Favorite Paul Schrader Screenplayby joesiegel | created - 4 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Paul Schrader is one of the best scriptwriters of the cinema; in his youth he wrote great films that today are great classics and he has also served as a director of very good works. Which of these scripts written by Paul Schrader is your favorite?
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2. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Votes: 665,464 | Gross: $28.26M
5. Blue Collar (1978)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
When three workers try to steal from the local union, they discover the corruption of the union instead and decide to blackmail them.
It was also his directorial debut
6. Hardcore (1979)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in California's porno pits.
7. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.
Votes: 298,578 | Gross: $23.38M
8. American Gigolo (1980)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit.
Votes: 19,988 | Gross: $23.00M
11. Light of Day (1987)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music
A pair of siblings must choose whether to pursue their dream of touring with their rock band or support their family and stay in Cleveland, Ohio.
Votes: 2,376 | Gross: $10.49M
12. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
R | 164 min | Drama
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.
Votes: 47,997 | Gross: $7.63M
14. City Hall (1996)
R | 111 min | Drama, Thriller
The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Votes: 18,717 | Gross: $20.20M
15. Touch (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At the discovery of his ability to work miracles, Juvenal becomes a media sensation, but now he's prone to those who want to exploit him.
Votes: 2,172 | Gross: $0.41M
16. Affliction (1997)
R | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that cause him to mentally disintegrate.
Votes: 14,173 | Gross: $6.30M
18. Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
R | 121 min | Drama, Thriller
Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.
Votes: 60,210 | Gross: $16.64M
20. Dying of the Light (2014)
R | 94 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When a devastating illness threatens to end Evan Lake's career in the C.I.A., he goes rogue to hunt down a terrorist who tortured him during a mission gone awry years ago.
21. First Reformed (2017)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A minister of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Votes: 38,113 | Gross: $3.45M