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Cast (feature film)

1.
Oath, The (2018)
When Chris, a high-strung 24-hour progressive news junkie, and his more levelheaded wife Kai learn that citizens are being asked to sign a loyalty oath to the President, their reaction is disbelief, followed by idealistic refusal. But as the Thanksgiving deadline to sign approaches, the combination
2.
Home Again (2017)
3.
I Saw the Light (2015)
Iconic, tormented singer-songwriter Hank Williams emerged from the local Alabama music scene after World War II. His wife Audrey was desperate to sing by his side despite being of lesser talent, which fueled an extremely turbulent home life. But Williams' ability to write songs covering a wide range
4.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
A 70-mile-wide asteroid is en route to Earth, and the last best attempt to counter it has failed. Also failing is the marriage of soft-spoken insurance salesman Dodge; the breaking news that the world will end in an estimated 21 days cues his wife to leave him on the spot. Dodge is a man who has alw
5.
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both
6.
Transformers (2007)
The Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between two races of robots, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. All that stands between the Decepticons and ultimate power is a clue held by young Sam Witwicky. Unaware that he is mankind''s last chance for survival, Sam and Bumblebee, his robot disguised as a car, are in a race against an enemy unlike anything anyone has seen before.
8.
Benchwarmers, The (2006)
Gus, Richie and Clark are three underdogs who spent a great deal of time on the bench when they were kids. Now, they're getting a second chance. Mel is a local billionaire whose son Nelson is always being intimidated by the other kids. One day, Gus and Clark rescue Nelson from a bunch of bullies on
9.
CLICK (2006)
Michael Newman is searching for a way to balance a demanding career and time with his wife Donna and their two children. When the mysterious Morty sells him a universal remote, Michael finds that it possesses magical powers, enabling him to control his career and personal life with the click of a bu
10.
Click (Theatrical) (2006)
Michael Newman is married to the beautiful Donna and they have two terrific kids, Ben and Samantha. But he doesn''t get to see them much because he''s putting in long, hard hours at his architectural firm in the elusive hope that his ungrateful boss will one day recognize his invaluable contribution and make him a partner. After staying up all night to work, a tired Michael becomes frustrated because he can''t even figure out which of his remotes will turn on the TV. Michael sets out to find the perfect device to operate all his electronic equipment and stumbles into the back room of a Bed, Bath & Beyond, where an eccentric employee, Morty, gives him an experimental one-of-a-kind souped-up gadget guaranteed to change his life. Soon Michael is master of his domain, turning on every appliance with the click of a button. But the device has more startling functions. It can somehow muffle the barking of Sundance, the family dog--and even more astoundingly, fast forward through an annoying quarrel with his wife. Michael is fascinated by his new toy and a little freaked out as well. He decides to pay another visit to Morty, the guy who sold him the mysterious device. Morty tells Michael he gave him exactly what he asked for--a universal remote that lets him control his universe. Right before Michael''s astonished eyes, Morty demonstrates the device''s mind-boggling advanced features, including a function that lets Michael travel back and forth through his life at different speeds. Michael quickly becomes addicted to this new rush of power, which literally allows him to have his cake and eat it too. But before he knows it, the remote is programming him, rather than the other way around. And try as he might, a panicked Michael can''t stop the device from deciding which events of his life he''ll experience and which one''s he''ll miss. Only then does he begin to truly appreciate and embrace his life--the good, the bad and the ugly.
11.
Longest Yard, The (2005)
When former NFL player Paul Crewe is sent to prison, the warden forces him to transform a diverse group of inmates into a football team. Unlikely teammates, the convicts unite when they find out who they are playing: the guards. With the help of fellow inmates Nate Scarborough and Caretaker, Crewe promises the cons a chance to exact revenge in a bone-crushing showdown where anything goes.
13.
Polar Express, The (2004)
A young boy lies awake in his room one snowy Christmas Eve, excited and alert. Breathing silently. Hardly moving. Waiting. He''s listening for a sound he''s afraid that he might never hear--the ringing bells of Santa''s sleigh. The time is five minutes to midnight. Suddenly, the boy is startled by a thunderous roar. Clearing the mist from his window he sees the most amazing sight--a gleaming black train rumbles to a stop right in front of his house, the steam from its powerful engine hissing through the night sky and the softly falling snowflakes. The boy rushes outside, clad only in his pajamas and slippers, and is met by the train''s conductor who seems to be waiting just for him. "Well, are you coming?" the conductor inquires. "Where?" the boy asks. "Why, to the North Pole--of course. This is the Polar Express!" What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting young boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
14.
Gigli (2003)
Larry Gigli, a lowly hit man in Los Angeles, who is looking to finally score big, lands the perfect "job"--or so he thinks. He is assigned to kidnap Brian, the psychologically challenged younger brother of a powerful federal prosecutor, in order to save his mobster boss from incarceration. Holed-up
15.
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Charlie and Phil are so consumed by their high profile advertising jobs that they are completely missing out on the joys of fatherhood. After failing to excite the public about vegetable cereal, Charlie and Phil are fired from their ad jobs. That means no more expensive day care for their sons at th
16.
Transformers: First Encounter (2002)
The Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic war between two races of robots, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, which are able to change into a variety of objects, including cars, trucks, planes and other technological creations.
17.
Cast Away (2000)
Chuck Noland, an engaged, workaholic Federal Express inspector, travels around the world testing the effectiveness of international shipping offices. His frenetic schedule puts a strain on his relationship with longtime girlfriend Helen. But when a plane crash leaves him stranded and isolated from other human beings on a remote Pacific island for four years, Chuck slowly becomes transformed both mentally and physically as he attempts to survive. This harrowing personal struggle ultimately brings him to a simple Zen-like understanding of what things in this world -- in his world -- are truly important.
18.
Cast Away (Theatrical) (2000)
Madeline has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop's ambitious director pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and troubled history with her mother into their collective art, the lines between performance and reality begin to blur. The res
19.
What Lies Beneath (2000)
It had been a year since Dr. Norman Spencer betrayed his beautiful wife Claire. But with Claire oblivious to the truth and the affair over, Norman''s life and marriage seem perfect--so perfect that when Claire tells him of hearing mysterious voices and seeing a young woman''s wraithlike image in their home, he dismisses her mounting terror as delusion. However, as Claire moves closer to the truth, it becomes clear that this apparition will not be dismissed, and has come back for Dr. Norman Spencer... and his beautiful wife.
20.
Molly (1999)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to grow into adulthood without leaving the freedom and wonderment of childhood behind? In this tale, a man takes care of his sister, Molly, when she is released from a mental institution where she is being treated for autism. After experimental treatment,
21.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
It''s 1967 and 17-year-old Susanna Kaysen is like a lot of American teenagers her age- confused, insecure, struggling to make sense of the radiply changing world around her. The psychiatrist she meets with (courtesy of her parents), however, gives this behavior a name- Borderline Personality Disorder, ''manifested by uncertainty about self-image, long-term goals, types of friends or lovers to have and which values to adopt''- and whisks her away to Claymoore Hospital. Here, Susanna discovers Lisa, Daisy, Georgina, Polly and Janet- a group of offbeat young women who not only become her closest friends, but light Susanna''s way back to something she had lost- herself.
22.
Limey, The (1999)
Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter''s death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling an army of L.A.''s toughest criminals in the hopes of piecing together the events leading to her murder. As he survives a near-deadly beating, getting thrown out of a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, Wilson retaliates by doling out some bodily harm of his own. Before his trip is over, all of Los Angeles will know The Limey is in town.
23.
Out of Sight (1998)
A female U.S. Marshal is taken hostage during a prison break and falls in love with one of her captors. After she escapes her captors, Karen joins the manhunt team. But she keeps running into the diverting Jack, who is engaged in a diamond heist, the infamous 'one last job'. Soon each one must consi
24.
Batman & Robin (1997)
The caped crusader and his cohort Robin battle the villainous Mr. Freeze.
25.
Striptease (1996)
At the Eager Beaver, a topless bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, former FBI clerk Erin Grant dances nightly in order to raise enough money to regain custody of her seven year-old daughter, Angela. David Dilbeck, a kinky Congressman controlled by a gang of murderous sugar cane growers, staggers into the club and can''t contain his sexual urges while watching Erin dance. He is recognized by Jerry Killian, a sharp-eyed regular, who, also infatuated with Erin, initiates a blackmail plan against Dilbeck meant to aid Erin in her court case. Killian is soon murdered, and Detective Al Garcia finds the blackmailer''s body floating in a lake. The plot spreads from there and begins to include characters from society''s fringes; there''s Shad, the Eager Beaver''s menacing bouncer with some ingenious blackmail schemes of his own. Darrell, Erin''s psychopathic ex-husband, a small-time crook who deals in wheelchairs stolen from rest homes and hospitals.
26.
Nixon (1995)
The controversial president struggles to maintain his integrity and sanity in a shifting political landscape.
27.
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Maximillian is a member of an exclusive race that legend has called Nosferatu, the undead, the vampire. He knows no mercy and has no regret. He can transform himself in a thousand different ways. Max has ventured to New York City in search of Rita Veder, an NYPD detective who is unaware of their uni
28.
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
Film focuses on a year in a married couple''s life; including some of the problems they face, including the wife''s alcoholism and experiences in rehab.
29.
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
After an aristocratic Louisiana gentleman''s abrupt transformation into a vampire at the hands of a mysterious foreigner, he reluctantly settles into a life of nocturnal domesticity, augmented by the addition of a little girl.
30.
In the Line of Fire (1993)
An aging Secret Service agent fights to save the president from an assassin.
31.
Sneakers (1992)
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
32.
The Fisher King (1991)
A DJ tries to help a homeless madman whose life he had unwittingly ruined.
33.
Taken Away (1989)
A television movie about a single working mother who is threatened with losing custody of her daughter when authorities believe her to be an unfit parent.

