Greatest Film Directors of All Time
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Harry Potter 5,6,7, and 8! Come on!
Frank Capra is one of my favorite directors. his movies are able to get humor out of the little elements of life that we take for granted.
He has given many classic movies... They are very old but will be enjoyable even today... Especially MEET JOHN DOE
He was just a great person and director - he had a love for people. Hard to find now days.
He's the best and greatest director in the worldV2 Comments
He should be top 5 at least. his first film Citizen Kane is considered the greatest movie of all time and was made in 1941. He also directed The Third Man which is also a wonderful film.
It's depressing that this genius is only number 96. At least Kubrick is deservedly very high.V4 Comments
HOW DID YOU NOT HAVE THE GREAT MALICK ON THE LIST yet that hack Burton is at #9V1 Comment
How is Abrams not higher on this list? He did Cloverfield, Mission Impossible 3, the first two excellent Star Trek reboots, and last but most certainly not least STAR WARS EPISODE 7.V1 Comment
His only great installment is also the biggest masterpiece of all time. He might not have made more than 2 really great movies, and one of them is today the best rated movie of all time: "The Shawshank Redemption" - the movie which is on the top on Imdb.com with 1.6 millions votes and a rating of 9.3/10 - that's an extremely high rating! Imdb.com is also the biggest rating site with most users that exists, so you can with certainty say that "The Shawshank Redemption" is the best movie ever!
Maybe not as consistent with his movies like the Coen-Brothers, Burton, Tarantino or even Hitchcock ('Bugsy Malone' is one of the worst movies ever (in my opinion) and 'Evita' is pretty awful too), but 'The Wall', 'Midnight Express', 'Angel Heart', 'Birdy' and even 'Fame' are some of the greatest films ever.
'Paris, Texas' is an incredible movie. Amazing cinematography, excellent cast, emotional story and a brilliant soundtrack.
Without him we couldn't have had the 1980's and the influence it spawned. He directed classics such as The Breakfast Club (my all time favorite), Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Sixteen Candles, Pretty In Pink, Home Alone 1 and 2 and Weird Science. He was also a great producer.
John Hughes and Chris Columbus both rock.
Sam Peckinpah was a real genius. Greatest maverick filmmaker of all time!V2 Comments
Personally watching his films have been a revelation.
Doctors killed him but he is alive in our memory
Simply one of the best Cinema has ever seen...V3 Comments
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3. Stanley Kubrick
2. Martin Scorsese
3. Francis Ford Coppola
2. Robert Zemeckis
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