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Director (feature film)

1.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit) (New York)
Film adaptation of the popular 1960s television sitcom, with the bumbling officers from Brooklyn's 53rd precinct attempting to protect a federal witness from the mob.
2.
Payback (1991) as Director
After escaping from prison and falling for the sheriff's daughter in a small California town, a young man seeks revenge for his brother's death by nailing a big time criminal.
3.
Jake Spanner, Private Eye (1989) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
A television movie about two has-been detectives. A private eye is coaxed out of retirement to help rescue the kidnapped granddaughter of a crook he sent to San Quentin 25 years before.
4.
Three on a Match (1987) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
An unlikely trio of convicts escape from a brutal Southern prison and join forces to elude capture.

Cast (feature film)

5.
Traffic (2001) as DEA Agent "CalTrans"
A patchwork of stories about various factions of the drug trade, including dealers, abusers and the law enforcement officials who pursue them. Mexican policeman Javier Rodriguez works on and around the border with his close friend and fellow policeman Manolo Sanchez, under Mexico's number one crime
6.
Wounded Heart (1995) as Gerald
A young Wall Street whiz returns to her rural Texas home to make sure that she will get her share of her ailing father's ranch after he is dead. Her icy demeanor begins to melt with the reawakening of her love of the land as well as an unexpected romance with the stepbrother she has never met.
7.
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) as Police Car Driver
After a friend's daughter falls victim to the deadly drug, vigilante Paul Kersey declares war on crack dealers.
8.
Quiet Cool (1986) as Guard
9.
Confessions Of A Married Man (1983)
A middle-aged man fights boredom by walking out on his family and having a fling with a younger woman. Robert Conrad is the philandering hubby, Jennifer Warren his loving wife, and Ann Dusenberry his paramour.

Producer (feature film)

10.
Fast Money (1996) as Producer
A briefcase filled with $2.7 million in cash. A beautiful car thief. A straight-as-an-arrow journalist. It's a race to the border as everyone from the FBI, to the mob, to the cops are after them for the cash.
11.
Forced to Kill (1993) as Co-Producer
A tough repo man, on the trail of a Jaguar, is captured by a demented backwoods family and forced to fight in an illegal bare-fists boxing tournament.

Stunts (feature film)

12.
Jane Got a Gun (2016)
Jane Hammond has built a life on the rugged western plains with her husband Bill "Ham" Hammond and young daughter. When Ham stumbles home riddled with bullets after a run-in with the relentless John Bishop and his gang, she knows they will not stop until her family is dead. In desperation, Jane turn
14.
R.I.P.D. (2013)
15.
John Carter (2012)
War-weary, former military captain John Carter is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris. In a world on the brink of collapse, Car
16.
Hangover Part II, The (2011)
Phil, Stu, Alan and Doug travel to exotic Thailand for Stu''s wedding. With the memory of Doug''s nearly disastrous bachelor party in Las Vegas still fresh-or at least well-documented-Stu is taking no chances. He has opted for a safe, subdued, pre-wedding trip brunch, with pancakes, coffee and no alcohol. However, things don''t always go as planned. Two nights before the big day, at a fabulous resort in Thailand, Stu relents. One beer each. In sealed bottles. What could go wrong? What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in Bangkok can''t even be imagined.
17.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
The war on Cybertron between the Autobots and Decepticons appears lost. The leader of the Autobots, Sentinel Prime, attempts to launch the Ark from their planet, with technology that could have saved his kind. The Ark is attacked and crashes on Earth's moon in 1961, when President John F. Kennedy ma
18.
High School (2010)
The day after soon-to-be valedictorian Henry Burke takes a hit of the chronic for the first time, his school principal institutes a zero tolerance drug policy and administers a mandatory drug test for all students. Henry has two options: fail and lose his college scholarship, or team up with his sto
19.
Knight and Day (2010)
At breakneck speed, secret agent Roy Miller sends the ordinary-seeming June Havens' life on a screeching detour and vice versa. June boarded a plane in Wichita, Kansas and began chatting up her charming, mysterious seatmate - Roy. Soon after, everything changed. Suddenly, the plane was hurtling into
20.
Crazy Heart (2009)
Bad Blake is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who''s had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can''t help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man''s crazy heart.
21.
Observe and Report (2009)
At the Forest Ridge Mall, head of security Ronnie Barnhardt patrols his jurisdiction with an iron fist, combating skateboarders, shoplifters and the occasional unruly customer while dreaming of the day when he can swap his flashlight for a badge and a gun. His delusions of grandeur are put to the te
22.
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
24.
Eagle Eye (2008)
Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations--using the technology of everyday life to track and contro
25.
Burrowers, The (2008)
A band of courageous men set out to find a family of settlers that has vanished from their home under mysterious circumstances.
26.
Invasion, The (2007)
The mysterious crash of the space shuttle leads to the terrifying discovery that there is something alien within the wreckage. Those who come in contact with it are changing in ominous and inexplicable ways. Soon Washington, DC psychiatrist Carol Bennell and her friend, Dr. Ben Driscoll, learn the shocking truth about the growing extraterrestrial epidemic: it attacks its victims while they sleep, leaving them physically unchanged but strangely unfeeling and inhuman. As the infection spreads, more and more people are altered and it becomes impossible to know who can be trusted. Now Carol''s only hope is to stay awake long enough to find her young son, who may hold the key to stopping the devastating invasion.
27.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
On the July 4th holiday, an attack on the vulnerable United States infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme has figured out every modern angle--but he never figured on an old-analog fly, John McClane, in the digital ointment. It''s the beginning of the holiday, but New York City Detective McClane isn''t celebrating. He''s had yet another argument with his college-age daughter Lucy, and received a crushingly routine assignment to bring in a young hacker, Matt Farrell, for questioning by the FBI. But for McClane, the ordinary has a habit of exploding into the extraordinary--abruptly hurtling him into the wrong place at the wrong time. With Farrell''s help, McClane slowly begins to understand the increasing chaos surrounding him. An attack is underway on the vulnerable United States infrastructure, shutting down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme, Thomas Gabriel, stays several moves ahead of McClane as he implements his incredible plans, known to uber-geeks like Farrell as a fire sale.
28.
Epic Movie (2007)
Centers on four not-so-young orphans: one raised by a curator at the Louvre (where an albino assassin lurks), another a refugee from Mexican "libre" wrestling, the third a recent victim of snakes on her plane, and the fourth a "normal" resident of a mutant "X" community. The hapless quartet visits a
30.
Hitcher, The (2007)
A thriller which tracks the terror-filled trajectory of Grace Andrews and Jim Halsey, a collegiate couple who are tormented by the mysterious hitchhiker John Ryder, a.k.a. The Hitcher. The young couple hit the road in a 1970 Oldsmobile 442, en route to spring break. But their pleasure trip soon turn
31.
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
In the heart of Paris lies a deadly secret. Half a world away in Los Angeles, Ambassador Han is about to disclose it. In his possession is explosive new evidence about the inner workings of the Triads--the most powerful and notorious crime syndicate in the world. The Ambassador has discovered the identity of Shy Shen, the very crux of the wide-ranging crime ring, and he''s about to reveal it to the World Criminal Court--until he is silenced by an assassin''s bullet. The Triads will go to any lengths to make sure their secrets stay buried, and there''s only one hope for stopping them. LAPD Detective Carter and Chinese Inspector Lee are back--back where they don''t belong. The unlikely duo is headed to the City of Lights to stop a global criminal conspiracy and save the life of an old friend, Ambassador Han''s now-grown daughter, Soo Yung. They don''t know the city, the language or even exactly what they''re looking for, but their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world''s most deadly criminals and save the day.
32.
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Recently retired, Agent Ethan Hunt lives a slower-paced life training new IMF agents. With this change, new opportunities enter his life, including a possible marriage to his girlfriend Julia. However, when a new conflict arises, Ethan is called back to duty to confront the toughest villain he''s ever faced, Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience.
33.
Date Movie (2006)
Hopeless romantic Julia Jones, who has finally met the man of her dreams, the very British Grant Fonckyerdoder. But before they can have their "Big Fat Greek Wedding," they'll have to "Meet The Parents," hook-up with "The Wedding Planner," and contend with Grant's friend Andy--a spectacularly beauti
34.
Flicka (2006)
16-year-old Katy McLaughlin dreams of fulfilling her family legacy by working on her father's ranch in modern-day Wyoming. But Katy's father wants more for her, insisting that Katy go to college. Katy finds a wild mustang, which she names Flicka, and sets out to make her a riding horse. But Flicka a
36.
Must Love Dogs (2005)
Dating has never been easy. The time-honored search for a soul mate has always been one part humiliation, two parts aggravation, and a little blind luck thrown in for the fortunate. Today''s version of the game can be a blur of websites, speed lunches and hordes of friends and relatives who know just the "right" person for you. Thirty-something preschool teacher Sarah Nolan has been divorced for eight months, which is much too long for her family to bear. With the best intentions and only her happiness in mind, they stage an intervention in an all-out effort to get her out of pajamas and back into the dating scene, one way or another. Leading the charge are Sarah''s sisters, Carol and Christine, eager to line up potential suitors, and their widowed father Bill, who sets a fine example with his own recent and very successful foray into the internet dating realm. Bill has lately been seeing the free-spirited Dolly, whom he met online, along with a number of other ladies whose names his daughters can''t quite keep track of. Eager to launch their sister''s own cyber-dating debut, Carol and Christine pretend to be Sarah and post her profile on perfectmatch.com, with the enticing message, "Voluptuous, sensuous, alluring and fun. DWF seeks special man to share starlit nights. Must love dogs." And wait for the responses to pour in. Sarah soon endures a series of hilariously disastrous mismatches and first dates as the website offers up a stream of eager wannabes and one possible maybe--awkward but intriguing boat builder Jake Anderson, an idealist who measures romance by a Dr. Zhivago standard. A little on the intense side, Jake might be looking for more than Sarah wants right now. Meanwhile, at work, there''s a new distraction--Bob Connor, the newly separated dad of one of her young students. Charming and relaxed, Bob seems made to order, the perfect guy--but is he just too good to be true?
37.
Longest Yard, The (2005) as Stunts
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.
38.
Taxi (2004) as Stunt Coordinator
Belle Williams is a speed demon. Flying through the streets of New York in her tricked-out taxi, she's earned a rep as New York's fastest cabbie. But driving a hack is only a pit stop for her real dream: Belle wants to be a race car champion. And she's well on her way--until she's derailed by overea
39.
Last Ride, The (2004)
Matt Rondell's street racing puts him at odds with his father, a police detective. When his grandfather is released from prison, Matt's newfound connection may put him further on the other side of the law and his father.
40.
Hunter: Back in Force (2003)
Hunter's arch enemy gets released from prison and plans on seeking revenge. There are a rash of bank robberies and Hunter and Dee suspect the perpertrators to be female prisoners already doing time.
41.
House of Sand and Fog (2003) as Stunts
Massoud Amir Behrani is living a lie to fulfill a dream. Once a member of the Shah of Iran''s elite inner circle, he has brought his family to America to build a new life. Despite a pretense of continued affluence, he is barely making ends meet until he sees his opportunity in the auction of a house being sold for back taxes. It is a terrible mistake. Through a bureaucratic snafu, the house had been improperly seized from its rightful owner, Kathy Nicolo, a self-destructive alcoholic. The loss of her home tears away Kathy''s last hope of a stable life--a life that had been nearly destroyed by addiction--and Kathy decides to fight to recover her home at any cost. Her struggle is joined by deputy sheriff Lester Burdon, who tries to take the law into his own hands to help Kathy. Ultimately the tale, itself, explores what happens when the American Dream goes terribly awry.
42.
Play'd: A Hip Hop Story (2002)
East coast hip-hop artist Jaxx is seduced into a recording contract with a west coast record label by impresario Domino Breed, only to his frustration, he soon realizes he is under Domino's thumb in every aspect of his career. Jaxx's life soon begins to take a tragic turn when he and his wife Shond
43.
Hunter: Return to Justice (2002)
Rick Hunter, a mobster's son turned tough -- but honest -- cop, reunites with former partner Dee Dee McCall, a beautiful maverick cop nicknamed "The Brass Cupcake." When Hunter's partner is killed in a drug bust gone sour, he is suspended pending further investigation so he heads to San Diego to spe
44.
Animal, The (2001) as Stunts
Wimpy Marvin doesn't have what it takes to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a cop. But his luck changes when he's critically injured in a car accident and a deranged scientist secretly uses animal organs to rebuild him. Energized by his new parts, Marvin leaves his weakness behind and achieves
45.
Blowback (2000)
A convicted killer is secretly saved from the gas chamber by the C.I.A. for use as a government assassin. But the depraved murderer escapes, leaving a bloody trail of victims in his wake. It's up to the tough cop who arrested him in the first place to put him away for good.
46.
Michael Landon, The Father I Knew (1999)
Television movie about the late actor Michael Landon, focusing on his relationship with his son, Michael Jr., in the wake of the public breakup of Landon and his second wife Lynn, Michael Jr.'s mother.
47.
Tiger Woods Story, The (1998)
Examines the meteoric rise of golf phenomenon Tiger Woods, including his personal struggles with racism and issues of cultural identity.
48.
I Married a Monster (1998)
Longtime couple Nick Farrell and Kelly Drummond are about to marry when the groom becomes possessed by a montrous being intent on procreating its dying race through humans. Kelly realizes she must fight the otherworldly beast that has taken over Nick and the other men in the small town of Blue Falls
49.
American History X (1998) as Stunts
The story unfolds through the eyes of Danny Vinyard, who idolizes his older brother Derek. Seeking retribution for his father's murder and burning a way to vent his rage, Derek finds himself transformed by a philosophy of hate as he turns into a charismatic leader of a local white power movement. De
50.
Crowned and Dangerous (1997)
When beauty queen Shauna Langley is murdered, the police have plenty of suspects and motives to choose from: Shauna's sexy rival and crown contender, Danielle; Danielle's overbearing stage mother, Kathy; Shauna's ex-lover, Riley Baxter; Riley's gold-digging, young stepmother, Patrice; and many of th
51.
Big Fall, The (1997)
A Los Angeles detective gets in over his head when a beautiful woman hires him to find her missing brother. His search leads him to the man's former Army buddies, a daring team of sky-diving crooks.
52.
Wiseguy (1996)
Telefilm based on the "Wiseguy" series about a federal operative who infiltrates mob organizations. Federal agent Terranova returns and takes on a new assignment in the high-tech world of computer crime and international terrorism.
53.
Michael (1996) as Stunts
When rumor of Michael''s existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it''s his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won''t let him go alone. He sends Quinlan on assignment with angel expert Dorothy Winters and Huey Driscoll, another jaded reporter who would have been canned years ago had he not rescued Sparky, a mongrel that has become famous as the paper''s prized mascot. As the trio travels to Iowa, each believes the trip is a colossal hoax until they come face-to-feather with Michael. He smells like cookies, acts like a playboy and tosses off miracles when everyone least expects them. As Quinlan and Dorothy search for the incontrovertible proof they need not to believe in Michael, Michael sets out against all odds to get Dorothy and Quinlan to believe in each other.
54.
Wounded Heart (1995)
A young Wall Street whiz returns to her rural Texas home to make sure that she will get her share of her ailing father's ranch after he is dead. Her icy demeanor begins to melt with the reawakening of her love of the land as well as an unexpected romance with the stepbrother she has never met.
55.
Dead Air (1994)
A disc jockey is plagued by nightmares of his girlfriend's murder and taunted by phone calls from someone who may be the killer. When he sleeps with a woman who is later found murdered, he becomes the prime suspect. With the aid of the dead girlfriend's sister, he ultimately discovers the identity o
56.
Tombstone (1993) as Stunts
A retired lawman straps on his guns one more time to fight a vicious outlaw band.
57.
Far And Away (1992) as Stunt Player
A turn-of-the-century story of two young Irish immigrants, he poor and she rich, who flee their homeland to settle in the American West.
58.
Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (1992)
Based on the true story, a teenager with Down syndrome is caught in a tug-of-war between his parents and his caretaker.
59.
Highway Heartbreaker (1992)
Based on a true story. Three women join together to capture and seek revenge on the con man who swindled them.
60.
Rapid Fire (1992) as Stunts
A martial arts expert and a beautiful cop face off against a Hong Kong crime syndicate and the Italian mob.
61.
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) as Stunts
In order to escape an abusive marriage, a woman fakes her own death and finds a new life and lover, only to be found out by her husband.
62.
Showdown In Little Tokyo (1991) as Stunts
A police task force investigates Asian gangs in Los Angeles.
63.
Rookie, The (1990) as Stunts
A rookie policeman from a wealthy family teams up with a tough veteran officer to stop a dangerous car-theft ring.
64.
They Live (1988) as Stunts
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.
65.
Die Hard (1988) as Stunts
Detective John McClane inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his wife''s office is taken over by German terrorists, lead by the devilish Hans Gruber.
66.
No Man's Land (1987) as Stunts
67.
Dragnet (1987) as Stunts
To his chagrin, by-the-book Los Angeles policeman Joe Friday has been assigned a flippant, street-wise new partner, Pep Streebeck. They are investigating a series of murders, which leads them to the religious cult P.A.G.A.N. (People Against Goodness and Normalcy). Infiltrating the group, they rescue Connie Swain, and she and Friday fall in love. When Connie identifies respected community leader and the police commissioner''s friend Reverend Jonathan Whirley as the head of the cult, Friday attempts to publicly arrest the man and is suspended. Connie is kidnapped in retaliation and when Friday is reinstated, he and Streebeck lead the raid on the P.A.G.A.N. headquarters and Friday''s heroics save Connie and bring Whirley to justice.
68.
Quiet Cool (1986) as Stunts
69.
Terror At London Bridge (1985)
A police detective believes a series of grizzly killings in Lake Havasu, Arizona, may be the work of Jack the Ripper, whose murderous spirit may have been transported to the desert community along with London Bridge.
70.
Runaway Train (1985) as Stunts
Two escaped convicts inadvertantly jump aboard a freight train that they discover is barreling out of control, without an engineer.
71.
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985) as Stunts
When his prized bicycle is stolen, a small-town boy searches the country for it.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

72.
Raven (1997) as Director
This action thriller features Burt Reynolds as a mercenary who gets revenge upon the quartet of corrupt government officials who send him and his squad on a mission to Bosnia and then plan to kill him.

Stunts (TV Mini-Series)

73.
Jennie Project, The (2001) as Stunt Coordinator

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