Favorite Active Directors

Each of my favorite active directors is included, represented by my favorite film from each respective director's oeuvre.

Basically, if I'll see a film just because a certain director's name is attached to the project, that director is pretty sure to be found on this list.

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    1

  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    2

  • Pulp Fiction

    3

  • Magnolia

    4

  • The Witch

    5

  • Boyhood

    6

  • Fight Club

    7

  • Joint Security Area

    8

  • GoodFellas

    9

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    10

  • La La Land

    11

  • Memento

    12

  • Sicario

    13

  • Seven Psychopaths

    14

  • A Separation

    15

  • The Thin Red Line

    16

  • Only Lovers Left Alive

    17

  • The Passion of the Christ

    18

  • Poetry

    19

  • Gravity

    20

  • Snowpiercer

    21

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    22

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    23

  • Synecdoche, New York

    24

  • Uncut Gems

    25

  • Amour

    26

  • Take Shelter

    27

  • Shaun of the Dead

    28

  • Hereditary

    29

  • Transformers

    30

  • Fitzcarraldo

    31

  • Do the Right Thing

    32

  • World of Tomorrow

    33

  • The Lobster

    34

  • Point Break

    35

  • Marriage Story

    36

  • Two Days, One Night

    37

  • The Virgin Suicides

    38

  • Ocean's Eleven

    39

  • Unforgiven

    40

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    41

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    42