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Born: October 22, 1943 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Netherlands Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire, Lara Croft, journeys to a temple which has sunken underwater in search of lost treasures. During her expedition, Croft happens upon a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora''s Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Chen Lo is in league with a bad guy named Reiss, who wants to use the priceless Box as a doomsday weapon.
2.
Haunting, The (1999)
Hill House was built 130 years ago by a textile baron for his wife and children that they would never have. Instead it was filled with stories of tragedy and ominous tales of death that left the house uninhabited...or so it seemed. A century later, Dr. David Marrow discovers the house and, intrigued by its history, he invites three of his patients to the house as part of a sleep disorder study. Theo, Luke and Nell come to the sudden realization that sleep will not be on the agenda when ghosts of the past manifest in terrifying visitations and the house seems to take a particularly strong interest in Nell as Dr. Marrow''s study evolves into an examination of human fear.
3.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Annie Porter''s last boyfriend Jack--a daredevil cop--didn''t turn out to be too much of a romantic type and they have long since parted ways. She''s now dating a much quieter, relaxed guy. To be sure, Alex Shaw also works in law enforcement, but he drives a ten-speed bike, and his most perilous duty is busting teenage pickpockets at Venice Beach. Alex, who''s actually a member of an elite SWAT unit, hides the nature of his actual duties, for fear of losing Annie. He will do anything to make it up to her and when he gets caught by Annie in the midst of making a fearless arrest, Alex quickly produces a pair of tickets for what promises to be the ultimate vacation. Destination: the Caribbean... on board the world''s most luxurious cruise liner. Six days of romance, rest and relaxation in paradise. It almost sounds to good to be true. It is...
4.
Twister (1996)
The largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than half a century is brewing, and it promises to drop multiple twisters into Tornado Alley. It''s the storm that two rival groups of scientists--Jo Harding and her band of brash university students, and corporate-sponsored Dr. Jonas Miller and his sleek, crack cadre with their state-of-the-art research vans--have been waiting for to earn their place in meteorological history. Each team wants to be the first to launch their own equipment pack inside a twister to transmit valuable scientific data about tornado behavior. But to do so, they must put themselves directly in the path of the marauding monster--and stay always just ahead of the swirling twister, anticipating its every move. Adding to the charged atmosphere, Jo''s soon-to-be-ex-husband, meteorologist Bill Harding, reluctantly joins Jo and his old crew for this last, epic chase.
6.
Speed (1994)
Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist, is sent to defuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a moving bus. But until he does, Jack and one of the passengers must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour or the bomb will expl

Cinematography (feature film)

7.
Shining Through (1992)
A legal secretary in the OSS offices becomes a spy in this World War II romance.
8.
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are back for more heart-pounding action and side-splitting comedy in director Richard Donner''s smash hit "Lethal Weapon 3" (1992). When a crooked ex-cop forms a brutal ring of arms dealers, it''s up to mis-matched cops Riggs (Gibson) and Murtaugh (Glover) and a few of their closest friends to fire off a bullet or fifty in pursuit of fast-paced justice. With Joe Pesci and Rene Russo.
9.
Basic Instinct (1991)
When a cop''s search for a ruthless killer leads him to wealthy and seductive author, his involvement turns personal, and he must balance their affair with the mounting evidence against her.
10.
Hunt for Red October, The (1990)
While Americans prepare for a nuclear submarine attack, CIA agent Jack Ryan has only a few hours to prove his suspicion that the Russian is defecting before all-out war breaks loose. Let the hunt begin.
11.
Parker Kane (1990)
A private investigator who was thrown out of the police force for strange behavior and unconventional crime-busting methods opens his own operation in the back booth of a diner in Long Beach, California. Investigating the death of a close friend, Parker stumbles onto a dangerous toxic-waste dumping
12.
Flatliners (1990) as Director Of Photography
Five ambitious medical school students experiment with the fine line between life and death.
13.
Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
An English coal miner gives up his job and girl to join an amateur show that will tour in the United States.
14.
Black Rain (1989)
Tough cops Nick Conklin and Charlie Vincent break up a Yakuza crime ring in New York and escort a Japanese killer back to his home country. The criminal escapes, and the two detectives are forced to team up with the Tokyo police to track him down. Along the way, they find themselves drawn ever deepe
15.
Die Hard (1988)
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.
16.
Who's That Girl? (1987)
A hapless New Yorker's rich future father-in-law orders him to escort a bleached blonde out of town.
17.
18.
Ruthless People (1986)
Sam Kessler is a ruthless, wealthy man and his wife Barbara is an obnoxious, spoiled woman. Ken and Sandy Kessler have been cheated by Sam and decide to kidnap Barbara and hold her for ransom to even the score. But Sam is happy to be rid his wife and refuses to pay, and when they threaten to kill her he celebrates. So the Kesslers have to find a different way to get their revenge against Sam.
19.
Clan of the Cave Bear, The (1986)
In Neanderthal days, an outcast girl is adopted by a rival tribe.
20.
Jewel of the Nile (1985)
An adventurer comes to the aid of a romance novelist kidnapped by an Arab potentate.
21.
Flesh and Blood (1985)
Promised to a nobleman''s son, virginal Princess Agnes is carried off by a gang of mercenaries who had been betrayed by his father. She soon allies herself with their leader but her true allegiances remain suspect. Has she really given herself over to him? Or does she feel some kind of commitment to Burlinson, who she had met just before she was kidnapped? When Burlinson pursues the gang, is captured by them, and the bubonic plague starts raging, she''s forced to make some choices.
22.
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
23.
American Dreamer (1984)
Story of an American housewife who wins a trip to Paris, but once there believes she's injured. When she wakes up at the hospital, she believes she is a dashing international spy.
24.
Bad Manners (1984) as Director Of Photography
25.
Fourth Man, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
Gerard Reve is a famous writer and a homosexual with a vivid imagination. He is obsessed with alcohol, Catholic mysticism, death and 19th century Gothic grotesque -- as well as with Christine, a beautiful woman who, much to his surprise, seduces all of his senses.
26.
Cujo (1983)
A rabid Saint Bernard traps a mother and her young son in their stalled car at a rural, isolated homestead.
27.
All the Right Moves (1983)
Tough tale about a dying Pennsylvania mining town and a high-school football star who realizes his athletic prowess is his ticket out of there.
29.
Roar (1981) as Camera Operator
An environmentalist's estranged family discovers his African home overrun with wild animals.
30.
31.
Max Havelaar (1976) as Cinematographer
In Java,Indonesia, a despotic ruler is exploiting the peasants until a flamboyant assistant-resident is appointed to make a clean sweep of things.
32.
Keetje Tippel (1975) as Cinematographer
The young girl Keetje moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive. In the process she sees the corrupting influence of money.
33.
Dakota (1974)
34.
Family, The (1974) as Cinematographer
35.
Turkish Delight (1973) as Director Of Photography
Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a beautiful young girl. The story follows the arc of their relationship and his interaction with her family. Told in flashback form, initially Hauer is seen as a libertine lothario collector, taking trophies from his sexual conquests and pasting them in a book. He sees a sculpture he made of his lost lover and goes into a flashback of his relationship with his wife. He meets the girl, falls in love with/marries her, and we meet her parents: a charming, well meaning, bumbling father, and his shrew of a wife, who's convinced Hauer's too much of a bohemian to make a good mate for her daughter. Eventually, the petty jealousies, the sexual hijinks, and the climactic vomit scene prove too much for the marriage, and sculptor and his lady fair separate. Flash forward several months, and Hauer finds the girl back in Holland after an American sojourn. Their reunion is short lived; the somewhat melodramatic ending mirrors "Love Story".
36.
Joao (1972) as Cinematographer
37.
Wat Zien Ik (1971) as Cinematographer

Writer (feature film)

38.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Annie Porter''s last boyfriend Jack--a daredevil cop--didn''t turn out to be too much of a romantic type and they have long since parted ways. She''s now dating a much quieter, relaxed guy. To be sure, Alex Shaw also works in law enforcement, but he drives a ten-speed bike, and his most perilous duty is busting teenage pickpockets at Venice Beach. Alex, who''s actually a member of an elite SWAT unit, hides the nature of his actual duties, for fear of losing Annie. He will do anything to make it up to her and when he gets caught by Annie in the midst of making a fearless arrest, Alex quickly produces a pair of tickets for what promises to be the ultimate vacation. Destination: the Caribbean... on board the world''s most luxurious cruise liner. Six days of romance, rest and relaxation in paradise. It almost sounds to good to be true. It is...

