hit it and quit it: one-time directors

one-hit wonders and blunders

• entries are determined by either a singular feature length (<45) or short (>45) credit 

• if a director has one short and one feature, credit is given to the feature 

one-time co-directing credits also included

  • Ballet mécanique
  • Diagonal Symphony
  • Lullaby
  • Ten Nights in a Barroom
  • Prostitute
  • The Scar of Shame
  • Eleven P.M.
  • Borderline
  • Hellbound Train
  • Menschen im Busch
  • Pour un soir..!
  • Into the Blue
  • Limite
  • The Blue Light
  • Sing, Sinner, Sing
  • Man on the Flying Trapeze
  • Hearts in Bondage
  • Mr. Fantômas
  • Days of Hope
  • Careful, Soft Shoulders
  • On Approval
  • Deadline at Dawn
  • The Senator Was Indiscreet
  • The Lost Moment
  • House of Cards
  • Living in Shadows
  • Song of Love
  • High Lonesome
  • The Forbidden Christ
  • Venom and Eternity
  • The Lost One
  • Royal Journey
  • Wherever She Goes
  • Trance and Dance in Bali
  • Home at Seven
  • The Gypsy Girl
  • Les dents longues
  • Death Goes to School
  • Another Sky
  • The Widow
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Dementia
  • Hanka
  • Time Limit
  • Short Cut to Hell
  • The Spaniard's Curse
  • The Buccaneer
  • The Boy and the Bridge
  • Gangster Story
  • Araya
  • Jazz on a Summer's Day
  • The Beatniks
  • Navel and A-Bomb
  • The Meek One
  • Croesus
  • One-Eyed Jacks
  • The Rejected
  • Adventures on the New Frontier
  • Carnival of Souls
  • Stark Fear
  • The World's Greatest Sinner
  • Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam
  • Love at Twenty
  • The House Is Black
  • The Victors
  • The Slime People
  • Tomb of Torture
  • Sparrows Can't Sing
  • The Flesh Eaters
  • The Creeping Terror
  • Christmas on Earth
  • None But the Brave
  • Film
  • Tell Me In The Sunlight
  • Sky West and Crooked
  • The Murder Clinic
  • Patriotism
  • Who's Crazy?
  • Aleph
  • Manos: The Hands of Fate
  • Helicopter Canada
  • The Commissar
  • Doctor Faustus
  • Boxers Go to Heaven
  • For Life, Against the War
  • Spring Night, Summer Night
  • Tomorrow’s Promise
  • The Bowler and the Bunnet
  • Mondo Hollywood
  • Charlie Bubbles
  • The Living Skeleton
  • Morire gratis
  • Three
  • Accidental Life
  • The Night of Counting the Years
  • Troika
  • To Bridge This Gap
  • The Girl from Pussycat
  • The Honeymoon Killers
  • Wanda