Favorite Directorsby ConfusedAssassin | created - 28 Nov 2013 | updated - 23 minutes ago | Public
Some of my favorite directors and their films.
1. Mario Bava
Cinematographer | Ecologia del delitto
Italian director Mario Bava was born on July 31, 1914 in the coastal northern Italian town of San Remo. His father, Eugenio Bava (1886-1966), was a cinematographer in the early days of the Italian film industry. Bava was trained as a painter, and when he eventually followed his father into film ...
Planet of the Vampires (1965) 10/10 Blood and Black Lace (1964) 10/10 5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970) 9/10 Lisa and the Devil (1973) 8/10 The Girl Who Knew Too Much/The Evil Eye (1963) 8/10 Diabolik (1968) 7/10 A Bay of Blood (1971) 9/10 Hercules in the Haunted World (1961) 8/10 - one of the directors Four Times that Night (1971) 8/10 Rapid Dogs/Kidnapped (1974) 7/10 Black Sabbath (1963) 8/10 Kill Baby, Kill (1966) 8/10 The Giant of Marathon (1959) 7/10 - one of the directors Baron Blood (1972) 7/10 I Vampiri (1957) 7/10 - one of the directors The House of Exorcism (1975)7/10 - edited version of Lisa and the Devil The Road to Fort Alamo (1964) 7/10 Ringo of Nebraska 7/10 - co-director Esther and the King (1960) 6/10 - one of the directors Schock/Beyond the Door II (1977) 6/10 Erik the Conqueror (1961) 6/10 Black Sunday (1960) 5/10 Caltiki: the Immortal Monster (1959) 5/10 - one of the directors Knives of the Avenger (1966) 5/10 Whip and the Body (1963) 6/10 Hatchet For The Honeymoon (1970) 4/10
2. Carmelo Bene
Director | Nostra signora dei turchi
Carmelo Bene was born on September 1, 1937 in Campi Salentina, Puglia, Italy as Carmelo Pompilio Realino Antonio Bene. He was a director and writer, known for Nostra signora dei turchi (1968), Salomè (1972) and Un Amleto di meno (1973). He was married to Raffaella Baracchi and Giuliana Rossi...
Director | The Snake Pit
The distinguished film director Anatole Litvak was born in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, the son of Jewish parents. His very first job was as a stage hand. In 1915, he became an actor, performing at a little-known experimental theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a teenager, he witnessed the 1917 ...
Anastasia (1956) 10/10 All This, and Heaven Too (1940) 9/10 The Snake Pit (1948) 9/10 The Journey (1959) 8/10 City for Conquest (1940) 8/10 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938) 7/10 Goodbye Again (1961) 7/10 Out of the Fog (1941) 7/10 Mayerling (1936) 6/10 The Battle of Russia (1943) 6/10 - co-director Prelude to War (1942) 6/10 - co-director Divide and Conquer (1943) 6/10 - co-director The Nazis Strike (1943) 6/10 - co-director The Battle of Britain (1943) 5/10 - co-director War Comes to America (1945) 5/10 - co-director The Battle of China (1944) 5/10 - co-director
Director | Ah-ga-ssi
Writer | Smultronstället
Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) 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 (1996) is the ...
The Seventh Seal (1957) 10/10 Wild Strawberries (1957) 10/10 Persona (1966) 10/10 Secrets of Women (1952) 8/10 Shame (1968) 8/10 The Magic Flute (1975) 8/10 To Joy (1950) 8/10 Crisis (1946) 8/10 From the Life of the Marionettes (1980) 8/10 A Lesson in Love (1954) 8/10 Sawdust and Tinsel (1953) 8/10 Fanny and Alexander (1982) 8/10 - Film Version Fårö Document 1979 (1979) 8/10 Dreams (1955) 8/10 Scenes from a Marriage (1974) 7/10 - Film Version Fanny and Alexander (1983) 7/10 - TV Mini-Series Version Autumn Sonata (1978) 7/10 The Magician (1958) 7/10 Hour of the Wolf (1968) 7/10 The Virgin Spring (1960) 7/10 The Passion of Anna (1969) 7/10 The Rite (1969) 7/10 The Devil's Eye (1960) 7/10 Thirst (1949) 7/10 Winter Light (1963) 8/10 Cries & Whispers (1972) 7/10 Through a Glass Darkly (1961) 7/10 Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) 7/10 Scenes from a Marriage (1973) 6/10 - TV Mini-Series Version Summer with Monika (1953) 6/10 Port of Call (1948) 6/10 Summer Interlude (1951) 6/10 The Silence (1963) 6/10 All These Women (1964) 5/10
Director | Superseven chiama Cairo
Born in Massa Marittima, Italy on August 6, 1931, Umberto Lenzi was a movie enthusiast since his early grade school years. During those years, he founded various film fan clubs while studying law. Lenzi started out as a journalist for various local newspapers and magazines. Lenzi put off his law ...
Orgasmo (1969) 8/10 Spasmo (1974) 8/10 Eyeball (1975) 7/10 Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972) 8/10 A Quiet Place to Kill (1970) 7/10 Un posto ideale per uccidere (1971) 7/10 Nightmare City (1980) 8/10 Queen of the High Seas (1961) 8/10 Mangiati vivi!/Eaten Alive! (1980) 7/10 So Sweet...So Perverse (1969) 8/10 Manhunt in the City (1975) 7/10 Knife of Ice (1972) 7/10 A Gun For One Hundred Graves 7/10 Black Demons (1991) 7/10 Cannibal Ferox (1981) 6/10 Three Sergeants of Bengal (1964) 6/10 Nightmare Beach (1989) 6/10 Desert Commandos (1967) 6/10 Ghosthouse (1988) 6/10 Invincible Masked Rider (1963) 6/10
7. Mark Robson
Director | The Harder They Fall
Mark Robson studied political science and economics at the University of California. He then took a law course at Pacific Coast University, and, at one time, also attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. Ultimately, his interests led him elsewhere, since he ended up in the movie business as a ...
Peyton Place (1957) 10/10 The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) 8/10 Edge of Doom (1950) 8/10 Bedlam (1946) 8/10 Home of the Brave (1949) 8/10 The Prize (1963) 7/10 Isle of the Dead (1945) 8/10 The Seventh Victim (1943) 8/10 The Harder They Fall (1956) 7/10 Valley of the Dolls (1967) 7/10 From the Terrace (1960) 7/10 Earthquake (1974) 7/10 Von Ryan's Express (1965) 6/10
Director | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's greatest animation directors. The entertaining plots, compelling characters, and breathtaking animation in his films have earned him international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan. The Walt Disney Company's commitment to introduce the ...
Spirited Away (2002) 9/10 Howl's Moving Castle (2004) 8/10 Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) 8/10 Princess Mononoke (1997) 7/10 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) 7/10 Castle in the Sky (1986) 7/10 My Neighbor Totoro (1988) 8/10 Mr. Dough and the Egg Princess (2010) 8/10 Mei and the Kitten Bus (2002) 7/10 The Castle of Cagliostro (1979) 7/10 On Your Mark (1995) 5/10
9. Walter Lang
Director | The King and I
Walter Lang entered the film industry in New York when he got a job as a clerk in the office of a film production company. He worked his way up to assistant director, and directed his first film in 1926. By the time sound arrived Lang was already a well-regarded director, but he left the business ...
The King and I (1956) 7/10 There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) 8/10 With a Song in My Heart (1952) 8/10 The Blue Bird (1940) 8/10 State Fair (1945) 8/10 Desk Set (1957) 8/10 Love Before Breakfast (1936) 7/10 Sitting Pretty (1948) 7/10 The Little Princess (1939) 7/10 Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) 6/10 The Baroness and the Butler (1938) 4/10
10. Jack Hill
Jack Hill grew up around movies--his father was a designer for the Disney studios and Warner Brothers. He went to the University of California to study film, where he was a classmate of Francis Ford Coppola--they worked together on student productions and later both apprenticed with Roger Corman, ...
Switchblade Sisters/The Jezebels (1975) 9/10 Coffy (1973) 8/10 The Big Doll House (1971) 8/10 The Big Bird Cage (1972) 8/10 Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told (1968) 8/10 The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974) 7/10 Sorceress (1982) 8/10 The Wasp Woman (1959) 7/10 - one of the directors Blood Bath (1966) 7/10 The Terror (1963) 7/10 - one of the directors Pit Stop (1969) 6/10
12. Buster Keaton
Actor | The General
Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine ...
Seven Chances (1925) 9/10 Go West (1925) 8/10 Three Ages (1923) 9/10 Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) 8/10 The Navigator (1924) 8/10 Sherlock Jr. (1924) 8/10 My Wife's Relations (1922) 8/10 - one of the directors The Blacksmith (1922) 8/10 - co-director Daydreams (1922) 8/10 - co-director Our Hospitality (1923) 7/10 One Week (1920) 8/10 College (1927) 7/10 - one of the directors Battling Butler (1926) 7/10 The Cameraman (1928) 7/10 - one of the directors The Haunted House 7/10 - one of the directors Cops (1922) 6/10 - one of the directors The General (1926) 5/10
Director | Iedereen beroemd!
One of the great names of Belgian cinema, Dominique Deruddere has been passionate about filmmaking since he was a child. Thanks to his older brother, who lent him his movie camera, young Dominique managed to make his own films, starting in super 8 at the age of fourteen ("Orange Licht"), proceeding...
Director | Gam gai
15. Julian Schnabel
Director | Le scaphandre et le papillon
Director | Fah talai jone
After training at Silpakorn University, Bangkok's most important art school, Wisit Sasanatieng worked as a commercials' director. He wrote scripts for his friend and colleague Nonzee Nimibutr, including for Nang Nak (1999). _Tears of the Black Tiger (2000)_, his directing début, is the first Thai ...
18. Shunji Iwai
Writer | Vampire
Having received his education at Yokohama National University, Shunji Iwai started out in the entertainment industry by directing music videos and television dramas, including the likes of Maria, Lunatic Love and Fireworks, for which he received the award for Best Newcomer from the Japanese ...
19. Jason Reitman
Producer | Up in the Air
Jason Reitman was born on October 19, 1977 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a producer and director, known for Up in the Air (2009), Thank You for Smoking (2005) and Juno (2007). He was previously married to Michele Lee.
20. Mamoru Hosoda
Director | Toki o kakeru shôjo
Mamoru Hosoda is a Japanese film director and animator. Formerly employed at Toei Animation, he went to work at Madhouse from 2005 to 2011. Hosoda left Madhouse in 2011 to establish his own animation studio, Studio Chizu. He first came to public attention in the early 2000s with the first two films...
21. Tom Tykwer
Composer | Lola rennt
Director, writer, producer and composer Tom Tykwer was born in 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He showed an interest in film-making from childhood, making super 8 films from the age of 11. Among his first jobs was working at a local art-house cinema. Tykwer eventually relocated to Berlin, first working...
22. F.W. Murnau
Director | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
F.W. Murnau was a German film director. He was greatly influenced by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Shakespeare and Ibsen plays he had seen at the age of 12, and became a friend of director Max Reinhardt. During World War I he served as a company commander at the eastern front and was in the German air ...
