Our Top JAMES WAN Movies Directed by James Wan

Our Top JAMES WAN Movies Directed by James Wan

Read our top list featuring the best James Wan movies directed by this talented director. James Wan directed his first film titled Stygian (2000), but Wan became a household name when Saw (2004) was released. With each and every movie, James Wan has improved and continued to push the horror genre movies to a new level and is succeeding in bringing respect back to the horror genre films.

Best Movies

  1. The Conjuring poster

    The Conjuring (2013)

    AKA(s): The Warren Files
    Synopsis: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.
    Cast: Patrick Wilson, Steve Coulter, Millie Wannamaker, Joseph Bishara, Shannon Kook, Sterling Jerins, Vera Farmiga, Christopher Cozort, Lemuel Heida, Morganna May
    Directors: James Wan
    Genres: Horror

    Our Score: 10/10   IMDB Score: 7.5/10
    Read the The Conjuring Review

  2. The Conjuring 2 poster

    The Conjuring 2 (2016)

    Synopsis: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit.
    Cast: Patrick Wilson, Robin Atkin Downes, Javier Botet, David Thewlis, Jamie Soricelli, Steve Coulter, Joseph Bishara, Vera Farmiga, Shannon Kook, Teresa Mahoney
    Directors: James Wan
    Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery

    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.6/10
    Read the The Conjuring 2 Review

  3. SAW poster

    Saw (2004)

    Synopsis: Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.
    Cast: Leigh Whannell, Ned Bellamy, Dina Meyer, Shawnee Smith, Ken Leung, Makenzie Vega, Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Monica Potter, Hans Raith
    Directors: James Wan
    Genres: Horror, Drama, Mystery

    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.7/10
    Read the SAW Review

  4. Insidious: Chapter 2 poster

    Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

    AKA(s): Insidious 2
    Synopsis: The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily.
    Cast: Lin Shaye, Patrick Wilson, Leigh Whannell, Kimberly Ables Jindra, Rose Byrne, J. LaRose, Steve Coulter, Angus Sampson, Garrett Ryan, Ty Simpkins
    Directors: James Wan
    Genres: Horror, Thriller

    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 6.6/10
    Read the Insidious: Chapter 2 Review

  5. Insidious poster

    Insidious (2010)

    AKA(s): The Astral, The Further
    Synopsis: A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.
    Cast: Lin Shaye, Patrick Wilson, Leigh Whannell, Rose Byrne, J. LaRose, Joseph Bishara, Ruben Pla, Angus Sampson, Darell M. Davie, Ty Simpkins
    Directors: James Wan
    Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.8/10
    Read the Insidious Review

  6. Dead Silence poster

    Dead Silence (2007)

    Synopsis: A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
    Cast: Julian Richings, Fred Tatasciore, Keir Gilchrist, Laura Regan, Enn Reitel, Donnie Wahlberg, Joan Heney, Bob Gunton, Steven Taylor, Dmitry Chepovetsky
    Directors: James Wan
    Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery

    Our Score: 6/10   IMDB Score: 6.2/10
    Read the Dead Silence Review

Pending Review

  1. Stygian (2000)

    Synopsis: Jamie and Melinda, a young couple find themselves trapped in another world known as Exile. Jamie must seek out Melinda in this new world.
    Cast: Leigh Whannell, David Lorensene, Ryan Gibson, Lorna Pettifer, Gil Poznanski, Dominic Redfern, Nathan Barnes
    Directors: James Wan
    Genres: Horror

This list has been narrowed to include films within the horror, sci-fi, and fantasy genres.

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