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Casting (feature film)

1.
Casting By (2013)
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the
2.
Lone Survivor (2013)
Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive.
4.
Lone Survivor (2013)
Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive.
7.
Battleship (2012)
When scientists discover a planet in a nearby galaxy capable of sustaining life, they attempt to communicate with its inhabitants who respond by paying Earth a visit. When the alien spacecraft crash lands in the Pacific, near the naval station off the coast of Hawaii, a battle for supremacy unfolds on the water.
8.
Happy Endings (2005) as Casting Director
Mamie is being blackmailed. This filmmaker named Nicky claims to know Mamie's son--the one she gave up for adoption--but Nicky won't introduce her to him unless he can film their reunion. Enter Javier, Mamie's massage therapist boyfriend, who convinces Nicky to film him instead. Now they're all maki
9.
Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005) as Casting Director
Evelyn Ryan was a devoted mother and housewife who used her self-described "knack for words" to keep her struggling family afloat. In the 1950s and '60s, housewives across the country used their wits to win thousands of dollars in cash and prizes in jingle contests staged by corporations to promote
10.
Our Very Own (2005)
It's 1978, and very little is happening in Shelbyville, Tennessee. For Clancy and his friends, it looks like just another summer of hanging out and good-natured make-out sessions. When the rumor spreads that hometown-girl-gone-Hollywood Sondra Locke may be coming home for a visit, the teens decide t
11.
Back When We Were Grownups (2004) as Casting Director
A loving widow much put-upon by her demanding family decides to take a step back and concentrate on herself for a while as she ponders how life would have been if she had stayed with her former lover, reconnecting with him in the process
12.
Lucy (2003) as Casting Director (Los Angeles)
An inside look at the complex yet passionate relationship between Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, as well as a behind the scenes look of one of television's most successful shows, "I Love Lucy."
13.
Normal (2003) as Casting Director
A husband and father of two announces to his family his plans to have a sex change, an event that will change all their lives forever.
14.
Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) as Us Casting
Frances Mayes is a 35-year-old San Francisco writer whose perfect life has just taken an unexpected detour. Her recent divorce has left her with terminal writer's block and extremely depressed. Her best friend, Patti, is beginning to think that she might never recover. "Dr. Patti's" prescription: 10
15.
Abandon (2002) as Casting Director
Katie is under pressure. She faces exams, completion of her thesis, and a competitive interview process, all of which is compounded when a police detective, Wade Handler, begins investigating the two year-old disappearance of her boyfriend, Embry Langan, a young man whose memory haunts and obsesses
16.
Enough (2002) as Casting
Working class waitress Slim finds her life transformed when she marries wealthy contractor Mitch. She settles into an idyllic suburban life and seems to have everything she wants: loving husband, beautiful home, and Gracie, an adorable 5-year-old daughter. Her dream is shattered when she discovers her husband is anything but perfect. His abusive behavior forces her to go on the run, eluding an increasingly obsessive Mitch and his lethal henchmen. When, despite Slim''s efforts to make a new life, Mitch finds her and threatens her again, she puts Gracie in safe keeping, toughens herself mentally and physically and sets out to prove to Mitch she''s had enough.
17.
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2002) as Casting (Usa)
Adaptation of the Grimm fairy tale "Snow White." The beauty of a beloved princess makes her the target of her evil stepmother, Queen Elspeth.<P>Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving infant Snow White and her father, John, alone and starving on the icy winter plains. Wandering and delir
18.
When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)
Television movie about the events leading up to the 1972 "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs that put women's sports on the map.The "Battle of the Sexes" was a sociological event that fed on the burgeoning women's liberation movement of the time. Bobby Riggs,
19.
Midwives (2001) as Casting (Los Angeles)
Adaptation of Chris Bohjalian's novel about Sibyl Danforth, a midwife from a small Vermont village who faces the nightmare of having to choose a baby's survival over that of a mother's and is then charged with involuntary manslaughter. The story is told through the eyes of Danforth's daughter.<P>Syb
20.
Just Visiting (2001) as Additional Casting
An American retelling of the 1993 French comedy which follows the tale of a French nobleman, Count Thibault of Malfete and his servant, who find themselves in modern-day Chicago--transported from the 12th century due to a wizard's flawed time-travel position. Confused, lost and overwhelmed, they mee
21.
