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Writer (feature film)

1.
Nightmare Cinema (2018)
Sitting at the edge of a deserted town, under the guise of a decrepit theatre, is the gateway between heaven and hell. It can only be found by tortured souls, lost in a place of unknown time or origin. In this twisted anthology, at least one character from each of the five shorts arrives at the cine
2.
Big Driver (2014)
Tess Thorne, a revered mystery writer, faces a long drive home following a book-signing engagement. Tess takes a shortcut at the suggestion of the event's planner, but while driving on a particularly lonely stretch of New England road, a tire blows out, leaving Tess stranded. Relieved when another d
3.
Happy Face Killer (2014)
Jesperson spent 15 years as a married truck driver with three kids before getting divorced in 1990 and pursuing a career as a policeman. After an injury derailed his plan, he returned to truck driving and launched his murdering spree which spanned six U.S. states. Jesperson, who is serving life in p
4.
I Am Omega (2007)
6.
Lost World: Jurassic Park, The (1997)
A few years back, venture capitalist John Hammond figured out how to recreate dinosaurs from DNA fragments encased in ember. He started a company called InGen, which placed the genetically engineered dinosaurs in a theme park on an island in Costa Rica. But the Jurassic Park systems broke down shortly before it could open, the dinosaurs got free and had to be destroyed, and the island was closed to the public. In the aftermath, everyone involved moved quickly to quash the story. InGen wanted to limit its liability. The Costa Rican government wanted to preserve its reputation as a tourist paradise. And the individual scientists who had been hired as consultants on the project were bound by the nondisclosure agreement to remain silent. But as Dr. Ian Malcolm is about to find out something has survived.
7.
Full Eclipse (1993)
A Los Angeles police officer joins an elite crime-fighting unit that fights urban crime with superhuman techniques derived from the use of a potion that turns cops into werewolves.
8.
Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story, The (1990)
Based on the life of L. Frank Baum, writer of the Oz books.
9.
Loose Cannons (1990)
The adventures of a veteran policeman and the young, off-beat detective he's partnered with.
10.
Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story, The (1990)
Based on the life of L. Frank Baum, writer of the Oz books.
11.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Two time-travelling high school friends round up a team of history''s all-stars to help them pass an important exam.
12.
It Takes Two (1988)
Just before marrying Stephanie, Travis becomes convinced by a beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a lemon. Determined to set things right, Travis and Jonni decide to confront the crooked car dealer. Meanwhile, Stephanie waits for her groom
13.
Three O'Clock High (1987)
A mild-mannered nerd is forced into a fight with the school bully-scheduled to begin at exactly three p.m.
14.
Jaws 3 (1982)
A great white shark devastates an oceanic theme park.
15.
Incredible Hulk, The (1977)
The comic-book tale of the mild-mannered scientist who accidentally gains the secret to superhuman strength that manifests itself when he becomes enraged. This was the pilot for the popular TV series that began in the spring of 1978.
16.
Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver, The (1977)
A housewife, seeking to change her ordinary routine, alters her hairstyle, makeup and wardrobe, and gradually takes on the personality of another woman -- who had died five years earlier.
17.
De Sade (1969) as Screenwriter
18.
The Devil's Bride (1968) as Screenwriter
Small town Satanists lure an innocent brother and sister into their coven.
19.
The Young Warriors (1967) as Screenwriter
20.
Die! Die! My Darling! (1965) as Screenwriter
A religious fanatic imprisons her late son''''s sinful fiancee.
21.
The Raven (1963) as Screenwriter
A widowed sorcerer discovers his late wife is alive and living with his mortal enemy.
22.
Burn, Witch, Burn (1962) as Screenwriter
A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years.
23.
Tales of Terror (1962) as Screenwriter
Three Edgar Allen Poe stories feature murder, hauntings and a fiendish hypnotist.
24.
The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) as Screenwriter
A young man investigates his sister's death in a mysterious castle.
25.
The Private Lives of Adam & Eve (1961) as Addl scenes
26.
Master of the World (1961) as Screenwriter
A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
27.
House of Usher (1960) as Screenwriter
A young man tries to rescue the woman he loves from her demonic brother.
28.
The Beat Generation (1959) as Writer
A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist.
29.
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) as Screenwriter
When he mysteriously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures.

Producer (feature film)

30.
Big Driver (2014)
Tess Thorne, a revered mystery writer, faces a long drive home following a book-signing engagement. Tess takes a shortcut at the suggestion of the event's planner, but while driving on a particularly lonely stretch of New England road, a tire blows out, leaving Tess stranded. Relieved when another d
31.
Full Eclipse (1993)
A Los Angeles police officer joins an elite crime-fighting unit that fights urban crime with superhuman techniques derived from the use of a potion that turns cops into werewolves.
32.
Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver, The (1977)
A housewife, seeking to change her ordinary routine, alters her hairstyle, makeup and wardrobe, and gradually takes on the personality of another woman -- who had died five years earlier.
33.
The Comedy of Terrors (1963) as Assoc prod-screenplay
A dishonest undertaker and his sidekick create their own customers when they cannot find willing ones.

Writer (special)

34.
Paradise (2004)
Drama that centers on a former astronaut who found God on a disastrous and near-fatal space voyage and became a world-renowned televangelist. Show provides a look at the lucrative business of TV preachers through his perspective as he juggles his profession, faith and family.
35.
Split Second (1991)
An episode of "Tales From the Crypt," the horror, anthology series. A lonely lumberjack's dalliance with his boss's sexy wife has dire consequences.

Producer (special)

36.
Paradise (2004)
Drama that centers on a former astronaut who found God on a disastrous and near-fatal space voyage and became a world-renowned televangelist. Show provides a look at the lucrative business of TV preachers through his perspective as he juggles his profession, faith and family.

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

37.
Dean Koontz's Sole Survivor (2000)
Miniseries based on Dean Koontz's novel, "Sole Survivor," about Joe Carpenter, a former Seattle crime reporter who is haunted by the plane crash that killed his wife and daughter. When he learns of Rose Evans, a possible sole survivor of the plane crash, he tracks her down for answers to the numerou

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

38.
Dean Koontz's Sole Survivor (2000)
Miniseries based on Dean Koontz's novel, "Sole Survivor," about Joe Carpenter, a former Seattle crime reporter who is haunted by the plane crash that killed his wife and daughter. When he learns of Rose Evans, a possible sole survivor of the plane crash, he tracks her down for answers to the numerou

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