Movie Directors Top Films - Page 37


Sam Wood
1883 - 1949
Poster for the Marx Brothers movie A Night at the Opera

  1. A Night at the Opera (1935)
  2. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
  3. A Day at the Races (1937)
  4. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
  5. Kings Row (1942)
  6. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
  7. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
  8. Beyond the Rocks (1922)
  9. Kitty Foyle (1940)
10. Our Town (1940)

Edgar Wright
1974 -
DVD cover for the movie Shaun of the Dead

  1. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  2. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  3. Baby Driver (2017)
  4. Spaced (1999-2001)
  5. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

William Wyler
1902 - 1981
Poster for the movie The Best Years of Our Lives

  1. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  2. Ben-Hur (1959)
  3. Roman Holiday (1953)
  4. Dodsworth (1936)
  5. The Heiress (1949)
  6. Wuthering Heights (1939)
  7. The Letter (1940)
  8. Jezebel (1938)
  9. The Little Foxes (1941)
10. Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Boaz Yakin
1966 -
Poster for the movie Remember the Titans

  1. Remember the Titans (2000)
  2. Fresh (1994)
  3. Safe (2012)
  4. Uptown Girls (2003)
  5. Max (2015)

Sadao Yamanaka
1909 - 1938
Poster for the movie Humanity and Paper Balloons

  1. Humanity and Paper Balloons (1937)
  2. Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo (1935)
  3. Kōchiyama Sōshun (1936)
  4. The Life of Bangaku (1933)
  5. The Village Tattooed Man (1935)
  6. Sleeping with a Long Sword (1932)
  7. Chūji Kunisada (1935)
  8. Money Trickles Down (1932)
  9. The Elegant Swordsman (1934)
10. Ishimatsu of the Forest (1937)

Edward Yang
1947 - 2007
Poster for the movie Yi Yi: A One and a Two

  1. Yi Yi: A One and a Two (2000)
  2. A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
  3. The Terrorizers (1986)
  4. Taipei Story (1985)
  5. Mahjong (1996)

David Yates
1963 -
Poster for the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
  2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
  3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
  5. State of Play (2003)
  6. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
  7. Sex Traffic (2004)
  8. The Way We Live Now (2001)
  9. The Girl in the Café (2005)
10. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

Peter Yates
1929 - 2011
Poster for the 1968 Steve McQueen movie Bullitt

  1. Bullitt (1968)
  2. Breaking Away (1979)
  3. The Dresser (1983)
  4. The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
  5. The Hot Rock (1972)
  6. The Deep (1977)
  7. Robbery (1967)
  8. Eyewitness (1981)
  9. Krull (1983)
10. Suspect (1987)

Wilson Yip
1963 -
Poster for the movie Ip Man

  1. Ip Man (2008)
  2. Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster (2010)
  3. SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
  4. Ip Man 3 (2015)
  5. Paradox (2017)
  6. Juliet in Love (2000)
  7. Flash Point (2007)
  8. Bullets over Summer (1999)
  9. Bio Zombie (1998)
10. Dragon Tiger Gate (2006)

Terence Young
1915 - 1994
Poster for the James Bond movie Dr. No

  1. Dr. No (1962)
  2. From Russia with Love (1963)
  3. Wait Until Dark (1967)
  4. Thunderball (1965)
  5. Red Sun (1971)
  6. The Valachi Papers (1972)
  7. Corridor of Mirrors (1948)
  8. Triple Cross (1966)
  9. Mayerling (1968)
10. The Klansman (1974)

Yuen Woo-Ping
1945 -
Poster for the movie Drunken Master

  1. Drunken Master (1978)
  2. Iron Monkey (1993)
  3. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
  4. Tai Chi Master (1993)
  5. Magnificent Butcher (1979)
  6. The Miracle Fighters (1982)
  7. Dance of the Drunk Mantis (1979)
  8. Wing Chun (1994)
  9. Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018)
10. Dreadnaught (1981)

Franco Zeffirelli
1923 - 2019
Romeo and Juliet movie poster

  1. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
  2. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
  3. The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
  4. La traviata (1982)
  5. Hamlet (1990)
  6. Otello (1986)
  7. Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
  8. The Champ (1979)
  9. Tea with Mussolini (1999)
10. Jane Eyre (1996)

Robert Zemeckis
1951 -
Poster for the movie Back to the Future

  1. Back to the Future (1985)
  2. Forrest Gump (1994)
  3. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  4. Cast Away (2000)
  5. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
  6. Flight (2012)
  7. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
  8. Contact (1997)
  9. Romancing the Stone (1984)
10. The Polar Express (2004)

Zhang Yimou
1951 -
Poster for the movie Raise the Red Lantern

  1. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
  2. To Live (1994)
  3. Hero (2002)
  4. Red Sorghum (1987)
  5. Ju Dou [with Yang Fengliang] (1990)
  6. House of Flying Daggers (2004)
  7. The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
  8. Not One Less (1999)
  9. The Road Home (1999)
10. Shanghai Triad (1995)

Fred Zinnemann
1907 - 1997
Poster for the 1952 western movie High Noon

  1. High Noon (1952)
  2. From Here to Eternity (1953)
  3. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
  4. The Day of the Jackal (1973)
  5. The Nun's Story (1959)
  6. Julia (1977)
  7. The Search (1948)
  8. Act of Violence (1948)
  9. Oklahoma! (1955)
10. The Sundowners (1960)

Rob Zombie
1965 -
The Devil's Rejects movie poster

  1. The Devil's Rejects (2005)
  2. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
  3. Halloween (2007)
  4. Halloween II (2009)
  5. The Lords of Salem (2012)

Zucker, Abrahams & Zucker
(JA: 1944- | DZ: 1947- | JZ: 1950-)
Poster for the comedy movie Airplane!

  1. Airplane! (1980)
  2. Police Squad! (1982)
  3. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! [David Zucker] (1988)
  4. Ruthless People (1986)
  5. Top Secret! (1984)
  6. Hot Shots! [Jim Abrahams] (1991)
  7. Ghost [Jerry Zucker] (2001)
  8. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear [David Zucker] (1991)
  9. Hot Shots! Part Deux [Jim Abrahams] (1993)
10. BASEketball [David Zucker] (1998)

Andrzej Żuławski
(1940 - 2016)
Possession movie poster

  1. Possession (1981)
  2. L'important c'est d'aimer (1975)
  3. The Third Part of the Night (1971)
  4. The Devil (1972)
  5. On the Silver Globe (1988)
  6. La femme publique (1984)
  7. Fidelity (2000)
  8. L'amour braque (1985)
  9. Cosmos (2015)
10. Szamanka (1996)

Andrey Zvyagintsev
1964 -
The Return movie poster

  1. The Return (2003)
  2. Leviathan (2014)
  3. Loveless (2017)
  4. Elena (2011)
  5. The Banishment (2007)

Edward Zwick
1952 -
Poster for the Civil War movie Glory

  1. Glory (1989)
  2. thirtysomething [with Marshall Herskovitz] (1987-1991)
  3. The Last Samurai (2003)
  4. Blood Diamond (2006)
  5. Once and Again [with Marshall Herskovitz] (1999-2002)
  6. Special Bulletin (1983)
  7. Courage Under Fire (1996)
  8. Legends of the Fall (1994)
  9. Defiance (2008)
10. Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

Terry Zwigoff
1949 -
Poster for the movie Crumb

  1. Crumb (1994)
  2. Ghost World (2001)
  3. Bad Santa (2003)
  4. Art School Confidential (2006)
  5. Louie Bluie (1985)



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.