Movie Directors Top Films - Page 34


Guillermo del Toro
1964 -
 

  1. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  2. The Shape of Water (2017)
  3. The Devil's Backbone (2001)
  4. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
  5. Pacific Rim (2013)
  6. Hellboy (2004)
  7. Cronos (1993)
  8. Trollhunters (2016-)
  9. Blade II (2002)
10. The Strain [with Chuck Hogan] (2014-)

Jacques Tourneur
1904 - 1977
 

  1. Out of the Past (1947)
  2. Cat People (1942)
  3. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
  4. Night of the Demon (1957)
  5. Nightfall (1957)
  6. The Leopard Man (1943)
  7. Canyon Passage (1946)
  8. Stars in My Crown (1950)
  9. The Flame and the Arrow (1950)
10. Berlin Express (1948)

Maurice Tourneur
1876 - 1961
 

  1. The Last of the Mohicans [with Clarence Brown] (1920)
  2. The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)
  3. The Blue Bird (1918)
  4. The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England (1914)
  5. Trilby (1915)
  6. The Pride of the Clan (1917)
  7. The Man with Wax Faces (1914)
  8. Lorna Doone (1922)
  9. Aloma of the South Seas (1926)
10. The Lunatics (1912)

Lars von Trier
1956 -
 

  1. Breaking the Waves (1996)
  2. Dogville (2003)
  3. The Kingdom [with Morten Arnfred] (1994/1997)
  4. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
  5. Melancholia (2011)
  6. The Idiots (1998)
  7. Europa (1991)
  8. Antichrist (2009)
  9. Nymphomaniac (2013)
10. The House That Jack Built (2018)

Jan Troell
1931 -
 

  1. The Emigrants (1971)
  2. The New Land (1972)
  3. Everlasting Moments (2008)
  4. Hamsun (1996)
  5. Here's Your Life (1966)
  6. Il capitano: A Swedish Requiem (1991)
  7. The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
  8. Who Saw Him Die? (1968)
  9. Zandy's Bride (1974)
10. As White as in Snow (2001)

François Truffaut
1932 - 1984
 

  1. The 400 Blows (1959)
  2. Jules and Jim (1962)
  3. Day for Night (1973)
  4. Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
  5. Stolen Kisses (1968)
  6. Two English Girls (1971)
  7. The Wild Child (1970)
  8. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
  9. The Last Metro (1980)
10. The Woman Next Door (1981)

Tsai Ming-Liang
1957 -
 

  1. Vive l'amour (1994)
  2. What Time Is It There? (2001)
  3. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
  4. The Hole (1998)
  5. I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006)
  6. The River (1997)
  7. Stray Dogs (2013)
  8. The Wayward Cloud (2005)
  9. Rebels of the Neon God (1992)
10. The Skywalk Is Gone (2002)

Tsui Hark
1950 -
 

  1. Once upon a Time in China (1991)
  2. Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
  3. Peking Opera Blues (1986)
  4. Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind (1980)
  5. Shanghai Blues (1984)
  6. Once upon a Time in China II (1992)
  7. Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
  8. The Butterfly Murders (1979)
  9. Time and Tide (2000)
10. The Blade (1995)

Jon Turteltaub
1963 -
 

  1. Cool Runnings (1993)
  2. National Treasure (2004)
  3. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
  4. Last Vegas (2013)
  5. Phenomenon (1996)
  6. The Meg (2018)
  7. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
  8. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
  9. The Kid (2000)
10. Instinct (1999)

Edgar G. Ulmer
1904 - 1972
 

  1. The Black Cat (1934)
  2. Detour (1945)
  3. Ruthless (1948)
  4. The Naked Dawn (1955)
  5. The Man from Planet X (1951)
  6. The Strange Woman (1946)
  7. Bluebeard (1944)
  8. Strange Illusion (1945)
  9. Murder Is My Beat (1955)
10. Green Fields (1937)

Roger Vadim
1928 - 2000
 

  1. Barbarella (1968)
  2. And God Created Woman (1956)
  3. Dangerous Liaisons (1959)
  4. No Sun in Venice (1957)
  5. Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971)
  6. Circle of Love (1964)
  7. Blood and Roses (1960)
  8. The Night Heaven Fell (1958)
  9. Vice and Virtue (1963)
10. The Game Is Over (1966)

W.S. Van Dyke
1889 - 1943
 

  1. The Thin Man (1934)
  2. San Francisco (1936)
  3. Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
  4. White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)
  5. Naughty Marietta [with Robert Z. Leonard] (1935)
  6. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
  7. Marie Antoinette (1938)
  8. After the Thin Man (1936)
  9. Eskimo (1933)
10. Trader Horn (1931)

Melvin Van Peebles
1932 -
 

  1. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
  2. Watermelon Man (1970)
  3. The Story of a Three-Day Pass (1968)
  4. Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)
  5. Confessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha (2008)

Gus Van Sant
1952 -
 

  1. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  2. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
  3. Elephant (2003)
  4. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
  5. Milk (2008)
  6. To Die For (1995)
  7. Paranoid Park (2007)
  8. Gerry (2002)
  9. Mala noche (1986)
10. Finding Forrester (2000)

Agnès Varda
1928 - 2019
 

  1. Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)
  2. Vagabond (1985)
  3. The Gleaners and I (2000)
  4. Le bonheur (1965)
  5. Faces Places [with JR] (2017)
  6. The Beaches of Agnès (2008)
  7. La Pointe Courte (1955)
  8. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)
  9. Kung-Fu Master! (1988)
10. One Sings, the Other Doesn't (1977)

Gore Verbinski
1964 -
 

  1. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  2. Rango (2011)
  3. The Ring (2002)
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
  6. The Weather Man (2005)
  7. The Lone Ranger (2013)
  8. MouseHunt (1997)
  9. The Mexican (2001)
10. A Cure for Wellness (2016)

Paul Verhoeven
1938 -
 

  1. RoboCop (1987)
  2. Starship Troopers (1997)
  3. Total Recall (1990)
  4. Elle (2016)
  5. Black Book (2006)
  6. Basic Instinct (1992)
  7. Turkish Delight (1973)
  8. Soldier of Orange (1977)
  9. The Fourth Man (1983)
10. Showgirls (1995)

Dziga Vertov
1896 - 1954
 

  1. Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
  2. Kino-Pravda (1922-1925)
  3. Kino Eye (1924)
  4. Enthusiasm (1931)
  5. A Sixth Part of the World (1926)
  6. Three Songs About Lenin (1934)
  7. The Eleventh Year (1928)
  8. Forward, Soviet! (1926)
  9. Kino Nedelya (1918)
10. Lullaby (1937)



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.