Schrader, Paul: Director Career; Filmography

1974
The Yakuza, directed by Sydney Pollack, co-written with Leonard Schrader and Robert Towne.

1976
Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese.

Obsession, directed by Brian De Palma.

1977
Rolling Thunder, directed by John Flynn, co-written with Heywood Gould.

1978
Blue Collar, directing debut, co-written with Leonard Schrader.

1979

Hardcore

Old Boyfriends, directed by Joan Tewkesbury, co-written with Leonard Schrader.

1980
American Gigolo

Raging Bull, directed by Scorsese, co-written with Mardik Martin.

1982
Cat People, written by Alan Ormsby, original screenplay by DeWitt Bodeen.

1985
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, co-written with Leonard Schrader and Chieko Schrader.

1986
The Mosquito Coast, directed by Peter Weir.

1987
Light of Day

1988
Patty Hearst, written by Nicholas Kazan.

The Last Temptation of Christ, directed by Scorsese.

1990

The Comfort of Strangers, written by Harold Pinter.

1992
Light Sleeper

1994
Witch Hunt (TV), written by Joseph Dougherty.

1996
City Hall, directed by Harold Becker, co-written with Bo Goldman, Nicholas Pileggi, and Ken Lipper.

1997
Touch

Affliction

1999
Forever Mine

Bringing Out the Dead, directed by Martin Scorsese.

2002

Auto Focus, written by Michael Gerbosi.

2005
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, written by William Wisher and Caleb Carr

2007
The Walker

2008
Adam Resurrected, written by Noah Stollman.

2013
The Canyons, written by Bret Easton Ellis.

2014
The Dying of the Light

2016
Dog Eat Dog, also actor, script by Matthew Wilder, based on the novel by Edward Bunker.

2018
First Reformed

Dark, unofficial director’s cut of Dying of the Light (2014)