Here's a List of Director Chris Columbus' Five Best Movies Made For Children!

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Here's a List of Director Chris Columbus' Five Best Movies Made For Children!

Chris Columbus is a well-established American filmmaker. It will not be wrong to say that he has gained the trust of many excellent producers in the industry given his masterpieces like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Home Alone, etc.

Likewise, he has won the hearts of millions of children all over the world because of entertaining yet exciting plots of Harry Potter and Home Alone franchise.

Youngsters can envision themselves living in the realm of both HarryPotter and Home Alone - battling with shades of malice wizards or profane muggers-with their uniqueness, sense of being, and silliness. No wonder director Chris is critical when it comes to filmmaking.  He has said:

"I can understand the validity of showing people the ugliness of the world, but I also think there is a place for movies to leave people with a sense of hope. If your film isn't going to do that, I just don't think it's worth making."

Finally, the movies that Chris directed which leave children awestruck are here:

1. Home Alone


Chris demonstrated his excellent direction in Home Alone that was released in 1990. Children loved this minimal violence. However, some swear words in the movie became an issue!

2. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Chris directed Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a $20 million movie which was released in 1992. Not only did children love the film but it also became a box office hit. Home Alone later had four sequels. The movies have been a favorite amongst the children who loved every bit of it. Numerous people have expressed their love for the franchise on social networking sites.

3.The Goonies


Chris explored and demonstrated his ability to write a movie screenplay through the medium of the movie, The Goonies. Even the adults who loved the movie as a child now search for facts related to the film they watched way before.

4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone


Coming back to direction, Harry Potter, and the Sorcerer’s Stone was released in 2001 which showcases the amazing work of Chris. The movie is based on the story which follows Harry Potter’s first year at the Hogwarts after he has discovered himself as a wizard.

5. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is another 2004 film directed by Chris. The children who loved the first movie also enjoyed this third installment in the Harry Potter film series. Harry Potter taught children the power of love! They learned to feel the pain of losing the most loved one.

The friendship and strong relationships that have been portrayed in the Harry Potter series have been something the children and Harry Potter are never going to forget.

Most of the movies of Chris have adventure and thrill in them. Despite being a director of the movies mostly loved by children, he has been loved by all generations of audiences and has also directed films from diverse genres.