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Born: January 4, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Decatur, Georgia, USA Profession: Music ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
R.E.M. by MTV (2014)
CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin are forced to put aside longstanding hostilities and team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization that is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The d
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Shadow Play: The Making of Anton Corbijn (2010)
A portrait of internationally renowned artist and music video director Anton Corbijn. His photography career began with dark photos of bands in Dutch clubs. Now, his high contrast style defines the look of uberbands such as Joy Division, U2, Depeche Mode, REM, and Nirvana. Here, we get a behind-the-
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Captain Mike Across America (2007)
Takes us back to the 2004 election, when the polling margin between candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry could have tipped either way. Simultaneously, it follows Michael Moore's activities as he sets out on the campaign trail to target young people as the demographic that could make the most dif
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1 Giant Leap (2002)
The filmmakers travel the world meeting and recording their musical and philosophical heroes from Kurt Vonnegut to Brian Eno, from Dennis Hopper to Baaba Maal, from Michael Stipe to Lynton Kwesi Johnson, putting the words, the music and the images into an operatic pop video/travelogue/philosophical
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Olive the Other Reindeer (1999)
Olive, a dog, hears the tragic news on the radio that Blitzen the reindeer has been injured and Christmas may be canceled. Santa must now rely on "all of the other reindeer," to pull his sleigh. Olive misinterprets this as "Olive, the other reindeer," and with the help of her pet flea Fido, realizes
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Anthem (1997)
When two twenty-somethings, Shainee Gabel and Kristin Hahn, quit their Hollywood jobs, packed up a borrowed car and hit the road, it was with the deeply felt conviction that somewhere, shrouded in the din of talk shows and tabloid headlines, they'd discover the real America, alive and well in all of
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RoadMovie (1996)
A no-frills documentary snapshot of the popular rockers, R.E.M., in concert at the tail end of their recent world tour.
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Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day (1996) as Skeeter
When twenty-three-year-old John Lee learns that the Yosemite Valley Railroad is being scrapped, he yearns to save it. An ardent fanatic, John has railroading in his blood since his grandfather emigrated to the United States to work as a laborer on the first transcontinental. John arranges financing
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Producer (feature film)

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Me @ the Zoo (2012)
A portrait of Chris Crocker, a video blogger from a small town in Tennessee with 270 million hits to date, Here, we trace the journey of this controversial Internet folk hero through his personal videos as well as web comments, response videos, fans and haters.
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Fourplay (2012)
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Memorial Day (2008)
On a wild Memorial Day weekend, young partiers film themselves in ever more compromising positions. As things start to spiral out of control, the revelers have changed, and the holidays are over, but still they're determined to keep the cameras rolling, no matter what.
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Room (2005)
Julia Barker is late for work at the Paradise Bingo, again. Struggling to make ends meet and to raise her daughters, Julia suppresses her own desires and needs to support her family. But the headaches, excruciating migraines, keep coming. Inside her splitting mind, disturbing visions erupt: water, r
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Everyday People (2004) as Executive Producer
Raskin's is the kind of neighborhood Brooklyn restaurant where young and old, black and white, artists and professionals have mingled for generations. But now everything is about to change. Faced with a business slump, Ira, the stressed-out Jewish owner decides to shut down--or rather, sell out to a
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Johnny Berlin (2004)
Johnny Berlin, a porter aboard a refurbished 1930's luxury train, expounds upon his life as a struggling writer while holding down a workaday job. Presented as a monologue, the film is a humorous portrait of mid-life crisis.
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Saved! (2004)
"Good girl" Mary and her domineering best friend, Hilary Faye, are starting their senior year at the top of the social food chain at American Eagle Christian High School--that is until Mary's boyfriend tells her that he thinks he may be gay. When Jesus appears to her in a vision, she heeds his messa
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Sleepy Time Gal, The (2001)
A tale concerning a bohemian writer whose life focus is altered by her on-going fight against cancer. In the midst of a loving yet combative relationship with her photographer son, she seeks to renew contact with an old flame and becomes preoccupied with thoughts of the daughter by Bob whom she gav
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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
A group of people live their separate lives, unaware of the subtle interconnections that bring them together. There's a cocky attorney who becomes a fugitive following a hit-and-run incident, a math professor whose wife is the victim of a mugging, an insurance company manager troubled by his ex-wife
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Stranger Inside (2001)
A fearless, young inmate attempts to connect with the incarcerated mother who gave her up years earlier. Treasure Lee, an African American woman, has been in and out of the juvenile detention system for as long as she can remember. Transferred on her 21st birthday to the State Facility for Women, sh
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Our Song (2000) as Executive Producer
A tale set in modern-day Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Lanisha, Maria and Joycelyn are long-time friends and classmates facing the brink of adulthood. This trio has one very strong tie in common: they are talented, hard-working members of their school's highly regarded marching band. During the closing w
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American Movie (1999)
An account of a Midwestern filmmaker's effort to make an independent picture. Mark Borchardt is passionate about cinema, and his dream project is a film called "Northwestern". But he is in serious debt, and decides that if he finishes his horror short "Coven", he will be able to finance his masterwo
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Spring Forward (1999) as Executive Producer
A chronicle of the burgeoning relationship between a young ex-con, Paul, and his new work partner, Murph, a veteran municipal employee facing his upcoming retirement. The film begins the day the recently parolled Paul -- jailed for holding up a Dunkin' Donuts in a moment of financial desperation --
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Being John Malkovich (1999)
A man takes a new job on the 7th-and-a-half floor of an office building and stumbles upon a membranous room that leads inside the head of stage and screen actor John Malkovich. There he can see life through Malkovich's eyes before being systematically ejected from the room and onto the New Jersey tu
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Velvet Goldmine (1998) as Executive Producer
The story of the rise and fall of a glam rock star: mythical rock God, Brian Slade, suddenly disappears at the peak of his fame after a publicity stunt at a concert goes wrong. Ten years later Arthur Stuart, a reporter sets out to find out what happened. The film is a meditation on imgination, memor

Music (feature film)

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Zootopia (2016)
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7 Chinese Brothers (2015)
Larry is an unqualified, unemployable, inebriated prankster who rides a tide of booze onto the glorious shores of an undiscriminating Quick-Lube. Taking a part-time job vacuuming and washing windshields, Larry finds himself mixed up with hostile co-workers and unsatisfied customers, while also findi
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Blended (2014)
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Neighbors (2014)
A family man has to contend with a particularly raucous member of a neighboring frat house.
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Wild (2014)
After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own. Based
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Wanderlust (2012)
George and Linda are an overextended, stressed out Manhattan couple. After George is downsized from his financial firm and Linda''s depressing documentary is cancelled, they find themselves with only one option: to move in with George''s awful brother in Atlanta. On the way there, George and Linda stumble upon Elysium, an idyllic community populated by colorful characters who embrace a different way of looking at things. Money? It can''t buy happiness. Careers? Who needs them? Clothes? Only if you want them. Is Elysium the fresh start George and Linda need? Or will the change of perspective cause more problems than it solves?
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Dictator, The (2012)
Ruthless dictator Admiral General Omar Aladeen rules the oil-rich North African nation of Wadiya, beheading anyone who opposes him. Aladeen is despised by all, including the country's rightful heir to power, Tamir, who tries to assassinate him, then plots his destruction by luring him to New York wh
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He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
A group of interconnected, Baltimore-based twenty and thirtysomethings navigate their various relationships from the shallow end of the dating pool through the deep, murky waters of married life, trying to read the signs of the opposite sex - and hoping to be the exceptions to the "no-exceptions" ru
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Towelhead (2008)
When Jasira, a 13-year-old Arab-American girl, is exiled by her mother to live with her strict Lebanese father in Houston, she quickly learns that her new neighbors find her and her father odd and exotic. Worse, her budding womanhood makes her traditional and hot-tempered father uncomfortable. Lonel
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Marley & Me (2008)
As the snow falls on their wedding night, newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan decide to leave behind the harsh winters of Michigan and head south to begin their new lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. They obtain jobs as journalists at competing local newspapers, buy their first home, and begin to make t
38.
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
A thirtysomething Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10-year-old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love: Will''s story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the presidential campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as an idealistic young man learning the ''ins'' and ''outs'' of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. Will hopelessly attempts a gentler version of his story for his daughter, and changes the names so Maya has to guess who is the woman her father finally married. Is her mother Will''s college sweetheart, the dependable girl next door Emily? Is she his longtime best friend and confidante, the apolitical April? Or is she the free-spirited but ambitious journalist Summer? As Maya puts together the pieces of her dad''s romantic puzzle, she begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. And as Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it''s definitely never too late to go back--and maybe even possible to find a happy ending.
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Chicken Little (2005)
It's one year after the "unfortunate acorn incident" when Chicken Little caused big-time havoc in his hometown of Oakey Oaks by proclaiming that the sky was falling after being conked on the head by what appeared to be an acorn. Down but not out, the plucky chicken joins the local baseball team in t
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Bewitched (2005)
Out in California''s San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a "normal" life. At the same time--across town--Jack Wyatt, a tall, charming actor is trying to get his career back on track. He sets his sights on an updated version of the beloved 1960''s situation comedy "Bewitched," reconceived as a starring vehicle for himself in the role of the mere-mortal Darrin. Fate steps in when Jack accidentally runs into Isabel. He is immediately attracted to her and her nose, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the nose of Elizabeth Montgomery, who played Samantha in the original TV version of "Bewitched." He becomes convinced she could play the witch, Samantha, in his new series. Isabel is also taken with Jack, seeing him as the quintessential mortal man, with whom she can settle down and lead the normal life she so desires. It turns out they''re both right--but in ways neither of them ever imagined.
41.
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
An expose which reflects upon what has happened to America since the events of September 11, 2001 that touches upon the personal relationship between President George W. Bush and the family of terrorist Osama bin Laden. As well, the chronicle focuses on the powerful roles that oil and greed may have
