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Rich Thorne was born in New York City and moved to Los Angeles at age ten. Upon graduation with a degree from the Film School at Cal State Northridge, Rich Thorne began his film career as an editor and compositor for The Post Group, working with Ampex Corp, Quantel Corp and Abekas Video Systems to design and build the early predecessors to today's... See full bio »

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Dr. Dolittle 3 Director
I, Robot Visual Effects
X2: X-Men United Visual Effects
Mother Ghost Director


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 2018 The Little Mermaid (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Hitman: Agent 47 (vfx unit director) / (visual effects producer) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 The Pyramid (visual effects producer)
 2011 The Big Year (visual effects consultant)
 2006 Idiocracy (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (production executive)
 2005 Elektra (production executive)
 2004 Alien vs. Predator (production executive)
 2004 I, Robot (production executive)
 2004 Garfield (production executive - uncredited)
 2004 Welcome to Mooseport (production executive)
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (production executive)
 2003 X2: X-Men United (production executive - uncredited)
 2003 Daredevil (visual effects supervisor) / (visual effects unit director)
 2001 Joe Somebody (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Behind Enemy Lines (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Black Knight (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Shallow Hal (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Planet of the Apes (production executive)
 2001 Say It Isn't So (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Monkeybone (production executive)
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Bedazzled (production executive)
 2000 Men of Honor (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 X-Men (production executive)
 2000 Big Momma's House (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Here on Earth (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Anna and the King (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Anywhere But Here (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Fight Club (production executive)
 1999 Brokedown Palace (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Never Been Kissed (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 The Siege (production executive)
 1998 Ever After: A Cinderella Story (production executive - uncredited)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (production executive - uncredited)
 1998 Hope Floats (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Slums of Beverly Hills (production executive)
 1998 Great Expectations (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Firestorm (production executive - uncredited)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (production executive - uncredited)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (visual effects supervision)
 1996 Forest Warrior (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 The Great White Hype (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 The Arrival (visual effects supervisor: Digital Magic)
 1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (digital effects designer: Digital Magic)
 1995 Evolver (visual effects supervisor)
 1994 Mirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance (visual effects producer)
 1993 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Movie) (effects producer)
 1985-1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (visual effects - 2 episodes)
- Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) ... (visual effects)
- Teacher's Aide/Paladin of the Lost Hour (1985) ... (visual effects)
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His son is Justin Joseph "JJ" Thorne from the band NLT.

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