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 Bill Murray & Wes Anderson
5 James Stewart & Alfred Hitchcock
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
8 Cary Grant & Alfred Hitchcock
9 Leonardo DiCaprio & Martin Scorsese
10 John Wayne & John Ford

The Contenders

11 John Goodman & Coen Brothers
12 Frances McDormand & Coen Brothers
13 Nick Frost & Edgar Wright
14 Marlon Brando & Elia Kazan
15 Toshiro Mifune & Akira Kurosawa
16 Brad Pitt & David Fincher

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

17 Christian Bale & Christopher Nolan
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19 Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright
20 Bruce Campbell & Sam Raimi
21 Kyle MacLachlan & David Lynch

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

22 Alec Guinness & David Lean
23 Tom Hanks & Steven Spielberg
24 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

25 Nancy Allen & Brian De Palma
26 Clint Eastwood & Don Siegel
27 Gena Rowlands & John Cassavetes
28 James Stewart & Anthony Mann
29 Humphrey Bogart & John Huston
30 Denzel Washington & Spike Lee
31 Helena Bonham Carter & Tim Burton
32 Klaus Kinski and Werner Herzog
33 Kate Beckinsale & Len Wiseman
34 Russell Crowe & Ridley Scott
35 Simon Pegg & J.J. Abrams
36 Mark Margolis & Darren Aronofsky
37 Robert Downey Jr. & Jon Favreau
38 Joe Turkel & Stanley Kubrick
39 Robert Zemeckis & Tom Hanks
40 Richard Dreyfuss & Steven Spielberg
41 Michael J. Fox & Steven Spielberg
42 Laura Dern & David Lynch
43 Warren Oates & Sam Peckinpah
44 Charles Bronson & Michael Winner
45 Mel Gibson & George Miller
46 Jack Nance & David Lynch
47 Diane Keaton & Woody Allen
48 Uma Thurman & Quentin Tarantino
49 Robert Duvall & Francis Ford Coppola
50 John Cazale & Francis Ford Coppola
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Top Remixes

1. Robert De Niro & Martin Scorsese
2. James Stewart & Alfred Hitchcock
3. Samuel Jackson & Quentin Tarantino
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1. Samuel Jackson & Quentin Tarantino
2. Clint Eastwood & Sergio Leone
3. Robert De Niro & Martin Scorsese
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1. Robert De Niro & Martin Scorsese
2. Clint Eastwood & Sergio Leone
3. Johnny Depp & Tim Burton
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