Movie Directors Top Films - Page 21


Ernst Lubitsch
1892 - 1947
 

  1. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
  2. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
  3. Trouble in Paradise (1932)
  4. Ninotchka (1939)
  5. Design for Living (1933)
  6. Heaven Can Wait (1943)
  7. The Merry Widow (1934)
  8. One Hour with You [with George Cukor] (1932)
  9. Lady Windermere's Fan (1925)
10. The Doll (1919)

George Lucas
1944 -
 

  1. Star Wars (1977)
  2. American Graffiti (1973)
  3. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  4. THX 1138 (1971)
  5. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)

Baz Luhrmann
1962 -
 

  1. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
  2. Strictly Ballroom (1992)
  3. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
  4. The Great Gatsby (2013)
  5. Australia (2008)

Sidney Lumet
1924 - 2011
 

  1. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  2. Network (1976)
  3. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  4. Serpico (1973)
  5. The Verdict (1982)
  6. Fail-Safe (1964)
  7. The Pawnbroker (1964)
  8. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
  9. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
10. The Hill (1965)

Auguste & Louis Lumière
AL: 1862-1954
LL: 1864-1948
 

  1. L'arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat (1896)
  2. La sortie des usines Lumière (1895)
  3. L'arroseur arrosé (1895)
  4. Repas de bébé (1895)
  5. Démolition d'un mur (1896)
  6. Neuville-sur-Saône: Débarquement du congrès des photographes à Lyon (1895)
  7. Bataille de boules de neige (1897)
  8. Partie de cartes (1896)
  9. Barque sortant du port (1896)
10. Départ de Jérusalem en chemin de fer (1897)

Ida Lupino
1918 - 1995
 

  1. The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
  2. The Bigamist (1953)
  3. The Trouble with Angels (1966)
  4. Outrage (1950)
  5. Never Fear (1949)

David Lynch
1946 -
 

  1. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
  2. Blue Velvet (1986)
  3. Twin Peaks [with Mark Frost] (1990-1991)
  4. The Elephant Man (1980)
  5. Eraserhead (1977)
  6. Lost Highway (1997)
  7. Inland Empire (2006)
  8. Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)
  9. The Straight Story (1999)
10. Wild at Heart (1990)

Adrian Lyne
1941 -
 

  1. Fatal Attraction (1987)
  2. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
  3. Lolita (1997)
  4. Flashdance (1983)
  5. Unfaithful (2002)
  6. Foxes (1980)
  7. 9½ Weeks (1986)
  8. Indecent Proposal (1993)
  9. Mr. Smith (1976)
10. The Table (1973)

Seth MacFarlane
1973 -
 

  1. Family Guy (1999-)
  2. American Dad! [with Mike Barker & Matt Weitzman] (2005-)
  3. Ted (2012)
  4. The Orville (2017-)
  5. Ted 2 (2015)
  6. The Cleveland Show [with Richard Appel & Mike Henry] (2009-2013)
  7. Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy (2008-2009)
  8. A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
  9. The Life of Larry (1995)
10. Larry & Steve (1996)

Juliusz Machulski
1955 -
 

  1. Sexmission (1984)
  2. Vabank (1981)
  3. Kiler (1997)
  4. King Size (1988)
  5. Point of No Return (1984)
  6. Vinci (2004)
  7. Kiler-ów 2-óch (1999)
  8. Déjà vu (1989)
  9. Money Is Not Everything (2001)
10. Kołysanka (2010)

Alexander Mackendrick
1912 - 1993
 

  1. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  2. The Ladykillers (1955)
  3. The Man in the White Suit (1951)
  4. Whisky Galore! (1949)
  5. Mandy (1952)

Guy Maddin
1956 -
 

  1. My Winnipeg (2007)
  2. The Heart of the World (2000)
  3. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)
  4. Brand upon the Brain! (2006)
  5. The Forbidden Room (2015)
  6. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)
  7. Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)
  8. Careful (1992)
  9. Archangel (1990)
10. Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)

Dušan Makavejev
1932 - 2019
 

  1. W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
  2. Sweet Movie (1974)
  3. Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967)
  4. Man Is Not a Bird (1965)
  5. Innocence Unprotected (1968)
  6. Montenegro (1981)
  7. The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
  8. Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993)
  9. Manifesto (1988)
10. Hole in the Soul (1994)

Mohsen Makhmalbaf
1957 -
 

  1. A Moment of Innocence (1996)
  2. Kandahar (2001)
  3. Gabbeh (1996)
  4. The Cyclist (1987)
  5. Salaam Cinema (1995)
  6. The Silence (1998)
  7. Once upon a Time, Cinema (1992)
  8. The Peddler (1987)
  9. The President (2014)
10. The Marriage of the Blessed (1989)

Terrence Malick
1943 -
 

  1. Days of Heaven (1978)
  2. Badlands (1973)
  3. The Thin Red Line (1998)
  4. The Tree of Life (2011)
  5. The New World (2005)
  6. To the Wonder (2012)
  7. Knight of Cups (2015)
  8. Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (2016)
  9. Song to Song (2017)
10. Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2016)

Louis Malle
1932 - 1995
 

  1. Au revoir les enfants (1987)
  2. The Fire Within (1963)
  3. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
  4. Atlantic City (1980)
  5. Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
  6. My Dinner with Andre (1981)
  7. Murmur of the Heart (1971)
  8. The Lovers (1958)
  9. Zazie dans le métro (1960)
10. Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)

Djibril Diop Mambéty
1945 - 1998
 

  1. Touki Bouki (1973)
  2. Hyènes (1992)
  3. The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999)
  4. Contras'city (1969)
  5. Badou Boy (1970)



Last Updated: 2019-04-28

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.