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Abbas Kirarostami

• Close-Up (1990)
• Through the Olive Trees (1994)
• Taste of Cherry (1997)
• The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Abdellatif Kechiche
• Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)
Abel Ferrara
• King of New York (1990)
Abel Gance
• The Wheel (1923)
• Napoleon (1927)
Abraham Polonsky
• Force of Evil (1948)
Adam McKay
• Vice (2018)
• The Big Short (2015)
Aditya Chopra
• The Brave Heart Will Take the Bride (1995)
Adrian Lyne
• Fatal Attraction (1987)
• Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Agnès Varda
• Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
• Vagabond (1985)
• The Gleaners and I (2000)
Agnieszka Holland
• Europa Europa (1990)
Ari Kaurismäki
• Ariel (1988)
• Le Havre (2011)
Akira Kurosawa
• Rashomon (1950)
• To Live (1952)
• The Seven Samurai (1954)
• Throne of Blood (1957)
• Dersu Uzala (1974)
• Ran (1985)
Alain Cavalier
• The Unvanquished (1957)
Alain Resnais
• Night and Fog (1955)
• Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
• Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Alan Crosland
• The Jazz Singer (1927)
Alan J. Pakula
• Klute (1971)
• All the President's Men (1976)
Albert Maysles
• Gimme Shelter (1970)
Albert Brooks
• Real Life (1979)
Albert Lewin
• Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
Alejandro Amenábar
• Open your Eyes (1997)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
• Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
• Amores Perros (2000)
• Babel (2006)
• The Revenant (2015)
Alejandro Jodorowsky
• El Topo (1970)
Aleksandr Dovzhenko
• Earth (1930)
Aleksandr Sokurov
• Russian Ark (2002)
• Mother and Son (1997)
Aleksander Hammid
• Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)
Alexander Mackendrick
• Whisky Galore! (1949)
• The Ladykillers (1955)
• Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Alexander Payne
• Sideways (2004)
• The Descendants (2011)
• Nebraska (2013)
Alfonso Cuarón
• Gravity (2013)
• Roma (2018)
• And Your Mother Too (2001)
• Children of Men (2006)
Alfred Hitchcock
• Blackmail (1929)
• The 39 Steps (1935)
• The Lady Vanishes (1938)
• Rebecca (1940)
• Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
• Notorious (1946)
• Rope (1948)
• Strangers on a Train (1951)
• Rear Window (1954)
• The Wrong Man (1956)
• Vertigo (1958)
• North by Northwest (1959)
• Psycho (1960)
• The Birds (1963)
• Marnie (1964)
• Frenzy (1972)
• Sabotage (1936)
• Spellbound (1945)
• The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
Allan Dwan
• Silver Lode (1954)
Amos Gitai
• Kippur (2000)
Amy Heckerling
• Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
• Clueless (1995)
Anatole Litvak
• The Snake Pit (1948)
André Delvaux
• The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short (1965)
André Téchiné
• The Wild Reeds (1994)
Andrea Arnold
• Fish Tank (2009)
Andrei Tarkovsky
• Andrei Rublev (1969)
• Solaris (1972)
• The Mirror (1974)
• Stalker (1979)
Andrew Stanton
• WALL-E (2008)
Andrey Zvyagintsev
• Leviathan (2014)
Andrzej Munk
• Passenger (1963)
Andrzej Wajda
• Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
• Man of Marble (1977)
• Man of Iron (1981)
Andy Warhol
• Vinyl (1965)
Ang Lee
• The Wedding Banquet (1993)
• The Ice Storm (1997)
• Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
• Brokeback Mountain (2005)
• Life of Pi (2012)
Anselmo Duarte
• Keeper of Promises (The Given Word) (1962)
Anthony Mann
• Winchester '73 (1950)
• The Naked Spur (1953)
• Man of the West (1958)
• The Man from Laramie (1955)
Anthony Minghella
• The English Patient (1996)
Anthony Russo
• Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Ari Aster
• Hereditary (2018)
Armando Iannucci
• In the Loop (2009)
Arthur Penn
• Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
• Little Big Man (1970)
Arthur Rosson
• Red River (1948)
Asghar Farhadi
|• A Separation (2011)
Asif Kapadia
|• Senna (2010)
Atom Egoyan
• The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Ava Duvernay
• 13th (2016)
Babak Anvari
• Under the Shadow (2016)
Barbara Loden
• Wanda (1971)
Barbet Schroeder
• Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Barry Jenkins
• Moonlight (2016)
Barry Levinson
• Diner (1982)
• The Natural (1984)


• Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
• Rain Man (1988)

Baz Luhrmann
• Strictly Ballroom (1992)
• Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Béla Tarr
• Satantango (1994)
Ben Affleck
• Argo (2012)
Benjamin Christensen
• The Witches (1922)
Bernard Rose
• Candyman (1992)
Bernardo Bertolucci
• Before the Revolution (1964)
• The Conformist (1970)
• The Spider's Stratagem (1970)
• Last Tango in Paris (1972)
• 1900 (1976)
Bill Forsyth
• Local Hero (1983)
• Housekeeping (1987)
Bill Morrison
• Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)
Billy Wilder
• Double Indemnity (1944)
• The Lost Weekend (1945)
• Sunset Blvd. (1950)
• Ace in the Hole (1951)
• Some Like It Hot (1959)
• The Apartment (1960)
Blake Edwards
• Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Bob Clark
• A Christmas Story (1983)
Bob Fosse
• Cabaret (1972)
• All That Jazz (1979)
Bob Rafelson
• Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Bobby Farrelly
• There's Something About Mary (1998)
Boots Riley
• Sorry to Bother Your (2018)
Bradley Cooper
• A Star Is Born (2018)
Bram Stoker
• Dracula (1931)
Brian de Palma
• Carrie (1976)
• Scarface (1983)
• The Untouchables (1987)
Bruce Conner
• Report (1967)
Bruce Robinson
• Withnail and I (1987)
Bryan Singer
• The Usual Suspects (1995)
Budd Boetticher
• Ride Lonesome (1959)
Busby Berkeley
• Babes in Arms (1939)
Buster Keaton
• Our Hospitality (1923)
• Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
• The General (1927)
• Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
• Seven Chances (1925)
Cameron Crowe
• Say Anything (1989)
Carl Koch
• The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Carl Reiner
• The Jerk (1979)
Carl Theodor Dreyer
• The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
• The Vampire (1932)
• Ordet (1955)
• Gertrud (1964)
Carlos Saura
• Cria! (1975)
Carol Reed
• Odd Man Out (1947)
• The Third Man (1949)
Catherine Breillat
• Fat Girl (2001)
Cecil B. DeMille
• The Ten Commandments (1956)
Chantal Akerman
• Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
• The Captive (2000)
Chan-wook Park
• Oldboy (2003)
• The Handmaiden (2016)
Charles Burnett
• Killer of Sheep (1977)
Charles Chaplin
• The Gold Rush (1925)
• City Lights (1931)
• Modern Times (1936)
• Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
Charles Crichton
• The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
• A Fish Called Wanda (1988) - John Cleese (Director)
Charles Laughton
• The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Charles Reisner
• Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
Charles Vidor
• Gilda (1946)
Charles Walters
• High Society (1956)
Cheh Chang
• Five Deadly Venoms (1978)
Chia-Liang Liu
• Shaolin Master Killer (The 36th Chamber of Shaolin) (1978)
Chris Marker
• The Pier (1961)
• Sunless (1983)
Chris Noonan
• Babe (1995)
Christopher Morris
• Four Lions (2010)
Christopher Nolan
• Memento (2000)
• The Dark Knight (2008)
• Inception (2010)
• The Prestige (2006)
Claire Denis
• No Fear, No Die (1990)
• Beau Travail (1999)
Clarence Brown
• The Eagle (1925)
Claude Chabrol
• The Butcher (1970)
• Story of Women (1988)
Claude Lanzmann
• Shoah (1985)
Clint Eastwood
• High Plains Drifter (1973)
• The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
• Unforgiven (1992)
• Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Clyde Bruckman
• The General (1927)
Costa-Gavras
• Z (1969)
Curtis Hanson
• L.A. Confidential (1997)
D. W. Griffith
• The Birth of a Nation (1915)
• Intolerance (1916)
• Broken Blossoms (1919)
• Orphans of the Storm (1921)
• Way Down East (1920)
Damien Chazelle
• La La Land (2016)
• Whiplash (2014)
Daniel Myrick
• The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Danièle Huillet


• Too Early, Too Late (1981)

