Biography

Paul Verhoeven (born July 18, 1938) is a Dutch film director, screenwriter, and producer who has made movies in both the Netherlands and the United States. Explicitly violent and/or sexual content and social satire are trademarks of both his drama and science fiction films. He is best known for directing the American feature films RoboCop (1987), Total Recall (1990), Basic Instinct (1992), Starship Troopers (1997), and Hollow Man (2000). Turkish Delight (1973) received the award for Best Dutch Film of the Century at the Netherlands Film Festival. His films altogether received a total of nine Academy Award nominations, mainly for editing and effects. Both RoboCop and Total Recall won an Academy Special Achievement Award. In contrast, his film Showgirls (1995) was poorly received and won seven Golden Raspberry Awards, but has become a cult film over time.

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Paul Verhoeven (born July 18, 1938) is a Dutch film director, screenwriter, and producer who has made movies in both the Netherlands and the United States. Explicitly violent and/or sexual content and social satire are trademarks of both his drama and science fiction films. He is best known for directing the American feature films RoboCop (1987), Total Recall (1990), Basic Instinct (1992), Starship Troopers (1997), and Hollow Man (2000). Turkish Delight (1973) received the award for Best Dutch Film of the Century at the Netherlands Film Festival. His films altogether received a total of nine Academy Award nominations, mainly for editing and effects. Both RoboCop and Total Recall won an Academy Special Achievement Award. In contrast, his film Showgirls (1995) was poorly received and won seven Golden Raspberry Awards, but has become a cult film over time.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1938-07-18

Place of Birth Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Пол Верховен

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2020 Benedetta Director
2016 Elle Director
2012 Tricked Director
2006 Black Book Director
2005 Le court des grands Director
2000 Hollow Man Director
1997 Starship Troopers Director
1995 Showgirls Director
1992 Basic Instinct Director
1990 Total Recall Director
1987 RoboCop Director
1985 Flesh + Blood Director
1983 The Hitchhiker (1 episode)Director
1983 The Fourth Man Director
1980 Spetters Director
1979 Voor koningin en vaderland Director
1979 All Things Pass Director
1977 Soldier of Orange Director
1975 Katie Tippel Director
1973 Turkish Delight Director
1971 Business is Business Director
1970 The Wrestler Director
1969 Floris (12 episodes)Director
1968 Portret van Anton Adriaan Mussert Director
1965 The Royal Dutch Marine Corps Director
1963 Let's Have a Party Director
1962 De lifters Director
1961 Nothing Special Director
1960 A Lizzard Too Much Director
1959 The Kiss Director
1959 Cups of Coffee Director

Acting

RoboDoc: The Creation of Robocop as Himself
2021 In Search of Tomorrow as Himself
2019 Phil Tippett: Mad Dreams and Monsters
2019 You Don't Nomi as Himself (archive footage)
2016 Verhoeven Versus Verhoeven as Himself
2014 Hollywood Banker as Himself
2014 The Real History of Science Fiction (1 episode) as Himself
2010 Parradox as himself
2005 That's It! as Himself
2005 De Wereld Draait Door (1 episode)
2004 Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession as Himself
2004 The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing as Himself
2003 Sex at 24 Frames Per Second as Himself - Interviewee
2002 Death from Above: The Making of Starship Troopers as Himself
2001 Flesh + Steel: The Making of 'RoboCop' as Himself
1999 Kurosawa: The Last Emperor as Himself
1996 Paul Verhoeven: From Holland to Hollywood as Himself
1993 Hollywood by Bike as Himself
1990 The Making of 'Total Recall' as Himself
1988 Zomergasten (1 episode)
1984 De droomproducenten as Himself
1955 Gottes Utopia as Marino

Writing

2020 Benedetta Screenplay
2013 Lotgenoten Writer
2012 Tricked Writer
2006 Black Book Screenplay
1985 Flesh + Blood Screenplay
1977 Soldier of Orange Screenplay
1970 The Wrestler Writer

Creator

De koperen hond Creator
Het gestolen kasteel Creator
1969 Floris Creator

Sound

1968 The Lonely Dorymen Sound Effects

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