Search results for "Chris Columbus"


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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Richard Harris

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sally Field  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Harvey Fierstein

Adventures in Babysitting (1987) RT 77% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2000

When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Maia Brewton  •  Keith Coogan  •  Anthony Rapp

Bicentennial Man (1999) RT 37% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Everyone's favorite novice wizard, Harry Potter, continues his high-flying adventures at Hogwarts. This time around, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school - that is, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Kenneth Branagh

Home Alone (1990) RT 55% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Joe Pesci  •  Daniel Stern  •  John Heard

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) RT 24% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Joe Pesci  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Daniel Stern

Nine Months (1995)

When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Julianne Moore  •  Tom Arnold  •  Joan Cusack

Stepmom (1998) RT 44% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2001

Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Ed Harris  •  Jena Malone

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010) RT 49% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2010

Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Brandon T. Jackson  •  Alexandra Daddario  •  Jake Abel




Rent (2005) RT 46% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 2006

This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village New York. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Anthony Rapp  •  Adam Pascal  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Jesse L. Martin

I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

Nerdy teenager Denis Cooverman (Paul Rust) harbors a secret crush on Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere), the hottest girl in high school. During his graduation speech, Denis lets ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Hayden Panettiere  •  Paul Rust  •  Lauren London  •  Jack Carpenter

Only the Lonely (1991) RT 62% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Danny Muldoon, a Chicago policeman, still lives with his overbearing mother Rose. He meets and falls in love with Theresa Luna , whose father owns the local funeral parlour. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  John Candy  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Ally Sheedy  •  Anthony Quinn

Pixels (2015) RT 16% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Oct 2015

Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Josh Gad

Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins (2009)

The magic begins. The choices, the breakthroughs, the early decisions that impacted all the films are explored here via rare footage, cast and crew reminiscences and more. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Chris Columbus  •  Warwick Davis  •  Rupert Grint

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