Movie Directors Top Films - Page 26


George Pal
1908 - 1980
 

  1. The Time Machine (1960)
  2. 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)
  3. tom thumb (1958)
  4. Tulips Shall Grow (1942)
  5. John Henry and the Inky-Poo (1946)
  6. Tubby the Tuba (1947)
  7. Phillips Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
  8. Jasper and the Haunted House (1942)
  9. Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)
10. Rhythm in the Ranks (1941)

Jafar Panahi
1960 -
 

  1. The Circle (2000)
  2. The White Balloon (1995)
  3. This Is Not a Film [with Mojtaba Mirtahmasb] (2011)
  4. Offside (2006)
  5. Taxi (2015)
  6. The Mirror (1997)
  7. Crimson Gold (2003)
  8. 3 Faces (2018)
  9. Closed Curtain [with Kambuzia Partovi] (2014)
10. The Accordion (2010)

Sergei Parajanov
1924 - 1990
 

  1. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)
  2. The Color of Pomegranates (1968)
  3. The Legend of Suram Fortress (1984)
  4. Ashik Kerib (1988)
  5. The Confession (1990)
  6. Kivski Freski (1965)
  7. Hakob Hovnatanyan (1967)
  8. Arabesques on the Pirosmani Theme (1985)
  9. Ukrainian Rhapsody (1961)
10. Andriesh (1954)

Park Chan-Wook
1963 -
 

  1. Oldboy (2003)
  2. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
  3. Lady Vengeance (2005)
  4. The Handmaiden (2016)
  5. J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
  6. Thirst (2009)
  7. I'm a Cyborg, but That's OK (2006)
  8. Stoker (2013)
  9. Judgement (1999)
10. Night Fishing [with Park Chan-Kyong] (2011)

Nick Park
1958 -
 

  1. Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993)
  2. Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave (1995)
  3. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit [with Steve Box] (2005)
  4. Chicken Run [with Peter Lord] (2000)
  5. A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit (1989)

Alan Parker
1944 -
 

  1. Midnight Express (1978)
  2. Mississippi Burning (1988)
  3. Birdy (1984)
  4. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
  5. The Commitments (1991)
  6. Fame (1980)
  7. Angel Heart (1987)
  8. Bugsy Malone (1976)
  9. Evita (1996)
10. Shoot the Moon (1982)

Trey Parker
1969 -
 

  1. South Park [with Matt Stone] (1997-)
  2. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
  3. Team America: World Police (2004)
  4. Orgazmo (1997)
  5. Cannibal! The Musical (1993)

Gordon Parks
1912 - 2006
 

  1. Shaft (1971)
  2. The Learning Tree (1969)
  3. The Super Cops (1974)
  4. Leadbelly (1976)
  5. Shaft's Big Score! (1972)

Pier Paolo Pasolini
1922 - 1975
 

  1. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
  2. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
  3. Accattone (1961)
  4. Mamma Roma (1962)
  5. Teorema (1968)
  6. The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
  7. The Decameron (1971)
  8. Arabian Nights (1974)
  9. Oedipus Rex (1967)
10. The Canterbury Tales (1972)

Paweł Pawlikowski
1957 -
 

  1. Ida (2013)
  2. Cold War (2018)
  3. My Summer of Love (2004)
  4. Last Resort (2000)
  5. The Woman in the Fifth (2011)
  6. From Moscow to Pietushki: A Journey with Benedict Yerofeyev (1990)
  7. Serbian Epics (1992)
  8. Dostoevsky's Travels (1991)
  9. Tripping with Zhirinovsky (1995)
10. The Stringer (1998)

Alexander Payne
1961 -
 

  1. Sideways (2004)
  2. Election (1999)
  3. About Schmidt (2002)
  4. The Descendants (2011)
  5. Nebraska (2013)

Sam Peckinpah
1925 - 1984
 

  1. The Wild Bunch (1969)
  2. Straw Dogs (1971)
  3. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
  4. Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)
  5. Ride the High Country (1962)
  6. The Getaway (1972)
  7. Cross of Iron (1977)
  8. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
  9. Major Dundee (1965)
10. Junior Bonner (1972)

Arthur Penn
1922 - 2010
 

  1. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  2. Little Big Man (1970)
  3. The Miracle Worker (1962)
  4. Night Moves (1975)
  5. Mickey One (1965)
  6. The Missouri Breaks (1976)
  7. The Chase (1966)
  8. Alice's Restaurant (1969)
  9. The Left Handed Gun (1958)
10. Four Friends (1981)

D. A. Pennebaker
1925 -
 

  1. Dont Look Back (1967)
  2. Monterey Pop (1968)
  3. The War Room [with Chris Hegedus] (1993)
  4. Depeche Mode: 101 [with Chris Hegedus & David Dawkins] (1989)
  5. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)
  6. Daybreak Express (1953)
  7. Elaine Stritch at Liberty [with Chris Hegedus, Nick Doob, Rick McKay & Andy Picheta] (2002)
  8. Down from the Mountain [with Chris Hegedus & Nick Doob] (2000)
  9. Kings of Pastry [with Chris Hegedus] (2009)
10. Only the Strong Survive [with Chris Hegedus] (2002)

Nelson Pereira dos Santos
1928 - 2018
 

  1. Barren Lives (1963)
  2. Rio, 40 Graus (1955)
  3. How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman (1971)
  4. Rio, Zona Norte (1957)
  5. Memoirs of Prison (1984)
  6. The Music According to Antonio Carlos Jobim [with Dora Jobim] (2012)
  7. The Golden Mouth (1963)
  8. The Amulet of Ogum (1974)
  9. Tenda dos Milagres (1977)
10. The Third Bank of the River (1994)

Tyler Perry
1969 -
 

  1. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
  2. House of Payne (2006-2012)
  3. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
  4. Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
  5. The Haves and the Have Nots (2013-)
  6. Meet the Browns [TV series] (2009-2011)
  7. I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
  8. Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
  9. Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
10. Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

Wolfgang Petersen
1941 -
 

  1. Das Boot (1981)
  2. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
  3. In the Line of Fire (1993)
  4. Troy (2004)
  5. Air Force One (1997)
  6. Outbreak (1995)
  7. The Perfect Storm (2000)
  8. Enemy Mine (1985)
  9. The Consequence (1977)
10. Poseidon (2006)

Elio Petri
1929 - 1982
 

  1. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
  2. The Working Class Goes to Heaven (1971)
  3. The 10th Victim (1965)
  4. We Still Kill the Old Way (1967)
  5. Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973)
  6. Todo modo (1976)
  7. A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
  8. I giorni contati (1962)
  9. The Assassin (1961)
10. The Teacher from Vigevano (1963)



Last Updated: 2019-05-07

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.