Christopher Nolan (I)


STARmeter
Top 500
Down 23 this week
Interview
1:12 | Interview
Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970, in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. At 7 years old, Nolan began making short movies ... See full bio »

What to Stream With Your Family Right Now

Here's our quick guide to the best family-friendly movies and shows you can stream right now.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Prestige
Sat, Apr 11 12:47 PM PDT on THMAX (553)
The Prestige
Mon, Apr 13 6:43 AM PDT on OMAX (556)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 112 people
updated 05 Mar 2018
 
a list of 76 people
updated 08 Jan 2018
 
a list of 100 people
updated 08 Dec 2017
 
a list of 15 images
updated 18 Oct 2016
 
a list of 25 images
updated 17 Oct 2015
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 48 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 36 people
created 22 Mar 2018
 
a list of 29 people
created 21 Aug 2018
 
a list of 28 people
created 2 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Christopher Nolan's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 137 wins & 223 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Interstellar Writer
(2014)
Dunkirk Writer
(2017)
The Prestige Writer
(2006)
Inception Writer
(2010)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (18 credits)
  Memento (original screenplay) (announced)
 2020 Tenet (written by) (post-production)
 2017 Dunkirk (written by)
 2014 Interstellar (written by)
 2013 Man of Steel (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Inception: The Cobol Job (Video short) (based on characters by)
 2010 Inception (written by)
 2008 Ghajini (based on a screenplay by)
 2008 The Dark Knight (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 The Prestige (screenplay)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (based on the movie written by - uncredited)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay)
 2000 Memento (screenplay)
 1998 Following (written by)
 1997 Doodlebug (Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
 1996 Larceny (Short)
 1989 Tarantella (TV Short)
Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Director (15 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (26 credits)
Show Show Self (85 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Nolan

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[why he doesn't deploy second units] To me, if I'm the director, I have to be shooting all the shots that go into a film. [May 2018] See more »

Trivia:

He has directed one film that has been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: Memento (2000). See more »

Trademark:

His endings have a recurring theme of justified dishonesty. (Examples: Guy Pearce's "Do I lie to myself to be happy" monologue in Memento (2000), Michael Caine's closing remark that the audience "wants to be fooled" from The Prestige (2006) and Christian Bale's rationale of how the citizens of Gotham City "deserve to have their faith rewarded" in the ending of The Dark Knight (2008)). See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed