Christopher McQuarrie


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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 9 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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(1995)
(2014)
The Mummy Writer
(2017)

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 2022 Top Gun: Maverick (screenplay by)
 2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout (written by)
 2017 The Mummy (screenplay by)
 2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2014 Edge of Tomorrow (screenplay by)
 2013 Jack the Giant Slayer (screenplay)
 2012 Jack Reacher (written for the screen by)
 2010/I 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 (written by)
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Children:

Wilhelmina McQuarrie
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Directing has completely changed the way I write and watch films. See more »

Trivia:

Had written considerable amount of dialog for the character Harold Longbaugh in the cult action film The Way of the Gun (2000). However, Benicio Del Toro suggested the "less is more" approach and had him cut down his lines. See more »

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Frequently casts Benicio Del Toro See more »

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