Movie Directors Top Films - Page 24


Vincente Minnelli
1903 - 1986
 

  1. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  2. The Band Wagon (1953)
  3. An American in Paris (1951)
  4. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
  5. Some Came Running (1958)
  6. Lust for Life (1956)
  7. Gigi (1958)
  8. Father of the Bride (1950)
  9. The Clock (1945)
10. The Pirate (1948)

Kenji Misumi
1921 - 1975
 

  1. The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)
  2. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
  3. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
  4. Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964)
  5. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
  6. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)
  7. Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
  8. Zatoichi Challenged (1967)
  9. Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)
10. Destiny's Son (1962)

Hayao Miyazaki
1941 -
 

  1. Spirited Away (2001)
  2. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  3. Princess Mononoke (1997)
  4. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
  5. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
  6. Castle in the Sky (1986)
  7. Kiki's Delivering Service (1989)
  8. Porco Rosso (1992)
  9. The Wind Rises (2013)
10. The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Kenji Mizoguchi
1898 - 1956
 

  1. Ugetsu (1953)
  2. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
  3. The Life of Oharu (1952)
  4. The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums (1939)
  5. The Crucified Lovers (1954)
  6. Street of Shame (1956)
  7. Princess Yang Kwei Fei (1955)
  8. The 47 Ronin (1941)
  9. A Geisha (1953)
10. Sisters of the Gion (1936)

José Mojica Marins
1936 -
 

  1. At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul (1964)
  2. This Night I'll Possess Your Corpse (1967)
  3. Awakening of the Beast (1970)
  4. Embodiment of Evil (2008)
  5. The Strange World of Coffin Joe (1968)
  6. The Bloody Exorcism of Coffin Joe (1974)
  7. The End of Man (1971)
  8. Hallucinations of a Deranged Mind (1978)
  9. 24 Hours of Explicit Sex (1985)
10. Hellish Flesh (1977)

Mario Monicelli
1915 - 2010
 

  1. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
  2. The Great War (1959)
  3. My Friends (1975)
  4. For Love and Gold (1966)
  5. An Average Little Man (1977)
  6. The Organizer (1963)
  7. Cops and Robbers [with Steno] (1951)
  8. Il marchese del Grillo (1981)
  9. The Girl with the Pistol (1968)
10. A Hero of Our Times (1955)

Lukas Moodysson
1969 -
 

  1. Show Me Love (1998)
  2. Together (2000)
  3. We Are the Best! (2013)
  4. Lilya 4-ever (2002)
  5. Mammoth (2009)
  6. A Hole in My Heart (2004)
  7. Talk (1997)
  8. Container (2006)
  9. Terrorists: The Kids They Sentenced [with Stefan Jarl] (2003)
10. En uppgörelse i den undre världen (1996)

Michael Moore
1954 -
 

  1. Bowling for Columbine (2002)
  2. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
  3. Roger & Me (1989)
  4. Sicko (2007)
  5. TV Nation (1994-1995)
  6. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
  7. The Awful Truth (1999-2000)
  8. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
  9. Where to Invade Next (2015)
10. The Big One (1997)

Errol Morris
1948 -
 

  1. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
  2. The Fog of War (2003)
  3. Gates of Heaven (1978)
  4. Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997)
  5. A Brief History of Time (1991)
  6. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)
  7. Vernon, Florida (1981)
  8. Tabloid (2010)
  9. Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
10. The Unknown Known (2013)

Paul Morrissey
1938 -
 

  1. Trash (1970)
  2. Flesh (1968)
  3. Heat (1972)
  4. Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
  5. Blood for Dracula (1974)
  6. Women in Revolt (1971)
  7. Mixed Blood (1984)
  8. Spike of Bensonhurst (1988)
  9. Forty Deuce (1982)
10. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)

Robert Mulligan
1925 - 2008
 

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  2. Summer of '42 (1971)
  3. The Man in the Moon (1991)
  4. The Other (1972)
  5. Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
  6. Up the Down Staircase (1967)
  7. Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
  8. Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  9. Same Time, Next Year (1978)
10. The Stalking Moon (1968)

Cristian Mungiu
1968 -
 

  1. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
  2. Beyond the Hills (2012)
  3. Graduation (2016)
  4. Occident (2002)
  5. Zapping (2000)

Andrzej Munk
1921 - 1961
 

  1. Passenger (1963)
  2. Bad Luck (1960)
  3. Man on the Tracks (1957)
  4. Eroica (1958)
  5. The Men of Blue Cross (1955)
  6. A Walk in the Old City of Warsaw (1958)
  7. One Sunday Morning (1955)
  8. The Railwayman's Word (1953)
  9. The Stars Must Shine (1954)
10. Direction Nowa Huta (1951)

F.W. Murnau
1888 - 1931
 

  1. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  2. Nosferatu (1922)
  3. The Last Laugh (1924)
  4. Faust (1926)
  5. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
  6. City Girl (1930)
  7. Phantom (1922)
  8. Tartuffe (1925)
  9. The Burning Soil (1922)
10. The Haunted Castle (1921)

Mira Nair
1957 -
 

  1. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
  2. Monsoon Wedding (2001)
  3. The Namesake (2006)
  4. Queen of Katwe (2016)
  5. Mississippi Masala (1991)
  6. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
  7. Hysterical Blindness (2002)
  8. Vanity Fair (2004)
  9. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)
10. The Perez Family (1995)

Mikio Naruse
1905 - 1969
 

  1. Floating Clouds (1955)
  2. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
  3. Late Chrysanthemums (1954)
  4. Repast (1951)
  5. Sound of the Mountain (1954)
  6. Flowing (1956)
  7. Yearning (1964)
  8. Mother (1952)
  9. Scattered Clouds (1967)
10. Apart from You (1933)

Ronald Neame
1911 - 2010
 

  1. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  2. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
  3. Tunes of Glory (1960)
  4. The Horse's Mouth (1958)
  5. The Man Who Never Was (1956)
  6. The Odessa File (1974)
  7. Hopscotch (1980)
  8. Scrooge (1970)
  9. Gambit (1966)
10. The Chalk Garden (1964)

Jean Negulesco
1900 - 1993
 

  1. Johnny Belinda (1948)
  2. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
  3. Humoresque (1946)
  4. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
  5. The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)
  6. Road House (1948)
  7. Titanic (1953)
  8. Three Came Home (1950)
  9. The Best of Everything (1959)
10. Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)

Mike Newell
1942 -
 

  1. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  2. Donnie Brasco (1997)
  3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
  4. Enchanted April (1991)
  5. Dance with a Stranger (1985)
  6. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
  7. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
  8. Into the West (1992)
  9. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
10. Great Expectations (2012)

Fred Niblo
1874 - 1948
 

  1. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
  2. The Mark of Zorro (1920)
  3. Blood and Sand (1922)
  4. The Three Musketeers (1921)
  5. The Temptress (1926)
  6. The Mysterious Lady (1928)
  7. Sex (1920)
  8. Camille (1926)
  9. The Devil Dancer (1927)
10. Redemption (1930)



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.