Most Popular Titles With Gus Van Sant

1. Entourage (2004–2011)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.

2. Good Will Hunting (1997)
126 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Metascore: 70/100 (28 reviews)

Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

3. The Canyons (2013)
99 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  
Metascore: 36/100 (29 reviews)

When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence.

4. Portlandia (2011– )
22 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

5. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
104 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 51/100 (31 reviews)

The comic 'Bluntman and Chronic' is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation they set out to wreck the movie.

6. Kids (1995)
91 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins.

7. Promised Land (2012)
106 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (36 reviews)

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

8. Boss (2011– )
56 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

9. Milk (I) (2008)
128 min | Biography, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 84/100 (39 reviews)

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

10. Psycho (1998)
105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (23 reviews)

A young female embezzeler arrives at the Bates Motel which has terrible secrets of its own.

11. I'm Not There. (2007)
135 min | Biography, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 73/100 (35 reviews)

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

12. Shortbus (2006)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 64/100 (27 reviews)

A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

14. Last Days (2005)
97 min | Biography, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Metascore: 67/100 (36 reviews)

A Seattle-set rock & roll drama about a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain's.

15. Finding Forrester (2000)
136 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (27 reviews)

A young writing prodigy finds a mentor in a reclusive author.

16. Virginia (2010)
116 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Metascore: 33/100 (14 reviews)

A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.

17. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
104 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (18 reviews)

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

18. Elephant (2003)
81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 70/100 (37 reviews)

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

19. Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (15 reviews)

Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.

20. I'm Still Here (I) (2010)
108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 48/100 (33 reviews)

Documenting Joaquin Phoenix's transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper.

21. Restless (I) (2011)
91 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (30 reviews)

The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.

22. Junebug (2005)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 80/100 (34 reviews)

A dealer in "outsider" art travels from Chicago to North Carolina to meet her new in-laws, challenging the equilibrium of this middle class Southern home.

23. To Die For (1995)
106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 86/100 (23 reviews)

Suzanne Stone is an aspiring TV personality who will do anything to be in the spotlight- including enlisting 3 teenagers to kill her husband.

24. Laurence Anyways (2012)
168 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 73/100 (19 reviews)

A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual's relationship with her lover.

25. The Greatest Event in Television History (2012– )
11 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Adam Scott is determined to make the greatest event in television history by remaking the opening sequences of TV shows.

26. Howl (2010)
84 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 63/100 (24 reviews)

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

27. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
102 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 82/100 (15 reviews)

A realistic road movie about a drug addict, his 'family', and their inevitable decline into crime.

28. Gerry (2002)
103 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 54/100 (31 reviews)

A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.

29. Paranoid Park (2007)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 83/100 (27 reviews)

A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard.

30. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Metascore: 28/100 (16 reviews)

Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ... See full summary »

32. Sea of Trees
Drama | Announced

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

Writer: Chris Sparling |  Director: Gus Van Sant |  Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Ken Watanabe
33. Undertow (2004)
108 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 63/100 (30 reviews)

The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows ... See full summary »

34. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

35. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)
210 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

36. Massholes (2012– )
Comedy | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A mock-reality show depicting two guys from South Boston who move to Hollywood to become the next "Matt & Ben" in the wake of their viral YouTube video.

37. Accidents Happen (2009)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, ... See full summary »

38. Untitled Taylor Lautner/Gus Van Sant Project
Drama | Announced

Based on a New Yorker article.

Director: Gus Van Sant |  Stars: Taylor Lautner, Xavier Dolan
39. My Own Private River (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Footage from My Own Private Idaho (1991) is re-contextualized in James Franco's tribute to River Phoenix.

40. Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)
88 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (11 reviews)

A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.

41. The Celluloid Closet (1995)
102 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

42. HBO First Look (1992– )
13 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

43. Speedway Junky (1999)
105 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Metascore: 40/100 (4 reviews)

A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then ... See full summary »

44. Charlie Rose (1991– )
60 min | News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
45. Shit Year (2010)
95 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Metascore: 50/100 (6 reviews)

An actress finds herself adrift after she quits performing.

46. 8 (2008)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

48. Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton (2013)
82 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

What or who is Big Joy? Big Joy is James Broughton, pioneer of experimental cinema in the 1930s, and trickster poet who was a precursor to the beat movement in San Francisco. BIG JOY is a ... See full summary »

49. El camino (III) (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Elliot, 31, a product of the Washington D.C. foster care system, has spent most of his life moving from place to place. When he is contacted by Matthew, a childhood friend from "the system"... See full summary »

50. Mala Noche (1986)
78 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »