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

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