Featured Writers   (105)
Sorted by Rank (from Films)
 RANK   NAME   ALL   D   A   W   C   M   P   FILMS   AVG YEAR   TOP FILM 
1 Wilder, Billy D W P 31 1953 25
2 Shakespeare, William W 59 1967 63
3 Bergman, Ingmar D W P 31 1968 38
4 Kurosawa, Akira D W P 26 1965 7
5 Truffaut, François D A W P 24 1970 15
6 Buñuel, Luis D W M P 21 1956 44
7 Fellini, Federico D A W 22 1962 11
8 Huston, John D A W C P 22 1947 64
9 Allen, Woody D A W M P 37 1989 21
10 Kubrick, Stanley D W C P 10 1971 2
11 Renoir, Jean D A W P 23 1941 3
12 Hecht, Ben D A W P 32 1945 105
13 Coppola, Francis Ford D W M P 13 1976 6
14 Chaplin, Charles D A W M P 35 1926 111
15 Lehman, Ernest W P 15 1964 62
16 Godard, Jean-Luc D A W P 29 1976 16
17 Welles, Orson D A W P 15 1956 1
18 Pinelli, Tullio W 14 1961 11
19 Lucas, George D A W P 15 1990 22
20 Lang, Fritz D A W P 13 1936 27
21 Chandler, Raymond W 8 1953 43
22 Zavattini, Cesare W 17 1956 4
23 Marion, Frances W 31 1926 416
24 Dickens, Charles W 22 1955 195
25 Williams, Tennessee W P 12 1961 94
26 Lean, David D W P 8 1952 195
27 Trumbo, Dalton D A W 16 1955 244
28 Mankiewicz, Joseph L. D W P 13 1946 40
29 Griffith, D.W. D A W M P 23 1913 167
30 Scorsese, Martin D A W P 7 1990 28
31 Gruault, Jean A W 12 1971 42
32 Greene, Graham W 16 1959 77
33 Mankiewicz, Herman J. W P 9 1934 1
34 Lynch, David D W C M P 9 1987 133
35 Hammett, Dashiell W 12 1945 64
36 Steinbeck, John A W 11 1952 91
37 Keaton, Buster D A W P 24 1924 100
38 Brooks, Mel D A W M P 12 1980 161
39 Hemingway, Ernest W 14 1949 368
40 Towne, Robert D A W P 9 1983 19
41 Wells, H.G. W 14 1946 612
42 King, Stephen W 10 1991 303
43 Mamet, David D W P 19 1994 535
44 Faulkner, William W 9 1953 220
45 Lee, Spike D A W P 9 1992 73
46 Pinter, Harold D A W 11 1977 506
47 Hitchcock, Alfred D W P 9 1931 105
48 Spielberg, Steven D A W P 5 1983 166
49 Tolstoy, Leo W 11 1951 500
50 Coward, Noel D A W M P 7 1938 200
51 Haggis, Paul D W M P 7 2005 448
52 Austen, Jane W 10 1994 460
53 Fields, W.C. D A W 8 1934 258
54 Maugham, W. Somerset W 14 1941 648
55 Poe, Edgar Allan W 16 1950 1084
56 Fairbanks, Douglas A W P 11 1922 408
57 Silliphant, Stirling W 9 1969 207
58 Simon, Neil W 15 1974 1200
59 O'Neill, Eugene W 10 1948 834
60 Beatty, Warren D A W P 5 1989 239
61 Capra, Frank D W P 2 1936 51
62 Stevenson, Robert Louis W 9 1942 661
63 Olivier, Laurence D A W P 2 1946 270
64 Lawrence, D.H. W 6 1970 651
65 Hill, Walter D W P 7 1981 561
66 Leonard, Elmore W P 8 1983 1186
67 Christie, Agatha W 6 1963 845
68 Siodmak, Curt D W 7 1940 756
69 Hawks, Howard D W P 6 1939 726
70 Clooney, George D A W P 3 2010 551
71 Crichton, Michael D W P 8 1990 841
72 Zanuck, Darryl F. D W P 8 1932 1522
73 Roach, Hal D W M P 8 1923 861
74 Kazan, Elia D A W P 2 1955 935
75 Wilde, Oscar W 7 1959 1154
76 Thompson, Emma A W 2 1998 460
77 Selznick, David O. D W P 3 1945 1093
78 Berlin, Irving A W M 4 1940 1450
79 Gibson, Mel D A W P 2 2005 1249
80 Porter, Edwin S. D W C P 2 1903 1197
81 Ford, John D A W C P 4 1938 1269
82 Grisham, John W P 6 1996 2101
83 Apatow, Judd D W P 5 2008 2264
84 Zwick, Edward D W P 4 2004 1439
85 Lewton, Val W P 2 1945 1467
86 Wexler, Haskell D A W C P 1 1969 1351
87 Sennett, Mack D A W P 3 1912 2011
88 Freund, Karl D A W C 1 1927 1753
89 Nicholson, Jack D A W P 2 1967 2149
90 Duvall, Robert D A W M P 2 1990 1986
91 Porter, Cole W M 1 1957 2063
92 Arbuckle, Roscoe 'Fatty' D A W 3 1917 2495
93 Rodgers, Richard W M 1 1939 2162
94 Pacino, Al D A W P 1 1996 2408
95 Stothart, Herbert W M 1 1936 2448
96 Evans, Robert A W P 1 2002 2490
97 DeMille, Cecil B. D A W P 1 1914 2495
98 Coutard, Raoul D W C 1 1970 2541
98 Nykvist, Sven D W C 1 1991 2541
99 Wyler, William D W P 1 1944 2546
100 Harris, Richard D A W 1 1971 2579
100 Jolie, Angelina D A W P 1 2011 2579
101 Winkler, Irwin D W P 1 1991 2591
101 Poitier, Sidney D A W 1 1968 2591
102 Close, Glenn A W P 1 2011 2597
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A Actor / Actress
W Writer
C Cinematographer
M Composer (Music)
P Producer