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Directors of movies in Top 250



Position Name Average rating Count
1 Alfred Hitchcock 8.27 13
2 Steven Spielberg 8.40 11
3 Stanley Kubrick 8.27 10
4 Joel Coen 8.11 10
5 Peter Jackson 8.72 9
6 Akira Kurosawa 8.29 9
7 Billy Wilder 8.26 9
8 Christopher Nolan 8.53 8
9 David Fincher 8.50 8
10 Martin Scorsese 8.35 8
11 Woody Allen 8.06 8
12 Quentin Tarantino 8.35 7
13 Ridley Scott 8.29 7
14 Ethan Coen 8.14 7
15 Clint Eastwood 8.13 7
16 James Cameron 8.24 6
17 Hayao Miyazaki 8.21 6
18 Ron Howard 8.06 6
19 Ang Lee 8.05 6
20 Rob Reiner 8.04 6
21 Howard Hawks 8.00 6
22 Francis Ford Coppola 8.74 5
23 George Lucas 8.67 5
24 Sergio Leone 8.44 5
25 Charles Chaplin 8.28 5
26 David Lean 8.28 5
27 Terry Gilliam 8.14 5
28 Ingmar Bergman 8.11 5
29 David Lynch 8.10 5
30 Ertem Egilmez 8.04 5
31 Federico Fellini 8.01 5
32 Richard Linklater 8.01 5
33 John Ford 7.98 5
34 Nick Park 7.93 5
35 Robert Wise 7.92 5
36 Sam Raimi 7.75 5
37 Bryan Singer 8.54 4
38 Milos Forman 8.51 4
39 Luc Besson 8.51 4
40 Jean-Pierre Jeunet 8.44 4
41 Robert Zemeckis 8.40 4
42 Frank Capra 8.25 4
43 John Huston 8.22 4
44 Robert Rodriguez 8.18 4
45 Rajkumar Hirani 8.15 4
46 Lee Unkrich 8.12 4
47 Wes Anderson 8.10 4
48 Lasse Hallström 8.08 4
49 Danny Boyle 8.08 4
50 Michael Mann 8.08 4
51 George Cukor 8.07 4
52 Alejandro González Iñárritu 8.05 4
53 Matthew Vaughn 8.03 4
54 Andrei Tarkovsky 8.03 4
55 David Yates 8.01 4
56 Peter Weir 7.98 4
57 Edward Zwick 7.97 4
58 Tim Burton 7.96 4
59 Edgar Wright 7.94 4
60 Krzysztof Kieslowski 7.93 4
61 Luis Buñuel 7.84 4
62 Jim Jarmusch 7.74 4
63 Kenneth Branagh 7.73 4
64 Kevin Smith 7.68 4
65 Robert Altman 7.64 4
66 James Ivory 7.59 4
67 Sam Mendes 8.44 3
68 Wolfgang Petersen 8.37 3
69 Orson Welles 8.35 3
70 Roman Polanski 8.29 3
71 Sidney Lumet 8.29 3
72 Darren Aronofsky 8.26 3
73 Andrew Stanton 8.25 3
74 Pete Docter 8.12 3
75 Joss Whedon 8.11 3
76 Brian De Palma 8.10 3
77 Fred Zinnemann 8.10 3
78 John Lasseter 8.09 3
79 J.J. Abrams 8.08 3
80 Brad Bird 8.08 3
81 Paul Thomas Anderson 8.07 3
82 Alfonso Cuarón 8.06 3
83 Denis Villeneuve 8.06 3
84 Jim Sheridan 8.03 3
85 James Mangold 8.03 3
86 William Wyler 8.03 3
87 Franklin J. Schaffner 7.97 3
88 Mel Brooks 7.90 3
89 Cameron Crowe 7.90 3
90 Wim Wenders 7.90 3
91 Spike Jonze 7.90 3
92 Lars von Trier 7.89 3
93 Alexander Payne 7.88 3
94 David O. Russell 7.83 3
95 Steven Soderbergh 7.80 3
96 Baz Luhrmann 7.77 3
97 John Woo 7.74 3
98 Atom Egoyan 7.69 3
99 Wilfred Jackson 7.67 3
100 Alan Parker 7.63 3