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Steven Spielberg
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35.09%
Martin Scorscece
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15.79%
Stanley Kubrick
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22.81%
David Fincher
3
5.26%
The Farrelly Brothers
0
0%
Quentin Tarantino
10
17.54%
Peter Jackson
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Favorite Director?

Old 02-23-03, 10:31 PM
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Favorite Director?

It's pretty self-explanatory. Sorry if I made any spelling errors.

*edit*
most people are complaining about my short list of directors to choose from. I wanted to see who was everyones favorite director out of the ones in my list, not everyones favorite director of all time. Besides, if I listened to everybody's comments, then the list would be too long.

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Old 02-23-03, 10:36 PM
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I thought the poll would have been a fill in the blanks kind of answer, um... Peter Jackson

my favourite director really is Ken Loach though.
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How could you leave out Oliver Stone?!?!
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Old 02-23-03, 11:05 PM
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Based on his 2 movies being two of my top 10 or 15 of all time, I would have to say Spike Jonze (being john malkovich and adaptation).
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John Carpenter is my favorite.
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Where the heck is Alan Smithee???
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Old 02-23-03, 11:18 PM
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one of my top three favs is actually on that short list.......STANLEY KUBRICK
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Old 02-23-03, 11:47 PM
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We don't get an other choice, or at least who do you like best from this list?

Anyway, I can't decide. Maybe Orsen Welles, or Francis Ford Coppola (in spite of the fact that he hasn't made a great movie for years, he had a great run there). Also considered Wes Anderson, Hitchcock, and Billy Wilder.

From your list, I'd probably pick Scorcese.

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No Hitchcock????????

I vote close thread, add Hitch, Hawkes, Stone, and either Welles, Ford or the Coens AND change title to favorite AMERICAN director (which if u do, then scratch Hitch and Jackson (who shouldn't be on the list in the first place, not yet at least) and add the others).

By the way, my vote is Kubrick, closely followed by Hitchcock, then Spielberg and Scorcese would be my #3 and 4.
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i'd have to go with spielberg
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Old 02-23-03, 11:58 PM
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Out of the list I would say Tarantino. Although I do like Scorsese, Kubrick and Fincher.
My favorite though would have to be David Lynch
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Old 02-24-03, 12:09 AM
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Wes Anderson. All 3 of his movies are in my top 30.
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Billy Wilder
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Old 02-24-03, 12:48 AM
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Fincher fan here.
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Originally posted by Mutley Hyde
Where the heck is Alan Smithee???
All the best movies are made by Alan Smithee, but that goes without saying.

Also conspicuously absent from the poll are two of my favorites:
  • Akira Kurosawa
  • Terry Gilliam
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My favorite Alan Smithee work was:

Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (1985)
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Old 02-24-03, 01:37 AM
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Out of those probably Steven Spielberg
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Kubrick out of that Class.
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Originally posted by ryuryu2949
Based on his 2 movies being two of my top 10 or 15 of all time, I would have to say Spike Jonze (being john malkovich and adaptation).
MY DEAR LORD...i thought i was the only one...BJM is personally my favorite movie of all time and i also absolutely love Adaptation so i definetley think Spike Jonze is the best director...and he's only made two movie i cant wait for more
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Old 02-24-03, 08:07 AM
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Alfred Hitchcock is my fave.
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Old 02-24-03, 09:23 AM
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Jim Jarmusch.
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Old 02-24-03, 09:25 AM
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From these choices, definitely Spielberg. Heck, pretty much from any choices, Spielberg.
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Old 02-24-03, 09:31 AM
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There's a gap as big as Siberia between all the fine directors on this list and the Farrelly Brothers.
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Originally posted by JonTurner
No Hitchcock????????

I vote close thread, add Hitch, Hawkes, Stone, and either Welles, Ford or the Coens AND change title to favorite AMERICAN director (which if u do, then scratch Hitch

Well, Hitchcock was an American filmmaker in that he made American films (all his films from Rebecca in 1940 to Family Plot in 1976 were American films).
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This is the saddest excuse for a poll I've yet seen in this forum. We get the Farrelly Brothers and Peter Jackson, but no Orson Welles and Jean Renoir. Yeah, right.

My favorite director is Wim Wenders, followed by John Ford, Jean-Luc Godard, Ingmar Bergman, and Wong Kar-Wai.

Also, learn to spell Scorsese's name right.
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