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“ 1. "Death in Venice" (1971) - 10,0
2. "Il gattopardo" (1963) - 10,0
3. "Ludwig" (1972) - 10,0
4. "L'innocente" (1976) - 10,0
5. "Gruppo de famiglia in un interno (1974) - 10,0
6. "Rocco e i suoi fratelli" (1960) - 10,0
7. "Le notti bianche" (1957) - 10,0
8. "Senso" (1954) - 10,0
9. "Ossessione" (1943) - 9,5
10. "La terra trema: Episodio del mare" (1948) - 9,5
11. "Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa..." (1965) - 9,0
12. "La caduta degli dei" (1969) - 8,5
13. "Bellissima" (1952) - 8,5
14. "Lo straniero" (1967) - 8,0
15. "Boccaccio '70" (1962) - segment "Il lavoro" - 8,0
16. "Le streghe" (1967) - segment "La Strega bruciata viva" - 8,0
17. "Siamo donne" (1953) - segment "Anna Magnani" - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
2.
F.W. Murnau
Director, Nosferatu
Director. First was assistant to Max Reinhardt. Began making movies in Germany in 1919. Went to the USA in 1926.
“ 1. "Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens" (1922) - 10,0
2. "Faust - Eine deutsche Volkssage" (1926) - 10,0
3. "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans" (1927) - 10,0
4. "Tabu: A Story of the South Seas" (1931) - 10,0
5. "Der letzte Mann" (1924) - 9,5
6. "Herr Tartüff" (1925) - 9,0
7. "City Girl" (1930) - 8,5
8. "Der Gang in die Nacht" (1921) - 7,5
9. "Die Finanzen des Großherzogs" (1924) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
3.
Ingmar Bergman
Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July fourteenth, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions is the trilogy closed. Here...
“ 1. "Det sjunde inseglet" ("The Seventh Seal") (1957) - 10,0
2. "Persona" ("Persona") (1966) - 10,0
3. "Smultronstället" ("Wild Strawberries") (1957) - 10,0
4. "Fanny och Alexander" ("Fanny & Alexander") (1982) - 10,0
5. "Sommaren med Monika" ("Summer with Monika") (1953) - 10,0
6. "Jungfrukällan" ("The Virgin Spring") (1960) - 10,0
7. "Tystnaden" ("The Silence") (1963) - 9,5
8. "Sommarnattens leende" ("Smiles of a Summer Night") (1955) - 9,5
9. "Sommarlek" ("Summer Interlude") (1951) - 9,0
10. "Viskningar och rop" ("Cries & Whispers") (1972) - 9,0
11. "Gycklarnas afton" ("Sawdust and Tinsel") (1953) - 9,0
12. "Såsom i en spegel" ("Through a Glass Darkly") (1961) - 9,0
13. "Nattvardsgästerna" ("Winter Light") (1963) - 9,0
14. "En passion" ("The Passion of Anna") (1969) - 9,0
15. "Vargtimmen" ("Hour of the Wolf") (1968) - 9,0
16. "Kvinnors väntan" ("Secrets of Women") (1952) - 8,5
17. "Ansiktet" ("The Magician") (1958) - 8,5
18. "En lektion i kärlek" ("A Lesson in Love") (1954) - 8,5
19. "Djävulens öga" ("The Devil's Eye") (1960) - 8,5
20. "Skammen" ("Shame") (1968) - 8,5
21. "Trollflöjten" ("The Magic Flute") (1975) - 8,5
22. "Saraband" ("Saraband") (2003) - 8,5
23. "Höstsonaten" ("Autumn Sonata") (1978) - 8,0
24. "Kvinnodröm" ("Dreams") (1955) - 8,0
25. "Nära livet" ("Brink of Life") (1958) - 7,5
26. "Musik i mörker" ("Music in Darkness") (1948) - 7,5
27. "Scener ur ett äktenskap" ("Scenes from a Marriage") (1973) - 7,5
28. "Ansikte mot ansikte" ("Face to Face") (1976) - 7,5
29. "Aus dem Leben der Marionetten" (1980) - 7,5
30. "Fängelse" ("Prison") (1949) - 7,5
31. "Efter repetitionen" ("After the Rehearsal") (TV) (1984) - 7,5
32. "Skepp till India land" ("A Ship Bound for India") (1947) - 7,5
33. "Törst" ("Thirst") (1949) - 7,0
34. "Kris" ("Crisis") (1946) - 7,0
35. "För att inte tala om alla dessa kvinnor" ("All These Women") (1964) - 7,0
36. "Riten" ("The Rite") (1969) - 7,0
37. "Det regnar på vår kärlek" ("It Rains on Our Love") (1946) - 6,5
38. "Till glädje" ("To Joy") (1950) - 6,5
39. "Hamnstad" ("Port of Call") (1948) - 6,0
40. "The Serpent's Egg" (1977) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
4.
Robert Bresson
Robert Bresson trained as a painter before moving into films as a screenwriter, making a short film (atypically a comedy), Public Affairs in 1934. After spending more than a year as a German POW during World War II, he made his debut with Angels of Sin in 1943. His next film, Les dames du Bois de Boulogne would be the last time he would work with professional actors...
“ 1. "Au hasard Balthazar" (1966) - 10,0
2. "Journal d'un curé de campagne" (1951) - 10,0
3. "Pickpocket" (1959) - 10,0
4. "L'argent" (1983) - 10,0
5. "Mouchette" (1967) - 10,0
6. "Lancelot du Lac" (1974) - 10,0
7. "Le diable probablement" (1977) - 9,5
8. "Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent souffle où il veut" (1956) - 9,5
9. "Une femme douce" (1969) - 9,0
10. "Procès de Jeanne d'Arc" (1962) - 9,0
11. "Quatre nuits d'un rêveur" (1971) - 9,0
12. "Les dames du Bois de Boulogne" (1945) - 9,0
13. "Les anges du péché" (1943) - 8,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
5.
Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance...
“ 1. "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) - 10,0
2. "Barry Lyndon" (1975) - 10,0
3. "A Clockwork Orange" (1971) - 10,0
4. "The Shining" (1980) - 10,0
5. "Eyes Wide Shut" (1999) - 10,0
6. "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" (1964) - 9,5
7. "The Killing" (1956) - 9,0
8. "Paths of Glory" (1957) - 8,5
9. "Full Metal Jacket" (1987) - 7,5
10. "Lolita" (1962) - 7,5
11. "Killer's Kiss" (1955) - 7,5
12. "Spartacus" (1960) - 6,0
13. "Fear and Desire" (1953) - 4,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
6.
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Writer, Accattone
Pier Paolo Pasolini achieved fame and notoriety long before he entered the film industry. A published poet at 19, he had already written numerous novels and essays before his first screenplay in 1954. His first film Accattone was based on his own novel and its violent depiction of the life of a pimp in the slums of Rome caused a sensation...
“ 1. "Il vangelo secondo Matteo" (1964) - 10,0
2. "Teorema" (1968) - 10,0
3. "Il fiore delle mille e una notte" (1974) - 10,0
4. "Medea" (1969) - 9,5
5. "Mamma Roma" (1962) - 9,5
6. "Edipo re" (1967) - 9,0
7. "Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma" (1975) - 9,0
8. "Il Decameron" (1971) - 9,0
9. "Accattone" (1961) - 8,5
10. "Uccellacci e uccellini" (1966) - 8,0
11. "Porcile" (1969) - 8,0
12. "I racconti di Canterbury" (1972) - 7,5
13. "Le streghe" (1967) - segment "La Terra vista dalla luna" - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
7.
Alfred Hitchcock
Director, Psycho
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and Eileen Hitchcock (born 1892)...
“ 1. "Psycho" (1960) - 10,0
2. "Vertigo" (1958) - 10,0
3. "Rear Window" (1954) - 10,0
4. "The Birds" (1963) - 10,0
5. "Dial M for Murder" (1955) - 10,0
6. "Notorious" (1946) - 9,5
7. "The Lady Vanishes" (1938) - 9,5
8. "North by Northwest" (1958) - 9,5
9. "Blackmail" (1929) - 9,0
10. "Rebecca" (1940) - 9,0
11. "Shadow of a Doubt" (1943) - 9,0
12. "Rope" (1948) - 8,5
13. "Frenzy" (1972) - 8,5
14. "Marnie" (1964) - 8,0
15. "Strangers on a Train" (1951) - 8,0
16. "The 39 Steps" (1935) - 8,0
17. "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1956) - 8,0
18. "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (1941) - 8,0
19. "Foreign Correspondent" (1940) - 8,0
20. "Spellbound" (1945) - 7,5
21. "Stage Fright" (1950) - 7,5
22. "The Wrong Man" (1956) - 7,5
23. "Lifeboat" (1944) - 7,5
24. "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1934) - 7,5
25. "The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog" (1927) - 7,5
26. "The Paradine Case" (1947) - 7,5
27. "To Catch a Thief" (1955) - 7,0
28. "The Trouble with Harry" (1955) - 7,0
29. "Family Plot" (1976) - 7,0
30. "Suspicion" (1941) - 7,0
31. "The Skin Game" (1931) - 7,0
32. "Under Capricorn" (1949) - 7,0
33. "Young and Innocent" (1937) - 7,0
34. "Easy Virtue" (1928) - 7,0
35. "Saboteur" (1942) - 7,0
36. "Sabotage" (1936) - 6,5
37. "The Ring" (1927) - 6,5
38. "Downhill" (1927) - 6,5
39. "Murder!" (1930) - 6,5
40. "The Manxman" (1929) - 6,5
41. "Topaz" (1969) - 6,5
42. "I Confess" (1953) - 6,0
43. "Secret Agent" (1936) - 6,0
44. "Rich and Strange" (1931) - 6,0
45. "Champagne" (1928) - 6,0
46. "The Farmer's Wife" (1928)
47. "Juno and the Paycock" (1929) - 6,0
48. "Torn Curtain" (1966) - 6,0
49. "The Pleasure Garden" (1925) - 5,5
50. "Waltzes from Vienna" (1934) - 5,5
51. "Number Seventeen" (1932) - 5,0
52. "Jamaica Inn" (1939) - 5,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
8.
Fritz Lang
Director, M
He studied at the College of Technical Sciences of Vienna's Academy of Graphic Arts but unhappy with the career path chosen for him by his parents, he ran away to study art in Munich and Paris. He then spent many years travelling the world including Asia. In 1913, he returned to Paris to paint. When World War I began...
