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10 Of The Most Awarded Movie Directors

A lot goes into the production of a movie. Most people believe writing the script is a difficult task. Admittedly it is. But so too is interpreting the words on the script and creating scenes according to the director’s imagination.

These are the directors whose work was and is appreciated not only by the public’s praise, but also by the number of awards they’ve won.

1. Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is not only the most well-known director in Hollywood, but also the most awarded one, receiving 175 awards during his career as well as 140 nominations. He grossed over $9 billion with his films, making him one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. His most notable films are Schindler’s List, Amistad, Empire of the Sun, Saving Private Ryan and E.T. The Extraterrestrial, to name but a few. His future projects include Indiana Jones 5 as well as a miniseries on Napoleon, based on the script written by Stanley Kubrick.