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Jim Van Wyck

Jim Van Wyck graduated from the University of Oregon with a mathematics degree, and played eight years of professional baseball in the Minnesota Twins organization. He then entered the film industry through the Directors Guild Training Program. His first job was a production assistant on the telefilm "Elvis", starring Kurt Russell, who was his ... See full bio »

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Lethal Weapon 4
Lethal Weapon 4 Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Conspiracy Theory
Conspiracy Theory Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Maverick Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
16 Blocks
16 Blocks Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 2006 16 Blocks (first assistant director)
 2003 Timeline (first assistant director)
 2000 Romeo Must Die (first assistant director)
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 (first assistant director)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (first assistant director)
 1995 Assassins (first assistant director)
 1995 Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (assistant director)
 1994 Maverick (first assistant director)
 1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (first assistant director)
 1993 Free Willy (first assistant director)
 1992 The Babe (first assistant director)
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (first assistant director)
 1990 Mermaids (first assistant director)
 1990 Dick Tracy (first assistant director)
 1990 Stanley & Iris (first assistant director)
 1989 Three Fugitives (first assistant director - as James R. Van Wyck)
 1988 Punchline (first assistant director)
 1988 Funny Farm (first assistant director)
 1987/I Surrender (assistant director)
 1987 Outrageous Fortune (first assistant director)
 1986 Running Scared (assistant director)
 1986 Violets Are Blue... (first assistant director)
 1985 Murphy's Romance (first assistant director)
 1985 Stick (first assistant director)
 1984 Iceman (first assistant director)
 1983 Stroker Ace (second assistant director - as James Van Wyck)
 1982 Best Friends (second assistant director)
 1982 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (second assistant director)
 1981 Sharky's Machine (second assistant director)
 1981 Only When I Laugh (second assistant director)
 1981 The Legend of the Lone Ranger (dga trainee)
 1981 Cutter's Way (dga trainee)
 1980 Inside Moves (trainee assistant director)
 1980 Can't Stop the Music (trainee assistant director - uncredited)
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James R. Van Wyck | James Van Wyck | Jimmy Van Wyck

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