Movie Directors Top Films - Page 16


Ron Howard
1954 -
 

  1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  2. Apollo 13 (1995)
  3. Rush (2013)
  4. Frost/Nixon (2008)
  5. Cinderella Man (2005)
  6. Cocoon (1985)
  7. Splash (1984)
  8. Parenthood (1989)
  9. Willow (1988)
10. Ransom (1996)

King Hu
1931 - 1997
 

  1. A Touch of Zen (1971)
  2. Come Drink with Me (1966)
  3. Dragon Gate Inn (1967)
  4. Raining in the Mountain (1979)
  5. The Swordsman (1990)
  6. The Fate of Lee Khan (1973)
  7. Legend of the Mountain (1979)
  8. The Valiant Ones (1975)
  9. Painted Skin (1993)
10. Sons of the Good Earth (1965)

John Hughes
1950 - 2009
 

  1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  2. The Breakfast Club (1985)
  3. Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
  4. Sixteen Candles (1984)
  5. Uncle Buck (1989)

John Huston
1906 - 1987
 

  1. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  2. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  3. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
  4. The African Queen (1951)
  5. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  6. The Dead (1987)
  7. Fat City (1972)
  8. The Misfits (1961)
  9. Key Largo (1948)
10. Prizzi's Honor (1985)

Kon Ichikawa
1915 - 2008
 

  1. The Burmese Harp (1956)
  2. Fires on the Plain (1959)
  3. An Actor's Revenge (1963)
  4. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
  5. Enjō (1958)
  6. Odd Obsession (1959)
  7. The Makioka Sisters (1983)
  8. Her Brother (1960)
  9. Alone Across the Pacific (1963)
10. The Heart (1955)

Álex de la Iglesia
1965 -
 

  1. The Day of the Beast (1995)
  2. The Last Circus (2010)
  3. Crimen Ferpecto (2004)
  4. Common Wealth (2000)
  5. Witching & Bitching (2013)
  6. Acción mutante (1993)
  7. The Bar (2017)
  8. Perfect Strangers (2017)
  9. The Oxford Murders (2008)
10. Perdita Durango (1997)

Shōhei Imamura
1926 - 2006
 

  1. Vengeance Is Mine (1979)
  2. The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
  3. Black Rain (1989)
  4. The Eel (1997)
  5. Intentions of Murder (1964)
  6. The Pornographers (1966)
  7. Pigs and Battleships (1961)
  8. The Insect Woman (1963)
  9. The Profound Desire of the Gods (1968)
10. Eijanaika (1981)

Hiroshi Inagaki
1905 - 1980
 

  1. Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)
  2. Chūshingura (1962)
  3. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
  4. Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955)
  5. The Rickshaw Man (1958)
  6. Machibuse (1970)
  7. The Life of Matsu the Untamed (1943)
  8. Samurai Banners (1969)
  9. Samurai Saga (1959)
10. The Birth of Japan (1959)

Rex Ingram
1892 - 1950
 

  1. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
  2. The Prisoner of Zenda (1922)
  3. Scaramouche (1923)
  4. The Magician (1926)
  5. Mare nostrum (1926)
  6. Trifling Women (1922)
  7. The Conquering Power (1921)
  8. The Arab (1924)
  9. Black Orchids (1917)
10. Turn to the Right (1922)

Jūzō Itami
1933 - 1997
 

  1. Tampopo (1985)
  2. A Taxing Woman (1987)
  3. The Funeral (1984)
  4. Minbo (1992)
  5. A Taxing Woman's Return (1988)
  6. Supermarket Woman (1996)
  7. Tales of a Golden Geisha (1990)
  8. Woman in Witness Protection (1997)
  9. The Last Dance (1993)
10. A Quiet Life (1995)

Ivan Ivanov-Vano
1900 - 1987
 

  1. The Humpbacked Horse (1947)
  2. The Twelve Months [with Mikhail Botov] (1956)
  3. The Battle of Kerzhenets [with Yuriy Norshteyn] (1971)
  4. The Adventures of Buratino [with Dmitriy Babichenko & Mikhail Botov] (1960)
  5. The Humpbacked Horse [with Boris Butakov] (1975)
  6. The Seasons of the Year [with Yuriy Norshteyn] (1969)
  7. The Snow Maiden [with Alexandra Snezhko-Blotskaya] (1952)
  8. The Tale of Tsar Saltan [with Lev Milchin] (1984)
  9. Black and White [with Leonid Amalrik] (1932)
10. Left-Hander [with Vladimir Danilevich] (1964)

Joris Ivens
1898 - 1989
 

  1. A Tale of the Wind (1988)
  2. Rain [with Mannus Franken] (1929)
  3. The Spanish Earth (1937)
  4. Valparaiso (1965)
  5. De brug (1928)
  6. The Seine Meets Paris (1957)
  7. Misère au Borinage [with Henri Storck] (1933)
  8. 17th Parallel: Vietnam in War [with Marceline Loridan] (1968)
  9. Philips-Radio (1931)
10. New Earth (1933)

James Ivory
1928 -
 

  1. The Remains of the Day (1993)
  2. A Room with a View (1985)
  3. Howards End (1992)
  4. Maurice (1987)
  5. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
  6. A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
  7. The Europeans (1979)
  8. Heat and Dust (1983)
  9. Shakespeare Wallah (1965)
10. The White Countess (2005)

Peter Jackson
1961 -
 

  1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  2. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  4. Braindead (1992)
  5. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
  6. King Kong (2005)
  7. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
  8. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
  9. Bad Taste (1987)
10. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Wilfred Jackson
1906 - 1988
 

  1. The Band Concert (1935)
  2. The Old Mill (1937)
  3. Song of the South [with Harve Foster] (1946)
  4. The Wise Little Hen (1934)
  5. The Tortoise and the Hare (1935)
  6. The Goddess of Spring (1934)
  7. Music Land (1935)
  8. The Grasshopper and the Ants (1934)
  9. The Country Cousin (1936)
10. Mother Goose Goes Hollywood (1938)
See also: Clyde Geronimi & Hamilton Luske

Steve James
1953 -
 

  1. Hoop Dreams (1994)
  2. Life Itself (2014)
  3. The Interrupters (2011)
  4. Stevie (2002)
  5. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016)
  6. No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson (2010)
  7. At the Death House Door [with Peter Gilbert] (2008)
  8. Head Games (2012)
  9. Prefontaine (1997)
10. Reel Paradise (2005)

Miklós Jancsó
1921 - 2014
 

  1. The Red and the White (1967)
  2. The Round-Up (1966)
  3. Red Psalm (1972)
  4. My Way Home (1965)
  5. The Lord's Lantern in Budapest (1999)
  6. The Confrontation (1969)
  7. Silence and Cry (1968)
  8. Cantata (1963)
  9. Electra, My Love (1974)
10. Private Vices, Public Pleasures (1976)

Derek Jarman
1942 - 1994
 

  1. Caravaggio (1986)
  2. Jubilee (1978)
  3. Edward II (1991)
  4. Blue (1993)
  5. Wittgenstein (1993)
  6. The Last of England (1988)
  7. Sebastiane [with Paul Humfress] (1976)
  8. War Requiem (1989)
  9. The Angelic Conversation (1985)
10. The Garden (1990)

Jim Jarmusch
1953 -
 

  1. Stranger than Paradise (1984)
  2. Dead Man (1995)
  3. Down by Law (1986)
  4. Broken Flowers (2005)
  5. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
  6. Night on Earth (1991)
  7. Paterson (2016)
  8. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
  9. Mystery Train (1989)
10. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

Humphrey Jennings
1907 - 1950
 

  1. Listen to Britain [with Stewart McAllister] (1942)
  2. Fires We Started (1943)
  3. A Diary for Timothy (1945)
  4. London Can Take It! [with Harry Watt] (1940)
  5. Spare Time (1939)
  6. Words for Battle (1941)
  7. Family Portrait (1950)
  8. The Silent Village (1943)
  9. The First Days [with Pat Jackson & Harry Watt] (1939)
10. The Dim Little Island (1949)

Anders Thomas Jensen
1972 - 0
 

  1. Adam's Apples (2005)
  2. Flickering Lights (2000)
  3. The Green Butchers (2003)
  4. Men & Chicken (2015)
  5. Election Night (1998)

Jean-Pierre Jeunet
1953 -
 

  1. Amélie (2001)
  2. Delicatessen [with Marc Caro] (1991)
  3. The City of Lost Children [with Marc Caro] (1995)
  4. A Very Long Engagement (2004)
  5. Alien: Resurrection (1997)



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.