Top 10 Uncharacteristic Films By Famous Directors

“Certain directors are famous for working within very specific genres. The name ‘Alfred Hitchcock’ is synonymous with thrillers and suspense. The words ‘Charlie Chaplin’ immediately bring to mind visions of silent comedies. Ingmar Bergman has become a code-word for bleak, existential Eastern European art films. And yet, every now and then, a director will make a film that stands completely apart from their other work. These films aren’t necessarily bad. In fact, some of these rank among their respective directors’ best films. They just stand out as oddities, when compared to the rest of their creators’ work. I have collected ten such examples. These films, arranged chronologically by their release date, represent some of the strangest and most unusual outings by beloved directors.” w/ photos

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