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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 Gate and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. Movies He Directed To Each His Own Cinema (2007) The Sunchaser (1996) Desperate Hours (1990) ... Read More »

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 to be Halloween, the 1978 horror classic which introduced us to Michael Myers, and a young Jamie Curtis. Read More »

James Cameron

What more can be said about master director, and legend, James Cameron. He is the cream of the crop when it comes to directing movies, his films have been the absolute biggest hits ever to hit the theater. He has written some of the biggest films ever, including The Abyss, Aliens, Terminator, True Lies andDark Angel. Claim To Fame Cameron’s ... Read More »

Tim Burton

Tim Burton is a very successful Director, Producer and Writer. Tim is known mainly for his fantasy films, and has directed some of the biggest hits in Hollywood. Tim has written 15 movies, acted in 5 and Directed 27 films, and still counting. His influence can be seen everywhere, including today’s animations and effects. Claim To Fame The movies that ... Read More »

Edward Burns

When Edward Burns isn’t starring in major movie rolls like   Saving Private Ryan, 27 Dresses or One Missed Call, he is directing movies. Burns is a promising young director, with some very accomplished films under his belt. Read More »

John Carl Buechler

John Carl Buechler is known for his Science Fiction, Horror movies and has quite a few popular movies under his distinquished belt. Read More »

Tod Browning

Tod Browning may have passed away, but his movies will live on, forever. Not many of you will have heard of his films, because they were all before the year 1940, but his passion for horror movies was incredible. Perhaps you could say Tod Browning was the Stephen King of the early 1900’s. Read More »

Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks is the real genius in the Brooks family, as his son Albert would agree with. Mel has a real sense for comedy, and his legendary movies and TV Shows only speak for this. Mel is a legendary Director, Actor, Writer and Producer, you’ve certainly heard of his films. His comedies are everywhere in our culture, his influences reach ... Read More »

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 in the car. Notalbe Films Directed Brooks directed The Muse, Mother, Defending Your Life, Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World ... Read More »

Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branagh is probably best known for his movies Valkyrie, Hamlet and Frankenstein, but that won’t last long. Branagh has been announced for the upcoming 2011 movie Thor, which no doubt will propel his directing career into the next generation superhero movies. When he isn’t busy directing, Branagh also dabbles in acting and has starred in Valkyrie, Harry Potter and ... Read More »

Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle really wasn’t a household name until his most famous movie was released last year, Slumdog Millionaire. However, he has an incredible list of movies he has directed and been involved with, a lot of them you know very well. Movies He Directed Johannesburg (2011) Solomon Grundy (2011) Slumdog Millionaire (2008) Sunshine (2007) Millions (2004) 28 Days Later… (2002) ... Read More »

Don Bluth

One of the world’s most accomplished animators, Bluth has had his name attached to the biggest animations ever to be released, minus any Pixar creations. His is a director, animation director, producer and writer. Visit Don’s official site for lots more information. Animations He Directed Look at this impressive list of animations Don Bluth has he name attached to. Its ... Read More »

Luc Besson

Besson is the visionary director of “The Fifth Element” and “Nikita” and is one of the most created Sci Fi directors who you never heard of. His movie producing career has really taken off, and has had such hits as the Transporter series, Taken and Revolver. He is also one of the more successful writers, and created Taken and the ... Read More »

Bernardo Bertolucci

Bernardo Bertolucci  is an Academy Award-winning Italian film director and screenwriter. His most famous production was The Last Emperor, and has also written another 23 movies as well. Movies He Directed The Dreamers (2003) Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002) – (segment “Histoire d’eaux”) Besieged (1998) Stealing Beauty (1996) Little Buddha (1993) The Sheltering Sky (1990) 12 registi per 12 ... Read More »

Ingmar Bergman

Swedish Director Ingmar Bergman has 63 titles to his name, some you remember and a lot you do not.  He died at the ripe old age of 89! Awards Won Nominated for 9 Oscars. Another 65 wins & 14 nominations. Notable wins include : Cannes Film Festival 1998 • Won, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury • Special award for his ... Read More »