From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James E. "Jim" Thomas is a screenwriter based in California. With his brother John Thomas, he wrote or was substantially involved in the screenplays of the following films: Predator (1987), Predator 2 (1990), Executive Decision (1996), Wild Wild West (1999), Mission to Mars (2000), and Behind Enemy Lines (2001). He also used to be a math teacher at Metuchen High School. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jim Thomas, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.