Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Avatar
Added by Tumppi on 1 Feb 2010 08:12
2490 Views 3 Comments
16
vote

Best Directorial Debuts 1970-2010

Add header image

Choose file... or enter url:
Sort by: Showing 25 items
Decade: Rating: List Type:
People who added this item 628 Average listal rating (355 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6
Wes Craven's first film and still the best.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 3577 Average listal rating (2330 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
First Monty Python film and also Terry Gilliam's debut as a director.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 1936 Average listal rating (1281 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Evil Dead (1981)
Sam Raimi's powerful debut film.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 759 Average listal rating (451 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Blood Simple. (1984)
Deput of the Brothers Coen. Very good!

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 1193 Average listal rating (752 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Very funny rockumentary of Rob Reiner.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
Strong debut of John McNaughton.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 619 Average listal rating (368 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.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 832 Average listal rating (532 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
El Mariachi (1992)
This movie only cost 7000 dollars. It's amazing debut of Robert Rodriguez!

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 4981 Average listal rating (3268 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
Smooth debut of Quentin Tarantino.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 213 Average listal rating (138 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Killing Zoe (1993)
Roger Avary's very good debut film.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 5652 Average listal rating (3733 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 9.3
One of the overrated movies of the decade, but still good debut of Frank Darabont.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 2194 Average listal rating (1394 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.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 628 Average listal rating (395 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Bottle Rocket (1996)
This movie is just too much! Debut of Wes Anderson.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 335 Average listal rating (211 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Pusher (1996)
Powerfull deput of danish director Nicolas Winding Refn.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 570 Average listal rating (338 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Bound (1996)
Hot debut of brothers Wachowski.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 1814 Average listal rating (1155 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Cube (1997)
This is small film. Still very good debut of Vincenzo Natali.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
Very funny and cool film by Guy Ritchie.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 3646 Average listal rating (2153 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Weird debut of Spike Jonze.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 6429 Average listal rating (4174 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Oscar winning movie of Sam Mendes.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 5562 Average listal rating (3592 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Donnie Darko (2001)
First film of Richard Kelly.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 475 Average listal rating (327 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Dog Soldiers (2002)
This movie brings werewolves to the new decade. First feature film of Neil Marshall.



Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 4054 Average listal rating (2675 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.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
Western style movie of Tommy Lee Jones. Also Directorial debut film of this actor.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 1234 Average listal rating (765 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
I can't believe this! Honestly it's a very good debut of Ben Affleck.

Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom
People who added this item 3131 Average listal rating (2094 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.7
Zombieland (2009)
This is one of the funniest zombie movies. Also very good debut of Ruben Fleischer.

Tumppi's rating:
Rate:
Watched Wanted Custom

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.

Added to




Related lists

Best 2nd Directorial Effort from 1916 until 2016
202 item list by johanlefourbe
8 votes
Director Debuts- Best to Worst
122 item list by moviewatcher122
4 votes
Best Directorial Debuts
50 item list by propelas
40 votes 8 comments
Best Directorial Debuts.
20 item list by SJMJ91
48 votes 11 comments
20 Best Directorial Debuts!
20 item list by Happy Vader
7 votes
Best Directorial Debuts
29 item list by Alix
25 votes 11 comments
Best Directing Debuts from 1917 until 2017
281 item list by johanlefourbe
35 votes 33 comments
Director's Final Farewell
45 item list by Michael M
44 votes 4 comments
Directorial Debuts
83 item list by Michael M
12 votes
♫ My favorite 2010s debuts
8 item list by Villiana
23 votes

View more top voted lists

Comments

Posted: 6 years, 9 months ago at Aug 8 6:29
Where is Play misty for me by Clint?
Posted: 5 years, 11 months ago at Jun 1 19:44
Kurt Wimmerin ohjaama Equilibrium olisi kanssa hyvä lisä listoille.
Posted: 5 years, 11 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...

Post comment


Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block