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Director (feature film)

1.
TNT (1998)
When a mercenary operation leaves innocent people dead, a Gulf War veteran tries to retire from the business but finds it isn't so easy.

Cast (feature film)

3.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
In 1987, young Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren used brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats to turn their anger about life in their inner-city L.A. neighborhood into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. In late '80s, Compton's streets were some of the most dangerous in th
4.
Extraction (2015)
When a terrorist group kidnaps retired CIA field operative Leonard Turner, his son Harry Turner, a government analyst who has been repeatedly turned down for field service, launches his own unsanctioned rescue operation. While evading highly skilled operatives, deadly assassins, and international te
5.
Gambler, The (2014)
Remake of the film about an English professor with a gambling problem.
6.
Alex Cross (2012)
Young homicide detective/psychologist, Alex Cross meets his match in serial killer, Picasso. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits. The story takes Cross back to his origins as a
7.
Big Stan (2008)
A weak and nebbishy con man panics when he learns he's going to prison for fraud. He hires a mysterious martial arts guru, who transforms him into a kung fu expert who can fight off inmates who want to hurt him--and love him.
8.
Redbelt (2008)
In the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, Mike Terry is a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai''s code. Terry and his wife Sondra struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on a dark, rainy night at the Academy between an off duty officer and a distraught lawyer puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry''s life dramatically introducing him to a world of promoters and movie star Chet Frank. Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.
9.
Italian Job, The (2003)
The plan was flawless. The job was executed perfectly. The escape was clean. The only threat mastermind thief Charlie Croker never saw coming was from a member of his own crew. After pulling off an amazing gold bullion heist from a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice, Italy, Charlie and his gang--insi
10.
Master of Disguise, The (2002)
Pistachio Disguisey, a sweet natured Italian waiter at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, can't figure out why he compulsively mimics his customers and desires to change his appearance. What he doesn't know yet is that these traits are part of the Disguisey family secret legacy. Fabbrizio has never
11.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
A spoof of the martial arts genre that melds borrowed footage from the little known 1976 Hong Kong karate flick "Tiger & Crane Fists" with new footage featuring the film's writer/director, Steve Oedekerk, as a heroic figure out to avenge the death of his parents at the hands of the evil and seemingl
12.
Blowback (2000) as Henry Dang
A convicted killer is secretly saved from the gas chamber by the C.I.A. for use as a government assassin. But the depraved murderer escapes, leaving a bloody trail of victims in his wake. It's up to the tough cop who arrested him in the first place to put him away for good.
13.
Substitute 4: Failure Is Not an Option, The (2000) as Lim
Former mercenary Karl Thomasson changes careers to become a teacher. When a general discovers that his son has become a member of a pro-Nazi unit at an elite military academy, he enlists Thomasson to go undercover and stop the group's leader.
14.
TNT (1998)
When a mercenary operation leaves innocent people dead, a Gulf War veteran tries to retire from the business but finds it isn't so easy.
15.
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
LAPD Detectives Martin Riggs, Roger Murtaugh, and Lorna Cole battle a Chinese martial arts master who is the head of a counterfeiting ring.
17.
Viper (1994) as Thug Lee
Trucker Travis Blackstone has given up his dangerous ways and is trying to forget his past when he learns that his estranged brother, Franklin, has been marked for death by a ruthless drug lord because the brother embezzled $5 million during a money-laundering operation. Franklin's wife, Rhonda, who
18.
Best Of The Best II (1993)
Travis Brickley is killed when he loses a fight to the cruel martial arts master Brakus in an underground fight club. The fight is witnessed by Walter, the son of Travis' best friend Alex Grady. When Alex hears the news, he and his partner, Tommy Lee, decide to avenge their friend's death by defeati
19.
Universal Soldier (1992)
An action-packed thriller about a unit of genetically engineered soldiers that have gone awry.
20.
Showdown In Little Tokyo (1991)
A police task force investigates Asian gangs in Los Angeles.
21.
Best of the Best (1989)
Sports adventure about a martial arts competition.
22.
Kentucky Fried Movie, The (1977)
A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.

