Favorites from My Favorite Directors

My favorite movies from my favorite directors, ranked by number of movies I've seen from each. Must have seen at least five movies for a director to qualify

See notes for films per director and links to each director's list (the list makes more sense in this view), or see all director lists.

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  • Modern Times

    1

  • That Obscure Object of Desire

    2

  • Vertigo

    3

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    4

  • High and Low

    5

  • Blow Out

    6

  • Fargo

    7

  • A Lizard in a Woman's Skin

    8

  • Blood and Black Lace

    9

  • The Thing

    10

  • Mulholland Drive

    11

  • Suspiria

    12

  • Keoma

    13

  • eXistenZ

    14

  • Top Gun

    15

  • Ocean's Eleven

    16

  • Wagon Master

    17

  • Taxi Driver

    18

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    19

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    20

  • The Naked Spur

    21

  • Alien

    22

  • Pickup on South Street

    23

  • All That Heaven Allows

    24

  • Love Exposure

    25

  • The 400 Blows

    26

  • Seven Beauties

    27

  • Ride Lonesome

    28

  • Gone Girl

    29

  • Rio Bravo

    30

  • Metropolis

    31

  • Spirited Away

    32

  • Memento

    33

  • Inglourious Basterds

    34

  • Blade Runner 2049

    35

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    36

  • Confessions of a Police Captain

    37

  • The Maltese Falcon

    38

  • Thief

    39

  • Bad Day at Black Rock

    40

  • Fallen Angels

    41

  • Back to the Future

    42

  • 3:10 to Yuma

    43

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    44

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    45

  • Days of Heaven

    46

  • Le Samouraï

    47

  • Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

    48

  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

    49

  • In a Lonely Place

    50

  • The Sixth Sense

    51

  • The Usual Suspects

    52

  • Inherent Vice

    53

  • The Rock

    54

  • Beetlejuice

    55

  • Marie Antoinette

    56

  • Django

    57

  • Brazil

    58

  • Down by Law

    59

  • Do the Right Thing

    60

  • 12 Years a Slave

    61

  • The Evil Dead

    62

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    63

  • The Andromeda Strain

    64

  • Hot Fuzz

    65

  • The Fountain

    66

  • The Hurt Locker

    67

  • Ratatouille

    68

  • Aliens

    69

  • Possibly in Michigan

    70

  • Riding Shotgun

    71

  • Caliber 9

    72

  • Unforgiven

    73

  • Rush

    74

  • Logan

    75

  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    76

  • First Cow

    77

  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians

    78

  • Sin City

    79

  • Watchmen

    80

  • Speed Racer

    81

  • Double Indemnity

    82

  • Star Trek

    83

  • Event Horizon

    84

  • The Host

    85

  • Mrs. Doubtfire

    86

  • Scream

    87

  • Casablanca

    88

  • Independence Day

    89

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    90

  • Code Unknown

    91

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    92

  • The Double Life of Véronique

    93

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    94

  • Spasmo

    95

  • Boyhood

    96

  • Star Wars

    97

  • Pinocchio

    98

  • All the Colors of the Dark

    99

  • Clear and Present Danger

    100