Rian Johnson


STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 2,008 this week
Trailer
2:02 | Trailer
Rian Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age his family moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film, Brick (2005), was released in 2005 and was the metaphorical building block that ... See full bio »

The Best TV and Movies to Watch in April

Check out our editors' picks for the movies and shows we're excited about this month, like Mortal Kombat, "Them," and Stowaway.

Browse our picks

See All of the Academy Award for Best Picture Winners

From Wings to Parasite, here's a look back at all of the Best Picture Oscar winners in the history of the ceremony.

See more Best Picture winners

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Sun, Apr 11 12:45 PM PDT on TNT (042)
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Sun, Apr 11 6:45 PM PDT on TNT (042)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 10 images
updated 08 Feb 2018
 
a list of 10 images
updated 29 Dec 2017
 
a list of 10 images
updated 15 Dec 2017
 
a list of 10 images
updated 04 May 2017
 
a list of 13 images
updated 18 Apr 2017
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 people
created 10 Nov 2011
 
a list of 29 people
created 20 May 2018
 
a list of 34 people
created 01 Oct 2019
 
a list of 23 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 29 people
created 08 Oct 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Rian Johnson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Knives Out Director
(2019)
Looper Director
(2012)
Brick Director
(2005)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (16 credits)
 2019 Knives Out
 2018 LCD Soundsystem: Oh Baby (Video short)
 2010-2013 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Ozymandias (2013)
- Fifty-One (2012)
- Fly (2010)
 2012 Looper
 2010 Terriers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Manifest Destiny (2010)
 2005 Brick
 1990 Ninja Ko (Video short)
Show Show Writer (16 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Editor (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (19 credits)
Show Show Self (50 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the music video "Woke Up New" for The Mountain Goats (2006).

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Official Site | See more »

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Teen movies often have an unspoken underlying premise in which high school is seen as less serious than the adult world. But when your head is encased in that microcosm it's the most serious time of your life. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote the screenplay for Brick (2005) in 1997. He waited for financing for six years and then in 2003 his parents paid to have Brick (2005) produced. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses a Mafia or crime syndicate theme. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed