We know all about music's one-hit wonders. Semisonic's "Closing Time" can make you nostalgic for a cup of coffee you drank yesterday; its sensitive charm is so strong. That band still makes a good living touring off that one hit. One-hit wonders also exist in the film world, too. In fact, there is quite a few of them. But unlike the music industry, the film industry isn't too kind; directors can't tour with that one movie to adoring fans. Your last movie, is just that, your last movie. Some directors have disappeared into the fog and some continue to work, even successfully, today.
Unlike music, however, film directors' one-hit wonders tend to be more powerful and demand regular revisitations, other those in music. When was the last time you had a sudden hankering to listen to House of Pain's "Jump Around"? The answer is you haven't. If you have, seek help. You might, however, have given Heathers or Slling Blade multiple viewings and found it a rewarding experience each time.
Let's take a look at 15 one-hit wonder movie directors, who, in the very least, gave us one film we can always enjoy and come back to for years to come.
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