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Director (feature film)

1.
Hit List (1989)
A man's son is kidnapped by gangsters.
2.
Maniac Cop (1988)
A legendary NYPD officer, now dead, rises from the grave to terrorizes Manhattan.

Cast (feature film)

3.
Americana (1981)

Writer (feature film)

4.
Sunchaser, The (1996)
A story about two extraordinarily different individuals who traverse the majestic spaces of the American West. Dr. Michael Reynolds is taken hostage by "Blue" Monroe, a teenage gangbuster suffering from an inoperable tumor. As the two journey through the desert with each other, they cover terrain not only of the open road but of the spirit. Michael becomes profoundly affected by his intense, uncompromising hijacker and comes finally to question his own convictions. Through Blue''s unerring faith, Michael finds the courage to confront the secret torment of his own past.
5.
Dracula Sucks (1979)
The vampire Count Dracula drinks the blood of virgins each night. His assistant Renfield is helping him with his seduction of Mina, who Dracula wants to turn into one of the undead, but they are hampered by Dr. Van Helsing who knows what they are trying to do.

Producer (feature film)

6.
Peppermint (2018)
7.
Dracula Sucks (1979)
The vampire Count Dracula drinks the blood of virgins each night. His assistant Renfield is helping him with his seduction of Mina, who Dracula wants to turn into one of the undead, but they are hampered by Dr. Van Helsing who knows what they are trying to do.

Editing (feature film)

9.
12.
Furious 7 (2015)
Seventh film in the street racing franchise.
14.
Death Race (2008)
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the U.S. penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and
15.
Firetrap (2001)
Max Hooper is a crafty burglar who forgoes retirement to take one final job. The booty is a controversial computer chip that Max must retrieve from a high-tech company. While he cracks the building disguised as a fireman, a company insider sets the place on fire, forcing Max to help some employees f
16.
Hot Boyz (2000)
With his girlfriend falsely accused in a cop's murder, young rapper Silkk the Shocker is given a chance by Detective Tully to clear her name by infiltrating a drug ring. When his girlfriend killed in jail and he learns the police do not have him in their best interests, Silkk teams with pals C-Dawg
17.
No Tomorrow (1999)
An international criminal starts using a local shipping company for illegal deliveries. One of the employees of the shipping firm, Davis, is working for the criminal, and other, Jason, is apparently an undercover FBI agent who is attemting to get close to the criminal mastermind, Enzo Corral. During
18.
Executive Target (1998)
When his wife is held captive by conspirators, an ace stunt-car driver is forced to participate in the abduction of the U.S. President.
19.
Time to Kill, A (1996)
Old ways die hard... and even now in the fast-changing American South, some old ways die harder than others. It''s the lesson learned by Carl Lee Hailey, a Mississippi factory worker, when his ten-year-old daughter is brutally assaulted by two racist thugs on a drunken spree. It''s the lesson learned by eager young lawyer Jake Brigance, called upon to defend Carl Lee in court after Hailey shoots both men in an act of passionate retribution for the shattered innocence of his little girl. And it''s the lesson learned by Ellen Roark, an energetic, ambitious and razor-sharp Boston-born law student at "Ole Miss." As Jake fights to defend Carl Lee, his own life and the safety of his family and colleagues become increasingly jeopardized. And now, as a full-scale conflagration simmers just below the surface and threatens to explode in this small, Southern community, Jake and Carl Lee must find a way to transcend their fundamental differences and work together for the same cause... equal justice.
20.
Original Gangstas (1996)
It's been 15 years since John Bookman left hometown Gary, Indiana to coach a pro LA football team. In his absence, the city's mean streets have only gotten meaner. Over the years, the steel mills shut down, local businesses closed up and the decent people of Gary have had to face a new menace. A dan
21.
Overkill (1995)
A stressed-out L.A.P.D. narcotics officer is forced to take a vacation, eventually ending up in a tropical resort where he finds himself involved in a life-and-death struggle to aid an accountant hired by a covert organization. Together they fight for their lives in the jungles of South America.
22.
Tough and Deadly (1995)
A targeted CIA agent joins forces with a wisecracking narcotics-officer-turned-bounty hunter to tackle a covert cocaine smuggling operation.
23.
Class of 1999-II: The Substitute (1994)
A teacher who witnesses the murder of a student by the school thug is protected by a substitute teacher who is actually a robot soldier on the run from the government.
24.
Nemesis (1993)
Set in 2020, a futuristic cyborg story about an American intelligence agent who must stop cyborgs from replacing human leaders.
25.
Fast Getaway (1991)
At sixteen years old, Nelson Potter has it made. No school, no homework, no authority. His days are spent masterminding ingenious bank robberies that he pulls off with the help of his dad, Sam. From town to town and job to job, Nelson has a plan for everything. But his talent for making a fast getaw
26.
Hit List (1989)
A man's son is kidnapped by gangsters.
27.
Relentless (1989)
A transplanted New York cop teams up with a veteran detective in Los Angeles to solve a series of murders.
28.
Wicked Stepmother (1989)
A couple comes home from vacation to find that their grandfather has re-married. The stepmother (a witch) takes over and the couple plot to get rid of her.
29.
Spontaneous Combustion (1989)
The story of a man who can make people spontaneously combust simply by coming into contact with them.
30.
Maniac Cop (1988)
A legendary NYPD officer, now dead, rises from the grave to terrorizes Manhattan.
31.
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
All of the mutant babies have been placed on a single island to live or die. The man responsible for their creation mounts an expedition to find and liberate them.
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34.
Americana (1981)

Assistant Direction (feature film)

35.
Dracula Sucks (1979)
The vampire Count Dracula drinks the blood of virgins each night. His assistant Renfield is helping him with his seduction of Mina, who Dracula wants to turn into one of the undead, but they are hampered by Dr. Van Helsing who knows what they are trying to do.

Sound (feature film)

36.
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
For years, stories have circulated about a secret place in the middle of the Nevada desert, known for unexplained phenomena and strange sightings. It is called Witch Mountain, and when a Las Vegas cab driver finds two teens with supernatural powers in his cab, he suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure he can''t explain. When they discover that the only chance to save the world lies in unraveling the secrets of Witch Mountain, the race begins, as the government, mobsters and even extraterrestrials try to stop them.
37.
Love Guru, The (2008)
Guru Pitka was once an ordinary American child, until his family left him at the gates of an Indian ashram to be raised by the exhaulted Guru Tugginmypuddha. Growing up in the small fishing village of Harenmahkeester, Pitka was schooled in the inner secrets of spiritual attainment along with his friend and sole rival, Deepak Chopra. But now, Chopra is a massive celebrity in America, and Pitka is still playing second-fiddle without even an "Oprah" episode on his resume. Determined to share his unending insights into the nature of life and get famous to boot, Pitka responds to a fateful call for help from Jane Bullard, owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team. It seems her star player, Darren Roanoke has gone overnight from being a big hero to a big zero-scorer because his wife, Prudence, left him and is now dating the L.A. Kings'' legendary goalie, Jacques "Le Coq" Grande. Pitka''s new quest--to restore loving bliss between Darren and Prudence and attain the celestial heights of the Stanley Cup--will challenge everything he thought he knew about the inner workings of truth, love, happiness and hockey.
38.
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Lewis is a boy genius with a love of gizmos and gadgets and an undying hope of finding the family he never knew. But Lewis' journey is about to take him to a place even he couldn't have imagined, a place where the impossible no longer exists: the future. When Lewis encounters a mysterious stranger n
39.
OPEN SEASON (2006)
What happens in the wild when the hunters become the hunted.
40.
Guardian, The (2006)
After losing his crew in a fatal crash, legendary Rescue Swimmer, Ben Randall, is sent to teach at "A" School, an elite training program for Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers. Wrestling with the loss of his crew members, he throws himself into teaching, turning the program upside down with his unorthodox training methods. While there, he encounters a young, cocky swim champ, Jake Fischer, who is driven to be the best. During training, Randall helps mold Jake''s character, combining his raw talent with the heart and dedication required of a Rescue Swimmer. Upon graduation, Jake follows Randall to Kodiak, Alaska, where they face the inherent dangers of the Bering Sea. In his initial solo rescue, Jake learns firsthand from Randall, the true meaning of heroism and sacrifice, echoing the Swimmer''s motto--"So Others May Live!"
41.
Sky High (2005)
It all begins at a secret school in the clouds like none on earth: Sky High, the first and only high school for kids with super-human powers going through crime-fighting puberty. At Sky High, the student body throw flames with their footballs, study Villainy with their Chemistry and are divided into "Heroes" and "Sidekicks" instead of jocks and geeks. It''s an out-of-this-world yet completely recognizable place where cool gadgetry, rampant bravery and awe-inspiring magical skills mix it up with parental battles, peer pressure and dating trouble--with explosively fun results. This year''s class features some of the best, brightest and most powerfully gifted super-teens ever assembled. And then there''s Will Stronghold. When you''re the son of the world''s most legendary super heroes, The Commander and Jetstream, people expect you to live up to the family name The problem is that Will is starting with no superpowers of his own and, worst of all, instead of joining the ranks of the "Hero" class, he finds himself relegated to being a "Sidekick." Now he must somehow survive his freshman year while dealing with an overbearing gym coach, a bully with super speed and a dangerous rebel with a grudge (and the ability to shoot fire from his hands)--not to mention the usual angst, parental expectations and girl problems that accompany teenage life. But when an evil villain threatens his family, friends and the very sanctity of Sky High, Will must use his newfound superpowers to save the day and prove himself a "Hero" worthy of the family tradition.
