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Top Films by Director (C)

Michael Cacoyannis

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Zorba the Greek 1964 2163

James Cameron

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Aliens 1986 77
2 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 78
3 The Terminator 1984 106
4 Titanic 1997 126
5 Avatar 2009 392
6 The Abyss 1989 817
7 True Lies 1994 1136

Donald Cammell

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Performance1 1970 448

1 Collaborated with Nicolas Roeg.

Juan José Campanella

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Secret in Their Eyes 2009 1853

Martin Campbell

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Casino Royale 2006 660
2 GoldenEye 1995 1777

Jane Campion

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Piano 1993 358
2 An Angel at My Table 1990 1442

Marcel Camus

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Black Orpheus 1959 1443

Laurent Cantet

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Time Out 2001 2069

Jonathan Caouette

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Tarnation 2003 2004

Frank Capra

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 It's a Wonderful Life 1946 19
2 It Happened One Night 1934 87
3 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 244
4 Arsenic and Old Lace 1944 604
5 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 1936 936
6 Lost Horizon 1937 1310
7 You Can't Take It with You 1938 1411
8 Meet John Doe 1941 2106

Leos Carax

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Lovers on the Bridge 1991 1522
2 Holy Motors 2012 2280

Marcel Carné

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Children of Paradise 1945 147
2 Le Jour se lève 1939 934
3 Port of Shadows 1938 1395

John Carney

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Once 2007 1147

Marc Caro

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Delicatessen1 1991 555
2 The City of Lost Children1 1995 865

1 Collaborated with Jean-Pierre Jeunet.

Niki Caro

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Whale Rider 2002 902

John Carpenter

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Halloween 1978 125
2 The Thing 1982 129
3 Escape from New York 1981 801
4 Dark Star 1974 939
5 Assault on Precinct 13 1976 1154
6 Big Trouble in Little China 1986 1589
7 They Live 1988 1734
8 The Fog 1980 1912
9 Starman 1984 2351

Shane Carruth

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Primer 2004 963

John Cassavetes

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Woman under the Influence 1974 386
2 Shadows 1959 445
3 Faces 1968 897
4 Opening Night 1977 1059
5 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie 1976 1228
6 Love Streams 1984 1483
7 Gloria 1980 1801

Nick Cassavetes

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Notebook 2004 829

Nick Castle

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Last Starfighter 1984 2394

Peter Cattaneo

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Full Monty 1997 771

Alberto Cavalcanti

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Dead of Night1 1945 839
2 Went the Day Well? 1942 1245

1 Collaborated with Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, and Robert Hamer.

Liliana Cavani

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Night Porter 1974 2196

Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Distant 2002 2179

Claude Chabrol

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Le Boucher 1970 1249

Gurinder Chadha

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Bend It Like Beckham 2002 853

Don Chaffey

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Jason and the Argonauts 1963 807

Charles Chaplin

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 City Lights 1931 60
2 Modern Times 1936 88
3 The Gold Rush 1925 127
4 The Great Dictator 1940 292
5 The Kid 1921 439
6 Monsieur Verdoux 1947 855
7 Limelight 1952 1052
8 The Circus 1928 1224
9 The Immigrant 1917 2278

Larry Charles

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan 2006 545

Damien Chazelle

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Whiplash 2014 1625

Stephen Chbosky

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 1982

Kaige Chen

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Farewell My Concubine 1993 625
2 Yellow Earth 1984 2102

Sylvain Chomet

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Triplets of Belleville 2003 532

Stephen Chow

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Kung Fu Hustle 2004 1594
2 Shaolin Soccer 2001 2147

Benjamin Christensen

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Häxan: Witchcraft through the Ages 1922 1424

Grigori Chukhraj

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Ballad of a Soldier 1959 957

Vera Chytilová

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Daisies 1966 1389

Michael Cimino

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Deer Hunter 1978 115
2 Heaven's Gate 1980 961

Souleymane Cissé

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Yeelen 1987 1321

René Clair

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 À Nous la Liberté 1931 1531
2 Le Million 1931 1864
3 Entr'acte 1924 2178
4 I Married a Witch 1942 2309
5 Under the Roofs of Paris 1930 2371

Bob Clark

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Christmas Story 1983 579
2 Black Christmas 1974 1814

Larry Clark

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Kids 1995 1074

Jack Clayton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Innocents 1961 441
2 Room at the Top 1959 1383

René Clément

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Forbidden Games 1952 798
2 Purple Noon 1960 1517

Ron Clements

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Aladdin1 1992 582
2 The Little Mermaid1 1989 794

1 Collaborated with John Musker.

Edward F. Cline

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Bank Dick 1940 769

George Clooney

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Good Night, and Good Luck. 2005 1856

Robert Clouse

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Enter the Dragon 1973 494

Henri-Georges Clouzot

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Wages of Fear 1953 230
2 Diabolique 1955 286
3 Le Corbeau 1943 1650

Jean Cocteau

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Beauty and the Beast 1946 202
2 Orpheus 1950 594
3 The Blood of a Poet 1932 1315

