Movie Directors Top Films - Page 31


George Seaton
1911 - 1979
 

  1. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  2. Airport (1970)
  3. The Country Girl (1954)
  4. Teacher's Pet (1958)
  5. 36 Hours (1965)
  6. The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
  7. Apartment for Peggy (1948)
  8. The Big Lift (1950)
  9. The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
10. The Proud and Profane (1956)

Henry Selick
1952 -
 

  1. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  2. Coraline (2009)
  3. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
  4. Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions (1991)
  5. Moongirl (2005)

Ousmane Sembène
1923 - 2007
 

  1. Xala (1975)
  2. Black Girl (1966)
  3. Moolaadé (2004)
  4. Ceddo (1977)
  5. Camp de Thiaroye [with Thierno Faty Sow] (1988)
  6. Mandabi (1968)
  7. Borom Sarret (1963)
  8. Guelwaar (1992)
  9. Emitaï (1971)
10. Faat Kiné (2000)

Mack Sennett
1880 - 1960
 

  1. Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
  2. A Noise from the Deep (1913)
  3. The Water Nymph (1912)
  4. Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life (1913)
  5. Hoffmeyer's Legacy (1912)
  6. A Dash Through the Clouds (1912)
  7. Cohen Saves the Flag (1913)
  8. The Waiters' Picnic (1913)
  9. Mabel's Dramatic Career (1913)
10. I Surrender Dear (1931)

Ben Sharpsteen
1895 - 1980
 

  1. Fantasia [supervisor] (1940)
  2. Pinocchio [with Hamilton Luske; supervisors] (1940)
  3. Dumbo [supervisor] (1941)
  4. Clock Cleaners (1937)
  5. Mickey's Trailer (1938)
  6. Mickey's Service Station (1935)
  7. Moving Day (1936)
  8. Mickey's Fire Brigade (1935)
  9. Don Donald (1937)
10. Water Birds (1952)

Lynn Shelton
1965 -
 

  1. Your Sister's Sister (2011)
  2. Humpday (2009)
  3. Outside In (2017)
  4. Laggies (2014)
  5. Sword of Trust (2019)
  6. Touchy Feely (2013)
  7. My Effortless Brilliance (2008)
  8. We Go Way Back (2006)
  9. Marc Maron: Too Real (2017)
10. What the Funny (2008)

Jim Sheridan
1949 -
 

  1. In the Name of the Father (1993)
  2. My Left Foot (1989)
  3. In America (2002)
  4. Brothers (2009)
  5. The Boxer (1997)
  6. The Field (1990)
  7. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
  8. Dream House (2011)
  9. The Secret Scripture (2016)
10. 11th Hour (2016)

Kaneto Shindō
1912 - 2012
 

  1. Onibaba (1964)
  2. The Naked Island (1960)
  3. Kuroneko (1968)
  4. Children of Hiroshima (1952)
  5. Tree Without Leaves (1986)
  6. A Last Note (1995)
  7. Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975)
  8. Postcard (2010)
  9. Human (1962)
10. Live Today, Die Tomorrow! (1970)

Makoto Shinkai
1973 -
 

  1. Your Name. (2016)
  2. 5 Centimeters per Second (2007)
  3. The Garden of Words (2013)
  4. Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
  5. The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)

M. Night Shyamalan
1970 -
 

  1. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  2. Signs (2002)
  3. Unbreakable (2000)
  4. The Village (2004)
  5. Split (2016)
  6. The Visit (2015)
  7. Lady in the Water (2006)
  8. The Happening (2008)
  9. After Earth (2013)
10. The Last Airbender (2010)

George Sidney
1916 - 2002
 

  1. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
  2. The Three Musketeers (1948)
  3. Scaramouche (1952)
  4. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
  5. Pal Joey (1957)
  6. Show Boat (1951)
  7. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
  8. Kiss Me Kate (1953)
  9. Viva Las Vegas (1964)
10. The Harvey Girls (1946)

Don Siegel
1912 - 1991
 

  1. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  2. Dirty Harry (1971)
  3. The Shootist (1976)
  4. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
  5. Charley Varrick (1973)
  6. The Killers (1964)
  7. The Beguiled (1971)
  8. The Lineup (1958)
  9. The Big Steal (1949)
10. Coogan's Bluff (1968)

