Oscar Directors: Anderson, Paul Thomas–Auteur, Vision, Films Ranked–The Hard Eight (Weakest)

Paul Thomas Anderson is arguably the only director of his generation who has not made a bad movie–yet.

To be sure, not all of his nine features are equally impressive from an artistic standpoint–some are naturally better than others.

Please find below our evaluation of his nine features, rank ordered.

Films Ranked: Weakest to Strongest

9. Hard Eight

8. Punch Drunk Love

7. Inherent Vice

6. Phantom Thread

5. Licorice Pizza

4. The Master


Top Three

3. Magnolia, 1999

2. Boogie Nights, 1997

1. There Will Be Blood, 2007