AFI’s 100 Years … 100 Thrills [Directors]

Entertainment: Movies Awards: AFI

Missing: John Sturges (19, 79) * Andrew Davis (33) * Albert Lewin (86) * James Bridges (94) * Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor (97)

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3

0

AFI (American Film Institute)

Organization

100% (1 of 1 votes)

58

1

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

17

2

Steven Spielberg

Filmmaker

61.96% (57 of 92 votes)

78

3

William Friedkin

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 6 votes)

79

4

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

80

5

Jonathan Demme

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

81

6

Ridley Scott

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

82

7

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

83

8

William Friedkin

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 6 votes)

1

9

Roman Polanski

Filmmaker

100% (1 of 1 votes)

18

10

Steven Spielberg

Filmmaker

61.96% (57 of 92 votes)

71

11

Francis Ford Coppola

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

72

12

Merian C. Cooper

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

73

12

Ernest B. Schoedsack

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

74

12

Willis O'Brien

Animator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

75

13

Arthur Penn

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

76

14

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

77

15

John Boorman

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

2

16

Roman Polanski

Filmmaker

100% (1 of 1 votes)

84

17

John Frankenheimer

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

85

18

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

86

20

Fred Zinnemann

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

87

21

Stanley Kubrick

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

88

22

Martin Scorsese

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

24

23

David Lean

Filmmaker

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

57

24

Billy Wilder

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

20

25

James Cameron

Filmmaker

58.64% (173 of 295 votes)

59

26

John Huston

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

22

27

George Lucas

Filmmaker

54.55% (6 of 11 votes)

4

28

Adrian Lyne

Filmmaker

100% (1 of 1 votes)

60

29

Stanley Kubrick

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

61

30

Michael Cimino

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

13

31

Steven Spielberg

Filmmaker

61.96% (57 of 92 votes)

27

32

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

28

34

Charles Laughton

Actor

0% (0 of 1 votes)

16

35

Steven Spielberg

Filmmaker

61.96% (57 of 92 votes)

65

36

Peter Yates

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

66

37

Michael Curtiz

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

67

38

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

68

39

John McTiernan

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

69

40

Stanley Kubrick

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

70

41

Don Siegel

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

19

42

James Cameron

Filmmaker

58.64% (173 of 295 votes)

62

43

George Cukor

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

63

43

Victor Fleming

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

64

43

King Vidor

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

14

44

Steven Spielberg

Filmmaker

61.96% (57 of 92 votes)

15

45

Steven Spielberg

Filmmaker

61.96% (57 of 92 votes)

32

46

Brian De Palma

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

33

47

Don Siegel

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

34

48

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

35

49

William Wyler

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

36

50

John Schlesinger

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

37

51

Martin Scorsese

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

38

52

John Avildsen

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

5

53

Quentin Tarantino

Filmmaker

100% (3 of 3 votes)

29

54

George Roy Hill

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

30

55

Terence Young

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

31

56

James Whale

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

6

57

Alan J. Pakula

Filmmaker

100% (1 of 1 votes)

25

58

David Lean

Filmmaker

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

26

59

Franklin J. Schaffner

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

7

60

M. Night Shyamalan

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

52

61

J. Lee Thompson

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

53

62

Stanley Kubrick

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

54

63

Robert Aldrich

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

55

64

Orson Welles

Actor

0% (0 of 1 votes)

56

65

Robert Aldrich

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

8

66

The Wachowskis

Filmmakers

100% (1 of 1 votes)

47

67

John Huston

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

48

68

John Carpenter (Director)

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

49

69

Sam Peckinpah

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

50

70

Sidney Lumet

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

51

71

Guy Hamilton

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

9

72

Oliver Stone

Filmmaker

100% (2 of 2 votes)

10

73

Otto Preminger

Filmmaker

100% (1 of 1 votes)

44

74

Ridley Scott

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

45

75

Carol Reed

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

46

76

Ridley Scott

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

21

77

James Cameron

Filmmaker

58.64% (173 of 295 votes)

92

78

George Cukor

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

93

80

Alfred Hitchcock

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 2 votes)

11

81

Richard Donner

Filmmaker

100% (1 of 1 votes)

39

82

Robert Wise

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

40

83

Lon Chaney

Actor

0% (0 of 0 votes)

41

83

Rupert Julian

Actor

0% (0 of 0 votes)

42

84

Tobe Hooper

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

43

85

Tod Browning

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

23

87

Christian Nyby

Filmmaker

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

89

88

Sidney Lumet

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

90

89

J. Lee Thompson

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

91

90

Ronald Neame

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

12

91

Mel Gibson

Actor

65.31% (32 of 49 votes)

94

92

Lawrence Kasdan

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

95

93

George A. Romero

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 0 votes)

96

95

Stanley Kubrick

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

97

96

David Lynch

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

98

98

Coen Brothers

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

99

99

Jan De Bont

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)

100

100

Michael Curtiz

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 1 votes)