This is a list of films written by J.J. Abrams, screenwriter. This list of movies written by J.J. Abrams is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These J.J. Abrams screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased J.J. Abrams films are not included on this list. J.J. Abrams has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular J.J. Abrams films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.
This list below has a variety of movies in it, from Armageddon to Super 8.
You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did J.J. Abrams write?" and "How many movies did J.J. Abrams write?"This list includes almost all of J.J. Abrams's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies J.J. Abrams wrote in order to find out more about each individual J.J. Abrams film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these J.J. Abrams films. (9 items)
Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster thriller film, directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures. The film follows a group of blue-collar deep-core drillers sent by NASA to stop a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth. It features an ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Will Patton, Peter Stormare, William Fichtner, Michael Clarke Duncan, Keith David and Steve Buscemi. Armageddon opened in theaters only two and a half months after a similar impact-based movie, Deep Impact, which starred Robert Duvall and Morgan Freeman. Armageddon fared better at the box ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler, Steve Buscemi, Owen Wilson, + more
Initial Release: 1998
Directed by: Michael Bay
#66 on The Best Adventure Moviessee more on Armageddon
Forever Young is a 1992 film with elements of romance, drama and science fiction, directed by Steve Miner, starring Mel Gibson, Elijah Wood and Jamie Lee Curtis. The screenplay was written by J. J. Abrams from an original story, "The Rest of Daniel". The original music score is composed by Jerry Goldsmith. The film is marketed with the tagline "Time waits for no man, but true love waits forever." ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood, Walton Goggins, George Wendt, + more
Initial Release: 1992
Directed by: Steve Miner
#11 on The Best J.J. Abrams Moviessee more on Forever Young
Gone Fishin ' is a 1997 American comedy film starring Joe Pesci and Danny Glover as two bumbling fishing enthusiasts. Nick Brimble, Rosanna Arquette, Lynn Whitfield, and Willie Nelson co-star. This film is the third collaboration between Glover and Pesci. The first two films with the two are Lethal Weapon 2 and Lethal Weapon 3. They would team up together again the following year for Lethal Weapon 4. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Willie Nelson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover, Rosanna Arquette, Carol Kane, + more
Initial Release: 1997
Directed by: Christopher Cain
#14 on The Best J.J. Abrams Moviessee more on Gone Fishin'
Joy Ride, also known as Roadkill, is a 2001 American thriller road film. The film was written by J. J. Abrams and Clay Tarver and directed by John Dahl and starring Steve Zahn, Paul Walker and Leelee Sobieski. Although not a strong commercial hit, the film received enthusiastic reviews by critics. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins, Ted Levine, Jay Hernandez, + more
Initial Release: 2001
Directed by: John Dahl
#13 on The Best J.J. Abrams Moviessee more on Joy Ride