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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Casper (1995)
Casper is a friendly but lonely young ghost who can't seem to help scaring people. Then, one day, two new visitors show up on the doorstep of his fantastically haunted house, Whipstaff Manor: Kat Harvey and her eccentric dad, Dr. Harvey, a self-styled "ghost therapist." Whipstaff's scheming owner, C
2.
Meteor Man, The (1993)
As a result of a meteor shower, an inner city school teacher acquires super-human powers that enable him to bring justice to his neighborhood.
3.
Death Becomes Her (1992)
Story about a vain actress, married to a plastic surgeon, and an author of beauty books, who both attempt to gain eternal youth, only to discover some unpleasant side effects.
4.
Star Trek VI: the Undiscovered Country (1991)
Peace talks between the Federation and the evil Klingons go awry.
5.
Rocketeer, The (1991)
A personal rocket pack designed by Howard Hughes causes an aviator to be seen as somewhat of a superhero.
6.
Backdraft (1991)
Feuding firefighter brothers bury their differences to catch an arsonist.
7.
Doors, The (1991)
A look at the enduring 60s rock group The Doors, fronted by Jim Morrison.
8.
Switch (1991)
A male chauvinist dies and is reincarnated as a woman, thereby forcing him/her to endure the same sexist behavior he practiced as a man.
9.
Ghost (1990)
This is one of the most romantic films ever made. Ironically, most of the genuine love communicated between Sam (Patrick Swayze) and his wife Molly (Demi Moore) has to go through wacky psychic Oda Mae (Whoopi Goldberg). That''s because Sam is a ghost and Oda Mae is the only person who can talk to him. Sam wants to warn Molly about the danger she is in from his killer Carl (Tony Goldwyn), but has to get the goods on him first. This is the film that reminds you never to take love for granted and how much fun pottery can be.
10.
Back To The Future (Part 3) (1990)
Marty McFly drives into the Old West to rescue Doc, whose blossoming romance makes him reluctant to return, from the clutches of the villainous Tannen Gang.
11.
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
In eight dream sequences, the great Japanese director explores his preoccupations with matters of life, death and art.
12.
Total Recall (1990)
Recurring dreams about Mars lead a man to discover his forgotten past as a government agent.
13.
Hunt for Red October, The (1990)
While Americans prepare for a nuclear submarine attack, CIA agent Jack Ryan has only a few hours to prove his suspicion that the Russian is defecting before all-out war breaks loose. Let the hunt begin.
14.
Always (1989)
A downed pilot plays celestial wingman to his successor in love and flying.
15.
Back To The Future (Part 2) (1989)
Sequel to the 1985 hit "Back to the Future," where Marty McFly goes into the future.
16.
Ghostbusters II (1989)
The ghostbusters face the spirit of a warlock that lives in his self-portrait in a New York museum.
17.
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
18.
Cocoon: the Return (1988)
Art, Ben, Joe and their wives, Bess, Mary and Alma have left Earth for a planet on which they never grow older. When they come back to their home planet to visit, they remember what it's like to be human.
19.
Caddyshack II (1988)
After his social-climbing daughter falls in love with one of the members, a self-made Armenian millionaire tries and fails to gain entry into Bushwood Country Club to please his social-climbing daughter. Snubbed by the hoity toity members, the man retaliates by purchasing Bushwood and turning it int
20.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
21.
Witches of Eastwick, The (1987) as Optical Camera Operator
An adaptation of John Updike''s best-selling novel, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is a star-studded special-effects extravaganza about the battle of the sexes. A trio of bored, sexually repressed New England women--Alex (Cher), Jane (Susan Sarandon), and Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer), each of them left to live without their respective husbands--innocently conjures up a mysterious stranger who, they are convinced, will relieve their frustrations. This mystery man is Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson), the filthy rich, wild-eyed Devil incarnate, who buys a local mansion.

Music (feature film)

22.
Mortdecai (2015)
Charismatic British aristocrat and part-time shady art dealer Charlie Mortdecai suffers from a constant lack of funds to support his lush lifestyle, so when Alistair Maitland, a college friend and officer in MI5, asks him to find a stolen Goya painting, he accepts. But Charlie''s not the only one with designs on the painting; an American heiress and a revolutionary want it too, for the artwork is rumored to contain the code to a bank account filled with Nazi gold.

