John Carpenter

Perhaps one of the biggest horror film directors of all time, John Carpenter's movies are legendary. Carpenter has brough us such characters as Snake Pliskin, The Thing, The Fog and Michael Myers. Claim To Fame Carpenter's claim to fame has...

Albert Brooks

Although Albert Brooks may focus on his acting profession most of the time, his directoral abilities are notable as well. I still chuckle when I think of the one scene in 'Defending Your Life' when Brooks has locked himself...
Hollywood directors, old and new. I've included a tiny intro to each director where possible, so you can view what prominent movies they are known for. The list is a directory of my favorite Directors, and isn't supposed to...

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson burst onto the scene when he was the surprise choice for the Lord Of The Rings director. He was virtually unknown at the time. Claim To Fame The Lord Of The Rings launched his name into mainstream media. An...
When you have directed over 173 Movies, including Casablanca, then not only are you a legend, but perhaps one of the most successful Directors of all time. Michael Curtiz began his directorial career before the golden age of cinema,...

Jan De Bont

Jan De Bont knew what it would take to get his films out there, and although his films may be mocked to this day, there is no doubting is impact on the action film industry. Although his main talent...
David Cronenberg directs great movies, some of my favorites of all time. His contribution to the movie world is classic horror films, with a nice dose of crime and drama. Claim To Fame As a director, his mark on the...
Cameron Crowe makes our list of the 100 best directors of all time, because he has been involved in some of the biggest movies ever. An incredibly talented Writer, Director and Producer, Crowe has given us movies that touched...

Michael Cimino

Michael Cimino is important because of two fantastic productions he directed. Claim To Fame The Deer Hunter and Year Of The Dragon. He wrote The Deer Hunter, Magnum Force (only us older Chuck Norris fans would know this one), Heaven's...
Cecil B. DeMille was a pioneer in the industry, a legend of his day and still celebrated. He directed over 80 Titles, Produced another 85 , wrote 22 films and laid a foundation to generations of future directors. Check out...
Roger Corman is a successful Director, Producer who has had an impressive list of movies on his resume. Some would accredit his production resume more impressive than his directorial one, but nobody can deny his impact in Hollywood over...

Steven Spielberg

There isn't much more that can be said about Steven Spielberg and his enormous contributions to the movie indsutry, and history. As a director, his accomplishments are legendary, as a producer, second to none. Steven Spielberg was born in...

Robert Altman

Robert Altman was born on February 20th, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri. You may not know the name right away, but you most probably have heard of his work. Altman was also a successful writer and producer since his...

Kenneth Anger

Offering a description of himself for the program of a 1966 screening, Kenneth Anger stated his 'lifework' as being Magick and his 'magical weapon' the cinematograph. A follower of Aleister Crowley's teachings, Anger is a high level practitioner of...

Wes Craven

Wes Craven is perhaps the Master of Horror, the director most likely to make you shit your pants, lose your lunch and scream like a little girl. If you can't name one Craven Hill off the top of your...

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