0012 - Favorite Directors

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  1. Frank Darabont (10)
  2. Sidney Lumet (10)
  3. Luis Buñuel (9.8)
  4. Michael Moore (9.8)
  5. Terry Jones (9.7)
  6. Peter Weir (9.7)
  7. Christopher Nolan (9.6)
  8. Chan-wook Park (9.6)
  9. Quentin Tarantino (9.6)
  10. Robert Altman (9.5)
  11. Jaume Balagueró (9.5)
  12. Jean-Pierre Dardenne (9.5)
  13. Luc Dardenne (9.5)
  14. Tevo Díaz (9.5)
  15. Rainer Werner Fassbinder (9.5)
  16. Bobcat Goldthwait (9.5)
  17. Alfred Hitchcock (9.5)
  18. Mamoru Hosoda (9.5)
  19. Richard Kelly (9.5)
  20. Akira Kurosawa (9.5)
  21. David Lean (9.5)
  22. Ang Lee (9.5)
  23. Bennett Miller (9.5)
  24. Takashi Shimizu (9.5)
  25. Tom Tykwer (9.5)
  26. James Whale (9.5)
  27. Peter Jackson (9.4)
  28. Stanley Kubrick (9.4)
  29. Kar Wai Wong (9.4)
  30. Joon-ho Bong (9.3)
  31. Robert Bresson (9.3)
  32. Michael Haneke (9.3)
  33. Hayao Miyazaki (9.3)
  34. Paco Plaza (9.3)
  35. Orson Welles (9.3)
  36. Joss Whedon (9.3)
  37. John Carpenter (9.2)
  38. David Fincher (9.2)
  39. Don Hertzfeldt (9.2)
  40. Lars von Trier (9.2)
  41. Danny Boyle (9.1)
  42. Terry Gilliam (9.1)
  43. Nagisa Ôshima (9)
  44. Ben Affleck (9)
  45. Hideaki Anno (9)
  46. Dario Argento (9)
  47. Darren Aronofsky (9)
  48. Ingmar Bergman (9)
  49. Neill Blomkamp (9)
  50. Richard Brooks (9)
  51. Sofia Coppola (9)
  52. Jonathan Dayton (9)
  53. Jonathan Demme (9)
  54. Pete Docter (9)
  55. Valerie Faris (9)
  56. Forugh Farrokhzad
  57. John Ford (9)
  58. Howard Hawks (9)
  59. Aki Kaurismäki (9)
  60. Masaki Kobayashi (9)
  61. Satoshi Kon (9)
  62. Kiyoshi Kurosawa (9)
  63. Guy Maddin (9)
  64. Vincenzo Natali (9)
  65. Mamoru Oshii (9)
  66. Yasujiro Ozu (9)
  67. Sam Raimi (9)
  68. Alain Resnais (9)
  69. Henry Selick (9)
  70. Kôji Shiraishi (9)
  71. David Sieveking (9)
  72. Françóis Truffaut (9)
  73. Kazuya Tsurumaki (9)
  74. Paul Verhoeven (9)
  75. Billy Wilder (9)
  76. Wilson Yip (9)
  77. Tod Browning (8.8)
  78. John Cassavetes (8.8)
  79. Ethan Coen (8.8)
  80. Joel Coen (8.8)
  81. Jean Luc Godard (8.8)
  82. Patricio Guzmán (8.8)
  83. M. Night Shyamalan (8.8)
  84. Yimou Zhang (8.8)
  85. Charles Chaplin (8.7)
  86. Stephen Chow (8.7)
  87. Clint Eastwood (8.7)
  88. Karl Freund (8.7)
  89. Tsui Hark (8.7)
  90. Álex de la Iglesia (8.7)
  91. Hirokazu Koreeda (8.7)
  92. Joseph Losey (8.7)
  93. Makoto Shinkai (8.7)
  94. Ignacio Agüero (8.6)
  95. Tim Burton (8.6)
  96. David Lynch (8.6)
  97. Takashi Miike (8.6)
  98. Raúl Ruiz (8.6)
  99. Sion Sono (8.6)
  100. Alejandro Amenábar (8.5)
  101. Ernest B. Schoedsack (8.5)
  102. Frédéric Back (8.5)
  103. Brad Bird (8.5)
  104. Frank Capra (8.5)
  105. Shane Carruth (8.5)
  106. Fruit Chan (8.5)
  107. Larry Charles (8.5)
  108. David Cronenberg (8.5)
  109. Chris Cunningham (8.5)
  110. Dean DeBlois (8.5)
  111. Daniel Farrands (8.5)
  112. Milos Forman (8.5)
  113. Lucio Fulci (8.5)
  114. Paul Greengrass (8.5)
  115. Wilfred Jackson (8.5)
  116. Jim Jarmusch (8.5)
  117. Buster Keaton (8.5)
  118. Takeshi Kitano (8.5)
  119. Lew Landers (8.5)
  120. Fernando Lavanderos (8.5)
  121. Hamilton Luske (8.5)
  122. Neil Marshall (8.5)
  123. José Mojica Marins (8.5)
  124. Avi Mograbi (8.5)
  125. Nobuhiko Ohbayashi (8.5)
  126. Frank Oz (8.5)
  127. Jafar Panahi (8.5)
  128. Pier Paolo Pasolini (8.5)
  129. Nicolas Philibert (8.5)
  130. Nicolas Roeg (8.5)
  131. Mark Romanek (8.5)
  132. Victor Sjöström (8.5)
  133. Steven Soderbergh (8.5)
  134. Carl Theodor Dreyer (8.5)
  135. Lee Unkrich (8.5)
  136. King Vidor (8.5)
  137. William Wyler (8.5)
  138. Alfonso Cuarón (8.4)
  139. James D. Rolfe (8.4)
  140. Brian De Palma (8.4)
  141. Spike Jonze (8.4)
  142. Errol Morris (8.4)
  143. George A. Romero (8.4)
  144. Ken Russell (8.4)
  145. Robert Zemeckis (8.4)
  146. Don Coscarelli (8.3)
  147. Michel Gondry (8.3)
  148. Tsai Ming-liang (8.3)
  149. Werner Herzog (8.3)
  150. John Huston (8.3)
  151. Abbas Kiarostami (8.3)
  152. Jee-woon Kim (8.3)
  153. Ki-duk Kim (8.3)
  154. Keisuke Kinoshita (8.3)
  155. Mike Leigh (8.3)
  156. Terrence Malick (8.3)
  157. James Mangold (8.3)
  158. Michael Mann (8.3)
  159. Chris Marker (8.3)
  160. F.W. Murnau (8.3)
  161. Jay Roach (8.3)
  162. Eric Rohmer (8.3)
  163. Eli Roth (8.3)
  164. Jacques Tourneur (8.3)
  165. Nacho Vigalondo (8.3)
  166. Stan Brakhage (8.2)
  167. Sang-soo Hong (8.2)
  168. Steven Spielberg (8.2)
  169. Paul Thomas Anderson (8.2)
  170. Wes Anderson (8.1)
  171. James Cameron (8.1)
  172. Roman Polanski (8.1)
  173. Martin Scorsese (8.1)
  174. Edgar Wright (8.1)
  175. Maite Alberdi (8)
  176. Tomas Alfredson (8)
  177. Fede Alvarez (8)
  178. Jack Arnold (8)
  179. Mario Bava (8)
  180. Roberto Benigni (8)
  181. Bruce Beresford (8)
  182. Luc Besson (8)
  183. Kathryn Bigelow (8)
  184. Kenneth Branagh (8)
  185. Mel Brooks (8)
  186. Albertina Carri (8)
  187. élene Cattet (8)
  188. René Clair (8)
  189. Jonás Cuarón (8)
  190. Michael Curtiz (8)
  191. Stephan Elliot (8)
  192. Gareth Evans (8)
  193. Oskar Fischinger (8)
  194. Bruno Forzani (8)
  195. Clyde Geronimi (8)
  196. María Paz González (8)
  197. Yakov Protazanov (8)
  198. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (8)
  199. Olivier Hirschbiegel (8)
  200. Phillip Seymour Hoffman
  201. Shôhei Imamura (8)
  202. Duncan Jones (8)
  203. Makoto Kamiya (8)
  204. Zhang Ke Jia (8)
  205. Jack Kinney (8)
  206. Jonh Landis (8)
  207. Fritz Lang (8)
  208. Richard Linklater (8)
  209. Ernst Lubitsch (8)
  210. George Lucas (8)
  211. Anthony Mann (8)
  212. James Marsh (8)
  213. Norman McLaren (8)
  214. Steve McQueen (8)
  215. Sam Mendes (8)
  216. Yuriy Norshteyn (8)
  217. Iván Osnovikoff (8)
  218. Tiziana Panizza (8)
  219. Dean Parisot (8)
  220. Sam Peckinpah (8)
  221. Bettina Perut (8)
  222. Otto Preminger (8)
  223. Robert Pulcini (8)
  224. Verónica Quense (8)
  225. Cristián Sánchez (8)
  226. Eduardo Sánchez (8)
  227. Chris Sanders (8)
  228. Che Sandoval (8)
  229. Ridley Scott (8)
  230. Sebastián Silva (8)
  231. Kevin Smith (8)
  232. Shari Springer Berman (8)
  233. Andrew Stanton (8)
  234. Wladyslaw Starewicz (8)
  235. Jan Svankmajer (8)
  236. Andrey Tarkovskiy (8)
  237. Giuseppe Tornatore (8)
  238. José Luis Torres Leiva (8)
  239. Andy Wachowski (8)
  240. Lana Wachowski (8)
  241. Paul Wegener (8)
  242. Robert Wiene (8)
  243. Michael Winterbottom (8)
  244. Yoshishige Yoshida (8)
  245. William Castle (7.9)
  246. Terence Fisher (7.9)
  247. Ron Howard (7.9)
  248. Woody Allen (7.8)
  249. Michelangelo Antonioni (7.8)
  250. Wes Craven (7.8)
  251. Guillermo del Toro (7.8)
  252. Alejandro González Iñarritu (7.8)
  253. Tobe Hooper (7.8)
  254. Georges Méliès (7.8)
  255. Manoel de Oliveira (7.8)
  256. Ulrich Seidl (7.8)
  257. David Silverman (7.8)
  258. Morgan Spurlock (7.8)
  259. James Wan (7.8)
  260. Rob Zombie (7.8)
  261. Pedro Almodóvar (7.7)
  262. Brad Anderson (7.7)
  263. Louis Feuillade (7.7)
  264. Robert Fuest (7.7)
  265. Henrik Galeen (7.7)
  266. Lloyd Kaufman (7.7)
  267. Len Lye (7.7)
  268. Hideo Nakata (7.7)
  269. Richard Oswald (7.7)
  270. Sydney Pollack (7.7)
  271. Iain Softley (7.7)
  272. Doug Walker (7.7)
  273. Ben Wheatley (7.7)
  274. Andrés Wood (7.7)
  275. Joe Dante (7.6)
  276. John Lasseter (7.6)
  277. Barry Levinson (7.6)
  278. Louis Lumiere (7.6)
  279. Rob Reiner (7.6)
  280. Jean Rollin (7.6)
  281. Santiago Álvarez (7.5)
  282. J.J. Abrams (7.5)
  283. Rodney Ascher (7.5)
  284. John Cameron Mitchell (7.5)
  285. Laurent Cantet (7.5)
  286. George Clooney (7.5)
  287. Louis D'Esposito (7.5)
  288. Alex Gibney (7.5)
  289. Davis Guggenheim (7.5)
  290. Lee Hardcastle (7.5)
  291. Robert Harmon (7.5)
  292. Tom Holland (7.5)
  293. Noboru Iguchi (7.5)
  294. Andrew Kasch (7.5)
  295. Aki Kaurismäki (7.5)
  296. Giorgos Lanthimos (7.5)
  297. Sebastián Lelio (7.5)
  298. Paul Leni (7.5)
  299. Louis Leterrier (7.5)
  300. Avin Lima (7.5)
  301. Tobias Lindholm (7.5)
  302. Darren Lynn Bousman (7.5)
  303. Kevin Macdonald (7.5)
  304. John McTiernan (7.5)
  305. Yasuji Murata (7.5)
  306. Pierre Morel (7.5)
  307. Gaspar Noé (7.5)
