Worst Directors

by ramoncarrasquel | created - 14 Dec 2015 | updated - 28 Oct 2016 | Public

1. David DeCoteau

Director | Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge

A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed ...


A Talking Cat!?!

A Talking Pony!?!

The Wrong Roomate

90210 Shark Attack

Bigfoot vs. D.B Cooper

Knock 'em Dead


Devilish Charm

666: Kreepy Kerry

3 Wicked Witches

Bonnie & Clyde: Justified

My Stepbrother Is a Vampire!?!

The Dead Reborn

Badass Showdown

Snow White: A Deadly Summer

Hansel & Gretel: Warrior of Witchcraft

A Dream Within a Dream

1313: Wicked Stepbrothers

1313: Actor Slash Model

1313: Boy Crazies

1313: Giant Killer Bees!

1313: Haunted Frat

1313: Bigfoot Island

1313: Cougar Cult

1313: Bermuda Triangle

1313: Billy the Kid

1313: Hercules Unbound

1313: Night of the Widow

1313: Frankenqueen

1313: UFO Invasion

Santa's Summer House

Immortal Kiss: Queen of the Night

A Halloween Puppy

An Easter Bunny Puppy

2: Voodoo Academy

Christmas Spirit

Puppet Master: Axis of Evil


The Pit and the Pendulum

Stem Cell

Alien Presence

The Brotherhood

The Brootherhood 2: Young Walrocks

The Brotherhood III: Young Demons

The Brotherhood IV: The Complex

The Brotherhood V: Alumni

The Brotherhood VI: Initiation

The Sisterhood

The Invisible Chronicles

Playing with Fire

The Raven

Grizzly Rage

Beastly Boyz

Frankestein & the Werefolf Reborn!

Witches of the Caribbean

Killer Bash

Tomb of Terror

Ring of Darkness

Speed Demon


Wolves of Wall Street

The Frightening

Microscopic Boy

Final Stab

Prision of the Dead

Voodoo Academy

Curse of the Puppet Master

Retro Puppet Master


Ancient Evil: Scream of the Mummy


Alien Arsenal

The Killer Eye

Frankenstein Reborn!



The Journey: Absolution

Lurid Tales: The Castle Queen


Bikini Goddesses

Petticoat Planet

Prey of the Jaguar

Beach Babes from Beyond

Beach Babes 2: Cave Girl Island

Blonde Heaven

Prehysteria! 3

Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000

Naked Instinct

Murder Weapon

Deadly Embrace

Dr. Alien

American Rampage

Nightmare Sisters

Lady Avenger

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

Little Miss Innocence


Revenge of the Babes


Bodies by Jackie

Working Girls

2. Ulli Lommel

Actor | Factory Cowboys: Working with Warhol

Widely known for his frequent collaborations with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a creative partnership which lasted 10 years and produced over 20 films, Ulli Lommel is one of the most consistently creative filmmakers to come from the New German Cinema movement.

The son of German comic performer Ludwig ...


Daniel der Zauberer

Zombie Nation

Zodiac Killer

September Song

Manson Family Cult

D.C Sniper


Absolute Evil

Killer Nurse

Baseline Killer

Son of Sam

Dungeon Girl

Borderline Cult

The Tomb

Curse of the Zodiac

Diary of a Cannibal

The Raven

Black Dahlia

Killer Pickton

Green River Killer

B.T.K Killer

Danny and Max

Alien X Factor


Every Minute Ever

Lethal Orbit

Millenium Day

Star Witness

Marilyn, My Love

Return of the Boogeyman

A Smile in the Dark

The Big Sweat

Cold Heat


Heaven and Earth


I.F.O (Identified Flying Object)

Revenge of the Stolen Stars

Strangers in Paradise

The Devonsville Terror

Revenge of the Boogeyman



The Boogey Man

Blank Generation

Cocaine Cowboys

Ausgerechnet Bananen

Der zweite Frühling

Wachtmeister Rahn

Jodeln is ka Sünd

Tödlicher Poker


3. Sidney J. Furie

Director | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Toronto-born Sidney J. Furie has enjoyed an incredibly distinguished career that has spanned more than five decades. Having dabbled in every genre, Furie has directed films starring Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Robert Redford, Diana Ross, Michael Caine, Peter O'Toole, Rodney Dangerfield, Barbara ...


Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

A Dangerous Age

A Cool Sound from Hell

Doctor Blood's Coffin

The Snake Woman

The Young Ones

Wonderful Life

The Naked Runner

Gable and Lombard

Purple Hearts

Iron Eagle

Iron Eagle II

The Taking of Beverly Hills


Iron Eagle IV

Hollow Point

The Rage

Top of the World

In Her Defense

The Collectors


My 5 Wives

A Fridat Night Date

Going Back

Partners in Action

The Circle


Direct Action

American Soldiers

The Veteran

The Four Horsemen

Prides of Lions

The Jazz Singer

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

4. Uwe Boll

Producer | Postal

As a child, he produced a number of short films on Super 8 and video before beginning his studies as a film director in Munich and Vienna. He also studied literature and economics in Cologne and Siegen. Uwe graduated from university in 1995 with a doctorate in literature. From 1995-2000, he was a ...


