This guy needs no introduction. He is hands down one of the best, if not the absolute best. His movies include Goodfellas, Gangs of New York, The Departed, The Aviator and Taxi Driver, amongst others. He has picked up awards regularly since the ‘70s.
Crowe's debut screenwriting effort, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, grew out of a book he wrote while posing for one year undercover as a student at Clairemont High School in San Diego, California, USA. Later, he wrote and directed one more high school saga, Say Anything, and then Singles, a story of Seattle twentysomethings that was woven together by a soundtrack centering on that city's burgeoning grunge music scene. Crowe landed his biggest hit, though, with Jerry Maguire. After this, he was given a green light to go ahead with a pet project, the autobiographical effort Almost Famous. Centering on a teenage music journalist on tour with an up-and-coming band, it gave insight to his life as a 15-year-old writer for Rolling Stone.
The master of suspense himself, Sir Alfred Hitchcock is no stranger to movie fans all over the world. People who have seen his movies walk away speechless. Some of the smash hits include Psycho, Rear Window and Vertigo. There has been no one else as good as this guy.
The director of Godfather, Francis Ford is arguable deserving of the top five spot. This guy is pretty much the best you can ask for in the business and someone you can rely on. He is also known to be one of the best writers in Hollywood.
Completely original look and feel to his movies. He's going to be one of the greats: Se7en. Fight Club. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Panic Room. Aliens3. Zodiac. The Game.
One of the most influential directors. Admired by such a directors as G.Lucas and S.Spielberg. Movies that made history and change movies forever.
Annie Hall (1977) Manhattan The Purple Rose of Cairo Hannah and Her Sisters Zelig Stardust Memories Match Point Midnight in Paris Vicky Cristina Barcelona Bullets Over Broadway Broadway Danny Rose Manhattan Murder Mystery Radio Days Crimes and Misdemeanors Sweet and Lowdown Husbands and Wives Interiors Deconstructing Harry Take the Money and Run Sleeper Bananas Mighty Aphrodite Whatever Works
Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The Fisher King. Time Bandits. Monty Python - The Meaning of Life. Twelve Monkey's. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Monty Python - The Life of Brian. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Tideland. Jabberwocky. Brazil.
Top Ten at least! - Raising Arizona. Fargo. The Big Lebowski. Barton Fink. O Brother, Where Are Thou? The Hudsucker Proxy. Miller's Crossing. Burn After Reading. The Lady Killers.
The Wrestler. Black Swan. The Fountain. Pi. Requiem for a Dream. The man is a true auteur, and has never made a bad movie. His films are more of a high art form than mere entertainment.
A director's list without Mr. Conspiracy? No brainer top 5? Wall Street. Platoon. JFK. The Doors. Nixon. Natural Born Killers. World Trade Center.
Robert Bresson is French cinema, as Dostoevsky is the Russian novel and Mozart is the German music.
He undoubtedly the greatest animator alive and possibly the greatest to ever live. His movies are breathtaking and have received more American recognition than any other foreign animation films.
He has exceptional directing skills.....made movies like lock,stock and two smoking barels...snatch..and rock'n'nrolla !!
Erin Brockovich. Traffic. Ocean's 11, 12 & 13. Gray's Anatomy. The Informant! Sex, Lies, and Videotape. Out of Sight. Full Frontal. Bubble. The Good German. Kafka. Solaris.
top 15? Home Alone. Ferris Bueller's Day Off. National Lampoon's Vacation. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Planes, Trains and Automobiles. The Breakfast Club. Mr. Mom. Sixteen Candles. Wierd Science. Some Kind of Wonderful. She's Having a Baby. The Great Outdoors. Uncle Buck. Dutch. Only the Lonely. Beethoven (series). Baby's Day Out. Pretty In Pink. Curley Sue. - Wow. Who's made more, consistantly good movies more than Hughes? R.I.P.
46 award wins & 29 nominations. Film included: The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Kikujiro, Brother, Fireworks, etc
The BEST workhorse director of all time. Someone who can take a small budget and make an innovational and creative movie. Old school filmmaking at it's finest, and one of the best directors in modern history. They Live Halloween The Thing Assault on Precinct 13 Star Man Christine The Fog Big Trouble in Little China Prince of Darkness Escape from New York
Young Frankenstein. Blazzing Saddles. Silent Movie. History of the World I & II. Spaceballs. Life Stinks.
This is the legendary director of “It’s a wonderful life”. That pretty much explains why he deserves the #3 spot. His movies were just mind blowing and the critics were with the audience with him – 10 actors were Oscar nominated by the end of Frank’s career through his movies.
Cold Mountain. The Talented Mr. Ripley. The English Patient. Mr. Wonderful. Michael Clayton. Truly Madly Deeply. Play. Breaking and Entering. "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency." A Little Like Drowning.
Ben Hur, The Best Years of Our Lives, Mrs. Miniver, Funny Girl, Friendly Persuasion. How can you forget him.
This Oklahoma born director is most famous for his epic movie “Breakfst at Tiffany’s”. This aside, he is also responsible for the “Pink Panther” series and other great movies like “Days of wines and roses” and “10” which have gotten him several accolades.
Drugstore Cowboy. Good Will Hunting. Milk. My Own Private Idaho. To Die For. Five Ways to Kill Yourself. Finding Forrester. Gerry. Paranoid Park.
Last of the Mohicans. The Insider. Heat. Ali. Colateral. Miami Vice. Man On Fire. The original "Hannibal" movie.
L.A. Confidential. The Wonder Boys. The Hand That Rocks The Cradle. Bad Influence. The Ricer Wild. 8 Mile. Lucky You.
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