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Tell Us A Popular Movie Most People Don't Know Was Directed By A Famous Actor

It took me years to realize Denzel Washington directed Fences!

If you're anything like me, you love watching a good movie and immediately Google everything about it the second it's over.

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And honestly, one of the coolest parts of the Google search is learning who directed the movie โ€” ESPECIALLY if they're a famous actor!

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Maybe your mind was totally blown the day you learned that Forest Whitaker directed the iconic '90s movie Waiting to Exhale.

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Or perhaps it took you YEARS to realize that Danny DeVito directed Matilda.

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Or maybe most people still don't know that Olivia Wilde is the brilliant mind who sat in the director's chair for Booksmart.

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Whoever it is, we want to know! Tell us which popular movie most people never realized was actually directed by a famous actor in the comments below.

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