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Director (feature film)

1.
Flubber (1997)
Professor Phillip Brainard is a man so lost in thought that he appears, at times, not to pay attention. He''s even forgotten two dates to marry his sweetheart Sara. But then this guy''s got a lot on his mind. He''s working with his high-voltage, over-amorous flying robot assistant, Weebo, on an idea for a substance that''s not only a revolutionary new source of energy, but may well be the salvation of his financially troubled Medfield College, where his beloved Sara is the president. Late on the afternoon of his third attempt at a wedding, all of Professor Brainard''s hard work in the lab comes together when he creates a miraculous goo that when applied to any object--cars, bowling balls, even people--enables them to fly thorugh the air at remarkable speeds. The stuff defies gravity and looks like rubber.
2.
Little Giants (1994)
When she doesn't make her uncle's football team because of her sex, Becky, the coach's niece, gets her own father to coach another team representing those who didn't make the cut and the two brothers face off in a high school football game.
3.
Three Musketeers, The (1993)
D''Artagnan is invited to join the three Musketeers on a mission to stop a plot by the King''s advisor, Cardinal Richelieu, to overthrow the crown. On his journey, D''Artagnan falls in love with a lovely lady, who is not all that she seems to be.
4.
Cool Runnings (1993)
The improbable but true story of Jamaica''s first bobsled team--comprising a helicopter pilot, a reggae singer and a sprinter--which took part in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
5.
Chaplin (1992)
Biographical film on Charlie Chaplin: from his impoverished youth in London through the formative years of film and his emergence in Hollywood''s Golden Age, up until his acceptance, late in life, of a special Academy Award.
6.
Mighty Ducks, The (1992)
Tough trial lawyer Gordon Bombay never loses. But when he''s slapped with a community service assignment, he must coach a ragtag team of pee-wee hockey players who can''t skate, can''t score, and can''t win. Reluctantly, Bombay takes on the assignment and soon realizes there are more important things than winning. Armed with this new attitude, feathers fly as Bombay and the Ducks battle along to the toughest game of their lives.
7.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
When his father Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing, Indiana dumps his books to retrace his steps. Indy finds his father in Germany, where Nazis have been picking his brain in an attempt to find the resting place of the Holy Grail, an artifact that promises eternal life to anyone who drinks from it. N
8.
Ghostbusters II (1989)
The ghostbusters face the spirit of a warlock that lives in his self-portrait in a New York museum.
9.
Willow (1988)
In a mystical kingdom, a diminutive young farmer embarks on a quest to protect an enchanted infant from an evil queen. This fantasy epic features magic wands, supernatural fairies, a giant monster with two heads as well as a swaggering warrior.
10.
Funny Farm (1988)
Andy Farmer, a sportswriter with dreams of being a great novelist, moves with his wife to the New England countryside in order to write his novel with no distractions. Of course, distractions are all Andy finds. The birds sing too loudly, there are snakes in the lake, and it costs 20 cents to make a call from the pay phone in the kitchen. Over time, Farmer grows withdrawn and bitter, and when his wife decides to take a stab at writing, it becomes unclear if their marriage will be able to survive life on the farm.
11.
Le Palanquin des larmes (1988)
The life of Chinese classical pianist Chow Ching Lie prior to, and after, the Communist Revolution of 1949.
12.
Ishtar (1987)
Two bad singers booked by a Moroccan hotel get mixed up in international politics.
13.
Outrageous Fortune (1987)
Proper, refined Lauren and loud, brash Sandy meet in an acting class and immediately dislike each other. Soon after starting the class, they each start seeing someone, unaware that it is the same man, Michael Sanders. They find this out when Michael disappears, supposedly having been killed in an explosion. But the women begin to believe that Michael has faked his death and form an alliance in order to find him and make him chose between them. During their cross-country search, they are chased by CIA agents and Russian assassins, and when they do find their boyfriend, he tries to kill them. They find out that Michael is a double agent, working for the CIA and the KGB, and is on the run from both after stealing a dangerous bio-weapon and a large amount of money. Michael eventually takes Lauren hostage, but she escapes, and by the time the whole ordeal is over, Lauren and Sandy have become genuine friends.
14.
Sylvester (1985) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
An orphaned girl tries to raise her younger brothers while training a wild horse for the Olympics.
15.
Lady Blue (1985)
A fiery, redheaded, rule-bending female detective, dubbed by critics as "Dirty Harriette" because of her Clint Eastwood-like approach to let her guns do the talking where the bad guys are involved, takes on a ruthless cocaine matriarch in this exceptionally violent movie whose unexpected popularity
16.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
After fleeing a nightclub shooting and being dropped out of an abandoned plane, professor Indiana Jones, singer Wilhelmina 'Willie' Scott and twelve-year-old Short Round find themselves in a starving Indian village who blame their plight on the loss off three mystical stones that have always brought
17.
Little Drummer Girl, The (1984) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
18.
Never Say Never Again (1983)
An aging James Bond makes an uncharacteristic mistake during a routine training mission leading M to believe the legendary British Intelligence spy is now past his prime. M indefinitely suspends Bond from active duty. However, when Spectre member Fatima Bush and her fellow terrorists successfully steal two nuclear missiles from the U.S. military, M must reinstate Bond as he is the only agent who can beat Spectre at their own game of espionage.
19.
Six Pack (1982) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
A race car driver stops in a small town, only to have his race carstripped by six youths. The six youths then stowaway in his trailer and he becomes a reluctant father to them.
20.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Archeologist and university professor Indiana Jones must retrieve the mythic Lost Ark of the Covenant before it gets into the hands of Adolf Hitler who plans on using its power to guarantee his global conquest.
21.
Change of Seasons, A (1980)
Karen Evans is married to Adam, an arrogant professor. When Karen learns that Adam is having an affair with one of his students, she gets even with him by having her own affair with a young carpenter who works on the campus. Adam is outraged when he finds out about this, but Kate counters that if he
22.
Raise The Titanic (1980)
When the United States learns that the Titanic contains radioactive cargo that would be valuable in the manufacture of weapons, a group of experts is sent down to raise the sunken ship. While the team is working on the case, the Soviet Union hears about their efforts, and decides to send a group of
23.
Airport '77 (1977)
Rescue workers fight to save a hijacked jet crashed in the Bermuda Triangle.
24.
The Return Of A Man Called Horse (1976) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
An English lord who had once lived among the Indians returns to save his tribe from ruthless trappers.
25.
The Missouri Breaks (1976) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
An outlaw''''s attempts to go straight fall short when a rival rancher hires a psychotic gunman.
26.
Man Who Would Be King, The (1975)
Two con artists set out to take over a remote Asian land with a priceless golden treasure.
27.
Rooster Cogburn (1975)
An aging U.S. Marshal and a minister''''s daughter join forces to catch a band of outlaws.
28.
Hot Spell (1958) as Assistant Director
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
29.
Houseboat (1958) as Assistant Director
An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.
30.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Assistant Director
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
31.
Beau James (1957) as Assistant Director
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
32.
The Tin Star (1957) as Assistant Director
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
33.
Pardners (1956) as Assistant Director
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father''''s best friend.
34.
Hell's Island (1955) as Assistant Director
35.
The Seven Little Foys (1955) as Assistant Director
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
36.
You're Never Too Young (1955) as Assistant Director
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
37.
Living It Up (1954) as Assistant Director
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
38.
Casanova's Big Night (1954) as Assistant Director
A tailor''''s apprentice fills in for the famed Italian lover.
39.
Money from Home (1954) as Assistant Director
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
40.
Houdini (1953) as Assistant Director
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
41.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Assistant Director
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

