Most Popular Titles With Paul Thomas Anderson
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1. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
4. 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. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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 cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
10. 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.
12. 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 »
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. 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.
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.
19. 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, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck
20. 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 »
23. 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.
24. 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 »
28. The Day the Music Died (2010)
PG-13 | Biography, Drama, Music
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.
31. 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.
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 »
34. 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.
35. 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 »
37. Sworn to Vengeance (1993 TV Movie)
97 min | Crime, Thriller
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 »
38. Cave (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.
39. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon (2001 Video)
88 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 »
40. 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.
42. 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 »
45. 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.
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. Turning Point (2008)
A depressed young man begins to doubt the existence of God or a Higher Being. This turns into a heated debate with his best friend. There is a Turning Point when, in an instant, his world is changed irrevocably.
48. Thefts (2006)
12 min | Short, Action, Comedy
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.
49. Flatter (2006)
11 min | Short, Comedy
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 »