Greatest Film Directors of All Time

The Contenders: Page 8

141 Ishiro Honda

This guy is hands down, the best Japanese director in the world. Put him on top 10.

142 Robert Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez

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

143 Bob Rafelson
144 Paul Schrader
145 Donald Cammell
146 John Cassavetes
147 Luis Bunuel Luis Bunuel Luis Buñuel Portolés (22 February 1900 – 29 July 1983) was a Spanish filmmaker who worked in Spain, Mexico and France. more.
148 Jonathan Demme

He's very underrated in my opinion. he has directed films such as the Silence of the Lambs, the Manchurian Candidate, and Philadelphia.

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149 Joseph Losey
150 Michael Cimino
151 Paul Verhoeven

Made Robocop and Total Recall. Should be higher. - JakePlaid

152 Tony Richardson
153 Rainer Werner Fassbinder
154 Rob Reiner Rob Reiner
155 Shaji Kailas
156 Rajkumar Hirani

One of the best director in Indian history, who had done successful movie like 3 idiots and PK, Munnabhai, etc...

157 George Cukor
158 Michel Gondry
159 Irvin Kershner

Was given the immense job of following up Star Wars and outdid it with The Empire Strikes Back

This guy should be MUCHMUCHMUCHMUCH higher he made the empire strikes back the greatest star wars film ever - HazzaInHisMazda

160 George Miller

His Mad Max movies are considered some of the best ever (Mad Max: Fury Road is considered the best movie of 2015! )! His movies are still popular to this day! - Mercwithamouth

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