Seen Every Film (Directors)

by godumbledork | created - 10 Sep 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Seen every theatrical feature film directed by these people.

1. J.J. Abrams

Producer | Lost

Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, the son of TV producer parents. Abrams planned on going to dental school, but decided to study film at Sarah Lawrence College. At 15, he wrote the music for Don Dohler's Nightbeast (1982). In his senior year, he and Jill ...

Mission: Impossible III (2006) Star Trek (2009) Super 8 (2011) Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

2. Brad Bird

Writer | The Incredibles

Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occasional voice actor, known for both animated and live-action films. Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird. His father worked in...

The Iron Giant (1999) The Incredibles (2004) Ratatouille (2007) Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) Tomorrowland (2015) Incredibles 2 (2018)

3. Mel Brooks

Actor | Spaceballs

Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the Catskills. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort before going to ...

The Producers (1967) The Twelve Chairs (1970) Blazing Saddles (1974) Young Frankenstein (1974) Silent Movie (1976) High Anxiety (1977) History of the World, Part I (1981) Spaceballs (1987) Life Stinks (1991) Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

4. Chris Buck

Director | Frozen

Chris Buck was born on February 24, 1958 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Christopher James Buck. He is known for his work on Frozen (2013), Surf's Up (2007) and Tarzan (1999). He is married to Shelley Rae Hinton. They have three children.

Tarzan (1999) Surf's Up (2007) Frozen (2013)

5. John A. Davis

Writer | Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

John A. Davis was born on October 26, 1961 in the USA as John Alexander Davis. He is a writer and producer, known for Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), The Ant Bully (2006) and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (1998).

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) The Ant Bully (2006)

6. Mark Dindal

Writer | Chicken Little

Mark Dindal was born on May 15, 1960 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Mark Louis Dindal. He is known for his work on Chicken Little (2005), The Emperor's New Groove (2000) and Cats Don't Dance (1997). He has been married to Samie Maeda since August 29, 1981. They have two children. Mark Dindal works on ...

Cats Don't Dance (1997) The Emperor's New Groove (2000) Chicken Little (2005)

7. Pete Docter

Writer | Up

Pete Docter was born on October 9, 1968 in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA as Peter Hans Docter. He is a writer, known for Up (2009), Inside Out (2015) and Monsters, Inc. (2001). He has been married to Amanda Jean Schmidt since December 27, 1992. They have two children.

Monsters, Inc. (2001) Up (2009) Inside Out (2015)

8. Evan Goldberg

Producer | This Is the End

Evan Goldberg is a Canadian director, screenwriter and producer. Goldberg is known for his work on Superbad, Knocked Up, Pineapple Express, Funny People, The Green Hornet, 50/50, Goon, The Watch, This is the End, Neighbors, The Interview and The Night Before. Goldberg works alongside longtime ...

This Is the End (2013) The Interview (2014)

9. James Gunn

Writer | Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, to Leota and James Francis Gunn. He is from a large Catholic family, with Irish and Czech ancestry. His father and his uncles were all lawyers. He has been writing and performing as long as he can remember. He began making 8mm films at the age ...

Slither (2006) Super (2010) Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

10. Peter Jackson

Producer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. When a friend of his parents bought him a super 8 movie camera (because she saw how much he enjoyed taking photos), the then eight-year-old Peter instantly grabbed the thing to start recording his own movies,...

Bad Taste (1987) Meet the Feebles (1989) Dead Alive (1992) Heavenly Creatures (1994) The Frighteners (1996) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) King Kong (2005) The Lovely Bones (2009) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

11. Stanley Kubrick

Director | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would ...

Fear and Desire (1953) Killer's Kiss (1955) The Killing (1956) Paths of Glory (1957) Spartacus (1960) Lolita (1962) Dr. Strangelove (1964) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) A Clockwork Orange (1971) Barry Lyndon (1975) The Shining (1980) Full Metal Jacket (1987) Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

12. John Lasseter

Writer | Toy Story 2

Although born in Hollywood John and his twin sister, Johanna were raised in Wittier near Los Angeles. His parents were Jewell Mae (Risley), an art teacher, and Paul Eual Lasseter, a parts manager at a Chevrolet dealership. His mother's profession contributed to his interest in animation and ...

