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Writer (feature film)

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Bright (2017)
3.
Furious 7 (2015)
Seventh film in the street racing franchise.
4.
Next Three Days, The (2010)
Lara Brennan (Elizabeth Banks) is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. She was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John (Russell Crowe) would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there''s no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out.
5.
Observe and Report (2009)
At the Forest Ridge Mall, head of security Ronnie Barnhardt patrols his jurisdiction with an iron fist, combating skateboarders, shoplifters and the occasional unruly customer while dreaming of the day when he can swap his flashlight for a badge and a gun. His delusions of grandeur are put to the te
6.
Captivity (2007)
Top cover girl and fashion model, Jennifer Tree has it all--beauty, fame, money and power. Her face appears on covers of hundreds of magazines. At the top of her game, Jennifer is America's sweetheart. She is loved and adored and sought after. Everyone wants her. But someone out there has been watch
7.
Flightplan (2005)
Kyle Pratt is a frantic but fiercely intelligent mother whose deepest protective instincts will be triggered by a haunting in-flight nightmare: in the middle of the trans-Atlantic trip, her young daughter turns up missing without a trace. Or does she? Kyle arrives on the flight still reeling from the recent loss of her husband, a woman who has gone mad with grief or a formidably determined mother whose child is in grave danger that threatens the entire plane? Adding to the growing mystery is the fact that the name of Kyle''s daughter doesn''t even appear on the flight manifest. Furthermore, neither of the flight attendants can remember seeing the child on the plane? Adding to the growing mystery is the fact that the name of Kyle''s daughter doesn''t even appear on the flight manifest. Furthermore, neither of the flight attendants can remember seeing the child on the plane. While Captain Rich and Air Marshal Gene Carson don''t want to doubt Kyle''s insistent claim that her daughter has vanished, all evidence points to the fact that Kyle''s little girl was never on board. What is the truth behind Kyle Pratt''s distress? Who on board can be trusted? And just how far will Kyle have to go to get to the bottom of the harrowing mystery? As paranoia and doubt mount among the passengers, Kyle is confronted with some of the most unsettling fears a mother could ever face--losing her child, having her very reality questioned and being trapped in a situation where no one can seem to help. Pushed to the edge and fighting for her sanity, Kyle finds herself willing to go to unimaginable lengths to save her daughter.
8.
American Gun (2005)
A series of interwoven storylines that comments on the proliferation of guns in America and its impact on citizens nation-wide. At the start of another day in a Virginia gun store, owner Carl continues to sidestep controversy while running the shop he loves. His newest employee is his granddaughter
9.
Hidalgo (2004)
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire--a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert--was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest royal families. In 1890, a wealthy sheik invited an American, Frank T. Hopkins, a
10.
L.A. County 187 (2003)
A police sergeant and a deputy go on a manhunt for the arsonist reponsible for setting a building ablaze and causing the death of of four people.
12.
Joy Ride (2001)
It's summer break and college freshman Lewis Thomas has decided to embark on a cross-country road trip to pick up the girl of his dreams, Venna. But Lewis' romantic hopes hit a detour when he stops on the way to rescue his older brother, Fuller, who goads him into playing a practical joke on a lonel
13.
Jurassic Park III (2001)
Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant is persuaded by wealthy adventurer Paul Kirby and his wife Amanda to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island, once InGen''s site B, has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond''s magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along. In their perilous attempt to escape, the dwindling group encounters terrifying new creatures undisclosed by InGen and Grant is forced to learn the dreadful implications of his raptor intelligence theory firsthand.
14.
I Am Sam (2001) as Script Supervisor
A mentally challenged man fights to maintain custody of his 7-year-old daughter.
15.
October Sky (1999)
It's 1957 in Coalwood, West Virginia and while most of the town mines the earth, young Homer Hickman dreams of only the sky. Inspired by the dawn of the space age and the historic launching of the Soviet satellite Sputnik, Homer enlists his two best buddies as well as the school's resident math geek
16.
Tuesdays With Morrie (1999)
Television movie based on Mitch Albom's book about his reunion with his former sociology professor Morrie Schwartz. Mitch Albom lives life in the fast lane. He's an accomplished sportswriter for the "Detroit Free Press"; he jets across the country from one sports event to the next; and his fiancee,
