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Christopher McQuarrie

Christopher McQuarrie was born in 1968 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Usual Suspects (1995), Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015) and Edge of Tomorrow (2014). He is married to Heather McQuarrie. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (screenplay) / (story)
 2014 Edge of Tomorrow (screenplay)
 2013 Jack the Giant Slayer (screenplay)
 2012 Jack Reacher (written for the screen by)
 2010 The Tourist (screenplay)
  Persons Unknown (TV Series) (12 episodes, 2010) (written by - 1 episode, 2010)
- Shadows in the Cave (2010) ... (creator)
- And Then There Was One (2010) ... (creator)
- Seven Sacrifices (2010) ... (creator)
- Identity (2010) ... (creator)
- Static (2010) ... (creator)
 2008 Valkyrie (written by)
 2000 The Way of the Gun (written by)
 1997 The Underworld (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1995 The Usual Suspects (written by)
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- The Final Adjustment (1994) ... (story by)
 1993 Public Access (writer)
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History tends to take the simplest possible view. As soon as you start to scratch the surface of any historical event, it starts to become more and more complicated, which is not the stuff of Hollywood films. Complications tend to break down the budget. See more »


Wrote a screenplay for The Wolverine (2013) which Darren Aronofsky was set to direct. After Aronofsky's departure from the film, McQuarrie's screenplay was heavily rewritten and his name was removed from the credits. See more »


Frequently works with Bryan Singer and Tom Cruise

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