Toy Story (1995) A Bug's Life (1998) Toy Story 2 (1999) Cars (2006) Cars 2 (2011)

13. Sam Liu

Art_department | The Batman

Sam Liu is known for his work on The Batman (2004), Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) and Beware the Batman (2013).

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) Batman and Harley Quinn (2017) Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018) Reign of the Supermen (2019) Justice League vs. the Fatal Five (2019)

14. Peter Lord

Director | The Amazing Adventures of Morph

Peter Lord was born on November 4, 1953 in Bristol, England. He is a producer and director, known for The Amazing Adventures of Morph (1980), Chicken Run (2000) and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005).

Chicken Run (2000) The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)

15. Phil Lord

Producer | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Phil Lord was born on July 12, 1975 in Miami, Florida, USA as Philip A. Lord. He is a producer and writer, known for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), The Lego Movie (2014) and Clone High (2002).

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) 21 Jump Street (2012) The Lego Movie (2014) 22 Jump Street (2014)

16. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

THX 1138 (1971) American Graffiti (1973) Star Wars (1977) Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

17. Seth MacFarlane

Writer | Family Guy

Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born in the small New England town of Kent, Connecticut, where he lived with his mother, Ann Perry (Sager), an admissions office worker, his father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, a prep school teacher, and his sister, Rachael MacFarlane, now a voice actress and singer. He ...

Ted (2012) A Million Ways to the Die in the West (2014) Ted 2 (2015)

18. Steve Martino

Director | The Peanuts Movie

Steve Martino was born in 1959 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on The Peanuts Movie (2015), Robots (2005) and Horton Hears a Who! (2008).

Horton Hears a Who! (2008) Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) The Peanuts Movie (2015)

19. Christopher Miller

Writer | The Lego Movie

Christopher Miller was born on September 23, 1975 in Everett, Washington, USA as Christopher Robert Miller. He is a producer and writer, known for The Lego Movie (2014), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and Clone High (2002). He is married to Robyn Murgio. They have one child.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) 21 Jump Street (2012) The Lego Movie (2014) 22 Jump Street (2014)

20. Frank Miller

Writer | Sin City

Frank Miller was born in Olney, Maryland, to a nurse mother and a carpenter and electrician father, and was raised in Montpelier, Vermont. He is of Irish descent. Miller was a big comics writer/artist in the '70s and '80s. He wrote and penciled the Marvel series "Daredevil" for a long time. His ...

Sin City (2005) The Spirit (2008) Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

21. Gorô Miyazaki

Director | Kokuriko-zaka kara

Graduated from Shinshu University, Faculty of Agriculture, Goro Miyazaki started his career as a construction consultant, and he designed parks or public institutions. Because his father, Hayao Miyazaki, is a world-famous filmmaker, he always had complex feeling towards his father. He decided not ...

Tales from Earthsea (2006) From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

22. Hayao Miyazaki

Director | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's greatest animation directors. The entertaining plots, compelling characters, and breathtaking animation in his films have earned him international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan. The Walt Disney Company's commitment to introduce the ...

The Castle of Cagliostro (1979) Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984) Castle in the Sky (1986) My Neighbor Totoro (1988) Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) Porco Rosso (1992) Princess Mononoke (1997) Spirited Away (2001) Howl's Moving Castle (2004) Ponyo (2008) The Wind Rises (2013)

23. Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Director | Kung Fu Panda 2

Jennifer Yuh Nelson was born on May 7, 1972 in South Korea. She is known for her work on Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Todd McFarlane's Spawn (1997) and Kung Fu Panda (2008).

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

24. Nick Park

Writer | The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Nick Park was born on December 6, 1958 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Nicholas Wulstan Park. He is a writer and producer, known for Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), Chicken Run (2000) and A Grand Day Out (1989).

