Search results for "Paul Thomas Anderson"


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Magnolia (1999) RT 84% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  William H. Macy  •  John C. Reilly  •  Tom Cruise

The Master (2012) RT 85% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Amy Adams  •  Laura Dern

There Will Be Blood (2007) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2008

When Daniel Plainview - a ruthless oil prospector - learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Paul Dano  •  Dillon Freasier  •  Ciarán Hinds

Blossoms & Blood (2003)

A surreal short film crafted out of extra footage from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love and set to Jon Brion's "Here We Go."  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Emily Watson  •  Salvador Curiel  •  Sissy Lake

Couch (2003)

A man goes shopping for a new couch.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Adam Sandler

Punch-Drunk Love (2002) RT 79% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A beleaguered small-business owner gets a harmonium and embarks on a romantic journey with a mysterious woman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Emily Watson  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Luis Guzmán

Hard Eight (1996) RT 83% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Philip Baker Hall  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  John C. Reilly  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Cigarettes & Coffee (1993) RT Audience 70%

Cigarettes & Coffee tells the story of five people's lives all interconnected through a $20 bill.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Philip Baker Hall  •  Kirk Baltz  •  Miguel Ferrer  •  Scott Coffey

The Dirk Diggler Story (1988) RT Audience 46%

The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Michael Stein  •  Robert Ridgely  •  Eddie Delcore  •  Rusty Schwimmer

Inherent Vice (2014) RT 74% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2015

In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Josh Brolin  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jena Malone




Boogie Nights (1997) RT 92% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999)

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.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Cass Paley
CAST:  John Holmes  •  Bunny Bleu  •  Aunt Peg  •  Candida Royale

Altman (2014) RT 70% / Audience 65%

Maverick. Auteur. Rebel. Innovator. Storyteller. Rambler. Gambler. Mad man. Family man. Director. Artist. Robert Altman's life and career contained multitudes. This father of ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Ron Mann
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Julianne Moore  •  Bruce Willis  •  Paul Thomas Anderson

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