My Top 50 Favorite Directors

Each director is represented by my favorite film from them. The films aren't ranked, rather the directors are.

  • 8½

    1

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    2

  • Modern Times

    3

  • Solaris

    4

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    5

  • Porco Rosso

    6

  • The Holy Mountain

    7

  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

    8

  • The Thin Red Line

    9

  • Hannah and Her Sisters

    10

  • Dead Man

    11

  • Tokyo Story

    12

  • Pather Panchali

    13

  • Persona

    14

  • Umberto D.

    15

  • La Pointe-Courte

    16

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    17

  • The Lobster

    18

  • After Life

    19

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    20

  • Metropolis

    21

  • Red Desert

    22

  • Landscape in the Mist

    23

  • Dog Star Man

    24

  • The General

    25

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    26

  • Taste of Cherry

    27

  • There Will Be Blood

    28

  • Ugetsu

    29

  • The Wind

    30

  • Three Colors: Blue

    31

  • Black Narcissus

    32

  • Shame

    33

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    34

  • The Revenant

    35

  • My Winnipeg

    36

  • The Blood of a Poet

    37

  • Cemetery of Splendor

    38

  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring

    39

  • Eraserhead

    40

  • Melancholia

    41

  • Amélie

    42

  • Black Swan

    43

  • Harakiri

    44

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    45

  • The Face of Another

    46

  • Sideways

    47

  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

    48

  • Rabbit Fire

    49

  • Upstream Color

    50

  • Tokyo Godfathers

    51

  • Mon Oncle

    52