STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 397 this week

Chris Columbus


Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Ohio, Chris Columbus was first inspired to make movies after seeing "The Godfather" at age 15. After enrolling at NYU film school, he sold his first screenplay (never produced) while a sophomore there. After graduation Columbus tried to sell his fourth script, "Gremlins", with no success, until Steven Spielberg ... See full bio »

IMDb Picks: August

Are you ready for The Happytime Murders? We are! See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about.

Visit IMDb Picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Pixels
Thu, Aug 23 6:00 PM EDT on FX (205)
Pixels
Fri, Aug 24 3:00 PM EDT on FX (205)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 25 images
updated 17 Oct 2015
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 people
created 3 weeks ago
 
a list of 47 people
created 10 Sep 2015
 
a list of 49 people
created 19 Aug 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Chris Columbus's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (37 credits)
  Gremlins 3 (executive producer) (announced)
 2017 I Kill Giants (producer - produced by)
 2017 Menashe (executive producer)
 2017 Patti Cake$ (producer)
 2017 French Exchange (Short) (executive producer)
 2016 The Young Messiah (producer)
 2016 Tallulah (producer)
 2015 It Had to Be You (executive producer)
 2015 Mediterranea (producer)
 2015 Pixels (producer)
 2015 The VVitch: A New-England Folktale (executive producer)
 2014 Little Accidents (executive producer)
 2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (executive producer)
 2012 Applebaum (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Scary Larry (TV Series) (producer)
 2012 3 (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Help (producer)
 2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper (producer)
 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (executive producer)
 2006 Night at the Museum (producer)
 2005 3-D Rocks (Documentary) (producer)
 2005 Rent (producer)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (executive producer)
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (producer)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (executive producer)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (executive producer)
 2001 Monkeybone (executive producer)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (producer)
 1998 Stepmom (producer)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (producer)
 1995 Nine Months (producer)
Show Show Writer (19 credits)
Show Show Director (20 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (40 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1995, Columbus also wrote a draft of the fourth Indiana Jones film, Indiana Jones and the Lost Continent (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Becoming a writer and having films made is probably the best way to become a director. See more »

Trivia:

Nine Months (1995) derived from Columbus wanting to tell the world about fatherhood. See more »

Trademark:

Leading characters who are underage and develops through situations See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed