Director's cut: Steven Spielberg's essential movies
Spielberg's officially in the running for Best Director, Best Picture, and more for 'The Fabelmans' at the 2023 Oscars
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A filmmaking genius, Steven Spielberg is often regarded as one of the most important and popular directors of all time. From historical dramas to giant blockbusters, Spielberg has a knack for creating some of the highest-grossing films in the world.
His latest masterpiece is 'The Fabelmans' (2022), which is a favorite at the Academy Awards this year. Spielberg personally is nominated for Best Director, and the film also picked up six other nods for its cast and crew: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay (which Spielberg shares with Tony Kushner), Best Lead Actress (Michelle Williams), Best Supporting Actor (Judd Hirsch), Best Production Design, and Best Original Score.
'The Fabelmans' is arguably one of Spielberg's greatest triumphs, and yet there are so many others to choose from. Click through to see a list of standout movies made by one of cinema's greatest exponents.
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