John August

John August

Highest Rated: 91% Go (1999)

Lowest Rated: 37% Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

Birthday: Aug 4, 1970

Birthplace: Boulder, Colorado, USA

A prolific feature writer who expanded his talents into directing, television and even mobile web applications, John August made an auspicious debut with the frenetic ensemble drama, "Go" (1999), which contained fast-paced dialogue and labyrinth subplots that drew comparisons to Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" (1994). Almost right away, August became one of Hollywood's go-to screenwriters as he penned the scripts for McG's "Charlie's Angels" (2000) and the sequel "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" (2003), while doing untold amounts of uncredited script doctor work on some of the studio's biggest movies. In 2003, he began a long and fruitful working relationship with director Tim Burton, which resulted in "Big Fish" (2003), "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (2005) and "Corpse Bride" (2005). After making his directing debut with the indie thriller "The Nines" (2007), August reunited with Burton on "Dark Shadows" (2012) and "Frankenweenie" (2012), while continually turning out drafts for soon-to-be released blockbusters that made him one of the most prolific screenwriters working in the business.

Highest rated movies

My Date With Drew




57% 94% Aladdin Screenwriter $355.6M 2019
88% 70% Frankenweenie Screenwriter - 2012
37% 58% Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Executive Producer $90.8M 2010
64% 61% The Nines Director,
$62.7K 2007
83% 51% Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Writer $206.5M 2005
71% 57% My Date With Drew Unknown (Character) $85.2K 2004
75% 89% Big Fish Screenwriter $66.3M 2003
41% 40% Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Screenwriter,
$100.8M 2003
68% 45% Charlie's Angels Writer $125.3M 2000
50% 60% Titan A.E. Screenwriter $22.8M 2000
91% 78% Go Writer,
$16.8M 1999


67% No Score Yet D.C. Writer 2000