“ 1. "Metropolis" (1927) - 10,0
2. "M" (1931)- 10,0
3. "Der müde Tod" (1921) - 10,0
4. "Die Nibelungen: Siegfried" (1924) - 10,0
5. "Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache" (1924) - 10,0
6. "Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse" (1933) - 10,0
7. "Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler - Ein Bild der Zeit" (1922) - 10,0
8. "Fury" (1936) - 9,0
9. "Human Desire" (1954) - 9,0
10. "Spione" (1928) - 9,0
11. "Moonfleet" (1955) - 9,0
12. "Ministry of Fear" (1944) - 8,5
13. "Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse" (1960) - 8,5
14. "You Only Live Once" (1937) - 8,5
15. "The Woman in the Window" (1944) - 8,5
16. "Rancho Notorious" (1952) - 8,0
17. "Liliom" (1934) - 8,0
18. "The Big Heat" (1953) - 8,0
19. "Hangmen Also Die!" (1943) - 7,5
20. "Man Hunt" (1941) - 7,5
21. "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" (1956) - 7,5
22. "Der Tiger von Eschnapur" (1959) - 7,5
23. "Das indische Grabmal" (1959) - 7,5
24. "The Blue Gardenia" (1953) - 7,5
25. "Western Union" (1941) - 7,5
26. "You and Me" (1938) - 7,5
27. "House by the River" (1950) - 7,5
28. "Scarlet Street" (1945) - 7,0
29. "While the City Sleeps" (1956) - 7,0
30. "Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff" (1920) - 7,0
31. "Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See" (1919) - 7,0
32. "Cloak and Dagger" (1946) - 6,5
33. "Secret Beyond the Door..." (1947) - 6,5
34. "Clash by Night" (1952) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
9.
Federico Fellini
Writer,
The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the devil herself said the priests who ran his school)...
“ 1. "La dolce vita" (1960) - 10,0
2. "Amarcord" (1973) - 10,0
3. "8½" (1963) - 10,0
4. "E la nave va" (1983) - 10,0
5. "Fellini - Satyricon" (1969) - 9,5
6. "La strada" (1954) - 9,0
7. "Giulietta degli spiriti" (1965) - 9,0
8. "Le notti di Cabiria" (1957) - 9,0
9. "Roma" (1972) - 9,0
10. "I vitelloni" (1953) - 8,5
11. "Il bidone" (1955) - 8,5
12. "La città delle donne" (1980) - 8,5
13. "Il Casanova di Federico Fellini" (1976) - 8,5
14. "Prova d'orchestra" (1978) - 8,5
15. "Lo sceicco bianco" (1952) - 8,5
16. "Luci del varietà" (1950) - 8,0
17. "Ginger e Fred" (1986) - 8,0
18. "Boccaccio '70" (1962) - segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio" - 8,0
19. "La voce della luna" (1990) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
10.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and even antigay...
“ 1. "Berlin Alexanderplatz" (14 episodes, 1980) - 10,0
2. "Die Ehe der Maria Braun" (1979) - 10,0
3. "Faustrecht der Freiheit" (1975) - 10,0
4. "Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss" (1982) - 9,5
5. "Lili Marleen" (1981) - 9,5
6. "In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden" (1978) - 9,5
7. "Querelle" (1982) - 9,5
8. "Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant" (1972) - 9,5
9. "Lola" (1981) - 9,5
10. "Angst essen Seele auf" (1974) - 9,0
11. "Bolwieser" (TV movie) (1977) - 8,5
12. "Martha" (TV movie) (1974/I) - 8,5
13. "Chinesisches Roulette" (1976) - 7,5
14. "Die dritte Generation" (1979) - 7,5
15. "Katzelmacher" (1969) - 7,0
16. "Pioniere in Ingolstadt" (TV movie) (1971) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
11.
D.W. Griffith
David Wark Griffith was born in rural Kentucky to Jacob "Roaring Jake" Griffith, a former Confederate Army colonel and Civil War hero. Young Griffith grew up with his father's romantic war stories and melodramatic nineteenth-century literature that were to eventually mold his black-and-white view of human existence and history...
“ 1. "The Birth of a Nation" (1914) - 10,0
2. "Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl" (1919) - 10,0
3. "Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages" (1916) - 10,0
4. "Orphans of the Storm" (1921) - 10,0
5. "Way Down East" (1920) - 9,0
6. "True Heart Susie" (1919) - 9,0
7. "Corner in Wheat" (short) (1909) - 9,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
12.
Orson Welles
His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was seven) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr...
“ 1. "Citizen Kane" (1941) - 10,0
2. "Touch of Evil" (1958) - 10,0
3. "Campanadas a medianoche" (1965) - 10,0
4. "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1942) - 10,0
5. "Le procès" (1962) - 9,5
6. "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice" (1950) - 8,0
7. "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947) - 8,0
8. "Histoire immortelle" (1968) - 8,0
9. "Vérités et mensonges" (1973) - 8,0
10. "The Stranger" (1946) - 8,0
11. "Macbeth" (1948) - 7,5
12. "Mr. Arkadin" (1955) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
13.
John Ford
Director, The Searchers
John Ford is, arguably, The Great American Director. When Orson Welles, who repeatedly screened Ford's Stagecoach as a crash course in filmmaking before helming his first film, Citizen Kane, was asked who his three favorite directors were, he answered, "John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford." Along with D.W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille...
“ 1. "My Darling Clementine" (1946) - 10,0
2. "Stagecoach" (1939) - 10,0
3. "The Searchers" (1956) - 10,0
4. "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962) - 10,0
5. "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940) - 9,5
6. "Young Mr. Lincoln" (1939) - 9,0
7. "The Informer" (1935) - 9,0
8. "The Quiet Man' (1952) - 9,0
9. "The Hurricane" (1937) - 9,0
10. "Judge Priest" (1934) - 8,5
11. "7 Women" (1966) - 8,5
12. "How Green Was My Valley" (1941) - 8,0
13. "Fort Apache" (1948) - 8,0
14. "Wagon Master" (1950) - 8,0
15. "The Long Voyage Home" (1940) - 8,0
16. "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949) - 8,0
17. "The Sun Shines Bright" (1953) - 7,5
18. "The Iron Horse" (1924) - 7,5
19. "Mister Roberts" (1955) - 7,5
20. "Drums Along the Mohawk" (1939) - 7,5
21. "The Lost Patrol" (1935) - 7,5
22. "The Prisoner of Shark Island" (1936) - 7,5
23. "The Wings of Eagles" (1957) - 7,5
24. "They Were Expendable" (1945) - 7,5
25. "3 Bad Men" (1926) - 7,5
26. "Tobacco Road" (1941) - 7,5
27. "How the West Was Won" (1963) - segment "The Civil War" - 7,0
28. "Mogambo" (1953) - 7,0
29. "The Fugitive" (1947) - 7,0
30. "The Last Hurrah" (1958) - 7,0
31. "Four Sons" (1928) - 6,5
32. "Mary of Scotland" (1936) - 6,5
33. "Rio Grande" (1950) - 6,5
34. "The Battle of Midway" (1942) (documentary short) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
14.
Yasujirô Ozu
Director, Tokyo Story
Tokyo-born Yasujiro Ozu was a movie buff from childhood, often playing hooky from school in order to see Hollywood movies in his local theatre. In 1923 he landed a job as a camera assistant at Shochiku Studios in Tokyo. Three years later, he was made an assistant director and directed his first film the next year...
“ 1. "Banshun" ("Late Spring") (1949) - 10,0
2. "Tôkyô monogatari" ("Tokyo Story") (1953) - 10,0
3. "Bakushû" ("Early Summer") (1951) - 10,0
4. "Sanma no aji" ("An Autumn Afternoon") (1962) - 9,5
5. "Ochazuke no aji" ("Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice") (1952) - 9,5
6. "Hitori musuko" ("The Only Son") (1936) - 9,5
7. "Higanbana" ("Equinox Flower") (1958) - 9,5
8. "Kohayagawa-ke no aki" ("The End of Summer") (1961) - 9,0
9. "Akibiyori" (Late Autumn") (1960) - 8,5
10. "Otona no miru ehon - Umarete wa mita keredo" ("I Was Born, But...") (1932) - 8,0
11. "Ukigusa" ("Floating Weeds") (1959) - 8,0
12. "Haha wo kowazuya" ("A Mother Should Be Loved") (1934) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
15.
Carl Theodor Dreyer
The illegitimate son of a Danish farmer and his Swedish housekeeper, Carl Theodor Dreyer was born in Copenhagen on the 3th of February, 1889. He spent his early years in various foster homes before being adopted by the Dreyers at the age of two. Contrary to popular belief (perhaps nourished by the fact...
“ 1. "Ordet" ("Ordet") (1955) - 10,0
2. "La passion de Jeanne d'Arc" (1928) - 10,0
3. "Vredens dag" ("Day of Wrath") (1943) - 10,0
4. "Gertrud" ("Gertrud") (1964) - 9,5
5. "Vampyr" (1932) - 9,5
6. "Michael" (1924) - 8,5
7. "Præsidenten" ("The President") (1919) - 8,5
8. "Prästänkan" ("The Parson's Widow") (1920) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
16.
Sergei M. Eisenstein
The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and then director...
“ 1. "Bronenosets Potyomkin" ("Battleship Potemkin") (1925) - 10,0
2. "Ivan Groznyy" ("Ivan the Terrible, Part I") (1944) - 10,0
3. "Stachka" ("Strike") (1925) - 10,0
4. "Ivan Groznyy: Skaz vtoroy - Boyarskiy zagovor" ("Ivan the Terrible, Part II") (1958) - 10,0
5. "Aleksandr Nevskiy" ("Aleksandr Nevskiy") (1938) - 8,5
6. "Oktyabr" ("October") (1928) - 8,0
7. "Que Viva Mexico" ("¡Que Viva Mexico! - Da zdravstvuyet Meksika!") (1932/1979) - 8,0
8. "Romance sentimentale" (short) (1930) - 7,5
9. "Bezhin lug" (short) (1935) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
17.
Jean Vigo
Writer, L'Atalante
Jean Vigo had bad health since he was a child. Son of anarchist militant Miguel Almareyda, he also never really recovered from his father's mysterious death in jail when he was 12. Abandoned by his mother, he passed from boarding school to boarding school. Aged 23, through meetings with people involved in the movies...
