Who are the Directors?

Have you tried naming all the Best Picture directors on our poster yet? Check here for the answers to the men that are stumping you! Don’t worry, you’re not going crazy, many directors are on here more than once! Click the poster image to view a high-res version.

  1. D.W. Griffith (“The Birth of a Nation”)
  2. D.W. Griffith (“Intolerance”)
  3. Maurice Tourneur (“The Poor Little Rich Girl”)
  4. Marshall Neilan (“Stella Maris”)
  5. Erich Von Stroheim (“Blind Husbands”)
  6. Frank Borzage (“Humoresque”)
  7. Charles Chaplin (“The Kid”)
  8. Allan Dwan (“Robin Hood”)
  9. James Cruze (“The Covered Wagon”)
  10. Raoul Walsh (“The Thief of Baghdad”)
  11. King Vidor (“The Big Parade”)
  12. Herbert Brenon (“Beau Geste”)
  13. William A. Wellman (“Wings”)
  14. Harry Beaumont (“The Broadway Melody”)
  15. Lewis Milestone (“All Quiet on the Western Front”)
  16. Wesley Ruggles (“Cimarron”)
  17. Edmund Goulding (“Grand Hotel”)
  18. Frank Lloyd (“Cavalcade”)
  19. Frank Capra (“It Happened One Night”)
  20. Frank Lloyd (“Mutiny on the Bounty”)
  21. Robert Z. Leonard (“The Great Ziegfeld”)
  22. William Dieterle (“The Life of Emile Zola”)
  23. Frank Capra (“You Can’t Take It With You”)
  24. Victor Fleming (“Gone With The Wind”)
  25. Alfred Hitchcock (“Rebecca”)
  26. John Ford (“How Green Was My Valley”)
  27. William Wyler (“Mrs. Miniver”)
  28. Michael Curtiz (“Casablanca”)
  29. Leo McCarey (“Going My Way”)
  30. Billy Wilder (“The Lost Weekend”)
  31. William Wyler (“The Best Years of Our Lives”)
  32. Elia Kazan (“Gentleman’s Agreement”)
  33. Laurence Olivier (“Hamlet”)
  34. Robert Rossen (“All the King’s Men”)
  35. Joseph L. Mankiewicz (“All About Eve”)
  36. Vincente Minnelli (“An American In Paris”)
  37. Cecil B. DeMille (“The Greatest Show on Earth”)
  38. Fred Zinnemann (“From Here to Eternity”)
  39. Elia Kazan (“On The Waterfront”)
  40. Delbert Mann (“Marty”)
  41. Michael Anderson (“Around the World in 80 Days”)
  42. David Lean (“The Bridge On The River Kwai”)
  43. Vincente Minnelli (“Gigi”)
  44. William Wyler (“Ben-Hur”)
  45. Billy Wilder (“The Apartment”)
  46. Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins (“West Side Story”)
  47. David Lean (“Lawrence of Arabia”)
  48. Tony Richardson (“Tom Jones”)
  49. George Cukor (“My Fairy Lady”)
  50. Robert Wise (“The Sound of Music”)
  51. Fred Zinnemann (“A Man for All Seasons”)
  52. Norman Jewison (“In the Head of the Night”)
  53. Carol Reed (“Oliver!”)
  54. John Schlesinger (“Midnight Cowboy”)
  55. Franklin J. Schaffner (“Patton”)
  56. William Friedkin (“The French Connection”)
  57. Francis Ford Coppola (“The Godfather”)
  58. George Roy Hill (“The Sting”)
  59. Francis Ford Coppola (“The Godfather Part II”)
  60. Milos Forman (“One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest”)
  61. John G. Avildsen (“Rocky”)
  62. Woody Allen (“Annie Hall”)
  63. Michael Cimino (“The Deer Hunter”)
  64. Robert Benton (“Kramer vs. Kramer”)
  65. Robert Redford (“Ordinary People”)
  66. Hugh Hudson (“Chariots of Fire”)
  67. Richard Attenborough (“Gandhi”)
  68. James L. Brooks (“Terms of Endearment”)
  69. Milos Forman (“Amadeus”)
  70. Sydney Pollack (“Out of Africa”)
  71. Oliver Stone (“Platoon”)
  72. Bernardo Bertolucci (“The Last Emperor”)
  73. Barry Levinson (“Rain Man”)
  74. Bruce Beresford (“Driving Miss Daisy”)
  75. Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves”)
  76. Jonathan Demme (“The Silence of the Lambs”)
  77. Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven”)
  78. Steven Spielberg (“Schindler’s List”)
  79. Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”)
  80. Mel Gibson (“Braveheart”)
  81. Anthony Minghella (“The English Patient”)
  82. James Cameron (“Titanic”)
  83. John Madden (“Shakespeare in Love”)
  84. Sam Mendes (“American Beauty”)
  85. Ridley Scott (“Gladiator”)
  86. Ron Howard (“A Beautiful Mind”)
  87. Rob Marshall (“Chicago”)
  88. Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King”)
  89. Clint Eastwood (“Million Dollar Baby”)
  90. Paul Haggis (“Crash”)
  91. Martin Scorsese (“The Departed”)
  92. Joel and Ethan Coen (“No Country for Old Men”)
  93. Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionare”)
  94. Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”)
  95. Tom Hooper (“The King’s Speech”)
  96. Michel Hazanavicius (“The Artist”)
  97. Ben Affleck (“Argo”)
  98. Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”)
  99. Alejandro González Iñárritu (“Birdman”)
  100. Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”)