House of the Dead

Alone in the Dark


BloodRayne II: Deliverance

BloodRayne: The Third Reich

Far Cry

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds

In the Name of the King 3: The Last Mission


The Final Storm


Heart of America


Bailout: The Age of Greed


Tunnel Rats


German Fried Movie

Barschel-Mord in Genf


Das erste Semester




Max Schmeling


The Profane Exhibit


Rampage: Capital Punishment

Rampage 3: No Mercy

12 Hours

plus, He won 3 Razzies for Worst Director and has been nominated to 2

5. Mark Polonia

Director | Land Shark

Mark Polonia was born on September 30, 1968 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a director and editor, known for Land Shark (2017), Saurians (1994) and Empire of the Apes (2013). He is married to Maria Davis.


Jurassic Prey

Amityville Death House

Camp Blood First Slaughter

Empire of the Apes


Monster Movie

Splatter Beach

Forest Primeval

Black Mass


Peter Rottentail

Among Us

Dinosaur Chronicles

Preylien: Alien Predators

Holla If I Kill You

Gorilla Warfare: Battle of the Apes



The House That Screamed

Hellgate: The House That Screamed 2

Blood Red Planet

Bad Magic


Feeders 2: Slay Bells

Terror House

How to Slay a Vampire



Splatter Farm


6. Ray Dennis Steckler

Director | Red Heat

Ray Dennis Steckler was born on January 25, 1938 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a director and producer. He was married to Katherine Louise Coon and Carolyn Brandt. He died on January 7, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?

Summer of Fun

War Cat

Las Vegas Serial Killer

Plato's Retreat West

Weekend Cowgirls

Black Garters

Debbie Does Las Vegas


The Horny Vampires

Teenage Hustler

Teenage Deserts

The Mad Love Life of a Hot Vampire

Sex Rink

The Sexorcist

Sexual Awareness

Indian Lady

The Hollywood Strangler Meets the Skid Row Slasher

Red Heat

Perverted Passions

Peeping Tom

Triple Play

Sinthia: The Devil's Doll

Body Fever

Rat Pfink a Boo Boo

The Thrill Killers

Wild Guitar

7. Greydon Clark

Director | Angels' Brigade

Greydon Clark was born on February 7, 1943, in Niles, Michigan. He attended Valparaiso University near Chicago and studied acting with coach John Morley. He supported himself as a door-to-door salesman prior to breaking into the movie business.

Clark began his cinematic career as an actor in several...


Final Justice


Dark Future

Mad Dog Coll

Russian Holiday

Dance Macabre

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The Forbidden Dance





The Return

Without Warning

Angel's Brigade

Satan's Cheerleaders

Black Shampoo


8. Tyler Perry

Writer | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a ...


Madea's Family Reunion

Madea Goes to Jail

A Madea Christmas

Madea's Big Happy Family

Madea Gets a Job

Madea's Neighbor From Hell

Madea's Class Reunion

Madea's Witness Protection

Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Daddy's Little Girls

Why Did I Get Married?

Why Did I Get Married Too?

I Can Do Bad All by Myself

Meet the Browns

The Family That Preys

Good Deeds

For Colored Girls

Aunt Bam's Place

Laugh to Keep From Crying

The Single Moms Club

Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

the Haves and the Have Not

I Don't Want to Do Wrong

What's Done in the Dark

plus, He has been nominated to 4 Razzies for Worst Director

9. Brett Kelly

Director | Raiders of the Lost Shark

Brett Kelly was born on October 29, 1972 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a director and actor, known for Raiders of the Lost Shark (2015), Thunderstorm: The Return of Thor (2011) and She-Rex (2009).


Jurassic Shark

The Feral Man

The Bonesetter

Spacemen, Go-go Girls and the True Meaning of Christmas

Final Curtain

The Bonesetter Returns

My Dead Girlfriend

Spacemen, Go-go Girls and the Great Easter Hunt

Prey for the Beast

Attack of the Giant Leeches

Pirates: Quest for Snake Island


Avenging Force: The Scarab

Iron Soldier


Thunderstorm: The Return of Thor

Hell at My Heels

Agent Beetle

My Fair Zombie



Jesse James: Lawman


Rise of the Black Bat

Raiders of the Lost Shark

Blood Red Moon

Planet Blood

10. Tinto Brass

Director | La vacanza

Giovanni Brass was born on 26 March 1933 into the family of a famous artist, Italico Brass, who was his grandfather. Italico gave his grandson a nickname "Tintoretto," which Giovanni later adapted into his cinematic name, Tinto Brass.

Tinto inherited his grandfather's artistic skills, but he applied...




Senso '45



Fermo posta Tinto Brass

L'uomo che guarda

Cosi fan tutte


Snack Bar Budapest



La chiave



Salon Kitty



Cul cuore in gola


Il disco volante

plus, He has been nominated to the Stinker Bad Movie Awards for Worst Sense of Direction

11. Claudio Fragasso

Writer | Troll 2

Born in Rome. His father gave him a passion for cinema, taking him to Cinecittà as a child. At the age of ten, the British brother-in-law, director of documentaries for the London BBC, gave him a camera in super 8. He began to shoot many films, involving his friends. He does everything by himself, ...


Troll 2


I sette magnifici gladiatori

Rats-Notte di terrore


Bianco Apache


Zombi 3

Trappola diabolica

After Death (Olte la morte)

La casa 5

Non aprite quella porta 3

Teste rasate

Esercizi di stile

Coppia omicida

Concorso di colpa

Milano Palermo-Il ritorno

Le ultime 56 ore

Una notte da paura

Operazione vacanze

12. Sean McNamara

Producer | Hoovey

To capture the essence of Sean McNamara's skills as a Director, one need not look further than critics' reviews of his latest theatrical work on "Soul Surfer" for Tristar Pictures/FilmDistrict.

"Soul Surfer is the kind of sturdy, satisfying family drama that doesn't get made very often anymore. But ...


Baby Geniuses: Baby Squad Investigator

Baby Geniuses and the Treasure of Egypt

Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby

Space Warriors

The Suite Life Movie


Bratz Kidz: Sleep-Over Adventure

Raise Your Voice

3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain

Race to Space


Field of Lost Shoes

Robosapien: Rebooted

Wild Grizzly

Treehouse Hostage


Casper Meets Wendy

Casper: A Spirited Beginning

Hollywood Chaos

13. Edward D. Wood Jr.

Writer | Plan 9 from Outer Space

Hacks are nothing new in Hollywood. Since the beginning of the film industry at the turn of the 20th century, thousands of untalented people have come to Los Angeles from all over America and abroad to try to make it big (as writers, producers, directors, actors, talent agents, singers, composers, ...


Plan 9 from Outer Space

Glen or Glenda

The Sun Was Setting

Crossroad Avenger: The Adventures of the Tucson Kid


Jail Bait

Bride of the Monster

The Night the Banshee Cried

Final Curtain

Night of the Ghouls

The Sinister Urge

Nympho Cycler

Crossroads of Laredo

Take It Out in Trade

'Necromania': A Tale of Weird Love!


14. Bob Clark

Director | A Christmas Story

Bob Clark was born on August 5, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Benjamin Clark. He was a director and writer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), Porky's (1981) and Black Christmas (1974). He died on April 4, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.


Baby Geniuses

Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2

The Emperor's New Clothes

She-Man: A Story of Fixation

Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

Breaking Point

Porky's II: The Next Day


Turk 182!

From the Hip

Loose Cannons

It Runs in the Family

The Ransom of Red Chief

The Karate Dog

Maniac Magee

plus, He has been nominated to 2 Razzies for Worst Director

15. Renny Harlin

Director | Die Hard 2

Born in 15 March 1959 as Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, he is the most successful Finnish film director in the history of Hollywood.

Harlin started his career in film business in the beginning of 1980s when he was directing commercials and company films for companies like Shell. Later he worked as a ...



Deep Blue Sea

The Long Kiss Goodnight

Born American


A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

The Adventures of Ford Fairlane

Cutthroat Island



Exorcist: The Beginning

The Covenant

5 Days of War

The Legend of Hercules

plus, He has been nominated to 4 Razzies for Worst Director

16. Dennis Dugan

Actor | Happy Gilmore

Dennis Dugan was born on September 5, 1946 in Wheaton, Illinois, USA as Dennis Barton Dugan. He is an actor and director, known for Happy Gilmore (1996), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) and Big Daddy (1999). He is married to Sharon Dugan. He was previously married to Joyce Van Patten.


Jack and Jill

Grown Ups

Grown Ups 2

Just Go with It

You Don't Mess with the Zohan

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

The Benchwarmers

National Security

Saving Silverman

Big Daddy

Happy Gilmore

Beverly Hills Ninja

The Shaggy Dog

Problem Child

plus, He won 2 Razzies for Worst Director and has been nominated to 3

17. Robert Iscove

Director | From Justin to Kelly

Robert Iscove was born on July 4, 1947 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Robert Joel Iscove. He is a director and producer, known for From Justin to Kelly (2003), She's All That (1999) and Romeo and Juliet on Ice (1983). He is married to Wendy Maltby. They have three children.


From Justin to Kelly

Whiskey Business

To the Mat

On Strike for Christmas

Love N' Dancing


Three Wise Guys

Firestater 2: Rekindled

Boys and Girls

She's All That

Murder in My Mind

It Was Him or Us

River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene

Dying to Love You

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

18. Joel Schumacher

Director | The Phantom of the Opera

Joel Schumacher was born on August 29, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Joel T. Schumacher. He is a director and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Batman & Robin (1997) and 8MM (1999).


Batman Forever

Batman & Robin

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

D.C Cab

Dying Young

Falling Down

A Time to Kill



Bad Company

Choose or Loose

Town Creek



plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

19. Rick Sloane

Director | Hobgoblins

Cinematic jack-of-all-trades Rick Sloane will never win any special awards for his admittedly cheap'n'cheesy low-budget independent movies, but he nonetheless deserves some respect for weathering the storm of lots of harsh critical notices and cranking out a sizable number of films throughout the ...



Blood Theatre

The Visitants

Vice Academy

Vice Academy Part 2

Vice Academy Part 3

Vice Academy 4

Vice Academy 5

Vice Academy Part 6

Marked for Murder

Good Girls Don't

Mind, Body & Soul

Babe Watch: Forbidden Parody

20. Roland Emmerich

Writer | Independence Day

Roland Emmerich is a German film director and producer of blockbuster films like The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Godzilla (1998), Independence Day (1996) and The Patriot (2000). Before fame, he originally wanted to be a production designer, but decided to be a director, after watching the original ...



Independence Day

Independence Day: Resurgence



Das Arche Noah Prinzip


Hollywood Monster

Moon 44

Universal Soldier

10,000 BC

Dark Horse


plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

21. Brian Levant

Producer | Still the Beaver

Brian Levant was born on August 6, 1952 in Highland Park, Illinois, USA as Brian Michael Levant. He is a producer and writer, known for The New Leave It to Beaver (1983), The Flintstones (1994) and Jingle All the Way (1996).


