The Greatest Film Directors of All Time People In Film
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The Greatest Film Directors of All Time

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    #3 on the original list 1942 best known works: Goodfellas, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and The Departed.

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    #4 on the original list 1946 best known works: E.T., Jaws, Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones Series, Schindler's List, and ...

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    #2 on the original list 1899 best known works: Psycho, The Birds, Vertigo, Rear Window

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    #1 on the original list 1928 best known works: 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, Dr.

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    #5 on the original list 1939 best known works: The Godfather Trilogy and Apocalypse Now

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    #18 on the original list 1933 best known works: Chinatown and The Pianist

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    #21 on the original list 1946 best known works: Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive and The Elephant Man

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    #35 on the original list 1940 best known works: Scarface, The Untouchables and Carlito's Way

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    #7 on the original list 1963 best known works: Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill vol. 1 & 2 and Inglorious ...

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    #80 on the original list 1957 best known works: Do The Right Thing, Malcom X, Jungle Fever and The 25th Hour.

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    #22 on the original list 1920 best known works: 8 1/2

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    #97 on the original list 1881 best known works: The Ten Commandments

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    #12 on the original list 1929 best known works: The Dollars Trilogy

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    #46 on the original list 1943 best known works: The Thin Red Line, Days Of Heaven and Tree Of Life.

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    #16 on the original list 1930 best known works: Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby and Mystic River.

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    #9 on the original list 1970 best known works: Memento, Insomnia, The Prestige, The Dark Knight and Inception.

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    #27 on the original list 1958 best known works: Beetlejuice, Batman, Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and The ...

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    #61 on the original list 1944 best known works: The Star Wars Saga and American Graffiti.

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    #40 on the original list 1954 best known works: The Terminator 1 and 2, Aliens, Titanic and Avatar

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    #11 on the original list 1937 best known works: Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Hannibal and American ...

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    #56 on the original list 1946 best known works: Platoon, Born On The Fourth Of July, Natural Born Killers, JFK, and ...

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    Joel and Ethan Coen best known works: Fargo, No Country For Old Men, Raising Arizona, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, ...

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    #19 on the original list 1935 best known works: Annie Hall, Manhattan, Midnight In Paris,

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    #26 on the original list 1961 best known works: The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy and King Kong

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    #50 on the original list 1963 Best Known Works: Sex, Lies and Videotape, Traffic, Out Of Sight, Ocean's Trilogy and Erin ...

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    #32 on the original list 1970 best known works: Boogie Nights, Magnolia and There Will Be Blood

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    #68 on the original list 1943 best known works: Heat, Collateral, The Insider and Last Of The Mohicans.

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    #39 on the original list 1954 Best Known Works: Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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    #24 on the original list 1962 best known works: Se7en, Fight Club, Panic Room, Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Curious Case ...

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    #54 on the original list 1969 best known works: Requiem For A Dream, Black Swan and The Wrestler.

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    #108 on the original list 1963 best known works: Babel, 21 Grams and Biutiful.

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    #48 on the original list 1956 best known works: Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire.

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    #62 on the original list 1964 best known works: Pan's Labyrinth, Hell Boy

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    #81 on the original list 1965 best known works: American Beauty, Road To Perdition and Revolutionary Road

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    #77 on the original list 1961 best known works: Y tu mamá también, Children Of Men

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    #42 on the original list 1951 best known works: Back To The Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Forrest Gump, Castaway, The ...

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    #64 on the original list 1954 best known works: Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, Cocoon, Cinderella Man, Frost/Nixon, The Da ...

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    #220 on the original list 1945 Best Known Works: The Mission

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    #184 on the original list 1955 best known works: City Of God

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    #72 on the original list 1968 best known works: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch and Sherlock Holmes.

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    #112 on the original list 1936 best known works: Ordinary People, Quiz Show

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    #41 on the original list 1932 best known works: One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest and Amadeus

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    #212 on the original list 1952 Best Known Works: Glory, Blood Diamond, Defiance, The Last Samarai and Legends of The Fall

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    #75 on the original list 1952 best known works: Good Will Hunting and Milk

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    #133 on the original list 1944 best known works: Top Gun, True Romance, Spy Game, Crimson Tide, Man On Fire, Deja Vu, The Fan ...

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    #139 on the original list 1955 best known works: The Bourne Trilogy and United 93

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    1972 best known works: Menace II Society and Dead Presidents

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    #93 on the original list 1951 best known works: The Hurt Locker

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