Top 10 Film Directors Who are Terrible People

Pretty much what it says on the tin, beyond how this list isn't limited to whether the filmmakers in question are good or bad at their profession, but rather whether they are terrible as general human beings.

The Top Ten

1 Roman Polanski Roman Polanski is a French-Polish film directer, best known for Repulsion (1965), Rosemary's Baby (1968), and Chinatown (1974). His former wife, Sharon Tate, along with their unborn son, was murdered by followers of Charles Manson.

Child rapist who has avoided punishment for over 40 years... but the man knows how to direct a good movie. Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, The Pianist... this man has made many brilliant films.

Never knew this about him!

Drugged and raped a minor in a swimming pool back in the late 1970s, and decided to flee the US in order not to be arrested.

2 Roger Avary

Arrested for manslaughter after killing his fellow passenger (Andrea Zini) was killed during a DUI incident.

He voluntarily drunk the alcohol before deciding to drive, did he not? It's therefore his own stupid fault for drinking that and for what happens as a result. The fact that there was a manslaughter charge in there as well, and he doesn't exactly earn my sympathy, especially when his actions led to the death of an innocent person.

3 Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer. He is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history.

The way he treated Shelley Duvall on in The Shining was pretty deplorable. Not to mention how he screwed Sidney Lumet over among other things doesn't help his reputation.

He just wanted perfection.

4 Frank Miller

Racist, sexist and utterly nasty human being who whinges about how America doesn't do enough to fight their enemies, all the while not being arsed to fight on the frontlines himself. Grant Morrison was right about this stupid clown.

5 Quentin Tarantino Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, writer, and actor. His films are characterized by nonlinear story lines, satirical subject matter, an anesthetization of violence, extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts consisting of established and lesser-known performers, references to popular more.

Beyond ruining modern cinema and letting his ego ruin many of his films, he is also an unstomachable person too. His pompous and arsey behaviour in his interviews makes him extremely unlikable, while his political views are those of a deranged millionaire moron. His claim that cops are killers at a Black Lives Matter event left a sour taste in the mouth, since most cops aren't so and are paid a pittance of what this guy makes to protect all the millions he has.

Didn't ruin modern cinema. I haven't seen his movies but they look awesome. What movies do you like huh? Marvel movies kid?

6 Spike Lee

Whingey politically correct doofus who likes to pull out the race card whenever he can, even if it disregards history (like his moaning over the film Flags Of Our Feathers) and nearly put an innocent family in danger after releasing their home address, thinking it was George Zimmerman. Clint Eastwood was right. This cretin should learn to 'shut his face'.

His movies are awful, don't care for his personality.

7 Uwe Boll Uwe Boll is a German-born Canadian filmmaker and restaurateur, whose work includes several films adapted from video games.

Tax-dodging pansy who can't take criticism and wanted to fight his critics. What a clown.

8 Troy Duffy
9 David O. Russell
10 James Cameron James Cameron is a Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter, and deep-sea explorer. He is best known for his films, The Terminator, Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Titanic, and Avatar. He is also the third person in history to reach the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the more.

He's been known to be rude to the people he's worked with on his films.

The Contenders

11 Steven Spielberg Steven Allan Spielberg is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.

What wrong did he ever do?

I don't think so

12 Michael Bay Michael 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.

He ruined Transformers.

13 Derek Savage

He literally wanted to take down I Hate Everything's channel because of his so called "movie" Cool Cat saves the Kids.

14 Victor Salva
15 Christopher Nolan Christopher Edward Nolan is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who holds both British and American citizenship. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century.

What? why is he here?

16 Alfred Hitchcock Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, was an English-American film director and producer, at times referred to as "The Master of Suspense".

Don't forget this guy. He told the actress from "Tye Birds" that he would use mechanical birds, and eventually attacked her with real birds. Also user, Tarantino didn't ruin modern cinema and is actually a chill guy

17 D.W. Griffith

Nobody's mentioned him yet? Seriously?

Michael Bay-made bad movies-11th
D.W. Griffith-Klan supporter-20th
You're kidding. You HAVE to be kidding me.

18 Leni Riefenstahl
19 Rich Moore

Ralph Breaks The Internet need I say more?

20 Dario Argento

Staged rape and cast his daughters as the rape victims!

21 Tommy Wiseau
22 Michael Moore Michael Francis Moore is an American documentary filmmaker, left-wing activist, and author. One of his first films, Bowling for Columbine, examined the causes of the Columbine High School massacre and overall gun culture of the United States.
23 Woody Allen Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, playwright and musician, whose career spans more than six decades.
24 James Gunn

He Made pedophillia jokes on Twitter.

25 John Ford
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