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« on: February 04, 2011, 08:28:16 AM »
Abrams, J.J.
Ade, Maren
Affleck, Ben
Akerman, Chantal
Akin, Fatih
Aldrich, Robert
Alfredson, Tomas
Allen, Woody
Allen, Woody (80's)
Almereyda, Michael
Almodovar, Pedro
Alonso, Lisandro
Altman, Robert
Amenabar, Alejandro
Amiel, Jon
Anderson, Lindsay
Anderson, Paul Thomas
Anderson, Paul W.S.
Anderson, Wes
Andersson, Roy
Angelopoulos, Theodoros
Anger, Kenneth
Annaud, Jean Jacques
Antal, Nimród
Antonioni, Michelangelo
Apatow, Judd
Apted, Michael
Araki, Gregg
Arbuckle, Roscoe 'Fatty'
Arcand, Denys
Argento, Dario
Armstrong, Gillian
Arnold, Andrea
Arnold, Jack
Aronofsky, Darren
Arrabal, Fernando
Arzner, Dorothy
Arslan, Thomas
Ashby, Hal
Asquith, Anthony
Assayas, Olivier
Attenborough, Richard
Audiard, Jacques
August, Bille
Avildsen, John G.
Axel, Gabriel
Ayer, David

Babenco, Hector
Bacon, Lloyd
Badham, John
Bahrani, Ramin
Baker, Roy Ward
Bakshi, Ralph
Ballard, Carroll
Bar-Lev, Amir
Bartas, Sharunas
Baumbach, Noah
Bava, Mario
Bay, Michael
Beatty, Warren
Becker, Jacques
Bekmambetov, Timur
Bellocchio, Marco
Benton, Robert
Beresford, Bruce
Berg, Peter
Bergman, Andrew
Bergman, Ingmar
Berkeley, Busby
Berlanga, Luis Garcia
Berlinger, Joe (often with Bruce Sinofsky)
Berri, Claude
Bertolucci, Bernardo
Besson, Luc
Bier, Susanne
Bigelow, Kathryn
Bird, Brad
Black, Shane
Blank, Les
Blier, Bertrand
Bluth, Don
Boden, Anna and Ryan Fleck
Boetticher, Budd
Bogdanovich, Peter
Boll, Uwe
Bonello, Bertrand
Bong, Joon-ho
Boorman, John
Borzage, Frank
Box, Muriel
Boyle, Danny
Brahm, John
Brakhage, Stan
Branagh, Kenneth
Breillat, Catherine
Bresson, Robert
Brest, Martin
Bridges, James
Brisseau, Jean-Claude
Brook, Peter
Brooks, Albert
Brooks, James L.
Brooks, Mel
Brooks, Richard
Brown, Clarence
Browning, Tod
Bujalski, Andrew
Bunuel, Luis
Burger, Neil
Burnett, Charles
Burns, Ken
Burton, Tim

Cameron, James
Campbell, Martin
Campion, Jane
Cantet, Laurent
Capra, Frank
Carax, Leos
Carnhan, Joe
Carne, Marcel
Carney, John
Carpenter, John
Caruso, D.J.
Cassavetes, John
Castle, William
Ceylan, Nuri Bilge
Chabrol, Claude
Chadha, Gurinder
Chang, Cheh
Chaplin, Charlie
Chazelle, Damien
Cheang, Pou-Soi
Chen, Kaige
Chéreau, Patrice
Chow, Stephen
Chu, John M.
Chytilova, Vera
Cimino, Michael
Clair, Rene
Clark, Larry
Clarke, Alan
Clayton, Jack
Clement, Rene
Clooney, George
Clouzot, Henri-Georges
Cocteau, Jean
Coen, Joel and Ethan
Coen, Joel and Ethan - Special Deathmatch
Cohen, Larry
Cohen, Rob
Collet-Serra, Jaume
Columbus, Chris
Condon, Bill
Coogler, Ryan
Cooper, Scott
Coppola, Francis Ford
Coppola, Sofia
Corbijn, Anton
Corbucci, Sergio
Corman, Roger
Coscarelli, Don
Costa, Pedro
Costa-Gavras
Costner, Kevin
Cox, Alex
Craven, Wes
Cronenberg, David
Crowe, Cameron
Cuaron, Alfonso
Cukor, George
Curtis, Richard
Curtiz, Michael

