What do Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch, Michael Bay, and Alfred Hitchcock have in common? Not too much, admittedly, but they have all released at least one movie they aren’t too proud of. The history of moviemaking is full of cases where directors would rather you forget about their own projects, from Kubrick in the 1950s to Tomas Alfredson in 2017. Some directors have gone so far as to remove their names from their own films.
Click through the gallery for 15 directors who have disowned their own movies.