Top Ten Movie Directors Who Make Great Visual Effects

Vote for the director who makes the most visually stunning movies.

The Top Ten Movie Directors Who Make Great Visual Effects

1 Steven Spielberg Steven Allan Spielberg is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.

Despite being made in 1993 Jurassic Park still has one of the most stunning looking visuals to date. - afex

2 James Cameron James Cameron is a Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter, and deep-sea explorer. He is best known for his films, The Terminator, Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Titanic, and Avatar. He is also the third person in history to reach the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the more.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Titanic and of course Avatar. - afex

3 Peter Jackson Sir Peter Robert Jackson is a New Zealand filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known as the director, writer and producer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy, both of which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkein. He is also known for cult films like Bad more.

Easy choice there. - 2storm

The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and King Kong - afex

4 George Lucas George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as the founder of Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic.

Star Wars...enough said. - afex

After all...It's Lucas - Ananya

5 The Wachowskis

The Matrix Trilogy, Cloud Atlas, Jupiter Ascending - afex

6 J. J. Abrams

Star Trek and Star Wars - afex

7 Ridley Scott Sir Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science fiction horror film Alien, further works include the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner, historical drama Gladiator, and science fiction film The Martian.

Gladiator, Alien, Prometheus - afex

8 Alfonso Cauron
9 Christopher Nolan Christopher Edward Nolan is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who holds both British and American citizenship. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century.

The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception and Interstellar - afex

10 Zack Snyder Zachary Edward "Zack" Snyder is an American filmmaker, best known for his action and science fiction films.

300, Watchmen, Man of Steel, Batman v Superman - afex

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11 Michael Bay Michael Benjamin Bay is an American filmmaker known for directing and producing big-budget action films characterized by fast cutting, stylistic visuals and extensive use of special effects, including frequent depiction of explosions.

Say what you will about the man's filmmaking abilities but you gotta admit he does some pretty badass effects - afex

12 Tim Burton Timothy Walter Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, Gothic, eccentric, and quirky fantasy films such as Beetle-juice (1988), Edward Scissor-hands (1990), the animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), the biographical film more.
13 Gore Verbinski
14 David Yates
15 Ang Lee
16 Joss Whedon
17 Joseph Kosinski

Tron: Legacy and Oblivion.

18 Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer. He is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history.
19 James Gunn
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