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Top Films by Director (J-K)

Mick Jackson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 L.A. Story 1991 1780

Peter Jackson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 35
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 42
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 57
4 Heavenly Creatures 1994 737
5 King Kong 2005 905
6 Braindead 1992 1093
7 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 2312

Wilfred Jackson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Fantasia1 1940 239
2 Lady and the Tramp2 1955 858
3 Cinderella2 1950 996
4 Peter Pan2 1953 1364
5 Alice in Wonderland2 1951 1684

1 Collaborated with James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Paul Satterfield.
2 Collaborated with Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske.

Luc Jacquet

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 March of the Penguins 2005 1644

Steve James

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Hoop Dreams 1994 242

Miklós Jancsó

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Red and the White 1967 2189

Andrew Jarecki

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Capturing the Friedmans 2003 823

Derek Jarman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Blue 1993 1900
2 Caravaggio 1986 2245

Jim Jarmusch

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Stranger than Paradise 1984 512
2 Dead Man 1995 633
3 Down by Law 1986 710
4 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai 1999 1150
5 Mystery Train 1989 1919

Lionel Jeffries

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Railway Children 1970 1075

Patty Jenkins

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Monster 2003 1751

Humphrey Jennings

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Listen to Britain1 1942 1426
2 Fires Were Started 1943 1740

1 Collaborated with Stewart McAllister.

Vicky Jenson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Shrek1 2001 304

1 Collaborated with Andrew Adamson.

Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Amélie 2001 117
2 Delicatessen1 1991 555
3 The City of Lost Children1 1995 865
4 Alien: Resurrection 1997 1687

1 Collaborated with Marc Caro.

Norman Jewison

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 In the Heat of the Night 1967 436
2 Moonstruck 1987 614
3 Rollerball 1975 1003
4 Fiddler on the Roof 1971 1082
5 The Hurricane 1999 1638
6 The Thomas Crown Affair 1968 2188

Zhangke Jia

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Platform 2000 1800

Alejandro Jodorowsky

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 El Topo 1970 921
2 The Holy Mountain 1973 1576
3 Santa Sangre 1989 2268

Roland Joffé

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Killing Fields 1984 782
2 The Mission 1986 1717

Rian Johnson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Brick 2005 1005

Joe Johnston

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 October Sky 1999 1746

Chuck Jones

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Duck Amuck 1953 1439

Duncan Jones

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Moon 2009 971

L.Q. Jones

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Boy and His Dog 1975 2308

Terry Jones

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Monty Python and the Holy Grail1 1975 99
2 Life of Brian 1979 141
3 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life1 1983 2020

1Collaborated with Terry Gilliam.

Spike Jonze

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Being John Malkovich 1999 255
2 Adaptation. 2002 643
3 Her 2013 1934
4 Where the Wild Things Are 2009 2354

Neil Jordan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Crying Game 1992 612
2 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles 1994 1786

Mike Judge

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Office Space 1999 619

Rupert Julian

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Phantom of the Opera 1925 785

Miranda July

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Me and You and Everyone We Know 2005 2397

Gil Junger

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 10 Things I Hate about You 1999 1177

Nathan Juran

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad 1958 1523

Ján Kadár

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Shop on Main Street1 1965 978

1 Collaborated with Elmar Klos.

Mikheil Kalatozishvili

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 I Am Cuba 1964 893
2 The Cranes are Flying 1957 954

Asif Kapadia

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Senna 2010 1685

Jonathan Kaplan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Accused 1988 2345

Shekhar Kapur

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Elizabeth 1998 1088

Lawrence Kasdan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Body Heat 1981 754
2 The Big Chill 1983 1396

Mathieu Kassovitz

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Hate 1995 535

Ross Kauffman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids1 2004 2109

1 Collaborated with Zana Briski.

Charlie Kaufman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Synecdoche, New York 2008 1496

Phillip Kaufman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Right Stuff 1983 521
2 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978 699
3 The Unbearable Lightness of Being 1988 1307

Aki Kaurismäki

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Man without a Past 2002 2073

Tony Kaye

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 American History X 1998 600

Elia Kazan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 On the Waterfront 1954 52
2 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 171
3 East of Eden 1955 563
4 Splendor in the Grass 1961 866
5 A Face in the Crowd 1957 950
6 Gentleman's Agreement 1947 1613
7 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 1945 1899
8 Baby Doll 1956 2148

Buster Keaton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The General1 1926 51
2 Sherlock, Jr. 1924 229
3 Our Hospitality2 1923 935
4 The Navigator3 1924 1621
5 Seven Chances 1925 1802

1 Collaborated with Clyde Bruckman.
2 Collaborated with John G. Blystone.
3 Collaborated with Donald Crisp.

Abdellatif Kechiche

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Blue Is the Warmest Color 2013 2030

