Best films of the best directors of all time

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Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD]
1.  Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Scorsese's most touching and grim film, possibly his best so far"
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Vertigo [DVD]
2.  Vertigo [DVD] DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "It is no wonder why Hitchcock is still rated as the best filmmaker of all time, his best in my opinion, proves why"
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Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954]
3.  Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "Akira Kurosawa, a movie making genius, an excellent film"
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Chungking Express [DVD] [1994] [1995]
4.  Chungking Express [DVD] [1994] [1995] DVD ~ Brigitte Lin
The list author says:
  "The best Wong Kar-Wai film ever"
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Hana-Bi [DVD] [1998]
5.  Hana-Bi [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Takeshi Kitano
The list author says:
  "Kitano's best yet and probably the best cops/yakuza movie made so far"
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The Killer [DVD]
6.  The Killer [DVD] DVD ~ Yun-Fat Chow
The list author says:
  "A tough one to decide, but this probably will remain as John Woo's finest moment as one of the greats of filmmaking"
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2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
7.  2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Keir Dullea
The list author says:
  "Kubrick was always in a class of his own, still a calssic film to this date"
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Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994]
8.  Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "The best Tarantino film ever"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (309 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Fargo (Special Edition) [1996] [DVD]
9.  Fargo (Special Edition) [1996] [DVD] DVD ~ Frances McDormand
The list author says:
  "An excellent effort and what seem to be the best movie from the Coen brothers that I have seen yet"
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Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) [DVD] [1982]
10.  Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "A beatiful, creative and cleverly constructed masterpiece, a groundbreaking sci-fi pic from Ridley Scott"
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The Untouchables [DVD] [1987]
11.  The Untouchables [DVD] [1987] DVD ~ Kevin Costner
The list author says:
  "Sorry to say, this film was a much more accomplished piece of cinema compared to 'Scarface, which is why it's De Palma's best yet"
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Boyz 'N The Hood - 2 Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1991]
12.  Boyz 'N The Hood - 2 Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Cuba Gooding Jr.
The list author says:
  "Although Singleton has never managed to recapture the brilliance of his debut, this was still an excellent essay on working class neighbourhoods in South Central LA and his best yet"
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon [DVD] [2001]
13.  Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Yun-Fat Chow
The list author says:
  "Ang Lee's best film so far, why did he direct 'Hulk'?"
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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - 2 Disc Special Edition [1966] [DVD]
14.  The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - 2 Disc Special Edition [1966] [DVD] DVD ~ Clint Eastwood
The list author says:
  "The best out of the 'dollars' trilogy, and the best of Sergio Leone"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)

Sympathy For Mr Vengeance [DVD] [2003]
15.  Sympathy For Mr Vengeance [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Kang-ho Song
The list author says:
  "The best of Park Chan Wook yet, a slash above 'Oldboy'"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Infernal Affairs [2004] [DVD]
16.  Infernal Affairs [2004] [DVD] DVD ~ Andy Lau
The list author says:
  "Although Andrew Lau Wai-Keung's reputation in the West is not well-known as John Woo, this film proves he is an excellent filmmaker"
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Dog Day Afternoon [DVD] [1975]
17.  Dog Day Afternoon [DVD] [1975] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "I haven't seen all of Sidney Lumet's films. I reckon this is the best one yet"
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Heat (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] (1995)
18.  Heat (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] (1995) DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "Michael Mann is one of the greatest contemporary directors ever, this still stands as his best work yet"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (204 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Easy Rider [DVD] [2000]
19.  Easy Rider [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Peter Fonda
The list author says:
  "Dennis Hopper is an excellent filmmaker and actor, this is his best ever"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Requiem for a Dream [DVD] [2001]
20.  Requiem for a Dream [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Ellen Burstyn
The list author says:
  "A shocking assault on the senses, Darren Aronofsky's second feature proves to be his most creative piece yet"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews)

Once Upon a Time in China--Special Collector's Edition [DVD]
21.  Once Upon a Time in China--Special Collector's Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Jet Li
The list author says:
  "The best film of Tsui Hark, before the dreadful mistake of coming to Hollywood and directing crappy Van Damme flicks"
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King of Comedy [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
22.  King of Comedy [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Stephen Chow
The list author says:
  "While 'Kung Fu Hustle' sticks to mind as one of Chow's best, Chow changes the tune for this funny, uplifting and touching story about fame, love and choices we must make"
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The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete Movie Collection [DVD]
23.  The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete Movie Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "Steven Spielberg is a master when it comes to commercial cinema, and 'Raiders' is still his best yet"
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Sin City [DVD] [2005]
24.  Sin City [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "Robert Rodriguez's best film yet, possibly better than his debut 'El Mariachi' and the best film of 2005"
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Lost Highway [DVD] [1997]
25.  Lost Highway [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Bill Pullman
The list author says:
  "Not for the weak-hearted, an excellent example of Lynch's creativity (or Sadisticness as some may claim)"
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