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Producer (feature film)

1.
Death Race (2008)
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the U.S. penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and
2.
Land of the Dead (2005)
In the near future, zombies rule the world, and human society has restructured to adapt to the new reality. In a protected city ruled by the powerful Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), the upper class have the usual privileges living in fancy high rise buildings, while the poor people live on the streets. Riley (Simon Baker) and Cholo (John Leguizamo) belong to an elite team that brings supplies (food, medicine) to the city using a heavy truck called the "Dead Reckoning". (designed by Riley) When Cholo is betrayed by Kaufman, he steals the "Dead Reckoning", and Kaufman requests that Riley gets it back. But the dead are smarter and organized under the leadership of Big Daddy (Eugene Clark).
3.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
An unexplained plague has decimated the world's population--and yet, the dead aren't dying. They've become zombies, stalking endlessly in a quest to feed on the flesh and blood of the few remaining living. A ragtag group of desperate survivors in a Wisconsin town seek refuge in a large indoor mall,
4.
High Crimes (2002)
A happily married, successful female lawyer is shocked to learn that her husband has a hidden past as a classified military operative, and is accused of committing a heinous war crime. She must wrestle with her own doubts about his guilt as she defends him, with the help of a private investigator, i
5.
Virus (1999)
Seeking refuge from a typhoon, the crew of an American tugboat boards a top secret Russian research vessel and finds it infected by an alien life form which regards humans as a virus which must be destroyed at any cost.
6.
Surgeon, The (1996)
When a medical researcher with his own agenda makes an exciting discovery, he invents a surgical implant that will save thousands of lives. But when one of his patients dies in agony, another doctor is forced to take the blame.
7.
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Wayne Szalinski inadvertently zaps his two year old son with an enlarging contraption and the overgrown tot sets out on his own.
8.
Pacific Heights (1990)
A yuppie couple become hostage to the tenant from hell in the nail-biting suspense thriller "Pacific Heights" (1990). Patty and Drake have found their dream house, and if they can find a few tenants to fill some rented rooms, they can even pay for it. Unfortunately, the mysterious drifter that moves
9.
Moonwalker (1989)
A hero from another world rescues a group of kidnapped children.
10.
Prime Target (1989)
A detective finds she may become the next victim during her investigation of the murders of several policewomen.
11.
Short Circuit (1986)
A computer expert has manufactured war programmed robots for the government. But when Robot #5 is accidentally struck by lightning, he comes to life. Escaping, he is taken in by a kind woman to see that nothing happens to her new friend.
12.
Mrs. Soffel (1984)
A prison warden''s wife is seduced into helping a notorious killer escape.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

14.
My Husband Is Missing (1980)
A young wife journeys to North Vietnam in an effort to find her husband, an American flier reported missing in action. She is joined by a cynical Canadian correspondent on the trail of a human interest story.
15.
Letters From Frank (1979)
Art Carney is a newspaper executive who is frustrated at being put out to pasture after 35 years in favor of a computer, but his wife's unbridled enthusiasm about their new house, the death of his older brother, and the problems of his divorced son, recently remarried, bring home to him an important
16.
Outlaw Blues (1977)
Suspected of murdering the country-western star who stole his song, an ex-convict takes it on the lam.
17.
Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy (1977)
A drama about the eldest Kennedy brother, who undertook a perilous World War II mission that would bring him home a hero and achieve the family dream of a Kennedy in the White House. The film was Emmy Award-nominated as the Outstanding Special of the 1977-78 TV season. Editor Ronald J. Fagan also re
18.
Bobbie Jo And The Outlaw (1976) as Assistant Director
Bobbie Jo Baker is a carhop and aspiring country singer who takes off with Lyle Wheeler, a small-time crook and aspiring Billy the Kid. On the road they get involved with various types of theft, violence, and murder.
20.
The Gumball Rally (1976) as 2nd Assistant Director
A bored businessman spearheads a madcap race from coast to coast.
21.
Trackdown (1976)
Jim's sister Betsy has left their family's cattle ranch in Montana to seek her fortune in Hollywood. Jim decides to follow Betsy to make sure she is safe, but he is too late. When she gets off the bus, Betsy is robbed, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold into prostitution. So Jim gets a social worker to help him and the two desperately try to rescue the girl.
22.
Amazing Dobermans, The (1976)
After a run of bad luck, gambler "Lucky" Vincent owes over $12.000 to the gangster Solly Kramer. Lucky is rescued from Solly's thugs by a born-again Christian named Daniel Hughes who has a team of trained Doberman pinschers. When Lucky goes undercover at a circus, he convinces Daniel to create an ac
23.
Death Race 2000 (1975) as Assistant Director
Racers compete in a brutal cross-country race, with points scored for killing pedestrians.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

