Most Popular Titles With Paul Thomas Anderson

1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
90 min | Comedy, Music | Active
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

2. Boogie Nights (1997)
155 min | Drama
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Metascore: 85/100 (28 reviews)

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

3. There Will Be Blood (2007)
158 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 92/100 (39 reviews)

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

4. The Master (2012)
144 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 86/100 (43 reviews)

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.

5. Minority Report (2002)
145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 80/100 (37 reviews)

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)
188 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (34 reviews)

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

7. Capote (2005)
114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 88/100 (40 reviews)

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.

8. Funny People (2009)
146 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (36 reviews)

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Writer: Judd Apatow |  Director: Judd Apatow |  Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana
9. Inherent Vice (2014)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance | Post-production

In Los Angeles in 1970, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

10. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (37 reviews)

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.

11. Hard Eight (1996)
101 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (14 reviews)

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 »

12. Bandslam (2009)
111 min | Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (20 reviews)

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.

13. The Truth About Charlie (2002)
104 min | Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (35 reviews)

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 »

14. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 75/100 (38 reviews)

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.

15. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

16. The Anniversary Party (2001)
115 min | Drama, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 56/100 (30 reviews)

Love is complex and relationships deteriorate.

17. Back Beyond (2013 Video)
20 min | Short
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A montage of unused scenes, shots and takes from Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'.

18. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
197 min
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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

19. Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 79/100 (9 reviews)

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 »

Director: Molly Bernstein |  Stars: Dick Cavett, Ricky Jay
20. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993)
24 min | Drama, Short
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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 »

21. The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)
32 min | Short, Biography, Drama
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The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.

22. Charlie Rose (1991– )
60 min | News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
23. StarCraft (1998 Video Game)
Action, Sci-Fi
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In the year 2499 in Koprulu sector alien race known as zerg begins to attack the humans known as terrans while another alien race known as protoss tries to eliminate the zerg.

24. Blossoms & Blood (2003 Video)
12 min | Comedy, Drama, Short, Music
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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 »

25. Couch (2003 TV Short)
2 min | Comedy, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A man (Sandler) goes shopping for a new couch.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson |  Star: Adam Sandler
26. Días de cine (1991– )
60 min | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

27. Mattress Man Commercial (2003 Video)
1 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
28. Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999)
105 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 64/100 (7 reviews)

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.

29. The Day the Music Died (2010)
Biography, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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.

30. The Mother of Invention (2009)
105 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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.

31. Sworn to Vengeance (1993 TV Movie)
97 min | Crime, Thriller
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3 kids have been brutally murdered. Sergeant Stewart gets the job investigating this macabre case. He is very determined to solve the case and he even listens to a woman that had a vision ... See full summary »

32. SNL Fanatic (2000 TV Short)
Comedy, Short
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Anna Nicole Smith's biggest and most disturbed fan is given the chance to meet his even more disturbed idol.

33. Flat (I) (2005)
3 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

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.

34. Brothers in Blood (2009)
29 min | Short, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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How far can a brother go for honor and love to his family? Specially when his past hides secrets.

36. Flagpole Special (1998 Video)
17 min | Short
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37. At the Movies (2004– )
30 min | Talk-Show
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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 »

38. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon (2001 Video)
88 min | Short, Comedy
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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 »

39. Cave (2014)
Short, Crime, Drama

Cave, a loose adaptation of Plato's Allegory of the Cave examines the allegory through the lens of drug addiction and recovery. We follow two codependent drug addicts through an average day... See full summary »

40. Altman
Documentary | Post-production

A look at the life and work of American filmmaker Robert Altman.

41. Possession(s) (2009)
90 min | Drama
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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.

42. Stay Until Tomorrow (2004)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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 »

43. That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000 Video)
73 min | Documentary, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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 »

44. The Lottery Ticket (2013)
10 min | Short, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
46. Flatter (2006)
11 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Two aspiring filmmakers (Matt Frazier and Michael Gallagher) are informed that their short film, "Flat," has been nominated for Best Comedic Short in the BestFest America Student Film ... See full summary »

47. Thefts (2006)
12 min | Short, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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A woman, a cop, and a stolen purse... The story of young pick pocket who gets a caught up in a heist bigger than he can imagine while on the run from the police.

48. Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions (2012 TV Movie)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In this extended and uncensored stand-up special, Paul F. Tompkins takes us on a hilarious tour of his varied career. Relive his glory days as an employee at a Beta-only video store, a hot ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Raboy |  Star: Paul F. Tompkins
49. Tom Explores Los Angeles (2013– )
Documentary
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50. The Artist as a Young Man: A Portrait of Cameron Fairchild (2008)
21 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A mockumentary following pretentious student filmmaker Cameron Fairchild and his motley crew of cohorts as they make his final student film.