Greatest Film Directors of All Time

The Contenders: Page 9

161 Tony Richardson
162 Rainer Werner Fassbinder
163 Rob Reiner Rob Reiner

Made Misery and Stand by Me - DatRabidSlushie

164 Shaji Kailas
165 Edward Zwick

Blod Diamond

166 Sofia Coppola Sofia Coppola

She only did one Masterpiece, Lost in Translation. But that's about it.

167 Sergei Eisenstein

One of the greatest directors of the silent era. Him and others showed the world the power of editing, and Battleship Potemkin is one of the most influential films ever.

168 Rajkumar Hirani

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

169 George Cukor
170 Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch is the unsung hero of cool cult films, you think tarantinos films are edgy and cool? Watch down by law and see is if you still think he's cooler than Jarmusch

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171 Michel Gondry
172 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

173 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

174 Alejandro Jodorowsky

If you've seen the documentary "Jodorowsky's dune", about his failed attempt to create a surreal adaption of dune, you'll know why(or if you seen one of his movies, as I haven't) - RecklessGreed

175 Derek Savage


176 Kim Ki-Duk
177 Richard Linklater

Most underrated director of all time

178 Chantal Akerman
179 David Leitch


180 Frank Capra Frank Capra

Frank Capra is one of my favorite directors. his movies are able to get humor out of the little elements of life that we take for granted.

He has given many classic movies... They are very old but will be enjoyable even today... Especially MEET JOHN DOE

He was just a great person and director - he had a love for people. Hard to find now days.

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