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Best Horror Directors
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Director
Score
Total # of Movies Career Span Top 4 Movies
1
David Cronenberg

2.9792
23
1960s - 3
1970s - 5
1980s - 5
1990s - 4
2000s - 6
  1. Dead Zone, The (1983)
  2. Fly, The (1986)
  3. History of Violence, A (2005)
  4. Eastern Promises (2007)
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2
John Carpenter

2.9414
24
1960s - 5
1970s - 3
1980s - 8
1990s - 5
2000s - 2
2010s - 1
  1. Halloween (1978)
  2. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
  3. Dark Star (1974)
  4. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
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3
George A. Romero

2.9402
12
1960s - 1
1970s - 4
1980s - 4
1990s - 1
2000s - 2
  1. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  2. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  3. Martin (1977)
  4. Day of the Dead (1985)
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4
Joe Dante

2.9164
13
1960s - 1
1970s - 2
1980s - 5
1990s - 3
2000s - 2
  1. Gremlins (1984)
  2. Howling, The (1981)
  3. Innerspace (1987)
  4. Matinee (1993)
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5
James Whale

2.8754
21
1930s - 17
1940s - 3
1960s - 1
  1. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  2. Frankenstein (1931)
  3. Show Boat (1936)
  4. Invisible Man, The (1933)
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6
Tod Browning

2.8257
31
1920s - 23
1930s - 7
1960s - 1
  1. Unknown, The (1927)
  2. Freaks (1932)
  3. Dracula (1931)
  4. Mark of the Vampire (1935)
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7
Terence Fisher

2.8150
50
1940s - 6
1950s - 27
1960s - 16
1970s - 1
  1. Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1959)
  2. Curse of Frankenstein, The (1957)
  3. Dracula (1958)
  4. Devil Rides Out, The (1968)
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8
Steve Miner

2.7922
13
1980s - 5
1990s - 5
2000s - 3
  1. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
  2. Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
  3. House (1986)
  4. Warlock (1989)
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9
Sam Raimi

2.7852
16
1970s - 2
1980s - 3
1990s - 5
2000s - 6
  1. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  2. Evil Dead II (1987)
  3. Spider-Man (2002)
  4. Evil Dead, The (1981)
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10
Wes Craven

2.7175
20
1970s - 3
1980s - 7
1990s - 6
2000s - 3
2010s - 1
  1. Nightmare On Elm Street, A (1984)
  2. Last House on the Left, The (1972)
  3. Scream 2 (1997)
  4. Scream (1996)
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