Favorite script writers

by danny_mike86 | created - 22 Dec 2014 | updated - 03 Feb 2017 | Public

1. Richard Linklater

Director | Waking Life

Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, to Diane Margaret (Krieger), who taught at a university, and Charles W. Linklater III. Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. ...

Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight, Boyhood

2. Christopher Nolan

Writer | Interstellar

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.


Memento, Inception, The Prestige, Batman Begins

3. Jonathan Nolan

Writer | Interstellar

Attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois, graduating in 1994.

Graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1999. Majored in English.

Shortly after graduating from Georgetown University, Jonathan Nolan served as a production assistant on Memento (2000).

Wrote the short story, "...

Memento, The Prestige, Batman Begins, Person of Interest

4. Gus Van Sant

Director | Elephant

Gus Van Sant was born on July 24, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Gus Greene Van Sant Junior. He is a director and producer, known for Elephant (2003), My Own Private Idaho (1991) and Drugstore Cowboy (1989).

My Own Private Idaho, Paranoid Park, Drugstore Cowboy, Elefant

5. Andrew Niccol

Writer | Gattaca

New Zealand-born screenwriter-director Andrew Niccol began his career in London, successfully directing TV commercials before moving to Los Angeles in order to make films "longer than 60 seconds." He interested high-powered producer Scott Rudin in his The Truman Show (1998) script, but Rudin was not...

The Truman Show, Gattaca, S1m0ne, The Host

6. Guillermo Arriaga

Writer | The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

Guillermo Arriaga was born on March 13, 1958 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is a writer and producer, known for Three Burials (2005), 21 Grams (2003) and Amores Perros (2000).

Babel, 21 grams, Amores perros

7. John Hughes

Writer | Planes, Trains and Automobiles

John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer, known for Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987), The Breakfast Club (1985) and Weird Science (1985). He was married to Nancy Hughes. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, ...

The Breakfast Club, Home Alone (I, II), Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Some Kind of Wonderful

8. Stephen King

Writer | Maximum Overdrive

Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and Donald Edwin King, a merchant seaman. His father was born under the surname "Pollock," but used the last name ...

Stand by me, Misery, Carrie, Christine

9. Kar-Wai Wong

Writer | Yi dai zong shi

Wong Kar-wai (born 17 July 1956) is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylised, emotionally resonant work, including Ah fei zing zyun (1990), Dung che sai duk (1994), Chung Hing sam lam (1994), Do lok tin si (1995), Chun gwong ...

In the mood for love, 2046, Chungking Express, My Blueberry Nights

10. Giuseppe Tornatore

Writer | La migliore offerta

Giuseppe Tornatore was born on May 27, 1956 in Bagheria, Sicily, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for The Best Offer (2013), The Legend of 1900 (1998) and Cinema Paradiso (1988).

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, Malena

Giant, History of a Salaryman, Incarnation of money, Monster, Empress Ki

12. Kyung Soon Jung

Actress | Dalui Yeonin - Bobogyungsim Ryeo

Kyung Soon Jung is an actress, known for Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016), Time Between Dog and Wolf (2007) and Doctor John (2019).

Giant, History of a Salaryman, Incarnation of money, Monster, Empress Ki

Bridal Mask, Home sweet Home, Green Rose

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, Oh my Ghost

Sandglass, Story of a Man, What's up, Faith, Eyes of Dawn

Reply 1997, Reply 1988

A love to kill, Will it snow for Christmas, Nice Guy, Breathless, Uncontrollably Fond

Crazy for you, Protect the Boss, All about my romance

Love Shuffle, Pride

Queen In Hyun's Man, Coffee House, Nine, W-Two Worlds, High Kick through the Roof

White Christmas, Age of Youth, Evasive Inquiry Agency

Capital Scandal, The Moon embracing the Sun, Kill me Heal me

23. Eun-hee Kim

Writer | Sigeuneol

Eun-hee Kim is a writer, known for Signal (2016), Night After Night (2008) and Kingdom (2019).

Signal, Ghost, Sign

That Winter the Wind blows

Page Turner, Dream High, I can hear your voice

A gentleman's dignity, Secret Garden, Descendants of the Sun, A Millionaire's First Love

27. Eun-kyung Kang

Writer | Paris ei yeonin

Eun-kyung Kang was born on July 25, 1971 in South Korea. She is a writer, known for Paris ei yeonin (2004), Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim (2016) and Baker King, Kim Tak Goo (2010).

King of Baking Kim Tak Gu, Dal Ja's Spring, Oh Pil Seong and Bong Soon Young, Gu Family Book, What happens to my family

We married as a Job

29. Mika Ohmori

Writer | Koibumi-biyori

Mika Ohmori was born in 1972 in Fukuoka, Japan. She is a writer and director, known for Koibumi-biyori (2004), Nibanme no kanojo (2004) and Pool (2009).

Long Love Letter, Buzzer Beat, Kimi wa petto

Tree with deep roots, Queen Seon Deok, Six flying dragons, Jewel of the Palace, HIT

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