Nelson McCormick

Nelson McCormick

Highest Rated: 65% Guilty by Suspicion (1991)

Lowest Rated: 7% Prom Night (2008)

Birthday: Oct 10, 1957

Birthplace: Not Available

Director Nelson McCormick has established a solid career helming television dramas, but in the 2000s, he expanded into film with a couple of scary movies. In 1993, McCormick stepped onto the television stage as a director on the hit cop drama "NYPD Blue." After a string of TV movies, he helmed several episodes of Pamela Anderson's action-packed crime comedy series, "V.I.P.," later landing work on more reputable fare, including the J.J. Abrams spy drama, "Alias," and the Aaron Sorkin White House drama, "The West Wing." By the mid-2000s, McCormick was dabbling in producing: on "Over There," an Iraq War drama series, and on the hour-long crime drama "The Evidence." Both proved to be short-lived, but near decade's end, McCormick had moved onto bigger things. In 2008, he made his feature film directorial debut with "Prom Night," a re-imagining of the 1980 horror movie of the same name. Though critics panned the film, it did well at the box office and was embraced by horror fans. The next year, McCormick returned to the film stage with another horror remake, "The Stepfather," based on the 1987 horror feature inspired by the murders of real-life killer John List. Again, critics were cold to McCormick's movie, but fans flocked, making the film a financial success. McCormick worked on the crime dramas "Southland," "The Closer," and "Rizzoli & Isles" in the late 00s.




56% 42% Killing Kennedy Director - 2013
11% 35% The Stepfather Director $29.1M 2009
7% 38% Prom Night Director $43.8M 2008
No Score Yet 24% Control Factor Director - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Operation Sandman: Warriors in Hell Writer,
- 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Primal Force Director - 1999
No Score Yet 62% Where the Truth Lies Director - 1999
No Score Yet 17% PCH Director - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet For Which He Stands Director - 1996
65% 55% Guilty by Suspicion Associate Producer $8.4M 1991


64% 67% Hunters Executive Producer 2020
No Score Yet 87% Criminal Minds Director 2019-2020 2009-2012
No Score Yet 95% The Rookie Director 2018
No Score Yet 87% SEAL Team Director 2018
92% 85% Colony Executive Producer 2016-2017
94% 92% The Good Wife Director 2015-2016 2010-2012
90% 70% Nashville Director 2015
68% 65% Touch Director 2012-2013
88% 93% Longmire Director 2012
76% 68% Body of Proof Director 2011-2012
82% 82% The Closer Director 2009-2011 2006
87% 84% 24 Director 2010
90% 97% Southland Director 2010
52% No Score Yet Trust Me Director 2009
No Score Yet 91% CSI: New York Director 2009 2005
45% No Score Yet The Evidence Director 2006
29% No Score Yet Presidio Med Director 2006 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cold Case Director 2004-2005
90% 96% House Director 2005
No Score Yet 84% C.S.I. Las Vegas Director 2003
85% 88% Alias Director 2002-2003
84% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Director 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet V.I.P. Director 2001-2002
100% No Score Yet The Nine Director


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