Worst Directors

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1. Michael Bay

Producer | Armageddon

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...

2. Raja Gosnell

Director | Big Momma's House

Raja Gosnell started his film career as an assistant editor in the late 1970s. His first credit as a film's main editor was the romantic comedy "The Lonely Guy" (1984), for director Arthur Hiller. During the 1980s, Gosnell served as editor in films directed by Tom Laughlin, David Worth, Bob Dahlin,...

3. Uwe Boll

Producer | Postal

As a child, he produced a number of short films on Super 8 and video before beginning his studies as a film director in Munich and Vienna. He also studied literature and economics in Cologne and Siegen. Uwe graduated from university in 1995 with a doctorate in literature. From 1995-2000, he was a ...

4. Edward D. Wood Jr.

Writer | Plan 9 from Outer Space

Hacks are nothing new in Hollywood. Since the beginning of the film industry at the turn of the 20th century, thousands of untalented people have come to Los Angeles from all over America and abroad to try to make it big (as writers, producers, directors, actors, talent agents, singers, composers, ...

5. Neil Breen

Producer | Double Down

Neil Breen was born on November 23, 1958. He started his career as a real-estate agent and architect in Las Vegas, before switching partly to being an independent filmmaker.

Breen has not attended film school and learned everything he needed to know by himself. He deliberately makes independent ...

6. Tommy Wiseau

Actor | The Room

Tommy Wiseau is an American actor, director, screenwriter & producer. He trained to be an actor at: American Conservatory Theater, Vince Chase Workshop, Jean Shelton Acting Lab, Laney College and Stella Adler Academy of Acting.

In 2001 he wrote, produced, directed and starred in The Room (2003), a ...

7. Lucifer Valentine

Director | Slaughtered Vomit Dolls

Lucifer Valentine is a director and writer, known for Slaughtered Vomit Dolls (2006), Slow Torture Puke Chamber (2010) and ReGOREgitated Sacrifice (2008).

8. Tony Leondis

Writer | The Emoji Movie

Tony Leondis was born on March 24, 1967 in New York City, New York, USA as Anthony A. Leondis. He is a writer and director, known for The Emoji Movie (2017), The Prince of Egypt (1998) and Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005).

9. Jimmy ScreamerClauz

Composer | When Black Birds Fly

Jimmy ScreamerClauz was born on May 14, 1983 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as James Creamer. He is a composer and actor, known for When Black Birds Fly (2015), Reality Bleed-Through (2008) and The Masks That the Monsters Wear (2011).

10. Rian Johnson

Director | Brick

Rian Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age his family moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film, Brick (2005), was released in 2005 ...

11. Tom Six

Director | The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

Tom Six was born on August 29, 1973 in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is a director and writer, known for The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009), The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015) and The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011).

12. Roberto Santucci

Director | Alucinados

Roberto Santucci was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He completed the Certificate Program at UCLA Extension in Film Video and TV in 1991 and graduated from Columbia College of Hollywood with a BofA in Cinema in 1994. Roberto worked as an apprentice editor in films such as "Legends of the Fall" and ...

15. Christian De Sica

Actor | The Tourist

Christian De Sica was born on January 5, 1951 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for The Tourist (2010), Faccione (1991) and Il conte Max (1991). He has been married to Silvia Verdone since 1981. They have two children.

16. Stewart Raffill

Writer | Passenger 57

Stewart Raffill's career includes 57 film and TV credits and 11 industry awards. As a writer/director he has worked with Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning talent. His films have been distributed by MGM/UA, 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Disney ABC, New World Pictures, Orion, Netflix, ...

19. Amir Shervan

Director | Samurai Cop

Amir Shervan, was born Amir Hosein Ghaffar in Tehran, Iran on May 24, 1929. In the U.S. he is mostly known for directing the movies Hollywood cop and Samurai Cop but was better known in Iran for his directing, writing and acting in numerous films.

Shervan studied theater in Pasadena California in ...

20. James Nguyen

Writer | Birdemic: Shock and Terror

Director James Nguyen is the founder of Moviehead.com, an online movie theater. In 2001, he produced and directed Julie and Jack - a romantic thriller about love and spirituality. In 2004, he completed a second film: Replica - a romantic thriller. Recently, James completed directing Birdemic - ...

21. Andrzej Bartkowiak

Cinematographer | Falling Down

Andrzej Bartkowiak was born on March 6, 1950 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Falling Down (1993), Romeo Must Die (2000) and Speed (1994). He was previously married to Diane Venora.

22. Roland Emmerich

Writer | Independence Day

Roland Emmerich is a German film director and producer of blockbuster films like The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Godzilla (1998), Independence Day (1996) and The Patriot (2000). Before fame, he originally wanted to be a production designer, but decided to be a director, after watching the original ...



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