Actors and their first film

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1. Lookin' to Get Out (1982)

R | 105 min | Comedy

44 Metascore

Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jon Voight, Ann-Margret, Burt Young, Bert Remsen

Votes: 645 | Gross: $0.95M

Angelina Jolie

2. All in Good Taste (1983)

85 min | Comedy

A filmmaker is upset to find out that his wholesome script about an orphan and his dog has been warped into a film about strippers.

Director: Anthony Kramreither | Stars: Jonathan Welsh, Harvey Atkin, Jack Creley, James B. Douglas

Votes: 425

Jim Carrey

3. Frankenstein and Me (1996)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Earl Williams is a dreamer teenager obsessed with monsters, who fantasizes his life as if he were living in the world of the monsters of Universal Studios. Although being an excellent ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Tinnell | Stars: Jamieson Boulanger, Ricky Mabe, Polly Shannon, Louise Fletcher

Votes: 356 | Gross: $0.01M

Ryan Gosling

4. One Step Away (1985)

28 min | Short, Crime

Ron Petrie (Keanu Reeves) is a troubled teen whose life is hanging by a thread, as he's on the verge of suspension from school, subject to arrest for breaking and entering, and the cause of... See full summary »

Director: Robert Fortier | Stars: Diana Belshaw, Keanu Reeves, Kathleen Fee, Alain Goulem

Votes: 130

Keanu Reeves

5. Donnie Darko (2001)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

88 Metascore

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Votes: 722,214 | Gross: $1.48M

Seth Rogen, Jerry Trainor

6. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. An unusual relationship forms as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Votes: 993,042 | Gross: $19.50M

Natalie Portman

7. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

70 Metascore

A conservative folk singer turns his hand to politics, running for the US Senate. He is not above dirty tricks and smear campaigns to gain an advantage over his opponent.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise

Votes: 12,889 | Gross: $4.48M

Jack Black, Eva Amurri Martino

8. Beethoven (1992)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones, Nicholle Tom

Votes: 63,765 | Gross: $57.11M

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

9. The Cry Baby Killer (1958)

TV-14 | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A teenage boy panics and takes hostages when he thinks he's committed murder.

Director: Justus Addiss | Stars: Harry Lauter, Jack Nicholson, Carolyn Mitchell, Brett Halsey

Votes: 473

Jack Nicholson

10. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror

76 Metascore

The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, John Saxon

Votes: 197,423 | Gross: $25.50M

Johnny Depp

11. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Votes: 89,662 | Gross: $27.09M

Nicolas Cage, Eric Stoltz

12. Big Zapper (1973)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A female private detective, Harriet Zapper, is hired by a rich old man to find his missing children, and becomes involved in counterfeiting and murder

Director: Lindsay Shonteff | Stars: Linda Marlowe, Gary Hope, Sean Hewitt, Michael O'Malley

Votes: 122

Anthony Edwards

13. Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Now most of the townspeople, particularly on the PTA board, they feel she dresses too sexy and is a little too "loose"... See full summary »

Directors: Richard C. Bennett, Ralph Senensky | Stars: Barbara Eden, Ronny Cox, Nanette Fabray, Louis Nye

Votes: 986

Woody Harrelson

14. Wildcats (1986)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Sport

41 Metascore

A rookie high school football coach has a harder time than she expected trying to whip her tough inner city team into shape.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold

Votes: 11,539 | Gross: $26.29M

Wesley Snipes

15. State and Main (2000)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

75 Metascore

A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Rebecca Pidgeon, Michael Higgins

Votes: 20,057 | Gross: $6.92M

John Krasinski

16. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Mystery

A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

Votes: 37,401 | Gross: $11.29M

Zach Braff

17. Space Cowboys (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

73 Metascore

When retired engineer Frank Corvin (Clint Eastwood) is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Garner

Votes: 71,595 | Gross: $90.46M

Jon Hamm

18. The Onion Field (1979)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

57 Metascore

An LA police officer is murdered in the onion fields outside of Bakersfield. However, legal loopholes could keep his kidnappers from receiving justice, and his partner is haunted by overwhelming survivor's guilt.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson

Votes: 4,359 | Gross: $9.89M

Ted Danson

19. Citizen (1982)

75 min | Drama

This film follows a group of anonymous young people on an apparently random journey through a disjointed San Francisco cityscape. Along their travels they encounter a succession of madmen ... See full summary »

Director: William Farley | Stars: Gillian Bagwell, Stoney Burke, Whoopi Goldberg, Darryl Henriques

Votes: 53

Whoopi Goldberg

20. Renaissance Man (1994)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

44 Metascore

A failed businessman is hired by the army to teach a group of underachieving recruits in order to help them pass basic training.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Danny DeVito, Gregory Hines, James Remar, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 16,309 | Gross: $24.33M

Mark Wahlberg

21. A Certain Sacrifice (1979)

Unrated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Music

A street-wise teen gets herself in a series of circumstances and mishaps in her meaningless existence.

Director: Stephen Jon Lewicki | Stars: Jeremy Pattnosh, Madonna, Charles Kurtz, Kate Magill

Votes: 642

Madonna

22. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy

78 Metascore

The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 158,254 | Gross: $7.99M

Matthew McConaughey, Renee Zellweger

23. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

87 Metascore

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 219,586 | Gross: $47.00M

Jamie Lee Curtis

24. The Hollywood Knights (1980)

R | 91 min | Comedy

Led by their comedic leader, Turk, the Hollywood Knights car club raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965.

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tony Danza, Michelle Pfeiffer, Julius Averitt, Steve Ballard

Votes: 4,096 | Gross: $10.00M

Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert Wuhl

25. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama

88 Metascore

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 285,586

Robert Duvall

26. The Outsiders (1983)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama

41 Metascore

The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze

Votes: 72,257 | Gross: $25.60M

Rob Lowe

27. The Trouble with Harry (1955)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Mystery

74 Metascore

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what should be done with his body.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 32,192

Shirley MacLaine

28. The Tall Guy (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

A nasty comedian's assistant has allergy induced sneezes, giving problems at work, et cetera. He accepts weekly injections after seeing the cute nurse. After a dozen injections, he finally asks her out.

Director: Mel Smith | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Geraldine James

Votes: 4,303 | Gross: $0.51M

Emma Thompson

29. Stardust Memories (1980)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

While attending a retrospective of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault

Votes: 20,471 | Gross: $10.39M

Sharon Stone, Brent Spiner, Armin Shimmerman

30. Bottle Rocket (1993)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

Dysfunctional friends Dignan and Anthony plan and execute a robbery with their pot-growing friend, Bob.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Robert Musgrave, Elissa Sommerfield

Votes: 5,282

Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson

31. The Busy Body (1967)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy

Sid Caesar stars as the bumbling right hand man of mob boss Robert Ryan who is sent to find a corpse buried in a suit lined with stolen mob money.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Sid Caesar, Robert Ryan, Anne Baxter, Kay Medford

Votes: 273

Richard Pryor

32. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

R | 107 min | Comedy

55 Metascore

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 61,468 | Gross: $12.78M

Jonah Hill

33. Mystic Pizza (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in the Connecticut town of Mystic.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 23,762 | Gross: $12.79M

Matt Damon

34. Jungle Fever (1991)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

Friends and family of a married black architect react in different ways to his affair with an Italian secretary.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis

Votes: 16,347 | Gross: $32.48M

Halle Berry, Queen Latifah

35. Three Rooms in Manhattan (1965)

110 min | Drama

When his wife leaves him, a young French actor, François Combe, moves to New York to work for a television company. One evening, he meets an attractive young woman, Kay Larsi, in a bar.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Annie Girardot, Maurice Ronet, O.E. Hasse, Roland Lesaffre

Votes: 388

Robert De Niro, Abe Vigoda

36. What's New Pussycat (1965)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy

6.2