Top 10 Directors w/ 3 of their Best Movies

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Vittorio De Sica
-Umberto D
-Shoeshine
-Bicycle Thieves

Luchino Visconti
-La Terra Trema
-Bellissima
-Rocco and His Brothers

Robert Bresson
-Pickpocket
-A Man Escaped
-Au hasard Balthazar

Frank Capra
-Mr. Deeds Goes To Town
-You Can't Take It With You!
-Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

John Cassavetes
-A Woman Under The Influence
-A Child Is Waiting
-Minnie and Moskowitz

Ingmar Bergman
-The Seventh Seal
-Wild Strawberries
-Persona

Ken Loach
-I, Daniel Blake
-Riff-Raff
-Looks and Smiles

Mike Leigh
-All or Nothing
-Naked
-Nuts in May

John Huston
-The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
-Fat City
-The Misfits

Hal Ashby
-Harold and Maude
-The Last Detail
-The Landlord



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Tarantino
Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction
Once Upon a Time (haven’t seen it yet, but expect to love it)
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In no particular order

Leone
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Once upon a time in the West
Once upon a time in America

Kubrick
Paths of Glory
Dr Strangelove
A Clockwork Orange

Hitchcock
Rear Window
North by Nortwest
Psycho

Wilder
Double Indemnity
Sunset Boulevard
Witness for the Prosecution

Chaplin
City Lights
Modern Times
The Great Dictator

Capra
It Happened one night
Mr Smith goes to Washington
It's a Wonderful life

Spielberg
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Schindlers List
Saving Private Ryan

Nolan
The Dark Knight
Inception
Interstellar

Scorsrse
Taxi Driver
Goodfellas
The Departed

Coppola
The Godfather
The Godfather part II
Apocalypse Now



In random order:

Hitchcock
Psycho
Rear Window
Vertigo

Wilder
Double Indemnity
Sunset Boulevard
Witness for the Prosecution

Lumet
12 Angry Men
Network
Dog Day Afternoon

Coppola
The Godfather
The Godfather part II
Apocalypse Now

Scorsese
GoodFellas
Raging Bull
Cape Fear

Carpenter
The Thing
Big Trouble in Little China
Assault on Precinct 13

Tarantino
Pulp Fiction
Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
Inglourious Basterds

Spielberg
Indiana Jones Trilogy
Jaws
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Zemeckis
Back to the Future Trilogy
Cast Away
Contact

Fincher
Se7en
Fight Club
Zodiac
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Henri-Georges Clouzot

  1. Wages of Fear
  2. Le Corbeau
  3. Les Diaboliques


Paul Thomas Anderson
  1. Boogie Nights
  2. Magnolia
  3. Phantom Thread


Jean-Pierre Melville
  1. Le Samurai
  2. Le Cercle Rouge
  3. Le Doulos


Ingmar Bergman
  1. Wild Strawberries
  2. Through a Glass Darkley
  3. Fanny and Alexander


Martin Scorsese
  1. Gangs of New York
  2. Casino
  3. Goodfellas


Orson Welles
  1. Citizen Kane
  2. Touch of Evil
  3. F is for Fake


Stanley Kubrick
  1. The Shining
  2. The Killing
  3. A Clockwork Orange


Louis Malle
  1. Au Revior Les Enfants
  2. My Dinner with Andre
  3. Elevator to the Gallows


Ridley Scott
  1. Alien
  2. Blade Runner
  3. Kingdom of Heaven


Billy Wilder
  1. The Apartment
  2. Double Indemnity
  3. Sunset Blvd



10) John Hughes
1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
2. The Breakfast Club
3. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

9) Hayao Miyazaki
1. Spirited Away
2. Princess Mononoke
3. Porco Rosso

8) Robert Zemeckis
1. Back to the Future
2. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
3. Cast Away

7) Noah Baumbach
1. Frances Ha
2. Marriage Story
3. The Squid and the Whale

6) Pete Docter
1. Inside Out
2. Up
3. Monsters, Inc.

5) Quentin Tarantino
1. Pulp Fiction
2. Inglourious Basterds
3. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

4) Martin Scorsese
1. Raging Bull
2. The Irishman
3. The King of Comedy

3) Brad Bird
1. Ratatouille
2. The Incredibles
3. The Iron Giant

2) Steven Spielberg
1. Jaws
2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
3. Minority Report

1) Stanley Kubrick
1. Barry Lyndon
2. Dr. Strangelove
3. A Clockwork Orange



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Louis Malle
  1. Au Revior Les Enfants
  2. My Dinner with Andre
  3. Elevator to the Gallows

Did you ever see his documentary, "Place de la Republique"? It's one my favorite documentaries.











