List of all the directors by whom I've seen at least one film.
“ 1980 - Airplane !
1984 - Top Secret !
1991 - Hot Shots !
1993 - Hot Shots ! Part Deux ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2006 - Mission : Impossible III
2009 - Star Trek
2011 - Super 8 ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2009 - Le hérisson ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2005 - 9 (short)
2009 - 9 ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2001 - Shrek
2004 - Shrek 2
2005 - The Chronicles of Narnia : The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
2008 - The Chronicles of Narnia : Prince Caspian ” - angelwizzard666
Percy Adlon is best known for his film "Bagdad Cafe" aka "Out of Rosenheim". He was born in Munich, June 1, 1935, and grew up in Ammerland/Starnbergersee, in the Bavarian countryside. He studied art and theater history, and German literature at Munich's Ludwig-Maximilian University, took acting and singing classes...
“ 1987 - Out of Rosenheim ” - angelwizzard666
American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has a younger brother...
“ 2007 - Gone Baby Gone
2010 - The Town
2012 - Argo ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1996 - Pédale douce
1999 - Belle Maman
2000 - Le libertin
2001 - Absolument fabuleux
2004 - Pédale dure ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2003 - Haute tension
2006 - The hills have eyes
2008 - Mirrors ” - angelwizzard666
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
“ 1954 - Apache
1954 - Vera Cruz
1962 - Sodom and Gomorrah
1962 - What ever happened to Baby Jane ?
1973 - Emperor of the North Pole
1974 - The Longest Yard ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2001 - 15 août ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2009 - Flickan som lekte med elden
2009 - Luftslottet som sprängdes ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1934 - Lac aux dames
1938 - Entrée des artistes ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1948 - Dédée d'Anvers
1953 - Les orgueilleux ” - angelwizzard666
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...
“ 1972 - Everything you always wanted to know about sex * but were afraid to ask
1973 - Sleeper
1977 - Annie Hall
1979 - Manhattan
1980 - Stardust Memories
1982 - A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
1984 - Broadway Danny Rose
1985 - The Purple Rose of Cairo
1986 - Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 - Radio Days
1987 - September
1988 - Another Woman
1989 - New York Stories : Oedipus wrecks
1990 - Alice
1991 - Shadows and Fog
1994 - Bullets over Broadway
1995 - Mighty Aphrodite
1996 - Everyone says I love you
1997 - Deconstructing Harry
1998 - Celebrity
1999 - Sweet and Lowdown
2000 - Small Time Crooks
2002 - Hollywood Ending
2005 - Match Point
2006 - Scoop
2007 - Cassandra's Dream
2008 - Vicky Cristina Barcelona
2009 - Whatever works
2010 - You will meet a tall dark stranger
2011 - Midnight in Paris
2013 - Blue Jasmine
2016 - Café Society ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1994 - The Lion King
2006 - The Little Matchgirl (short) ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2003 - Chouchou ” - angelwizzard666
The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel
was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study filmmaking because he didn't have the money to afford it...
“ 1982 - Laberinto de pasiones
1983 - Entre tinieblas
1984 - ¿ Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto !!
1987 - La ley del deseo
1988 - Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios
1989 - Átame !
1991 - Tacones lejanos
1993 - Kika
1995 - La flor de mi secreto
1997 - Carne trémula
1999 - Todo sobre mi madre
2002 - Hable con ella
2004 - La mala educación
2006 - Volver
2009 - Los abrazos rotos
2011 - La piel que habito
2013 - Los amantes pasajeros ” - angelwizzard666
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...
“ 1967 - Countdown
1970 - M.A.S.H.
1984 - Secret Honor
1992 - The Player
1993 - Short Cuts
1994 - Prêt-à-porter
1996 - Kansas City
1999 - Cookie's Fortune
2000 - Dr. T & the Women
2001 - Gosford Park ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1983 - Jaws 3-D ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1984 - L'addition
1997 - Saraka bô ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1994 - Lamerica ” - angelwizzard666
Is the son of a Spanish mother and a Chilean father. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. He wrote, produced and directed his first short film La cabeza at the age of 19, and he was 23 when he directed his feature debut Thesis
. His film Open Your Eyes
was a huge success in Spain and was distributed worldwide...
