Movie Directors Top Films - Page 18


Irvin Kershner
1923 - 2010
 

  1. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  2. Raid on Entebbe (1976)
  3. The Flim-Flam Man (1967)
  4. Never Say Never Again (1983)
  5. Loving (1970)
  6. The Hoodlum Priest (1961)
  7. The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964)
  8. Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
  9. Up the Sandbox (1972)
10. A Fine Madness (1966)

Fyodor Khitruk
1917 - 2012
 

  1. Winnie-the-Pooh (1969)
  2. Film, Film, Film (1968)
  3. The Story of a Crime (1962)
  4. Winnie-the-Pooh Goes Visiting (1971)
  5. Winnie-the-Pooh and a Busy Day (1972)
  6. Island (1973)
  7. Boniface's Holiday (1965)
  8. Man in the Frame (1966)
  9. I Give You a Star (1975)
10. Icarus and the Wise Men (1976)

Marlen Khutsiev
1925 - 2019
 

  1. I Am Twenty (1965)
  2. Spring on Zarechnaya Street [with Feliks Mironer] (1956)
  3. July Rain (1966)
  4. The Two Fedors (1959)
  5. It Was in May (1970)

Abbas Kiarostami
1940 - 2016
 

  1. Close-Up (1990)
  2. Taste of Cherry (1997)
  3. Where Is the Friend's Home? (1987)
  4. Through the Olive Trees (1994)
  5. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
  6. Life, and Nothing More... (1992)
  7. Certified Copy (2010)
  8. Ten (2002)
  9. Like Someone in Love (2012)
10. Homework (1989)

Krzysztof Kieślowski
1941 - 1996
 

  1. The Decalogue (1989 - 1990)
  2. Three Colors: Blue (1993)
  3. Three Colors: Red (1994)
  4. Three Colors: White (1994)
  5. The Double Life of Véronique (1991)
  6. A Short Film About Killing (1988)
  7. A Short Film About Love (1988)
  8. Camera Buff (1979)
  9. Blind Chance (1981)
10. No End (1985)

Kim Jee-Woon
1964 -
 

  1. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
  2. A Bittersweet Life (2005)
  3. I Saw the Devil (2010)
  4. The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)
  5. The Age of Shadows (2016)
  6. The Quiet Family (1998)
  7. The Foul King (2000)
  8. The Last Stand (2013)
  9. Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018)
10. One Perfect Day (2013)

Kim Ki-Duk
1960 -
 

  1. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
  2. 3-Iron (2004)
  3. The Isle (2000)
  4. Pietà (2012)
  5. Samaritan Girl (2004)
  6. Time (2006)
  7. Address Unknown (2001)
  8. The Bow (2005)
  9. Bad Guy (2001)
10. Birdcage Inn (1998)

Henry King
1886 - 1982
 

  1. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
  2. The Gunfighter (1950)
  3. The Song of Bernadette (1943)
  4. Tol'able David (1921)
  5. Carousel (1956)
  6. The Black Swan (1942)
  7. Wilson (1944)
  8. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
  9. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
10. In Old Chicago (1938)

Keisuke Kinoshita
1912 - 1998
 

  1. The Ballad of Narayama (1958)
  2. Twenty-Four Eyes (1954)
  3. Carmen Comes Home (1951)
  4. A Japanese Tragedy (1953)
  5. She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum (1955)
  6. The River Fuefuki (1960)
  7. Immortal Love (1961)
  8. Morning for the Osone Family (1946)
  9. Army (1944)
10. The Garden of Women (1954)

Takeshi Kitano
1947 -
 

  1. Hana-Bi (1997)
  2. Sonatine (1993)
  3. Zatōichi (2003)
  4. Kikujiro (1999)
  5. Dolls (2002)
  6. Violent Cop (1989)
  7. A Scene at the Sea (1991)
  8. Kids Return (1996)
  9. Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)
10. Boiling Point (1990)

Elem Klimov
1933 - 2003
 

  1. Come and See (1985)
  2. Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964)
  3. Agony (1975)
  4. Farewell (1983)
  5. Adventures of a Dentist (1965)

Alexander Kluge
1932 -
 

  1. Yesterday Girl (1966)
  2. Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed (1968)
  3. Part-Time Work of a Domestic Slave (1973)
  4. Brutality in Stone [with Peter Schamoni] (1961)
  5. The Power of Emotion (1983)
  6. The Assault of the Present on the Rest of Time (1985)
  7. Strongman Ferdinand (1976)
  8. The Patriotic Woman (1979)
  9. In Danger and Deep Distress, the Middleway Spells Certain Death [with Edgar Reitz] (1974)
10. The Big Mess (1971)

Masaki Kobayashi
1916 - 1996
 

  1. Harakiri (1962)
  2. Kwaidan (1964)
  3. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)
  4. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
  5. Samurai Rebellion (1967)
  6. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959)
  7. Black River (1956)
  8. The Fossil (1975)
  9. Inn of Evil (1971)
10. I Will Buy You (1956)

Satoshi Kon
1963 - 2010
 

  1. Paprika (2006)
  2. Perfect Blue (1997)
  3. Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
  4. Millennium Actress (2001)
  5. Paranoia Agent (2004)

Andrei Konchalovsky
1937 -
 

  1. Siberiade (1979)
  2. Runaway Train (1985)
  3. Asya's Happiness (1967)
  4. House of Fools (2002)
  5. The First Teacher (1965)
  6. Uncle Vanya (1970)
  7. The Odyssey (1997)
  8. Paradise (2016)
  9. The Lion in Winter (2003)
10. The Postman's White Nights (2014)

Alexander Korda
1893 - 1956
 

  1. The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)
  2. Marius (1931)
  3. The Prince and the Pauper (1920)
  4. That Hamilton Woman (1941)
  5. Rembrandt (1936)
  6. The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927)
  7. Harrison and Barrison (1917)
  8. Perfect Strangers (1945)
  9. White Nights (1916)
10. An Ideal Husband (1947)

Zoltan Korda
1895 - 1961
 

  1. The Four Feathers (1939)
  2. Sahara (1943)
  3. Jungle Book (1942)
  4. Elephant Boy [with Robert J. Flaherty] (1937)
  5. Cry, the Beloved Country (1951)
  6. Sanders of the River (1935)
  7. The Macomber Affair (1947)
  8. The Drum (1938)
  9. A Woman's Vengeance (1948)
10. Counter-Attack (1945)

Hirokazu Koreeda
1962 -
 

  1. Nobody Knows (2004)
  2. Shoplifters (2018)
  3. After Life (1998)
  4. Still Walking (2008)
  5. Maborosi (1995)
  6. Like Father, Like Son (2013)
  7. Our Little Sister (2015)
  8. After the Storm (2016)
  9. I Wish (2011)
10. The Third Murder (2017)

Harmony Korine
1973 -
 

  1. Gummo (1997)
  2. Spring Breakers (2012)
  3. Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)
  4. Mister Lonely (2007)
  5. Trash Humpers (2009)

Henry Koster
1905 - 1988
 

  1. Harvey (1950)
  2. The Robe (1953)
  3. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  4. Three Smart Girls (1936)
  5. One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)
  6. Flower Drum Song (1961)
  7. The Inspector General (1949)
  8. It Started with Eve (1941)
  9. No Highway in the Sky (1951)
10. Mr. Hobbs Take a Vacation (1962)

Grigori Kozintsev
1905 - 1973
 

  1. Hamlet [with Iosif Shapiro] (1964)
  2. The New Babylon [with Leonid Trauberg] (1929)
  3. King Lear [with Iosif Shapiro] (1971)
  4. The Overcoat [with Leonid Trauberg] (1926)
  5. The Youth of Maxim [with Leonid Trauberg] (1935)
  6. Alone [with Leonid Trauberg] (1931)
  7. Don Quixote (1957)
  8. The Club of the Big Deed [with Leonid Trauberg] (1927)
  9. The Return of Maxim [with Leonid Trauberg] (1937)
10. The Devil's Wheel [with Leonid Trauberg] (1926)

Stanley Kramer
1913 - 2001
 

  1. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  2. The Defiant Ones (1958)
  3. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
  4. Inherit the Wind (1960)
  5. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
  6. On the Beach (1959)
  7. Ship of Fools (1965)
  8. The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
  9. Not as a Stranger (1955)
10. The Pride and the Passion (1957)

Peter Kubelka
1934 -
 

  1. Arnulf Rainer (1960)
  2. Unsere Afrikareise (1966)
  3. Schwechater (1958)
  4. Adebar (1957)
  5. Mosaik im Vertrauen (1955)

Stanley Kubrick
1928 - 1999
 

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  3. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  4. The Shining (1980)
  5. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  6. Paths of Glory (1957)
  7. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  8. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
  9. The Killing (1956)
10. Lolita (1962)

Lev Kuleshov
1899 - 1970
 

  1. By the Law (1926)
  2. The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks (1924)
  3. The Great Consoler (1933)
  4. Engineer Prite's Project (1918)
  5. On the Red Front (1920)
  6. The Death Ray (1925)
  7. Your Acquaintance (1927)
  8. The Siberians (1940)
  9. We from the Urals (1944)
10. Two-Buldi-Two [with Nina Agadzhanova] (1930)

Akira Kurosawa
1910 - 1998
 

  1. Seven Samurai (1954)
  2. Rashōmon (1950)
  3. Ikiru (1952)
  4. Ran (1985)
  5. Yojimbo (1961)
  6. Throne of Blood (1957)
  7. High and Low (1963)
  8. Kagemusha (1980)
  9. Dersu Uzala (1975)
10. Red Beard (1965)

Emir Kusturica
1954 -
 

  1. Underground (1995)
  2. Time of the Gypsies (1988)
  3. Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
  4. When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
  5. Arizona Dream (1993)
  6. Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981)
  7. Life Is a Miracle (2004)
  8. On the Milky Road (2016)
  9. Super 8 Stories (2001)
10. Promise Me This (2007)



Last Updated: 2018-04-19

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.