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Rick Thompson is known for his work on Shutter Island (2010), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Die Hard (1988). See full bio »

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Known For

Shutter Island
Shutter Island Special Effects
(2010)
Die Hard
Die Hard Special Effects
(1988)
The Aviator
The Aviator Special Effects
(2004)

Filmography

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 2017 John Wick: Chapter 2 (special effects coordinator)
 2013 Westside (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2012 Wolves from Another Kingdom (Short) (special effects coordinator)
 2012 Perception (TV Series) (special effects - 6 episodes)
- Light (2012) ... (special effects)
- Shadow (2012) ... (special effects)
- Lovesick (2012) ... (special effects)
- Cipher (2012) ... (special effects)
- 86'd (2012) ... (special effects)
 2011 Fast Five (special effects supervisor: first unit)
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks (special effects pyro foreperson)
 2010 Shutter Island (special effects set supervisor - as Richard Thompson)
 2010 Edge of Darkness (special effects supervisor - as Richard L. Thompson)
 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (special effects assistant coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 2007 Wild Hogs (special effects coordinator)
 2006 Miami Vice (special effects set coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson) / (special effects supervisor)
 2005 The Legend of Zorro (first unit supervisor) / (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 2005 The Interpreter (pyrotechnician: New York)
 2004 The Aviator (first unit special effects supervisor)
 2004 The Whole Ten Yards (special effects coordinator)
 2003 Secondhand Lions (special effects foreman)
 2002 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (special effects first assistant - as Richard Thompson)
 2002/I Enough (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (special effects floor supervisor)
 2001 The Glass House (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 2000 The Family Man (first unit supervisor - uncredited)
 2000 The Way of the Gun (special effects)
 2000 Mission: Impossible II (special effects set foreman - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1999 Magnolia (special effects: F/X Concepts, Inc. - as Rick Thompsen)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (first unit supervisor - uncredited)
 1997 Starship Troopers (special effects supervisor: second unit)
 1996 The War at Home (special effects)
 1996 Broken Arrow (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1995 Bushwhacked (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 1995 Automatic (special effects assistant - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1995 Houseguest (special effects - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1994 Love Affair (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 1994 Midnight Run for Your Life (TV Movie) (special effects - as Richard Thompson)
 1993 Ghost in the Machine (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1993 Loaded Weapon 1 (special effects foreman - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1992 Mickey's Audition (Short) (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Kickboxer 3: The Art of War (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1992 Class Act (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III (special effects supervisor)
 1992 Sinatra (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (special effects coordinator - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (special effects)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (special effects assistant - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1988 Die Hard (special effects assistant - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1987 Real Men (assistant special effects - as Richard Thompson)
 1986 Stand by Me (special effects - as Richard L. Thompson)
 1985 Commando (special effects - as Richard Thompson)
 1985 Weird Science (special effects - as Richard Thompson)
 1983 Brainstorm (miniatures and action props - as Richard Thompson)
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Alternate Names:

Rick Thompsen | Richard L. Thompson | Richard Thompson

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