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Christian Wagner

Highest Rated: 95% Casino Royale (2006)

Lowest Rated: 11% Deception (2008)

Birthday: Not Available

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Storied film editor Christian Wagner is the answer to a trivia question: Who's the first American to edit a James Bond film? The Bond offering he worked on was the 2002 Lee Tamahori-directed "Die Another Day," featuring Pierce Brosnan as the dashing super-spy. By the time he Bonded, Wagner had a long trail of major feature film credits behind him. He was a favorite editor of quick-scene director Tony Scott, first collaborating with him on the Mexico-set, '90 romantic thriller "Revenge," starring Kevin Costner. Wagner and Scott would continue to work together throughout their careers on such movies as the edgy Quentin Tarantino-scripted crime thriller "True Romance" (93) and the sprawling '01 espionage epic "Spy Game." Wagner wasn't only a favorite of Scott's; the editor worked on scores of other films with noted directors. Among his bosses were Michael Bay ('95's explosive cop action/comedy offering, "Bad Boys") and John Woo (with the '97 identity-switch thriller, "Face/Off"). Prior to his association with such filmmakers, Wagner generally served in assistant positions on lower-budget genre offerings. He was first assistant editor on the Chuck Norris Chicago police drama "Code of Silence" ('85), for example, and took a similar role on the '86 horror offering "The Wraith."

Filmography

Movies

Credit
22% 66% Men in Black: International Film Editor $80M 2019
67% 72% The Fate of the Furious Film Editor $225.7M 2017
No Score Yet 20% Desire Will Set You Free Johann (Character) - 2015
82% 82% Furious 7 Film Editor $350.8M 2015
71% 84% Fast & Furious 6 Film Editor $238.7M 2013
31% 47% Total Recall Film Editor $58.9M 2012
36% 48% Battle: Los Angeles Film Editor $83.6M 2011
77% 83% Fast Five Film Editor $209.8M 2011
32% 49% The Uninvited Film Editor $28.6M 2009
11% 31% Deception Film Editor $4.6M 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Warchild Director - 2008
28% 53% Next Film Editor $18M 2007
95% 89% Casino Royale Film Editor $167M 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Island Film Editor $35.8M 2005
38% 89% Man on Fire Film Editor $77.9M 2004
57% 41% Die Another Day Film Editor $160.2M 2002
66% 75% Spy Game Film Editor $62.3M 2001
57% 42% Mission: Impossible 2 Film Editor $215.4M 2000
74% 79% The Negotiator Film Editor $44.7M 1998
92% 82% Face/Off Film Editor $112.3M 1997
42% 78% Bad Boys Film Editor $63.9M 1995
12% 14% Fair Game Film Editor $11.2M 1995
93% 93% True Romance Film Editor - 1993

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