Uwe Boll Speaks Out Against Internet Petition

The German director lashes out at the movie system once more.

Uwe Boll is up to his old tricks again. The director who has made such financial and critical bombs like Alone In The Dark, BloodRayne and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, has posted a new video on MovieSet.com/Postal, a site created for his new film Postal. The video shows Boll responding to a recent internet petition to get him to stop making movies. You have to see this for yourself, but be forewarned, there is some R-rated language in here, folks. Click below for the video.

If you're wondering what he's talking about, there was an Internet petition created to get Uwe Boll to stop making movies. Last week, Fearnet.com posted an interview with Boll where he was asked about the petition. There were only 18,000 signatures when the interview was published on April 4, and Boll said it would take 1 million signatures to convince him to stop making movies. As of this writing, there are currently just over 140,000 signatures.

A "pro-Boll" petition has been formed (apparently today, from a comment on the Fearnet.com story) and, as of this writing, there are currently 133 total signatures.

UPDATE: According to JoBlo, both Eli Roth and Michael Bay have responded to Boll's video. Roth responded by saying it was, "the best compliment ever," while Bay posted the following on his message board:

"I find people who rant like that - calling shit about both me, and George Clooney - comes from someone screaming because he is not being heard. He is obviously a sad being. When you ask 'do I care?' Not in the slightest."

UPDATE #2: (4.10.08) The madness ensues as Uwe Boll continues to stoke the flames of the internet fans who hate him. Check it out...

In addition, check out the trailer for his latest flick, Postal. Click Here!

Postal was released May 23rd, 2008 and stars Zack Ward, Dave Foley, Chris Coppola, Jackie Tohn, J.K. Simmons, Ralf Moeller, Verne Troyer, Chris Spencer. The film is directed by Uwe Boll.



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  1. Nicholaus XX

    @writer220 -- Yeah, I think he will get started on it after Django Unchained. I would expect Kill Bill Volume 3 around 2014-2015, or at least that sounds the most reasonable.

    Yeah, I heard it was pretty good. I'll definitely watch it when I get the chance.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  2. Writer220

    I have been thinking of watching them since Quentin is making another Kill Bill film.
    From Dust to Dawn is quite good if your interested in a gory horror. But it's brilliantly done

    3 years agoby @writer220Flag

  3. Nicholaus XX

    @writer220 -- Oh, but I wasn't? You saw the only Quentin Tarantino movies I haven't, lol. You should watch Kill Bill Volume 1 and 2 along with "Inglourious Basterds"! They don't include pervasive language and are truly incredible films.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  4. Writer220

    Correction I I have seen three of Quentin Tarantino's film.
    Jackie Brown
    Pulp Fiction
    From Dust til Dawn

    3 years agoby @writer220Flag

  5. Writer220

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx you don't have to be a jerk about it.

    It was Pulp Fiction I didn't like and BloodRyne, but I rewatched them and they're not as bad as I first thought. You have to lower your standards to watch Uwe Ball's films. I switched off my censer and I enjoyed Pulp fiction for the first time.

    3 years agoby @writer220Flag

  6. Nicholaus XX

    @writer220 -- Oh, really? What were the names of the two movies? You don't know what those stand for? I'd love to be in your shoes, in this case. "Lol" is a acronym for "laugh(ing) out loud" and "Lmfao" is an acronym for "laughing my f*cking ass off".

    And no, it doesn't mean I can't accept that you didn't like them back then. Attack? No! More of a "wake up" call.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  7. Writer220

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I posted that years ago and my opinion has changed since then.
    Owe can be weird at times but his heart is in it.
    I've seen two of Quentin Tarantino's films, one was awful the other not.

    I've watched In the Name of the King twice since then and it's still good, but cheesy.

    By the way what does those short forms stand for? Does it mean that you can't accept that I didn't like them back then. Then in that case, you're attack is pointless.

    3 years agoby @writer220Flag

  8. Nicholaus XX

    @writer220 -- Someone has an invalid opinion. Which two movies are you referring to? Because as far as I'm concerned, Quentin Tarantino adds fitting material to each one of his movies. Not all of them contain pervasive language(even though A LOT of people swear to no end in real life, a fact that you're obviously oblivious too. It may not be right, but that's just how it is). He doesn't add pervasive language in all of his movies, you know. Kill Bill Volume 1 and 2 would serve as perfect support for that statement, along with "Inglourious Basterds". Over-the-top? Yes. But in no way is that a bad thing. He's one of(if not THE only) person who can take over-the-top material and make it polished and - may I say - tasteful.

    Talentless? I would insert "LOL", or "LMFAO", but that would make what I'm about to say blatant: If you can't tell the different between Uwe Boll and Quentin Tarantino, the jokes of you, buddy.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  9. Remy72883

    this guy has balls to talk sh*t about bay and clooney i say we all get together and beat the sh*t out of him

    4 years agoby @remy72883Flag

  10. Deadmetalhead

    uwe boll is terrible.. where do i sign the pention???? i watched postal when i was high as f*ck and it still sucked donkey penis!
    I will track you down and rip you apart thank you.

