London Film Critics' Circle Award for Director of the Year

The London Film Critics' Circle Award for Director of the Year in an annual award given by the London Film Critics' Circle.

List of winnersEdit

Year Director(s) Film(s)
1980 Nicolas Roeg Bad Timing
1981 Andrzej Wajda Man of Iron
1982 Costa Gavras Missing
1983 Andrzej Wajda Danton
1984 Neil Jordan The Company of Wolves
1985 Roland Joffé The Killing Fields°
1986 Akira Kurosawa Ran°
1987 Stanley Kubrick Full Metal Jacket
1988 John Huston The Dead
1989 Terence Davies Distant Voices, Still Lives
1990 Woody Allen Crimes and Misdemeanors°
1991 Ridley Scott Thelma & Louise°
1992 Robert Altman The Player°
1993 James Ivory The Remains of the Day°
1994 Steven Spielberg Schindler's List
1995 Peter Jackson Heavenly Creatures
1996 Joel Coen Fargo°
1997 Curtis Hanson L.A. Confidential°
1998 Peter Weir The Truman Show°
1999 Sam Mendes American Beauty
2000 Spike Jonze Being John Malkovich°
2001 Alejandro González Iñárritu Love's a Bitch (Amores perros)
2002 Phillip Noyce The Quiet American and Rabbit-Proof Fence
2003 Clint Eastwood Mystic River°
2004 Martin Scorsese The Aviator°
2005 Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain
2006 Paul Greengrass United 93°
2007 Paul Thomas Anderson There Will Be Blood°
2008 David Fincher The Curious Case of Benjamin Button°
2009 Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker
2010 David Fincher The Social Network°
2011 Michel Hazanavicius The Artist
2012 Ang Lee Life of Pi
2013 Alfonso Cuarón Gravity
2014 Richard Linklater Boyhood°
2015 George Miller Mad Max: Fury Road°
2016 László Nemes Son of Saul[1]
2017 Sean Baker The Florida Project
2018 Alfonso Cuarón Roma[2]
2019 Bong Joon-ho Parasite[3]


Multiple winnersEdit

The following directors have won multiple awards:

See alsoEdit