

  • Variation (1983) 62
  • Fraulein (1986) 48
  • The Seventh Continent (1989) 44
  • Benny's Video (1992) 51
  • The Rebellion (1993) 45
  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994) 50
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Funny Games (1997) 81
  • The Castle (1997) 50
  • Code Unknown (2000) 81
  • The Piano Teacher (2001) 53
  • Time of the Wolf (2003) 55
  • Caché (Hidden) (2005) 69
  • Funny Games (2007) 76
  • The White Ribbon (2009) 37
  • Amour (2012) 77
  • Happy End (2017) 34


    Mia Hansen-Løve [4]

  • Father of My Children (2009) 61
  • Goodbye First Love (2011) 53
  • Eden (2014) 46
  • Things to Come (2016) 55


    Curtis Hanson [10]

  • Losin' It (1983)
  • The Bedroom Window (1987)
  • Bad Influence (1990)
  • The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
  • The River Wild (1994)
  • L.A. Confidential (1997) 81
  • Wonder Boys (2000) ~62
  • 8 Mile (2002) 45
  • In Her Shoes (2005) 55
  • Lucky You (2007) 34


    Catherine Hardwicke [2]

  • Thirteen (2003) 46
  • Lords of Dogtown (2005) 51


    David Hare [2]

  • Strapless (1989)
  • The Designated Mourner (1997)


    Renny Harlin [6]

  • Die Hard 2 (1990)
  • Cliffhanger (1993)
  • The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) 68
  • Deep Blue Sea (1999) ~58
  • Driven (2001) ~42
  • Devil's Pass (2013) 46


    Mahamat-Saleh Haroun [2]

  • A Screaming Man (2010) 40
  • Grigris (2013) 48


    James B. Harris [2]

  • The Bedford Incident (1965)
  • Cop (1988)


    Mark Jonathan Harris [2]

  • The Long Way Home (1997) ~52
  • Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000) ~66


    Mary Harron [3]

  • I Shot Andy Warhol (1996) ~65
  • American Psycho (2000) 44
  • The Notorious Bettie Page (2005) 67


    Hal Hartley [13]

  • The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
  • Trust (1990) 88
  • Surviving Desire (1991)
  • Simple Men (1992)
  • Amateur (1994) ~53
  • Flirt (1995) ~45
  • Henry Fool (1997) ~77
  • The Book of Life (1998) ~73
  • No Such Thing (2001) 67
  • The Girl From Monday (2005) 49
  • Fay Grim (2006) 59
  • My America (2014) 51
  • Ned Rifle (2014) 55


    Byron Haskin [3]

  • Denver & Rio Grande (1952) 35
  • The War of the Worlds (1953) 37
  • Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964) 40


    Henry Hathaway [5]

  • The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
  • The House on 92nd Street (1945) 49
  • The Dark Corner (1946) 52
  • Rawhide (1951) 51
  • How the West Was Won (1962)
  • True Grit (1969)


    Jessica Hausner [2]

  • Lourdes (2009) 50
  • Amour fou (2014) 45


    Howard Hawks [18]

  • Scarface (1932)
  • Tiger Shark (1932)
  • Twentieth Century (1934)
  • Barbary Coast (1935) 66
  • Bringing Up Baby (1938) 89
  • —Only Angels Have Wings (1939) 100
  • His Girl Friday (1940) 98
  • Sergeant York (1941)
  • Ball of Fire (1941)
  • Air Force (1943)
  • The Big Sleep (1946)
  • Red River (1948) 82
  • The Big Sky (1952) 74
  • Monkey Business (1952)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  • Rio Bravo (1959) 86
  • El Dorado (1966) 83
  • Rio Lobo (1970) 52


    Todd Haynes [8]

  • Poison (1991) 62
  • Safe (1995) 89
  • Velvet Goldmine (1998) ~42
  • Far From Heaven (2002) 67
  • I'm Not There (2007) 54
  • Mildred Pierce (2011) 72
  • Carol (2015) 76
  • Wonderstruck (2017) 40


    Michel Hazanavicius [3]

  • The Artist (2011) 52
  • The Search (2014) 25
  • Redoubtable (2017) 40


    Amy Heckerling [5]

  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
  • Johnny Dangerously (1984)
  • Look Who's Talking (1989)
  • Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
  • Clueless (1995) 56


    Chris Hegedus [6]

  • Jimi Plays Monterey (1986) 65
  • The War Room (1993) 68
  • Moon Over Broadway (1997) ~49
  • Startup.com (2001) ~65
  • Only the Strong Survive (2002) 50
  • Unlocking the Cage (2016) 46


    Stuart Heisler [2]

  • The Biscuit Eater (1940)
  • The Glass Key (1942)


    Monte Hellman [4]

  • Ride in the Whirlwind (1965) 40
  • Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) 87
  • Cockfighter (1974)
  • China 9 Liberty 37 (1978) 59
  • Trapped Ashes (2006) 44


    Brian Henson [2]

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
  • Muppet Treasure Island (1996)


    Jim Henson [3]

  • The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
  • The Dark Crystal (1982) 47
  • Labyrinth (1986)


    Mark Herman [2]

  • Brassed Off (1996) ~42
  • Little Voice (1998)


    Rowdy Herrington [2]

  • Jack's Back (1988)
  • Road House (1989)


    John Herzfeld [2]

  • Two of a Kind (1983)
  • Don King: Only in America (1997)


    Werner Herzog [26]

  • Fata Morgana (1971) 49
  • Land of Silence and Darkness (1971) 54
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
  • Every Man for Himself and God Against All (1974)
  • Stroszek (1977)
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
  • Fitzcarraldo (1982) 76
  • Cobra Verde (1987) 53
  • Wodaabe: Herdsmen of the Sun (1989) 59
  • Echoes From a Sombre Empire (1990) 41
  • Jag Mandir (1991) 55
  • Lessons of Darkness (1992) 65
  • My Best Fiend (1999) ~58
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Trumpet (2002) 57
  • Wheel of Time (2003) 50
  • The White Diamond (2004) 59
  • Grizzly Man (2005) 74
  • The Wild Blue Yonder (2005) 48
  • Rescue Dawn (2006) 53
  • Encounters at the End of the World (2007) 66
  • The Bad Lieutenant -- Port of Call: New Orleans (2009) 66
  • My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009) 69
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) 55
  • Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life (2011) 50
  • Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (2016) 62
  • Salt and Fire (2016) 33
  • Into the Inferno (2016) 51


    Jared Hess [2]

  • Napoleon Dynamite (2004) 59
  • Don Verdean (2015) 36


    Peter Hewitt [2]

  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) 48
  • The Borrowers (1997) ~48


    George Hickenlooper [2]

  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
  • Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003) 43


    Colin Higgins [2]

  • Foul Play (1978)
  • Nine to Five (1980) 53


    George Roy Hill [5]

  • The World of Henry Orient (1964)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) 52
  • The Sting (1973)
  • The World According to Garp (1982)
  • Funny Farm (1988)


    Walter Hill [12]

  • Hard Times (1975) 59
  • The Driver (1978) 72
  • The Warriors (1979) 57
  • The Long Riders (1980) 70
  • 48HRS. (1982)
  • Streets of Fire (1984)
  • Red Heat (1988)
  • Johnny Handsome (1989)
  • Another 48HRS. (1990)
  • Wild Bill (1995) ~52
  • Undisputed (2002) 60
  • The Assignment (2016) 25


    John Hillcoat [2]

  • The Proposition (2005) 51
  • Lawless (2012) 61


    Arthur Hiller [7]

  • The In-Laws (1979) 66
  • Author! Author! (1982)
  • The Lonely Guy (1984)
  • Teachers (1984)
  • Outrageous Fortune (1987)
  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
  • Taking Care of Business (1990)


    Alfred Hitchcock [42]

  • The Pleasure Garden (1925)
  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) 60
  • Downhill (1927)
  • Easy Virtue (1928)
  • Blackmail (1929)
  • Murder! (1930) 53
  • Rich and Strange (1931)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) 62
  • The 39 Steps (1935) 87
  • Secret Agent (1936)
  • Sabotage (1936)
  • Young and Innocent (1937)
  • The Lady Vanishes (1938) 88
  • Rebecca (1940) 78
  • Foreign Correspondent (1940)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
  • Suspicion (1941)
  • Saboteur (1942)
  • Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 65
  • Lifeboat (1944)
  • Spellbound (1945) 48
  • Notorious (1946)
  • The Paradine Case (1947)
  • Rope (1948)
  • Under Capricorn (1949)
  • Strangers on a Train (1951) 77
  • I Confess (1953)
  • Dial M for Murder (1954) 70
  • Rear Window (1954)
  • To Catch a Thief (1955) 59
  • The Trouble With Harry (1955)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) 54
  • The Wrong Man (1956)
  • Vertigo (1958)
  • North by Northwest (1959) 98
  • Psycho (1960) 88
  • The Birds (1963)
  • Marnie (1964) 61
  • Torn Curtain (1966) 71
  • Topaz (1969) ~48
  • Frenzy (1972)
  • Family Plot (1976)


    Eliza Hittman [2]

  • It Felt Like Love (2013) 50
  • Beach Rats (2017) 46


    Gregory Hoblit [3]

  • Primal Fear (1996)
  • Fallen (1998) ~33
  • Frequency (2000) ~42


    Christoph Hochhäusler [2]

  • The City Below (2010) 69
  • Dreileben: One Minute of Darkness (2011) 44


    Mike Hodges [7]

  • Suspect (1969)
  • Rumour (1970)
  • Get Carter (1971)
  • The Terminal Man (1974)
  • Flash Gordon (1980)
  • A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
  • Croupier (1998)


    Michael Hoffman [3]

  • Promised Land (1987)
  • Soapdish (1991)
  • Gambit (2012) 34


    P.J. Hogan [3]

  • Muriel's Wedding (1994)
  • My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
  • Peter Pan (2003) 46


    Agnieszka Holland [8]

  • Europa Europa (1990)
  • Olivier, Olivier (1992)
  • The Secret Garden (1993)
  • Total Eclipse (1995)
  • Washington Square (1997) ~51
  • Shot in the Heart (2001) 57
  • Burning Bush (2013) 56
  • Spoor (2017) 38


    Savage Steve Holland [2]

  • Better Off Dead... (1985)
  • How I Got Into College (1989)


    Tom Holland [2]

  • Fright Night (1985)
  • Child's Play (1988)


    Nicole Holofcener [5]

  • Walking and Talking (1996) ~60
  • Lovely & Amazing (2001) 64
  • Friends With Money (2006) 52
  • Please Give (2010) 44
  • Enough Said (2013) 61


    Hong Sang-soo [21]

  • The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996) 73
  • The Power of Kangwon Province (1998) 44
  • Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors (2000) ~49
  • Turning Gate (2002) 76
  • Woman Is the Future of Man (2004) 44
  • Tale of Cinema (2005) 64
  • Woman on the Beach (2006) 66
  • Night and Day (2008) 71
  • Like You Know It All (2009) 54
  • Hahaha (2010) 62
  • Oki's Movie (2010) 68
  • The Day He Arrives (2011) 54
  • In Another Country (2012) 51
  • Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013) 50
  • Our Sunhi (2013) 55
  • Hill of Freedom (2014) 65
  • Right Now, Wrong Then (2015) 82
  • Yourself and Yours (2016) 46
  • On the Beach at Night Alone (2017) 60
  • Claire's Camera (2017) 67
  • The Day After (2017) 37


    Christophe Honoré [2]

  • Dix-sept fois Cécile Cassard (2002) 50
  • Love Songs (2007) 42


    Gavin Hood [3]

  • Rendition (2007) 43
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) 33
  • Eye in the Sky (2015) 60


    Tobe Hooper [3]

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) 82
  • Poltergeist (1982) 70
  • Lifeforce (1985) 25


    Tom Hooper [2]

  • The King's Speech (2010) 53
  • Les Misérables (2012) 45


    Stephen Hopkins [3]

  • Predator 2 (1990)
  • Lost in Space (1998) 47
  • The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) 25


    Dennis Hopper [3]

  • Easy Rider (1969) 53
  • Colors (1988)
  • The Hot Spot (1990)


    Hou Hsiao-hsien [12]

  • A Summer at Grandpa's (1984) 65
  • The Time to Live and the Time to Die (1985)
  • A City of Sadness (1989) 51
  • The Puppetmaster (1993)
  • Good Men, Good Women (1995)
  • Goodbye South, Goodbye (1996)
  • The Flowers of Shanghai (1998) 45
  • Millennium Mambo (2001) 26
  • Café Lumière (2003) 36
  • Three Times (2005) 54
  • Flight of the Red Balloon (2007) 53
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • The Assassin (2015) 54


    Byron Howard [3]

  • Bolt (2008) 56
  • Tangled (2010) 65
  • Zootopia (2016) 49


    Ron Howard [15]

  • Grand Theft Auto (1977)
  • Night Shift (1982)
  • Splash (1984)
  • Cocoon (1985)
  • Willow (1988)
  • Parenthood (1989)
  • Backdraft (1991)
  • The Paper (1994)
  • Apollo 13 (1995) ~82
  • Ransom (1996) ~53
  • EDtv (1999) ~49
  • A Beautiful Mind (2001) ~69
  • Cinderella Man (2005) 54
  • The DaVinci Code (2006) 39
  • Frost/Nixon (2008) 55


    Peter Howitt [2]

  • Antitrust (2001)
  • Laws of Attraction (2004) 37


    Jan Hrebejk [2]

  • Divided We Fall (2000)
  • Up and Down (2004) 34


    King Hu [2]

  • Come Drink With Me (1966) 75
  • A Touch of Zen (1971) 61


    Hugh Hudson [2]

  • Chariots of Fire (1981)
  • Lost Angels (1989)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)


    The Hughes Brothers [3]

  • Menace II Society (1993) 44
  • Dead Presidents (1995) ~41
  • From Hell (2001) ~40


    John Hughes [7]

  • Sixteen Candles (1984) 59
  • The Breakfast Club (1985) 71
  • Weird Science (1985)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) 67
  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) 66
  • She's Having a Baby (1988)
  • Uncle Buck (1989)


    Ann Hui [2]

  • A Simple Life (2011) 58
  • Our Time Will Come (2017) 50


    Danièle Huillet [2]

  • From Today Until Tomorrow (1997)
  • Sicilia! (1999)


    John Huston [18]

  • The Maltese Falcon (1941) 77
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) 83
  • Key Largo (1948)
  • The Asphalt Jungle (1950) 62
  • The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
  • The African Queen (1951) 67
  • Moulin Rouge (1952)
  • Beat the Devil (1953)
  • The Misfits (1961) 51
  • Freud (1962)
  • The Night of the Iguana (1964)
  • The Bible: in the Beginning... (1966) 42
  • Casino Royale (1967)
  • Fat City (1972)
  • The Man Who Would Be King (1975) 65
  • Wise Blood (1979) 69
  • Prizzi's Honor (1985) 57
  • The Dead (1987)


    Brian G. Hutton [2]

  • Where Eagles Dare (1968)
  • Kelly's Heroes (1970) 52


    Willard Huyck [2]

  • Best Defense (1984)
  • Howard the Duck (1986)


    Peter Hyams [5]

  • Capricorn One (1978)
  • 2010 (1984)
  • Running Scared (1986)
  • The Presidio (1988)
  • Narrow Margin (1990)


    Nicholas Hytner [3]

  • The Madness of King George (1994)
  • The Crucible (1996)
  • The History Boys (2006) 44



    Armando Iannucci [2]

  • In the Loop (2009) 71
  • The Death of Stalin (2017) 63


    Kon Ichikawa [3]

  • Enjo (1958)
  • Fires on the Plain (1959) 61
  • The Makioka Sisters (1983) 57


    Im Kwon-taek [5]

  • Daughter of the Flame (1983)
  • Ticket (1986)
  • Sopyonje (1993) 57
  • Chunhyang (2000)
  • Chi-hwa-seon: Painted Fire (2002) 34


    Im Sang-soo [4]

  • A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003) 50
  • The President's Last Bang (2005) 44
  • The Housemaid (2010) 41
  • The Taste of Money (2012) 39


    Shohei Imamura [12]

  • Stolen Desire (1958) 59
  • Pigs and Battleships (1961) 73
  • The Insect Woman (1963) 64
  • The Pornographers (1966) ~66
  • The Profound Desire of the Gods (1968) 52
  • Vengeance Is Mine (1979) 54
  • Eijanaika (1981) 56
  • The Ballad of Narayama (1983) 50
  • Black Rain (1989) 68
  • The Eel (1997) ~45
  • Dr. Akagi (1998) ~61
  • Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) 51
  • September 11 (2002) 34


    Hiroshi Inagaki [3]

  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954) 55
  • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955) 46
  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956) 38


    Otar Iosseliani [4]

  • Brigands: Chapter VII (1996)
  • Farewell, Home Sweet Home (1999)
  • Monday Morning (2002) 41
  • Gardens in Autumn (2006) 50


    John Irvin [4]

  • The Dogs of War (1981)
  • Turtle Diary (1985)
  • Next of Kin (1989)
  • Widows' Peak (1994)


    Katsuhito Ishii [2]

  • Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998) 24
  • The Taste of Tea (2004) 55


    Juzo Itami [4]

  • The Funeral (1984)
  • Tampopo (1985) 81
  • A Taxing Woman (1987)
  • A Taxing Woman's Return (1988)


    James Ivory [9]

  • A Room With a View (1985) 72
  • Maurice (1987)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
  • Howards End (1992) 78
  • The Remains of the Day (1993) 79
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998) ~68
  • The Golden Bowl (2000) ~56
  • Le Divorce (2003) 47
  • The White Countess (2005) 41


    Shunji Iwai [2]

  • When I Close My Eyes (1995)
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001) 47



    Mick Jackson [2]

  • Chattahoochee (1989)
  • L.A. Story (1991) 51


    Peter Jackson [12]

  • Dead Alive (1992) 70
  • Heavenly Creatures (1994) 86
  • Forgotten Silver (1995) ~67
  • The Frighteners (1996) 55
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) 56
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) 65
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 58
  • King Kong (2005) 69
  • The Lovely Bones (2009) 43
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) 43
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) 46
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) 65
    Wilfred Jackson [4]

  • Fantasia (1940) 64
  • Cinderella (1950)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1951) 59
  • Peter Pan (1953) 64
  • Lady and the Tramp (1955) 51


    Azazel Jacobs [2]

  • Terri (2011) 67
  • The Lovers (2017) 35


    Gregory Jacobs [2]

  • Criminal (2004) 44
  • Magic Mike XXL (2015) 81


    Ken Jacobs [3]

  • XCXHXEXRXRXIXEXSX (1980)
  • Star Spangled to Death (2004) 50
  • Razzle Dazzle: The Lost World (2007) 49


    David Jacobson [2]

  • Down in the Valley (2005) 77
  • Tomorrow You're Gone (2012) 20


    Benoît Jacquot [10]

  • The Disenchanted (1990)
  • A Single Girl (1995) ~74
  • Seventh Heaven (1997) ~51
  • The School of Flesh (1998) ~42
  • Sade (2000) 64
  • Adolphe (2002) 44
  • A tout de suite (2004) 50
  • Farewell, My Queen (2012) 50
  • 3 Hearts (2014) 39
  • Never Ever (2016) 56


    Henry Jaglom [3]

  • A Safe Place (1971) 22
  • Eating (1990)
  • Festival in Cannes (2001) 55


    Steve James [4]

  • Hoop Dreams (1994)
  • Stevie (2002) 66
  • The Interrupters (2011) 57
  • Life Itself (2014) 66


    Miklós Jancsó [3]

  • The Round-Up (1965) 52
  • The Red and the White (1967) 80
  • Red Psalm (1972) 46


    Jang Sun-woo [2]

  • Lies (1999)
  • Resurrection of the Little Match Girl (2002) 59


    Agnès Jaoui [3]

  • The Taste of Others (2000) ~64
  • Look at Me (2004) 51
  • Let It Rain (2008) 54


    Jim Jarmusch [14]

  • Permanent Vacation (1980) 27
  • Stranger Than Paradise (1984) 83
  • Down by Law (1986) 66
  • Mystery Train (1989) 72
  • Night on Earth (1991)
  • Dead Man (1995) ~60
  • Year of the Horse (1997) ~64
  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) ~67
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Trumpet (2002) 57
  • Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) 69
  • Broken Flowers (2005) 53
  • The Limits of Control (2009) 35
  • Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) 69
  • Paterson (2016) 73
  • Gimme Danger (2016) 57


    Leigh Jason [2]

  • The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
  • Three Girls About Town (1941) 68


    Christine Jeffs [3]

  • Rain (2001) 52
  • Sylvia (2003) 45
  • Sunshine Cleaning (2008) 44


    Patty Jenkins [2]

  • Monster (2003) 41
  • Wonder Woman (2017) 48


    Tamara Jenkins [2]

  • Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
  • The Savages (2007) 60


    Jean-Pierre Jeunet [6]

  • Delicatessen (1991) 77
  • The City of Lost Children (1995) ~59
  • Alien Resurrection (1997) ~33
  • Amélie (2001) ~77
  • A Very Long Engagement (2004) 51
  • Micmacs (2009) 57


    Norman Jewison [12]

  • The Cincinnati Kid (1965) 61
  • The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966)
  • In the Heat of the Night (1967) 70
  • Fiddler on the Roof (1971) 51
  • Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
  • ...And Justice for All. (1979) 32
  • A Soldier's Story (1984)
  • Agnes of God (1985)
  • Moonstruck (1987)
  • In Country (1989)
  • Other People's Money (1991)
  • The Hurricane (1999) ~33


    Jia Zhang Ke [10]