Ethan Coen

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 No Country for Old Men1 2007 302
2 True Grit1 2010 1519
3 A Serious Man1 2009 1662

1 Collaborated with Joel Coen.

Joel Coen

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Fargo 1996 67
2 The Big Lebowski 1998 105
3 No Country for Old Men1 2007 302
4 Miller's Crossing 1990 418
5 Blood Simple 1984 433
6 Raising Arizona 1987 511
7 Barton Fink 1991 653
8 O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 683
9 True Grit1 2010 1519
10 A Serious Man1 2009 1662
11 The Hudsucker Proxy 1994 1943
12 The Man Who Wasn't There 2001 1999

1 Collaborated with Ethan Coen.

Peter Collinson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Italian Job 1969 1058

Chris Columbus

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 639
2 Home Alone 1990 1066
3 Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 1497
4 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 1536

Bill Condon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Gods and Monsters 1998 1611
2 Dreamgirls 2006 2407

Bruce Conner

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Movie 1958 2116

Barry Cook

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Mulan1 1998 1882

1 Collaborated with Tony Bancroft.

Merian C. Cooper

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 King Kong1 1933 49

1 Collaborated with Ernest B. Schoedsack.

Eleanor Coppola

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse1 1991 1057

1 Collaborated with Fax Bahr and George Hickenlooper.

Francis Ford Coppola

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Godfather 1972 2
2 Apocalypse Now 1979 13
3 The Godfather: Part II 1974 20
4 The Conversation 1974 153
5 The Godfather: Part III 1990 615
6 Rumble Fish 1983 1596
7 The Outsiders 1983 1691
8 Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992 1698

Sofia Coppola

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Lost in Translation 2003 169
2 The Virgin Suicides 1999 1261

Frank Coraci

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Wedding Singer 1998 1212

Anton Corbijn

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Control 2007 2128

Sergio Corbucci

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Great Silence 1968 1875
2 Django 1966 2100

Roger Corman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Masque of the Red Death 1964 1868

Henry Cornelius

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Passport to Pimlico 1949 2060

Don Coscarelli

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Phantasm 1979 1719
2 Bubba Ho-Tep 2002 2025

George P. Cosmatos

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Tombstone 1993 1330
2 Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 2138

Costa-Gavras

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Z 1969 544
2 Missing 1982 2185

Kevin Costner

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Dances with Wolves 1990 333
2 Open Range 2003 1932

Noel Coward

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 In Which We Serve1 1942 1198

1 Collaborated with David Lean.

Alex Cox

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Repo Man 1984 691
2 Sid and Nancy 1986 1344

Wes Craven

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 336
2 Scream 1996 527
3 The Last House on the Left 1972 1388
4 Scream 2 1997 2391

Charles Crichton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Fish Called Wanda 1988 447
2 Dead of Night1 1945 839
3 The Lavender Hill Mob 1951 1356

1 Collaborated with Alberto Cavalcanti, Basil Dearden, and Robert Hamer.

Michael Crichton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Westworld 1973 1357

Donald Crisp

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Navigator1 1924 1621

1 Collaborated with Buster Keaton.

John Cromwell

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Prisoner of Zenda 1937 2420

David Cronenberg

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Fly 1986 273
2 Videodrome 1983 410
3 A History of Violence 2005 596
4 Dead Ringers 1988 719
5 Crash 1996 734
6 The Brood 1979 1077
7 Eastern Promises 2007 1465
8 Naked Lunch 1991 1495
9 Scanners 1981 1804
10 Shivers 1975 1826
11 The Dead Zone 1983 1920
12 eXistenZ 1999 2281

Alan Crosland

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Jazz Singer 1927 631

Cameron Crowe

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Jerry Maguire 1996 372
2 Almost Famous 2000 427
3 Say Anything… 1989 473
4 Vanilla Sky 2001 2252

Alfonso Cuarón

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Children of Men 2006 355
2 Y tu mamá también 2001 373
3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 673
4 Gravity 2013 1352
5 A Little Princess 1995 2013

George Cukor

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Philadelphia Story 1940 131
2 My Fair Lady 1964 277
3 A Star Is Born 1954 330
4 Adam's Rib 1949 509
5 The Women 1939 914
6 Born Yesterday 1950 1056
7 Camille 1936 1134
8 Gaslight 1944 1271
9 Holiday 1938 1291
10 Dinner at Eight 1933 1535
11 Little Women 1933 1672
12 Pat and Mike 1952 1757
13 David Copperfield 1935 1907

Sean S. Cunningham

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Friday the 13th 1980 976

Richard Curtis

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Love Actually 2003 726

Michael Curtiz

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Casablanca 1942 3
2 The Adventures of Robin Hood1 1938 223
3 Mildred Pierce 1945 409
4 Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942 593
5 Angels with Dirty Faces 1938 1017
6 The Charge of the Light Brigade 1936 1627
7 White Christmas 1954 2072
8 Captain Blood 1935 2403

1 Collaborated with William Keighley.

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