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Born on April 27, 1966, Matthew Reeves is a writer, director and producer, known for his directorial work on Cloverfield (2008), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). Reeves was born in in Rockville Center, New York and was childhood friends with director J.J. Abrams. Following his studies at the ... See full bio »

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  The Batman (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2017 War for the Planet of the Apes (written by)
 2010/I Let Me In (screenplay)
 1998-2002 Felicity (TV Series) (created by - 84 episodes)
- Felicity Interrupted (2002) ... (creator)
- Back to the Future (2002) ... (creator)
- Spin the Bottle (2002) ... (creator)
- The Power of the Ex (2002) ... (creator)
- Time Will Tell (2002) ... (creator)
 2000 The Yards (written by)
 1996 The Pallbearer (written by)
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (written by)
 1994 Future Shock (segment "Mr. Petrified Forrest")
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When we were all kids, there was one particular trailer that I think we can all remember. That was the trailer for Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) There was an amazing teaser trailer with all this weird kind of documentary footage. We were like, 'What was that! I've got to see that! What the hell was that?' See more »


He and J.J. Abrams first met screening their early shorts at an 8mm film fest in Los Angeles.

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