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Average listal rating (962 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating
1. Alfred Hitchcock
Jimmy Stewart
- Rope
- Rear Window
- The Man Who Knew Too Much
- Vertigo

Cary Grant
- Suspicion
- Notorious
- To Catch a Thief
- North by Northwest

Ingrid Bergman
- Spellbound
- Notorious
- Under Capricorn

Grace Kelly
- Dial M for Murder
- Rear Window
- To Catch a Thief

Alfred Hitchcock
CAMEO in EVERY film


Hitchcock with Stewart and Kelly
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1125 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
2. Martin Scorsese
Robert DeNiro
- Mean Streets (1973)
- Taxi Driver (1976)
- Raging Bull (1980)
- King of Comedy (1982)
- Goodfellas (1990)
- Cape Fear (1991)
- Casino (1995)

Leonardo DiCaprio
- Gangs of New York (2002)
- The Aviator (2004)
- The Departed (2006)
- Shutter Island (2010)
- The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Daniel Day-Lewis
- The Age of Innocence (1993)
- Gangs of New York (2002)
- Silence (2014)

Harvey Keitel
- Mean Streets (1973)
- Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
- Taxi Driver (1976)
- The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Martin Scorcese
- Boxcar Bertha (1972)
- Mean Streets (1973)
- Taxi Driver (1974)
- The Last Waltz (1978)
- Raging Bull (1980)
- The King of Comedy (1982)
- After Hours (1985)
- Gangs of New York (2002)
- The Aviator (2004)
- Shine a Light (2008)
- Hugo (2011)


Scorsese with Day-Lewis and Keitel
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (312 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
3. Tony Scott
Denzel Washington
- Crimson Tide (1995)
- Man on Fire (2004)
- Deja Vu (2006)
- The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
- Unstoppable (2010)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1514 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
4. Tim Burton
Johnny Depp
- Edward Scissorhands
- Ed Wood
- Sleepy Hollow
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Corpse Bride
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
- Alice in Wonderland
- Dark Shadows (2012)

Helena Boham Carter
- Planet of the Apes
- Big Fish
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Corpse Bride
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
- Alice in Wonderland
- Dark Shadows (2012)

Deep Roy
- Planet of the Apes
- Big Fish
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Corpse Bride

Christopher Lee
- Sleepy Hollow
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Corpse Bride
- Alice in Wonderland
- Dark Shadows (2012)

Winona Ryder
- Beetle Juice
- Edward Scissorhands
- Frankenweenie (2012)


Burton with Bonham-Carter and Depp
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (812 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
5. David Fincher
Brad Pitt
- Seven (1995)
- Fight Club (1999)
- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)


Fincher with Pitt
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1427 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
6. Steven Spielberg
Tom Hanks
- Saving Private Ryan (1998)
- Catch Me if You Can (2002)
- The Terminal (2004)

Richard Dreyfuss
- Jaws (1975)
- Close Encounters of the Third King (1977)
- Always (1989)


Spielberg with Hanks
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (214 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
7. Joel And Ethan Coen
Frances McDormand
- A Blood Simple.
- Raising Arizona
- Miller's Crossing
- Barton Fink
- Fargo
- The Man Who Wasn't There
- Burn After Reading

John Goodman
- Raising Arizona
- Barton Fink
- The Hudsucker Proxy
- The Big Lebowski
- O Brother, Where Art Thou?
- Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Steve Buscemi
- Steve Buscemi
- Barton Fink
- The Hudsucker Proxy
- Fargo
- The Big Lebowski

John Turturro
- Miller's Crossing
- Barton Fink
- The Big Lebowski
- O Brother, Where Art Thou?


