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Top Films by Director (S)

Leontine Sagan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Maedchen in Uniform 1931 2340

Gene Saks

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Odd Couple 1968 859

Walter Salles

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Central Station 1998 630
2 The Motorcycle Diaries 2004 1663

Mikael Salomon

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Band of Brothers1 2001 1710

1 Collaborated with David Frankel, Tom Hanks, David Leland, Richard Loncraine, David Nutter, Phil Alden Robinson, and Tony To.

Eduardo Sánchez

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Blair Witch Project1 1999 207

1 Collaborated with Daniel Myrick.

Chris Sanders

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 How to Train Your Dragon1 2010 953

1 Collaborated with Dean DeBlois.

Mark Sandrich

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Top Hat 1935 245
2 The Gay Divorcee 1934 2352

Richard C. Sarafian

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Vanishing Point 1971 2297

Joseph Sargent

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974 1131

Marjane Satrapi

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Persepolis1 2007 820

1 Collaborated with Vincent Paronnaud.

Paul Satterfield

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Fantasia1 1940 239

1 Collaborated with James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, and Bill Roberts.

Carlos Saura

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Cría Cuervos 1976 1643

John Sayles

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Lone Star 1996 705
2 Eight Men Out 1988 810
3 Matewan 1987 1380
4 The Brother from Another Planet 1984 1778
5 Return of the Secaucus Seven 1979 2077

Franklin J. Schaffner

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Planet of the Apes 1968 172
2 Patton 1970 282
3 Papillon 1973 1215

Fred Schepisi

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Roxanne 1987 1425
2 Six Degrees of Separation 1993 2294

Lone Scherfig

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 An Education 2009 2272

John Schlesinger

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Midnight Cowboy 1969 163
2 Marathon Man 1976 1211
3 Billy Liar 1963 1547
4 Sunday Bloody Sunday 1971 1815
5 Darling 1965 1997

Volker Schlöndorff

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Tin Drum 1979 712

Julian Schnabel

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2007 1243
2 Before Night Falls 2000 2093

Ernest B. Schoedsack

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 King Kong1 1933 49

1 Collaborated with Merian C. Cooper.

Paul Schrader

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 1976
2 Blue Collar 1978 2005
3 American Gigolo 1980 2037

Barbet Schroeder

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Reversal of Fortune 1990 2007

Joel Schumacher

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Lost Boys 1987 2051

Ettore Scola

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 We All Loved Each Other So Much 1974 2097

Martin Scorsese

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Taxi Driver 1976 17
2 Goodfellas 1990 22
3 Raging Bull 1980 25
4 Mean Streets 1973 189
5 The Departed 2006 323
6 Casino 1995 443
7 The King of Comedy 1982 505
8 The Last Waltz 1978 741
9 The Age of Innocence 1993 800
10 The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 983
11 After Hours 1985 1011
12 Cape Fear 1991 1187
13 Gangs of New York 2002 1195
14 Hugo 2011 1306
15 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 1372
16 The Aviator 2004 1469
17 The Color of Money 1986 1604
18 The Wolf of Wall Street 2013 1620
19 Shutter Island 2010 1773
20 No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 2005 2088
21 New York, New York 1977 2366

Campbell Scott

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Big Night1 1996 1398

1 Collaborated with Stanley Tucci.

Ridley Scott

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Blade Runner 1982 12
2 Alien 1979 27
3 Gladiator 2000 133
4 Thelma & Louise 1991 334
5 Black Hawk Down 2001 916
6 American Gangster 2007 2205

Tony Scott

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Top Gun 1986 571
2 True Romance 1993 671
3 The Hunger 1983 1675
4 Enemy of the State 1998 2261

George Seaton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Miracle on 34th Street 1947 583

Edward Sedgwick

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Cameraman 1928 967

Susan Seidelman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 1647

William A. Seiter

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Sons of the Desert 1933 1549

Henry Selick

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Nightmare before Christmas 1993 349
2 Coraline 2009 1015

Ousmane Sembene

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Xala 1975 1433
2 Black Girl 1966 1767
3 Ceddo 1977 1965
4 Moolaadé 2004 2119

Tom Shadyac

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 1994 1704

Steven Shainberg

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Secretary 2002 1076

Dana Adam Shapiro

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Murderball1 2005 1053

1 Collaborated with Henry Alex Rubin.

Jim Sharman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975 359

Ben Sharpsteen

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Pinocchio1 1940 249
2 Dumbo 1941 605

1 Collaborated with Hamilton Luske.

Ron Shelton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Bull Durham 1988 483
2 Tin Cup 1996 1095
3 White Men Can't Jump 1992 1447

Larissa Shepitko

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Ascent 1977 2220

Jim Sheridan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 My Left Foot 1989 837
2 In the Name of the Father 1993 1502
3 In America 2002 2331

Lowell Sherman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 She Done Him Wrong 1933 1927

Takashi Shimizu

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Ju-on: The Grudge 2003 2289

Kaneto Shindô

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Onibaba 1964 1143

M. Night Shyamalan

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Sixth Sense 1999 188
2 Signs 2002 1539
3 Unbreakable 2000 1833

George Sidney

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Bye Bye Birdie 1963 2118
2 Kiss Me Kate 1953 2276

Don Siegel

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 178
2 Dirty Harry 1971 266
3 The Shootist 1976 1810
4 Charley Varrick 1973 2416

Elliott Silverstein

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Cat Ballou 1965 2199

Bryan Singer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Usual Suspects 1995 94
2 X2 2003 729
3 X-Men 2000 1158

Marc Singer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Dark Days 2000 2214

John Singleton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Boyz N the Hood 1991 542

Bruce Sinofsky

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills1 1996 1530
2 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster1 2004 2166

1 Collaborated with Joe Berlinger.

Curt Siodmak

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 People on Sunday1 1930 2411

1 Collaborated with Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, and Fred Zinnemann.

Robert Siodmak

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Killers 1946 568
2 People on Sunday1 1930 2411

1 Collaborated with Curt Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, and Fred Zinnemann.

Ramesh Sippy

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Sholay 1975 2084

Douglas Sirk

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Imitation of Life 1959 471
2 All That Heaven Allows 1955 654
3 Written on the Wind 1956 714

Victor Sjöström

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Wind 1928 566
2 The Phantom Chariot 1921 1504

Jerzy Skolimowski

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Deep End 1970 2204

George Sluizer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Vanishing 1988 720

Chris Smith

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 American Movie 1999 1004

Jack Smith

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Flaming Creatures 1963 1727

Kevin Smith

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Clerks. 1994 343
2 Chasing Amy 1997 1171
3 Dogma 1999 2315

Michael Snow

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Wavelength 1967 1341

Zack Snyder

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 300 2006 926
2 Dawn of the Dead 2004 1317
3 Watchmen 2009 2110

Steven Soderbergh

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Sex, Lies, and Videotape 1989 446
2 Out of Sight 1998 670
3 Erin Brockovich 2000 908
4 Traffic 2000 1009
5 Ocean's Eleven 2001 1027
6 The Limey 1999 1475
7 Solaris 2002 1750

Aleksandr Sokurov

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Russian Ark 2002 1218
2 Mother and Son 1997 1339

Fernando E. Solanas

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Hour of the Furnaces1 1968 1760

1 Collaborated with Octavio Getino and Santiago Álvarez.

Todd Solondz

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Happiness 1998 747
2 Welcome to the Dollhouse 1995 1487

Stephen Sommers

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Mummy 1999 2104

Barry Sonnenfeld

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Men in Black 1997 879
2 Get Shorty 1995 1328

Penelope Spheeris

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Wayne's World 1992 1257
2 The Decline of Western Civilization 1981 2310
3 The Decline of Western Civilization II, The Metal Years 1988 2314

Steven Spielberg

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Jaws 1975 24
2 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 26
3 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 31
4 Schindler's List 1993 34
5 Saving Private Ryan 1998 91
6 Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 107
7 Jurassic Park 1993 143
8 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 417
9 A.I.: Artificial Intelligence 2001 620
10 Minority Report 2002 652
11 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 723
12 Empire of the Sun 1987 730
13 The Color Purple 1985 851
14 Duel 1971 990
15 Catch Me If You Can 2002 1157
16 War of the Worlds 2005 1418
17 Munich 2005 1619
18 Lincoln 2012 2419

Morgan Spurlock

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Super Size Me 2004 1768

John M. Stahl

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Leave Her to Heaven 1945 1838
2 Imitation of Life 1934 2057

Sylvester Stallone

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Rocky IV 1985 1866
2 Rocky III 1982 2044
3 Rocky II 1979 2274

Andrew Stanton

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 WALL•E 2008 184
2 Finding Nemo 2003 237

Frederick Stephani

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Flash Gordon 1936 2144

George Stevens

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Shane 1953 309
2 A Place in the Sun 1951 632
3 Swing Time 1936 663
4 Giant 1956 765
5 Gunga Din 1939 1108
6 Woman of the Year 1942 1368
7 The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 2356

John Stevenson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Kung Fu Panda1 2008 2049

1 Collaborated with Mark Osborne.

Robert Stevenson

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Mary Poppins 1964 256
2 Old Yeller 1957 1799

Ben Stiller

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Zoolander 2001 814

Whit Stillman

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Metropolitan 1990 1301

Oliver Stone

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Platoon 1986 180
2 JFK 1991 478
3 Wall Street 1987 904
4 Natural Born Killers 1994 1118
5 Born on the Fourth of July 1989 1207
6 Any Given Sunday 1999 1414
7 Nixon 1995 1630
8 Salvador 1986 1660
9 The Doors 1991 2183

Barbra Streisand

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Yentl 1983 1930

Mel Stuart

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971 348

John Sturges

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 The Great Escape 1963 263
2 The Magnificent Seven 1960 306
3 Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 777
4 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 2255

Preston Sturges

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Sullivan's Travels 1941 160
2 The Lady Eve 1941 161
3 The Palm Beach Story 1942 700
4 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1944 736
5 Hail the Conquering Hero 1944 1313
6 Unfaithfully Yours 1948 1844
7 The Great McGinty 1940 1950

Seijun Suzuki

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Branded to Kill 1967 1606
2 Tokyo Drifter 1966 2414

Jan Svankmajer

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Alice 1988 1175

Jan Sverák

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Kolya 1996 1938

István Szabó

Rank Title Year Overall
Rank
1 Mephisto 1981 1299
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