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The Best Movies Directed by Guillermo del Toro 

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List of all movies directed by Guillermo del Toro ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Guillermo del Toro are listed here and include movie posters and Guillermo del Toro movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Guillermo del Toro as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Guillermo del Toro movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Guillermo del Toro film is can be factored into this list.

From Guillermo del Toro's studio films to Guillermo del Toro's independent films, this Guillermo del Toro filmography keeps tabs on all Guillermo del Toro movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List ranges from Hellboy to Hellboy II: The Golden Army, plus much more.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Guillermo del Toro direct?” or “who is Guillermo del Toro?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Guillermo del Toro?” and “what's a good selection of good Guillermo del Toro movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Guillermo del Toro films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Guillermo del Toro works.

All Guillermo del Toro director credits are included. This list of every movie that Guillermo del Toro has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Guillermo del Toro movie is and which actors starred in the Guillermo del Toro film.

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Who has Guillermo del Toro worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Daniel Craig, Cate Blanchett, and Idris Elba. Do you love films directed by Guillermo del Toro? Check out our lists of the best movies by Sam Raimi and David Fincher as well.

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Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

Released: 2006

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Pan's Labyrinth, originally known in Spanish as El laberinto del fauno, is a 2006 Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film written and directed by Mexican Guillermo del Toro. It was produced and ...more

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John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of ...more

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John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmy Kimmel

Released: 2008

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Hellboy II: The Golden Army is a 2008 American supernatural superhero film based on the fictional character Hellboy created by Mike Mignola. The movie was written and directed by Guillermo del ...more

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Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes, Federico Luppi

Released: 2001

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

The Devil's Backbone is a 2001 Spanish-Mexican gothic horror film directed by Guillermo del Toro, and written by del Toro, Antonio Trashorras and David Muñoz. It was independently ...more

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Alex Gaginsky added Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

Released: 2015

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro. In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author (Mia Wasikowska) is torn between love for her ...more

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Pacific Rim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Guillermo del Toro
Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

Released: 2013

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Pacific Rim is a 2013 action sci-fi film directed by Guillermo del Toro.

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The Shape of Water is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Guillermo del Toro
Alex Gaginsky added Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

The Shape of Water is a 2017 American fantasy romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro. Lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation until she discovers a secret ...more

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Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

Released: 2002

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the sequel of the first film and the second part of the Blade film series, ...more

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Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

Released: 1997

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Mimic is an American 1997 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, based on a short story of the same name by Donald A. Wollheim. Del Toro was unhappy with the ...more

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Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro, Claudio Brook

Released: 1993

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Cronos is a 1993 Mexican vampire horror film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, starring veteran Argentinean actor Federico Luppi and American actor Ron Perlman. Cronos is del Toro's ...more

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John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tad Stones, Victor Cook

Hellboy: Blood and Iron is the second in the Hellboy Animated series, written by Tad Stones and Mike Mignola. It first aired on March 17, 2007 on Cartoon Network, and aired again on July 19, ...more
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Geometria Rodrigo Mora, Guadalupe Del Toro, Fernando Garcia Marin

Released: 1987

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Geometria is a 1987 short horror film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro.
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Doña Lupe Josefina Gonzalez de Silva, José Luis Vallejo

Released: 1985

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Doña Lupe is a short drama and horror film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro.