Best Directors In The World

Friday, Aug 28, 2020, 6:21 pm
By:Tony Williams

1.Martin Scorcese

Martin Scorcese is one of the best directors in Hollywood and puts out highly acclaimed movies that have a manly man element to them. With his film, Taxi Driver in 1976 and Raging Bull in 1980, Scorcese quickly became known as the director to have. Goodfellas in 1990 solidified him as a top director.

Martin Scorcese-Best Directors In The World

2.Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most well known directors of thrillers. Gaining fame for films such as Rear Window in 1954, Vertigo in 1958, and North by Northwest in 1959, he gained critical acclaim for his film Psycho in 1960, scaring audiences all over the country without ever showing any gore.

Alfred Hitchcock-Best Directors In The World

3.Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola has made what is considered by many to be the four greatest movies of all time. Known for The Godfather, which premiered in 1972, he went on to direct The Godfather II, The Conversation, And Apocalypse Now, all in the 70's, with the Cotton Club coming out in 1984.

Francis Ford Coppola-Best Directors In The World

4.Steven Spielberg

When the film, E. T. the Extra Terrestrial, hit the big screen in 1982, Steven Spielberg became just as well known as the cute little alien that made a young, Drew Barrymore scream. Already having had success with, "Close Encounters of the Third Kind in 1977, Spielberg went on to more award winning movies.

Steven Spielberg-Best Directors In The World

5.Orson Welles

Orson Wells set the standard for being a great director. With films such as Citizen Kane in 1941, he put himself on the map, followed by The Magnificent Ambersons in 1942, Touch of Evil in 1958, The Trial in 1962, and Chimes at Midnight in 1965. A visionary director that will never be forgotten.

Orson Welles-Best Directors In The World

6.Quentin Tarantino

Another unique director that captivates audiences with his films. Breaking all the rules, Tarantino captured us with his film, Reservoir Dogs and helped John Travolta make a comeback in his film, Pulp Fiction in 1994. The Kill Bill's solidified his place in Hollywood and he continued to enthrall us with, Inglourious Basterds.

Quentin Tarantino-Best Directors In The World

7.Woody Allen

Woody Allen movies are far out and the characters he plays are just as out there, but we've all come to know what to expect when we go see a film directed by him. Who doesn't love the film Annie Hall, which premiered in 1977 and The Purple Rose of Cairo in 1985?

Woody Allen-Best Directors In The World

8.Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski was a child of the ghetto, and his movie show that type of grit. His films take you on a ride and keep you wondering until the very last shot. Movies such as Rosemary's Baby in 1968 to The Pianist in 2002, are some of the best films ever made.

Roman Polanski-Best Directors In The World

9.David Lynch

David Lynch is known for his stylized films that have their own look and feel. You can always tell a David Lynch movie by it's atmospheric shots. One only has to watch Mulholland Drive to realize that you have to can watch it twice and three times without getting bored, realizing more and more plot points.

David Lynch-Best Directors In The World

10.Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott is known for his action packed movies with heroes in many diverse decades and centuries. His success with the box office smash, Gladiator, followed by, Black Hawk Down, etched his spot as a top director, but he already had a blockbuster hit with Thelma and Louise in 1991.

Ridley Scott-Best Directors In The World

11.Tim Burton

Tim Burton became known for directing films that were so out of the ordinary they captured all your senses, from beginning to end. Known for such films as Ed Wood, Batman, Charlie and the Chocolate Factor, Sweeney Todd, and Edward Scissorhands, Tim Burton has made a solid name for himself in Hollywood.

Tim Burton-Best Directors In The World

12.Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood began as an actor and then became one of the best directors in the world. Known for his stiff lipped western roles in western movies back in the 90's, Eastwood is known for directing blockbuster films such as, Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby, and Unforgiven, Clint Eastwood tops our list.

Clint Eastwood-Best Directors In The World



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