42.
Singing Detective, The (2003) as Second Assistant Director
Dan Dark gives new meaning to the term "scars of childhood." A hack writer of detective stories, he has suffered from psoriatic arthropathy, a crippling disease of the skin and bones, from the time he was eight-years-old. His latest and worst outbreak has landed him in the hospital where he deliriou
43.
Town & Country (2001)
A comedy about life, love, friendship, having everything and not getting caught... At least that''s the way successful architect Porter Stoddard has been living his life. However, when his best friend Griffin is caught cheating by his wife Mona and an ugly divorce drama begins to unfold, Porter begins to re-evaluate his sturdy relationship with his wife Ellie in terms of his own dalliances with a beautiful cellist named Alex. Suddenly confronted by his own wife''s suspicions, he decides to come clean--realizing that it''s his wife that he truly loves. But is this revelation strong enough for Porter to commit the rest of his life to true monogamy?
44.
Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
Television movie based on the memoirs of Sheyann Webb and Rachel West Nelson. Set in Selma, Alabama, in 1965, two African-American schoolgirls participate in Martin Luther King's historic march from Selma to Montgomery to support black voter registration amidst ever-escalating dangers of hatred, pre
45.
Nowhere (1997)
A multi-racial, pansexual ensemble piece about adolescent turmoil and the eternal quest for love portrayed through the world of a messed-up 18-year-old's perspective--a world in which anything can happen. This final chapter of Greg Araki's trilogy takes place during a typically action-packed day in
46.
Two Much (1996) as 2nd Assistant Director
Artist-turned-gallery owner Art Dodge has painted himself into a corner. When his wild scheme for selling his paintings backfires, he is forced to take flight from some vengeful patrons but gets involved in a tempestuous affair with a wild and possessive woman named Betty. Betty wants to land a husband but Art is smitten with her artistic and sensitive sister, Liz, who wants nothing to do with him. Inventing a twin brother, who embodies all the dreams Art left behind when he abandoned painting, Art engages in an increasingly complex series of farcical maneuvers to keep both identities alive and capture the heart of the woman he loves.
47.
One Fine Day (1996)
Melanie Parker is a career-minded architect/Super Mom, taking on the demands of single parenting in New York City. Meanwhile, Jack Taylor is a hard-driving newspaper columnist/every-other-weekend Dad, challenging the improprieties of City Hall. Having been let down in the past, she has almost given
48.
High School High (1996)
Moby Dick. A Tale of Two Cities. Don Quixote. These are classic works of literature that today two out of every three high school students do not even recognize. Okay, so three out of three. Of course, that''s not so bad though when you realize that none of them can identify where Canada is, either. To idealistic Richard Clark, however, everyone in school has the deep-rooted ability to be a top student and there''s no such thing as a bad kid. That''s why he''s quit his job teaching at a posh academy and moved to a tough inner city high school. It''s his strongest belief that these kids should be allowed to have the very same experiences that all people have in high school--dating, going to proms, begging for sex, etc.
49.
The Electric Horseman (1979)
A retired rodeo cowboy rebels against the admen who want to make him a commercial spokesman.
50.
Bees, The (1978)
Corporate smuggling of South American killer bees into the United States results in huge swarms terrorizing the northern hemisphere. A small team of scientists (John Carradine, John Saxon and Angel Tompkins) work desperately to destroy the threat, but the bees soon mutate into a super-intelligent species that threatens the world.
51.
Man Who Would Be King, The (1975) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Two con artists set out to take over a remote Asian land with a priceless golden treasure.
52.
The Yakuza (1974)
Trying to help a kidnapped girl puts a private eye on the wrong side of the Yakuza.
53.
The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
A jewel thief worms his way into Texas society.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

