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on 1 Mar 2012 07:02

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Average listal rating (346 ratings) 9.1  IMDB Rating
1. Ingmar Bergman


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Cries and Whispers - 10/10
*Scenes from a Marriage - 10/10
*Fanny and Alexander - 10/10
*The Passion of Anna - 10/10
*Autumn Sonata - 9/10
*Wild Strawberries - 9/10
*Sawdust and Tinsel - 9/10
*Through a Glass Darkly - 9/10
*Saraband - 9/10
*The Seventh Seal - 8/10
*Persona - 8/10
*The Virgin Spring - 8/10
*The Silence - 8/10
*Winter Light - 8/10
*Face to Face - 7/10
*Hour of the Wolf - 7/10
*The Devil's Wanton - 7/10
*The Devil's Eye - 6/10
*All These Women - 4/10

Average listal rating (327 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
2. Lars von Trier


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Dancer in the Dark - 10/10
*Dogville - 9/10
*Europa - 8/10
*Riget 1 and 2 - 8/10
*Breaking the Waves - 7/10
*Epidemic - 7/10
*Melancholia - 7/10
*The Element of Crime - 7/10
*Manderlay - 7/10
*Medea - 6/10
*Antichrist - 6/10
*The Five Obstructions - 6/10

Average listal rating (1083 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
3. Stanley Kubrick


Favorite film:


Seen:
*2001: A Space Odyssey - 10/10
*A Clockwork Orange - 10/10
*Dr. Strangelove - 9/10
*Full Metal Jacket - 8/10
*The Shining - 8/10
*Paths of Glory - 8/10
*Barry Lyndon - 8/10
*Eyes Wide Shut - 8/10
*Lolita - 8/10
*The Killing - 8/10
*Killer's Kiss - 7/10
*Spartacus - 7/10
*Day of the Fight - 6/10
*Flying Padre: An RKO-Pathe Screenliner - 5/10
*Fear and Desire - 3/10
*The Seafarers - 3/10

Average listal rating (304 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
4. Paul Thomas Anderson


Favorite film:


Seen:
*There Will Be Blood - 10/10
*Magnolia - 8/10
*Hard Eight - 8/10
*Boogie Nights - 8/10
*Punch-Drunk Love - 7/10
*Cigarettes & Coffee - 7/10

Average listal rating (27 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
5. Theodoros Angelopoulos


Favorite film:

("Mia aioniotita kai mia mera" aka "Eternity and a Day")

Seen:
*Eternity and a Day - 9/10
*Landscape in the Mist - 9/10
*Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow - 9/10

Average listal rating (638 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
6. David Lynch


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Mulholland Dr. - 9/10
*Lost Highway - 8/10
*Blue Velvet - 8/10
*Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me - 8/10
*Eraserhead - 8/10
*The Straight Story - 7/10
*Wild at Heart - 7/10
*Inland Empire - 7/10
*The Elephant Man - 7/10


Average listal rating (20 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
7. Ming-liang Tsai


Favorite film:

(aka 'What Time Is It" aka "There Ni neibian')

Seen:
*What Time Is It There? - 9/10
*The Hole - 8/10
*The Wayward Cloud - 8/10
*I Don't Want to Sleep Alone - 8/10
*Goodbye, Dragon Inn - 7/10
*The River - 6/10

Average listal rating (219 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
8. Werner Herzog


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Lessons of Darkness - 9/10
*Aguirre: The Wrath of God - 8/10
*Little Dieter Needs to Fly - 8/10
*The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser - 8/10
*Encounters at the End of the World - 8/10
*Into the Abyss - 8/10
*Cave of Forgotten Dreams - 8/10
*The White Diamond - 8/10
*La Soufrière - 8/10
*Rescue Dawn - 7/10
*Grizzly Man - 7/10
*Even Dwarfs Started Small - 7/10
*Fitzcarraldo - 7/10
*Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans - 7/10
*My Best Fiend - Klaus Kinski - 7/10
*Nosferatu the Vampyre - 7/10
*Cobra Verde - 7/10
*Woyzeck - 7/10
*My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done - 6/10

Average listal rating (18 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
9. Guy Maddin


Favorite film:


Seen:
*The Saddest Music in the World - 8/10
*Brand Upon the Brain! A Remembrance in 12 Chapters - 8/10
*My Winnipeg - 8/10
*Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary - 6/10

Shorts:
*The Heart of the World - 8/10
*My Dad Is 100 Years Old - 8/10

Average listal rating (808 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
10. Francis Ford Coppola


Favorite film:


Seen:
*The Conversation - 9/10
*Apocalypse Now - 9/10
*The Godfather - 8/10
*The Godfather Part II - 8/10
*The Godfather Part III - 8/10
*Youth Without Youth - 6/10
*Dracula - 6/10
*New York Stories - 2/10

Average listal rating (220 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
11. Sidney Lumet