Turturro and Goodman in The Coen's Barton Fink
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (235 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
8. Federico Fellini
Giulietta Masina
- Variety Lights
- The White Sheik
- La Strada
- The Swindle
- Nights of Cabiria
- Juliet of the Spirits
- Ginger and Fred

Franco Fabrizi
- The Young and the Passionate
- The Swindle
- Nights of Cabiria
- Ginger and Fred

Anita Ekberg
- La Dolce Vita
- Boccaccio '70
- Intervista

Marcello Mastroianni
- La Dolce Vita
- 8 1/2
- City of Women
- Ginger and Fred


Fellini with Ekberg
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (131 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
9. David Lean
Alec Guinness
- Great Expectations
- Oliver Twist
- The Bridge on the River Kwai
- Lawrence of Arabia
- Doctor Zhivago
- A Passage to India

John Mills
- In Which We Serve
- This Happy Breed
- Great Expectations
- Hobson's Choice
- Ryan's Daughter


Guinness and Mills in Lean's Great Expectations
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (141 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
10. Judd Apatow
Seth Rogen
- The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
- Knocked Up (2007)
- Funny People (2009)

Leslie Mann
- The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
- Knocked Up (2007)
- Funny People (2009)
- This is Forty (2012)

Paul Rudd
- The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
- Knocked Up (2007)
- This is Forty (2012)

Jonah Hill
- The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
- Knocked Up (2007)
- Funny People (2009)


Apatow with Hill and Mann
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Average listal rating (248 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
11. Spike Lee
Denzel Washington
- Mo' Better Blues (1990)
- Malcolm X (1992)
- He Got Game (1998)
- Inside Man (2006)

John Turturro
- Do The Right Thing (1989)
- Mo' Better Blues (1990)
- Jungle Fever (1991)
- Clockers (1995)
- Girl 6 (1996)
- He Got Game (1998)
- Summer of Sam (1999)

Samuel L. Jackson
- School Daze (1988)
- Do the Right Thing (1989)
- Mo Better Blues (1990)
- Jungle Fever (1991)
- Oldboy (2013)
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Average listal rating (255 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating
12. Billy Wilder
William Holden
- Sunset Blvd.
- Stalag 17
- Sabrina
- Fedora

Joe Gray
- Sunset Blvd.
- Ace in the Hole
- Some Like it Hot
- Irma la Douce
- Kiss Me, Stupid

Jack Lemmon
- Some Like it Hot
- The Apartment
- Irma la Douce
- The Fortune Cookie
- Avanti!
- The Front Page
- Buddy Buddy

Cliff Osmond
- Irma la Douce
- Kiss Me Stupid
- The Fortune Cookie
- The Front Page

Walter Matthau
- The Fortune Cookie
- The Front Page
- Buddy Buddy

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (893 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
13. Christopher Nolan
Michael Caine
- Batman Begins (2005)
- The Prestige (2006)
- The Dark Knight (2008)
- Inception (2010)
- The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
- Interstellar (2014)

Christian Bale
- Batman Begins (2005)
- The Prestige (2006)
- The Dark Knight (2008)
- The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (194 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
14. John Huston
Humphrey Bogart
- The Maltese Falcon (1941)
- Across the Pacific (1942)
- The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1948)
- Key Largo (1948)
- The African Queen (1951)
- Beat the Devil (1953)

Anjelica Huston
- Sinful Davey (1969)
- A Walk with Love and Death (1969)
- Prizzi's Honor (1985)
- The Dead (1987)

George C. Scott
- The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
- The Bible: In the Beginning (1966)
- The Last Run (1971)

Robert Morley
- The African Queen (1952)
- Beat the Devil (1953)
- Sinful Davey (1969)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (474 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
15. Sofia Coppola
Robert Schwartzman
- Lick the Star (1998)
- The Virgin Suicides (1999)
- Somewhere (2010)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (647 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
16. Robert Zemeckis
Tom Hanks
- Forrest Gump (1994)
- Cast Away (2000)
- Polar Express (2004)

Robin Wright Penn
- Forrest Gump (1994)
- Beowulf (2007)
- A Christmas Carol (2009)

