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One of the most successful and beloved American directors who frequently dips into fantastic genres
French-American director who worked with Val Lewton on some of the most critically acclaimed horror flicks of the 1940s
The Godfather of Gore
Another German who makes bloody underground flicks; unlike #36, though, he's good.
Controversial Austrian art-house darling.
Similar to #41, but French, and somewhat more competent
Young American director who has overseen multiple high-profile, big budget adaptations
Horror staple who has repeatedly redefined the slasher genre
Dark, controversial director who has made some of the highest-regarded horror films in history
American exploitation director; Troma released his most notorious film.
The Godfather of All Zombies
Italian director arrested for his most notorious flick.
Italian director of stylish and bloody giallo films, usually with vivid imagery and electronic music
Indie filmmaker turned blockbuster director; known for a cartoonish style
American comedy and horror director
American horror icon and maker of low budget classics in the sci-fi, horror, and action genres
Oscar-winning fantasy director who started off making splatter films
Director of some of the highest grossing flicks ever made
Prolific Italian B movie director
American thriller director
Even more controversial Dane who got kicked out of Cannes in 2011
Prolific B-Movie director/producer; won an Academy Award for his body of work
Insanely prolific, controversial, and unconventional Japanese director
Science fiction and horror director who tends to add quirky humor to his works
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Director/producer with a predilection for tiny monsters.
British horror author who has directed adaptations of several of his works.
'The One Man Film Crew,' known for his exuberant camera work
Spanish creater of critically-acclaimed dark fantasy.
Spanish director of a famous 70s zombie series
One of the worst directors of all time--but no less an auteur--this Hollywood figure tried to create epics and wound up with dreck.
Possibly the best director ever; many of his films contain conspicuous horror elements
South Korean director who's as popular as his movies are bloody: Very
Canadian director associated with body horror; has since taken on more mainstream projects.
'The Evil Ed Wood;' Italian director of Eurohorror porno-sleaze
Somewhat uneven director who had two smash hits in the 70s--one a best picture, the other a famous horror pic.
One of the great figures in Italian horror cinema
American metal musician turned sometimes controversial director.
Director of low-budget, often satirical, b-movies
The Master of Suspense
Best known for his adaptations of Stephen King's work to the silver screen
Science Fiction director/producer known for his blockbusters on both TV and the big screen.
Famous director of 1930s Universal Studios horror films
German underground splatter director.
Multi-talented director from the studio system days; his career was ended by his most notorious picture
Horror director who came up with the idea for his most famous film in a hardware store
Italian splatter maestro
Director of psychological thrillers whose name has become synonymous with surrealism in film.
Extremely influential director of thrillers; most of his work has come out in the last two decades

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