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Favorite Movie Lists from Del Toro, Wright, Vaughn, Scorsese and More

Movie by Joey Paur

Directors Guilermo de Toro (Hellboy), Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim), Marc Webb (The Amazing Spider-Man), Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class), Sam Mendes (Skyfall), Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas) and others have shared their Top 10 movie lists from a poll by Sight & Sound magazine. You might be surprised with what's on them, but each list of films is respectable.

Every ten years, the film magazine Sight & Sound polls a number of critics, academics, and professionals and then tallies up the results for an ultimate list. Here are the individual lists of several directors that have been polled. Check them out, and let us know what you think about these directors' favorite films! Do any of these lists match your own?

Guilermo del Toro's list...

 (1963) - Federico Fellini

La Belle et la Bete (1946) - Jean Cocteau

Frankenstein (1931) - James Whale

Freaks (1932) - Tod Browning

Goodfellas (1990) - Martin Scorsese

Greed (1925) - Erich von Stroheim

Los Olvidados (1950) - Luis Bunel

Modern Times (1936) - Charles Chaplin

Nosferatu (1922) - F.W. Murnau

Shadow of a Doubt (1943) - Alfred Hitchcock

Edgar Wright's list...

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - Stanley Kubrick

An American Werewolf in London (1981) - John Landis

Carrie (1976) - Brian de Palma

Dames (1934) - Busby Berkeley

Don't Look Now (1973) - Nicolas Roeg

Duck Soup (1933) - Leo McCarey

Psycho (1960) - Alfred Hitchcock

Raising Arizona (1987) - Joel & Ethan Coen

Taxi Driver (1976) - Martin Scorsese

The Wild Bunch (1969) - Sam Peckinpah

Marc Webb's list... 

 (1963) - Federico Fellini

Annie Hall (1977) - Woody Allen

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) - David Lean

Children of Men (2006) - Alfonso Cuaron

City Lights (1931) - Charles Chaplin

Dead Poets Society (1989) - Peter Weir

The Graduate (1967) - Mike Nichols

Singin' in the Rain (1951) - Stanley Donen/Gene Kelly

Three Colours: Red (1994) - Krzysztof Kieslowski

The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) - Peter Weir

Matthew Vaughn's list... 

Back to the Future (1985) - Robert Zemeckis

Being There (1979) - Hal Ashby

The Deer Hunter (1977) - Michael Cimino

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (1966) - Sergio Leone

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) - David Lean

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - Steven Spielberg

Reservoir Dogs (1991) - Quentin Tarantino

Rocky III (1982) - Sylvester Stallone

Scarface (1983) - Brian De Palma

Star Wars (1977) - George Lucas

Sam Mendes' list...

The 400 Blows (1959) – Fracois Truffaut

Blue Velvet (1986) – David Lynch

Citizen Kane (1941) – Orson Welles

Fanny and Alexander (1984) – Ingmar Bergman

The Godfather: Part II (1974) – Francis Ford Coppola

Kes (1969) – Ken Loach

Rosemary’s Baby (1968) – Roman Polanski

Taxi Driver (1976) – Martin Scorsese

There Will Be Blood (2007) – Paul Thomas Anderson

Vertigo (1958) – Alfred Hitchcock

Martin Scorsese's list...

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Stanley Kubrick

8½ (1963) – Federico Fellini

Ashes and Diamonds (1958) – Andrzej Wajda

Citizen Kane (1941) – Orson Welles

The Leopard (1963) – Luchino Visconti

Paisa (1946) – Roberto Rossellini

The Red Shoes (1948) – Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger

The River (1951) – Jean RenoirSalvatore Giuliano (1962) – Francesco Rosi

The Searchers (1956) – John Ford

Ugetsu Monogatari (1953) – Mizoguchi Kenji

Vertigo (1958) – Alfred Hitchcock

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