  • Xiao Wu (1997)
  • Platform (2000) ~37
  • Unknown Pleasures (2002) 41
  • The World (2004) 58
  • Still Life (2006) 56
  • Useless (2007) 31
  • 24 City (2008) 58
  • I Wish I Knew (2010) 52
  • A Touch of Sin (2013) 59
  • Mountains May Depart (2015) 47


    Jiang Wen [2]

  • Devils on the Doorstep (2000) 84
  • The Sun Also Rises (2007) 57


    Phil Joanou [3]

  • Three O'Clock High (1987)
  • U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)
  • State of Grace (1990)


    Alejandro Jodorowsky [3]

  • The Holy Mountain (1973) 39
  • The Dance of Reality (2013) 36
  • Endless Poetry (2017) 32


    Mark Joffe [3]

  • The Efficiency Expert (1992)
  • Così (1996) ~34
  • The Matchmaker (1997)


    Roland Joffe [3]

  • The Killing Fields (1984)
  • The Mission (1986)
  • Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)


    Liza Johnson [2]

  • Return (2011) 61
  • Hateship Loveship (2013) 38


    Rian Johnson [4]

  • Brick (2005) 76
  • The Brothers Bloom (2008) 76
  • Looper (2012) 72
  • Star Wars: Episode VIII—The Last Jedi (2017) 68


    Tim Johnson [2]

  • Antz (1998)
  • Over the Hedge (2006) 46


    Joe Johnston [5]

  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
  • The Rocketeer (1991)
  • October Sky (1999) ~51
  • Jurassic Park III (2001) ~40
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) 44


    Pierre Jolivet [3]

  • My Little Business (1999)
  • Filles uniques (2003) 48
  • Zim and Co (2005) 49


    David Jones [2]

  • Langrishe, Go Down (1978)
  • Jacknife (1989)


    Duncan Jones [3]

  • Moon (2009) 58
  • Source Code (2011) 50
  • Warcraft (2016) 22


    Kent Jones [2]

  • A Letter to Elia (2010) 58
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) 55


    Terry Jones [5]

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) 79
  • Life of Brian (1979) 87
  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
  • Erik the Viking (1989)
  • The Wind in the Willows (1996) ~64


    Tommy Lee Jones [2]

  • The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) 52
  • The Homesman (2014) 57


    Spike Jonze [4]

  • Being John Malkovich (1999) 85
  • Adaptation. (2002) 84
  • Where the Wild Things Are (2009) 53
  • Her (2013) 69


    Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman [3]

  • Catfish (2010) 73
  • Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) 62
  • Nerve (2016) 35


    Neil Jordan [14]

  • The Company of Wolves (1984)
  • Mona Lisa (1986) 56
  • High Spirits (1988)
  • We're No Angels (1989)
  • The Crying Game (1992) 78
  • Interview With the Vampire (1994)
  • The Butcher Boy (1997) ~58
  • In Dreams (1999) ~16
  • The End of the Affair (1999) ~64
  • The Good Thief (2002) 71
  • Breakfast on Pluto (2005) 20
  • The Brave One (2007) 21
  • Ondine (2009) 62
  • Byzantium (2012) 63


    Jon Jost [2]

  • Sure Fire (1990)
  • All the Vermeers in New York (1990)


    Mike Judge [4]

  • Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996) 47
  • Office Space (1999) 59
  • Idiocracy (2006) 47
  • Extract (2009) 50


    Miranda July [2]

  • Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) 67
  • The Future (2011) 47



    Cédric Kahn [3]

  • L'Ennui (1998)
  • Red Lights (2004) 72
  • A Better Life (2011) 51


    Mikhail Kalatozov [3]

  • The Cranes Are Flying (1957) 72
  • Letter Never Sent (1960) 69
  • I Am Cuba (1964)


    Joseph Kane [3]

  • King of the Pecos (1936) 47
  • The Lonely Trail (1936) 48
  • Hoodlum Empire (1952) 50


    Jeff Kanew [3]

  • Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
  • Tough Guys (1986)
  • Troop Beverly Hills (1989)


    Garson Kanin [2]

  • My Favorite Wife (1940)
  • Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)


    Asif Kapadia [2]

  • Senna (2010) 66
  • Amy (2015) 61


    Jonathan Kaplan [3]

  • Project X (1987)
  • The Accused (1988)
  • Immediate Family (1989)


    Shekhar Kapur [2]

  • Bandit Queen (1994)
  • Elizabeth (1998)


    Phil Karlson [4]

  • Scandal Sheet (1952)
  • Kansas City Confidential (1952) 62
  • The Phenix City Story (1955) 49
  • Walking Tall (1973) 50


    Jake Kasdan [3]

  • Zero Effect (1998)
  • Orange County (2002) 50
  • Sex Tape (2014) 37


    Lawrence Kasdan [8]

  • Body Heat (1981) 69
  • The Big Chill (1983) 59
  • Silverado (1985)
  • The Accidental Tourist (1988)
  • I Love You to Death (1990)
  • Grand Canyon (1991)
  • Mumford (1999) ~42
  • Dreamcatcher (2003) 48


    Mathieu Kassovitz [2]

  • Hate (1995) 79
  • The Crimson Rivers (2000) ~34


    E.L. Katz [2]

  • Cheap Thrills (2013) 52
  • Small Crimes (2017) 51


    Charlie Kaufman [2]

  • Synecdoche, New York (2008) 46
  • Anomalisa (2015) 73


    Lloyd Kaufman [2]

  • The Toxic Avenger (1984) 33
  • Tromeo & Juliet (1996) 49


    Philip Kaufman [5]

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) 46
  • The Right Stuff (1983) 73
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
  • Henry & June (1990)
  • Quills (2000) ~65


    Aki Kaurismäki [10]

  • Ariel (1988) 64
  • The Match Factory Girl (1990)
  • I Hired a Contract Killer (1990) 58
  • La Vie de bohème (1992) 55
  • Drifting Clouds (1996)
  • Juha (1999) ~58
  • The Man Without a Past (2002) 59
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Trumpet (2002) 57
  • Lights in the Dusk (2006) 49
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Le Havre (2011) 51
  • The Other Side of Hope (2017) 50


    Naomi Kawase [7]

  • Suzaku (1997)
  • Shara (2003) 48
  • The Mourning Forest (2007) 41
  • Hanezu (2011) 42
  • Still the Water (2014) 44
  • Sweet Bean (2015) 42
  • Radiance (2017) 39


    Tony Kaye [2]

  • American History X (1998) ~38
  • Lake of Fire (2006) 46


    Elia Kazan [12]

  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) 88
  • Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
  • Pinky (1949) 64
  • Panic in the Streets (1950) 70
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • Man on a Tightrope (1953)
  • On the Waterfront (1954) 84
  • East of Eden (1955) 69
  • Baby Doll (1956)
  • Wild River (1960) 90
  • Splendor in the Grass (1961)
  • America, America (1963) 63


    Buster Keaton [7]

  • Our Hospitality (1923) 74
  • Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
  • The Navigator (1924) 65
  • Seven Chances (1925) 99
  • Go West (1925) 59
  • Battling Butler (1926) 72
  • The General (1926) 68


    Abdellatif Kechiche [5]

  • La faute à Voltaire (2000) ~77
  • Games of Love and Chance (2003) 52
  • The Secret of the Grain (2007) 74
  • Black Venus (2010) 65
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013) 69


    William Keighley [3]

  • Ladies They Talk About (1933)
  • The Prince and the Pauper (1937) 51
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) 81


    Patrick Keiller [3]

  • London (1994) 53
  • Robinson in Space (1997) 41
  • Robinson in Ruins (2010) 47


    Gene Kelly [3]

  • On the Town (1949)
  • Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  • That's Entertainment, Part II (1976) 52


    Richard Kelly [2]

  • Donnie Darko (2001) 43
  • Southland Tales (2006) 14


    Chris Kentis [3]

  • Grind (1997) ~51
  • Open Water (2003) 49
  • Silent House (2011) 25


    Lodge Kerrigan [4]

  • Clean, Shaven (1994) ~70
  • Claire Dolan (1998) ~42
  • Keane (2004) 52
  • Rebecca H. (Return to the Dogs) (2010) 17


    Irvin Kershner [3]

  • Star Wars: Episode V -- The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 84
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)
  • RoboCop 2 (1990)


    Abbas Kiarostami [14]

  • The Traveller (1974) 48
  • Where Is the Friend's House? (1987)
  • Close-Up (1990) 72
  • And Life Goes On (1991)
  • Through the Olive Trees (1994) ~25
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Taste of Cherry (1997) ~49
  • The Wind Will Carry Us (1999) 60
  • A.B.C Africa (2001) 40
  • 10 (2002) 43
  • Five: 5 Long Takes Dedicated to Yasujiro Ozu (2003) 46
  • 10 on Ten (2004) 4
  • Tickets (2005) 64
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Shirin (2008) 65
  • Certified Copy (2010) 83
  • Like Someone in Love (2012) 44


    Dylan Kidd [3]

  • Roger Dodger (2002) 70
  • p.s. (2004) 57
  • Get a Job (2016) 43


    Beeban Kidron [2]

  • Antonia & Jane (1991)
  • Shades of Fear (1993) ~17


    Krzysztof Kieslowski [21]

  • Personnel (1976) 37
  • The Scar (1976) 44
  • Camera Buff (1979)
  • The Calm (1980) 40
  • A Short Working Day (1981) 59
  • No End (1985)
  • Blind Chance (1987) 60
  • Dekalog, Five (1988) 70 [A Short Film About Killing version: 66]
  • Dekalog, Six (1988) 96 [A Short Film About Love version: 73]
  • Dekalog, One (1989) 67
  • Dekalog, Two (1989) 56
  • Dekalog, Three (1989) 81
  • Dekalog, Four (1989) 85
  • Dekalog, Seven (1989) 52
  • Dekalog, Eight (1989) 61
  • Dekalog, Nine (1989) 55
  • Dekalog, Ten (1989) 60
  • The Double Life of Veronique (1991) 68
  • Blue (1993) 40
  • White (1994) 43
  • Red (1994) 89


    Kim Jee-woon [6]

  • The Foul King (2000) ~68
  • A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) 45
  • The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) 57
  • I Saw the Devil (2010) 54
  • The Last Stand (2013) 60
  • The Age of Shadows (2016) 54


    Kim Ki-duk [20]

  • Crocodile (1996) 34
  • Wild Animals (1997) 71
  • Birdcage Inn (1998) 60
  • Real Fiction (2000) 30
  • The Isle (2000) 29
  • Address Unknown (2001) ~40
  • Bad Guy (2001) 58
  • The Coast Guard (2002) 43
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (2003) 81
  • Samaritan Girl (2004) 44
  • 3-iron (2004) 75
  • The Bow (2005) 38
  • Time (2006) 82
  • Breath (2007) 40
  • Dream (2008) 21
  • Arirang (2011) 7
  • Amen (2011) 50
  • Pieta (2012) 49
  • Moebius (2013) 68
  • The Net (2016) 49


    Kim Ki-young [3]

  • The Housemaid (1960) 80
  • The Insect Woman (1972) 43
  • Iodo (1977) 55


    So Yong Kim [3]

  • In Between Days (2006) 68
  • Treeless Mountain (2008) 41
  • For Ellen (2012) 36


    Henry King [6]

  • One More Spring (1935)
  • Jesse James (1939) 61
  • Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
  • Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
  • The Gunfighter (1950)
  • Carousel (1956)


    Keisuke Kinoshita [2]

  • Twenty-Four Eyes (1954) 43
  • The Ballad of Narayama (1958) 52


    Takeshi Kitano [13]

  • Violent Cop (1989)
  • Boiling Point (1990)
  • Sonatine (1993)
  • Kids Return (1996)
  • Fireworks (Hana-Bi) (1997) ~65
  • Kikujiro (1999) ~58
  • Brother (2000) ~55
  • Dolls (2002) 38
  • The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003) 71
  • Takeshis' (2005) 26
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Glory to the Filmmaker! (2007) 30
  • Outrage (2010) 49
  • Beyond Outrage (2012) 34


    Cédric Klapisch [7]

  • Good Old Daze (1994) 63
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • When the Cat's Away (1996) ~70
  • Un air de famille (1996) ~84
  • L'Auberge espagnole (2002) 35
  • Not For, or Against (Quite the Contrary) (2003) 52
  • Russian Dolls (2005) 37
  • Chinese Puzzle (2013) 48


    Randal Kleiser [4]

  • Grease (1978) 65
  • Big Top Pee-Wee (1988)
  • Getting It Right (1989)
  • White Fang (1991)


    Nicolas Klotz [2]

  • Heartbeat Detector (2007) 63
  • Low Life (2011) 40
    Steve Kloves [2]

  • The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
  • Flesh and Bone (1993)


    Masaki Kobayashi [6]

  • The Human Condition, Part I: No Greater Love (1959) 67
  • The Human Condition, Part II: The Road to Eternity (1959) 51
  • The Human Condition, Part III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961) 53
  • Harakiri (1962) 83
  • Kwaidan (1964) 76
  • Samurai Rebellion (1967) 79


    David Koepp [3]

  • Stir of Echoes (1999) ~43
  • Secret Window (2004) 42
  • Ghost Town (2008) 51


    Levan Koguashvili [2]

  • Street Days (2010) 61
  • Blind Dates (2013) 57


    Ulrich Köhler [2]

  • Bungalow (2002) 66
  • Sleeping Sickness (2011) 48


    Satoshi Kon [3]

  • Perfect Blue (1998)
  • Tokyo Godfathers (2003) 52
  • Paprika (2006) 67


    Andrei Konchalovsky [3]

  • Runaway Train (1985)
  • Tango & Cash (1989)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The Odyssey (1997)
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58


    Barbara Kopple [2]

  • Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
  • Miss Sharon Jones! (2015) 65


    Zoltan Korda [2]

  • The Four Feathers (1939) 61
  • A Woman's Vengeance (1948) 53


    Hirokazu Kore-eda [11]

  • Maborosi (1995) ~34
  • After Life (1998) 62
  • Distance (2001) ~39
  • Nobody Knows (2004) 48
  • HANA (2006) 39
  • Still Walking (2008) 58
  • Air Doll (2009) 55
  • I Wish (2011) 56
  • Like Father, Like Son (2013) 42
  • Our Little Sister (2015) 60
  • After the Storm (2016) 61


    Harmony Korine [4]

  • Gummo (1997) ~13
  • julien donkey-boy (1999) ~48
  • Trash Humpers (2009) 2
  • Spring Breakers (2012) 46


    Baltasar Kormákur [3]

  • 101 Reykjavík (2000) ~67
  • A Little Trip to Heaven (2005) 44
  • 2 Guns (2013) 56


    Dover Kosashvili [3]

  • Late Marriage (2001) 83
  • Gift From Above (2003) 71
  • Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010) 64


    Henry Koster [5]

  • First Love (1939)
  • The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  • Harvey (1950)
  • The Robe (1953) 38
  • Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) 41


    Ted Kotcheff [4]

  • First Blood (1982)
  • Switching Channels (1988)
  • Winter People (1989)
  • Weekend at Bernie's (1989)


    Stanley Kramer [4]

  • The Defiant Ones (1958)
  • On the Beach (1959)
  • Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  • It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) 54


    Lisa Krueger [2]

  • Manny & Lo (1996)
  • Committed (2000)


    Stanley Kubrick [12]

  • Killer's Kiss (1955)
  • The Killing (1956) 85
  • Paths of Glory (1957) 82
  • Spartacus (1960) 59
  • Lolita (1962) 63
  • Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) 89
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 99
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971) 41
  • Barry Lyndon (1975) 65
  • The Shining (1980) 53
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987) 61
  • Eyes Wide Shut (1999) 80


    Akira Kurosawa [17]

  • Drunken Angel (1948)
  • Stray Dog (1949)
  • Rashomon (1950) 50
  • Ikiru (1952) 69
  • Seven Samurai (1954) 89
  • I Live in Fear (1955)
  • Throne of Blood (1957) 83
  • The Hidden Fortress (1958) 68
  • Yojimbo (1961) 79
  • Sanjuro (1962) 65
  • High and Low (1963) 92
  • Dersu Uzala (1975)
  • Kagemusha (1980) 52
  • Ran (1985) 83
  • Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990) 45
  • Rhapsody in August (1991)
  • Madadayo (1993)


    Kiyoshi Kurosawa [15]

  • Cure (1997)
  • License to Live (1998) ~46
  • Barren Illusion (1999)
  • Seance (2000) ~51
  • Pulse (2001) 86
  • Bright Future (2003) 43
  • Doppelgänger (2003) 56
  • Loft (2005) 41
  • Retribution (2006) 52
  • Tokyo Sonata (2008) 60
  • Penance (2012) 35
  • Real (2013) 44
  • Journey to the Shore (2015) 22
  • Creepy (2016) 49
  • Daguerrotype (2016) 45


    Diane Kurys [2]

  • Entre Nous (1983) 49
  • C'est la vie (1990)


    Emir Kusturica [6]

  • Arizona Dream (1993)
  • Underground (1995)
  • Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
  • Super 8 Stories (2001) 56
  • Life Is a Miracle (2004) 48
  • All the Invisible Children (2005) 23
  • Promise Me This (2007) 39


    Stanley Kwan [3]

  • Rouge (1987) 74
  • Lan Yu (2001) 46
  • Everlasting Regret (2005) 42


    Ken Kwapis [5]

  • Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (1985)
  • Vibes (1988)
  • He Said, She Said (1991)
  • He's Just Not That Into You (2009) 31
  • A Walk in the Woods (2015) 42


    Richard Kwietniowski [2]

  • Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
  • Owning Mahowny (2003) 63



    Neil LaBute [9]

  • In the Company of Men (1997) 86
  • Your Friends & Neighbors (1998) ~57
  • Nurse Betty (2000) ~51
  • Possession (2002) 64
  • The Shape of Things (2003) 46
  • The Wicker Man (2006) 52
  • Lakeview Terrace (2008) 62
  • Some Velvet Morning (2013) 51
  • Dirty Weekend (2015) 40


    Gregory La Cava [3]

  • Gabriel Over the White House (1933) 40
  • My Man Godfrey (1936)
  • Stage Door (1937)


    Richard LaGravenese [3]

  • Living Out Loud (1998) ~61
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • Freedom Writers (2007) 46
  • Beautiful Creatures (2013) 50


    René Laloux [2]

  • Fantastic Planet (1973) 68
  • Light Years (1988)


    Dante Lam [2]

  • Jiang Hu -- "The Triad Zone" (2000) ~48
  • Fire of Conscience (2010) 50


    Ringo Lam [2]

  • City on Fire (1987)
  • Maximum Risk (1996) 36
  • Triangle (2007) 23


    Mary Lambert [2]

  • Siesta (1987)
  • Pet Sematary (1989)


    Peter Landesman [3]

  • Parkland (2013) 53
  • Concussion (2015) 40
  • Mark Felt—The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) 36


    John Landis [7]

  • National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) 59
  • The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  • Trading Places (1983) 62
  • Twilight Zone -- The Movie (1983)
  • Into the Night (1985)
  • Coming to America (1988)
  • Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007) 46


    Fritz Lang [12]

  • Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924) 61
  • Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924) 62
  • Metropolis (1927) 76
  • Spies (1928)
  • M (1931) 87
  • Fury (1936)
  • Western Union 64
  • Ministry of Fear (1944) 50
  • The Woman in the Window (1945)
  • Scarlet Street (1945) 69
  • Cloak and Dagger (1946)
  • The Big Heat (1953) 80


    Samantha Lang [2]

  • The Well (1997)
  • The Idol (2002) 56


    Walter Lang [4]

  • On the Riviera (1951) 63
  • There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) 47
  • The King and I (1956)
  • Desk Set (1957)


    Yorgos Lanthimos [4]

  • Dogtooth (2009) 82
  • Alps (2011) 39
  • The Lobster (2015) 65
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) 73


    Claude Lanzmann [2]

  • Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4 PM (2001) ~42
  • The Last of the Unjust (2013) 50


    Nadav Lapid [2]

  • Policeman (2011) 43
  • The Kindergarten Teacher (2014) 43


    Pablo Larraín [5]

  • Tony Manero (2008) 33
  • Post Mortem (2010) 55
  • NO (2012) 68
  • Neruda (2016) 66
  • Jackie (2016) 47


    Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu [3]

  • To Paint or Make Love (2005) 65
  • Happy End (2009) 52
  • Love Is the Perfect Crime (2013) 63


    John Lasseter [4]

  • Toy Story (1995) 86
  • A Bug's Life (1998) 56
  • Toy Story 2 (1999) 91
  • Cars (2006) 55


    Andrew Lau [2]

  • Infernal Affairs (2002) 68
  • Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014) 43


    Mélanie Laurent [2]

  • Breathe (2014) 72
  • Plonger (2017) 42


    Francis Lawrence [5]

  • Constantine (2005) 51
  • I Am Legend (2007) 58
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) 47
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) 62
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) 40


    Ray Lawrence [3]

  • Bliss (1985)
  • Lantana (2001)
  • Jindabyne (2006) 56


    David Lean [11]

  • In Which We Serve (1942) 62
  • This Happy Breed (1944) 58
  • Blithe Spirit (1945)
  • Brief Encounter (1945) 100
  • Great Expectations (1946) 60
  • Oliver Twist (1948)
  • Hobson's Choice (1954)
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) 78
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 69
  • Doctor Zhivago (1965) 54
  • A Passage to India (1984)


    Patrice Leconte [9]

  • Monsieur Hire (1989)
  • The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Ridicule (1996) ~58
  • Girl on the Bridge (1999) ~41
  • The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000) ~73
  • Félix et Lola (2001) ~48
  • Man on the Train (2002) 45
  • Intimate Strangers (2004) 61
  • My Best Friend (2006) 43


    Ang Lee [12]

  • The Wedding Banquet (1993)
  • Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
  • Sense and Sensibility (1995) ~68
  • The Ice Storm (1997) 66
  • Ride With the Devil (1999) ~60
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) 66
  • Hulk (2003) 56
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005) 66
  • Lust, Caution (2007) 68
  • Taking Woodstock (2009) 49
  • Life of Pi (2012) 60
  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) 44


    Lee Chang-dong [4]

  • Peppermint Candy (2000) ~52
  • Oasis (2002) 56
  • Secret Sunshine (2007) 49
  • Poetry (2010) 48


    Lee Kang-sheng [2]

  • The Missing (2003) 69
  • Help Me Eros (2007) 42


    Lee Myung-se [4]

  • First Love (1993) 54
  • Nowhere to Hide (1999) 82
  • Duelist (2005) 63
  • M (2007) 22


    Spike Lee [25]

  • Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983)
  • She's Gotta Have It (1986)
  • School Daze (1988)
  • Do the Right Thing (1989) 95
  • Mo' Better Blues (1990)
  • Jungle Fever (1991)
  • Malcolm X (1992) 71
  • Crooklyn (1994)
  • Clockers (1995) ~67
  • Girl 6 (1996) ~38
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Get on the Bus (1996) ~68
  • 4 Little Girls (1997) ~73
  • He Got Game (1998) 50
  • Summer of Sam (1999) ~48
  • The Original Kings of Comedy (2000) ~64
  • Bamboozled (2000) ~25
  • Jim Brown: All American (2002) 56
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Trumpet (2002) 57
  • 25th Hour (2002) 89
  • All the Invisible Children (2005) 23
  • Inside Man (2006) 68
  • When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) 67
  • Passing Strange (2009) 58
  • Bad 25 (2012) 60
  • Oldboy (2013) 43
  • Chi-Raq (2015) 44
  • Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall (2016) 50


    Philippe Le Guay [2]

  • The Cost of Living (2003) 54
  • Bicycling With Molière (2013) 45


    Michael Lehmann [4]

  • Heathers (1989)
  • Meet the Applegates (1991)
  • Hudson Hawk (1991)
  • The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)


    Mike Leigh [13]

  • Bleak Moments (1971) ~53
  • Meantime (1984) ~82
  • High Hopes (1988) 69
  • Life Is Sweet (1990) 77
  • Two Mikes Don't Make a Wright (1992)
  • Naked (1993) 96
  • Secrets & Lies (1996) ~82
  • Career Girls (1997) ~56
  • Topsy-Turvy (1999) 81
  • All or Nothing (2002) 62
  • Vera Drake (2004) 66
  • Happy-Go-Lucky (2008) 58
  • Another Year (2010) 55
  • Mr. Turner (2014) 68


    Mitchell Leisen [8]

  • Four Hours to Kill! (1935)
  • Hands Across the Table (1935)
  • Easy Living (1937)
  • Midnight (1939) 80
  • Remember the Night (1940)
  • Hold Back the Dawn (1941) 72
  • Take a Letter, Darling (1942)
  • Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950) 52


    David Leland [2]

  • Wish You Were Here (1987)
  • The Land Girls (1998) ~38


    Kasi Lemmons [2]

  • Eve's Bayou (1997) 73
  • Talk to Me (2007) 51


    Fernando León de Aranoa [2]

  • Mondays in the Sun (2002) 61
  • A Perfect Day (2015) 54


    Sergio Leone [6]

  • Fistful of Dollars (1964) 72
  • For a Few Dollars More (1965) 81
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966) 83
  • Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) 91
  • Duck You Sucker (1971) 64
  • Once Upon a Time in America (1984) 72


    Mervyn LeRoy [8]

  • Little Caesar (1931) 67
  • Five Star Final (1931)
  • Tonight or Never (1931)
  • Three on a Match (1932) 37
  • I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)
  • Waterloo Bridge (1940)
  • Mister Roberts (1955)
  • The Bad Seed (1956)


    Mark L. Lester [2]

  • Commando (1985)
  • Armed and Dangerous (1986)


    Richard Lester [7]

  • Ring-a Ding Rhythm (1962) 64
  • A Hard Day's Night (1964) 73
  • How I Won the War (1967)
  • Petulia (1968)
  • The Three Musketeers (1973) 48
  • Superman II (1980) 58
  • Superman III (1983)


    Louis Leterrier [2]

  • The Incredible Hulk (2008) 47
  • The Brothers Grimsby (2016) 45


    Jeremy Leven [2]

  • Don Juan DeMarco (1995)
  • Girl on a Bicycle (2013) 39


    Barry Levinson [20]

  • Diner (1982)
  • The Natural (1984)
  • Tin Men (1987)
  • Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
  • Rain Man (1988) 74
  • Avalon (1990)
  • Bugsy (1991)
  • Toys (1992)
  • Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
  • Disclosure (1994)
  • Sleepers (1996)
  • Wag the Dog (1997) ~66
  • Liberty Heights (1999) ~50
  • An Everlasting Piece (2000) ~19
  • Bandits (2001) ~52
  • Envy (2004) 21
  • Man of the Year (2006) 31
  • What Just Happened? (2008) 57
  • The Bay (2012) 55
  • The Humbling (2014) 61


    Kristian Levring [2]

  • The King Is Alive (2000) ~60
  • The Salvation (2014) 65


    Yi Lang [2]

  • Blind Shaft (2003) 62
  • Blind Mountain (2007) 16


    Doug Liman [8]

  • Swingers (1996) ~54
  • Go (1999) 72
  • The Bourne Identity (2002) 61
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) 56
  • Jumper (2008) 17
  • Fair Game (2010) 54
  • Edge of Tomorrow (2014) 70
  • American Made (2017) 67


    Michael Lindsay-Hogg [2]

  • The Object of Beauty (1991)
  • Frankie Starlight (1995)


    Caroline Link [2]

  • Beyond Silence (1996)
  • Nowhere in Africa (2001) 45


    Richard Linklater [18]

  • Slacker (1991) 87
  • Dazed and Confused (1993) 78
  • Before Sunrise (1995) 76
  • subUrbia (1996) ~53
  • The Newton Boys (1998) ~66
  • Waking Life (2001) 70
  • Tape (2001) ~55
  • The School of Rock (2003) 68
  • Before Sunset (2004) 79
  • Bad News Bears (2005) 53
  • A Scanner Darkly (2006) 63
  • Fast Food Nation (2006) 59
  • Me and Orson Welles (2008) 51
  • Bernie (2011) 65
  • Before Midnight (2013) 67
  • Boyhood (2014) 76
  • Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) 70
  • Last Flag Flying (2017) 49


    Dwight H. Little [2]

  • Marked for Death (1990) 19
  • Murder at 1600 (1997) ~23


    Anatole Litvak [2]

  • Out of the Fog (1941)
  • Anastasia (1956)


    Liu Chia-liang [3]

  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978) 68
  • Dirty Ho (1979) 65
  • The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)


    Lo Wei [2]

  • The Big Boss (1971) 50
  • Fist of Fury (1972) 58


    Ken Loach [20]

  • Kes (1969) 77
  • Family Life (1971)
  • Riff-Raff (1990)
  • Hidden Agenda (1990)
  • Raining Stones (1993)
  • Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
  • Land and Freedom (1995) ~83
  • Carla's Song (1996) ~43
  • My Name Is Joe (1998) ~75
  • Bread and Roses (2000) ~40
  • The Navigators (2001) ~56
  • Sweet Sixteen (2002) 71
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • Ae Fond Kiss... (2004) 49
  • Tickets (2005) 64
  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) 65
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • It's a Free World... (2007) 51
  • Looking for Eric (2009) 51
  • Route Irish (2010) 44
  • The Angels' Share (2012) 56
  • Jimmy's Hall (2014) 41
  • I, Daniel Blake (2016) 49


    Joshua Logan [3]

  • Picnic (1955)
  • Bus Stop (1956)
  • Sayonara (1957)


    Julia Loktev [3]

  • Moment of Impact (1998) ~38
  • Day Night Day Night (2006) 76
  • The Loneliest Planet (2011) 84


    Richard Loncraine [3]

  • Richard III (1995) ~82
  • Firewall (2006) 27
  • 5 Flights Up (2014) 58


    Kenneth Lonergan [3]

  • You Can Count on Me (2000) ~79
  • Margaret (2011) 86 [extended cut]
  • Manchester By The Sea (2016) 79


    Julie Lopes Curval [2]

  • Seaside (2002) 41
  • Toi et moi (2006) 42


    Joseph Losey [12]

  • The Prowler (1951) 76
  • M (1951) 61
  • Stranger on the Prowl (1952) 45
  • Time Without Pity (1957) 47
  • Eve (1962)
  • These Are the Damned (1963) 77
  • The Servant (1963)
  • King & Country (1964)
  • Modesty Blaise (1966)
  • Secret Ceremony (1968) 79
  • The Go-Between (1971)
  • Mr. Klein (1976) 40


    Lou Ye [4]

  • Suzhou River (2000) ~56
  • Purple Butterfly (2003) 42
  • Summer Palace (2006) 42
  • Spring Fever (2009) 30


    Eugène Lourié [2]

  • The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
  • The Colossus of New York (1958) 51


    Sergei Loznitsa [3]

  • My Joy (2010) 48
  • In the Fog (2012) 50
  • A Gentle Creature (2017) 82


    Lu Chuan [2]

  • Kekexili: Mountain Patrol (2004) 43
  • City of Life and Death (2009) 40


    Ernst Lubitsch [17]

  • The Marriage Circle (1924) 67
  • The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927) 66
  • Eternal Love (1929) 50
  • The Love Parade (1929) 63
  • Monte Carlo (1930) 68
  • The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) 65
  • Broken Lullaby (1932)
  • One Hour With You (1932) 71
  • Trouble in Paradise (1932) 98
  • Design for Living (1933) 46
  • The Merry Widow (1934) 48
  • Angel (1937) 78
  • Ninotchka (1939) 77
  • The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
  • To Be or Not to Be (1942) 67
  • Heaven Can Wait (1943) 57
  • Cluny Brown (1946) 68


    George Lucas [6]

  • THX 1138 (1971) 52
  • American Graffiti (1973) 64
  • Star Wars (1977) 69
  • Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace (1999) 32
  • Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones (2002) 39
  • Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith (2005) 45


    Jon Lucas & Scott Moore [2]

  • Bad Moms (2016) 44
  • A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) 31


    Daniele Luchetti [2]

  • My Brother Is an Only Child (2007) 57
  • La Nostra Vita (2010) 39


    Baz Luhrmann [5]

  • Strictly Ballroom (1992)
  • William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (1996)
  • Moulin Rouge (2001) 54
  • Australia (2008) 23
  • The Great Gatsby (2013) 39


    Sidney Lumet [19]

  • 12 Angry Men (1957) 69
  • The Fugitive Kind (1959)
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962) 76
  • The Pawnbroker (1964) 52
  • Fail-Safe (1964)
  • The Deadly Affair (1966)
  • Bye Bye Braverman (1968) 49
  • Serpico (1973)
  • Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  • Network (1976) 73
  • Prince of the City (1981)
  • Deathtrap (1982)
  • The Verdict (1982) 61
  • The Morning After (1986)
  • Running on Empty (1988)
  • Family Business (1989)
  • Q & A (1990)
  • Night Falls on Manhattan (1997)
  • Find Me Guilty (2006) 50
  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) 44


    Bigas Luna [2]

  • Anguish (1987) 69
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)


    Ida Lupino [2]

  • Never Fear (1949) 46
  • The Hitch-Hiker (1953) 55


    Hamilton Luske [6]

  • Pinocchio (1940)
  • Fantasia (1940) 64
  • Cinderella (1950)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1951) 59
  • Peter Pan (1953) 64
  • Lady and the Tramp (1955) 51
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)


    David Lynch [9]

  • Eraserhead (1977) 94
  • Dune (1984)
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
  • Wild at Heart (1990) 46
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992) 40
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Lost Highway (1997) 49
  • The Straight Story (1999) 70
  • Mulholland Dr. (2001) ~83
  • Inland Empire (2006) 34


    Liam Lynch [2]

  • Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic (2005) 60
  • Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006) 52


    Adrian Lyne [4]

  • Nine ½ Weeks (1986)
  • Fatal Attraction (1987)
  • Jacob's Ladder (1990) 55
  • Unfaithful (2002) 49


    Jonathan Lynn [3]

  • Clue (1985) 18
  • Nuns on the Run (1990)
  • My Cousin Vinny (1992)



    Kevin Macdonald [3]

  • One Day in September (1999) ~65
  • Touching the Void (2003) 68
  • Marley (2012) 46


    Seth MacFarlane [3]

  • Ted (2012) 58
  • A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) 53
  • Ted 2 (2015) 49


    Alexander Mackendrick [2]

  • The Man in the White Suit (1951) 55
  • Sweet Smell of Success (1957) 89


    David Mackenzie [3]

  • Young Adam (2003) 40
  • Starred Up (2013) 61
  • Hell or High Water (2016) 64


    John Mackenzie [2]

  • The Long Good Friday (1980) 79
  • The Last of the Finest (1990)


    Gillies MacKinnon [4]

  • The Playboys (1992)
  • Small Faces (1996)
  • Trojan Eddie (1996) ~62
  • Hideous Kinky (1998)


    Alison Maclean [4]

  • Crush (1992)
  • Jesus' Son (1999) 79
  • Persons of Interest (2004) 50
  • The Rehearsal (2016) 52


    John Madden [3]

  • Mrs Brown (1997) ~62
  • Shakespeare in Love (1998) 58
  • The Debt (2010) 60


    Guy Maddin [10]

  • Tales From the Gimli Hospital (1988) 59
  • Careful (1992)
  • Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (1997) 46
  • Dracula: Pages From a Virgin's Diary (2002) 74
  • Cowards Bend the Knee (2003) 83
  • The Saddest Music in the World (2003) 66
  • Brand Upon the Brain! (2006) 51
  • My Winnipeg (2007) 72
  • Keyhole (2011) 56
  • The Forbidden Room (2015) 77


    Maria Maggenti [2]

  • The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
  • Puccini for Beginners (2006) 34


    Maïwenn [2]

  • Polisse (2011) 55
  • My King (2015) 51


    Majid Majidi [3]

  • Children of Heaven (1997)
  • The Color of Paradise (1999)
  • Baran (Rain) (2001)


    Dusan Makavejev [3]

  • Man Is Not a Bird (1965) 48
  • Love Affair, or The Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967) 40
  • WR -- Mysteries of the Organism (1971)


    Mohsen Makhmalbaf [7]

  • Fleeing From Evil to God (1984)
  • Marriage of the Blessed (1989)
  • Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992)
  • Gabbeh (1996) ~51
  • A Moment of Innocence (1996) 94
  • The Silence (1998) ~52
  • Kandahar (2001) ~48


    Samira Makhmalbaf [3]

  • The Apple (1998)
  • Blackboards (2000) 50
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • At Five in the Afternoon (2003) 38


    Terrence Malick [9]

  • Badlands (1973) 92
  • Days of Heaven (1978) 76
  • The Thin Red Line (1998) 62
  • The New World (2005) 62
  • The Tree of Life (2011) 70
  • To the Wonder (2012) 59
  • Knight of Cups (2015) 33
  • Voyage of Time (2016) 57
  • Song to Song (2017) 37


    Louis Malle [15]

  • Elevator to the Gallows (1958) 63
  • Zazie dans le métro (1960)
  • The Fire Within (1963) 43
  • Viva Maria! (1965)
  • Murmur of the Heart (1971)
  • Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
  • Black Moon (1975) 24
  • Pretty Baby (1978)
  • Atlantic City (1980)
  • My Dinner With Andre (1981) 63
  • Crackers (1984)
  • Au revoir les enfants (1987) 57
  • May Fools (1990)
  • Damage (1992)
  • Vanya on 42nd Street (1994) 72


    Djibril Diop Mambéty [3]

  • Touki-Bouki (1973) 74
  • Hyenas (1992)
  • Le Franc (1994)


    David Mamet [11]

  • House of Games (1987) 86
  • Things Change (1988)
  • Homicide (1991) 83
  • Oleanna (1994)
  • The Spanish Prisoner (1997) 65
  • The Winslow Boy (1999) 75
  • State and Main (2000) 91
  • Heist (2001) ~64
  • Spartan (2004) 76
  • Redbelt (2007) 48
  • Phil Spector (2013) 72


    Rouben Mamoulian [3]

  • Applause (1929)
  • Love Me Tonight (1932)
  • Queen Christina (1933)


    Robert Mandel [3]

  • F/X (1986)
  • Touch and Go (1986)
  • School Ties (1992)


    James Mangold [7]

  • Heavy (1995)
  • Cop Land (1997)
  • Identity (2003) 30
  • Walk the Line (2005) 49
  • 3:10 to Yuma (2007) 55
  • The Wolverine (2013) 48
  • Logan (2017) 56


    Joseph L. Mankiewicz [9]

  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) 57
  • Escape (1948) 73
  • A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
  • All About Eve (1950) 78
  • The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
  • Guys and Dolls (1955) 55
  • Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
  • Cleopatra (1963) 61
  • Sleuth (1972)


    Anthony Mann [20]

  • Two O'clock Courage (1945) 54
  • The Bamboo Blonde (1946) 38
  • Desperate (1947) 53
  • Railroaded! (1947) 57
  • T-Men (1947) 57
  • Raw Deal (1948)
  • Reign of Terror (1949)
  • Border Incident (1949) 71
  • Side Street (1950) 54
  • Winchester '73 (1950) 55
  • The Tall Target (1951)
  • Bend of the River (1952) 68
  • The Naked Spur (1953)
  • The Glenn Miller Story (1953) 50
  • The Far Country (1954)
  • The Man From Laramie (1955) 69
  • The Last Frontier (1955) 66
  • Men in War (1957) 67
  • Man of the West (1958) 64
  • El Cid (1961) 74


    Michael Mann [10]

  • Thief (1981)
  • Manhunter (1986) 71
  • The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
  • Heat (1995) 74
  • The Insider (1999) 63
  • Ali (2001) ~53
  • Collateral (2004) 60
  • Miami Vice (2006) 46
  • Public Enemies (2009) 67
  • Blackhat (2015) 35


    Chris Marker [3]

  • A Grin Without a Cat (1977)
  • Sans soleil (1983) 56
  • The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004) 53


    Richard Marquand [3]

  • Eye of the Needle (1981)
  • Star Wars: Episode VI -- Return of the Jedi (1983) 43
  • Jagged Edge (1985)


    James Marsh [4]

  • Man on Wire (2008) 62
  • Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009) 43
  • Project Nim (2011) 52
  • The Theory of Everything (2014) 33


    Frank Marshall [2]

  • Arachnophobia (1990)
  • Alive (1993)


    Garry Marshall [5]

  • Nothing in Common (1986)
  • Overboard (1987)
  • Beaches (1988)
  • Pretty Woman (1990)
  • Frankie and Johnny (1991)


    George Marshall [2]

  • Destry Rides Again (1939) 68
  • Murder, He Says (1945)
  • How the West Was Won (1962)


    Penny Marshall [3]

  • Big (1988)
  • Awakenings (1990)
  • A League of Their Own (1992)


    Rob Marshall [2]

  • Chicago (2002) 53
  • Into the Woods (2014) 54


    Joshua Marston [3]

  • Maria Full of Grace (2004) 60
  • The Forgiveness of Blood (2011) 45
  • Complete Unknown (2016) 57


    Lucrecia Martel [4]

  • La Ciénaga (2001) 42
  • The Holy Girl (2004) 69
  • The Headless Woman (2008) 77
  • Zama (2017) 51


    Darnell Martin [2]

  • I Like It Like That (1994) 55
  • Cadillac Records (2008) 48


    Manuel Martín Cuenca [2]

  • Cannibal (2013) 53
  • The Motive (2017) 43


    Rudolph Maté [2]

  • D.O.A. (1950) 46
  • The 300 Spartans (1962) 49


    Hitoshi Matsumoto [2]

  • Big Man Japan (2007) 50
  • Symbol (2009) 57


    Elaine May [4]

  • A New Leaf (1971) 73
  • The Heartbreak Kid (1972) 55
  • Mikey and Nicky (1976) 52
  • Ishtar (1987)


    Albert Maysles [4]

  • Salesman (1969)
  • Gimme Shelter (1970) 56
  • Grey Gardens (1975) 58
  • In Transit (2015) 56


    David Maysles [3]

  • Salesman (1969)
  • Gimme Shelter (1970) 56
  • Grey Gardens (1975) 58


    Paul Mazursky [8]

  • Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
  • Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)
  • An Unmarried Woman (1978)
  • Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
  • Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
  • Moon Over Parador (1988)
  • Enemies, A Love Story (1989)
  • Scenes From a Mall (1991)


    Jim McBride [4]

  • David Holzman's Diary (1967) 77
  • Glen and Randa (1971)
  • The Big Easy (1987)
  • Great Balls of Fire! (1989)


    Leo McCarey [8]

  • Duck Soup (1933)
  • Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)
  • Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) 73
  • The Awful Truth (1937)
  • Love Affair (1939)
  • Going My Way (1944) 54
  • My Son John (1952) 41
  • An Affair to Remember (1957) 51


    Tom McCarthy [4]

  • The Station Agent (2003) 60
  • The Visitor (2007) 61
  • Win Win (2011) 62
  • Spotlight (2015) 64


    John Michael McDonagh [3]

  • The Guard (2011) 63
  • Calvary (2014) 48
  • War on Everyone (2016) 49


    Martin McDonagh [3]

  • In Bruges (2008) 68
  • Seven Psychopaths (2012) 68
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) 61


    Bruce McDonald [4]

  • Highway 61 (1991) 48
  • The Tracey Fragments (2007) 63
  • Pontypool (2008) 63
  • Trigger (2010) 41


    Ross McElwee [3]

  • Sherman's March (1986) 70
  • Bright Leaves (2003) 72
  • Photographic Memory (2011) 50


    McG [2]

  • Charlie's Angels (2000)
  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) 49


    Scott McGehee & David Siegel [2]

  • Suture (1993)
  • The Deep End (2001)


    Douglas McGrath [2]

  • Emma (1996)
  • Infamous (2006) 47


    Paul McGuigan [4]

  • Gangster No. 1 (2000) 40
  • The Reckoning (2003) 45
  • Lucky Number Slevin (2006) 54
  • Victor Frankenstein (2015) 44


    Jim McKay [4]

  • Girls Town (1996)
  • Our Song (2000)
  • Everyday People (2004) 45
  • Angel (2005) 59


    Dave McKean [2]

  • Mirrormask (2005) 68
  • Luna (2014) 51


    Norman Z. McLeod [7]

  • Monkey Business (1931)
  • Horse Feathers (1932)
  • It's a Gift (1934)
  • Topper (1937)
  • The Kid From Brooklyn (1946)
  • The Paleface (1948) 55
  • My Favorite Spy (1951) 51


    John McNaughton [4]

  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) 64
  • Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll (1991)
  • Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
  • Wild Things (1998)


    Christopher McQuarrie [2]

  • The Way of the Gun (2000) ~6
  • Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation (2015) 65


    Steve McQueen [3]

  • Hunger (2008) 68
  • Shame (2011) 53
  • 12 Years a Slave (2013) 62


    John McTiernan [8]

  • Predator (1987)
  • Die Hard (1988) 69
  • The Hunt for Red October (1990)
  • Last Action Hero (1993)
  • Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995) ~49
  • The 13th Warrior (1999) ~15
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) ~61
  • Rollerball (2002) 12


    Shane Meadows [5]

  • TwentyFourSeven (1997) ~58
  • Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002) 59
  • Dead Man's Shoes (2004) 38
  • This Is England (2006) 55
  • Somers Town (2008) 65


    Peter Medak [5]

  • The Ruling Class (1972)
  • Zorro, the Gay Blade (1981)
  • The Krays (1990)
  • Let Him Have It (1991)
  • Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)


    Dariush Mehrjui [3]

  • The Lady (1992)
  • Leila (1996)
  • Bemani (2002) 47


    Deepa Mehta [2]

  • Fire (1996)
  • Water (2005) 38


    Ursula Meier [3]

  • Strong Shoulders (2003) 73
  • Home (2008) 83
  • Sister (2012) 68


    Fernando Meirelles [3]

  • City of God (2002) 67
  • The Constant Gardener (2005) 46
  • Blindness (2008) 23


    Theodore Melfi [2]

  • St. Vincent (2014) 49
  • Hidden Figures (2016) 53


    Jean-Pierre Melville [7]

  • Le silence de la mer (1949) 79
  • Bob le flambeur (1955)
  • Two Men in Manhattan (1959)
  • Le Doulos (1962)
  • Le Samouraï (1967)
  • Army of Shadows (1969) 81
  • The Red Circle (1970) 62


    Sam Mendes [5]

  • American Beauty (1999) 60
  • Road to Perdition (2002) 75
  • Jarhead (2005) 51
  • Revolutionary Road (2008) 63
  • Skyfall (2012) 63


    Kleber Mendonça Filho [2]

  • Neighboring Sounds (2012) 60
  • Aquarius (2016) 69


    Brillante Mendoza [5]

  • Foster Child (2007) 68
  • Serbis (2008) 40
  • Kinatay (2009) 45
  • Trap (2015) 52
  • Ma' Rosa (2016) 43


    Marziyeh Meshkini [2]

  • The Day I Became a Woman (2000)
  • Stray Dogs (2004) 60


    Márta Mészáros [2]

  • The Girl (1968)
  • Just Like at Home (1978)


    Alan Metter [2]

  • Back to School (1986)
  • Moving (1988)


    Nicholas Meyer [3]

  • Time After Time (1979)
  • Volunteers (1985)
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)


    Russ Meyer [3]

  • Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
  • Vixen! (1968)
  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) 59


    Oscar Micheaux [2]

  • Within Our Gates (1920)
  • Underworld (1937)


    Roger Michell [9]

  • Persuasion (1995) ~83
  • Titanic Town (1998) ~66
  • Notting Hill (1999) ~51
  • Changing Lanes (2002) 43
  • The Mother (2003) 49
  • Enduring Love (2004) 57
  • Venus (2006) 45
  • Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) 37
  • Le Week-end (2013) 59


    David Michôd [2]

  • Animal Kingdom (2010) 54
  • The Rover (2014) 40


    Joan Micklin Silver [3]

  • Hester Street (1975)
  • Crossing Delancey (1988)
  • Loverboy (1989)


    Takashi Miike [24]

  • Audition (1999) 96
  • Dead or Alive (1999) ~45
  • The City of Lost Souls (2000) 46
  • Dead or Alive 2: Birds (2000) 49
  • Ichi the Killer (2001) 55
  • The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001) 65
  • DOA: Final (2002) 38
  • Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002) 44
  • Gozu (2003) 54
  • One Missed Call (2003) 48
  • Zebraman (2004) 55
  • Three...Extremes (2004) 54
  • Izo (2004) 49
  • The Great Yokai War (2005) 47
  • Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006) 49
  • Sukiyaki Western Django (2007) 55
  • Detective Story (2007) 47
  • Crows Zero (2007) 64
  • 13 Assassins (2010) 68
  • Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) 53
  • For Love's Sake (2012) 55
  • Shield of Straw (2013) 64
  • Over Your Dead Body (2014) 56
  • Yakuza Apocalypse (2015) 64
  • Blade of the Immortal (2017) 59


    Nikita Mikhalkov [6]

  • Dark Eyes (1987)
  • Close to Eden (1991)
  • Anna (1993)
  • Burnt by the Sun (1994) 53
  • 12 (2007) 45
  • Exodus -- Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010) 29


    Lewis Milestone [6]

  • All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 75
  • Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (1933)
  • Of Mice and Men (1939)
  • Edge of Darkness (1943) 46
  • The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
  • Ocean's Eleven (1960) 47


    John Milius [4]

  • Conan the Barbarian (1982) 46
  • Farewell to the King (1989)
  • Flight of the Intruder (1991)
  • Rough Riders (1997) ~31


    Bennett Miller [4]

  • The Cruise (1998) ~26
  • Capote (2005) 54
  • Moneyball (2011) 65
  • Foxcatcher (2014) 50


    Claude Miller [8]

  • This Sweet Sickness (1977)
  • The Little Thief (1988)
  • The Accompanist (1992)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The Class Trip (1998) ~66
  • Alias Betty (2001) 45
  • La petite Lili (2003) 60
  • A Secret (2007) 41
  • Thérèse (2012) 49


    George Miller [8]

  • Mad Max (1979) 52
  • The Road Warrior (1981) 69
  • Twilight Zone -- The Movie (1983)
  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) 60
  • The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
  • Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
  • Babe: Pig in the City (1998) 55
  • Happy Feet (2006) 45
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 80


    Randall Miller [2]

  • Class Act (1992)
  • CBGB (2013) 34


    Rebecca Miller [2]

  • Personal Velocity (2002) 48
  • Maggie's Plan (2015) 47


    Mike Mills [3]

  • Thumbsucker (2005) 43
  • Beginners (2010) 75
  • 20th Century Women (2016) 67


    Steve Miner [2]

  • Warlock (1989)
  • Lake Placid (1999) ~30


    Anthony Minghella [6]

  • Truly, Madly, Deeply (1991) 88
  • Mr. Wonderful (1993)
  • The English Patient (1996) 57
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) 85
  • Cold Mountain (2003) 60
  • Breaking and Entering (2006) 57


    Rob Minkoff [2]

  • The Lion King (1994)
  • Stuart Little (1999) ~49


    Vincente Minnelli [10]

  • Cabin in the Sky (1943)
  • Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) 92
  • Father of the Bride (1950)
  • An American in Paris (1951) 58
  • The Band Wagon (1953)
  • Kismet (1955) 50
  • Lust for Life (1956) 20
  • Gigi (1958)
  • Some Came Running (1958)
  • Bells Are Ringing (1960) 59


    David Mirkin [2]

  • Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997) ~42
  • Heartbreakers (2001) ~53


    Kenji Misumi [5]

  • The Tale of Zatoichi (1962) 71
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972) 48
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972) 76
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972) 53
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973) 60


    David Robert Mitchell [2]

  • The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010) 70
  • It Follows (2014) 74


    John Cameron Mitchell [3]

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) ~56
  • Shortbus (2006) 46
  • Rabbit Hole (2010) 50


    Mike Mitchell [2]

  • Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) ~7
  • Sky High (2005) 72


    Hayao Miyazaki [9]

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) 50
  • Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986) 64
  • My Neighbor Totoro (1988) 54
  • Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) 62
  • Princess Mononoke (1997) ~56
  • Spirited Away (2001) 63
  • Howl's Moving Castle (2004) 60
  • Ponyo (2008) 58
  • The Wind Rises (2013) 48


    Kenji Mizoguchi [9]

  • Sisters of Gion (1936) 66
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939) 78
  • The 47 Ronin, Part I (1941)
  • The 47 Ronin, Part II (1942)
  • The Life of Oharu (1952) 54
  • Ugetsu (1953) 65
  • Sansho the Bailiff (1954) 47
  • Princess Yang Kwei Fei (1955)
  • Street of Shame (1956) 53


    Dominik Moll [2]

  • With a Friend Like Harry (2000) ~61
  • Lemming (2005) 56


    Christopher Monger [2]

  • Waiting for the Light (1990)
  • The Englishman Who Went up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain (1995) ~49


    Robert Montgomery [2]

  • Lady in the Lake (1947)
  • Ride the Pink Horse (1947) 55


    Dito Montiel [2]

  • A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006) 52
  • Boulevard (2014) 38


    Lukas Moodysson [6]

  • Show Me Love (1998) ~70
  • Together (2000) ~60
  • Lilya 4-ever (2002) 47
  • A hole in my heart (2004) 46
  • Container (2006) 75
  • We Are the Best! (2013) 64


    Michael Moore [8]

  • Roger & Me (1989)
  • Two Mikes Don't Make a Wright (1992)
  • The Big One (1997) ~73
  • Bowling for Columbine (2002) 66
  • Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) 40
  • Sicko (2007) 49
  • Captain Mike Across America (2007) 33
  • Capitalism: A Love Story (2009) 54
  • Where to Invade Next. (2015) 58


    Tomm Moore [2]

  • The Secret of Kells (2009) 60
  • Song of the Sea (2014) 66


    Jocelyn Moorhouse [2]

  • Proof (1991) 67
  • How to Make an American Quilt (1995)


    Philippe Mora [3]

  • Death of a Soldier (1986)
  • Communion (1989)
  • Pterodactyl Woman From Beverly Hills (1994) ~32


    Pierre Morel [2]

  • District B13 (2004) 61
  • The Gunman (2015) 41


    Nanni Moretti [6]

  • Caro diario (1994)
  • Aprile (1998)
  • The Son's Room (2001) 72
  • The Caiman (2006) 47
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • We Have a Pope (2011) 60
  • Mia Madre (2015) 41


    Brett Morgen [4]

  • The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002) 64
  • Chicago 10 (2007) 74
  • Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015) 63
  • Jane (2017) 60


    Errol Morris [12]

  • Gates of Heaven (1980) 68
  • Vernon, Florida (1981) 74
  • The Thin Blue Line (1988) 91
  • A Brief History of Time (1991)
  • Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) 78
  • Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) ~65
  • The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003) 67
  • Standard Operating Procedure (2008) 69
  • Tabloid (2010) 71
  • The Unknown Known (2013) 54
  • The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography (2016) 55
  • Wormwood (2017) 72


    Phil Morrison [2]

  • Junebug (2005) 44
  • All Is Bright (2013) 46


    Paul Morrissey [3]

  • Trash (1970)
  • Forty Deuce (1982)
  • Spike of Bensonhurst (1988)


    Jonathan Mostow [3]

  • Breakdown (1997) 78
  • U-571 (2000) ~42
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) 61


    Greg Mottola [3]

  • The Daytrippers (1996) ~65
  • Superbad (2007) 56
  • Adventureland (2009) 45


    Oren Moverman [3]

  • The Messenger (2009) 52
  • Rampart (2011) 70
  • Time out of Mind (2014) 33


    Allan Moyle [3]

  • Pump Up the Volume (1990)
  • New Waterford Girl (1999)
  • Weirdsville (2007) 54


    Peter Mullan [2]

  • Orphans (1997)
  • The Magdalene Sisters (2002) 51


    Robert Mulligan [4]

  • To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) 66
  • Same Time, Next Year (1978) 49
  • Clara's Heart (1988)
  • The Man in the Moon (1991)


    Christopher Münch [3]

  • The Hours and Times (1991)
  • Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day (1996)
  • The Sleepy Time Gal (2001) 56


    Kornél Mundruczó [3]

  • Delta (2008) 35
  • Tender Son -- The Frankenstein Project (2010) 46
  • White God (2014) 38


    Cristian Mungiu [3]

  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) 70
  • Tales From the Golden Age (2009) 53
  • Beyond the Hills (2012) 59
  • Graduation (2016) 62


    Radu Muntean [3]

  • The Paper Will Be Blue (2006) 50
  • Tuesday, After Christmas (2010) 65
  • One Floor Below (2015) 55


    Francesco Munzi [2]

  • The Rest of the Night (2008) 66
  • Black Souls (2014) 42


    Celina Murga [2]

  • Ana and the Others (2003) 62
  • A Week Alone (2008) 51


    F.W. Murnau [6]

  • Nosferatu (1922) 64
  • The Last Laugh (1924)
  • Tartuffe (1926) 47
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) 88
  • City Girl (1930) 56
  • Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931) 66


    John Musker & Ron Clements [5]

  • The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
  • The Little Mermaid (1989)
  • Aladdin (1992) 62
  • Hercules (1997) ~70
  • Moana (2016) 56


    Anna Muylaert [2]

  • The Second Mother (2015) 52
  • Don't Call Me Son (2016) 61



    Na Hong-jin [2]

  • The Chaser (2008) 56
  • The Murderer (2010) 47


    Mira Nair [4]

  • Salaam Bombay! (1988)
  • Mississippi Masala (1991)
  • Monsoon Wedding (2001) 58
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • The Namesake (2006) 49


    Hideo Nakata [5]

  • Ringu (1998) 41
  • Chaos (1999) 41
  • Ring 2 (1999)
  • Dark Water (2002) 44
  • Chatroom (2010) 32


    Gerardo Naranjo [3]

  • drama/mex (2006) 66
  • I'm Gonna Explode (2008) 62
  • Revolución (2010) 47
  • Miss Bala (2011) 79


    Mikio Naruse [7]

  • Repast (1951) 62
  • Mother (1952) 42
  • Late Chrysanthemums (1954) 56
  • Sound of the Mountain (1954) 45
  • Floating Clouds (1955) 70
  • Flowing (1956) 39
  • When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960) 64


    Yousry Nasrallah [2]

  • El Medina (1999) ~40
  • After the Battle (2012) 38


    Vincenzo Natali [2]

  • Cypher (2002) 68
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • Splice (2009) 59


    Hal Needham [2]

  • Smokey and the Bandit (1977) 66
  • Hooper (1978)


    Paul Negoescu [2]

  • A Month in Thailand (2012) 64
  • Two Lottery Tickets (2016) 61


    Jean Negulesco [2]

  • Humoresque (1946)
  • How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)


    Gary Nelson [2]

  • Freaky Friday (1976)
  • The Black Hole (1979)


    Ralph Nelson [2]

  • Father Goose (1964) 56
  • Charly (1968)


    Tim Blake Nelson [3]

  • O (2001) ~43
  • The Grey Zone (2001) 64
  • Anesthesia (2015) 27


    Mike Newell [8]

  • Into the West (1992)
  • Enchanted April (1992)
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  • An Awfully Big Adventure (1995) ~44
  • Donnie Brasco (1997) 66
  • Pushing Tin (1999) ~41
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) 46
  • Great Expectations (2012) 50


    Fred Newmeyer [3]

  • Safety Last! (1923) 76
  • Why Worry? (1923) 64
  • The Freshman (1925) 66


    Matthew Newton [2]

  • From Nowhere (2016) 70
  • Who We Are Now (2017) 68


    Andrew Niccol [3]

  • Gattaca (1997) ~44
  • S1m0ne (2002) 44
  • Good Kill (2014) 28


    Jeff Nichols [4]

  • Take Shelter (2011) 57
  • Mud (2012) 62
  • Midnight Special (2016) 59
  • Loving (2016) 45


    Mike Nichols [16]

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  • The Graduate (1967) 94
  • Catch-22 (1970)
  • Carnal Knowledge (1971)
  • Silkwood (1983)
  • Heartburn (1986)
  • Biloxi Blues (1988)
  • Working Girl (1988)
  • Postcards From the Edge (1990)
  • Wolf (1994)
  • The Birdcage (1996) ~51
  • Primary Colors (1998) ~59
  • What Planet Are You From? (2000) ~32
  • Wit (2001) ~54
  • Closer (2004) 56
  • Charlie Wilson's War (2007) 52


    Jack Nicholson [2]

  • Drive, He Said (1971) 43
  • The Two Jakes (1990)


    Leonard Nimoy [4]

  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
  • 3 Men and a Baby (1987)
  • The Good Mother (1988)
  • Funny About Love (1990)


    Gaspar Noé [4]

  • I Stand Alone (1998) ~69
  • Irreversible (2002) 82
  • Destricted (2006) 44
  • Enter the Void (2009) 48
  • 7 Days in Havana (2012) 46
  • Love (2015) 45


    Christopher Nolan [10]

  • Following (1998) 57
  • Memento (2000) 98
  • Insomnia (2002) 63
  • Batman Begins (2005) 65
  • The Prestige (2006) 90
  • The Dark Knight (2008) 69
  • Inception (2010) 58
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012) 43
  • Interstellar (2014) 68
  • Dunkirk (2017) 70


    Rufus Norris [2]

  • Broken (2012) 63
  • London Road (2015) 71


    Jonathan Nossiter [3]

  • Sunday (1997)
  • Signs & Wonders (2000)
  • Mondovino (2004) 43


    Jehane Noujaim [3]

  • Startup.com (2001) ~66
  • Control Room (2004) 68
  • The Square (2013) 56


    Phillip Noyce [7]

  • Newsfront (1978)
  • Dead Calm (1989)
  • Blind Fury (1989)
  • Patriot Games (1992)
  • Clear and Present Danger (1994)
  • Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) 51
  • The Quiet American (2002) 41


    Victor Nunez [2]

  • Ruby in Paradise (1993)
  • Ulee's Gold (1997)



    Gavin O'Connor [2]

  • Tumbleweeds (1999) ~73
  • Warrior (2011) 46


    Pat O'Connor [3]

  • Cal (1984)
  • The January Man (1989)
  • Circle of Friends (1995)


    Annette K. Olesen [2]

  • In Your Hands (2004) 66
  • Little Soldier (2008) 73


    Laurence Olivier [3]

  • Henry V (1944)
  • Hamlet (1948)
  • Richard III (1955) 63


    Ermanno Olmi [2]

  • Il Posto (1961)
  • The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978) 45
  • Tickets (2005) 64


    Marcel Ophüls [2]

  • The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
  • Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie (1988)


    Max Ophüls [7]

  • La Signora di tutti (1934) 80
  • Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948)
  • The Reckless Moment (1949)
  • La Ronde (1950) 64
  • Le Plaisir (1952) 47
  • The Earrings of Madame de... (1953) 73
  • Lola Montès (1955)


    Niels Arden Oplev [2]

  • Portland (1996) ~5
  • Flatliners (2017) 27


    Joshua Oppenheimer [2]

  • The Act of Killing (2012) 47
  • The Look of Silence (2014) 52


    Jeff Orlowski [2]

  • Chasing Ice (2012) 65
  • Chasing Coral (2017) 57


    Mark Osborne [2]

  • Kung Fu Panda (2008) 67
  • The Little Prince (2015) 52


    Nagisa Oshima [10]

  • Cruel Story of Youth (1960) 53
  • Night and Fog in Japan (1960) 32
  • Violence at Noon (1966) 86
  • Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1968) 70
  • Death by Hanging (1968)
  • Boy (1969) 60
  • The Ceremony (1971) 59
  • In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983) 50
  • Taboo (Gohatto) (1999) ~41


    Ruben Östlund [3]

  • Play (2011) 59
  • Force Majeure (2014) 63
  • The Square (2017) 46


    Katsuhiro Otomo [2]

  • Akira (1988) 50
  • Bugmaster (2006) 25


    Frank Oz [10]

  • The Dark Crystal (1982) 47
  • The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
  • Little Shop of Horrors (1986) 87
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
  • What About Bob? (1991)
  • HouseSitter (1992)
  • In & Out (1997) ~52
  • Bowfinger (1999) ~48
  • The Score (2001) ~65
  • Death at a Funeral (2007) 46


    François Ozon [16]

  • See the Sea (1997) ~45
  • Sitcom (1998) ~31
  • Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000) ~49
  • Under the Sand (2000) ~62
  • 8 Women (2002) 82
  • Swimming Pool (2003) 44
  • 5 x 2 (2004) 47
  • Time to Leave (2005) 42
  • Angel (2007) 54
  • Ricky (2009) 52
  • Hideaway (Le Refuge) (2009) 42
  • Potiche (Trophy Wife) (2010) 64
  • In the House (2012) 53
  • Young & Beautiful (2013) 66
  • The New Girlfriend (2014) 53
  • Frantz (2016) 52