  308. Philip Noyce (7.5)
  309. Michael Radford (7.5)
  310. Harold Ramis (7.5)
  311. Guy Ritchie (7.5)
  312. João Pedro Rodrigues (7.5)
  313. Robert Rodriguez (7.5)
  314. Jacques Rozier (7.5)
  315. Tak Sakaguchi (7.5)
  316. Tony Scott (7.5)
  317. Nathan Silver (7.5)
  318. Timo Tjahjanto (7.5)
  319. Matthew Vaughn (7.5)
  320. Conrad Vernon (7.5)
  321. Ai Weiwei (7.5)
  322. Jake West (7.5)
  323. Nicolas Winding Refn (7.5)
  324. Adam Wingard (7.5)
  325. Wallace Worsley (7.5)
  326. Bryan Singer (7.4)
  327. Andrew Adamson (7.3)
  328. Alexandre Aja (7.3)
  329. Sergio Bravo (7.3)
  330. Claire Denis (7.3)
  331. Richard Donner (7.3)
  332. Jason Eisener (7.3)
  333. Seth Gordon (7.3)
  334. Harmony Korine (7.3)
  335. Pablo Larraín (7.3)
  336. Andrew Niccol (7.3)
  337. Yoshihiro Nishimura (7.3)
  338. Cristóbal Palma (7.3)
  339. Banjong Pisanthanakun (7.3)
  340. Sylvester Stalone (7.3)
  341. Kôji Wakamatsu (7.3)
  342. Apichatpong Weerasethakul (7.3)
  343. Robert Wise (7.3)
  344. Yûdai Yamaguchi (7.3)
  345. David Zucker (7.3)
  346. Pablo Trapero (7.2)
  347. Ishirô Honda (7.1)
  348. William A. Seiter (7)
  349. John Akomfrah (7)
  350. Carlos Araya Díaz (7)
  351. Kelly Asbury (7)
  352. Martin Campbell (7)
  353. Cheh Chang (7)
  354. Larry Cohen (7)
  355. Chris Columbus (7)
  356. Amiel Courtin-Wilson (7)
  357. Stephen Daldry (7)
  358. Eric Darnell (7)
  359. Ernesto Díaz Espinoza (7)
  360. Abel Ferrara (7)
  361. Marcelo Ferrari (7)
  362. Marc Forster (7)
  363. Jesús Franco (7)
  364. Adrián García Bogliano (7)
  365. Gabriel García Márquez
  366. Enrique Grau Araújo
  367. Mikael Håfström (7)
  368. Tom Hooper (7)
  369. Jean-Pierre Jeunet (7)
  370. Henry Joost (7)
  371. Jazmín López (7)
  372. Francis Lawrence (7)
  373. Gary Leva (7)
  374. Alan Mak (7)
  375. Milcho Manchevski (7)
  376. Winsor McCay (7)
  377. Tom McGrath (7)
  378. Steve Miner (7)
  379. David O. Russell (7)
  380. Jean-Gabriel Périot (7)
  381. Ivan Reitman (7)
  382. Ariel Schulman (7)
  383. Danny Steinmann
  384. Johnnie To (7)
  385. Shin'ya Tsukamoto (7)
  386. Norio Tsuruta (7)
  387. Gore Verbinski (7)
  388. Luis Vicens
  389. Ti West (7)
  390. John Woo (7)
  391. Adam Yauch (7)
  392. Laurent Bouzereau (6.8)
  393. Felix Chong (6.8)
  394. Jon Favreau (6.8)
  395. Francis Ford Coppola (6.8)
  396. Stephen Frears (6.8)
  397. Stuart Gordon (6.8)
  398. Tom Shadyac (6.8)
  399. George Miller (6.7)
  400. Alexander Payne (6.7)
  401. Chuck Russell (6.7)
  402. Carlos Saldanha (6.7)
  403. John Badham (6.5)
  404. Peter Berg (6.5)
  405. Matt Bettinelli-Olpin (6.5)
  406. Jörg Buttgereit (6.5)
  407. Erle C. Kenton (6.5)
  408. Ron Clements (6.5)
  409. Frank Coraci (6.5)
  410. Danny DeVito (6.5)
