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Editing (feature film)

1.
Lunatic, The (1991) as Editor
The adventures of a Jamaican eccentric who converses with animals and a female tourist from Germany.
2.
Sky Bandits (1986) as 1st Assistant Editor
Two outlaws from the Wild West are drafted during World War I. They enlist in the new Royal Air Force and find themselves piloting early warplanes known as "gunbuses."
3.
Slayground (1984) as Assembly Editor (United Kingdom)
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Moonlighting (1982) as Assistant Editor
5.
Oliver Twist (1982)
The Dickens classic is accorded a new recounting with George C. Scott's off-beat, fatherly approach to Fagin giving a distinct dimension to the time-honored tale. British newcomer, 10-year-old Richard Charles, who had been on the London stage, made his TV acting debut in the title role. James Goldma
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S.O.S. Titanic (1979)
A story about the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.

Music (feature film)

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Entebbe (2018)
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Chronicles Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
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Show Dogs (2018)
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Sing (2016)
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Morgan (2016)
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Before I Go To Sleep (2014)
Christine Lucas wakes every day frightened and confused, next to a man who says he's her husband. Christine suffers from psychogenic amnesia, the result of a traumatic accident, and remembers nothing from her recent past or the accident. Each day, Ben introduces himself and explains that she lost he
19.
Big Eyes (2014)
Walter Keane became a household name in the 1950s, when his oddly emotional and best-selling paintings of big-eyed children made him a coveted TV talk show guest. But was the art really his? His wife Margaret claims that Walter's only contributions to the work were his signatures. The Keanes subsequ
20.
Byzantium (2013)
When a mother and daughter arrive in a nameless British town and claim to be 200-year-old vampires, local teachers and parents counsel them to get to the bottom of their delusions. However, when people start disappearing, locals must confront the possibility that the two women are, in fact, what th
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About Time (2013)
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Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
This is the life story of President Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader who was the first black South African to hold the office of president and whose government ended apartheid in his country. Based on his autobiography, the film focuses on his early life, coming of age, education and the 27
24.
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus, the demigod son of Zeus, attempts to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity''s lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades and Poseidon. The triumvirate had overthrown their powerful father long ago, leaving him to rot in the gloomy abyss of Tartarus, a dungeon that lies deep within the cavernous underworld.
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Unknown (2011)
Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn''t recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Martin plunges headlong into a deadly mystery that will force him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he''s willing to go to uncover the truth.
26.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room...until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large-Professor Moriarty-and not only is he Holmes'' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective. When the Crown Prince of Austria is found dead, the evidence, as construed by Inspector Lestrade, points to suicide. But Sherlock Holmes deduces that the prince has been the victim of murder-a murder that is only one piece of a larger and much more portentous puzzle, designed by Professor Moriarty. The cunning Moriarty is always one step ahead of Holmes as he spins a web of death and destruction-all part of a greater plan that, if he succeeds, will change the course of history.
27.
Boys Are Back, The (2009)
A confessional tale of fatherhood that follows a witty, wisecracking, action-oriented sportswriter who, in the wake of his wife's tragic death, suddenly finds himself in a stultifying state of single parenthood. With turbulent emotions swirling just below the surface, Joe Warr throws himself into th
28.
Is Anybody There? (2009)
Christmas 1987 marks the one-year anniversary of Lark Hall's opening for business as an old age home in an English seaside town. But ten-year-old Edward isn't much in the mood to celebrate. He has had to give up his room. And the residents aren't exactly typical companions for a young boy. The passi
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Invention of Lying, The (2009)
Set in an alternate reality where lying-even the concept of a lie-d s not exist. Everyone--from politicians to advertisers to the man and woman on the street--speaks the truth and nothing but the truth with no thought of the consequences. But when a down-on-his-luck loser named Mark suddenly develop
30.
Inkheart (2008)
Mortimer "Mo" Folchart and his 12-year-old daughter, Meggie, share a passion for books. What they also share is an extraordinary gift for bringing characters from books to life when they read aloud. But there is a danger: when a character is brought to life from a book, a real person disappears into
31.
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
A 16-year old girl keeps a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager, including the things she learns about kissing.
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Sixty Six (2008)
England, the summer of ''66 and the country is about to be consumed by World Cup Fever. For 12-year-old Bernie the biggest day of his life is looming, the day he becomes a man--his Bar Mitzvah. But his plans for the perfect day begin to go awry when his father''s business starts to fail, forcing the family to scale back on their plans. Even more disturbing, the World Cup Final is scheduled for the same day as his passage into manhood. Parents Manny and Esther assure Bernie that England won''t possibly make the finals, and refuse to change the date of the Bar Mitzvah. Bernie''s only solace comes from his relationship with asthma specialist, Dr Barrie. As the big day approaches, everything seems to be going perfectly wrong: Manny''s business fails, the family home catches fire, and older brother Jimmy has a serious injury. And to everyone''s shock, England keeps winning games and inching towards the climactic final round. As his parents realize just how much they have let Bernie''s once-in-a-lifetime moment fall by the wayside, they come up with their own ambitious plan to make Bernie''s Bar Mitzvah day one to remember.
33.
Penelope (2007)
A story of a young woman, Penelope Wilhern, born to wealthy socialites. Penelope is afflicted by a secret family curse that can only be broken when she is loved by "one of her own kind". Hidden away in the family''s majestic home, she is subjected to meeting a string of blue-bloods through her parent''s futile attempt to marry her off and break the curse. Each suitor is instantly enamored with Penelope--until the curse is revealed. When a willing mate cannot be found, mischievous tabloid reporter Lemon hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor in hopes of snapping a photo of the mysterious Penelope. Max, who is really a down-on-his-luck gambler, finds himself drawn to Penelope, and not wanting to expose or disappoint her, disappears and leaves Lemon in the lurch. Fed up by this latest betrayal and determined to live life on her own terms, Penelope breaks free from her family and goes out into the world in search of adventure--curse be damned.
34.
Brave One, The (2007)
New York radio host Erica Bain has a life that she loves and a fiancé she adores. All of it is taken from her when a brutal attack leaves Erica badly wounded and her fiancé dead. Unable to move past the tragedy, Erica begins prowling the city streets at night to track down the men she holds responsi
35.
Brave One, The (2007)
David (Naveen Andrews) and his fiance, Erica (Jodie Foster, and their dog usually take a stroll in nearby Central Park. One day while at the park they let the dog run without a leash, and when he does not return or respond to their calls, they frantically search for him. They eventually find him being held by three men who want a reward. When David refuses, they start to molest Erica and David intervenes. Two of the men assault the couple, while the third uses a camcorder to film this incident. Erica is knocked unconscious, and regains her senses several days later in a hospital. She is told the shocking news that David was killed and the dog is missing. A traumatized Erica returns home to try and regain her life. She also visits the police station but does not get much help.
36.
Flying Scotsman, The (2006)
The true story of celebrated Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree, a former world champion who broke the world one-hour record on a bike of his own design, made partly out of sections of a washing machine. It follows his life's victories as well as his debilitating battles with mental health problems.
37.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
As the annual Giant Vegetable Competition approaches, it''s "veggie-mania" in Wallace & Gromit''s neighborhood. The two enterprising chums have been cashing in with their pest-control outfit, "Anti-Pesto," which humanely dispatches the rabbits that try to invade the town''s sacred gardens. Suddenly, a huge, mysterious, veg-ravaging "beast" begins attacking the town''s sacred vegetable plots at night, and the competition hostess, Lady Tottington, commissions Anti-Pesto to catch it and save the day. Lying in wait, however, is Lady Tottington''s snobby suitor, Victor Quartermaine, who''d rather shoot the beast and secure the position of local hero--not to mention Lady Tottington''s hand in marriage. With the fate of the competition in the balance, Lady Tottington is eventually forced to allow Victor to hunt down the vegetable chomping marauder. Little does she know that Victor''s real intent could have dire consequences for her and our two heroes.
38.
Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy, The (2005) as Music Editor
Earthman Arthur Dent is having a very bad day. His house is about to be bulldozed, he discovers that his best friend is an alien--and to top things off, Planet Earth is about to be demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass. Arthur's only chance for survival: hitch a ride on a passing spacecraft
39.
Laws of Attraction (2004)
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
40.
Ned Kelly (2004)
In the latter part of the 19th century, Australia is still largely untamed. The former penal colony's first-generation Irish immigrant population lives in poverty. Having already experienced police brutality and the death of his father, bushranger Ned Kelly is wrongfully imprisoned on the trumped-up
41.
Ella Enchanted (2004)
Ella lives in a fanciful and magical world where all children are given a "gift" from a fairy Godmother at the moment of their birth. Little Ella''s birthright is the gift--and curse--of obedience. As a result of this unfortunate circumstance, Ella cannot refuse any command, and is often left at the mercy of unscrupulous personalities. In a bid to regain control of her life, Ella goes on a quest to free herself from this mysterious curse. Ella must outwit a kingdom filled with ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, talking books and evil plots. And, if she''s lucky, she may find love along the way.
42.
Thunderbirds (2004)
In a family of heroes, Alan Tracy was always being left out. While his father, billionaire and former astronaut Jeff Tracy and his four elder brothers are busy saving the world, Alan's biggest challenge is saving his grade point average at boarding school. And what's worse, he can't even tell his sc
43.
