The Big Fifteen: My Favorite Directors

There are so many directors I worship, but I had to narrow my all-time favorites down to ten. Here are my fifteen favorite directors and my 4 favorite films by them as well.

#1 —> 1-4: Ingmar Bergman
#2 —> 5-8: Stanley Kubrick
#3 —> 9-12: Paul Thomas Anderson
#4 —> 13-16: Andrei Tarkovsky
#5 —> 17-20: David Lynch
#6 —> 21-24: Martin Scorsese

#7 —> 25-28: Alfred Hitchcock

#8 —> 29-32: Luis Buñuel
#9 —> 33-36: Quentin Tarantino

#10 —> 37-40: Akira Kurosawa
#11 —> 41-43: Michael Haneke

#12 —> 45-48: David Fincher
#13 —> 49-52: Lars von Trier

#14 —> 53-56: Richard Linklater
#15 —> 57-60: Hayao Miyazaki

Honorable Mentions: The Coen BrothersDenis Villeneuve, Yorgos Lanthimos, Roman Polanski,…

  • Persona

    1

  • The Seventh Seal

    2

  • Autumn Sonata

    3

  • Fanny and Alexander

    4

  • A Clockwork Orange

    5

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    6

  • The Shining

    7

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    8

  • There Will Be Blood

    9

  • The Master

    10

  • Inherent Vice

    11

  • Boogie Nights

    12

  • Solaris

    13

  • Nostalgia

    14

  • Stalker

    15

  • Mirror

    16

  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    17

  • Mulholland Drive

    18

  • Twin Peaks

    19

  • Blue Velvet

    20

  • GoodFellas

    21

  • Taxi Driver

    22

  • Raging Bull

    23

  • The Departed

    24

  • Vertigo

    25

  • Rebecca

    26

  • Rope

    27

  • Rear Window

    28

  • The Exterminating Angel

    29

  • The Young and the Damned

    30

  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    31

  • L'Âge d'Or

    32

  • Inglourious Basterds

    33

  • Pulp Fiction

    34

  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    35

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    36

  • High and Low

    37

  • Seven Samurai

    38

  • Rashomon

    39

  • Yojimbo

    40

  • The Piano Teacher

    41

  • Caché

    42

  • Funny Games

    43

  • The Seventh Continent

    44

  • Fight Club

    45

  • The Social Network

    46

  • Zodiac

    47

  • Se7en

    48

  • Dogville

    49

  • Melancholia

    50

  • Breaking the Waves

    51

  • The House That Jack Built

    52

  • Before Sunrise

    53

  • Before Sunset

    54

  • Before Midnight

    55

  • Dazed and Confused

    56

  • Spirited Away

    57

  • Princess Mononoke

    58

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    59

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    60