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List of greatest directors

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This list mentions the names of some of the most influential directors of all time.

Rated 0 points - posted 8 years ago by kris in category Movies.
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Francis Ford Coppola Report Abuse
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John Ford Report Abuse
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Alfred Hitchcock Report Abuse
This director occupies the prestigious first spot because of the way he changed the face of modern cinema in the last century. Most of his films have also been have also made it to the list of the most famous films ever.
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David Lynch Report Abuse
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Orson Welles Report Abuse
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Martin Scorsese Report Abuse
He is most noted for leading contemporary cinema from the front. His creativity and passion reflect in all his films which have been praised by people from all over the world.
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Stanley Kubrick Report Abuse
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Steven Spielberg Report Abuse
Some directors are just born to be great. Right from his first movie Jaws people have just been clamoring for more.
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Ingmar Bergman Report Abuse
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Akira Kurosawa Report Abuse
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Federico Fellini Report Abuse
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John Cassavetes Report Abuse
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Fritz Lang Report Abuse
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Francois Truffaut Report Abuse
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Charlie Chaplin Report Abuse
He is just one among the very few who could taste success in both silent films and talking movies. As an actor and director, he has left an indelible impression on all.
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Woody Allen Report Abuse
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Jean Renoir Report Abuse
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Howard Hawks Report Abuse
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D.W. Griffith Report Abuse
This director was among the very few who could display their expertise in both the story and the way it is told. Though most of his movies have not been remembered till date, the techniques he used to tell them have been adapted by many contemporaries.
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Sergei Eisenstein Report Abuse
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