16 Famous Directors Merged With Their Most Iconic Characters

Check out all of these iconic characters merged with their creators. Each sculpture was created by American visual artist and movie buff Mike Leavitt. Each figure is carved from wood and polymer clay, and measures in at 18 inches tall.

The brainchild of legendary directors is some of the most recognizable characters of all time. It’s no wonder their creativity has left a permanent staple on our hearts and minds. From Steven Spielberg’s “ET,” to Alred Hitchcock’s,”The Birds,” these are some of the most emblematic creations in Hollywood.

Steven Spielberg
1

E.T. (body), Jurassic Park (claws), Indiana Jones (medallion on hat), Back to the Future (shoes)

Hayao Miyazaki
2

Princess Mononoke (body), Spirited Away (apron), My Neighbor Totoro (on back), Howl’s Moving Castle (legs)

Stanley Kubrick
3

The Shining (body), 2001: A Space Odyssey (chest and arms), Full Metal Jacket (gun and donut), A Clockwork Orange (suspenders and eye makeup)

Alfred Hitchcock
4

The Birds (body)

Quentin Tarantino
5

Kill Bill (costume), Inglorious Bastards (bat), Django Unchained (face scar), Reservoir Dogs (missing left ear and gore), Pulp Fiction (sword and gun)

George Lucas
6

Star Wars (body and lightsaber), American Graffiti (chest tattoo), Indiana Jones (whip)

David Lynch
7

The Elephant Man (body), Blue Velvet (oxygen mask), Wild at Heart (cigarettes), Twin Peaks (card)

Woody Allen
8

Bananas (body), Annie Hall (lobster claws)

Tim Burton
9

Batman (chest), Beetlejuice (costume), Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (platform shoes), Edward Scissorhands (hands)

Martin Scorsese
10

The Last Temptation of Christ (body), Goodfellas (left gun), Taxi Driver (right gun), Raging Bull (shorts)

James Cameron
11

Avatar (body), Terminator (skeleton), Titanic (pose, whistle, necklace, and raft), Alien (helmet and spear)

Francis Ford Coppola
12

Godfather (tuxedo, wounds, and cat), Rumble Fish (lapel pin), Apocalypse Now (dog tags and combat boots), The Outsiders (switchblade)

Orson Welles
13

Citizen Kane (sled and snow globe), Touch of Evil (time bomb), War of the Worlds (legs)

Wes Anderson
14

Fantastic Mr. Fox (arms and legs), Bottle Rocket (nametag), Rushmore (crest), Darjeeling Limited (bindi dot), Royal Tenenbaums (hawk), Moonrise Kingdom (turntable), Life Aquatic (pose and costume)

Spike Lee
15

Do the Right Thing (costume), Malcom X (medallion), Mars Blackmon (medallion), Bamboozled (basketball)

Katheryn Bigalow
16

Point Break (surfboard), Zero Dark Thirty (gun), Hurt Locker (bomb suit)

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