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Editing (feature film)

1.
I'll Do Anything (1994) as Effects Editor
A talented actor from New York who is unable to find work in Hollywood suddenly has to care for his unpredictable 5-year-old daughter, whom he has not seen in three years. The lives of both change after he gets a job as a driver for a powerful movie producer. The film revolves around the actor''s relationship with a young development woman, and the relationship between the producer and a test-screening researcher.
2.
Care Bears Movie, The (1985) as Editor

Sound (feature film)

4.
Life of the Party (2018)
Dumped by her husband, longtime housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Winding up at the same school as her daughter, Deanna plunges headlong into the campus experience -- embracing the fun, the freedom and the frat boys.
5.
Trial by Fire (2018)
The true life story of Cameron Todd Willingham, and the controversy surrounding whether Texas executed an innocent man.
6.
Ninth Life of Louis Drax, The (2016)
After surviving eight near-death accidents throughout his unlucky life, Louis Drax plunges off a steep cliff on his ninth birthday. While police investigate the cause of Louis' near-fatal fall and the whereabouts of his violent father Peter, acclaimed neurologist Dr. Allan Pascal uses unorthodox tec
9.
Campaign, The (2012)
When congressman Cam Brady commits a major, public faux pas before an election, two wealthy CEOs see an opportunity to gain influence over their North Carolina district by putting up their own candidate for the job. Their man is Marty Huggins, the naïve director of the local tourism center. At first, Marty is an improbable candidate, but with the help of his backers, a ruthless campaign manager and his family''s political connections, he soon becomes a real threat to Cam''s reelection.
10.
Dangerous Method, A (2011)
Early in his career, psychiatrist Carl Jung takes on the challenge of a seemingly impossible case, a deeply disturbed, beautiful young woman named Sabina Spielrein. Jung employs his mentor Sigmund Freud's experimental "talking cure" in treating Sabina and the treatment proves to be successful. This
11.
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Tim, is an up-and-coming executive who has just received his first invitation to the "dinner for idiots," a monthly event hosted by his boss that promises bragging rights to the exec that shows up with the biggest buffoon. Tim's fiancée, Julie, finds it distasteful and Tim agrees to skip the dinner,
12.
Brüno (2009)
Brüno, a gay fashionista, is host of the top-rated late night fashion show in any German-speaking country - apart from Germany. Brüno's mission? To become the biggest Austrian celebrity since Hitler. His strategy? To crisscross the globe in the hopes of finding fame and love.
13.
Pineapple Express (2008)
Process server Dale Denton has a grudging business relationship with the laconic Saul Silver, deigning to visit only to purchase Saul''s primo product--a rare new strain of pot called Pineapple Express. But when Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city''s most dangerous drug lord, he panics and dumps the Pineapple Express at the scene. When it''s traced back to him, Dale and Saul run for their lives--and they quickly discover that they''re not just suffering from weed-fueled paranoia. If they survive, these two just might become real friends. All aboard the Pineapple Express.
14.
Recount (2008)
A behind the scenes view of the 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore and the voting scandal that ensued in Florida, forcing them to recount the votes.
15.
Pineapple Express (2008)
Process server Dale Denton has a grudging business relationship with the laconic Saul Silver, deigning to visit only to purchase Saul''s primo product--a rare new strain of pot called Pineapple Express. But when Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city''s most dangerous drug lord, he panics and dumps the Pineapple Express at the scene. When it''s traced back to him, Dale and Saul run for their lives--and they quickly discover that they''re not just suffering from weed-fueled paranoia. If they survive, these two just might become real friends. All aboard the Pineapple Express.
16.
Eastern Promises (2007)
The mysterious and charismatic Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family itself is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Headed by Semyon, whose courtly charm as the welcoming proprietor of the
17.
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Charlie Bartlett has been kicked out of every private school he ever attended. And now that he's moved on to public school, he's simply getting pummeled. But when Charlie discovers that the kids who surround him--the outcast and the popular alike--are secretly in desperate need, his entrepreneuria
18.
The Holiday (2006)
Two women on the rebound find love when they exchange summer homes.
19.
Pursuit of Happyness, The (2006)
Chris Gardener is a family man struggling to make ends meet. Despite his valiant attempts to help keep the family afloat, the mother of his five-year-old son, Christopher, is buckling under the constant strain of financial pressure. No longer able to cope, she reluctantly decides to leave. Chris, now a single father, continues doggedly to pursue a better-paying job using every sales skill he knows. He lands an internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, and although there is no salary, he accepts, hopeful he will end the program with a job and a promising future. Without a financial cushion, Chris and his son are soon evicted from their apartment and forced to sleep in shelters, bus stations, bathrooms, or wherever they can find refuge for the night. Despite his troubles, Chris continues to honor his commitment as a loving and caring father, using the affection and trust his son has placed in him as an impetus to overcome the obstacles he faces.
20.
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
When Frank Beardsley, a widower with eight children, runs into his high school sweetheart, Helen North, it''s as if thirty years never passed! Helen, also a widow with ten kids of her own that include the six she and her husband adopted, feels the attraction as well. It''s no wonder they rush into marriage without telling their kids. True love can conquer all--right? Unfortunately for Frank and Helen, the families don''t mesh quite as easily as the newlyweds had hoped. They probably should have seen the culture clash coming: the disciplined Beardsleys run things by the book; for the energetic and vivacious Norths, there is no book. Helen''s kids aren''t pleased about moving and sharing rooms with a bunch of uptight strangers. Frank''s children have nothing in common with the unruly Norths. Since both sets of kids aren''t happy, they devise a plan to undermine the marriage and team up to plot the breakup. East meets west as the two families find a way to work together--in order to separate! Just when it appears that the kids have succeeded, they realize they like each other despite their differences--they don''t want their families to split up! Can they save Frank and Helen''s marriage after they so brilliantly split them up? It''s up to Frank and Helen.
21.
Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The (2004)
Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew--Team Zissou--set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a
22.
Spanglish (2004) as Supervising Sound Editor
Married couple John and Deborah Clasky have their mundane lives forever changed when a fiery new housekeeper, Flor, and her intelligent daughter step into their home. Although Flor and John do not share a common language, Flor speaks only Spanish and John speaks only English, they soon find themselves romantically attracted to each other. This connection acts as a catalyst for both John and Flor to reevaluate their lives and motivates them to solve their respective family problems.
24.
National Security (2003)
Earl and Hank have only one thing in common: they''re both L.A.P.D. rejects. One just got kicked out of the force--the other can''t even get in. After confronting each other on opposite sides of the law, during a traffic stop that escalates out of control, these two luckless individuals end up partnered as lowly security guards. Despite being damned to the lowest rung of the law enforcement ladder, Earl and Hank uncover a sophisticated smuggling operation led by Nash and his band of thugs. When Earl and Hank get their hands on some hot property, they go on the run from, first, the bad guys, then, the L.A.P.D.--led by Lt. Washington and Detective McDuff. What these two unlikely partners do to law enforcement is a crime, but they just might save the day. That is, if they don''t kill each other first.
25.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
It''s been three years since Austin Powers, that swinging international man of mystery, has faced his arch-nemesis, Dr. Evil. But after Dr. Evil and his accomplice Mini Me escape from a maximum-security prison, Austin is called to action once more in this third installment of the highly successful "Austin Powers" movie franchise. Teaming up with the mysterious Goldmember, Dr. Evil hatches a time-traveling scheme to take over the world, one that involves the kidnapping of Nigel Powers, Austin''s beloved father and England''s most renowned spy. As he chases the villains through time, Austin visits 1975 and joins forces with his old flame, Foxxy Cleopatra, a streetwise and stylish detective. Together Austin and Foxxy must find a way to save Nigel and stop Dr. Evil and Goldmember from their mischievous mayhem.
27.
New Guy, The (2002)
At Eastland High School, new guy Gil Harris is Mr. Popularity. Mysterious and charming, Gil has girls falling all over him and thugs scrambling to get his back. He's got Eastland High in the palm of his hand. But Gil's also got a secret. Not so long ago, at Rocky Creek High School, Gil, formerly
28.
Riding in Cars With Boys (2001)
After failing to get into college, Beverly Donofrio loses interest in everything but riding around town in cars, drinking, smoking and rebelling against authority. After becoming pregnant, marrying, then divorcing, she must cope with being a teenage single parent. She finally ends up at an elite New England university where she tries to reach a balance between her mistakes and her goals.
29.
Loser (2000)
Young and sheltered Paul leaves his Midwestern town to attend New York University, but he is frustrated by the antipathy of his new roommates, who instantly brand him a loser and conspire to drive him from the dorm. His spirits are bolstered when he catches sight of beautiful co-ed Dora, but his eff
30.
Idle Hands (1999)
Stoner Anton doesn't realise that his right hand has been possessed by a devilish power until he figures out that it was him, or rather his hand, who killed his parents. Now his hand is gunning for his best friends, and is making it hard for him to go out with Molly.
31.
At First Sight (1999)
When New York architect Amy Benic falls in love with blind, charismatic masseur Virgil Adamson, she convices him to undergo experimental surgery that will allow him to see the world as she sees it - in all its chaotic, colorful glory. In this new, exciting time together, they soon learn that all gif
32.
Hurricane, The (1999)
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
33.
Home Fries (1998)
Mrs Lever is a dangerous woman. When she discovers that her husband is cheating on her she gets her two sons to scare him to death in a helicopter. The lover, Sally, works in a burger joint and is pregnant at the time of her lover''s death. She also just might have heard what happened because of a freak radio signal. So one of the sons is sent undercover to find out just what she knows. While his brother and mother would be happy to see Sally dead too, Dorian falls in love with her.
