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Thursday, July 05, 2007

The (Unfinished) Filmmakers' Hall of Shame

In honor of Michael Bay's Transformers, here's The Fortnightly's list of names we like to call "The Filmmakers' Hall of Shame." To qualify they must have made, or written at least 3 films of note. The list is ongoing, and will be modified, as you may notice a few names are almost off, while others may go on. ...

The bottom 10:

1. Uwe Boll: Alone in the Dark, House of the Dead, Postal

2. H.G. Lewis: Monster A Go Go, Blood Feast, Blast-off Girls

3. Joe D’Amato: 2020 Texas Gladiators, The Blade Master, Porno Holocaust

4. Ulli Lommel: Daniel ‑ Der Zauberer, Boogeyman II, BTK Killer

5. Greydon Clark: Exploitation director, 14 movies on IMDB, none over 3.6

6. Ed Wood: Glen or Glenda, Plan 9, et all

7. Coleman Francis: Entire filmography on MST

8. John Derek: Bolero, Tarzan: the ape man, Ghosts Can’t do it.

9. Albert Pyun: When you’ve done 34 films and Dollman’s your best...

10. Claudio Fragasso: Troll 2, Terminator II (Unauthorized Italian sequel)

The Rest:

Bryan Spicer: Power Rangers Movie, For Richer or for Poorer

John Pasquin: Jungle 2 Jungle, Joe Somebody

Michael Bay: The Island, Armageddon

Paul Verhoeven: Showgirls, Starship Troopers (He’s almost off the list)

Lawrence Guterman: Son of the mask, cats and dogs

Robert Boris (I):Buy and Cell, Backyard Dogs

Anne Goursaud: Embrace of the Vampire, Poison Ivy

Alex Zamm: Chairman of the Board, Inspector Gadget II

Rick Sloane: Hobgoblins, the Vice Academy series

Jonathan Bernstein, James Greer-Writers of Max Keebles Big Move, and Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector

Dennis Dugan-Problem Child, Benchwarmers

Steven Brill (I) Little Nicky, Without a paddle

Kristine Peterson, Kickboxer 5, Critters 3

Brian Levant: Jingle All the Way, Are we there yet?

Tamra Davis: Crossroads, Billy Madison

Michael Gottlieb: Mr. Nanny, Manequin

Tony Zarindast: The modern Ed Wood?

Bob Clark: He did A Chistmas story and Black Christmas, but has done both Superbabies, The Karate Dog, and a host of other atrocities...

Michael Oblowitz: Bunch of B-thrillers

Adam Seltzer: The Scary Movie Series, Spy Hard

Del Tenney (I) ‘60's drive in schlock; Horror of Beach Party

Peter MacDonald (I): Neverending Story III, Rambo III

Brian Robbins (I): The Shaggy Dog, Good Burger

Joe Eszterhas: Wrote Jade, Showgirls

Neal Israel: Writer of Police Academy and Mary Kate and Ashley films

Pat Proft: Wrongfully Accused, Mr. Magoo

Geoff Rodkey, writer: RV, The Shaggy Dog (06)

C.B. Harding: Delta Farce, every Blue Collar Comedy special, Dude we’re going to Rio

Steve Car: Dr. Doolittle 2, Rebound, Are we Done Yet?

Chris Stokes: House Party 4, You Got Served

William Sachs: Van Nuys Blvd, Galaxina. The Incredible Melting Man

Joseph Green:

Ted V. Mikels: 60’s Sleaze director; Dr. Sex, The Astro-Zombies

Roger Christian: Battlefield Earth, Masterminds, Starship

Jerry Jameson: Raise the Titanic, The Bat People, High Noon 2

John Schultz: The Honeymooners, Drive me Crazy, Like Mike

Deborah Brock: Slumber Party Massacre II, Rock and Roll High School Forever!

Robert F. Slatzer: The Hellcats, Bigfoot

Cedric Sundstrom: American Ninja 3 and 4, Captive Rage

Peter Hewitt: Thunderpants (w/ Rupert Grint), Zoom, Garfield.

David Hilllenbrand: Demon Island, National Lampoons Dorm Daze 1,2 and 3.

Meir Zarchi: I Spit on Your Grave, Don’t mess with my sister

Robert Hiltzik: Sleepaway Camp Series

Steve Barnett: Scanner Cop II, Mission of Justice, Mindwarp

Jim Drake: Police Academy 4, Speed Zone, Mr. Bill’s Real Life Adventures

Umberto Lenzi: Cannibal Ferox, Demons 3, Nightmare Beach.

Michel Levesque: Werewolves on Wheels, Captive Women 3

Jerry Gorss: Teenage Mother, Girl on a Chain Gang, Teenagers for Sale

Allan Arkush: Caddyshack II, Heartbeeps, Deathsport.

Mike Mitchell (VI) Deuce Bigalow, Surviving Christmas

Çetin Inanç: Turkish Star Wars, Death Warrior,

William Huyck: Howard the Duck, Best Defense

Sylvester Stalone: Staying Alive, Rocky IV, Paradise Alley (almost off the list)

Satoru Ogura: The Guinea Pig series

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