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Average listal rating (300 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
17. Paul Thomas Anderson
Philip Baker Hall
- Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)
- Hard Eight (1996)
- Boogie Nights (1997)
- Magnolia (1999)

Philip Seymour Hoffman
- Hard Eight (1996)
- Boogie Nights (1997)
- Magnolia (1999)
- Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
- The Master (2012)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (333 ratings) 9.1  IMDB Rating
18. Akira Kurosawa
Takashi Shimura
- Judo Saga
- The Most Beautiful
- The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail
- Those Who Make Tomorrow
- No Regrets for My Youth
- Drunken Angel
- A Silent Duel
- Stray Dog
- Scandal
- Rashomon
- The Idiot
- Doomed
- Seven Samurai
- I Live in Fear
- Throne of Blood
- The Hidden Fortress
- The Bad Sleep Well
- Yojimbo
- Sanjuro
- Heaven and Hell
- Red Beard
- Kagemusha

Susumu Fujita
- Judo Saga
- The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail
- Judo Saga II
- Those Who Make Tomorrow
- No Regrets for My Youth
- The Hidden Fortress
- The Bad Sleep Well
- Yojimbo
- Heaven and Hell

Toshiro Mifune
- Drunken Angel
- A Silent Duel
- Stray Dog
- Scandal
- Rashomon
- The Idiot
- Seven Samurai
- I Live in Fear
- Throne of Blood
- Donzoko
- The Hidden Fortress
- The Bad Sleep Well
- Yojimbo
- Sanjuro
- Heaven and Hell
- Red Beard

Minoru Chiaki
- Stray Dog
- Rashomon
- The Idiot
- Doomed
- I Live in Fear
- Throne of Blood
- The Lower Depths
- The Hidden Fortress
- Heaven and Hell

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (377 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
19. Wes Anderson
Bill Murray
- Rushmore (1998)
- The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
- The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
- The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
- Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
- Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
- The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Owen Wilson
- Bottle Rocket (1996)
- The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
- The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
- The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
- Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
- The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Anjelica Huston
- The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
- The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
- The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
- Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Jason Schwartzmann
- Rushmore (1998)
- The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
- The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
- Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
- The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (48 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
20. Vincente Minnelli
Judy garland
- Meet Me in St. Louis
- The Clock
- Ziegfeld Follies
- Till the Clouds Roll By
- The Pirate

Fred Astaire
- Swing Time
- Yolanda and the Thief
- The Band Wagon

Elizabeth Taylor
- Father of the Bride
- Father's Little Dividend
- The Sandpiper

Gene Kelly
- Ziegfeld Follies
- The Pirate
- An American in Paris
- Brigadoon

Kirk Douglas
- The Bad and the Beautiful
- The Story of Three Loves
- Lust for Life
- Two Weeks in Another Town

Cyd Charisse
- Ziegfeld Follies
- The Band Wagon
- Brigadoon
- Two Weeks in Another Town

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Average listal rating (60 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
21. Mike Leigh
Timothy Spall
- Life is Sweet
- Secrets & Lies
- Topsy-Turvy
- All or Nothing

Lesley Manville
- High Hopes
- Secrets & Lies
- Topsy-Turvy
- All or Nothing
- Vera Drake
- Another Year

Jim Broadbent
- Life is Sweet
- Topsy-Turvy
- Vera Drake
- Another Year
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Average listal rating (798 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
22. Ridley Scott
Russell Crowe
- Gladiator (2000)
- A Good Year (2006)
- American Gangster (2007)
- Body of Lies (2008)
- Robin Hood (2010)

Sigourney Weaver
- Alien (1979)
- 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
- Exodus (2014)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
23. Sydney Pollack
Robert Redford
- This Property is Condemned
- Jeremiah Johnson
- The Way We Were
- Three Days of the Condor
- The Electric Horseman
- Out of Africa
- Havana

