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Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson
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Age: 44, born 26 June 1970

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 0"

Relationship Status: In a relationship

Partner: Maya Rudolph


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166 votes
Listal's 100 best Directors (The Results) (100 items)
list by propelas
Published 3 years, 6 months ago 122 comments
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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
list by propelas
Published 3 years, 8 months ago 20 comments
105 votes
Directors and Their Masterpieces (55 items)
list by diabolical dr voodoo
Published 5 years, 8 months ago 40 comments
97 votes
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (78 items)
list by Stehako
Published 5 years ago 15 comments
84 votes
15 Great Filmmakers And Their Thematic Obsessions (15 items)
list by Polsko
Published 3 weeks, 5 days ago 11 comments

About: American film director, producer and screenwriter Paul Thomas Anderson is best known for writing and directing box office hits such as Boogie Nights and There Will Be Blood. Anderson is a self-taught filmmaker and has been hailed as being one of the top filmmakers of the 20th century, winning numerous Academy Awards. He also has directed several music videos for musician Fiona Apple. Director and screenwriter Paul Thomas Anderson was born on June 26, 1970, in Studio City, Californ ... (more)
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Movies directed by

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Most recent

1. Magnolia (1999)
Rating:
7.5
1908 Watched
Rating:
8.1
1881 Watched
3. Boogie Nights (1997)
Rating:
7.5
1406 Watched
Rating:
6.9
1022 Watched
5. The Master (2012)
Rating:
6.9
564 Watched



Movies written by

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1. Magnolia (1999)
Rating:
7.5
1908 Watched
Rating:
8.1
1881 Watched
3. Boogie Nights (1997)
Rating:
7.5
1406 Watched
Rating:
6.9
1022 Watched
5. The Master (2012)
Rating:
6.9
564 Watched



Movies


1. Minority Report (2002)
Rating:
6.9
4078 Watched
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8
3 want to see
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5
0 want to see



TV

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Rating:
7.5
995 Watched
Rating:
7.2
560 Watched
Rating:
6.4
55 Watched
Rating:
7.7
22 Watched
5. Charlie Rose (1991)
Rating:
6.3
13 Watched



TV directed by


Rating:
7.4
931 Watched
2. Couch (2003)
Rating:
4.3
13 Watched
3. SNL Fanatic (2000)
Rating:
8
2 Watched



Books




TV written by


1. SNL Fanatic (2000)
Rating:
8
2 Watched



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Aldenvdk added this to a list 1 week, 4 days ago
My Favorite Directors (25 person items)

" Favorite Film Seen There Will Be Blood (9/10) The Master (8/10) Magnolia (8/10) Punch-Drunk Love (6/10) Average: 7.75"


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Directors (12 person items)

"Favorite movie: Magnolia Score: 9.08 (1999) Magnolia - 10 (2007) There Will Be Blood - 10 (2012) The Master - 9 (1997) Boogie Nights - 9 (2002) Punch-Drunk Love - 8.5 (1996) Hard Eights (Syndey) - 8 "


Polsko added this to a list 3 weeks, 5 days ago
15 Great Filmmakers And Their Thematic Obsessions (15 movies items)

"12. Paul Thomas Anderson and the consequences of success "


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My Favorite Directors (51 person items)

"There Will Be Blood Boogie Nights Kuuluisi todennäköisesti hieman ylemmäksi mutta ensiksi pitää saada muutama leffa lisää katsottua herralta."


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Favorite Filmmakers (55 person items)
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Best living directors (47 person items)
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Best directors ever (78 person items)
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Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2014 Edition) (50 person items)

"2013 Rank: #5 2012 Rank: #11 2011 Rank: #13 2010 Rank: #12 2009 Rank: #33 a. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993) b. Hard Eight (1996) c. Boogie Nights (1997) d. Magnolia (1999) e. Punch-Drunk Love (2002) f. There Will Be Blood (2007) g. The Master (2012) h. Inherent Vice (2014)* "


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Favorite Film Directors (28 person items)
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Put me in one of your movies! (44 person items)

"Boogie Nights (1997) Magnolia (1999) There Will Be Blood (2007) The Master (2012)"


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My Favorite Directors (20 person items)
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GREATEST DIRECTORS OF ALL TIME by vote+!!!... (76 person items)

"Total Votes - 1 3 points. thenoah. HARD EIGHT (1996) BOOGIE NIGHTS (1997) MAGNOLIA (1999) PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE THERE WILL BE BLOOD (2007) THE MASTER (2012) "


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Top 12 of '12: Directors (12 person items)

"A true master of the craft. Watch "The Master""


Attmfk added this to a list 1 year ago
Best Directors of All Time (73 person items)
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Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2013 Edition) (50 person items)

"2012 Rank: #11 2011 Rank: #13 2010 Rank: #12 2009 Rank: #33 a. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993) b. Hard Eight (1996) c. Boogie Nights (1997) d. Magnolia (1999) e. Punch-Drunk Love (2002) f. There Will Be Blood (2007) g. The Master (2012) h. Inherent Vice (2014)* The only thing that has kept Anderson outside of the top ten was the amount of films he's directed. With "The Master" I find it impossible not to put him in the top ten now. And for a real twist, he's already working on another f"


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Oscar Best Director Nominees (131 person items)
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Favorite Directors (14 person items)
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A Movie for every Director (part. 2) (100 movies items)

"There Will Be Blood (2007) "


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Best Movie Directors (45 person items)
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My Favorite Directors (20 person items)

" Favorite Film: Seen: *There Will Be Blood - 9/10 *Magnolia - 9/10 *The Master - 8/10 *Punch Drunk Love - 8/10 *Hard Eight - 7/10"


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Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2012 Edition) (50 person items)

" 2011 Rank: #13 2010 Rank: #12 2009 Rank: #33 a. Cigarettes & Coffee (1993) b. Hard Eight (1996) c. Boogie Nights (1997) d. Magnolia (1999) e. Punch-Drunk Love (2002) f. There Will Be Blood (2007) g. The Master (2012)* It's been far too long since we've seen a release; but I'm sure with "The Master" we will see brilliance once again"


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2013 Award Season Nominees and Winners (121 person items)

"Critic's Choice Film Awards Best Original Screenplay - The Master"


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Great directors that didn't even won an Oscar (15 person items)

" Nominations: 5 -Boogie Nights (1997) - Best Writing -Magnolia (1999) - Best Writing -There Will Be Blood (2007) - Best Writing, Best Director, Best Picture"


Moon River added this to a list 2 years ago
Stanley Kubrick: Quotes (35 person items)

""We're all children of Kubrick, aren't we? Is there anything you can do that he hasn't already done?" "It's so hard to do anything that doesn't owe some kind of debt to what Stanley Kubrick did with music in movies. Inevitably, you're going to end up doing something that he's probably already done before. It always seem like we're falling behind whatever he came up with. 'Singin' in the Rain'' in Clockwork Orange — that was the first time I became so aware of music in movies. So no matter how"



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