Uwe Boll haters take to the Internet

Petition demands director quit film business

Uwe Boll may have been unstoppable when he fought five of his Web critics in a series of publicity-generating boxing matches in 2006, but the Internet could wind up with the last laugh.

The infamous director of “Bloodrayne” and the upcoming “Postal” was recently interviewed by FEARnet.com, which informed the German filmmaker of an online petition to get him to stop making movies. Boll scoffed at the then-18,000 signatures and said he would only quit the business if 1 million people signed.

After the story was picked up by the online media, haters rallied to the effort, and as of April 16, the petition had grown to more than 205,000 signatures.

Not to be outdone, Boll took to YouTube in a profanity-laced tirade urging his fans to start their own petition in support of his work. That effort has garnered more than 4,400 signatures.

“If you really look at my movies you will see my real genius and if you go on May 23 (to) ‘Postal’ you will see that I deliver a movie what nobody else delivered in the last 10 years,” the helmer promises.

One thing’s for sure: You won’t find Michael Bay, Eli Roth or George Clooney in the audience. Boll insulted all three filmmakers in the clip before declaring himself “the only genius in the whole fucking business.”

Though Boll triumphed in the ring, he may find himself on the losing end of the battle when ‘Postal’ opens. It’s up against a little film called “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.”

More Music

  • Tom Holkenborg Junkie XL

    Junkie XL Moves to ASCAP, Appearing at Film Scoring Workshop

    Uwe Boll may have been unstoppable when he fought five of his Web critics in a series of publicity-generating boxing matches in 2006, but the Internet could wind up with the last laugh. The infamous director of “Bloodrayne” and the upcoming “Postal” was recently interviewed by FEARnet.com, which informed the German filmmaker of an online […]

  • Kacey Musgraves Announces ‘Oh, What a

    Kacey Musgraves Announces ‘Oh, What a World’ Tour Dates

    Uwe Boll may have been unstoppable when he fought five of his Web critics in a series of publicity-generating boxing matches in 2006, but the Internet could wind up with the last laugh. The infamous director of “Bloodrayne” and the upcoming “Postal” was recently interviewed by FEARnet.com, which informed the German filmmaker of an online […]

  • Ed Sheeran Shape of You

    Ed Sheeran Tops Pollstar’s Mid-Year Touring Charts as Industry Soars to Record Gross

    Uwe Boll may have been unstoppable when he fought five of his Web critics in a series of publicity-generating boxing matches in 2006, but the Internet could wind up with the last laugh. The infamous director of “Bloodrayne” and the upcoming “Postal” was recently interviewed by FEARnet.com, which informed the German filmmaker of an online […]

  • cardi b jay-z beyonce

    Cardi B, Beyonce, Jay-Z Lead 2018 MTV VMA Nominations

    Uwe Boll may have been unstoppable when he fought five of his Web critics in a series of publicity-generating boxing matches in 2006, but the Internet could wind up with the last laugh. The infamous director of “Bloodrayne” and the upcoming “Postal” was recently interviewed by FEARnet.com, which informed the German filmmaker of an online […]

  • BMG to Relaunch ‘Live from Daryl’s

    ‘Live from Daryl’s House’ to Relaunch in the Fall Via BMG Partnership (EXCLUSIVE)

    Uwe Boll may have been unstoppable when he fought five of his Web critics in a series of publicity-generating boxing matches in 2006, but the Internet could wind up with the last laugh. The infamous director of “Bloodrayne” and the upcoming “Postal” was recently interviewed by FEARnet.com, which informed the German filmmaker of an online […]

  • Father John Misty

    Watch Father John Misty’s Surreal Animated Video for ‘Date Night’

    Uwe Boll may have been unstoppable when he fought five of his Web critics in a series of publicity-generating boxing matches in 2006, but the Internet could wind up with the last laugh. The infamous director of “Bloodrayne” and the upcoming “Postal” was recently interviewed by FEARnet.com, which informed the German filmmaker of an online […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content