42.
Red Eye (2005)
Lisa Reisert hates to fly but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying. Upon boarding the plane, Lisa is pleasantly surprised to find that she is seated next to Jackson, the seemingly charming man with whom she had shared a drink--and perhaps even a brief flirtation in the airport terminal. But moments after takeoff, Jackson drops his facade and menacingly reveals the real reason he''s on board: he is an operative in a plot to kill the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security and Lisa is the key to its success. If she refuses to cooperate, her own father will be killed by an assassin awaiting a call from Jackson. Trapped within the confines of a jet at 30,000 feet, Lisa has nowhere to run and no way to summon help without endangering her father, her fellow passengers and her own life. As the miles tick by, Lisa knows she is running out of time as she desperately looks for a way to thwart her ruthless captor and stop a terrible murder.
43.
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
A tale which follows the adventures of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion as he journeys through the untamed American frontier. Encountering man for the first time, Spirit defies being broken, even as he develops a remarkable friendship with a young Lakota brave named Little Creek. The young stallion also finds love with a beautiful paint mare named Rain on his way to becoming one of the greatest unsung heroes of the Old West.
44.
Life or Something Like It (2002)
Lanie Kerrigan, a feature reporter at a Seattle television station, seems to have it all: a baseball-superstar boyfriend, a gorgeous apartment, and a shot at a big network assignment. In the midst of a fluff-piece/interview, a homeless local street "seer" named Prophet Jack tells Lanie that she lead
45.
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
A Hong Kong trip turns into a working vacation when two detectives stumble on a counterfeiting ring.
46.
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
The adventures of crocodile hunter Mick Dundee continue as Mick, his partner Sue and their son Mikey travel to the bizarre netherworld of Los Angeles, California. When Sue is temporarily assigned to the Los Angeles bureau of her father''s newspaper to investigate the suspicious death of the former bureau chief, Mick, going through a slow hunting season, decides that this may be a good opportunity to introduce Mikey to a world outside of Walnut Creek, Australia. However, the father and son team get more than they bargained for when they find themselves knee-deep in Sue''s murder investigation and caught up in Hollywood''s trendy celebrity culture.
47.
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Seventh grade. Junior high. A rite of passage every twelve-year-old looks forward to with that bittersweet mixture of anticipation and loathing. For paperboy Max Keeble, seventh grade means a chance at a new beginning and an opportunity to reinvent himself and start over. But he soon realizes that s
48.
Lost Souls (2000)
Devout Catholic Maya Larkin was once the victim of demonic possession. Now she's a part of the X-Fathers, a group of Catholic lay people and priests devoted to the practice of exorcisms. When Maya meets the smug, best-selling crime writer Peter Kelson, she is convinced that he is the target of a co
49.
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Acrobatic Chinese Imperial Guard Chon Wang comes to America to rescue beautiful, kidnapped Princess Pei Pei. Upon transporting her ransom, Chon finds himself on the very train that Roy O''Bannon, an outlaw of dubious competence, plans to rob. They reluctantly become partners when faced with bad-seed Marshall Van Cleef who''d rather neither one of them make it off the train alive.
50.
Emperor's New Groove, The (2000)
Arrogant young Emperor Kuzco is transformed into a llama by his power hungry advisor--the devious diva Yzma. Stranded in the jungle, Kuzco's only chance to get back home and reclaim the high life rests with a goodhearted peasant named Pacha. Kuzco's "perfect world" becomes a perfect mess as this mos
51.
Scream 3 (2000)
