Favorite Directors

No specific order whatsoever.

I have also listed the films of theirs I've seen from favourite to least favourite.
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1.
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...
“ The Seventh Seal (1957)
The Magician (1958)
Persona (1966)
Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Face to Face (1976)
The Autumn Sonata (1978)
Cries and Whispers (1972)
The Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Wild Strawberries (1957)
The Virgin Spring (1960)
Crisis (1946)
Brink of Life (1958)
The Passion of Anna (1969)
Shame (1968)
The Serpent's Egg (1977) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
2.
Steven Soderbergh
Director, Ocean's Eleven
Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the second of six children of Mary Ann (Bernard) and Peter Soderbergh. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother was of Italian ancestry. While he was still at a very young age, his family moved to Baton Rouge...
“ Out of Sight (1998)
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Haywire (2012)
Kafka (1991)
Magic Mike (2012)
Contagion (2011)
Side Effects (2013)
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
The Good German (2006) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
3.
Kar-Wai Wong
Wong Kar-wai (born 17 July 1956) is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylised, emotionally resonant work, including Ah fei zing zyun (1990), Dung che sai duk (1994), Chung Hing sam lam (1994), Do lok tin si (1995), Chun gwong cha sit (1997)...
“ Chungking Express (1994)
Fallen Angels (1995)
Days of Being Wild (1990) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
4.
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...
“ Pulp Fiction (1994)
Jackie Brown (1997)
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Inglorious Basterds (2009)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2 (2003/2004)
Django Unchained (2012)
Death Proof (2007) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
5.
Whit Stillman
Whit Stillman was born in 1952 and raised in Cornwall in upstate New York, the son of a impoverished débutante from Philadelphia and a Democratic politician from Washington D.C. Stillman graduated from Harvard in 1973 and started out as a journalist in Manhattan, New York City. In 1980 he met and married his Spanish wife while on an assignment in Barcelona...
“ The Last Days of Disco (1998)
Barcelona (1994)
Metropolitan (1990)
Love & Friendship (2016) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
6.
“ Nowhere (1997)
Mysterious Skin (2004)
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
The Doom Generation (1995)
This is How the World Ends (2000)
Smiley Face (2007)
Splendor (1999)
Kaboom (2010) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
7.
David Fincher
Director, Fight Club
David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials and music videos after signing with N...
“ The Social Network (2010)
Zodiac (2007)
Gone Girl (2014)
Fight Club (1999)
Seven (1995)
Panic Room (2002)
The Game (1997)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
8.
Wes Anderson
Wesley Wales Anderson was born in Houston, Texas. His mother, Texas Ann (Burroughs), is an archaeologist turned real estate agent, and his father, Melver Leonard Anderson, worked in advertising and PR. He has two brothers, Eric and Mel. Anderson's parents divorced when he was a young child, an event that he described as the most crucial event of his brothers and his growing up...
“ The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Life Aquatic (2004)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
The Darjeeling Limited (2007) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
9.
Sidney Lumet
Director, 12 Angry Men
Sidney Lumet was a master of cinema, best known for his technical knowledge and his skill at getting first-rate performances from his actors -- and for shooting most of his films in his beloved New York. He made over 40 movies, often complex and emotional, but seldom overly sentimental. Although his politics were somewhat left-leaning and he often treated socially relevant themes in his films...
“ 12 Angry Men (1957)
Find Me Guilty (2006)
Network (1976)
Prince of the City (1981)
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
The Verdict (1982) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
10.
“ All the President's Men (1976)
Presumed Innocent (1990)
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Klute (1971)
The Devil's Own (1997) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
11.
Stanley Kubrick
Director, The Shining
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...
“ The Shining (1980)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Paths of Glory (1957)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
The Killing (1956)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Fear and Desire (1953) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
12.
“ Trainspotting (1996)
127 Hours (2010)
Steve Jobs (2015)
The Beach (2000)
28 Days Later (2002)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Shallow Grave (1994)
A Life Less Ordinary (1997) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
13.
Christopher Nolan
Born in London in 1970, Christopher Nolan began making films at the age of seven years using his father's Super-8 camera and an assortment of male action figures. He graduated to making films involving real people, and his Super-8 surrealistic short 'Tarantella' was shown on P.B.S.' 'image union' in 1989...
“ Insomnia (2002)
Memento (2000)
The Prestige (2006)
Inception (2010)
Interstellar (2014)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Following (1998)
Batman Begins (2005) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
14.
“ The End of the Tour (2015)
The Spectacular Now (2013) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
15.
David Cronenberg
Director, The Fly
David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father was a journalist, and his mother was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early age (he wrote and published eerie short stories, thus following his father's path) and for music (playing classical guitar until he was 12)...
“ Naked Lunch (1991)
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Videodrome (1983)
M. Butterfly (1993)
Crash (1996)
A History of Violence (2005)
The Fly (1986)
Dead Ringers (1988)
Scanners (1981) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
16.
“ Sicario (2015)
Prisoners (2013)
Arrival (2016)
Enemy (2014)
Incendies (2010) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia
 
17.
David Lynch
Born in 1946 in Missoula, Montana, David Lynch was raised in small-town America. After high school, he went to Boston to attend the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Shortly after that, he planned a three-year trip to Europe to work on his art, but didn't take to it and left after 15 days. In 1977...
“ Twin Peaks (1990-1991)
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)
Inland Empire (2006)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Lost Highway (1997)
The Elephant Man (1980) ” - arsenal_emil_valencia