The Film 100
The 100 Most Influential People
in the History of the Movies
Part 2

by Film 100

The Film 100
(part 2, ranked)
The Film 100
Influential Role(s)
Recommended Film Viewing
34 Eadweard Muybridge
(1830-1904)

Early Photographer, Inventor, Famous for Photographic Motion Studies
35 Katharine Hepburn
(1907-2003)

Feminist Actress
A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
Stage Door (1937)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Adam's Rib (1949)
The African Queen (1951)
Pat and Mike (1952)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
36 Winsor McCay
(1867-1934)

Pioneering Film Animator
Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906)
Gertie The Dinosaur (1914)
The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918)
37 Stanley Kubrick
(1928-1999)

Director
Paths of Glory (1957)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned
To Stop Worrying... (1964)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
38 Buster Keaton
(1895-1966)

Actor-Comedian, "The Stone Face"
The Navigator (1924)
Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
The General (1927)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
39 James Agee
(1909-1955)

Film Critic, Screenwriter
The African Queen (1951)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
40 Fritz Lang
(1890-1976)

Director, Screenwriter
Metropolis (1927)
M (1931)
Fury (1936)
Man Hunt (1941)
The Big Heat (1953)
41 Marcus Loew
(1870-1927)

Executive, Exhibitor
42 Cedric Gibbons
(1893-1960)

Art Designer/Director for MGM
Grand Hotel (1932)
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
The Thin Man (1934)
A Night At The Opera (1935)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
An American In Paris (1951)
Forbidden Planet (1956)
43 James Cagney
(1899-1986)

Actor
The Public Enemy (1931)
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
White Heat (1949)
44 Ben Hecht
(1893-1964)

Screenwriter, Director, Producer, Playwright, Novelist
The Front Page (1931)
Gone With The Wind (1939)
Gunga Din (1939)
Wuthering Heights (1939)
Spellbound (1945)
Notorious (1946)
Kiss of Death (1947)
45 Ingmar Bergman
(1918-2007)

Swedish Director, Screenwriter
The Seventh Seal (1956)
Wild Strawberries (1957)
Autumn Sonata (1978)
Fanny and Alexander (1983)
46 Humphrey Bogart
(1899-1957)

Actor
The Petrified Forest (1936)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Casablanca (1942)
To Have and Have Not (1944)
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The African Queen (1951)
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
47 Leon Schlesinger
(1883-1949)

Producer of Warner Bros. Cartoon Series (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies)
A Wild Hare (1940)
Rhapsody in Rivets (1941)
Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt (1941)
Greetings Bait (1943)
Pigs in a Polka (1943)
Porky Pig's Feat (1943)
48 Louella Parsons
(1893-1972)

Legendary Gossip Columnist
49 Roger Corman
(1926- )

Director, Producer, Screenwriter; Known for Low-Budget, Exploitation "B" Films
Swamp Women (1955)
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
The Raven (1963)
The Trip (1967)
Death Race 2000 (1975)
50 Edith Head
(1898-1981)

Costume Designer
The Lady Eve (1941)
The Heiress (1949)
All About Eve (1950)
A Place in the Sun (1951)
Roman Holiday (1953)
Rear Window (1954)
The Sting (1973)
51 Bernard Herrmann
(1911-1975)

Film Composer/Conductor
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Wuthering Heights (1939)
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
Vertigo (1958)
North By Northwest (1959)
Psycho (1960)
Taxi Driver (1976)
52 Gary Cooper
(1901-1961)

Actor
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Beau Geste (1939)
Meet John Doe (1941)
Sergeant York (1941)
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
High Noon (1952)
53 Mike Todd
(1907-1958)

Producer, Promoter of Wide-Screen Processes
The Robe (1953)
Oklahoma! (1955)
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
54 Ernst Lubitsch
(1892-1947)

Director
The Love Parade (1929)
One Hour With You (1932)
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
The Merry Widow (1934)
Ninotchka (1939)
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
To Be or Not To Be (1942)
Heaven Can Wait (1943)
55 Sidney Poitier
(1924- )

Actor
The Blackboard Jungle (1955)
The Defiant Ones (1958)
Lilies of the Field (1963)
To Sir With Love (1964)
A Patch of Blue (1965)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
56 Saul Bass
(1920-1996)

Film Title and Poster Graphic Designer
The Man With the Golden Arm (1955)
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Vertigo (1958)
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
North By Northwest (1959)
Psycho (1960)
Advice and Consent (1962)
Walk on the Wild Side (1962)
Grand Prix (1966)
57 Billy Wilder
(1906-2002)

Director, Screenwriter
Double Indemnity (1944)
The Lost Weekend (1945)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Stalag 17 (1953)
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
The Apartment (1960)
58 Bette Davis
(1908-1989)

Legendary Actress
Of Human Bondage (1934)
Dangerous (1935)
The Petrified Forest (1936)
Jezebel (1938)
Dark Victory (1939)
The Letter (1940)
The Little Foxes (1941)
Now, Voyager (1942)
All About Eve (1950)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
59 Erich Von Stroheim
(1885-1957)

Director, Actor, Screenwriter
Greed (1924)
The Merry Widow (1925)
The Wedding March (1928)
Grand Illusion (1937)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
60 Max Factor
(1872-1938)

Executive; Famous for "Makeup" or "Greasepaint"
61 The Lumiere Bros.
(Auguste 1862-1954,
Louis 1864-1948)

Inventors of Cinematographe (Early Photographic Camera/Projector), Directors, Producers
The Arrival of a Train/L'Arrivee D'un Train en Gare (1895)
Watering the Gardener/L'Arroseur Arrosee (1895)
Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory/La Sortie Des Usines (1895)
62 Woody Allen
(1935- )

Director, Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Author
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Sleeper (1973)
Annie Hall (1977)
Manhattan (1979)
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
63 Clark Gable
(1901-1960)

Actor
Red Dust (1932)
It Happened One Night (1934)
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
San Francisco (1936)
Gone With The Wind (1939)
The Misfits (1961)
64 David O Selznick
(1902-1965)

Producer
Dinner at Eight (1933)
Gone With The Wind (1939)
Rebecca (1940)
Since You Went Away (1944)
Duel in the Sun (1946)
The Third Man (1949)
65 Gregg Toland
(1904-1948)

Director of Photography
Wuthering Heights (1939)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
The Long Voyage Home (1940)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
66 Lillian Gish
(1896-1993)

Actress
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Way Down East (1920)
Orphans of the Storm (1922)
The Wind (1928)
Duel in the Sun (1946)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
67 William Cameron Menzies
(1896-1957)

Production Designer, Director, Producer
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
The Dove (1928)
Things to Come (1936)
Gone With The Wind (1939)


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