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Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

Updated September 24, 2019 3.0k views25 items

List of all movies directed by Gus Van Sant, listed alphabetically. These popular films directed by Gus Van Sant include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by Gus Van Sant, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From Gus Van Sant's studio films to Gus Van Sant's independent films, this Gus Van Sant filmography includes movies from all genres.

List ranges from Restless to Elephant and more.

Almost all Gus Van Sant director credits are included. If you’re wondering, “What movies did Gus Van Sant direct?” or “What is the best Gus Van Sant movie?” then this list will answer your questions.

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    8 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    8

    Konkona Sen Sharma, Ranvir Shorey

    Released2008

    Directed byGus Van Sant, Jane Campion, Gaspar Noé, Wim Wenders, Mira Nair

    8 is an anthology film consisting of eight short films centered on the eight Millennium... more on Wikipedia
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    Cinema16: American Short Films is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Cinema16: American Short Films

    Cinema16: American Short Films is a film directed by Tim Burton, Adam Davidson, Maya Deren,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Drugstore Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Drugstore Cowboy

    Heather Graham, Matt Dillon

    Released1989

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van... more on Wikipedia

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    Elephant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Elephant

    Timothy Bottoms, Matt Malloy

    Released2003

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Elephant is a 2003 drama film edited, written and directed by Gus Van Sant. It takes place in... more on Wikipedia

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    Even Cowgirls Get the Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

    Uma Thurman, Heather Graham

    Released1994

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Even Cowgirls Get the Blues is a 1993 American comedy-drama-romance film based on Tom Robbins'... more on Wikipedia

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    Finding Forrester is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Finding Forrester

    Anna Paquin, Matt Damon

    Released2000

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Finding Forrester is a 2000 American drama film written by Mike Rich and directed by Gus Van... more on Wikipedia

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    Five Ways to Kill Yourself is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Five Ways to Kill Yourself

    Five Ways to Kill Yourself is a 1987 short film directed by Gus Van Sant. "the disadvantages...amazon_watch buy button
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    Gerry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Gerry

    Matt Damon, Casey Affleck

    Released2003

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Gerry is a 2002 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon and Casey... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt... more on Wikipedia

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    Ken Death Gets Out of Jail is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Ken Death Gets Out of Jail

    Ken Death Gets Out of Jail is a 1987 short film directed by Gus Van Sant.amazon_watch buy button
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    Last Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Last Days

    Asia Argento, Kim Gordon

    Released2005

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Last Days is a 2005 American drama film directed, produced, and written by Gus Van Sant, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Mala Noche is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Mala Noche

    Robert Lee Pitchlynn, Ray Monge

    Released1985

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Mala Noche is a 1986 American drama film written and directed by Gus Van Sant, based on an... more on Wikipedia

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    Milk is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Milk

    James Franco, Sean Penn

    Released2008

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and... more on Wikipedia

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    My New Friend is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    My New Friend

    My New Friend is a 1987 short film directed by Gus Van Sant. "An older man meets and becomes...amazon_watch buy button
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    My Own Private Idaho is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    My Own Private Idaho

    Keanu Reeves, Jim Caviezel

    Released1991

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    My Own Private Idaho is a 1991 American independent drama film written and directed by Gus Van... more on Wikipedia

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    Paranoid Park is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Paranoid Park

    Taylor Momsen, Christopher Doyle

    Released2007

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Paranoid Park is a 2007 American-French drama film written and directed by Gus Van Sant. The... more on Wikipedia
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    Paris, je t'aime is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Paris, je t'aime

    Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe

    Released2006

    Directed byTom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant, Olivier Assayas, Christopher Doyle, Ethan Coen

    Paris, je t'aime is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various... more on Wikipedia

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    Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Promised Land

    Matt Damon, Frances McDormand

    Released2012

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a... more on Wikipedia
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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Psycho

    Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen

    Released1998

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Psycho is a 1998 American horror film produced and directed by Gus Van Sant for Universal... more on Wikipedia

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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant
    Psycho is an American horror-thriller media franchise consisting of six films loosely based on... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Restless is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Restless

    Mia Wasikowska, Jane Adams

    Released2011

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Restless is a 2011 romantic drama film written by Jason Lew and directed by Gus Van... more on Wikipedia
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    Thanksgiving Prayer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Thanksgiving Prayer

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    The Discipline of DE is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    Released1978

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    The Discipline of DE is a short comedy written by William S. Burroughs and Gus Van Sant and...amazon_watch buy button
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    To Die For is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    To Die For

    Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released1995

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    This film is a 1995 American comedy-drama film, made in a mockumentary format, directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    To Each His Own Cinema is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies Directed By Gus Van Sant

    To Each His Own Cinema

    Josh Brolin, Lars von Trier

    Released2007

    Directed byZhang Yimou, Bille August, Aki Kaurismäki, Wong Kar-wai, Gus Van Sant

    To Each His Own Cinema is a 2007 French anthology film commissioned for the 60th anniversary... more on Wikipedia
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