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Total: 268  
Seen: 29 (10.8%)
See Again: 31 (11.6%)
Unseen: 208 (77.6%)

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Director's Favorite Films (Updated: November 2012)

Woody Allen

 
The Bicycle Thief (1948)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Amarcord (1973)
8 1/2 (1963)
The 400 Blows (1959)
Rashomon (1950)
Grand Illusion (1937)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Paths of Glory (1957)

Bong Joon-Ho

 
A City of Sadness (1989)
Cure (1997)
The Housemaid (1960)
Fargo (1996)
Psycho (1960)
Raging Bull (1980)
Touch of Evil (1958)
Vengeance Is Mine (1974)
The Wages of Fear (1953)
Zodiac (2007)

Francis Ford Coppola

 
Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
I Vitelloni (1953)
The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
Yojimbo (1961)
Singin' In the Rain (1952)
The King of Comedy (1982)
Raging Bull (1980)
The Apartment (1960)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

Guillermo Del Toro

 
Frankenstein (1931)
Freaks (1932)
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Greed (1924)
Modern Times (1936)
Beauty and the Beast (1946)
Goodfellas (1990)
Los Olvidados (1950)
Nosferatu (1922)
8 1/2 (1963)

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

 
Accattone (1961)
The Big Heat (1953)
Dodes'ka-den (1970)
Germany: Year Zero (1948)
Loulou (1980)
Modern Times (1936)
The Searchers (1956)
Shoah (1985)
Street of Shame (1956)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

Asghar Farhadi

 
Rashomon (1950)
La Strada (1954)
The Godfather (1972)
Tokyo Story (1953)
The Apartment (1960)
Red (1994)
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Scenes From a Marriage (1973)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Modern Times (1936)

Michel Hazavanicius

 
City Girl (1930)
City Lights (1931)
To Be Or Not To Be (1942)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Apartment (1960)
The Shining (1980)
North By Northwest (1959)
The Third Man (1949)
Raging Bull (1980)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Mike Leigh

 
American Madness (1932)
Andrei Rublev (1966)
I Am Cuba (1964)
The Emigrants (1971)
How a Mosquito Operates (1912)
Jules and Jim (1962)
Radio Days (1987)
Songs From the Second Floor (2000)
Tokyo Story (1953)

Michael Mann

 
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Avatar (2009)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Biutiful (2010)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Raging Bull (1980)
The Wild Bunch (1969)

Steve McQueen (dir.)

 
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Zero For Conduct (1933)
The Rules of the Game (1939)
Tokyo Story (1953)
The Couch (1962)
Contempt (1963)
Beau Travail (2000)
Once Upon a Time In America (1984)
The Wages of Fear (1953)
Do the Right Thing (1989)

David O. Russell

 
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Chinatown (1974)
Goodfellas (1990)
Vertigo (1958)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Raging Bull (1980)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
The Godfather (1972)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Groundhog Day (1993)

Martin Scorsese

 
8 1/2 (1963)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Leopard (1963)
The Red Shoes (1948)
The River (1951)
Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
The Searchers (1956)
Ugetsu (1953)
Vertigo (1958)

Quentin Tarantino

 
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Carrie (1976)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
The Great Escape (1963)
His Girl Friday (1940)
Jaws (1975)
Pretty Maids All In a Row (1971)
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Sorcerer (1977)
Taxi Driver (1976)

Edgar Wright

 
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
An American Werewolf In London (1981)
Carrie (1976)
Dames (1934)
Don't Look Now (1973)
Duck Soup (1933)
Psycho (1960)
Raising Arizona (1987)
Taxi Driver (1976)
The Wild Bunch (1969)

Pedro Almodovar

 
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The Rules of the Game (1939)
All About Eve (1950)
Leave Her To Heaven (1945)
North By Northwest (1959)
Out of the Past (1947)
Midnight (1939)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Touch of Evil (1958)
Senso (1954)

John Boorman

 
Ugetsu (1953)
8 1/2 (1963)
Amarcord (1973)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
The Sacrifice (1986)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Once Upon a Time In America (1984)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Danny Boyle

 
Fearless (1993)
The Wrong Trousers (1993)
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Groundhog Day (1993)
The Piano (1993)
Sonatine (1993)
Riff-Raff (1991)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Pulp Fiction (1994)

The Coen Brothers

 
Ethan Coen
Brother's Keeper (1992)
The Swindle (1955)
Salesman (1969)
The Bad News Bears (1976)
The Fortune (1975)
Joel Coen
The Fortune (1975)
High and Low (1963)
Dames (1934)
Separate Tables (1958)
Where Eagles Dare (1968)

Terry Gilliam

 
Citizen Kane (1941)
8 1/2 (1963)
Pinocchio (1940)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
Napoleon (1927)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Krzysztof Kieslowski

 
La Strada (1954)
Kes (1970)
ITV Play of the Week: The Quare Fellow (1958)
The 400 Blows (1959)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Kid (1921)
Ivan's Childhood (1962)
The Musicians (1960)
Intimate Lighting (1965)

Takeshi Kitano

 
Children of Paradise (1945)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
To Live and Die In L.A. (1985)
Wild At Heart (1990)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
Darkman (1990)
Crazy Thunder Road (1980)
The Railroad Man (1956)

