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Poll: Face-Off: Millennials vs. Generation X vs. Baby Boomers vs. The Silent Generation

Demographers have identified four contemporary generations to which westernized adults of the world belong: based on birth rates and common characteristics, the parameters are not rigid and allow for various definitions. Which generation, as defined below, do you think is currently (approximately 2010-2017) making the most important films?

Feel free to discuss here.

Results of 9,265 votes:

  1. 1.

    Martin Scorsese

     
    The Silent Generation (also called the Traditionalists or the Greatest Generation, referring to those born before 1946): Directors, Writers, & Others: Include Clint Eastwood, Woody Allen, Ridley …
  2. 2.

    Quentin Tarantino

     
    Generation X (there is still some disagreement about the birth years represented, narrowly defined between 1965 and 1976 but often more broadly defined as being born anywhere between 1961 and 1982): …
  3. 3.

    Joel Coen

     
    Baby Boomers (usually thought to be born between 1946 and 1960): Directors & Writers: Include Spike Lee, Kathryn Bigelow, David Lynch, Stephen Spielberg, Mel Gibson, Luc Besson, James Cameron, Ti…
  4. 4.

    Damien Chazelle

     
    Millennials (also sometimes called Generation Y, there is disagreement here, too, of the birth years, sometimes as early as 1977 and as late as 2000, but often perceived to be those born between 1983 …

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