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Old 03-13-2005, 04:00 PM   #1
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And ACTION!!! Your favourite directors...

So this kinda grew out of the favourite actors and actresses thread. I was sitting there trying to think of actors and actresses whose movie(s) I would go see just because they were in them. And I couldn't think of ANY (though if you put a gun to my head, I would probably say Johnny Depp, but that's it). However, there are quite a few directors whose movies I would see, just because they were directing, so here's my list:

1. Tim Burton (let's all just forget Planet of the Apes ever happened OK? Otherwise, the man is genius!)
2. Quentin Tarantino
3. Christopher Nolan (Memento is one of my all-time favourite movies EVER)
4. Baz Luhrmann (this one's my girlie pick )
5. Peter Jackson (LOTR will be the highlight of his career, but Heavenly Creatures is also excellent!)

honourable mentions to: David Fincher (Fight Club ) and the Coen brothers (Fargo )

OK moviephiles, let's hear it!
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Hitchcock....need i say more?
Spielberg
Peter Jackson
Ron Howard
clint eastwood
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Tim Burton
Baz Luhrmann
Michel Gondry
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Quentin Tarantino

I like what i've seen from Sofia Coppola, but that's only based on two films.
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Tim Burton
Baz Luhrmann
Michel Gondry
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Quentin Tarantino

I like what i've seen from Sofia Coppola, but that's only based on two films.
Great list. Those are nearly the same directors I was going to list except for Jean-Pierre Jeunet. I can't think of a fifth director though.
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Peter Jackson
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Stanley Kubrick
Martin Scorsese
Quentin Tarantino
Alfred Hitchcock
Steven Spielberg



Honorable mentions: Michael Mann, Sydney Lumet, Oliver Stone, Steven Soderbergh, Jonathan Demme, Ridley Scott, David Fincher, Robert Rodriguez, John Woo.
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Martin Scorcese
Francis Ford Coppola
Quentin Tarantino
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Martin Scorcese
Quentin Tarantino
Sergio Leone
Stanley Kubrick
Francis Ford Coppola
Akira Kurosawa
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David Lynch
Martin Scorsese
Wim Wenders
Orson Welles
Francis Ford Coppola
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Lars Von Trier
Sofia Coppola
Spike Jonze
Mark Romanek
Michael Gondry
Jean Pierre Jeunet
Hayao Miyazaki
Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu
Darren Aronofsky

my hollywood side:
Tim Burton
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Spike Jonze
Darren Aronofsky
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I forgot a lot! the guy who directed Goodbye Lenin is great
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Tim Burton
Orson Welles
Steven Spielberg
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Peter Weir
Milos Forman
Sergio Leone
Oliver Stone (not very popular right now)
Terence Malick
David Lean
Spike Lee
Brian De Palma
Ridley Scott (but not his brother Tony)

Scorsese and Coppola too but that's a given.
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Oh, and yes, I forgot

Francis Ford Coppola
Baz Luhrman
Kevin Smith (maybe more as a writer, though)
Martin Scorsese
Hayao Miyazaki (thanks for reminding my Jack in the Box)
Akira Kurosawa
Peter Jackson
Sofia Coppola!!!!
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