Christopher McQuarrie


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Christopher McQuarrie is an acclaimed producer, director and an Academy Award® winning writer. McQuarrie grew up in Princeton Junction, New Jersey and in lieu of college, he spent the first five years out of school traveling and working at a detective agency. He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film. In 1995, his screenplay for The ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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(1995)
(2014)
The Mummy Writer
(2017)

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 2022 Mission: Impossible 8 (screenplay) (announced)
 2021 Mission: Impossible 7 (screenplay) (announced)
 2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout (written by)
 2017 The Mummy (screenplay by)
 2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (screenplay) / (story)
 2014 Edge of Tomorrow (screenplay by)
 2013 Jack the Giant Slayer (screenplay)
 2012 Jack Reacher (written for the screen by)
 2010/I The Tourist (screenplay)
  Persons Unknown (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 2010) (written by - 1 episode, 2010)
- Shadows in the Cave (2010) ... (creator)
- And Then There Was One (2010) ... (creator)
- Seven Sacrifices (2010) ... (creator)
- Identity (2010) ... (creator)
- Static (2010) ... (creator)
 2008 Valkyrie (written by)
 2000 The Way of the Gun (written by)
 1997 The Underworld (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1995 The Usual Suspects (written by)
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- The Final Adjustment (1994) ... (story by)
 1993 Public Access (written by)
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The one thing that frustrates me more than anything else is that no studio has ever told me to tone down violence. They only ask you to make it more presentable. See more »

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Wrote a screenplay for The Wolverine (2013) which Darren Aronofsky was set to direct. After Aronofsky's departure from the film, McQuarrie's screenplay was heavily rewritten and his name was removed from the credits. See more »

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Frequently works with Bryan Singer and Tom Cruise See more »

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Scorpio

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