Paul W. S. Anderson

Paul William Scott Anderson (born 4 March 1965), also known as Paul WS Anderson or Paul Anderson, is an English film director who regularly works in science fiction movies and video game adaptations.

The Three Musketeers (2011)

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The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)

When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the Predator race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Sanaa Lathan  •  Raoul Bova  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Colin Salmon

When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the Predator race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Sanaa Lathan  •  Raoul Bova  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Colin Salmon

Event Horizon (1997)

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In 2047, a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the starship 'Event Horizon' which disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage. With its return, the crew of the 'Lewis and Clark' discovers the real truth behind the disappearance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Sam Neill  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Joely Richardson

In 2047, a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the starship 'Event Horizon' which disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage. With its return, the crew of the 'Lewis and Clark' discovers the real truth behind the disappearance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Sam Neill  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Joely Richardson

Mortal Kombat (1995)

For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must overcome ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Robin Shou  •  Linden Ashby  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must overcome ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Robin Shou  •  Linden Ashby  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Resident Evil (2002)

When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Eric Mabius  •  Ryan McCluskey

When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Eric Mabius  •  Ryan McCluskey

Soldier (1998)

Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors who lead out a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jason Scott Lee  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Connie Nielsen

Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors who lead out a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jason Scott Lee  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Connie Nielsen

Corman's World (2011)

A chronicle of the long career of American filmmaker Roger Corman, the most tenacious and ingenious low-budget producer and director in the US film industry, a pioneer of independent filmmaking and discoverer of new talent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Stapleton
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Robert De Niro  •  Gary J. Tunnicliffe  •  Quentin Tarantino

A chronicle of the long career of American filmmaker Roger Corman, the most tenacious and ingenious low-budget producer and director in the US film industry, a pioneer of independent filmmaking and discoverer of new talent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Stapleton
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Robert De Niro  •  Gary J. Tunnicliffe  •  Quentin Tarantino

Pompeii (2014)

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In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Emily Browning  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Emily Browning  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Kevin Durand

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Kevin Durand

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

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In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Wentworth Miller  •  Ali Larter  •  Kim Coates

In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Wentworth Miller  •  Ali Larter  •  Kim Coates

The Sight (2000)

The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying to contact him to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Kevin Tighe  •  Amanda Redman  •  Jessica Oyelowo

The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying to contact him to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Andrew McCarthy  •  Kevin Tighe  •  Amanda Redman  •  Jessica Oyelowo

Death Race (2008)

Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Joan Allen  •  Ian McShane  •  Tyrese Gibson

Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Joan Allen  •  Ian McShane  •  Tyrese Gibson

Shopping (1994)

A dark, hip, urban story of a barren and anonymous city where the underclass' sport of choice is ram-raiding. An exciting game in which stolen cars are driven through shop windows to aid large-scale looting before the police arrive. For Tommy, it's a business, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Sadie Frost  •  Jude Law  •  Sean Pertwee  •  Fraser James

A dark, hip, urban story of a barren and anonymous city where the underclass' sport of choice is ram-raiding. An exciting game in which stolen cars are driven through shop windows to aid large-scale looting before the police arrive. For Tommy, it's a business, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Sadie Frost  •  Jude Law  •  Sean Pertwee  •  Fraser James

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Iain Glen  •  Ali Larter  •  Shawn Roberts

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Iain Glen  •  Ali Larter  •  Shawn Roberts

The Making of 'Event Horizon' (2006)

The Making of Event Horizon, a five-part documentary: Into the Jaws of Darkness, The Body of the Beast, Liberate Tutume Ex Infernis, The Scale to Hell, The Womb of Fear  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lancelot Narayan
CAST:  Paul W. S. Anderson  •  Jeremy Bolt  •  Joseph Bennett  •  Adrian Biddle

The Making of Event Horizon, a five-part documentary: Into the Jaws of Darkness, The Body of the Beast, Liberate Tutume Ex Infernis, The Scale to Hell, The Womb of Fear  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lancelot Narayan
CAST:  Paul W. S. Anderson  •  Jeremy Bolt  •  Joseph Bennett  •  Adrian Biddle

Resident Evil: Retribution - Face of the Fan (2012)

Face of the Fan winner Dylan Syrett takes you behind-the scenes playing a zombie on the set of Resident Evil 5: Retribution (2012).  (more)

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CAST:  Dylan Syrett  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Paul W. S. Anderson  •  Don Carmody

Face of the Fan winner Dylan Syrett takes you behind-the scenes playing a zombie on the set of Resident Evil 5: Retribution (2012).  (more)

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CAST:  Dylan Syrett  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Paul W. S. Anderson  •  Don Carmody

Monster Hunter (2020)

A portal transports Cpt. Artemis and an elite unit of soldiers to a strange world where powerful monsters rule with deadly ferocity. Faced with relentless danger, the team encounters a mysterious hunter who may be their only hope to find a way home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  T.I.  •  Ron Perlman  •  Diego Boneta

A portal transports Cpt. Artemis and an elite unit of soldiers to a strange world where powerful monsters rule with deadly ferocity. Faced with relentless danger, the team encounters a mysterious hunter who may be their only hope to find a way home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  T.I.  •  Ron Perlman  •  Diego Boneta

Insert Coin (2020)

The oral history of a team of geeks and misfits in the back of a Chicago factory creating the biggest video games (Mortal Kombat, NBA JAM, and others) of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua Tsui
CAST:  Eugene Jarvis  •  George Petro  •  Jack Haeger  •  Mark Turmell

The oral history of a team of geeks and misfits in the back of a Chicago factory creating the biggest video games (Mortal Kombat, NBA JAM, and others) of all time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua Tsui
CAST:  Eugene Jarvis  •  George Petro  •  Jack Haeger  •  Mark Turmell

In the Lost Lands

A queen, desperate to obtain the gift of shape-shifting, makes a daring play: she hires the sorceress Gray Alys, a woman as feared as she is powerful. Sent to the ghostly wilderness of the Lost Lands, Alys and her guide, the drifter Boyce, must outwit and outfight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Dave Bautista

A queen, desperate to obtain the gift of shape-shifting, makes a daring play: she hires the sorceress Gray Alys, a woman as feared as she is powerful. Sent to the ghostly wilderness of the Lost Lands, Alys and her guide, the drifter Boyce, must outwit and outfight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Dave Bautista