John McTiernan (born January 8, 1951) is an American film director who directed the 1987 film Predator. Other notable films McTiernan has directed include the seminal action classic Die Hard (1988), The Hunt for Red October (1990) and Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995).
|1988||Die Hard||With George Christy, Robert Davi, Diana James, Henry Kingi and Carmine Zozzora|
|1990||The Hunt for Red October||With Sven-Ole Thorsen|
|1993||Last Action Hero||With William H. Burton, Jr., Charles Dance, Larry Ferguson, Henry Kingi, Thomas Rosales, Jr., Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen and Jean-Claude Van Damme|
|1995||Die Hard with a Vengeance||With Gerard G. Williams|
|1999||The 13th Warrior||With Sven-Ole Thorsen|
|The Thomas Crown Affair|
|2002||Rollerball||With George Christy and Oleg Taktarov|
- The real-life goblin spider species Predatoroonops mctiernani is named after McTiernan; every member of the Predatoroonops genus has a name that references Predator, due to the perceived similarity between the spider's mouthparts and the Predator's mandibles.