“ 1. "Zéro de conduite: Jeunes diables au collège" (1933) - 10,0
2. "L'Atalante" (1934) - 10,0
3. "À propos de Nice" (documentary short) (1930) - 7,0
4. "Taris, roi de l'eau" (documentary short) (1931) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
18.
Jean-Luc Godard
Director, My Life to Live
Jean-Luc Godard was born in Paris on December 3, 1930, the second of four children in a bourgeois Franco-Swiss family. His father was a doctor who owned a private clinic, and his mother came from a preeminent family of Swiss bankers. During World War II Godard became a naturalized citizen of Switzerland and attended school in Nyons (Switzerland)...
“ 1. "À bout de souffle" (1960) - 10,0
2. "Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution" (1965) - 10,0
3. "Le mépris" (1963) - 10,0
4. "Week End" (1967) - 9,0
5. "Une femme est une femme" (1961) - 9,0
6. "Bande à part" (1964) - 9,0
7. "Pierrot le fou" (1965) - 8,5
8. "Masculin féminin" (1966) - 8,5
9. "Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux" (1962) - 8,5
10. "Histoire(s) du cinéma" (1988-1998) - 8,5
11. "Made in U.S.A" (1966) - 8,0
12. "Tout va bien" (1972) - 8,0
13. "2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle" (1967) - 8,0
14. "Notre musique" (2004) - 8,0
15. "Passion" (1982) - 7,5
16. "Sauve qui peut (la vie)" (1980) - 7,5
17. "Numéro deux" (1975) - 7,5
18. "Nouvelle vague" (1990) - 7,5
19. "Éloge de l'amour" (2001) - 7,5
20. "Le petit soldat" (1963) - 7,5
21. "Les carabiniers" (1963) - 7,0
22. "La chinoise" (1967) - 7,0
23. "Film socialisme" (2010) - 6,5
24. "'Je vous salue, Marie'" (1985) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
19.
Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl's show-biz experience began with an experiment: she wanted to know what it felt like to dance on the stage. Success as a dancer gave way to film acting when she attracted the attention of film director Arnold Fanck, subsequently starring in some of his mountaineering pictures. With Fanck as her mentor, Riefenstahl began directing films...
“ 1. "Olympia 1. Teil - Fest der Völker" (1938) - 10,0
2. "Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit" (1938) - 10,0
3. "Triumph des Willens" (1935) - 10,0
4. "Das blaue Licht" (1932) - 8,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
20.
Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer, Solaris
The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood, which won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival...
“ 1. "Andrey Rublyov" ("Andrei Rublev") (1966) - 10,0
2. "Solyaris" ("Solaris") (1972) - 10,0
3. "Offret" ("The Sacrifice") (1986) - 10,0
4. "Nostalghia" (1983) - 10,0
5. "Stalker" ("Stalker") (1979) - 9,0
6. "Zerkalo" ("The Mirror") (1975) - 8,0
7. "Ivanovo detstvo" ("Ivan's Childhood") (1962) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
21.
Jean Renoir
Son of the famous Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste, he had a happy childhood. Pierre Renoir was his brother, and Claude Renoir was his nephew. After the end of World War I, where he won the Croix de Guerre, he moved from scriptwriting to filmmaking. He married Catherine Hessling, for whom he began to make movies; he wanted to make a star of her...
“ 1. "La règle du jeu" (1939) - 10,0
2. "La grande illusion" (1937) - 10,0
3. "La chienne" (1931) - 10,0
4. "La bête humaine" (1938) - 9,5
5. "Partie de campagne" (1936) - 9,5
6. "Boudu sauvé des eaux" (1932) - 9,0
7. "Le crime de Monsieur Lange" (1936) - 8,5
8. "Nana" (1926) - 8,0
9. "French Can Can" (1954) - 8,0
10. "La nuit du carrefour" (1932) - 8,0
11. "Le carrosse d'or" (1952) - 8,0
12. "Toni" (1935) - 8,0
13. "La fille de l'eau" (1925) - 8,0
14. "The River" (1951) - 7,0
15. "La Marseillaise" (1938) - 7,0
16. "Madame Bovary" (1934) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
22.
Howard Hawks
Director, The Big Sleep
What do the classic films Scarface, Twentieth Century, Bringing Up Baby, Only Angels Have Wings, His Girl Friday, Sergeant York, To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Red River Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Rio Bravo have in common? Aside from their displays of great craftsmanship, the answer is director Howard Hawks...
“ 1. "Scarface" (1932) - 10,0
2. "His Girl Friday" (1940) - 10,0
3. "Red River" (1948) - 9,9
4. "Only Angels Have Wings" (1939) - 9,5
5. "Rio Bravo" (1959) - 9,5
6. "Ball of Fire" (1941) - 9,0
7. "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953) - 9.0
8. "The Big Sleep" (1946) - 9,0
9. "Hatari!" (1962) - 8,5
10. "Sergeant York" (1941) - 8,5
11. "Twentieth Century" (1934) - 8,0
12. "The Big Sky" (1952) - 8,0
13. "Bringing Up Baby" (1938) - 8,0
14. "El Dorado" (1966) - 8,0
15. "To Have and Have Not" (1944) - 7,0
16. "Monkey Business" (1952) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
23.
Ernst Lubitsch
From Ernst Lubitsch's experiences in Sophien Gymnasium (high school) theater, he decided to leave school at the age of 16 and pursue a career on the stage. He had to compromise with his father and keep the account books for the family tailor business while he acted in cabarets and music halls at night...
“ 1. "To Be or Not to Be" (1942) - 10,0
2. "The Merry Widow" (1934) - 10,0
3. "Ninotchka" (1939) - 9,5
4. "Angel" (1937) - 9,5
5. "The Shop Around the Corner" (1940) - 9,5
6. "Trouble in Paradise" (1932) - 9,0
7. "Design for Living" (1933) - 9,0
8. "Die Puppe" (1919) - 8,5
9. "The Love Parade" (1929) - 8,0
10. "Monte Carlo" (1930) - 8,0
11. "The Smiling Lieutenant" (1931) - 7,5
12. "Heaven Can Wait" (1943) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
24.
Luis Buñuel
The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the university there, where his close friends included Salvador Dalí and Federico García Lorca...
“ 1. "Un chien andalou" (short) (1929) - 10,0
2. "Viridiana" (1961) - 10,0
3. "El" (1953) - 10,0
4. "El ángel exterminador" (1962) - 10,0
5. "Belle de jour" (1967) - 10,0
6. "L'âge d'or" (1930) - 10,0
7. "Simón del desierto" (1965) - 9,5
8. "Las Hurdes" (documentary short) (1933) - 9,0
9. "Le fantôme de la liberté" (1974) - 9,0
10. "La voie lactée" (1969) - 9,0
11. "Los olvidados" (1950) - 8,5
12. "Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie" (1972) - 8,5
13. "Nazarin" (1959) - 8,5
14. "Ensayo de un crimen" (1955) - 8,0
15. "Cet obscur objet du désir" (1977) - 7,5
16. "Le journal d'une femme de chambre" (1964) - 7,5
17. "Tristana" (1970) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
25.
François Truffaut
François began to assiduously go to the movies at 7. He was also a great reader but not a good pupil. He left school at 14 and started working. In 1947, aged 15, he founded a film club and met André Bazin, a French critic, who becomes his protector. Bazin helped the delinquent Truffaut and also when he was put in jail because he deserted the army...
“ 1. "Les quatre cents coups" (1959) - 10,0
2. "Jules et Jim" (1962) - 10,0
3. "Baisers volés" (1968) - 10,0
4. "Fahrenheit 451" (1966) - 9,5
5. "Tirez sur le pianiste" (1960) - 8,5
6. "La peau douce" (1964) - 8,5
7. "L'histoire d'Adèle H." (1975) - 8,0
8. "La mariée était en noir" (1968) - 8,0
9. "L'amour en fuite" (1979) - 7,5
10. "La nuit américaine" (1973) - 7,5
11. "L'homme qui aimait les femmes" (1977) - 7,5
12. "La femme d'à côté" (1981) - 7,0
13. "Le dernier métro" (1980) - 7,0
14. "Les deux Anglaises et le continent" (1971) - 7,0
15. "Antoine et Colette" (short) (1962) - 7,0
16. "L'enfant sauvage" (1970) - 7,0
17. "Domicile conjugal" (1970) - 6,5
18. "La sirène du Mississipi" (1969) - 6,5
19. "La chambre verte" (1978) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
26.
Michelangelo Antonioni
Writer, Blow-Up
Michelangelo Antonioni was born in 1912 into a middle-class family and grew up in bourgeois surroundings of the Italian province. In Bologna he studied economics and commerce while he painted and also wrote criticism for a local newspaper. In 1939 he went to Rome and worked for the journal "Cinema" studying directorship at the School of Cinema...
“ 1. "Blowup" (1966) - 10,0
2. "L'eclisse" (1961) - 10,0
3. "L'avventura" (1960) - 10,0
4. "Il deserto rosso" (1964) - 9,5
5. "Professione: reporter" (1975) - 9,5
6. "Il grido" (1957) - 9,0
7. "La notte" (1961) - 9,0
8. "Zabriskie Point" (1970) - 9,0
9. "Eros" - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things" (2004) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
27.
Akira Kurosawa
Writer, Yojimbo
After training as a painter (he storyboards his films as full-scale paintings), Kurosawa entered the film industry in 1936 as an assistant director, eventually making his directorial debut with Sanshiro Sugata. Within a few years, Kurosawa had achieved sufficient stature to allow him greater creative freedom...
“ 1. "Rashômon" ("Rashomon") (1950) - 10,0
2. "Shichinin no samurai" ("Seven Samurai") (1954) - 10,0
3. "Yôjinbô" ("Yojimbo") (1961) - 9,5
4. "Kagemusha" ("Kagemusha") (1980) - 9,0
5. "Ikiru" ("Living") (1952) - 9,0
6. "Tsubaki Sanjûrô" ("Sanjuro") (1962) - 8,5
7. "Akahige" ("Red Beard") (1965) - 8,0
8. "Tengoku to jigoku" ("High and Low") (1963) - 8,0
9. "Kumonosu-jô" ("Throne of Blood") (1957) - 8,0
10. "Ran" ("Ran") (1985) - 8,0
11. "Hume" ("Dreams") (1990) - 7,5
12. "Nora inu" ("Stray Dog") (1949) - 7,5
13. "Dersu Uzala" ("Dersu Uzala") (1975) - 7,0
14. "Kakushi-toride no san-akunin" ("The Hidden Fortress") (1958) - 6,5
15. "Dodesukaden" ("Dodes'ka-den") (1970) - 6,5
16. "Hachi-gatsu no kyôshikyoku" ("Rhapsody in August") (1991) - 6,5
17. "Madadayo" ("Madadayo") (1993) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
28.