Richard Linklater

 
Some Came Running (1958)
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
In a Year With 13 Moons (1978)
The Crowd (1928)
They Were Expendable (1945)
Bigger Than Life (1956)
New York, New York (1977)
O Lucky Man! (1973)
El (1953)

Roman Polanski

 
Citizen Kane (1941)
Odd Man Out (1947)
Hamlet (1948)
8 1/2 (1963)
The Gold Rush (1925)
The Circus (1928)

Billy Wilder

 
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Bicycle Thief (1948)
The Bridge On the River Kwai (1957)
The Conformist (1970)
Diabolique (1955)
La Dolce Vita (1960)
42nd Street (1933)
Grand Illusion (1937)
Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

John Woo

 
The 400 Blows (1959)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Le Samourai (1967)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
West Side Story (1961)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Mean Streets (1973)
The Godfather (1972)
Psycho (1960)

Bernardo Bertolucci

 
The Rules of the Game (1939)
Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
Germany: Year Zero (1948)
Breathless (1960)
Stagecoach (1939)
Blue Velvet (1986)
City Lights (1931)
Marnie (1964)
Accattone (1961)
Touch of Evil (1958)

Luis Bunuel

 
Underworld (1927)
The Gold Rush (1925)
The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Portrait of Jennie (1948)
Cavalcade (1933)
White Shadows In the South Seas (1928)
Dead of Night (1945)
L'Age D'Or (1930)
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)

Vittorio De Sica

 
Man of Aran (1934)
The Kid (1921)
La Chienne (1931)
Le Million (1931)
L'Atalante (1934)
Kameradschaft (1931)
Storm Over Asia (1928)
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Hallelujah! (1929)
Carnival In Flanders (1935)

Milos Forman

 
Amarcord (1973)
American Graffiti (1973)
Citizen Kane (1941)
City Lights (1931)
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Children of Paradise (1945)
Giant (1956)
The Godfather (1972)
Miracle In Milan (1951)
Raging Bull (1980)

Elia Kazan

 
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Frontier (1935)
The Gold Rush (1925)
Flesh and the Devil (1926)
Rome, Open City (1945)
The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Shoulder Arms (1918)
The Baker's Wife (1938)

Stanley Kubrick

 
I Vitelloni (1953)
Wild Strawberries (1957)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
City Lights (1931)
Henry V (1944)
La Notte (1961)
The Bank Dick (1940)
Roxie Hart (1942)
Hell's Angels (1930)

David Lean

 
Intolerance (1916)
Variety (1925)
The Crowd (1928)
City Lights (1931)
White Shadows In the South Seas (1928)
A Nous La Liberte (1931)
Grand Illusion (1937)
Children of Paradise (1945)
Le Jour Se Leve (1939)
Citizen Kane (1941)

Sidney Lumet

 
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Fanny and Alexander (1982)
The Godfather (1972)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Intolerance (1916)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Ran (1985)
Roma (1972)
Singin' In the Rain (1952)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Sydney Pollack

 
Casablanca (1942)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Conformist (1970)
The Godfather, Part II (1974)
Grand Illusion (1937)
The Leopard (1963)
Once Upon a Time In America (1984)
Raging Bull (1980)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Steven Spielberg

 
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Fantasia (1940)
Citizen Kane (1941)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
A Guy Named Joe (1943)
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Psycho (1960)
Day For Night (1973)
The Godfather (1972)

Orson Welles

 
City Lights (1931)
Greed (1924)
Intolerance (1916)
Nanook of the North (1922)
Shoe-Shine (1946)
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
The Baker's Wife (1938)
Grand Illusion (1937)
Stagecoach (1939)
Our Daily Bread (1934)

Sam Fuller

 
The Informer (1935)
The Gold Rush (1925)
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Rashomon (1950)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Pierrot Le Fou (1965)
The 400 Blows (1959)
The Last Emperor (1987)
La Dolce Vita (1960)
Brief Encounter (1945)

Cameron Crowe

 
The Apartment (1960)
The Rules of the Game (1939)
La Dolce Vita (1960)
Manhattan (1979)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Harold and Maude (1971)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Quadrophenia (1979)
Ninotchka (1939)

Jim Jarmusch

 
L'Atalante (1934)
Tokyo Story (1953)
They Live By Night (1948)
Bob le Flambeur (1956)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
The Cameraman (1928)
Mouchette (1967)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Rome, Open City (1945)

Alex Proyas

 
Citizen Kane (1941)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
The Exorcist (1973)
The Godfather (1972)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
North By Northwest (1959)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
The Third Man (1949)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)

George A. Romero

 
The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
Casablanca (1942)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
High Noon (1952)
King Solomon's Mines (1950)
North By Northwest (1959)
The Quiet Man (1952)
Repulsion (1965)
Touch of Evil (1958)
The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

Joel Schumacher

 
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1989)
The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Breaking the Waves (1996)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
The Conversation (1974)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Stalker (1979)
The Conformist (1970)

Gore Verbinski

 
Chinatown (1974)
The Conversation (1974)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The Sacrifice (1986)
The Servant (1963)
The Tenant (1976)
The Wages of Fear (1953)

Sergio Leone

 
Modern Times (1936)
Duel (1971)
High Noon (1952)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Shane (1953)
Yojimbo (1961)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
The Searchers (1956)