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Favorite Directors

By: Ally the Manic Listmak​er

My favorite directors. I have listed a movie by each below to give you an idea of the kinds of directors I like (not necessarily my favorite). Ranked.

This list is also on IMDB.

Alfred Hitchcock
Claude Chabrol
Krzysztof Kieślowski
Woody Allen
Luis Buñuel
Pedro Almodóvar
François Truffaut
Agnès Varda
Billy Wilder
Eric Rohmer

Roman Polanski
Fritz Lang
Ernst Lubitsch
Robert Bresson
Julien Duvivier
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Alain Resnais
Jacques Rivette
Michael Haneke
Rainer Werner “Fassy” Fassbinder

William “Wild Bill” Wellman
Coen Bros.
Marcel Pagnol
Dorothy Arzner
Marcel Carné
Sacha Guitry
Maurice Pialat
Robert Altman
John Cassavetes
Mike Leigh

Bertrand Tavernier
Anne Fontaine
David Lynch
Michelangelo Antonioni
John Huston
Patrice Leconte
Catherine Breillat
Andrzej Munk
Bertrand Blier
Frank Borzage

Frank Capra
Louis Malle
David Cronenberg
Nicholas Ray
Alice Guy Blaché
Jacques Demy
Leo McCarey
André Téchiné
Elia Kazan
René Clément

Georges Méliès
Raoul Walsh
René Clair
Claude Berri
Valerio Zurlini
Howard Hawks
Alain Corneau
Bernardo Bertolucci
Miloš Forman
Buster Keaton

Raoul Ruiz
Georges Franju
Francis Ford Coppola
Charlie Kaufman
Olivier Assayas
François Ozon
Mikio Naruse
Carlos Saura
Lina Wertmüller
Martin Scorsese

Maysles Bros.
Brian DePalma
Éric Rochant
Christophe Honoré
Tim Burton
Gregory La Cava
Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Barbara Kopple
Nicholas Roeg
Robert Benton

Jim Jarmusch
Céline Sciamma
Costa-Gavras
Alfred E. Green
Catherine Corsini
Věra Chytilová
Michael Curtiz
D.W. Griffith
Laurence Ferreira Barbosa
Edward Dmytryk

William Friedkin
Emir Kusturica
Coline Serreau
Diane Kurys
Atom Egoyan
Quentin Tarantino
John Waters
Edward Yang
Allan Dwan
Wes Anderson

Honorable mention:
Norman McLaren
Sidney Lumet
Claire Denis
Marco Ferreri
Claudia Llosa
Michel Deville
Neil Jordan
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Valérie Lemercier
Jean-Jacques Beineix
Julian Schnabel
Otto Preminger
Pierre Salvadori
Michael Powell
Paul Auster
Elaine May
Ida Lupino
Edmund Goulding
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Isabel Coixet
Dziga Vertov
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Christophe Barratier
Andy Warhol
Dennis Hopper
Curtis Hanson
Noah Baumbach
Luc Besson
King Vidor
Gordon Douglas
Jacques Audiard
Marcel L’Herbier

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LadyGodard

16Jan13

clint eastwood?

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Ally the Manic Listmaker

30Jul11

Links added to the Carlos Saura and Mikio Naruse lists.

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Ally the Manic Listmaker

14Jul11

Just moved Sacha Guitry way up (about 30 places). Not sure what he was doing so low on the list.

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Steve

5Jun11

Wow excellent list! But you are missing 3 of my favorites..P.T. Anderson, Tarantino and Speilberg.