  411. Dennis Dugan (6.5)
  412. James Franco (6.5)
  413. Jun Fukuda (6.5)
  414. Tyler Gillett (6.5)
  415. Frank Henenlotter (6.5)
  416. Cristián Jiménez (6.5)
  417. Wai-keung Lau (6.5)
  418. Alan Mak (6.5)
  419. John Musker (6.5)
  420. Mike Newell (6.5)
  421. Steve Oederek (6.5)
  422. Pablo Parés (6.5)
  423. Pablo Perelman (6.5)
  424. Rick Rosenthal (6.5)
  425. Hernán Sáez (6.5)
  426. Marcel Sarmiento (6.5)
  427. Robert Schwentke (6.5)
  428. Tom Six (6.5)
  429. Jon Turteltaub (6.5)
  430. W.S. Van Dyke (6.5)
  431. Roy Ward Baker (6.5)
  432. Noriaki Yuasa (6.5)
  433. Joseph Zito (6.5)
  434. Leythum (6.5)
  435. Joel Schumacher (6.4)
  436. Zack Snyder (6.4)
  437. Roger Corman (6.3)
  438. Todd Phillips (6.3)
  439. Joe Swanberg (6.3)
  440. Aleksandr Sokurov (6.3)
  441. Simon West (6.3)
  442. David Yates (6.3)
  443. Rob Minkoff (6.2)
  444. Kaare Andrews (6)
  445. Theodore Case
  446. Alan Gibson (6)
  447. D.W. Griffith (6)
  448. Tim Johnson (6)
  449. Joe Johnston (6)
  450. Mimi Leder (6)
  451. Richard Loncraine (6)
  452. Les Mayfield (6)
  453. McG (6)
  454. Donald Petrie (6)
  455. Brett Ratner (6)
  456. Marialy Rivas (6)
  457. Paul Schrader (6)
  458. Stephen Sommers (6)
  459. Richard Talmadge (6)
  460. Andrew Traucki (6)
  461. Ron Underwood (6)
  462. Roland Emmerich (5.8)
  463. Bobby Farrelly (5.7)
  464. Simon Wells (5.7)
  465. Barry Sonnenfeld (5.6)
  466. Don Bluth (5.5)
  467. John Boorman (5.5)
  468. Rob Bowman (5.5)
  469. James Gunn (5.5)
  470. Monte Hellman (5.5)
  471. James Isaac
  472. Stefan Kramer (5.5)
  473. Shawn Levy (5.5)
  474. Roger Michell (5.5)
  475. Peter Farrelly (5.4)
  476. Paul W.S. Anderson (5.4)
  477. Steven Brill (5)
  478. Rob Cohen (5)
  479. Antoine Fuqua (5)
  480. Robert Gaffney
  481. Michael Haigney (5)
  482. Robert Luketic (5)
  483. Lee Tamahori (5)
  484. Kunihiko Yuyama (5)
  485. Gary Goldman (4.7)
  486. Raja Gosnell (4.7)
  487. Marco Berger (4.5)
  488. John Carl Buechler (4.5)
  489. Lasse Hallström (4.5)
  490. Keenen Ivory Wayans (4.5)
  491. Marcelo Mónaco (4.5)
  492. Steve Carr (4)
  493. Marcus Dunstan (4)
  494. Roland Joffé (4)
  495. Nicolás López (4)
  496. Garry Marshall (3.5)
  497. Uwe Boll (3.3)
  498. Michael Bay (3.2)
  499. Gonzalo Badilla (3)
  500. Sebastián Badilla (3)
  501. Bill Condon (3)
  502. Al Adamson (2.5)
  503. Claudio Fragasso (2.5)
Author Comments: 

Updates:

- Yasuji Murata added.

Interesting list

Thank you, I have fun with it.

When you have Bobcat Goldthwaith above Orson Welles and John Ford something must be wrong with your ratings.

Or haven't seen enough of both of them. And I hate the altars and high places that some directors have, let's dethrone some.