Search results for "Paul Schrader"


Adam Resurrected (2008) RT 35% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Ayelet Zurer

Auto Focus (2002) RT 72% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Rita Wilson  •  Maria Bello

The Canyons (2013) RT 23% / Audience 14%

DVD release: Nov 2013

The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Gus Van Sant  •  James Deen  •  Nolan Gerard Funk

Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005) RT 30% / Audience 25%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Clara Bellar  •  Billy Crawford

Forever Mine (1999) RT 33% / Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2001

A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever. Starring Ray Liotta, Joseph ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  Ray Liotta  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Vincent Laresca

Affliction (1997) RT 87% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jul 1999

A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in his slowly disintegrating mentally.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  James Coburn  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Willem Dafoe

Touch (1997) RT 33% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  LL Cool J  •  Gina Gershon  •  Conchata Ferrell  •  John Doe

Witch Hunt (1994) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Jun 2009

Detective Philip Lovecraft lives in Los Angeles in the 1950s when an ambitious Senator is holding hearings, on Magic. Magic is the new influence in Tinsel Town. Lovecraft is ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Eric Bogosian  •  Sheryl Lee Ralph

Light Sleeper (1992) RT 89% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Dana Delany  •  David Clennon  •  Mary Beth Hurt

The Comfort of Strangers (1990)

An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Christopher Walken  •  Rupert Everett  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Helen Mirren




Patty Hearst (1988) RT 38% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2011

The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970's. Her time spent with her captors made her question herself and her way of life and she ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Natasha Richardson  •  William Forsythe  •  Ving Rhames  •  Frances Fisher

Light of Day (1987) RT 58% / Audience 52%

Fox and Jett play a brother and sister who are lead performers in a rock band, The Barbusters, in Cleveland, Ohio. The sister, Patti Rasnick, is an unmarried mother and has a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Joan Jett  •  Michael McKean

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Ken Ogata  •  Gô Rijû  •  Masato Aizawa  •  Masayuki Shionoya

Cat People (1982) RT 65% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Oct 2000

After years of separation, Irina (Nastassja Kinski) and her minister brother, Paul (Malcolm McDowell), reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  John Heard  •  Ruby Dee

American Gigolo (1980) RT 67% / Audience 51%

DVD release: May 2000

Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Judith Ransdell  •  Héctor Elizondo

Hardcore (1979) RT 85% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2004

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 the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Peter Boyle  •  Season Hubley  •  Dick Sargent

Blue Collar (1978) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Fed up with mistreatment at the hands of both management and union brass, and coupled with financial hardships on each man's end, three auto assembly line workers hatch a plan ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Ed Begley, Jr.

Dying of the Light (2014) RT 9% / Audience 15%

DVD release: Feb 2015

Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Alexander Karim  •  Irène Jacob