The Top 25 Film Directors of All Time and Their Best Movies

25. Clint Eastwood
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Unforgiven (1992)
2. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
3. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
4. Mystic River (2003)
5. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
24. Tim Burton
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Ed Wood (1994)
2. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
3. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
4. Batman (1989)
5.Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
23. The Coen Brothers
Their Five Best Flicks:
1. The Big Lebowski (1998)
2. Fargo (1996)
3. Miller's Crossing (1990)
4. No Country for Old Men (2007)
5. Barton Fink (1991)
22. Ridley Scott
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Blade Runner (1982)
2. Alien (1979)
3. Gladiator (2000)
4. Black Hawk Down (2001)
5. Thelma and Louise (1991)
21. David Lynch
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Blue Velvet (1986)
2. Mulholland Drive (2001)
3. The Elephant Man (1080)
4. Eraserhead (1977)
5. The Straight Story (1999)
20. Roman Polanski
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Chinatown (1974)
2. The Pianist (2002)
3. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
4. Tess (1979)
5. Repulsion (1965)
19. FrancoisTruffaut
His Five Best Flicks:
1. The 400 Blows (1959)
2. Jules and Jim (1962)
3. Day for Night (1973)
4. The Last Metro (1980)
5. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
18. Woody Allen
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Annie Hall (1977)
2. Manhattan (1979)
3. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
4. Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
5. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
17. Billy Wilder
His Five Best Flicks:
1. The Apartment (1960)
2. Sunset Boulevard (1950)

3. Double Indemnity (1949)
4. Stalag 17 (1953)
5. The Lost Weekend (1945)
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
2. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
3. Kill Bill (2003-04)
4. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
5. Jackie Brown (1997)
15. MIlos Forman
His Five Best Flicks:
1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
2. Amadeus (1984)
3. The People Vs. Larry Flint (1996)
4. Man on the Moon (1999)
5. Ragtime (1981)
14. Elia Kazan
His Five Best Flicks:
1. On the Waterfront (1954)
2. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
3. East of Eden (1955)
4. Viva Zapata! (1952)
5. America, America (1963)
13. Hayao Miyazaki
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Spirited Away (2001)
2. Princess Mononoke (1997)
3. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
4. My Neighbour Totoro (1988)
5. Porco Rosso (1992)
12. John Ford
His Five Best Flicks:
1. The Searchers (1956)
2. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
3. The Quiet Man (1952)
4. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
5. How the West Was Won (1962)
11. Luis Bunuel
His Five Best Flicks:
1. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
2. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
3. Belle De Jour (1967)
4. The Exterminating Angel (1962)
5. The Golden Age (1930)
10. David Lean
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
2. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
3. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
4. Brief Encounter (1945)
5. A Passage to India (1984)
9. Federico Fellini
His Five Best Flicks:
1. 8 1/2 (1963)
2. La Dolce Vita (1960)
3. La Strada (1954)
4. Satyricon (1969)
5. Amacord (1973)
8. Orson Welles
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Citizen Kane (1941)
2. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
3. Touch of Evil (1958)
4. Chimes at Midnight (1965)
5. The Trial (1962)
His Five Best Flicks:
1. E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (1982)
2. Schindler's List (1993)
3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
4. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
5. The Color Purple (1985)
6. Francis Ford Coppola
His Five Best Flicks:
1. The Godfather (1972)
2 .Apocalypse Now (1979)
3. The Godfather Part II (1974)
4. The Conversation (1974)
5. The Cotton Club (1984)
5. Alfred Hitchcock
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Psycho (1960)
2. Vertigo (1958)
3. The Birds (1963)
4. Rear Window (1954)
5. North by Northwest (1959)
4. Ingmar Bergman
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Persona (1966)
2. The Virgin Spring (1960)
3. Wild Strawberries (1957)
4. Shame (1968)
5. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
3. Martin Scorcese
1. Raging Bull (1980)
2. Taxi Driver (1976)
3. Goodfellas (1990)
4. The Departed (2006)
5. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
2. Akira Kurosawa
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Ran (1985)
2. The Seven Samurai (1954)
3. Ikiru (1952)
4. Rashomon (1950)
5. Throne of Blood (1957)
1. Stanley Kubrick
His Five Best Flicks:
1. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
3. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
4. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
5. The Shining (1980)