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List Rules Filmmakers born in America and/or whose work is primarily associated with the US.

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Tim Burton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Tim Burton Batman, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Edward Scissorhands

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Quentin Tarantino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Quentin Tarantino Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill Volume 1

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Martin Scorsese is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Martin Scorsese Goodfellas, The Departed, Taxi Driver

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Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Steven Spielberg Jaws, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Clint Eastwood Good, Unforgiven, Dirty Harry

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Francis Ford Coppola is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Francis Ford Coppola The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now

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James Cameron is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
James Cameron Titanic, Avatar, Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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Sam Raimi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Sam Raimi Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

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Roman Polański is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Roman Polański Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby, The Pianist

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Joel Coen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Living American Directors
Joel Coen The Big Lebowski, No Country for Old Men, Fargo