My Top 50 Favorite Directors

an extremely fluid list. expand the notes section to see the director and a very loose ranking of the films i've seen from them

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  • The Seventh Seal

    1

  • Seven Samurai

    2

  • Mulholland Drive

    3

  • Princess Mononoke

    4

  • The Apartment

    5

  • The Master

    6

  • Yi Yi

    7

  • City of Hope

    8

  • Secrets & Lies

    9

  • GoodFellas

    10

  • The Long Goodbye

    11

  • Paris, Texas

    12

  • Rear Window

    13

  • The Best Years of Our Lives

    14

  • Three Colors: Red

    15

  • To Have and Have Not

    16

  • Uncle Yanco

    17

  • Heat

    18

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    19

  • Jules and Jim

    20

  • All About My Mother

    21

  • Kes

    22

  • Do the Right Thing

    23

  • Citizen Kane

    24

  • Blue Collar

    25

  • La Collectionneuse

    26

  • Le Samouraï

    27

  • The Shining

    28

  • The Maltese Falcon

    29

  • Barton Fink

    30

  • Toute une nuit

    31

  • Harold and Maude

    32

  • Holy Motors

    33

  • 12 Angry Men

    34

  • Stop Making Sense

    35

  • The Thing

    36

  • La Vie de Bohème

    37

  • Certified Copy

    38

  • City Lights

    39

  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    40

  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

    41

  • Dead Ringers

    42

  • M

    43

  • Giant

    44

  • RoboCop

    45

  • Scarface

    46

  • Blade Runner

    47

  • Charley Varrick

    48

  • Singin' in the Rain

    49

  • The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

    50