“ 1. "Hiroshima mon amour" (1959) - 10,0
2. "L'année dernière à Marienbad" (1961) - 10,0
3. "Mon oncle d'Amérique" (1980) - 9,0
4. "Providence" (1977) - 9,0
5. "Les herbes folles" (2009) - 9,0
6. "Nuit et brouillard" (documentary short) (1955) - 9,0
7. "Smoking/No Smoking" (1993) - 8,0
8. "Muriel ou Le temps d'un retour" (1963) - 7,5
9. "Coeurs" (2006) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
29.
Roberto Rossellini
The master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, as one of the creators of neo-realism, is one of the most influential directors of all time. His neo-realist films influenced France's nouvelle vague movement in the 1950s and '60s that changed the face of international cinema. He also influenced American directors, including Martin Scorsese...
“ 1. "Roma, città aperta" (1945) - 10,0
2. "Paisà" (1946) - 10,0
3. "Viaggio in Italia" (1954) - 9,0
4. "Germania anno zero" (1948) - 9,0
5. "Il generale della Rovere" (1959) - 9,0
6. "Stromboli" (1950) - 8,0
7. "Francesco, giullare di Dio" (1950) - 8,0
8. "Europa '51" (1952) - 8,0
9. "India: Matri Bhumi" (1959) - 8,0
10. "La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV" (1966) - 7,5
11. "Blaise Pascal" (1972) - 7,5
12. "Socrate" (1971) - 7,0
13. "Siamo donne" - segment "Ingrid Bergman" (1953) - 7,0
14. "Agostino d'Ippona" (1972) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
30.
“ 1. "A Star Is Born" (1954) - 10,0
2. "The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger" (1935) - 10,0
3. "The Wizard of Oz" (uncredited) (1939) - 10,0
4. "Little Women" (1933) - 9,0
5. "Adam's Rib" (1949) - 9,0
6. "Dinner at Eight" (1933) - 8,5
7. "Holiday" (1938) - 8,5
8. "Camille" (1936) - 8,0
9. "My Fair Lady" (1964) - 8,0
10. "The Women" (1939) - 8,0
11. "Two-Faced Woman" (1941) - 7,5
12. "The Philadelphia Story" (1940) - 7,0
13. "Les Girls" (1957) - 7,0
14. "Gaslight" (1944) - 7,0
15. "Pat and Mike" (1952) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
31.
Buster Keaton
When at six months of age he tumbled down a flight of stairs unharmed, he was given the name "Buster" by Harry Houdini who, along with W.C. Fields, Bill Robinson ("Bojangles"), Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson shared headlines with "The Three Keatons": Buster, his father Joe Keaton and mother Myra Keaton...
“ 1. "Sherlock Jr." (1924) - 10,0
2. "The General" (1926) - 10,0
3. "Seven Chances" (1925) - 9,5
4. "Our Hospitality" (1923) - 9,0
5. "Steamboat Bill, Jr." (uncredited) (1928) - 8,5
6. "The Cameraman" (uncredited) (1928) - 8,5
7. "The Navigator" (1924) - 8,5
8. "The Scarecrow" (short) (1920) - 8,5
9. "College" (uncredited) (1927) - 8,0
10. "Neighbors" (short) (1920) - 8,0
11. "Three Ages" (1923) - 8,0
12. "Cops" (short) (1922) - 7,5
13. "The Goat" (short) (1921) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
32.
Charles Chaplin
Writer, Modern Times
Charles Chaplin was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry. His career spanned more than 75 years...
“ 1. "The Gold Rush" (1925) - 10,0
2. "Modern Times" (1936) - 10,0
3. "City Lights" (1931) - 10,0
4. "The Great Dictator" (1940) - 9,5
5. "The Kid" (1921) - 9,0
6. "The Circus" (1928) - 8,5
7. "A Dog's Life" (uncredited) (short) (1918) - 8,5
8. "Limelight" (1952) - 8,0
9. "A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate" (1923) - 8,0
10. "Pay Day" (short) (1922/I) - 8,0
11. "The Immigrant" (short) (1917) - 8,0
12. "The Pilgrim" (short) (1923) - 8,0
13. "Shoulder Arms" (short) (1918) - 8,0
14. "The Idle Class" (short) (1921) - 8,0
15. "A Day's Pleasure" (short) (1919) - 8,0
16. "Monsieur Verdoux" (1947) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
33.
Vittorio De Sica
Director, Bicycle Thieves
Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee idol of the Italian theatre...
“ 1. "Umberto D." (1952) - 10,0
2. "'Sciuscià' (Ragazzi)" (1946) - 10,0
3. "Ladri di biciclette" (1948) - 10,0
4. "Ieri, oggi, domani" (1963) - 9,5
5. "Miracolo a Milano" (1951) - 9,0
6. "La ciociara" (1960) - 8,0
7. "Il giardino dei Finzi Contini" (1970) - 7,5
8. "L'oro di Napoli" (1954) - 7,5
9. "Boccaccio '70" (1962) - segment "La riffa" - 7,5
10. "Le streghe" (1967) - segment "Una Sera come le altre" - 7,5
11. "Il tetto" (1956) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
34.
“ 1. "Le million" (1931) - 10,0
2. "À nous la liberté" (1931) - 9,5
3. "Sous les toits de Paris" (1930) - 9,5
4. "Entr'acte" (short) (1924) - 9,5
5. "Un chapeau de paille d'Italie" (1928) - 9,0
6. "Paris qui dort" (short) (1924) - 9,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
35.
Éric Rohmer
Admirers have always had difficulty explaining Éric Rohmer's "Je ne sais quoi." Part of the challenge stems from the fact that, despite his place in French Nouvelle Vague (i.e., New Wave), his work is unlike that of his colleagues. While this may be due to the auteur's unwillingness to conform, some have argued convincingly that...
“ 1. "Le genou de Claire" (1970) - 10,0
2. "Ma nuit chez Maud" (1969) - 10,0
3. "Perceval le Gallois" (1978) - 9,5
4. "Conte d'hiver" (1992) - 9,5
5. "La collectionneuse" (1967) - 9,5
6. "Die Marquise von O..." (1976) - 9,0
7. "Conte d'été" (1996) - 9,0
8. "Le rayon vert" (1986) - 8,0
9. "Pauline à la plage" (1983) - 8,0
10. "Les nuits de la pleine lune" (1984) - 8,0
11. "L'amour l'après-midi" (1972) - 8,0
12. "La carrière de Suzanne" (1963) - 8,0
13. "Le signe du lion" (1962) - 7,5
14. "Le beau mariage" (1982) - 7,5
15. "La boulangère de Monceau" (short) (1963) - 7,5
16. "Conte d'automne" (1998) - 7,0
17. "Conte de printemps" (1990) - 7,0
18. "La femme de l'aviateur" (1981) - 7,0
19. "L'ami de mon amie" (1987) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
36.
Michael Powell
Director, The Red Shoes
The son of Thomas William Powell & Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the South of France (where his parents ran an hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury & Dulwich College he first worked at the National Provincial Bank from 1922 - 1925...
“ and Emeric Pressburger

1. "The Red Shoes" (1948) - 10,0
2. "Black Narcissus" (1947) - 9,5
3. "Peeping Tom" (1960) - 9,5 (only Powell)
4. "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp" (1943) - 9,5
5. "49th Parallel" (1941) - 9,5
6. "'I Know Where I'm Going!'" (1945)- 9,0
7. "A Matter of Life and Death" (1946) - 9,0
8. "The Small Back Room" (1949) - 8,5
9. "The Spy in Black" (1939) - 8,0
10. "One of Our Aircraft Is Missing" (1942) - 7,5
11. "A Canterbury Tale" (1944) - 7,5
12. "The Tales of Hoffmann" (1951) - 7,5
13. "The Thief of Bagdad" (1940) - 7,5 (only Powell)
14. "Contraband" (1940) - 7,5
15. "Oh... Rosalinda!!" (1955) - 7,0
16. "Ill Met by Moonlight" (1957) - 7,0
17. "Gone to Earth" (1950) - 6,5
18. "The Battle of the River Plate" (1956) - 6,5
19. "The Boy Who Turned Yellow" (1972) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
37.
William Wyler
Director, Ben-Hur
William Wyler was an American filmmaker who, at the time of his death in 1981, was considered by his peers as second only to John Ford as a master craftsman of cinema. The winner of three Best Director Academy Awards, second again only to Ford's four, Wyler's reputation has unfairly suffered as...
“ 1. "The Little Foxes" (1941) - 10,0
2. "The Children's Hour" (1961) - 9,5
3. "The Heiress" (1949) - 9,0
4. "Detective Story" (1951) - 9,0
5. "Dodsworth" (1936) - 8,5
6. "Jezebel" (1938) - 8,5
7. "The Westerner" (1940) - 8,0
8. "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) - 8,0
9. "Wuthering Heights" (1939) - 8,0
10. "Friendly Persuasion" (1956) - 7,5
11. "Ben-Hur" (1959) - 7,5
12. "The Letter" (1940) - 7,5
13. "Funny Girl" (1968) - 7,5
14. "Dead End" (1937) - 7,0
15. "The Desperate Hours" (1955) - 7,0
16. "Roman Holiday" (1953) - 6,5
17. "The Big Country" (1958) - 6,5
18. "Mrs. Miniver" (1942) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
38.
“ 1. "The Crowd" (1928) - 10,0
2. "The Wizard of Oz" (uncredited) (1939) - 10,0
3. "The Big Parade" (1925) - 9,0
4. "Stella Dallas" (1937) - 9,0
5. "Our Daily Bread" (1934) - 9,0
6. "Hallelujah" (1929) - 8,5
7. "Man Without a Star" (1955) - 8,0
8. "Duel in the Sun" (1946) - 8,0
9. "The Fountainhead" (1949) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
39.
Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau was one of the most multi-talented artists of the 20th century. In addition to being a director, he was a poet, novelist, painter, playwright, set designer, and actor. He began writing at 10 and was a published poet by age 16. He collaborated with the "Russian Ballet" company of Sergei Diaghilev...
“ 1. "Orphée" (1950) - 10,0
2. "La belle et la bête" (1946) - 10,0
3. "Le sang d'un poète" (1932) - 10,0
4. "Le testament d'Orphée, ou ne me demandez pas pourquoi!" (1960) - 9,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
40.
Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor. Noted for drawing out the best dramatic performances from his actors, he directed 21 actors to Oscar nominations, resulting in nine wins. He directed a string of successful films, including A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, and East of Eden...
“ 1. "On the Waterfront" (1954) - 10,0
2. "East of Eden" (1955) - 10,0
3. "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) - 9,5
4. "America, America" (1963) - 9,0
5. "Viva Zapata!" (1952) - 9,0
6. "Wild River" (1960) - 8,5
7. "Baby Doll" (1956) - 7,5
8. "The Last Tycoon" (1976) - 7,5
9. "A Face in the Crowd" (1957) - 7,0
10. "Gentleman's Agreement" (1947) - 7,0
11. "Splendor in the Grass" (1961) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
41.
David Lean
An important British filmmaker, David Lean was born in Croydon in 1908 and brought up in a strict Quaker family (ironically, as a child he wasn't allowed to go to the movies). During the 1920s he briefly considered the possibility of becoming an accountant like his father before finding a job at Gaumont British Studios in 1927...
“ 1. "Brief Encounter" (1945) - 10,0
2. "Great Expectations" (1946) - 10,0
3. "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) - 9,5
4. "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957) - 8,5
5. "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) - 8,0
6. "Madeleine" (1950) - 8,0
7. "Ryan's Daughter" (1970) - 8,0
8. "The Passionate Friends" (1949) - 8,0
9. "Hobson's Choice" (1954) - 8,0
10. "This Happy Breed" (1944) - 8,0
11. "The Sound Barrier" (1952) - 8,0
12. "Oliver Twist" (1948) - 7,5
13. "A Passage to India" (1984) - 7,5
14. "Summertime" (1955) - 7,5
15. "In Which We Serve" (1942)- 7,0
16. "Blithe Spirit" (1945) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
42.
Jacques Rivette
Although François Truffaut has written that the New Wave began "thanks to Rivette," the films of this masterful French director are not well known. Rivette, like his "Cahiers du Cinéma" colleagues Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol and Éric Rohmer, did graduate to filmmaking but, like Rohmer...
“ 1. "La religieuse" (1966) - 10,0
2. "Céline et Julie vont en bateau - Phantom Ladies Over Paris" (1974) - 9,5
3. "Out 1, noli me tangere" (1971) - 9,5
4. "Out 1: Spectre" (1974) - 8,5
5. "La belle noiseuse" (1991) - 8,5
6. "L'amour fou" (1969) - 8,5
7. "Paris nous appartient" (1961) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
43.
Erich von Stroheim
Erich von Stroheim was born Erich Oswald Stroheim in 1885, in Vienna, Austria, to Johanna (Bondy), from Prague, and Benno Stroheim, a hatmaker from Gliwice, Poland. His family was Jewish. After spending some time working in his father's hat factory, he emigrated to America around 1909. Working in various jobs he arrived in Hollywood in 1914 and got work in D.W...
“ 1. "Greed" (1924) - 10,0
2. "The Wedding March" (1928) - 9,5
3. "Foolish Wives" (1922) - 9,5
4. "Queen Kelly" (1929) - 9,0
5. "Blind Husbands" (1919) - 9,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
44.
Victor Sjöström
Director, Körkarlen
Victor Sjöström was born on September 20, 1879, and is the undisputed father of Swedish film, ranking as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of directors whom he himself influenced...
“ 1. "Körkarlen" ("The Phantom Carriage") (1921) - 10,0
2. "He Who Gets Slapped" (1924) - 10,0
3. "The Wind" (1928) - 9,0
4. "Terje Vigen" ("A Man There Was") (1917) - 9,0
5. "Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru" ("The Outlaw and his Wife") (1918) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
45.
Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Director, Pandora's Box
Georg Wilhelm Pabst is considered by many to be the greatest director of German cinema, in his era. He was especially appreciated by actors and actresses for the humane way in which he treated them. This was in contrast to some of his contemporaries, such as Arnold Fanck, who have been characterized as martinets.
“ 1. "Die Büchse der Pandora" (1929) - 10,0
2. "Tagebuch einer Verlorenen" (1929) - 9,0
3. "Geheimnisse einer Seele" (1926) - 9,0
4. "Die 3 Groschen-Oper" (1931) - 8,5
5. "Kameradschaft" (1931) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
46.
Otto Preminger
Otto Ludwig Preminger was born in Wiznitz, Bukovina, Austria-Hungary. His father was a prosecutor, and Otto originally intended to follow his father into a law career; however, he fell in love with the theater and became a stage director. He directed his first film in 1931, and came to the US in 1936 to direct on the Broadway stage...
“ 1. "Laura" (1944) - 10,0
2. "Angel Face" (1952) - 9,5
3. "Anatomy of a Murder" (1959) - 9,0
4. "The Man with the Golden Arm" (1955) - 8,5
5. "Carmen Jones" (1954) - 7,5
6. "Fallen Angel" (1945) - 7,5
7. "Bonjour tristesse" (1958) - 7,0
8. "River of No Return" (1954) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
47.
“ 1. "Nanook of the North" (1922) - 10,0
2. "Man of Aran" (1934) - 9,5
3. "Louisiana Story" (1948) - 8,5
4. "Moana" (1926) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
48.
Max Ophüls
Director Max Ophüls was born Max Oppenheimer in Saarbrücken, Germany. He began his career as a stage actor and director in the golden twenties. He worked in cities such as Stuttgart, Dortmund, Wuppertal, Vienna, Frankfurt, Breslau and Berlin. In 1929 his son Marcel Ophüls was born in Frankfurt, Germany...
“ 1. "Le plaisir" (1952) - 10,0
2. "Lola Montès" (1955) - 9,5
3. "Madame de..." (1953) - 9,5
4. "Letter from an Unknown Woman" (1948) - 9,5
5. "The Reckless Moment" (1949) - 9,0
6. "La Ronde" (1950) - 8,0
7. "Liebelei" (1933) - 7,5
8. "Caught" (1949) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
49.
Raoul Walsh
Director, White Heat
Raoul Walsh's 52-year directorial career made him a Hollywood legend. Walsh was also an actor: He appeared in the first version of W. Somerset Maugham's "Rain" renamed Sadie Thompson opposite Gloria Swanson in the title role. He would have played the Cisco Kid in his own film In Old Arizona if an errant jackrabbit hadn't cost him his right eye by leaping through the windshield of his automobile...
“ 1. "White Heat" (1949) - 10,0
2. "The Thief of Bagdad" (1924) - 9,5
3. "High Sierra" (1941) -9,5
4. "Regeneration" (1915) - 9,5
5. "The Roaring Twenties" (1939) - 8,5
6. "They Died with Their Boots On" (1941) - 7,0
7. "Pursued" (1947) - 7,0
8. "They Drive by Night" (1940) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
50.
Billy Wilder
Originally planning to become a lawyer, Billy Wilder abandoned that career in favor of working as a reporter for a Viennese newspaper, using this experience to move to Berlin, where he worked for the city's largest tabloid. He broke into films as a screenwriter in 1929, and wrote scripts for many German films until Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933...
“ 1. "Sunset Blvd." (1950) - 10,0
2. "Double Indemnity" (1944) - 9,5
3. "Some Like It Hot" (1959) - 9,5
4. "The Apartment" (1960) - 9,0
5. "Witness for the Prosecution" (1957) - 8,0
6. "Ace in the Hole" (1951) - 7,5
7. "One, Two, Three" (1961) - 7,5
8. "The Lost Weekend" (1945) - 7,5
9. "Avanti!" (1972) - 7,0
10. "Sabrina" (1954) - 7,0
11. "The Seven Year Itch" (1955) - 7,0
12. "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" (1970) - 6,5
13. "Stalag 17" (1953) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
51.
Kenji Mizoguchi
Director, Ugetsu
Coming from a lower class family Mizoguchi entered the production company Nikkatsu as an actor specialized in female roles. Later he became an assistant director and made his first film in 1922. Although he filmed almost 90 movies in the silent era, only his last 12 productions are really known outside of Japan because they were especially produced for Venice (e.g...
“ 1. "Sanshô dayû" ("Sansho the Bailiff") (1954) - 10,0
2. "Chikamatsu monogatari" ("The Crucified Lovers") (1954) - 9,5
3. "Ugetsu monogatari" ("Ugetsu") (1953) - 9,5
4. "Saikaku ichidai onna" ("The Life of Oharu") (1952) - 9,0
5. "Genroku Chûshingura" ("The 47 Ronin") (1941) - 8,5
6. "Zangiku monogatari" ("The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums") (1939) - 8,0
7. "Akasen chitai" ("Street of Shame") (1956) - 8,0
8. "Yôkihi" ("Princess Yang Kwei-fei") (1955) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
52.
Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray was born in Calcutta on May 2, 1921. His father, Sukumar Ray was an eminent poet and writer in the history of Bengali literature. In 1940, after receiving his degree in science and economics from Calcutta University, he attended Tagore's Viswa-Bharati University. His first movie Pather Panchali won several International Awards and set Ray as a world-class director...
“ 1. "Jalsaghar" ("The Music Room") (1958) - 10,0
2. "Pather Panchali" ("Song of the Little Road") (1955) - 10,0
3. "Charulata" ("Charulata: The Lonely Wife") (1964) - 9,5
4. "Aparajito" ("The Unvanquished") (1956) - 9,0
5. "Apur Sansar" ("The World of Apu") (1959) - 8,5
6. "Aranyer Din Ratri" ("Days and Nights in the Forest") (1968) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
53.
Fred Zinnemann
Director, High Noon
Initially grew up wanting to be a violinist, but while at the University of Vienna decided to study law. While doing so, he became increasingly interested in American film and decided that was what he wanted to do. He became involved in European filmaking for a short time before going to America to study film.
“ 1. "High Noon" (1952) - 10,0
2. "From Here to Eternity" (1953) - 9,0
3. "A Man for All Seasons" (1966) - 9,0
4. "Menschen am Sonntag" (1930) - 9,0
5. "The Day of the Jackal" (1973) - 8,0
6 "Oklahoma!" (1955) - 7,5
7. "Julia" (1977) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
54.
Vincente Minnelli
Director, Gigi
Born Lester Anthony Minnelli in Chicago on February 28 1903, his father Vincent was a musical conductor of the Minnelli Brothers' Tent Theater. Wanting to pursue an artistic career, Minelli worked in the costume department of the Chicago Theater, then on Broadway during the depression as a set designer and costumer...
“ 1. "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944) - 10,0
2. "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952) - 9,5
3. "The Band Wagon" (1953) - 8,0
4. "An American in Paris" (1951) - 8,0
5. "Madame Bovary" (1949) - 8,0
6. "Some Came Running" (1958) - 7,5
7. "Gigi" (1958) - 7,5
8. "Till the Clouds Roll By" (uncredited) (1946) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
55.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on February 11, 1909, Joseph Leo Mankiewicz first worked for the movies as a translator of intertitles, employed by Paramount in Berlin, the UFA's American distributor at the time (1928). He became a dialoguist, then a screenwriter on numerous Paramount productions in Hollywood...
“ 1. "All About Eve" (1950) - 10,0
2. "Guys and Dolls" (1955) - 9,5
3. "A Letter to Three Wives" (1949) - 8,5
4. "Julius Caesar" (1953) - 8,0
5. "The Barefoot Contessa" (1954) - 8,0
6. "Suddenly, Last Summer" (1959) - 8,0
7. "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" (1947) - 7,0
8. "Cleopatra" (1963) - 5,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
56.
Sergio Leone
Sergio Leone was virtually born into the cinema - he was the son of Roberto Roberti (A.K.A. Vincenzo Leone), one of Italy's cinema pioneers, and actress Bice Valerian. Leone entered films in his late teens, working as an assistant director to both Italian directors and U.S. directors working in Italy (usually making Biblical and Roman epics...
“ 1. "C'era una volta il West" (1968) - 10,0
2. "Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo" (1966) - 10,0
3. "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984) - 10,0
4. "Per qualche dollaro in più" (1965) - 9,0
5. "Per un pugno di dollari" (1964) - 8,0
6. "Giù la testa" (1971) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
57.
Michael Curtiz
Director, Casablanca
Michael Curtiz was a Hungarian-born (as Mihaly Kertesz) American director who turned out some of the best-regarded films ever to come out of Hollywood. He received his diploma from the School for Dramatic Arts in Hungary in 1906. He then went to live in Pécs, then Szeged. He began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in 1912...
“ 1. "Casablanca" (1942) - 10,0
2. "Mildred Pierce" (1945) - 9,5
3. "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938) - 9,0
4. "Captain Blood" (1935) - 8,0
5. "Angels with Dirty Faces" (1938) - 7,0
6. "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942)- 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
58.
Abel Gance
Writer, Napoleon
Born an illegitimate son of a wealthy physician, Abel Flamant, and a working class mother, Francoise Perethon. He was raised by his mother and her boyfriend, who later became her husband, Adolphe Gance. Pressured by his parents, he began his working career as a lawyer's clerk in hopes of achieving a prosperous career in law...
“ 1. Napoléon (1927) - 10,0
2. "La roue" (1923) - 9,0
3. "J'accuse!" (1919) - 8,5
4. "Un grand amour de Beethoven" (1936) - 7,0
5. "La folie du Docteur Tube" (short) (1915) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
59.
“ 1. "Mat" ("Mother") (1926) - 10,0
2. "Potomok Chingis-Khana" ("Storm Over Asia") (1928) - 10,0
3. "Konets Sankt-Peterburga" ("The End of St. Petersburg") (1927) - 9,0
4. "Shakhmatnaya goryachka" ("Chess Fever") (short) (1925) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
60.
David Lynch
Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future director Jennifer Lynch shortly after he turned 21...
“ 1. "Mulholland Dr." (2001) - 10,0
2. "Blue Velvet" (1986) - 10,0
3. "Lost Highway" (1997) - 9,0
4. "Inland Empire" (2006) - 8,0
5. "The Elephant Man" (1980) - 7,5
6. "Wild at Heart" (1990) - 7,0
7. "Eraserhead" (1977) - 7,0
8. "The Straight Story" (1999) - 7,0
9. "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me" (1992) - 7,0
10. "Dune" (1984) - 3,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
61.
George Stevens
Director, Giant
George Stevens, a filmmaker known as a meticulous craftsman with a brilliant eye for composition and a sensitive touch with actors, is one of the great American filmmakers, ranking with John Ford, William Wyler and Howard Hawks as a creator of classic Hollywood cinema, bringing to the screen mytho-poetic worlds that were also mass entertainment...
“ 1. "Giant" (1956) - 10,0
2. "Swing Time" (1936) - 10,0
3. "A Place in the Sun" (1951) - 9,0
4. "Shane" (1953) - 9,0
5. "I Remember Mama" (1948) - 8,5
6. "Woman of the Year" (1942) - 7,5
7. "Gunga Din" (1939) - 7,5
8. "The Greatest Story Ever Told" (1965) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
62.
John Huston
An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend was born John Marcellus Huston in Nevada, Missouri, on August 5, 1906. His ancestry included English...
“ 1. "The Maltese Falcon" (1941) - 10,0
2. "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1948) - 10,0
3. "Freud" (1962) - 9,0
4. "The Dead" (1987) - 8,5
5. "The Asphalt Jungle" (1950) - 8,0
6. "The Man Who Would Be King" (1975) - 8,0
7. "Fat City" (1972) - 7,5
8. "Key Largo" (1948) - 7,5
9. "The Misfits" (1961) - 7,5
10. "Beat the Devil" (1953) - 7,5
11. "Moulin Rouge" (1952) - 7,0
12. "San Pietro" (documentary short) (1945) - 7,0
13. "The African Queen" (1951) - 6,5
14. "The Bible: In the Beginning..." (1966) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
63.
Marcel Carné
Marcel Carné, the son of a cabinet maker, entered the movies as the assistant of Jacques Feyder. At the age of 25 he directed his first movie Jenny. Colaborating with the writer Jacques Prévert, the decorator Alexandre Trauner, the musician and composer Maurice Jaubert and the actor Jean Gabin...
“ 1. "Les enfants du paradis" (1945) - 10,0
2. "Le quai des brumes" (1938) - 9,0
3. "Le jour se lève" (1939) - 9,0
4. "Les visiteurs du soir" (1942) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
64.
Jean-Pierre Melville
Writer, Le Samouraï
The name "Melville" is not immediately associated with film. It conjures up images of white whales and crackbrained captains, of naysaying notaries and soup-spilling sailors. It is the countersign to a realm of men and their deeds, both heroic and villainous. It is the American novel, with its Ishmaels and its Claggarts a challenge to the European canon...
“ 1. "Le samouraï" (1967) - 10,0
2. "Bob le flambeur" (1956) - 9,0
3. "L'armée des ombres" (1969) - 8,5
4. "Le cercle rouge" (1970) - 8,5
5. "Le deuxième souffle" (1966) - 8,5
6. "Léon Morin, prêtre" (1961) - 8,0
7. "Les enfants terribles" (1950)- 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
65.
Josef von Sternberg
Director, The Blue Angel
Josef von Sternberg split his childhood between Vienna and New York City. His father, a former soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army, could not support his family in either city; Sternberg remembered him only as "an enormously strong man who often used his strength on me." Forced by poverty to drop out of high school...
“ 1. "Der blaue Engel" (1930) - 10,0
2. "The Docks of New York" (1928) - 9,5
3. "Shanghai Express" (1932) - 9,5
4. "Anatahan" (1953) - 9,5
5. "The Scarlet Empress" (1934) - 8,0
6. "Morocco" (1930) - 7,5
7. "Blonde Venus" (1932) - 7,0
8. "The Devil is a Woman" (1935) - 7,0
9. "The Shanghai Gesture" (1941) - 5,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
66.
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated with a degree in drama from Hofstra University...
“ 1. "The Godfather" (1972) - 10,0
2. "Apocalypse Now" (1979) - 10,0
3. "The Conversation" (1974) - 9,5
4. "The Godfather: Part II" (1974) - 9,0
5. "The Godfather: Part III" (1990) - 7,0
6. "Tetro" (2009) - 6,0
7. "Dracula" (1992) - 2,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
67.
James Whale
Director, Frankenstein
James Whale was an English film director, theatre director and actor. He is best remembered for his four classic horror films: Frankenstein, The Old Dark House, The Invisible Man and Bride of Frankenstein. Whale also directed films in other genres, including what is considered the definitive film version of the musical Show Boat...
“ 1. "Frankenstein" (1931) - 10,0
2. "Bride of Frankenstein" (1935) - 9,5
3. "The Invisible Man" (1933) - 8,5
4. "Show Boat" (1936) - 8,0
5. "The Old Dark House" (1932) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
68.
Jules Dassin
Director, Rififi
Jules Dassin was an Academy Award-nominated director, screenwriter and actor best known for his films Rififi, Never on Sunday, and Topkapi. He was born Julius Samuel Dassin on 18 December 1911, in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. He was one of eight children of Russian-Jewish immigrants...
“ 1. "Du rififi chez les hommes' (1955) - 10,0
2. "Brute Force" (1947) - 9,0
3. "Pote tin Kyriaki" (1960) - 9,0
4. "Night and the City" (1950) - 8,5
5. "The Naked City" (1948) - 8,0
6. "Thieves' Highway" (1949) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
69.
Douglas Sirk
Film director Douglas Sirk, whose reputation blossomed in the generation after his 1959 retirement from Hollywood filmmaking, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on April 26, 1897, in Hamburg, Germany, to a journalist. Both of his parents were Danish, and the future director would make movies in German, Danish and English...
“ 1. "Written on the Wind" (1956) - 9,5
2. "All That Heaven Allows" (1955) - 9,5
3. "The Tarnished Angels" (1957) - 9,5
4. "A Time to Love and a Time to Die" (1958) - 8,5
5. "Interlude" (1957) - 8,5
6. "There's Always Tomorrow" (1956) - 8,0
7. "Imitation of Life" (1959) - 7,5
8. "All I Desire" (1953) - 7,0
9. "Magnificent Obsession" (1954) - 6,5
10. "Take Me to Town" (1953) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
70.
Cecil B. DeMille
His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he was 12, and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company. Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts...