“ 1996 - Tesis
1997 - Abre los ojos
2001 - The Others
2004 - Mar adentro
2009 - Agora ” - angelwizzard666
After studies in English literature, Jon Amiel graduated from Cambridge University and ran the Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare Company, which often toured the USA. He became the Hampstead Theatre Company's literary manager and began directing there, relocating to the Royal Shakespeare Company. Amiel joined the BBC as a story editor...
“ 1993 - Sommersby
1995 - Copycat
1997 - The Man who knew too little
1999 - Entrapment ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1999 - Le double de ma moitié ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1998 - Final Cut ” - angelwizzard666
Anders weathered a rough childhood and young adult life which not only encouraged an escapist penchant for making up characters but also an insider's sympathy for the strong but put-upon women who people her films. Growing up in rural Kentucky, Anders would always remember hanging onto her father's leg at age five as he abandoned her family...
“ 1996 - Grace of My Heart ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1968 - If... ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1965 - Operation Crossbow ” - angelwizzard666
Paul Thomas Anderson
Anderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the "video store" generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making 8 mm films, Anderson cut his teeth shooting films on video and editing them from V.C.R. to V.C.R...
“ 1996 - Sydney
1997 - Boogie Nights
1999 - Magnolia
2002 - Punch-Drunk Love
2007 - There will be blood ” - angelwizzard666
Paul W.S. Anderson
Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping
(which he also wrote), starring Jude Law
and Sean Pertwee
in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, and became a direct-to-video slightly edited release in the United States...
“ 1995 - Mortal Kombat
1997 - Event Horizon
2002 - Resident Evil
2004 - AVP : Alien vs. Predator
2008 - Death Race ” - angelwizzard666
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...
“ 2001 - The Royal Tenenbaums
2004 - The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
2007 - Hotel Chevalier (short)
2007 - The Darjeeling Limited
2012 - Moonrise Kingdom
2014 - The Grand Budapest Hotel ” - angelwizzard666
Grew up in Cannes (France), where he shot his first short films and was involved in theatre. Though he received no formal training in cinema (he actually graduated in economics and political science), he kept dedicating himself to his passion, writing and directing, financing his projects by translating books...
“ 2006 - Big Nothing ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2005 - One Man Band (short)
2012 - Brave ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1994 - Le colonel Chabert ” - angelwizzard666
A former salesman and journalist, Ken Annakin got into the film industry making documentary shorts. His feature debut, Holiday Camp
, was a comedy about a Cockney family on vacation. It was made for the Rank Organization and was a modest success, spawning three sequels, all of which he directed. He worked steadily thereafter...
“ 1962 - The Longest Day ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1979 - Coup de tête
1981 - La guerre du feu
1986 - Der Name der Rose
1988 - L'ours
1992 - L'amant
1997 - Seven Years in Tibet
2001 - Enemy at the Gates
2004 - Deux frères ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1999 - Haut les cœurs ! ” - angelwizzard666
Antal was born in Los Angeles, California of Hungarian ancestry. He moved to Hungary in 1991 to study at the Hungarian Film Academy. After graduating, he went on to work in the film and television industry. In 2005, he moved back to his hometown of Los Angeles to pursue success in Hollywood. He is best known for writing and directing the Hungarian-language film Kontroll
“ 2010 - Predators ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2010 - Burlesque ” - angelwizzard666
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...
“ 1955 - Le amiche
1966 - Blowup
1970 - Zabriskie Point
1995 - Al di là delle nuvole ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2005 - The 40 Year-Old Virgin
2007 - Knocked Up ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1983 - Gorky Park
1988 - Gorillas in the Mist : The Story of Dian Fossey
1992 - Thunderheart
1994 - Blink
1994 - Nell
1996 - Extreme Measures
1999 - The world is not enough
2002 - Enough ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2013 - Space Pirate Captain Harlock ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1982 - Le grand pardon
1985 - Hold-up
1987 - Dernier été à Tanger
1989 - L'union sacrée
1995 - Dis-moi oui...
2004 - Mariage mixte ” - angelwizzard666
One of Québec's most politically aware filmmakers, Denys Arcand studied history at Université de Montréal, where he co-directed Alone or with Others
with Denis Héroux
and co-written with Stéphane Venne
. He joined the National Film Board (NFB) in 1963, where his feature-length documentary on the textile industry...
