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Best Directorial Debuts 1970-2010

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1. The Last House on the Left (1972)
Wes Craven's first film and still the best.

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People who added this item 3293  Average listal rating (2168 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.4 
2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
First Monty Python film and also Terry Gilliam's debut as a director.

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People who added this item 1674  Average listal rating (1100 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
3. The Evil Dead (1981)
Sam Raimi's powerful debut film.

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People who added this item 671  Average listal rating (393 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
4. Blood Simple (1984)
Deput of the Brothers Coen. Very good!

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People who added this item 1070  Average listal rating (684 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
5. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Very funny rockumentary of Rob Reiner.

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People who added this item 533  Average listal rating (274 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
6. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Strong debut of John McNaughton.

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People who added this item 549  Average listal rating (319 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.8 
7. Bad Taste (1987)
Before Lord of the Rings there was this film! Low Budjet debut of Peter Jackson.


People who added this item 759  Average listal rating (483 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
8. 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 4484  Average listal rating (2944 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
9. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Smooth debut of Quentin Tarantino.

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People who added this item 192  Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.5 
10. Killing Zoe (1993)
Roger Avary's very good debut film.


People who added this item 5003  Average listal rating (3363 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 9.3 
11. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
One of the overrated movies of the decade, but still good debut of Frank Darabont.

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People who added this item 2011  Average listal rating (1282 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
12. 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 542  Average listal rating (335 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
13. Bottle Rocket (1996)
This movie is just too much! Debut of Wes Anderson.

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People who added this item 273  Average listal rating (157 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.4 
14. Pusher (1996)
Powerfull deput of danish director Nicolas Winding Refn.

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People who added this item 479  Average listal rating (280 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.5 
15. Bound (1996)
Hot debut of brothers Wachowski.

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People who added this item 1581  Average listal rating (1019 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.4 
16. Cube (1997)
This is small film. Still very good debut of Vincenzo Natali.

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People who added this item 1904  Average listal rating (1263 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
17. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Very funny and cool film by Guy Ritchie.

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People who added this item 3368  Average listal rating (2014 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
18. Being John Malkovich (1999)
Weird debut of Spike Jonze.

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People who added this item 5881  Average listal rating (3883 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
19. American Beauty (1999)
Oscar winning movie of Sam Mendes.

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People who added this item 5037  Average listal rating (3285 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
20. Donnie Darko (2001)
First film of Richard Kelly.

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People who added this item 418  Average listal rating (285 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
21. 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 3638  Average listal rating (2443 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.7 
22. Saw (2004)
There is six Saw films. First is still the best and also debut of James Wan.

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People who added this item 307  Average listal rating (202 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
23. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
Western style movie of Tommy Lee Jones. Also Directorial debut film of this actor.


People who added this item 1047  Average listal rating (657 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
24. Gone Baby Gone (2007)
I can't believe this! Honestly it's a very good debut of Ben Affleck.


People who added this item 2663  Average listal rating (1806 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
25. 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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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Aug 8 1:29
Where is Play misty for me by Clint?
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Jun 1 14:44
Kurt Wimmerin ohjaama Equilibrium olisi kanssa hyvä lisä listoille.
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Jun 11 11:31
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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