Top 5 Guillermo del Toro Directed Films

Guillermo del Toro is one of the best directors around, he has the ability to create such an interesting dark fantasy world. He has made the jump to American cinema with some mega budget films but many of his fans will remember his original work. I am going to look at my favourite films he has directed Against Emma

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5. Cronos (1993)cronos

A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

4. Mimic (1997)5

Three years ago, entomologist Dr. Susan Tyler genetically created an insect to kill cockroaches carrying a virulent disease. Now, the insects are out to destroy their only predator, mankind.

3. Hellboy (2004)3

A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness.

2. The Devil’s Backbone (2001)1

After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy’s orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.

1. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)2

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

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5. Mimic (1997)5

This sci-fi horror creature feature looks at how a cockroach killer ingredient starts to mutant them into giant killer cockroaches that hunt man itself.

4. Pacific Rim (2013)4

The mega budget monsters versus giant robots, that has enormous battles with plenty of destruction. This is a wonderfully fun film that should be enjoyed by all.

3. Hellboy (2004)3

This comic book adaptation shows how a small demon child has grown into a secret defender of humanity for the government.  This is another fun film with its sequel just as fun.

2. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)2

I think this would be most people’s number one, this is a classic and with it 3 Oscar wins shows it really is a special film. It is a dark fairy tale that is a must watch.

1. The Devil’s Backbone (2001)1

I think this is one of the best ghost stories I have ever seen, such a beautifully shot film that ticks all the boxes without being an over the top jump scare heavy ghost story.

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