42.
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
The Monk is a Zen-calm martial arts master whose duty has been to protect a powerful ancient scroll. Faced with finding the scroll''s next guardian, the Monk''s quest brings him to New York City where--to his disbelief--it appears his successor is a smart-mouthed pickpocket named Kar. Kar''s a charming, street-tough wild card who enjoys his life of no responsibility. As the Monk instructs Kar, the unlikely duo become partners in protecting the scroll from a power-monger who''s been chasing it for sixty years. Amidst high-flying acrobatics and martial arts action, this comical odd couple has to work together to keep the scroll--and mankind--safe.
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Bulletproof Monk (2003)
The Monk is a Zen-calm martial arts master whose duty has been to protect a powerful ancient scroll. Faced with finding the scroll''s next guardian, the Monk''s quest brings him to New York City where--to his disbelief--it appears his successor is a smart-mouthed pickpocket named Kar. Kar''s a charming, street-tough wild card who enjoys his life of no responsibility. As the Monk instructs Kar, the unlikely duo become partners in protecting the scroll from a power-monger who''s been chasing it for sixty years. Amidst high-flying acrobatics and martial arts action, this comical odd couple has to work together to keep the scroll--and mankind--safe.
44.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Handsome, wealthy and charismatic, New York City publishing executive David Aames leads a charmed life. But one night David makes a small mistake that causes him to lose Sofia, the girl of his dreams. In his search for her, David is thrust unexpectedly into a rollercoaster ride of romance, sex, lies
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Man on the Moon (1999)
Andy Kaufman, who died in 1984 at the age of 35, was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies
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Blast from the Past (1999) as Song ("It'S The End Of The World As We Know It")
In the early 1960s, America was in the grip of Cold War paranoia. Calvin Webber was more paranoid than most and built his family a huge bomb shelter. Mistaking a plane crash for a nuclear attack, he moved his family to the shelter, where son Adam was born and spent the first 30 years of his life. When Adam finally emerges, he knows nothing of the contemporary world. He is a man out of time. Then he meets Eve: young, feisty and cynical, she is definitely a woman of her time. But the more Eve watches Adam''s innocence and incomprehension of the strange world around him, the more she begins to find herself falling in love.
47.
Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
Sirens screaming and lights flashing, a New York City ambulance speeds through the night. Its drivers are paramedics working the graveyard shift--men who come face-to-face with the dead and the dying on a daily basis. Burnt out from one too many nights on the job, they are nearly as broken as the bo
48.
Never Been Kissed (1999)
A copy editor in her early twenties gets her chance to become a reporter at a Chicago daily. Her first assignment consists of a feature on what cool high school students are doing. In order to uncover the life of the hip high schoolers, she must go undercover as a student herself. Meanwhile, her slacker brother decides to go back to the same high school in hopes of getting a second chance at being noticed by major-league baseball scouts.
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Happiness (1998)
Joy, Trish, and Helen are the Jordan sisters from New Jersey. Joy is the non-achiever, Trish is married with three kids, and Helen is a successful author. Trish's husband Bill is a psychiatrist who counts among his patients an overweight, sexually frustrated loner named Allen who is obsessed with hi
50.
Night at the Roxbury, A (1998)
It may have taken the Bubati Brothers seven years to graduate high school, but by now they''ve realized there''s more to life than working in their father''s silk plant store. Their goal is to get into L.A.''s #1 night spot--the elegant Roxbury Club--and become movers and shakers in today''s happening nightclub scene. Steve and Doug are determined to prove that for the first time in their lives, they are really worth something. They set out to prove their manhood by going through the ultimate rite of passage, getting past the ropes and into the A-club--the Roxbury. Maybe this chance will lead to Steve and Doug someday, even, being able to run a club of their own. But their not on the Roxbury guest list, so they''re stuck on the sidewalk until fate shines on them.
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Life Less Ordinary, A (1997)
Robert is one of life's losers. He works as a janitor at a giant corporation but dreams of something...less ordinary...while he writes what he hopes will be the Great American Trash Novel. Beautiful and sharp-tounged Celine, on the other hand, has never wanted for anything in her short and pampered
52.
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.
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Coneheads (1993)
Extra-terrestrial family the Coneheads come to Earth to take over, but wind up stranded here. They are forced to adapt to American life.
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Singles (1992)
A story about the ever-transient singles life, set at a singles complex, where a group of young people search for and run from true love.
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Bachelor Party (1984)
A guy's buddies throw him a bachelor party to end all bachelor parties in a ritzy hotel penthouse suite.
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Special Thanks (feature film)

