Directors by Their First Film

Can you name the directors by the first film they directed?

The Pleasure Garden1925
Citizen Kane1941
The Maltese Falcon1941
The 400 Blows1959
Night of the Living Dead1968
Play Misty for Me1971
The Last House on the Left1972
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre1974
The Evil Dead1981
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning1981
Blood Simple1984
This Is Spinal Tap1984
Sex, Lies, and Videotape1989
Reservoir Dogs1992
The Shawshank Redemption1994
Bottle Rocket1996
American Beauty1999
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  • The first widely known (even if not well known at the time of release) and full length motion picture. In a couple of cases, the film is the first the director did on their own, without a co-director.
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