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (431 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
24. Brian De Palma
William Finley
- The Wedding Party
- Dionysus
- Sisters
- Phantom of the Paradise
- The Fury
- Dressed to Kill
- The Black Dahlia

Robert DeNiro
- The Wedding Party
- Hi, Mom!
- The Untouchables

Dennis Franz
- The Fury
- Dressed to Kill
- Blow Out
- Scarface
- Body Double

John Lithgow
- Obsession
- Blow Out
- Raising Cain

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (594 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
25. Robert Rodriguez
Salma Hayek
- Desperado
- Four Rooms
- From Dusk Till Dawn
- The Faculty
- Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
- Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Antonio Banderas
- Desperado
- Four Rooms
- Spy Kids
- Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams
- Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
- Once Upon a Time in Mexico
- Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World
- Machete Kills

Danny Trejo
- Desperado
- From Dusk Till Dawn
- Spy Kids
- Spy Kids: Island of Lost Dreams
- Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
- Once Upon a Time in Mexico
- Planet Terror
- Machete
- Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World
- Machete Kills

Alexa Vega
- Spy Kids
- Spy Kids: Island of Lost Dreams
- Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
- Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World
- Machete Kills

Cheech Marin
- Desperado
- From Dusk Till Dawn
- Spy Kids
- Spy Kids: Island of Lost Dreams
- Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
- Once Upon a Time in Mexico
- Planet Terror
- Machete
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (274 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
26. Michael Mann
Jamie Foxx
- Ali (2001)
- Collateral (2004)
- Miami Vice (2006)

Dennis Farina
- Thief (1981)
- Manhunter (1986)
- Luck (2011) - TV

Bruce McGill
- The Insider (1999)
- Ali (2001)
- Collateral (2004)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (442 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
27. Danny Boyle
Ewan McGregor
- Shallow Grave (1994)
- Trainspotting (1996)
- A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
- Porno (2015)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (369 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
28. Sergio Leone
Clint Eastwood
- A Fistful of Dollars
- For a Few Dollars More
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (620 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
29. Ron Howard
Tom Hanks
- Splash
- Apollo 13
- The Da Vinci Code
- Angels and Demons

Russell Crowe
- A Beautiful Mind (2001)
- Cinderella Man (2005)
- Rush (2013)

Clint Howard
- Old Paint
- Deed of Daring-Do
- Cards, Cads, Guns, Gore and Death
- Grand Theft Auto
- Night Shift
- Splash
- Cocoon
- OKAY, EVERY SINGLE FILM!!
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (428 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
30. Steven Soderbergh
Matt Damon
- Ocean's 11 (2001)
- Ocean's 12 (2004)
- Ocean's 13 (2007)
- Che: Part II (2008)
- The Informant! (2009)
- Contagion (2011)
- Behind the Candelabra (2013)

George Clooney
- Out of Sight
- Ocean's 11
- Solaris
- Ocean's 12
- The Good German
- Ocean's 13
- The Man from UNCLE (2013)

Catherine Zeta-Jones
- Traffic (2000)
- Ocean's 12 (2004)
- Side Effects(2013)

Don Cheadle
- Out of Sight
- Traffic
- Ocean's 11
- Ocean's 12
- Ocean's 13

David Jensen
- Kafka
- King of the Hill
- Underneath
- Traffic
- Ocean's 11

Channing Tatum
- Haywire (2011)
- Magic Mike (2012)
- Side Effects (2013)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (63 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
31. Adam McKay
Will Ferrell
- Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
- Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
- Step Brothers (2008)
- The Other Guys (2010)
- Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1619 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
32. Quentin Tarantino
Samuel L. Jackson
- Pulp Fiction (1994)
- Jackie Brown (1997)
- Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)
- Inglourious Basterds (Voice) (2009)
- Django Unchained (2012)

