Let Them Fight! Overview

Welcome to “Let Them Fight!”, where we pit two directors with similar backgrounds against one another and let YOU, the commenters decide on who reigns supreme!


Let Them Fight! returns for a second season starting January 10th, this time taking a look at the females behind the lenses! The first five fights have been revealed, with another five yet to be announced! The original format returns, with two directors battling it out weekly for a chance to move on to the next round. With input from the always knowledgeable Sailor Monsoon, we have matches that we hope make you sweat over who should move on.


Season One: Male Directors


Season Two: Female Directors

First Round

  • Fight 1: Ava DuVernay (100%) | Angelina Jolie (0%)
  • Fight 2: Mira Nair (50%; won coin toss) | Anne Fontaine (50%)
  • Fight 3: Patty Jenkins (100%) | Gina Prince-Bythewood (0%)
  • Fight 4: Penny Marshall (79%) | Sofia Coppola (21%)
  • Fight 5: Amy Heckerling (100%) | Catherine Hardwicke (0%)
  • Fight 6: Niki Caro (50%; won coin toss) | Barbra Streisand (50%)
  • Fight 7: Betty Thomas (80%) | Anne Fletcher (20%)
  • Fight 8: Jane Campion (50%) | Lynne Ramsay (50%; won coin toss)
  • Fight 9: Kathryn Bigelow (55%) | Penelope Spheeris (45%)
  • Fight 10: Nora Ephron (29%) | Nancy Meyers (71%)

Let Redemption Fight!

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Are you ready to fight?