How many movies has Steven Spielberg directed? All the movies Steven Spielberg has directed


Steven Spielberg stands as a luminary in the film industry, having shaped not just his own era but generations of filmmakers to come. His career spans nearly 50 movies, marked by diverse storytelling, technical prowess, and a profound influence on cinematic artistry. Spielberg’s journey began with his initial short film, “Amblin'” (which shares its name with his co-founded studio, Amblin Entertainment), and has extended across a multitude of cinematic masterpieces. Directors such as Ridley Scott, Stanley Kubrick, Peter Jackson, and Martin Scorsese have acknowledged Spielberg’s work as a source of inspiration for their own creations.

Throughout his prolific career, Spielberg has directed an impressive array of feature-length films that have left an indelible mark on cinema. From his breakthrough with “Jaws” in 1975, which catapulted him into the limelight, to thought-provoking classics like “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” “Schindler’s List,” “Saving Private Ryan,” and more, Spielberg’s filmography showcases a spectrum of genres and storytelling brilliance.


All the movies Steven Spielberg has directed


  • Firelight (1964)
  • Duel (1971)
  • Something Evil (1972)
  • Savage (1973)
  • The Sugarland Express (1974)
  •  Jaws(1975)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  • 1941 (1979)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (1982)
  • Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • The Color Purple (1985)
  • Empire of the Sun (1987)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Always (1989)
  • Hook (1991)
  • Jurrassic Park (1993)
  • Schindler’s List (1993)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • Amistad (1997)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
  • Minority Report (2002
    • Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    • The Terminal (2004)
    • War of the Worlds (2005)
    • Munich (2005)
    • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
    • The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
    • War Horse (2011)
    • Lincoln (2012)
    • Bridge of Spies (2015)
    • The BFG (2016)
    • The Post (2017)
    • Ready Player One (2018)
  • West Side Story (2021)
  • The Fabelmans (2022)

Despite his extensive body of work, Spielberg, now nearing 80, remains an active force in the film industry. His recent release in 2022, “The Fabelmans,” is a testament to his unwavering dedication. Additionally, the maestro currently has three projects in various stages of development, signaling his continued commitment to storytelling and filmmaking.

It’s important to note Spielberg’s notable short films, such as “Amblin'” and “Escape to Nowhere,” which, while not always included in official counts due to various reasons like accessibility or completion, reflect his early creative endeavors and the seeds of his future cinematic achievements.

Spielberg’s impact transcends mere statistics; it represents an enduring legacy that has reshaped the landscape of modern cinema. As he continues to explore new narratives and cinematic landscapes, his contributions will undoubtedly continue to resonate with audiences and aspiring filmmakers for generations to come.