21st Century's Most Acclaimed Directors from They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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"A list of the 50 filmmakers whose 21st Century films have – to date – garnered the most critical acclaim."

Updated Jan. 2010

http://www.theyshootpictures.com/21stcentury_directorstop50.htm

  1. 1.
    Kar-wai Wong

  2. 2.
    Clint Eastwood

  3. 3.
    David Lynch

  4. 4.
    Peter Jackson

  5. 5.
    Zhang Ke Jia

  6. 6.
    Richard Linklater

  7. 7.
    Joel and Ethan Coen

  8. 8.
    Michael Haneke

  9. 9.
    Paul Thomas Anderson

  10. 10.
    Pedro Almodóvar

  11. 11.
    Ang Lee

  12. 12.
    Gus Van Sant

  13. 13.
    Wes Anderson

  14. 14.
    Michel Gondry

  15. 15.
    Alfonso Cuarón

  16. 16.
    Steven Spielberg

  17. 17.
    David Cronenberg

  18. 18.
    Edward Yang

  19. 19.
    Apichatpong Weerasethakul

  20. 20.
    Todd Haynes

  21. 21.
    Christopher Nolan

  22. 22.
    Martin Scorsese

  23. 23.
    Alexander Payne

  24. 24.
    Hayao Miyazaki

  25. 25.
    Lars Von Trier

  26. 26.
    Quentin Tarantino

  27. 27.
    Hsiao Hsien Hou

  28. 28.
    Steven Soderbergh

  29. 29.
    Sofia Coppola

  30. 30.
    Tsai Ming-Liang

  31. 31.
    Arnaud Desplechin

  32. 32.
    Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

  33. 33.
    Werner Herzog

  34. 34.
    Paul Greengrass

  35. 35.
    Darren Aronofsky

  36. 36.
    Olivier Assayas

  37. 37.
    Stephen Frears

  38. 38.
    Guy Maddin

  39. 39.
    Lucrecia Martel

  40. 40.
    Claire Denis

  41. 41.
    Guillermo del Toro

  42. 42.
    Kathryn Bigelow

  43. 43.
    Brad Bird

  44. 44.
    David Fincher

  45. 45.
    Richard Kelly

  46. 46.
    Spike Jonze

  47. 47.
    Aleksandr Sokurov

  48. 48.
    Alejandro González Iñárritu

  49. 49.
    Mike Leigh

  50. 50.
    Jafar Panahi

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Created by TGTE on Apr 26, 2007.
 

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