Search results for "Paul Verhoeven"


Total Recall (1990) RT 82% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Sharon Stone  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Ronny Cox

Entertainment Experience (2012)

During his 50th birthday party thrown by his wife, Remco's life takes a turn for the worse. His business partners are scheming behind his back to sell him and his former ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Blok  •  Gaite Jansen  •  Robert de Hoog  •  Sallie Harmsen

Black Book (2006) RT 75% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2007

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Carice van Houten  •  Sebastian Koch  •  Thom Hoffman  •  Halina Reijn

Hollow Man (2000) RT 27% / Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2001

Cocky researcher Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible. He's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Josh Brolin  •  Kim Dickens

Showgirls (1995) RT 19% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Elizabeth Berkley  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Gina Gershon  •  Glenn Plummer

Basic Instinct (1992) RT 54% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sharon Stone  •  George Dzundza  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn

RoboCop (1987) RT 88% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 2001

In a dystopic, future crime-ridden Detroit controlled by a powerful corporation, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a company-owned cyborg with submerged ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

Flesh and Blood (1985) RT Audience 67%

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Tom Burlinson  •  Jack Thompson

The Fourth Man (1983)

An alcoholic writer begins having visions apparently warning him of impending danger. After he delivers a lecture, he begins an affair with a woman from the audience. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Renée Soutendijk  •  Thom Hoffman  •  Dolf de Vries

Spetters (1980) RT 78% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A Dutch film, post-Saturday Night Fever, which follows the lives of three young men who are amateur dirt-bike motorcycle racers. They each fall in love with a young woman who, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Hans van Tongeren  •  Renée Soutendijk  •  Toon Agterberg  •  Maarten Spanjer




Soldier of Orange (1977)

This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Susan Penhaligon  •  Edward Fox

Katie Tippel (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The young girl Keetje moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive. In the process she sees the corrupting ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Monique van de Ven  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Andrea Domburg  •  Hannah de Leeuwe

Turkish Delight (1973)

Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Monique van de Ven  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Tonny Huurdeman  •  Wim van den Brink

Business Is Business (1971)

Controversial director Paul Verhoeven made his feature-film debut with this Dutch comedy-drama about two prostitutes working in the Amsterdam Red Light district, and the many ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Ronnie Bierman  •  Sylvia de Leur  •  Jules Hamel  •  Piet Römer

De Worstelaar (1970)

A worried father tries to end the relationship that his son Andries has with the wife of a wrestler.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Jon Bluming  •  Bernard Droog  •  Peter Faber  •  Marielle Fiolet

Starship Troopers (1997) RT 63% / Audience 69%

DVD release: May 1998

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Dina Meyer  •  Denise Richards  •  Jake Busey

Judge and Juvenile (1960)

A drama directed by Paul Verhoeven.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Heinz Rühmann  •  Karin Baal  •  Lola Müthel  •  Hans Nielsen