Stunts (feature film)

23.
Always Be My Maybe (2019)
Two friends from childhood fall in love as adults even though they live in different economic environments.
24.
Nun, The (2018)
When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together, they uncover the order's unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
26.
Great Wall, The (2017)
When a mercenary warrior is imprisoned within The Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of our world. As wave after wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism as he joins a huge army of elite war
27.
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Storyline is under wraps.
28.
Extraction (2015)
When a terrorist group kidnaps retired CIA field operative Leonard Turner, his son Harry Turner, a government analyst who has been repeatedly turned down for field service, launches his own unsanctioned rescue operation. While evading highly skilled operatives, deadly assassins, and international te
29.
30.
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
When the President is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus"), disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning''s insider knowledge to save the President and prevent an even greater catastrophe.
31.
Lone Ranger, The (2013)
When Texas Ranger John Reid is ambushed by the lowly Butch Cavendish and left for dead in the desert, a renegade Comanche named Tonto rescues him and nurses him back to health. Reid dons a mask and with his new partner vows to bring the murdering outlaw to justice, ultimately learning that Cavendish is just one part of a complicated scheme to seize power and becoming a legendary hero in the process.
32.
Red Dawn (2012)
The residents of a town in Washington state awaken to the sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky and quickly find themselves under enemy occupation. A group of kids escape to the surrounding woods where they begin to train, organizing themselves into a guerrilla group.They call themselves the Wolverines (their high school mascot), and band together to protect one another, liberate their town from its captors and claim their freedom.
34.
Burning Palms (2011)
No taboo is left unexplored, driving each character towards a dark, sometimes comic fate in five interlacing stories set in Los Angeles.
35.
Muppets, The (2011)
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world''s biggest Muppet fan, his brother Gary and Gary''s girlfriend Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets'' former stomping grounds. To stage a telethon and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.
36.
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
A group of best friends are bored with their adult lives: Adam has been dumped by his girlfriend; Lou is a party guy who can''t find the party; Nick''s wife controls his every move; and video game-obsessed Jacob won''t leave his basement. After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, the men wake up, heads pounding, in the year 1986. This is their chance to kick some past and change their futures - one will find a new love life, one will learn to stand up for himself with the ladies, one will find his mojo. And one will make sure he still exists.
37.
Group Sex (2010)
Smitten with the beautiful Vanessa, ad executive Andy pretends to be a sex addict and joins her sex addicts' support group. But his subterfuge misfires, disastrously.
38.
Inception (2010)
Dom Cobb is the best there is at extraction: stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind's vulnerable dream state. But now he must do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one.
39.
Black Dynamite (2009)
Black Dynamite is a legendary super crime fighter in this 1970''s-style blaxploitation. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight the Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House.
40.
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
For years, stories have circulated about a secret place in the middle of the Nevada desert, known for unexplained phenomena and strange sightings. It is called Witch Mountain, and when a Las Vegas cab driver finds two teens with supernatural powers in his cab, he suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure he can''t explain. When they discover that the only chance to save the world lies in unraveling the secrets of Witch Mountain, the race begins, as the government, mobsters and even extraterrestrials try to stop them.
41.
Devil's Tomb, The (2009)
An elite group of soldiers are sent on a covert mission to retrieve a missing scientist from an underground lab.
42.
Crossing Over (2008)
A multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. Explores the border, document fraud, the asylum and green card process, work-site enforcement, naturalization, the office of counter terrorism and the clash of cultures.
43.
Redbelt (2008)
In the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, Mike Terry is a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai''s code. Terry and his wife Sondra struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on a dark, rainy night at the Academy between an off duty officer and a distraught lawyer puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry''s life dramatically introducing him to a world of promoters and movie star Chet Frank. Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.
44.
45.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
A group of self-absorbed actors set out to make the biggest war film ever. After ballooning costs (and the out of control egos of the pampered cast) threaten to shut down the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast deep into the jungles of Southeast Asia for "increa
46.
Rush Hour 3 (Theatrical) (2007)
Susette Kelo was a Connecticut nurse who found herself and her house at the center of a political firestorm and a Supreme Court case centering on eminent domain. The true story follows Kelo's personal journey, from her purchase and renovation of the house, to her becoming the reluctant leader of her
47.
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
In the heart of Paris lies a deadly secret. Half a world away in Los Angeles, Ambassador Han is about to disclose it. In his possession is explosive new evidence about the inner workings of the Triads--the most powerful and notorious crime syndicate in the world. The Ambassador has discovered the identity of Shy Shen, the very crux of the wide-ranging crime ring, and he''s about to reveal it to the World Criminal Court--until he is silenced by an assassin''s bullet. The Triads will go to any lengths to make sure their secrets stay buried, and there''s only one hope for stopping them. LAPD Detective Carter and Chinese Inspector Lee are back--back where they don''t belong. The unlikely duo is headed to the City of Lights to stop a global criminal conspiracy and save the life of an old friend, Ambassador Han''s now-grown daughter, Soo Yung. They don''t know the city, the language or even exactly what they''re looking for, but their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world''s most deadly criminals and save the day.
48.
Flags of Our Fathers (Theatrical) (2006)
Takes place in the high-fashion salon of a department store in 1960, involving a group of sales ladies and their families.
49.
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
