Paul Schrader

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 68
Paul Joseph Schrader is an American screenwriter, film director, and film critic. Schrader wrote or co-wrote screenplays for four Martin Scorsese films: Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Bringing Out the Dead (1999). He has directed 18 feature films, including his directing debut, the crime drama Blue... read more

Paul Joseph Schrader is an American screenwriter, film director, and film critic. Schrader wrote or co-wrote screenplays for four Martin Scorsese films: Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Bringing Out the Dead (1999). He has directed 18 feature films, including his directing debut, the crime drama Blue Collar, the crime drama Hardcore, his 1982 remake of the horror classic Cat People, the crime drama American Gigolo (1980), the biographical drama Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985), the true life biopic Patty Hearst (1988), the cult film Light Sleeper (1992), the drama Affliction (1997), the biographical film Auto Focus (2002), the erotic dramatic thriller The Canyons (2013), and the dramatic thriller First Reformed (2017), which earned him his first Academy Award nomination.

Birth Name

Paul Joseph Schrader

Born

Monday, 22 July 1946

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

The Last Movie Stars Self 2022
Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business Self 2021
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael Himself / Self 2018
We Blew It Himself / Self 2017
Ken San Self 2016
Dog Eat Dog El Greco 2016
Hitchcock/Truffaut Himself / Self 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Lindsay Self 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
Milius Himself / Self 2013
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Self 2013
Eames: The Architect & The Painter Self 2011
The Story of Film: An Odyssey Self - Interviewee 2011
These Amazing Shadows Self 2011
The Rules of Film Noir Himself / Self 2009
Hollywood's Best Film Directors Film Director / Self - Interviewee 2009
Tales from the Script Himself / Self 2009
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light Self 2006
Budd Boetticher: An American Original Self 2005
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That Self - Interviewee 2005
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self 2004
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second Himself - Interviewee / Self - Interviewee 2003
A Decade Under the Influence Self 2003
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Himself / Self 2003
Last Call with Carson Daly Himself 2002
Making 'Taxi Driver' Self - Screenwriter / Self 1999
The Directors Self 1999
The Road to Bresson Himself / Self 1998
American Cinema Self 1995
Untitled: New Blue Self 1995
Visions Self (segment: Q & A with Paul Schrader) 1982

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2019 Oscar Best Original Screenplay Nominated
1981 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
1977 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
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