Directors with the Best "Top 3" Movies

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The Top Ten

1 Stanley Kubrick - 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining Stanley Kubrick - 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer.

The genius has finally reached #1. Few could make such good cinematography as him - jack2244

Full Metal Jacket and Spartacus are also very famous. - zxm

Should be #1, just way too many brilliant movies to name - jack2244

2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb - jack2244

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2 Steven Spielberg - Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Schindler's List, Jurassic Park Steven Spielberg - Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Schindler's List, Jurassic Park

Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, Jaws - jack2244

Where is Saving Private Ryan? - jack2244

Should be number 1 - WinchesterGirl26

E.T, Saving Private Ryan and Jaws also should be here. But this man has got great movies. More than 3 movies. - zxm

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3 Alfred Hitchcock - Psycho, Vertigo, Rear Window Alfred Hitchcock - Psycho, Vertigo, Rear Window Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, was an English-American film director and producer, at times referred to as "The Master of Suspense".

Psycho's been his best movie no doubt in it. But The Birds and Rebecca are also very famous movies of his. - zxm

In my opinion, Rebecca is his second best movie after Psycho. It may not be a crime movie, but the pressure put on Mrs. de Winter by Ms. Denvers' obsession for Rebecca gets more and more intense throughout the movie until you start feeling claustrophobic. It starts off as a Cinderella story and turns darker and darker each minute. - Martin_Canine

4 Martin Scorsese - Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas Martin Scorsese - Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas Martin Charles Scorsese is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian, whose career spans more than 53 years. He is best known for directing films such as Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, The Last Waltz, Raging Bull, The King of Comedy, After Hours, The Last Temptation of Christ, ...read more.

I think this man should be #1 because I don't think he's made a single movie that was bad, at least not as far as I know - Mcgillacuddy

Yes these are his best movies. But I enjoyed The Departed and Shutter Island more than these movies. - zxm

5 Christopher Nolan - The Dark Knight, Memento, Inception Christopher Nolan - The Dark Knight, Memento, Inception

Most of his movies are good. This man thinks before making a movie. - zxm

The Prestige, Interstellar and The Dark Knight Rises were also good. - zxm

6 Quentin Tarantino - Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill Quentin Tarantino - Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American filmmaker and actor. His films are characterized by non-linear storylines, satirical subject matter, an aestheticization of violence, utilization of ensemble casts consisting of established and lesser-known performers, references to popular culture, soundtracks ...read more.

Kinda disagree here. Can't disagree with Pulp Fiction being one of his best movies. But Django Unchained is also very popular. I think its more popular than Kill Bill. Plus Inglourious Basterds also deserves to be here. - zxm

Inglourious Basterds>Kill Bill - BeatlesFan1964

Kill Bill sucks and is nowhere near as good as the other two. Maybe Jackie Brown should have taken KB's place instead. - Mrveteran

7 James Cameron - Terminator 2, Aliens, Titanic James Cameron - Terminator 2, Aliens, Titanic

Should be The Terminator, Aliens, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day - jack2244

NaWh, Aliens, Terminator 2, True Lies - VideoGamefan5

8 Francis Ford Coppola - The Godfather, the Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now
9 Hayao Miyazaki - Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle
10 Robert Zemeckis - Forrest Gump, Back To The Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Can't argue about Forrest Gump and Back To The Future. But tie between Cast Away and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. - zxm

The Contenders

11 Charlie Chaplin - Modern Times, the Great Dictator, City Lights
12 Edgar Wright - Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, the World's End

I absolutely adore Shaun of the Dead. One of my all-time favorite comedies. And Hot Fuzz was also really really good. Still have to see the World's End but I expect it to be good too. Edgar Wright is just a genius. - cjWriter1997

13 Brian de Palma - Scarface, Carrie, the Untouchables

Blow Out, Dressed to Kill, Scarface - BeatlesFan1964

14 Akira Kurosawa - Seven Samurai, Rashomon, Yojimbo

Ikiru>Yojimbo - BeatlesFan1964

15 The Cohen Brothers - Fargo, The Big Lebobwski, No Country for Old Men

It's "Coen", not "Cohen". - BeatlesFan1964

Yes, these are their most famous movies. But Inside Llewyn Davis and True Grit were amazing too. Especially True Grit. Blood Simple and Miller's Crossing were also good. - zxm

16 Frank Capra - It's a Wonderful Life, It Happened One Night, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
17 Woody Allen - Annie Hall, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Manhattan Woody Allen - Annie Hall, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Manhattan Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, playwright and musician, whose career spans more than six decades.

Annie Hall, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Manhattan - BeatlesFan1964

18 Roman Polanski - Repulsion, Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby

Hmm, I think The Pianist is more famous than Repulsion and considered as one of him greatest movies. - zxm

19 David Fincher - Fight Club, Seven, The Social Network

Gone Girl, Zodiac, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Game are also good. - zxm

20 Ki-Duk Kim - Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring, 3 Iron, Samaritan Girl
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1. Quentin Tarantino - Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill
2. Martin Scorsese - Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas
3. Steven Spielberg - Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Schindler's List, Jurassic Park
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1. Alfred Hitchcock - Psycho, Vertigo, Rear Window
2. Stanley Kubrick - 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining
3. Francis Ford Coppola - The Godfather, the Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now
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