David Lynch's Full Filmography

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1. 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: 4,617

2. 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: 5,879

3. 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: 5,296

4. 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: 3,692

5. 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: 81,362 | Gross: $7.00M

6. 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: 182,108

7. 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: 104,946 | Gross: $30.93M

8. 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: 149,854 | Gross: $8.55M

9. 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: 786

10. 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: 1,447

11. 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: 68,684 | Gross: $14.56M

12. American Chronicles (1990– )

30 min | Documentary

7.4
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A three-month series of documentaries, hosted by actor Richard Dreyfuss, look at some of the more unusual aspects of American society. Considering that the director is David Lynch, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Michael Horse

Votes: 58

13. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Pilot (1990)

Unrated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Undercurrents of passion, greed, jealousy and intrigue surface in a seemingly respectable town when a high school homecoming queen is found murdered.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 12,237

14. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1990)

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

9.0
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Dale demonstrates odd deductive techniques for the sheriff's department; Benjamin and his brother take a trip; and Donna and James plan to solve Laura's murder.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 3,296

15. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (1990)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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In the aftermath of the incident at the Great Northern Hotel, the investigation into Laura Palmer's death continues, and information is provided from an unexpected source.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 2,703

16. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1990)

TV-14 | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Agent Cooper receives unwanted help and unwelcome news, and Audrey gets into deeper trouble.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 2,311

17. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.7 (1990)

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

9.4
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Maddy prepares to leave Twin Peaks, Leo wants shoes, Norma learns of Nadine's regression, Tojamura reveals his identity to Pete, and Cooper arrests Ben Horne for the murder of Laura Palmer only to receive a devastating message.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 2,991

18. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.22 (1991)

TV-14 | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.3
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Lucy chooses the father for her baby. Nadine's memory returns. Donna's father attacks Ben. Can Cooper overcome his deepest fears as he enters the surreal Black Lodge to save Annie?

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 3,048

19. 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: 69,336 | Gross: $4.16M

20. On the Air (1992– )
Episode: The Lester Guy Show (1992)

25 min | Comedy

8.0
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It is hours before the debut of "The Lester Guy Show" and the cast and crew are frantically putting the final touches on the show, including rehearsing the dramatic centerpiece, the Kitchen... See full summary »

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Ian Buchanan, Nancye Ferguson, Miguel Ferrer, Gary Grossman

Votes: 96

21. Hotel Room (1993– )
Episode: Blackout (1993)

47 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Director: David Lynch | Stars: Crispin Glover, Alicia Witt, Clark Heathcliff Brolly

Votes: 138

22. Hotel Room (1993– )
Episode: Tricks (1993)

31 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Director: David Lynch | Stars: Glenne Headly, Freddie Jones, Harry Dean Stanton, Clark Heathcliff Brolly

Votes: 127

24. 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: 109,666 | Gross: $3.80M

25. 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: 3,839

26. 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: 69,880 | Gross: $6.20M

27. 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: 269,123 | Gross: $7.22M

28. Eraserhead Stories (2001 Video)

85 min | Documentary

7.3
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The enduring hope that humanity may or may not persevere. A tale of love and abandonment.

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

Votes: 309

29. 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: 5,960

30. 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: 2,263

31. 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: 2,034

32. 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: 2,830

33. 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: 46,398 | Gross: $0.75M

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

120 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Director: David Lynch | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Etsuko Shikata, Cerina Vincent, David Lynch

Votes: 188

35. Boat (2007 Video)

8 min | Short, Drama, Horror

5.9
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A journey into night.

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

Votes: 908

37. 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: 489

39. 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: 1,393

40. 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: 387

41. 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: 811