William Keighley

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Adventures of Robin Hood1 1938 223

1 Collaborated with Michael Curtiz.

Gene Kelly

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Singin' in the Rain1 1952 8
2 On the Town1 1949 675

1 Collaborated with Stanley Donen.

Richard Kelly

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Donnie Darko 2001 146

Erle C. Kenton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Island of Lost Souls 1932 1783

Irvin Kershner

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Empire Strikes Back 1980 43

Alex Keshishian

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Madonna: Truth or Dare 1991 2046

Mehboob Khan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Mother India 1957 2155

Abbas Kiarostami

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Close-Up 1990 565
2 A Taste of Cherry 1997 753
3 Where is the Friend's Home? 1987 1196
4 The Wind Will Carry Us 1999 1237
5 Through the Olive Trees 1994 1381
6 Ten 2002 1846
7 And Life Goes on 1992 1987

Krzysztof Kieslowski

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Three Colors: Red 1994 246
2 Three Colors: Blue 1993 294
3 The Decalogue 1989 364
4 Three Colors: White 1994 548
5 The Double Life of Veronique 1991 992
6 A Short Film about Killing 1988 1437
7 A Short Film about Love1 1988 2150

1 Collaborted with Teresa Violetta Buhl and Pawel Rzepkowski.

Jee-woon Kim

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Tale of Two Sisters 2003 1850

Ki-duk Kim

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring 2003 1115
2 3-Iron 2004 2251

Henry King

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Gunfighter 1950 1488
2 Twelve O'Clock High 1949 1526
3 Carousel 1956 1991

Teinosuke Kinugasa

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 A Page of Madness 1926 1896

Dimitri Kirsanoff

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Ménilmontant 1926 2145

Takeshi Kitano

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Fireworks 1997 980
2 Sonatine 1993 1252
3 Zatôichi 2003 2408

Randal Kleiser

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Grease 1978 298

Elem Klimov

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Come and See 1985 332

Elmar Klos

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Shop on Main Street1 1965 978

1 Collaborted with Ján Kadár.

Steven Kloves

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Fabulous Baker Boys 1989 1525

Masaki Kobayashi

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Harakiri 1962 985
2 Kwaidan 1964 1297
3 The Human Condition: A Soldier's Prayer 1961 2047
4 Samurai Rebellion 1967 2121
5 The Human Condition: No Greater Love 1959 2304

Satoshi Kon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Perfect Blue 1997 1690
2 Tokyo Godfathers 2003 1862
3 Paprika 2006 1936
4 Millennium Actress 2001 2154

Andrei Konchalovsky

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Runaway Train 1985 2192

Yoshifumi Kondo

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Whisper of the Heart 1995 2052

Barbara Kopple

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Harlan County, U.S.A. 1976 678

Alexander Korda

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Private Life of Henry VIII 1933 2053

Hirokazu Koreeda

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 After Life 1998 1250

Harmony Korine

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Gummo 1997 1795

Henry Koster

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Harvey 1950 885
2 The Robe 1953 1872

Ted Kotcheff

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 First Blood 1982 1199
2 North Dallas Forty 1979 1208

Stanley Kramer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Judgment at Nuremberg 1961 1127
2 Inherit the Wind 1960 1367
3 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1967 1406
4 The Defiant Ones 1958 1566
5 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World 1963 1669
6 On the Beach 1959 2239

Stanley Kubrick

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 1
2 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 10
3 A Clockwork Orange 1971 23
4 The Shining 1980 46
5 Paths of Glory 1957 132
6 Full Metal Jacket 1987 252
7 Spartacus 1960 254
8 Barry Lyndon 1975 320
9 The Killing 1956 547
10 Eyes Wide Shut 1999 757
11 Lolita 1962 813

Kurt Kuenne

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son about His Father 2008 2355

Buzz Kulik

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Brian's Song 1971 1302

Roger Kumble

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Cruel Intentions 1999 1633

Zacharias Kunuk

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) 2001 1411

Akira Kurosawa

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Seven Samurai 1954 29
2 Rashômon 1950 75
3 Ran 1985 191
4 Ikiru 1952 235
5 Yojimbo 1961 361
6 Throne of Blood 1957 530
7 High and Low 1963 899
8 Dersu Uzala 1975 960
9 Kagemusha 1980 997
10 The Hidden Fortress 1958 1174
11 Red Beard 1965 1220
12 Sanjuro 1962 1884
13 Akira Kurosawa's Dreams 1990 1924
14 Drunken Angel 1948 2287
15 Stray Dog 1949 2348

Karyn Kusama

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Girlfight 2000 1828

Emir Kusturica

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Underground 1995 871
2 Time of the Gypsies 1988 1373
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