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Columbus, Chris

Overview
Works: 286 works in 2,272 publications in 17 languages and 74,500 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Christmas films  Fiction  Film sequels  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Actor, fmd, Restager , Scenarist, Performer, Conceptor, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, pmn, dir, Interviewee, Other, fmp, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Columbus
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

302 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 7,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

196 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 7,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
Night at the museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

114 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 5,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron, and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Home alone by Chris Columbus( Visual )

129 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorced father who wants to spend more time with his children disguises himself as a British nanny and applies for a housekeeping job in his ex-wife's home. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, he soon creates a whole new life with his entire family
Home alone 2 : lost in New York by Macaulay Culkin( Visual )

75 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin McCallister is ready to turn the Big Apple into his own playground. The notorious Wet Bandits, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are plotting a huge holiday heist in New York. Kevin's ready to welcome them with a battery of booby traps that the bumbling bandits will never forget
Rent by Chris Columbus( Visual )

48 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Puccini's La Boheme, this story highlights a group of friends struggling in New York's East Village in the 1980s as their lives become less carefree as struggles such as paying the rent and AIDS push into their lives
Percy Jackson & the Olympians : the lightning thief by Percy Jackson( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percy Jackson is no ordinary teenager, he's the son of Poseidon and is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt, the most powerful weapon ever created! With storm clouds brewing, Percy embarks on an incredible cross-country journey to prove his innocence, recover the bolt, and prevent a war among the gods that could destroy our world!
Gremlins by Joe Dante( Visual )

64 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young bank teller inadvertently breaks the rules of Mogwai care, his new pet, Gizmo, multiplies into a bevy of mischievous brothers, who soon morph into malevolent scaly creatures
House of secrets by Chris Columbus( Book )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cordelia, Brendan, and Eleanor Walker, aged fifteen to eight, must rely on a mysterious book to face the Wind Witch and her father, the Storm King, who have kidnapped Dr. and Mrs. Walker and brought them to a strange world of magic
Stepmom by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

53 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Ben, the two children of Jackie and Luke, have to cope with the fact that their parents divorced and that there is a new woman in their father's life: Isabel, a successful photographer. She does her best to treat the kids in a way that makes them still feel at home when being with their dad, but also loves her work and does not plan to give it up. But Jackie, a full-time-mother, regards Isabel's efforts as offensively insufficient. She can't understand that work can be important to her as well as the kids. The conflict between them is deepened by the sudden diagnose of cancer, which might may be deadly for Jackie. They all have to learn a little in order to grow together
The goonies by Richard Donner( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a corrupt corporate developer buys out their neighborhood and plans to flatten all their homes, a gang of kids stumbles onto a treasure map and searches out the treasure in the hopes of buying back their houses
Pixels( Visual )

40 editions published in 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant saved the world thousands of times, at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. Now, they're going to have to do it for real. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth, using the video games as the models for their assaults
Night at the museum by Shawn Levy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled night as Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever
Percy Jackson: sea of monsters by Logan Lerman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percy Jackson and other young demigods continue to fight, but this time in the sea, to fulfill their destinies. To save their world, Percy and his friends must find the fabled and magical Golden Fleece. Embarking on a treacherous odyssey into the uncharted waters of the Sea of Monsters (known to humans as the Bermuda Triangle), they battle terrifying creatures, an army of zombies, and the ultimate Evil
Christmas with the Kranks by Joe Roth( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar. When Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancé, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever!"--Back of container
Jingle all the way by Brian Levant( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to buy a hot-selling toy, a father endures a frantic last-minute shopping spree on Christmas Eve
Nine months by Chris Columbus( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The news that his girlfriend is expecting a baby sends Sam, an unflappable child psychologist, into a panic. Torn between advice given by a well-meaning but over-bearing couple and his confirmed bachelor buddy, Sam is in serious danger of losing his mind and his girlfriend
 
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Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets
Alternative Names
Chris Columbus Amerikaans filmregisseur

Chris Columbus amerikai filmrendező

Chris Columbus cinéaste américain

Chris Columbus regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Chris Columbus reżyser amerykański

Chris Columbus US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Produzent und Drehbuchautor

Christopher Columbus

Columbus, Chris 1958-...

Columbus, Christopher.

Columbus Christopher 1958-....

Κρις Κολόμπους Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης

Коламбус К. Д. 1958-

Крис Коламбус

Крис Коламбус американский кинорежиссёр, сценарист, продюсер и писатель

Крис Колумбус

Крис Кълъмбъс

Кріс Коламбус

Քրիստոֆեր Կոլամբուս

כריס קולומבוס

קריס קאלומבוס אמעריקאנער רעזשיסאר און פילם פראדוצירער

كريس كولومبوس

کریس کلمبوس (فیلم‌ساز) فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

क्रिस कोलम्बस

ক্রিস কলম্বাস

சிரிஷ் கொலம்பஸ்

คริส โคลัมบัส

콜럼버스, 크리스 1958-

크리스 콜럼버스

クリス・コロンバス

克里斯·哥伦布

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneHarry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanMrs. DoubtfireRentGremlinsStepmomThe goonies