Who is The Best Movie Director in the World | List of Greatest Filmmakers of All Time

The director or filmmaker is the person in charge of directing a film according to the script, filmmakers are also used to refer to film producers. Screenplay manuscripts are used to control aspects of art and drama. At the same time, the director escorted the officers or technical workers and casts to fulfill his briefing insight. A director also plays a role in guiding the technician's crew and filmmakers in realizing the creativity they have.

The director is responsible for the creative aspects of making the film, both interpretative and technical. He occupied the highest position in terms of artistic and led the making of a film about "what should be seen" by the audience. In addition to regulating the behavior in front of the camera and directing acting and dialogue, the director also controls the position along with the motion of the camera, sound, lighting, and other things that contribute to the end result of a film.

In carrying out his responsibilities a director works with the film crew and filmmakers. Among them are photography stylists, costume stylists, camera stylists and so on. In addition, the director was also involved in the process of making films from pre-production, production, to post-production.

Here is the list of world's greatest movie director, choose your favorite film maker and vote your favorite filmmakers so that he or she can get the proper position in this list. Re-rank this list.

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Spielberg is the director who has more films in the list of the 100 Best Films of All Time, made by the American Film Institute. He is considered one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.

3. Alfred Hitchcock

4. Akira Kurosawa

5. Bong Joon-ho

6. Martin Scorsese

7. Zhang Yimou

8. Charlie Chaplin

9. Park Chan-wook

10. Wong Kar-wai

11. Tim Burton

12. Mel Gibson

13. Peter Jackson

14. Michael Bay

15. James Cameron

16. Stephen Chow

17. Christopher Nolan

18. Robert Zemeckis

19. Ridley Scott

20. Clint Eastwood

21. Riri Riza

22. Zheng Junli

23. Narayan Rayamajhi

24. Hong Sangsoo

25. Richard Attenborough

26. Mustafa Altıoklar

27. Aditya Chopra

28. Masahiro Shinoda

29. Sion Sono

30. Nia Dinata

31. Shin Sang-ok

32. Madhur Bhandarkar

33. Abdullah al Mamun

34. Gazi Mazharul Anwar

35. Alan Parker

36. Mira Lesmana

37. Lonzo Nzekwe

38. Masaki Kobayashi

39. Mohammad Rasoulof

40. Dibakar Banerjee

41. Danny Pang Phat

42. Patrick Tam

43. Vikas Bahl

44. Chang Cheh

45. Phani Majumdar

46. Zeki Demirkubuz

47. Javad Shamaqdari

48. Ali Hatami

49. Teco Benson

50. Mahmood Ali-Balogun

51. Thomas Ikimi

52. Anurag Kashyap

53. Dipendra K. Khanal

54. Riaz Shahid

55. Uche Jombo

56. David Yates

57. Ingmar Bergman

58. Feng Xiaogang

59. Rasoul Mollagholipour

60. Mak 'Kusare

61. Joke Silva

