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List of famous film directors from United Kingdom, listed alphabetically with photos when available. United Kingdom 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 British directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of United Kingdom and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best British directors?" and "Which directors are from United Kingdom?"

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

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Adam Curtis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Adam Curtis age 62

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A.E. Coleby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
A.E. Coleby Died at 54 (1876-1930)

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Abner Pastoll is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Abner Pastoll age 35

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Adam Croasdell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Adam Deacon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Adam Deacon age 34

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Terry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Adam Roberts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Adam Roberts age 52

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Adam Wimpenny is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Adam Wimpenny age 39

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Adrian Biddle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Adrian Biddle Died at 53 (1952-2005)

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Adrian Hume Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Aidan Wood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Aidan Wood age 35

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Ainslie Henderson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alan Birkinshaw is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alan Bridges is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Bridges Died at 86 (1927-2013)

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Alan Bromly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Bromly Died at 80 (1915-1995)

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Alan Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Brown Died at 85 (1919-2004)

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Alan Cooke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alan Cullimore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Cumming age 52

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Alan Dossor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Dossor age 76

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Alan Ereira is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Ereira

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Alan Goodrick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Goodrick

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Alan Hume is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Hume Died at 86 (1924-2010)

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Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Rickman age 71

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Alan Root is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alan Root age 80

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Alan Wareing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alastair Fothergill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alastair Reid is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alastair Reid Died at 88 (1926-2014)

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Alastair Reid is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alastair Reid Died at 72 (1939-2011)

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Albert Austin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Albert Austin Died at 72 (1881-1953)

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Albert Finney is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Albert Finney age 81

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Albert Ward is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Albert Ward Died at 86 (1870-1956)

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Alex Barrett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alex Barrett age 33

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Alex Bryce is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alex Bryce Died at 56 (1905-1961)

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Alex Chandon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alex Chandon age 49

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Alex Cox is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alex Cox age 63

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Alex De Rakoff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alex De Rakoff age 47

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Alex Hyde-White is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alex Kirby is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alex Kirby

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Alex Tweddle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alex Westaway is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alex Westaway age 34

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Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alexander McQueen Died at 41 (1969-2010)

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Anne Milne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alexandra Billington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alexandra McGuinness is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Alf Collins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alf Collins Died at 85 (1866-1951)

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Alfred Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alfred Hitchcock Died at 81 (1899-1980)

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Anthony Hickox is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom

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Ali Paterson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Ali Paterson age 29

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Alison Swan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from United Kingdom
Alison Swan