Tim Roth
- Reservoir Dogs
- Pulp Fiction
- Four Rooms

Michael Madsen
- Reservoir Dogs
- Kill Bill Vol. 1
- Kill Bill Vol. 2

Quentin Tarantino
- Reservoir Dogs (1992)
- Pulp Fiction (1994)
- Four Rooms (1995)
- Jackie Brown (1997)
- Death Proof (2007)
- Inglourious Basterds (2009)
- Django Unchained (2012)

Harvey Keitel
- Reservoir Dogs
- Pulp Fiction
- Inglourious Basterds (Voice)

Uma Thurman
- Pulp Fiction
- Kill Bill Vol. 1
- Kill Bill Vol. 2
- Kill Bill Vol. 3 (2014)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (209 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating
33. Peter Farrelly
Jim Carrey
- Dumb and Dumber (1994)
- Me, Myself and Irene (2000)
- Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

Lin Shaye
- Dumb and Dumber (1994)
- Kingpin (1996)
- There's Something About Mary (1997)
- Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
- Stuck on You (2004)
- The Three Stooges (2012)

Rob Moran
- Dumb and Dumber
- Kingpin
- There's Something About Mary
- Me, Myself and Irene
- Sallow Hal
- Hall Pass

Steve Tyler
- Kingpin
- There's Something About Mary
- Me, Myself and Irene
- Shallow Hal
- Stuck on You
- The Three Stooges (2012)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (192 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
34. Barry Levinson
Robin Williams
- Good Morning, Vietnam
- Toys
- Man of the Year

Bruno Kirby
- Tin Men
- Good Morning, Vietnam
- Sleepers

Dustin Hoffman
- Rain Man
- Sleepers
- Wag the Dog
- Sphere

Robert DeNiro
- Sleepers
- Wag the Dog
- What Just Happened?
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (305 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
35. Mel Brooks
Gene Wilder
- The Producers
- Blazing Saddles
- Young Frankenstein

Mel Brooks
- The Producers
- The Twelve Chairs
- Blazing Saddles
- Young Frankenstein
- Silent Movie
- High Anxiety
- History of the World: Part I
- Spaceballs
- Life Stinks
- Robin Hood: Men in Tights
- Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Dom DeLuise
- The Twelve Chairs
- Blazing Saddles
- Silent Movie
- History of the World: Part I
- Spaceballs
- Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Madeline Kahn
- Blazing Saddles
- Young Frankenstein
- High Anxiety
- History of the World: Part I

Harvey Korman
- Blazing Saddles
- High Anxiety
- History of the World: Part I
- Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Cloris Leachman
- Young Frankenstein
- High Anxiety
- History of the World: Part I
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (44 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
36. George Stevens
Katherine Hepburn
- Alice Adams
- Quality Street
- Woman of the Year

Joan Fontaine
- Quality Street
- A Damsel in Distress
- Gunga Din
- Something to Live For

Cary Grant
- Gunga Din
- Penny Serenade
- The Talk of the Town

Jean Arthur
- The Talk of the Town
- The More the Merrier
- Shane

Elizabeth Taylor
- A Place in the Sun
- Giant
- The Only Game in Town

Shelley Winters
- A Place in the Sun
- The Diary of Anne Frank
- The Greatest Story Ever Told

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (130 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
37. Yimou Zhang
Ziyi Zhang
- The Road Home
- Hero
- House of Flying Daggers

Li Gong
- Red Sorghum (1987)
- Daihao Meizhoubao (1989)
- Ju Dao (1990)
- Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
- The Story of Qui Ju (1992)
- To Live (1994)
- Shanghai Triad (1995)
- Curse of the Golden Flower (2007)
- Return (2014)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (347 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
38. Orson Welles
Orson Welles
- Citizen Kane
- The Magnificent Ambersons
- Journey Into Fear
- The Stranger
- The Lady from Shanghai
- Macbeth
- Black Magic
- The Tragedy of Othello
- Mr. Arkadin
- Touch of Evil
- The Immortal Story
- The Deep

Agnes Moorehead
- Citizen Kane
- The Magnificent Ambersons
- Journey Into Fear

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1466 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
39. Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
- Reality Bites (1994)
- The Cable Guy (1996)
- Zoolander (2001)
- Tropic Thunder (2008)
- The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Andy Dick
- Reality Bites (1994)
- The Cable Guy (1996)
- Zoolander (2001)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (270 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
40. Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Pierre Leaud
- Alphaville
- Pierrot le fou
- Week end
- Masculine Feminine
- Made in U.S.A.
- La Chinoise
- Detective
- The Joy of Learning

Anna Karina
- Alphaville
- Pierrot le fou
- Made in U.S.A.
- A Woman Is A Woman
- Band of Outsiders
- My Life to Live
- Le Petit Soldat
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (126 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
41. Paul Greengrass
Matt Damon
- The Bourne Supremacy
- The Bourne Ultimatum
- Green Zone


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1274 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
42. Clint Eastwood
Morgan Freeman
- Unforgiven
- Million Dollar Baby
- Invictus

Clint Eastwood
- Play Misty for Me
- High Plains Drifter
- The Eiger Sanction
- The Outlaw Josey Wales
- The Gauntlet
- Bronco Billy
- Firefox
- Honkytonk Man
- Sudden Impact
- Pale Rider
- Heartbreak Ridge
- White Hunter Black Heart
- The Rookie
- Unforgiven
- A Perfect World
- The Bridges of Madison County
- Absolute Power
- True Crime
- Space Cowboys
- Blood Work
- Million Dollar Baby
- Gran Torino
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (118 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
43. Edward Zwick
Denzel Washington
- Glory
- Courage Under Fire
- The Siege


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (149 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
44. Jonathan Demme
Obba Babatunde
- Married to the Mob
- The Silence of the Lambs
- Philadelphia
- The Manchurian Candidate


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (453 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
45. Kevin Smith
Ben Affleck
- Mallrats
- Chasing Amy
- Dogma
- Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
- Jersey Girl
- Clerks II

Jason Lee
- Mallrats
- Chasing Amy
- Dogma
- Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
- Jersey Girl
- Clerks II

Jason Mewes
- Clerks
- Mallrats
- Chasing Amy
- Dogma
- Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
- Clerks II
- Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Brian O'Halloran
- Clerks
- Mallrats
- Chasing Amy
- Dogma
- Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
- Clerks II

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (108 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
46. Elia Kazan
Karl malden
- Boomerang!
- A Streetcar Named Desire
- On the Waterfront
- Baby Doll

Marlon Brando
- A Streetcar Named Desire
- Viva Zapata!
- On the Waterfront

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
47. William A. Wellman
Gary Cooper
- Wings
- The Legion of the Condemned
- The Adventures of Marco Polo
- Beau Geste
- It's a Big Country

Richard Arlen
- Wings
- Ladies of the Mob
- Beggars of Life
- The Man I Love
- Dangerous Paradise

Barbara Stanwyck
- Night Nurse
- So Big!
- The Purchase Price
- The Great Man's Lady
- Lady of Burlesque

Loretta Young
- Hatchet Man
- Heroes for Sale
- Midnight Mary
- The Call of the Wild

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (37 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
48. John Schlesinger
Julie Christie
- Billy Liar
- Darling
- Far from the Madding Crowd

Beverly D'Angelo
- Honky Tonk Freeway
- Pacific Heights
- Eye for an Eye

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (173 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
49. Robert Altman
Elliot Gould
- MASH
- The Long Goodbye
- California Split
- Nashville
- The Player

Shelley Duvall
- Brewster McCloud
- McCabe & Mrs. Miller
- Thieves Like Us
- Nashville
- Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
- 3 Women
- Popeye

Jeff Goldblum
- California Split
- Nashville
- Beyond Therapy
- The Player

Lily Tomlin
- Nashville
- The Player
- Short Cuts
- A Prairie Home Companion

Michael Murphy
- Countdown
- That Cold Day in the Park
- MASH
- Brewster McCloud
- McCabe & Mrs. Miller
- Nashville
- Kansas City


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (738 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
50. James Cameron
Bill Paxton
- Terminator
- Aliens
- True Lies
- Titanic

Sigourney Weaver
- Aliens (1986)
- Avatar (2009)
- Avatar 2 (2015)
Stehako's rating:


 

UPDATED JUNE 2011

I don't know if these actors/actresses are the directors' personal favorites; but by taking a look at their filmographies it's clear who their favorites are professionally...