62. Alan Bridges

63. Ying Liang

64. Rohan Dhakal

65. Animesh Aich

66. Farhan Akhtar

67. Jack Clayton

68. Andy Amadi Okoroafor

69. H. Tjut Djalil

70. Meher Afroz Shaon

71. So Yong Kim

72. Song Hae-sung

73. Ron Howard

74. Çetin İnanç

75. Kwak Kyung-taek

76. Cüneyt Arkın

77. Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

78. Vivek Agnihotri

79. Abdul Jabbar Khan

80. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

81. David Dhawan

82. Pang Ho-cheung

83. Osman Sınav

84. Chris Columbus

85. Behrouz Gharibpour

86. Umer Sharif

87. S.Shankar

88. Alamgir Kabir

89. Hiroshi Shimizu

90. Slamet Rahardjo

91. Ashok Mehta

92. Sajjad Gul

93. Baby Islam

94. Damien Dematra

95. Zoya Akhtar

96. Cheng Bugao

97. Ikechukwu Onyeka

98. Aida El-Kashef

99. Mani Ratnam

100. Paddy Considine

101. Raj Kapoor

102. Chen Kaige

103. Nagisa Oshima

104. Juzo Itami

105. Mahmoud Zulfikar

106. Tunç Başaran

107. Deepak Rayamajhi

108. Jang Joon-hwan

109. Ram Gopal Varma

110. Alexander Korda

111. Sudhir

112. Tian Zhuangzhuang

113. Stephanie Okereke Linus

114. Ucu Agustin

115. Farid Shawqi

116. Kamal Tabrizi

117. Gulzar

118. Miloš Forman

119. Fahad Mustafa

120. Sophan Sophiaan

121. Herwin Novianto

122. Kinji Fukasaku

123. Bang Eun-jin

124. Youssef Chahine

125. Amir Naderi

126. Yim Soon-rye

127. Ehtesham

128. Abbas Kiarostami

129. Buddhadeb Dasgupta

130. Yılmaz Güney

131. M. Akram

132. Tigmanshu Dhulia

133. Wong Jing

134. Ananta Jalil

135. Choi Dong-hoon

136. Anup Baral

137. Syed Kamal

138. Maher Sabry

139. Johnnie To

140. Padmarajan

141. Abhinay Deo

142. Peter Chan

143. Hanny Saputra

144. Dante Lam

145. K. Asif

146. Nuri Bilge Ceylan

147. Asrul Sani

148. Adrian Lyne

149. Alan Mak

150. Bilal Lashari

151. Narayan Ghosh Mita

152. Alex Chandon

153. Sergio Leone

154. Humayun Ahmed

155. Daniel Wu

156. Jang Sun-woo

157. Reema Khan

158. Anwar Wagdi

159. Mira Nair

160. Abu Shahed Emon

161. Anubhav Sinha

162. Femi Odugbemi

163. Yeon Sang-ho

164. Peter Yates

165. Mike Nichols

166. Rami Imam

167. J. P. Dutta

168. Majid Majidi

169. Remzi Aydın Jöntürk

170. Zheng Zhengqiu

171. Nikkhil Advani

172. Zhang Yuan

173. Kaneto Shindo

174. Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

175. Wu Ziniu

176. Anees Bazmee

177. Ketan Mehta

178. Yousry Nasrallah

179. Garin Nugroho

180. Ai Weiwei

181. Sandra Nashaat

182. Asghar Farhadi

183. Bülent Oran

184. Vicki Zhao

185. Ashiqur Rahman

186. Yasujirō Ozu

187. Christopher Doyle

188. Park Hoon-jung

189. Djamaluddin Malik

190. Rohit Shetty

191. Sajjad Ali

192. Inas El-Degheidy

193. Kingsley Ogoro

194. Lindsay Anderson

195. Mike Leigh

196. Anurag Basu

197. Bruce Lee

198. Badal Rahman

199. Parviz Kimiavi

200. Yavuz Turgul

201. Sally Potter

202. Sangeeta

203. Ernst Lubitsch

204. Aanand L. Rai

205. Deddy Mizwar

206. Asim Raza

207. Ahmad Abdalla

208. Javed Sheikh