54.
102 Dalmatians (2000)
Released from prison on good behavior after swearing that she will have nothing to do with fur again, Cruella De Vil cannot keep this promise and is soon plotting another "FUR-OCIOUS" scheme to get her ultimate Dalmatian coat. Again eager to obtain her fur at any cost, the adventures begin when Crue
55.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Cruella DeVil owns and runs the fashionable House DeVil, catering to her two passions: clothes and fur. But when her most talented and industrious designer, Anita, falls hopelessly in love and marries beau Roger, Cruella is threatened by the shift in loyalty. Paying a visit to the newlyweds'' home, her temper thaws when she finds that a litter of Dalmation puppies is due. Intent upon adding them to her growing collection, she brandishes her check book only to discover the pups are not for sale. However, Cruella doesn''t understand the word no, and she sends her hapless henchmen Jasper and Horace to steal what can''t be bought. As Cruella preens in readiness for her new finery, the entire canine kingdom is racing to rescue the pups.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

56.
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
The shy Professor Sherman Klump is getting married. And the Klump family couldn''t be more delighted. His fiancee Denise is thrilled to become a Klump, and with her appetite she''ll fit right in; Mama thinks it''s fabulous; Papa''s less grouchy; Granny''s relieved that Sherman will finally be enjoying the pleasures of intimate relations; and Ernie has simmered down. But Buddy Love--well, Buddy that''s another matter. Professor Klump''s ferocious alter ego Buddy Love breaks loose just as Klump is getting ready to marry his colleague. Hoping to finally rid himself of the monstrous Buddy, Klump decides to utilize Denise''s cutting-edge DNA research and extract Buddy''s DNA from his system. But Buddy reacts by laying claim to the professor''s astounding invention -- a revolutionary youth serum -- which Klump then hides in his family''s home. But Buddy locates the "youth juice" and makes off with it, forcing Klump into a desperate race against time that may restore his family and win him back the woman he loves.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

57.
Man Who Would Be King, The (1975)
Two con artists set out to take over a remote Asian land with a priceless golden treasure.

Film Production - Main (special)

58.
Pavarotti and Friends (1998)
Luciano Pavarotti and guest artists perform in Modena, Italy, to benefit the children of Liberia.

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