It is the most memorable photograph of World War II, among the greatest pictures ever taken. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for photography and one of the most-reproduced images in the history of photography, the picture has inspired postage stamps, posters, the covers of countless magazines and newspapers, and even the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," a picture taken by Associated Press photographer J Rosenthal on February 23, 1945 depicts five Marines and one Navy Corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi. The image served as a counterpoint for one of the most vicious battles of the war: the fight to take Iwo Jima, a desolate island of black sand barely eight square miles that would prove a tipping point in the Pacific campaign. Lasting more than a month, the fight was a bloody, drawn-out conflict that might have turned the American public against the war entirely, had it not been for the photo, which was taken and published five days into the battle. The photograph made her s of the men in the picture as the three surviving flag-raisers were returned to the U.S. and made into props in the government''s Seventh War Bond Tour. Uncomfortable with their new celebrity, the flag-raisers considered the real her s to be the men who died on Iwo Jima; still, the American public held them up as the best America had to offer, the supermen who conquered the Japanese--and then, just as quickly as it had arrived, the glory faded. For two of the surviving flag-raisers, life became a series of compromises and disappointments; for the third, happiness came only by shutting off his war experiences and rarely speaking of them ever again.
50.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
In the years before World War II, a Japanese child is torn from her penniless family to work as a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri. Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret love for the one man beyond her reach.
52.
Windtalkers (2002)
On December 8, 1941, the United States declared war on Japan. For the next several years, U.S. forces were fully engaged in battle throughout the Pacific, taking over islands one by one in a slow progression towards mainland Japan. During this brutal campaign, the Japanese were continually able to break coded military transmissions, dramatically slowing U.S. progress. In 1942, several hundred Navajo Americans were recruited as Marines and trained to use their language as code. Marine Joe Enders is assigned to protect Ben Yahzee - a Navajo code talker, the Marines'' new secret weapon. Enders'' orders are to protect his code talker, but if Yahzee should fall into enemy hands, he''s to "protect the code at all costs." Against the backdrop of the horrific Battle of Saipan, when capture is imminent, Enders is forced to make a decision: if he can''t protect his fellow Marine, can he bring himself to kill him to protect the code?
53.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
A spoof of the martial arts genre that melds borrowed footage from the little known 1976 Hong Kong karate flick "Tiger & Crane Fists" with new footage featuring the film's writer/director, Steve Oedekerk, as a heroic figure out to avenge the death of his parents at the hands of the evil and seemingl
54.
We Were Soldiers (2002)
A fact-based tale of men under fire, their common acts of uncommon valor, and their loyalty to and love for one another during one of the most savage military battles in U.S. history. On November 14, 1965, in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam, in a small clearing called Landing Zone X-Ray, Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore and 400 troopers from the U.S. 7th Air Cavalry are surrounded by 2000 enemy soldiers in what would become the first, and perhaps the worst, major battle of the Vietnam War.
56.
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
A Hong Kong trip turns into a working vacation when two detectives stumble on a counterfeiting ring.
57.
Substitute 4: Failure Is Not an Option, The (2000)
Former mercenary Karl Thomasson changes careers to become a teacher. When a general discovers that his son has become a member of a pro-Nazi unit at an elite military academy, he enlists Thomasson to go undercover and stop the group's leader.
58.
Chaos Factor, The (2000)
Nearly 30 years after the CIA-ordered destruction of a medical base in Cambodia, Army intelligence officer Jack Poynt uncovers evidence of horrific torture crimes by the captain who led the 1972 mission. But his efforts to expose the sadistic military man lead Poynt into a battle that could cost him
59.
Substitute 3: Winner Takes All, The (1999)
At a college to visit a war buddy's professor-daughter, a mercenary finds her brutally beaten. He becomes an English teacher at the New York college and sets out to deliver a lesson in vigilante justice to the steroid-using football jocks responsible for the assault and for brutalizing faculty membe
60.
Body Shots (1999)
When four guys and four girls set off on a wild ride through L.A.''s nightlife, they get more--and less--than they bargained for. Fueled by the need for love and intimacy, the evening takes them on a crash course through the turbulent world of sex and dating. When these eight twenty-somethings try to pice together the events of one night, it may change their lives forever...
61.
TNT (1998)
When a mercenary operation leaves innocent people dead, a Gulf War veteran tries to retire from the business but finds it isn't so easy.
62.
High Voltage (1998)
A small-time gang finds itself in serious trouble when the money stolen during a minor bank heist turns out to belong to a vicious Vietnamese mob.
63.
Sender, The (1998)
A goddess from another planet helps a military man save his little daughter from a kidnapping plot.
64.
Mars (1997)
A lawman is sent to Mars to clean up tyranny and ends up seeking vengeance on those who killed his brother, a policeman for a company that's mining the planet for fuel.
65.
Big Fall, The (1997)
A Los Angeles detective gets in over his head when a beautiful woman hires him to find her missing brother. His search leads him to the man's former Army buddies, a daring team of sky-diving crooks.
66.
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
An orphaned baby boy is raised by the head of a Ninja institute in Japan and grows into an overweight young man who, despite his physical challenges, still becomes a Ninja, albeit a klutzy white one. His first mission brings him to Beverly Hills to investigate a murder mystery.
67.
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. (1996) as Stunt Player
It's 16 years after Snake Plissken's rescue of the President in New York. Now, a different President is in power, and declares the United States to be a land of moral superiority: no smoking, no red meat, no freedom of religion and no unapproved marriages. A massive earthquake has hit Los Angeles, l
68.
Best Of The Best II (1993)
Travis Brickley is killed when he loses a fight to the cruel martial arts master Brakus in an underground fight club. The fight is witnessed by Walter, the son of Travis' best friend Alex Grady. When Alex hears the news, he and his partner, Tommy Lee, decide to avenge their friend's death by defeati
69.
Double Impact (1991)
Twin brothers meet, after being raised apart in different cultures, and take on the Chinese mafia in Hong Kong to avenge the murder of their parents and to reclaim their stolen inheritance.
70.
Best of the Best (1989)
Sports adventure about a martial arts competition.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

