My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant)
Paris Is Burning (Jennie Livingston)
La Belle Noiseuse (Jacques Rivette)
JFK (Oliver Stone)
Naked Lunch (David Cronenberg)
Dogfight (Nancy Savoca)
The Killer (John Woo)
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (Eleanor Coppola)
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (David Zucker)
Madonna: Truth or Dare (Alek Keshishian)

RUNNER UP: Poison (Todd Haynes)


Husbands and Wives (Woody Allen)
The Player (Robert Altman)
One False Move (Carl Franklin)
A Tale of Winter (Eric Rohmer)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (David Lynch)
Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou)
The Crying Game (Neil Jordan)
Malcolm X (Spike Lee)
Simple Men (Hal Hartley)
Brother’s Keeper (Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky)