New York magazine’s Vulture column has a listing of the 10 Worst Movies Directed by Actors — The Ten Worst Movies Directed by Actors. Mel Gibson‘s Braveheart, Eddie Murphy‘s Harlem Nights, Crispin Glover‘s What Is It?, William Shatner‘s Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Andy Garcia‘s The Lost City, Ben Stiller‘s The Cable Guy, Nicolas Cage‘s Sonny, John Turturro‘s Romance & Cigarettes, Kevin Spacey‘s Beyond the Sea and Danny De Vito‘s Duplex.
The Cable Guy doesn’t belong on this list. The ending aside, it has its moments — I particularly enjoyed Jim Carrey shoving that hot-air blower into Owen Wilson‘s mouth. In its place I would insert Peter Fonda‘s Idaho Transfer.
And the ten best movies directed by actors? The Night of the Hunter, Ordinary People, Reds, Heaven Can Wait, Bulworth and…?