Welcome to our list of the worst directors in film history who have made some of the worst movies ever. Prepare to be astonished as we delve into the bewildering realm of history's most abysmal film directors, responsible for crafting some of the most appalling cinematic disasters ever witnessed. Despite their glaring lack of artistic aptitude, these notorious auteurs have curiously managed to sustain extensive, profitable careers in the film industry.
Even more confusing and frustrating than the fact that studios continue offering these famous directors work is that audiences keep paying to see them. Some of the more notable films from the Hollywood directors on this list include Rush Hour 2, Con Air, Batman and Robin, and Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace - all blockbusters, all totally abysmal. These bad directors continue to churn out some of the worst films ever, ignoring basic conventions of storytelling, abusing special effects, and insulting the intelligence of critics and fans alike.
How many minutes of excessive car chase scenes could we count in the combined works of those listed below? Let us count the ways. These Hollywood hacks have ruined screen adaptations and sequels alike, not to mention their own original works (which we assume mu must have been greenlit by family friends, frat brothers, or studios execs who were blackmailed into submission). The bad directors on this list of drawn the ire and hate mail from critics and fans alike as they've made movie history for their terrible releases.
Vote up those you think deserve to be listed among the absolute worst directors, and vote down those you think aren't so bad. If your least favorite director (or director you love to hate) isn't yet on the list, feel free to add the name at the bottom of the page. Feel free to re-rank this list as you sit fit by clicking the button to the right.
Who are the worst movie directors of all time? That's up to you to decide.
Jason Friedberg and Aaron SeltzerDisaster Movie, Epic Movie, Date Movie
- The Storm, Rampage, Darfur
- On Deadly Ground
- Meet the Spartans, Disaster Movie, Vampires Suck
- W.E, Filth and Wisdom
- The Island, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Pain & Gain