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Poll: And the Most Overrated Director of All Time is...

The movie world has many film directors who receive countless praises from peer, critics and fans. Many are considered untouchable and are the subject of various commendations from those who critique the profession, whilst others have fiercely defensive fans who are quick to defend their favorite directors.

Though no one is denying the following movie-makers are talented, they are considered by some to be given far more praise than they deserve.

Which of the following directors (nominated by IMDB’s poll board members) do you find to be the most overrated?

Discuss the list here

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    Quentin Tarantino

    Chosen by The-Social-Introvert
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    Christopher Nolan

    Chosen by jalapenoman
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    Kevin Smith

    Chosen by DoctorBuster
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    Francis Ford Coppola

    Chosen by TsarStepan
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    Ridley Scott

    Chosen by SmashingOrangeyBits
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    Lee Unkrich

    Chosen by Mega_wizard
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    Wes Anderson

    Chosen by borimor
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    Stanley Kubrick

    Chosen by BoltBait
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    Steven Spielberg

    Chosen by bratface23
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    Martin Scorsese

    Chosen by masandaglinus123
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    Steven Soderbergh

    Chosen by albstein
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    George Lucas

    Chosen by Dibyayan_Chakravorty
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    Oliver Stone

    Chosen by hugobolso-1
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    Peter Jackson

    Chosen by ...ahem...Alan Smithee
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    Michael Bay

    Chosen by peaspot
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    Zack Snyder

    Chosen by chockfullofrock
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    Neill Blomkamp

    Chosen by cartman_1337
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    Ang Lee

    Chosen by TheMovieSmith
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    J.J. Abrams

    Chosen by kobe_q
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    Robert Altman

    Chosen by RipCity
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    Joss Whedon

    Chosen by AmyPascal
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    Edward D. Wood Jr.

    Chosen by AmyPascal
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    James Cameron

    Chosen by ChristopherJohnson09
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    Paul Thomas Anderson

    Chosen by jamesh5
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    Alejandro González Iñárritu

    Chosen by magiread
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    Terrence Malick

    Chosen by Welsh_Pirate
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    José Padilha

    Chosen by Nicolau_Machiavelli
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    Alfred Hitchcock

    Chosen by tonyz119