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Anderson, Paul Thomas

Overview
Works: 132 works in 946 publications in 10 languages and 17,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Melodrama  Crime films  Romance films  History  Film noir 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Restager , fmd, Film editor, Performer, pmn, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Actor, Adapter, fmp, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Thomas Anderson
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

123 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-made oilman Daniel Plainview has a voracious appetite for money and power. Working with his "son and partner," 11-year-old H.W., he becomes a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. His only challenge comes from a young, ambitious charismatic preacher, Eli Sunday
The Master by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

75 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A striking portrait of drifters and seekers in post-World War II America, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master unfolds the journey of a naval veteran who arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future, until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

181 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnolia is a mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

89 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, falls in love with Lena, a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean, who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money
Inherent vice by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

38 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

108 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film that throws the covers back on California's adult entertainment industry in the swinging seventies through the story of rising porn star Dirk Diggler. It's a touching and often humorous portrait of a most unusual family of filmmakers, brought to dazzling life by an all-star cast and sizzling seventies soundtrack
Pleasantville by Gary Ross( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin siblings David and Jennifer couldn't be more different: she curses, smokes, and sleeps around; David is a prototypical nerdy outcast. Then, one dark and stormy night, they're sucked into the TV and Pleasantville: a perfect suburban Disneyland suffused with church-social niceness and Rotary Club boosterism. Jennifer despises it all. So, like a pint-size Lauren Bacall, she refuses to play the role of poodle-skirted good girl and introduces one of the boys to sex, after which this bland, black and white world magically begins changing into color. Through the combined forces of sex and rock 'n' roll, it becomes clear that the things that make life worth living--passion, knowledge, and love--are far removed from safety, stability, and bland sterility. Before too long, the whole town is wondering: what's outside Pleasantville?
Phantom thread by Daniel Day-Lewis( Visual )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by the scariest curse of all ... love
Hard eight by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney, a poker-faced professional gambler plays guardian angel to unlucky John and his girlfriend. When John's and his bride's honeymoon night leads to a disastrous hostage situation, the gambler takes care of it as usual. But when a slick casino pro threatens to reveal a secret from Sydney's past, Sydney decides to hedge his bets and not leave anything to chance
Magnolia : the shooting script by Paul Thomas Anderson( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are stories of coincidence and chance and intersections and strange things told. There is the story of a Father, the Young Wife, his Lost Son, the Caretaker, the Boy Genius, his Father, the Game Show Host, the Daughter, the Mother, the Ex-Boy Genius, and the Police Officer in Love. This is a story set in the San Fernando Valley on a day full of rain with no clouds. This is a story about family relationships and bonds that have been broken and need to be mended in one day.--From publisher description
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to Sarajevo is set in that city during the war in Bosnia and involves a British foreign correspondent, stationed in war-torn Sarajevo, who discovers an orphanage on the front line. He attracts international attention to the situation through his news reports, smuggles out one of the children to England, and then risks his life returning to the city to get the child's mother to approve his desire to adopt the child." "Based on the experiences of ITN journalist, Michael Nicholson, the screenplay is exemplary in its ability to interweave catastrophic public events with an intimate personal story, creating a structure as random as the war it depicts. Frank Cottrell Boyce takes a war that was almost invisible, that was certainly ignored, and brings it sharply into focus in a way that is unsentimental, yet human."--BOOK JACKET
Punch-drunk love : Adam Sandler, Emily Watson : Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzman : the shooting script by Paul Thomas Anderson( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spiral cage. Animal, vegetable [crossed out], human!, or mineral, (Al Davison – a life ... )( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiographical work by British comic book artist, Al Davison (b.1960), born with spina bifida
Boogie nights (1997) : shooting script by Paul Thomas Anderson( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il petroliere( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stati Uniti a cavallo tra '800 e '900. La scalata al successo economico di Daniel Plainview, un ambizioso minatore che dopo aver acquisito un prezioso giacimento petrolifero diviene uno spietato mercante di oro nero
Spanglish by James L Brooks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reign over me: Alan Johnson runs into his old college roommate, Charlie Fineman, on the streets of New York City. He is surprised to find that Charlie does not remember him at all. Alan later learns that Charlie is suffering with grief over the loss of his family on 9/11. Flooded with grief, Charlie quits his job and isolates himself from everyone around him. Alan attempts to help Charlie get over his grief by rekindling their friendship. As Alan spends a lot of time with Charlie, it puts a strain on his relationship with his wife and kids
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnolia( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exzellent inszenierte Odyssee durch das Gestrüpp menschlicher Emotionen in 'Short Cuts'-ähnlicher Struktur
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-made oilman Daniel Plainview has a voracious appetite for money and power. Working with his "son and partner," 11-year-old H.W., he becomes a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. His only challenge comes from a young, ambitious charismatic preacher, Eli Sunday
Magnolia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De levens van een dozijn mensen in San Fernando Valley, Californië, kruisen elkaar door de speling van het lot of door menselijke interactie
 
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Punch-drunk love
Alternative Names
Anderson, P. T.

Anderson, P. T. 1970-

Anderson, P. T. (Paul Thomas)

Anderson, P. T. (Paul Thomas), 1970-

Anderson, Paul 1970-

Anderson, Paul T.

Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson americký filmový režisér a scenárista

Paul Thomas Anderson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Paul Thomas Anderson amerikanesche Regisseur

Paul Thomas Anderson amerikansk filmregissör, manusförfattare och filmproducent

Paul Thomas Anderson amerykański reżyser i scenarzysta filmowy

Paul Thomas Anderson cinéaste américain

Paul Thomas Anderson director de cine estadounidense

Paul Thomas Anderson regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Paul Thomas Anderson US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Thomas, Paul (1970- ).

Πολ Τόμας Άντερσον

Πολ Τόμας Άντερσον Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Пол Томас Андерсон

Пол Томас Андерсън

Պոլ Թոմաս Անդերսոն ամերիկացի կինոռեժիսոր, սցենարիստ և պրոդյուսեր

פול תומאס אנדרסון

بول توماس أندرسون

پاول توماس آندرسن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

पॉल थॉमस एंडरसन

পল থমাস আন্ডারসন মার্কিন চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক, চিত্রনাট্যকার ও প্রযোজক

პოლ ტომას ანდერსონი

앤더슨, 폴 토마스 1970-

폴 토머스 앤더슨

アンダーソン, ポール・トーマス

ポール・トーマス・アンダーソン

保羅·湯瑪斯·安德森

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Punch-drunk loveBoogie nightsHard eightMagnolia : the shooting scriptBoogie nightsPunch-drunk love : Adam Sandler, Emily Watson : Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzman : the shooting script