Animation (feature film)

23.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
The story of intelligent, charming, but unlucky siblings, 14-year-old Violet, 12-year-old Klaus, and their infant sister, Sunny, who are suddenly orphaned when their house burns down. The executor of their parent''s estate sends the children to live with a distant relative, Count Olaf, but they realize that he has dastardly designs on the Baudelaire family fortune. The Baudelaire children are soon removed from Count Olaf''s care and go to live with their Uncle Monty, a renowned snake expert. Things end badly after the arrival of a suspicious lab assistant named Stephano--Count Olaf in disguise. The children are then shuffled off to their fearful Aunt Josephine''s. Sadly disaster ensues, due to the appearance of a mysterious peg-legged sailor--again Count Olaf, who then hatches his most dastardly plot of all.

Visual Effects (feature film)

24.
Ready Player One (2018)
In 2045, the planet is on the brink of chaos and collapse, but people find salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he promises his immense fortune to the first person to discover a digital Easter egg that's hidden somewhere in the OASIS. When young Wade Watts joins the contest, he finds himself becoming an unlikely hero in a reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical world of mystery, discovery and danger. Based on the novel by Ernest Cline.
26.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Storyline is under wraps.
27.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Theatrical) (2016)
After 7-year-old Jocelyn is abducted from a Colombian resort, her parents must risk everything to bring her home again.
28.
Great Gatsby, The (2013)
1922 New York was a city swinging to jazz rhythms, fueled by champagne and rapid growth. In the midst of this heady atmosphere, one young man, Nick Carraway, becomes intent on understanding the events surrounding the charismatic, wealthy and mysterious Jay Gatsby.
30.
Battleship (2012)
When scientists discover a planet in a nearby galaxy capable of sustaining life, they attempt to communicate with its inhabitants who respond by paying Earth a visit. When the alien spacecraft crash lands in the Pacific, near the naval station off the coast of Hawaii, a battle for supremacy unfolds on the water.
31.
Transformers (2007)
The Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between two races of robots, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. All that stands between the Decepticons and ultimate power is a clue held by young Sam Witwicky. Unaware that he is mankind''s last chance for survival, Sam and Bumblebee, his robot disguised as a car, are in a race against an enemy unlike anything anyone has seen before.
33.
Island, The (2005)
Lincoln Six-Echo and Jordan Two-Delta are among the hundreds of residents of a contained facility in the mid-21st century. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully controlled environment, everything about their day-to-day lives is monitored, seemingly for their own good. The only way out--and the hope they all share--is to be chosen to go to The Island, reportedly the last uncontaminated spot in the world following an ecological disaster that took the lives of everyone on the planet except them. Recently plagued by unexplained nightmares, Lincoln is restless and increasingly questioning of the restrictions placed on his life. But he is unprepared for the truth when his growing curiosity leads to the terrible discovery that everything about his existence is a lie, that The Island is a cruel hoax and that he, Jordan and everyone they know are actually more valuable dead than alive. With time running out, Lincoln and Jordan make a daring escape to the outside world they''ve never known. Once they are away from the prying eyes of the institute, the innocent friendship the two shared begins to deepen into something more. But with the forces of the institute relentlessly hunting them down, Lincoln and Jordan have one overriding mission: to live.
34.
Hunted, The (2003)
In the green woods of Silver Falls, Oregon, Aaron Hallam, a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, keeps his own brand of wildlife vigil. After Hallam brutally slays four deer hunters, FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell turns to L.T. Bonham - the one man who may be able to stop him. At first L.
35.
Transformers: First Encounter (2002)
The Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic war between two races of robots, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, which are able to change into a variety of objects, including cars, trucks, planes and other technological creations.
37.
Mummy Returns, The (2001)
It is 1933, and eight years have passed since dashing legionnaire Rick O''Connell and fearless Egyptologist Evelyn fought for their lives against a 3000-year-old enemy named Imhotep. Rick and Evelyn are married now, raising their son Alex in London. A chain of events finds the mummy of Imhotep resurrected in the British Museum, walking the earth once more in his search for immortality. But another force has also been set loose in the world - one born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, and even more powerful than Imhotep. When these two forces clash, the fate of the world will hang in the balance, sending the O''Connells on a desperate race to save the world from unspeakable evil and rescue their son before it''s too late.
38.
Mercury Rising (1998)
A teenage autistic savant inadvertantly uncovers a secret code for the National Security Agency and with the help of an FBI agent finds safety.
39.
Amistad (1997)
Africans on a slave ship headed to the U.S. mutiny against their captors.
40.
Twister (1996)
The largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than half a century is brewing, and it promises to drop multiple twisters into Tornado Alley. It''s the storm that two rival groups of scientists--Jo Harding and her band of brash university students, and corporate-sponsored Dr. Jonas Miller and his sleek, crack cadre with their state-of-the-art research vans--have been waiting for to earn their place in meteorological history. Each team wants to be the first to launch their own equipment pack inside a twister to transmit valuable scientific data about tornado behavior. But to do so, they must put themselves directly in the path of the marauding monster--and stay always just ahead of the swirling twister, anticipating its every move. Adding to the charged atmosphere, Jo''s soon-to-be-ex-husband, meteorologist Bill Harding, reluctantly joins Jo and his old crew for this last, epic chase.
41.
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.
43.
Mission: Impossible (1996) as Digital Effects Artist
A former Russian spy selling international intelligence on the black market... a list containing names of the top undercover agents in the world... a corrupt agent doubling for an unknown organization... a mysterious arms dealer... a spy agency ready to disavow the actions or existence of any of its members captured or killed... and one man on a mission that seems impossible.
45.
Flintstones, The (1994)
A promotion moves Fred up to the executive suite at the Slate & Co. quarry.
46.
Disappearance of Christina, The (1993)
A successful businessman is accused of murder when his wife disappears during a boating excursion.

Art Department (feature film)

47.
Indian in the Cupboard, The (1995)
On Omri''s ninth birthday, he receives a skateboard, a helmet, a Skeleton Warrior action figure, an old wooden cupboard, and a miniature plastic Indian. That night, Omri finds a special key and locks the Indian inside the cupboard without dreaming of the magic to follow. When Omri opens the cupboard, a three-inch-tall living Indian named Little Bear emerges. Little Bear is from the Onondaga nation, which is part of the Iroquois confederacy; he''s also from 1761, a time when his people are in danger of extinction. Omri hides Little Bear from his family and shares this secret only with his best friend, Patrick. Ignoring Omri''s warnings, Patrick places a plastic cowboy inside the cupboard and another small being emerges--the cowboy Boone, who''s from the 1870s, when the modern world is fast encroaching. The boys will soon discover the many startling consequences of their actions.
48.
Hook (1991)
A grown up Peter Pan has to fight off the return of Captain Hook.

Post Production (feature film)

49.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth''s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to the Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
50.
Noah (2014)
51.
Pain & Gain (Theatrical) (2013)
After being abducted by friendly aliens in need of help, eight astronauts prove to be more than the aliens bargained for. Set back down on Earth, the feuding astornauts are told to settle their differences. After two hours those still alive are allowed to return to the alien planet and inherit the l
52.
Pain & Gain (2013)
Daniel Lugo is a body builder and personal trainer at a gym in Miami. He and his buddy, Adrian - tired of being poor and determined to grab their piece of the American Dream - concoct a plan to kidnap and extort money from Victor Kershaw, a wealthy businessman, and recruit ex-con Paul Doyle to join
53.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past and is not sure if it's love or if she's a ruthless con artist using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an une
54.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
The world is aware that billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored Super Hero Iron Man. Under pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military, Tony is unwilling to divulge the secrets behind the Iron Man armor because he fears the information will
55.
Peter Pan (2003)
In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit roo

Misc. Crew (feature film)

