Paul W.S. Anderson


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Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, and became a direct-to-video slightly edited ... See full bio »

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Known For

Mortal Kombat Director
(1995)
(2011)
Event Horizon Director
(1997)

Filmography

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  In the Lost Lands (screen story) (announced)
 2020/I Monster Hunter (written by)
 2018 Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (Video) (story)
 2016 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (written by)
 2013 Death Race: Inferno (Video) (characters from "Death Race") / (story by)
 2012 Resident Evil: Retribution (written by)
 2010 Death Race 2 (Video) (characters and story)
 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife (written by)
 2008 Death Race (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (written by)
 2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (written by)
 2004 Alien vs. Predator (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2002 Resident Evil (written by)
 2000 The Sight (TV Movie) (written by)
 1994 Shopping (written by - as Paul Anderson)
 1990-1992 El C.I.D. (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Making Amends (1992) ... (written by)
- Paradise Mislaid (1991) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- Getting Even (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- The Price of Love (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
- Spanish Eyes (1990) ... (written by - as Paul Anderson)
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Other Works:

Audio commentary for the film Resident Evil (2002) with Jeremy Bolt, Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Paul Anderson

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

For me, the real epiphany came the first time I saw a proper movie play in America. When you watch movies in Britain, the reaction when people hate a movie is... they just politely get up and leave at the end. And when they love a movie... they just politely get up and leave at the end. You can't tell whether they hated your movie or loved it. But when I was a student, I spent some time traveling... See more »

Trivia:

His influences are Luc Besson, Jean-Jacques Beineix and the films of Ridley Scott. See more »

Trademark:

Has a reputation for declining to direct follow-ups to his films (i.e. Mortal Kombat, AVP, Resident Evil). See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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