Movies directed by David Koepp

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Ghost Town

Ghost Town is one of those romantic comedies that never quite clicks. At times, its humor is effective, provoking chuckles and laughs. At other times, the comedy feels forced and awkward. The romantic element is equally hit-and-miss. The chemis...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2008-09-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY/ROMANCE
Director: David Koepp
Cast: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, ...
Premium Rush

It comes as a bit of a surprise that, for consistently suspenseful chase sequences, the pick of the 2012 summer crop is the under-the-radar thriller from writer/director David Koepp, Premium Rush. The average chase, filmed with the traditional sele...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2012-08-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Koepp
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Diana Ramirez, ...
Stir of Echoes

Stir of Echoes belongs to one of the oldest genres of horror films: the ghost story. And, unlike a multitude of subpar entries that have borne this appellation over the years, it's mostly effective. Like all good ghost stories, it understands tha...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 1999-09-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: HORROR
Director: David Koepp
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas, ...
Trigger Effect, The

The Trigger Effect, a psychological thriller from David Koepp, opens with an image of coyotes tearing at a dead carcass. An electrical power plant stands in the background. It's a visceral, unsettling scene, and you'd have to be more than a littl...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 1996-08-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Koepp
Cast: Kyle MacLachlan, Elisabeth Shue, Dermot Mulroney, ...
You Should Have Left

As a writer by trade (at least before he started directing), David Koepp should know that a good ending is at least as important as a good beginning, if not more so.  You Should Have Left, a haunted house movie that doubles as an homage to St...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-07-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Disturbing Images, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Horror
Director: David Koepp
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Amanda Seyfried, Avery Essex