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Christopher McQuarrie


Christopher McQuarrie is an acclaimed producer, director and an Academy Award® winning writer. McQuarrie grew up in Princeton Junction, New Jersey and in lieu of college, he spent the first five years out of school traveling and working at a detective agency. He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film. In 1995, his screenplay for The ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 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) (creator - 13 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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For everything you give an audience, you always have to take one thing away. They always have to pay for the story. See more »

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Did an uncredited rewrite of the screenplay for the science fiction film X-Men (2000). He chose not to have his name on the credits as he felt that the screenplay was mostly the vision of David Hayter. See more »

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Frequently works with Bryan Singer and Tom Cruise

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