The 11 Worst Directors of All Time

by Keatonics | created - 18 Oct 2016 | updated - 18 Oct 2016 | Public

In no particular order.

1. 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).

2. 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, ...

3. Don Barton

Director | Zaat

Donald E. (Don) Barton is a film producer and director located in Jacksonville, Florida. He is best known internationally for his 1971 feature film ZAAT which was filmed entirely in and around Jacksonville, Florida. This feature is only one aspect of his long career in the film industry, much of ...

4. Steve Oedekerk

Writer | Kung Pow: Enter the Fist

Steve Oedekerk, the Academy Award nominated multi-hyphenate, has built an extraordinary career, experiencing vast success in writing, directing, producing, acting, stand-up comedy and computer generated animation. He has written and directed films that have grossed over $1.9 billion in worldwide ...

5. 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 ...

6. Louis J. Gasnier

Director | The Tiger's Trail

French-born Louis J. Gasnier was a stage actor / director / producer in Paris when he was hired by Pathe to direct comedy shorts. After discovering and showcasing comedian Max Linder, Gasnier was sent by Pathe to the U.S. in 1912 to run its operation there. He helped to make Pathe a major player in...

7. 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 ...

8. Preston A. Whitmore II

Writer | This Christmas

Preston A. Whitmore II was born on June 26, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and director, known for This Christmas (2007), Fled (1996) and California Love.

9. Tim Heidecker

Writer | Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories

Tim Heidecker was born on February 3, 1976 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2013), Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007) and The Comedy (2012). He has been married to Marilyn Porayko since June 2, 2007. They have two ...

10. 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.

11. Joseph Green

Writer | The Brain That Wouldn't Die

Owned Joseph Green Pictures, a small (he answered the phone himself) company that distributed an eclectic mix of minor foreign films (such as Claude Chabrol's Pleasure Party (1975)) and kung fu/exploitation pictures.



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