Film Movies Written By Gus Van Sant

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This is a list of films written by Gus Van Sant, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Gus Van Sant is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Gus Van Sant screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Gus Van Sant films are not included on this list. Gus Van Sant has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Gus Van Sant films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

List movies range from Paris, je t'aime to Even Cowgirls Get the Blues.

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This list includes almost all of Gus Van Sant's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Gus Van Sant wrote in order to find out more about each individual Gus Van Sant film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Gus Van Sant films. (9 items)
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Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American crime drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van Sant and Daniel Yost, based on an autobiographical novel by James Fogle. Matt Dillon stars in the title role, and Kelly Lynch, Heather Graham, and William S. Burroughs are also featured. It was Van Sant's breakthrough picture. At the time the film was made, the source novel by Fogle was unpublished. It was later published in 1990, by which time Fogle had been released from prison. Fogle, like the characters in his story, was a long-time drug user and dealer. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs, Kelly Lynch, James Remar, + more

Initial Release: 1989

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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#29 on Every Single Movie On Rotten Tomatoes With 100% Approval, Ranked By Sheer Watchability

#46 on The Best Movies of 1989

#5 on 20+ Great Drama Movies About Drugs and Addiction

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Elephant is a 2003 drama film edited, written and directed by Gus Van Sant. It takes place in the fictional Watt High School, in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, and chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting, based in part on the 1999 Columbine High School massacre. The film begins a short time before the shooting occurs, following the lives of several characters both in and out of school, who are unaware of what is about to unfold. The film stars mostly new or non-professional actors, including John Robinson, Alex Frost, and Eric Deulen. Elephant is the second film in Van Sant's "Death Trilogy" — the first being Gerry and the third being Last Days — in which all three are based on ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Timothy Bottoms, Matt Malloy, Alex Frost, John Robinson, Carrie Finklea, + more

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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#29 on 30+ Great Movies About Juvenile Delinquents

#18 on The Best Movies That Won the Palme d'Or at Cannes

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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues is a 1993 American comedy-drama-romance film based on Tom Robbins' 1976 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Gus Van Sant and starred an ensemble cast led by Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Angie Dickinson, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Keanu Reeves, John Hurt, and Rain Phoenix. Robbins himself was the narrator. The soundtrack was sung entirely by k.d. lang. The film was dedicated to the late River Phoenix. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Uma Thurman, Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves, John Hurt, Roseanne Barr, + more

Initial Release: 1994

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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#13 on Great Movies About Drifters Who Are Lost in Life

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Gerry is a 2002 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon and Casey Affleck, who also co-wrote the film with Van Sant. It is the first film of Van Sant's "Death Trilogy", three films based on deaths that occurred in real life, and is succeeded by Elephant and Last Days. The film is noted among other things for the places where it was filmed and the strong non narrative style it presents. The theatrical version was rated R by the MPAA and the edited version was rated PG-13. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Matt Damon, Casey Affleck

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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