Chris Columbus (filmmaker)  

From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia

Jump to: navigation, search

Related e

Wiki Commons

Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Christopher "Chris" Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Columbus had most success with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and Home Alone (1990), winning a British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Film.


Year Title Writer Producer Director Gross (US$)
1984 Reckless $8 million
Gremlins $153 million
1985 The Goonies $61 million
Young Sherlock Holmes $20 million
1987 Adventures in Babysitting $34 million
1988 Heartbreak Hotel $6 million
1990 Home Alone $286 million
1991 Only the Lonely $22 million
1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $174 million
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire $219 million
1995 Nine Months $70 million
1996 Jingle All the Way $61 million
1998 Stepmom $91 million
1999 Bicentennial Man $58 million
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone $318 million
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $262 million
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $250 million
Christmas with the Kranks $74 million
2005 Fantastic Four $155 million
Rent $29 million
2006 Night at the Museum $251 million
2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer $132 million
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian $177 million
I Love You, Beth Cooper $15 million
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief $86 million
The Last Campaign
The Help
2011 Will Sebastian
Welcome to Hoxford
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom

Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "Chris Columbus (filmmaker)" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License; or on original research by Jahsonic and friends. See Art and Popular Culture's copyright notice.

Personal tools