Movie Directors Top Films - Page 29


Martin Ritt
1914 - 1990
 

  1. Hud (1963)
  2. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1965)
  3. Sounder (1972)
  4. Hombre (1967)
  5. Norma Rae (1979)
  6. The Front (1976)
  7. The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
  8. Edge of the City (1957)
  9. Paris Blues (1961)
10. The Molly Maguires (1970)

Jacques Rivette
1928 - 2016
 

  1. Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974)
  2. Out 1: Noli me tangere (1971)
  3. La belle noiseuse (1991)
  4. L'amour fou (1969)
  5. The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
  6. Out 1: Spectre (1974)
  7. Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
  8. Va savoir (2001)
  9. Duelle (une quarantaine) (1976)
10. The Nun (1966)

Jay Roach
1957 -
 

  1. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
  2. Meet the Parents (2000)
  3. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
  4. Game Change (2012)
  5. Trumbo (2015)
  6. Recount (2008)
  7. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
  8. All the Way (2016)
  9. The Campaign (2012)
10. Meet the Fockers (2004)

Mark Robson
1913 - 1978
 

  1. The Seventh Victim (1943)
  2. Peyton Place (1957)
  3. Champion (1949)
  4. Von Ryan's Express (1965)
  5. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
  6. The Harder They Fall (1956)
  7. Home of the Brave (1949)
  8. Valley of the Dolls (1967)
  9. Earthquake (1974)
10. Isle of the Dead (1945)

Glauber Rocha
1939 - 1981
 

  1. Black God, White Devil (1964)
  2. Entranced Earth (1967)
  3. Antônio das Mortes (1969)
  4. The Age of the Earth (1980)
  5. Barravento (1962)
  6. The Lion Has Seven Heads (1970)
  7. Cutting Heads (1970)
  8. Di Cavalcanti (1977)
  9. Maranhão 66 (1966)
10. Pátio (1959)

Robert Rodríguez
1968 -
 

  1. Sin City [with Frank Miller & Quentin Tarantino] (2005)
  2. El mariachi (1992)
  3. From Dusk till Dawn (1996)
  4. Planet Terror (2007)
  5. Desperado (1995)
  6. Spy Kids (2001)
  7. Machete (2010)
  8. Once upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
  9. The Faculty (1998)
10. Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

Nicolas Roeg
1928 - 2018
 

  1. Don't Look Now (1973)
  2. Walkabout (1971)
  3. Performance [with Donald Cammell] (1970)
  4. Bad Timing (1980)
  5. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
  6. The Witches (1990)
  7. Insignificance (1985)
  8. Castaway (1986)
  9. Track 29 (1988)
10. Eureka (1983)

Éric Rohmer
1920 - 2010
 

  1. My Night at Maud's (1969)
  2. Claire's Knee (1970)
  3. The Green Ray (1986)
  4. Love in the Afternoon (1972)
  5. La collectionneuse (1967)
  6. Pauline at the Beach (1983)
  7. The Sign of Leo (1962)
  8. Autumn Tale (1998)
  9. The Marquise of O (1976)
10. A Summer's Tale (1996)

George A. Romero
1940 - 2017
 

  1. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  2. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  3. Day of the Dead (1985)
  4. Martin (1977)
  5. Creepshow (1982)
  6. Land of the Dead (2005)
  7. The Crazies (1973)
  8. Monkey Shines (1988)
  9. Knightriders (1981)
10. Diary of the Dead (2007)

Stuart Rosenberg
1927 - 2007
 

  1. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  2. The Amityville Horror (1979)
  3. Brubaker (1980)
  4. The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
  5. The Laughing Policeman (1973)
  6. Voyage of the Damned (1976)
  7. The Drowning Pool (1975)
  8. Murder, Inc. [with Burt Balaban] (1960)
  9. Question 7 (1961)
10. The April Fools (1969)

Francesco Rosi
1922 - 2015
 

  1. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
  2. The Mattei Affair (1972)
  3. Hands over the City (1963)
  4. Illustrious Corpses (1976)
  5. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
  6. Three Brothers (1981)
  7. Carmen (1984)
  8. Lucky Luciano (1973)
  9. Many Wars Ago (1970)
10. The Moment of Truth (1965)

Herbert Ross
1927 - 2001
 

  1. Play It Again, Sam (1972)
  2. The Goodbye Girl (1977)
  3. The Sunshine Boys (1975)
  4. Steel Magnolias (1989)
  5. The Turning Point (1977)
  6. Footloose (1984)
  7. California Suite (1978)
  8. Pennies from Heaven (1981)
  9. The Last of Sheila (1973)
10. Funny Lady (1975)

Roberto Rossellini
1906 - 1977
 

  1. Rome, Open City (1945)
  2. Voyage in Italy (1954)
  3. Germany, Year Zero (1948)
  4. Paisan (1946)
  5. Stromboli (1950)
  6. Europa '51 (1952)
  7. The Flowers of St. Francis (1950)
  8. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (1966)
  9. General della Rovere (1959)
10. L'amore (1948)

Robert Rossen
1908 - 1966
 

  1. The Hustler (1961)
  2. All the King's Men (1949)
  3. Body and Soul (1947)
  4. Lilith (1964)
  5. Island in the Sun (1957)
  6. Alexander the Great (1956)
  7. They Came to Cordura (1959)
  8. Johnny O'Clock (1947)
  9. The Brave Bulls (1951)
10. Mambo (1954)

Eli Roth
1972 -
 

  1. Hostel (2005)
  2. Cabin Fever (2002)
  3. The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
  4. Death Wish (2018)
  5. Hostel: Part II (2007)

Jean Rouch
1917 - 2004
 

  1. Chronicle of a Summer [with Edgar Morin] (1961)
  2. Les maîtres fous (1955)
  3. Moi, un noir (1958)
  4. Jaguar (1967)
  5. La pyramide humaine (1961)
  6. Petit à petit (1970)
  7. Bataille sur le grand fleuve (1950)
  8. Cocorico Monsieur Poulet (1974)
  9. La chasse au lion à l'arc (1965)
10. Cimetière dans la falaise (1951)

Alan Rudolph
1943 -
 

  1. Choose Me (1984)
  2. Trouble in Mind (1985)
  3. Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
  4. The Moderns (1988)
  5. The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
  6. Afterglow (1997)
  7. Welcome to L.A. (1976)
  8. Remember My Name (1978)
  9. Songwriter (1984)
10. Mortal Thoughts (1991)

Raúl Ruiz
1941 - 2011
 

  1. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
  2. Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)
  3. The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
  4. City of Pirates (1983)
  5. Dog's Dialogue (1977)
  6. Manoel's Destinies (1984)
  7. Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
  8. Life Is a Dream (1987)
  9. Three Sad Tigers (1968)
10. Time Regained (1999)



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.