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Movies Written By Paul Schrader

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

List is made up of many different movies, including Taxi Driver and Raging Bull.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Paul Schrader write?" and "How many movies did Paul Schrader write?"

This list includes almost all of Paul Schrader's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Paul Schrader wrote in order to find out more about each individual Paul Schrader film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Paul Schrader films. (18 items)
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Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek
Affliction is an American drama film produced in 1997, written and directed by Paul Schrader from the novel by Russell Banks. It stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn and Willem Dafoe. ...more
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Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Bill Duke
American Gigolo is a 1980 American crime drama film starring Richard Gere, written and directed by Paul Schrader. Schrader considers it one of four similar films, which he calls "double ...more
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Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Ed Begley
Blue Collar is a 1978 American crime drama film directed by Paul Schrader, in his directorial debut. It was written by Schrader and his brother Leonard and stars Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel and ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman
This film is a 1999 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader, based on the novel by Joe Connelly. It stars Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving ...more
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Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda
City Hall is a 1996 film directed by Harold Becker. It stars Al Pacino, John Cusack and Bridget Fonda. According to the website Box Office Mojo, the film grossed an estimated $20 million in the ...more
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George C. Scott, Ed Begley, Jr.
Hardcore is a 1979 American crime drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader and starring George C. Scott, Peter Boyle and Season Hubley. The story concerns a father searching for his ...more
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Light of Day Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett, Gena Rowlands
Light of Day is a 1987 American drama film starring Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands and Joan Jett. It was written and directed by Paul Schrader. The original music score was composed by Thomas ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, David Spade
Light Sleeper is an American drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader in 1992. It stars Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, and Dana Delany. The film, set in New York City, shows the tragic ...more
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John Lithgow, Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold
Obsession is a 1976 psychological thriller/mystery directed by Brian De Palma, starring Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow, and Stocker Fontelieu. The screenplay was by Paul ...more
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John Belushi, Talia Shire, Keith Carradine
Old Boyfriends is a 1979 American drama film directed by Joan Tewkesbury and written by Paul Schrader and Leonard Schrader. The film stars Talia Shire, Richard Jordan, Keith Carradine, John ...more
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Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies Written By Paul Schrader
Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese
Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical black-and-white sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik ...more
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Tommy Lee Jones, Dabney Coleman, William Devane
Rolling Thunder is a 1977 film starring William Devane and Tommy Lee Jones. The film was directed by John Flynn. The screenplay was by Paul Schrader and Heywood Gould.
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Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies Written By Paul Schrader
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese
Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader. Set in New York City soon after the end of the Vietnam War, the film ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Paz Vega, Oscar Isaac
The Jesuit is a 2012 action, crime, thriller film written and directed by Paul Schrader.
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David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel
The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American-Canadian epic drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is a film adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis' controversial 1953 novel of the same ...more
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Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix
The Mosquito Coast is a 1986 American drama film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, Andre Gregory, and River Phoenix. It is based on the novel of the same name by ...more
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Robert Mitchum, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman
The Yakuza is a 1974 neo-noir gangster film directed by Sydney Pollack, written by Leonard Schrader, Paul Schrader, and Robert Towne. The film is about a man who returns to Japan after several ...more
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Christopher Walken, Janeane Garofalo, Gina Gershon
Touch is a 1997 film written and directed by Paul Schrader, based on a novel by Elmore Leonard. The film, which has elements of drama and black comedy, stars Christopher Walken, Richard Schiff, ...more