GREAT DIRECTORS: DAVID LYNCH

by dr-mutallimov | created - 09 Sep 2012 | updated - 07 Oct 2014 | Public

Here all David Lynch films and points I give them. Films which I give point RANKED from best to worst.

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1. Mulholland Dr. (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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83 Metascore

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Votes: 267,241 | Gross: $7.22M

10/10

2. Blue Velvet (1986)

R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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76 Metascore

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Votes: 148,804 | Gross: $8.55M

8/10

3. Lost Highway (1997)

R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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52 Metascore

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Votes: 108,942 | Gross: $3.80M

8/10

4. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)

R | 135 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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28 Metascore

A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 68,566 | Gross: $4.16M

8/10

5. The Straight Story (1999)

G | 112 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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86 Metascore

An old man makes a long journey by lawnmower to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter

Votes: 69,444 | Gross: $6.20M

8/10

6. Mulholland Dr. (1999 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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After a car wreck, an amnesiac woman sets out to learn what happened to her with the help of a wannabee actress.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Ann Miller

Votes: 3,762

8/10

7. The Grandmother (1970)

Not Rated | 34 min | Short, Horror

7.3
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A young boy plants some strange seeds and they grow into a grandmother.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Dorothy McGinnis, Richard White, Virginia Maitland, Robert Chadwick

Votes: 5,264

8/10

8. Lady Blue Shanghai (2010)

16 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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A nameless woman (Marion Cotillard) enters her Shanghai hotel room to find a vintage record playing and a blue Dior purse that seems to come from nowhere. The security guards that search ... See full summary »

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Gong Tao, Emily Stofle, Cheng Hong

Votes: 1,380

8/10

9. Six Men Getting Sick (1966)

4 min | Animation, Short, Horror

5.7
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A short continuously looping animation of six grotesque human figures vomiting.

Director: David Lynch

Votes: 4,581

8/10

10. The Short Films of David Lynch (2002 Video)

97 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama

7.4
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A collection of visionary director David Lynch's short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Jeffe Alperi, Robert Chadwick, Catherine E. Coulson, Eddy Dixon

Votes: 2,814

8/10

11. The Alphabet (1968)

4 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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A woman's dark and absurdist nightmare vision comprising a continuous recitation of the alphabet and bizarre living representations of each letter.

Director: David Lynch | Star: Peggy Lynch

Votes: 5,842

7/10

12. The 3 Rs (2011)

1 min | Short

6.3
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One-minute short film, used as a trailer for the Vienna International Film Festival (Viennale).

Director: David Lynch | Star: Mindy Ramaker

Votes: 802

7/10

13. The Amputee (1974)

9 min | Short, Comedy

5.6
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A double leg amputated woman sits and writes a long meandering letter while her ineffective nurse attempts to attend to her stumps.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Catherine E. Coulson, David Lynch

Votes: 3,667

7/10

14. Darkened Room (2002)

8 min | Short

5.7
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John's struggle to get out of a locked room with a sinister secret inside.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Etsuko Shikata, Cerina Vincent

Votes: 2,023

7/10

15. Absurd Encounter with Fear (1967)

2 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

5.6
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A Man approaches a Women in a field.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Jack Fisk, Peggy Lynch

Votes: 685

6/10

16. Interpol: I Touch a Red Button (2011 Video)

6 min | Animation, Short

5.4
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A short animated film that accompanies Interpol's song "Lights".

Director: David Lynch

Votes: 379

7/10

17. Les Français vus par (1988– )
Episode: The Cowboy and the Frenchman (1988)

26 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Little seen short film by David Lynch is set on a ranch in the turn-of-the-20th Century Wild West, USA is a collision of cultures where a grizzled, hard-of-hearing cowboy, Silm, and his two... See full summary »

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Frederic Golchan, Jack Nance, Tracey Walter

Votes: 778

6/10

18. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 180,678

19. Eraserhead (1977)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror

7.4
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Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates

Votes: 80,603 | Gross: $7.00M

20. Wild at Heart (1990)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

Votes: 68,242 | Gross: $14.56M

21. Inland Empire (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

Votes: 46,125 | Gross: $0.75M

22. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 136,025

23. Dune (1984)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Votes: 104,406 | Gross: $30.93M

24. DumbLand (2002– )

35 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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A series of 5-minute line animations (drawn in the rough style and with the minimalist plots of David Lynch's The Angriest Dog in the World comic strip) featuring an angry and violent Neanderthal, and his family and neighbors.

Star: David Lynch

Votes: 2,245

25. Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.2
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The performer of Twin Peaks theme Julee Cruise's experimental concert film, which opens with a short intro where a man breaks up with his girl over the phone, which devastates her. The concert is set in her nightmarish subconscious mind.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Nicolas Cage, Julee Cruise, Lisa Giobbi

Votes: 1,440

26. Rabbits (2002)

43 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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In a nameless city deluged by continuous rain, three rabbits live with a fearful mystery.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Scott Coffey, Rebekah Del Rio, Laura Harring, Naomi Watts

Votes: 5,902

27. Hotel Room (1993– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Three-part mini-series set during three different eras in a single room of an odd hotel where employees never age. Every story has a slight twist to it, but the stories are mostly dialogue-heavy psychological or relationship dramas.

Stars: Clark Heathcliff Brolly, Camilla Overbye Roos, Griffin Dunne, Crispin Glover

Votes: 871

28. More Things That Happened (2007 Video)

76 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A collection of deleted scenes from David Lynch's 2006 surrealist horror 'Inland Empire'

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Karolina Gruszka, Peter J. Lucas, William Maier, Krzysztof Majchrzak

Votes: 482

29. Boat (2007 Video)

8 min | Short, Drama, Horror

6.0
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A journey into night.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: David Lynch, Emily Stofle

Votes: 898

30. Dynamic:01: The Best of DavidLynch.com (2007 Video)

120 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Add a Plot

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Etsuko Shikata, Cerina Vincent, David Lynch

Votes: 188

31. Idem Paris (2013 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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A printing studio in Paris, France, document the lithographic process.

Director: David Lynch

Votes: 254

32. David Lynch: Crazy Clown Time (2012 Video)

7 min | Short, Drama, Music

6.7
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An ensemble of oddball characters provide percussion in a nondescript backyard while Lynch's lyrics flatly detail what's happening.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Emily Elicia Low, Chris Pounders, Pandie Suicide

Votes: 511