Film The Best Movies Directed by Paul Verhoeven  

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List of all movies directed by Paul Verhoeven ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Paul Verhoeven are listed here and include movie posters and Paul Verhoeven movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Paul Verhoeven as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Paul Verhoeven movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Paul Verhoeven film is can be factored into this list.

From Paul Verhoeven's studio films to Paul Verhoeven's independent films, this Paul Verhoeven filmography keeps tabs on all Paul Verhoeven movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

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All Paul Verhoeven director credits are included. This list of every movie that Paul Verhoeven has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Paul Verhoeven movie is and which actors starred in the Paul Verhoeven film.

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RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Paul Verhoeven
RoboCop Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons Sergeant Warren Reed is a fictional character from the film series RoboCop, RoboCop 2, RoboCop 3.

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Total Recall Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside Total Recall is a 1990 American science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, and Sharon Stone. The film is loosely based on the Philip ...more

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Basic Instinct Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas, Jeanne Tripplehorn Basic Instinct is a 1992 French-American neo-noir erotic thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Joe Eszterhas, and starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone. The film is about a ...more

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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Starship Troopers Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier, originally from an unrelated script called Bug Hunt at ...more

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Showgirls Elizabeth Berkley, Gina Gershon, Kyle MacLachlan Showgirls is a 1995 American erotic drama film written by Joe Eszterhas and directed by Paul Verhoeven. It stars former teen actress Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, and Gina Gershon. The ...more

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Black Book Carice van Houten, Michiel Huisman, Derek de Lint Black Book is a 2006 Dutch World War II thriller film co-written and directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, and Halina Reijn. The film, credited ...more

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Turkish Delight Rutger Hauer, Monique van de Ven, Dolf de Vries Turkish Delight is a 1973 Dutch film directed by Paul Verhoeven and filmed by Jan de Bont. The film is a love story of an artist and a young woman, starring Rutger Hauer and Monique van de Ven. ...more

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Soldier of Orange Rutger Hauer, Edward Fox, Jeroen Krabbé Soldier of Orange is a 1977 Dutch film directed by Paul Verhoeven and produced by Rob Houwer, starring Rutger Hauer and Jeroen Krabbé. The film is set around the German occupation of the ...more

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The Fourth Man Jeroen Krabbé, Thom Hoffman, Hero Muller The Fourth Man is a 1983 Dutch suspense film directed by Paul Verhoeven, based on the novel De vierde man by Gerard Reve. The film stars Jeroen Krabbé and Renée Soutendijk in the ...more

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Flesh and Blood Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rutger Hauer, Nancy Cartwright Flesh and Blood is a 1985 dramatic adventure film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Burlinson and Jack Thompson. The script was written by Verhoeven ...more

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Hollow Man Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin Hollow Man is a 2000 American-German science fiction-thriller-horror film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, and Josh Brolin. The film is about a scientist who ...more

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Spetters Rutger Hauer, Jeroen Krabbé, Renée Soutendijk Spetters is a Dutch film released in 1980, directed by Paul Verhoeven. Spetters led to protests about the manner in which Verhoeven portrayed gays, Christians, the police, and the press. ...more

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Diva: The Video Collection Sarah Brightman Diva: The Video Collection is a video longform.

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All Things Pass Piet Römer All Things Pass is a 1979 television film directed by Paul Verhoeven. In Douglas Keesey's book on Verhoeven, he writes that the film is a coda to Verhoeven's previous film Soldier of Orange. It ...more

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Keetje Tippel Rutger Hauer, Monique van de Ven Katie Tippel is a 1975 film by Paul Verhoeven. The film is based on the memoirs of Neel Doff and was the most expensive Dutch film produced up to that time. The film was a box office success ...more

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Beast of Bataan

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Heart of Stone Paul Bildt, Erwin Geschonneck, Alexander Engel Heart of Stone is an East German fantasy film directed by Paul Verhoeven. The first East German film made in Agfacolor, it was released in 1950.

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A Heidelberg Romance is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Paul Verhoeven
A Heidelberg Romance O. W. Fischer, Liselotte Pulver, Gunnar Möller A Heidelberg Romance is a 1951 West German romance film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Liselotte Pulver, O.W. Fischer and Gardy Granass. While accompanying his daughter on a trip to ...more

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Vergiß die Liebe nicht is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Vergiß die Liebe nicht Will Quadflieg Vergiß die Liebe nicht is a film directed by Paul Verhoeven released on April 2, 1953.

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De Worstelaar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Paul Verhoeven
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Entertainment Experience Peter Blok, Ricky Koole, Robert de Hoog Entertainment Experience is a film project in which two films are created: one user-generated film and one professional film. In the Netherlands the professionals version was made by Dutch ...more

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Business Is Business Ronny Bierman, Piet Römer, Sylvia de Leur Business Is Business is a 1971 comedy film. The film is directed by Paul Verhoeven, and stars Ronnie Bierman, Sylvia de Leur, Piet Römer, and Jules Hamel. The story is about the lives of ...more

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Salonwagen E 417 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Salonwagen E 417 Salonwagen E 417 is a film directed by Paul Verhoeven released on May 5, 1939.

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Judge and Juvenile Judge and Juvenile is a 1960 film directed by Paul Verhoeven.