34.
Big Hit, The (1998)
A beleaguered hit man''s professional and domestic woes collide when he''s tricked into kidnapping the teenage child of his boss.
35.
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)
Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who bec
36.
Lolita (1997) as Supervising Sound Editor
The year is 1947 and Humbert Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small town to take a teaching post. He rooms with a sexy widow named Charlotte Haze and her 12-year-old daughter Lolita. Charlotte sees the dashing Humbert as the fulfillment of all her dreams and avidly begins to p
37.
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
A mockumentary set in the fictional town of Blaine, Missouri in which creative citizens prepare a multi-media pageant celebrating the 150th anniversary of their city.
38.
Crime of the Century (1996)
Exploration of the kidnapping and murder of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh's infant child. Bruno Richard Hauptmann, a German immigrant, was convicted and executed in what may have been a miscarriage of American justice. Based on the book "The Airman and the Carpenter" by Sir Ludovic Kennedy.
39.
Bogus (1996) as Supervising Sound Editor
Seven-year-old Albert was raised in a shiny world of sequins and show girls, surrounded by the fantasy of Las Vegas. But when his single mother is suddenly killed in a car accident, Albert is sent from Vegas to live with his mother''s childhood best friend whom he never knew existed, Harriet Franklin, in the decidedly not fantastic city of Newark, New Jersey. As if raising a newfound "son" isn''t trying enough for the fiercely independent Harriet, Albert has brought along a friend--an imaginary one that no one else can see--a stupendous, gentle giant of a Frenchman named Bogus. As Albert and Harriet struggle to get used to each other, Harriet''s world of reality is brought face-to-face with Albert''s world of imagination. Acting as part teacher, part playmate and part guardian angel, Bogus leads Albert--and eventually Harriet--through an enlightening experience of imagination and trust.
40.
Net, The (1995)
As a favor to her colleague, Dale Hessman, freelance computer analyst Angela Bennett conducts a preliminary analysis of a puzzling "beta" prototype of a new Internet program that peculiarly allows the user access to such highly sensitive databases as the Federal Reserve Board, the IRS, and the Atomic Energy Commission. After Dale is mysteriously killed in a plane crash, Angela travels to Mexico for a long-delayed vacation. She meets Jack Devlin, a charming young businessman who seems to share her outlook on the world. But shortly thereafter, Angela is nearly killed and her keys, passport, and all identification papers are lost. She soon learns that using the Internet, someone has altered every record of her life and given her a new name, identity, and a falsified police record. With little money, no identification and no credibility, Angela must summon the strength and resources to fight the seemingly unbeatable forces determined to silence her.
41.
Only You (1994)
When Faith was 11, she asked her Ouija board to spell out the name of the man for her. The answer - Damon Bradley - was someone she had never heard of. But days before her marriage, Faith receives a call from her fiancé''s old school friend... Damon Bradley. And on this slim lead she flies to Italy to track him down.
42.
Three of Hearts (1993)
A young man tries to win over the bisexual half of a pair of female lovers.
43.
Popcorn (1991)
A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
44.
In Country (1989)
A young girl living in a small southern town is visited by her uncle, who triggers the memory of her father, who was killed in Vietnam.
45.
January Man, The (1989)
The escapades of an unorthodox New York City policeman as he searches for a serial killer.
46.
Physical Evidence (1988)
Joe Paris, a cop suspended from active duty, awakens from an alcoholic binge to discover that he is being charged for a murder he has no memory of. Jenny Hudson, his court-appointed defense lawyer, is a young feminist eager to prove herself in the courtroom. Joe''s history of violence and the physical evidence against him give the D.A. an airtight case, so Jenny and Joe realize the only way to prove his innocence is to find the real killer themselves.
47.
Kiss, The (1988) as Sound Editor
A mysterious family secret disrupts the lives of a beautiful model and her lovely niece.
48.
Moonstruck (1987)
When she tries to make peace in her new family, an engaged woman falls for her fiance's brother.
49.
From The Hip (1987)
After winning a no contest case through outrageous courtroom tactics, lawyer Judd Nelson quickly discovers his next client, a murderer, will be a hard sell.
50.
Big Town, The (1987)
A hot young gambler gets caught between a mob boss and his moll.
51.
One Magic Christmas (1985) as Sound Effects Editor
A wife and mother is cheerless during the Christmas season, but her young daughter, with the help of a guardian angel, gives her back the holiday spirit.
52.
Agnes Of God (1985)
A psychiatrist tries to unravel the case of a young nun discovered with a dead baby.
53.
Losin' It (1983)
Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.
54.
Unfinished Business (1983) as Sound Editor
55.
Amateur, The (1981) as Sound Effects Editor
After the fiancée of a CIA cryptographer is murdered by terrorists, he convinces his superiors to send him to Czechoslovakia to assassinate her killers. When he reaches his desination, he learns that there is much more to the murder than he suspected.
56.
Terror Train (1980) as Sound Effects Editor

Misc. Crew (feature film)

57.
Winter Tan, A (1987) as Assistance
A female writer takes off for Mexico in search of romance, entrenching herself in sexual exploits.

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