Greatest Film Directors of All Time

The Contenders: Page 5

81 Alfonso Cuáron
82 William Wyler

Wake up you lot! William Wyler should rank in the top 3.


His best known film is probably ben hur.

When you get a billion Oscar noms and you are only remembered for Ben Hur (1959). I think Damien Chazelle is following that route.

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83 Pier Paolo Pasolini
84 Carl Theodor Dreyer
85 Masaki Kobayashi
86 Wolfgang Petersen
87 Zack Snyder Zack Snyder Zachary Edward "Zack" Snyder is an American filmmaker, best known for his action and science fiction films.

Awesome director, different and a class apart vision too... Man of steel is a movie which will appeal future progeny

Excellent for actions movies!

When you watch movies like Down of Dead, 300, Watchmen, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Sucker Punch, Man Of Steel and Batman v Superman : Dawn Of Justice then only you know why he is what he is “The Lord Zack Snyder”.

88 Michael Mann

Seriously107? Heat Alone should put him in the top 50!

89 Michelangelo Antonioni

There are only three Film Directors: Antonioni, Bergman, Fellini. All others are just film directors.

90 Sam Mendes
91 Stanley Kramer
92 Sidney Lumet
93 Puri Jaganath

Very creative. Director all his movies dedicated for new generation his thinking style is difference... I enjoyed every movie of his direction

Fastest film maker, characterizations are very strong. dialogs are contemporary!

Very open minded dialogues in his movies. Always thinks positive.

94 David Yates

#83. He directed Harry Potter, the best movie ever. Those who were kids during the series can't stop talking about it. - Greatness_Forever

Harry Potter 5,6,7, and 8! Come on!

95 William Friedkin

#57 Really?
The French Connection and The Exorcist alone put him in the Top 10

96 Tommy Wiseau Tommy Wiseau Tommy Wiseau is a director, screenwriter, producer, and actor based in the United States . He is best known for The Room, which has been described by many critics as "one of the worst movies ever made" and has gained cult film status .

Best director ever, and he is an amazing actor

He's,my favrit

A legend

97 Frank Darabont

His only great installment is also the biggest masterpiece of all time. He might not have made more than 2 really great movies, and one of them is today the best rated movie of all time: "The Shawshank Redemption" - the movie which is on the top on with 1.6 millions votes and a rating of 9.3/10 - that's an extremely high rating! is also the biggest rating site with most users that exists, so you can with certainty say that "The Shawshank Redemption" is the best movie ever!

98 Terrence Malick


Terrence Malick is the greatest film director of all time. Period.

The tree of life says it all...

Da hell? You have Tommy Wiseau ahead of Terrence Malick?

99 John Woo

Woo is cool - Strobo

100 Renny Harlin
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