Dahl, John
Daldry, Stephen
Daniels, Lee
Dante, Joe
Darabont, Frank
Dardenne brothers
Dassin, Jules
Daves, Delmer
Davies, Terence
Davis, Andrew
de Heer, Rolf
de la Iglesia, Alex
de Oliveira, Manoel
De Palma, Brian
De Seta, Vittorio
De Sica, Vittorio
De Toth, André
del Toro, Guillermo
Dearden, Basil
DeMille, Cecil B.
Demme, Jonathan
Demme, Ted
Demy, Jacques
Denis, Claire
Desplechin, Arnaud
DiCillo, Tom
Dick, Kirby
Dieterle, William
Dmytryk, Edward
Docter, Pete
Dolan, Xavier
Dominik, Andrew
Donaldson, Roger
Donen, Stanley
Donner, Richard
Dovzhenko, Aleksandr
Dreyer, Carl Theodor
Dugan, Dennis
Dumont, Bruno
Duplass brothers
Dutt, Guru
DuVernay, Ava
Duvivier, Julien
Dwan, Allen
Dwoskin, Stephen

Eastwood, Clint
Edwards, Blake
Egoyan, Atom
Eisenstein, Sergei
Emmerich, Roland
Ephron, Nora
Epstein, Rob (often with Jeffrey Friedman)
Erdem, Reha
Erice, Victor

Farhadi, Asghar
Farrelly brothers
Farrow, John
Fassbinder, Rainer Warner
Favreau, Jon
Feig, Paul
Fellini, Federico
Ferrara, Abel
Ferreri, Marco
Ficarra, Glenn and Requa, John
Field, Todd
Figgis, Mike
Fincher, David
Fisher, Terence
Flaherty, Robert J.
Fleck, Ryan and Anna Boden
Fleischer, Richard
Fleming, Victor
Fletcher, Anne
Fliegauf, Benedek
Florey, Robert
Flynn, John
Foley, James
Ford, John
Forman, Milos
Forster, Marc
Forsyth, Bill
Fosse, Bob
Franju, Georges
Frankenheimer, John
Frears, Stephen
Friedkin, William
Fukasaku, Kinji
Fukunaga, Cary
Fuller, Sam
Fuqua, Antoine
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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2011, 02:03:07 PM »
Gance, Abel
Garnett, Tay
Garrel, Philippe
Germi, Pietro
Ghatak, Ritwik
Ghobadi, Bahman
Gibney, Alex
Gibson, Mel
Gilbert, Lewis
Gillespie, Craig
Gilliam, Terry
Girard, Francois
Glazer, Jonathan
Godard, Jean-Luc
Gondry, Michel
Gopalakrishnan, Adoor
Gorin, Jean-Pierre
Gosha, Hideo
Goulding, Edmund
Gowariker, Ashutosh
Gray, F. Gary
Gray, James
Green, Alfred E.
Green, David Gordon
Green, Eugène
Greenaway, Peter
Greengrass, Paul
Griffith, D.W.
Grosbard, Ulu
Guadagnino, Luca
Guest, Christopher
Guiraudie, Alain
Gunn, James

Hackford, Taylor
Hallström, Lasse
Hamer, Robert
Hamilton, Guy
Hancock, John Lee
Haneke, Michael
Hanson, Curtis
Hansen-Løve, Mia
Harlin, Renny
Harron, Mary
Hartley, Hal
Hathaway, Henry
Hawks, Howard
Haynes, Todd
Heckerling, Amy
Heisler, Stuart
Hellman, Monte
Herek, Stephen
Hertzfeldt, Don
Herzog, Werner
Herzog, Werner (documentaries only)
Hess, Jared
Hill, George Roy
Hill, Walter
Hillcoat, John
Hiller, Arthur
Hitchcock, Alfred
Hoblit, Gregory
Hodges, Mike
Hogan, P.J.
Hogg, Joanna
Holland, Agnieszka
Holofcener, Nicole
Honda, Ishiro
Hong, Sangsoo
Honore, Christophe
Hooper, Tobe
Hooper, Tom
Hopkins, Stephen
Hosoda, Mamoru
Hou, Hsiao-hsien
Howard, Ron
Hu, King
Hughes, Albert and Allen
Hughes, John
Hur, Jin-Ho
Huston, John
Hyams, Peter

