Top Ten Film Directors with the Most Distinctive Directing Style

The Top Ten Film Directors with the Most Distinctive Directing Style

1 Tim Burton Timothy Walter Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, Gothic, eccentric, and quirky fantasy films such as Beetle-juice (1988), Edward Scissor-hands (1990), the animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), the biographical film ...read more.
2 Quentin Tarantino Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, writer, and actor. His films are characterized by nonlinear story lines, satirical subject matter, an anesthetization of violence, extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts consisting of established and lesser-known performers, references to popular ...read more.
3 Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer. He is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history.
4 Robert Rodriguez Robert Anthony Rodríguez is an American film director, film producer, writer, composer, cinematographer and film editor.
5 Lars von Trier
6 Wes Anderson Wesley Wales Anderson is an American filmmaker. His films are known for their distinctive visual and narrative styles.
7 Dario Argento
8 Douglas Sirk
9 Guy Ritchie
10 Christopher Nolan Christopher Edward Nolan is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who holds both British and American citizenship. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century.

The Contenders

11 Edgar Wright
12 Zack Snyder Zachary Edward "Zack" Snyder is an American filmmaker, best known for his action and science fiction films.
13 Michael Mann
14 Steven Spielberg Steven Allan Spielberg is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.

I have not seen a movie by him that I have disliked. Jurassic Park, Indian a Jones. Star Wars, all of these movie series are iconic and very well known.

15 David Fincher David Andrew Leo Fincher is an American film director, film producer, television director, television producer, and music video director.
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