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The Greatest Film Directors of All Time

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

  2. 2

    #4 on the original list
    E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, Jaws, Indian Jones best known works: E.T., Jaws, Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones Series, Schindler's List, and Saving Private Ryan.

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    #1 on the original list
    The Shining, A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey best known works: 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, Dr. Strangelove, The Shining, and Eyes Wide Shut

  5. 5

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

  6. 6

    #21 on the original list
    Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby, The Pianist best known works: Chinatown and The Pianist

  7. 7

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

  8. 8

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

  9. 9

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

  10. 10

    #103 on the original list
    Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Love & Basketball best known works: Do The Right Thing, Malcom X, Jungle Fever and The 25th Hour.

  11. 11

    #20 on the original list
    La Dolce Vita, 8½, La Strada best known works: 8 1/2

  12. 12

    #87 on the original list
    The Ten Commandments, Sunset Boulevard, The Greatest Show on Earth best known works: The Ten Commandments

  13. 13

    #18 on the original list
    The Searchers, The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach

  14. 14

    #11 on the original list
    Good, Once Upon a Time in the West, Once Upon a Time in America best known works: The Dollars Trilogy

  15. 15

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

  16. 16

    #14 on the original list
    Good, Unforgiven, Dirty Harry best known works: Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby and Mystic River.

  17. 17

    #13 on the original list
    The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins best known works: Memento, Insomnia, The Prestige, The Dark Knight and Inception.

  18. 18

    #32 on the original list
    Batman, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Edward Scissorhands best known works: Beetlejuice, Batman, Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Alice In Wonderland

  19. 19

    #60 on the original list
    Star Wars, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Indiana Jones and ... best known works: The Star Wars Saga and American Graffiti.

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    #37 on the original list
    Titanic, Avatar, Terminator 2: Judgment Day best known works: The Terminator 1 and 2, Aliens, Titanic and Avatar

  21. 21

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

  22. 22

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

  23. 23
    Joel and Ethan Coen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Film Directors of All Time

    Joel and Ethan Coen best known works: Fargo, No Country For Old Men, Raising Arizona, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Big Lebowski, True Grit and Blood Simple.

  24. 24

    #24 on the original list
    Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters best known works: Annie Hall, Manhattan, Midnight In Paris,

  25. 25

    #38 on the original list
    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The ... best known works: The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy and King Kong

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    #61 on the original list
    Ocean's Eleven, Erin Brockovich, Traffic Best Known Works: Sex, Lies and Videotape, Traffic, Out Of Sight, Ocean's Trilogy and Erin Brochovich

  27. 27

    #27 on the original list
    Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood, Minority Report best known works: Boogie Nights, Magnolia and There Will Be Blood

  28. 28

    #75 on the original list
    Heat, The Last of the Mohicans, The Aviator best known works: Heat, Collateral, The Insider and Last Of The Mohicans.

  29. 29

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

  30. 30

    #16 on the original list
    Fight Club, Seven, Being John Malkovich best known works: Se7en, Fight Club, Panic Room, Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button and The Social Network.

  31. 31

    #166 on the original list
    12 Years a Slave, Shame, Hunger

  32. 32

    #63 on the original list
    Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, The Fountain best known works: Requiem For A Dream, Black Swan and The Wrestler.

  33. 33

    #78 on the original list
    Birdman, Babel, Amores perros best known works: Babel, 21 Grams and Biutiful.

  34. 34

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

  35. 35

    #69 on the original list
    Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, Pacific Rim best known works: Pan's Labyrinth, Hell Boy

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    #67 on the original list
    American Beauty, Skyfall, Road to Perdition best known works: American Beauty, Road To Perdition and Revolutionary Road

  37. 37

    #90 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Pan's Labyrinth, Gravity best known works: Y tu mamá también, Children Of Men

  38. 38

    #30 on the original list
    Forrest Gump, Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit best known works: Back To The Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Forrest Gump, Castaway, The Polar Express

  39. 39

    #62 on the original list
    Apollo 13, American Graffiti, A Beautiful Mind best known works: Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, Cocoon, Cinderella Man, Frost/Nixon, The Da Vinci Code.

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    #286 on the original list
    The Killing Fields, The Mission, Super Mario Bros. Best Known Works: The Mission

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    #258 on the original list
    Cidade de Deus, City of God, The Constant Gardener best known works: City Of God

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

  43. 43

    #128 on the original list
    Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Sting, Butch Cassidy and the ... best known works: Ordinary People, Quiz Show

  44. 44

    #26 on the original list
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, Hair best known works: One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest and Amadeus

  45. 45

    #222 on the original list
    Glory, Shakespeare in Love, Legends of the Fall Best Known Works: Glory, Blood Diamond, Defiance, The Last Samarai and Legends of The Fall

  46. 46

    #76 on the original list
    Good Will Hunting, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Milk best known works: Good Will Hunting and Milk

  47. 47

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

  48. 48

    #195 on the original list
    The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Supremacy, Captain Phillips best known works: The Bourne Trilogy and United 93

  49. 49

    #367 on the original list
    American Pimp, Dead Presidents, From Hell best known works: Menace II Society and Dead Presidents

  50. 50

    #95 on the original list
    The Hurt Locker, Point Break, Zero Dark Thirty best known works: The Hurt Locker

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