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5 Oscar®-Winning Directors You Need To Know

February 4, 2019

Can you guess which of these directors are related?

One of the highest honors for a director is to win an Oscar® for Best Director. This month, we have films from legendary film pioneers, actors turned filmmakers, writers who direct, and even some relatives on this list! Here is our list of the Best Directors who won not only the Academy Award®, but also the privilege of being on HDNET MOVIES this month.

1. Oliver Stone (Platoon, 1986)

2. Richard Attenborough (Gandhi, 1982)

3. Joel & Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, 2007)

4. Cecil B. DeMille (The Greatest Show on Earth, 1952)

5. Delbert Mann (Marty, 1955)

In celebration of the film industry’s highest honor—the Academy Awards® we’re rolling out the red carpet for our third annual “And The Oscar® Goes To… Presented by Richard Roeper” who is returning to lend his movie industry and pop culture expertise to a slate of over 50 Oscar®-winning films, airing non-stop from Feb. 1 to the night of the 91st Academy Awards®, Feb. 24.

Get the full schedule HERE!