Worst Movie Directors of All Time

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41 Rian Johnson

Made the dark side a hole, turned the force into a deus ex machina that can be used for anything, made the world of Star Wars feel less magical by forcing Planet Monte Carlo and actual political issues like animal rights into it, completely ignored Luke's character development in the Original Trilogy, created a giant plothole by making it possible to destroy ships the way Holdo did. He's the worst thing that happened to Star Wars since JJ's reboot that made the events of the Original Trilogy insignificant, nearly pointless.

He directed some great films, but ruined Star Wars. - 445956

42 Larry Kasanoff

The man that made Mortal Kombat look like a total joke, and directing Foodfight!, the worst animated film that ever existed. If it's anything this guy defines, it's crap. - Swank

43 Ron Howard

Someone should kick him in the face for making the live action Grinch movie.

Howard may have a great reputation but his directing disgusts me, especially A Beautiful Mind, the Grinch, Far and Away, and especially the daVinci Code. I have a cool slate with the Cinderella Man but I say he should take lessons from Tim Burton.

He'll never be good enough for a director


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44 David Yates

Directed the last 4 films in the Harry Potter franchise

And deathly hollows 2 wasn't the best movie on the saga?

45 Tom Green Tom Green Michael Thomas "Tom" Green is a Canadian actor, rapper, writer, comedian, producer, director, talk show host, and media personality.

He is one of the most shallow people ever! After hearing about him, I start to wonder if his family even likes him. He clearly doesn't know how to be an actor, director, or comedian! He's completely nonsensical! He is a prime example for having no talent

If I ever met him, I'd mock him openly to the public for throwing his already useless life down the sewers

46 Jan De Bont

Pretty much all his films are between mediocre and sucky.

Both him, Roland Emmerich, and Michael Bay are similar to each other.

He, Michael Bay, and Roland Emmerich have both things in common:

47 Rod Amateau

The garbage pail kids is enough

48 Josh Trank

Come on guys, give him a break, he's made good stuff, Chronicle was my favorite movie of 2012, and let's be honest, Fantastic Four wasn't really his fault, blame FOX for chopping so much of the movie off, I just think Trank is getting a ton of hate that he really doesn't deserve

Unprofessional, immature, and very poor story telling skills. This guy shouldn't ever be allowed to touch a high budget film because he'll waste the money.

He ruined the Fantastic Four.

49 George Melies

Well... He proved cinema was an art

50 Jimmy ScreamerClauz

Spielberg at 80 and this guy at 147? Jesus people! - 445956

We can get him above Coppola - 445956

51 Shane Van Dyke

Director of 6 guns, paranormal entity, titanic 2, transmorphers, super shark, Arizona summer and The bold and the beautiful.

52 Brian De Palma
53 Robert Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez is one of the greatest movie directors ever to be given to the humanity of this rotten earth, why the hell is he here?

Never expressed anything great to the media

He's associated with quentin tarentino. no wonder he sucks.

54 David Zucker

All his movies suck.

55 Jerry Zucker

All his movies suck.

56 Jim Abrahams
57 Ben Affleck Ben Affleck

I think it's quite suspenseful.

Argo is one of the worst movies of all time.

He is of no doubt a bad example of acting and directing. Not to mention starring in the worst movie ever: Gilgi

This guy was from Pearl Harbor. Well I'll sing a song about his Michael Bays and Ben Affleck:


I miss you more than Michael Bay missed a mark when he made Pearl Harbor.

I miss you more than that movie missed the point. And that's an awful lot girl.

And now, now you've gone away.

And all I'm trying to say is:



I need you like Ben Affleck needs acting school. He was in that terrible film.

I need you like Cuba Goodling needed a bigger part. He was better than Ben Affleck.

And now, all I think about is your smile.

And that film too.



Why does Michael Bay get to keep on making movies?

I guess...

PEARL HARBOR SUCKED! Just a little bit more than I miss YOU!

[End song]

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58 Paul Haggis

Crash is one of the worst movies of all time.

59 Oliver Stone

All his movies suck. I especially hated when he put his own theories in jfk.

60 Steve Oedekerk

The guy who wrote Patch Adams.

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