Movie Directors Top Films - Page 5


Danny Boyle
1956 -
 

  1. Trainspotting (1996)
  2. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  3. 28 Days Later (2002)
  4. 127 Hours (2010)
  5. Shallow Grave (1994)
  6. Steve Jobs (2015)
  7. T2 Trainspotting (2017)
  8. Sunshine (2007)
  9. Millions (2004)
10. Trance (2013)

Stan Brakhage
1933 - 2003
 

  1. Dog Star Man (1961-1964)
  2. Mothlight (1963)
  3. The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (1971)
  4. Songs (1964-1969)
  5. Window Water Baby Moving (1959)
  6. Scenes from Under Childhood (1967-1970)
  7. The Art of Vision (1965)
  8. The Text of Light (1974)
  9. The Dante Quartet (1987)
10. Eye Myth (1967)

Kenneth Branagh
1960 -
 

  1. Henry V (1989)
  2. Hamlet (1996)
  3. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
  4. Cinderella (2015)
  5. Thor (2011)
  6. Dead Again (1991)
  7. Peter's Friends (1992)
  8. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  9. In the Bleak Midwinter (1995)
10. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

Catherine Breillat
1948 -
 

  1. Fat Girl (2001)
  2. The Last Mistress (2007)
  3. 36 fillette (1988)
  4. Bluebeard (2009)
  5. Sex Is Comedy (2002)
  6. Abuse of Weakness (2013)
  7. Brief Crossing (2001)
  8. A Real Young Girl (1976)
  9. The Sleeping Beauty (2010)
  10. Romance (1999)

Robert Bresson
1901 - 1999
 

  1. Au hasard Balthazar (1966)
  2. Pickpocket (1959)
  3. A Man Escaped (1956)
  4. Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
  5. Mouchette (1967)
  6. L'argent (1983)
  7. The Devil, Probably (1977)
  8. Les dames du bois de Boulogne (1945)
  9. Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
10. The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)

Martin Brest
1951 -
 

  1. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  2. Midnight Run (1988)
  3. Scent of a Woman (1992)
  4. Going in Style (1979)
  5. Meet Joe Black (1998)

Philippe de Broca
1933 - 2004
 

  1. That Man from Rio (1964)
  2. King of Hearts (1966)
  3. Cartouche (1962)
  4. The Man from Acapulco (1973)
  5. On Guard (1997)
  6. Up to His Ears (1965)
  7. Incorrigible (1975)
  8. Dear Inspector (1977)
  9. The Love Game (1960)
10. Viper in the Fist (2004)

James L. Brooks
1940 -
 

  1. Terms of Endearment (1983)
  2. As Good as It Gets (1997)
  3. Broadcast News (1987)
  4. Spanglish (2004)
  5. I'll Do Anything (1994)

Mel Brooks
1926 -
 

  1. The Producers (1968)
  2. Young Frankenstein (1974)
  3. Blazing Saddles (1974)
  4. Spaceballs (1987)
  5. Silent Movie (1976)
  6. The Twelve Chairs (1970)
  7. High Anxiety (1977)
  8. History of the World: Part I (1981)
  9. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
10. Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

Richard Brooks
1912 - 1992
 

  1. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  2. In Cold Blood (1967)
  3. Elmer Gantry (1960)
  4. Blackboard Jungle (1955)
  5. The Professionals (1966)
  6. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
  7. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
  8. Bite the Bullet (1975)
  9. Deadline – U.S.A. (1952)
10. The Last Hunt (1956)

Clarence Brown
1890 - 1987
 

  1. National Velvet (1944)
  2. Anna Karenina (1935)
  3. The Yearling (1946)
  4. Flesh and the Devil (1926)
  5. Anna Christie (1930)
  6. Intruder in the Dust (1949)
  7. The Human Comedy (1943)
  8. The Last of the Mohicans [with Maurice Tourneur] (1920)
  9. The Eagle (1925)
10. A Free Soul (1931)

Tod Browning
1880 - 1962
 

  1. Freaks (1932)
  2. Dracula (1931)
  3. The Unknown (1927)
  4. The Devil-Doll (1936)
  5. The Unholy Three (1925)
  6. Mark of the Vampire (1935)
  7. West of Zanzibar (1928)
  8. Outside the Law (1920)
  9. London After Midnight (1927)
10. The Blackbird (1926)

Luis Buñuel
1900 - 1983
 

  1. Viridiana (1961)
  2. Un chien andalou (1929)
  3. Los olvidados (1950)
  4. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
  5. Belle de jour (1967)
  6. L'âge d'or (1930)
  7. The Exterminating Angel (1962)
  8. Tristana (1970)
  9. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
10. The Phantom of Liberty (1974)

Charles Burnett
1944 -
 

  1. Killer of Sheep (1977)
  2. To Sleep with Anger (1990)
  3. My Brother's Wedding (1983)
  4. The Glass Shield (1994)
  5. When It Rains (1995)
  6. Several Friends (1969)
  7. Nightjohn (1996)
  8. Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
  9. The Horse (1973)
10. Relative Stranger (2009)

Tim Burton
1958 -
 

  1. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  2. Ed Wood (1994)
  3. Big Fish (2003)
  4. Batman (1989)
  5. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
  6. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  7. Beetlejuice (1988)
  8. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
  9. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
10. Batman Returns (1992)

Michael Cacoyannis
1921 - 2011
 

  1. Zorba the Greek (1964)
  2. Stella (1955)
  3. Electra (1962)
  4. Iphigenia (1977)
  5. A Girl in Black (1956)
  6. A Matter of Dignity (1958
  7. The Trojan Women (1971)
  8. Windfall in Athens (1954)
  9. Our Last Spring (1960)
10. Attila '74: The Rape of Cyprus (1975)

James Cameron
1954 -
 

  1. The Terminator (1984)
  2. Titanic (1997)
  3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  4. Avatar (2009)
  5. Aliens (1986)
  6. True Lies (1994)
  7. The Abyss (1989)
  8. Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)
  9. Piranha II: The Spawning (1981)
10. Aliens of the Deep [with Steven Quale] (2005)



Last Updated: 2018-04-17

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.