Greatest Film Directors of All Time

The Contenders: Page 10

181 Luc Besson

The Professional? The Fifth Element? Nikita? The Big Blue? These are just examples...

The Professional? Nikita? The Fifth Element? The big blue?

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182 Elia Kazan

Not having this man on the list yet shows a total ignorance of the history of American Film. Streetcar Named Desire, On The Waterfront, Gentlemen's Agreement, A Tree Grows In Brooklyn - ever heard of these movies? Most film historians and modern directors would place him squarely in the top 5.

To the visitor - I think you may need to consider the age group and focus of the majority of active users here. Participants determine ranks on these lists. They're knowledge generally doesn't include art from that era, exception being some music. - Billyv

183 Kathryn Bigelow
184 Lina Wertmuller

She started as Fellini's assistant and directed herself great movies like 'Love & Anarchy', a brilliant Italian 'black comedy'.

185 Jane Campion
186 Jerry Schatzberg
187 Dario Argento

Yes, he's one of the best film directors. Thank you for the horror, Dario!

188 Roger Corman
189 Shaji Kailas
190 Takashi Mike

Love him. Love his movies. He rocks.

191 Paul Greengrass
192 Stephen King Stephen King Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.

Stephen king has only directed one movie in his life and that's maximum overdrive.

193 Gore Verbinski

This guy's known for directing mousehunt, the ring, the pirates of the carribean, RANGO.

194 Miklós Jancsó
195 Gábor Bódy

The communist secret police murdered because he was the most talented Hungarian director of the then young generation (born in 1946). He was enthusiastic about the Polish Solidarity, democracy, and the enemy of Communism and all dictatorships.The film "Psyche" was a real masterpiece

196 Frank Perry
197 Anurag Basu
198 Edward Zwick
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200 Emir Kusturica

Two times Cannes festival winner, chronologist of human dreams, joys and pains. Most notable works : When father was away on business, Underground.

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