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My Favorite Directors

Each director is accompanied by my four favorite films of theirs.

Honorable Mentions (Haven’t seen enough from them yet to put them on here):

The Safdie Brothers
François Truffaut
Lee Chang-dong
Win Wenders
Satoshi Kon
Yorgos Lanthimos
Sam Raimi

  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    1

  • Mulholland Drive

    2

  • Eraserhead

    3

  • Blue Velvet

    4

  • Tokyo Story

    5

  • Late Spring

    6

  • Early Summer

    7

  • Good Morning

    8

  • Paterson

    9

  • Mystery Train

    10

  • Night on Earth

    11

  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    12

  • Close-Up

    13

  • Taste of Cherry

    14

  • Like Someone in Love

    15

  • Life, and Nothing More...

    16

  • Persona

    17

  • The Seventh Seal

    18

  • Autumn Sonata

    19

  • Wild Strawberries

    20

  • Boogie Nights

    21

  • Inherent Vice

    22

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    23

  • Licorice Pizza

    24

  • Stalker

    25

  • Solaris

    26

  • The Sacrifice

    27

  • Andrei Rublev

    28

  • Seven Samurai

    29

  • Ikiru

    30

  • Ran

    31

  • High and Low

    32

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    33

  • No Country for Old Men

    34

  • Fargo

    35

  • The Big Lebowski

    36

  • Uncut Gems

    37

  • Good Time

    38

  • Daddy Longlegs

    39

  • Heaven Knows What

    40

  • Wendy and Lucy

    41

  • Old Joy

    42

  • First Cow

    43

  • Certain Women

    44

  • Before Sunset

    45

  • Before Sunrise

    46

  • Before Midnight

    47

  • Boyhood

    48

  • Parasite

    49

  • Memories of Murder

    50

  • Mother

    51

  • Barking Dogs Never Bite

    52

  • Funny Games

    53

  • Amour

    54

  • Caché

    55

  • The White Ribbon

    56

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    57

  • Ponyo

    58

  • Spirited Away

    59

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    60

  • Pather Panchali

    61

  • Aparajito

    62

  • The World of Apu

    63

  • Charulata

    64

  • Fallen Angels

    65

  • Chungking Express

    66

  • In the Mood for Love

    67

  • Days of Being Wild

    68

  • Short Cuts

    69

  • The Long Goodbye

    70

  • The Player

    71

  • Nashville

    72

  • Oldboy

    73

  • The Handmaiden

    74

  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

    75

  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    76

  • Three Colors: Red

    77

  • Camera Buff

    78

  • The Double Life of Véronique

    79

  • Three Colors: Blue

    80

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    81

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    82

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    83

  • The Shining

    84

  • The King of Comedy

    85

  • The Irishman

    86

  • Raging Bull

    87

  • Taxi Driver

    88

  • The French Dispatch

    89

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    90

  • Rushmore

    91

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    92

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    93

  • The Beaches of Agnès

    94

  • Vagabond

    95

  • Le Bonheur

    96

  • Prisoners

    97

  • Incendies

    98

  • Arrival

    99

  • Blade Runner 2049

    100