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Top Directors in Your Collection 
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Scorsese's still at the top. Michael Mann joins the second group I mentioned previously as I now own 5 by him.

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No particular order, but Spielberg is the most with 12

Woody Allen-3
Sergio Leone-5
Paul Thomas Anderson-3
Terrance Malick-3
Roman Polanski-3
Alexander Payne-3
Francis Ford Coppola-4
Ridley Scott-4
David Fincher-6
Stanley Kubrick-10
Martin Scorsese- 9
Christopher Nolan-8
Cohen Brothers-9
Akira Kurosawa-5
Steven Spielberg-12
Clint Eastwood-6
Alfred Hitchcock-8
Steven Soderberg-7
Quentin Tarantino-8

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My collection is meager, compared to most film buffs, but here goes. I was actually a bit surprised with some of these...

Five films
David Fincher - Alien3, Seven, The Game, Fight Club, Zodiac
Steven Spielberg - Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan

Four films
James Cameron - The Terminator, Aliens, Terminator 2, True Lies
Robert Zemeckis - Back to the Future trilogy, Contact

Three films
Rob Reiner - Stand by Me, When Harry Met Sally, A Few Good Men
Francis Ford Coppola - The Godfather trilogy
Mel Gibson - The Man Without a Face, Braveheart, Apocalypto
Peter Jackson - The Lord of the Rings trilogy

Two films
Alfred Hitchcock - Rear Window, Vertigo (I do have a 20-film boxset of his early films as well)
John Hughes - The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
John McTiernan - Die Hard, Predator
Christopher Nolan - Memento, The Prestige
Roman Polanski - Chinatown, The Pianist
Ridley Scott - Alien, Blade Runner
Steven Soderbergh - Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve
Quentin Tarantino - Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction
Paul Verhoeven - Robocop, Starship Troopers
Wes Craven - A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream
Clint Eastwood - Letters from Iwo Jima, Mystic River

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I've got way too many directors with 2 films, so directors with 3 or more films:

3 Films:
Francis Ford Coppola: The Godfather, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now
The Coen Bros: Barton Fink, No Country For Old Men, Burn After Reading
Christopher Nolan: Following, The Dark Knight, Inception
Stanley Kubrick: The Killing, Paths Of Glory, Dr. Strangelove
Wes Anderson: Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums
Edgar Wright: Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Word
Quentin Tarantino: Kill Bill 1 & 2, Inglorious Basterds
Peter Jackson: Lord Of The Rings Trilogy

4 Films:
Sidney Lumet: 12 Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, Network, Before The Devil Knows Your Dead
David Fincher: Se7en, The Game, Fight Club, Zodiac
David Lynch: Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive
Martin Scorsese: Taxi Driver, The Last Temptation Of Christ, Gangs Of New York, Hugo

5 Films:
Sergio Leoni: The Dollars Trilogy, Once Upon A Time In The West, Once Upon A Time In America


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Looking over mine after buying the Directors cut of The Warriors.

Alexander Payne-1
David Lynch-1
John Landis-1
George A Romero-1
Luc Besson-1
Curtis Hanson-1
Mel Gibson-1
Warren Beatty-1
Sam Peckinpah-1
Doug Liman-1
Joel Schumacher-1
Martin Campbell-1
Paul Verhoeven-1
Tim Burton-1
Gus Van Sant-1
Ron Shelton-1
Penelope Spheeris-1
David Cronenberg-1
Ted Demme-1
Danny Boyle-1
Jason Reitman-1
Ryan Fleck-1
Christopher Nolan-1
Milos Forman-1
John Frankenheimer-1
John McTiernan-1
Barry Levinson-1
Robert Rodriguez-1
Cameron Crowe-1
Alfonso Cuaron-1
Bryan Singer-1
Michael Moore-1
Michel Gondry-1
Robert De Niro-1
Lee Daniels-1
Rian Johnson-1

Walter Hill-2
Paul Thomas Anderson-2
John Hughes-2
Ben Affleck-2
George Clooney-2
James Mangold-2
Sidney Lumet-2
The Hughes Brothers-2
Ivan Reitman-2 (Both Ghostbusters)
Alex Proyas-2
F Gary Gray-2
David O Russell-2
Terry Jones-2
Mel Brooks-2
Harold Ramis-2
Sam Raimi-2
Jonathan Demme-2
James Cameron-2
Roman Polanski-2
Kevin Smith-2
Richard Linklater-2
Ridley Scott-2
Stanley Kubrick-2
Amy Heckerling-2

Spike Lee-3
David Fincher-3
Francis Coppola-3
Steven Spielberg-3

Quentin Tarantino-4
The Coen Brothers-4
Oliver Stone-4
Brian De Palma-4
Richard Donner-4 (All of the Lethal Weapon movies)

Michael Mann-5
Clint Eastwood-5

Martin Scorsese-7

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Double double... :D

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Anthony Mann: 16

Spielberg: 12

Preston Sturges: 7

Stanley Kubrick: 6

FIVE
Neveldine/Taylor
John Glen

FOUR
Orson Welles
Guy Hamilton
Paul W.S. Anderson
Sergio Leone
Brian De Palma
Michael Bay

THREE
Hitchcock: 3 (should be more, but I've been putting off buying the desirable but overpriced bluray collection)
Lewis Gilbert
Terence Young

TWO
Zack Snyder
Olivier Megaton
David Lean
John Boorman
Walter Hill
Jean-Luc Godard
John Moore
Martin Campbell
Sam Mendes
Sam Peckinpah
Francis Ford Coppola
Martin Scorsese

ONE (but proud of it)
Robert Altman
Harold Ramis
Peter Weir
Stuart Gordon
Joseph Ruben
Neil Jordan
Jonathan Demme
Josh Trank
Henry Selick
Arthur Penn
Leos Carax
Frank Darabont
Nicholas Meyer
Brad Bird
Rupert Wyatt
Joseph Kahn


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