Chicken Run (2000) The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

25. Jordan Peele

Writer | Get Out

Jordan Haworth Peele attended Sarah Lawrence College as a member of the class of 2001. His mother is white and his father is black. Jordan is married to comedian Chelsea Peretti, with whom he has a son.

He is known for co-writing and starring in the comedy Keanu (2016), opposite his close friend ...

Get Out (2017) Us (2019)

26. Seth Rogen

Actor | This Is the End

An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen.

Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian...

This Is the End (2013) The Interview (2014)

27. Makoto Shinkai

Writer | Kimi no na wa.

Makoto Shinkai is a Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, voice actor, manga artist and former graphic designer.

Shinkai studied Japanese literature at Chuo University where he was a member of juvenile literature club where he drew picture books. In 1999, Shinkai ...

The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004) 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007) Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011) The Garden of Words (2013) Your Name (2016)

28. David Silverman

Producer | The Simpsons

David Silverman was born on March 15, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Simpsons (1989), Monsters, Inc. (2001) and The Simpsons Movie (2007).

Monsters, Inc. (2001) The Simpsons Movie (2007)

29. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.

In January of...

Reservoir Dogs (1992) Pulp Fiction (1994) Jackie Brown (1997) Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) Death Proof (2007) Inglourious Basterds (2009) Django Unchained (2012) The Hateful Eight (2015) Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

30. Josh Trank

Writer | Fantastic Four

Josh Trank was born on February 19, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joshua Benjamin Trank. He is a writer and director, known for Fantastic Four (2015), Chronicle (2012) and The Kill Point (2007).

Chronicle (2012) Fantastic Four (2015)

31. Gary Trousdale

Director | The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Gary Trousdale was born in La Crescenta, California. His fascination with animation was fostered as a child, where he drew cartoons from an elementary school age. He planned to become an architect, but decided instead to study animation at CalArts, where he studied for three years. He was hired in ...

Beauty and the Beast (1991) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

32. Nora Twomey

Director | The Secret of Kells

Nora Twomey was born on October 31, 1971 in Cork City, Ireland. She is a producer and director, known for The Secret of Kells (2009), The Breadwinner (2017) and From Darkness (2002).

The Secret of Kells (2009) The Breadwinner (2017)

33. Lee Unkrich

Editor | Coco

Lee Unkrich is an Academy Award-winning director at Pixar Animation Studios. He most recently directed Disney.Pixar's critically-acclaimed "Coco", which received the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and Best Song.

As the director of Disney.Pixar's "Toy Story 3," Lee was also awarded an ...

Toy Story 2 (1999) Monsters, Inc. (2001) Finding Nemo (2003) Toy Story 3 (2010) Coco (2017)

34. Matthew Vaughn

Producer | Kick-Ass

Matthew Vaughn is an English film producer and director. He is known for producing such films as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000) and for directing the crime thriller, Layer Cake (2004), the fantasy epic, Stardust (2007), the superhero comedy, Kick-Ass (2010), and the ...

Layer Cake (2004) Stardust (2007) Kick-Ass (2010) X-Men: First Class (2011) Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

35. Joss Whedon

Writer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was ...

Serenity (2005) The Avengers (2012) Much Ado About Nothing (2012) Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

36. Kirk Wise

Director | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Kirk Wise was born on August 24, 1963 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on Spirited Away (2001), Beauty and the Beast (1991) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996).

Beauty and the Beast (1991) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

37. Edgar Wright

Director | Shaun of the Dead

Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is best known for his comedic Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy consisting of Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013), made with recurrent collaborators Simon Pegg...

A Fistful of Fingers (1995) Shaun of the Dead (2004) Hot Fuzz (2007) Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) The World's End (2013) Baby Driver (2017)

38. Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Director | Kari-gurashi no Arietti

Hiromasa Yonebayashi is known for his work on The Secret World of Arrietty (2010), When Marnie Was There (2014) and Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017).

The Secret World of Arrietty (2010) When Marnie Was There (2014) Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)



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