“ 1. "The Ten Commandments" (1956) - 9,5
2. "Cleopatra" (1934) - 9,0
3. "Samson and Delilah" (1949) - 9,0
4. "The Cheat" (1915) - 8,5
5. "The Greatest Show on Earth" (1952) - 7,0
6. "The Crusades" (1935) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
71.
Robert Altman
Director, Gosford Park
Robert Altman was born on February 20th, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri, to B.C. (an insurance salesman) and Helen Altman. He entered St. Peters Catholic school at the age six, and spent a short time at a Catholic high school. From there, he went to Rockhurst High School. It was then that he started exploring the art of exploring sound with the cheap tape recorders available at the time...
“ 1. "Nashville" (1975) - 9,0
2. "3 Women" (1977) - 9,0
3. "Gosford Park" (2001) - 9,0
4. "The Long Goodbye" (1973) - 8,5
5. "The Player" (1992) - 8,5
6. "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" (1971) - 8,0
7. "Short Cuts" (1993) - 7,5
8. "MASH" (1970) - 7,5
9. "A Prairie Home Companion" (2006) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
72.
Martin Scorsese
Director, Goodfellas
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films...
“ 1. "Raging Bull" (1980) - 10,0
2. "Taxi Driver" (1976) - 9,5
3. "Mean Streets" (1973) - 8,0
4. "Goodfellas" (1990) - 8,0
5. "Gangs of New York" (2002) - 8,0
6. "The Age of Innocence" (1993) - 7,5
7. "Casino" (1995) - 7,5
8. "After Hours" (1985) - 7,5
9. "The King of Comedy" (1982) - 7,5
10. "The Departed " (2006) - 7,0
11. "New York, New York" (1977) - 7,0
12. "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013) - 6,5
13. "The Last Temptation of Christ" (1988) - 6,5
14. "Sutter Island" (2010) - 6,5
15. "Hugo" (2011) - 6,5
16. "Cape Fear" (1991) - 6,5
17. "Kundun" (1997) - 6,5
18. "Bringing Out the Dead" (1999) - 6,0
19. "The Aviator" (2004) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
73.
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Writer, Diabolique
Beginning his film career as a screenwriter, Henri-Georges Clouzot switched over to directing and in 1943 had the distinction of having his film Le Corbeau banned by both the German forces occupying France and the Free French forces fighting them, but for different reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear and consolidated that success with Diabolique...
“ 1. "Le salaire de la peur" (1953) - 10,0
2. "Les diaboliques" (1955) - 10,0
3. "Le corbeau" (1943) - 9,0
4. "Quai des Orfèvres" (1947) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
74.
Preston Sturges
Preston Sturges' own life is as unlikely as some of the plots of his best work. He was born into a wealthy family. As a boy he helped out on stage productions for his mother's friend, Isadora Duncan (the scarf that strangled her was made by his mother's company, Maison Desti). He served in the U.S...
“ 1. "The Lady Eve" (1941) - 9,5
2. "Sullivan's Travels" (1941) - 9,5
3. "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" (1944) - 8,0
4. "The Palm Beach Story" (1942) - 8,0
5. "Unfaithfully Yours" (1948) - 8,0
6. "Christmas in July" (1940) - 7,5
7. "The Great Moment" (1944) - 7,0
8. "Hail the Conquering Hero" (1944) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
75.
Nicholas Ray
Nicholas Ray was born Raymond Nicholas Kienzle, Jr. in 1911, in small-town Galesville, Wisconsin, to Lena (Toppen) and Raymond Joseph Kienzle, a contractor and builder. He was of German and Norwegian descent. Ray's early experience with film came with some radio broadcasting in high school. He left the University of Chicago after a year...
“ 1. "In a Lonely Place" (1950) - 9,5
2. "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955) - 9,5
3. "Johnny Guitar" (1954) - 8,5
4. "They Live By Night" (1948) - 8,0
5. "King of Kings" (1961) - 8,0
6. "The Lusty Men" (1952) - 7,5
7. "Party Girl" (1958) - 7,5
8. "Bigger Than Life" (1956) - 7,5
9. "On Dangerous Ground" (1951) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
76.
Tod Browning
Director, Dracula
Belonging to a well-situated family, Charles Browning fell in love at the age of 16 with a dancer of a circus. Following her began his itinerary of being clown, jockey and director of a variety theater which ended when he met D.W. Griffith and became an actor. He made his debut in Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages...
“ 1. "Freaks" (1932) - 10,0
2. "The Unknown" (1927) - 10,0
3. "Dracula" (1931) - 9,5
4. "The Devil-Doll" (1936) - 8,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
77.
Dziga Vertov
Born in Bialystok, Poland, studied music and enrolled in St. Petersburg Neurological Institute in 1916. Worked on first Soviet newsreel, Kinonedelia (1918-1919), then on subsequent newsreel series (inc. Kinopravda, 1922-1925).
“ 1. "Chelovek s kino-apparatom" ("Man with a Movie Camera") (1929) - 10,0
2. "Kinoglaz" ("Kino Eye") (1924) - 8,0
3. "Entuziazm" ("Enthusiasm") (1930) - 8,0
4. "Shestaya chast mira" ("A Sixth Part of the World") (1926) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
78.
Werner Herzog
Director, Grizzly Man
Director. Writer. Producer. Has studied history, literature and theatre, but hasn't finished it. Founded his own production company in 1963. Has staged several operas, besides others in Bayreuth, Germany, and at the Milan Scala in Italy. Herzog has won numerous national and international awards for his films.
“ 1. "Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes" (1972) - 10,0
2. "Fitzcarraldo" (1982) - 9,5
3. "Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit" (1971) - 9,0
4. "Stroszek" (1977) - 8,5
5. "Herz aus Glas" (1976) - 8,0
6. "Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht" (1979) - 8,0
7. "Cobra Verde" (1987) - 8,0
8. "Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle" (1974) - 8,0
9. "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans" (2009) - 8,0
10. "Grizzly Man" (2005) - 7,5
11. "Lektionen in Finsternis" (1992) - 7,5
12. "Rescue Dawn" (2006) - 7,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
79.
Busby Berkeley
Miscellaneous Crew, Gold Diggers of 1935
Busby Berkeley was one of the greatest choreographers of the US movie musical. He started his career in the US Army in 1918, as a lieutenant in the artillery conducting and directing parades. After the World War I cease-fire he was ordered to stage camp shows for the soldiers. Back in the US he became a stage actor and assistant director in smaller acting troupes...
“ 1. "42nd Street" (creator: dances and ensembles, stager: dances and ensembles) (1933) - 10,0
2. "Footlight Parade" (numbers created and directed by) (1933) - 9,0
3. "Gold Diggers of 1933" (numbers created and directed by) (1933) - 8,5
4. "Babes in Arms" (1939) - 7,0
5. "The Gang's All Here" (1943) - 6,5
6. "Gold Diggers in Paris" (dance numbers created and directed by) (1938) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
80.
Anthony Mann
Director, El Cid
“ 1. "Winchester '73" (1950) - 9,5
2. "Man of the West" (1958) - 8,5
3. "The Far Country" (1954) - 8,0
4. "The Man from Laramie" (1955) - 8,0
5. "Quo Vadis" (uncredited) (1951) - 8,0
6. "T-Men" (1947) - 8,0
7. "The Fall of the Roman Empire" (1964) - 7,5
8. "The Naked Spur" (1953) - 7,5
9. "Bend of the River" (1952) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
81.
Claude Chabrol
Director, La Cérémonie
French film director considered a master in the mystery genre. He is credited with starting the "nouvelle vague" French film movement.
“ 1. "Les cousins" (1959) - 10,0
2. "La femme infidèle" (1969) - 9,0
3. "Le boucher" (1970) - 9,0
4. "Le beau Serge" (1958) - 7,5
5. "La cérémonie" (1995) - 7,5
6. "Juste avant la nuit" (1971) - 7,5
7. "Les biches" (1968) - 7,5
8. "Une affaire de femmes" (1988) - 7,0
9. "L'ivresse du pouvoir" (2006) - 7,0
10. "La fille coupée en deux" (2007) - 6,5
11. "Madame Bovary" (1991) - 6,5
12. "Merci pour le chocolat" (2000) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
82.
“ 1. "Wittgenstein" (1993) - 9,0
2. "Edward II" (1991) - 8,5
3. "Blue" (1993) - 8,0
4. "Caravaggio" (1986) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
83.
Roman Polanski
Director, The Pianist
Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few truly international filmmakers. Roman Polanski was born in Paris in 1933. His parents returned to Poland from France in 1936, three years before World War II began...
“ 1. "Rosemary's Baby" (1968) - 10,0
2. "Chinatown (1974) - 9,5
3. "Repulsion" (1965) - 9,0
4. "Le locataire" (1976) - 9,0
5. "Dance of the Vampires" (1967) - 8,5
6. "Nóz w wodzie" ("Knife in the Water") (1962) - 8,0
7. "Tess" (1979) - 8,0
8. "The Pianist" (2002) - 7,5
9. "Oliver Twist" (2005) - 7,5
10. "Cul-de-sac" (1966) - 7,0
11. "Death and the Maiden" (1994) - 7,0
12. "Bitter Moon" (1992) - 7,0
13. "La Vénus à la fourrure" (2013) - 7,0
14. "The Ghost Writer" (2010) - 6,0
15. "The Ninth Gate" (1999) - 6,0
16. "Carnage" (2011) - 5,5
17. "Pirates" (1986) - 5,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
84.
Louis Malle
Louis Malle, the descendant of a French nobleman who made a fortune in beet sugar during the Napoleonic Wars, created films that explored life and its meaning. Malle's family discouraged his early interest in film but, in 1950, allowed him to enter the Institute of Advanced Cinematographic Studies in Paris...
“ 1. "Le souffle au coeur" (1971) - 10,0
2. "Le feu follet" (1963) - 9,5
3. "Au revoir les enfants" (1987) - 9,0
4. "Vanya on 42nd Street" (1994) - 8,5
5. "Atlantic City" (1980) - 8,5
6. "Ascenseur pour l'échafaud" (1958) - 8,5
7. "Lacombe Lucien" (1974) - 8,5
8. "Les amants" (1958) - 7,5
9. "Zazie dans le métro" (1960) - 7,0
10. "My Dinner with Andre" (1981) - 7,0
11. "Black Moon" (1975) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
85.
Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until reunification)...
“ 1. "Der Himmel über Berlin" (1987) - 10,0
2. "Der Stand der Dinge" (1982) - 9,5
3. "Der amerikanische Freund" (1977) - 9,5
4. "Paris, Texas" (1984) - 8,0
5. "Buena Vista Social Club" (1999) - 7,5
6. "Im Lauf der Zeit" (1976) - 7,5
7. "Pina" (2011) - 6,5
8. "Alice in den Städten" (1974) - 6,5
9. "Don't Come Knocking" (2005) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
86.
Victor Fleming
Victor Fleming entered the film business as a stuntman in 1910, mainly doing stunt driving - which came easy to him, as he had been a mechanic and professional race-car driver. He became interested in working on the other side of the camera, and eventually got a job as a cameraman on many of the films of Douglas Fairbanks...
“ 1. "Gone with the Wind" (1939) - 10,0
2. "The Wizard of Oz" (1939) - 10,0
3. "Captains Courageous" (1937) - 8,5
4. "Red Dust" (1932) - 7,5
5. "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1941) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
87.
Terence Fisher
Terence Fisher was born in Maida Vale, England, in 1904. Raised by his grandmother in a strict Christian Scientist environment, Fisher left school while still in his teens to join the Merchant Marine. By his own account he soon discovered that a life at sea was not for him, so he left the service and tried his hand at a succession of jobs ashore...
“ 1. "Dracula" (1958) - 10,0
2. "The Curse of Frankenstein" (1957) - 9,0
3. "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1959) - 8,5
4. "The Devil Rides Out" (1968) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
88.
Jacques Becker
Writer, Le Trou
His interest in films was stimulated by a meeting with King Vidor, who offered him employment in the US as actor and assistant director. However, he remained in France and became assistant to Jean Renoir, a friend of the family, during that director's peak period (1932-39). In 1934 he ventured briefly into independent production...
“ 1. "Le trou" (1960) - 9,5
2. "Casque d'or" (1952) - 9,0
3. "Touchez pas au grisbi" (1954) - 9,0
4. "Les amants de Montparnasse (Montparnasse 19)" (1958) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
89.
Robert Aldrich
Director, The Dirty Dozen
Robert Aldrich entered the film industry in 1941 when he got a job as a production clerk at RKO Pictures. He soon worked his way up to script clerk, then became an assistant director, a production manager and an associate producer. He began writing and directing for TV series in the early 1950s, and directed his first feature in 1953 (Big Leaguer)...
“ 1. "Kiss Me Deadly" (1955) - 10,0
2. "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" (1962) - 9,5
3. "The Dirty Dozen" (1967) - 7,5
4. "Apache' (1954) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
90.
Frank Capra
One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you could ever be," Capra said about his Atlantic passage...
“ 1. "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946) - 10,0
2. "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" (1936) - 9,0
3. "Lady for a Day" (1933) - 8,5
4. "The Bitter Tea of General Yen" (1933) - 8,0
5. "It Happened One Night" (1934) - 8,0
6. "Arsenic and Old Lace" (1944) - 7,0
7. "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (1939) - 6,5
8. "You Can't Take It with You" (1938) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
91.
“ 1. "Duck Soup" (1933) - 10,0
2. "Make Way for Tomorrow" (1937) - 9,0
3. "An Affair to Remember" (1957) - 8,5
4. "The Awful Truth" (1937) - 8,5
5. "Ruggles of Red Gap" (1935) - 7,5
6. "Going My Way" (1944) - 7,0
7. "The Bells of St. Mary's" (1945) - 6,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
92.
Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ 1. "Interiors" (1978) - 9,5
2. "Zelig" (1983) - 9,5
3. "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989) - 9,0
4. "Annie Hall (1977) - 9,0
5. "Love and Death" (1975) - 9,0
6. "Manhattan" (1979) - 8,5
7. "Bananas" (1971) - 8,0
8. "Match Point" (2005) - 8,0
9. "Hannah and Her Sisters" (1986) - 8,0
10. "Radio Days" (1987) - 8,0
11. "Sleeper" (1973) - 8,0
12. "Whatever Works" (2009) - 7,5
13. "Husbands and Wives" (1992) - 7,5
14. "Another Woman" (1988) - 7,5
15. "September" (1987) - 7,5
16. "The Purple Rose of Cairo" (1985) - 7,0
17. "Manhattan Murder Mystery" (1993) - 7,0
18. "Stardust Memories" (1980) - 7,0
19. "Deconstructing Harry" (1997) - 7,0
20. "Bullets Over Broadway" (1994) - 7,0
21. "Take the Money and Run" (1969) - 7,0
22. "Mighty Aphrodite" (1995) - 6,5
23. "Magic in the Moonlight" (2014) - 6,5
24. "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask" (1972) - 6,5
25. "Broadway Danny Rose" (1984) - 6,5
26. "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" (2008) - 6,5
27. "Café Society" (2016) - 6,5
28. "Irrational Man" (2015) - 6,0
29. "Blue Jasmine" (2013) - 6,0
30. "Scoop" (2006) - 6,0
31. "Midnight in Paris" (2011) - 6,0
32. "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" (2010) - 5,5
33. "To Rome with Love" (2012) - 5,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
93.
Lars von Trier
Writer, Melancholia
Lars von Trier (the "von" was adopted during his stay at the Danish Film School) was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in April 1956. He graduated from the Danish Film School in 1983 with his short film Befrielsesbilleder ("Images of Relief"), which won the Best Film award at the Munich Film Festival the following year...
“ 1. "Dogville" (2003) - 10,0
2. "Dancer in the Dark" (2000) - 9,0
3. "Breaking the Waves" (1996) - 9,0
4. "Manderlay" (2005) - 8,0
5. "Idioterne" ("The Idiots") (1998) - 7,5
6. "Direktøren for det hele" ("The Boss of It All") (2006) - 7,5
7. "Melancholia" (2011) - 7,0
8. "Antichrist" (2009) - 6,5
9. "Nymphomaniac: Vol. I" (2013) - 5,0
10. "Nymphomaniac: Vol. II" (2013) - 5,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
94.
“ 1. "Tom Jones" (1963) - 9,5
2. "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" (1962) - 9,0
3. "A Taste of Honey" (1961) - 8,0
4. "Blue Sky" (1994) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
95.
Carlos Saura
Writer, Cria Cuervos
Spanish director, writer, producer (2 films) and actor (2 films). His interest on cinema started when he was very young. His mother, who was a pianist, instilled in him the liking for music, and his brother, Antonio, who was a painter, the passion for art. When he was an teenager he started to practice photography...
“ 1. "Bodas de sangre" (1981) - 9,0
2. "Cría cuervos" (1976) - 8,5
3. "Iberia" (2005) - 8,5
4. "Fados" (2007) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
96.
Blake Edwards
Writer, The Party
Blake Edwards' stepfather's father J. Gordon Edwards was a silent screen director, and his stepfather Jack McEdward was a stage director and movie production manager. Blake acted in a number films, beginning with Ten Gentlemen from West Point and wrote a number of others, beginning with Panhandle and including six for director Richard Quine...
“ 1. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961) - 9,0
2. "The Party" (1968) - 8,5
3. "A Shot in the Dark" (1964) - 8,5
4. "The Pink Panther" (1963) - 8,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
97.
Quentin Tarantino
Writer, Pulp Fiction
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992...
“ 1- "Inglourious Basterds" (2009) - 9,5
2- "Pulp Fiction" (1994) - 9,5
3- "Reservoir Dogs" (1992) - 9,0
4- "Kill Bill: Vol. 1" (2003) - 8,5
5- "Kill Bill: Vol. 2" (2004) - 8,0
6- "Sin City" (special guest director) (2005) - 8,0
7. "The Hateful Eight" (2015) - 7,5
8- "Death Proof" (2007) - 7,0
9- "Jackie Brown" (1997) - 6,5
10- "Django Unchained" (2012) - 6,5
11- "Four Rooms" - segment "The Man from Hollywood" (1995) - 6,0 ” - danielleitecpr
 
98.
Mervyn LeRoy
Director, Mister Roberts
The great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 was a tragedy for Mervyn Leroy. While he and his father managed to survive, they lost everything they had. To make money, Leroy sold newspapers and entered talent contests as a singer. When he entered vaudeville, his act was "LeRoy and Cooper--Two Kids and a Piano"...
“ 1. "The Wizard of Oz" (uncredited) (1939) - 10,0
2. "Little Caesar" (1931) - 10,0
3. "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang" (1932) - 9,5
4. "Gold Diggers of 1933" (1933) - 8,5
5. "Quo Vadis" (1951) - 8,0
6. "Mister Roberts" (1955) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
99.
Volker Schlöndorff
Director, The Tin Drum
Has studied economy and political sciences as well as at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographique (IDHEC) in Paris, France. Worked as an assistant director with Louis Malle, Jean-Pierre Melville and Alain Resnais. Founded his own production company Bioskop Film together with Reinhard Hauff and Eberhard Junkersdorf in 1973...
“ 1. "Die Blechtrommel" (1979) - 9,0
2. "Der junge Törless" (1966) - 8,5
3. "Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum" (1975) - 8,0
4. "Der neunte Tag" (2004) - 8,0
5. "Un amour de Swann" (1984) - 7,5 ” - danielleitecpr
 
100.
Steven Spielberg
Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer...
“ 1. "Jaws" (1975) - 9,5
2. "Duel" (1971) - 9,5
3. "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981) - 9,0
4. "Schindler's List" (1993) - 8,5
5. "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977) - 8,5
6. "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984) - 8,0
7. "Jurassic Park" (1993) - 8,0
8. "Minority Report" (2002) - 7,5
9. "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" (1982) - 7,5
10. "War of the Worlds" (2005) - 7,5
11. "Artificial Intelligence: AI" (2001) - 7,0
12. "Bridge of Spies" (2015) - 7,0
13. "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989) - 7,0
14. "Munich" (2005) - 7,0
15. "The Color Purple" (1985) - 6,5
16. "Saving Private Ryan" (1998) - 6,5
17. "The Adventures of Tintin" (2011) - 6,5
18. "Lincoln" (2012) - 6,5
19. "Empire of the Sun" (1987) - 6,0
20. "War Horse" (2011) - 6,0
21. "Catch Me If You Can" (2002) - 6,0
22. "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" (1997) - 5,5
23. "The Terminal" (2004) - 4,5 ” - danielleitecpr