209. Teruo Ishii

210. Lee Yoon-ki

211. Takashi Miike

212. Imtiaz Ali

213. Javed Jabbar

214. Semih Kaplanoğlu

215. Julius Onah

216. Morshedul Islam

217. Ramesh Sippy

218. Fei Mu

219. Kalpana Lajmi

220. Hanung Bramantyo

221. Çağan Irmak

222. Na Hong-jin

223. Jiang Wen

224. Janine Fung

225. Edward Yang

226. Dinesh Raut

227. Dayahang Rai

228. Pouran Derakhshandeh

229. Nick Park

230. Ali Abbas Zafar

231. Karan Johar

232. Kenneth Gyang

233. Derek Jarman

234. Ben Affleck

235. Sidney Lumet

236. Sardono Waluyo Kusumo

237. Shunji Iwai

238. Sam Peckinpah

239. Afia Nathaniel

240. Kutluğ Ataman

241. Gábor Csupó

242. Orson Welles

243. Kambuzia Partovi

244. Lee Chang-dong

245. John Huston

246. Derviş Zaim

247. Arizal

248. Prakash Jha

249. Jackie Chan

250. Andrew Dosunmu

251. David Fincher

252. Yeşim Ustaoğlu

253. Deepak Raj Giri

254. Tony Tarantino

255. Yılmaz Erdoğan

256. Liu Chia Liang

257. George Lucas

258. Milan Chams

259. Henry Barakat

260. Kunle Afolayan

261. Gazi Rakayet

262. Khalid Mahmood Mithu

263. Sherif Arafa

264. Satoshi Kon

265. Yu Hyun-mok

266. Dariush Mehrjui

267. Wim Umboh

268. Jet Li

269. Kenji Mizoguchi

270. Mamoru Oshii

271. Jacob Cheung

272. Abbas–Mustan

273. Wai Ka-fai

274. Gu Changwei

275. Frank Capra

276. Mamoru Hosoda

277. Shohei Imamura

278. Spike Lee

279. Youssef Wahbi

280. Yavuz Özkan

281. Meghna Gulzar

282. Stanley Kwan

283. G. Aravindan

284. Kim Ki-duk

285. Laxminath Sharma

286. Ifa Isfansyah

287. Tsui Hark

288. Mushtaq Gazdar

289. Kazi Morshed

290. Atıf Yılmaz

291. Shadi Abdel Salam

292. Ringo Lam

293. Elia Kazan

294. Serra Yılmaz

295. Masaru Konuma

296. Howard Hawks

297. Toshio Matsumoto

298. Imam Tantowi

299. Vishal Bhardwaj

300. Wang Xiaoshuai

301. Hiroshi Inagaki

302. Shoaib Mansoor

303. Khaled Youssef

304. Hiroshi Teshigahara

305. Tanvir Mokammel

306. Enamul Karim Nirjhar

307. Li Yang

308. Usmar Ismail

309. Mohammed Karim

310. Haissam Hussain

311. Oyetayo Raymond Ojoade

312. Humayun Saeed

313. Im Sang-soo

314. Jharana Thapa

315. Mel Brooks

316. Sheikh Niamat Ali

317. Mahesh Bhatt

318. Susan Taslimi

319. Memduh Ün

320. Jia Zhangke

321. Türker İnanoğlu

322. Susumu Hani

323. Nicolas Roeg

324. Woody Allen

325. Naomi Kawase

326. Shyam Benegal

327. Alizeh Imtiaz

328. Tahmineh Milani

329. Desmond Elliot

330. Lou Ye

331. Niki Karimi

332. Mohamed Khan

333. Xu Jinglei

334. John Schlesinger

335. Mohsen Makhmalbaf

336. Cecil B. DeMille

337. Syed Wahiduzzaman Diamond

338. Hayao Miyazaki

339. Tsering Rhitar Sherpa

340. Zahidur Rahman Anjan

341. Kim Jee-woon

342. Alex Cox

343. V. Shantaram

344. John Woo

345. Terrence Malick

346. Bakhtiar Effendi

347. Subhash Ghai

348. Abolfazl Jalili

349. Şerif Gören

350. Kathryn Bigelow

351. Preston Sturges

352. Kartal Tibet

353. Joel Coen

354. Wang Bing

355. Forough Farrokhzad

356. Oliver Stone

