Director | Producer | Writer
Was offered the chance to direct Commando (1985), but turned it down. He worked with Arnold Schwarzenegger later on Predator (1987) and Last Action Hero (1993).
Last Action Hero (1993) was the worst time I've ever had in this business. (...) The whole thing would have profited from a little more digestion. The movie, from the moment the studio said they wanted to do it until it was in the theatres, was ...
Often shows characters speaking in a foreign, unsubtitled language. According to McTiernan, this habit comes from the countless foreign films he saw as a student.
John Campbell McTiernan Jr.
Albany, New York, USA
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