Danis Tanović


• No Man's Land (2001)

Danny Boyle


• Trainspotting (1996)
• Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Dario Argento


• The Bird with The Crystal Plumage (1970)
• Suspiria (1977)

Dariush Mejrjui


• The Cow (1968)

Darren Aronofsky


• Requiem for a Dream (2000)
• Mother! (2017)
• Pi (1998)
• The Wrestler (2008)
• Black Swan (2010)

David Cronenberg


• Videodrome (1983)
• The Fly (1986)
• Dead Ringers (1988)
• Naked Lunch (1991)

David Fincher


• Seven (1995)
• Fight Club (1999)
• The Social Network (2010)
• The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
• The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

David Hand


• Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

David Lean


• Brief Encounter (1945)
• Great Expectations (1946)
• The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
• Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
• Doctor Zhivago (1965)
• A Passage to India (1984)

David Lynch


• Eraserhead (1977)
• The Elephant Man (1980)
• Blue Velvet (1986)
• Mulholland Dr. (2001)

David Mackenzie


• Hell or High Water (2016)

David Maysles


• Gimme Shelter (1970)

David O. Russell


• Three Kings (1999)
• American Hustle (2013)

David Zucker


• The Naked Gun (1988)
• Airplane! (1980)

Delbert Mann


• Marty (1955)

Denis Villeneuve


• Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
• Arrival (2016)

Dennis Hopper


• Easy Rider (1969)

Denys Arcand


• The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
• Caravaggio (1986)

Derek Jarman


• Caravaggio (1986)

Don Siegel


• Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
• Dirty Harry (1971)

Donald Cammell


• Performance (1970)

Dorothy Arzner


• Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

Doug Pray


• Surfwise (2007)

Douglas Sirk


• All That Heaven Allows (1955)
• Written on the Wind (1956)

Drew Goddard


• The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Danièle Huillet


• Too Early, Too Late (1981)

Dusan Makavejev


• W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)

Dziga Vertov


• The Man with the Movie Camera (1929)

Edgar G. Ulmer


• The Black Cat (1934)
• Detour (1945)

Edmund Goulding


• A Night at the Opera (1935)

Eduardo Sánchez


• The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Edward Dmytryk


• The Bank Dick (1940)

Edward F. Cline


• A Brighter Summer Day (1991)

Edward Yang


• A One and a Two (2000)
• Glory (1989)

Edward Zwick


• Glory (1989)

Edwin S. Porter


• The Great Train Robbery (1903)

Elaine May


• The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

Eleanor Coppola


• Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

Elem Klimov


• Come and See (1985)

Eli Roth


• Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Elia Kazan


• A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
• On the Waterfront (1954)
• Splendor in the Grass (1961)

Emeric Pressburger


• The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
• I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
• A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
• Black Narcissus (1946)
• The Red Shoes (1948)

Elmar Klos


• Shop of Main Street' (1965)

Emile de Antonio


• In the Year of the Pig (1969)

Emir Kusturica


• Underground (1995)

Éric Rohmer


• Foolish Wives (1922)
• Greed (1924)

Eric von Stroheim


• Foolish Wives (1922)
• Greed (1924)

Ermanno Olmi


• The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)

Ernest B. Schoedsack


• King Kong (1933)

Ernst Lubitsch


• Trouble in Paradise (1932)
• Ninotchka (1939)
• To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Errol Morris


• The Thin Blue Line (1988)
• Straight Outta Compton (2015)

F. Gary Gray


• Straight Outta Compton (2015)

F. W. Murnau


• Nosferatu, A Symphony of Terror (1922)
• The Last Laugh (1924)
• Sunrise (1927)
• Tabu (1931)

Fabián Bielinsky


• Nine Queens (2000)

Fatih Akin


• Head-On (2004)

Fax Bahr


• Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

Federico Fellini


• The Road (1954)
• The Nights of Cabiria (1957)
• La Dolce Vita (1960)
• 8½ (1963)
• Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
• Satyricon (1969)
• Amarcord (1973)

Fernando Meirelles


• City of God (2002)
• The Constant Gardener (2005)

Florian Hanckel von Donnersmarck


• The Lives of Others (2006)

Forugh Farrokhzad


• Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

Francesco Rosi


• Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
• Three Brothers (1981)

Francis Ford Coppola


• The Godfather (1972)
• The Godfather Part II (1974)
• The Conversation (1974)
• Apocalypse Now (1979)
• Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

François Girard


• Thirty Two Short Films about Glenn Gould (1993)

François Truffaut


• The 400 Blows (1959)
• Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
• Jules and Jim (1962)
• Day for Night (1973)
• The Last Metro (1980)

Frank Borzage


• The Mortal Storm (1940)

Frank Capra


• The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
• It Happened One Night (1934)
• Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
• Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
• It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Frank Darabont


• Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Frank Lloyd


• Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Frank Tashlin


• Artists and Models (1955)

Franklin J. Schaffner


• Planet of the Apes (1968)
• Patton (1970)
• Papillon (1973)

Frantisek Vlácil


• Marketa Lazarova (1967)

Franz Osten


• A Throw of Dice (1929)

Fred Fleck


• The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Fred M. Wilcox


• Forbidden Planet (1956)

Fred Schepisi


• The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

Fred Zinnemann


• High Noon (1952)
• From Here to Eternity (1953)
• Oklahoma! (1955)

Frederick Wiseman


• High School (1969)

Fritz Lang


• Dr. Mabuse, Parts 1 and 2 (1922)
• Metropolis (1927)
• M (1931)
• Secret Beyond the Door (1948)
• The Big Heat (1953)

Gabriel Axel


• Babette's Feast (1987)

Gareth Edwards


• Monsters (2010)

Garry Marshall


• Pretty Woman (1990)

Gaspar Noé


• Irreversible (2002)

Gavin Hood


• Tsotsi (2005)

Gene Kelly


• On the Town (1949)
• Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Geoff Murphy


• The Quiet Earth (1985)
• Utu (1983)

Geoffrey Wright


• Romper Stomper (1992)

Georg Wilhelm Pabst


• Pandora's Box (1929)

George A. Romero


• Night of the Living Dead (1968)
• Dawn of the Dead (1978)

George Cukor


• Camille (1936)
• Gone With the Wind (1939)
• The Wizard of Oz (1939)
• The Philadelphia Story (1940)
• Gaslight (1944)
• Adam's Rib (1949)
• A Star Is Born (1954)
• My Fair Lady (1964)

George Franju


• Eyes without a Face (1960)

George Hickenlooper


• Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

Geroge Kuchar


• Hold Me While I'm Naked (1966)

George Lucas


• American Graffiti (1973)
• Star Wars (Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope) (1977)

George Marshall


• Destry Rides Again (1939)

George Miller


• Mad Max (1979)
• Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

George Roy Hill


• Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
• The Sting (1973)

George Sluizer


• The Vanishing (1988)

George Stevens


• Swing Time (1936)
• Gunga Din (1939)
• A Place in the Sun (1951)
• Shane (1953)
• Giant (1956)

George W. Hill


• The Big Parade (1925)

George Waggner


• The Wolf Man (1941)

Georges Méliès


• A Trip to the Moon (1902)

Georgiy Kropachyov


• Vij (1967)

Germaine Dulac


• My Brilliant Career (1979)

Gillian Armstrong


• The Battle of Algiers (1965)

Gillo Pontecorvo


• Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Giuseppe Tornatore


• Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Glauber Rocha


• Black God, White Devil (1964)
• Entranced Earth (1967)

Goldfrey Reggio


• Shaft (1971)

Gordon Parks


• Shaft (1971)

Gordon Parks Jr.


• Superfly (1972)

Gregory La Cava


• El Norte (1983)

Gregory Nava


• El Norte (1983)

Greta Gerwig


• Lady Bird (2017)

Grigori Aleksandrov


• October: Ten Days That Shook the World (1927)

Gualiero Jacopetti


• A Dog's Life (1962)

Guillermo del Toro


• Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
• The Shape of Water (2017)

Gus Van Sant


• Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
• My Own Private Idaho (1991)
• Elephant (2003)

Guy Hamilton


• Archangel (1990)

Guy Maddin


• Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Guy Ritchie


• Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Haifaa Al-Mansour


• Wadjda (2012)

Hal Ashby


• Harold and Maude (1971)
• Being There (1979)

Hal Hartley


• The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
• Trust (1990)

Hans Petter Moland


• Zero Kelvin (1995)

Hany Abu-Assad


• Paradise Now (2005)

