Christopher Nolan (I)


STARmeter
Top 500
Down 21 this week
Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970, in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. At 7 years old, Nolan began making short movies ... See full bio »

Upcoming Horror Films in 2021

Our editors have rounded up their most anticipated horror movies of the year.

See the list

The Rise of Zendaya

From a singing and dancing Disney Channel star in "Shake It Up" to lead roles in The Greatest Showman and HBO's "Euphoria," IMDb takes a look at Zendaya's rise to fame.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Dark Knight Rises
Sun, Jun 13 10:00 AM PDT on HBO (511)
Dunkirk
Wed, Jun 16 8:10 PM PDT on HBOSIG (520)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 100 people
updated 6 months ago
 
a list of 112 people
updated 05 Mar 2018
 
a list of 76 people
updated 08 Jan 2018
 
a list of 100 people
updated 08 Dec 2017
 
a list of 15 images
updated 18 Oct 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 people
created 31 Jan 2019
 
a list of 30 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 44 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 22 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 45 people
created 05 Jul 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Christopher Nolan's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 139 wins & 227 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Tenet Writer
(2020)
The Prestige Writer
(2006)
Interstellar Writer
(2014)
Inception Writer
(2010)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (18 credits)
  Memento (based on the screenplay by) (announced)
 2020 Tenet (written by)
 2017 Dunkirk (written by)
 2014 Interstellar (written by)
 2013 Man of Steel (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Inception: The Cobol Job (Video short) (based on characters by)
 2010 Inception (written by)
 2008 Ghajini (based on a screenplay by)
 2008 The Dark Knight (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 The Prestige (screenplay)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (based on the movie written by - uncredited)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay)
 2000 Memento (screenplay)
 1998 Following (written by)
 1997 Doodlebug (Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
 1996 Larceny (Short)
 1989 Tarantella (TV Short)
Show Show Producer (18 credits)
Show Show Director (16 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (28 credits)
Show Show Self (90 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (12 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Nolan

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Films are subjective - what you like, what you don't like. But the thing for me that is absolutely unifying is the idea that every time I go to the cinema and pay my money and sit down and watch a film go up on-screen, I want to feel that the people who made that film think it's the best movie in the world, that they poured everything into it and they really love it. Whether or not I agree with ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a huge fan of James Bond, and said to David S. Goyer, that his favorite James Bond movie is On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). See more »

Trademark:

His films' protagonists have mostly lost their loved ones and/or failed in love, a circumstance that causes them turn into malevolent and/or apathetic forever. (e.g. Leonard in Memento (2000) has lost his wife in a brutal murder in the past, Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins (2005) has lost Rachel Dawes' faith in him throughout the film, Borden in The Prestige (2006) does not get his wife's love ... See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed