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Best Directorial Debuts 1970-2010

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People who added this item 564 Average listal rating (341 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6
Wes Craven's first film and still the best.

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People who added this item 3418 Average listal rating (2289 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
First Monty Python film and also Terry Gilliam's debut as a director.

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People who added this item 1757 Average listal rating (1231 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Evil Dead (1981)
Sam Raimi's powerful debut film.

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People who added this item 706 Average listal rating (437 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Blood Simple. (1984)
Deput of the Brothers Coen. Very good!

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People who added this item 1119 Average listal rating (739 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Very funny rockumentary of Rob Reiner.

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Strong debut of John McNaughton.

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People who added this item 571 Average listal rating (356 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7
Bad Taste (1987)
Before Lord of the Rings there was this film! Low Budjet debut of Peter Jackson.

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People who added this item 781 Average listal rating (519 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
El Mariachi (1992)
This movie only cost 7000 dollars. It's amazing debut of Robert Rodriguez!

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People who added this item 4669 Average listal rating (3164 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Smooth debut of Quentin Tarantino.

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People who added this item 199 Average listal rating (135 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Killing Zoe (1993)
Roger Avary's very good debut film.

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People who added this item 5252 Average listal rating (3638 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 9.3
One of the overrated movies of the decade, but still good debut of Frank Darabont.

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People who added this item 2092 Average listal rating (1368 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Clerks (1994)
This is one of the best independent films ever made. Also Directorial Debut of Kevin Smith.

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People who added this item 589 Average listal rating (390 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Bottle Rocket (1996)
This movie is just too much! Debut of Wes Anderson.

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People who added this item 306 Average listal rating (203 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
Pusher (1996)
Powerfull deput of danish director Nicolas Winding Refn.

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People who added this item 508 Average listal rating (324 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Bound (1996)
Hot debut of brothers Wachowski.

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People who added this item 1678 Average listal rating (1121 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Cube (1997)
This is small film. Still very good debut of Vincenzo Natali.

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Very funny and cool film by Guy Ritchie.

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People who added this item 3495 Average listal rating (2136 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Weird debut of Spike Jonze.

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People who added this item 6111 Average listal rating (4107 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Oscar winning movie of Sam Mendes.

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People who added this item 5249 Average listal rating (3499 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Donnie Darko (2001)
First film of Richard Kelly.

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People who added this item 440 Average listal rating (316 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Dog Soldiers (2002)
This movie brings werewolves to the new decade. First feature film of Neil Marshall.



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People who added this item 3792 Average listal rating (2614 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.7
Saw (2004)
There is six Saw films. First is still the best and also debut of James Wan.

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Western style movie of Tommy Lee Jones. Also Directorial debut film of this actor.

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People who added this item 1127 Average listal rating (738 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
I can't believe this! Honestly it's a very good debut of Ben Affleck.

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People who added this item 2847 Average listal rating (2011 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
Zombieland (2009)
This is one of the funniest zombie movies. Also very good debut of Ruben Fleischer.

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This is a list of film directorial debuts in chronological order.

The films and dates referred to are a director's first commercial theatrical release.

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Posted: 5 years, 10 months ago at Aug 8 6:29
Where is Play misty for me by Clint?
Posted: 5 years ago at Jun 1 19:44
Kurt Wimmerin ohjaama Equilibrium olisi kanssa hyvä lisä listoille.
Posted: 5 years ago at Jun 11 16:31
Equilibrium is not Kurt Wimmer's first movie. His first movie was 'One tough bastard'(1995) and it is a real piece of sh*t...

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