Art Department (feature film)

34.
Beginners (2011)
Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who - following 45 years of marriage - came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The uph
35.
The Aviator (2004) as Lead person
Billionaire aviator Howard Hughes takes Hollywood and its women by storm.
36.
Where the Day Takes You (1991)
A gritty look at the lives of a gang of runaway teenagers trying to survive on Hollywood Boulevard.
37.
Under Cover (1987)
38.
Big Easy, The (1986) as Set Dresser
39.
Avenging Force (1986) as Leadman Art Department
Former Army intelligence operative Matt Hunter retired from duty to take care of his young sister and grandfather on their Louisiana farm after his parents were killed. One of his best friends, Larry Richards, is running for the Senate in Louisiana. But as an African American, Larry is met with viol

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

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41.
New in Town (2009)
Lucy Hill is an ambitious, up and coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment--in the middle of nowhere--to restructure a manufacturing plant, she jumps at the opportunity, knowing t
42.
Horsemen (2009)
A hardened cop discovers a shocking connection with the prime suspect in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
43.
Lookout, The (2007)
Chris Pratt was once a Golden Boy athletic hero in his small Midwestern town. Chris had it all--a beautiful girlfriend, a well-heeled family and a shining future. But after a serious accident, Chris has found himself in a strange new world where the most basic things seem to fall through holes in his memory and nothing quite makes sense. Unable to make it on his own, he lives with his mentor in navigating this surreal life--the wisecracking, fiercely independent blind man, Lewis. For a job, Chris sweeps the floor at the bank waiting for his halted life to come unstuck. Things suddenly shift when he meets Gary Spargo, an old school acquaintance and street philosopher who begins to revive Chris'' shattered confidence, even helping him find a stripper--albeit a stripper named Luvlee Lemons. But Gary has bigger plans, and when he recruits Chris into his grand plan to rob the bank where he works, Chris appears to be in way over his damaged head. As the bank heist unravels into chaos, both Chris'' uncertain future and even more importantly Lewis'' survival are on the line. Now, it''s up to this young outcast who can''t always think straight to figure out how to outwit and take down his manipulators his own way.
44.
Saddest Music in the World, The (2003)
It's 1933 in Winnipeg and the Great Depression is in full bloom. Beer Baroness Lady Port-Huntly announces a global competition to determine the saddest music in the world, and musicians from across the globe pour into town to vie for the whopping $25,000 prize. Sobbing Mexican Mariachis, dour Scotti
45.
Indecent Proposal (1993) as Property Person
A struggling yuppie couple is offered $1,000,000 to let another man sleep with the wife.

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