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List Rules Most important, culturally significant filmmakers of all time who deserve award recognition.

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Stanley Kubrick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Stanley Kubrick Died at 71 (1928-1999)

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Martin Scorsese is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Alfred Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Alfred Hitchcock Died at 81 (1899-1980)

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Joel Coen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Joel Coen age 63

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Sergio Leone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Sergio Leone Died at 60 (1929-1989)

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David Fincher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
David Fincher age 55

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Wes Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Wes Anderson age 48

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Woody Allen age 82

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Quentin Tarantino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Charlie Chaplin Died at 88 (1889-1977)

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Francis Ford Coppola is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Richard Linklater is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Sidney Lumet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Sidney Lumet Died at 87 (1924-2011)

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Paul Thomas Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Akira Kurosawa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Akira Kurosawa Died at 88 (1910-1998)

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Ridley Scott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Ridley Scott age 80

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Billy Wilder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Billy Wilder Died at 96 (1906-2002)

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Miloš Forman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Miloš Forman age 85

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Spike Jonze is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Spike Jonze age 48

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Alfonso Cuarón is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Sam Mendes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Sam Mendes age 52

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Frank Capra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Frank Capra Died at 94 (1897-1991)

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Brian De Palma is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Danny Boyle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Danny Boyle age 61

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Brad Bird is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Brad Bird age 60

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Pete Docter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Pete Docter age 49

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Andrew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Tim Burton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Tim Burton age 59

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Robert Zemeckis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Michael Mann is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Directors in Movie History
Michael Mann age 74