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The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby djross » Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:00 pm

Making use of the new "filmmaker list" function, and taking a four-film minimum, the ten directors with the lowest average score based on my rankings are the following:

10. Steven Spielberg (41.50, 14 films)
9. Walter Hill (41.25, 4)
8. Tony Scott (35.00, 5)
7. John Woo (35.00, 4)
6. Curtis Hanson (35.00, 4)
5. Blake Edwards (32.86, 7)
4. John McTiernan (32.50, 4)
3. Frank Oz (31.25, 4)
2. Roland Emmerich (31.25, 4)
1. Mike Robe (27.50, 4).

Congratulations Mike Robe.

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby toro913 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:09 pm

10. David Zucker (29.60, 5)
9. Wes Craven (26.33, 6)
8. Donald Petrie (26.00, 4)
7. Stephen Sommers (24.25, 4)
6. Joel Schumacher (21.57, 7)
5. Denis Dugan (21.50, 6)
4. Shawn Levy (20.00, 4)
3. Peter Segal (18.60, 5)
2. Paul W.S. Anderson (16.75, 4)
1. Renny Harlin (14.60, 5)

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby shalev » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:35 pm

With a 3-film minimum:

Peter Farrelly 71.33 3
Bobby Farrelly 71.33 3
Tom Shadyac 70.33 3
Federico Fellini 69.67 3
Rob Cohen 68.67 3
Roland Emmerich 66.25 4
Luis Buñuel 62.00 3

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby Anonymous » Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:14 am

I used a 3 film minimum:
10. M. Night Shymalan 58.5 4 films
9. Sam Raimi 56.67 3 Films
8. Peter Segal 56 3 Films
7. Farrelly Brothers 55 4 films
6. Tom Shadyac 55 3 films
5. Frank Coraci 53.67 3 films
4.Dennis Dugan 53 5 films
3. Shawn Levy 50.75 4 films
2. Jay Chandrasekhar 47.33 3 films
1. Joel Schumacher 45.80 5 films

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby djross » Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:14 am

OK well if you want to take it down to a three-film minimum, then the list looks quite different:

10. Frank Oz (31.25, 4)
9. Roland Emmerich (31.25, 4)
8. Ang Lee (30.00, 3)
7. Robert Rodriguez (30.00, 3)
6. Mike Robe (27.50, 4)
5. John Milius (26.67, 3)
4. Renny Harlin (26.67, 3)
3. Gary Fleder (26.67, 3)
2. Rachel Talalay (21.67, 3)
1. Ulli Lommel (20.00, 3)

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby JooJoo » Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:52 am

with the minimum ratings set to 4, it looks like this:

10. Renny Harlin (3.75, 4)
09. Barry Sonnenfeld (3.75, 4)
08. Michael Bay (3.60, 5)
07. Takao Okawara (3.50, 4)
06. Joel Schumacher (3.50, 4)
05. Dennis Dugan (2.75, 8)
04. Don Coscarelli (2.40, 5)
03. Steve Miner (2.33, 6)
02. Lloyd Kaufman (2.25, 4)
01. David DeCocteau (2.00, 4)

Lots of bad memories here.

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby movieboy » Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:58 am

I was going to reply to this thread, but discovered the average rating is a totally meaningless statistic. So I put in a new feature request which gives us average Tier instead of Ratings.
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2654&p=26434#p26434

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby Bojangles » Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:18 am

These people:

10 Steven Brill
9 Chris Columbus
8 Sam Raimi
7 Donald Petrie
6 Michael Bay
5 Michael Moore
4 Robert Rodriguez
3 Tony Scott
2 Andy Tennant
1 Roland Emmerich

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby te18 » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:12 am

With the original four-film minimum set by djross...

10. Ron Howard: 16.67 (6 films)
9. Terry Gilliam: 16.25 (4 films)
8. Adam Shankman: 14.00 (5 films)
7&6. Michael Bay and Raja Gosnell: 13.75 (4 films each)
5&4. Renny Harlin and Brian Robbins: 12.50 (4 films each)
3. Hawley Pratt: 12.14 (7 films)
2. Jake Szymanski: 10.00 (4 films)
1. Aaron Seltzer: 2.50 (4 films)

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Re: The ten lowest-scoring directors

Postby paulofilmo » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:47 am

Tim Burton 56.75 4
Michael Mann 55.00 4
John Carpenter 54.50 6
Joel Schumacher 54.50 4
Alan J. Pakula 53.50 4
Doug Liman 52.75 4
Brian De Palma 51.50 4
Frank Oz 49.00 5
John McTiernan 44.60 5
Michael Bay 20.50 4


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