Paul Thomas Anderson

DIRECTOR, WRITER

Birth Place: Studio City, California, USA

Born: 1970-06-26

Paul Thomas Anderson Biography

Paul Thomas Anderson is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has written and directed eight feature films: Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), Inherent Vice (2014) and Phantom Thread (2017). He has been nominated for six Academy Awards — Inherent Vice for Best Adapted Screenplay; There Will Be Blood for Best Achievement in Directing, Best Motion Picture of the Year, and Best Adapted Screenplay; Magnolia for Best Original Screenplay; and Boogie Nights for Best Original Screenplay. Anderson has been hailed as being "one of the most exciting talents to come along in years" and as being "among the supreme talents of today." In 2004, Anderson was ranked 21st on The Guardian's list of the 40 best directors. In 2007, Total Film named him the 20th-greatest director of all time. In 2011, Entertainment Weekly named him the 11th-greatest working director, calling him "one of the most dynamic directors to emerge in the last 20 years".

Paul Thomas Anderson Videos, Video Essays, Interviews, Conversations

Paul Thomas Anderson on Working with Daniel Day Lewis

Paul Thomas Anderson Videos

Paul Thomas Anderson on Working with Daniel Day Lewis

Paul Thomas Anderson on Working with Daniel Day Lewis

Paul Thomas Anderson & Richard Linklater in Conversation

Paul Thomas Anderson & Richard Linklater in Conversation

Finding Purpose In Life

Finding Purpose In Life

Daniel Day Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson on There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson on There Will Be Blood

Paul Thomas Anderson: A Chronological Timeline

Paul Thomas Anderson: A Chronological Timeline

The Master (2012) - No Blinking | Script to Screen

The Master (2012) - No Blinking | Script to Screen

There Will Be Blood (2007) - I Am A Sinner | Script to Screen

There Will Be Blood (2007) - I Am A Sinner | Script to Screen

Paul Thomas Anderson | Visual Literacy

Paul Thomas Anderson | Visual Literacy

These Are Films That Influenced The Master

These Are Films That Influenced The Master

Paul Thomas Anderson - The Works

Paul Thomas Anderson - The Works

There Will Be Blood: Vocal Control in Movies

There Will Be Blood: Vocal Control in Movies

You Know It's Paul Thomas Anderson IF...

You Know It's Paul Thomas Anderson IF...

Writers On Writing: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writers On Writing: Paul Thomas Anderson

WTF with Marc Maron - Paul Thomas Anderson Interview

WTF with Marc Maron - Paul Thomas Anderson Interview

THAT LANDLESS LATITUDE: The Art of Paul Thomas Anderson

THAT LANDLESS LATITUDE: The Art of Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson Talks About Quentin Tarantino Quitting After 10 Films & Censorship

Paul Thomas Anderson Talks About Quentin Tarantino Quitting After 10 Films & Censorship

Paul Thomas Anderson: Frames Within Frames

Paul Thomas Anderson: Frames Within Frames

Paul Thomas Anderson: Four Basics

Paul Thomas Anderson: Four Basics

A Christmas Eve Conversation With Quentin Tarantino & Paul Thomas Anderson

A Christmas Eve Conversation With Quentin Tarantino & Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson Talks About Working With Jonny Greenwood Of Radiohead

Paul Thomas Anderson Talks About Working With Jonny Greenwood Of Radiohead

Paul Thomas Anderson Filmography

Altman

Altman

The Master

The Master

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

Punch-Drunk Love

Punch-Drunk Love

Magnolia

Magnolia

Sydney

Sydney

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Favorite Movies

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild

I'm Still Here

I'm Still Here

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Prairie Home Companion, A

Prairie Home Companion, A

Syndromes and a Century

Syndromes and a Century

The Ballad of Jack and Rose

The Ballad of Jack and Rose

Tropical Malady

Tropical Malady

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Bad Santa

Bad Santa

Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

Almost Famous

Almost Famous

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark

Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut

Sweet and Lowdown

Sweet and Lowdown

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Speed

Speed

Baraka

Baraka

Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Popeye

Popeye

Melvin and Howard

Melvin and Howard

Breaking Away

Breaking Away

The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion

Network

Network

Nashville

Nashville

Dark Star

Dark Star

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Help!

Help!

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Giant

Giant

East of Eden

East of Eden

Bob le Flambeur

Bob le Flambeur

Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock

The Earrings of Madame de...

The Earrings of Madame de...

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

White Heat

White Heat

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Out of the Past

Out of the Past

Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley

The Lady from Shanghai

The Lady from Shanghai

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Dark Corner

The Dark Corner

Destination Tokyo

Destination Tokyo

Carefree

Carefree

The Gay Divorcee

The Gay Divorcee