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Best Directorial Debuts 1970-2010

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People who added this item 634 Average listal rating (360 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6
Wes Craven's first film and still the best.

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People who added this item 3606 Average listal rating (2354 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 1975 Average listal rating (1307 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Evil Dead (1981)
Sam Raimi's powerful debut film.

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People who added this item 767 Average listal rating (457 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 1201 Average listal rating (753 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 632 Average listal rating (377 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 836 Average listal rating (534 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 5042 Average listal rating (3316 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Smooth debut of Quentin Tarantino.

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People who added this item 215 Average listal rating (138 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 5742 Average listal rating (3782 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 2209 Average listal rating (1404 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 634 Average listal rating (397 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 338 Average listal rating (215 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Pusher (1996)
Powerfull deput of danish director Nicolas Winding Refn.

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People who added this item 575 Average listal rating (342 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Bound (1996)
Hot debut of brothers Wachowski.

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People who added this item 1838 Average listal rating (1168 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 3673 Average listal rating (2174 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Weird debut of Spike Jonze.

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People who added this item 6480 Average listal rating (4204 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Oscar winning movie of Sam Mendes.

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People who added this item 5618 Average listal rating (3634 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Donnie Darko (2001)
First film of Richard Kelly.

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People who added this item 477 Average listal rating (331 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
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 4088 Average listal rating (2707 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 1245 Average listal rating (773 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 3182 Average listal rating (2135 ratings) 7.2 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: 7 years, 4 months ago at Aug 8 6:29
Where is Play misty for me by Clint?
Posted: 6 years, 6 months ago at Jun 1 19:44
Kurt Wimmerin ohjaama Equilibrium olisi kanssa hyvä lisä listoille.
Posted: 6 years, 6 months 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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