Often the focal point of a film will be the stars, but sometimes the selling factor will be who directed the film. The director is the one who creates the film and controls the artistic and dramatic elements, and no film can succeed without a director with talent and vision.
These 13 directors have all had an enormous impact on modern cinema and been responsible for many of the greatest films ever produced. In many cases, their distinctive style makes them immediately recognizable and is a key selling point. Over the last 25 years, these are Hollywood’s greatest film directors.