Hark Tsui


• Peking Opera Blues (1986)
• Once Upon a Time in China (1991)

Harold Ramis


• Groundhog Day (1993)

Harry Smith


• Heaven and Earth Magic (1962)

Hayao Miyazaki


• Spirited Away (2001)
• Princess Mononoke (1997)

Hector Babenco


• Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Henri-Georges Clouzot


• Wages of Fear (1953)
• Les Diaboliques (1955)

Henry Hathaway


• Peter Ibbetson (1935)

Herbert G. Ponting


• The Great White Silence (1924)

Herbert J. Biberma


• Salt of the Earth (1954)

Hideo Nakata


• The Ring (1998)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


• Woman in the Dunes (1964)

Howard Hawks


• Bringing Up Baby (1938)
• Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
• His Girl Friday (1940)
• Sergeant York (1941)
• To Have and Have Not (1944)
• The Big Sleep (1946)
• Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
• Rio Bravo (1959)
• Red River (1948)
• Scarface: The Shame Of A Nation (1932)
• The Big Sky (1952)

Hsiao-hsien Hou


• The Time to Live and the Time to Die (1985)
• A City of Sadness (1989)
• The Puppet Masters (1993)

Hugh Hudson


• Chariots of Fire (1981)

Humberto Solás


• Lucia (1969)

Humphrey Jennings


• Fires Were Started (1943)

Ida Lupino


• The Bigamist (1953)

Ingmar Bergman


• Summer with Monika (1953)
• Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
• The Seventh Seal (1957)
• Wild Strawberries (1957)
• Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
• Persona (1966)
• Hour of the Wolf (1968)
• Shame (1968)
• Cries and Whispers (1972)
• Fanny and Alexander (1982)
• Winter Light (1963)

Irvin Kershner


• Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Irving Rapper


• Now, Voyager (1942)

Isao Takahata


• Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Ivan Reitman


• Ghostbusters (1984)

J. A. Howe


• The Kid Brother (1927)

J. J. Abrams


• Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Jack Arnold


• The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Jack Smith


• Flaming Creatures (1963)

Jackie Chan


• Project A, Part II (1987)

Jacques Becker


• The Hole (1960)

Jacques Demy


• Lola (1961)
• The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
• The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

Jacques Rivette


• Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
• The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)

Jacques Tati


• M. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
• My Uncle (1958)
• Playtime (1967)

Jacques Tourneur


• Cat People (1942)
• Out of the Past (1947)
• I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Jafar Pahani


• The White Balloon (1995)

James Algar


• Fantasia (1940)

James Benning


• Deseret (1995)

James Cameron


• The Terminator (1984)
• Aliens (1986)
• Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
• Titanic (1997)
• Avatar (2009)

James Foley


• Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

James Frawley


• The Muppet Movie (1979)

James Gunn


• Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

James Ivory


• A Room with a View (1986)

James L. Brooks


• Terms of Endearment (1983)
• Broadcast News (1987)

James Marsh


• The Theory of Everything (2014)

James Whale


• Frankenstein (1931)
• Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Ján Kadár


• The Shop on Main Street (1965)

Jan Svankmajer


• Alice (1988)

Jane Campion


• The Piano (1993)

Jay Roach


• Meet the Parents (2000)

Jean Cocteau


• Orpheus (1950)
• Beauty and the Beast (1946)

Jean Eustache


• The Mother and the Whore (1973)

Jean Renoir


• Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)
• A Day in the Country (1936)
• Grand Illusion (1937)
• The Rules of the Game (1939)
• The Golden Coach (1952)
• The Bitch (1931)

Jean Rouch


• The Mad Masters (1955)
• Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

Jean Vigo


• Zero for Conduct (1933)
• L'Atalante (1934)

Jean-Daniel Pollet


• Méditerranée (1963)

Jean-Jacques Beineix


• Diva (1981)

Jean-Luc Godard


• Breathless (1960)
• My Life to Live (1962)
• Contempt (1963)
• Alphaville (1965)
• Pierrot Goes Wild (1965)
• Masculine-Feminine (1966)
• Two or Three Things I Know About Her (1967)
• Week End (1967)

Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne


• Rosetta (1999)
• The Kid with a Bike (2011)

Jean-Pierre Jeunet


• Amelie (2001)
• A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Jean-Pierre Melville


• Bob the Gambler (1955)
• The Godson (1967)

