John T. Kretchmer

Director | Producer | Second Unit or Assistant Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Jurassic Park (1993) | Flatliners (1990) | The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
AKA 
John Kretchmer
BORN 
Jul 23, 1954 (age 63)

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Past Film & Video (25 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Hamlet 2Hamlet 2 Thanks  Less 2008 $9MM $4.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bad Girls from Valley HighBad Girls from Valley High Director  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Dunston Checks InDunston Checks In First Assistant Director, Associate Producer  Less 1996 $9.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jurassic ParkJurassic Park First Assistant Director  Less 1993 $63MM $402MM / $1.03B
  • Primary photo for Straight TalkStraight Talk First Assistant Director  Less 1992 $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for DeliriousDelirious First Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1991 $18MM $5.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of FearThe Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear First Assistant Director  Less 1991 $23MM $87MM / —
  • Primary photo for Welcome Home, Roxy CarmichaelWelcome Home, Roxy Carmichael First Assistant Director  Less 1990 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for FlatlinersFlatliners First Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1990 $26MM $61MM / —
  • Primary photo for Staying TogetherStaying Together First Assistant Director  Less 1989 $4.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! First Assistant Director  Less 1988 $12MM $78MM / —
  • Primary photo for Baby BoomBaby Boom First Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1987 $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for Amazing Grace and ChuckAmazing Grace and Chuck First Assistant Director  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Silver BulletSilver Bullet Assistant Director  Less 1985 $7MM $5.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for ProtocolProtocol First Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1984 $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for The House of GodThe House of God Second Assistant Director  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Last LeafThe Last Leaf (Short) First Assistant Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for I Ought to Be in PicturesI Ought to Be in Pictures Second Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1982 $7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Making LoveMaking Love Second Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1982 $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for LookerLooker Second Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1981 $3.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Divine MadnessDivine Madness Assistant Director  Less 1980 $770K / —
  • Primary photo for Chapter TwoChapter Two Second Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The In-LawsThe In-Laws Second Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1979 $9MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for California SuiteCalifornia Suite Assistant Director Trainee (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1978 $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Kentucky Fried MovieThe Kentucky Fried Movie Production Assistant  Less 1977 $650K $15MM / $5MM
Past Television (60 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Life SentenceLife Sentence (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2018), Co-Executive Producer (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 4
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  • Primary photo for FrequencyFrequency (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2016), Director (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 4
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  • Primary photo for iZombieiZombie (TV Series) Director (5 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2016 5
    • Dead Beat (Apr 12, 2016) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • Max Wager (Nov 10, 2015) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • Zombie Bro (Oct 13, 2015) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
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  • Primary photo for ForeverForever (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (14 episodes, 2014), Director (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015 15
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  • Primary photo for White CollarWhite Collar (TV Series) Director (12 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2014 12
    • Borrowed Time (Nov 6, 2014) Director  Less
    • Live Feed (Jan 9, 2014) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • The Original (Feb 26, 2013) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Granite FlatsGranite Flats (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Army WivesArmy Wives (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (49 episodes, 2011), Director (17 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2013 55
    • All or Nothing (Jun 9, 2013) Director, Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Damaged (Jun 2, 2013) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Adjustment Period (May 19, 2013) Co-Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Necessary RoughnessNecessary Roughness (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2013 2
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Covert AffairsCovert Affairs (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The Good GuysThe Good Guys (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 2
    • Hunches & Heists (Jul 19, 2010) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • Small Rooms (Jul 12, 2010) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Unnatural HistoryUnnatural History (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • The Griffin Gang (Jun 20, 2010) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for GreekGreek (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Burn NoticeBurn Notice (TV Series) Director (7 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2010 7
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  • Primary photo for The Ex ListThe Ex List (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • The Spark (Sep 15, 2009) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for CupidCupid (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for The MiddlemanThe Middleman (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for In Plain SightIn Plain Sight (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Kyle XYKyle XY (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for October RoadOctober Road (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Spelling It Out (Jan 14, 2008) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for MoonlightMoonlight (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Sleeping Beauty (Dec 14, 2007) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hidden PalmsHidden Palms (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Party Hardy (Jun 13, 2007) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Veronica MarsVeronica Mars (TV Series) Director (14 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2007 14
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  • Primary photo for PsychPsych (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Director (17 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2006 17
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  • Primary photo for Killer InstinctKiller Instinct (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Game Over (Nov 11, 2005) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Director (5 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2003 5
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  • Primary photo for HunterHunter (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
    • Need to Know Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • Dead Heat (May 3, 2003) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Birds of PreyBirds of Prey (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Lady Shiva (Nov 27, 2002) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for She SpiesShe Spies (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 2
    • Fondles (Oct 21, 2002) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • The Martini Shot (Jul 27, 2002) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Special Unit 2Special Unit 2 (TV Series) Producer (13 episodes, 2001), Director (7 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2002 14
    • The Wish (Feb 13, 2002) Producer (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • The Piper (Feb 6, 2002) Director, Producer  Less
    • The Love (Jan 30, 2002) Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The ChronicleThe Chronicle (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for The Lone GunmenThe Lone Gunmen (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Dark AngelDark Angel (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • Female Trouble (Mar 13, 2001) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: VoyagerStar Trek: Voyager (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–1999 2
    • Warhead (May 19, 1999) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • Once Upon a Time (Nov 11, 1998) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for BrimstoneBrimstone (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Lovers (Jan 8, 1999) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998 2
  • Primary photo for Martial LawMartial Law (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for PushPush (TV Series) Consulting Producer  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Spy GameSpy Game (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Nash BridgesNash Bridges (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Dirty Tricks (Dec 19, 1997) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Early EditionEarly Edition (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
    • Redfellas (Nov 8, 1997) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • Faith (Apr 26, 1997) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for Hercules: The Legendary JourneysHercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1997 4
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  • Primary photo for ViperViper (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Xena: Warrior PrincessXena: Warrior Princess (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 2
  • Primary photo for SlidersSliders (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Strange LuckStrange Luck (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1996 2
    • Healing Hands (Jan 5, 1996) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
    • The Box (Dec 1, 1995) Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less
  • Primary photo for ExtremeExtreme (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Higher Ground (Mar 16, 1995) Director (directed by)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Seaquest DSVSeaquest DSV (TV Series) First Assistant Director (3 episodes, 1993), Director (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1993–1994 5
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  • Primary photo for Aliens for BreakfastAliens for Breakfast (TV Movie) Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek StoryCalendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (TV Movie) Assistant Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Out on the EdgeOut on the Edge (TV Movie) First Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Kiss ShotKiss Shot (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Into the HomelandInto the Homeland (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Harry's Hong KongHarry's Hong Kong (TV Movie) First Assistant Director (as John T. Kretchmer)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Circle of Violence: A Family DramaCircle of Violence: A Family Drama (TV Movie) First Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for This Child Is MineThis Child Is Mine (TV Movie) First Assistant Director (as John Kretchmer)  Less 1985

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