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List of all movies directed by Wes Craven ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Wes Craven are listed here and include movie posters and Wes Craven movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Wes Craven as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Wes Craven 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 Wes Craven film is can be factored into this list.

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

List includes A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream and more.

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

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Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman have both worked on a Wes Craven directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Wes Craven
A Nightmare on Elm Street A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural slasher horror film written and directed by Wes Craven, and the first film of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. The film stars ...more

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Scream Scream is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, and David Arquette. Released on ...more

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The Hills Have Eyes The Hills Have Eyes is a 1977 American exploitation-horror film written and directed by Wes Craven and starring Susan Lanier, Michael Berryman and Dee Wallace. It is about a suburan family on a ...more

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Wes Craven's New Nightmare Wes Craven's New Nightmare is a 1994 American slasher metafilm written and directed by original Nightmare on Elm Street creator Wes Craven. Although it is the seventh film in the franchise, it ...more

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The People Under the Stairs The People Under the Stairs is a 1991 American horror film written and directed by Wes Craven and starring Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A. J. Langer, Ving Rhames and Sean Whalen.

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The Last House on the Left is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Wes Craven
The Last House on the Left The Last House on the Left is a 1972 American exploitation-horror film written, edited, and directed by Wes Craven and produced by Sean S. Cunningham. The story is inspired by the 1960 Swedish ...more

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Scream 2 Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie ...more

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Scream 3 Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and ...more

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Scream 4 10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley and Deputy Dewey Riley. Neve Campbell also returns as Sidney Prescott. A killer is after a new ...more

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Red Eye Red Eye is a 2005 American thriller film directed by Wes Craven and starring Rachel McAdams as a hotel manager ensnared in an assassination plot by a terrorist while aboard a red-eye flight to ...more

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Swamp Thing Swamp Thing is a 1982 American science fiction superhero film written and directed by Wes Craven, based on the DC Comics character of the same name created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. It ...more

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Cursed Cursed is a 2005 American horror-comedy film directed by Wes Craven and written by screenwriter Kevin Williamson, who both collaborated on Scream. The film stars Golden Globe nominees Christina ...more

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The Hills Have Eyes Part II The Hills Have Eyes Part II is a 1985 American horror film directed by Wes Craven. It is a sequel to the 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes. The film is the second film in the The Hills Have Eyes ...more

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The Serpent and the Rainbow The Serpent and the Rainbow is a 1988 American horror film directed by Wes Craven and starring Bill Pullman. The script by Richard Maxwell and Adam Rodman is loosely based on the non-fiction ...more

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My Soul to Take My Soul to Take is a 2010 American supernatural horror film, written and directed by Wes Craven. It is his first film since 1994's Wes Craven's New Nightmare that he both wrote and directed. The ...more

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Shocker Shocker is a 1989 American horror film written and directed by Wes Craven. It stars Michael Murphy, Peter Berg and Mitch Pileggi as the evil antagonist Horace Pinker. Both Wes Craven and ...more

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Vampire in Brooklyn Vampire in Brooklyn is a 1995 American horror comedy film directed by Wes Craven, and starring Eddie Murphy and Angela Bassett. Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison, John Witherspoon, Zakes Mokae, and ...more

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Wes Craven's Chiller Chiller is a 1985 American horror television film. It aired on May 22, 1985. It was directed by Wes Craven and written by J.D. Feigelson. It follows corporate executive Miles Creighton, who dies ...more

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Stranger in Our House Stranger in Our House is a 1978 American horror television film directed by Wes Craven and starring Linda Blair. It tells the story of a teenage girl who begins to suspect that her cousin may be ...more

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Deadly Friend Deadly Friend is a 1986 science fiction horror cult film directed by Wes Craven. It is based on the novel Friend by Diana Henstell, which was adapted for the screen by Bruce Joel Rubin. ...more

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Deadly Blessing A young woman's fiancee is murdered and is pursued by unknown forces.  She suspects that the strange religious cult he was a member of, the Hittites, is to blame.Focusing on the fears of ...more

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Music of the Heart Music of the Heart is a 1999 drama film, directed by Wes Craven and written by Pamela Gray. It was produced by Craven-Maddalena Films and Miramax Films, and distributed by Buena Vista ...more

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Invitation to Hell Invitation to Hell is a 1984 horror, sci-fi and thriller film written by Richard Rothstein and directed by Wes Craven.

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Fight for Survival A group of friends are left fighting for their lives when they becomes the targets of an invisible being

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Paris, je t'aime Paris, je t'aime is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities. The two-hour film consists of eighteen short films set in different arrondissements. The ...more

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Psychotic Connections Psychotic Connections is a 3-film collection.

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Casebusters Casebusters is a film directed by Wes Craven released on May 25, 1986.