“ 1986 - Le déclin de l'empire américain
1993 - Love & Human Remains
2003 - Les invasions barbares ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1987 - Dirty Dancing
1990 - 3 Men and a Little Lady
1992 - Sister Act ” - angelwizzard666
Dario Argento was born on September 7, 1940, in Rome, Italy, the first-born son of famed Italian producer Salvatore Argento
and Brazilian fashion model Elda Luxardo. Argento recalls getting his ideas for filmmaking from his close-knit family from Italian folk tales told by his parents and other family members...
“ 1971 - Il gatto a nove code
1977 - Suspiria
1982 - Tenebre
1990 - Due occhi diabolici
1996 - La sindrome di Stendhal
1998 - Il fantasma dell'opera ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1994 - Little Women ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1941 - Dumbo ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1988 - Bloodsport ” - angelwizzard666
Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film...
“ 1998 - Pi
2000 - Requiem for a Dream
2006 - The Fountain
2008 - The Wrestler
2010 - Black Swan
2014 - Noah ” - angelwizzard666
Rosanna Arquette has acted extensively in film and television, and has come to be acknowledged as an actress of rare depth and scope. Arquette was born in New York City, New York. Her parents, Lewis Arquette
, an actor, and Brenda Denaut
(née Nowak), an acting teacher and therapist, had 4 other children: Richmond Arquette
“ 2002 - Searching for Debra Winger ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2002 - The Good Girl ” - angelwizzard666
Kelly Asbury is the Director of Sony Pictures Animation's upcoming all-new CG-animated feature film reboot of the popular Smurfs franchise, "Get Smurfy" (working title only), set for release on March 31, 2017. Asbury also Directed and Co-Wrote the 3D computer-animated feature film "Gnomeo & Juliet" (Disney/Touchstone 2011)...
“ 2004 - Shrek 2
2011 - Gnomeo & Juliet ” - angelwizzard666
Hal Ashby was born the fourth and youngest child in a Mormon household in Ogden, Utah, on September 2, 1929. His father was a dairy farmer. After a rough childhood that included the divorce of his parents, his father's suicide, his dropping out of high school, getting married and divorced all before he was 19...
“ 1971 - Harold and Maude
1979 - Being There ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1995 - Jeffrey ” - angelwizzard666
British film director Anthony Asquith was born on November 9, 1902, to H.H. Asquith
, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and his second wife. A former home secretary and the future leader of the Liberal Party, H.H. Asquith served as prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1908-1916 and was subsequently elevated to the hereditary peerage...
“ 1950 - The Woman in Question
1951 - The Browning Version
1963 - The V.I.P.s ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1991 - Paris s'éveille
2004 - Clean
2006 - Paris, je t'aime ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2001 - Les gens en maillot de bain ne sont pas (forcément) superficiels ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1997 - I got a woman (short)
2001 - Ma femme est une actrice
2004 - Ils se marièrent et eurent beaucoup d'enfants
2008 - New York, I Love You ” - angelwizzard666
Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. Attenborough...
“ 1977 - A Bridge Too Far
1985 - A Chorus Line
1987 - Cry Freedom ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2007 - The Girl in the Park ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1999 - Un pont entre deux rives
2006 - Paris, je t'aime ” - angelwizzard666
Born in Paris, France, in 1952. Jacques Audiard's family has always been involved in movie business. His father, Michel, was a popular screenwriter and director and his uncle a producer. But in his teens he refused that world and wanted to be a teacher. He studied literature and philosophy at the Sorbonne but didn't finish his degree...
“ 1994 - Regarde les hommes tomber
1996 - Un héros très discret
2001 - Sur mes lèvres
2009 - Un prophète
2012 - De rouille et d'os ” - angelwizzard666
After the Liberation Michel Audiard started a career as a movie magazine writer. Under the pen name of Jacques Potier he worked for short-lived titles such as "L'Etoile du Soir" and "Cinévie". One day, André Hunebelle, the popular French filmmaker, asked him if he thought he could write an adventure story for him. And, well...
