Paul Verhoeven ]; born 18 July 1938) is a Dutch film director, film producer, television director, television producer and screenwriter
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18 July 1938
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Verhoeven is active in both the Netherlands and Hollywood
Explicit violent and/or sexual content and social satire are trademarks of both his drama and science fiction films
He is best known in Hollywood for directing the science fiction films RoboCop (1987), Total Recall (1990), and Starship Troopers (1997), and the erotic thriller Basic Instinct (1992)
Verhoeven's film 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
Verhoeven won the Saturn Award for Best Director for Robocop
His Dutch war film Black Book (2006) was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language, and was voted the best Dutch film ever by the Dutch public in 2008
In contrast, he won the Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Picture and Worst Director for Showgirls (1995); he is one of the few people to have accepted their award(s) in person
The Seattle Times praised Verhoeven by saying, "Director Paul Verhoeven often appears to be a one-man Dutch movie industry," while The San Diego Union called Verhoeven "a busy bee whose movies pollinate the festival circuit
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