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Network - 9/10
*Fail-Safe - 9/10
*12 Angry Men - 8/10
*Dog Day Afternoon - 8/10
*The Verdict - 8/10
*Find Me Guilty - 7/10
*Before the Devil Knows You're Dead - 6/10

Average listal rating (335 ratings) 9.1  IMDB Rating
12. Akira Kurosawa


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Ran - 9/10
*High and Low - 9/10
*Yojimbo - 8/10
*Rashomon - 8/10
*Seven Samurai - 8/10
*Ikiru - 8/10
*Dersu Uzala - 7/10

Average listal rating (174 ratings) 9.1  IMDB Rating
13. Andrei Tarkovsky


Favorite film:

Stalker (aka 'Сталкер')

Seen:
*Stalker - 9/10
*Andrei Rublev - 8/10
*Solaris - 8/10
*The Sacrifice - 8/10
*Mirror - 8/10
*Ivan's Childhood - 7/10

Average listal rating (257 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
14. Billy Wilder


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Stalag 17 - 8/10
*Double Indemnity - 8/10
*Sunset Boulevard - 8/10
*Witness for the Prosecution - 8/10
*Ace in the Hole - 8/10
*The Apartment - 8/10
*The Lost Weekend - 8/10
*Some Like It Hot - 7/10
*The Front Page - 7/10

Average listal rating (912 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
15. Woody Allen


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Annie Hall - 9/10
*Deconstructing Harry - 8/10
*Manhattan - 8/10
*Hannah and Her Sisters - 8/10
*Shadows and Fog - 7/10
*Zelig - 7/10
*Manhattan Murder Mystery - 7/10
*The Curse of the Jade Scorpion - 7/10
*Sleeper - 7/10
*The Purple Rose of Cairo - 7/10
*Crimes and Misdemeanors - 7/10
*Match Point - 7/10
*Celebrity - 6/10
*Love and Death - 6/10
*Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex - 6/10
*Hollywood Ending - 6/10
*Radio Days - 6/10
*Broadway Danny Rose - 6/10
*Whatever Works - 6/10
*Interiors - 6/10
*You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger - 6/10
*Midnight in Paris - 6/10
*Husbands and Wives - 6/10
*Bananas - 5/10
*Take the Money and Run - 5/10
*New York Stories - 5/10

Average listal rating (419 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
16. David Cronenberg


Favorite film:


Seen:
*The Fly - 8/10
*Videodrome - 7/10
*Spider - 7/10
*A History of Violence - 7/10
*Eastern Promises - 7/10
*The Dead Zone - 7/10
*Scanners - 7/10
*A Dangerous Method - 6/10
*eXistenZ - 6/10

Average listal rating (964 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating
17. Alfred Hitchcock


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Vertigo - 9/10
*Dial M for Murder - 8/10
*Rear Window - 8/10
*Shadow of a Doubt - 8/10
*North by Northwest - 8/10
*The Lady Vanishes - 7/10
*Rope - 7/10
*The 39 Steps - 7/10
*Strangers on a Train - 7/10
*Rebecca - 7/10
*Notorious - 7/10
*The Birds - 7/10
*Psycho - 7/10
*Lifeboat - 7/10
*Saboteur - 7/10

Average listal rating (158 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
18. Krzysztof Kieslowski


Favorite film:


Seen:
*The Double Life of Véronique
*Three Colors: Blue - 9/10
*Three Colors: White - 8/10
*Three Colors: Red - 8/10
*Blind Chance - 7/10

Average listal rating (53 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
19. Joon-ho Bong


Favorite film:

Memories of Murder (aka "Salinui chueok")

Seen:
*Memories of Murder - 9/10
*Mother - 8/10
*The Host - 7/10
*Barking Dogs Never Bite - 7/10

Short:
*Tokyo! - 8/10

Average listal rating (102 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
20. F.W. Murnau


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Sunrise - 8/10
*The Last Laugh - 8/10
*Nosferatu - 6/10

Average listal rating (170 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
21. Luis Buñuel


Favorite film:


Seen:
*The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie - 8/10
*The Exterminating Angel - 8/10
*Los Olvidados - 8/10
*An Andalusian Dog - 7/10
*Simon of the Desert - 7/10

Average listal rating (31 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
22. Nicolas Roeg


Favorite film:


Seen:
*The Man Who Fell to Earth - 10/10
*Don't Look Now - 9/10
*Walkabout - 7/10
*The Witches - 5/10

Average listal rating (175 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
23. Robert Altman


Favorite film:


Seen:
*The Long Goodbye - 9/10
*Short Cuts - 8/10
*The Player - 8/10
*Images - 8/10
*McCabe & Mrs. Miller - 8/10
*M*A*S*H - 7/10

Average listal rating (203 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
24. Chan-wook Park


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance - 8/10
*I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK - 7/10
*Oldboy - 7/10
*J.S.A.: Joint Security Area - 7/10
*Lady Vengeance - 7/10
*Thirst - 7/10

