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Moribunny
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Re: Who are the ten directors you have seen the most films b

Postby Moribunny » Tue May 23, 2017 3:51 pm

2015
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Moribunny wrote:My last update was almost 2.5 years ago, so here are all the directors I've watched over 15 films by, up until now (with avg. rankings in brackets, followed by the amount I've watched since last time).

36 - Werner Herzog (71.61) +4
27 - Woody Allen (69.93) +5
21 - R. W. Fassbinder (74.95) +1
20 - Martin Scorsese (64.50) +3
19 - Ingmar Bergman (72.95) =
19 - Sidney Lumet (71.79) =
19 - Claude Chabrol (71.05) +4
19 - Roman Polanski (63.47) +1
19 - Tim Burton (54.63) +3
18 - Takashi Miike (50.61) +2
17 - Alfred Hitchcock (60.82) +5
17 - David Cronenberg (53.12) +3
17 - David Lynch (52.12) +2
17 - Steven Spielberg (49.35) =
16 - Terry Gilliam (74.75) +1
15 - Abbas Kiarostami (65.20) +3

13 - Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini, Aki Kaurismaki, Brian de Palma, Guy Maddin
12 - Satyajit Ray, C.T. Dreyer, Costa-Gavras, Peter Weir, Sam Raimi


2017
(with avg. rankings in brackets, followed by how many I've watched since my last post).

40 - Werner Herzog (70.88) +4
30 - Woody Allen (68.87) +3
23 - R. W. Fassbinder (75.09) +2
22 - Sidney Lumet (69.77) +3
21 - Ingmar Bergman (72.95) +2
21 - Martin Scorsese (64.90) +1
20 - Claude Chabrol (70.40) +1
20 - Roman Polanski (64.05) +1
20 - Alfred Hitchcock (60.95) +3
20 - Tim Burton (53.75) +1
19 - Takashi Miike (49.95) +1
18 - Steven Spielberg (48.89) +1
17 - Terry Gilliam (71.06) +1
17 - David Cronenberg (53.12) =
17 - David Lynch (52.29) =
16 - Chia-Liang Liu (64.69) ^
15 - Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Frederick Wiseman, Aki Kaurismaki, Abbas Kiarostami

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Re: Who are the ten directors you have seen the most films by?

Postby DougCollins » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:43 am

Steven Spielberg 30 7.70
John Ford 24 7.96
Martin Scorsese 19 7.53
Tim Burton 19 6.68
Ridley Scott 19 6.21
Clint Eastwood 19 4.95
Ron Howard 19 7.22
John Carpenter 17 5.24
Joel Schumacher 17 4.71
Walter Hill 17 4.71

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Re: Who are the ten directors you have seen the most films by?

Postby jeff_v » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:56 pm

1. Chuck Jones (59)
2. John Ford (45)
3. Alfred Hitchcock (44)
4. Stan Brakhage (37)
5. Michael Curtiz (35)
6. Martin Scorsese (34)
7. Fritz Lang (32)
8t. Raoul Walsh (31)
Buster Keaton (31)
10. Jean-Luc Godard (30)

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Re: Who are the ten directors you have seen the most films by?

Postby zevel6 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:15 pm

1. Steven Spielberg - 29
2. Alfred Hitchcock - 23
3. Steven Soderbergh - 17
3. Woody Allen - 17
3. Clint Eastwood - 17
6. Coen Brothers - 16
6. Ridley Scott - 16
6. Martin Scorsese - 16
9. Tim Burton - 15
10. Ron Howard - 14

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Re: Who are the ten directors you have seen the most films by?

Postby joelbrandt » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:04 pm

1. Coen Brothers (10)
2. Steven Spielberg (10)
3. Martin Scorcese (9)
4. Wes Anderson (9)
5. Stanley Kubrick (7)
6. Alfred Hitchcock (7)
7. Adam McKay (6)
8. Christopher Nolan (6)
9. Jay Roach (6)
10. Steven Soderbergh (5)

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Re: Who are the ten directors you have seen the most films by?

Postby ribcage » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:14 pm

Pleasantly surprised to see John Woo and Lucio Fulci marking #1 and #4 with Speilberg and Hitchcock as 2 and 3.

Expected more of a Hitchcock, Speilberg, big budget big directors spread through my top ten, but it's actually a pretty precise look at where my movie-watching takes me, even including kaiju.

5-10:
Ridley Scott
Hark Tsui
John Carpenter
Terry Gilliam
Clint Eastwood
Ishirô Honda

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Re: Who are the ten directors you have seen the most films by?

Postby 3dRevelation » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:01 am

It's been six years since I last posted and I've seen quite a few movies in that time (although, I'm sure, not as many as a lot of you). Updated list:

1. David Cronenberg (15 films, 76.67 avg)
2. Steven Spielberg (15 films, 74.67 avg)
3. Alfred Hitchcock (15 films, 73.33 avg)
4. Martin Scorsese (14 films, 76 avg)
5. Joel and Ethan Coen (14 films, 72.21 avg)
6. Robert Altman (12 films, 72 avg)
7. John Frankenheimer (10 films, 68.8 avg)
8. Christopher Nolan (8 films, 84.63 avg)
9. Paul Thomas Anderson (8 films, 82.5 avg)
10. Peter Jackson (8 films, 81 avg)

I also have 5 other directors that I've seen 8 films from (Stanley Kubrick, David Fincher, Ridley Scott, Robert Aldrich, and John Carpenter), but Nolan, PTA, and Jackson win out with the higher averages.


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