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J. J. Abrams is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Original Music Composer American born on 27 june 1966 at New York City (USA)

J. J. Abrams

J. J. Abrams
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Birth name Jeffrey Jacob Abrams
Nationality USA
Birth 27 june 1966 (52 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award, Writers Guild of America Award

Jeffrey Jacob "J.J." Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is an American director, producer, writer, actor, and composer, best known for his work in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. Abrams wrote and/or produced feature films such as Regarding Henry (1991), Forever Young (1992), Armageddon (1998), and Cloverfield (2008). He created or co-created a number of TV drama series, including Felicity (co-creator, 1998–2002), Alias (creator, 2001–2006), Lost (co-creator, 2004–2010), and Fringe (co-creator, 2008–2013).
His directorial film work includes Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Mission: Impossible III (2006) and Super 8 (2011). He has also directed the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), the first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy.

Abrams's frequent creative collaborators include writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, composer Michael Giacchino, cinematographers Daniel Mindel and Larry Fong, and editors Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey.

Biography

Abrams is married to public relations executive Katie McGrath and has three children. He resides in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California.

Best films

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
(Director)
Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
(Executive Producer)
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
(Writer)
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)
(Producer)
Armageddon (1998)
(Scriptwriter)
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
(Director)

Usually with

Simon Pegg
Simon Pegg
(10 films)
Bryan Burk
Bryan Burk
(11 films)
Daniel Mindel
Daniel Mindel
(6 films)
Greg Grunberg
Greg Grunberg
(8 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of J. J. Abrams (33 films)

