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Added by Tumppi on 1 Feb 2010 08:12
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Best Directorial Debuts 1970-2010

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People who added this item 677 Average listal rating (395 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6
Wes Craven's first film and still the best.

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People who added this item 3767 Average listal rating (2541 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
First Monty Python film and also Terry Gilliam's debut as a director.

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People who added this item 2102 Average listal rating (1415 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Sam Raimi's powerful debut film.

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People who added this item 812 Average listal rating (493 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Blood Simple (1984)
Deput of the Brothers Coen. Very good!

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People who added this item 1236 Average listal rating (793 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Very funny rockumentary of Rob Reiner.

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Strong debut of John McNaughton.

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People who added this item 666 Average listal rating (410 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
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 856 Average listal rating (555 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
This movie only cost 7000 dollars. It's amazing debut of Robert Rodriguez!

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People who added this item 5237 Average listal rating (3604 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Smooth debut of Quentin Tarantino.

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People who added this item 224 Average listal rating (147 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Killing Zoe (1994)
Roger Avary's very good debut film.

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People who added this item 6054 Average listal rating (4301 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 2265 Average listal rating (1469 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
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 658 Average listal rating (429 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
Bottle Rocket (1996)
This movie is just too much! Debut of Wes Anderson.

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People who added this item 359 Average listal rating (232 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Powerfull deput of danish director Nicolas Winding Refn.

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People who added this item 610 Average listal rating (383 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Hot debut of brothers Wachowski.

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People who added this item 1919 Average listal rating (1243 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
Cube (1998)
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 3786 Average listal rating (2311 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Weird debut of Spike Jonze.

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People who added this item 6663 Average listal rating (4573 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.3
Oscar winning movie of Sam Mendes.

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People who added this item 5796 Average listal rating (3926 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Donnie Darko (2001)
First film of Richard Kelly.

People who added this item 498 Average listal rating (356 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
This movie brings werewolves to the new decade. First feature film of Neil Marshall.



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People who added this item 4229 Average listal rating (2912 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.6
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 1276 Average listal rating (805 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
I can't believe this! Honestly it's a very good debut of Ben Affleck.

People who added this item 3338 Average listal rating (2323 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
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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