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100 Favorite Filmmakers

by Catherine Krummey
1. Charlie Kaufman (average film rating = 5/5 – to be fair, this is only from one movie) 2. Martin McDonagh (5 – this is going from two movies) 3. Steve McQueen (4.67) 4. Wes Anderson (4.5) 5. Todd Haynes (4.5) 6. Paul Thomas Anderson (4.42) 7. Edgar Wright (4.4) 8. Cameron Crowe (4.37) 9. Quentin Tarantino (4.33) 10. Billy Wilder (4.33) 11. Ernst Lubitsch (4.33) 12. Mikhail Kalatozov (4.33) 13. Akira Kurosawa (4.33) 14. Sam Mendes (4.33) 15. Charlie Chaplin (4.28) 16. Orson Welles (4.28) 17. Hal Ashby (4.25) 18. Jean-Luc Godard (4.25) 19. Christopher Nolan (4.25) 20. George Clooney (4.25) 21. Darren Aronofsky (4.2) 22. Michel Gondry… Read more

1. Charlie Kaufman (average film rating = 5/5 – to be fair, this is only from one movie)
2. Martin McDonagh (5 – this is going from two movies)
3. Steve McQueen (4.67)
4. Wes Anderson (4.5)
5. Todd Haynes (4.5)
6. Paul Thomas Anderson (4.42)
7. Edgar Wright (4.4)
8. Cameron Crowe (4.37)
9. Quentin Tarantino (4.33)
10. Billy Wilder (4.33)
11. Ernst Lubitsch (4.33)
12. Mikhail Kalatozov (4.33)
13. Akira Kurosawa (4.33)
14. Sam Mendes (4.33)
15. Charlie Chaplin (4.28)
16. Orson Welles (4.28)
17. Hal Ashby (4.25)
18. Jean-Luc Godard (4.25)
19. Christopher Nolan (4.25)
20. George Clooney (4.25)
21. Darren Aronofsky (4.2)
22. Michel Gondry (4.18)
23. François Truffaut (4.17)
24. Baz Luhrmann (4.17)
25. Fritz Lang (4.17)
26. Wong Kar-wai (4)
27. Sofia Coppola (4)
28. Terry Gilliam (4)
29. Noah Baumbach (4)
30. Martin Scorsese (4)
31. Spike Jonze (4)
32. Andrew Dominik (4)
33. Jean Vigo (4)
34. Wim Wenders (4)
35. Howard Hawks (4)
36. John Huston (4)
37. Alfonso Cuarón (4)
38. Pedro Almodóvar (3.93)
39. Sidney Lumet (3.93)
40. Marc Forster (3.87)
41. Jules Bass (3.86)
42. Tim Burton (3.83)
43. Terrence Malick (3.83)
44. George Cukor (3.82)
45. Alfred Hitchcock (3.80)
46. Francis Ford Coppola (3.8)
47. James Ivory (3.8)
48. Alejandro Amenábar (3.8)
49. Ben Stiller (3.8)
50. Joel & Ethan Coen (3.76)
51. John Hughes (3.75)
52. Jean-Pierre Jeunet (3.75)
53. Vincente Minnelli (3.73)
54. Richard Linklater (3.71)
55. Woody Allen (3.60)
56. David Fincher (3.55)
57. Steven Soderbergh (3.52)
58. Ingmar Bergman (3.5)
59. Clint Eastwood (3.5)
60. Jane Campion (3.43)
61. Georges Méliès
62. John Cassavetes
63. Buster Keaton
64. Julie Delpy
65. Walter Salles
66. Julie Taymor
67. Sarah Polley
68. Jeff Nichols
69. Stephen Frears
70. Robert Altman
71. Nora Ephron
72. Gus Van Sant
73. Agnès Varda
74. Werner Herzog
75. Joe Wright
76. Lars von Trier
77. Spike Lee
78. Rian Johnson
79. Stanley Donen
80. Alexander Payne
81. Mike Nichols
82. Ang Lee
83. Jim Jarmusch
84. Elia Kazan
85. Derek Cianfrance
86. Blake Edwards
87. Jason Reitman
88. Nicolas Winding Refn
89. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
90. Gene Kelly
91. W.S. Van Dyke
92. Julian Jarrold
93. Danny Boyle
94. Ben Affleck
95. Judd Apatow
96. Nicholas Ray
97. Robert Redford
98. Kevin Smith
99. Robert Rodriguez
100. Steven Spielberg

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