Ichikawa, Kon
Imamura, Shohei
Inagaki, Hiroshi
Inarritu, Alejandro Gonzalez
Ivory, James
Iwai, Shunji

Jackson, Mick
Jackson, Peter
Jacquot, Benoit
James, Steve
Jancso, Miklos
Jarman, Derek
Jarmusch, Jim
Jeunet, Jean-Pierre
Jewison, Norman
Jia, Zhangke
Jiang, Wen
Jodorowsky, Alejandro
Joffé, Roland
Johnson, Rian
Johnston, Joe
Jonze, Spike
Jordan, Neil
Jost, Jon
Judge, Mike

Kalatozov, Mikhail
Kapoor, Raj
Karlson, Phil
Kasdan, Jake
Kasdan, Lawrence
Kaufman, Philip
Kaurismaki, Aki
Käutner, Helmut
Kazan, Elia
Keaton, Buster
Kechiche, Abdel
Keighley, William
Kershner, Irvin
Kiarostami, Abbas
Kieslowski, Kryzsytof
Kim, Ji-woon
Kim, Ki-duk
King, Henry
Kitamura, Ryuhei
Kitano, Takeshi
Klapisch, Cédric
Kleiser, Randal
Klimov, Elem
Kobayashi, Masaki
Kon, Satoshi
Kopple, Barbara
Koreeda, Hirokazu
Korine, Harmony
Kotcheff, Ted
Kramer, Stanley
Kubrick, Stanley
Kumel, Harry
Kurahara, Koreyoshi
Kurosawa, Akira
Kurosawa, Kiyoshi
Kusturica, Emir
Kwapis, Ken

La Cava, Gregory
LaBute, Neil
Laloux, Rene
Landis, John
Lanfield, Sidney
Lanthimos, Yorgos
Lang, Fritz
Larraín, Pablo
Lasseter, John
Lawrence, Francis
Lean, David
Leder, Mimi
Lee, Ang
Lee, Chang-dong
Lee, Spike
Leigh, Mike
Leisen, Mitchell
Leni, Paul
Leone, Sergio
Leopold, Nanouk
LeRoy, Mervyn
Lester, Richard
Leterrier, Louis
Levine, Jonathan
Levinson, Barry
Levy, Shawn
Lewis, Jerry
Lewis, Joseph H.
Liman, Doug
Lin, Justin
Linklater, Richard
Litvak, Anatole
Liu, Chia-Liang
Loach, Ken
Logan, Joshua
Lonergan, Kenneth
Lopushansky, Konstantin
Lord, Phil and Chris Miller
Losey, Joseph
Lubitsch, Ernst
Lucas, George
Luhrmann, Baz
Lumet, Sidney
Lupino, Ida
Lynch, David
Lyne, Adrian

Macdonald, Kevin
Mackendrick, Alexander
Mackenzie, David
Madden, John
Maddin, Guy
Majewski, Lech
Majid, Majidi
Makhmalbaf, Mohsen
Malick, Terrence
Malle, Louis
Mamet, David
Mamoulian, Rouben
Mangold, James
Mankiewicz, Joseph L.
Mann, Anthony
Mann, Michael
Marker, Chris
Marsh, James
Marshall, Neil
Marshall, Penny
Marshall, Rob
Martel, Lucrecia
Martino, Sergio
Masumura, Yasuzo
Mate, Rudolph
May, Elaine
Mayo, Archie
Maysles, David and Albert
Mazursky, Paul
McCarey, Leo
McCarthy, Thomas
McDonagh, Martin
McDonald, Bruce
McLeod, Norman Z.
McKay, Adam
McKay, Jim
McQuarrie, Christopher
McQueen, Steve
McTiernan, John
Meadows, Shane
Medem, Julio
Mehta, Deepa
Meirelles, Fernando
Melville, Jean-Pierre
Mendes, Sam
Menzel, Jiri
Metzger, Radley
Meyer, Russ
Meyers, Nancy
Miike, Takashi
Mikhalkov, Nikita
Milestone, Lewis
Milius, John
Miller, Bennett
Miller, George
Minervini, Roberto
Minghella, Anthony
Minkoff, Rob
Minnelli, Vincente
Mitchell, John Cameron
Miyazaki, Hayao
Mizoguchi, Kenji
Moodysson, Lukas
Moore, Michael
Moretti, Nanni
Morris, Errol
Mostow, Jonathan
Mottola, Greg
Mulligan, Robert
Mundrucso, Kornel
Mungiu, Cristian
Muratova, Kira
Murnau, F.W.
Musker, John and Ron Clements
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2011, 09:36:50 PM »
Nair, Mira
Naruse, Mikio
Natali, Vincenzo
Neame, Ronald
Neveldine/Taylor
Newell, Mike
Nichols, Jeff
Nichols, Mike
Noe, Gaspar
Nolan, Christopher
Noyce, Phillip