    4 years agoby @deadmetalheadFlag

  11. UWE_can_suck_my_BOLLs

    How can we NOT take this *sshole seriously??? LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

    4 years agoby @uwe-can-suck-my-bollsFlag

  12. UWE_can_suck_my_BOLLs

    LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL -----> "So another not for all the Boll haters here out in the web. I don't know what I take away from you but in a way, I get so many hate e-mails and everything and you think like they are like I take money away from you but it's you, you are your own responsible that you don't make movies, it's not my problem and it's not my money what you would get to make your own movies if you get me out of the business I don't even know why you get off on me like crazy because I'm not in the Hollywood system. I'm the opposite basically and maybe this is the reason that you all hate me so much because I prove that you can do it outside the system and you can come up with cheap excuse why you never make it, you are not able to make more than your mini DV video at home with ketchup and your little brother so I really think you should wake up at one point and you should put your jealous situation away. And if you write me, you don't write me with some bullsh*t nicknames out f the internet write me with you name and address so that I can track you down and rip you apart. Thank you." - Uwe Boll

    4 years agoby @uwe-can-suck-my-bollsFlag

  13. Err

    haha, "comment"

    5 years agoby @err2005Flag

  14. Writer220

    both have fowl mouths, sure he's a little worse than Tarantino One is a High School drop out and Uwe is a smug jerk who thinks is better than us, for someone that hates Hollywood, why attach him self to American films.
    That dungeon siege film he did maybe horrible, but when one does want to think nor judge a film then its good to watch.

    The main reason why I don't like Tarantino's films is because there ultra violent and way too much swearing involved. I've only seen two of his films to know he's an untalented jerk, no human should swear that much.

    5 years agoby @writer220Flag

  15. Ordog11

    OkIunderstand this guy is hurt that people are bashing the hell out him but this responce is not the way to quell the flames. You dont fight fire with fire. I've seen his films, was watching that dungeon siege movie just now. I thought it was just a regular low budget sci-fi movie which I don't mind sometimes. Then saw the cast, not that they're great actors, but a decent director would have made
    this bunch at least somewhat beliveable. They dont even look like they are trying.

    Michael bay sucks but why take shots at him and clooney? What did they do to him lol? He also calls himself a genius? Who does that ?

    Todd89 you gonna seriously compare him to Tarantino?

    5 years agoby @ordog11Flag

  16. Writer220

    I've seen two of his films and I enjoyed them up to a degree. It's not only him but there are other things that spoil his films, a poorly written story and bad acting with little or no special effects.
    I can say for one thing though, he's not the only one that has some bad films. I don't care for Eli Roth or Quintin Tarintiro or how ever you spell his name, think before you judge his films. Not everyone loves Peter Jacksons films, I may like plenty of directors but a petition to get rid of a director.
    He has a right to make films, last I heard this is a free country.
    Who's next on your list Michael Bay, George Lucas, David Goyer, or will it be Will Smith? Heak you can't get rid of them, just because you don't like a certain film doesn't mean you have to sign a stupid petition, just don't watch his films.

    5 years agoby @writer220Flag

  17. -comrade-

    comment

    5 years agoby @taberjohnson18Flag

  18. -comrade-

    comment

    5 years agoby @taberjohnson18Flag

  19. -comrade-

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    5 years agoby @taberjohnson18Flag

  20. mystery-man

    this guy is funny... i havent seen any of his movies but from what i hear they suck

    5 years agoby @nivleFlag

  21. Delgren

    This is why Boll makes bad movies that tank:
    As quoted from Wikipedia - Boll is able to acquire funding thanks to German tax laws that reward investments in film. The law allows investors in German-owned films to write off 100% of their investment as a tax deduction; it also allows them to invest borrowed money and write off any fees associated with the loan. The investor is then only required to pay taxes on the profits made by the movie; if the movie loses money, the investor gets a tax writeoff.

    It's pretty much a scam. So all your beloved games are getting raped so a handfull of rich German *ssholes don't have to pay taxes. Gotta love it.

    5 years agoby @delgrenFlag

  22. RavenX5 God of Light

    i so agree with you,SPetnAZ

    6 years agoby @hackx9Flag

  23. SPetnAZ

    Uwe Boll's movies SUCK! He RUINED Alone in the dark and BloodRayne. Both had the potential to be top selling horror/action films. Filming a potato for an hour and a half would have been a better optoin for him. Where is this petition? I wanna sign!

    6 years agoby @spetnazFlag

  24. Evil Resident

    Well I seen the last movie he made "Seed" lol its funny and its suppose be a horror movie

    6 years agoby @curvyaloneFlag

  25. RavenX5 God of Light

    Uwe Boll is a gay *sshole,his movies sucks huge DRAGON BALLLSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!.......................lol.

    6 years agoby @hackx9Flag

  26. knobie09

    go f*ck somewhere else,useless!!!

    6 years agoby @knobie09Flag

  27. JR

    thats for f*ggs like you.

    6 years agoby @jokerrules33Flag

  28. knobie09

    jerkoff!!!

    6 years agoby @knobie09Flag

  29. JR

    dumbass.

    6 years agoby @jokerrules33Flag

  30. knobie09

    F*CK YOU ALL!!!! WHAT DO YOU KNOW!!!! WHAT DO YOU CARE!!!! PRAISE UWE BOLL!!!! Y'ALL FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGS!!!!!!!!!!

    6 years agoby @knobie09Flag