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Weighted Director Ranking

DISCLAIMER: Yes, I KNOW that I am a nerd and that this is an overly mathematical way of assessing a subjective preference, BUT I really like numbers and spreadsheets so here we are. And obviously I know that I can have a different opinion than my formula produces.

Once I completely watch and rate the filmography of a director (minimum five films), their work is ranked and then put into a pretty simple formula to try and demonstrate numerically how strong I think their career is.

The formula is a sum of the average out-of-ten rating of each film, the median rating of the ranked list, the average of the top five films, and the outright number of tens that…

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  • Taxi Driver

    1

  • Memento

    2

  • Jurassic Park

    3

  • Heat

    4

  • The Social Network

    5

  • Reservoir Dogs

    6

  • Parasite

    7

  • Do the Right Thing

    8

  • The Thing

    9

  • Blade Runner 2049

    10

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    11

  • Spider-Man 2

    12

  • Couch

    13

  • The Fly

    14

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    15

  • The Grandmaster

    16

  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    17

  • The Virgin Suicides

    18