    Yasujiro Ozu [12]

  • Tokyo Chorus (1931)
  • I Was Born, but... (1932) 74
  • Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947) 68
  • Late Spring (1949) 65
  • The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (1952) 51
  • Tokyo Story (1953) 68
  • Early Spring (1956) 48
  • Equinox Flower (1958) 65
  • Good Morning (1959) 65
  • Floating Weeds (1959) 50
  • Late Autumn (1960) 67
  • An Autumn Afternoon (1962) 72



    G.W. Pabst [3]

  • The Joyless Street (1925)
  • Pandora's Box (1929) 52
  • Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)


    José Padilha [5]

  • Bus 174 (2002) 79
  • Elite Squad (2007) 36
  • Garapa (2009) 39
  • Secrets of the Tribe (2010) 63
  • Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010) 69


    Marcel Pagnol [2]

  • César (1936) 59
  • The Baker's Wife (1938) 82


    Alan J. Pakula [7]

  • Klute (1971)
  • The Parallax View (1974)
  • All the President's Men (1976) 79
  • Sophie's Choice (1982)
  • See You in the Morning (1989)
  • Presumed Innocent (1990)
  • Consenting Adults (1992) 35


    Euzhan Palcy [2]

  • Sugar Cane Alley (1983)
  • A Dry White Season (1989)


    Jake Paltrow [2]

  • Young Ones (2014) 30
  • De Palma (2015) 64


    Jafar Panahi [8]

  • The White Balloon (1995) ~68
  • The Mirror (1997)
  • The Circle (2000) ~41
  • Crimson Gold (2003) 66
  • Offside (2006) 73
  • This Is Not a Film (2011) 51
  • Closed Curtain (2013) 60
  • Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015) 63


    Norman Panama [3]

  • Knock on Wood (1954)
  • The Court Jester (1956)
  • The Trap (1959) 40


    Oxide Pang [2]

  • The Eye (2002) 52
  • The Tesseract (2003) 37


    Rithy Panh [3]

  • S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003) 67
  • The Missing Picture (2013) 73
  • Exile (2016) 57


    Sergei Paradjanov [3]

  • Andriesh (1954)
  • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1964) 55
  • The Color of Pomegranates (1968)


    Véréna Paravel [2]

  • Leviathan (2012) 73
  • Caniba (2017) 08


    Dean Parisot [2]

  • Two Mikes Don't Make a Wright (1992)
  • GalaxyQuest (1999)
  • Fun With Dick and Jane (2005) 38


    Park Chan-wook [7]

  • Joint Security Area (2000) ~71
  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) 33
  • Oldboy (2003) 57
  • Three...Extremes (2004) 54
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) 35
  • Thirst (2009) 56
  • Stoker (2013) 54
  • The Handmaiden (2016) 66


    Park Kwang-su [2]

  • To the Starry Island (1993)
  • A Single Spark (1996)


    Nick Park [2]

  • Chicken Run (2000)
  • The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) 68


    Alan Parker [11]

  • Bugsy Malone (1976)
  • Midnight Express (1978)
  • Shoot the Moon (1982)
  • Pink Floyd -- The Wall (1982)
  • Birdy (1984) 72
  • Angel Heart (1987)
  • Mississippi Burning (1988)
  • Come See the Paradise (1990)
  • The Commitments (1991)
  • The Road to Wellville (1994)
  • Angela's Ashes (1999) ~41


    Oliver Parker [2]

  • Othello (1995)
  • An Ideal Husband (1999)


    Trey Parker [2]

  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
  • Team America: World Police (2004) 50


    Goran Paskaljevic [2]

  • Someone Else's America (1995)
  • Cabaret Balkan (1998)


    Pier Paolo Pasolini [6]

  • Mamma Roma (1962)
  • The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) 57
  • Teorema (1968) 65
  • The Decameron (1971) 48
  • The Canterbury Tales (1972) 39
  • Salo, or The 120 Days of Sodom (1975) 18


    Vincent Patar [2]

  • A Town Called Panic (2009) 57
  • Ernest & Celestine (2012) 67


    Pawel Pawlikowski [3]

  • Last Resort (2000) ~62
  • My Summer of Love (2004) 64
  • Ida (2013) 67


    Alexander Payne [7]

  • Citizen Ruth (1996) 96
  • Election (1999) 67
  • About Schmidt (2002) 51
  • Sideways (2004) 60
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • The Descendants (2011) 49
  • Nebraska (2013) 71
  • Downsizing (2017) 45


    Richard Pearce [2]

  • The Long Walk Home (1990)
  • A Family Thing (1996)


    Raoul Peck [3]

  • The Man by the Shore (1993)
  • Lumumba (2000) ~52
  • I Am Not Your Negro (2016) 54


    Sam Peckinpah [10]

  • Ride the High Country (1962) 60
  • Major Dundee (1965) 52
  • The Wild Bunch (1969)
  • The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) 51
  • Straw Dogs (1971) 30
  • Junior Bonner (1972)
  • The Getaway (1972)
  • Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid (1973) 71
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) 62
  • The Osterman Weekend (1983) 34


    Kimberly Peirce [2]

  • Boys Don't Cry (1999) 64
  • Stop-Loss (2008) 45


    Mark Pellington [2]

  • Arlington Road (1999) 64
  • U23D (2007) 51


    Arthur Penn [6]

  • Mickey One (1965)
  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967) 73
  • Alice's Restaurant (1969) 44
  • Little Big Man (1970) 42
  • Night Moves (1975)
  • Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)


    Sean Penn [3]

  • The Pledge (2001) ~60
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • Into the Wild (2007) 67
  • The Last Face (2016) 10


    D.A. Pennebaker [8]

  • Dont Look Back (1967) 74
  • Monterey Pop (1968) 51
  • Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1973)
  • Jimi Plays Monterey (1986) 65
  • The War Room (1993) 68
  • Moon Over Broadway (1997) ~49
  • Only the Strong Survive (2002) 50
  • Unlocking the Cage (2016) 46


    Clare Peploe [2]

  • High Season (1987)
  • The Triumph of Love (2001) 46


    Stacy Peralta [2]

  • Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001) 65
  • Riding Giants (2004) 65


    Jacques Perrin [2]

  • Winged Migration (2001) 63
  • Oceans (2009) 64


    Alex Ross Perry [3]

  • The Color Wheel (2011) 41
  • Listen Up Philip (2014) 46
  • Queen of Earth (2015) 32


    Wolfgang Petersen [6]

  • Das Boot (1981) 64
  • In the Line of Fire (1993)
  • Air Force One (1997)
  • The Perfect Storm (2000)
  • Troy (2004) 57
  • Poseidon (2006) 41


    Elio Petri [4]

  • The Assassin (1961) 47
  • The Tenth Victim (1965) 54
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970) 58
  • The Working Class Goes to Heaven (1971) 44


    Donald Petrie [2]

  • Mystic Pizza (1988)
  • Opportunity Knocks (1990)


    Christian Petzold [4]

  • Jerichow (2008) 63
  • Dreileben: Beats Being Dead (2011) 62
  • Barbara (2012) 58
  • Phoenix (2014) 64


    Joseph Pevney [2]

  • Shakedown (1950) 61
  • The Night of the Grizzly (1966) 42


    Todd Phillips [2]

  • Starsky & Hutch (2004) 48
  • The Hangover (2009) 50


    Maurice Pialat [10]

  • Me (1968)
  • We Will Not Grow Old Together (1972) 58
  • The Mouth Agape (1974) 42
  • Graduate First (1979) 51
  • Loulou (1980) 60
  • A nos amours (1983) 44
  • Police (1985) 56
  • Under Satan's Sun (1987) 33
  • Van Gogh (1991) 67
  • Le Garçu (1995)


    Irving Pichel [2]

  • The Most Dangerous Game (1932) 61
  • She (1935)


    Frank Pierson [2]

  • A Star Is Born (1976)
  • Citizen Cohn (1992)


    Matías Piñeiro [3]

  • Viola (2012) 46
  • The Princess of France (2014) 39
  • Hermia & Helena (2016) 42


    Prachya Pinkaew [2]

  • Ong-bak (2003) 57
  • Chocolate (2008) 59


    Bill Plympton [2]

  • Cheatin' (2013) 69
  • Hitler's Folly (2016) 11


    Sidney Poitier [3]

  • Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
  • Hanky Panky (1982)
  • Ghost Dad (1990)


    Sacha Polak [2]

  • Hemel (2012) 72
  • Zurich (2015) 59


    Roman Polanski [18]

  • Knife in the Water (1962)
  • Repulsion (1965) 91
  • Cul-de-Sac (1966)
  • The Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, but Your Teeth Are in My Neck (1967)
  • Rosemary's Baby (1968) 83
  • Macbeth (1971) 73
  • Chinatown (1974) 84
  • The Tenant (1976) 48
  • Tess (1979)
  • Frantic (1988)
  • Bitter Moon (1992)
  • Death and the Maiden (1994)
  • The Ninth Gate (1999) 60
  • The Pianist (2002) 44
  • Oliver Twist (2005) 57
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • The Ghost Writer (2010) 59
  • Carnage (2011) 39
  • Venus in Fur (2013) 61


    Michael Polish [2]

  • Twin Falls Idaho (1999) ~38
  • Big Sur (2013) 35


    Sydney Pollack [9]

  • The Way We Were (1973) 49
  • Three Days of the Condor (1975) 67
  • Tootsie (1982) 76
  • Out of Africa (1985)
  • Havana (1990)
  • The Firm (1993)
  • Random Hearts (1999)
  • The Interpreter (2005) 52
  • Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005) 52


    Sarah Polley [2]

  • Away From Her (2006) 57
  • Stories We Tell (2012) 60


    Ventura Pons [2]

  • To Die (Or Not) (2000)
  • Anita Takes a Chance (2001)


    Gillo Pontecorvo [2]

  • The Battle of Algiers (1966)
  • Burn! (1969)


    Léa Pool [2]

  • Set Me Free (1999)
  • Lost and Delirious (2001)


    Alexei Popogrebsky [2]

  • Koktebel (2003) 65
  • How I Ended This Summer (2010) 75


    Corneliu Porumboiu [4]

  • 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006) 61
  • Police, Adjective (2009) 51
  • When Evening Falls on Bucharest, or: Metabolism (2013) 62
  • The Treasure (2015) 48


    Ted Post [3]

  • Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) 39
  • Magnum Force (1973) 46
  • Go Tell the Spartans (1978)


    Sally Potter [2]

  • Orlando (1992)
  • Ginger and Rosa (2012) 44


    Michael Powell [12]

  • The Edge of the World (1937)
  • The Spy in Black (1939) 76
  • The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) 65
  • A Canterbury Tale (1944) 89
  • I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
  • Stairway to Heaven (1946)
  • Black Narcissus (1947) 60
  • The Red Shoes (1948) 72
  • The Small Back Room (1949) 79
  • Gone to Earth (1950) 36
  • Peeping Tom (1960)


    Udayan Prasad [2]

  • Brothers in Trouble (1995)
  • My Son the Fanatic (1997)


    Doug Pray [3]

  • Hype! (1996) ~66
  • Scratch (2001) 66
  • Surfwise (2007) 56


    Otto Preminger [16]

  • Laura (1944) 63
  • A Royal Scandal (1945)
  • Fallen Angel (1945) 69
  • Daisy Kenyon (1947) 99
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
  • Angel Face (1952) 85
  • The Moon Is Blue (1953) 67
  • River of No Return (1954) 53
  • Carmen Jones (1954)
  • The Man With the Golden Arm (1955)
  • Bonjour Tristesse (1958) 59
  • Anatomy of a Murder (1959) 83
  • Advise & Consent (1962)
  • In Harm's Way (1965) 56
  • Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
  • Skidoo (1968) 22


    Emeric Pressburger [8]

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) 65
  • A Canterbury Tale (1944) 89
  • I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
  • Stairway to Heaven (1946)
  • Black Narcissus (1947) 60
  • The Red Shoes (1948) 72
  • The Small Back Room (1949) 79
  • Gone to Earth (1950) 36


    Alex Proyas [3]

  • The Crow (1994)
  • Dark City (1998)
  • I, Robot (2004) 65


    Lucía Puenzo [2]

  • XXY (2007) 56
  • The German Doctor (2013) 42


    Cristi Puiu [4]

  • Stuff and Dough (2001) 37
  • The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) 33
  • Aurora (2010) 24
  • Sieranevada (2016) 47



    Richard Quine [2]

  • My Sister Eileen (1955) 54
  • Full of Life (1956) 51


    Michael Radford [2]

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
  • The Postman (Il Postino) (1994) ~65
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Cello (2002) 27


    Bob Rafelson [6]

  • Head (1968) 81
  • Five Easy Pieces (1970) 68
  • The King of Marvin Gardens (1972) 56
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) 60
  • Black Widow (1987)
  • Mountains of the Moon (1990)


    Sam Raimi [11]

  • The Evil Dead (1981) 59
  • Crimewave (1985) 45
  • Evil Dead II (1987) 66
  • Darkman (1990) 58
  • A Simple Plan (1998) ~49
  • The Gift (2000) ~42
  • Spider-Man (2002) 83
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004) 66
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007) 53
  • Drag Me to Hell (2009) 66
  • Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) 65


    Harold Ramis [7]

  • CaddyShack (1980) 55
  • National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
  • Club Paradise (1986)
  • Groundhog Day (1993) 86
  • Analyze This (1999) ~47
  • Bedazzled (2000) ~47
  • The Ice Harvest (2005) 47


    Lynne Ramsay [3]

  • Ratcatcher (1999) ~56
  • Morvern Callar (2002) 70
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) 63


    Mark Rappaport [2]

  • Rock Hudson's Home Movies (1992)
  • From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995) ~77


    Steve Rash [2]

  • The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
  • Can't Buy Me Love (1987)


    Mohammad Rasoulof [2]

  • Iron Island (2005) 61
  • Good Bye (2011) 49


    Pen-Ek Ratanaruang [2]

  • A Transistor Love Story (2001) 45
  • Last Life in the Universe (2003) 45
  • Sawasdee Bangkok (2009) 43


    George Ratliff [3]

  • Hell House (2001) 61
  • Joshua (2007) 81
  • Salvation Boulevard (2011) 47


    Brett Ratner [3]

  • Rush Hour (1998) 43
  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) 48
  • Hercules (2014) 58


    Billy Ray [2]

  • Shattered Glass (2003) 73
  • Breach (2007) 54


    Nicholas Ray [14]

  • They Live by Night (1948) 98
  • In a Lonely Place (1950) 95
  • Flying Leathernecks (1951)
  • On Dangerous Ground (1952) 45
  • The Lusty Men (1952)
  • Johnny Guitar (1954)
  • Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  • Bigger Than Life (1956) 77
  • The True Story of Jesse James (1957)
  • Bitter Victory (1957) 56
  • Wind Across the Everglades (1958) 56
  • Party Girl (1958) 76
  • The Savage Innocents (1959) 49
  • King of Kings (1961)


    Satyajit Ray [7]

  • Pather Panchali (1955)
  • Aparajito (1957)
  • The Music Room (1958)
  • Two Daughters (1961)
  • The Big City (1963) 88
  • Charulata (1964) 57
  • The Middleman (1976)


    Robert Redford [5]

  • Ordinary People (1980)
  • The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
  • A River Runs Through It (1992)
  • Quiz Show (1994)
  • The Horse Whisperer (1998) ~47


    Carol Reed [6]

  • Night Train to Munich (1940) 66
  • Odd Man Out (1947) 75
  • The Fallen Idol (1948) 82
  • The Third Man (1949) 91
  • Our Man in Havana (1959) 60
  • Oliver! (1968)


    Peyton Reed [3]

  • Bring It On (2000) ~67
  • Down With Love (2003) 68
  • Yes Man (2008) 47


    Matt Reeves [3]

  • Let Me In (2010) 59
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) 52
  • War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) 51


    Kelly Reichardt [6]

  • River of Grass (1994) 78
  • Old Joy (2006) 80
  • Wendy and Lucy (2008) 53
  • Meek's Cutoff (2010) 85
  • Night Moves (2013) 49
  • Certain Women (2016) 63


    Carl Reiner [8]

  • Oh, God! (1977)
  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
  • The Man With Two Brains (1983)
  • All of Me (1984)
  • Summer Rental (1985)
  • Summer School (1987)
  • Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
  • Sibling Rivalry (1990)


    Rob Reiner [14]

  • This Is Spinal Tap (1984) 83
  • The Sure Thing (1985)
  • Stand by Me (1986) 64
  • The Princess Bride (1987) 68
  • When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
  • Misery (1990)
  • A Few Good Men (1992)
  • The American President (1995) ~65
  • Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) ~39
  • The Story of Us (1999) ~35
  • Alex & Emma (2003) 44
  • The Bucket List (2007) 50
  • And So It Goes (2014) 49
  • Being Charlie (2015) 54


    Karel Reisz [3]

  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
  • The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) 48
  • Everybody Wins (1990)


    Wolfgang Reitherman [2]

  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
  • The Rescuers (1977) 40


    Ivan Reitman [10]

  • Meatballs (1979) 53
  • Stripes (1981)
  • Ghostbusters (1984) 82
  • Legal Eagles (1986)
  • Twins (1988)
  • Ghostbusters II (1989)
  • Kindergarten Cop (1990)
  • Dave (1993)
  • Fathers' Day (1997) ~16
  • Evolution (2001) ~23
  • My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) 26


    Jason Reitman [6]

  • Thank You for Smoking (2005) 57
  • Juno (2007) 59
  • Up in the Air (2009) 61
  • Young Adult (2011) 46
  • Labor Day (2013) 38
  • Men, Women & Children (2014) 22


    Martín Rejtman [2]

  • The Magic Gloves (2003) 67
  • Two Shots Fired (2014) 49


    Norman René [3]

  • Longtime Companion (1990)
  • Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
  • Reckless (1995)


    Jean Renoir [10]

  • La Chienne (1931) 44
  • Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932) 48
  • The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)
  • The Lower Depths (1936)
  • Grand Illusion (1937) 76
  • La Bête humaine (1938)
  • The Rules of the Game (1939) 85
  • This Land Is Mine (1943)
  • The Southerner (1945) 56
  • The River (1951) 38


    Alain Resnais [17]

  • Hiroshima mon amour (1959) 61
  • Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
  • Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963) 35
  • La Guerre est finie (1966)
  • Je t'aime, je t'aime (1968)
  • Stavisky... (1974)
  • Providence (1977)
  • Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
  • Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983)
  • Mélo (1986)
  • Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
  • Same Old Song (1997) 75
  • Not on the Lips (2003) 65
  • Private Fears in Public Places (2006) 58
  • Wild Grass (2009) 54
  • You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012) 73
  • Life of Riley (2014) 43


    Carlos Reygadas [4]

  • Japón (2002) 23
  • Battle in Heaven (2005) 17
  • Silent Light (2007) 91
  • Revolución (2010) 47
  • Post tenebras lux (2012) 48


    Tony Richardson [7]

  • Look Back in Anger (1958)
  • The Entertainer (1960)
  • A Taste of Honey (1961) 58
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
  • Tom Jones (1963)
  • The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968) 52
  • Blue Sky (1994)


    W.D. Richter [2]

  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) 81
  • Late for Dinner (1991)


    Arturo Ripstein [7]

  • The Children's Hour (1969)
  • Hell Without Limits (1978) 50
  • Deep Crimson (1996) ~68
  • Divine (1998) ~39
  • Such Is Life (2000) ~40
  • Virgin of Lust (2002) 33
  • Bleak Street (2015) 44


    Guy Ritchie [3]

  • Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) ~58
  • Snatch. (2000) ~47
  • Sherlock Holmes (2009) 49


    Michael Ritchie [8]

  • Downhill Racer (1969) 45
  • The Bad News Bears (1976) 57
  • Fletch (1985)
  • Wildcats (1986)
  • The Golden Child (1986)
  • The Couch Trip (1988)
  • Fletch Lives (1989)
  • Diggstown (1992)


    Martin Ritt [7]

  • Edge of the City (1957)
  • The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
  • Hud (1963)
  • The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965) 74
  • The Front (1976)
  • Nuts (1987)
  • Stanley & Iris (1990)


    Jacques Rivette [8]

  • L'Amour fou (1969)
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974)
  • La Belle noiseuse (1991)
  • Up/Down/Fragile (1995) ~68
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Va savoir (2001) ~73
  • The Story of Marie and Julien (2003) 40
  • The Duchess of Langeais (2007) 75
  • Around a Small Mountain (2009) 47


    Jay Roach [3]

  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
  • Meet the Parents (2000)


    Tim Robbins [3]

  • Bob Roberts (1992)
  • Dead Man Walking (1995) 69
  • Cradle Will Rock (1999)


    Yves Robert [2]

  • The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe (1972)
  • My Father's Glory (1990)


    Phil Alden Robinson [2]

  • Field of Dreams (1989)
  • Sneakers (1992)


    Mark Robson [3]

  • The Seventh Victim (1943) 49
  • PHFFFT (1954) 44
  • Valley of the Dolls (1967) 42


    Marc Rocco [2]

  • Dream a Little Dream (1989)
  • Murder in the First (1995) ~44


    Alexandre Rockwell [2]

  • In the Soup (1992)
  • Little Feet (2013) 50


    Franc Roddam [2]

  • Quadrophenia (1979)
  • The Bride (1985)
  • Aria (1987)


    João Pedro Rodrigues [4]

