Brian De Plama is the best director in the world. Brian De Plama is the worst director in the world.

Both of these statements may be true. Like many of his characters Brian De Palma seems to have two personailties - the brilliant auteur whose ability to create tension is heightened by his grasp of character and vivid imagery, and the fat, eogmaniacal idiot whose projects are deeply flawed right from the start.

Whatever, his films always capture public attention, whether they be masterpieces like Carrie, or grade-A turkeys like Bonfire of the Vanities.

His full filmography, with noted critical or commercial success and failures highlighted:



Other films: