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Directors A-Z

Guess these movie directors' last names that start with each letter of the alphabet.
Going by their last names
No answers for Q and X
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Last updated: October 30, 2023
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Hint
Director
A
His real first name is "Heywood"
Woody Allen
B
First female director to win the Oscar for Best Director, James Cameron's ex
Kathryn Bigelow
C
"Lost in Translation" director who starred in "The Godfather Part III"
Sofia Coppola
D
Mexican fairy tale director whose movies appear blueish
Guillermo del Toro
E
Was the mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Clint Eastwood
F
The word "paparazzi" derives from one of this director's films
Federico Fellini
G
Wife of Noah Baumbach; directed "Lady Bird" and "Little Women"
Greta Gerwig
H
Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense"
Alfred Hitchcock
I
Considered as the "Three Amigos" with D and Alfonso Cuarón
Alejandro González Iñárritu
J
Famous for "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies
Peter Jackson
K
Japanese director who made "Seven Samurai" and "Rashomon"
Akira Kurosawa
L
Made "Brokeback Mountain" / "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" / "Life of Pi"
Ang Lee
M
Kate Winslet's ex husband, 2003–2011
Sam Mendes
N
Directed "The Dark Knight" trilogy
Christopher Nolan
O
He directed and starred in three of Shakespeare's film adaptations.
They were "Henry V", "Hamlet" and "Richard III"
Laurence Olivier
P
He took refuge to France after drugging and raping a 13 year old girl
Roman Polanski
R
Promoted the Sundance Film Festival
Robert Redford
S
Highest-paid film director of all time
Steven Spielberg
T
He "steals from every single movie ever made"
Quentin Tarantino
U
Actor-director who made "Billy Budd"
Peter Ustinov
V
Critically acclaimed Canadian director who made "Blade Runner 2049",
"Arrival", "Sicario" and "Prisoners"
Denis Villeneuve
W
He wrote "Citizen Kane" with Herman J. Mankiewicz... or did he?
Orson Welles
Y
He directed the final four films in the "Harry Potter" series and
the entire "Fantastic Beasts" series
David Yates
Z
He directed "Forrest Gump" and "Back to the Future"
Robert Zemeckis
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