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The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time  

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Akira Kurosawa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
The Magnificent Seven, A Fistful of Dollars, Seven Samurai
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Satyajit Ray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
The World of Apu, Aparajito, Pather Panchali
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Yasujirō Ozu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Tokyo Story, Late Spring, Floating Weeds
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Wong Kar-wai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Chungking Express, In the Mood for Love, Happy Together
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Abbas Kiarostami is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Certified Copy, Taste of Cherry, Lumière and Company
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Hayao Miyazaki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke
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Park Chan-wook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Oldboy, Snowpiercer, Thirst
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Asghar Farhadi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
A Separation, About Elly, Fireworks Wednesday
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Bong Joon-ho is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
The Host, Snowpiercer, Memories of Murder
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Ang Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Brokeback Mountain, Hulk, Crouching Tiger
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Kenji Mizoguchi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Ugetsu, Sansho the Bailiff, The Life of Oharu
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Edward Yang is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
A Brighter Summer Day, Mahjong, A Summer at Grandpa’s
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Kim Ki-duk is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Kim Ki-duk 3-Iron, Spring, Summer
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Ritwik Ghatak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Madhumati, Musafir, The Cloud-Capped Star
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Majid Majidi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Af Golpo added Children of Heaven, The Color of Paradise, Baran
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Hirokazu Koreeda is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Nobody Knows, Still Walking, After Life
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Hou Hsiao-Hsien is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
The Time to Live and the Time to Die, A Summer at Grandpa’s, Flowers of Shanghai
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Zhang Yimou is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Hero, House of Flying Daggers, Raise the Red Lantern
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Kim Jee-woon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
I Saw the Devil, The Good, the Bad
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Apichatpong Weerasethaku... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Tropical Malady, Blissfully Yours
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Satoshi Kon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Perfect Blue, Tokyo Godfathers, Paprika
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Takeshi Kitano is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Battle Royale, Fireworks, Outrage
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John Woo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Face/Off, Mission: Impossible II, The Killer
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Kinji Fukasaku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Battle Royale, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Battles Without Honor and Humanity
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Takashi Miike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Asian Film Directors of All-Time
Hostel, 13 Assassins, Audition