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Top Films from Selected Screenwriters

The lists below include films based on work previous written by the screenwriter in question.

Jean-Claude Carrière

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 1972 Luis Buñuel 267
2 Belle de Jour 1967 Luis Buñuel 289
3 The Tin Drum 1979 Volker Schlöndorff 712
4 That Obscure Object of Desire 1977 Luis Buñuel 1073
5 The Unbearable Lightness of Being 1988 Philip Kaufman 1307
6 Cyrano de Bergerac 1990 Jean-Paul Rappeneau 1492
7 The Phantom of Liberty 1974 Luis Buñuel 1958

Tonino Guerra

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 L'Avventura 1960 Michelangelo Antonioni 186
2 Blow-Up 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni 247
3 Amarcord 1973 Federico Fellini 318
4 L'Eclisse 1962 Michelangelo Antonioni 640
5 Nostalgia 1983 Andrei Tarkovsky 808
6 La Notte 1961 Michelangelo Antonioni 1104
7 The Red Desert 1964 Michelangelo Antonioni 1202
8 Landscape in the Mist 1988 Theodoros Angelopoulos 1941
9 Zabriskie Point 1970 Michelangelo Antonioni 2120
10 Eternity and a Day 1998 Theodoros Angelopoulos 2427

Ben Hecht

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming 21
2 His Girl Friday 1940 Howard Hawks 80
3 Notorious 1946 Alfred Hitchcock 118
4 Stagecoach 1939 John Ford 144
5 Scarface 1983 Brian De Palma 183
6 Strangers on a Train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock 262
7 The Shop around the Corner 1940 Ernst Lubitsch 394
8 Scarface 1932 Howard Hawks 449
9 The Thing from Another World 1951 Christian Nyby 623
10 Gilda 1946 Charles Vidor 689
11 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler 716
12 Rope 1948 Alfred Hitchcock 766
13 Angels with Dirty Faces 1938 Michael Curtiz 1017
14 Gunga Din 1939 George Stevens 1108
15 Queen Christina 1933 Rouben Mamoulian 1192
16 Duel in the Sun 1946 King Vidor 1204
17 The Man with the Golden Arm 1955 Otto Preminger 1347
18 Cleopatra 1963 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1393
19 Guys and Dolls 1955 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1400
20 Foreign Correspondent 1940 Alfred Hitchcock 1537
21 Kiss of Death 1947 Henry Hathaway 1567
22 Twentieth Century 1934 Howard Hawks 1645
23 Spellbound 1945 Alfred Hitchcock 2130
24 Underworld 1927 Josef von Sternberg 2339
25 The Prisoner of Zenda 1937 John Cromwell 2420

Ryuzo Kikushima

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
2 Throne of Blood 1957 Akira Kurosawa 530
3 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
4 The Hidden Fortress 1958 Akira Kurosawa 1174
5 Red Beard 1965 Akira Kurosawa 1220
6 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa 1884
7 Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, and Toshio Masuda 2175
8 Runaway Train 1985 Andrey Konchalovskiy 2192
9 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs 1960 Mikio Naruse 2333
10 Stray Dog 1949 Akira Kurosawa 2348

Ernest Lehman

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock 36
2 West Side Story 1961 Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise 101
3 The Sound of Music 1965 Robert Wise 121
4 Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Alexander Mackendrick 198
5 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 Mike Nichols 432
6 The King and I 1956 Walter Lang 925
7 Sabrina 1954 Billy Wilder 1153
8 Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 Robert Wise 2233

Hideo Oguni

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa 29
2 Ran 1985 Akira Kurosawa 191
3 Ikiru 1952 Akira Kurosawa 235
4 The Magnificent Seven 1960 John Sturges 306
5 Throne of Blood 1957 Akira Kurosawa 530
6 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
7 The Hidden Fortress 1958 Akira Kurosawa 1174
8 Red Beard 1965 Akira Kurosawa 1220
9 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa 1884
10 Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, and Toshio Masuda 2175
11 Runaway Train 1985 Andrey Konchalovskiy 2192

Bill Peet

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Fantasia 1940 James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Paul Satterfield 239
2 Dumbo 1941 Ben Sharpsteen 605
3 One Hundred and One Dalmatians 1961 Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, and Wolfgang Reitherman 901
4 Cinderella 1950 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 996
5 Sleeping Beauty 1959 Clyde Geronimi 1103
6 Peter Pan 1953 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 1364
7 Alice in Wonderland 1951 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 1684
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