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Age: 82, born 18 July 1938

Country of origin: Netherlands

Height: 5' 8"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Martine Verhoeven


Lists

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Listal's 100 best Directors (The Results) (100 items)
list by propelas
Published 10 years ago 119 comments
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Famous Nontheists (99 items)
list by drugs
Published 10 years, 9 months ago 45 comments
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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (15 items)
list by Nusch
Published 10 years, 3 months ago 14 comments
49 votes
People who have accepted Golden Raspberry Awards. (9 items)
list by SJMJ91
Published 10 years, 1 month ago 7 comments
42 votes
A Movie for every Director (part 2) (100 items)
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Published 7 years, 11 months ago 1 comment

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Description: 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 breakthrough came with RoboCop, followed by the box office hits Total Recall and the trailblazing Basic Instinct. In 1997 he made Starship Troop ... (more)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. RoboCop (1987)
Rating:
6.8
2517 Watched
2. Total Recall (1990)
Rating:
7.1
2181 Watched
Rating:
6.6
2008 Watched
4. Basic Instinct (1992)
Rating:
6.3
1787 Watched
5. Hollow Man (2000)
Rating:
5.4
1455 Watched




Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. RoboCop (1987)
Rating:
6.8
2517 Watched
Rating:
7.5
69 want to see
Rating:
7.5
41 Watched
Rating:
7.8
12 want to see
Rating:
7
3 want to see




Movies written by

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Top rated
Most recent
1. Black Book (2006)
Rating:
7.5
422 Watched
2. Flesh & Blood (1985)
Rating:
6.9
143 Watched
Rating:
7.5
106 Watched
4. Steekspel (2012)
Rating:
5.8
11 Watched
5. The Wrestler (1971)
Rating:
6.3
5 Watched




TV

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Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
6.8
95 Watched
2. Biography (1987)
Rating:
7.7
67 Watched
Rating:
7.9
25 Watched
4. Eurotrash (1993)
Rating:
4.1
12 Watched
Rating:
6.3
12 Watched




TV directed by

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23 Watched
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5
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7
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7
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7
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Books

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Top Grossing Directors (200 person items)
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Contra Movie Fancast (1990) (5 games items)

"Director I think they would make a great choice the movie would be a bloody violent r-rated sci fi/action movie like Robocop,Total Recall & Starship Troopers."


Stehako added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Most Accomplished Active Directors (2018 Edition) (50 person items)

"2017 Rank: #33 2016 Rank: #36 2015 Rank: #36 2014 Rank: #35 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. Elle (2016) h. Blessed Virgin (2019) "


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Face/Off (1980's) (11 movies items)

"Director!"


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Films that Director's Never Got to Make or Wanted (81 person items)

"1988 "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" (was offered chance to direct, but was unsure how to handle the social and political aspect of the film) 1990 "RoboCop 2" (considered doing it, but could not agree with studio on storyline) 1991 "The Silence of the Lambs" (was offered to direct, but declined thinking that there would not be an audience for a movie with such dark subject matter. He has later regretted this decision). 1992 "Mistress of the Sea" (pirate movie with Geena Davis was forced "


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Most Accomplished Active Directors (2017 Edition) (50 person items)

"2016 Rank: #36 2015 Rank: #36 2014 Rank: #35 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. Tricked (2013) h. Elle (2016) i. Lyon 1943 (2018) "


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Most Accomplished Active Directors (2016 Edition) (50 person items)

"2015 Rank: #36 2014 Rank: #35 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. Tricked (2013) h. Elle (2016) "


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Best Directors (33 person items)
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100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"Dutch Major Works: Total Recall (1990) Black Book (2006) Basic Instinct (1992) โ€ข"


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