Short:
*3 Extremes - 7/10
BadSmile's rating:

Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
25. Todd Solondz


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Happiness - 10/10
*Storytelling - 7/10
*Palindromes - 7/10
*Dark Horse - 7/10
*Life During Wartime - 7/10
*Fear, Anxiety & Depression - 6/10
*Welcome to the Dollhouse - 6/10

Average listal rating (593 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
26. Roman Polanski



Favorite film:


Seen:
*Rosemary's Baby - 8/10
*Chinatown - 8/10
*Repulsion - 8/10
*The Ghost Writer - 8/10
*Carnage - 8/10
*The Ninth Gate - 7/10
*The Tenant - 7/10
*Frantic - 7/10
*Carnage - 7/10
*The Pianist - 6/10

Average listal rating (215 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
27. Jim Jarmusch


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Broken Flowers - 8/10
*Down by Law - 8/10
*Coffee and Cigarettes - 8/10
*Night on Earth - 8/10
*Dead Man - 8/10
*Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai - 7/10
*The Limits of Control - 7/10
*Mystery Train - 7/10

Average listal rating (212 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
28. Buster Keaton


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - 8/10
*The Cameraman (1928) - 8/10
*The General (1926) - 8/10
*One Week (1920) - 8/10
*Sherlock, Jr. (1924) - 7/10
*Seven Chances (1925) - 7/10
*Our Hospitality (1923) - 6/10
*Three Ages (1923) - 5/10

Average listal rating (122 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
29. William Friedkin


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Sorcerer - 8/10
*Bug - 7/10
*The Exorcist - 7/10
*The Hunted - 4/10

Average listal rating (17 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
30. Jee-woon Kim


Favorite film:


Seen:
*A Tale of Two Sisters - 8/10
*The Quiet Family - 7/10
*The Good, the Bad, the Weird - 7/10
*I Saw the Devil - 7/10
*A Bittersweet Life - 6/10
*The Foul King - 6/10

Average listal rating (231 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
31. Richard Linklater


Favorite film:


Seen:
*Slacker - 8/10
*Before Sunset - 7/10
*Before Sunrise - 7/10
*Waking Life - 7/10
*Dazed and Confused - 7/10
*A Scanner Darkly - 7/10
*Tape - 5/10
*School of Rock - 5/10
*Fast Food Nation - 5/10
*Bad News Bears - 4/10

Average listal rating (1621 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
32. Quentin Tarantino

Average listal rating (380 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
33. Wes Anderson

Average listal rating (193 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
34. John Huston

Average listal rating (348 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
35. Orson Welles

Average listal rating (210 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
36. Wolfgang Petersen

Average listal rating (541 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
37. Joel Coen

Average listal rating (308 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
38. Ethan Coen

Average listal rating (16 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
39. Shion Sono

Average listal rating (96 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
40. William Wyler

Average listal rating (50 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
41. Jacques Tati

Average listal rating (37 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
42. Stanley Kramer

Average listal rating (169 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
43. Terrence Malick

Average listal rating (161 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
44. Michael Haneke

Average listal rating (371 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
45. Sergio Leone

Average listal rating (89 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
46. Gaspar Noé

Average listal rating (507 ratings) 9.2  IMDB Rating
47. Hayao Miyazaki

Average listal rating (813 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
48. David Fincher

Average listal rating (475 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
49. Sofia Coppola

Average listal rating (1129 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
50. Martin Scorsese


 

Directors I have seen 3 or more films from.

*List is under construction*

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Mar 7 0:41
Ki-duk Kim will be on this list right?
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Mar 7 1:18
yes ofc! Only seen 2 films from him. Everyone on the list is 3+. Gonna add him when I've seen more.
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Mar 7 2:06
Herzog!!!
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Mar 7 2:48
Nice list, of your top 10, Sydney Lumet is my fave (also can't believe 12 Angry Men isn't higher on that list)
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jun 9 23:40
Nice list, Ingmar Bergman is my favorite director too. (Seventh Seal/Through a glass darkly and Summer Interlude are my favorites)
But what about Kar Wai Wong?
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jun 10 4:45
Only seen 2 films from Kar Wai Wong, but loved them both (Chungking Express, In the Mood for Love). He'll be in the list when I see a a couple more.
Posted: 1 year, 11 months ago at Sep 11 5:16
Very eclectic and fairly well judged on your ratings; I would've bumped up Barry Lyndon a bit more and knocked down 2001, Clockwork, Full Metal, Paths and The Shining several spots.

Also do my eyes deceive me or is there no Fellini on the list? Plenty of purists would be on to you armed with pitchforks for omitting a French auteur as well. Check some of these guys out if you haven't already.
Posted: 1 year, 11 months ago at Sep 11 6:32
Amazing list! Now i want to do one too!
P.S.The Purple rose of Cairo deserves more then 7

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