Conspiracy (2001) as Casting (Usa)
On January 20, 1942, the administrative apparatus of the Third Reich, mobilized by Reinhard Heydrich, gathered at Wannsee, outside Berlin, to set in motion the detailed plans of Adolf Hitler's "Final Solution," the extermination of the entire Jewish population of Europe. At the top-secret Nazi meeti
22.
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000) as Casting Director
As L.A's most, if not only, successful playwright, Peter McGowan has hit a creative and personal dry spell. After a string of flops, his new play is set to open, but his producer and cast insist the 10-year-old character in the story doesn't ring true. Challenged to develop a 'real' child for the pl
23.
Guinevere (1999) as Casting Director (San Francisco)
Harper Sloane is an awkward young woman who feels ill at ease in her rich and well-groomed family. When she meets and falls for much older photographer Connie, he gives her self-confidence as well as a sexual education. She discovers that he has a history of relationships with much younger women, an
24.
World Is Not Enough, The (1999) as Casting (United States)
Sir Robert King, an oil magnate friend of James Bond (Agent 007), is murdered during a bombing at his M16 Headquarters. The tycoon''s only heir, the beautiful Elektra King, inherits billions of dollars worth of oil deposits in the Caspian sea--as well as some very unwanted attention. Elektra is threatened with the same deadly fate as her father, unless she changes the route of Sir Robert''s proposed pipeline. Feeling somewhat responsible for the death, as he was unable to fully secure M16 from the bomb, Bond takes on the role of bodyguard for Elektra. Now the world''s oil supply is in peril as 007 battles the assassin, Renard, a rabid anti-capitalist terrorist. He is a hateful, dying, psychopath who feels no pain, due to the fact that he lives with a bullet lodged in his brain. Renard is intent on using the resources of King Enterprises as revenge against his hated enemies at M16. Bond must race to defuse this international power struggle with the world''s oil supply hanging in the balance, aware that he''s the only man who can take the heat between a beautiful heiress, a malicious sociopath, and a world-threatening diabolical plan.
25.
Lansky (1999) as Casting
Based on the true story of Meyer Lansky, a young Jewish immigrant who grew up on the streets of New York at the turn of the century and embarked on a life of crime. Graduating from gambling to theft to murder, Lansky partnered with childhood friend Ben "Bugsy" Siegel and earned notoriety that eventu
26.
Witness Protection (1999) as Casting
A look at the Federal witness protection process as seen through the experiences of a family going through the system. In five short days, Bobby Batton, his wife Cindy and their children, Sean and Suzie, are caught in an emotional maelstrom as they begin to comprehend the consequences of their decis
27.
Mystery, Alaska (1999) as Casting
A publicity stunt turns into the ultimate lopsided competition, when the world-famous New York Rangers face-off against the team from Mystery, Alaska, a hockey-loving town of only 633 people. Team Mystery is a rag-tag collection of eccentric locals including the town's sheriffs, its grocer, a delive
28.
Homegrown (1998) as Casting
Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up with go-between Lucy in the next town, they plot the
29.
Legalese (1998) as Casting
A high-profile murder case throws two legal eagles, one a seasoned professional and the other an idealistic rookie, into the media spotlight. An actress charged with murder seeks the counsel of a celebrity attorney who knows that trials are ultimately won int he court of public opinion. To ensure his client''s victory, he hatches a plan to put a young, inexperienced attorney on the line and save his client''s neck. Seduced by the swirl of public opinion, the front soon finds himself pursued by a relentless tabloid reporter, forcing him to decide whether achieving his end is worth the sacrifice.
30.
Always Outnumbered (1998) as Casting
A modern urban fable that tells the story of Socrates Fortlow, a tough ex-convict who is determined to understand and challenge the violence and anarchy in his world and in himself. Like his historical namesake, Socrates' brooding inner strength and mentoring powers profoundly affect the lives of th
31.
Wild Things (1998) as Casting
When high school guidance counselor Sam Lombardo turns down the sexual advances of teenage socialite Kelly Van Ryan, she cries rape. Although he is respected in the community, he is suspended from the school and enlists the help of a personal-injury attorney Ken Bowden. Suzie Toller, another teenage
32.
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997) as Casting
A dark version of the classic Grimm Brothers' fairy tale, the story of Snow White set in Germany's Black Forest, circa 1493. Fair young Lilli's problems begin when her loving, widowed father marries the striking Claudia Alvise, a noblewoman who takes her direction from a dressing mirror that reflect
33.
