Highest Rated Titles With Paul Thomas Anderson
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1. 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.
4. 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.
6. 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 »
8. 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.
9. 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: 377,992 | Gross: $40.22M
12. Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions (2012 TV Movie)
74 min | Documentary, Comedy
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 »
14. 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.
15. 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.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996– )
Paul Thomas Anderson
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson stops by to talk about his movie "The Master."
17. 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: 403,708 | Gross: $132.01M
18. 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 »
20. 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.
21. 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 »
22. Rituals and Resolutions (1999)
29 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Arno, Will and Mirabelle all have their own problems and seek advice from their friends in a bar at Christmas time. They don't know each other, but their lives have more in common than one might think.
23. KnockDown DragOut (2009 Video)
14 min | Short, Drama, Western
A former outlaw, turned family man, has a decision to make. He must choose between his outlaw past with his brother and the future of his family. Ethan and Abby want the best for young ... See full summary »
25. 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: 101,437 | Gross: $28.75M
26. 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: 110,966 | Gross: $17.79M
27. 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: 28,865 | Gross: $0.14M
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. Last Flowers (2009)
22 min | Short, Drama
Harvey Harris is an author and his latest novel has been universally rejected. He is feeling more distanced than ever from the world and everyone that surrounds him. A desperate move leads ... See full summary »
31. 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: 106,591 | Gross: $16.38M
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: 780 | Gross: $0.15M
34. Michael Penn: Try (1997 Video)
3 min | Short, Music
Music video for Michael Penn's 'Try', shot by Paul Thomas Anderson and other cast and crew from 'Boogie Nights' in a single take in the longest hall-way in North America.
39. 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.
41. 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.
42. 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: 19,727 | Gross: $20.34M
43. Aimee Mann: Save Me (1999 Video)
4 min | Short, Music
45. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 197 min
46. 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.
48. 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: 63,365 | Gross: $8.09M
21 min | Short, Comedy
A mockumentary following pretentious student filmmaker Cameron Fairchild and his motley crew of cohorts as they make his final student film.