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Holadem

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My favorite, Spielberg has come out with a few duds (Amistad anyone?). But I have never seen a James Cameron movie I didn't absolutely love: T, T2, Abyss, Aliens, True Lies, Titanic.
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Tommy G

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Hitchcock - although there are a couple I have not seen (Torn Curtain, Topaz and Rope)

Wilder - again a couple not yet seen
 

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Akira Kurosawa (only seen 12 of his films)

Neil LaBute

Christopher Guest (haven't seen Almost Heroes... which is allegedly awful)

John Waters
 

Jay E

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Directors with at least 5 films:

Martin Scorcese

Stanley Kubrick

Mike Leigh

Coen Brothers
 

Brook K

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Using the at least 5 criterion:

Kurosawa

Kubrick

Bunuel

Carl Th. Dreyer

John Sayles

Chaplin
 

JonZ

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Stanley Kubrick

Akira Kurosawa

Alfred Hitchcock

Martin Scorcese

Joel Coen

Oliver Stone was my recent favorite during the late 80s - mid 90s(Platoon - Nixon), but his last 2 efforts U-Turn and Any Given Sunday werent so great.Hopefully Alexander The Great and his WW2 films will be better.
 

Andrew Chong

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To choose one: Steven Spielberg. Everything I've seen from Raiders of the Lost Ark to A.I. I have loved. I haven't had a chance (or misfortune) to see his supposed failures.
 

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John Sayles is the only one I can think of offhand...
 

Bill J

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The only director that comes close would be Oliver Stone. The only film that really dissapointed me was U-Turn.
 

PS Nystrom

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David Fincher

Wes Anderson

Kevin Smith

John Lasseter

Steven Soderbergh

James Cameron

Bryan Singer
 

Patrick McCart

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Alfred Hitchcock.

I've seen Rebecca, Notorious, Rope, North By Northwest, The Trouble With Harry, Vertigo, Psycho, The Birds, I Confess, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Dial M For Murder, and Marnie. None of these have let me down.

I also have never been let down by Sir David Lean, Frank Capra, or Sir Charles Chaplin. (I've seen every post-The Gold Rush film of Chaplin's except for A Countess in Hong Kong and the last 1/2 of A King of New York)
 

Scott Weinberg

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Coen, Fincher, Singer, Shyamalan, Gilliam, Raimi, PT Anderson
Sorry to just repeat other people's choices. It's not my fault you guys have such good taste. ;)
 

george kaplan

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My two favorite directors by far are Hitchcock and Wilder. But I like them so much, that I've seen all their work, and hence have indeed been disappointed. The best director I haven't been disappointed in is John Lasseter.
 

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Great thread, here's my picks...
James Cameron
Sam Raimi
Kevin Smith
George Lucas
The Farrelly Bros
Robert Zemeckis
John McTeirnan
Richard Donner
Joe Dante
Phil Alden Robinson
Jan DeBont (yes, I even liked The Haunting :))
And I just have to mention Steven Speilberg even though I didn't care for 'A.I.'
 

MichaelAW

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David Fincher

Krzysztof Kieslowski

Stanley Kubrick

Atom Egoyan

Quentin Tarantino

Steven Spielberg (although, there always is Temple of Doom...)

Cameron Crowe

David O. Russell

Kevin Smith (Mallrats almost knocks him off this list though)
 

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