Oh man! These ones always seem to sting the most. While some like Clint Eastwood, Leonard Nimoy, Jodie Foster and Ben Affleck have made the transition from acting to directing with a lot of foresight and confidence, others have embarrassed themselves in the process to where the public won’t let them forget how they screwed up. A lot of times, it is an oversized ego that is to blame. Some celebrities make the mistake of believing their own press, and it results in an over inflated ego that everybody wants to see burst. It takes disasters like these to bring them back down to earth and realize what they are best at.
So let's take a look at ten of the biggest celebrity movie directing career failures which, if they did not outright end their time behind the camera, certainly left a scab that people can't stop scratching at years later. As Eastwood said when he played Dirty Harry in "Magnum Force:”
"A man's got to know his limitations."