By: Mary Jones
An influential filmmaker, David Lynch has been criticized for his use of surrealism and non-linear storytelling in films like Twin Peaks and Mulholland Drive. He has also been accused of exploiting his female characters and his dark and often disturbing portrayals of violence.
The Polish-French filmmaker is known for his dark and unsettling films, such as Chinatown, Rosemary’s Baby, and The Pianist. Polanski has a long and controversial history of sexual assault allegations, including the notorious 1977 rape case involving a 13-year-old girl.
Over the years, Allen has been accused of sexual misconduct and assault by his children, as well as other allegations that have come to light in recent years.
American producer and film studio executive who co-founded Miramax, an independent film studio that produced some of the most successful movies in history. Weinstein has been accused of a long history of sexual misconduct
featuring highly stylized violence and profanity-laden dialogue. Tarantino has come under fire in recent years for his use of violence and racism in films such as Django Unchained and Inglorious Basterds.
British filmmaker and master of suspense known for iconic films such as Psycho, Rear Window, and The Birds. Though his work is widely lauded, Hitchcock has a controversial history of sexual misconduct allegations, including inappropriate behavior on set and even assaults.
American director and producer known for his bombastic blockbusters, such as the Transformers films and Armageddon. Bay has been criticized for his over-sexualized portrayals of women
American actor, director, and producer who achieved worldwide fame with his action films, such as Lethal Weapon and Braveheart. Gibson has faced numerous allegations of racism and anti-Semitism stemming from his infamous 2006 DUI arrest
American director, producer, and screenwriter is known for his controversial films, such as Platoon, Natural Born Killers, and JFK. Stone has been accused of anti-Semitism for his portrayals of Jewish characters in some of his films
consistently stood for their quality