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The Best James Wan Movies

Updated October 12, 2018 339 votes 82 voters 2.1k views8 items

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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    The Conjuring is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    The Conjuring

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Wan

    The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and the first... more on Wikipedia

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    The Conjuring 2: The Enfield P is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

    Released2016

    Directed byJames Wan

    The Conjuring 2 is a 2016 American supernatural horror film, directed by James Wan. It is the... more on Wikipedia

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    #5 of 67 The Best Demonic Possession Movies#14 of 114 The Best Intelligent Horror Movies

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    Furious 7 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    Furious 7

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker

    Released2015

    Directed byJames Wan

    Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan, and the seventh installment in... more on Wikipedia

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    #146 of 149 Movies That Should Never Be Remade#344 of 554 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

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    Saw is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    Saw

    Danny Glover, Monica Potter

    Released2004

    Directed byJames Wan

    Saw is a 2004 horror film written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, in Wan's... more on Wikipedia

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    Insidious is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    Insidious

    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey

    Released2010

    Directed byJames Wan

    Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, written by Leigh... more on Wikipedia
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    Dead Silence is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    Dead Silence

    Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta

    Released2007

    Directed byJames Wan

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    Insidious: Chapter 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    Insidious: Chapter 2

    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Wan

    Insidious: Chapter 2 is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. It is... more on Wikipedia

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    Death Sentence is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best James Wan Movies
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    Death Sentence

    Kevin Bacon, John Goodman

    Released2007

    Directed byJames Wan

    Death Sentence is a 2007 American psychological thriller action film loosely based on the 1975... more on Wikipedia
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