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Actor

The Disaster Artist, 1h38
Directed by James Franco
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Historical
Themes Films about films
Actors Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Alison Brie
Roles Himself
Rating73% 3.698283.698283.698283.698283.69828
En 1998, Greg Sestero est un jeune Américain qui rêve de devenir un acteur célèbre. Dans le cadre d'un cours de théâtre, il rencontre Tommy Wiseau, un homme énigmatique et passionné qui semble habité par les mêmes désirs bien qu'il ignore tout de l'industrie du cinéma. Devenant rapidement amis, ils décident de tout faire pour réaliser leurs rêves en s'installant à Los Angeles, où Wiseau possède déjà un appartement. Bénéficiant d'une grande fortune aux origines mystérieuses, Wiseau finit par décider, après une série de refus et de déceptions, de se lancer dans l'écriture et la réalisation de son propre film, dans lequel il compte donner les rôles principaux à Greg et à lui-même.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2h15
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, John Boyega
Roles Shag Kava
Rating79% 3.995293.995293.995293.995293.99529
L'univers de Star Wars se déroule dans une galaxie théâtre d'affrontements entre les Chevaliers Jedi et les Seigneurs noirs des Sith, personnes sensibles à la Force, un champ énergétique mystérieux leur procurant des pouvoirs psychiques. Les Jedi maîtrisent le côté lumineux de la Force, pouvoir bénéfique et défensif, pour maintenir la paix dans la galaxie. Les Sith utilisent le côté obscur, pouvoir nuisible et destructeur, pour leur usage personnel et pour dominer la galaxie. Les Sith vont par deux : un maître et un apprenti.
POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, 1h28
Directed by Morgan Spurlock
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about films, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors J. J. Abrams, Peter Berg, Morgan Spurlock, Jimmy Kimmel, Big Boi, Brett Ratner
Roles Himself
Rating65% 3.298973.298973.298973.298973.29897
Super Cash Me est un film documentaire qui explique le fonctionnement des marques et du placement de produit dans les films entièrement financés par le placement de produit. Il montre notamment les démarches entreprises par le réalisateur pour obtenir des sponsors, ainsi que la mise en place de la publicité pour le documentaire.
Mission: Impossible III, 2h5
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
Rating68% 3.44833.44833.44833.44833.4483
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) has retired from field work for the IMF and instead trains new recruits while settling down with his fiancée, Julia Meade (Michelle Monaghan), a nurse who is unaware of Ethan's true job. Ethan is approached by fellow IMF agent John Musgrave (Billy Crudup) about a mission to rescue one of Ethan's protégés, Lindsey Farris (Keri Russell), who was captured while investigating arms dealer Owen Davian (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Musgrave has already prepared a team for Ethan: Declan Gormley (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Zhen Lei (Maggie Q), and his old partner Luther Stickell (Ving Rhames).
Comic Book: The Movie, 1h46
Directed by Mark Hamill
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Themes Superhero films
Actors Donna D'Errico, Mark Hamill, Jess Harnell, Billy West, Roger Rose, Bruce Campbell
Roles Himself
Rating60% 3.000723.000723.000723.000723.00072
The story revolves around comic book fan Don Swan and his battle against a fictional film studio which is about to announce a film based on his favorite superhero, Commander Courage.
The Suburbans, 1h21
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Jennifer Love Hewitt, Amy Brenneman, Craig Bierko, Will Ferrell, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Robert Loggia
Roles Rock Journalist
Rating42% 2.1072552.1072552.1072552.1072552.107255
In 1998 Danny, Mitch, Gil and Rory, formerly known as long-forgotten, early 80's one-hit wonder The Suburbans, reunite to perform their only hit single at one of the band members' wedding. After the gig Cate, an up-and-coming record company executive, approaches them and suggests to shoot a pay per view reunion show that would eventually re-establish the band's claim to fame. The four, more reluctantly than not, agree and subsequently face the ramifications on their personal lives as the show's production contrasts their former rock 'n' roll image with their now middle-class, suburban life style. It soon becomes evident that Cate is probably the only remaining fan of the band, who, out of a personal interest in the matter, put her own career at stake.
Diabolique
Diabolique (1996)
, 1h47
Directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri, Kathy Bates, Spalding Gray, Shirley Knight
Roles Video Photographer #2
Rating54% 2.701122.701122.701122.701122.70112
The wife and mistress (Adjani and Stone) of a cruel school master (Palminteri) collaborate in a carefully planned and executed attempt to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears. The strain starts to tell on the two women as a retired police investigator (Bates) who is looking into the disappearance on a whim begins to think that they know more than they are telling, and further complications arise when their victim is seen, apparently alive and well by several of the pupils.
Six Degrees of Separation, 1h52
Directed by Fred Schepisi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Stockard Channing, Will Smith, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen, Mary Beth Hurt, Heather Graham
Roles Doug
Rating68% 3.448433.448433.448433.448433.44843
Fifth Avenue socialite Ouisa Kittredge (Stockard Channing) and her art dealer husband Flan (Donald Sutherland), are parents of "two at Harvard and one at Groton". But the narrow world inhabited by the Kittredges and their public status as people interested in the arts make them easy prey for Paul (Will Smith). Paul is a skillful con-artist, who mysteriously appears at their door one night, injured and bleeding, claiming to be a close college friend of their Ivy League kids, as well as the son of Sidney Poitier. Ouisa and Flan are much impressed by Paul's fine taste, keen wit, articulate literary expositions and surprising culinary skill. His appealing facade soon has the Kittredges putting him up, lending him money and taking satisfaction in his praise for their posh lifestyle. Paul's scheme continues until he brings home a hustler, and his actual indigence is revealed. The shocked Kittredges kick him out when it is revealed that they are but the most recent victims of the duplicity with which Paul has charmed his way into many upper-crust homes along the Upper East Side. Paul's schemes become highbrow legend – anecdotal accounts of which are bantered about at their cocktail parties. In the end, Paul has a profound effect on the many individuals who encounter him, linking them in their shared experience.
Regarding Henry, 1h48
Directed by Mike Nichols
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Bill Nunn, Michael Haley, Rebecca Miller, Lady Day-Lewis, Bruce Altman
Roles Delivery Boy
Rating66% 3.349363.349363.349363.349363.34936
Ambitious, callous, narcissistic, and at times unethical, Henry Turner is a highly successful Manhattan attorney whose obsession with his work leaves him little time for his prim socialite wife Sarah and troubled preteen daughter Rachel. He has just won a malpractice suit in which he defended a hospital against a plaintiff who claims, but is unable to prove, that he warned the hospital of an existing condition that then caused a problem.

