Film The Best Movies Directed by Chris Columbus  

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List of all movies directed by Chris Columbus ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Chris Columbus are listed here and include movie posters and Chris Columbus movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Chris Columbus as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Chris Columbus movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Chris Columbus film is can be factored into this list.

From Chris Columbus's studio films to Chris Columbus's independent films, this Chris Columbus filmography keeps tabs on all Chris Columbus movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

These movies, like Mrs. Doubtfire and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone include images when available.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Chris Columbus direct?” or “who is Chris Columbus?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Chris Columbus?” and “what's a good selection of good Chris Columbus movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Chris Columbus films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Chris Columbus works.

All Chris Columbus director credits are included. This list of every movie that Chris Columbus has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Chris Columbus movie is and which actors starred in the Chris Columbus film.

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Clint Eastwood and Matthew McConaughey are among the many great actors who have worked on a Chris Columbus movie.

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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Chris Columbus
Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is ...more

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Chris Columbus
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Chris Columbus
Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy film, starring Robin Williams and Sally Field and based on the novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. It was directed by Chris Columbus and ...more

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Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It is the second film in the Home Alone series ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller Adventures in Babysitting is a 1987 American comedy film written by David Simkins, directed by Chris Columbus, and starring Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Penelope Ann ...more

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Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris Stepmom is a 1998 comedy-drama directed by Chris Columbus and starring Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, and Ed Harris. Sarandon won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress and ...more

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians:... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Chris Columbus
Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is a 2010 fantasy adventure film directed by Chris Columbus.

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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Chris Columbus
Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt Bicentennial Man is a 1999 American science fiction family comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams. Based on the novel The Positronic Man, co-written by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg, ...more

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Robin Williams, Julianne Moore, Hugh Grant Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, and Robin Williams. The movie is a US remake ...more

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Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel Rent is a 2005 American musical drama film directed by Chris Columbus. It is an adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name, in turn based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. ...more

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Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Maureen O'Hara Only the Lonely is a 1991 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Chris Columbus and starring John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy and Anthony Quinn. The plot is similar ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Lauren London, Marie Avgeropoulos I Love You, Beth Cooper is a 2009 comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It is based on the novel of the same name, written by Larry Doyle, with Doyle also writing the film's screenplay. The ...more

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Tuesday Weld, David Keith, Chris Mulkey Heartbreak Hotel is a 1988 American comedy film written and directed by Chris Columbus and starring David Keith and Tuesday Weld. Set in 1972, the story deals with one of the many ...more