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Chad Stahelski

Best known as a Stunt Coordinator based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $3,946,565,926 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #11)
Best-known technical roles: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Stunt Coordinator), The Hunger Games (Stunt Coordinator), Captain America: Civil War (Second Unit Director), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Second Unit Director), The Matrix Reloaded (Stunt Coordinator)
Most productive collaborators: Keanu Reeves, Derek Kolstad, Basil Iwanyk, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesStunt Coordinator9$1,757,355,055$2,189,210,871$3,946,565,926
Second Unit Director5$1,086,986,927$1,747,070,131$2,834,057,058
Fight Choreographer2$227,757,019$267,900,129$495,657,148

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

June 11th, 2017

John Wick: Chapter 2

The original John Wick came out of nowhere. There was no hype machine pumping up the film, so most moviegoers had no real idea what was coming. There was strong buzz from the people who had seen it, but nothing compared to the average midlevel release. Its reviews were amazing, but it still didn’t really find a large audience in theaters. Fortunately for the studio, it was inexpensive enough that it made enough profit to justify a sequel. Can John Wick: Chapter 2 live up to its predecessor? More...

2017 Preview: February

February 1st, 2017

The Lego Batman Movie

January turned out to be a good month. Granted, it didn’t live up to last January, but its box office was one of the top five Januarys of all time, so that’s still a good start to the year. Also, we will have our first $100 million movie released in 2017 and that doesn’t happen this early very often. As for February, there’s potentially the first $200 million hit of the year, The Lego Batman Movie. Fifty Shades Darker and The Great Wall both have a shot at $100 million. That said, it is more likely that both will miss that milestone than both will get there. As for the rest of the films, there are a few that are aiming for solid midlevel hits, like John Wick: Chapter Two and Get Out, while there are very few potential bombs. By comparison, last February there was one monster hit, Deadpool, and a lot of bombs. No other movie besides Deadpool made $50 million. No movie opening this month will match Deadpool, but we won’t have as many bombs either, so hopefully that will balance out and 2017 won’t fall further behind 2016. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: John Wick

February 1st, 2015

John Wick stars Keanu Reeves in the titular role. Keanu Reeves has earned close to $2 billion domestically, but it has been more than a decade since he starred in a film that earned more than $100 million at the box office. This film couldn't even get halfway to the century mark. Did it deserve to become a hit? Or was it destined to fall between the cracks? More...

2014 Preview: October

September 30th, 2014

Fury poster

September is over and while it got off to a bad start, a really, really, truly terrible start, it actually ended on a bit of a strong note. Granted, no film has yet to reach $100 million, but The Maze Runner and The Equalizer both could get there in the end. As for October, we might go another month without a $100 million hit. There are a couple of films that have the potential to reach the century mark, Gone Girl and Fury. Hopefully they will get there, but given the recent box office woes, it is probably best to keep expectations low. Last October, there were two films that earned more than $100 million. Bad Grandpa just made it passed that mark. On the other hand, Gravity was a monster hit earning nearly $275 million. It you compare its run to this year's batch of films, it only ranks behind Guardians of the Galaxy. ... There's no way any film opening this month is going to match that. ... There no way the top two films will match that. ... The top three films might not match that. ... 2014 is going to get crushed in the year-over-year comparison and by the end of the month, it will be safe to say its chances of ever catching up to 2013 will be over. It is going to be a depressing month. More...

All Technical Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
2/10/2017 John Wick: Chapter Two Director $92,029,184 $79,500,000 $171,529,184
5/6/2016 Captain America: Civil War Second Unit Director $408,084,349 $745,220,146 $1,153,304,495
3/11/2016 The Brothers Grimsby Second Unit Director $6,864,016 $21,857,392 $28,721,408
10/24/2014 John Wick Director $43,037,835 $33,197,166 $76,235,001
11/22/2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Supervising Stunt Co…,
Second Unit Director 
$424,668,047 $440,200,000 $864,868,047
5/31/2013 After Earth Stunt Coordinator,
Second Unit Director 
$60,522,097 $190,977,568 $251,499,665
4/27/2012 Safe Action Choreographer $17,142,080 $24,353,133 $41,495,213
3/23/2012 The Hunger Games Stunt Coordinator $408,010,692 $269,912,687 $677,923,379
12/16/2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Second Unit Director,
Stunt Coordinator 
$186,848,418 $348,815,025 $535,663,443
8/13/2010 The Expendables Stunt Coordinator $103,068,524 $165,199,650 $268,268,174
11/25/2009 Ninja Assassin Stunt Coordinator $38,122,883 $24,087,009 $62,209,892
5/9/2008 Speed Racer Supervising Stunt Co… $43,945,766 $49,448,696 $93,394,462
3/9/2007 300 Stunt Coordinator,
Fight Choreographer 
$210,614,939 $243,546,996 $454,161,935
5/15/2003 The Matrix Reloaded Martial Arts Stunt C… $281,553,689 $457,023,240 $738,576,929
Movies: 14Totals:$2,324,512,519$3,093,338,708$5,417,851,227

Director Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
2/10/2017 John Wick: Chapter Two $30,436,123 3,113 $92,029,184 $171,529,184 53.7%
10/24/2014 John Wick $14,415,922 2,589 $43,037,835 $76,235,001 56.5%
Movies: 2Totals:  $135,067,019$247,764,185