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I Am Number Four
I Am Number Four Camera and Electrical Department
The Negotiator
The Negotiator Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Reacher
Jack Reacher Camera and Electrical Department
The Next Three Days
The Next Three Days Camera and Electrical Department


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 2017 Mindhunter (TV Series) (best boy rigging grip - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (best boy rigging grip: James Patrick Dames)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (best boy rigging grip: James Patrick Dames)
 2016 American Pastoral (rigging grip)
 2016 Banshee (TV Series) (rigging grip - 8 episodes)
- Requiem (2016) ... (rigging grip)
- Truths Other Than the Ones You Tell Yourself (2016) ... (rigging grip)
- Only One Way a Dogfight Ends (2016) ... (rigging grip)
- A Little Late to Grow a Pair (2016) ... (rigging grip)
- Innocent Might Be a Bit of a Stretch (2016) ... (rigging grip)
 2015 Concussion (key grip 2nd unit)
 2015 The Last Witch Hunter (dolly grip: second unit - as James Patrick Dames)
 2015 Fathers & Daughters (grip - as James P. Dames)
 2015 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl ("a" dolly grip)
 2014 Foxcatcher (key grip: b unit)
 2014 The Fault in Our Stars (company grip - as James P. Dames)
 2013 Supah Ninjas (TV Series) (dolly grip - 9 episodes)
- Spring Fling (2013) ... (dolly grip)
- Wallflower (2013) ... (dolly grip)
- Finding Forster (2013) ... (dolly grip)
- Enter the Dojo (2013) ... (dolly grip)
- Cheer Fever (2013) ... (dolly grip)
 2013 A Resurrection (dolly grip)
 2013 Riddle (best boy grip)
 2012 Mafia (best boy grip)
 2012 Jack Reacher (dolly grip: second unit)
 2012 Promised Land (grip - as James P. Dames)
 2012 Won't Back Down (grip - as Patrick Schutte)
 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (rigging key grip - as Patrick Dames)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (rigging grip)
 2011 Warrior (rigging grip - uncredited)
 2011/I Abduction (key rigger)
 2011 I Am Number Four (rigging grip)
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie) (key grip: second unit)
 2010 The Next Three Days (key rigging grip)
 2010 Unstoppable (rigging grip)
 2010 Justified (TV Series) (key grip - 1 episode)
- Fire in the Hole (2010) ... (key grip)
 2010 She's Out of My League (grip - as James Dames)
 2009 Sorority Row (dolly grip)
 2009 Shannon's Rainbow (dolly grip)
 2009 Adventureland ("b" camera dolly grip)
 2008 Zack and Miri Make a Porno (dolly grip: "b" camera)
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (key grip: second unit - as James P. Dames)
 2004 In Enemy Hands (company grip)
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (key grip - 1 episode)
- Sunset Division (2003) ... (key grip)
 2003 War Stories (TV Movie) (best boy grip)
 2003 A Ninja Pays Half My Rent (Short) (best boy grip)
 2000 Love & Basketball (rigging grip)
 1999 The Big Tease (grip)
 1999 Idle Hands (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1998/I Soldier (best boy grip: second unit)
 1998 Letters from a Killer (grip best boy)
 1998 Any Day Now (TV Series) (key grip - 2002)
 1998 The Negotiator (second grip: second unit, Los Angeles - as James Patrick Dames)
 1998 Twilight (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1998 Desperate Measures (grip - uncredited)
 1997 World's Most Amazing Animal Rescues: Part 2 (TV Special) (grip - as Patrick Dames)
 1997 Childhood Sweetheart? (TV Movie) (grip)
 1996 Street Corner Justice (key grip: Pittsburgh)
 1996 The Assassination File (TV Movie) (grip)
 1995 Sudden Death (grip)
 1995 Roommates (best boy rigging grip)
 1995 The Piano Lesson (TV Movie) (grip)
 1995 Boys on the Side (grip - uncredited)
 1994 A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story (TV Movie) (best boy grip)
 1994 The Shawshank Redemption (grip - uncredited)
 1994 Milk Money (grip - uncredited)
 1994 Breathing Lessons (TV Movie) (best boy grip - uncredited)
 1994 Backstreet Justice (grip)
 1993 Striking Distance (grip)
 1993 Money for Nothing (grip)
 1993 The Cemetery Club (grip - uncredited)
 1992 Hoffa (grip - uncredited)
 1992 Innocent Blood (grip)
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Alternate Names:

James P. Dames | James Patrick Dames | James Dames | Patrick Dames | Patrick Schutte

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