Mark Helfrich (film editor)

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Mark Helfrich (born Nov. 1957) is an American film editor and director. He is an elected member of American Cinema Editors (ACE) and serves on the board as an associate director.[1] Helfrich has edited over thirty films such as Stone Cold (1991), Showgirls (1995) with Mark Goldblatt. Helfrich is also the primary editor for director Brett Ratner's films, such as Money Talks (1997), Rush Hour (1998), The Family Man (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Red Dragon (2002), and After the Sunset (2004), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) with Mark Goldblatt and Julia Wong. Helfrich directed Good Luck Chuck.

He has also edited, with Brett Ratner's direction, a version of the Bollywood film production titled Kites:The Remix aka Kites (2010), as well as the pilot episode for Prison Break, an American-based TV drama series produced by Brett Ratner. Helfrich edited Brett Ratner's music video Beautiful Stranger featuring Madonna.


Year Title
1983 Revenge of the Ninja
1984 Baby Love
1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II
1987 Predator
1988 Action Jackson
1990 Dark Angel
1991 Rich Girl
Stone Cold
The Last Boy Scout
1993 Nowhere to Run
Striking Distance
Midnight Kiss
1995 Showgirls
1997 Money Talks
Most Wanted
1998 Rush Hour
2000 Scary Movie
The Family Man
2001 Rush Hour 2
2002 Red Dragon
2003 Honey
2004 After the Sunset
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
2007 Rush Hour 3
2008 New York, I Love You (segment directed by Brett Ratner)
Four Christmases
2011 Season of the Witch
Tower Heist
2013 Movie 43 (segment "Happy Birthday")
2014 Hercules


  1. ^ [1] American Cinema Editors (ACE) Official website

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