Movies Paul-Schrader was a crew member on

 

Taxi Driver

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Release On: 9th - February - 1976

Vote Count: 8042
Vote Average: 8.2/10


Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist

Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates Christian missions into the area, but the discovery also causes strange events to start occurring -- including physical changes to a young, disabled boy, whom Merrin grows to suspect has been possessed by a demon.

Release On: 20th - May - 2005

Vote Count: 207
Vote Average: 5.3/10


The Last Temptation of Christ

Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being the savior of mankind torments Jesus throughout his life, leading him to doubt.

Release On: 12th - August - 1988

Vote Count: 663
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Raging Bull

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

Release On: 14th - November - 1980

Vote Count: 2904
Vote Average: 8/10


Dying of the Light

Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his sworn enemy.

Release On: 4th - December - 2014

Vote Count: 232
Vote Average: 4.7/10


City Hall

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

Release On: 16th - February - 1996

Vote Count: 159
Vote Average: 6/10


Auto Focus

A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often with the help of his seedy friend, John Henry Carpenter. This biographical drama reveals how Crane's double life takes its toll on him and his family, and ultimately contributes to his death

Release On: 18th - October - 2002

Vote Count: 117
Vote Average: 6.4/10


First Reformed

A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Release On: 18th - May - 2018

Vote Count: 879
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Cat People

After years of separation, Irina and her minister brother, Paul, reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will have to reveal the family secret: that when sexually aroused, they turn into predatory jungle cats.

Release On: 2nd - April - 1982

Vote Count: 296
Vote Average: 6/10


American Gigolo

Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on his different clients, something he is reluctant to do considering the nature of his work. Julian begins to suspect he's being framed. Meanwhile Michelle begins to fall in love with him.

Release On: 8th - February - 1980

Vote Count: 390
Vote Average: 6/10


Bringing Out the Dead

Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.

Release On: 22nd - October - 1999

Vote Count: 642
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Affliction

A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in him slowly disintegrating mentally.

Release On: 12th - February - 1998

Vote Count: 148
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Hardcore

A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of Los Angeles.

Release On: 9th - February - 1979

Vote Count: 127
Vote Average: 6.7/10


The Canyons

The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.

Release On: 29th - July - 2013

Vote Count: 180
Vote Average: 4.6/10


The Mosquito Coast

Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous results.

Release On: 26th - November - 1986

Vote Count: 297
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Obsession

New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who bears a striking resemblance to his wife.

Release On: 1st - August - 1976

Vote Count: 146
Vote Average: 6.5/10


The Walker

An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.

Release On: 13th - February - 2007

Vote Count: 53
Vote Average: 5.2/10


The Yakuza

Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...

Release On: 21st - December - 1974

Vote Count: 101
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Dog Eat Dog

Carved from a lifetime of experience that runs the gamut from incarceration to liberation, Dog Eat Dog is the story of three men who are all out of prison and now have the task of adapting themselves to civilian life.

Release On: 4th - November - 2016

Vote Count: 240
Vote Average: 5.1/10


Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the events of 25th November 1970.

Release On: 15th - May - 1985

Vote Count: 142
Vote Average: 7.8/10