23. Hélène Cattet
Director | Amer
25. Lucio Fulci
Writer | Murderock - Uccide a passo di danza
Lucio Fulci, born in Rome in 1927, remains as controversial in death as he was in life. A gifted craftsman with a sharp tongue and a wicked sense of dark humor, Fulci achieved some measure of notoriety for his gore epics of the late 1970s and early 1980s, but respect was long in coming.
The Beyond (1981) 8/10 Zombi 2 (1979) 9/10 The New York Ripper (1982) 9/10 Murder Rock (1984) 7/10 Contraband (1980) 8/10 A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971) 7/10 The Psychic (1977) 7/10 Don't Torture a Duckling (1972) 7/10 Manhattan Baby (1982) 7/10 Aenigma (1987) 7/10 Voices From Beyond (1991) 7/10 Una sull'altra (1969) 7/10 Touch of Death (1988) 6/10 Silver Saddle (1978) 6/10 City of the Living Dead (1980) 6/10 Four of the Apocalypse (1975) 6/10 The House By The Cemetery (1981) 6/10 The Black Cat (1981) 5/10 Zombi 3 (1988) 5/10 The House of Clocks (1989) 5/10 Il fantasma di Sodoma (1988) 4/10 A Cat in the Brain (1990) 3/10
26. Dario Argento
Writer | Profondo rosso
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 ...
Opera (1987) 10/10 Tenebre (1982) 10/10 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) 9/10 Suspiria (1977) 7/10 La porta sul buio: Testimone oculare (1973) 7/10 - one of the directors Deep Red (1975) 7/10 La porta sul buio: Il tram (1973) 7/10 The Card Player (2004) 6/10 Sleepless (2001) 6/10 The Stendhal Syndrome (1996) 6/10 Giallo (2009) 6/10 Trauma (1993) 6/10 Mother of Tears (2007) 6/10 Two Evil Eyes (1990) 5/10 - one of the directors Inferno (1980) 5/10 The Cat O' Nine Tails (1971) 5/10 Phenomena (1985) 5/10 Phantom of the Opera (1998) 4/10 Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005) 4/10 Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971) 4/10 Dracula (2012) 3/10
27. Leo McCarey
Director | An Affair to Remember
Leo McCarey was born on October 3, 1896 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Thomas Leo McCarey. He was a director and writer, known for An Affair to Remember (1957), Going My Way (1944) and Love Affair (1939). He was married to Stella Martin. He died on July 5, 1969 in Santa Monica, California.
An Affair to Remember (1957) 10/10 Duck Soup (1933) 9/10 The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) 8/10 Big Business (1929) 8/10 - Supervising Director The Kid from Spain (1932) 8/10 Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) 8/10 The Finishing Touch (1928) 7/10 - Supervising Director Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) 7/10 Love Affair (1939) 7/10 The Milky Way (1936) 5/10 - Main Director Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958) 5/10 The Awful Truth (1937) 5/10 Indiscreet (1931) 4/10
28. Jeff Lieberman
Writer | Satan's Little Helper
Writer-director Jeff Lieberman has crafted a handful of highly quirky, creative, and distinctive horror movies that are much enjoyed and appreciated by fans of offbeat and imaginative fright-film fare. His pictures are distinguished by their novel oddball plots and an amusingly eccentric sense of ...
29. John Hughes
Writer | The Breakfast Club
John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer, known for The Breakfast Club (1985), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). He was married to Nancy Ludwig. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, ...
30. Roger Vadim
Writer | Barbarella
Roger Vadim was born on January 26, 1928 in Paris, France as Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov. He was a writer and director, known for Barbarella (1968), The Game Is Over (1966) and No Sun in Venice (1957). He was married to Marie-Christine Barrault, Catherine Schneider, Jane Fonda, Annette Stroyberg ...
Barbarella (1968) 8/10 Don Juan (Or if Don Juan Were a Woman) (1973) 8/10 ...And God Created Woman (1956) 8/10 Les liaisons dangereuses (1959) 7/10 The Hot Touch (1981) 8/10 And God Created Woman (1988) 7/10 The Night Heaven Fell (1958) 7/10 Metzengerstein (1968) - part of Spirits of the Dead Blood and Roses (1960) 7/10
Director | Komödianten
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 ...
Pandora's Box (1929) 9/10 Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) 8/10 Pasha's Wives (1939) 8/10 - one of the directors The Shanghai Drama (1938) 7/10 The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927) 8/10 L'Atlantide (1932) 7/10 Secrets of a Soul (1926) 6/10 Westfront 1918 (1930) 6/10 The 3 Penny Opera (1931) 6/10 Comradeship (1931) 5/10
33. Maurice Tourneur
Director | Au nom de la loi
Screenwriter and director Maurice Tourneur was born Maurice Thomas in the Parisian suburb of Belleville on February 2, 1873, the son of a jewelry merchant. He was trained and employed as a graphic designer and a magazine illustrator as a young man. After serving in a French artillery unit in ...
Writer | Zemlya
Aleksandr Dovzhenko was born on September 10, 1894 in Vyunishche, Sosnitsa Ueyzd, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Petrovich Dovzhenko. He was a writer and director, known for Zemlya (1930), Life in Bloom (1949) and Shors (1939). He was married to Yuliya Solntseva. He died on ...
35. John Carpenter
Soundtrack | Escape from New York
John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky ...
