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Who Directed That Movie #4

For each pair of movies, name the person who directed them.
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First submittedJanuary 1, 2013
Last updatedMay 20, 2015
Times taken4,978
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Movies
Director
Clerks; Dogma
Kevin Smith
The Sixth Sense; Signs
M. Night Shyamalan
From Dusk till Dawn; Planet Terror
Robert Rodriguez
Star Trek Into Darkness
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
J. J. Abrams
Pi; Requiem for a Dream
Darren Aronofsky
Alien Resurrection; Amélie
Jean Pierre Jeunet
The Fly; A History of Violence
David Cronenberg
Big; A League of Their Own
Penny Marshall
Pink Flamingos; Hairspray
John Waters
This Is Spinal Tap;
When Harry Met Sally
Rob Reiner
There Will Be Blood;
The Master
Paul Thomas
Anderson
Movies
Director
Se7en; Fight Club
David Fincher
Caddyshack; Groundhog Day
Harold Ramis
Grizzly Man; Rescue Dawn
Werner Herzog
The Grapes of Wrath;
How Green Was My Valley
John Ford
Mission: Impossible II; Face/Off
John Woo
Jerry Maguire; Almost Famous
Cameron Crowe
Scarface; The Untouchables
Brian De Palma
Good Will Hunting; Milk
Gus Van Sant
Modern Times; City Lights
Charlie Chaplin
Plan 9 from Outer Space;
Orgy of the Dead
Ed Wood
Coffee and Cigarettes;
Broken Flowers
Jim Jarmusch
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level 77
Jul 29, 2013
I did pretty badly but still scored better than half the people who took this. I guess most people don't know directors very well.
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level 77
Dec 11, 2015
Also I was very pleased to see that "Shamalamadingdong" was accepted for the second answer. Were you following my lead? I made that an acceptable type-in on one of my own quizzes...
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level 44
Dec 15, 2015
I thought I was the only one that called him shamalamadingdong :)
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level 68
Jul 29, 2013
I'd only heard of 7 of them so I guess I don't know my directors very well :(
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level 66
Jul 30, 2013
This was an issue of recall versus time.
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level 83
Jun 30, 2015
Orgy of the Dead was directed by Stephen Apostolof/AC Stephen. I believe Ed Wood did the screenplay for it.
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level 61
Jun 30, 2015
10/22 but pleased to see 5 of my answers were among the least guessed.
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level 69
Dec 11, 2015
John Woo was a little unfair. I guessed "Wood" for Ed Wood and John Woo filled in automatically. I think I would've gotten it anyway, but it might be worth changing one of them.
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level 72
Sep 29, 2019
Maybe change Cameron Crowe too, he's also on the Quiz #3.
Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Diner, etc.) could get some love.
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level 82
Dec 11, 2015
Looks like there aren't many, but nice to see you found one woman to include as well.
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level 50
Dec 11, 2015
22/22. Hard? Ha!
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level 61
Dec 11, 2015
I did poorly as a reult of the fact that I don't watch the movies and the only directors I can name are Hitchcock, Spielberg, Cameron, Tarantino, Kubrick and Michael Bay.
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level 54
Jul 14, 2016
Scorsese? Nolan? I would hope you've at least seen their work, even if you didn't realize it...
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level 80
Apr 29, 2019
That seems half the battle here. Many of these I've seen, but the director just isn't usually something that sticks in the mind for most people, including myself.
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level 72
Sep 29, 2019
Nolan who? Ryan?
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level 79
Dec 11, 2015
Difficult but excellent quiz. Everyone once and a while, you have to have one that humbles the most cocky. Well done.
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level 71
Jul 5, 2018
Found this one considerably harder than the first 3! It's a great memory exercise though and I wanted to beat myself once I saw the answers because at least half the ones I'd missed I should have known perfectly well.
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level 72
Sep 29, 2019
Ugh. Coffee And Cigarettes is the most mind numbing waste of an eclectic cast ever recorded. Great talents throwing out predictable, dull lines in earnest.