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Hayao Miyazaki:
My Neighbor Totoro
Princess Mononoke
Spirited Away

Isao Takahata:
Only Yesterday
Grave of the Fireflies
The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Yuriy Norshteyn:
Tale of Tales
Hedgehog in the Fog

Andrei Tarkovsky:
Stalker
The Sacrifice

David Lynch:
Twin Peaks
Mulholland Dr.
Eraserhead

Shinichiro Watanabe:
Cowboy Bebop
Samurai Champloo

Stanley Kubrick:
Barry Lyndon
Eyes Wide Shut
Dr. Strangelove

Edgar Reitz:
Heimat - Eine deutsche Chronik
Die zweite Heimat - Chronik einer Jugend

Wong Kar-wai:
Chungking Express
2046
In the Mood for Love

Ingmar Bergman:
Fanny och Alexander
Persona

Akira Kurosawa:
Rashomon
Ran
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

Pedro Almodňvar:
Live Flesh
Volver
All About My Mother

Federico Fellini:
Amarcord
Juliet of the Spirits



H&K MP5 deserves more praise.
Andrei Tarkovsky
1) Stalker
2) Andrei Rublev
3) Nostalghia

Akira Kurosawa
1) Red Beard
2) Kagemusha
3) RAN

Luchino Visconti
1) The Leopard
2) Senso
3) The Innocent

Béla Tarr
1) Sátántangó
2) Werckmeister harmóniák
3) The Turin Horse

Takeshi Kitano
1) Sonatine
2) Hana-Bi
3) Kids Return

Terrence Malick
1) The Tree of Life
2) The Thin Red Line
3) The New World

John Woo
1) A Better Tomorrow
2) The Killer
3) Hard Boiled

Yasujiro Ozu
1) Tokyo Story
2) Good Morning
3) An Autumn Afternoon

Park Chan-wook
1) Oldboy
2) Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
3) Lady Vengeance

Hideo Gosha
1) The Wolves
2) Goyokin
3) Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron

Ingmar Bergman
1) Scenes from a Marriage
2) The Seventh Seal
3) Wild Strawberries
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in no particular order;

Dziga Vertov
Enthusiasm
Man With A Movie Camera
Kinoglaz

Jodie Mack
Yard Work is Hard Work
Dusty Stacks of Mom
The Grand Bizzare

Douglas Sirk
Magnificent Obsession
Written on the Wind
All That Heaven Allows

Ousmane Sembene
Mandabi
Xala
Moolade

Lucrecia Martell
Zama
The Swamp
The Headless Woman

Kazuo Hara
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
Senan Asbestos Disaster
Goodbye CP

Isaac Julien
Looking for Langston
Young Soul Rebels
The Attendant

Olivier Assayas
Demonlover
Irma Vep
Personal Shopper

Kelly Reichardt
Meek's Cutoff
Wendy & Lucy
Night Moves

Chris Marker
Level Five
Junkopia
La Jetee
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Did you ever see "Le Joli Mai"? It's one of my favorite documentaries. If you have any recommendations like that (social/human stuff), I'd appreciate it!



Did you ever see "Le Joli Mai"? It's one of my favorite documentaries. If you have any recommendations like that (social/human stuff), I'd appreciate it!
I have and I love it! Some other stuff I love/would recommend like that includes;

Hour of the Furnaces - Very similar but based in Argentina!

Handsworth Songs - Social documentary about racism in Thatcher's Britain

Talking About Trees - Documentary about filmmakers trying to reignite cinema in Sudan

The Event - Archive footage/report of the fall of the Soviet Union

D'Est - Chantal Akerman looks at the state of Russia/East Germany not long after the fall of the Soviet Union



I've always depended on the kindness of strangers
I have and I love it! Some other stuff I love/would recommend like that includes;

Hour of the Furnaces - Very similar but based in Argentina!

Handsworth Songs - Social documentary about racism in Thatcher's Britain

Talking About Trees - Documentary about filmmakers trying to reignite cinema in Sudan

The Event - Archive footage/report of the fall of the Soviet Union

D'Est - Chantal Akerman looks at the state of Russia/East Germany not long after the fall of the Soviet Union

They all sound interesting. Added on my Watch-list.. Thank you!



