Monday, June 21

Globes – Best Director

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2020 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

1917 Sam Mendes

1917

Sam Mendes

2019 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Roma Alfonso Cuarón

Roma

Alfonso Cuarón

2018 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro

The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro

2017 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

La La Land Damien Chazelle

La La Land

Damien Chazelle

2016 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Revenant Alejandro G. Iñárritu

The Revenant

Alejandro G. Iñárritu

2015 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Boyhood Richard Linklater

Boyhood

Richard Linklater

2014 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Gravity Alfonso Cuarón

Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón

2013 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Argo Ben Affleck

Argo

Ben Affleck

2012 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Hugo Martin Scorsese

Hugo

Martin Scorsese

2011 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Social Network David Fincher

The Social Network

David Fincher

2010 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Avatar James Cameron

Avatar

James Cameron

2009 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle

Slumdog Millionaire

Danny Boyle

2008 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Julian Schnabel

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Julian Schnabel

2007 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Departed Martin Scorsese

The Departed

Martin Scorsese

2006 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Brokeback Mountain Ang Lee

Brokeback Mountain

Ang Lee

2005 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood

Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood

2004 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Peter Jackson

2003 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Gangs of New York Martin Scorsese

Gangs of New York

Martin Scorsese

2002 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Gosford Park Robert Altman

Gosford Park

Robert Altman

2001 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Ang Lee

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Ang Lee

2000 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

American Beauty Sam Mendes

American Beauty

Sam Mendes

1999 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg

Saving Private Ryan

Steven Spielberg

1998 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Titanic James Cameron

Titanic

James Cameron

1997 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The People vs. Larry Flynt Milos Forman

The People vs. Larry Flynt

Milos Forman

1996 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Braveheart Mel Gibson

Braveheart

Mel Gibson

1995 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Forrest Gump Robert Zemeckis

Forrest Gump

Robert Zemeckis

1994 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Schindler's List Steven Spielberg

Schindler’s List

Steven Spielberg

1993 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Unforgiven Clint Eastwood

Unforgiven

Clint Eastwood

1992 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

JFK Oliver Stone

JFK

Oliver Stone

1991 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner

Dances with Wolves

Kevin Costner

1990 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Born on the Fourth of July Oliver Stone

Born on the Fourth of July

Oliver Stone

1989 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Bird Clint Eastwood

Bird

Clint Eastwood

1988 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Last Emperor Bernardo Bertolucci

The Last Emperor

Bernardo Bertolucci

1987 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Platoon Oliver Stone

Platoon

Oliver Stone

1986 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Prizzi's Honor John Huston

Prizzi’s Honor

John Huston

1985 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Amadeus Milos Forman

Amadeus

Milos Forman

1984 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Yentl Barbra Streisand

Yentl

Barbra Streisand

1983 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Gandhi Richard Attenborough

Gandhi

Richard Attenborough

1982 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Reds Warren Beatty

Reds

Warren Beatty

1981 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Ordinary People Robert Redford

Ordinary People

Robert Redford

1980 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola

Apocalypse Now

Francis Ford Coppola

1979 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Deer Hunter Michael Cimino

The Deer Hunter

Michael Cimino

1978 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Turning Point Herbert Ross

The Turning Point

Herbert Ross

1977 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Network Sidney Lumet

Network

Sidney Lumet

1976 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Milos Forman

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Milos Forman

1975 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Chinatown Roman Polanski

Chinatown

Roman Polanski

1974 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Exorcist William Friedkin

The Exorcist

William Friedkin

1973 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Godfather Francis Ford Coppola

The Godfather

Francis Ford Coppola

1972 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The French Connection William Friedkin

The French Connection

William Friedkin

1971 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Love Story Arthur Hiller

Love Story

Arthur Hiller

1970 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Anne of the Thousand Days Charles Jarrott

Anne of the Thousand Days

Charles Jarrott

1969 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Rachel, Rachel Paul Newman

Rachel, Rachel

Paul Newman

1968 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Graduate Mike Nichols

The Graduate

Mike Nichols

1967 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

A Man for All Seasons Fred Zinnemann

A Man for All Seasons

Fred Zinnemann

1966 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Doctor Zhivago David Lean

Doctor Zhivago

David Lean

1965 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

My Fair Lady George Cukor

My Fair Lady

George Cukor

1964 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

America America Elia Kazan

America America

Elia Kazan

1963 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Lawrence of Arabia David Lean

Lawrence of Arabia

David Lean

1962 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Judgment at Nuremberg Stanley Kramer

Judgment at Nuremberg

Stanley Kramer

1961 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Sons and Lovers Jack Cardiff

Sons and Lovers

Jack Cardiff

1960 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Ben-Hur William Wyler

Ben-Hur

William Wyler

1959 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Gigi Vincente Minnelli

Gigi

Vincente Minnelli

1958 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Bridge on the River Kwai David Lean

The Bridge on the River Kwai

David Lean

1957 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Baby Doll Elia Kazan

Baby Doll

Elia Kazan

1956 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Picnic Joshua Logan

Picnic

Joshua Logan

1955 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

On the Waterfront Elia Kazan

On the Waterfront

Elia Kazan

1954 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

From Here to Eternity Fred Zinnemann

From Here to Eternity

Fred Zinnemann

1953 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Greatest Show on Earth Cecil B. DeMille

The Greatest Show on Earth

Cecil B. DeMille

1952 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Death of a Salesman Laslo Benedek

Death of a Salesman

Laslo Benedek

1951 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Sunset Blvd. Billy Wilder

Sunset Blvd.

Billy Wilder

1950 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

All the King's Men Robert Rossen

All the King’s Men

Robert Rossen

1949 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre John Huston

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

John Huston

1948 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Gentleman's Agreement Elia Kazan

Gentleman’s Agreement

Elia Kazan

1947 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra

It’s a Wonderful Life

Frank Capra

1946 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Lost Weekend Billy Wilder

The Lost Weekend

Billy Wilder

1945 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

Going My Way Leo McCarey

Going My Way

Leo McCarey

1944 Golden Globe Awards – Best Director

The Song of Bernadette Henry King

The Song of Bernadette

Henry King