Oscar Nominated Movie Directors since 1980

Can you name movie directors that were nominated for Academy Award at least 2 times since 1980?
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Last updated: February 5, 2024
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A Beautiful Mind  / Frost/Nixon
Ron Howard
A Room with a View / Howards End / The Remains of the Day
James Ivory
Amadeus  / The People vs. Larry Flynt
Miloš Forman
American Beauty  / 1917
Sam Mendes
Babel / Birdman  / The Revenant
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Billy Elliot / The Hours / The Reader
Stephen Daldry
Braveheart  / Hacksaw Ridge
Mel Gibson
Broadway Danny Rose / Hannah and Her Sisters / Crimes and Misdemeanors
Woody Allen
Capote / Foxcatcher
Bennett Miller
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon / Brokeback Mountain / Life of Pi
Ang Lee
Dunkirk / Oppenheimer
Christopher Nolan
Good Will Hunting / Milk
Gus Van Sant
Gravity / Roma
Alfonso Cuarón
Henry V / Belfast
Kenneth Branagh
Juno / Up in the Air
Jason Reitman
My Left Foot / In the Name of the Father
Jim Sheridan
My Life as a Dog / The Cider House Rules
Lasse Hallström
No Country for Old Men  / True Grit
Coen Brothers
Ordinary People  / Quiz Show
Robert Redford
Platoon  / Born on the Fourth of July / JFK
Oliver Stone
Pulp Fiction / Inglourious Basterds / Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino
Raging Bull / The Last Temptation of Christ / Goodfellas / Gangs of New York
Martin Scorsese
Raiders of the Lost Ark / E.T. / Schindler's List  / Saving Private Ryan
Steven Spielberg
Rain Man  / Bugsy
Barry Levinson
Secrets & Lies / Vera Drake
Mike Leigh
Sideways / The Descendants / Nebraska
Alexander Payne
Silkwood / Working Girl
Mike Nichols
Tess / The Pianist
Roman Polanski
The Big Short / Vice
Adam McKay
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button / The Social Network / Mank
David Fincher
The Elephant Man / Blue Velvet / Mulholland Drive
David Lynch
The Favourite / Poor Things
Yorgos Lanthimos
The Fighter / Silver Linings Playbook / American Hustle
David O. Russell
The Grifters / The Queen
Stephen Frears
The Killing Fields / The Mission
Roland Joffé
The Lord of the Rings I / The Lord of the Rings III
Peter Jackson
The Piano / The Power of the Dog
Jane Campion
The Player / Short Cuts / Gosford Park
Robert Altman
The Thin Red Line / The Tree of Life
Terrence Malick
Thelma & Louise / Gladiator  / Black Hawk Down
Ridley Scott
There Will Be Blood / Phantom Thread / Licorice Pizza
Paul Thomas Anderson
Titanic  / Avatar
James Cameron
Tootsie / Out of Africa
Sydney Pollack
Traffic / Erin Brockovich
Steven Soderbergh
Unforgiven  / Mystic River / Million Dollar Baby  / Letters from Iwo Jima
Clint Eastwood
Witness / Dead Poets Society / The Truman Show / Master and Commander
Peter Weir
Level 84
May 30, 2022
Fun quiz, thanks :)