The Director's Best MTV Movie 1992-2018 (The Winners)

by thorarinn93 | created - 08 Jul 2014 | updated - 19 Jun 2018 | Public

Here are all the directors with there movies, who have won the MTV Movie Award for Best Movie, from 1992 to 2018. Ps. 1: "TLOTR"-trilogy won in 3 consecutive years (2002-2004) as franchise only in "Movie of the Year" for all their films. Ps. 2: In 2013, the awards was renamed to Movie Of The Year. Ps. 3: "The Twilight Saga" films were won in 4 consecutive years (2009-2012) along with "Best Kiss". Ps. 4: In 2017, it's also "Show Of The Year". The reference for the award is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MTV_Movie_Award_for_Best_Movie.

1. James Cameron

Writer | Avatar

James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his ...

1992: Terminator 2: Judgment Day - Director. 1998: Titanic - Director.

2. Rob Reiner

Actor | All in the Family

Robert Reiner was born in New York City, to Estelle Reiner (née Lebost) and Emmy-winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer Carl Reiner.

As a child, he often looked up to his father as his inspiration and role-model. Carl Reiner was on The Dick Van Dyke Show, which he created and also starred in....

1993: A Few Good Men - Director.

3. Allen Hughes

Director | The Book of Eli

Albert and Allen Hughes began making movies at age 12, but their formal film education began their freshman year of high school when Allen took a TV production class. They soon made a short film entitled How To Be A Burglar and people began to take notice. Their next work, Uncensored videos, was ...

1994: Menace II Society - Director #1 (with Albert).

4. Albert Hughes

Director | The Book of Eli

Albert and Allen Hughes began making movies at age 12, but their formal film education began their freshman year of high school when Allen took a TV production class. They soon made a short film entitled How To Be A Burglar and people began to take notice. Their next work, Uncensored videos, was ...

1994: Menace II Society - Director #2 (with Allen).

5. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.

In January of...

1995: Pulp Fiction - Director.

6. David Fincher

Director | Se7en

David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials...

1996: Seven - Director.

7. Wes Craven

Writer | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision.

Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on ...

1997: Scream - Director.

8. Peter Farrelly

Producer | Green Book

Peter Farrelly was born on December 17, 1956 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA as Peter John Farrelly. He is a producer and writer, known for Green Book (2018), There's Something About Mary (1998) and Dumb and Dumber (1994). He has been married to Melinda Farrelly since December 31, 1996. They ...

1999: There's Something About Mary - Director #1 (with Bobby).

9. Bobby Farrelly

Producer | There's Something About Mary

Bobby Farrelly was born on June 17, 1958 in Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA as Robert Leo Farrelly Jr. He is a producer and director, known for There's Something About Mary (1998), Osmosis Jones (2001) and Me, Myself & Irene (2000). He has been married to Nancy Farrelly since 1990. They have two ...

1999: There's Something About Mary - Director #2 (with Peter).

10. Lana Wachowski

Writer | The Matrix

Lana Wachowski and her sister Lilly Wachowski, (also known as 'The Wachowskis') are the duo behind ground-breaking movies such as The Matrix (1999) and Cloud Atlas (2012). Born to mother Lynne, a nurse, and father Ron, a businessman of Polish descent, Wachowski grew up in Chicago and formed a tight...

2000: The Matrix - Director #1 (with Andy).

11. Lilly Wachowski

Writer | The Matrix

Director, writer and producer Lilly Wachowski was born in 1967 in Chicago as Andrew Wachowski, the son of Lynne, a nurse and painter and Ron, a businessman. Lilly was educated at Kellogg Elementary School in Chicago, before moving on to Whitney Young High School. After graduating from high school, ...

2000: The Matrix - Director #2 (with Lana).

12. Ridley Scott

Producer | The Martian

Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...

2001: Gladiator - Director.

13. Peter Jackson

Producer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. When a friend of his parents bought him a super 8 movie camera (because she saw how much he enjoyed taking photos), the then eight-year-old Peter instantly grabbed the thing to start recording his own movies,...

2002: The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring - Director. 2003: The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers - Director. 2004: The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King - Director.

14. Jared Hess

Writer | Napoleon Dynamite

Jared Hess was born on July 18, 1979 in Glendale, Arizona, USA as Jared Lawrence Hess. He is a writer and producer, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Gentlemen Broncos (2009) and Nacho Libre (2006). He is married to Jerusha Hess. They have one child.

2005: Napoleon Dynamite - Director.

15. David Dobkin

Producer | The Judge

David Dobkin was born on June 23, 1969 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is a producer and director, known for The Judge (2014), R.I.P.D. (2013) and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017). He is married to Megan Wolpert. They have one child.

2006: Wedding Crashers - Director.

16. Gore Verbinski

Director | Rango

Gore Verbinski, one of American cinema's most inventive directors who was a punk-rock guitarist as a teenager and had to sell his guitar to buy his first camera, is now the director of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) which made the industry record for highest opening weekend of ...

2007: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Director.

17. Michael Bay

Producer | Armageddon

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...

2008: Transformers - Director.

18. Catherine Hardwicke

Director | Twilight

Catherine Hardwicke was born on October 21, 1955 in Cameron, Texas, USA as Helen Catherine Hardwicke. She is a director and production designer, known for Twilight (2008), Thirteen (2003) and Lords of Dogtown (2005).

2009: Twilight - Director.

19. Chris Weitz

Writer | About a Boy

Chris Weitz was born on November 30, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher John Weitz. He is a producer and writer, known for About a Boy (2002), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016). He has been married to Mercedes Martinez since 2006. They have one ...

2010: The Twilight Saga: New Moon - Director.

20. David Slade

Director | Hard Candy

David Slade was born on September 26, 1969 in the UK. He is a producer and director, known for Hard Candy (2005), 30 Days of Night (2007) and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010).

2011: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - Director.

21. Bill Condon

Director | Gods and Monsters

Bill Condon was born on October 22, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA as William Patrick Condon. He is a director and writer, known for Gods and Monsters (1998), Dreamgirls (2006) and Kinsey (2004).

2012: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 - Director. 2017: Beauty & The Beast - Director.

22. Joss Whedon

Writer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was ...

2013: The Avengers - Director.

23. Francis Lawrence

Director | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Francis Lawrence was born on March 26, 1971 in Vienna, Austria. He is a director and producer, known for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), I Am Legend (2007) and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015).

2014: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Director.

24. Josh Boone

Director | The Fault in Our Stars

Josh Boone was born on April 5, 1979 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Fault in Our Stars (2014), The New Mutants (2020) and The Stand (2020).

2015: The Fault In Our Stars - Director.

25. J.J. Abrams

Producer | Lost

Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, the son of TV producer parents. Abrams planned on going to dental school, but decided to study film at Sarah Lawrence College. At 15, he wrote the music for Don Dohler's Nightbeast (1982). In his senior year, he and Jill ...

2016: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Director.

26. Ryan Coogler

Director | Black Panther

Ryan Coogler was born on May 23, 1986 in Oakland, California, USA as Ryan Kyle Coogler. He is a director and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), Creed (2015) and Fruitvale Station (2013). He has been married to Zinzi Evans since 2016.

2018: Black Panther - Director.



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