Movie Directors Top Films - Page 2


Theodoros Angelopoulos
1935 - 2012
 

  1. The Travelling Players (1975)
  2. Landscape in the Mist (1988)
  3. Eternity and a Day (1998)
  4. Voyage to Cythera (1984)
  5. The Weeping Meadow (2004)
  6. Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
  7. The Beekeeper (1986)
  8. The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)
  9. Days of 36 (1972)
10. The Hunters (1977)

Kenneth Anger
1927 -
 

  1. Scorpio Rising (1964)
  2. Lucifer Rising (1972)
  3. Fireworks (1947)
  4. Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954)
  5. Rabbit's Moon (1950)
  6. Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969)
  7. Eaux d'artifice (1953)
  8. Puce Moment (1949)
  9. Kustom Kar Kommandos (1970)
10. The Man We Want to Hang (2002)

Nimród Antal
1973 -
 

  1. Kontroll (2003)
  2. Predators (2010)
  3. Metallica Through the Never (2013)
  4. Vacancy (2007)
  5. Armored (2009)

Emile de Antonio
1919 - 1989
 

  1. In the Year of the Pig (1968)
  2. Point of Order! (1964)
  3. Painters Painting (1972)
  4. Millhouse (1971)
  5. Underground [with Mary Lampson & Haskell Wexler] (1976)
  6. Rush to Judgment (1967)
  7. Mr. Hoover and I (1989)
  8. In the King of Prussia (1983)
  9. America Is Hard to See (1970)
10. McCarthy: Death of a Witch Hunter (1975)

Michelangelo Antonioni
1912 - 2007
 

  1. L'avventura (1960)
  2. Blowup (1966)
  3. L'eclisse (1962)
  4. Red Desert (1964)
  5. La notte (1961)
  6. The Passenger (1975)
  7. Il grido (1957)
  8. Zabriskie Point (1970)
  9. Le amiche (1955)
10. Identification of a Woman (1982)

Judd Apatow
1967 -
 

  1. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
  2. Knocked Up (2007)
  3. Trainwreck (2015)
  4. Undeclared (2001-2002)
  5. Funny People (2009)

Michael Apted
1941 -
 

  1. Up series [with Paul Almond] (1964-2012)
  2. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
  3. Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
  4. Stardust (1974)
  5. Thunderheart (1992)
  6. Gorky Park (1983)
  7. P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)
  8. Nell (1994)
  9. The World Is Not Enough (1999)
10. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

Gregg Araki
1959 -
 

  1. Mysterious Skin (2004)
  2. The Living End (1992)
  3. Nowhere (1997)
  4. The Doom Generation (1995)
  5. Kaboom (2010)
  6. Smiley Face (2007)
  7. Totally F***ed Up (1993)
  8. White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
  9. Three Bewildered People in the Night (1987)
10. Splendor (1999)

Dario Argento
1940 -
 

  1. Suspiria (1977)
  2. Deep Red (1975)
  3. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
  4. Tenebre (1982)
  5. Phenomena (1985)
  6. Opera (1987)
  7. Inferno (1980)
  8. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
  9. Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
10. The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)

Andrea Arnold
1961 -
 

  1. Fish Tank (2009)
  2. American Honey (2016)
  3. Red Road (2006)
  4. Wuthering Heights (2011)
  5. Wasp (2003)

Jack Arnold
1916 - 1992
 

  1. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
  2. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
  3. It Came from Outer Space (1953)
  4. Tarantula (1955)
  5. The Mouse That Roared (1959)
  6. High School Confidential! (1958)
  7. Boss Nigger (1975)
  8. No Name on the Bullet (1959)
  9. Bachelor in Paradise (1961)
10. Revenge of the Creature (1955)

Darren Aronofsky
1969 -
 

  1. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  2. Black Swan (2010)
  3. The Wrestler (2008)
  4. Pi (1998)
  5. The Fountain (2006)