Hotel Rwanda (2004) as Music Editor
Ten years ago, as the country of Rwanda descended into madness, one man made a promise to protect the family he loved--and ended up finding the courage to save over 1200 people. Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager in Rwanda, secretly used his position and intelligence to shelter over a thousand refugees during the genocide crisis. While the rest of the world closed its eyes, Paul opened his heart to prove that the human spirit can make us stronger than we''d ever imagine.
44.
In America (2003) as Music Editor
To begin all over again is a classic American dream. But it is remarkably hard to do, as Irish immigrants Johnny and Sarah discover when they hit New York City, with their two spunky young daughters, in the mid-1980s. In pursuit of a dream, the family uses ingenuity and sheer strength of will to mak
45.
Count of Monte Cristo, The (2002) as Music Editor
Dashing young sailor Edmond Dantes is a guileless and honest man, whose peaceful life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are abruptly shattered when his best friend Fernand, who wants Mercedes for himself, deceives him. Set up to be unlawfully sentenced to the infamous island prison of Chatea
46.
Good Thief, The (2002) as Supervising Music Editor
Set against the glitzy backdrop of the French Riviera, aging gambler Bob Montagnet is about to gamble it all on the casino heist of a lifetime; a spectatcular sleight of hand--two heists, one real, one not, but which is which? Under the watchful eye of Roger, a policeman who would as soon save his l
47.
Blow Dry (2001) as Music Editor
Two beauty salons in the small English town of Keighley are locked in a heated rivalry over the National Hairdressing Championships. Local hairdresser Phil was once the golden boy of the competition until his wife and model Shelly left him and their son Brian to set up shop with her lover Sandra. Re
48.
Titus (1999) as Music Editor
Titus Andronicus, the great Roman general, returns home victorious from a long war with the northern Goths during which all but his four remaining sons have died. Lucius, the eldest son, reminds Titus that part of the victory ritual is the human sacrafice of an enemy prisoner. Titus chooses the elde
49.
Topsy-Turvy (1999) as Supervising Music Editor
William Schwenck Gilbert is the librettist, writing the words. Arthur Sullivan is the composer, writing the music. Gilbert is the very model of a 19th-century British gentleman, an overly proper married man certain that he knows best. For nearly a decade, Gilbert and Sullivan's collaborations have d
50.
End of the Affair, The (1999) as Supervising Music Editor
The year is 1939. It is World War II. England is at war. And a tumultuous affair is about to begin that will carry a tragic price tag. A passionate woman trapped inside a sterile marriage, Sarah Miles is immediately and irresistibly attracted to brooding novelist Maurice Bendrix when they meet at a
51.
Pushing Tin (1999) as Music Editor
Nick Falzone is a control freak. An air traffic control freak. He 'pushes tin' at New York's Terminal Radar Approach Control center. Part catacomb, part frat house, TRACON is the chaotic air traffic facility on Long Island that handles up to 7,000 flights a day into and out of the finite airspace ab
52.
Avengers, The (1998) as Supervising Music Editor
Mrs. Emma Peel and John Steed are spies who work for the secret branch of the British government called The Ministry. They are called in to investigate Prospero, a plot to blackmail Britain by controlling the weather. Emma Peel is suspected of being involved but it is discovered that she has a double who works for the real baddie, Sir August de Wynter. He threatens to freeze Britain, at one point unleashing a blizzard on Trafalgar Square.
53.
Butcher Boy (1997) as Music Editor
With a temperamental father and a suicidal mother, a bright young Dublin boy grows increasingly demented and homicidal. Moving in and out of insane asylums, he murders a neighbor who sullies the name of his family, while experiencing visions of a saintly angel.
54.
Batman & Robin (1997) as Music Editor
The caped crusader and his cohort Robin battle the villainous Mr. Freeze.
55.
Inventing the Abbotts (1997) as Music Editor
In a small Illinois village in the 1950s, everyone knows the gorgeous and rich Abbott sisters, but working-class brothers Jacey and Doug Holt are the lads that have the girls' hearts. While shy Doug only has eyes for Pamela, womanizing Jacey switches between sisters Eleanor and Alice. His mistreatme
56.
Time to Kill, A (1996) as Music Editor
Old ways die hard... and even now in the fast-changing American South, some old ways die harder than others. It''s the lesson learned by Carl Lee Hailey, a Mississippi factory worker, when his ten-year-old daughter is brutally assaulted by two racist thugs on a drunken spree. It''s the lesson learned by eager young lawyer Jake Brigance, called upon to defend Carl Lee in court after Hailey shoots both men in an act of passionate retribution for the shattered innocence of his little girl. And it''s the lesson learned by Ellen Roark, an energetic, ambitious and razor-sharp Boston-born law student at "Ole Miss." As Jake fights to defend Carl Lee, his own life and the safety of his family and colleagues become increasingly jeopardized. And now, as a full-scale conflagration simmers just below the surface and threatens to explode in this small, Southern community, Jake and Carl Lee must find a way to transcend their fundamental differences and work together for the same cause... equal justice.
57.
Michael Collins (1996) as Music Editor
Michael Collins came of age in the early 20th century, when a monumental history of oppression and bloodshed had divided Ireland and its people, making hatred and distrust a national heritage and a way of life. In 1916, in what became known as the Easter Uprising, Irish revolutionaries surrendered after a six-day standoff at Dublin''s General Post Office to the overwhelming military power of the British forces. Many followers, including Michael Collins and his close friend Harry Boland, were imprisoned. Upon their release, they found themselves the new leaders of the Irish independence movement. Collins'' efforts to create a free and peaceful country, like the epic history of Ireland itself, would encompass romance and violence, valor and rage, burning hope and fiery tragedy. It would result in both the triumph of the free Irish Republic and the terror in Northern Ireland that continues to make bloody headlines today. And it would forever change the ways people wage wars of independence.
58.
Heat (1995) as Music Editor
A group of five lifetime robbers plan one last heist, but they find it hard to complete with the LAPD on their tail.
59.
Desperado (1995) as Music Editor
In this follow-up to the 1992 original, the Mariachi plunges headfirst into the dark border underworld when he follows a trail of blood to the last of the infamous Mexican druglords, Bucho, for an action-packed, bullet-riddled showdown. With the help of his best friend and a beautiful book store owner, the Mariachi tracks Bucho, takes on his army of desperados, and leaves a trail of blood of his own.
60.
Parallel Sons (1995) as Music Supervisor
A twenty-year-old youth who's obsessed with black culture finds his life and assumptions drastically changed after taking a black convict under his wing.
61.
Blank Check (1994) as Music Editor
A young boy is given a blank check by mistake and he fills it out and cashes it for $1,000,000.
62.
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) as Music Editor
After an aristocratic Louisiana gentleman''s abrupt transformation into a vampire at the hands of a mysterious foreigner, he reluctantly settles into a life of nocturnal domesticity, augmented by the addition of a little girl.
63.
Little Buddha (1994) as Music Editor
The ancient story of Siddhartha, the prince of the Sakya clan whose own spiritual quest culminated in his attaining enlightenment, is interwoven with the contemporary tale of a blond American boy who is believed by Tibetan monks to be the reincarnation of an important lama.
64.
Nowhere To Run (1993) as Music Editor
An escaped convict befriends a young widow and helps her battle corrupt land developers who want to force her off her land.
65.
Hero (1992) as Music Editor
Ace reporter Gale Gayley literally falls into the story of a lifetime when she's a passenger on an airplane that crashes into a Chicago bridge. In the smoke and darkness, she's saved by a rude, foul-mouthed "hero," who promptly disappears into the night... leaving only his shoe behind. When Gale's T
66.
Robin Hood (1991)
A retelling of the Robin Hood tale. After losing his land and title in 12th-Century Britain, a Saxon nobleman becomes a fugitive. With the new identity of Robin Hood, he battles the Norman aristocracy to become a hero of downtrodden peasants.
67.
We're No Angels (1989) as Music Editor
Remake of the play and 1955 film, this time set in 1935. Two AWOL prisoners throw on the robes of Catholic priests to evade the authorities long enough to escape into Canada, but get caught up in even more trouble with church problems and a lovely young woman.
68.
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) as Music Editor
A story about a dog newly released from prison, his dachshund pal and the trouble they get into.
69.
Dangerous Liaisons (1988) as Music Editor
Set in pre-revolutionary France, an upper-class gentleman makes a wager with his ex-lover that he can seduce a virtuous woman.
70.
Hamburger Hill (1987) as Music Editor
Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division''s 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.
71.
Turtle Diary (1986) as Music Editor
A children's book author suffers from writer's block. While searching for new ideas, she makes several visits to the turtle tank at the local aquarium, where she gets to know a shy bookstore clerk.
72.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)
In this lavishly acclaimed, and equally lavish production of the Dickens classic that has been placed on a mantle beside the great film versions of the perennial story, George C. Scott's interpretation of Ebenezer Scrooge, mined for its riches and winning the actor an Emmy nomination, gives the char
73.
To Catch a King (1984)
In this espionage thriller that tries in its own way to emulate "Casablanca," Robert Wagner plays an American who owns a Lisbon nightclub and Teri Garr is a slightly dippy chanteuse who has stumbled across a Nazi plot to kidnap the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, living at the time (1942) in Portugal.

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