357. Eric Tsang

358. Nasser Taghvai

359. Ertem Eğilmez

360. Raafat El Mihi

361. Ugyen Chhopel

362. Shaan Shahid

363. S. S. Rajamouli

364. He Ping

365. Chashi Nazrul Islam

366. Onur Ünlü

367. Alok Nembang

368. Rudy Soedjarwo

369. Ngozi Onwurah

370. Montazur Rahman Akbar

371. Rajkumar Hirani

372. Ritwik Ghatak

373. Corey Yuen

374. Michael Mann

375. Hira Singh Khatri

376. Mike Nicholls

377. Ethan Coen

378. Emeric Pressburger

379. Nikhil Upreti

380. John Carpenter

381. Yim Pil-sung

382. Tom Hooper

383. Fritz Lang

384. Andjar Asmara

385. Togo Mizrahi

386. Christopher Guinness

387. Stephen Frears

388. Ömer Kavur

389. Tulsi Ghimire

390. William Wyler

391. Yong-hwa Kim

392. Ashutosh Gowariker

393. Alexander Mackendrick

394. Ramesh Budhathoki

395. Jeta Amata

396. Nano Riantiarno

397. Walt Disney

398. Satyajit Ray

399. Emin Alper

400. Hideo Gosha

401. Happy Salma

402. He Jianjun

403. Ann Hui

404. Alexis Kouros

405. Jeffrey Lau

406. Shahram Mokri

407. Quentin Tarantino

408. Amr Salama

409. Goutam Ghose

410. Tope Oshin Ogun

411. Shahidul Islam Khokon

412. Abdolhossein Sepanta

413. Rempo Urip

414. Tunde Kelani

415. Reha Erdem

416. Ken Ghosh

417. Stanley Kubrick

418. Abdolreza Kahani

419. Lee Joon-ik

420. Rajkumar Santoshi

421. Tareque Masud

422. Türkan Şoray

423. Bu Wancang

424. Kamal Amrohi

425. Ami Priyono

426. Ömer Lütfi Akad

427. Khosrow Sinai

428. Shinji Aoyama

429. Mrinal Sen

430. Reza Mirkarimi

431. Basu Chatterjee

432. Aly Badrakhan

433. Frances-Anne Solomon

434. Leslie Cheung

435. Samir Seif

436. Khaled El Hagar

437. Yasir Jaswal

438. John de Rantau

439. Ibrahim El Batout

440. Kenneth Branagh

441. Adim Williams

442. Hala Khalil

443. Kundan Shah

444. RamBabu Gurung

445. Kirk Wong

446. Hussein Kamal

447. Ahmed Maher

448. John Ford

449. Tewfik Saleh

450. Pooja Bhatt

451. Ishirō Honda

452. Mahesh Manjrekar

453. A J Mintu

454. Seijun Suzuki

455. Ajab Gul

456. Osman F. Seden

457. Deepa Mehta

458. Subarna Thapa

459. Neer Bikram Shah

460. Ola Balogun

461. Chidananda Dasgupta

462. Wilson Yip

463. Izu Ojukwu

464. Rakhshān Banietemad

465. Yasuzo Masumura

466. Khaled Abol Naga

467. Kiyoshi Kurosawa

468. Pascal Atuma

469. Amaka Igwe

470. Aparna Sen

471. Byun Young-joo

472. Badar Munir

473. Bharathan

474. Shane Meadows

475. Abu Sayeed

476. Leila Hatami

477. Raju Shah

478. Emem Isong

479. SA Haque Alik

480. King Hu

481. Tanuja Chandra

482. Ayo Makun

483. Praween Khatiwada

484. Mike Hodges

485. D.W. Griffith

486. Robert Rodriguez

487. Ching Siu-tung

488. Buster Keaton

489. Rauf Khalid

490. Kang Woo-suk

491. Alki David

492. A.J. Kardar

493. Teguh Karya

494. Wu Yonggang

495. Daoud Abdel Sayed

496. Naresh Kumar Kc

497. Anthony Onah

498. Lee Hwan-kyung

499. Syed Noor

500. Ujwal Ghimire

501. Anil Budha Magar

502. Zülfü Livaneli

503. Sammo Hung

