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Editing (feature film)

1.
Absolute Power (1997)
The actions of a philandering United States President provoke a gruesome murder and carefully orchestrated cover-up. When a professional burglar witnesses the crime and comes away with crucial evidence, he becomes the target of a manhunt by the President''s advisors.
2.
Up Close and Personal (1996)
Tally Atwater is one of the most trusted figures in the nation. A familiar and comforting face to the millions of network TV news viewers who invite her into their homes every day, Tally is an articulate, sophisticated and charming newscaster. But she didn''t start out that way. A onetime waitress and casino craps dealer named Sallyanne, from Reno, Nevada, she pursued a dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Going from smalltown weathergirl to prime-time network anchor, her meteoric rise to prominence is aided and abetted by Warren Justice, a brilliant, older newsman who becomes her mentor and lover. As their relationship grows, so too does Tally''s celebrity, to the point where her popularity begins to eclipse his.
3.
Personal Best (1982) as Editor Assistant
Young sprinter Chris Cahill is having difficulty reaching her potential as an athlete until she meets established track star Tory Skinner. At first, the two women form a friendship as Tory and her coach help Chris with her training. Gradually, Tory and Chris start having a sexual relationship and become very close. Their intimacy becomes complicated when Chris'' improvement causes them to be competitors for the Olympic team.

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4.
13th Warrior, The (1999)
The story of IB Fahdlan, an important emissary who is banished from his homeland. The nomadic outcast comes across a band of Norse warriors who coerce him into joining them when they are summoned to fight mysterious creatures legendary for consuming every living thing in their path. Eventually surro
5.
True Crime (1999)
A down and out journalist finds his chance to turn his life around when he successfully manages to have a murder case reopened, just as the man convicted for the crime awaits execution on death row. The journalist fights against time to prove the man''s innocence and save his life.
6.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
A visiting city reporter''''s assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire.
7.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Annie Porter''s last boyfriend Jack--a daredevil cop--didn''t turn out to be too much of a romantic type and they have long since parted ways. She''s now dating a much quieter, relaxed guy. To be sure, Alex Shaw also works in law enforcement, but he drives a ten-speed bike, and his most perilous duty is busting teenage pickpockets at Venice Beach. Alex, who''s actually a member of an elite SWAT unit, hides the nature of his actual duties, for fear of losing Annie. He will do anything to make it up to her and when he gets caught by Annie in the midst of making a fearless arrest, Alex quickly produces a pair of tickets for what promises to be the ultimate vacation. Destination: the Caribbean... on board the world''s most luxurious cruise liner. Six days of romance, rest and relaxation in paradise. It almost sounds to good to be true. It is...
8.
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.
9.
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Connie Doyle is a Jersey girl who moves to New York City to find her fortune. Connie promptly meets con man Steve DeCunzo who lets her move in with him. When she becomes pregnant, however, he refuses to accept any responsibility. Alone and destitute, Connie seeks refuge in Grand Central station and mistakenly boards a Boston-bound passenger train where she meets another pregnant woman, Patricia Winterbourne, who''s on her way to meet her wealthy in-laws for the first time. The wheel of fortune turns and the train derails, killing both Patricia and her husband Hugh. Connie wakes up eight days later with a newborn son and a new identity. The next thing she knows, she''s being taken to the Winterbourne Mansion in Marblehead, Massachusetts where her ''new family'' awaits her arrival. The surviving grandson and daughter-in-law immediately become the focus of Grace Winterbourne''s life, easing the pain from the loss of her son. But for Connie, winning over Bill--Hugh''s surviving twin--proves more daunting.
10.
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Maniacal techno-expert Travis Dane hijacks a train and converts it into a command center. He seizes control of a satellite super-weapon and threatens to destroy Washington, D.C., unless his one-billion dollar demand is met. Unfortunately for him, however, Casey Ryback happens to be on board, travelling with his niece, Sarah, and is the only man between Dane and the obliteration of three million people.
11.
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
A photojournalist and a farmer''''s wife share a four-day romance.
12.
Tommy Boy (1995)
When Tommy Callahan graduates triumphantly after seven years of college with a D+ average and returns to Sandusky, Ohio, to learn the family business, no one is prouder than his father, Big Tom--or more surprised than his hometown. Callahan Auto Parts is the lifeblood of the town, so when Big Tom takes a new bride, young Tommy finds himself confronted with buyout attempts and intrigue. It becomes clear that the only way to save the plant and the town rests squarely on Tommy''s round shoulders. Hopelessly oafish, Tommy enlists the reluctant aid of Big Tom''s former righthand man, Richard Hayden. Together, the two hit the road. And the road hits back.
13.
Made In America (1993)
A light-skinned 17 year-old girl, conceived by artificial insemination and believing that her father is dead, discovers that he is alive, white, and the obnoxious local cable tv car salesman. She, her African-American bookstore-owner mother, and her newly found father must deal with what this revelation means for them.
14.
Innocent Blood (1992)
A moral female vampire who preys only on killers, meets her match when one of her victims becomes an evil vampire.
15.
Out On A Limb (1992)
An investment banker, looking up his sister, loses all his expensive trappings, including a phone number worth $160 million dollars, in a remote town inhabited by a lot of strange folks.
16.
Shout (1991) as Supervising Sound Editor
Musical set in Texas in 1955, focusing on young rebels in a boys home during the birth of rock n'' roll.
17.
Mobsters (1991)
A story about the rise of the mob involving the young Manhattan hoods: Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel and Frank Costello.
18.
Problem Child (1990) as Sound Editor
A couple adopts a trouble-making brat.
19.
Downtown (1990)
A new member of the police force learns the tricks of the trade from his more experienced partner.
20.
Sing (1989)
Set in a changing Brooklyn neighborhood, a traditional music competition at a local high school is being eliminated and the neighborhood rallies with students to keep the program, in which students write and perform in an original musical.
21.
Gross Anatomy (1989)
An intelligent and charming young man tries to breeze through his first year of medical school.
22.
Coming to America (1988)
Where is an African prince supposed to go to find the woman who will one day be his queen? Obviously that would be Queens, New York and that''s where Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) goes in this hilarious fish out of water story. Traveling with the prince is his trusted friend Semmi (Arsenio Hall) and, hiding the prince''s identity, the two of them get jobs at a fast-food restaurant. While the prince is trying to adjust to a minimum wage lifestyle, he falls for Lisa (Shari Headley) the daughter of his boss Cleo (John Amos). As romance blooms, Akeem finds it hard to hide his royal secret, especially when the king (James Earl Jones) arrives with his regal entourage.
23.
Johnny Be Good (1988)
Comedy revolving around college football recruiting.
24.
Rampage (1987)
A young district attorney is assigned to prosecute a serial killer, against his convictions. What results is a courtroom drama centering on the insanity plea of the killer and an examination of the relationship between psychiatry and the law.
25.
Running Man, The (1987)
In post-apocalyptic, totalitarian America of the 21st century, policeman Ben Richards is framed for a crime he did not commit. Ben escapes from jail, determined to prove his innocence, but is captured. As punishment, he is teamed with a woman named Amber Mendez and forced to participate in a violent TV game show called The Running Man. The two "contestants" face what is most likely a public execution, as they run a gauntlet of assassins armed with chainsaws and other brutal weapons. They can win the contest and obtain their freedom...if they survive.
26.
C.A.T. Squad (1986)
Widely-heralded when announced because of the return to television of director William Friedkin, this series pilot about an elite government counter-terrorist unit -- here attempting to stem a series of global incidents designed to cripple this country's secret space-laser project -- was reported to
27.
Rad (1986)
A young cyclist struggles to balance high school with racing competitions.
28.
Golden Child, The (1986)
After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child, is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa, humankind''s fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los Angeles, the priestess Kee Nang seeks the Chosen One, who will save the boy from death. When Nang sees social worker Chandler Jarrell on television discussing his ability to find missing children, she solicits his expertise despite his skepticism over being chosen.
29.
Firewalker (1986)
An adventurer goes in search of lost treasure in a Guatemalan gold mine.
30.
Ruthless People (1986)
Sam Kessler is a ruthless, wealthy man and his wife Barbara is an obnoxious, spoiled woman. Ken and Sandy Kessler have been cheated by Sam and decide to kidnap Barbara and hold her for ransom to even the score. But Sam is happy to be rid his wife and refuses to pay, and when they threaten to kill her he celebrates. So the Kesslers have to find a different way to get their revenge against Sam.
31.
Money Pit, The (1986)
A young couple living together commits to purchasing their dreamhouse with a sale price too good to be true.

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