Bryan Singer
1965 -
 

  1. The Usual Suspects (1995)
  2. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
  3. X2 (2003)
  4. X-Men (2000)
  5. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
  6. Superman Returns (2006)
  7. Valkyrie (2008)
  8. Mockingbird Lane (2012)
  9. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
10. Apt Pupil (1998)

Tarsem Singh
1961 -
 

  1. The Fall (2006)
  2. Losing My Religion (1991)
  3. The Cell (2000)
  4. Immortals (2011)
  5. Mirror Mirror (2012)

John Singleton
1968 - 2019
 

  1. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
  2. Baby Boy (2001)
  3. Four Brothers (2005)
  4. 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
  5. Rosewood (1997)
  6. Shaft (2000)
  7. Higher Learning (1995)
  8. Poetic Justice (1993)
  9. Remember the Time (1992)
10. Abduction (2011)

Robert Siodmak
1900 - 1973
 

  1. People on Sunday [with Edgar G. Ulmer] (1930)
  2. The Killers (1946)
  3. The Spiral Staircase (1945)
  4. Criss Cross (1949)
  5. Phantom Lady (1944)
  6. The Crimson Pirate (1952)
  7. The Suspect (1944)
  8. The Dark Mirror (1946)
  9. The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)
10. Cry of the City (1948)

Douglas Sirk
1897 - 1987
 

  1. Imitation of Life (1959)
  2. All That Heaven Allows (1955)
  3. Written on the Wind (1956)
  4. The Tarnished Angels (1957)
  5. A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958)
  6. Magnificent Obsession (1954)
  7. There's Always Tomorrow (1956)
  8. Lured (1947)
  9. All I Desire (1953)
10. Sleep, My Love (1948)

Abderrahmane Sissako
1961 -
 

  1. Timbuktu (2014)
  2. Bamako (2006)
  3. Waiting for Happiness (2002)
  4. Life on Earth (1998)
  5. Rostov-Luanda (1998)

Alf Sjöberg
1903 - 1980
 

  1. Torment (1944)
  2. Miss Julie (1951)
  3. Only a Mother (1949)
  4. Iris and the Lieutenant (1946)
  5. Last Pair Out (1956)
  6. Ön (1966)
  7. Barabbas (1953)
  8. The Judge (1960)
  9. Karin Månsdotter (1954)
10. Hamlet (1955)

Victor Sjöström
1879 - 1960
 

  1. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  2. The Wind (1928)
  3. He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
  4. The Outlaw and His Wife (1918)
  5. A Man There Was (1917)
  6. Ingeborg Holm (1913)
  7. The Scarlet Letter (1926)
  8. Karin Ingmarsdotter (1920)
  9. The Monastery of Sendomir (1920)
10. The Gardener (1912)

Jerzy Skolimowski
1938 -
 

  1. Deep End (1970)
  2. Moonlighting (1982)
  3. The Shout (1978)
  4. The Departure (1967)
  5. Barrier (1966)
  6. Four Nights with Anna (2008)
  7. The Lightship (1985)
  8. Identification Marks: None (1964)
  9. Walkover (1965)
10. Essential Killing (2010)

Chris Smith
1970 -
 

  1. American Movie (1999)
  2. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
  3. Collapse (2009)
  4. The Pool (2007)
  5. The Yes Men [with Dan Ollman & Sarah Price] (2003)

Kevin Smith
1970 -
 

  1. Clerks (1994)
  2. Dogma (1999)
  3. Chasing Amy (1997)
  4. Clerks II (2006)
  5. Mallrats (1995)
  6. Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
  7. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
  8. Red State (2011)
  9. Jersey Girl (2004)
10. Cop Out (2010)

Michael Snow
1929 -
 

  1. Wavelength (1967)
  2. La région centrale (1971)
  3.(1969)
  4. *Corpus Callosum (2002)
  5. So Is This (1983)
  6. Breakfast (Table Top Dolly) (1976)
  7. Presents (1981)
  8. 'Rameau's Nephew' by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen (1974)
  9. One Second in Montreal (1969)
10. New York Eye and Ear Control (1964)



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.