skip navigation
Overview for Dennis Bradford
Dennis Bradford

Dennis Bradford

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Art Director ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Art Director (feature film)

1.
Wakefield (2016)
3.
Perfect Guy, The (2015)
After a painful breakup, successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger. When her ex-boyfriend resurfaces in her life she has to figure out who she should trust and who she should fear.
4.
Accidental Love (2015)
A small-town waitress has a nail accidentally shot into her head by a clumsy workman, eliciting wild sexual urges. The uninsured woman goes on a crusade to Washington to fight for the rights of the bizarrely injured. Along the way, she meets an immoral congressman who takes advantage of her sex dr
5.
42 (2013)
6.
Contraband (2012)
Legendary smuggler Chris Farraday had abandoned his life of crime to settle into a life of comfortable domesticity with his wife and their two young sons. But after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does better than anyone-running contraband to settle Andy''s debt. With the help of his best friend, Sebastian Abney, Chris quickly assembles a crew that includes their childhood friend Danny Raymer to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills. They must pull this off under the suspicious eyes of the ship''s captain, whose long history with Chris'' father makes him suspect the younger Farraday of even shadier dealings.
8.
One for the Money (2012)
A proud, born-and-bred Jersey girl, Stephanie Plum''s got plenty of attitude, even if she''s been out of work for the last six months and just lost her car to a debt collector. Desperate for some fast cash, Stephanie turns to her last resort: convincing her sleazy cousin to give her a job at his bail bonding company as a recovery agent. True, she doesn''t even own a pair of handcuffs and her weapon of choice is pepper spray, but that doesn''t stop Stephanie from taking on Vinny''s biggest bail-jumper: former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli - yup, the same sexy, irresistible Joe Morelli who seduced and dumped her back in high school. Nabbing Morelli would be a satisfying payback - and a hefty payday - but as Stephanie learns the ins and outs of becoming a recovery agent from Ranger, a hunky colleague who is the best in the business, she also realizes the case against Morelli isn''t airtight. Add to the mix her meddling family, a potentially homicidal boxer, witnesses who keep dying and the problem of all those flying sparks when she finds Morelli himself. Suddenly Stephanie''s new job isn''t nearly as easy as she thought.
10.
How Do You Know (2010)
Lisa is a woman whose athletic ability is the defining passion of her life, having been her focus since early childhood. When she is cut from her team, everything she has ever known is suddenly taken from her. Not knowing what to do, she stumbles toward regular life. In this mode, she begins a fl
11.
Star Trek (2009)
The story of a young crew's maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. On a journey filled with cosmic peril, the new recruits must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens all of mankind. The fate of the galaxy rests in the han
12.
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.
13.
Just My Luck (2006)
Ashley Albright is the luckiest woman in the world, a person to whom all the good things in life have come far too easily. She can pick a lottery ticket at random and hit the jackpot. In New York, the world's busiest city, Ashley never has to wait for a cab. And she has a terrific job as an account
14.
Guess Who (2005) as Assistant Art Director
Percy Jones takes great pride in the knowledge that he is always right, especially when it comes to the welfare of his family. When his daughter Theresa brings her new boyfriend, Simon Green, home to meet Percy and his wife Marilyn, he is unaware that Simon has already proposed to Theresa and plans to announce the engagement at Percy and Marilyn''s 25th anniversary party. As far as Percy''s concerned, no man will ever be good enough for his baby girl and the long line of struggling-artist types Theresa has dated so far has only served to bolster his conviction. So that there are no unpleasant surprises this time around, Percy, a bank loan officer, runs a credit check on Simon. The young man, a successful stockbroker, certainly looks good on paper, and for the first time, Percy is actually looking forward to meeting one of his daughter''s boyfriends. However, the young man he has envisioned--a dazzling combination of Denzel Washington, Colin Powell and Tiger Woods--is not who arrives at his doorstep. Percy is aghast and more than a little indignant when his daughter presents her decidedly Caucasian boyfriend. Once he is over his initial shock, Percy begins interrogating Simon about his family history, education, career, and favorite sports. Feeling pressured to impress his prospective father-in-law, Simon boasts of his (nonexistent) past as a NASCAR driver, which only serves to arouse Percy''s suspicions. Regardless, Simon''s repeated attempts to make a good impression are futile. Percy rebuffs him at every turn and makes it his mission to expose Simon as a fraud and undermine his daughter''s new relationship.
15.
Hide & Seek (2005) as Art Director
"Come out, come out, wherever you are!" That command is familiar to everyone who has played the children''s game, Hide and Seek. The words and game take us back to an innocent carefree time in our lives, where the simple goal was to find hiding playmates. Many children could even enjoy a spirited game with imaginary friends. But then, imaginary friends can sometimes seem so real For young Emily Callaway, her games of Hide and Seek with an imaginary friend named Charlie have become anything but simple and innocent. Instead, she finds herself in the middle of a series of increasingly nightmarish acts that even her father David cannot stop. Who--or what--is Charlie? David wonders. How can an "imaginary" entity have this kind of hold on her? Maybe Charlie is not imaginary at all, but instead a flesh-and-blood, malevolent presence?
16.
Plainsong (2004)
Three stories interconnect in a Colorado Rockies community as a man struggles to deal with a wife who won't or can't get out of bed, a pregnant teen finds herself with limited choices and a pair of brothers come to realize how little they know of the rest of the world.
17.
Emperor's Club, The (2002) as Art Director
William Hundert, St. Benedict's assistant headmaster, practices what he teaches. Striving to inspire his students to live rightly, he's the kind of impassioned Classics professor who believes the history of the Greeks and Romans is more than just a lesson about the past. He also believes the role of
18.
White River Kid, The (2001) as Art Director
The mismatched duo Broth Edgar and Morales Pittman drive across Arkansas selling "socks for God" allegedly made by blind children. Their money mission is interrupted when they are held hostage by "The White River Kid," a legendary serial killer, and his fiancee diner waitress Apple Lisa Weed. Along
19.
Shaft (2000) as Art Director
When spoiled college kid Walter Wade kills a young black student, John Shaft makes the arrest. Walter skips bail and flees the country, and after two years of waiting, Shaft hauls him back into custody as Walter secretly returns to the States. But when Walter''s wealthy father posts bail once again, Walter is back on the streets and looking to put Shaft in a body bag. So are two of Shaft''s corrupt colleagues, Jack Roselli and Jimmy Grovitch, as well as a Dominican drug lord, Peoples Hernandez, who wants revenge on Shaft for humiliating him in the neighborhood he rules. For backup, Shaft has only his two closest pals: Carmen, a colleague on the police force; and his streetwise confidant, Rasaan. Meanwhile, Shaft has to track down the one murder witness, Diane Palmieri, who can put all of his enemies away for good even as the toughest killers in the city close in on him.
20.
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000) as Art Director (New York Unit)
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his erudite friend Bullwinkle J. Moose are living in the now desolate Frostbite Falls, barely surviving on diminishing residual checks from re-runs of their old television series. Meanwhile, back in Pottsylvania, Fearless Leader and his notorious spies Boris Badenov an
21.
Thomas Crown Affair, The (1999) as Art Director
Thomas Crown is a self-made billionaire who can buy anything he wants and is irresistible to women. But there are some things that money can''t buy. Thomas Crown has run out of challenges. When an alarm sounds at a world class museum and someone walks out with a priceless Monet, Crown is the last person the New York police suspect. But one person suspects him: Catherine Banning, the brilliant female investigator hired to retrieve the painting no matter what it takes. Catherine loves the chase as much as he does and she''s on to his game. Crown has found his challenge. Two can play, but only one can win.
23.
Return to Paradise (1998) as Art Director
College grads Sheriff, Lewis and Tony meet by chance and become close friends while touring Asia on vacation. They close out a month-long trip to Penang, Malaysia with a reckless spree that two years later would test the boundaries of their friendship and tragically alter their lives: Lewis is sentenced to die in Malaysia for a drug deal, thusly Sheriff and Tony must decide whether they will imperil their own lives by returning to paradise and turning themselves into Malaysian officials, with the real truth, in order to save their friend's life.
24.
Deep Impact (1998) as Art Director
After it''s discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.
25.
Devil's Advocate, The (1997) as Art Director
Kevin Lomax, a top-notch Florida lawyer who specializes in jury selection, is summoned to New York City by the enigmatic owner of a huge law firm. After accepting a position at Milton, Chadwick, Waters, Kevin and his wife Mary Ann head for the Big Apple and a luxurious lifestyle. Lomax soon meets John Milton, the founding partner of the firm with worldwide financial and political interests. Winning soon becomes an obsession for Kevin. However, Mary Ann begins telling him that the other partners'' wives are not what they appear, that she''s having frightening experiences she cannot explain. When Eddie Barzoon, the firm''s managing partner, dies a sudden, horrible death, Mary Ann''s terrified perceptions pull her away from sanity. And through it all, John Milton keeps reminding his protege that life is rich with possibilities for those who are unafraid to sample them. But Lomax is stepping into Hell. And standing at the gates to welcome him is John Milton.
26.
Peacemaker, The (1997) as Art Director (New York)
Greedy Russian military officers crash two trains into each other with the warheads aboard one causing a nuclear blast. The accident is a cover for the theft of some of the weapons for sale to terrorists and rogue governments. In the U.S., intelligence officer Lt. Col. Tom Devoe, isn''t fooled. Neither is Dr. Julia Kelly, the acting head of a White House task force on nuclear smuggling. Devoe and Kelly team up to find the nukes, but one warhead is missing. It''s in the hands of Dusan Gavrich, a grief-stricken terrorist planning to call the world''s attention to the war in Croatia with a nuclear explosion in Manhattan.