In no particular order

Denis Villeneuve
Blade Runner 2049
Incendies
Arrival

Vikramaditya Motwane
Lootera
Udaan
Bhavesh Joshi Superhero

Satyajit Ray
The Apu trilogy

Derek Cianfrance
The place beyond the Pines
Blue Valentine
The light between oceans

Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Anand
Chupke Chupke
Golmaal

Alfred Hitchcock
Dial M for Murder
Rear Window
Vertigo

Martin Scorsese
Raging Bull
Goodfellas
The Departed

John Hughes
The breakfast club
Ferri's Buellers day off
Home Alone

David Fincher
Se7en
Gone girl
Zodiac

Taylor Sheridan
Wind River
(He hasn't directed a lot of movies - yet).



The thing isolated becomes incomprehensible
More or less in order:


Stanley Kubrick

A Clockwork Orange
Barry Lyndon
2001: A Space Odyssey

Sergio Leone

Once Upon a Time in the West
For a few Dollars More
Once upon a time in America

Hitchcock

Rope
Dial M for Murder
Vertigo


Sydney Lumet


12 Angry Men
Fail-Safe
The Pawnbroker


Tarantino


Pulp Fiction
Reservoir Dogs
Inglorious Basterds

Stanley Kramer

Judgement at Nuremberg
Inherit the Wind
Guess who's coming to dinner


Paul Thomas Anderson

Phantom Thread
Magnolia
Punch Drunk Love


John Ford
How Green was my valley
The Grapes of Wrath
The Man who Shot liberty valance


Billy Wilder


Sunset Boulevard
Ace in the hole
Some like it hot


David Fincher


Se7en
Panic Room
Fight Club



My favourites, in no particular order.

John Woo
The Killer
Hardboiled
Face Off

Ingmar Bergman
Smiles of a Summer Night
Persona
Autumn Sonata

Alfred Hitchcock
Notorious
North by Northwest
The Birds

Luc Besson
Angel-A
Leon, The Professional
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc Sec

Charlie Chaplin
The Circus
Gold Rush
The Great Dictator

Takeshi Kitano
Brother
Hana-Bi
Zatoichi

Guillermo Del Toro
Pan's Labyrinth
Blade 2
Hellboy

Neil Jordan
The Company of Wolves
Byzantium
The Crying Game

Antoine Fuqua
Training Day
Southpaw
The Replacement Killers

Sam Raimi
Evil Dead 2
A Simple Plan
Drag Me To Hell



Spielberg
1 Jurassic Park
2. Jaws
3. Schindler List

Almodóvar
1. All about my mother
2. Talk to her
3. The skin i live in

Wilder
1. Sunset Blv.
2. Some like it hot
3. The Apartment

Bong
1. Memories of a murder
2. Mother
3. The Host

Fincher
1. Seven
2. Zodiac
3. Gone Girl

Villeneuve
1. Incendies
2. Arrival
3. Sicario

Reiner
1. When Harry met Sally
2. The princess bride
3. Flipped

Payne
1. Election
2. Sideways
3. About Schmidt

Zemeckis
1. Forrest Gump
2. Back to the future
3. Cast Away

Bird
1. Ratattouille
2. The iron giant
3. The Incredibles




Henri-Georges Clouzot

  1. Wages of Fear
  2. Le Corbeau
  3. Les Diaboliques


Paul Thomas Anderson
  1. Boogie Nights
  2. Magnolia
  3. Phantom Thread


Jean-Pierre Melville
  1. Le Samurai
  2. Le Cercle Rouge
  3. Le Doulos


Ingmar Bergman
  1. Wild Strawberries
  2. Through a Glass Darkley
  3. Fanny and Alexander


Martin Scorsese
  1. Gangs of New York
  2. Casino
  3. Goodfellas


Orson Welles
  1. Citizen Kane
  2. Touch of Evil
  3. F is for Fake


Stanley Kubrick
  1. The Shining
  2. The Killing
  3. A Clockwork Orange


Louis Malle
  1. Au Revior Les Enfants
  2. My Dinner with Andre
  3. Elevator to the Gallows


Ridley Scott
  1. Alien
  2. Blade Runner
  3. Kingdom of Heaven


Billy Wilder
  1. The Apartment
  2. Double Indemnity
  3. Sunset Blvd