The Flintstones

The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

Jingle All the Way


The Spy Next Door

Problem Child 2

Are We There Yet?

Scooby Doo! The Mystery Begins

Scooby Doo! Curse of The Lake Monster

Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure

Snow Dogs

A Christmas Story 2

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

22. Paul W.S. Anderson

Writer | Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, ...


Death Race

AVP: Alien vs. Predator

Resident Evil

Resident Evil: Afterlife


Mortal Kombat

Event Horizon



The Tree Muskeeters

Resident Evil 5: Retribution


23. Roger Christian

Set_decorator | Star Wars

Academy Award winner Roger Christian has had an extensive film career. He won an Academy Award for set decoration on director George Lucas's Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), which began a long collaboration between the filmmakers. Christian subsequently worked with Lucas on Star Wars: ...


Battlefield Earth



The Final Cut



American Daylight

Dangerous Intuitation



Prisioners of the Sun

plus, He won a Razzie for Worst Director

24. Juan Piquer Simón

Writer | The Rift

Juan Piquer Simon (who goes by "J.P. Simon" on foreign releases) resides in Madrid, Spain, where he has produced and directed "exploitation" pictures for two decades running. He owns his own studio and creates and/or designs many of the impressive special effects sequences you see in any of his ...


Los nuevos extraterrestres

Manoa, la ciudad de oro

La isla del diablo

La mansion de los Cthulhu

The Rift

Slugs, muerte viscosa

Guerra sucia

Los diablos del mar

Misterio en la isla de los monstruos

Supersonic Man

Viaje al centro de la Tierra

25. Russell Mulcahy

Director | Highlander

Dynamic film/video director Russell Mulcahy was born June 23, 1953, in Melbourne, Australia. He first gained fame directing visually striking music video clips for such artists as Elton John, Duran Duran, The Buggles and Bonnie Tyler. He is also well known for feature films, starting off with the ...



Highlander II: The Quickening

The Real McCoy

Silent Trigger

Tale of the Mummy

1st to Die

Mysterious Island

The Curse of King Tut's Tomb

While the Children Sleep

Resident Evil 3: Extinction

Crash and Burn

The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior

26. David Mitchell

Producer | Thunderground

David Mitchell is a producer and editor, known for Thunderground (1989), The Killing Machine (1994) and City of Shadows (1987).


Cooper Mountain

Revenge of the Boarding School Dropouts


The Killing Machine

UKM: The Ultimate Killing Machine

Last to Surrender

Mask of Death

Ski Hard

Ski School 2


City of Shadows

27. Brett Ratner

Director | Red Dragon

Brett Ratner is one of Hollywood's most successful filmmakers. His diverse films resonate with audiences worldwide and, as director, his films have grossed over $2 billion at the global box office. Brett began his career directing music videos before making his feature directorial debut at 26 years...



Rush Hour 2

Rush Hour 3

The Family Man

After the Sunset

X-Men: The Last Stand

New York, I Love You

Blue Blood

Tower Heist

Movie 43


28. Rod Amateau

Producer | The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

Starting out as a radio writer, Rodney Amateau began his career as a dialogue coach and filmed screen tests for Fox Studios while working as a stunt dbl before directing 2nd Unit's, where he began his film career. He soon turned to directing TV series, which he did for many years before returning ...


The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

The Bushwhackers


Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You

The Statue

Where Does It Hurts?

The Seniors

Son of Hitler

High School U.S.A


plus, He has been nominated to The Stinker Bad Movie Awards

29. Bill Rebane

Director | Twister's Revenge!

Bill Rebane was born on February 8, 1937 in Riga, Latvia. He is a director and producer, known for Twister's Revenge! (1988), The Capture of Bigfoot (1979) and Monster a-Go Go (1965).


Monster a-Go Go

The Giant Spider Invasion

The Capture of Bigfoot

Twister's Revenge!

Blood Harvest

The Game

The Demons of Ludlow

Rana: The Legend of Shadow Lake

The Alpha Incident

Invasion from Inner Earth

30. Strathford Hamilton

Producer | Pledge This!

Directed The Pilot Episode and help create the best selling children's series "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" so that his 2 children could see some of his work.


Pledge This!

Now That's Funny

The Pact

Escape from Atlantis

The Proposition

The Set Up


Betrayal of the Dove

Diving In

Blueberry Hill

31. David Winters

Actor | West Side Story

Born David Weizer in London, England, as a child and teenager David Winters acted in many television shows and Broadway productions, including the initial line-up of the stage production of the musical "West Side Story", playing the role of Baby John.

In 1961, he appeared as A-Rab in the movie ...


Space Mutiny

The Last Horror Film

Dancin' It's On

Welcome 2 Iziba

Code Name Vengeance

Girls of Rock & Roll

Mission Kill


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Special London Bridge Special

32. Michael Bay

Producer | Armageddon

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...


Pearl Harbor


Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen

Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction


Bad Boys

Bad Boys II

The Island

Pain & Gain

plus, He won 2 Razzies for Worst Director and has been nominated to 3

33. Ron Underwood

Director | Tremors

A director who is equally adept at working in television as well as features, Southern California native Ron Underwood has been making films since 5th grade and was winning Eastman Kodak filmmaking awards by the time he was in his teens. After graduating from University of Southern California, he ...


The Adventures of Pluto Nash

Deck the Halls

Santa Baby

Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe

The Year Without a Santa Claus

In the Mix

Stealing Sinastra

Mighty Joe Young


Too Smart for Strangers

plus, he has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

34. Savage Steve Holland

Director | Better Off Dead...

