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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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    Pan's Labyrinth

    Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

    Released2006

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Pan's Labyrinth is a 2006 Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro. It...  more

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  • Hellboy2
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    Hellboy

    John Hurt, Selma Blair

    Released2004

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by...  more

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  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army3
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    Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane

    Released2008

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Hellboy II: The Golden Army is a 2008 American supernatural superhero film based on the...  more

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  • Crimson Peak4
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    Crimson Peak

    Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2015

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro. In the...  more
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  • The Devil's Backbone5
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    The Devil's Backbone

    Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes

    Released2001

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    The Devil's Backbone is a 2001 Spanish-Mexican gothic horror film directed by Guillermo del...  more

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  • Pacific Rim6
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    Pacific Rim

    Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam

    Released2013

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Pacific Rim is a 2013 action sci-fi film directed by Guillermo del Toro. A ragtag band of...  more

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  • The Shape of Water7
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    The Shape of Water

    Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon

    Released2017

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    The Shape of Water is a 2017 Spanish-American fantasy romance film directed by Guillermo del...  more
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  • Blade II8
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    Blade II

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes

    Released2002

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics...  more
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  • Mimic9
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    Mimic

    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino

    Released1997

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Mimic is an American 1997 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by Guillermo del...  more

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  • Cronos10
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    Cronos

    Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro

    Released1993

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Cronos is a 1993 Mexican vampire horror film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro,...  more

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  • Hellboy: Blood and Iron11
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    Hellboy: Blood and Iron

    John Hurt, Selma Blair

    Released2007

    Directed byTad Stones, Victor Cook

    Hellboy: Blood and Iron is the second in the Hellboy Animated series, written by Tad Stones...  more
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    Geometria

    Rodrigo Mora, Guadalupe Del Toro

    Released1987

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Geometria is a 1987 short horror film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro....  more
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  • Doña Lupe13
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    Doña Lupe

    Josefina Gonzalez de Silva, José Luis Vallejo

    Released1985

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

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