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Brian Smrz

Best known as a Second Unit Director based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $8,868,209,390 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
Best-known technical roles: Iron Man 3 (Second Unit Director), The Hangover Part II (Second Unit Director), X-Men: Apocalypse (Second Unit Director), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Second Unit Director), Night at the Museum (Second Unit Director)
Most productive collaborators: Stan Lee, Thomas M. Hammel, Claude Pare, James Franco, Rupert Wyatt
Also credited as: ˙

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesSecond Unit Director24$3,417,135,125$5,451,074,265$8,868,209,390
Stunt Coordinator6$671,885,672$906,428,425$1,578,314,097
Second Unit Camera1$40,914,068$36,714,197$77,628,265
Director1$0$3,393,348$3,393,348

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/1/2017 24 Hours to Live Director $0 $3,393,348 $3,393,348
5/27/2016 X-Men: Apocalypse Second Unit Director $155,442,489 $387,300,000 $542,742,489
8/7/2015 Fantastic Four Second Unit Director $56,117,548 $111,860,048 $167,977,596
7/1/2015 Terminator: Genisys Second Unit Director $89,760,956 $350,400,000 $440,160,956
5/23/2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Second Unit Director $233,921,534 $513,941,241 $747,862,775
5/3/2013 Iron Man 3 Second Unit Director $408,992,272 $806,400,000 $1,215,392,272
2/17/2012 This Means War Second Unit Director $54,760,791 $102,213,766 $156,974,557
8/5/2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Second Unit Director $176,760,185 $306,100,000 $482,860,185
6/3/2011 X-Men: First Class Second Unit Director $146,408,305 $209,000,000 $355,408,305
5/26/2011 The Hangover Part II Second Unit Director $254,464,305 $332,000,000 $586,464,305
6/23/2010 Knight and Day Second Unit Director $76,423,035 $182,328,335 $258,751,370
9/25/2009 Surrogates Second Unit Director $38,577,772 $81,090,578 $119,668,350
9/11/2009 Whiteout Second Unit Director… $10,275,638 $1,979,108 $12,254,746
5/1/2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Second Unit Director… $179,883,157 $194,942,603 $374,825,760
9/26/2008 Eagle Eye Second Unit Director $101,440,743 $76,625,826 $178,066,569
6/27/2007 Live Free or Die Hard Second Unit Director $134,529,403 $247,758,744 $382,288,147
12/22/2006 Night at the Museum Second Unit Director $250,863,268 $328,583,139 $579,446,407
6/28/2006 Superman Returns Second Unit Director $200,120,000 $173,965,065 $374,085,065
7/8/2005 Fantastic Four Second Unit Director $154,696,080 $178,436,670 $333,132,750
10/6/2004 Taxi Second Unit Director $36,609,966 $31,500,000 $68,109,966
12/25/2003 Paycheck Second Unit Director $53,789,313 $45,030,476 $98,819,789
5/2/2003 X2 Second Unit Director $214,949,694 $191,925,842 $406,875,536
6/21/2002 Minority Report Second Unit Director,
Stunt Coordinator 
$132,024,714 $226,800,000 $358,824,714
6/14/2002 Windtalkers Second Unit Director,
Stunt Coordinator,
Second Unit Camera 
$40,914,068 $36,714,197 $77,628,265
12/14/2001 Vanilla Sky Stunt Coordinator $100,614,858 $102,111,747 $202,726,605
5/24/2000 Mission: Impossible 2 Second Unit Director,
Stunt Coordinator 
$215,409,889 $334,178,627 $549,588,516
6/27/1997 Face/Off Stunt Coordinator $112,276,146 $128,923,854 $241,200,000
2/9/1996 Broken Arrow Stunt Coordinator (T… $70,645,997 $77,700,000 $148,345,997
Movies: 28Totals:$3,700,672,126$5,763,203,214$9,463,875,340
  Averages:$132,166,862$205,828,686$337,995,548

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/1/2017 24 Hours to Live $0 0 $0 $3,393,348 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$3,393,348 
 Averages:$00$0$3,393,3480.0%




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