TOP 12 BEST FILM PRODUCERS/DIRECTORS

by nims-1975 | created - 06 Apr 2013 | updated - 02 Jul 2015 | Public

1. Michael Mann

Producer | The Insider

A student of London's International Film School, Michael Mann began his career in the late 70s, writing for TV shows like Starsky and Hutch (1975). He directed his first film, the award-winning prison drama The Jericho Mile (1979), in 1979. He followed that in 1981 with his first theatrical release,...

Michael Mann is an excellent producer/director. His work on the U.S 80's cop show Miami Vice was absolutely brilliant and his producing/directing on the gangster film Heat starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro was also absolutely brilliant.

2. James Cameron

Writer | Avatar

James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his ...

James Cameron is an excellent producer/director and his work on films such as Terminator 2: Judgement Day was and is absolutely brilliant.

3. Steven Spielberg

Producer | Artificial Intelligence: AI

One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...

Steven Spielberg is an excellent film maker and his films are brilliant.

4. Spike Lee

Director | Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee on March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from artistic, education-grounded background; his father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a schoolteacher. He attended ...

Spike Lee is an excellent producer/director and his work on films such as Do The Right Thing, Jungle Fever and Malcolm X was and is absolutely brilliant.

5. Tony Scott

Producer | Domino

Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father's career in the British...

Tony Scott is an excellent director and his work on films such as the brilliant Top Gun and Enemy of The State was and is absolutely brilliant.

6. John Singleton

Writer | Boyz n the Hood

Son of mortgage broker Danny Singleton and pharmaceutical company sales executive Sheila Ward and raised in separate households by his unmarried parents, John Singleton attended the Film Writing Program at USC after graduating from high school in 1986. While studying there, he won three writing ...

John Singleton is also another excellent director and his work on films such as Boyz n The Hood, Higher Learning, Poetic Justice, Baby Boy, 2Fast 2Furious etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

7. Richard Donner

Director | Superman

Richard Donner was born on April 24, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard D. Schwartzberg. He is a director and producer, known for Superman (1978), Ladyhawke (1985) and Lethal Weapon (1987). He has been married to Lauren Shuler Donner since November 27, 1986.

Richard Donner is also an excellet director/producer and has directed and produced amazing and brilliant films such as Superman, Superman 2, Lethal Weapon, Lethal Weapon 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Lethal Weapon 4 and The Goonies.

8. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

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...

Quentin Tarantino the producer/director who has produced/directed films such as Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill, Tony Jaa's martial arts movie The Protector( aka U.K Warrior King) etc is a brilliant and awesome producer/director

9. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

George Lucas the director who did the films Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and Return of The Jedi is an excellent director and his excellent films Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and Return of The Jedi are awesome sci fi movies.

10. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

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 ...

Martin Scorcese is an excellent director and did excellent films such as Mean Streets, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, The Color of Money etc.

11. Jerry Bruckheimer

Producer | Armageddon

Jerry Bruckheimer was born on September 21, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jerome Leon Bruckheimer. He is a producer, known for Armageddon (1998), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006). He is married to Linda Bruckheimer. He was ...

Jerry Bruckheimer is an excellent film producer and has produced excellent, awesome and amazing films such as Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop 2, Top Gun, Days of Thunder, Con Air, Bad Boys, Bad Boys 2, Gone in 60 Seconds and Enemy of The State.

12. Jim Henson

Actor | The Muppet Show

Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends (1955), a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and ...

Jim Henson was an excellent director, producer, writer and puppeteer. The Muppet Show, Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock were all fun and entertaining to watch. He is extremely talented and his work on The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock etc is absolutely brilliant and amazing. It's just amazing how he did those characters such as Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy.