Greatest Film Directors of All Time

The Contenders: Page 6

101 Sanjay Leela Bhansali
102 Michael Mann

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

103 Oliver Stone

Don't forget Platoon people...

104 Denis Villeneuve
105 Trivikram Srinivas

Wow! he's a director born for entertainment

He is one of the best directors in telugu

He is the best director in telugu because of his all films must be think and then understood films his films are very different for other films family sentiments recent movies like Attarintiki Daaredi,S/O Sathyamurthy like these movies are very thinking and then understanding films that's y am liking trivikram srinivas garu

106 John Huston

From his directorial debut, 'The Maltese Falcon' to dozens of total classics (Treasure of Sierra Madre, Key Largo, Asphalt Jungle, African Queen, Moby Dick, The Misfits, Night of the Iguana, The Mackintosh Man, The Man who would be King, Prizzi's Honour and his last, The Dead) he covered most genres, unfortunately, even musicals, with the terrible 'Annie' (one of very few mistakes). Also, a talented screenwriter, an incredible actor and father to Anjelica Huston, he had an impressive career of over 65 years.

107 Jean Renoir Jean Renoir

It truly upsets me that no one up till me even thought of Renoir. His films are not only technically masterful, but they are so full of human emotion and truth and brilliance that they transcend all film criticism. No director has ever shown humans as truthfully and honestly as Renoir.

What A Joke Renoir Is The Boss The Wisest Man to Make films, the teenagers & 20 something's who vote for populist hacks, haven't a clue about cinema.

108 Alejandro G. IƱarritu

IƱarritu is quickly paving his way into the list of great directors, especially over recent years with The Revenant and Birdman. I can't wait to see what he has in store next.

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109 Dziga Vertov
110 Sydney Pollack
111 Robert Altman
112 Ron Howard

-should be in the top 20

113 Theo Angelopoulos
114 James Wan

I love all his movies. Well the ones that I've seen. Most of my favourite horror movies were directed by James Wan. - Catlover2004

Director of SAW, Insidious, Conjuring, Fast 7, Death Silence etc.

Saw and the Conjuring rule.

He made saw. that's enough for my vote - Jonerman

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115 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

116 Robert Rodriguez

He's first movie he made was the beginning of a masterpiece trilogy. - kkkppp

117 Alan J. Pakula
118 Arthur Penn
119 Bob Rafelson
120 Paul Schrader
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