24.
Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, The (2000) as Line Producer
In this prequel to "The Flintstones" (USA/1994), Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble, recent graduates of the Bronto Crane Academy, have just landed jobs at the local rock quarry in Bedrock, and life couldn't be better. Meanwhile, life couldn't be worse for beautiful young heiress Wilma Slaghoople, wh
25.
Surgeon, The (1996)
When a medical researcher with his own agenda makes an exciting discovery, he invents a surgical implant that will save thousands of lives. But when one of his patients dies in agony, another doctor is forced to take the blame.
26.
Outbreak (1995) as Production Manager
A deadly virus is carried by a monkey host from the African rainforest to a small town in Northern California, where it quickly begins infecting the entire population. When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is unable to treat it, the resources of the US military, including the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), are called upon to contain it by any means necessary.
27.
Back To The Future (1985)
A young man travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married.
28.
Mrs. Soffel (1984)
A prison warden''s wife is seduced into helping a notorious killer escape.
29.
Twilight Zone--The Movie (1983)
Four separate stories in one movie. First a racist businessman gets the tables turned on him when he is transported back in time to being persued by Nazis in 1940s France, becomes an African-American at a KKK rally in the 1950s South, and and then a Vietnamese in 1960s Vietnam. The second story centers around an old man who makes the wishes of residents at a retirement home come true when he transforms them into youthful versions of themselves. In the third story a young woman on the road gives a ride to a little boy and ends up trapped with other people in an alternate reality created by the boy''s imagination. And in the final story a man on a plane sees, but cannot convince anyone else that a mysterious creature is on the outside wing of the plane trying to sabotage the aircraft.
30.
Poltergeist (1982)
Evil spirits abduct a suburban family's daughter causing chaos and havoc.
31.
Charlie and the Great Balloon Race (1981)
Jack Albertson is a retired railroad worker whose dream of crossing the country in a hot air balloon is encouraged by his grandson, who decides to go along for the ride despite the misgivings of his widowed mother whose plans to remarry have left him disenchanted. This light-hearted family adventure
32.
Fun and Games (1980)
Billed as the first television film dealing with sexual harassment on the job, this movie finds Valerie Harper playing a divorcee who decides to fight back after her hopes of gaining a promotion are dashed by her rejection of the advances of her boss, played by Max Gail, and it is only after he actu
33.
Outlaw Blues (1977)
Suspected of murdering the country-western star who stole his song, an ex-convict takes it on the lam.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

34.
Death Race (2008)
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the U.S. penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and
35.
Land of the Dead (2005)
In the near future, zombies rule the world, and human society has restructured to adapt to the new reality. In a protected city ruled by the powerful Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), the upper class have the usual privileges living in fancy high rise buildings, while the poor people live on the streets. Riley (Simon Baker) and Cholo (John Leguizamo) belong to an elite team that brings supplies (food, medicine) to the city using a heavy truck called the "Dead Reckoning". (designed by Riley) When Cholo is betrayed by Kaufman, he steals the "Dead Reckoning", and Kaufman requests that Riley gets it back. But the dead are smarter and organized under the leadership of Big Daddy (Eugene Clark).
36.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
An unexplained plague has decimated the world's population--and yet, the dead aren't dying. They've become zombies, stalking endlessly in a quest to feed on the flesh and blood of the few remaining living. A ragtag group of desperate survivors in a Wisconsin town seek refuge in a large indoor mall,
37.
High Crimes (2002)
A happily married, successful female lawyer is shocked to learn that her husband has a hidden past as a classified military operative, and is accused of committing a heinous war crime. She must wrestle with her own doubts about his guilt as she defends him, with the help of a private investigator, i
38.
Eraser (1996)
It''s Federal Marshal John Kruger''s duty to keep witnesses hidden within the government''s Witness Protection Program safe. Now he must protect Lee Cullen, who inadvertently uncovered a scheme to deliver one of the most advanced super-weapons ever developed--the rail gun--into hands that could shift the world''s balance of power forever. What she doesn''t know is that the conspiracy reaches the highest levels of government and industry, and the players involved will stop at nothing to keep her from exposing the truth. Kruger is matched against an unknown challenger whose cunning skill equals his own as he guards Lee against the conspirators. As Kruger himself falls under suspicion as the traitor within the program, he sets out to prove his innocence to Robert Deguerin, his mentor, and Beller, the head of the WPP. In a world where allies could be enemies, Kruger and Lee come to trust only each other as the deadly players in the conspiracy close in on them, and time continues to run out.
39.
Pacific Heights (1990)
A yuppie couple become hostage to the tenant from hell in the nail-biting suspense thriller "Pacific Heights" (1990). Patty and Drake have found their dream house, and if they can find a few tenants to fill some rented rooms, they can even pay for it. Unfortunately, the mysterious drifter that moves
40.
Prime Target (1989)
A detective finds she may become the next victim during her investigation of the murders of several policewomen.
41.
Rich and Famous (1981)
Girlhood friends become romantic and literary rivals in this remake of Old Acquaintance.
42.
Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris (1980)
A dramatization of the true story of a young singer's brush with death after brain surgery and the brash neurosurgeon whose career is affected by the outcome. The real Kathy Morris put in a special appearance to sing "I Never Will Marry."
43.
Love For Rent (1979) as Unit Production Manager
Two small-town sisters go to Hollywood and find themselves seduced by the glamour of the big time and big money as high-priced professional escorts.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

44.
Awakening Land, The (1978)
A lusty frontier saga about a pioneer woman and her love for her family, the man she marries and the land on which she lives, dramatized from Conrad Richter's Pulitzer Prize-winning trilogy. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery (her tenth), Hal Holbrook and Jeanette Nolan for their ac

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

45.
Freedom Road (1979)
In this two-part, four-hour miniseries based on Howard Fast's 1944 novel about an ex-slave who is elected to the U.S. Senate while battling other former slaves and white sharecroppers to keep the land they tended all their lives, Muhammad Ali and Kris Kristofferson, as former slave and soldier Gideo

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