Entertainment The Best James Wan Movies  

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List of all movies directed by James Wan ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by James Wan are listed here and include movie posters and James Wan movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by James Wan as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest James Wan movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top James Wan film is can be factored into this list. On the lookout for some James Wan movies? This list is a great place to start!

From James Wan's studio films to James Wan's independent films, this James Wan filmography keeps tabs on all James Wan movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top. 

Best known for directing Saw and creating Billy the Puppet, James Wan also created two other horror franchises with Insidious and The Conjuring

In 2015, it was announced that James Wan will direct Aquaman starring Jason Momoa as the title character. The Aquaman director will also helm the upcoming Robotech live action film. 

You can rank all of these movies, from Dead Silence to Furious 7.

If you’re wondering “what movies did James Wan direct?” or “who is James Wan?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by James Wan?” and “what's a good selection of good James Wan movies?”

If you're wanting to get into James Wan films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent James Wan works.

All James Wan director credits are included. This list of every movie that James Wan has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the James Wan movie is and which actors starred in the James Wan film.

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Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King
The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and the first installment in the Conjuring series. Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) are ...more
28 8
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Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Frances O'Connor
The Conjuring 2 is a 2016 American supernatural horror film, directed by James Wan. It is the sequel to 2013's The Conjuring and the third installment in The Conjuring series. Ed and Lorraine ...more
26 8
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Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson
Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, written by Leigh Whannell, and starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey. It is the first installment ...more
24 13
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Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith
Saw is a 2004 horror film written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, in Wan's directorial debut. In the film, Adam (Whannell) and Lawrence (Cary Elwes) awaken chained in a large ...more
16 7
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Dead Silence Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, Donnie Wahlberg
17 9
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Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson
Insidious: Chapter 2 is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. It is a sequel to 2010's Insidious and the second installment in the Insidious film series. The film stars ...more
14 10
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Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson
Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan, and the seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against Dominic ...more
9 12
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Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, Kelly Preston
Death Sentence is a 2007 American psychological thriller action film loosely based on the 1975 novel of the same name by Brian Garfield. Directed by Saw director James Wan, the film stars Kevin ...more