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Michael J. McAlister

Visual Effects | Actor | Second Unit or Assistant Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) | Waterworld (1995) | Demolition Man (1993)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations More »
AKA 
Michael John McAlister | Michael McAlister | Micheal J. McAlister | Micheal McAlister | Mike McAlister | Mike McAllister  Less

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Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills ChihuahuaBeverly Hills Chihuahua Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2008 $20MM $95MM / $149MM
  • Primary photo for Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver SurferFantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer Additional Visual Effects Supervisor (as Michael McAlister)  Less 2007 $130MM $132MM / $289MM
  • Primary photo for EragonEragon Visual Effects Supervisor (as Michael McAlister)  Less 2006 $100MM $75MM / $174MM
  • Primary photo for Indiana Jones: Making the TrilogyIndiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for AbandonAbandon Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2002 $25MM $11MM / $12MM
  • Primary photo for Road to PerditionRoad to Perdition Visual Effects Supervisor (Cinesite) (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 2002 $80MM $104MM / $181MM
  • Primary photo for Orange CountyOrange County Visual Effects Supervisor (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 2002 $18MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for AliAli Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2001 $107MM $58MM / $30MM
  • Primary photo for Rat RaceRat Race Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2001 $48MM $57MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for Thirteen DaysThirteen Days Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2000 $80MM $35MM / $67MM
  • Primary photo for Pushing TinPushing Tin Visual Effects Consultant  Less 1999 $33MM $8.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Truman ShowThe Truman Show Man closing door on OmniCam Ecosphere Dome (uncredited), Second Unit Director (as Micheal J. McAlister), Visual Effects Supervisor (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 1998 $60MM $126MM / $264MM
  • Primary photo for Air Force OneAir Force One Special Thanks (as Micheal McAlister)  Less 1997 $85MM $173MM / $315MM
  • Primary photo for Murder at 1600Murder at 1600 Second Unit Director (Washington, D.C.) (as Michael John McAlister)  Less 1997 $20MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for MichaelMichael Visual Effects Director Of Photography (SPI) (as Mike McAlister)  Less 1996 $95MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for MatildaMatilda Visual Effects Consultant (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 1996 $36MM $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for Get ShortyGet Shorty Visual Effects Coordinator (as Micheal McAlister)  Less 1995 $30MM $72MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for WaterworldWaterworld Visual Effects Supervisor (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 1995 $175MM $88MM / $264MM
  • Primary photo for Free Willy 2: The Adventure HomeFree Willy 2: The Adventure Home Visual Effects  Less 1995 $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Hudsucker ProxyThe Hudsucker Proxy Visual Effects Producer, Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1994 $30MM $2.9MM / $15MM
  • Primary photo for Wrestling Ernest HemingwayWrestling Ernest Hemingway Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1993 $232K / —
  • Primary photo for Demolition ManDemolition Man Visual Effects (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 1993 $57MM $58MM / $159MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. BaseballMr. Baseball Visual Effects  Less 1992 $40MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for RushRush Plate Camera Operator (as Mike McAlister)  Less 1991 $17MM $7.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Die Hard 2Die Hard 2 Visual Effects Supervisor (ILM) (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 1990 $70MM $118MM / $240MM
  • Primary photo for Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade Visual Effects Supervisor (as Micheal J. McAlister)  Less 1989 $48MM $197MM / $474MM
  • Primary photo for WillowWillow Visual Effects (ILM) (as Michael McAlister)  Less 1988 $35MM $57MM / —
  • Primary photo for Howard the DuckHoward the Duck Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1986 $35MM $16MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for The GooniesThe Goonies Visual Effects Supervisor (as Michael McAlister)  Less 1985 $19MM $62MM / —
  • Primary photo for StarmanStarman Director Of Visual Effects Photography (ILM) (as Michael McAlister)  Less 1984 $22MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Chief Visual Effects Cameraman (ILM) (as Mike McAlister)  Less 1984 $28MM $180MM / $333MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the JediStar Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Effects Cameraman (ILM)  Less 1983 $32MM $309MM / $573MM
  • Primary photo for E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialE.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Effects Cameraman (ILM) (as Mike McAlister)  Less 1982 $10MM $435MM / $793MM
  • Primary photo for DragonslayerDragonslayer Effects Cameraman (ILM) (as Micheal McAlister)  Less 1981 $18MM $14MM / $15MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes BackStar Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Assistant Cameraman (miniature and optical effects unit) (as Michael McAlister)  Less 1980 $18MM $290MM / $248MM
  • Primary photo for Fraternity RowFraternity Row Arthur St Onge  Less 1977
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Marvel's Off the RackMarvel's Off the Rack (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Ewoks: The Battle for EndorEwoks: The Battle for Endor (TV Movie) Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of AllFlash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (TV Movie) Special Miniature Sequences Photographer (as Mike McAllister)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Jason of Star CommandJason of Star Command (TV Series) Miniatures Photographer ( 12 episodes, 1979 )  Less 1979 12
    • Battle for Freedom (Dec 1, 1979) Miniatures Photographer (as Mike McAlister)  Less
    • Mimi's Secret (Nov 24, 1979) Miniatures Photographer (as Mike McAlister)  Less
    • Little Girl Lost (Nov 17, 1979) Miniatures Photographer (as Mike McAlister)  Less
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Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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