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10,340 Ratings

Punch-Drunk Love

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
United States, 2002
Comedy, Romance, Drama


A socially impaired small-business owner leading a mundane life, that includes constant berating by his seven sisters, finds romance and solace with a mysterious woman. But the romance is threatened when he falls victim to an extortionist.

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Punch-Drunk Love Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Best Director

Toronto International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam


Village Voice Film Poll

2002 | 2nd place: Best Director

2002 | Nominee: Best Film

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