Director

Star Wars: Episode IX
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher
Rating17% 0.8624250.8624250.8624250.8624250.862425
Les éléments de l'intrigue de Star Wars IX sont gardés dans le secret par l'équipe du film, comme ce fut le cas avec les opus précédents, Star Wars VII et VIII.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2h15
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, John Boyega
Rating79% 3.995293.995293.995293.995293.99529
L'univers de Star Wars se déroule dans une galaxie théâtre d'affrontements entre les Chevaliers Jedi et les Seigneurs noirs des Sith, personnes sensibles à la Force, un champ énergétique mystérieux leur procurant des pouvoirs psychiques. Les Jedi maîtrisent le côté lumineux de la Force, pouvoir bénéfique et défensif, pour maintenir la paix dans la galaxie. Les Sith utilisent le côté obscur, pouvoir nuisible et destructeur, pour leur usage personnel et pour dominer la galaxie. Les Sith vont par deux : un maître et un apprenti.
Star Trek Into Darkness, 2h12
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films about terrorism, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine
Rating76% 3.8479553.8479553.8479553.8479553.847955
Four years after Kirk's promotion in 2259, the starship USS Enterprise studies a primitive culture on the planet Nibiru. Captain James T. Kirk and his First Officer, Commander Spock, save the planet's inhabitants from an extinction-threatening volcanic eruption, but Kirk violates the Prime Directive, exposing the Enterprise to the native inhabitants to save Spock's life. Returning to Earth, Kirk loses command of the Enterprise and Admiral Christopher Pike is reinstated as its commanding officer with Kirk demoted to first officer and the rank of Commander. For his part in the incident, Spock is reassigned to another ship. An officers' meeting is called to discuss the bombing of a Section 31 installation in London perpetrated by the renegade Starfleet operative John Harrison (Cumberbatch). Harrison attacks the meeting in a jumpship, killing Pike. Kirk disables the jumpship, but Harrison uses a portable transporter to escape to Kronos, the homeworld of hostile aliens known as Klingons.
Super 8
Super 8 (2011)
, 1h52
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction
Themes Films about films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard
Rating69% 3.498223.498223.498223.498223.49822
In 1979, Deputy Sheriff Jack Lamb (Kyle Chandler) of Lillian, Ohio, and his 14-year-old son Joe (Joel Courtney), mourn the death of his mother Elizabeth (Caitriona Balfe) in a steel mill accident. Jack blames her co-worker, Louis Dainard (Ron Eldard), as she was covering his shift while he recovered from a hangover.
Star Trek
Star Trek (2009)
, 2h7
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Time travel films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Ben Cross
Rating79% 3.9966353.9966353.9966353.9966353.996635
In the 23rd century, the Federation starship USS Kelvin is investigating a "lightning storm" in space. A Romulan ship, the Narada, emerges from the storm and attacks the Kelvin. Narada‍ '​s first officer, Ayel, demands that the Kelvin‍ '​s Captain Robau come aboard to negotiate a truce. Once aboard, Robau is questioned about the current stardate and an "Ambassador Spock", whom he professes not to know. Narada‍ '​s commander, Nero, kills him, and continues his attack on the Kelvin. George Kirk, the Kelvin‍ '​s first officer, orders the ship's personnel, including his pregnant wife Winona, to evacuate the ship while he pilots the Kelvin on a collision course with the Narada, as the auto-pilot function has been damaged. At the cost of his life, Kirk ensures Winona's survival as she gives birth to James T.
Mission: Impossible III, 2h5
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
Rating68% 3.44833.44833.44833.44833.4483
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) has retired from field work for the IMF and instead trains new recruits while settling down with his fiancée, Julia Meade (Michelle Monaghan), a nurse who is unaware of Ethan's true job. Ethan is approached by fellow IMF agent John Musgrave (Billy Crudup) about a mission to rescue one of Ethan's protégés, Lindsey Farris (Keri Russell), who was captured while investigating arms dealer Owen Davian (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Musgrave has already prepared a team for Ethan: Declan Gormley (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Zhen Lei (Maggie Q), and his old partner Luther Stickell (Ving Rhames).