71.
Letters From Iwo Jima (2006) as Stunts
Sixty-one years ago, U.S. and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, several hundred letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. The Japanese soldiers are sent to Iwo J
72.
Collateral (2004) as Stunts
Max has lived a mundane life as a cab driver for twelve years. The faces have come and gone from his rear-view mirror: people and places he''s long since forgotten--until tonight. Vincent is a contract killer. When an off-shore narco-trafficking cartel learns that they''re about to be indicted by a federal grand jury, they mount an operation to identify and kill the key witnesses, and the last stage is tonight. It is on this very night that Vincent has arrived--and five bodies are supposed to fall. Circumstances cause Vincent to hijack Max'' taxicab, and Max becomes collateral--an expendable person who''s in the wrong place at the wrong time. Through the night, Vincent forces Max to drive him to each assigned destination. And as the L.A.P.D. and F.B.I. race to intercept them, Max and Vincent''s survival become dependent on each other, in ways neither would have imagined.
73.
The Last Samurai (2003) as Stunt performer
Captain Nathan Algren is a man adrift. The battles he once fought now seem distant and futile. Once he risked his life for honor and country, but, in the years since the Civil War, the world has changed. Pragmatism has replaced courage, self-interest has taken the place of sacrifice and honor is nowhere to be found--especially out West where his role in the Indian Campaigns ended in disillusionment and sorrow. Somewhere on the unforgiving plains near the banks of the Washita River, Algren lost his soul. A universe away, another soldier sees his way of life about to disintegrate. He is Katsumoto, the last leader of an ancient line of warriors, the venerated Samurai, who dedicated their lives to serving emperor and country. Just as the modern way encroached upon the American West, cornering and condemning the Native American, it also engulfed traditional Japan. The telegraph lines and railroads that brought progress now threaten those values and codes by which the Samurai have lived and died for centuries. But Katsumoto will not go without a fight. The paths of these two warriors converge when the young Emperor of Japan, wooed by American interests who covet the growing Japanese market, hires Algren to train Japan''s first modern, conscript army. But as the Emperor''s advisors attempt to eradicate the Samurai in preparation for a more Westernized and trade-friendly government, Algren finds himself unexpectedly impressed and influenced by his encounters with the Samurai. Their powerful convictions remind him of the man he once was. Thrust now into harsh and unfamiliar territory, with his life and perhaps more important, his soul, in the balance, the troubled American soldier finds himself at the center of a violent and epic struggle between two eras and two worlds, with only his sense of honor to guide him.
74.
Substitute 3: Winner Takes All, The (1999)
At a college to visit a war buddy's professor-daughter, a mercenary finds her brutally beaten. He becomes an English teacher at the New York college and sets out to deliver a lesson in vigilante justice to the steroid-using football jocks responsible for the assault and for brutalizing faculty membe

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