Hope (1997) as Casting
A pre-teen girl comes of age against the backdrop of racial tension in the town of Hope, Arkansas, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. She stands up to her bigoted neighbors when she tells the truth about a black boy''s death.
34.
True Blue (1996)
The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman''s race to one where winning was everything.
35.
Extreme Measures (1996) as Casting (New York)
When a homeless man, wearing a mysterious hospital wristband, dies from bizarre symptoms in one of New York City''s busiest trauma rooms no one takes much notice except Dr. Guy Luthan, the attending physician that night. Professional concern soon deepens into disbelief as Luthan''s investigation unearths the shocking details of a private medical research program that centers around one of the country''s most revered medical figures--Dr. Lawrence Myrick. Luthan''s credibility, career and life are threatened as he edges ever closer to the unthinkable truth about the program, and the terrifying moral dilemma at its heart.
36.
Dunston Checks In (1996) as Casting
As manager of the Majestic Hotel, Robert Grant is trained to handle the most chaotic situations with ease. He deftly juggles the needs of his staff, his clients, his two sons, and his cold-hearted boss, Mrs. Dubrow, without breaking a sweat. There's nothing he can't handle. That is, until Dunston ch
37.
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996) as Casting
Movie based on the best-selling novel of the same title, set in the 1950s, about a girl named Bone and her horrible childhood with an abusive stepfather and a mother who refuses to acknowledge any wrong-doing.
38.
Run of the Country, The (1995) as Casting Director (Usa)
Following the death of his mother, 18-year-old Danny is lost and bereft. Danny runs away from his father, a stern man who loves his son but cannot express his feelings, and teams up with Prunty, a wild local character. Prunty is Ireland: outrageous, cunning, daring and loyal. The run of the country,
39.
Roommates (1995) as Casting
At 107, Rocky Holeczek is the oldest employed baker in Pittsburgh. His roommate is his grandson Michael, a 35-year-old surgeon whom he has raised since childhood--and continues to guide into manhood. Their saga spans over 30 years, beginning when Rocky is 75 years old. During the course of their life together, Michael''s world expands to include a wife, children, an overly attentive mother-in-law and a busy career in medicine. Through all the changes, one thing between them remains constant: Rocky''s determination to stick around for as long as it takes to teach Michael what he needs to know about living.
40.
Bushwhacked (1995) as Casting
Max Grabelski is a delivery guy living in a world all his own. With his leather jacket, Italian shoes and a self-confidence that''s more a product of his imagination than anything else, he might bend the rules, but his heart is always in the right place. Unfortunately, he also has a knack for ending up in the wrong place at the wrong time. When he finds himself set up for a murder he didn''t commit, he''s forced to go on the lam. Fate (and a stolen automobile) bring Max together with six kids in need of a leader for their Ranger Scout troop. Seeing a golden opportunity to hide out, Max takes on the cover, albeit reluctantly, as the youngsters'' Troop Leader. With the law hot on his trail, Max and his troop must together overcome the odds, and survive in a place Max has never been before... Outdoors.
41.
Nell (1994) as Casting
A young woman who has been raised in an isolated cabin by her reclusive mother is discovered by a doctor and a psychologist who must decide whether or not to integrate her into contemporary society.
42.
Rookie of the Year (1993) as Casting
A 12-year-old boy, desperate to impress his baseball coach, winds up breaking his arm. Once he recovers, he has the ability to throw the ball 100 miles an hour and goes on to pitch for the Chicago Cubs in the World Series.
43.
Blink (1993) as Casting
Following an operation for corneal transplants, a young woman regains her sight after twenty years of blindness. Returning to her apartment, she witnesses a murder, but soon begins to wonder whether what she saw was real.
44.
Private Matter, A (1992) as Casting
A movie based on the 1962 headline story of a married couple who learn that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects after the wife's accidental use of the drug Thalidomide. Having been refused an abortion in the United States, Finkbine traveled to Stockholm, Sweden, to rece
45.
Class Action (1991) as Casting
A female corporate lawyer faces off in court against her liberal public defendant father on a case involving faulty car manufacturing.
46.
Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even (1991) as Casting
The child of multi-divorced parents is surrounded by step-kids and attempts to regain her parent''s attention.
47.
Crooked Hearts (1991) as Casting (Canada)
A college student comes home and uncovers strange family secrets.

Casting (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Sight, The (2000) as Casting Director

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