17.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Journalist Raoul Duke and his lawyer Dr Gonzo drive from LA to Las Vegas on a drugs binge. They nominally cover news stories, including a convention on drug abuse, but also sink deeper into a frightening psychedelic otherworld. As Vietnam, Altamont and the Tate killings impinge from the world of TV
18.
Down Periscope (1996)
Nuclear submarine captain wannabe Tom Dodge's dream command turns out to be an underseas nightmare when he's handed the reigns of the U.S.S. Stingray, a decrepit rustbucket of a diesel sub. The just-out-of-mothballs, World War II-vintage tub is only the beginning of Tom's problems as he embarks on a
19.
Murderous Intent (1995)
A young woman discovers her mother and mother's boyfriend's plot to murder his wife and implicate her. Based on a true story.
20.
Citizen X (1995)
During an eight-year investigation, an obsessed Russian detective tracks down a serial killer of 52 women and children. Based on a true story.
21.
Beyond the Law (1994)
True story of a Justice Department official who goes undercover in a motorcycle gang.
22.
Pagemaster, The (1994)
A storm forces frightened Richard Tyler inside a nearby library for shelter. Mr. Dewey, the librarian, sees that Richard needs an adventure and tries to give the boy a book but all Richard wants is a phone. Before he can call his parents, Richard slips on the floor, hits his head and passes out. When he wakes up, he finds himself in a fantasy land populated by famous literary characters.
23.
Bob Roberts (1992)
Story about the cultural hysteria surrounding a right-wing folk-singer-turned-politician who runs for the Senate in Pennsylvania. Ultimately, his campaign is tarnished by reports of corruption.
24.
Love Can Be Murder (1992)
A ghost attempts to solve the case of his own murder with the help of a female private investigator with whom he becomes romantically involved.
25.
Storyville (1992)
Story of a young idealistic lawyer running for Congress, who helps shed light on the corruption within his powerful Louisiana family dynasty.
26.
Not of This World (1991)
A ravenous alien creature arrives in a small midwestern town during a meteor shower.
27.
Deadly Medicine (1991)
A pediatrician becomes trapped in a web of betrayal and guilt when her best friend, a nurse, seems to be a baby-killer. Based on a true story.
28.
Closet Land (1991) as Script Supervisor
A woman in a nameless country is abducted by a man who brainwashes and tortures her, ostensibly because the children's books she writes are deemed subversive.
29.
Without Her Consent (1990)
A true story of a young woman who is violently assaulted by a new acquaintance and whose fiance takes the law into his own hands.
30.
FRIGHT NIGHT PART 2 (1989) as Script Supervisor
In the sequel, a female vampire wreaks havoc.
31.
Fulfillment of Mary Gray, The (1989)
A turn-of-the-century woman who lives on a farm with her husband and his brother which an emotional triangle develops when the husband's sterility makes him unable to give his wife a child. His suggestion that she become pregnant by his younger brother helps to develop an attraction between the wife
32.
Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes (1989)
A television movie based on the "Amityville" series of feature films and books. After the death of a woman's husband, she and her three children move in with her mother, a strong-willed woman living alone in northern California. When a series of mysterious events occurs, the two women suspect that t
33.
Miles From Home (1988)
Facing foreclosure on their family farm, two brothers burn it down, then take off on a wild crime spree, becoming folk heroes.
34.
Maid to Order (1987)
In this Cinderella-in-reverse, a rich, bored and spoiled brat becomes a maid for an obnoxious Beverly Hills couple. She learns a lesson about herself, about friendship and love and humanity from the other servants and falls for the handsome young chauffeur.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

35.
Pray For Death (1985) as Production Coordinator (Houston)

Misc. Crew (feature film)

36.
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
What is it that causes people to connect? It can be love, it can be money and sometimes it can be murder. The clock is ticking, and over the next 48 hours the lives of ten people in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley will intersect and be irrevocably altered--or abruptly ended. The plot is laid with a contr

Writer (special)

37.
Great O'Grady, The (1993)
The champion of the sport of world-class high school spitting coaches an adulating fan.
38.
Dangerous Pursuit (1990)
A woman learns that a man with whom she spent the night is a hired killer. Five years later, he returns to murder her because she is a witness to his assassination of a South American bishop.

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

39.
When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn (1993)
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of a Vietnam veteran who became a killer-for-hire in 1985.
40.
Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (1990)
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of Truddi Chase, a woman who developed multiple personalities, eventually leading to the destruction of her marriage and career. After years of struggling, she finds the help she needs from a caring therapist and begins to unravel the mystery in her past

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