Movie Directors Top Films - Page 27


Todd Phillips
1970 -
 

  1. The Hangover (2009)
  2. Starsky & Hutch (2004)
  3. Old School (2003)
  4. Road Trip (2000)
  5. Due Date (2010)
  6. War Dogs (2016)
  7. The Hangover Part II (2011)
  8. Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies (1993)
  9. The Hangover Part III (2013)
10. Frat House [with Andrew Gurland] (1998)

Maurice Pialat
1925 - 2003
 

  1. À nos amours (1983)
  2. Naked Childhood (1968)
  3. Loulou (1980)
  4. Van Gogh (1991)
  5. Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
  6. We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
  7. Graduate First (1979)
  8. The Mouth Agape (1974)
  9. La maison des bois (1971)
10. Police (1985)

Roman Polański
1933 -
 

  1. Chinatown (1974)
  2. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
  3. Repulsion (1965)
  4. The Pianist (2002)
  5. The Tenant (1976)
  6. Knife in the Water (1962)
  7. Cul-de-sac (1966)
  8. Tess (1979)
  9. The Ghost Writer (2010)
10. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)

Sydney Pollack
1934 - 2008
 

  1. Tootsie (1982)
  2. Out of Africa (1985)
  3. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
  4. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
  5. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
  6. The Way We Were (1973)
  7. Absence of Malice (1981)
  8. The Firm (1993)
  9. The Interpreter (2005)
10. The Yakuza (1974)

Gillo Pontecorvo
1919 - 2006
 

  1. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
  2. Kapò (1960)
  3. Burn! (1969)
  4. The Wide Blue Road [with Maleno Malenotti] (1957)
  5. Ogro (1979)

Edwin S. Porter
1870 - 1941
 

  1. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  2. Life of an American Fireman [with George S. Fleming] (1903)
  3. Tess of the Storm Country (1914)
  4. Dream of a Rarebit Fiend [with Wallace McCutcheon] (1906)
  5. Hearts Adrift (1914)
  6. Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King (1901)
  7. The Seven Ages (1905)
  8. Jack and the Beanstalk [with George S. Fleming] (1902)
  9. The Prisoner of Zenda [with Hugh Ford] (1913)
10. What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City [with George S. Fleming] (1901)

Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
MP: 1905 - 1990
EP: 1902 - 1988
 

  1. The Red Shoes [with Pressburger] (1948)
  2. A Matter of Life and Death [with Pressburger] (1946)
  3. Peeping Tom (1960)
  4. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp [with Pressburger] (1943)
  5. Black Narcissus [with Pressburger] (1947)
  6. The Thief of Bagdad [with Ludwig Berger & Tim Whelan] (1940)
  7. I Know Where I'm Going! [with Pressburger] (1945)
  8. A Canterbury Tale [with Pressburger] (1944)
  9. 49th Parallel (1941)
10. The Tales of Hoffmann [with Pressburger] (1951)

Otto Preminger
1905 - 1986
 

  1. Laura (1944)
  2. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  3. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
  4. Angel Face (1952)
  5. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
  6. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
  7. Advise & Consent (1962)
  8. Fallen Angel (1945)
  9. River of No Return (1954)
10. Carmen Jones (1954)

Alex Proyas
1963 -
 

  1. Dark City (1998)
  2. The Crow (1994)
  3. I, Robot (2004)
  4. Knowing (2009)
  5. Garage Days (2002)

Vsevolod Pudovkin
1893 - 1953
 

  1. Mother (1926)
  2. Storm over Asia (1928)
  3. The End of St. Petersburg [with Mikhail Doller] (1927)
  4. Chess Fever [with Nikolai Shpikovsky] (1925)
  5. Deserter (1933)
  6. Suvorov [with Mikhail Doller] (1941)
  7. Admiral Nakhimov (1947)
  8. Mechanics of the Brain (1926)
  9. Minin and Pozharsky [with Mikhail Doller] (1939)
10. Zhukovsky [with Dmitri Vasilyev] (1950)

Cristi Puiu
1967 -
 

  1. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
  2. Sieranevada (2016)
  3. Aurora (2010)
  4. Stuff and Dough (2001)
  5. Cigarettes and Coffee (2004)

Bob Rafelson
1933 -
 

  1. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  2. The Monkees [with Bert Schneider] (1966-1968)
  3. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
  4. Head (1968)
  5. The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)
  6. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
  7. Stay Hungry (1976)
  8. Blood and Wine (1996)
  9. Black Widow (1987)
10. No Good Deed (2002)

Sam Raimi
1959 -
 

  1. Evil Dead II (1987)
  2. The Evil Dead (1981)
  3. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  4. Spider-Man (2002)
  5. Army of Darkness (1992)
  6. A Simple Plan (1998)
  7. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
  8. Darkman (1990)
  9. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
10. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Harold Ramis
1944 - 2014
 

  1. Groundhog Day (1993)
  2. Caddyshack (1980)
  3. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
  4. Analyze This (1999)
  5. Bedazzled (2000)
  6. Analyze That (2002)
  7. The Ice Harvest (2005)
  8. Year One (2009)
  9. Multiplicity (1996)
10. Stuart Saves His Family (1995)

Lynne Ramsay
1969 -
 

  1. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
  2. Ratcatcher (1999)
  3. You Were Never Really Here (2017)
  4. Morvern Callar (2002)
  5. Gasman (1998)

Brett Ratner
1969 -
 

  1. Rush Hour (1998)
  2. Red Dragon (2002)
  3. Rush Hour 2 (2001)
  4. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
  5. Tower Heist (2011)
  6. Hercules (2014)
  7. The Family Man (2000)
  8. Rush Hour 3 (2007)
  9. Money Talks (1997)
10. Beautiful Stranger (1999)

Nicholas Ray
1911 - 1979
 

  1. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  2. In a Lonely Place (1950)
  3. Johnny Guitar (1954)
  4. Bigger than Life (1956)
  5. They Live by Night (1948)
  6. The Lusty Men (1952)
  7. Party Girl (1958)
  8. Bitter Victory (1957)
  9. On Dangerous Ground (1952)
10. The Savage Innocents (1960)

Satyajit Ray
1921 - 1992
 

  1. Pather Panchali (1955)
  2. The World of Apu (1959)
  3. Aparajito (1956)
  4. The Music Room (1958)
  5. Charulata (1964)
  6. Devi (1960)
  7. Days and Nights in the Forest (1970)
  8. Nayak (1966)
  9. The Big City (1963)
10. The Chess Players (1977)



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.