Halloween (1978) 9/10 Prince of Darkness (1987) 10/10 The Thing (1982) 9/10 The Fog (1980) 8/10 They Live (1988) 7/10 Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) 7/10 Big Trouble in Little China (1986) 7/10 Starman (1984) 7/10 Escape from New York (1981) 7/10 In the Mouth of Madness (1994) 7/10 Christine (1983) 6/10 Escape from L.A. (1996) 6/10 The Ward (2010) 6/10
36. Masaaki Yuasa
Art_department | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake
He cites various animated works as an influence: the works of animators Tex Avery and Irene Starewicz, the Japanese animated features Ari-Baba to yonjuppiki no tozoku (1971) and Hakkenden shin sho (1993), the adventure series Lupin the 3rd (1971), the psychedelic sci-fantasy films Yellow Submarine ...
37. Herbert Ross
Director | The Turning Point
Herbert Ross was born on May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Herbert David Ross. He is known for his work on The Turning Point (1977), The Goodbye Girl (1977) and Steel Magnolias (1989). He was married to Lee Radziwill and Nora Kaye. He died on October 9, 2001 in New York City.
38. Paul Leni
Director | The Man Who Laughs
Paul Leni was born on July 8, 1885 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany as Paul Josef Levi. He was an art director and director, known for The Man Who Laughs (1928), Das Rätsel von Bangalor (1918) and The Last Warning (1928). He died on September 2, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
39. Asghar Farhadi
Writer | Darbareye Elly
Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of...
40. Wes Craven
Writer | A Nightmare on Elm Street
Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision.
Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on ...
Scream 3 (2000) 10/10 A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) 8/10 Scream (1996) 8/10 Scream 2 (1997) 7/10 Deadly Blessing (1981) 8/10 Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) 7/10 The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) 7/10 Red Eye (2005) 6/10 Cursed (2005) 6/10 The Hills Have Eyes (1977) 6/10 New Nightmare (1994) 5/10 My Soul To Take (2010) 4/10 Chiller (1985) 4/10 The People Under the Stairs (1991) 4/10 The Last House on the Left (1972) 4/10 Scream 4 (2011) 3/10 The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984) 3/10
41. Jean Painlevé
Director | Pasteur
Bluebeard (1936) 8/10 Liquid Crystals (1978) 9/10 The Love Life of the Octopus (1967) 8/10 - co-director The Octopus (1928) 8/10 Hyas and Stenorhynchus, marine crustaceans (1929) 8/10 Daphnia (1929) 8/10 The Seahorse (1934) 8/10 Le vampire (1945) 8/10 Voyage to the Sky (1937) 7/10 The Fourth Dimension (1937) 7/10 Acera, or the Witches' Dance (1972) 7/10 - co-director The Struggle for Survival (1937) 7/10 Similarities Between Length and Speed (1937) 7/10 Stickelback Eggs 7/10 Freshwater Assassins (1947) 7/10 Sea Urchins (1929) 7/10 How Some Jellyfish Are Born (1960) 7/10 - co-director Sea Ballerinas (1960) 7/10 - co-director Shrimp Stories (1964) 7/10 - co-director Sea Urchins (1958) 7/10 Experimental Treatment of a Hemorrhage in a Dog (1930) 6/10 Pigeons in the Square (1982) 6/10
Writer | La montaña sagrada
Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in Iquique, Chile on February 7, 1929. In 1942 he moved to Santiago where he attended university, was a circus clown and a puppeteer. In 1955 he went to Paris and studied mime with Marcel Marceau. He worked with Maurice Chevalier there and made a short film, La cravate...
43. Luciano Ercoli
Producer | Troppo rischio per un uomo solo
Quit the film business after receiving large inheritance.
44. Lenny Abrahamson
Director | Room
Lenny Abrahamson was born in Dublin in 1966. He studied physics and philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. While at university he directed short videos with the Trinity Video Society, which he co-founded with Ed Guiney. He graduated in 1991 with first class honours (gold medal). His first short film...
45. Jaco Van Dormael
Director | Mr. Nobody
46. Agnès Varda
Director | Sans toit ni loi
Agnès Varda was born on May 30, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium as Arlette Varda. She is a director and writer, known for Vagabond (1985), Le Bonheur (1965) and Les plages d'Agnès (2008). She was previously married to Jacques Demy.
Lions Love (... and Lies) (1969) 8/10 The Gleaners & I (2000) 8/10 Mur murs (1981) 8/10 Du côté de la côte (1958) 8/10 Les fiancés du pont Mac Donald ou (Méfiez-vous des lunettes noires) (1961) 8/10 The World of Jacques Demy (1995) 8/10 Black Panthers (1968) 8/10 La Pointe Courte (1955) 8/10 The Young Girls Turn 25 (1993) 7/10 Documenteur (1981) 7/10 Oncle Yanco (1967) 6/10 Vagabond (1985) 6/10 Diary of a Pregnant Woman (1962) 6/10 Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962) 5/10 Le Bonheur (1965) 5/10
Writer | Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
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 (1961) was based on his own novel and its violent depiction of the life ...
Arabian Nights (1974) 9/10 Porcile (1969) 9/10 Accattone (1961) 8/10 Mamma Roma (1962) 8/10 The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966) 7/10 The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) 7/10 The Canterbury Tales (1972) 7/10 Love Meetings (1964) 7/10 Teorema (1968) 6/10 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) 6/10 Oedipus Rex (1967) 5/10 La rabbia (1963) 5/10 co-director
48. Takashi Miike
Director | Koroshiya 1
Takashi Miike was born in the small town of Yao on the outskirts of Osaka, Japan. His main interest growing up was motorbikes, and for a while he harbored ambitions to race professionally. At the age of 18 he went to study at the film school in Yokohama founded by renowned director Shôhei Imamura, ...
