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Top Films from Selected Film Editors

Michael Kahn

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Steven Spielberg 31
2 Schindler's List 1993 Steven Spielberg 34
3 Saving Private Ryan 1998 Steven Spielberg 91
4 Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 Steven Spielberg 107
5 Jurassic Park 1993 Steven Spielberg 143
6 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Steven Spielberg 417
7 Poltergeist 1982 Tobe Hooper 584
8 A.I.: Artificial Intelligence 2001 Steven Spielberg 620
9 Fatal Attraction 1987 Adrian Lyne 635
10 Minority Report 2002 Steven Spielberg 652
11 The Goonies 1985 Richard Donner 666
12 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 Steven Spielberg 723
13 Empire of the Sun 1987 Steven Spielberg 730
14 The Color Purple 1985 Steven Spielberg 851
15 Catch Me If You Can 2002 Steven Spielberg 1157
16 War of the Worlds 2005 Steven Spielberg 1418
17 Munich 2005 Steven Spielberg 1619
18 Twister 1996 Jan de Bont 2323
19 Lincoln 2012 Steven Spielberg 2419

Daniel Mandell

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder 65
2 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946 William Wyler 166
3 Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Billy Wilder 534
4 Arsenic and Old Lace 1944 Frank Capra 604
5 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler 716
6 The Pride of the Yankees 1942 Sam Wood 828
7 Dodsworth 1936 William Wyler 977
8 Ball of Fire 1941 Howard Hawks 1273
9 Guys and Dolls 1955 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1400
10 One, Two, Three 1961 Billy Wilder 1524
11 The Little Foxes 1941 William Wyler 1584
12 Meet John Doe 1941 Frank Capra 2106
13 Porgy and Bess 1959 Otto Preminger 2293
14 The Westerner 1940 William Wyler 2301
15 Dead End 1937 William Wyler 2338

Susan E. Morse

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen 130
2 Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 Woody Allen 395
3 Crimes and Misdemeanors 1989 Woody Allen 516
4 The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985 Woody Allen 739
5 Zelig 1983 Woody Allen 909
6 The Warriors 1979 Walter Hill 937
7 Broadway Danny Rose 1984 Woody Allen 1324
8 Arthur 1981 Steve Gordon 1408
9 Husbands and Wives 1992 Woody Allen 2019
10 Stardust Memories 1980 Woody Allen 2032
11 Radio Days 1987 Woody Allen 2066
12 Bullets over Broadway 1994 Woody Allen 2094
13 Everyone Says I Love You 1996 Woody Allen 2299

Marguerite Renoir

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Rules of the Game 1939 Jean Renoir 84
2 The Grand Illusion 1937 Jean Renoir 95
3 A Day in the Country 1936 Jean Renoir 665
4 Le Trou 1960 Jacques Becker 1259
5 Casque d'Or 1952 Jacques Becker 1260
6 Boudu Saved from Drowning 1932 Jean Renoir 1378
7 The Crime of Mr. Lange 1936 Jean Renoir 1412
8 Masculine Feminine 1966 Jean-Luc Godard 1599
9 La Bęte Humaine 1938 Jean Renoir 1605
10 La Chienne 1931 Jean Renoir 1908
11 Touchez pas au grisbi 1954 Jacques Becker 2211

Thelma Schoonmaker

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Goodfellas 1990 Martin Scorsese 22
2 Raging Bull 1980 Martin Scorsese 25
3 The Departed 2006 Martin Scorsese 323
4 Casino 1995 Martin Scorsese 443
5 The King of Comedy 1982 Martin Scorsese 505
6 Woodstock 1970 Michael Wadleigh 762
7 The Age of Innocence 1993 Martin Scorsese 800
8 The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 Martin Scorsese 983
9 After Hours 1985 Martin Scorsese 1011
10 Cape Fear 1991 Martin Scorsese 1187
11 Gangs of New York 2002 Martin Scorsese 1195
12 Hugo 2011 Martin Scorsese 1306
13 The Aviator 2004 Martin Scorsese 1469
14 The Color of Money 1986 Martin Scorsese 1604
15 The Wolf of Wall Street 2013 Martin Scorsese 1620
16 Shutter Island 2010 Martin Scorsese 1773
17 No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 2005 Martin Scorsese 2088
18 Grace of My Heart 1996 Allison Anders 2378

George Tomasini

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Psycho 1960 Alfred Hitchcock 5
2 Vertigo 1958 Alfred Hitchcock 14
3 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock 36
4 Rear Window 1954 Alfred Hitchcock 40
5 The Birds 1963 Alfred Hitchcock 209
6 Stalag 17 1953 Billy Wilder 732
7 The Time Machine 1960 George Pal 1008
8 Cape Fear 1962 J. Lee Thompson 1225
9 Marnie 1964 Alfred Hitchcock 1369
10 The Misfits 1961 John Huston 1470
11 The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 Alfred Hitchcock 1544
12 To Catch a Thief 1955 Alfred Hitchcock 1794
13 The Wrong Man 1956 Alfred Hitchcock 2012

Ralph E. Winters

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Ben-Hur 1959 William Wyler 157
2 On the Town 1949 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 675
3 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954 Stanley Donen 890
4 The Pink Panther 1963 Blake Edwards 1018
5 The Party 1968 Blake Edwards 1064
6 Victor/Victoria 1982 Blake Edwards 1264
7 Gaslight 1944 George Cukor 1271
8 A Shot in the Dark 1964 Blake Edwards 1334
9 High Society 1956 Charles Walters 1374
10 The Thomas Crown Affair 1968 Norman Jewison 2188
11 Kiss Me Kate 1953 George Sidney 2276
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