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Paul Verhoeven
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Age: 75, born 18 July 1938

Country of origin: Netherlands

Height: 5' 8"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Martine Verhoeven


Lists

161 votes
Listal's 100 best Directors (The Results) (100 items)
list by propelas
Published 3 years ago 122 comments
153 votes
Famous Nontheists (91 items)
list by drugs
Published 3 years, 9 months ago 42 comments
48 votes
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (15 items)
list by isa ♥ nusch
Published 3 years, 4 months ago 14 comments
46 votes
People who have accepted Golden Raspberry Awards. (9 items)
list by SJMJ91
Published 3 years, 1 month ago 6 comments
38 votes
The top-60 directors (60 items)
list by The Wolf
Published 5 years ago 9 comments

About: Paul Verhoeven directed his first film Een Hagedis Teveel in 1960, followed by the TV series Floris and the box office hit Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight) starring Monique van der Ven and Rutger Hauer. His next exploits were Keetje Tippel (Katie Tippel), Soldier of Orange, Spetters and De Vierde Man (The Fourth Man). In 1999 Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight) was honoured as the Best Dutch Film of the Century; it was also nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Film. Verhoeven's international breakthr ... (more)
Director (16), Dutch (5), Born 1938 (3), Controversial (2), Brilliant (2), Blood (1), Soldier Of Orange (1), Spetters (1), Genius (1), Squibs (1), Basic (1), Producer (1), Sleazy (1), Instinct (1), Hollow Man (1), Troopers (1), Film (1), Robocop. Starship (1), Fiction (1), Camera Operator (1)

Movies directed by


1. RoboCop (1987)
Rating:
6.6
2082 Watched
2. Total Recall (1990)
Rating:
7
1837 Watched
Rating:
6.4
1724 Watched
4. Basic Instinct (1992)
Rating:
6.2
1485 Watched
5. Hollow Man (2000)
Rating:
5.3
1326 Watched







Movies


1. RoboCop (1987)
Rating:
6.6
2082 Watched
Rating:
7.3
57 want to see
Rating:
7.6
38 Watched
Rating:
7.8
11 want to see
Rating:
6.5
3 Watched







Movies written by


1. Black Book (2006)
Rating:
7.5
331 Watched
2. Flesh & Blood (1985)
Rating:
6.8
103 Watched
Rating:
7.7
80 Watched
4. Tricked (2012)
2 Watched
5. The Wrestler (1970)
Rating:
6
2 Watched







TV


Rating:
6.5
65 Watched
2. Biography (1987)
Rating:
7.6
46 Watched
Rating:
7.3
21 Watched
Rating:
6.7
24 Watched
5. HBO First Look (1992)
Rating:
8.1
12 Watched







TV directed by


1. The Hitchhiker (1983)
Rating:
5.5
19 Watched
2. Floris (1969)
Rating:
8
3 want to see
Rating:
7
1 Watched
Rating:
7
1 Watched







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Blitz added this to a list 2 days, 21 hours ago
Directors of Action Movies (15 movies items)

"Robocop Total Recall "


Stehako added this to a list 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2014 Edition) (50 person items)

"2013 Rank: #33 2012 Rank: #34 2011 Rank: #29 2010 Rank: #33 2009 Rank: #27 a. The Fourth Man (1983) b. RoboCop (1987) c. Total Recall (1990) d. Basic Instinct (1992) e. Starship Troopers (1997) f. Black Book (2007) g. Eternal (2015) "


Tumppi added this to a list 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Favorite directors (54 person items)
Stehako added this to a list 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2013 Edition) (50 person items)

"2012 Rank: #34 2011 Rank: #29 2010 Rank: #33 2009 Rank: #27 a. The Fourth Man (1983) b. RoboCop (1987) c. Total Recall (1990) d. Basic Instinct (1992) e. Showgirls (1995) f. Starship Troopers (1997) g. Black Book (2007) h. Hidden Force (2014) Verhoeven always brings something controversial to his films which makes each upcoming project intriguing..."


