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Paul W.S. Anderson

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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 2016 Death Race 4 (producer) (pre-production)
 2014/I Pompeii (producer)
 2012 Death Race: Inferno (Video) (producer)
 2012 Resident Evil: Retribution (producer)
 2011 The Three Musketeers (producer)
 2010 Death Race 2 (Video) (producer)
 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife (producer)
 2009 Pandorum (producer)
 2008 Death Race (producer)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (producer)
 2006 DOA: Dead or Alive (producer)
 2006 Drift (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 The Dark (producer)
 2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (producer)
 2002 Resident Evil (producer)
 2000 The Sight (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Audio commentary for the film Resident Evil (2002) with Jeremy Bolt, Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Paul Anderson


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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If you work with a subject matter beloved by a hardcore fan base, then there's going to be a huge amount of discussion of what you've got wrong or right. In some ways you can never please overly obsessive fans, it's just impossible. See more »


Sick and tired of having to explain the significance of the raining frogs in Magnolia (1999), he added the initials W.S. to his name to avoid confusion with indie filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Unfortunately, the modified name is too similar to another celebrated auteur, Wes Anderson, and Paul is constantly fielding questions about what it's like to work with Bill Murray. See more »


Often casts wife Milla Jovovich in a leading or a supporting role See more »

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