Movie Directors Top Films - Page 36


William A. Wellman
1896 - 1975
 

  1. The Public Enemy (1931)
  2. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
  3. Wings (1927)
  4. A Star Is Born (1937)
  5. Battleground (1949)
  6. Nothing Sacred (1937)
  7. Beau Geste (1939)
  8. The Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
  9. The High and the Mighty (1954)
10. Yellow Sky (1948)

Wim Wenders
1945 -
 

  1. Wings of Desire (1987)
  2. Paris, Texas (1984)
  3. The American Friend (1977)
  4. Alice in the Cities (1974)
  5. Kings of the Road (1976)
  6. Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
  7. Pina (2011)
  8. The State of Things (1982)
  9. The Salt of the Earth [with Juliano Ribeiro Salgado] (2014)
10. The Wrong Move (1975)

Lina Wertmüller
1928 -
 

  1. Seven Beauties (1975)
  2. Swept Away (1974)
  3. The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
  4. I basilischi (1963)
  5. Love and Anarchy (1973)
  6. Blood Feud (1978)
  7. Ciao, Professore! (1992)
  8. Camorra (A Story of Streets, Women and Crime) (1986)
  9. A Night Full of Rain (1978)
10. Saturday, Sunday and Monday (1990)

James Whale
1889 - 1957
 

  1. Frankenstein (1931)
  2. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  3. The Invisible Man (1933)
  4. The Old Dark House (1932)
  5. Show Boat (1936)
  6. Waterloo Bridge (1931)
  7. The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)
  8. Journey's End (1930)
  9. Remember Last Night? (1935)
10. The Great Garrick (1937)

Ben Wheatley
1972 -
 

  1. Kill List (2011)
  2. Sightseers (2012)
  3. A Field in England (2013)
  4. Down Terrace (2009)
  5. Free Fire (2016)

Joss Whedon
1964 -
 

  1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003)
  2. The Avengers (2012)
  3. Firefly (2002-2003)
  4. Serenity (2005)
  5. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  6. Angel [with David Greenwalt] (1999-2004)
  7. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog [with Zack & Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen] (2008)
  8. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. [with Zack Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen] (2013-)
  9. Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
10. Dollhouse (2009-2010)

Bo Widerberg
1930 - 1997
 

  1. Raven's End (1963)
  2. Ådalen 31 (1969)
  3. Elvira Madigan (1967)
  4. All Things Fair (1995)
  5. The Man on the Roof (1976)
  6. The Man from Majorca (1984)
  7. Joe Hill (1971)
  8. The Serpent's Way (1986)
  9. Love 65 (1965)
10. Barnvagnen (1963)

Robert Wiene
1873 - 1938
 

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  2. The Hands of Orlac (1924)
  3. Raskolnikow (1923)
  4. Fear (1917)
  5. Der Rosenkavalier (1925)
  6. Genuine (1920)
  7. I.N.R.I. (1923)
  8. The Other (1930)
  9. Ultimatum [with Robert Siodmak] (1938)
10. Taifun (1934)

Billy Wilder
1906 - 2002
 

  1. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  2. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  3. The Apartment (1960)
  4. Double Indemnity (1944)
  5. The Lost Weekend (1945)
  6. Ace in the Hole (1951)
  7. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  8. Stalag 17 (1953)
  9. Sabrina (1954)
10. The Seven Year Itch (1955)

Nicolas Winding Refn
1970 -
 

  1. Drive (2011)
  2. Pusher (1996)
  3. Bronson (2008)
  4. Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands (2004)
  5. Pusher III: I'm the Angel of Death (2005)
  6. Valhalla Rising (2009)
  7. Only God Forgives (2013)
  8. Bleeder (1999)
  9. The Neon Demon (2016)
10. Fear X (2003)

Michael Winterbottom
1961 -
 

  1. 24 Hour Party People (2002)
  2. Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
  3. The Trip (2010)
  4. In This World (2002)
  5. Wonderland (1999)
  6. The Trip to Italy (2014)
  7. The Road to Guantanamo [with Mat Whitecross] (2006)
  8. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
  9. Jude (1996)
10. The Trip to Spain (2017)

Robert Wise
1914 - 2005
 

  1. West Side Story [with Jerome Robbins] (1961)
  2. The Sound of Music (1965)
  3. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  4. The Haunting (1963)
  5. The Set-Up (1949)
  6. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
  7. The Body Snatcher (1945)
  8. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
  9. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
10. I Want to Live! (1958)

Frederick Wiseman
1930 -
 

  1. Titicut Follies (1967)
  2. High School (1968)
  3. Hospital (1970)
  4. Welfare (1975)
  5. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (2017)
  6. Near Death (1989)
  7. National Gallery (2014)
  8. At Berkeley (2013)
  9. Domestic Violence (2001)
10. Belfast, Maine (1999)

Wong Kar-Wai
1958 -
 

  1. In the Mood for Love (2000)
  2. Chungking Express (1994)
  3. Fallen Angels (1995)
  4. Happy Together (1997)
  5. Days of Being Wild (1990)
  6. 2046 (2004)
  7. Ashes of Time (1994)
  8. As Tears Go By (1988)
  9. The Grandmaster (2013)
10. My Blueberry Nights (2007)

John Woo
1946 -
 

  1. The Killer (1989)
  2. Hard Boiled (1992)
  3. A Better Tomorrow (1986)
  4. Bullet in the Head (1990)
  5. Face/Off (1997)
  6. Red Cliff (Part I & Part II) (2008)
  7. A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
  8. Mission: Impossible II (2000)
  9. Hard Target (1993)
10. Once a Thief (1991)

Edward D. Wood, Jr.
1924 - 1978
 

  1. Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
  2. Glen or Glenda (1953)
  3. Bride of the Monster (1955)
  4. Night of the Ghouls (1959)
  5. Jail Bait (1954)
  6. The Sinister Urge (1960)
  7. Necromania (1971)
  8. Take It Out in Trade (1970)
  9. Crossroad Avenger: The Adventures of the Tucson Kid (1953)
10. Crossroads of Laredo (1995)



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.