Greatest Actor & Director Partnerships

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The Top Ten

1 Robert De Niro & Martin Scorsese

Their films together are amongst the top of the best films made. - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

2 Samuel Jackson & Quentin Tarantino

Sam Jackson plays great and entertaining characters in every Tarantino movie he’s in. He delivers the dialogue like no other. I mean come on he’s in pulp fiction, Jackie brown, kill bill, inglorious basturds (kind of in it), Django unchained, and hateful 8.

3 Kurt Russell & John Carpenter
4 James Stewart & Alfred Hitchcock
5 Bill Murray & Wes Anderson
6 Johnny Depp & Tim Burton

They have worked on 8 films - Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd, Alice in Wonderland and Dark Shadows - YanRocky

Every film they've made together have been great.

7 Clint Eastwood & Sergio Leone

Classic! - Ananya

8 Cary Grant & Alfred Hitchcock
9 John Goodman & Coen Brothers
10 Leonardo DiCaprio & Martin Scorsese

The Newcomers

? Julie Christie & John Schlesinger

The Contenders

11 Nick Frost & Edgar Wright
12 Frances McDormand & Coen Brothers
13 John Wayne & John Ford
14 Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright
15 Marlon Brando & Elia Kazan
16 Toshiro Mifune & Akira Kurosawa
17 Tom Hanks & Steven Spielberg
18 Brad Pitt & David Fincher

So far; Seven, Fight Club and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

19 Christian Bale & Christopher Nolan
20 Alec Guinness & David Lean
21 Bruce Campbell & Sam Raimi
22 Robert Duvall & Francis Ford Coppola
23 Michael Keaton & Tim Burton
24 Philip Seymour Hoffman & Paul Thomas Anderson
25 Helena Bonham Carter & Tim Burton
26 Alain Delon & Jean-Pierre Melville Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is a French actor and businessman, with French-Swiss dual citizenship since 1999. Delon became one of Europe's most prominent actors and screen sex symbols in the 1960s.
27 Johnny Depp & Gore Verbinski
28 Kyle MacLachlan & David Lynch

Dune, Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.

29 Denzel Washington & Spike Lee
30 Philip Stone & Stanley Kubrick

He often played a supporting minor role, but always chills you down to the bone. A great actor Philip Stone was. - Beatlesboy9

31 Nancy Allen & Brian De Palma
32 Clint Eastwood & Don Siegel
33 Gena Rowlands & John Cassavetes
34 Max von Sydow & Ingmar Bergman
35 James Stewart & Anthony Mann
36 Martin Freeman & Edgar Wright
37 Peter Jackson & Andy Serkis
38 Humphrey Bogart & John Huston
39 Klaus Kinski and Werner Herzog
40 Kate Beckinsale & Len Wiseman
41 Russell Crowe & Ridley Scott
42 Simon Pegg & J.J. Abrams
43 Mark Margolis & Darren Aronofsky
44 Robert Downey Jr. & Jon Favreau
45 Joe Turkel & Stanley Kubrick
46 Robert Zemeckis & Tom Hanks
47 Richard Dreyfuss & Steven Spielberg
48 Michael J. Fox & Steven Spielberg
49 Laura Dern & David Lynch
50 Warren Oates & Sam Peckinpah
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