Marvelously quirky and creative writer, director, producer and animator Savage Steve Holland was born in 1960. Holland earned the childhood nickname Savage after he kicked a kid in the teeth during a soccer game. He studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts. Holland's student ...


A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!

A Fairly Odd Christmas

A Fairly Odd Summer

Safety Patrol

Santa Hunters

Legally Blondes

Rako: The Dictator's Son

Shredderman Rules

Stuck in the Suburbs

How I Got Into College

35. Darren Doane

Director | Saving Christmas

Darren Doane was born on September 20, 1972 in Westlake Village, California, USA as Darren Richard Doane. He is a director and producer, known for Saving Christmas (2014), 42K (2001) and Godmoney (1999).


Saving Christmas


Mercy Rule

Ides of March

Black Friday


Eyes Front

Dead Man Running


plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

36. Farhad Mann

Director | Max Headroom

An award-winning director/writer in both feature films and television. He has a Masters Film Degree with Distinction earned at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena where Farhad's student film, Frames, won an Emmy and 17 international First Place awards, including at the New York Film Festival. ...


Lawnmover Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace

Devil's Diary

Til Death Do Us Part

The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon

The Toyman Killer

In Her Mother's Footsteps

His and Her Christmas

Return to Two Moon Junction

The Face of Fear

37. John Stockwell

Actor | Top Gun

John Stockwell is an American actor, director, producer and writer who is probably best known - as an actor - for his roles in the Tom Cruise vehicles Losin' It (1983) and Top Gun (1986), and the Stephen King - John Carpenter film Christine (1983).

John has since moved from acting into the ...


Under Cover

Blue Crush

Into the Blue


Cat Run

Cat Run 2

Dark Tide

Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden

In the Blood

38. George McCowan

Director | Run, Simon, Run

George McCowan was born on June 27, 1927 in Paris, Ontario, Canada as George Edward McCowan. He was a director and producer, known for Run, Simon, Run (1970), Seeing Things (1981) and Frogs (1972). He was married to Anna Gilmour Wilmot and Frances Hyland. He died on November 1, 1995 in Santa Monica...



The Monk

Carter's Army

The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again


The Magnificent Seven Ride

Murder on Flight 502

The Shape of Things to Come

The July Group


Disaster Movie

Epic Movie

Meet the Spartans

Date Movie

Vampires Suck

The Starving Games

Best Night Ever


plus, He has been nominated to 4 Razzies for Worst Director


Disaster Movie

Epic Movie

Meet the Spartans

Date Movie

Vampires Suck

The Starving Games

Best Night Ever


plus, He has been nominated to 4 Razzies for Worst Director

41. Steven Brill

Director | Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh

A native of Utica, New York, Steven Brill studied film, theater and acting at Boston University. It was there that he became a student of acclaimed, Nobel Prize winning poet and playwright, Derek Walcott. Brill became a part of Mr. Walcott's first theater group in Boston, Playwright's Theater, ...


Without a Paddle

Little Nicky

Late Last Night

The Weekend

Movie 43

Drillbit Taylor

Walk of Shame

Mr. Deeds

plus, He won a Razzie for Worst Director and has been nominated to 1

42. Brian Robbins

Producer | Norbit

Brian Robbins was born on November 22, 1963 in Marine Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA as Brian Levine. He is a producer and actor, known for Norbit (2007), Coach Carter (2005) and Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal (1997). He has been married to Tracy James since October 7, 2012. They have one ...



The Shaggy Dog

A Thousand Words

Good Burger

Ready to Rumble

The Perfect Score

Hard Ball

Meet Dave

plus, He was nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

43. Betty Thomas

Self | Howard Stern

Betty Thomas was born July 27, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, graduating from Ohio University with a BA in fine arts. Initially sidetracked, Betty first taught school in Chicago but found herself restricted and needing more of an open forum for self-expression than a classroom. She found herself drawn...


Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Only You

My Breast

The Brady Bunch Movie

Doctor Dolittle

28 Days

I Spy

John Tucker Must Die

44. Peter Hewitt

Director | Thunderpants

Peter Hewitt was born in 1962 in England. He is a director and writer, known for Thunderpants (2002), Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) and The Candy Show (1989).



Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?


Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

The Borrowers


Princess of Thieves

Tom and Huck

45. Raja Gosnell

Director | Big Momma's House

Raja Gosnell started his film career as an assistant editor in the late 1970s. His first credit as a film's main editor was the romantic comedy "The Lonely Guy" (1984), for director Arthur Hiller. During the 1980s, Gosnell served as editor in films directed by Tom Laughlin, David Worth, Bob Dahlin,...


The Smurfs

The Smurfs 2

Scooby Doo

Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

Home Alone 3

Big Momma's House

Yours, Mine & Ours

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

46. Tim Story

Director | Fantastic Four

Timothy Kevin Story was born on March 13, 1970 in Los Angeles, California. Attended Westchester High School in Los Angeles, California with jazz pianist Eric Reed and actresses Regina King and Nia Long. Graduated from USC film school.


Fantastic Four

4: Rise of the Silver Surfer


One of Us Tripped

The Firing Squad

Think Like a Man

Ride Along

Think Like a Man Too


The Legend of Titanic

Karol, ktory zostal swietym

Cinderella and the Prince Charles: An Animated Classic


The Tree Musketeers

Il cammino di Josemaria

Bentornarto Pinocchio

48. Camillo Teti

Producer | Navigatori dello spazio

Camillo Teti is a producer and production manager, known for Navigators of the Space (1993), Duck, You Sucker (1971) and L'assassino è ancora tra noi (1986).


