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Directors' Orders
It's time to see how well you know your directors. Below are several big-name directors and a sampling of their resumé. We've listed four or five of each's films in chronological order without any gaps, except for one omitted title. For each omission, we've given you the year in question and it's your job to come up with the name of the missing movie.
1. Stanley Kubrick 1968: "2001: A Space Odyssey"
1971:
1975: "Barry Lyndon"
1980: "The Shining"
2. Kevin Smith 1994: "Clerks"
1995: "Mallrats"
1997:
1999: "Dogma"
3. Cameron Crowe 1989: "Say Anything"
1992: "Singles"
1996: "Jerry Maguire"
2000:
2001: "Vanilla Sky"
4. James Cameron 1984: "The Terminator"
1986: "Aliens"
1989:
1991: "T2: Judgement Day"
5. Ron Howard 1985: "Cocoon"
1988: "Willow"
1989: "Parenthood"
1991:
1992: "Far and Away"
6. Steven Spielberg 1974: "Sugarland Express"
1975: "Jaws"
1977:
1979: "1941"
7. Nora Ephron 1993: "Sleepless in Seattle"
1994: "Mixed Nuts"
1996: "Michael"
1998:
2000: "Lucky Numbers"
8. Steven Soderbergh 1999: "The Limey"
2000: "Traffic"
2000:
2001: "Ocean's Eleven"
9. Michael Mann 1992: "Last of the Mohicans"
1995:
1999: "The Insider"
2001: "Ali"
10. Rob Reiner 1986: "Stand By Me"
1987: "The Princess Bride"
1989:
1990: "Misery"
1992: "A Few Good Men"
11. Woody Allen 1973: "Sleepeer"
1975: "Love and Death"
1977:
1978: "Interiors"
1979: "Manhattan"
12. John Hughes 1984: "Sixteen Candles"
1985: "Weird Science"
1985:
1986: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
13. George Lucas 1971: "THX 1138"
1973:
1977: "Star Wars"
1999: "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace"
14. Steven Spielberg
(Part II)
1981: "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
1982:
1983: "Twilight Zone: The Movie"
1984: "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"
1985: "The Color Purple"
15. Alfred Hitchcock 1958: "Vertigo"
1959:
1960: "Psycho"
1963: "The Birds"
16. Joel Coen 1993: "The Hudsucker Proxy"
1996: "Fargo"
1997:
2000: "O Brother, Where art Thou?"
17. Spike Lee 1989: "Do the Right Thing"
1990: "Mo' Better Blues"
1991:
1992: "Malcolm X"
18. Mel Brooks 1974: "Young Frankenstein"
1974: "Blazing Saddles"
1976:
1977: "High Anxiety"
1981 "The History of the World Part I"
19. Penny Marshall 1986: "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
1988:
1990: "Awakenings"
1992: "A League of Their Own"
1994: "Renaissance Man"
20. Steven Spielberg
(Part III)
1991: "Hook"
1993:
1993: "Jurassic Park"
1997: "Lost World: Jurassic Park II"
21. Terry Gilliam 1989: "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen"
1991: "The Fisher King"
1995:
1998: "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
22. Martin Scorcese 1990: "Goodfellas"
1991: "Cape Fear"
1993: "The Age of Innocence"
1995:
1997: "Kundun"
23. David Fincher 1992: "Alien 3"
1995: "Se7en"
1997:
1999: "Fight Club"
24. Brian DePalma 1981: "Blow Out"
1983:
1984: "Body Double"
1986: "Wise Guys"
1987: "The Untouchables"
25. Oliver Stone 1986: "Platoon"
1987:
1988: "Talk Radio"
1989: "Born on the 4th of July"