Chris Columbus

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Writer / Executive Producer | * 09/10/1958 (61) | Spangler, Pennsylvania, USA
Chris Joseph Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an American filmmaker. Columbus is known for directing films such as Home Alone (1990); its sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992); Mrs. Doubtfire (1993); Nine Months (1995); Stepmom (1998); Bicentennial Man (1999); Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001); its sequel, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002); Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010); and Pixels (2015). He is also known for writing films such as ()
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Christopher Joseph Columbus is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Columbus had most success with the first film in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, along with Home Alone, winning a British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Film.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Chris Columbus

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Chris Columbus as Actor(1)

Movies with Chris Columbus as Crew(55)

Production/Producer2020 Scoob!
Directing/Director2020 Five Nights at Freddy's
Writing/Writer2020 Five Nights at Freddy's
Production/Executive Producer2019 Gremlins 3
Writing/Characters2019 Gremlins 3
Production/Producer2018 The Christmas Chronicles
Production/Producer2018 I Kill Giants
Production/Producer2017 Patti Cake$
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Witch
Production/Producer2016 Tallulah
Directing/Director2015 Pixels
Production/Producer2015 Pixels
Production/Producer2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Production/Producer2011 The Help
Crew/Thanks2009 The Cove
Directing/Director2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper
Production/Producer2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper
Production/Executive Producer2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Production/Producer2006 Night at the Museum
Production/Executive Producer2005 Fantastic Four
Directing/Director2005 Rent
Production/Producer2005 Rent
Writing/Screenplay2004 Christmas with the Kranks
Production/Producer2004 Christmas with the Kranks
Production/Executive Producer2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Production/Executive Producer2001 Monkeybone
Production/Executive Producer2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Directing/Director1999 Bicentennial Man
Production/Producer1999 Bicentennial Man
Directing/Director1998 Stepmom
Production/Producer1998 Stepmom
Production/Producer1996 Jingle All the Way
Directing/Director1995 Nine Months
Writing/Screenplay1995 Nine Months
Production/Producer1995 Nine Months
Directing/Director1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
Directing/Director1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Directing/Director1991 Only the Lonely
Writing/Screenplay1991 Only the Lonely
Directing/Director1990 Home Alone
Writing/Screenplay1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Directing/Director1988 Heartbreak Hotel
Writing/Writer1988 Heartbreak Hotel
Directing/Director1987 Adventures in Babysitting
Writing/Screenplay1985 The Goonies
Writing/Screenplay1985 Young Sherlock Holmes
Writing/Writer1984 Reckless
Writing/Screenplay1984 Gremlins

Full Name: Chris Columbus
Born: Wednesday, 09/10 1958 (September) in Spangler (current age: 61 years + 41 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Other names for Chris Columbus (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Chris Columbus (filmmaker)"
"Chris Columbus (Filmproduzent)"
Chris Columbus frequently works together with these people:
Mark Radcliffe (21x, Crew)
Michael Barnathan (21x, Crew)
Steven Spielberg (8x, Crew)
Jane Jenkins (8x, Crew)
Janet Hirshenson (8x, Crew)
Robin Williams (7x, Actor)
Shawn Levy (7x, Crew)
Eleanor Columbus (7x, Actress)
Stan Lee (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5528, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/21/2019