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Alfred Hitchcock
11.5k views15 Extremely Bizarre Things Most People Don't Know About Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock, one of history's most famous directors, made such classics as Psycho, Rear Window, and Vertigo during his 50-yea...
Clint Eastwood
3.1k voters22 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Clint EastwoodWho is Clint Eastwood? You probably know that he is a prolific actor and director, who's been a household name in the business for...
Clive Barker
7.8k viewsFacts About Clive Barker: The Hellraising Horror LegendIt should come as no surprise that Clive Barker, the author whose demon-filled books (The Hellbound Heart, Nightbreed, and Weavewo...
Charlie Chaplin
533.5k views18 Surprising and Revealing Facts About Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin might just be one of the most famous people that ever lived. Young whippersnappers today might not know who he is,...
David Lynch
7.2k views17 Eccentric Facts About David Lynch, Hollywood's Most Willful WeirdoWould it surprise you to find out that the same twisted mind that brought audiences the disturbing mutant reptile baby in Eraserhe...
Ed Wood
24k views10 Insane Facts About Ed Wood, The Man Who Defined Weirdness In HollywoodEd Wood ranks high among the B-movie eccentrics, thanks to his relentless efforts to create a lasting camp masterpiece. He revolut...
Guillermo del Toro
28.6k viewsWeird Things About Guillermo del ToroSince the release of Cronos in 1993, Mexican writer and director Guillermo del Toro has built a strong following with the distinct...
Martin Scorsese
12.5k viewsFascinating Stories From The Wild Life Of Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese is widely considered to be one of the greatest directors of all time. Although he is most closely associated with ...
Robert Rodriguez
190 voters19 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Robert RodriguezIf you've ever sat through an entire Robert Rodriguez film, you've probably got just as much of an insatiable craving for blood an...
Directors
41.3k viewsThe Craziest Moments in Stanley Kubrick's CareerThere are directors who are known as actor-friendly. Then there is Stanley Kubrick, a filmmaker who was not too afraid to tell an ...
Entertainment
16.2k views26 Facts You Didn't Know About Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg changed cinema forever - plain and simple. The man has done more as a producer than most filmmakers do with their...
Tim Burton
8.8k votersFascinating Facts Most People Don't Know About Tim BurtonThere's something spooky about Tim Burton. Maybe it's his movies, which tend to feature rattling skeletons, dark humor, and macabr...
Werner Herzog
5.7k views14 Insane Stories From The Strange Life of Werner HerzogDespite the thousands of tales about the lengths to which filmmakers go over the course of a production, there's no doubt Werner H...
Wes Anderson
80 votersWhimsical Facts You Didn't Know About Wes AndersonWho is Wes Anderson? He is, perhaps, the most influential director of the cult comedy genre in history. The writer/director has be...
4.3k views20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Woody AllenLove him or hate him, Woody Allen is the kind of director who comes along maybe once in a generation. He’s been making movies sinc...