Chris Weitz

Christopher John "Chris" Weitz is an American producer, writer, director and actor. He is best known for his work with his brother, Paul Weitz, on the comedy films American Pie and About a Boy, as well as directing the film adaptation of the novel The Golden Compass and the film adaptation of New Moon from the series of Twilight books.

The Golden Compass (2007)

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

About a Boy (2002)

Will Freeman is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Toni Collette  •  Rachel Weisz

Will Freeman is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Toni Collette  •  Rachel Weisz

American Pie (1999)

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At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all "score" by their senior prom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Chris Klein  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Alyson Hannigan

At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all "score" by their senior prom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Chris Klein  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Alyson Hannigan

The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)

A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life's disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Berlanti
CAST:  Ben Weber  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Matt McGrath  •  Zach Braff

A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life's disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Berlanti
CAST:  Ben Weber  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Matt McGrath  •  Zach Braff

Down to Earth (2001)

Struggling comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn - straight to heaven - Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right! An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Regina King  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Eugene Levy

Struggling comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn - straight to heaven - Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right! An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Regina King  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Eugene Levy

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

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After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Brad Pitt  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Adam Brody

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Brad Pitt  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Adam Brody

Chuck & Buck (2000)

A 27-year-old amateur playwright with the maturity level of an adolescent reconnects with a childhood friend, and then proceeds to follow him back to Los Angeles and stalk him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Mike White  •  Chris Weitz  •  Lupe Ontiveros  •  Maya Rudolph

A 27-year-old amateur playwright with the maturity level of an adolescent reconnects with a childhood friend, and then proceeds to follow him back to Los Angeles and stalk him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Arteta
CAST:  Mike White  •  Chris Weitz  •  Lupe Ontiveros  •  Maya Rudolph

A Better Life (2011)

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Demián Bichir  •  Nancy Lenehan  •  José Julián  •  Tim Griffin

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Demián Bichir  •  Nancy Lenehan  •  José Julián  •  Tim Griffin

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

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Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's thrust into a centuries-old conflict, and her desire to be with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Billy Burke

Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's thrust into a centuries-old conflict, and her desire to be with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Billy Burke

Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (2006)

When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Lew
CAST:  Patrick Fugit  •  Fran Kranz  •  Olivia Wilde  •  John Cho

When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Lew
CAST:  Patrick Fugit  •  Fran Kranz  •  Olivia Wilde  •  John Cho

See This Movie (2004)

Two bumbling but determined three-day film school graduates enter the Montreal World Film Festival with a feature film that doesn't exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  John Cho  •  Seth Meyers  •  Jessalyn Gilsig  •  Jessica Paré

Two bumbling but determined three-day film school graduates enter the Montreal World Film Festival with a feature film that doesn't exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  John Cho  •  Seth Meyers  •  Jessalyn Gilsig  •  Jessica Paré

Operation Finale (2018)

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Mélanie Laurent  •  Nick Kroll

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Mélanie Laurent  •  Nick Kroll

The Stories: The Making of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' (2017)

The Making of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glen Milner
CAST:  Gareth Edwards  •  John Knoll  •  Felicity Jones  •  Diego Luna

The Making of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glen Milner
CAST:  Gareth Edwards  •  John Knoll  •  Felicity Jones  •  Diego Luna

Inside The Operation (2018)

A behind-the-scenes look at Operation Finale.  (more)

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CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Mélanie Laurent  •  Nick Kroll

A behind-the-scenes look at Operation Finale.  (more)

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CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Mélanie Laurent  •  Nick Kroll

New Moon: The Journey Continues (2010)

The cast and crew of New Moon examine the process of returning to the now-juggernaut franchise.  (more)

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CAST:  Chris Weitz

The cast and crew of New Moon examine the process of returning to the now-juggernaut franchise.  (more)

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CAST:  Chris Weitz

Living with Lew (2007)

A young Hollywood writer/director uses humor and unfailing optimism to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and make his first film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Bardach
CAST:  Patrick Fugit  •  Ben Garant  •  Joshua Jashinski  •  Thomas Lennon

A young Hollywood writer/director uses humor and unfailing optimism to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and make his first film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Bardach
CAST:  Patrick Fugit  •  Ben Garant  •  Joshua Jashinski  •  Thomas Lennon