After surviving numerous attacks by knife-wielding maniacs, Sidney lays low as a telephone crisis counselor in a secluded Northern California compound. Meanwhile, a killer is on the loose on the set of horror movie "Stab 3," a film based on the brutal events of Sidney''s life. As the body count rises, Sidney is eventually lured out of hiding and back to Los Angeles to help the police track down the killer.
52.
Crazy in Alabama (1999)
It's the summer of 1965 and eccentric and glamorous Lucille is on her way to Hollywood to pursue her dreams of television stardom. With the head of her abusive husband stored safely in a tupperware container, she hits the road on a journey of self independence and becomes an unlikely catalyst for a
53.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Bianca Stratford is pretty and popular, but her strict family won''t allow her to date until her older sister does: the problem is that sister Kat is an outsider who tries to alienate any guy who might be interested in her. So Bianca''s would-be boyfriend bribes fellow outsider Patrick to ask out Kat, thinking that this sullen young man with a mysterious past might tempt Kat to rise to the challenge.
54.
Bachelor, The (1999)
Twenty-nine-year-old bachelor Jimmy has been dating Ann for three years and feels compelled to finally ask for her hand in marriage. However when he does, the proposal comes out all wrong. Instead of accepting his offer she walks out on him. When Jimmy''s grandfather dies, leaving a will stipulating that his grandson must marry by age 30 or forfeit a $100 million inheritance, he tries desperately to either win her back or find a new bride -- with his next birthday only 27 hours away.
55.
Rush Hour (Theatrical) (1998)
Susette Kelo was a Connecticut nurse who found herself and her house at the center of a political firestorm and a Supreme Court case centering on eminent domain. The true story follows Kelo's personal journey, from her purchase and renovation of the house, to her becoming the reluctant leader of her
56.
Rush Hour (1998) as Sound Effects Editor
As the FBI scrambles to save the life of the kidnapped daughter of the Chinese Consul, the diplomat hires trusted Hong Kong police detective Lee to find the girl. Unwilling to have their investigation invaded by a meddling outsider, the FBI assigns a rogue LAPD detective to keep Detective Lee away from the case at any cost. Carter, the detective, covertly embarks on a one-man crusade to solve the case, having first distracted Lee. Within hours, Carter realises he has greatly underestimated his Hong Kong counterpart, who has seen through his ruse, given Carter the slip, and landed in the middle of the FBI''s investigation. Both excluded by the FBI, these two cops from very different worlds must join forces to save the young girl.
57.
Hope Floats (1998)
Birdee Pruitt seems to have it all. She's been married for years to her handsome highschool sweetheart, and has a brilliant and sensitive child. But when her picture perfect life comes crashing down around her--when her beloved husband dumps her on national tv--Birdee Birdee must start over. With no
58.
Anna Karenina (1997)
In 19th century Russia a woman in a respectable marriage to a doctor must grapple with her love for a dashing soldier.
59.
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Myopic millionaire Mr. Quincy Magoo accidentally takes possession of a cache of stolen gems and becomes the target of evil culprits. Despite their efforts, however, Magoo consistently escapes unharmed and remains oblivious to the dangers that surround him. Magoo ultimately nabs the villains with the help of his nephew Waldo and his trusting bulldog Angus.
60.
George of the Jungle (1997)
Ursula Stanhope has travelled to Bukuvu from San Francisco is search of adventure. Her intended, Lyle Van de Groot, pursues her in hopes of capturing the legendary White Ape who is supposed to exist in the mountains. Ultimately, a romance blooms between Ursula and George, an extremely clumsy gorilla boy raised by an erudite ape.
61.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Cruella DeVil owns and runs the fashionable House DeVil, catering to her two passions: clothes and fur. But when her most talented and industrious designer, Anita, falls hopelessly in love and marries beau Roger, Cruella is threatened by the shift in loyalty. Paying a visit to the newlyweds'' home, her temper thaws when she finds that a litter of Dalmation puppies is due. Intent upon adding them to her growing collection, she brandishes her check book only to discover the pups are not for sale. However, Cruella doesn''t understand the word no, and she sends her hapless henchmen Jasper and Horace to steal what can''t be bought. As Cruella preens in readiness for her new finery, the entire canine kingdom is racing to rescue the pups.
62.
City Hall (1996)
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban
63.
Diabolique (1996)
Nicole and Mia are two very different women, but they have something in common. Both of them are sleeping with Guy Baran--and both of them are sick of his domination in their lives. Nicole is Guy''s mistress. Sexy and self-assured, she was first drawn to Guy''s magnetism--and then disgusted by his lies and selfishness. Mia is Guy''s wife. A timid former nun with a weak heart, she is nearly suicidal over Guy''s blatant infidelities, his constant cruel humiliation of her and his arrogant sexual demands. Then one day Nicole and Mia decide to free themselves from Guy''s sadistic embrace once and for all. Nicole devises a murder scheme that seems foolproof, but in its aftermath Nicole and Mia each discover things about Guy--and about each other--that they''d never imagined. Then a brash, unconventional detective starts looking into Guy''s disappearance. Finally, a terrifying series of clues begin to suggest that Guy may not be dead after all... and he may be coming back to deal with both of them.
64.
Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
A composer gives up his dreams to change lives as a high school music teacher.
65.
Sliver (1993)
A new apartment brings a new life of passion and murder to a literary editor, in this voyeuristic love triangle.
66.
Free Willy (1993)
An orphaned boy forms a relationship with a killer whale living in captivity.
67.
Three Musketeers, The (1993)
D''Artagnan is invited to join the three Musketeers on a mission to stop a plot by the King''s advisor, Cardinal Richelieu, to overthrow the crown. On his journey, D''Artagnan falls in love with a lovely lady, who is not all that she seems to be.
68.
Storyville (1992)
Story of a young idealistic lawyer running for Congress, who helps shed light on the corruption within his powerful Louisiana family dynasty.
69.
Harley Davidson And The Marlboro Man (1991)
A buddy picture set in 1996, about two drifters who team up to try and save their hangout, the Rock 'n Roll Bar & Grill, by robbing the bank about to foreclose on it.
70.
Oscar (1991)
Despite the bad influences that surround him, a mobster promises his dying father that he''ll go straight.
71.
Hook (1991)
A grown up Peter Pan has to fight off the return of Captain Hook.
72.
Downtown (1990)
A new member of the police force learns the tricks of the trade from his more experienced partner.
73.
Gross Anatomy (1989)
An intelligent and charming young man tries to breeze through his first year of medical school.
74.
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
All of the mutant babies have been placed on a single island to live or die. The man responsible for their creation mounts an expedition to find and liberate them.
75.
Running Man, The (1987)
In post-apocalyptic, totalitarian America of the 21st century, policeman Ben Richards is framed for a crime he did not commit. Ben escapes from jail, determined to prove his innocence, but is captured. As punishment, he is teamed with a woman named Amber Mendez and forced to participate in a violent TV game show called The Running Man. The two "contestants" face what is most likely a public execution, as they run a gauntlet of assassins armed with chainsaws and other brutal weapons. They can win the contest and obtain their freedom...if they survive.
76.
El Norte (1984)
The story of two Central American political refugees who flee the coffee fields of Guatemala when their father is killed and their mother is arrested by the military.
77.
Purple Rain (1984)
Semi-autobiographical account of a young rock star''s setbacks amidst his meteoric rise to fame.

Post Production (feature film)

78.
Dead Girl, The (2006)
The murdered body of a young woman named Krista is found by Arden, a lonesome caretaker living with her irascible mother. This leads to Leah, a forensics graduate student whose sister went missing as a child, stumbling upon possible closure when Krista's body appears on her gurney. The story continu
79.
Return To Salem's Lot, A (1987)
An anthropologist travels to Maine with his son to renovate a house left to him by his aunt. To their surprise, the small town is populated by vampires. The 300yr old vampire community has grown rich from real estate values. Although they drink human blood from time to time, they have primarily turned to cattle blood for sustenance since human blood has become unsafe, what with alcohol, drugs, hepatitis, and "that AIDS virus."
80.
Q (1982)
A tongue-in-cheek story of a flying Aztec god-beast who makes his home atop New York's Chrysler Building.

Editing (TV Mini-Series)

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