  • O Fantasma (2000) 5
  • To Die Like a Man (2009) 56
  • The Last Time I Saw Macao (2012) 51
  • The Ornithologist (2016) 49


    Robert Rodriguez [9]

  • El Mariachi (1992)
  • Roadracers (1994) ~61
  • Desperado (1995) ~66
  • The Faculty (1998)
  • Spy Kids (2001) ~41
  • Frank Miller's Sin City (2005) 72
  • Grindhouse (2007) 82
  • Machete (2010) 52
  • Machete Kills (2013) 51


    Nicolas Roeg [9]

  • Performance (1970)
  • Walkabout (1971) 52
  • Don't Look Now (1973) 69
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) 52
  • Bad Timing (1980)
  • Insignificance (1985) 44
  • Aria (1987)
  • Track 29 (1988)
  • The Witches (1990)
  • Two Deaths (1995)


    Eric Rohmer [21]

  • La Collectionneuse (1967) 54
  • My Night at Maud's (1969)
  • Claire's Knee (1970)
  • Love in the Afternoon (1972) 74
  • The Marquise of O (1976)
  • The Aviator's Wife (1981)
  • Le Beau mariage (1982)
  • Pauline at the Beach (1983) 82
  • Full Moon in Paris (1984)
  • Summer (1986)
  • Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
  • Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
  • A Tale of Springtime (1990)
  • A Tale of Winter (1992)
  • The Tree, the Mayor and the Médiathèque (1993)
  • Rendezvous in Paris (1995) ~82
  • A Summer's Tale (1996)
  • Autumn Tale (1998) ~79
  • The Lady and the Duke (2001) 52
  • Triple Agent (2004) 40
  • The Romance of Astrée and Céladon (2007) 58


    Alice Rohrwacher [2]

  • Corpo celeste (2011) 41
  • The Wonders (2014) 62


    George A. Romero [7]

  • Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  • The Crazies (1973)
  • Martin (1977)
  • Dawn of the Dead (1978) 77
  • Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear (1988)
  • Land of the Dead (2005) 70
  • George A. Romero's Diary of the Dead (2007) 49


    Anders Rønnow-Klarlund [2]

  • The Eighteenth (1996)
  • Possessed (1999)


    Darrell James Roodt [2]

  • Sarafina! (1992)
  • Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)


    Don Roos [2]

  • The Opposite of Sex (1998)
  • Happy Endings (2005) 49


    Bernard Rose [3]

  • Paperhouse (1988)
  • Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
  • Candyman (1992) 37


    Rick Rosenthal [2]

  • Bad Boys (1983) 49
  • Drones (2013) 39


    Francesco Rosi [2]

  • Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
  • The Mattei Affair (1972)


    Gary Ross [3]

  • Pleasantville (1998) 45
  • Seabiscuit (2003) 40
  • The Hunger Games (2012) 48


    Herbert Ross [9]

  • Play It Again, Sam (1972)
  • The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
  • The Goodbye Girl (1977)
  • Pennies From Heaven (1981)
  • Max Dugan Returns (1983)
  • Footloose (1984)
  • The Secret of My Success (1987)
  • Steel Magnolias (1989)
  • My Blue Heaven (1990)


    Roberto Rossellini [11]

  • Open City (1945)
  • Paisan (1946)
  • Germany in Year Zero (1948) 57
  • Stromboli (1950) 73
  • The Flowers of St. Francis (1950) 48
  • Europe '51 (1952) 43
  • Journey to Italy (1954) 73
  • Fear (1954) 52
  • General Della Rovere (1959) 64
  • Blackout in Rome (1960) 48
  • The Rise of Louis XIV (1966) 49


    Robert Rossen [4]

  • Body and Soul (1947) 60
  • All the King's Men (1949)
  • Alexander the Great (1956)
  • The Hustler (1961) 67


    Patricia Rozema [2]

  • I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987)
  • Into the Forest (2015) 45


    Joseph Ruben [4]

  • Dreamscape (1984)
  • The Stepfather (1987) 55
  • True Believer (1989)
  • Sleeping With the Enemy (1991)


    Henry Alex Rubin [2]

  • Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1997) ~66
  • Murderball (2005) 56


    Alan Rudolph [11]

  • Choose Me (1984)
  • Trouble in Mind (1985)
  • The Moderns (1988) 88
  • Love at Large (1990)
  • Mortal Thoughts (1991)
  • Equinox (1992)
  • Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
  • Afterglow (1997) ~45
  • Trixie (2000)
  • Investigating Sex (2001) 47
  • The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002) 72


    Raoul Ruiz [11]

  • Three Sad Tigers (1968)
  • City of Pirates (1984)
  • The Golden Boat (1990)
  • Three Lives and Only One Death (1996) ~53
  • Genealogies of a Crime (1997) ~40
  • Time Regained (1999) ~58
  • The Comedy of Innocence (2000) ~56
  • That Day (2003) 56
  • The Lost Domain (2005) 37
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Mysteries of Lisbon (2010) 56
  • Night Across the Street (2012) 56


    Chuck Russell [3]

  • The Blob (1988)
  • The Mask (1994)
  • Bless the Child (2000)


    David O. Russell [9]

  • Spanking the Monkey (1994)
  • Flirting With Disaster (1996) 52
  • Three Kings (1999) 74
  • I ♥ Huckabees (2004) 76
  • The Fighter (2010) 62
  • Silver Linings Playbook (2012) 44
  • American Hustle (2013) 60
  • Accidental Love (2015) 49
  • Joy (2015) 56


    Ken Russell [10]

  • Billion Dollar Brain (1967) 43
  • Women in Love (1969)
  • The Devils (1971) 71
  • Savage Messiah (1972)
  • Tommy (1975) 38
  • Altered States (1980) 52
  • Crimes of Passion (1984)
  • Gothic (1986)
  • Aria (1987)
  • The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
  • The Rainbow (1989)
  • Trapped Ashes (2006) 44


    Stefan Ruzowitzky [2]

  • The Inheritors (1998) ~38
  • The Counterfeiters (2007) 54


    Mark Rydell [3]

  • The Fox (1967)
  • On Golden Pond (1981)
  • For the Boys (1991)



    Ira Sachs [5]

  • Forty Shades of Blue (2005) 48
  • Married Life (2007) 50
  • Keep the Lights On (2012) 49
  • Love Is Strange (2014) 48
  • Little Men (2016) 38


    Josh & Benny Safdie [2]

  • Heaven Knows What (2014) 70
  • Good Time (2017) 50


    Gene Saks [2]

  • Barefoot in the Park (1967)
  • The Odd Couple (1968)


    Hiner Saleem [2]

  • Kilometre Zero (2005) 31
  • Sous les toits de Paris (2007) 42


    Walter Salles [5]

  • Central Station (1998) 46
  • Behind the Sun (2001) ~43
  • The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) 47
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Linha de passe (2008) 47
  • On the Road (2012) 51


    Victor Salva [2]

  • Jeepers Creepers (2001) 44
  • Dark House (2014) 18


    Gabriele Salvatores [2]

  • Mediterraneo (1991)
  • I'm Not Scared (2003) 44


    Stuart Samuels [2]

  • Visions of Light (1992)
  • Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005) 51


    Ake Sandgren [2]

  • The Slingshot (1993)
  • Truly Human (2001) 49


    Mark Sandrich [5]

  • The Gay Divorcee (1934)
  • Top Hat (1935)
  • Follow the Fleet (1936)
  • Shall We Dance (1937) 66
  • So Proudly We Hail! (1943)


    Wisit Sasanatieng [2]

  • Tears of the Black Tiger (2000) 60
  • Citizen Dog (2004) 65
  • Sawasdee Bangkok (2009) 43


    Carlos Saura [6]

  • Cría cuervos (1976) 53
  • Faster, Faster (1981) 45
  • Carmen (1983)
  • ¡Ay, Carmela! (1990) 49
  • Flamenco (1995)
  • Tango (1998)


    Claude Sautet [3]

  • Classe tous risques (1960) 62
  • Un coeur en hiver (1992) 85
  • Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995) ~64


    Victor Saville [3]

  • The Good Companions (1933)
  • It's Love Again (1936)
  • South Riding (1938)


    Nancy Savoca [2]

  • Dogfight (1991)
  • The 24 Hour Woman (1999)


    John Sayles [15]

  • The Brother From Another Planet (1984)
  • Matewan (1987)
  • Eight Men Out (1988)
  • City of Hope (1991)
  • Passion Fish (1992)
  • The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
  • Lone Star (1996) 84
  • Men With Guns (1997) ~64
  • Limbo (1999) ~63
  • Sunshine State (2002) 63
  • Casa de los babys (2003) 52
  • Silver City (2004) 41
  • Honeydripper (2007) 52
  • Amigo (2010) 49
  • Go for Sisters (2013) 61


    Franklin J. Schaffner [4]

  • Planet of the Apes (1968)
  • Patton (1970) 63
  • Papillon (1973) 50
  • Welcome Home (1989)


    Jerry Schatzberg [3]

  • The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
  • Scarecrow (1973)
  • Street Smart (1987)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)


    Fred Schepisi [7]

  • The Devil's Playground (1976)
  • Plenty (1985)
  • Roxanne (1987)
  • A Cry in the Dark (1988)
  • The Russia House (1990)
  • Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
  • Last Orders (2001) 59


    Lone Scherfig [4]

  • Italian for Beginners (2000) 59
  • Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002) 50
  • An Education (2009) 57
  • The Riot Club (2014) 36


    John Schlesinger [10]

  • Billy Liar (1963)
  • Darling (1965)
  • Midnight Cowboy (1969) 54
  • Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971) 50
  • Marathon Man (1976)
  • The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
  • The Believers (1987)
  • Madame Sousatzka (1988)
  • Pacific Heights (1990)
  • Cold Comfort Farm (1995) ~55


    Volker Schlöndorff [5]

  • The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
  • The Tin Drum (1979) 55
  • The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
  • Voyager (1991)
  • The Legend of Rita (2000) ~44
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Cello (2002) 27


    Julian Schnabel [3]

  • Basquiat (1996)
  • Before Night Falls (2000)
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) 52


    Ernest B. Schoedsack [3]

  • Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)
  • The Most Dangerous Game (1932) 61
  • King Kong (1933) 78


    Paul Schrader [11]

  • Blue Collar (1978) 92
  • Cat People (1982) 36
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) 59
  • Patty Hearst (1988)
  • Light Sleeper (1992)
  • Affliction (1997) ~44
  • Forever Mine (1999)
  • Auto Focus (2002) 41
  • The Walker (2007) 43
  • Adam Resurrected (2008) 50
  • Dog Eat Dog (2016) 34


    Barbet Schroeder [10]

  • The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) (1972) 31
  • Maîtresse (1975) 52
  • Barfly (1987) 84
  • Reversal of Fortune (1990) 67
  • Single White Female (1992)
  • Kiss of Death (1995) ~38
  • Our Lady of the Assassins (2000) ~42
  • Murder by Numbers (2002) 49
  • Terror's Advocate (2007) 55
  • Amnesia (2015) 43


    Joel Schumacher [11]

  • St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
  • The Lost Boys (1987)
  • Cousins (1989)
  • Flatliners (1990)
  • Falling Down (1993)
  • The Client (1994)
  • Batman Forever (1995) ~40
  • Batman & Robin (1997) 53
  • Tigerland (2000) ~60
  • Bad Company (2002) 16
  • Phone Booth (2002) 47


    Martin Scorsese [34]

  • Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
  • Mean Streets (1973) 70
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
  • Italianamerican (1974) 58
  • Taxi Driver (1976) 87
  • New York, New York (1977) 73
  • American Boy (1978) 68
  • The Last Waltz (1978) 69
  • Raging Bull (1980) 87
  • The King of Comedy (1983)
  • After Hours (1985)
  • The Color of Money (1986)
  • The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) 71
  • New York Stories (1989)
  • Goodfellas (1990)
  • Cape Fear (1991) 57
  • The Age of Innocence (1993) 62
  • Casino (1995) 58
  • A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)
  • Kundun (1997) ~60
  • Bringing Out the Dead (1999) ~53
  • Gangs of New York (2002) 57
  • Feel Like Going Home (2003) 51
  • The Aviator (2004) 63
  • No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) 62
  • The Departed (2006) 79
  • Shine a Light (2008) 55
  • Shutter Island (2009) 70
  • A Letter to Elia (2010) 58
  • Public Speaking (2010) 57
  • Living in the Material World (2011) 54
  • Hugo (2011) 51
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 71
  • The 50 Year Argument (2014) 50
  • Silence (2016) 61


    Campbell Scott [2]

  • Big Night (1996) 68
  • Hamlet (2000) ~51


    Ridley Scott [21]

  • The Duellists (1977) 73
  • Alien (1979) 86
  • Blade Runner (1982) 66
  • Legend (1985) 48
  • Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
  • Black Rain (1989)
  • Thelma & Louise (1991) 71
  • G.I. Jane (1997) ~48
  • Gladiator (2000) 82
  • Hannibal (2001) ~46
  • Black Hawk Down (2001) 61
  • Matchstick Men (2003) 70
  • Kingdom of Heaven (2005) 53
  • All the Invisible Children (2005) 23
  • A Good Year (2006) 40
  • American Gangster (2007) 48
  • Body of Lies (2008) 49
  • Robin Hood (2010) 45
  • Prometheus (2012) 54
  • The Counselor (2013) 75
  • The Martian (2015) 72
  • Alien: Covenant (2017) 44


    Tony Scott [11]

  • Top Gun (1986)
  • Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
  • Revenge (1990) 42
  • Days of Thunder (1990)
  • True Romance (1993) 52
  • Crimson Tide (1995) 70
  • Enemy of the State (1998)
  • Man on Fire (2004) 47
  • Deja Vu (2006) 58
  • The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009) 34
  • Unstoppable (2010) 67


    George Seaton [4]

  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947) 75
  • The Country Girl (1954) 56
  • The Counterfeit Traitor (1962) 56
  • Airport (1970) 65


    Peter Sehr [2]

  • Kaspar Hauser (1993)
  • Obsession (1997)


    Susan Seidelman [5]

  • Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
  • Making Mr. Right (1987)
  • Cookie (1989)
  • She-Devil (1989)
  • The Hot Flashes (2013) 30


    Ulrich Seidl [6]

  • Dog Days (2001) 57
  • State of the Nation (2002) 44
  • Jesus, You Know (2003) 19
  • Import Export (2007) 61
  • Paradise: Love (2012) 47
  • Paradise: Faith (2012) 48
  • Paradise: Hope (2013) 65


    Henry Selick [4]

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  • James and the Giant Peach (1996) ~53
  • Monkeybone (2001) ~52
  • Coraline (2009) 64


    David Seltzer [2]

  • Lucas (1986)
  • Punchline (1988)


    Ousmane Sembène [7]

  • Black Girl (1966) 51
  • The Money Order (1968)
  • Xala (1975)
  • Camp Thiaroye (1987)
  • Guelwaar (1992)
  • Faat Kiné (2000) ~44
  • Moolaadé (2004) 41


    Dominic Sena [2]

  • Kalifornia (1993) 46
  • Swordfish (2001)


    Albert Serra [3]

  • Birdsong (2008) 61
  • Story of My Death (2013) 48
  • The Death of Louis XIV (2016) 39


    Coline Serreau [2]

  • Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
  • Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed (1989)


    Tom Shadyac [5]

  • Ace Ventura, Pet Detective (1994)
  • The Nutty Professor (1996)
  • Liar Liar (1997) ~55
  • Dragonfly (2002) 8
  • Bruce Almighty (2003) 47


    John Patrick Shanley [2]

  • Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
  • Doubt (2008) 60


    Ben Sharpsteen [2]

  • Pinocchio (1940)
  • Fantasia (1940) 64
  • Dumbo (1941)


    Lynn Shelton [5]

  • My Effortless Brilliance (2008) 47
  • Humpday (2009) 80
  • Your Sister's Sister (2011) 63
  • Touchy Feely (2013) 51
  • Outside In (2017) 56


    Ron Shelton [8]

  • Bull Durham (1988) 85
  • Blaze (1989)
  • White Men Can't Jump (1992)
  • Cobb (1994) 54
  • Tin Cup (1996) ~75
  • Play It to the Bone (1999) ~35
  • Dark Blue (2002) 48
  • Hollywood Homicide (2003) 40


    Jon Shenk [2]

  • Lost Boys of Sudan (2003) 64
  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017) 36


    Richard Shepard [2]

  • The Matador (2005) 64
  • Dom Hemingway (2013) 58


    Jim Sheridan [5]

  • My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989) 74
  • The Field (1990)
  • In the Name of the Father (1993)
  • The Boxer (1997) ~50
  • In America (2002) 56


    Gary Sherman [3]

  • Death Line (1972)
  • Poltergeist III (1988)
  • Lisa (1989)


    George Sherman [5]

  • Overland Stage Raiders (1938) 31
  • The Night Riders (1939) 56
  • Three Texas Steers (1939) 44
  • New Frontier (1939) 28
  • The Sleeping City (1950) 47


    Lowell Sherman [2]

  • The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
  • She Done Him Wrong (1933)


    Takashi Shimizu [2]

  • Ju-on (2003) 41
  • The Grudge (2004) 36


    Shin Sang-ok [2]

  • My Mother's Tenant (1961)
  • Women of the Chosun Dynasty (1969)


    Akihiko Shiota [4]

  • Sasayaki (Moonlight Whispers) (1999) 43
  • Harmful Insect (2001) 81
  • Resurrection (2002) 40
  • Canary (2005) 56


    Jack Sholder [3]

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) 48
  • The Hidden (1987)
  • Renegades (1989)


    Trey Edward Shults [2]

  • Krisha (2015) 57
  • It Comes at Night (2017) 43


    M. Night Shyamalan [5]

  • The Sixth Sense (1999) ~54
  • Unbreakable (2000) ~17
  • Signs (2002) 49
  • The Village (2004) 44
  • The Visit (2015) 39


    Charles Shyer [3]

  • Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
  • Baby Boom (1987)
  • Father of the Bride (1991)


    George Sidney [5]

  • Annie Get Your Gun (1950) 45
  • Kiss Me Kate (1953)
  • Pal Joey (1957)
  • Bye Bye Birdie (1963) 42
  • Viva Las Vegas (1964) 57


    Don Siegel [22]

  • The Verdict (1946)
  • The Big Steal (1949)
  • Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954) 60
  • Private Hell 36 (1954)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) 69
  • Crime in the Streets (1956)
  • Baby Face Nelson (1957)
  • The Lineup (1958)
  • The Gun Runners (1958)
  • Flaming Star (1960)
  • The Killers (1964) 64
  • Stranger on the Run (1967)
  • Madigan (1968)
  • Coogan's Bluff (1968)
  • Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) 65
  • The Beguiled (1971) 58
  • Dirty Harry (1971) 50
  • Charley Varrick (1973) 76
  • The Black Windmill (1974)
  • The Shootist (1976)
  • Telefon (1977)
  • Escape From Alcatraz (1979)


    Sebastián Silva [2]

  • Old Cats (2010) 42
  • Nasty Baby (2015) 38


    Scott Silver [2]

  • johns (1996)
  • The Mod Squad (1999) ~0


    Bryan Singer [6]

  • The Usual Suspects (1995) 53
  • X-Men (2000) ~48
  • X2 (2003) 47
  • Superman Returns (2006) 47
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) 53
  • X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) 42


    John Singleton [2]

  • Boyz n the Hood (1991) 51
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) 55


    Gary Sinise [2]

  • Miles From Home (1988)
  • Of Mice and Men (1992)


    Bruce Sinofsky [5]

  • Brother's Keeper (1992)
  • Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996) 97
  • Revelations: Paradise Lost 2 (2000)
  • Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) 58
  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011) 52


    Robert Siodmak [6]

  • People on Sunday (1930) 45
  • Phantom Lady (1944)
  • The Suspect (1944)
  • The Killers (1946) 87
  • Criss Cross (1949) 62
  • The Crimson Pirate (1952) 42


    Douglas Sirk [5]

  • Shockproof (1949)
  • All That Heaven Allows (1955) 71
  • Written on the Wind (1956)
  • The Tarnished Angels (1958)
  • Imitation of Life (1959)


    Abderrahmane Sissako [4]

  • Life on Earth (1998) ~42
  • Waiting for Happiness (2002) 28
  • Bamako (2006) 30
  • Timbuktu (2014) 59


    Victor Sjöström [3]

  • The Phantom Carriage (1921) 62
  • The Scarlet Letter (1926) 55
  • The Wind (1928)


    Erik Skjoldbjærg [4]

  • Insomnia (1997) 47
  • Prozac Nation (2001) ~34
  • Pioneer (2013) 40
  • Pyromaniac (2016) 47


    Jerzy Skolimowski [5]

  • Barrier (1966)
  • Deep End (1971)
  • Moonlighting (1982)
  • Four Nights With Anna (2008) 39
  • 11 Minutes (2015) 8


    George Sluizer [2]

  • The Vanishing (1988) 75
  • The Vanishing (1993)


    Alex & Andrew Smith [2]

  • The Slaughter Rule (2002) 61
  • Walking Out (2017) 47


    Chris Smith [5]

  • American Job (1995)
  • American Movie: The Making of Northwestern (1999) ~58
  • Home Movie (2001) 74
  • The Pool (2007) 45
  • Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond—With a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (2017) 55


    Kevin Smith [6]

  • Clerks (1994)
  • Mallrats (1995) ~22
  • Chasing Amy (1997) 51
  • Dogma (1999) ~31
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) ~49
  • Tusk (2014) 28


    Michael Snow [3]

  • Wavelength (1967)
  • La Région centrale (1971)
  • *Corpus Callosum (2002) 47


    Zack Snyder [4]

  • Dawn of the Dead (2004) 67
  • 300 (2006) 44
  • Man of Steel (2013) 23
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) 55


    Steven Soderbergh [27]

  • sex, lies, and videotape (1989) 93
  • Kafka (1991)
  • King of the Hill (1993) 78
  • Underneath (1995) ~69
  • Gray's Anatomy (1996) 62
  • Schizopolis (1996) 72
  • Out of Sight (1998) 82
  • The Limey (1999) ~61
  • Erin Brockovich (2000) ~68
  • Traffic (2000) 72
  • Ocean's Eleven (2001) 65
  • Full Frontal (2002) 69
  • Solaris (2002) 63
  • Eros (2004) 54
  • Ocean's Twelve (2004) 23
  • Bubble (2005) 58
  • The Good German (2006) 68
  • Ocean's Thirteen (2007) 59
  • Che (2008) 48
  • The Girlfriend Experience (2009) 65
  • The Informant! (2009) 60
  • And Everything Is Going Fine (2010) 64
  • Contagion (2011) 57
  • Haywire (2011) 71
  • Magic Mike (2012) 48
  • Side Effects (2013) 43
  • Behind the Candelabra (2013) 55
  • Logan Lucky (2017) 49


    Iain Softley [2]

  • Backbeat (1994)
  • The Wings of the Dove (1997)


    Aleksandr Sokurov [7]

  • Mother and Son (1997) ~30
  • Moloch (1999) ~17
  • Russian Ark (2002) 53
  • Father and Son (2003) 46
  • The Sun (2005) 46
  • Alexandra (2007) 32
  • Faust (2011) 33


    Silvio Soldini [2]

  • Bread & Tulips (2000) ~65
  • Days and Clouds (2007) 73


    Peter Sollett [2]

  • Raising Victor Vargas (2002) 77
  • Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008) 44


    Todd Solondz [6]

  • Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) ~37
  • Happiness (1998) ~49
  • Storytelling (2001) 22
  • Palindromes (2004) 15
  • Life During Wartime (2009) 49
  • Wiener-Dog (2016) 41


    Stephen Sommers [4]

  • The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
  • The Mummy (1999) ~66
  • The Mummy Returns (2001) ~39
  • Odd Thomas (2013) 40


    Barry Sonnenfeld [4]

  • The Addams Family (1991)
  • Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Get Shorty (1995)
  • Men in Black (1997)


    Shion Sono [2]

  • Love Exposure (2008) 56
  • Cold Fish (2010) 19


    Paolo Sorrentino [6]

  • The Consequences of Love (2004) 56
  • The Family Friend (2006) 64
  • Il Divo (2008) 46
  • This Must Be the Place (2011) 72
  • The Great Beauty (2013) 58
  • Youth (2015) 63


    Kevin Spacey [2]

  • Albino Alligator (1996)
  • Beyond the Sea (2004) 35


    Steven Spielberg [30]

  • The Sugarland Express (1974) 74
  • Jaws (1975) 90
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) 97
  • 1941 (1979)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 95
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 84
  • Twilight Zone -- The Movie (1983)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) 54
  • The Color Purple (1985) 61
  • Empire of the Sun (1987) 69
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) 64
  • Always (1989)
  • Hook (1991)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Schindler's List (1993) 80
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) ~68
  • Amistad (1997) ~64
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998) 69
  • AI (2001) ~53
  • Minority Report (2002) 65
  • Catch Me if You Can (2002) 62
  • The Terminal (2004) 46
  • War of the Worlds (2005) 68
  • Munich (2005) 67
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) 44
  • The Adventures of Tintin (2011) 49
  • War Horse (2011) 53
  • Lincoln (2012) 49
  • Bridge of Spies (2015) 66
  • The BFG (2016) 50
  • The Post (2017) 52


    Götz Spielmann [4]

  • The Stranger (2000) ~68
  • Antares (2004) 55
  • Revanche (2008) 79
  • October November (2013) 56


    The Spierig Brothers [2]

  • Undead (2003) 46
  • Predestination (2014) 60


    Roger Spottiswoode [5]

  • Under Fire (1983)
  • The Best of Times (1986)
  • Shoot to Kill (1988)
  • Turner & Hooch (1989)
  • Air America (1990)


    Jill Sprecher [2]

  • Clockwatchers (1997)
  • Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001) 31


    Morgan Spurlock [2]

  • Super Size Me (2004) 49
  • Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden? (2008) 27


    Chad Stahelski [2]

  • John Wick (2014) 69
  • John Wick Chapter 2 (2017) 60


    John M. Stahl [2]

  • Back Street (1932)
  • Leave Her to Heaven (1945) 72


    Sylvester Stallone [3]

  • Rocky II (1979)
  • Rocky III (1982)
  • Rocky IV (1985)


    Andrew Stanton [3]

  • Finding Nemo (2003) 64
  • WALL•E (2008) 80
  • Finding Dory (2016) 50


    George Stevens [10]

  • Alice Adams (1935) 62
  • Swing Time (1936)
  • Gunga Din (1939)
  • Woman of the Year (1942) 49
  • The Talk of the Town (1942)
  • The More the Merrier (1943)
  • A Place in the Sun (1951)
  • Shane (1953)
  • Giant (1956)
  • The Diary of Anne Frank 43


    Robert Stevenson [6]

  • Jane Eyre (1944)
  • The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
  • Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
  • The Love Bug (1968)
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)


    Ben Stiller [5]

  • Reality Bites (1994)
  • The Cable Guy (1996) ~53
  • Zoolander (2001) 47
  • Tropic Thunder (2008) 56
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) 40


    Whit Stillman [5]

  • Metropolitan (1990) 90
  • Barcelona (1994) 67
  • The Last Days of Disco (1998) 76
  • Damsels in Distress (2011) 67
  • Love & Friendship (2016) 59


    Oliver Stone [16]

  • The Hand (1981)
  • Salvador (1986)
  • Platoon (1986) 58
  • Wall Street (1987)
  • Talk Radio (1988)
  • Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
  • The Doors (1991)
  • JFK (1991) 51
  • Natural Born Killers (1994)
  • Nixon (1995) ~19
  • U Turn (1997) ~57
  • Any Given Sunday (1999) ~38
  • World Trade Center (2006) 45
  • W. (2008) 46
  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) 43
  • Snowden (2016) 48


    Jean-Marie Straub [3]

  • Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
  • From Today Until Tomorrow (1997)
  • Sicilia! (1999)


    Peter Strickland [2]

  • Berberian Sound Studio (2012) 55
  • The Duke of Burgundy (2014) 91


    Mel Stuart [2]

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) 65
  • Wattstax (1973)


    John Sturges [4]

  • Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) 59
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) 77
  • The Magnificent Seven (1960) 57
  • The Great Escape (1963)


    Preston Sturges [8]

  • The Great McGinty (1940)
  • Christmas in July (1940)
  • The Lady Eve (1941)
  • Sullivan's Travels (1941) 86
  • The Palm Beach Story (1942) 82
  • The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
  • Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
  • Unfaithfully Yours (1948)


    Charles Sturridge [4]

  • Aria (1987)
  • A Handful of Dust (1988)
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
  • FairyTale -- A True Story (1997)
  • Lassie (2005) 58


    Elia Suleiman [3]

  • Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996) ~47
  • Divine Intervention (2002) 67
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • The Time That Remains (2009) 70
  • 7 Days in Havana (2012) 46


    Masayuki Suo [2]

  • Shall We Dance? (1996) ~44
  • I Just Didn't Do It (2007) 39


    Tim Sutton [2]

  • Memphis (2013) 61
  • Dark Night (2016) 34


    Nobuhiro Suwa [2]

  • H Story (2001) 37
  • A Perfect Couple (2005) 28
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45


    Seijun Suzuki [5]

  • Tokyo Drifter (1966) 55
  • Fighting Elegy (1966) 50
  • Branded to Kill (1967) 63
  • Pistol Opera (2001) 61
  • Princess Raccoon (2005) 68


    Jan Svankmajer [5]

  • Alice (1988) 71
  • Faust (1994)
  • Conspirators of Pleasure (1996) 63
  • Little Otik (2000) ~74
  • Lunacy (2005) 47


    Jan Sverák [2]

  • Kolya (1996) ~44
  • Dark Blue World (2001)


    Bob Swaim [2]

  • Half Moon Street (1986)
  • Masquerade (1988)


    Joe Swanberg [5]

  • V/H/S (2012) 52
  • All the Light in the Sky (2012) 71
  • 24 Exposures (2013) 44
  • Happy Christmas (2014) 26
  • Digging for Fire (2015) 48
  • Win It All (2017) 55


    David Swift [2]

  • Pollyanna (1960)
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)


    István Szabó [3]

  • Hanussen (1988)
  • Meeting Venus (1991)
  • Sunshine (1999)
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Cello (2002) 27


    János Szász [3]

  • Woyzeck (1994) ~55
  • The Witman Boys (1997)
  • The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier) (2013) 43


    Jeannot Szwarc [2]

  • Supergirl (1984)
  • Santa Claus (1985)



    Juan Carlos Tabio [2]

  • Strawberry and Chocolate (1994) ~51
  • Guantanamera (1995) ~47
  • 7 Days in Havana (2012) 46


    Isao Takahata [3]

  • Grave of the Fireflies (1988) 39
  • My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999) 70
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013) 47


    Lee Tamahori [3]

  • Once Were Warriors (1994)
  • The Edge (1997)
  • Die Another Day (2002) 54


    Alain Tanner [3]

  • The Salamander (1971) 44
  • Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
  • A Flame in My Heart (1987)


    Danis Tanovic [2]

  • No Man's Land (2001)
  • September 11 (2002) 34
  • Hell (2005) 39


    Quentin Tarantino [9]

  • Reservoir Dogs (1992) 92
  • Pulp Fiction (1994) 90
  • Jackie Brown (1997) 70
  • Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003) 69
  • Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004) 61
  • Grindhouse (2007) 82 | Death Proof (2007) 88
  • Inglourious Basterds (2009) 63
  • Django Unchained (2012) 66
  • The Hateful Eight (2015) 67


    Andrei Tarkovsky [6]

  • Ivan's Childhood (1962) 77
  • Andrei Roublev (1969)
  • Solaris (1972) 82
  • The Mirror (1975) 75
  • Stalker (1979) 56
  • Nostalghia (1983)


    Béla Tarr [5]

  • Damnation (1988) 39
  • Sátántangó (1994)
  • Werckmeister Harmonies (2000) 54
  • The Man From London (2007) 47
  • The Turin Horse (2011) 55


    Frank Tashlin [5]

  • Son of Paleface (1952) 66
  • Artists and Models (1955)
  • The Girl Can't Help It (1956) 55
  • Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
  • The Geisha Boy (1958) 52


    Jacques Tati [6]

  • Jour de fête (1949) 83
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953) 66
  • Mon oncle (1958) 56
  • Play Time (1967) 66
  • Trafic (1971) 66
  • Parade (1974) 49


    Bertrand Tavernier [11]

  • The Clockmaker (1974)
  • Coup de torchon (1981)
  • A Sunday in the Country (1984)
  • Round Midnight (1986)
  • Life and Nothing But (1989) 49
  • Daddy Nostalgia (1990)
  • Capitaine Conan (1996) 66
  • It All Starts Today (1999) ~58
  • Safe Conduct (2002) 61
  • The Princess of Montpensier (2010) 37
  • The French Minister (2013) 50


    Paolo & Vittorio Taviani [6]

  • Allonsanfa'n (1973)
  • The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982) 56
  • Good Morning Babilonia (1987)
  • Fiorile (1993) 61
  • You're Laughing (1998) ~50
  • Caesar Must Die (2012) 45


    Alan Taylor [2]

  • Palookaville (1995) ~64
  • Terminator Genisys (2015) 45


    Sam Taylor [5]

  • Safety Last! (1923) 76
  • Why Worry? (1923) 64
  • The Freshman (1925) 66
  • For Heaven's Sake (1926)
  • My Best Girl (1927)


    Lewis Teague [4]

  • Alligator (1980)
  • Cujo (1983)
  • Cat's Eye (1985)
  • Navy SEALS (1990)


    André Téchiné [14]

  • Barocco (1976) 58
  • The Brontë Sisters (1979) 38
  • Ma saison préférée (1993)
  • Wild Reeds (1994) 84
  • Thieves (Les Voleurs) (1996) ~66
  • Alice and Martin (1998) ~52
  • Loin (2001) ~41
  • Strayed (2003) 62
  • Changing Times (2004) 57
  • The Witnesses (2007) 60
  • The Girl on the Train (2009) 63
  • Unforgivable (2011) 38
  • In the Name of My Daughter (2014) 63
  • Being 17 (2016) 54


    Julien Temple [3]

  • The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)
  • Aria (1987)
  • Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
  • The Filth and the Fury (2000)


    Hiroshi Teshigahara [2]

  • Woman in the Dunes (1964) 93
  • The Face of Another (1966) 58


    Betty Thomas [2]

  • The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
  • Private Parts (1997) ~49


    Ralph Thomas [2]

  • Campbell's Kingdom (1957) 33
  • Hot Enough for June (1964) 63


    J. Lee Thompson [2]

  • The Guns of Navarone (1961)
  • Cape Fear (1962)


    Billy Bob Thornton [4]

  • Sling Blade (1996) 71
  • All the Pretty Horses (2000) ~45
  • Daddy and Them (2001) 55
  • Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012) 64


    Tian Zhuangzhuang [4]

  • Horse Thief (1986)
  • The Blue Kite (1993)
  • Springtime in a Small Town (2002) 42
  • The Go Master (2006) 38


    Ondi Timoner [2]

  • DiG! (2004) 64
  • We Live in Public (2009) 59


    Johnnie To [16]

  • The Mission (1999)
  • Help!!! (2000) ~35
  • Fulltime Killer (2001) 66
  • PTU (2003) 50
  • Breaking News (2004) 40
  • Election (2005) 32
  • Election 2 (2006) 46
  • Exiled (2006) 54
  • Triangle (2007) 23
  • Vengeance (2009) 62
  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011) 74
  • Life Without Principle (2011) 46
  • Drug War (2012) 72
  • Blind Detective (2013) 49
  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (2014) 35
  • Office (2015) 56
  • Three (2016) 58


    James Toback [6]

  • The Pick-Up Artist (1987)
  • The Big Bang (1989)
  • Two Girls and a Guy (1997) 42
  • Black and White (1999) ~23
  • Harvard Man (2001) 36
  • When Will I Be Loved (2004) 44
  • Seduced and Abandoned (2013) 52


    Michael Tolkin [2]

  • The Rapture (1991) 79
  • The New Age (1994)


    Stanley Tong [2]

  • Swordsman II (1992) 68
  • Supercop (1992)


    Giuseppe Tornatore [3]

  • Cinema Paradiso (1989)
  • Especially on Sunday (1991)
  • The Star Maker (1995) 38
  • The Best Offer (2013) 53


    Jacques Tourneur [8]

  • Cat People (1942) 73
  • I Walked With a Zombie (1943)
  • The Leopard Man (1943)
  • Out of the Past (1947) 81
  • The Flame and the Arrow (1950) 53
  • Wichita (1955) 67
  • Night of the Demon (1957)
  • Nightfall (1957)


    Maurice Tourneur [2]

  • Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915)
  • The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)


    Robert Towne [2]

  • Tequila Sunrise (1988)
  • Without Limits (1998)


    Robert Townsend [2]

  • Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)
  • The Five Heartbeats (1991)


    Tran Anh Hung [3]

  • The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
  • Cyclo (1995) 54
  • The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000) ~60


    Pablo Trapero [4]

  • Crane World (1999) ~54
  • El Bonaerense (2002) 37
  • Rolling Family (2004) 34
  • Lion's Den (2008) 55
  • 7 Days in Havana (2012) 46


    Pete Travis [2]

  • Omagh (2004) 49
  • Dredd (2012) 40


    Jeff Tremaine [2]

  • Jackass the Movie (2002) 58
  • Jackass Number Two (2006) 48


    Colin Trevorrow [2]

  • Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) 56
  • The Book of Henry (2017) 31


    Joachim Trier [4]

  • Reprise (2006) 46
  • Oslo, August 31st (2011) 49
  • Louder Than Bombs (2015) 58
  • Thelma (2017) 54


    Jan Troell [5]

  • Here Is Your Life (1966) 41
  • The Emigrants (1971) 47
  • The New Land (1972) 57
  • Hamsun (1996) ~35
  • Everlasting Moments (2008) 46


    Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise [2]

  • Beauty and the Beast (1991) 52
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)


    Fernando Trueba [3]

  • Belle epoque (1992)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Calle 54 (2000) ~55
  • The Artist and the Model (2012) 50


    François Truffaut [18]

  • The Four Hundred Blows (1959) 64
  • Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
  • Jules and Jim (1962)
  • The Soft Skin (1964) 58
  • Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
  • The Bride Wore Black (1968)
  • Stolen Kisses (1968)
  • Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
  • The Wild Child (1970)
  • Bed and Board (1970)
  • Two English Girls (1971)
  • Day for Night (1973) 57
  • The Story of Adèle H. (1975) 48
  • Small Change (1976)
  • The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
  • Love on the Run (1979)
  • The Last Metro (1980) 54
  • The Woman Next Door (1981) 54


    Tsai Ming-liang [12]

  • Rebels of the Neon God (1992) 56
  • Vive L'Amour (1994) 69
  • The River (1997) 72
  • The Hole (1998)
  • What Time Is It There? (2001) 79
  • Good Bye Dragon Inn (2003) 55
  • The Wayward Cloud (2005) 82
  • I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006) 45
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Face (2009) 69
  • Stray Dogs (2013) 69
  • Journey to the West (2014) 68
  • Afternoon (2015) 49


    Athina Rachel Tsangari [2]

  • Attenberg (2010) 63
  • Chevalier (2015) 48


    Tsui Hark [6]

  • Zu: Warriors From the Magic Mountain (1983)
  • Peking Opera Blues (1986)
  • Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
  • Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
  • Time and Tide (2000)
  • Seven Swords (2005) 50
  • Triangle (2007) 23


    Shinya Tsukamoto [3]

  • Tetsuo (1989) 62
  • A Snake of June (2002) 50
  • Vital (2004) 42


    Stanley Tucci [3]

  • Big Night (1996) 68
  • The Impostors (1998) ~49
  • Joe Gould's Secret (2000) ~71


    Anand Tucker [4]

  • Saint-Ex (1996) ~64
  • Hilary and Jackie (1998) ~50
  • Shopgirl (2005) 26
  • Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 (2009) 38


    Jon Turteltaub [3]

  • Cool Runnings (1993)
  • While You Were Sleeping (1995) ~21
  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) 48


    John Turturro [3]

  • Mac (1992)
  • Romance & Cigarettes (2005) 11
  • Fading Gigolo (2013) 46


    David Twohy [3]

  • The Arrival (1996) 38
  • Pitch Black (2000) ~41
  • A Perfect Getaway (2009) 57


    Tom Tykwer [9]

  • Winter Sleepers (1997)
  • Run Lola Run (1998) ~68
  • The Princess and the Warrior (2000) ~53
  • Heaven (2002) 69
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) 69
  • The International (2009) 48
  • 3 (2010) 38
  • Cloud Atlas (2012) 44
  • A Hologram for the King (2016) 50


    Morten Tyldum [2]

  • The Imitation Game (2014) 58
  • Passengers (2016) 53



    Liv Ullmann [2]

  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • Private Confessions (1996)
  • Faithless (2000)


    Edgar G. Ulmer [5]

  • People on Sunday (1930) 45
  • The Black Cat (1934)
  • Detour (1945) 61
  • The Strange Woman (1946)
  • The Man From Planet X (1951) 46


    Ron Underwood [4]

  • Tremors (1990) 74
  • City Slickers (1991)
  • Mighty Joe Young (1998)


    Lee Unkrich [2]

  • Toy Story 3 (2010) 68
  • Coco (2017) 58


    Djamshed Usmonov [2]

  • Angel on the Right (2002) 61
  • To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die (2006) 62



    Luis Valdez [2]

  • Zoot Suit (1981)
  • La Bamba (1987)


    Jean-Marc Vallée [2]

  • Dallas Buyers Club (2013) 48
  • Wild (2014) 56


    Jaco Van Dormael [2]

  • Toto le héros (1991)
  • Mr. Nobody (2009) 52


    W.S. Van Dyke [2]

  • The Thin Man (1934)
  • After the Thin Man (1936)


    Buddy Van Horn [2]

  • The Dead Pool (1988)
  • Pink Cadillac (1989)


    Gus Van Sant [16]

  • Mala Noche (1985) 58
  • Drugstore Cowboy (1989) 93
  • My Own Private Idaho (1991) 63
  • Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
  • To Die For (1995) 69
  • Good Will Hunting (1997) ~58
  • Psycho (1998) ~16
  • Finding Forrester (2000) ~31
  • Gerry (2002) 86
  • Elephant (2003) 0
  • Last Days (2005) 55
  • Paris je t'aime (2006) 45
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Paranoid Park (2007) 84
  • Milk (2008) 51
  • Restless (2011) 34
  • Promised Land (2012) 57
  • The Sea of Trees (2015) 37


    Agnès Varda [10]

  • Cleo From 5 to 7 (1961)
  • Le Bonheur (1965)
  • One Sings, the Other Doesn't (1977)
  • Vagabond (1985)
  • Kung Fu Master! (1987)
  • Jacquot de Nantes (1991)
  • The Gleaners and I (2000) ~68
  • Cinévardaphoto (2004) 61
  • The Beaches of Agnès (2008) 58
  • Faces Places (2017) 66


    Francis Veber [3]

