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on 26 Oct 2010 12:25

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Best British directors...

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Average listal rating (968 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating
1. Alfred Hitchcock
DATE OF BIRTH: 13 August 1899
DATE OF DEATH: 29 April 1980
LOCATION: Leytonstone, London, England

Best known for: Psycho, Rear Window, Vertigo, North By Northwest, Rebecca.

Average listal rating (901 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
2. Christopher Nolan
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 July 1970
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: The Dark Knight, Memento, Inception, Batman Begins, The Prestige.

Average listal rating (271 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
3. Sam Mendes
DATE OF BIRTH: 1 August 1965
LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire, England

Best known for: American Beauty, Revolutionary Road, Road To Perdition, Jarhead.

Average listal rating (442 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
4. Danny Boyle
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 October 1956
LOCATION: Radcliffe, Lancashire, England

Best known for: Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, Sunshine.

Average listal rating (11 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
5. Charlie Chaplin
DATE OF BIRTH: 16 April 1889
DATE OF DEATH: 25th December 1977
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: Modern Times, City Lights, The Great Dictator, The Gold Rush, The Circus.

Average listal rating (131 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
6. David Lean
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 March 1908
DATE OF DEATH: 16 April 1991
LOCATION: Croydon, Surrey, England

Best known for: Lawrence Of Arabia, The Bridge On The River Kwai, A Passage To India, Doctor Zhivago.

Average listal rating (193 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
7. Edgar Wright
DATE OF BIRTH: 18 April 1974
LOCATION: Poole, Dorset, England

Best known for: Hot Fuzz, Shaun Of The Dead, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.

Average listal rating (83 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
8. Nick Park
DATE OF BIRTH: 6 December 1958
LOCATION: Preston, Lancashire, England

Best known for: Wallace And Gromit In The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit, Chicken Run, Wallace And Gromit In The Wrong Trousers, Wallace And Gromit In A Close Shave.

Average listal rating (800 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
9. Ridley Scott
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 November 1937
LOCATION: South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England

Best known for: Gladiator, Alien, Blade Runner, Black Hawk Down, Thelma & Louise.

Average listal rating (350 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
10. Guy Ritchie
DATE OF BIRTH: 10 September 1968
LOCATION: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England

Best known for: Snatch, Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels, RocknRolla, Sherlock Holmes.

Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
11. Tom Hooper
DATE OF BIRTH: 1972
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: The King's Speech, The Damned United.

Average listal rating (314 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
12. Tony Scott
DATE OF BIRTH: June 21, 1944
LOCATION: North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England

Best known for: Man On Fire, Top Gun, True Romance, The Taking Of Pelham 123 (2009).

Average listal rating (125 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
13. Paul Greengrass
DATE OF BIRTH: 13 August 1955
LOCATION: Cheam, Surrey, England

Best known for: United 93, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, Green Zone.

Average listal rating (84 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
14. Anthony Minghella
DATE OF BIRTH: 6 January 1954
DATE OF DEATH: 18 March 2008
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: The Talented Mr. Ripley, The English Patient, Cold Mountain.

Average listal rating (101 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
15. Joe Wright
DATE OF BIRTH: 1972
LOCATION: London, England

Best known for: Atonement, Pride And Prejudice, The Soloist (2009).

Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
16. Richard Attenborough
DATE OF BIRTH: 29 August 1923
LOCATION: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Best known for: Gandhi, Chaplin, Cry Freedom, Shadowlands.

Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
17. Duncan Jones
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 May 1971
LOCATION: Beckenham, Kent, England

Best known for: Moon, Source Code (upcoming).

Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
18. Charles Crichton
DATE OF BIRTH: 6 August 1910
DATE OF DEATH: 14 September 1999
LOCATION: Wallasey, Merseyside, England

Best known for: A Fish Called Wanda, The Lavender Hill Mob.

Average listal rating (43 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
19. Carol Reed
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 December 1906
DATE OF DEATH: 26 April 1976
LOCATION: Putney, London, England

Best known for: The Third Man, Oliver, Odd Man Out, Mutiny On The Bounty (remake), The Fallen Idol.

Average listal rating (81 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
20. David Yates
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 November 1963
LOCATION: St Helens, Merseyside, England

Best known for: Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part I and Part II (upcoming).


 

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Nov 6 10:50
A number of these I would need a "Best Know For..." to have any idea who they are. Thanks for posting this though!
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Nov 6 13:30
Yeah good idea :)
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Nov 30 20:30
Maybe because he's one of my favorites... But what about Charlie Chaplin?
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Nov 30 20:37
Ahhh forgot about him but I added him just :)

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