(In no particular order)



A quick summary:
Directors tend to like themselves the most


Please feel free to add any suggestions for actors whom I have missed, thank you and Enjoy!

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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Dec 4 5:29
I don't get how a director get really direct a movie when they're playing the starring role and in nearly every scene, like Eastwood and Woody Allen. "Hey Woody, you need to be looking to the left and act like you've just lost someone you love" "Got it, Woody" "Hey, I'm the director, you call me Woodrow"
Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Dec 21 22:09
Cédric Klapisch loves Romain Duris. (:
- The Spanish Apartment
- The Russian Dolls
- Paris
- Good Old Daze
- Maybe
- When the Cat's Away
Posted: 4 years, 6 months ago at Jan 11 4:48
Great List!
Ace in the Hole was directed by Billy Wilder, not Vincente Minnelli.
Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Mar 1 6:16
Michael Gough was in Tim Burton's Batman, Batman Returns, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride and Alice in Wonderland.
Lisa Marie was also in four: Ed Wood, Mars Attacks!, Sleepy Hollow and Planet of the Apes.
He has other recurrent actors that were in more than two of his movies (Danny DeVito, Paul Reubens, etc.)

You totally have to add David Lynch! :)
Harry Dean Stanton was in The Cowboy and the Frenchman, Wild at Heart, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Hotel Room, The Straight Story and Inland Empire.
Kyle MacLachlan was in Dune, Blue Velvet and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me and Twin Peaks (TV).
Jack Nance was in Eraserhead, Dune, Blue Velvet, The Cowboy and the Frenchman, Wild at Heart and Lost Highway and Twin Peaks.
Grace Zabriskie was in Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Wild at Heart and Inland Empire.
Angelo Badalamenti who wrote the music for a lot of his films, also appeared in Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, Wild at Heart, On the Air, Lost Highway and Mulholland Drive.
...to name a few!
And the man himself appeared in Dune, Twin Peaks (tv and movie) and Lost Highway (and The Amputee)

I agree with Cédric Klapisch-Romain Duris.
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Jun 20 13:59
Steve Buscemi is also in the segment of "Paris, je t'aime" called "Tuileries" which is directed by the Coen brothers.
Posted: 4 years ago at Jul 6 4:48
Zhang yimou also casts Gong li alot:
Raise the Red Lantern
The Story of Qiu Ju
To Live
Shanghai Triad
Curse of the Golden Flower

And Wong Kar wai's filmography is crazy i know, but you could at least include Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung. There's an awesome grid of this on his http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Kar-wai

:D YOU HAVE AN AMAZING LIST BTW
Posted: 4 years ago at Jul 22 15:17
Great list.
Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Oct 23 21:14
In case it hasn't already been mentioned, Seth Rogan was also on Judd Apatow's brain-child Freaks and Geeks. If you're counting TV shows.
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Jan 7 13:32
Ben Stiller only has 1 favorite, and guess who xD
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Mar 28 14:27
ama u have a very good list
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at May 21 11:39
ive been looking all over for this list .
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Oct 1 0:44
Dennis Dugan-

Adam Sandler-
Happy Gilmore
Big Daddy
I Now Pronounce you Chuck and Larry
You Don't Mess With The Zohan
Grown Ups
Just Go With It
Jack & Jill (2011)
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Oct 10 14:42
I love this list! WELL DONE!

I think directors use the same actors over again because they get along and are reliable.
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