Titanic-La leggenda continua

L'assassino è ancora tra noi

Cobra Mission 2

Bye Bye Vietnam

I ragazzi del 42° plotone

Navigatori dello spazio

Yo-rhad, un amico dallo spazio

49. John Derek

Actor | The Ten Commandments

John Derek was born on August 12, 1926 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Derek Delevan Harris. He was an actor and director, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Ghosts Can't Do It (1989) and Bolero (1984). He was married to Bo Derek, Linda Evans, Ursula Andress and Pati Behrs. He ...


Ghosts Can't Do It


Tarzan, the Ape Man


A Boy... a Girl

Once Before I Die

Nightmare in the Sun

plus, He won 2 Razzies for Worst Director and has been nominated to 1

50. Scott Hillenbrand

Producer | King Cobra

Scott Hillenbrand is a producer and writer, known for King Cobra (1999), Deadtime Stories (2012) and Survival Island (2002).


Survival Island

Game Box 1.0


Dorm Daze

Dorm Daze 2

King Cobra

Hostile Takeover

51. Phil Tucker

Director | Broadway Jungle

In an interview with Harry Medved and Michael Medved for the book "The Golden Turkey Awards," Tucker stated that he had also directed a film titled "Space Jockey". An article in the August 5, 1953 issue of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner ("Cast Hard at Work on Fairbanks' First Movie") reported on ...


Robot Monster

The Cape Canaveral Monsters

Broadway Jungle

Tijuana After Midnite

Bagdad After Midnite

Dream Folies

Dance Hall Racket

52. David Mickey Evans

Director | The Sandlot

David Mickey Evans was born on October 20, 1962 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Sandlot (1993), Untitled 'Sandlot' Prequel and Radio Flyer (1992).


Ace Ventura: Pet Dectetive Jr.


The Sandlot 2

After School Special

Beethoven's 3rd

Beethoven's 4th

First Kid

53. John Whitesell

Director | The Guiding Light

John Whitesell is a director and producer, known for Guiding Light (1952), The John Larroquette Show (1993) and Big Momma's House 2 (2006).


Malibu's Most Wanted

Deck the Halls

Calendar Girl

See Spot Run

Big Momma's House 2

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son


54. Johannes Roberts

Director | 47 Meters Down

Johannes Roberts was born on May 24, 1976 in Cambridge, England as Johannes Christopher Edward Roberts. He is a director and writer, known for 47 Meters Down (2017), Storage 24 (2012) and Darkhunters (2004).


The Other Side of the Door

Storage 24


Forest of the Damned




55. Jay Chandrasekhar

Director | Super Troopers

Jay Chandrasekhar was born on April 9, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jayanth Jumbulingam Chandrasekhar. He is a director and actor, known for Super Troopers (2001), Club Dread (2004) and Beerfest (2006). He has been married to Susan Clarke since September 18, 2005. They have three children.


Super Troopers

Puddle Cruiser

Club Dread

The Dukes of Hazzard


Broken Lizard Standups

The Babymakers

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

56. Andy Fickman

Director | Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Andy Fickman was born as Andrew J. Fickman. He is a producer and director, known for Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015), Race to Witch Mountain (2009) and You Again (2010).


Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Parental Guidance

You Again

Race to Witch Mountain

The Game Plan

She's the Man

Who's Your Daddy

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

57. Frank Coraci

Director | The Wedding Singer

Frank Coraci is an American film Director, Writer and Actor best know for his work with Adam Sandler.

Coraci was born in Shirley, New York on Long Island. Coraci graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in Film. He has directed a number of ...



Water Boy


Around the World in 80 Days


Here Comes the Boom

The Ridiculous 6

58. Olivier Megaton

Director | Transporter 3

Olivier Megaton was born on August 6, 1965 in Versailles, Seine-et-Oise [now Yvelines], France as Olivier Fontana. He is a director and writer, known for Transporter 3 (2008), Colombiana (2011) and Exit (2000).


Je ne veux pas être sage


La sirène rouge

Transporter 3

Taken 2

Taken 3


59. Sajid Khan

Writer | Himmatwala

Sajid Khan was born on November 23, 1970 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is a writer and actor, known for Himmatwala (2013), Housefull 2 (2012) and Housefull (2010).





Housefull 2

Hevy Babyy

Darna Zaroore Hai

plus, He won a Ghanta Award for Worst Director and was nominated to 1

60. Michael Schelp

Director | Max Saves The World

Michael Schelp is the president and chief executive officer of Spark Plug Entertainment, a New York-based studio that produces computer-animated features for the international home entertainment and television markets. In the United States, Spark Plug features on DVD are sold on Walmart, Kmart, and...


Plan Bee

A Car's Life: Sparky's Big Adventure

Car's Life 2

Car's Life 3 The Royal Heist

Piper Penguin and His Fantastic Flying Machines

The Adventures of Scooter the Penguin

61. Tom Six

Director | The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

Tom Six was born on August 29, 1973 in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is a director and writer, known for The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009), The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015) and The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011).


The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)

The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)

I Love Dries



plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

62. Walt Becker

Director | Old Dogs

Walt Becker was born on September 16, 1968 in Hollywood, California, USA as Walt William Becker. He is a director and producer, known for Old Dogs (2009), Wild Hogs (2007) and Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002). He has been married to Lindsay Becker since 2005. They have one child.


Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Van Wilder

Buying the Cow

Wild Hogs

Old Dogs

1321 Clover

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

63. Jonathan Liebesman

Director | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Jonathan Liebesman was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 15, 1976. He would remain in his home country, studying filmmaking at the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, until 1996; that year, he traveled to New York City to visit his cousin who was ...


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Wrath of the Titans

Battle Los Angeles

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

The Killing Room

Darkness Falls

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

64. Lewis Schoenbrun

Director | The Golem

Lewis Schoenbrun was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on The Golem (1995), Drop Zone (1994) and Aliens vs. Avatars (2011).


The Amazing Bulk

Aliens vs. Avatars

Queen Cobra

Slaughterhouse Phi: Death Sisters

Dr. Chopper


The Starfighters

The Fix

Hot Summer in Barefoot County

Hell on Wheels

To the Shores of Hell

66. Wych Kaosayananda

Director | Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever

Wych Kaosayananda was born in 1974 in Thailand. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002), Two of Us (2020) and 2 Guns: Zero Tolerance (2015).


Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever



Tekken: A Man Called X

Zero Tolerance

67. Craig Moss

Director | Bad Ass

Craig Moss is a director and writer, known for Bad Ass (2012), Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014) and Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015). He is married to Heidi Kramer.


Breaking Wind

Bad Ass

Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses

The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It

30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

68. Chris Sivertson

Director | I Know Who Killed Me

Chris Sivertson is a writer and director, known for I Know Who Killed Me (2007), Brawler (2011) and The Lost (2006).


I Know Who Killed Me

Don't Wake Mommy

All Cheerlanders Die


All Cheerleaders Die

plus, He won a Razzie for Worst Director

69. Rob Zombie

Director | The Devil's Rejects

Robert Bartleh Cummings, more famously known as Rob Zombie, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on January 12, 1965. He is the oldest son of Louise and Robert Cummings, and has a younger brother, Michael David (aka Spider One; b. 1968), who is the lead singer of Powerman 5000. Growing up, Zombie ...


House of 1000 Corpses

The Devil's Rejects


Halloween II

The Lords of Salem

70. Tim Hill

Writer | SpongeBob SquarePants

Tim Hill was born as Timothy Hill. He is a writer and producer, known for SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) and Hop (2011). He has been married to Veronica Alicino since June 24, 1997.


Alvin and the Chipmunks

Garfield 2

Max Keeble's Big Movie


Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever


God's Not Dead

God's Not Dead 2

The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure

Jerusalem Countdown

Pirate's Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson

72. Mark Steven Johnson

Director | Finding Steve McQueen

Mark Steven Johnson was born on October 30, 1964 in Hastings, Minnesota, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Finding Steve McQueen (2019), Grumpy Old Men (1993) and Ghost Rider (2007). He was previously married to Susie Johnson.


Ghost Rider


Grumpier Old Man

Killing Season

When in Rome

73. James Nguyen

Writer | Julie and Jack

Director James Nguyen is the founder of Moviehead.com, an online movie theater. In 2001, he produced and directed Julie and Jack - a romantic thriller about love and spirituality. In 2004, he completed a second film: Replica - a romantic thriller. Recently, James completed directing Birdemic - ...


Birdemic: Shock and Terror

Birdemic 2: The Resurrection


Julie and Jack

74. Michael David Pate

Director | Gefällt mir

Michael David Pate is a director and producer, known for Gefällt mir (2014), Potato Salad (2015) and Heilstätten (2018).



Gefält mir

Süßes oder Sandra


75. Shane Van Dyke

Actor | Titanic II

Shane Van Dyke was born on August 28, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Shane Thomas Van Dyke. He is an actor and writer, known for Titanic II (2010), The Silence (2019) and Chernobyl Diaries (2012).


Titanic II

Paranormal Entity

6 Guns

A Haunting in Salem

76. Christopher Ray

Producer | FraXtur

Christopher Ray was born on July 30, 1977 in Florida, Missouri, USA. He is a producer and director, known for FraXtur (2019), Mercenaries (2014) and 2nd Chance for Christmas (2019).


2-Headed Shark Attack

3-Headed Shark Attack

Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus


77. Lucifer Valentine

Director | Slaughtered Vomit Dolls

Lucifer Valentine is a director and writer, known for Slaughtered Vomit Dolls (2006), ReGOREgitated Sacrifice (2008) and Slow Torture Puke Chamber (2010).


Slaughtered Vomit Dolls

ReGOREgitated Sacrifice

Slow Torture Puke Chamber

Black Mass of the Nazi Sex Wizard

78. Darrell Van Citters

Director | Recycle

Darrell Van Citters was born on October 29, 1956 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as Darrell A Van Citters Jr. He is known for his work on Recycle (2008), The Fox and the Hound (1981) and Oh Noah! (2011).


Chop Kick Panda

Tappy Toes

Tom and Jerry: Santa's Little Helpers

Puss in Boots: A Furry Tail


Troppo belli

Sharm El Sheik - Un'estate indimenticable

Teste di cocco

Il sindaco


Barney's Great Adventure

Sunset Park

Sweet Lorraine

Fly by Night

81. Derek Savage

Producer | Cool Cat Kids Superhero

Derek Savage was born on May 13, 1962 in Virginia, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Cool Cat Kids Superhero (2018), Cool Cat Saves the Kids (2015) and 420 AWARDS - 1st Annual Event (2019).


Cool Cat Saves the Kids

Cool Cat Finds a Gun

Cool Cat in the Hollywood Parade

Cool Cat Stops Bullying

82. Neil Breen

Producer | Fateful Findings

Neil Breen was born on November 23, 1958. He started his career as a real-estate agent and architect in Las Vegas, before switching partly to being an independent filmmaker.

Breen has not attended film school and learned everything he needed to know by himself. He deliberately makes independent ...


Fateful Findings

Double Down

I Am Here...Now

Pass Thru

83. Alex Winter

Actor | Bill & Ted Face the Music

Alex Winter began his career as a child actor, spending several years on Broadway with co- starring roles in productions of 'The King & I', 'Peter Pan', and the American premiere of Simon Gray's 'Close of Play' at the Manhattan Theater Club. After completing NYU film school, he went on to have ...


Smosh: The Movie


Ben 10: Race Against Time

Ben 10: Alien Swarm

84. Andrzej Bartkowiak

Cinematographer | Falling Down

Andrzej Bartkowiak was born on March 6, 1950 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Falling Down (1993), Romeo Must Die (2000) and Speed (1994). He was previously married to Diane Venora.


Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li


Exit Wounds

Cradle 2 the Grave

85. Jeremiah S. Chechik

Director | Benny & Joon

Jeremiah S. Chechik was born in 1955 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a director and producer, known for Benny & Joon (1993), National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) and Gossip Girl (2007).


The Avengers



Tall Tale

plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

86. Chris Weitz

Writer | About a Boy

Chris Weitz was born on November 30, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher John Weitz. He is a producer and writer, known for About a Boy (2002), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and The Golden Compass (2007). He has been married to Mercedes Martinez since 2006. They have one child.


The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Down to Earth

The Golden Compass

American Pie

87. McG

Director | Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

McG was born on August 9, 1968 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA as Joseph McGinty Nichol. He is known for his work on Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Terminator Salvation (2009) and We Are Marshall (2006).


Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Dan Finnerty & the Dan Band: I Am Woman

Terminator Salvation



Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten

Im Land der Dinosaurier

89. Michelle Gabriel

Animation_department | Bobolândia Monstrolândia

Michelle Gabriel is known for her work on Bobolândia Monstrolândia (2018), GadgetGang in Outer Space (2017) and The Little Panda Fighter (2008).




Ursinho da Pesada (The Little Panda Fighter)


The Legend of Titanic


The Enchanted Mountain

91. Tom Putnam

Producer | Burn

Tom Putnam was born on March 25, 1972 in Oregon, USA as Thomas Andrew Putnam. He is a producer and writer, known for Burn (2012), Marwencol (2010) and Broadcast 23 (2005).


The Hottie & the Nottie



plus, He has been nominated to a Razzie for Worst Director

92. Valerie Breiman

Actress | She's Having a Baby

Ms Breiman was born in San Francisco in 1964, youngest of five, to an architect father and mother who made children's television shows. When she was nine the parents split and she was brought up by her mother, who introduced her to her love of cinema. Acting and modelling in her teens she enrolled ...


Going Overboard


Bikini Squad

93. Coleman Francis

Actor | Night Train to Mundo Fine

Coleman Francis was born on January 24, 1919 in Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Night Train to Mundo Fine (1966), The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961) and The Skydivers (1963). He was married to Barbara Francis. He died on January 15, 1973 in Hollywood, California, USA.


Night Train to Mundo Fine

The Skydivers

The Beast of Yucca Flats

94. Frédéric Auburtin

Director | Paris, je t'aime

Frédéric Auburtin was born on June 4, 1962 in Marseille, France. He is an assistant director and director, known for Paris, je t'aime (2006), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) and The Bridge (1999).


United Passions

Envoyés très spéciaux

San Antonio

95. Gábor Forgács

Camera_department | I Spy

Gabor N. Forgacs graduated from the Hungarian Film & TV School at MAFILM (OPAKFI), in Budapest. Than continued his education in the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles, California, where he had a chance to studied from some of the biggest legends like Billy Williams and Dean Cundey.

At the ...




The Bathory Legend

96. Joel Silverman

Writer | Nailed

Nominated for both Writers Guild and Humanitas awards for Best Screenplay, writer Joel Silverman has scripted projects for studios including Disney, Universal, Paramount, Fox, Fox 2000, Sony, Paramount, Universal, CBS Films, Screen Gems and MGM.

Silverman also won the prestigious Bruce Geller ...


Surf School

Death to the Supermodels


97. Nicholas Webster

Director | In Search of...

Nicholas Webster was born on July 24, 1912 in Spokane, Washington, USA. He was a director and producer, known for In Search of... (1976), Appointment with Destiny (1971) and Manbeast! Myth or Monster? (1978). He was married to Diana Webster. He died on August 12, 2006 in Santa Monica, California, ...


Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Warning Red

Mission Mars

98. James Wong

Producer | The X Files

James Wong is a producer and writer, known for The X-Files (1993), The One (2001) and Space: Above and Beyond (1995). He is married to Teena Wong. They have three children.


Dragonball Evolution

The One

Final Destination 3

99. Sebastián Badilla

Actor | El Limpiapiscinas

Sebastián Badilla is an actor and writer, known for El Limpiapiscinas (2011), Maldito Amor (2014) and El Babysitter (2013).


Mama ya crecí

Maldito Amor

El Babysitter


Mama ya creci

Maldito Amor

El Babysitter

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