“ 1970 - Elle boit pas, elle fume pas, elle drague pas, mais... elle cause ! ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2004 - Dear Frankie ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1993 - The House of the Spirits
1998 - Les Misérables ” - angelwizzard666
Paul Auster was born in Newark, New Jersey on February 3rd 1947. His father was a landlord, who owned buildings with his brothers in Jersey City. The family was middle-class and the parents' marriage was not a happy one. Auster grew up in the Newark suburbs of South Orange and Maplewood. He read books enthusiastically and developed an interest for writing...
“ 1995 - Blue in the Face
1998 - Lulu on the Bridge ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1951 - L'auberge rouge
1956 - La traversée de Paris
1958 - En cas de malheur
1959 - La jument verte ” - angelwizzard666
Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center College of Design's prestigious film program alongside fellow directors Michael Bay and Tarsem Singh...
“ 2002 - The Rules of Attraction ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1976 - Rocky
1990 - Rocky V ” - angelwizzard666
Jon Avnet has directed, written, and produced more than 70 motion pictures (Black Swan, Fried Green Tomatoes, Risky Business), television movies (The Burning Bed, Uprising, The Starter Wife), and Broadway plays (Spamalot, History Boys, Pillowman), winning Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, Peabodys, Golden Globes, the Humanitas, DGA, WGA, and AFI Awards...
“ 1991 - Fried Green Tomatoes
1996 - Up Close & Personal
2001 - Uprising (TV)
2008 - Righteous Kill ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1987 - Babettes gæstebud ” - angelwizzard666
Kader Ayd was born in France in 1976. He is a director, writer, editor and actor. In love with film from a young age, he fed is passion by volunteering at his local movie theater "Le Galilée" in Argenteuil. This would be the beginning of an adventure in filmmaking where Ayd would teach himself the intricate art form and hone is talent.
“ 2000 - Old School ” - angelwizzard666
David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, California...
“ 2008 - Street Kings ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2015 - Howard Zinn, une histoire populaire américaine ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2006 - Comme t'y es belle !
2008 - LOL ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1977 - Saturday Night Fever
1983 - WarGames
1990 - Bird on a Wire
1994 - Drop Zone
1995 - Nick of Time ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2003 - Les clefs de bagnole ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1992 - La fille de l'air ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1996 - Feeling Minnesota ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2006 - Fair Play ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1996 - Executive Decision
1998 - U.S. Marshals ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1989 - Parents ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2002 - Darkness
2011 - Mientras duermes ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1985 - Sac de noeuds
1987 - Les keufs
1991 - Ma vie est un enfer
1995 - Gazon maudit
1998 - Un grand cri d'amour
2004 - L'ex-femme de ma vie
2008 - Cliente ” - angelwizzard666
Tony Bancroft has spent the past 16 years developing his skills as an Animator/Director with Walt Disney Feature Animation, Sony Imageworks, and currently with Toonacious Family Entertainment, his own animation studio. Tony was accepted into the exclusive, Disney-sponsored California Institute of the Arts (Cal-Arts) after graduating from high school in 1987...
“ 1998 - Mulan ” - angelwizzard666
Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series. He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain...
“ 1999 - Crazy in Alabama ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2010 - Exit Through the Gift Shop ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1996 - Solo ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2006 - Le serpent ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1999 - Best Laid Plans ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2007 - Ce soir, je dors chez toi
2011 - Les Tuche ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2002 - Les tombales (short)
2004 - Les choristes
2008 - Faubourg 36 ” - angelwizzard666
“ 1997 - O que é isso, companheiro ?
1998 - One Tough Cop
2003 - View from the Top ” - angelwizzard666
David McCoy Barrett was born in Bishop, California. He is a director and producer known for Blue Bloods (2015), Arrow (2013), The Secret Circle (2012), Cold Case (2007), Moonlight (2009), E-Ring (2006) and Orphan (2009). David is grandson to visionary entrepreneur Dave McCoy, founder of the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in California.
“ 2012 - Fire with Fire ” - angelwizzard666
Steve Barron started in films as a camera assistant on epic productions such as Richard Donner's 'Superman', Richard Attenborough's 'A Bridge Too Far' and Ridley Scott's 'The Duellist's'. He began directing music videos in the early eighties for The Jam, Human League, and Adam & the Ants, his work helping to inspire the formation of MTV...
“ 1996 - The Adventures of Pinocchio
2000 - Rat ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2009 - Whip It ” - angelwizzard666
“ 2005 - Papa
2013 - Pas très normales activités ” - angelwizzard666