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Christopher McQuarrie

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 01/01/1968 (52) | Princeton Junction, New Jersey,USA
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Christopher Allen McQuarrie (born October 25, 1968) is an American screenwriter, film director and producer. He received the BAFTA Award, Independent Spirit Award, and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the neo-noir mystery film The Usual Suspects (1995). McQuarrie made his directorial debut with the crime thriller film The Way of the Gun (2000). He is a frequent collaborator with Tom Cruise, having written and directed the action films Jack Reacher (2012), Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015), and Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018). He was also part of the writing team on the films Valkyrie (2008), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), The Mummy (2017), and Top Gun: Maverick (2020). ()
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Christopher McQuarrie is an American screenwriter, producer and director. His screenplays include The Usual Suspects, for which he won the 1996 Academy Award, The Way of the Gun and Valkyrie. He is the creator of NBC television series Persons Unknown.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Christopher McQuarrie

Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Edgar Award Independent Spirit Awards British Academy of Film and Television Arts 68th Academy Awards Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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Movies with Christopher McQuarrie as Actor(6)

as Interrogation Cop (uncredited)1995 The Usual Suspects
as Cop #1 / Our Town Caller1993 Public Access

Movies with Christopher McQuarrie as Crew(29)

Writing/Screenstory2022 Live Die Repeat and Repeat
Directing/Director2022 Mission: Impossible 8
Writing/Screenplay2022 Mission: Impossible 8
Directing/Director2021 Mission: Impossible 7
Writing/Screenplay2021 Mission: Impossible 7
Writing/Writer2021 Top Gun: Maverick
Writing/Screenplay2020 Untitled Nora Fingscheidt Project
Production/Producer2019 Star Blazers
Directing/Director2019 Star Blazers
Production/Producer2019 The Chameleon
Directing/Director2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Writing/Screenplay2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Production/Producer2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Writing/Screenplay2017 The Mummy
Production/Producer2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Directing/Director2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Writing/Screenplay2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Writing/Screenplay2014 Edge of Tomorrow
Writing/Screenplay2013 Jack the Giant Slayer
Directing/Director2012 Jack Reacher
Writing/Screenplay2012 Jack Reacher
Writing/Screenplay2010 The Tourist
Writing/Screenplay2008 Valkyrie
Production/Producer2008 Valkyrie
Directing/Director2000 The Way of the Gun
Writing/Screenplay2000 The Way of the Gun
Writing/Writer1995 The Usual Suspects
Writing/Writer1993 Public Access

TV Shows/Series with Christopher McQuarrie as Crew(2)

Writing/Writer2010 Persons Unknown
Production/Producer2010 Persons Unknown

Additional Information

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Born: Monday, 01/01 1968 (January) in Princeton Junction (current age: 52 years + 220 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Christopher McQuarrie frequently works together with these people:
Tom Cruise (18x, Actor)
John Ottman (12x, Crew)
Bryan Singer (10x, Crew)
Wade Eastwood (9x, Crew)
Marc Wolff (8x, Crew)
Sarah Monzani (6x, Crew)
David Ellison (6x, Crew)
Kenneth Kokin (5x, Crew)
Dominic Tuohy (5x, Crew)
Ben Meechan (5x, Crew)
Dana Goldberg (5x, Crew)
Rod Hardy (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2912, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/13/2020