Directors are a huge part of a making a quality production. They are able to make their vision into reality and put their own style of filmmaking into movies. Directors like James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrahams, Martin Scorsese, and Quentin Tarantino are some of the most recognized and beloved directors of all-time.

They are able to make their films with their own unique taste and give audiences well-crafted stories. The following directors in this article are some of the most underrated in the business right now. Each director on this list has not gotten enough love from audiences and should get more praise for their outstanding films.

Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi is one of the best directors working right now. His film “Thor: Ragnarok” will release in November of 2017, and from first glimpses it looks great. Taika is one of the more unique men behind the camera when it comes to his style of telling a story. He is a comedic director that has such a fresh take on comedy. Some of his films like “What We In The Shadows” and “Hunt For The Wilderpeople” are some of the best reviewed comedy movies right now.

He has the ability to suck the audience into his films, and make them laugh out loud at his outrageous. clever jokes. The way his films feel and look is just so refreshing compared to some of today’s comedy movies. The ability to tell a story that the audience can care about and also laugh at is a huge part of why Taika Waititi should get more recognition for his work.

Denis Villenueve

Denis Villenueve is on his way to becoming a household name in Hollywood. He is currently finishing up his latest film “Blade Runner 2049” starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. This director is definitely one to keep an eye out for. All the films that he has directed have been nothing but amazing. His previous film “Arrival” was nominated for 8 academy awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Villeneuve’s other work includes films like “Prisoner” and "Sicario." Both of these films were critically and financially successful. The atmosphere that Villeneuve creates with his films is both haunting and intriguing. The one thing that can always be certain of with his films is that they are going to look beautiful. The cinematography is always compelling and beautiful.

Edgar Wright

Wright has made some really great films that don’t get enough recognition. Wright will soon release his latest film “Baby Driver” in June, and, based on the trailers it looks like another quality film. His style of filmmaking is unmistakable. The dramatic lighting, the quick cuts, the close ups, and the dialogue all come together to create truly entertaining films.

Wright has been able to use his style to make very different movies. He made a Horror-Comedy film in “Shaun of the Dead” which is amazing. He made a Buddy-Cop film with “Hot Fuzz” that is so much fun to watch. He also has made unique films like “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” and “The World’s End.” All of Wright’s films are lots of fun to watch and should be watched by everyone.