Dorothy Arzner
1897 - 1979
 

  1. The Wild Party (1929)
  2. Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
  3. Christopher Strong (1933)
  4. Merrily We Go to Hell (1932)
  5. Craig's Wife (1936)
  6. Get Your Man (1927)
  7. Fashions for Women (1927)
  8. The Bride Wore Red (1937)
  9. Sarah and Son (1930)
10. First Comes Courage (1943)

Hal Ashby
1929 - 1988
 

  1. Harold and Maude (1971)
  2. Being There (1979)
  3. The Last Detail (1973)
  4. Coming Home (1978)
  5. Bound for Glory (1976)
  6. Shampoo (1975)
  7. The Landlord (1970)
  8. Let's Spend the Night Together (1982)
  9. Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
10. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)

Anthony Asquith
1902 - 1968)
 

  1. Pygmalion [with Leslie Howard] (1938)
  2. The Browning Version (1951)
  3. A Cottage on Dartmoor (1929)
  4. The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
  5. The Winslow Boy (1948)
  6. The Way to the Stars (1945)
  7. The V.I.P.s (1963)
  8. Underground (1928)
  9. We Dive at Dawn (1943)
10. The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964)

Olivier Assayas
1955 -
 

  1. Irma Vep (1996)
  2. Carlos (2010)
  3. Summer Hours (2008)
  4. Late August, Early September (1998)
  5. Personal Shopper (2016)
  6. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
  7. Cold Water (1994)
  8. Demonlover (2002)
  9. Clean (2004)
10. Something in the Air (2012)

Richard Attenborough
1923 - 2014
 

  1. Gandhi (1982)
  2. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
  3. Shadowlands (1993)
  4. Cry Freedom (1987)
  5. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
  6. Chaplin (1992)
  7. Magic (1978)
  8. Young Winston (1972)
  9. A Chorus Line (1985)
10. Closing the Ring (2007)

Jacques Audiard
1952 -
 

  1. A Prophet (2009)
  2. The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
  3. Rust and Bone (2012)
  4. Read My Lips (2001)
  5. Dheepan (2015)

Bille August
1948 -
 

  1. Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
  2. The Best Intentions (1992)
  3. Les misérables (1998)
  4. Zappa (1983)
  5. Busters verden (1984)
  6. Twist and Shout (1984)
  7. Goodbye Bafana (2007)
  8. Silent Heart (2014)
  9. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
10. A Song for Martin (2001)

Claude Autant-Lara
1901 - 2000
 

  1. Devil in the Flesh (1947)
  2. Four Bags Full (1956)
  3. Douce (1943)
  4. The Red Inn (1951)
  5. Love Is My Profession (1958)
  6. Thou Shalt Not Kill (1961)
  7. The Red and the Black (1954)
  8. Keep an Eye on Amelia (1949)
  9. The Green Mare (1959)
10. The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)

Tex Avery
1908 - 1980
 

  1. Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)
  2. King-Size Canary (1947)
  3. I Love to Singa (1936)
  4. Bad Luck Blackie (1949)
  5. A Wild Hare (1940)
  6. Northwest Hounded Police (1946)
  7. Little Rural Riding Hood (1949)
  8. Blitz Wolf (1942)
  9. Magical Maestro (1952)
10. Screwball Squirrel (1944)

John G. Avildsen
1935 - 2017
 

  1. Rocky (1976)
  2. The Karate Kid (1984)
  3. Save the Tiger (1973)
  4. Joe (1970)
  5. Lean on Me (1989)
  6. The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)
  7. Neighbors (1981)
  8. Rocky V (1990)
  9. Cry Uncle! (1971)
10. The Karate Kid, Part III (1989)

David Ayer
1968 -
 

  1. Fury (2014)
  2. End of Watch (2012)
  3. Suicide Squad (2016)
  4. Bright (2017)
  5. Street Kings (2008)



Last Updated: 2019-04-27

Criteria: The movies were ranked according to their influence, their initial and lasting popularity, as well as their initial and lasting acclaim. Most lists rank the director's ten greatest films, while some directors with a particularly small filmography only have five films listed. Feature films, TV films, documentaries, short films, experimental films, essay films, TV miniseries and TV series that were created mainly by the director in question were all eligible.