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Chris Columbus
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Date of Birth: Sep 10, 1958

Country: USA

Biography: The American director though already successful by the time he directed movies in the Harry Potter film franchise. After selling his screenplay for 'Gremlins' to Spielberg, Columbus moved to Los Angeles. Having made movies like 'The Goonies' (1985) and 'Heartbreak Hotel' (1988) during the 1980s, he directed 'Home Alone' in 1990. In 2011 he co-produced the drama film 'The Help' which is the story of a young white woman and her relationship with two black maids in 1963. This mo

Total Titles at Criticker: 22 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (15) | Writer (9) | Actor (1)
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Pixels (2015)
When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games. (imdb)
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
After he discovers that he's the son of the Greek god Poseidon (Kevin McKidd), 12-year-old Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) strikes out on an action-packed adventure to rescue his mortal mother and negotiate a peace treaty between his father, Zeus (Sean Bean) and Hades (Steve Coogan). Directed by Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), this star-studded family tale also stars Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson and Uma Thurman.
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school - Beth Cooper (Panettiere) - during his graduation speech. Much to his surprise, Beth shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of his life.
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Hollywood
Looks at Hollywood's best or luckiest directors. (imdb)
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Rent (2005)
Based on Puccini's classic opera La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's revolutionary rock opera Rent tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent in the gritty background of New York's East Village. "Measuring their loves in love," these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic. (Sony)
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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Luther Krank decides to skip Christmas and all the surrounding trappings and go on a vacation with his wife Nora instead. But when his daughter decides, at the last minute, to come home for the holidays, he is forced to put christmas back together.
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relations, Harry Potter gets a real shock when he gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry Potter against returning to Hogwarts, for terrible things are going to happen. Harry decides to ignore Dobby's warning and continues with his pre-arranged schedule. But at Hogwarts, strange and terrible things are indeed happening... (imdb)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. (imdb)
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Bicentennial Man (1999)
Follows the life and times of Andrew (Williams), a robot purchased by the Martin family as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought, the Martins soon discover they don't have an ordinary robot. (Touchstone Pictures)
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Stepmom (1998)
Anna and Ben, the two children of Jackie and Luke, have to cope with the fact that their parents divorced and that there is a new woman in their father's life: Isabel, a successful photographer. She does her best to treat the kids in a way that makes them still feel at home when being with their dad, but also loves her work and does not plan to give it up. But Jackie, a full-time mother, regards Isabel's efforts as offensively insufficient... (imdb)
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Nine Months (1995)
Samuels life is perfect. That is, until he finds out his girlfriend is pregnant. Now he must face the issues that come with being an expecting father... (imdb)
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Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend secret time with his children held in custody by his Ex. (imdb)
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Kevin McCallister is back. But this time he's in New York City with enough cash and credit cards to turn the Big Apple into his very own playground. But Kevin won't be alone for long. The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are bound for New York too, plotting a huge holiday heist...
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Only the Lonely (1991)
A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker. (imdb)
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Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul. (imdb)
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Home Alone (1990)
An eight year-old, who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas, has to defend his home against idiotic burglars. (imdb)
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Heartbreak Hotel (1988)
When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.
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Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
Chris has a big night out planned when her boyfriend cancels on her. She agrees to babysit for a pre-teen girl and a pubescent boy... (imdb)
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Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by an Egyptian cult, they move to stop it. (imdb)
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The Goonies (1985)
A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map (imdb)
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Gremlins (1984)
A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town (imdb)
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Reckless (1984)
Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a boyfriend but he acts like a jerk, so Johnny has to win Tracy's heart - something she seems reluctant to let him do.
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