Obayashi, Nobuhiro
Ogigami, Naoko
Okamoto, Kihachi
Olivier, Laurence
Olmi, Ermanno
Omirbaev, Darezhan
Ophuls, Max
Oshima, Nagisa
Oz, Frank
Ozon, Francois
Ozu, Yasujiro

Pabst, Georg Wilhelm
Pakula, Alan J.
Panahi, Jafar
Parajanov, Sergei
Park, Chan-wook
Park, Nick
Parker, Alan
Parker, Trey
Pasolini, Pier Paolo
Pawlikowski, Pawel
Payne, Alexander
Peckinpah, Sam
Pellington, Mark
Penn, Arthur
Penn, Sean
Pennebaker, D.A.
Petersen, Wolfgang
Petzold, Christian
Phillips, Todd
Pialat, Maurice
Piñeiro, Matías
Pink, Steve
Polanski, Roman
Polish, Michael (often with Mark Polish)
Pollack, Sydney
Polley, Sarah
Pontecorvo, Gillo
Potter, Sally
Powell, Michael and Emeric Pressburger
Preminger, Otto
Proyas, Alex
Pudovkin, Vsevolod

Quay, Stephen & Timothy
Quine, Richard

Rafelson, Bob
Raimi, Sam
Ramis, Harold
Ramsay, Lynne
Ratanaruang, Pen-Ek
Ratner, Brett
Ray, Nicholas
Ray, Satyajit
Redford, Robert
Reed, Carol
Reed, Peyton
Reeves, Matt
Refn, Nicolas Winding
Reichardt, Kelly
Reiner, Rob
Reitman, Ivan
Reitman, Jason
Reitz, Edgar
Renoir, Jean
Resnais, Alain
Reygadas, Carlos
Reynolds, Kevin
Richardson, Tony
Riefenstahl, Leni
Ritchie, Guy
Ritchie, Michael
Ritt, Martin
Rivette, Jacques
Roach, Jay
Robinson, Phil Alden
Robson, Mark
Rocha, Glauber
Rodriguez, Robert
Roeg, Nicolas
Rohmer, Éric
Rollin, Jean
Romanek, Mark
Romero, George A.
Rosenberg, Stuart
Ross, Gary
Rossellini, Roberto
Rossen, Robert
Roth, Eli
Roy, Bimal
Rozier, Jacques
Rudolph, Alan
Ruiz, Raoul
Russell, David O.
Russell, Ken
Russo, Joe and Anthony

Salles, Walter
Sandrich, Mark
Sargent, Joseph
Saura, Carlos
Sautet, Claude
Sayles, John
Schaffner, Franklin J.
Schanelec, Angela
Schepisi, Fred
Scherfig, Lone
Schlesinger, John
Schlondorff, Volker
Schnabel, Julian
Schrader, Paul
Schroeder, Barbet
Schumacher, Joel
Sciamma, Celine
Scorsese, Martin
Scott, Ridley
Scott, Tony
Segal, Peter
Selick, Henry
Sembene, Ousmane
Sena, Dominic
Shadyac, Tom
Shankman, Adam
Shelton, Ron
Sheridan, Jim
Shimizu, Hiroshi
Shindo, Kaneto
Shinkai, Makoto
Shyamalan, M. Night
Sidney, George
Siegel, Don
Silberling, Brad
Singer, Bryan
Singh, Tarsem
Singleton, John
Siodmak, Robert
Sirk, Douglas
Sjostrom, Victor
Skolimowski, Jerzy
Smith, Kevin
Snyder, Zack
Soderbergh, Steven
Sokurov, Aleksandr
Solondz, Todd
Somai, Shinji
Sonnenfeld, Barry
Sono, Sion
Sorrentino, Paolo
Spheeris, Penelope
Spielberg, Steven
Spottiswoode, Roger
Spurlock, Morgan
Stallone, Sylvester
Stanton, Andrew
Starewicz, Wladyslaw
Sternberg, Josef von
Stevens, George
Stevenson, Robert
Stiller, Ben
Stillman, Whit
Stoller, Nicholas
Stone, Oliver
Stroheim, Erich von
Sturges, John
Sturges, Preston
Suwa, Nobuhiro
Suzuki, Seijun
Svankmajer, Jan
Swanberg, Joe

Takahata, Isao
Tamahori, Lee
Tarantino, Quentin
Tarkovsky, Andrei
Tarr, Bela
Tashlin, Frank
Tati, Jacques
Taurog, Norman
Tavernier, Bertrand
Taymor, Julie
Techine, Andre
Tennant, Andy
Terayama, Shuji
Teshigahara, Hiroshi
To, Johnnie
Tourneur, Jacques
Tran, Anh Hung
Trapero, Pablo
Trenchard-Smith, Brian
Truffaut, Francois
Tsai, Ming-liang
Tsui, Hark
Tsukamoto, Shinya
Turteltaub, Jon
Turturro, John
Tykwer, Tom

Ulmer, Edgar G.

Vallee, Jean-Marc
Van Dyke, W.S.
Van Sant, Gus
Varda, Agnes
Vaughn, Matthew
Veber, Francis
Verbinski, Gore
Verhoeven, Paul
Verneuil, Henri
Vertov, Dziga
Vidor, King
Vigo, Jean
Villeneuve, Denis
Visconti, Luchino
Vlácil, Frantisek
Von Trier, Lars

The Wachowskis
Wain, David
Waititi, Taika
Wajda, Andrzej
Walsh, Raoul
Wan, James
Waters, John
Watkins, Peter
Weber, Lois
Weerasethakul, Apichatpong
Weir, Peter
Welles, Orson
Wellman, William A.
Wenders, Wim
Wertmüller, Lina
West, Simon
West, Ti
Whale, James
Wheatley, Ben
Whedon, Joss
Wilder, Billy
Wincer, Simon
Wingard, Adam
Winterbottom, Michael
Wise, Robert
Wiseman, Frederick
Witney, William
Wong, Kar-Wai
Woo, John
Wood, Sam
Wright, Edgar
Wright, Joe
Wyler, William

Yamashita, Nobuhiro
Yang, Edward
Yates, David
Yates, Peter
Yoshida, Yoshishige
Young, Terence
Yu, Sun

Zanussi, Kryzsztof
Zeffirelli, Franco
Zemeckis, Robert
Zhang, Yimou
Zinnemann, Fred
Zombie, Rob
Zucker/Abraham/Zucker
Zulawski, Andrzej
Zvyagintsev, Andrey
Zwick, Edward
Zwigoff, Terry
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2011, 04:25:02 PM »
[Huge thanks to MartinTeller to creating and maintaining this Index for the first five years! 1SO has volunteered to take over, so the contents of the orginal index have been moved to his posts. —pix]
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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2011, 07:47:03 PM »
My poor, strained eyes thank you.

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« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2011, 03:26:40 PM »
Thank you for your continuing great work on this Martin.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2011, 12:05:57 PM »
Any requests?  I kind of feel like doing a couple of these today (instead of actually getting any work done).

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2011, 01:14:47 PM »
Is there anyone else really worth doing?
Checking the Wikipedia list, which is incomplete, I can only see directors that either haven't made that many good movies, or are very local. Like José Padilha or Juan Campanella.

edit: A Guy Hamilton choose your favorite Bond would be possible.
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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2011, 01:44:04 PM »
Any requests?  I kind of feel like doing a couple of these today (instead of actually getting any work done).

Oliveira
Peckinpah
Ozon

All directors whose filmographies I wabt to explore further.

Also, Nobuhiro Suwa and Eugene Green.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2011, 03:09:31 PM »
This may seem like an odd request that would take a lot of effort to pull off but I think it would be cool if the Directors were classified by country. So lets say I wanted to check out more Korean films I could just check out the list and see the different directors to choose from.