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Born: April 1, 1972 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Broken City (2013)
In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force and the mayor's w
2.
Book of Eli, The (2010)
In the not-too-distant future, some 30 years after the final war, a solitary man walks across the wasteland that was once America. Empty cities, broken highways, seared earth--all around him, the marks of catastrophic destruction. There is no civilization here, no law. The roads belong to gangs that
4.
New York, I Love You (2009)
Twelve short films, shot by renowned international directors in each of New York City's five boroughs, address the theme of the quest for love.
5.
From Hell (2001) as Director
Jack the Ripper was the first tabloid star of the twentieth century and remains the most notorious and enigmatic serial killer in history. After five heinous, ritualistic murders are committed during a ten-week span in London in the Fall of 1888, Scotland Yard Inspector Frederick Abberline's new ass
6.
American Pimp (1999)
An in-depth look at pimps and prostitution around the country. Various pimps are interviewed about their lifestyles, work, and relationships with "their" prostitutes. A world in which men with names like Payroll, Charm, Fillmore Slim and Don Magic Juan exude charisma on the level of faith healers or
7.
Dead Presidents (1995)
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher''s shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
8.
Menace II Society (1993)
Story about everyday life in Watts as seen through the eyes of a teenager who is trying to overcome his bleak surroundings.

Writer (feature film)

9.
Book of Eli, The (2010)
In the not-too-distant future, some 30 years after the final war, a solitary man walks across the wasteland that was once America. Empty cities, broken highways, seared earth--all around him, the marks of catastrophic destruction. There is no civilization here, no law. The roads belong to gangs that
11.
American Pimp (1999)
An in-depth look at pimps and prostitution around the country. Various pimps are interviewed about their lifestyles, work, and relationships with "their" prostitutes. A world in which men with names like Payroll, Charm, Fillmore Slim and Don Magic Juan exude charisma on the level of faith healers or
12.
Dead Presidents (1995)
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher''s shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
13.
Dead Presidents (1995)
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher''s shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
14.
Menace II Society (1993)
Story about everyday life in Watts as seen through the eyes of a teenager who is trying to overcome his bleak surroundings.
15.
Menace II Society (1993)
Story about everyday life in Watts as seen through the eyes of a teenager who is trying to overcome his bleak surroundings.

Producer (feature film)

16.
Broken City (2013)
In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force and the mayor's w
17.
From Hell (2001) as Executive Producer
Jack the Ripper was the first tabloid star of the twentieth century and remains the most notorious and enigmatic serial killer in history. After five heinous, ritualistic murders are committed during a ten-week span in London in the Fall of 1888, Scotland Yard Inspector Frederick Abberline's new ass
18.
Scratch (2001)
Explores the world of the hip-hop DJ from the birth of hip-hop, when pioneering DJs began extending breaks on their party records (which helped inspire break dancing and rap), to the development of scratching and beat-jungling vinyl, to the recent explosion of a genuine musical movement called "turn
19.
American Pimp (1999)
An in-depth look at pimps and prostitution around the country. Various pimps are interviewed about their lifestyles, work, and relationships with "their" prostitutes. A world in which men with names like Payroll, Charm, Fillmore Slim and Don Magic Juan exude charisma on the level of faith healers or
20.
Dead Presidents (1995)
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher''s shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
21.
Menace II Society (1993)
Story about everyday life in Watts as seen through the eyes of a teenager who is trying to overcome his bleak surroundings.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

22.
American Pimp (1999)
An in-depth look at pimps and prostitution around the country. Various pimps are interviewed about their lifestyles, work, and relationships with "their" prostitutes. A world in which men with names like Payroll, Charm, Fillmore Slim and Don Magic Juan exude charisma on the level of faith healers or

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