  • Three Fugitives (1989)
  • The Dinner Game (1998)
  • The Valet (2006) 50


    Gore Verbinski [5]

  • The Mexican (2001) ~74
  • The Ring (2002) 63
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) 65
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) 50
  • Rango (2011) 62


    Michael Verhoeven [3]

  • The Nasty Girl (1990)
  • My Mother's Courage (1995)
  • The Unknown Soldier -- What Did You Do in the War, Dad? (2006) 50


    Paul Verhoeven [9]

  • The Fourth Man (1983)
  • RoboCop (1987) 63
  • Total Recall (1990) 50
  • Basic Instinct (1992) 49
  • Showgirls (1995) 46
  • Starship Troopers (1997) 65
  • Hollow Man (2000) ~68
  • Black Book (2006) 60
  • Elle (2016) 63


    Sandrine Veysset [3]

  • Will It Snow for Christmas? (1996)
  • Victor (1998)
  • Martha... Martha (2001) 48


    Charles Vidor [4]

  • Ladies in Retirement (1941)
  • Gilda (1946) 80
  • Hans Christian Andersen (1952) 70
  • Love Me or Leave Me (1955)


    King Vidor [7]

  • Wild Oranges (1924)
  • The Crowd (1928) 69
  • Hallelujah (1929)
  • Bird of Paradise (1932) 50
  • The Citadel (1938)
  • Duel in the Sun (1946)
  • The Fountainhead (1949) 78


    Nacho Vigalondo [2]

  • Timecrimes (2007) 45
  • The ABCs of Death (2012) 40
  • Colossal (2016) 63


    Jean Vigo [2]

  • Zero for Conduct (1933) 54
  • L'Atalante (1934) 68


    Denis Villeneuve [3]

  • Sicario (2015) 83
  • Arrival (2016) 68
  • Blade Runner 2049 (2017) 53


    Thomas Vinterberg [7]

  • The Celebration (1998) 84
  • It's All About Love (2003) 31
  • Dear Wendy (2005) 63
  • Submarino (2010) 43
  • The Hunt (2012) 54
  • Far From the Madding Crowd (2015) 66
  • The Commune (2016) 53


    Luchino Visconti [9]

  • Ossessione (1943)
  • Days of Glory (1945) 43
  • La Terra trema (1948)
  • Senso (1954) 41
  • Rocco and His Brothers (1960) 87
  • The Leopard (1963) 68
  • The Stranger (1967)
  • Death in Venice (1971)
  • The Innocent (1976)


    Daisy von Scherler Mayer [3]

  • Party Girl (1995) ~50
  • Madeline (1998) ~52
  • Some Girl(s) (2013) 47


    Josef von Sternberg [11]

  • Underworld (1927) 68
  • The Last Command (1928) 79
  • The Docks of New York (1928) 77
  • The Blue Angel (1930)
  • Morocco (1930)
  • Dishonored (1931)
  • Shanghai Express (1932) 53
  • Blonde Venus (1932)
  • The Scarlet Empress (1934) 69
  • The Devil Is a Woman (1935)
  • The Shanghai Gesture (1941) 43


    Erich von Stroheim [3]

  • Foolish Wives (1922) 65
  • Greed (1924)
  • The Merry Widow (1925)


    Lars von Trier [17]

  • The Element of Crime (1984)
  • Epidemic (1987) 46
  • Medea (1988) 68
  • Zentropa (1991)
  • The Kingdom (1994) ~82
  • Breaking the Waves (1996) 81
  • The Kingdom II (1997) ~58
  • The Idiots (1998) ~35
  • Dancer in the Dark (2000) 70
  • Dogville (2003) 92
  • The Five Obstructions (2003) 59
  • Manderlay (2005) 43
  • The Boss of It All (2006) 74
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Antichrist (2009) 19
  • Melancholia (2011) 42
  • Nymph()maniac Vol. I (2013) 69
  • Nymph()maniac Vol. II (2013) 35


    Margarethe von Trotta [3]

  • The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
  • The Second Awakening of Christa Klages (1978)
  • Rosa Luxemburg (1986) 39



    The Wachowski Brothers/Siblings [6]

  • Bound (1996) 69
  • The Matrix (1999) 72
  • The Matrix Reloaded (2003) 48
  • The Matrix Revolutions (2003) 39
  • Speed Racer (2008) 49
  • Cloud Atlas (2012) 44


    Wai Ka Fai [2]

  • Help!!! (2000)
  • Fulltime Killer (2001)


    David Wain [3]

  • Wet Hot American Summer (2001) ~58
  • Role Models (2008) 61
  • Wanderlust (2012) 59


    Taika Waititi [2]

  • What We Do in the Shadows (2014) 63
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) 59


    Andrzej Wajda [8]

  • Kanal (1957)
  • Ashes and Diamonds (1958) 60
  • Man of Marble (1977)
  • Man of Iron (1981) 51
  • Danton (1983) 56
  • A Love in Germany (1983) 50
  • Katyn (2007) 37
  • Sweet Rush (2009) 42


    Gary Walkow [2]

  • Notes From Underground (1995)
  • Crashing (2007) 41


    Richard Wallace [3]

  • The Young in Heart (1938) 53
  • A Night to Remember (1943)
  • It's in the Bag! (1945) 66


    Raoul Walsh [15]

  • Regeneration (1915)
  • The Thief of Bagdad (1924) 51
  • Sadie Thompson (1928)
  • The Big Trail (1930)
  • The Yellow Ticket (1931)
  • Me and My Gal (1932) 66
  • The Roaring Twenties (1939)
  • Dark Command (1940)
  • They Drive by Night (1940) 63
  • They Died With Their Boots On (1941)
  • Desperate Journey (1942)
  • Gentleman Jim (1942) 63
  • Objective, Burma! (1945) 70
  • Pursued (1947)
  • White Heat (1949) 89


    Charles Walters [5]

  • Good News (1947)
  • Easter Parade (1948)
  • The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
  • High Society (1956)
  • Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962) 40


    James Wan [5]

  • Saw (2004) 40
  • Insidious (2010) 50
  • The Conjuring (2013) 58
  • Furious Seven (2015) 56
  • The Conjuring 2 (2016) 61


    Wang Chao [2]

  • The Orphan of Anyang (2001)
  • Luxury Car (2006) 47


    Wayne Wang [5]

  • Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
  • The Joy Luck Club (1993)
  • Smoke (1995)
  • Chinese Box (1997)
  • The Center of the World (2001)


    Wang Xiaoshuai [5]

  • The Days (1993)
  • So Close to Paradise (1998)
  • Beijing Bicycle (2001) 48
  • Shanghai Dreams (2005) 47
  • Chongqing Blues (2010) 60


    David S. Ward [2]

  • Major League (1989)
  • King Ralph (1991)


    Vincent Ward [2]

  • The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
  • What Dreams May Come (1998) 20


    Régis Wargnier [2]

  • Indochine (1992)
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • East-West (Est-Ouest) (1999)


    Andy Warhol [2]

  • My Hustler (1965) 59
  • Imitation of Christ (1967) 31


    John Waters [6]

  • Multiple Maniacs (1970) 58
  • Pink Flamingos (1972)
  • Hairspray (1988)
  • Cry-Baby (1990)
  • Serial Mom (1994)
  • Cecil B. Demented (2000) ~42


    Mark Waters [3]

  • The House of Yes (1997)
  • Freaky Friday (2003) 56
  • Mean Girls (2004) 53


    Peter Webber [2]

  • Girl With a Pearl Earring (2003) 64
  • Emperor (2012) 42


    Apichatpong Weerasethakul [7]

  • Mysterious Object at Noon (2000) 59
  • Blissfully Yours (2002) 54
  • Tropical Malady (2004) 85
  • Syndromes and a Century (2006) 56
  • The State of the World (2007) 26
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) 76
  • Mekong Hotel (2012) 41
  • Cemetery of Splendour (2015) 58


    Hans Weingartner [2]

  • The White Sound (2001) 44
  • The Edukators (2004) 55


    Peter Weir [11]

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) 52
  • The Last Wave (1977)
  • Gallipoli (1981)
  • The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
  • Witness (1985)
  • The Mosquito Coast (1986)
  • Dead Poets Society (1989)
  • Green Card (1990)
  • Fearless (1993) 62
  • The Truman Show (1998) 63
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) 68


    Paul Weitz [6]

  • American Pie (1999) ~48
  • About a Boy (2002) 59
  • In Good Company (2004) 46
  • Being Flynn (2012) 53
  • Admission (2013) 41
  • Grandma (2015) 60


    Orson Welles [12]

  • Citizen Kane (1941) 87
  • The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
  • The Stranger (1946) 61
  • The Lady From Shanghai (1947)
  • Macbeth (1948) 51
  • The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (1952) 75
  • Mr. Arkadin (1955) 65
  • Touch of Evil (1958) 83
  • The Trial (1962)
  • Chimes at Midnight (1965) 77
  • The Immortal Story (1968) 57
  • F for Fake (1974) 69


    William A. Wellman [8]

  • Wings (1927)
  • The Public Enemy (1931)
  • Night Nurse (1931)
  • Midnight Mary (1933)
  • A Star Is Born (1937) 74
  • Nothing Sacred (1937) 77
  • Roxie Hart (1942)
  • The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)


    Wim Wenders [17]

  • The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1972)
  • Alice in the Cities (1974) 75
  • Wrong Move (1975) 57
  • Kings of the Road (1976) 57
  • The American Friend (1977) 53
  • Paris, Texas (1984) 61
  • Wings of Desire (1987) 54
  • Lisbon Story (1994) ~50
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The End of Violence (1997) ~19
  • Buena Vista Social Club (1999) 48
  • The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) ~24
  • Ten Minutes Older -- The Trumpet (2002) 57
  • The Soul of a Man (2003) 69
  • Land of Plenty (2004) 48
  • Don't Come Knocking (2005) 40
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • Palermo Shooting (2008) 54
  • Pina (2011) 65
  • The Salt of the Earth (2014) 62


    James Whale [7]

  • Waterloo Bridge (1931)
  • Frankenstein (1931) 71
  • The Old Dark House (1932)
  • The Invisible Man (1933)
  • One More River (1934)
  • Bride of Frankenstein (1935) 69
  • Show Boat (1936)


    Joss Whedon [3]

  • Serenity (2005) 52
  • Marvel's The Avengers (2012) 52
  • Much Ado About Nothing (2012) 57


    Mike White [2]

  • Year of the Dog (2007) 39
  • Brad's Status (2017) 55


    Bernhard Wicki [2]

  • The Bridge (1959) 59
  • The Longest Day (1962) 67


    Bo Widerberg [2]

  • The Man on the Roof (1976) ~69
  • Victoria (1979)


    Ted Wilde [2]

  • The Kid Brother (1927)
  • Speedy (1928) 67


    Billy Wilder [20]

  • The Major and the Minor (1942)
  • Five Graves to Cairo (1943) 75
  • Double Indemnity (1944) 100
  • The Lost Weekend (1945) 67
  • A Foreign Affair (1948) 56
  • Sunset Blvd. (1950) 84
  • Ace in the Hole (1951)
  • Stalag 17 (1953)
  • Sabrina (1954)
  • The Seven Year Itch (1955) 50
  • The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) 58
  • Love in the Afternoon (1957)
  • Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  • Some Like It Hot (1959) 95
  • The Apartment (1960)
  • One, Two, Three (1961)
  • Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
  • The Fortune Cookie (1966)
  • The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) 54
  • Avanti! (1972) 97


    Tod Williams [3]

  • The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998) ~16
  • The Door in the Floor (2004) 54
  • Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) 45


    Travis Wilkerson [4]

  • Accelerated Under-Development: In the Idiom of Santiago Alvarez (1999) 43
  • An Injury to One (2002) 76
  • Who Killed Cock Robin? (2005) 32
  • Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (2017) 69


    Simon Wincer [2]

  • Quigley Down Under (1990)
  • Free Willy (1993)


    Nicolas Winding Refn [9]

  • Pusher (1996)
  • Fear X (2003) 12
  • Pusher II (2004) 43
  • Pusher 3 (2005) 42
  • Bronson (2008) 46
  • Valhalla Rising (2009) 51
  • Drive (2011) 76
  • Only God Forgives (2013) 17
  • The Neon Demon (2016) 51


    Gary Winick [2]

  • Sweet Nothing (1996)
  • Tadpole (2002) 42


    Irwin Winkler [2]

  • Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
  • Night and the City (1992)


    Michael Winner [2]

  • The Mechanic (1972) 55
  • Death Wish (1974)


    Michael Winterbottom [13]

  • Butterfly Kiss (1995)
  • Welcome to Sarajevo (1997) ~38
  • Wonderland (1999) ~42
  • The Claim (2000) ~43
  • 24 Hour Party People (2002) 68
  • In This World (2002) 32
  • Code 46 (2003) 41
  • Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005) 52
  • A Mighty Heart (2007) 44
  • The Trip (2010) 59
  • Everyday (2012) 33
  • The Look of Love (2013) 41
  • The Trip to Italy (2014) 54


    Tommy Wirkola [2]

  • Dead Snow (2009) 39
  • Dead Snow: Red vs Dead (2014) 54


    Robert Wise [9]

  • Born to Kill (1947) 68
  • The Set-Up (1949) 64
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  • The Captive City (1952) 49
  • I Want to Live! (1958) 74
  • West Side Story (1961) 74
  • The Sound of Music (1965)
  • The Sand Pebbles (1966) 48
  • Star! (1968)


    Frederick Wiseman [15]

  • Titicut Follies (1967)
  • High School (1968)
  • Law and Order (1969)
  • Hospital (1970)
  • Basic Training (1971)
  • Welfare (1975)
  • Public Housing (1997) ~69
  • Domestic Violence (2001) 61
  • The Last Letter (2002) 35
  • Boxing Gym (2010) 60
  • Crazy Horse (2011) 54
  • At Berkeley (2013) 55
  • National Gallery (2014) 66
  • In Jackson Heights (2015) 62
  • Ex Libris (2017) 53


    Wong Kar-wai [10]

  • As Tears Go By (1988) 54
  • Days of Being Wild (1991) 78
  • Chung King Express (1994) 81
  • Ashes of Time (1994) 59
  • Fallen Angels (1995) 60
  • Happy Together (1997) 48
  • In the Mood for Love (2000) 90
  • 2046 (2004) 62
  • Eros (2004) 54
  • My Blueberry Nights (2007) 50
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • The Grandmaster (2013) 49


    John Woo [13]

  • Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1978) 69
  • A Better Tomorrow (1986)
  • The Killer (1989) 72
  • Bullet in the Head (1990)
  • Once a Thief (1991) 50
  • Hard-Boiled (1992)
  • Broken Arrow (1996) ~41
  • Face/Off (1997) 77
  • Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) ~52
  • Windtalkers (2002) 32
  • Paycheck (2003) 40
  • All the Invisible Children (2005) 23
  • Red Cliff (2008) 72
  • ManHunt (2017) 50


    Edward D. Wood, Jr. [2]

  • Glen or Glenda (1953)
  • Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)


    Sam Wood [3]

  • Peck's Bad Boy (1921)
  • A Night at the Opera (1935)
  • A Day at the Races (1937) 80


    Edgar Wright [5]

  • Shaun of the Dead (2004) 67
  • Hot Fuzz (2007) 60
  • Grindhouse (2007) 82
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) 63
  • The World's End (2013) 67
  • Baby Driver (2017) 50


    Joe Wright [4]

  • Pride & Prejudice (2005) 60
  • Atonement (2007) 54
  • The Soloist (2009) 49
  • Anna Karenina (2012) 46


    William Wyler [19]

  • Counsellor at Law (1933)
  • The Good Fairy (1935)
  • These Three (1936)
  • Dodsworth (1936)
  • Dead End (1937)
  • Jezebel (1938) 58
  • Wuthering Heights (1939)
  • The Westerner (1940)
  • The Little Foxes (1941) 45
  • The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • The Heiress (1949)
  • Detective Story (1951)
  • Carrie (1952) 69
  • Roman Holiday (1953) 75
  • Friendly Persuasion (1956)
  • Ben-Hur (1959)
  • The Children's Hour (1961) 29
  • The Collector (1965) 50
  • Funny Girl (1968)



    Shinobu Yaguchi [2]

  • Adrenaline Drive (1999)
  • Waterboys (2001)


    Boaz Yakin [4]

  • Fresh (1994) 68
  • A Price Above Rubies (1998) ~50
  • Remember the Titans (2000) ~32
  • Safe (2012) 57


    Edward Yang [5]

  • Taipei Story (1985) 55
  • The Terrorizers (1986) 63
  • A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
  • A Confucian Confusion (1994)
  • A One and a Two... (2000) 64


    David Yates [5]

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) 43
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) 61
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010) 49
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) 51
  • The Legend of Tarzan (2016) 44


    Peter Yates [8]

  • Bullitt (1968) 74
  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
  • The Deep (1977) 43
  • Breaking Away (1979) 65
  • Krull (1983)
  • The Dresser (1983)
  • Suspect (1987)
  • An Innocent Man (1989)


    Keren Yedaya [2]

  • Or (My Treasure) (2004) 53
  • That Lovely Girl (2014) 43


    Yim Ho [2]

  • The Day the Sun Turned Cold (1994)
  • Kitchen (1997)


    Bud Yorkin [3]

  • Come Blow Your Horn 42
  • Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
  • Twice in a Lifetime (1985)


    Robert M. Young [5]

  • Short Eyes (1977)
  • ¡Alambrista! (1977) 43
  • Dominick and Eugene (1988)
  • Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
  • Caught (1996)


    Terence Young [4]

  • Dr. No (1962) 71
  • From Russia With Love (1963) 60
  • Thunderball (1965) 51
  • Wait Until Dark (1967)


    Yu Hyun-Mok [2]

  • The Aimless Bullet (1960)
  • Daughters of the Pharmacist Kim (1963)


    Corey Yuen [3]

  • Yes, Madam (1985)
  • The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk (1993) 67
  • The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)


    Yuen Woo-Ping [2]

  • Wing Chun (1994)
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016) 56



    S. Craig Zahler [2]

  • Bone Tomahawk (2015) 67
  • Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) 75


    Steven Zaillian [3]

  • Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) 58
  • A Civil Action (1998) ~66
  • All the King's Men (2006) 50


    Robert Zemeckis [17]

  • Used Cars (1980) 63
  • Romancing the Stone (1984)
  • Back to the Future (1985)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) 61
  • Back to the Future Part II (1989)
  • Back to the Future Part III (1990)
  • Death Becomes Her (1992)
  • Forrest Gump (1994)
  • Contact (1997) ~45
  • What Lies Beneath (2000) ~34
  • Cast Away (2000) ~68
  • The Polar Express (2004) 59
  • Beowulf (2007) 57
  • Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009) 54
  • Flight (2012) 49
  • The Walk (2015) 59
  • Allied (2016) 51


    Zhang Yimou [16]

  • Red Sorghum (1987)
  • Ju Dou (1990)
  • Raise the Red Lantern (1991) 76
  • The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
  • To Live (1994)
  • Shanghai Triad (1995) ~64
  • Lumière and Company (1996)
  • The Road Home (1999) ~24
  • Not One Less (1999) ~73
  • Happy Times (2000) 46
  • Hero (2002) 85
  • House of Flying Daggers (2004) 54
  • Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005) 58
  • Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) 49
  • To Each His Own Cinema (2007) 58
  • A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009) 46
  • Coming Home (2014) 58
  • The Great Wall (2016) 54


    Chloé Zhao [2]

  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015) 52
  • The Rider (2017) 67


    Zhou Xiaowen [2]

  • Ermo (1994)
  • The Emperor's Shadow (1996)


    Howard Zieff [2]

  • The Dream Team (1989)
  • My Girl (1991)


    Fred Zinnemann [8]

  • Redes (1936) 57
  • High Noon (1952) 59
  • The Member of the Wedding (1952)
  • From Here to Eternity (1953) 60
  • A Hatful of Rain (1957)
  • The Nun's Story (1959)
  • A Man for All Seasons (1966)
  • The Day of the Jackal (1973)


    Craig Zobel [2]

  • Compliance (2012) 53
  • Z for Zachariah (2015) 44


    Erick Zonca [3]

  • The Dreamlife of Angels (1998) ~61
  • The Little Thief (1999) ~52
  • Julia (2008) 84


    Charlotte Zwerin [2]

  • Salesman (1969)
  • Gimme Shelter (1970) 56


    David Zucker [5]

  • Airplane! (1980) 76
  • Top Secret! (1984) 64
  • Ruthless People (1986)
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) 67
  • The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)


    Jerry Zucker [4]

  • Airplane! (1980) 76
  • Top Secret! (1984) 64
  • Ruthless People (1986)
  • Ghost (1990)


    Andrzej Zulawski [9]

  • The Third Part of the Night (1971) 69
  • The Devil (1972) 38
  • The Important Thing Is to Love (1975) 60
  • Possession (1981)
  • La femme publique (1984) 58
  • L'amour braque (1985) 41
  • On the Silver Globe (1988) 16
  • My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days (1989) 44
  • Cosmos (2015) 23


    Valerio Zurlini [2]

  • Girl With a Suitcase (1961)
  • The Professor (1972) 60


    Andrei Zvyagintsev [5]

  • The Return (2003) 48
  • The Banishment (2007) 31
  • Elena (2011) 44
  • Leviathan (2014) 64
  • Loveless (2017) 61


    Edward Zwick [4]

  • About Last Night... (1986)
  • Glory (1989)
  • Courage Under Fire (1996)
  • The Last Samurai (2003) 36


    Terry Zwigoff [4]

  • Crumb (1994) ~82
  • Ghost World (2001) 87
  • Bad Santa (2003) 77
  • Art School Confidential (2006) 44