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Cast (feature film)

Rocky Balboa (2006)
Former heavyweight champion Rocky Balboa steps out of retirement and back into the ring, putting himself against a new rival in a dramatically different era. After a virtual boxing match declares Rocky Balboa the victor over current champion Mason "The Line" Dixon, the legendary fighter's passion an
Shade (2004) as Fedora
In the shady atmosphere of an underground gambling club, Los Angeles card sharks come out to play. Deception and trickery is the only rule in a game where nothing is as it seems, and everyone has a poker face. The hustlers get hustled, and a fortune rests on every deal. Vernon is a card mechanic--hi
Flipping (1996) as Chuckie
Set in the twisted underworld of Hollywood's organized crime scene, Michael Moore is a wannabe wiseguy with grandiose desires for power and wealth. Michael is part of a gambling collection crew, chaffing under the brutal control of neighborhood crime boss Leo Richards. When Michael masterminds a pla
Absent Without Leave (1993) as Police Constable
Love story set during wartime in New Zealand, as two young people struggle with their commitment to each other.
Mission of Justice (1992) as Cedric Williams
A good cop quits the force in protest over the worthless legal system. Undercover, he joins an elite organization known as the "Mission of Justice," which ostensibly seeks to rid the city of crime through vigilantism, but in reality has far darker aims.
Hook (1991)
A grown up Peter Pan has to fight off the return of Captain Hook.
House Party 2 (1991)
Kid ''N'' Play leave their neighborhood and enter the world of adulthood and higher education. Play attempts to get rich quick in the music business while Kid faces the challenges of college.
Rocky V (1990)
Rocky risks losing everything, stricken with brain damage from his years in the ring, and goes back to his meager origins, only to become embroiled in a street fight with his surrogate son.
Cop Killer (1988)
A movie about what happens when the best friend and partner of a dedicated cop is killed by a pair of holdup men during a routine traffic check. The surviving officer can't shake the feeling that he indirectly caused his partner's death. Soon, his marriage and job performance beginto suffer. He star
On Fire (1987)
A man is desperate to recapture his dignity and self-worth after mandatory retirement from his job as chief arson investigator for a big-city fire department.
You Ruined My Life (1987)
A rambunctious 11-year-old, raised in Las Vegas, has problems staying out of trouble in the various private schools in which she's enrolled. After Minerva is kicked out of another school, she returns home to her uncle Howie, who is quite exasperated over the situation. They find out that if Minerva
Oceans Of Fire (1986)
A group of daring divers struggling to complete an oil drilling operation in deep tropical seas, and the relationship between the diving supervisor, Ben Laforche, and Helen Kyger, a documentary filmmaker hired by the oil company to produce a film to better its image. As the work aboard the rig progr
Heart Of A Champion: The Ray Mancini Story (1985)
The lightweight story of former WBA Lightweight Champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, who claimed he fought to keep alive the dream of his dad, a one-time lightweight contender whose chance at the title was dashed by World War II and being wounded in action. Sylvester Stallone, one of the screen's most
Rocky IV (1985)
The heavyweight champ takes on a Soviet super-boxer in a bout that creates an international furor.
Happy (1983)
As a once-popular TV clown now doing store openings, a hero only to his young son (played by real-life son David), Dom DeLuise is caught in a gangland execution while on a fill-in club date and his partner, Jack Gilford, is shot. His identification of the shooter (Henry Silva) differs from that of o
Rocky III (1982)
The famed boxing champion has to fight back from defeat when he faces a powerful and unscrupulous slugger.
Scared Straight! Another Story (1980)
The brutally frank TV documentary "Scared Straight" that was widely broadcast and critically acclaimed in 1979 (and won both an Oscar and an Emmy) was the inspiration for this fictional drama about a prison encounter group involving juveniles, put together by probation officer Cliff DeYoung and hard
Hunter, The (1980)
During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. While he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is being hunted by a psychotic killer.
Shining, The (1980)
Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel...
White Mama (1980)
Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.
Skag (1980)
Karl Malden is a veteran steel mill foreman whose world is torn apart when he suffers a stroke leaving him temporarily paralyzed. This highly-acclaimed pilot to the subsequent short-lived series received six Emmy Award nominations; direction, writing, music scoring, art direction/set decoration, edi
Rocky II (1979)
A heavyweight contender defies his doctors to enter a rematch with the champ.
Blackjack (1978)
Heroes (1977)
It's 4 years since Jack is back from Vietnam, but he still has nightmares. In a bus on his way to California he meets Carol, who just left her fiancée - only 4 days before their wedding, allegedly just for a few days of vacation. Jack happily tells her about his plans to set up a worm farm for fishing baits together with four of his Vietnam ex-comrades. Although he gets on her nerves at the beginning, she starts to care. When one after the other of his friends steps out and Jack looses his optimism, Carol remains as the last support that keeps him from despair.
Beyond Reason (1977)
When a successful psychiatrist begins to lose touch with reality, he begins having an affair with one of his patients.
Kill Me If You Can (1977)
A fact-based drama about Caryl Chessman, California's famous "red light bandit," who was arrested in 1948 and convicted under an obsolete statute that carried the death penalty. Chessman spent twelve years on death row in San Quentin, during which time his case became a famous cause celebre for oppo
Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars And Motor Kings, The (1976)
A group of black baseball players attempt to make the big time circa 1939.
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) as Wells
A group of individuals trapped in a police station fight off a horde of murderous gang members.

Cast (special)

Bulkin Trail, The (1993)
Eleven year-old Michael Bulkin is struggling to cope with the pain and pressures of school and family. He builds a sledding trail in the woods near his home. The trail becomes popular and Michael finally finds the confidence to overcome his obstacles. Years later, a newly divorced Michael Bulkin ret
Mitchell and Woods (1981) as Avrom
The exploits of Paula Woods and Melanie Mitchell, two beautiful former traffic cops who are promoted to plainclothes detectives with the Ocean City, California Police Department. In the pilot episode, which depicts the girl's first days on the job, Paula and Melanie attempt to solve the murder of a

Cinematography (special)

Country Songwriters Awards Wrap-Up (1992)
A wrapup of the 1992 Music City News Country Songwriters Awards, telecast directly following the awards broadcast.

Editing (special)

TNN Music City News Country Awards Preview (1999)
Hosts Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase interview participants, nominees and audience members as they arrive at the 1999 TNN Music City News Country Awards presentation.

Film Production - Main (special)

Loretta Lynn (1995) as Interview Crew Member
Documentary profile of country western star Loretta Lynn, tracing her rags-to-riches life. Includes interviews with peers and celebrity fans.

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