Chris Columbus is one of the most successful directors. He has directed several movies, and many of them have proven to be blockbusters on the screen. His films bring a lot of good humor, action, adventure, and special effects to add more to the quality. If you are a Chris Columbus’ fan, you will not want to miss his best movies, or if you are not his fan and have watched his best films, you are likely to become one. For both situations, in this article, we have listed the best Chris Columbus movies. Let’s scroll down and find the top picks for you.
Home Alone has to be on the top while talking about the best movies by Chris Columbus. This film did not only boost the career of Chris Columbus as a director, but everyone associated with this movie has experienced it as a milestone in their career, either it is John Hughes as a screenwriter or Macaulay Culkin as an actor. This film is the story of an eight-year-old boy Kevin, who is left behind when his family members celebrate Christmas in Paris. The eight-year-old boy enjoys his authority in the Home for a while, and later he has to struggle against the thieves trying to break into the house. This movie serves a generous dose of comedy and adventure, and these things make it one of the best from Chris Columbus. Macaulay Culkin (Kevin McCallister), Joe Pesci (Harry Lime), Daniel Stern (Marv Merchants), and Catherine O’Hara (Kate McCallister) are starring in this film. This film has received an IMDb rating of 7.6.
Home Alone 2: Lost In New York
If you have watched Home Alone, you will not want to miss watching Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, another great movie by Chris Columbus, serving the equal dose of comedy and adventure, or say even better. This time Kevin makes it to the airport with his family, going to Miami for the holidays. However, he boarded the wrong flight, separated from his family, and landed in New York. There he finds his old enemies who are trying to break into a toy store this time. Macaulay Culkin (Kevin McCallister), Joe Pesci (Harry Lime), Daniel Stern (Marv Merchants), and Tim Curry (Mr. Hector) are starring in this film. This film has received an IMDb rating of 6.8.
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone
The adaptation of JK Rowling’s famous Harry Potter series began with the direction of Chris Columbus, as he directed the first installment of the series, Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone. Adaptation of the famous novel was never going to be easy, but Chris Columbus did it with so much excellence that lightened up the way for the directors of the upcoming installments as well. This film is the story of an eleven-year-old orphan, Harry Potter, who gets to know that he is a wizard and goes to study at Hogwarts. There he makes friends and stays tough against the magical challenges he is going to face. Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (Hermione Granger), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), and Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) are starring in this film. This film has received an IMDb rating of 7.6.
Chris Columbus also directed the second installment of the series title as Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets. That film was also a huge hit, and once again, Chris Columbus portrayed his excellence while working with almost the same star cast.
Mrs. Doubtfire is another popular comedy film delivered by Chris Columbus on screen. Released back in 1993, this film is the story of a divorced actor, Daniel. He disguises himself as Mrs. Doubtfire and works at his ex-wife’s house as an aging female Scottish housekeeper so that he can get to spend some more time with his children. Robin Williams (Euphegenia Doubtfire, Daniel Hillard), Mara Wilson (Natalie ‘Nattie’ Hillard), Lisa Jakub (Lydia Hillard), and Matthew Lawrence (Chris Hillard) are starring in this film. This film has received an IMDb rating of 7.
Adventures in Babysitting
Adventures in Babysitting is an excellent comedy movie that you will love to watch with your family. Chris Columbus has directed this incredible story of a babysitter who is stranded in a big city with the kids she is looking after, and an adventure at night is waiting for all of them. Elisabeth Shue (Chris Parker), Keith Coogan (Brad Anderson), Maia Brewton (Sara Anderson), and Anthony Rapp (Daryl Coopersmith) are starring in this film. This film has received an IMDb rating of 6.9.
Chris Columbus is one of the most iconic directors of modern times, and he has got enough blockbusters on his list to justify the statement. In this article, we have listed the best movies directed by Chris Columbus, and you can watch these films to enjoy his work and have a great time.