Audition (1999) 10/10 One Missed Call (2003) 9/10 The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001) 8/10 Ichi The Killer (2001) 8/10 Visitor Q (2011) 6/10 Box (2004) - part of Three Extremes Gozu (2003) 6/10 13 Assassins (2010) 6/10 Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) 6/10 Shinjuku Triad Society (1995) 5/10 Dead or Alive (1999) 5/10 Yakuza Apocalypse (2015) 5/10 Dead or Alive: Final (2002) 5/10
49. Allan Arkush
Producer | Heroes
50. Don Siegel
Director | Dirty Harry
Don Siegel was educated at Cambridge University, England. In Hollywood from the mid-'30s, he began his career as an editor and second unit director. In 1945 he directed two shorts (Hitler Lives (1945) and Star in the Night (1945)) which both won Academy Awards. His first feature as a director was ...
Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) 8/10 Escape from Alcatraz (1979) 8/10 The Twilight Zone: Uncle Simon (1963) 8/10 The Shootist (1976) 8/10 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) 7/10 The Twilight Zone: The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross (1964) 7/10 Dirty Harry (1971) 7/10 The Lineup (1958) 6/10 The Big Steal (1949) 6/10
51. Hollis Frampton
Director | Information
Hollis Frampton was born on March 11, 1936 in Ohio, USA. He was a director and editor, known for Information (1966), The Birth of Magellan: Cadenza XIV (1980) and The Birth of Magellan: Mindfall I (1980). He died on March 30, 1984 in New York, USA.
Lemon (1969) 8/10 Hapax Legomena II: Poetic Justice (1972) 8/10 Gloria! (1979) 8/10 Hapax Legomena I: Nostalgia (1971) 8/10 Zorns Lemma (1970) 8/10 Pan 1 (1974) 8/10 Pan 3 (1974) 8/10 Pan 4 (1974) 8/10 Carrots & Peas (1969) 7/10 Surface Tension (1968) 7/10 Hapax Legomena III: Critical Mass (1971) 7/10 Pan 0 (1974) 7/10 Pan 2 (1974) 7/10 Pan 698 (1974) 7/10 Pan 700 (1974) 7/10 Maxwell's Demon (1968) 7/10 Winter Solstice (1974) 7/10 Process Red (1966) 7/10 Magellan: At the Gates of Death, Part I: The Red Gate I, 0 (1976) 6/10 Pan 697 (1974) 6/10 Pan 699 (1974) 6/10 The Birth of Magellan: Cadenza I (1977) 6/10 Ingenivm Nobis Ipsa Pvella Fecit: Part I (1975) 6/10 Manual of Arms (1966) 5/10
52. Don Hertzfeldt
Animation_department | World of Tomorrow
Don Hertzfeldt was born on August 1, 1976 in Fremont, California, USA as Donald Charles Hertzfeldt. He is known for his work on World of Tomorrow (2015), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011) and The Simpsons (1989).
53. Terry Zwigoff
Director | Ghost World
Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Zwigoff held several jobs before making his breakthrough feature: the documentary Crumb (1994) in 1994. His previous jobs included musician, shipping clerk, printer and welfare office worker. In fact, Zwigoff traces his film career back to discovering a rare blues ...
54. Barbet Schroeder
Director | La virgen de los sicarios
Barbet Schroeder was born on August 26, 1941 in Tehran, Iran. He is a director and producer, known for La virgen de los sicarios (2000), Murder by Numbers (2002) and Single White Female (1992). He has been married to Bulle Ogier since April 1991.
55. William Castle
Producer | Homicidal
William Castle was born on April 24, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as William Schloss. He was a producer and director, known for Homicidal (1961), Rosemary's Baby (1968) and House on Haunted Hill (1959). He was married to Ellen. He died on May 31, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
56. Yorgos Lanthimos
Director | The Lobster
Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens, Greece. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. He has directed a number of dance videos in collaboration with Greek choreographers, in addition to TV commercials, music videos, short films and theater plays. Kinetta,...
Writer | Faustrecht der Freiheit
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...
Chinese Roulette (1976) 8/10 Veronika Voss (1982) 8/10 The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979) 8/10 Lola (1981) 8/10 Fox and His Friends (1975) 7/10 Satan's Brew (1976) 8/10 Katzelmacher (1969) 8/10 Love Is Colder Than Death (1969) 7/10 Fear of Fear (1975) 7/10 Gods of the Plague (1970) 7/10 Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974) 7/10 The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972) 7/10 Querelle (1982) 7/10 The American Soldier (1970) 6/10 Beware of a Holy Whore (1971) 6/10 Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975) 6/10 The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972) 5/10 Effi Briest (1974) 4/10
58. Satyajit Ray
Writer | Pather Panchali
Satyajit Ray was born in Calcutta on May 2, 1921. His father, Late 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 ...
The Hero (1966) 8/10 An Enemy of the People (1989) 8/10 Distant Thunder (1973) 8/10 The Stranger (1991) 7/10 The Big City (1963) 7/10 The Elephant God (1979) 8/10 The Music Room (1958) 8/10 The Coward (1965) 8/10 Pather Panchali (1955) 8/10 The Home and the World (1984) 7/10 Rabindranath Tagore (1961) 7/10 The Goddess (1960) 7/10 Three Daughters (1961) 6/10 Charulata (1964) 6/10 The World of Apu (1959) 6/10 Aparajito (1956) 6/10 The Zoo (1967) 5/10 The Chess Players (1977) 5/10 The Holy Man (1965) 5/10
59. Todd Solondz
Director | Welcome to the Dollhouse
Todd Solondz was born in Newark, New Jersey. One of his earliest jobs in the film industry was when, as a young man, he worked as a messenger for the Writers' Guild of America. During this time, he wrote several screenplays.
Solondz's first color film with sync sound was the short "Schatt's Last ...
60. Mike Leigh
Director | Happy-Go-Lucky
Mike Leigh was born on February 20, 1943 in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. He is a director and writer, known for Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Another Year (2010). He was previously married to Alison Steadman.
61. Jesús Franco
Writer | El tesoro de la diosa blanca
He was only six years old when he started composing music under the protection of his brother Enrique. After the Spanish Civil War he was able to continue his studies at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid, where he finished piano and harmony. Being a Bachelor of Law and an easy-read novel writer (...
A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973) 8/10 The Diabolical Dr. Z (1966) 8/10 The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962) 7/10 Two Undercover Angels/Rote Lippen, Sadisterotica (1969) 7/10 Kiss Me, Monster (1969) 7/10 Bloody Moon (1981) 7/10 The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968) 7/10 The Mistresses of Dr. Jekyll (1964) 6/10 She Killed in Ecstasy (1971) 6/10 Cannibals (1980) 5/10 -main director Night of the Assassins (1974) 5/10 Venus in Furs (1969) 5/10 Vampyros Lesbos (1971) 5/10 Count Dracula (1970) 5/10 The Bloody Judge (1970) 5/10 Der Todesrächer von Soho (1972) 4/10 Female Vampire (1975) 4/10 La mano de un hombre muerto (1962) 4/10 Les cauchemars naissent la nuit (1972) 4/10 Devil Hunter (1980) 3/10 Oasis of the Zombies (1982) 2/10
62. Jean Rollin
Director | La nuit des traquées
Jean Rollin was born on November 3, 1938 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Jean Michel Rollin Le Gentil. He was a director and writer, known for The Night of the Hunted (1980). He was married to Simone Rollin. He died on December 15, 2010 in Paris, France.
Zombie Lake (1981) 8/10 Killing Car (1993) 8/10 Fascination (1979) 8/10 The Grapes of Death (1978) 8/10 A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973) 8/10 - directed additional scenes Requiem for a Vampire (1971) 7/10 The Iron Rose (1973) 7/10 Lost in New York (1989) 7/10 The Living Dead Girl (1982) 6/10 The Shiver of the Vampires (1971) 5/10 The Demoniacs (1974) 4/10 Sidewalks of Bangkok (1984) 4/10 Schoolgirl Hitchhikers (1973) 3/10
63. Clyde Geronimi
Director | Cinderella
Clyde Geronimi was born on June 12, 1901 in Chiavenna, Lombardy, Italy as Clito Enrico Geronimi. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1950), Peter Pan (1953) and Alice in Wonderland (1951). He died on April 24, 1989 in Newport Beach, California, USA.
Lady and the Tramp (1955) 9/10 - one of the directors Ugly Duckling (1939) 9/10 - one of the directors 101 Dalmatians (1961) 8/10 - one of the directors Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip (1940) 8/10 Chicken Little (1943) 8/10 Alice in Wonderland (1951) 8/10 - one of the directors Sleeping Beauty (1959) 7/10 Cinderella (1950) 6/10 - one of the directors The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949) 6/10 - one of the directors Beach Picnic (1939) 6/10
64. Andrew Stanton
Writer | WALL·E
Oscar-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton was raised in Rockport, Massachusetts. He was educated at The California Institute of the Arts (or "CalArts") in Los Angeles, where he studied character animation. After graduation, Stanton began working as a writer on the TV series Mighty Mouse: The New ...
65. Eddie Romero
Director | Ganito kami noon... Paano kayo ngayon?
Eddie Romero, who initially used the screen name 'Enrique Moreno' early in his directing career, was born July 7 1924 in Dumaguete City. He is the son of Pilar Cinco, a school teacher, and José E. Romero, a former congressman, Secretary of Education, and Philippine Ambassador to London. He was ...
66. Marshall Neilan
Director | Dinty
In the early days of silent pictures, Marshall Neilan was a top director for Goldwyn Pictures. He had also directed a small number of Louis B. Mayer's independently produced melodramas, but there was a mutual dislike between the two men. During the festivities inaugurating the merger of Metro and ...
67. Luis Buñuel
Writer | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie
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 ...
Un Chien Andalou (1929) 10/10 Belle de Jour (1967) 8/10 L'Age d'Or (1930) 8/10 Death in the Garden (1956) 8/10 The Milky Way (1969) 7/10 Tristana (1970) 7/10 Land Without Bread (1933) 7/10 The Phantom of Liberty (1974) 6/10 That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) 6/10 The Exterminating Angel (1962) 6/10 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) 6/10 The Young and the Damned (1950) 5/10 Robinson Crusoe (1954) 5/10 Simon of the Desert (1965) 4/10 Viridiana (1961) 3/10
68. Adam Elliot
Director | Mary and Max
Grew up on a shrimp farm in southern Australia together with two brothers, one sister and two parrots. He discerned his artistic abilities at an early age and spent five years studying photography, painting, pottery etc. In 1996 he began his studies at the Victorian College of the Arts where Uncle ...
69. Satoshi Kon
Writer | Tôkyô goddofâzâzu
Satoshi Kon was born in 1963. He studied at the Musashino College of the Arts. He began his career as a Manga artist. He then moved to animation and worked as a background artist on many films (including Roujin Z (1991) by 'Katsuhiro Otomo'). Then, in 1995, he wrote an episode of the anthology film ...
Actor | Easy A
Rawson Marshall Thurber was born on February 9, 1975 in San Francisco, California, USA as Marshall Rawson Thurber. He is a director and writer, known for Easy A (2010), Skyscraper (2018) and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004).
Director | Phoenix
Christian Petzold was born in Hilden in 1960. After studying German and Drama at the Freie Universität Berlin, he enrolled in Berlin's German Academy for Film and Television (DFFB). There he studied film direction while at same time working as an assistant director to Harun Farocki and Hartmut ...
72. William Beaudine
Director | Duke of the Navy
William Beaudine, the director of nearly 350 known films (nearly one for every day of the year; some listings of his work put his output at 500 movies and hundreds of TV episodes) and scores of television episodes, enjoyed a directing career that stretched across seven decades from the 'Teens to ...
The Living Ghost (1942) 8/10 Fashion Model (1945) 7/10 The Face of Marble (1946) 7/10 Hot Rhythm (1944) 7/10 Sparrows (1926) 6/10 Kidnapped (1948) 6/10 Ghosts on the Loose (1943) 6/10 The Mystery of the 13th Guest (1943) 6/10 The Feathered Serpent (1948) 6/10 News Hounds (1947) 6/10 Angels' Alley (1948) 6/10 Voodoo Man (1944) 6/10 Below the Deadline (1946) 5/10 The Ape Man (1943) 4/10 Leave It to the Irish (1944) 4/10
73. Louis Malle
Director | Au revoir les enfants
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 ...
My Dinner with Andre (1981) 8/10 ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986) 8/10 God's Country (1985) 8/10 Vive le tour (1962) 8/10 Elevator to the Gallows (1958) 8/10 Place de la République (1974) 7/10 Zazie dans le Métro (1960) 7/10 Black Moon (1975) 7/10 A Human Condition (1974) 7/10 May Fools (1990) 7/10 William Wilson (1968) - part of Spirits of the Dead Calcutta (1969) 6/10 Phantom India (1969) 6/10 Lacombe, Lucien (1974) 6/10 The Fire Within (1963) 6/10 Au Revoir les Enfants (1987) 5/10 The Lovers (1958) 5/10 Murmur of the Heart (1971) 5/10
74. Martin McDonagh
Martin McDonagh was born on March 26, 1970 in Camberwell, London, England. He is a writer and director, known for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), In Bruges (2008) and Seven Psychopaths (2012).
75. Corrado Farina
Director | Hanno cambiato faccia
Corrado Farina's first fiction film was an 8mm short he wrote, directed and starred in when he was 20 years old. He went on to direct around 20 such films, spanning such genres as horror, SF, war, comedy and drama. After graduating in law, he was hired as a copywriter in the advertising agency ...
76. Éric Rohmer
Director | Le genou de Claire
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, ...
The Bakery Girl of Monceau (1963) 8/10 Chloe in the Afternoon (1972) 8/10 The Green Ray (1986) 7/10 Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak (1960) 8/10 Véronique and Her Dunce (1958) 8/10 Nadja in Paris (1964) 8/10 Full Moon in Paris (1984) 8/10 Une étudiante d'aujourd'hui (1966) 7/10 My Night at Maud's (1969) 6/10 Claire's Knee (1970) 6/10 The Collector (1967) 6/10 Suzanne's Career (1963) 5/10 The Marquise of O (1976) 4/10
77. Stéphane Aubier
Director | Panique au village
78. Lukas Moodysson
Writer | Fucking Åmål
Lukas Moodysson was born on January 17, 1969 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Karl Frederik Lukas Moodysson. He is a writer and director, known for Show Me Love (1998), Lilya 4-Ever (2002) and Tillsammans (2000). He has been married to Coco Moodysson since 1994. They have three children.
79. Claude Chabrol
Director | Le beau Serge
Claude Chabrol was born on June 24, 1930 in Paris, France. He was a director and writer, known for Le Beau Serge (1958), The Swindle (1997) and Story of Women (1988). He was married to Aurore Chabrol, Stéphane Audran and Agnès Goute. He died on September 12, 2010 in Paris.
Writer | La nuit américaine
French director François Truffaut began to assiduously go to the movies at age seven. 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 became his protector. Bazin helped the ...
Fahrenheit 451 (1966) 8/10 Two English Girls (1971) 8/10 The Bride Wore Black (1968) 8/10 A Story of Water (1961) 8/10 - co-director Jules and Jim (1962) 8/10 Confidentially Yours (1983) 8/10 Les Mistons (1957) 7/10 Antoine and Colette (1962) 7/10 The 400 Blows (1959) 7/10 Shoot the Piano Player (1960) 6/10 The Woman Next Door (1981) 6/10 The Last Metro (1980) 5/10 Bed & Board (1970) 5/10 Stolen Kisses (1968) 5/10 The Soft Skin (1964) 5/10 Day for Night (1973) 5/10 Love on the Run (1979) 3/10
Director | The AristoCats
Wolfgang Reitherman was a German-born American animator who was one of Disney's Nine Old Men.
He began working for Disney in 1933, along with future Disney legends Ward Kimball and Milt Kahl. The three worked together on a number of classic Disney shorts.
Reitherman directed several Disney animated ...
82. John Waters
Writer | Pecker
Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-'60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore ...
83. Andrew Adamson
Director | Shrek 2
Andrew Adamson was born on December 1, 1966 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a producer and director, known for Shrek 2 (2004), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and Shrek (2001). He has been married to Gyulnara Karaeva since January 16, 2016. He was previously ...
