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James McTeigue

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $273,785,397 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #500)
Best-known technical roles: Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones (Assistant Director), The Matrix Reloaded (Assistant Director), The Matrix Revolutions (Assistant Director), Breaking In (Director), The Matrix (Assistant Director)
Most productive collaborators: Gabrielle Union, Andy Wachowski, Joel Silver, Matthew Sand, Lana Wachowski

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector5$171,025,310$102,760,087$273,785,397
Assistant Director4$902,981,269$1,383,108,918$2,286,090,187
Second Unit Director1$43,945,766$49,448,696$93,394,462

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

2018 Preview: May

May 1st, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story

April was all about Avengers: Infinity War, which earned about as much during its opening weekend as the next two biggest films, A Quiet Place and Rampage, will earn in total. However, moving Infinity War to April has left a big gap for the first two weeks of May. It isn’t until Deadpool 2 debuts that we have a potential $100 million movie, while the week after Solo: A Star Wars Story closes the month on a strong note. Fortunately, both of those films are expected to earn more than $100 million during their opening weekends alone and combined could earn over $700 million domestically. Last May, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 helped the month get off to a fast start, but it was the only monster hit of the month. Infinity War opening a week early will mean the month will start slower, in terms of new releases, but Infinity War’s record-breaking debut should help 2018 come out ahead in the end. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Raven

November 1st, 2012

When I first heard about The Raven, I was excited. I like Edgar Allan Poe's writing and I like John Cusack as an actor. The idea of John Cusack playing Edgar Allan Poe in a movie was enough to get me interested. Having Edgar Allan Poe trying to catch a serial killer who was using his writings as inspiration was a solid enough hook to get me excited. However, given the film's box office numbers, something clearly went wrong. Were moviegoers correct in avoiding the film? Or is it an undiscovered gem? More...

All Technical Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
5/9/2018 Breaking In Director $46,383,120 $3,601,517 $49,984,637
5/29/2015 Survivor Director $0 $774,905 $774,905
4/12/2012 The Raven Director $16,008,272 $14,593,529 $30,601,801
11/25/2009 Ninja Assassin Director $38,122,883 $24,087,009 $62,209,892
5/9/2008 Speed Racer Second Unit Director $43,945,766 $49,448,696 $93,394,462
3/17/2006 V for Vendetta Director $70,511,035 $59,703,127 $130,214,162
11/5/2003 The Matrix Revolutions Assistant Director $139,270,910 $288,029,350 $427,300,260
5/15/2003 The Matrix Reloaded Assistant Director $281,553,689 $457,023,240 $738,576,929
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the… Assistant Director $310,676,740 $346,018,875 $656,695,615
3/31/1999 The Matrix Assistant Director $171,479,930 $292,037,453 $463,517,383
Movies: 10Totals:$1,117,952,345$1,535,317,701$2,653,270,046

Director Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
5/9/2018 Breaking In $17,630,285 2,537 $46,383,120 $49,984,637 92.8%
5/29/2015 Survivor $0 0 $0 $774,905 0.0%
4/12/2012 The Raven $7,289,642 2,209 $16,008,272 $30,601,801 52.3%
11/25/2009 Ninja Assassin $13,316,158 2,503 $38,122,883 $62,209,892 61.3%
3/17/2006 V for Vendetta $25,642,640 3,365 $70,511,035 $130,214,162 54.2%
Movies: 5Totals:  $171,025,310$273,785,397