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Poll: Best Directors' Lowest Rated Titles

All the following directors have received the Academy Award for Best Directing but not all of their movies have been so well received by critics and spectators. This list present their lowest rated titles (minimum: 10,000 votes/max. rating: 6.5).

Which of these movies do you like the most despite bad reviews? Or, if you haven't seen any, which one interests you the most?

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    The Ladykillers (2004)

    Joel Coen and Ethan Coen's lowest rated title (Best Directors in 2008 for No Country for Old Men (2007))
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    Hulk (2003)

    Ang Lee's lowest rated title (Best Director in 2006 for Brokeback Mountain (2005) and in 2013 for Life of Pi (2012))
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    The Rookie (1990)

    Clint Eastwood's lowest rated title (Best Director in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby (2004))
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    The Dilemma (2011)

    Ron Howard's lowest rated title (Best Director in 2002 for A Beautiful Mind (2001))
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    The Girlfriend Experience (2009)

    Steven Soderbergh's lowest rated title (Best Director in 2001 for Traffic (2000))
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    1941 (1979)

    Steven Spielberg's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1999 for Saving Private Ryan (1998))
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    Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)

    James Cameron's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1998 for Titanic (1997))
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    Breaking and Entering (2006)

    Anthony Minghella's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1997 for The English Patient (1996))
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    Beowulf (2007)

    Robert Zemeckis's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1995 for Forrest Gump (1994))
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    Envy (2004)

    Barry Levinson's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1989 for Rain Man (1988))
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    Little Buddha (1993)

    Bernardo Bertolucci's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1988 for The Last Emperor (1987))
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    Alexander (2004)

    Oliver Stone's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1987 for Platoon (1986) and in 1990 for Born on the Fourth of July (1989))
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    Random Hearts (1999)

    Sydney Pollack's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1986 for Out of Africa (1985))
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    How Do You Know (2010)

    James L. Brooks's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1984 for Terms of Endearment (1983))
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    Billy Bathgate (1991)

    Robert Benton's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1980 for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979))
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    To Rome with Love (2012)

    Woody Allen's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1978 for Annie Hall (1977))
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    The Karate Kid Part III (1989)

    John G. Avildsen's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1977 for Rocky (1976))
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    Jack (1996)

    Francis Ford Coppola's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1975 for The Godfather: Part II (1974))
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    Funny Farm (1988)

    George Roy Hill's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1974 for The Sting (1973))
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    The Hunted (2003)

    William Friedkin's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1972 for The French Connection (1971))
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    Eye for an Eye (1996)

    John Schlesinger's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1970 for Midnight Cowboy (1969))
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    Wolf (1994)

    Mike Nichols's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1968 for The Graduate (1967))
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    Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

    Robert Wise's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1962 for West Side Story (1961) and in 1966 for The Sound of Music (1965))
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    Annie (1982)

    John Huston's lowest rated title (Best Director in 1949 for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948))

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