A handful of Hollywood's most notable directors including Denis Villeneuve, Paul Feig and Sofia Coppola have revealed their favorite films of the 21st-century so far.

The lists were featured in an article by The New York Times, with further contributions coming from Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), Brett Ratner (Rush Hour), and acclaimed documentary maker Alex Gibney.

As ever with these sort of compilations, there were one or two surprises: Who could imagine Coppola, famed for her dreamlike visual aesthetics, sitting down to Will Ferrell comedy Daddy's Home?

Peep the selections in full below, and head over to The New York Times for further reading.

Sofia Coppola

Force Majeure

The White Ribbon

The Savages


Daddy’s Home

Under the Skin

The Incredibles


Grizzly Man


Fish Tank

Ex Machina

Paul Feig

Napoleon Dynamite

Moulin Rogue

Sing Street


This Is the End


Love Actually

A Single Man


Casino Royale


Denis Villeneuve

There Will Be Blood

No Country for Old Men

Under the Skin

A Prophet



Children of Men


Amores Perros

Antoine Fuqua


Slumdog Millionaire

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Zero Dark Thirty



There Will Be Blood

The Pianist

Eastern Promises


Brett Ratner

The Kid Stays in the Picture

The Pianist

The Hangover


The Social Network

Y Tu Mamá También

Sexy Beast


Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired,

Kill Bill Vol 1

Alex Gibney

The Gatekeepers

Stories We Tell

City of God

Michael Clayton

There Will Be Blood

Pan’s Labyrinth

No Country for Old Men

The Grand Budapest Hotel

I Am Not Your Negro

Nostalgia for the Light

Waltz With Bashir

Iraq in Fragments

Grizzly Man

Heart of a Dog

The Big Short

Now, watch the trailer for Marvel's Black Panther

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