27.
Diabolique (1996) as Art Director
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.
28.
Preacher's Wife, The (1996) as Art Director
The Reverend Henry Biggs is a good man who's doubtful about his ability to make a difference in his troubled community and home. Help is on the way in the form of an angel named Dudley who soon becomes the source of and solution to their problems.
29.
Just Cause (1995) as Art Director
A brutal murder is committed in the Florida Everglades. Eight years later, a principled Harvard law professor tries to save the convicted man on Death Row who swears he''s innocent of that crime. For the small-town detective who investigated the killing, however, there''s no question he caught the right man--and no last-minute intervention is going to keep that cold-blooded killer out of the electric chair. Someone is the mastermind of a deadly game... and all roads lead back to the site of that long-ago murder--where, this time, there are two intended victims.
30.
Money Train (1995) as Art Director
Foster brothers, John and Charlie share a life-long dream of robbing the Money Train that collects millions of dollars each night from NYC subway stations. Only two things stand in their way: they''re cops; and Donald Patterson, the hard-assed MTA chief, is their boss. They''re his trains, it''s his money, and he''s never been robbed. But on New Year''s Eve, the rates are going up...
31.
Mixed Nuts (1994) as Art Director
Christmas is only hours away, and Philip and his dedicated staff are about to go just a little crazy. Philip is a clumsy do-gooder who runs Lifesavers, a suicide prevention hotline service in the funky beach community of Venice, California. Unfortunately, Lifesavers is going to be evicted so the landlord can turn the building into a condominium complex. Philip, however, remains optimistic. He always sees the light at the end of the tunnel, even though it''s inevitably the headlight of the next oncoming train. Philip''s Lifesavers is a place where the rescuers need help, where the lines of communication are hopelessly tangled, where anxious callers get cut off. Here, disorder is the order of the day, particularly on Christmas Eve, when people can become so overwhelmed by all that Yuletide cheer that there''s only one thing to do--reach for the phone and call for help.
32.
It Could Happen to You (1994) as Art Director
In lieu of a tip, a New York cop offers a recently bankrupt waitress half of his lottery ticket. It turns out to be the winning ticket and, much to the chagrin of his avaricious wife, the good-hearted officer decides to honor his pledge.
33.
Sommersby (1993) as Assistant Art Director
Story about a war-torn Confederate soldier who returns from battle a much changed person. Eventually, the wife realizes he is not her husband.
34.
Six Degrees Of Separation (1993) as Art Director
The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
35.
The Last of the Mohicans (1992) as Assistant Art Director
A Native''''s adopted son falls for the British officer''''s daughter he''''s assigned to protect during the French and Indian War.
36.
Leap of Faith (1992) as Art Director
A traveling evangelist con-man faces a crisis when he must perform a miracle for a handicapped boy.
37.
Lorenzo's Oil (1992) as Art Director
Story about a couple who defy the medical professionals and try to save the life of their son who's suffering from an "incurable" disease.
38.
Billy Bathgate (1991) as Art Director
In 1930s New York City, a teenage boy rises in the mob with the assistance of boss and notorious gangster Dutch Schultz.
39.
Everybody Wins (1990) as Art Direction Assistant
An innocent boy in a small New England town is accused of killing his mother.
40.
Ghost (1990) as Art Direction 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
This is one of the most romantic films ever made. Ironically, most of the genuine love communicated between Sam (Patrick Swayze) and his wife Molly (Demi Moore) has to go through wacky psychic Oda Mae (Whoopi Goldberg). That''s because Sam is a ghost and Oda Mae is the only person who can talk to him. Sam wants to warn Molly about the danger she is in from his killer Carl (Tony Goldwyn), but has to get the goods on him first. This is the film that reminds you never to take love for granted and how much fun pottery can be.
41.
Enemies, A Love Story (1989) as Art Direction Assistant (New York)
Comedy drama set during the 1940s and 1950s in Coney Island and Brooklyn, revolving around a Holocaust survivor who finds himself involved with three women at the same time: his first wife, his present wife and his current mistress.
42.
Do the Right Thing (1989) as Art Direction Assistant
Racial tensions erupt when a Brooklyn pizza owner refuses to include black celebrities in his display of famous fans.
43.
Young Guns (1988) as Art Direction Assistant
Western adventure, based on a true story, about six young men hired to guard an Englishman''s ranch against a mob in 1870s New Mexico.
44.
Traxx (1988) as Art Direction
After battling his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, Traxx decides to retire to a life of baking gourmet cookies. When he finds himself in need of money, Traxx decides to hire himself out as the "Town Tamer" and begins cleaning up Hadleyville, Texas of its lowlife street scum.
45.
From The Hip (1987) as Art Direction
After winning a no contest case through outrageous courtroom tactics, lawyer Judd Nelson quickly discovers his next client, a murderer, will be a hard sell.

Art Department (feature film)

46.
Rock of Ages (2012)
It's the late 1980s and the final countdown is on for a legendary Hollywood rock club facing its demise at the hands of eager developers. When a young rocker hungry for his big break and a small town girl chasing her dreams land on the scene at this infamous venue, how far will ambition drive them?
47.
Ladder 49 (2004)
Baltimore firefighter Jack Morrison, making the transition from inexperienced rookie to seasoned veteran, struggles to cope with a risky, demanding job that often shortchanges his wife and kids. He relies on the support of his mentor and captain, Mike Kennedy and his second family--found in the brotherly bond between the men of the firehouse. But when Jack becomes trapped in the worst blaze of his career, his life and the things he holds important--family, dignity, courage--come into focus. As his fellow firemen of Ladder 49 do all they can to rescue him, Jack''s life hangs in the balance.
48.
Scenes from a Mall (1991) as Assistant Art Direction
A comedy about a married couple -- he''s a sports lawyer, she''s a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
49.
Illegally Yours (1988) as Set Designer
An innocent man gets embroiled in a murder in his attempt to help clear the name of a beautiful girl.

Production Designer (feature film)

50.
Basic (2003) as Production Designer
Tom Hardy, an ex-Army Ranger turned DEA agent, is drawn into an ever-widening mystery surrounding the disappearance of the feared and often hated Sgt. Nathan West, as well as several of his elite Special Forces trainees on what appears, at first, to have been a routine training exercise during a hur
51.
Rollerball (2002) as Production Designer
Jonathan Cross is an all-American hotshot, the most popular player in the fastest and most extreme sport of all time: Rollerball. Along with teammates Marcus Ridley and Aurora, Jonathan is living the high life -- fame, money, incredible cars -- all for giving viewers what they want: a dangerous game

Misc. Crew (feature film)

52.
No Mercy (1986)
When two policemen, Eddie Jillette and Joe Collins find out about a contract on the crime boss Losado, they pose as hitmen in order to go after him. This results in murder of Collins and the man named Deveneux who hired them. Jillette goes on the hunt for their assassin and winds up in New Orleans.
53.
No Mercy (1986)
When two policemen, Eddie Jillette and Joe Collins find out about a contract on the crime boss Losado, they pose as hitmen in order to go after him. This results in murder of Collins and the man named Deveneux who hired them. Jillette goes on the hunt for their assassin and winds up in New Orleans.

Art Director (special)

54.
Fires in the Mirror (1993) as Art Direction
Television adaptation of Anna Deveare Smith's play chronicling the racial tensions that escalated in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in summer 1992 when an automobile, driven by a Hasidic man, jumped the curb and killed a seven-year-old black child. Hours later, in what appeared to be a retaliatory act, a

Art Department (special)

55.
Roanoak (1986) as Set Dresser
A three-part dramatic recreation of the first encounters between English explorers and Native American Indians between the years 1584 and 1590, when the British landed on Roanoak Island to begin trading with the Algonquian-speaking Indians. The drama is based on hundreds of pages written by the expl

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute