Expert-Level Director Debuts

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Can you name the notable directors from their debut full-length theatrical features?

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Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
She's Gotta Have It1986
Dr. Broadway1942
The Last House On the Left1972
Redes (The Wave)1935
Si J'etais un Espion (If I Were a Spy)1967
Das Madchen vom Moorhof (The Girl From the March Croft)1935
Danny Boy (Angel)1982
A Bout de Souffle (Breathless)1960
Sleeping Dogs1977
Bleak Moments1971
On the Town1949
The Householder (Gharbar)1963
Un Vraie Jeune Fille (A Real Young Girl)1976
The Left Handed Gun1958
I Pugni in Tasca (Fist in His Pocket)1965
Jour de Fete (Holiday)1949
40 Pounds of Trouble1962
This Sporting Life1963
Sweet Charity1969
In the Company of Men1997
The Sterile Cuckoo1969
Liebe ist Kalter als der Tod (Love is Colder Than Death)1969
Le Beau Serge (Bitter Reunion)1958
12 Angry Men1957
L'Horloger de Saint-Paul (The Clockmaker)1974
Le Fantome du Moulin-Rouge1925
Heaven Can Wait1978
The Landlord1970
Two Crowded Hours1931
The Bellboy1960
Drive, He Said1971
Mondo Trasho1969
Halbblut (The Half-Caste)1919
The Three Ages1923
Hester Street1975
Amores Perros (Love's a Bitch)2000
The Delinquents1957
Good Times1967
My Left Foot1989
The Stripper1963
The Deadly Companions1961
Mauvaise Graine (Bad Blood/Bad Seed)1934
Noz w Wodzie (Knife in the Water)1962
The Kid1921
The Strong Man1926
Stormy Monday1988
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?1966
Sweet Kill (The Arousers)1973
The Pleasure Garden1925
The Sugarland Express1974
Der Knabe in Blau (The Blue Boy/Emerald of Death)1919
I Wanna Hold Your Hand1978
Period of Adjustment1962
Les Anges du Peche (Angels of the Streets)1943
Murder a la Mod1968
Il Colosso di Rodi (The Colossus of Rhodes)1961
The Fox1967
Summer Holiday1963
Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
Kyriakatiko Xypnima (Windfall in Athens)1954
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie1972
Fear Strikes Out1957
Body Heat1981
Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle)1983
Paris Nous Apppartient (Paris Belongs To Us)1960
Blind Husbands1919
The Evil Dead1981
Stachka (Strike)1925
The Bellboy and the Playgirls1962
A Kind of Loving1962
Une Vie Sans Joie (Backbiters)1924
Journey's End1930
Compartiment Tueurs (The Sleeping Car Murders)1965
The Turn in the Road1919
I Shot Jesse James1949
Sex, Lies and Videotape1989
Zange no Yaiba (Sword of Penitence)1927
Monty Python and the Holy Grail1975
Rose Scarlatte (Red Roses)1940
Turn On to Love1969
The Cars That Ate Paris1974
They Live By Night1948
The Road to Glory1926
Kris (Crisis)1946
Pokolenie (A Generation)1955
Hard Eight1996
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot1974
Pee-wee's Big Adventure1985
Bottle Rocket1996
Poor Cow1967
Bring Your Smile Along1955
Truly Madly Deeply1990
Butterfly Kiss (Killer On the Road)1995
The Duellists1977
Bad Taste1987
French Dressing1964
Grand Theft Auto1977
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn1945
Come Back, Little Sheba1952
The Maltese Falcon1941
Black Sunday1960
9 Lives of a Wet Pussycat1976
Lebenszeichen (Signs of Life)1968
Who's That Knocking at My Door (J.R./I Call First)1967
Straight Shooting1917
Sixteen Candles1984
Play Misty for Me1971
Room at the Top1959
Fear and Desire1953
Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road)1955
Night of the Living Dead1968
Cronace di un Amore (Story of a Love Affair)1950
It's Impossible to Learn to Plow By Reading Books1988
Kill Me Again1989
Der Schatz (The Treasure)1923
Der Junge Torless (Young Torless)1966
Summer in the City1970
Return of the Secaucus Seven1980
Konkurs (Audition/Talent Competition)1963
Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
Hard Times1975
Blood Simple1984
The Slender Thread1965
Caged Heat1974
What's Up, Tiger Lily?1966
Mala Noche (Bad Night)1985
In Which We Serve1942
Ivanovo Detstvo (My Name is Ivan/The Youngest Spy)1962
The Seventh Victim1943
The Cohens and the Kellys in Trouble1933
This is Spinal Tap1984
THX 11381971
The Loveless1982
Catch Us If You Can (Having a Wild Weekend)1965
Lazy Lightning1926
Forbrydelsens Element (The Element of Crime)1984
The Great McGinty1940
Un Pilota Retorna (A Pilot Returns)1942
Die Verliebte Firma (The Company's in Love)1932
Oh! What a Lovely War1969
Bad Company1972
The Falls1980
Look Back in Anger1958
L'Assassin Habite . . . au 21 (The Murderer Lives at Number 21)1942
Wat Zien Ik (Diary of a Hooker)1971
Les Quatre Cents Coups (The 400 Blows)1959
Et Dieu . . . Crea la Femme (And God Created Woman)1956
Hiroshima Mon Amour1959
Shivers (They Came From Within)1975
Le Monde du Silence (The Silent World)1956
The Hunger1983
Die Grobe Liebe (The Great Love)1931
La Commare Secca (The Grim Reaper)1962
Das Blaue Licht (The Blue Light)1932
When the Clouds Roll By1919
I Basilischi (The Lizards)1963
Tui Shou (Pushing Hands)1992
The Young Stranger1957
The Careless Years1957
Edge of the City1957
Luci del Varieta (Variety Lights)1950
Cabin in the Sky1943
The Verdict1946
Dark Star1974
Seven Sinners1925
Le Sang d'un Poete (Blood of a Poet)1930
The Idolmaker1980
Bugsy Malone1976
Praesidenten (The President)1919
The Triple Echo1972
Intent to Kill1958
Le Signe du Lion (The Sign of Leo)1959
L'Age d'Or (The Golden Age)1930
Sanshiro Sugata (Judo Story)1943
Swamp Women (Cruel Swamp)1955
En Kille Och en Tiej (A Guy and a Gal)1975
Not as a Stranger1955
Mademoiselle Fifi1944

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