Jee-woon Kim


• The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)

Jerome Robbins


• West Side Story (1961)

Jerry Lewis


• The Ladies Man (1961)
• The Nutty Professor (1963)

Jerzy Skolimowski


• Deep End (1970)

Jim Abrahams


• Airplane! (1980)

Jim Jarmusch


• Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
• Down by Law (1986)
• Dead Man (1995)

Jim McBride


• David Holzman's Diary (1968)

Jim Sharman


• The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Jim Sheridan


• My Left Foot (1989)

Jirí Menzel


• Closely Watched Trains (1967)

Joan Churchill


• Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003)

Joe Russo


• Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Joe Wright


• Atonement (2007)

Joel & Ethan Coen


• Raising Arizona (1987)
• Fargo (1996)
• The Big Lebowski (1998)
• O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
• No Country for Old Men (2007)
• True Grit (2010)
• Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

John Badham


• Saturday Night Fever (1977)

John Boorman


• Point Blank (1967)
• Deliverance (1972)

John Carney


• Once (2007)

John Carpenter


• Halloween (1978)
• The Thing (1982)

John Cassavetes


• Shadows (1959)
• Faces (1968)
• A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
• The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)

John Dahl


• The Last Seduction (1994)

John Ford


• Stagecoach (1939)
• The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
• How Green Was My Valley (1941)
• My Darling Clementine (1946)
• Rio Grande (1950)
• The Quiet Man (1952)
• The Searchers (1956)
• The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
• Judge Priest (1934)

John Frankenheimer


• The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
• Seconds (1966)

John G. Avildsen


• Rocky (1976)

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• The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
• The Band Wagon (1953)
• Gigi (1958)
• Some Came Running (1958)

Vittorio De Sica


• The Bicycle Thief (1948)
• Umberto D (1952)
• The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

Volker Schlöndorff


• The Tin Drum (1979)

Vsevolod Pudovkin


• Storm over Asia (1928)

W. S. Van Dyke


• The Thin Man (1934)

Warren Beatty


• Reds (1981)

Wayne Wang


• Smoke (1995)

Weibang Ma-Xu


• Song at Midnight (1937)

Werner Herzog


• Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
• Stroszek (1977)
• Nosferatu: Phantom Of The Night (1979)
• Fitzcarraldo (1982)
• Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

Wes Anderson


• Rushmore (1998)
• The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
• The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Wes Craven


• The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
• A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
• Scream (1996)

William A. Seiter


• Sons of the Desert (1933)

William A. Wellman


• The Public Enemy (1931)
• The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

William Cameron Menzies


• Things to Come (1936)

William Cottrell


• Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

William Dieterle


• The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

William Friedkin


• The French Connection (1971)
• The Exorcist (1973)

William Keighley


• The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

William Oldroyd


• Lady Macbeth (2016)

William Wyler


• Dodsworth (1936)
• Jezebel (1938)
• Wuthering Heights (1939)
• Mrs. Miniver (1942)
• The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
• The Heiress (1949)
• Roman Holiday (1953)
• Ben-Hur (1959)

Wim Wenders


• The American Friend (1977)
• Paris, Texas (1984)
• Wings of Desire (1987)

Witold Lesiewicz


• Passenger (1963)

Wojciech Has


• The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)

Wolfgang Becker


• Good bye, Lenin! (2003)

Wolfgang Petersen


• The Boat (1981)

Wolfgang Reitherman


• The Jungle Book (1967)

Woody Allen


• Sleeper (1973)
• Annie Hall (1977)
• Manhattan (1979)
• The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
• Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
• Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
• Deconstructing Harry (1997)

Xavier Beuvois


• Of Gods and Men (2010)

Yash Chopra


• The Wall (1975)

Yasujiro Ozu


• Tokyo Story (1953)
• Floating Weeds (1959)
• An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

Yilmaz Güney


• Yol (1982)

Yimou Zhang


• Red Sorghum (1987)
• Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
• Hero (2002)

Yonggang Wu


• The Goddess (1934)

Yorgos Lanthimos


• The Favourite (2018)

Youssef Chahine


• Cairo Station (1958)

Zhangke Jia


• A Touch of Sin (2013)

Zhuangzhuang Tian


• The Blue Kite (1993)
• The Horse Thief (1986)</tbody>