Debut movies for Oscar nominated actors and actressesby runefromnorway | created - 10 Apr 2014 | updated - 24 Mar 2015 | Public
The debut movies of the Oscar nominated actors and actresses of the last 10 years. Short movies, TV-series, TV-movies and uncredited appearanced are omitted.
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1. Like Minds (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A forensic psychologist (Collette) is tasked with determining whether or not a minor should face murder charges for killing his schoolmate.
2. Curly Sue (1991)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A homeless man and his young companion, who survive by conning people, meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her.
Votes: 19,246 | Gross: $33.69M
3. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.
Votes: 50,981 | Gross: $0.29M
4. To Kill a King (2003)
Not Rated | 102 min | Biography, Drama, History
A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
5. Rabbit Test (1978)
PG | 84 min | Comedy
Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!
6. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A young boy tells three stories of horror to distract a witch who plans to eat him.
Votes: 13,776 | Gross: $16.32M
95 min | Drama, Romance
Raoul is a 20 years old student in Paris. Girls are not interested in him, though he is good-looking. He wonders why. Raoul does not look for a great passion, he only wants to be kissed. We... See full summary »
8. Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
R | 109 min | Drama
A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he returns home from his best friend's funeral.
Votes: 11,485 | Gross: $0.00M
9. Die Another Day (2002)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
Votes: 194,140 | Gross: $160.94M
10. The Man in the Moon (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance
A coming of age story set in the south of the U.S. when Elvis was King.
Votes: 14,459 | Gross: $2.85M
11. The Ref (1994)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 22,164 | Gross: $11.44M
12. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.
13. Explorers (1985)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?
Votes: 18,262 | Gross: $9.87M
14. Primal Fear (1996)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.
Votes: 167,690 | Gross: $56.12M
15. A Song for You (1993)
8 min | Short, Drama
Twenty one year old Donny O'Brien, a recent college graduate, dreams of moving to Los Angeles to pursue a songwriting career. Only one thing stands in his way: an inability to confront the ... See full summary »
16. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
R | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror
A psychiatrist familiar with knife-wielding dream demon Freddy Krueger helps teens at a mental hospital battle the killer who is invading their dreams.
Votes: 64,665 | Gross: $44.79M
17. Foxes (1980)
R | 106 min | Drama
A group of four teenage girls come of age in the asphalt desert of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley arranged with a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
18. Innocent Lies (1995)
TV-MA | 88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family ... See full summary »
19. Superbad (2007)
R | 113 min | Comedy
Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.
Votes: 491,310 | Gross: $121.46M
20. Julia (1977)
PG | 117 min | Drama
At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
21. Dazed and Confused (1993)
R | 102 min | Comedy
The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.
Votes: 150,139 | Gross: $7.99M
22. Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A fantasy about the lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the King. In that country, he sets out on a quest, ... See full summary »
23. Marnie (1964)
PG | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
Votes: 41,178 | Gross: $7.00M
24. Critters 3 (1991)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
The tiny fur ball aliens that will eat anything or anyone set their sights on a Los Angeles apartment tower.
25. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 66,918 | Gross: $44.18M
26. Police Rescue (1994)
94 min | Action, Crime
A new recruit to Sydney's Police Rescue squad is accused of corruption.
27. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.
Votes: 30,843 | Gross: $10.56M
28. Hangmen (1987)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller, Adventure
Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. ... See full summary »
29. The Third Secret (1964)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The first secret is what we don't tell people, the second secret is what we don't tell ourselves, and the third secret is the truth. The death of a psychologist is investigated by his teenage daughter and a former patient.
30. How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.
Votes: 10,128 | Gross: $23.57M
31. Captain Phillips (2013)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Votes: 393,381 | Gross: $107.10M
32. 300 (2006)
R | 117 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.
Votes: 700,534 | Gross: $210.61M
33. I Heart Huckabees (2004)
R | 107 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 60,742 | Gross: $12.78M
34. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Votes: 588,546 | Gross: $56.67M
35. All or Nothing (2002)
R | 128 min | Drama
In a poor working class London home Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry, but when an unexpected tragedy occurs, they and their local community are brought together, and they rediscover their love.
Votes: 9,351 | Gross: $0.12M
36. Garden Party (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
April (age 15) is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to find an answer that doesn't involve nudity, and falls in with a group of confused kids chasing their dreams. The black widow in the web is the sexy, pot-dealing Sally.
Votes: 3,241 | Gross: $0.02M
37. Satisfaction (1988)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A group of teenagers have a band, Mystery, with Jennie as the lead singer. They go to a bar at the coast and play during the summer. Jennie falls in love with the owner of the bar, Martin. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,204 | Gross: $8.25M
38. Alice (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.
Votes: 12,532 | Gross: $7.33M
39. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Votes: 209,492 | Gross: $52.77M
40. Paperback Hero (1999)
96 min | Comedy, Romance
An Australian truck driver writes romance novels. His engaged, tomboyish, crop duster best friend's name, Ruby Vale, is unasked used as author. Complications arise when his novel takes off. Will they remain friends or...?
41. SpaceCamp (1986)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidentally launched into orbit.
Votes: 12,335 | Gross: $9.70M
42. Carbon Copy (1981)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
When a rich white corporate executive finds out that he has an illegitimate black son, things start falling apart for him at home, at work and in his social circles.
Votes: 2,345 | Gross: $9.57M
43. Jolene (2008)
R | 121 min | Drama
A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."
44. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.
Votes: 25,399 | Gross: $0.09M
45. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Votes: 77,973 | Gross: $12.80M
46. For Love Alone (1986)
102 min | History, Romance
A poor young woman in 1930's Australia falls in love with a dashing but arrogant teacher who preaches free love and watered down socialist precepts. She follows him to England, meeting a ... See full summary »
47. Kopfstand (1981)
102 min | Drama
Christoph Waltz plays the role of Markus Dorn, a young man clearly unhappy in his home life. His mother has a boyfriend he does not like, and she has chosen her paramour over her son's ... See full summary »
Unrated | 126 min | Comedy, War