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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets  161 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Chris Columbus]  [15 Nov 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 11 wins & 42 nominations.
Actors:  Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, Rupert Grint
Plot:  Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.
Writer:  J.K. Rowling (novel), Steve Kloves (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Home Alone | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Home Alone  103 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Family]  [Chris Columbus]  [16 Nov 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Daniel Stern, Joe Pesci, John Heard, Macaulay Culkin
Plot:  An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Writer:  John Hughes
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mrs. Doubtfire | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Mrs. Doubtfire  125 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Chris Columbus]  [24 Nov 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Harvey Fierstein, Pierce Brosnan, Robin Williams, Sally Field
Plot:  After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.
Writer:  Anne Fine (novel), Randi Mayem Singer (screenplay), Leslie Dixon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Adventures in Babysitting | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Adventures in Babysitting  102 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Chris Columbus]  [03 Jul 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Rapp, Elisabeth Shue, Keith Coogan, Maia Brewton
Plot:  A babysitter must battle her way through the big city after being stranded there with the kids she's looking after.
Writer:  David Simkins
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Only the Lonely | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Only the Lonely  104 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Chris Columbus]  [24 May 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ally Sheedy, John Candy, Kevin Dunn, Maureen O'Hara
Plot:  A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker.
Writer:  Chris Columbus
Language:  English, Irish, Greek    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rent | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Rent  135 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Chris Columbus]  [23 Nov 2005]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Jesse L. Martin, Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia
Plot:  This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Writer:  Stephen Chbosky (screenplay), Jonathan Larson (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stepmom | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Stepmom  124 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Chris Columbus]  [25 Dec 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Ed Harris, Jena Malone, Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon
Plot:  A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother.
Writer:  Gigi Levangie (story), Gigi Levangie (screenplay), Jessie Nelson (screenplay), Steven Rogers (screenplay), Karen Leigh Hopkins (screenplay), Ronald Bass (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief  118 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Chris Columbus]  [12 Feb 2010]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 49%, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  11 nominations.
Actors:  Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Jake Abel, Kevin McKidd, Logan Lerman, Steve Coogan
Plot:  A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.
Writer:  Craig Titley (screenplay), Rick Riordan (novel)
Language:  English, Greek, Ancient (to 1453)    Country:  UK, Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bicentennial Man | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Bicentennial Man  132 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Chris Columbus]  [17 Dec 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Embeth Davidtz, Oliver Platt, Robin Williams, Sam Neill
Plot:  An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.
Writer:  Isaac Asimov (short story "The Bicentennial Man"), Isaac Asimov (novel), Robert Silverberg (novel), Nicholas Kazan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Home Alone 2: Lost in New York  120 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [Chris Columbus]  [20 Nov 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 30%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Catherine O'Hara, Daniel Stern, Joe Pesci, Macaulay Culkin
Plot:  One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.
Writer:  John Hughes (characters), John Hughes
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Heartbreak Hotel | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Heartbreak Hotel  97 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Chris Columbus]  [30 Sep 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Goethals, Charlie Schlatter, David Keith, Tuesday Weld
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Chris Columbus
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nine Months | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Nine Months  103 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Chris Columbus]  [12 Jul 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 26%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Hugh Grant, Joan Cusack, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Patrick Braoudé (film "Neuf mois"), Chris Columbus (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pixels | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  Pixels  105 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Comedy, Fantasy]  [Chris Columbus]  [24 Jul 2015]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, Metacritic 27/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Tim Herlihy (screenplay), Timothy Dowling (screenplay), Tim Herlihy (screen story), Patrick Jean (short film)
Language:  English, Hindi, Japanese, English    Country:  USA, China, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I Love You, Beth Cooper | Movie Details for Director Chris Columbus | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  I Love You, Beth Cooper  102 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Chris Columbus]  [10 Jul 2009]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, Metacritic 32/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Hayden Panettiere, Jack Carpenter, Lauren London, Paul Rust
Plot:  A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school - Beth Cooper - 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.
Writer:  Larry Doyle (screenplay), Larry Doyle (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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