Most Popular Titles With Paul Thomas Anderson
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1. 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.
Votes: 374,614 | Gross: $40.22M
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.
Votes: 62,379 | Gross: $8.09M
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.
Votes: 401,052 | Gross: $132.01M
8. 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.
Votes: 105,593 | Gross: $16.38M
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.
Votes: 110,241 | Gross: $17.79M
11. 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.
Votes: 100,844 | Gross: $28.75M
12. 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.
Votes: 100,998 | Gross: $51.81M
14. Hard Eight (1996)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.
Votes: 28,654 | Gross: $0.14M
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.
Votes: 11,982 | Gross: $5.21M
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.
Votes: 19,677 | Gross: $20.34M
17. 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 »
Votes: 8,627 | Gross: $5.29M
20. Radiohead: Daydreaming (2016 Video)
6 min | Short, Music
In this music video for Radiohead's new single, singer Thom Yorke traverses a shifting landscape of hall-ways, houses, department stores and mountains in search of an unknown destination. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
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 »
26. 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.
27. Joanna Newsom: Divers (2015 Video)
7 min | Short, Music
The music video for the title track of Joanna Newsom's widely acclaimed fourth studio album, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and featuring the nebulous imagery of artist Kim Keever.
28. 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 »
29. Aimee Mann: Save Me (1999 Video)
4 min | Short, Music
31. 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.
32. Fiona Apple: Hot Knife (2013 Video)
4 min | Short, Music
Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video for Fiona Apple's song from her widely acclaimed album 'The Idler Wheel...', featuring alternated color/black-and-white and multiple split screens.
34. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 197 min
36. The Run Saga: Breathe (2016)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Post-production
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. Mattress Man Commercial (2003 Video)
1 min | Short, Comedy
Paul Thomas Anderson spoofs the famous 1980s 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 »
39. 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.
40. 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.
41. The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000 TV Special)
2000's Oscars. The 72nd annual event was hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Insider (1999)... 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 »
Votes: 779 | Gross: $0.15M
44. 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 »
46. 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 »
48. 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 »
49. 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.