November 19, 2021 9:00 am
Steven Spielberg is in the pantheon of cinema’s greatest directors. Three-time Oscar winner for Best Director has helmed such modern classics. “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981), “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (1982), “Schindler’s List” (1993), “Jurassic Park” (1993) “Saving Private Ryan”(1998). “Lincoln” (2012). (See who won the Oscar for best Director every year since the Oscars started.
His versatility has been demonstrated in directing dramas, science-fiction films and historical-themed movies, as well as adventures and fantasy. That versatility has been recognized by the motion-picture industry. Spielberg’s films have been nominated for Best Picture 11 times, and he won once, for “Schindler’s List.”
Although it was his first theatrical film, the critically acclaimed antihero crime drama was his first. “Sugarland Express,” got the movie industry’s attention in 1974, it was the blockbuster thriller “Jaws” a year later that launched him into stardom — and incidentally introduced audience, and film producers, to the concept of summer blockbusters. These 20 little-known facts are about “Jaws” may surprise you.)
To determine Steven Spielberg’s best movies (as well as those that didn’t fare as well), 24/7 Tempo reviewed data on the number of audience ratings and popularity of a wide range of films from Rotten Tomatoes, an online movie and TV review site, and IMDbAmazon’s online movie database,. Movies with at least 5,000 audience votes on either IMDb or Rotten Tomatoes were ranked using a composite score based on RT’s audience score and IMDb’s average user ratings.
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Spielberg has directed at least 10 films that have topped 90% on the Rotten Tomatoes Freshness Gauge. Neben seiner directing skills, Spielberg has been a successful producer. He was involved in such hits as “Back to the Future” (1985), “Cape Fear” (1991), “Twister”(1996) “Letters From Iwo Jima.”His impact on the culture was recognized when President Barack Obama awarded Spielberg with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.
As successful as his career has been, not all of Spielberg’s films are the stuff of immortality. The “Jurassic Park”Continuation “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”The comedy scored a Rotten Tomatoes Freshness score just 53%. The comedy “1941”Despite being featured, the Rotten Tomatoes critics gave him a score of only 42% “Saturday Night Live”Stars John Belushi, Dan Akroyd. His mistakes were few and his place in film history as one of the greatest film directors is certain.