He progressed into directing primarily within the Blaxploitation genre

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1.Jack Hill

Most famous for his contributions to such scripts as Apocalypse Now 

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2.John Milius

Ross’s directorial style is more chameleonic than his contemporaries

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3.Herbert Ross

the name Jerry Schatzberg is not uttered enough, even by the most devoted of film lovers

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4.Jerry Schatzberg

he co-created the company Raybert Productions, which eventually evolved into BBS

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5.Bob Rafelson

Mostly known for his musicals and comedies that populated the 1960s,

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6.George Roy Hill

Modern crime cinema would not be what it is without Alan J. Pakula. His impact on cinema has been simultaneously underrated 

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7.Alan J. Pakula

a filmmaker who is undoubtedly held in high regard among the pantheon of Black filmmakers yet should be held just as high in relation to independent cinema.

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8.Melvin Van Peebles

Hal Ashby is by no means unknown, yet he somehow manages to go underrated in his recognition, 

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9.Hal Ashby

Almost all of her films were critical and box office successes. However, May herself was labeled difficult due to misogynistic hierarchies

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10. Elaine May