Director Statistics

This is the list of Film Registry directors who have more than one film on the Registry. An asterisk indicates the director was on the first list of 25 Registry titles in 1989. The list does include co-directed films and is limited to credited directors.

Eleven Films (1)
John Ford*

Ten Films (2)
Howard Hawks
William Wyler*

Nine Films (1)
Alfred Hitchcock*

Eight Films (1)
Elia Kazan*

Seven Films (6)
Frank Capra*
George Cukor
Leo McCarey
Steven Spielberg
George Stevens
Billy Wilder*

Six Films (5)
Charles Chaplin*
D.W. Griffith*
John Huston*
Stanley Kubrick*
Vincente Minnelli

Five Films (9)
William Dickson
Buster Keaton*
Ernst Lubitsch
Sidney Lumet
Otto Preminger
Martin Scorsese
unknown
King Vidor*
William Wellman

Four Films (12)
Robert Altman
Francis Ford Coppola
Michael Curtiz*
Spike Lee
Mervyn LeRoy
Rouben Mamoulian
Edwin Porter
Preston Sturges
Maurice Tourneur
Raoul Walsh
Orson Welles*
James Whale

Three Films (35)
Lloyd Bacon
Clarence Badger
Reginald Barker
G.W. Bitzer
James Stuart Blackton
Mel Brooks
Clarence Brown
John Cassavetes
Edward Cline
Merian C. Cooper
Stanley Donen*
Blake Edwards
Dave Fleischer
Victor Fleming*
Samuel Fuller
Chuck Jones
Henry King
John Landis
John Lasseter
George Lucas*
Hamilton Luske
Winsor McCay
Lewis Milestone
Dudley Murphy
Nicholas Ray
Martin Ritt
Ridley Scott
Ben Sharpsteen
Luis Valdez
Josef von Sternberg
Erich von Stroheim
Lois Weber
Robert Wise
Robert Zemeckis
Fred Zinnemann*

Two Films (86)
Robert Aldrich
Woody Allen
Hal Ashby
Les Blank
John Boorman
Frank Borzage
Richard Brooks
Tod Browning
Clyde Bruckman*
Charles Burnett
James Cameron
Joel Coen
Shirley Clarke
Julie Dash
Cecil B. DeMille
Jonathan Demme
Richard Donner
Robert Drew
Clint Eastwood
Robert Flaherty*
Robert Florey
Miloš Forman
Bob Fosse
John Frankenheimer
William Friedkin
Louis Gasnier
Clyde Geronimi
Burt Gillett
Alfred Green
David Hand*
William Heise
George Roy Hill
John Hughes
Wilfred Jackson
Gene Kelly*
Randal Kleiser
Stanley Kramer
Gregory La Cava
Fritz Lang
David Lean
Pare Lorentz
Ida Lupino
Terrence Malick
Joseph Mankiewicz
Anthony Mann
George Marshall
Albert Maysles
David Maysles
Oscar Micheaux
Errol Morris
F.W. Murnau*
Gregory Nava
Fred Newmeyer
Fred Niblo
Mike Nichols
Christopher Nolan
George Pal
Paramount News
Gordon Parks*
Sam Peckinpah
Arthur Penn
D.A. Pennebaker
Roman Polanski
Rob Reiner
Robert Rossen
Arthur Rosson
Denis Sanders
Franklin Schaffner
George Seitz
Ernest Shoedsack
Don Siegel
Douglas Sirk
Victor Sjöström
Phillips Smalley
John M. Stahl
Ralph Steiner
Robert Stevenson
Mel Stuart
John Sturges
Frank Tashlin
Sam Taylor
Jacques Tourneur
W.S. Van Dyke
Wayne Wang
Fred Wilcox
Frederick Wiseman
Charlotte Zwerin