504. Vidhu Vinod Chopra

505. Kianoush Ayari

506. Osamu Tezuka

507. Ali Mosaffa

508. Sitaram Kattel

509. Raymond Wong

510. Alex Proyas

511. Lilik Sudjio

512. Xie Jin

513. Takeshi Kitano

514. Adeyemi Afolayan

515. Bhusan Dahal

516. Mabel Cheung

517. Mani Shankar

518. Angga Dwimas Sasongko

519. Khan Ataur Rahman

520. Yim Ho

521. Upi Avianto

522. Tapan Sinha

523. George Cukor

524. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

525. D. Djajakusuma

526. A.R. Murugadoss

527. Bala

528. Peter Ustinov

529. Halit Refiğ

530. Farjad Nabi

531. Mohamed Diab

532. Guru Dutt

533. Akihiko Shiota

534. Samira Makhmalbaf

535. Amir Shahab Razavian

536. Newton Aduaka

537. Derek Yee

538. Ning Hao

539. Ratna Sarumpaet

540. Felix Chong

541. Wale Adenuga

542. Kwak Jae-yong

543. Suraj Subba

544. Dickson Iroegbu

545. Hassan Al Imam

546. Sjumandjaja

547. Terry Gilliam

548. Mani Haghighi

549. Terence Davies

550. Rahul Dholakia

551. Shivahari Poudel

552. Joko Anwar

553. Arifin C. Noer

554. Akin Omotoso

555. Ezzel Dine Zulficar

556. Ashutosh Gowarikar

557. Kamla Abu Zekri

558. Ashir Azeem

559. Kim Tae-yong

560. Charles Novia

561. Oumarou Ganda

562. Kang Je-gyu

563. Shinya Tsukamoto

564. John Boorman

565. Binod Pradhan

566. Zeki Alasya

567. Shibli Sadik

568. Haseeb Hassan

569. Tatsumi Kumashiro

570. Obaidul Huq

571. Pervez Malik

572. Teinosuke Kinugasa

573. Mike Newell

574. Sun Yu

575. Hassan Rana

576. Eros Djarot

577. Ryuhei Kitamura

578. Nilu Doma Sherpa

579. Jim Jarmusch

580. Sinan Çetin

581. Hideo Nakata

582. Redoan Rony

583. Arthur Penn

584. J. Lee Thompson

585. Suha Arın

586. Gauri Shinde

587. AN Alcaff

588. Ferzan Özpetek

589. Amal Ramsis

590. Nabeel Qureshi

591. Lee Chang-Ho

592. Yoo Ha

593. Barbet Schroeder

594. Neeraj Pandey

595. Kamila Andini

596. Govind Nihalani

597. Samuel Khachikian

598. A.T.M. Shamsuzzaman

599. Matin Rahman

600. Ahmed Nader Galal

601. Min Bham

602. John Cassavetes

603. Metin Erksan

604. Abdullah Oğuz

605. Marzieh Meshkini

606. Ebrahim Hatamikia

607. Dinesh Sharma

608. Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Raz

609. Subhash Dutta

610. Chetan Anand

611. Zack Orji

612. Fatih Akin

613. Azizur Rahman

614. Monty Tiwa

615. Nabin Subba

616. Funke Akindele

617. Paul Thomas Anderson

618. Sadao Yamanaka

619. Goldie Behl

620. Hem Raj BC

621. Lu Chuan

622. Vikramaditya Motwane

623. Yadav Kharel

624. Khwaja Khurshid Anwar

625. Samina Peerzada

626. Dev Anand

627. Kim Han-min

628. Alfred Cheung

629. Aamir Khan

630. Deepak Rauniyar

631. Hwang Dong-hyuk

632. Waheed Murad

633. John H. Lee

634. Ma Liwen

635. Clarence Fok

636. Hari Bansha Acharya

637. Kon Ichikawa

638. Shamim Ara

639. Priyadarsan

640. Andrew Lau

641. Bahman Kiarostami

642. Isao Takahata

643. Fruit Chan

644. Kamal Haasan

645. Syed Faisal Bukhari

646. Coen, Joel and Ethan

647. Robert Altman