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List of famous film directors from Argentina, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Argentina has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Argentinian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Argentina and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

Items on this list include Mauro Andrizzi and Martín Mauregui.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Argentinian directors?" and "Which directors are from Argentina?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Argentina in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Argentinian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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A.D. Calvo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 51 Alejandro Daniel Calvo is an Argentine-born producer, writer, and director.

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Achille Milone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Achille Milone age 38 Achille Milone is a film director, a screenwriter and a film editor.

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Adolfo Aristarain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 75 Adolfo Aristarain is an Argentine film director and screenwriter. Variety has deemed him "a master filmmaker."

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Adrián Caetano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 49 Israel Adrián Caetano is an Uruguayan-Argentine film director, producer and screenplay writer.

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Adriana Vior is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Adriana Vior age 42 Adriana Vior is a film director, screenwriter, film editor and film producer.

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Alberto Dubois is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 97 Alberto Dubois is a film director and screenwriter.

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Alberto Lecchi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 64 Alberto Lecchi is an Argentine film, screenwriter and film producer. Born in Buenos Aires, Lecchi started working in Argentine cinema in 1979, as a second assistant director to Hugo Sofovich in ...more

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Alejandro Agresti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 57 Alejandro Agresti is an Argentine film director, writer and producer. He directed The Lake House with Hollywood actors Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves in 2006.

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Alejandro Brugués is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 42 Alejandro Brugués is a screenwriter, a film producer and film director.

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Alejandro Chomski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 50 Alejandro Chomski is a film director.

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Antonio Ber Ciani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 94 (1907-2001) Antonio Ber Ciani was an Argentine actor and film director. Known for movies as Don Bildigerno de Pago Milagro.

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Alejandro Doria is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 73 (1936-2009) Alejandro Doria was a noted Argentine cinema and television director.

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Alejandro Fadel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 37 Alejandro Fadel is a film director, actor and screenwriter.

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Antonio Hens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Antonio Hens age 49 Antonio Hens is a film and TV director, film producer and screenwriter.

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Alejandro Montiel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Alejandro Montiel age 47 Alejandro Montiel is a film director and screenwriter

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Alejo Moguillansky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 40 Alejo Moguillansky is a film editor, film director and screenwriter.

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Alexis Dos Santos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 44 Alexis Dos Santos is an Argentine film director and producer, screenwriter and editor. He has also shot a number of short and directed music videos. He is considered part of the New Queer Cinema ...more

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Amin Yoma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 42 Amin Yoma is a film producer, film director, actor, screenwriter, cinematographer and film editor.

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Ana Katz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 43 Ana Katz is a film director, screenwriter and an actress.

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Ana Poliak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 56 Ana Poliak is a film editor, a film director, a film producer and a screenwriter.

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Andrés Cedrón is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Andrés Cedrón age 39 Andrés Cedrón is a film director, producer, screenwriter, editor and art director.

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Andrés G. Schaer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 47 Andrés G. Schaer is a film director, screenwriter and editor.

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Andres Muschietti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Andres Muschietti Andres Muschietti is a film director and a screenwriter.

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Aníbal Di Salvo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 94 Aníbal Di Salvo is a film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

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Ariel Rotter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 45 Ariel Rotter is a film director and screenplay writer. He works in the cinema of Argentina.

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Ariel Winograd is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Ariel Winograd age 41 Ariel Winograd is a film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Armando Bó is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 67 (1914-1981) Armando Bó was an Argentine film actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter and score composer of the classic era. He was known for his sexploitation films in the 1960s and 1970s, ...more

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Arturo Lanteri is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Arturo Lanteri Died at 84 (1891-1975) Arturo Lanteri was a cartoonist, film director, screenwriter and film producer.

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Augusto Cesar Vatteone is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Augusto Cesar Vatteone Died at 75 (1904-1979) Augusto Cesar Vatteone was a film director and a screenwriter.

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Belen Blanco is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 41 Belen Blanco is an actress, film director and screenwriter.

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Daniel Hendler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 42 Daniel Hendler is a film director and producer, and an actor.

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Belisario García Villar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Belisario García Villar Died at 54 (1912-1966) Belisario García Villar was a film director and writer.

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Benjamin Avila is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 46 Benjamin Avila is a film producer, film editor, film director and a screenwriter.

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Benjamín Naishtat is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 32 Benjamín Naishtat is a film director, screenwriter and film editor.

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Bobby Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 49 Bobby Hewitt was a member of the musical group, Orgy.

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Bruno Stagnaro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Bruno Stagnaro age 45 Bruno Stagnaro is a film and television director, producer and screenplay writer. He has acted a few times. He works mainly in the cinema of Argentina.

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Candela Figueira is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Candela Figueira age 40 Candela Figueira is a film producer, film director and screenwriter.

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Carlos Borcosque Jr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 75 Carlos Borcosque Jr. is an Argentine film director and screenplay writer. He is the son of director Carlos Borcosque.

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Carlos Cores is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 77 (1923-2000) Carlos Cores was an Argentine film actor, and film director. Cores entered films in 1939 and starred in over 60 films between then and his retirement in the early 1980s. In 1968 he directed, ...more

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Carlos de la Pua is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 52 (1898-1950) Carlos de la Pua is a screenwriter and film director.

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Enrique Piñeyro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 62 Enrique Piñeyro is an Argentine-Italian ex air pilot turned film actor, producer, crash analyst, aeronautical physician, film director, and screenplay writer, working partly in Argentina. ...more

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Carlos Hugo Christensen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 85 (1914-1999) Carlos Hugo Christensen was a Argentine film director, screenwriter and film producer. Christensen directed 54 different films between 1946 and his retirement. In the mid 1950s he relocated to ...more

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Carlos Lascano is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Carlos Lascano age 45 Carlos Lascano is an Argentine director and writer, mainly known for his works in animation and illustration.

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Carlos Loiseau is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 64 (1948-2012) Carlos Loiseau was a prolific Argentine cartoonist and humorist. He was popularly known in Argentina by his byline, Caloi.

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Carlos López Puccio is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 72 Carlos Alberto Daniel López Puccio is a multi-instrumentalist musician, orchestral and choral conductor, composer, arranger and one of the current members of Les Luthiers. After ...more

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Carlos Rinaldi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 80 (1915-1995) Carlos Rinaldi was an Argentine film director, film editor and screenwriter. Rinaldi began as a film editor in 1937 but in 1949 he became a film director and directed some 30 pictures working on ...more

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Carlos Sorín is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 74 Carlos Sorín is a film director, screenplay writer, cinematographer, and film producer. He works mainly in the cinema of Argentina. His most recent work which won wide acclaim from film ...more

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Carlos Torres Ríos is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 58 (1898-1956) Carlos Torres Ríos was an Argentine cinematographer, film director, screenwriter, film editor and film producer of the classic era. He worked as a cinematographer in films beginning with ...more

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Carmelo Santiago is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
Died at 78 (1915-1993) Carmelo Santiago was a film director, writer and journalist.

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Celina Murga is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Argentina
age 45 Celina Murga is a film director, film producer, film editor, screenwriter and teacher.