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Matthew Robbins was born in New York City and went to the Johns Hopkins University, where he received a BA degree in Romance Languages. Shortly after getting his MFA at the USC School of Cinema, he began writing screenplays with partner Hal Barwood. Together, in a period of three years, they wrote and sold six scripts. The Sugarland Express was ... See full bio »

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Crimson Peak Writer
(2015)
Mimic Writer
(1997)
Dragonslayer Writer
(1981)

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 2021 Pinocchio (screenplay) (announced)
 2017 Madame (adaptation)
 2017/II Rangoon (screenplay) / (story)
 2015 Chatô - The King of Brazil (screenplay)
 2015 Crimson Peak (written by)
 2013 Vijay and I (screenplay by)
 2013 Ek Thi Daayan (script collaborator)
 2011 7 Khoon Maaf (screenplay)
 2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (screenplay)
 2009 Le concert (collaboration)
 2007 Blood Brothers (Short) (story)
 1997 Mimic (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1987 *batteries not included (screenplay by)
 1985 Warning Sign (written by)
 1981 Dragonslayer (written by)
 1978 Corvette Summer (written by)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (additional story - uncredited)
 1977 MacArthur (written by)
 1974 The Sugarland Express (screenplay) / (story)
 1967 Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (Short) (original story sketch - uncredited)
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Born c. 1945.

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Often works with Steven Spielberg and Guillermo del Toro.

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Cancer

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