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Roy Cohn/Jack Smith (1994) as Special Thanks (For Generous Support)
A double portrait of two complex minds, and two completely opposing approaches to gay sexuality.

Cast (special)

58.
Feeding the Beast: The 24-Hour News Revolution (2004)
Documentary special which looks at the rise of the television information age, specifically focusing on the way in which news programming and up-to-the-minute information has become accessible to the public at any time of day, along with an examination of the methods used to present that information
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2003 MTV Europe Music Awards, The (2003)
Coverage of the 2003 MTV Europe Music Awards presentation from Edinburgh, Scotland hosted by Christina Aguilera.
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Stand and Be Counted (2000)
Documentary special about how musicians use the power of song to galvanize millions of people around the world to stand up for a cause. Over the past 50 years, many well-known musicians have used their music to attract world attention for their causes. The program captures this activism at benefit c
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Intimate Portrait: Natalie Merchant (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary about the life and career of singer Natalie Merchant, who achieved national celebrity in the 1980s while performing with the popular folk band 10,000 Maniacs. Since going solo in 1993, the multi-platinum-selling artist released two albums, "Tiger Lily" and "Ophelia." Merchant discusses t
62.
This Way Up: R.E.M. (1999)
A documentary profile of rock group R.E.M. The program goes behind the scenes as the group lay down tracks for what will become their album, Up.
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1998 VH1 Fashion Awards, The (1998)
Presentation of the 1998 VH1 Fashion Awards from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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American Reunion: New Beginnings, Renewed Hope, An (1993)
A special featuring entertainment stars performing in the first and largest presidential inaugural event.
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Adventures of Pete and Pete: What We Did On Our Summer Vacation, The (1991) as Captain Scrummy
When two brothers and their friend discover a picture of the ice cream man without his mask, he disappears and the entire town is left to suffer through a record-breaking heat wave.

Music (special)

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Taxicab Confessions 3 (1996)
Unaware that they're being taped, late-night, New York City taxicab passengers reveal their innermost thoughts and secrets as they talk to their drivers. The passengers include a woman who reveals her problems with an unfaithful boyfriend and confesses to having cheated on him and shooting a boyfrie

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