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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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6' 3" (1.91 m)

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I don't think it would be possible for me to respect people like Ridley Scott or James Cameron more than I already do. They're gods of filmmaking. See more »


One of only two people to have both written and directed an Alien movie (the other being James Cameron). See more »


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

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He needs to make a sequel to The Three Musketeers! uhfgood
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