Shrek (2001) 9/10 - one of the directors Shrek 2 (2004) 9/10 - one of the directors The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) 8/10
84. Dave Fleischer
Director | Mr. Bug Goes to Town
Dave Fleischer was born on July 14, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as David Fleischer. He is known for his work on Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941), In the Good Old Summer Time (1926) and Gulliver's Travels (1939). He was married to Mae Schwartz and Ida Mae Sharnow. He died on June 25, 1979 in ...
Christmas Comes But Once a Year (1936) 8/10 - main director Invisible Ink (1921) 8/10 Snow-White (1933) 8/10 Bimbo's Initiation (1931) 8/10 The Circus (1920) 8/10 Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941) 7/10 Minnie the Moocher (1932) 7/10 Betty Boop's Bamboo Isle (1932) 7/10 Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936) 7/10 Koko Sees Spooks (1925) 7/10 Superman (1941) 7/10 All's Well (1941) 6/10 Dizzy Dishes (1930) 6/10 Gulliver's Travels (1939) 6/10 Ko-Ko's Earth Control (1928) 6/10 Small Fry (1939) 4/10
85. Brad Bird
Writer | The Incredibles
Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occasional voice actor, known for both animated and live-action films. Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird. His father worked in...
86. Don Coscarelli
Writer | Bubba Ho-Tep
In much the same way that director George A. Romero creative output has been primarily centered around the highly successful "Dead" series of zombie films, then fellow fantasy director Don Coscarelli has for over two decades seen his universe swirling around the lesser successful, but equally cult,...
87. Renny Harlin
Director | Die Hard 2
Born in 15 March 1959 as Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, he is the most successful Finnish film director in the history of Hollywood.
Harlin started his career in film business in the beginning of 1980s when he was directing commercials and company films for companies like Shell. Later he worked as a ...
88. Jim Clark
Editor | The Killing Fields
Jim Clark was born on May 24, 1931 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England as James Clark. He was an editor and director, known for The Killing Fields (1984), The Mission (1986) and Marathon Man (1976). He was married to Laurence Méry-Clark and Jessica Andrew. He died on February 25, 2016 in the UK.
Writer | Veneno para las hadas
Carlos Enrique Taboada was born on July 18, 1929 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a writer and director, known for Poison for the Fairies (1985), La guerra santa (1979) and La telaraña (1986). He died on April 15, 1997 in Mexico City.
90. Jan Svankmajer
Director | Otesánek
After studying at the Institute of Industrial Arts and the Marionette Faculty of the Prague Academy of Fine Arts in the 1950s, Jan Svankmajer started working as a theatre director, chiefly in association with the Theatre of Masks and the Black Theatre. He first experimented with film-making after ...
Director | Le grand Meaulnes
Jean-Gabriel Albicocco was born on February 15, 1936 in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France. He was a director and writer, known for The Wanderer (1967), Rat Trap (1963) and The Girl with the Golden Eyes (1961). He was married to Marie Laforêt. He died on April 9, 2001 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro...
92. David Kaplan
Director | Little Red Riding Hood
95. Xavier Dolan
Actor | Tom à la ferme
Xavier Dolan was born on March 20, 1989 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Xavier Dolan-Tadros. He is an actor and writer, known for Tom à la ferme (2013), I Killed My Mother (2009) and Heartbeats (2010).
96. Wes Anderson
Writer | Fantastic Mr. Fox
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 ...
97. Georges Méliès
Director | À la conquête du pôle
Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.
Méliès was an especially prolific innovator in the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, ...
The Black Imp (1905) 9/10 The Sign of the Cross (1899) 8/10 The Monster (1903) 8/10 La lune à un mètre (1898) 7/10 The Voyage Across the Impossible (1904) 7/10 The India Rubber Head (1901) 7/10 Bluebeard (1901) 7/10 Le voyage dans la lune (1902) 6/10 The House of the Devil (1896) 6/10 La cuisine de l'ogre (1907) 6/10 The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906) 5/10 Une bonne farce avec ma tête (1904) 5/10
98. Roger Corman
Actor | The Silence of the Lambs
Roger William Corman was born April 5, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan. Initially following in his father's footsteps, Corman studied engineering at Stanford University but while in school, he began to lose interest in the profession and developed a growing passion for film. Upon graduation, he worked a...
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) 8/10 Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961) 7/10 Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (1970) 7/10 Not of This Earth (1957) 7/10 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963) 7/10 The Wasp Woman (1959) 7/10 The Terror (1963) 7/10 Tower of London (1962) 7/10 The Masque of the Red Death (1964) 6/10 A Bucket of Blood (1959) 6/10 Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) 6/10 The Intruder (1962) 6/10 The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955) 6/10 Tales of Terror (1962) 6/10 The Haunted Palace (1963) 6/10 Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) 6/10 - co-director The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) 6/10 Premature Burial (1962) 5/10 House of Usher (1960) 5/10 Swamp Women (1956) 5/10 The Raven (1963) 4/10 Pit and the Pendulum (1961) 4/10 Last Woman on Earth (1960) 3/10
99. Konrad Wolf
Director | Solo Sunny
He was the son of the German dramatist Friedrich Wolf. He left Germany with his family for the USSR and came back to Germany as a nineteen year old Lieutenant in the Russian Army in 1945. Was a short time commander of the town Bernau near Berlin in Spring 1945. _Ich war 19 (1968)_ is an ...
100. Todd Haynes
Director | Far from Heaven
Todd Haynes was always interested in art, and made amateur movies and painted while he was still a child. He attended Brown university and majored in art and semiotics. After he graduated he moved to New York City and made the controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988). ...