LIVE POLL: Which US State Produces the Best Movie Directors?

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Arizona - Jared Hess, Kirby Dick, Nicole Conn, Lee Frost, Jack Hannah 
Arkansas - Jeff Nichols, David Gordon Green, Jason Moore, James Bridges, Mary Lambert 
California - Tim Burton, Robert Redford, Ben Affleck, Clint Eastwood, Paul Thomas Anderson 
Colorado - David Fincher, Trey Parker, Derek Cianfrance, Chris Sanders, Lon Chaney 
Connecticut - Seth McFarlane, Rebecca Miller, Brad Anderson, DJ Caruso, Troy Duffy 
Florida - Brett Ratner, Phil Lord, Scott Frank, Lawrence Kasdan, Daniel Myrick 
Georgia - Steven Soderbergh, Ray McKinnon, Spike Lee, James Keach, Ossie David 
Illinois - Michael Mann, Terrence Malick, Robert Zemeckis, The Wachowskis 
Indiana - Sydney Pollack, Ryan Murphy, Stephen Sommers, Howard Hawks, Robert Wise 
Kansas - Buster Keaton, Darren Lynn Bousman, Michael Almereyda, Fatty Arbuckle, Gordon Parks 
Kentucky - Gus Van Sant, Stephen Gaghan, DW Griffith, Allison Anders, Tod Browning 
Louisiana - The Duplass Brothers, Tyler Perry, Godfrey Reggio 
Maryland - Spike Jones, John Waters, Barry Levinson, Rian Johnson, Mark Pellington 
Massachusetts - Eli Roth, Rob Zombie, Andrew Stanton, Mike Flanagan, Cecil B. DeMille 
Michigan - Francis Ford Coppola, Sam Raimi, McG, Paul Feig, Joe Swanberg 
Minnesota - The Coen Brothers, Terry Gilliam, Mark Steven Johnson, George Roy Hill, Pete Docter 
Mississippi - Jim Henson, John Fortenberry, Charles Burnett, Patrik-Ian Polk, Larry Semon 
Missouri - James Gunn, Robert Altman, John Huston, Betty Thomas, John Milius 
Montana - David Lynch, Brad Bird, John Dahl 
Nebraska - Alexander Payne, Harold Lloyd, Joan Micklin Silver, Fred Niblo, Patrick Rea 
New Jersey - Kevin Smith, Danny DeVito, Jerry Lewis, Brian De Palma, Christopher McQuarrie 
New Mexico - Jay Roach, Les Mayfield, William Hanna, Frank Zuniga 
New York - David O. Russell, Woody Allen, Jon Favreau, Ben Stiller, Martin Scorsese 
North Carolina - Peyton Reed, Fred Durst, Jody Hill, Ramin Bahrani, Tom DiCillo 
Ohio - Steven Spielberg, Jim Jarmusch, Wes Craven, David Wain, Stephen Gyllenhaal 
Oklahoma - Ron Howard, Tim Blake Nelson, Blake Edwards, Larry Clark, Jerry Hopper 
Pennsylvania - Antoine Fuqua, Adam McKay, Lee Daniels, Gene Kelly, Chris Columbus 
Rhode Island - Damien Chazelle, Bobby Farrelly, Brian Helgeland, Robert Aldrich, David S. Ward 
South Dakota - Christopher Cain, Alfred L. Werker, Michael Steinberg, James Landis, Ben Pluimer 
Tennessee - Quentin Tarantino, Gore Verbinski, Robert Ben Garant, Andrew Stevens, Ira Sachs 
Texas - Wes Anderson, Richard Linklater, Forest Whitaker, Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Rodriguez 
Virginia - Warren Beatty, Scott Cooper, Richard Kelly, Josh Boone, Tom Shadyac 
Wisconsin - Zack Snyder, Rob Marshall, Orson Welles, David Koepp, David Zucker 

*I left the following states off as they only had one or no substantive directors listed as being born there: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming 

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls073447218 
Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/ky0N2tJbl34
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