Most Difficult Directors to Work With


The Top TenXW

1Stanley KubrickStanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer.
2James Cameron

The actors he's worked with said that he's not real sensitive when it comes to actors.

3Otto Preminger
4David Lean
5David O. Russell
6Francis Ford Coppola
7Michael Mann
8Michael Cimino
9Elaine May
10Warren Beatty

The Contenders

11Sam Peckinpah
12Michael BayMichael Benjamin Bay is an American filmmaker known for directing and producing big-budget action films characterized by fast cutting, stylistic visuals and extensive use of special effects, including frequent depiction of explosions.
13Steven Spielberg
14Lars Von Trier
15Quentin TarantinoQuentin Jerome Tarantino is an American filmmaker and actor. His films are characterized by non-linear storylines, satirical subject matter, an aestheticization of violence, utilization of ensemble casts consisting of established and lesser-known performers, references to popular culture, soundtracks more.

Heard he is a total dick to work with

16William Friedkin
17John Avildsen
18Roman Polanski
19Dennis Hopper
20David Fincher
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