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John J Mcmahon

John J Mcmahon


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Producer (feature film)

Fantasia Barrino Story, The: Life Is Not a Fairy Tale (2006)
Based on the true story of Fantasia Barrino, a single mother who overcame sexual abuse, poverty and illiteracy to win the singing competition "American Idol."
Our Fathers (2005)
Adaptation of the David France book chronicles the class action suit filed by a Boston attorney on behalf of sexual abuse victims harmed by priests of the local Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church.
Warning: Parental Advisory (2002)
Comedic drama which focuses on the debate over the controversial "Parental Advisory" labels put on albums by the Parent Music Resource Center in the mid-1980s. Slick Senator Charlie Burner is looking to pass a blank-tape tax bill and land a bigger office on Capitol Hill, until he gets wind of a gro
Sweetwater: A True Rock Story (1999) as Associate Producer
Fact-based drama about a television producer assigned to track down the surviving members of Sweetwater, a short-lived band that played at Woodstock in 1969. Through a series of interviews and flashbacks, the film unravels the mystery surrounding the group's lead singer, Nansi Nevins. Nevins was in
Alien Cargo (1999) as Executive Producer
Theta and Carlos are crew members of a cargo spaceship on a 10-month-long mission. They awaken to take their turn on duty when they discover they are off course and two crewmen have been murdered. They make a desperate attempt to solve the murders while saving the ship before their air and fuel expi
Fury Within, The (1998) as Associate Producer
While a separated couple is going through a painful divorce, demons begin to terrorize the family and home through a series of paranormal occurrences. When the evil spirits go after their son Jimmy, the estranged couple must join forces to confront the demons and discover the frightening source of t
Dirty Little Secret (1998) as Associate Producer
Jack and Ellie are the adoptive parents of Charlie. When Charlie is kidnapped by a ring of small-time criminals, disturbing revelations are made about Jack's past and Charlie's birth mother, Sarah, who is a member of the kidnapping gang.
Bad to the Bone (1997) as Executive Producer
Francesca Wells is suspected of murdering her mother but her boyfriend Waldo's false alibi gets her off the hook. In time, tensions between the two lead Francesca to convince her younger brother Danny to murder Waldo. Danny takes the rap for the murder and Francesca quietly disappears to start a new
Deadly Relations (1993)
A fiercely domineering father, losing his obsessive control over his once-adoring daughters, turns his rage to murder and an insurance swindle.
Wife, Mother, Murderer: The Marie Hilley Story (1991)
Based on the true story of an Alabama woman who was convicted of killing her first husband and attempting to poison her daughter. Out on bail, she flees in order to start a new life with two new identities.
My Father, My Son (1988)
A movie based on the book "My Father, My Son," about Admiral Elmo Zumwalt Jr., his son and his grandson, and the tragedy that brought them closer. It was the elder Zumwalt who ordered the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam which apparently resulted in his own son's cases of lymphoma and Hodgkin's Disea
Mercy Or Murder (1987) as Executive Producer
A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their 51-year marriage. Gilbert was charged with first-degree murder for the mercy killing.
If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium (1987) as Executive Producer
A television movie about a crazy group of American tourists on a package tour of Europe. The veteran tour-bus driver specializes in outrageous excursions with unusual sights.
John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985)
The story of the relationship between John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Passions (1984) as Executive Producer
What happens when a wealthy businessman, torn between his loving wife and his spirited young mistress (and with children by both), drops dead, forcing the two women ultimately to confront one another is the thrust of this romantic triangle drama.
Fire on the Mountain (1981)
Young real estate developer, Ron Howard, returns to his hometown to make a land killing but soon takes up the cause of crusty old-timer Buddy Ebsen in the latter''s struggle with the government which wants his ranch for an Army missile base. Michael Conrad (Phil Esterhaus of "Hill Street Blues") is the Army colonel charged with getting the old codger off his land. Adapted from the 1962 book by Edward Abbey, this film brought an Emmy Award nomination to its sound mixer.

Producer (special)

Television's Greatest Commercials (1983) as Executive Producer
A third edition of memorable TV commercials.
Television's Greatest Commercials (1983) as Executive Producer
A fourth edition of memorable TV commercials.
Television's Greatest Commercials (1982) as Executive Producer
The program presents a montage of some of television's most memorable commercials over the past thirty years.
Stockers, The (1981)
A comedy about J.J. Spangler, a stock car driver, and Curtis Witlock, his mechanic, as they compete in various races seeking to qualify for the Daytona 500. In the pilot episode, J.J. and Curtis, who are constantly being pursued by a burly bill collector named Crusher, try to sweet-talk a parts deal
Why Us? (1981) as Executive Producer
The problems of an unlikely marriage as seen through the experiences of Geri Sanborn, a female auto mechanic, and Jules Sanborn, her husband, a college professor at U.C.L.A. In the pilot episode, Holly, Geri's pretty daughter from a previous marriage, and Zoey, Jules's plain-looking daughter from hi

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Star Maker, The (1981)
Rock Hudson is a famed Hollywood director with a reputation for molding sex starlets into superstars and then turning his discoveries into his wives, one after another. Suzanne Pleshette is his latest bride, who decides to turn the tables on him.

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