Producer (feature film)

39.
Paperboy, The (2012)
Miami Times reporter Ward Jansen returns to his sleepy hometown of Lately, Florida, where a decades-old façade of Southern gentility strains against the sweeping social changes of the 1960s. Accompanied by his writing partner Yardley Acheman and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, Ward is chas
40.
Minority Report (2002)
An enforcer who catches people before they can commit crimes is framed for murder.
41.
Minority Report (Theatrical) (2002)
When Megan's fiancé is killed, she moves cross country and rebuilds her life with a new boyfriend and a closer relationship to her sister. When she runs into one of her old colleagues, Lloyd, she is pleasantly surprised and the pair become close friends; yet, Lloyd wants more and he soon begins to s
42.
Equilibrium (2002)
In the nation of Libria, there is always peace among men. The rules of the Librian system are simple. If you are happy, you will be arrested. If you cry, the law will hunt you down. If you read a contraband book or so much as look at a smuggled painting, you've committed a crime. To keep the peace,
43.
Haunting, The (1999)
Hill House was built 130 years ago by a textile baron for his wife and children that they would never have. Instead it was filled with stories of tragedy and ominous tales of death that left the house uninhabited...or so it seemed. A century later, Dr. David Marrow discovers the house and, intrigued by its history, he invites three of his patients to the house as part of a sleep disorder study. Theo, Luke and Nell come to the sudden realization that sleep will not be on the agenda when ghosts of the past manifest in terrifying visitations and the house seems to take a particularly strong interest in Nell as Dr. Marrow''s study evolves into an examination of human fear.
44.
Slc Punk! (1998)
For Stevo, living in Reagan-era Salt Lake City, rebellion is an imperative. A recent grad, his world centers on anarchy, refusing the system, and the music of The Ramones, Dead Kennedys and The Specials. His ex-hippie father sees this lifestyle as an important rite of passage, yet urges Stevo to att
45.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Annie Porter''s last boyfriend Jack--a daredevil cop--didn''t turn out to be too much of a romantic type and they have long since parted ways. She''s now dating a much quieter, relaxed guy. To be sure, Alex Shaw also works in law enforcement, but he drives a ten-speed bike, and his most perilous duty is busting teenage pickpockets at Venice Beach. Alex, who''s actually a member of an elite SWAT unit, hides the nature of his actual duties, for fear of losing Annie. He will do anything to make it up to her and when he gets caught by Annie in the midst of making a fearless arrest, Alex quickly produces a pair of tickets for what promises to be the ultimate vacation. Destination: the Caribbean... on board the world''s most luxurious cruise liner. Six days of romance, rest and relaxation in paradise. It almost sounds to good to be true. It is...

Editing (feature film)

46.
Roar (1981) as Editor Supervisor
An environmentalist's estranged family discovers his African home overrun with wild animals.

Title Design (feature film)

47.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire, Lara Croft, journeys to a temple which has sunken underwater in search of lost treasures. During her expedition, Croft happens upon a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora''s Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Chen Lo is in league with a bad guy named Reiss, who wants to use the priceless Box as a doomsday weapon.

Cast (special)

48.
Life With Big Cats: Tippi Hedren and Shambala (1998)
Documentary about actress Tippi Hedren and her work protecting animals at the wildlife sanctuary Shambala.

Cinematography (special)

49.
Split Personality (1992)
An episode of "Tales From the Crypt," the horror anthology series. A con man persuades wealthy twins to marry him and his nonexistent twin. When the women discover the scam, they decide to share their new husband -- literally.
50.
Help Wanted (1982)
Max Welsh, a thirteen-year-old, enjoys every minute of his active life. He is hard hit, however, by family pressures when his dad is laid off during a plant shutdown.

Producer (special)

51.
Thoughtcrimes (2004)
After being incarcerated in mental ward when she is misdiagnosed as a schizophrenic, a woman with telepathic abilities is seemingly rescued by a government doctor who trains her to use her powers for a secret agency but not all is what it seems.

Cinematography (special)

52.
Sadat (1983)

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