56.
Star Trek (2009)
The story of a young crew's maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. On a journey filled with cosmic peril, the new recruits must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens all of mankind. The fate of the galaxy rests in the han
57.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Set in the desert Southwest in 1957--at the height of the Cold War--Indy and his sidekick Mac have barely escaped a close scrape with nefarious Soviet agents on a remote airfield. Now, Professor Jones has returned home to Marshall College--only to find things have gone from bad to worse. His close
58.
Twilight (2008)
Bella Swan has always been a little bit different, never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Ph nix high school. When her mother re-marries and sends Bella to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she d sn''t expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen, a boy unlike any she''s ever met. Edward is a vampire, but he d sn''t have fangs and his family is unique in that they choose not to drink human blood. Intelligent and witty, Edward sees straight into Bella''s soul. Soon, they are swept up in a passionate, thrilling and unorthodox romance. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for--a soul mate. But the closer they get, the more Edward must struggle to resist the primal pull of her scent, which could send him into an uncontrollable frenzy. But what will Edward & Bella do when a clan of new vampires--James, Laurent and Victoria--come to town and threaten to disrupt their way of life?
59.
Lions for Lambs (2007)
Two determined students at a West Coast University, Arian and Ernest, follow the inspiration of their idealistic professor, Dr. Malley, and attempt to do something important with their lives. But when the two make the bold decision to join the battle in Afghanistan, Malley is both moved and distraught. Now, as Arian and Ernest fight for survival in the field, they become the string that binds together two disparate stories on opposite sides of America. In California, an anguished Dr. Malley attempts to reach a privileged but disaffected student, who is the very opposite of Arian and Ernest. Meanwhile, in Washington D.C. the charismatic Presidential hopeful, Senator Jasper Irving, is about to give a bombshell story to a probing TV journalist that may affect Arian and Ernest''s fates. As arguments, memories and bullets fly, the three stories are woven ever more tightly together, revealing how each of these Americans has a profound impact on each other--and the world.
60.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Captain Jack Sparrow is caught up in another tangled web of supernatural intrigue. Although the curse of the Black Pearl has been lifted, an even more terrifying threat looms over its captain and scurvy crew: it turns out that Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, ruler of the ocean depths, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman, which no other ship can match in speed and stealth. Unless the ever-crafty Jack figures a cunning way out of this Faustian pact, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation in the service of Jones. This startling development interrupts the wedding plans of Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, who once again find themselves thrust into Jack''s misadventures, leading to escalating confrontations with sea monsters, very unfriendly islanders, flamboyant soothsayer Tia Dalma and even the mysterious appearance of Will''s long-lost father, Bootstrap Bill. Meanwhile, ruthless pirate hunter Lord Cutler Beckett of the East India Trading Company sets his sights on retrieving the fabled Dead Man''s Chest. According to legend, whoever possesses the Dead Man''s Chest gains control of Davy Jones, and Beckett intends to use this awesome power to destroy every last Pirate of the Caribbean once and for all. For times are changing on the high seas, with businessmen and bureaucrats becoming the true pirates and freewheeling, fun-loving buccaneers like Jack and his crew threatened with extinction.
61.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Theatrical) (2006)
In the harrowing days following 9/11, an elite U.S. Special Forces unit, led by Captain Mitch Nelson, is chosen to be the first U.S. soldiers sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission in response to the attacks. Leaving their families behind, the team is dropped into the remote, rugge
62.
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (2005)
Four young adventurers playing hide-and-seek in the country home of an old professor stumble upon an enchanted wardrobe that will take them places they never dreamed. Stepping through the wardrobe door, they are whisked out of World War II London into the spectacular parallel universe known as Narni
63.
xXx: State of the Union (2005)
The winds of political change are rumbling through the halls of the Capitol, as a popular President is being targeted for assassination by a radical splinter group of dissenters deep within the United States government. Only two people stand between anarchy and freedom: one of them, Augustus Gibbons
64.
Van Helsing (2004)
Gabriel Van Helsing is a man cursed with a past he cannot recall and driven by a mission he cannot deny. Charged by a secret organization to seek out and defeat evil the world over, his efforts to rid the world of its nightmareish creatures have been rewarded with the title that now follows him: murderer. Van Helsing roams the globe an outcast, a fugitive, a loner, himself hunted by those who don''t understand the true nature of his calling. When dispatched to the shadowy world of Transylvania, Van Helsing finds a land stll mired inpast--where legendary creatures of darkness come to life--a place ruled over by the evil, seductive and unfeatable vampire, Count Dracula. And it is Dracula that Van Helsing has been sent to terminate. Anna Valerious is one of the last of a powerful royal family, now nearly annihilated by Dracula. A fearless hunter in her own right, Anna is bent on avenging her ancestors and ending an ancient curse by killing the vampire. Joined by a common foe, Van Helsing and Anna set out to destroy Dracula along with his empire of fear. But in challenging an enemy who never dies, Van Helsing uncovers a secret he never imagined and comes face-to-face with the unresolved mysteries of his own enshrouded past.
65.
Minority Report (2002)
An enforcer who catches people before they can commit crimes is framed for murder.
66.
Minority Report (Theatrical) (2002)
When Megan's fiancé is killed, she moves cross country and rebuilds her life with a new boyfriend and a closer relationship to her sister. When she runs into one of her old colleagues, Lloyd, she is pleasantly surprised and the pair become close friends; yet, Lloyd wants more and he soon begins to s
67.
Titanic (Theatrical) (1997)
Tree is a self-centered co-ed who wakes up on the morning of her birthday in the bed of a one-night stand. Stumbling back to her sorority, she rushes through the routine of an average student. But as she encounters everything from activists on the quad to a fling with a professor, she can't help but

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