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John McTiernan

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $1,242,957,732 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #117)
Best-known technical roles: Die Hard: With a Vengeance (Director), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (Producer), The Hunt for Red October (Director), Last Action Hero (Director), The 13th Warrior (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Fisherman (Die Hard: With a Vengeance), Advisor (The Hunt for Red October)
Most productive collaborators: Sean Connery, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Larry Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Michael Kamen

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$220,722,365$345,879,301$566,601,666
In Technical RolesDirector11$606,644,006$636,313,726$1,242,957,732
Producer2$132,711,398$295,089,167$427,800,565

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray Review - The Jack Ryan Collection

December 2nd, 2013

The Jack Ryan franchise is a strange one. There have been four films so far, with a fifth on the way, and during that time, four different actors will have played the titular role. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit hits theaters in mid-January, so it is a perfect time to release the four earlier movies on a Blu-ray box set. (Or to be more accurate, re-release the 2008 Blu-rays in one box set.) How many of these earlier films are worth checking out? And is the box set good value? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/19/1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance Fisherman  $100,012,499 $266,089,167 $366,101,666
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October Advisor  $120,709,866 $79,790,134 $200,500,000
Movies: 2Totals:$220,722,365$345,879,301$566,601,666
  Averages:$110,361,183$172,939,651$283,300,833


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/19/1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $22,162,245 2,579 $100,012,499 $366,101,666 27.3%
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October $17,161,835 1,817 $120,709,866 $200,500,000 60.2%
Movies: 2Totals:  $220,722,365$566,601,666 
 Averages:$19,662,0402,198$110,361,183$283,300,83343.8%

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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/28/2003 Basic Director $26,599,248 $15,999,250 $42,598,498
2/8/2002 Rollerball Director $18,990,542 $6,861,966 $25,852,508
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior Producer,
Director 
$32,698,899 $29,000,000 $61,698,899
8/6/1999 The Thomas Crown Affair Director $69,304,264 $55,000,000 $124,304,264
5/19/1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance Director,
Producer 
$100,012,499 $266,089,167 $366,101,666
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero Director $50,016,394 $87,282,095 $137,298,489
2/7/1992 Medicine Man Director $44,948,240 $0 $44,948,240
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October Director $120,709,866 $79,790,134 $200,500,000
7/15/1988 Die Hard Director $81,350,242 $57,759,104 $139,109,346
6/12/1987 Predator Director $59,735,548 $38,532,010 $98,267,558
3/7/1986 Nomads Director $2,278,264 $0 $2,278,264
Movies: 11Totals:$606,644,006$636,313,726$1,242,957,732
  Averages:$55,149,455$57,846,702$112,996,157

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/28/2003 Basic $11,511,960 2,876 $26,599,248 $42,598,498 62.4%
2/8/2002 Rollerball $9,013,548 2,762 $18,990,542 $25,852,508 73.5%
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior $10,267,756 2,313 $32,698,899 $61,698,899 53.0%
8/6/1999 The Thomas Crown Affair $14,600,719 2,427 $69,304,264 $124,304,264 55.8%
5/19/1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $22,162,245 2,579 $100,012,499 $366,101,666 27.3%
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero $15,338,241 2,306 $50,016,394 $137,298,489 36.4%
2/7/1992 Medicine Man $8,494,271 1,370 $44,948,240 $44,948,240 100.0%
3/2/1990 The Hunt for Red October $17,161,835 1,817 $120,709,866 $200,500,000 60.2%
7/15/1988 Die Hard $0 1,713 $81,350,242 $139,109,346 58.5%
6/12/1987 Predator $12,031,638 1,636 $59,735,548 $98,267,558 60.8%
3/7/1986 Nomads $1,013,328 496 $2,278,264 $2,278,264 100.0%
Movies: 11Totals:  $606,644,006$1,242,957,732 
 Averages:$11,054,1402,027$55,149,455$112,996,15762.5%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior $10,267,756 2,313 $32,698,899 $61,698,899 53.0%
5/19/1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $22,162,245 2,579 $100,012,499 $366,101,666 27.3%
Movies: 2Totals:  $132,711,398$427,800,565 
 Averages:$16,215,0012,446$66,355,699$213,900,28340.2%



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