Most Popular Titles With Paul Thomas Anderson
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1. Boogie Nights (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama
The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
2. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
3. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
5. Minority Report (2002)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.
6. Magnolia (1999)
R | 188 min | Drama
An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
7. The Master (2012)
R | 144 min | Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
9. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.
10. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
11. Funny People (2009)
R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
13. Hard Eight (1996)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
John has lost all his money. He sits outside a diner in the desert when Sydney happens along, buys him coffee, then takes him to Reno and shows him how to get a free room without losing ... See full summary »
15. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)
TV-14 | 223 min | Music
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.
Writers: Greg Berlanti, Seth Grahame-Smith, Michael Green, Andrew Kreisberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Dave Boone, Tim Carvell, Derek DelGaudio, Liz Feldman, Paul Greenberg, Paula Pell, Mason Steinberg | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, Lupita Nyong'o
16. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.
17. Bandslam (2009)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band -- together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.
18. The Truth About Charlie (2002)
PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »
22. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)
24 min | Drama, Short
Five people's lives that are curiously intertwined happen to all be at a diner at the same time. An old man (Hall) gives advice to a young man (Baltz) about his cheating wife and best ... See full summary »
24. Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
73 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Timid, video game-loving DJ Santiago seemingly digs his own grave when he agrees to bring a violent criminal kingpin the head of Machine Gun Woman.
28. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 197 min
Writers: Rory Albanese, Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, J.R. Havlan, David Javerbaum, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rob Kutner, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck
29. StarCraft (1998 Video Game)
T | Action, Sci-Fi
In 2499 in the Koprulu sector, a ferocious collective race known as the Zerg arrives to massacre the exiled human colonies while a highly advanced race, the Protoss, intervenes to exterminate the Zerg.
30. Blossoms & Blood (2003 Video)
12 min | Comedy, Drama, Short
A collection of alternate takes and deleted material from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love (2002) are compiled and matched with the Jon Brion song "Here We Go" in this ... See full summary »
31. Mattress Man Commercial (2003 Video)
1 min | Short, Comedy
Paul Thomas Anderson spoofs the famous 1980's Mattress Man commercial outtake using Dean Trumbell, the character played by Philip Seymour Hoffman in Anderson's Punch Drunk Love, and he ... See full summary »
88 min | Documentary
Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor (often a mischievous presence in the films of David Mamet and Paul Thomas Anderson) -- and a performer who regularly ... See full summary »
35. The Mother of Invention (2009)
105 min | Comedy
A mockumentary about an aspiring inventor who dreams of winning an annual young inventor award. The only problem is... he's never made an invention that works.
36. The Run Saga: Breathe (2016)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Faced with life's obstacles, interrelated sets of situations control the fate of individuals who are connected. Four controversial and seemingly isolated stories interlock as the characters... See full summary »
37. Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999)
NC-17 | 105 min | Documentary, Adult, Biography
Friends, enemies, acquaintances, and family of porn star John Holmes recall their experiences with him, from his childhood to his eventual death from AIDS in 1988.
38. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon (2001 Video)
1 min | Short, Comedy
Shannon's unmistakable comedy antics are in full effect in this collection of sketches from SNL's wild alumna. Laugh along with her fearlessly funny characters like brazen schoolgirl Mary ... See full summary »
42. The Day the Music Died (2010)
25 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Inspired by the trailblazing music and tragic end of Buddy Holly, a modern-day depiction seeks after the same success in a surreal Los Angeles.
43. Sworn to Vengeance (1993 TV Movie)
97 min | Crime, Thriller
Three kids have been brutally murdered. Sergeant Stewart gets the job of investigating this macabre case. He is very determined to solve the case and he even listens to a woman who had a ... See full summary »
44. At the Movies (2004– )
30 min | Talk-Show
Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »
45. The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000 TV Special)
Oscars 2000, hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the annual awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Insider (1999), The Cider House Rules (1999) and The Green Mile (1999).
Writers: Dave Boone, Ed Driscoll, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Jeffrey Ross, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Troy Miller | Stars: Billy Crystal, *NSYNC, Agustín Almodóvar, Pedro Almodóvar
46. That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000 Video)
73 min | Documentary, Drama
A very in-depth documentary that follows the very over-worked director Paul Thomas Anderson through a gruelling 80+ days of shooting for the film Magnolia (1999). Very funny behind the ... See full summary »
47. Stay Until Tomorrow (2004)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Nina is a former teenage soap star who abandoned her acting career to go to college, and then dropped out of college to travel the world. In the several years since, she has remained ... See full summary »
48. Possession(s) (2009)
90 min | Drama
When Frank sees something, he must have it. So when he finally has the opportunity to own a painting by Peter Booth, he is willing to do anything to get it. But, he is not the only one consumed by the desire to possess.
49. Cave (I) (2014)
24 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Inspired by Plato's Allegory of the Cave, two codependent drug addicts turn to crime as a way to support their habit in Los Angeles.
50. Flat (I) (2005)
3 min | Short, Comedy
A guy plays fetch with his dog in the woods. When the dog runs off, the man follows. Deep in the woods the man finds something that no words can describe.