Aprakadabra added this to a list 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Director's Favorite Actors/Actresses (64 person items)

"Rutger Hauer Turkish Delight (1973) Katie Tippel (1975) Soldier of Orange (1977) Spetters (1980) Flesh & Blood (1985) Jeroen Krabbé Soldier of Orange (1977) Spetters (1980) The Fourth Man (1983) Michael Ironside Total Recall (1990) Starship Troopers (1997)"


NMartucci added this to a list 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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xolmis added this to a list 11 months, 3 weeks ago
A Movie for every Director (part. 2) (94 movies items)

"Total Recall (1990) "


Leo added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Directors Who've Made the Most Appearances for Yea (18 person items)

"Showgirls Hollow Man Starship Troopers"


Stehako added this to a list 1 year, 2 months ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2012 Edition) (50 person items)

"2011 Rank: #29 2010 Rank: #33 2009 Rank: #27 a. The Fourth Man (1983) b. RoboCop (1987) c. Total Recall (1990) d. Basic Instinct (1992) e. Showgirls (1995) f. Starship Troopers (1997) g. Black Book (2007) h. Hidden Force (2013) "


The Wolf added this to a list 1 year, 2 months ago
The top-60 directors (60 person items)

"Masterpiece: Turks Fruit"


Melancoly Baby added this to a list 1 year, 6 months ago
Best movie directors (15 person items)
Jamie M. added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
Famous Cancerians (370 person items)
Leo added this to a list 2 years ago
Razzie Worst Director winners (47 person items)

"1995 - Showgirls"


ccc25 added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
10 of the Best... Paul (10 person items)

"Dutch director, known for Total Recall; Starship Troopers "


iggy added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
Movie Directors That I Appreciate the Most (116 person items)

"01. Flesh & Blood (1985) 02. RoboCop (1987) 03. Total Recall (1990) 04. Basic Instinct (1992) 05. Starship Troopers (1997) 06. Hollow Man (2000)"


GruntLogic added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
isa ♥ nusch added this to a list 2 years, 5 months ago
Stehako added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2011 Edition) (50 person items)

"2010 Rank: #33 2009 Rank: #27 a. The Fourth Man (1983) b. RoboCop (1987) c. Total Recall (1990) d. Basic Instinct (1992) e. Showgirls (1995) f. Starship Troopers (1997) g. Black Book (2007) h. Hidden Force (2013) "


propelas added this to a list 3 years ago
Listal's 100 best Directors (The Results) (100 person items)

"Total points:12 hayabusa(4) Madmasa(8)"


NMartucci added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Most Represented Directors in My DVD Collection (56 person items)

"5 Movies Flesh+Blood (1985) RoboCop (1987) Total Recall (1990) Basic Instinct (1992) Showgirls (1995)"


SJMJ91 added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
People who have accepted Golden Raspberry Awards. (9 person items)

"FILM: Showgirls CATEGORY: Worst Director, Worst Picture. "


isa ♥ nusch added this to a list 3 years, 4 months ago
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (15 person items)

"Rutger Hauer - Turkish Delight (1973) - Soldier of Orange (1977) - Katie Tippel (1975) - Spetters (1980) - Flesh & Blood (1985) "


drugs added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
Famous Nontheists (91 person items)

""The Fourth Man has to do with my vision of religion. In my opinion, Christianity is nothing more than one of many interpretations of reality, neither more nor less. Ideally, it would be nice to believe that there is a God somewhere out there, but it looks to me as if the whole Christian religion is a major symptom of schizophrenia in half the world's population: civilizations scrambling to rationalize their chaotic existence. Subsequently, Christianity has a tendency to look like magic or the o"


Stehako added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2010 Edition) (50 person items)

"2009 Rank: #27 a. The Fourth Man (1983) b. RoboCop (1987) c. Total Recall (1990) d. Basic Instinct (1992) e. Showgirls (1995) f. Starship Troopers (1997) g. Black Book (2007) h. Erfolg (2011) He certainly likes to surprise the audience in his films, whether it's briefly exposing a female's privates, creating a needless coed gang shower or brutally spraying a topless dame with water, he's always in the mood to shock... maybe he's perverted too?"


Stehako added this to a list 3 years, 10 months ago
Best Film Direction - 2000s (109 person items)

"#75 "Black Book" (2007) "


Stehako added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Best Film Direction - 1990s (91 person items)

"#88 "Total Recall" (1990) Other Noteworthy Pictures "Basic Instinct" (1992) "Starship Troopers" (1997)"


Fjodor Camus. added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Favourite Directors (16 person items)

"This guy puts the action in drama and drama in action! The 4th Man and RoboCop are my faves. "


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Most Accomplished ACTIVE Directors (2009 Edition) (50 person items)

"a. The Fourth Man (1983) b. RoboCop (1987) c. Total Recall (1990) d. Basic Instinct (1992) e. Showgirls (1995) f. Starship Troopers (1997) g. Black Book (2007) h. The Winter Queen (2010) He likes the future, violence and naked women; but he also happens to be brilliant. "