STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 108 this week

Paul W.S. Anderson


Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, and became a direct-to-video slightly edited ... See full bio »

'Call of Duty' Revealed

The cast and creators of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare reveals some of the secrets behind their movie to Kevin Smith on the IMDb Yacht at San Diego Comic-Con.

Watch clips from IMDb's Live Show

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 05 Feb 2011
 
a list of 21 people
created 03 Apr 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Paul W.S. Anderson's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Death Race
Death Race Writer
(2008)
Resident Evil
Resident Evil Writer
(2002)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (14 credits)
 2017 Death Race 4 (story) (post-production)
 2013 Death Race: Inferno (Video) (characters from "Death Race") / (story)
 2012 Resident Evil: Retribution (written by)
 2010 Death Race 2 (Video) (characters and story)
 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife (written by)
 2008 Death Race (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (written by)
 2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (written by)
 2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2002 Resident Evil (written by)
 2000 The Sight (TV Movie) (written by)
 1994 Shopping (written by - as Paul Anderson)
 1990-1992 El C.I.D. (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Making Amends (1992) ... (written by)
- Paradise Mislaid (1991) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- Getting Even (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- The Price of Love (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- Spanish Eyes (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Director (15 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (31 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed Doom³ (2004) TV commercial "Warnings" (2005). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Paul Anderson

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If you work with a subject matter beloved by a hardcore fan base, then there's going to be a huge amount of discussion of what you've got wrong or right. In some ways you can never please overly obsessive fans, it's just impossible. See more »

Trivia:

Sick and tired of having to explain the significance of the raining frogs in Magnolia (1999), he added the initials W.S. to his name to avoid confusion with indie filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Unfortunately, the modified name is too similar to another celebrated auteur, Wes Anderson, and Paul is constantly fielding questions about what it's like to work with Bill Murray. See more »

Trademark:

Very often, he uses odd tilted high or low angles for a creepy effect to the atmosphere of his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Event Horizon and Soldier justify his career Vega_Lyra
Stop the Hating! roobingustavsson
To Paul W.S. Anderson haters chew on this !! Privateer17
To Mr. Anderson and the people that like him... SKrebs343
Paul W.S. Anderson Fans (Not For Those Who Don't Like Him) Jovovich_Fangirl
North By Northwest, Directed by Paul Anderson, Starring Johnny Depp?? mark-32-207607
Discuss Paul W.S. Anderson on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page