skip navigation
Perry Hoffman

Perry Hoffman

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)



Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cinematography ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Best Man Holiday, The (2013)
College friends reunite during the holiday season and old rivalries are rekindled.
2.
Pacific Rim (2013)
When a powerful extraterrestrial force, giant monsters known as Kaiju, attack Earth and threaten the very existence of humanity, the planet's inhabitants fight back by piloting giant robots in an effort to save their home from annihilation.
3.
Carrie (2013)
After being ridiculed by classmates and abused by a zealously religious and overprotective mother, Carrie unleashes terror at her high school prom with her telekinetic powers.
4.
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice, continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.
5.
Red (2010)
Frank, J, Marvin and Victoria used to be the CIA's top agents - but the secrets they know just made them the Agency's top targets. Now framed for assassination, they must use all of their collective cunning, experience and teamwork to stay one step ahead of their deadly pursuers and stay alive. To stop the operation, the team embarks on an impossible, cross-country mission to break into the top-secret CIA headquarters, where they will uncover one of the biggest conspiracies and cover-ups in government history.
6.
Man of the Year (2006)
Acerbic performer Tom Dobbs has made his career out of skewering politicians and speaking the mind of the exasperated nation on his talk show. He cracked scathing jokes at a fractured system night after night--until he came up with a really funny idea: why not run for president himself? After a flip comment, Dobbs ignites a grassroots movement that puts him on the ballot. Hot on the campaign trail, he debates elected drones and says exactly what frustrated voters have often thought. Nov. 2nd later, the muckraker wins--only to learn that a computer voting error gave him the victory. With time ticking on the inaugural clock, Dobbs has a big decision to make: should he go back behind the mike or stay in the Oval Office?
7.
Four Brothers (2005)
After their adoptive mother is murdered during a grocery store holdup, the Mercer brothers - hotheaded Bobby, hard-edged Angel, family man and businessman Jeremiah, and hard rocking Jack - reunite to take the matter of her death into their own hands. As they track down the killer, they quickly realize that their old ways of doing business have new consequences.
8.
Ice Princess (2005) as "B" Camera Operator
FLASHDANCE meets BRING IT ON set in the world of ice skating.
9.
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).
10.
Dawn of the Dead (2004) as Camera Operator (2nd Unit)
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,
11.
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Lonnie, Dominic and 'G' are three bachelor buddies from the hood who, after a lifetime of hard-partying, are in for a crude awakening when their respective girlfriends all get pregnant at the same time. The fathers-to-be embark on an emotional journey while learning as much about themselves as they do about love and fatherhood.
12.
Bulletproof Monk (2003) as Camera Operator
The Monk is a Zen-calm martial arts master whose duty has been to protect a powerful ancient scroll. Faced with finding the scroll's next guardian, the Monk's quest brings him to New York City where--to his disbelief--it appears his successor is a smart-mouthed pickpocket named Kar. Kar's a charming, street-tough wild card who enjoys his life of no responsibility. As the Monk instructs Kar, the unlikely duo become partners in protecting the scroll from a power-monger who's been chasing it for sixty years. Amidst high-flying acrobatics and martial arts action, this comical odd couple has to work together to keep the scroll--and mankind--safe.
13.
In-Laws, The (2003) as Camera Operator (2nd Unit)
When prospective fathers-in-law Steve Tobias and Jerry Peyser meet for the first time to celebrate their children's upcoming marriage, the cake hits the fan. Dr. Jerome Peyser is a mild-mannered podiatrist with a well-organized daily routine designed to eliminate all possible sources of stress. Mean
14.
Undercover Brother (2002) as "B" Camera Operator
With a funky sense of style, a smooth way with the ladies and an absolute hunger for justice, Undercover Brother has lived by his own rules since the day he heard his first Parliament Funkadelic groove. Fueled by the funk, he became the man he is today--Robin Hood of the 'hood, ready to step in, giv
15.
X-Men (2000) as "A" Camera Operator (2nd Unit)
In an environmentally unstable future, a small group of mutants known as the X-Men promote peace in an America that has turned against them, while fighting the powerful mutant Magneto, who has plans to turn all of mankind into mutants.
16.
Turn It Up (2000) as Camera Operator
A rapper trying to get into the music business.
17.
Freak City (1999)
Ruth Ellison, a young woman with multiple sclerosis, is involuntarily placed in the Lewellyn Care Center after the sudden death of her grandmother. Ruth has a disruptive impact on the institution and is frustrated by her developmentally challenged roommate Cass. While making things difficult for the
18.
Sealed With a Kiss (1999)
Bennett is engaged to be married to his boss' daughter, Christina, and once he lands a big account he'll be made a partner in the firm. But during a golf outing with a prospective client, Bennett sinks a hole-in-one, putting his career in jeopardy by breaking the unspoken rule -- let the client win.
19.
Detroit Rock City (1999) as "B" Camera Operator
A coming-of-age story that rocks four worlds: a story of four midwestern High Schoolers on an unstoppable quest to snag a quartet of KISS concert tickets. Over the course of one magical night, each undergoes a harrowing and hilarious experience as their insatiable desire to see their favorite band is pitted against authoritarian nightmares, parental hypocrisy, trials of conscience and the persistent influence of disco. What begins as the passionate pursuit of a rock 'n' roll fantasy turns into a series of hair-pin turns and comic misadventures with one over-riding goal: the liberty to pursue their own dreams.
20.
Touch of Hope, A (1999)
Adaptation of the autobiography of Dean Kraft by Dean and Rochelle Kraft. The story focuses on Dean's abilities as a hands-on healer and his battle with the medical establishment. His life is surprisingly and inexplicably changed when he comforts the victim of a car accident and observes the victim
21.
John Sandford's Mind Prey (1999)
Television movie based on the novel, "Mind Prey," by John Sandford, featuring the character Detective Davenport, who is also the primary character in a series of John Sandford novels. Detective Lucas Davenport searches for sociopath John Mail, who has imprisoned psychiatrist Andi Manette and her two
22.
Switching Goals (1999)
Television movie about twins with opposite personalities who switch identities and join competing soccer teams. Emma is fashion-conscious and Sam is a super athlete. Their dad Jerry owns a sporting goods store and maintains an over-competitive athletic zeal. Their mom Denise is a pyschologist who be
23.
Corruptor, The (1999) as "C" Camera Operator (2nd Unit) (/Toronto)
Nick Chen is one of the NYPD's most decorated officers. The first Chinese-born immigrant on the force, Chen has used his close ties with a group of Chinese "businessmen" known as the Triads to rise through the ranks. Now, a gold shield detective and the star officer on the city's highly touted Asian gang unit, it's Chen's job to keep peace in Chinatown. But a turf war has erupted between the Triads and the newly arrived and brutally violent Fukienese Dragons. As the precarious peace in Chinatown is interrupted, the NYPD beefs up the Asian Gang Unit with a new recruit: an idealistic cop, Danny Wallace, who is unaware of how power and influence have compromised his superiors. When the Tongs boldly attempt to corrupt this young officer, Chen is forced to realign his loyalties.
24.
Mighty, The (1998) as Camera Operator
The funny and poignant story of two outcast thirteen year old boys, one a slow giant and the other a tiny genius, who are ostracized as freaks by the other kids in town but emerge triumphant thanks to their powerful and unique friendship.
25.
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) as Camera Operator
Eighteen years after the original "mission from God," Elwood Blues is released from prison and sets out on the road with an 11-year-old orphan, determined to reform the old band and raise funds for hospital's children's wing. They're soon in trouble--pursued by Elwood's upstanding police officer cou
26.
Aldrich Ames: The Traitor Within (1998)
True story of Aldrich Ames, former head of counter-espionage for the CIA, who is currently serving a life sentence in prison for passing secrets to the KGB during the course of eight years in order for him and his wife Rosario Ames to pay off amassed debts. With the help of veteran CIA analyst Jeanne Vertefeuille and her associate Sandy Grimes, Ames was convicted.
27.
North Shore Fish (1997)
Although married, Sal, the foreman of North Shore Fish in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is having an affair with Flo, the "batter" person on the assembly line. Complicating matters, Sal's right-hand man, Porker, is also enamored of Flo. The workers must unite, however, when the factory is threatened wi
28.
Booty Call (1997) as Camera Operator
Two young men, determined to have safe sex with two beautiful women, spend all night trying to find condoms.
29.
Escape Clause (1996)
The life of rising young insurance executive Richard Ramsey becomes a nightmare when a hit man offers to cancel the murder contract his wife Sarah had supposedly taken out on him. All Ramsay has to do is double the fee his wife is allegedly paying. Before Ramsay can confront her, Sarah is murdered,
30.
Losing Chase (1996)
After years of feeling constricted in her marriage to her husband Richard, Chase Philips suffers a mental breakdown. She leaves her home in Martha's Vineyard for an institution, where she spends months recovering. Upon her return, Chase discovers that her 11-year-old son will barely speak to her. On
31.
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (1996)
Fifth in a series of movies based on the adventures of real-life Chicago police detective Jack Reed. Reed's camping trip with his son is interrupted by a triple murder, which turns out to be a ruthless scheme by a Russian immigrant who cheats new immigrants out of their valuables and murders them, h
32.
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Set in 1960, a couple is imprisoned for violating a Virginia ban on interracial marriage. Based on the true story of an interracial couple who took their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
33.
Hidden in America (1996)
A wealthy doctor becomes involved in the plight of a father who cannot feed his children, but is too proud to accept charity.
34.
To Die For (1995) as Camera Operator
Suzanne Stone is a small town girl with a dream--to become a famous TV personality--a dream that becomes a nightmare when ambition turns into obsession. Disillusioned with her marriage to Larry, she immerses herself in the pursuit of her career and manages to talk her way into a job at the local TV station. She decides to produce a documentary about kids and enlists the help of three teenagers who seem to have little hope for the future: Jimmy, Russell, and Lydia. Together, they form a powerful and dangerous bond which threatens to blow the lid off their seemingly idyllic suburban life forever.
35.
Friends at Last (1995)
Drama about a married couple who grow apart, lead separate lives and then rediscover their strong emotional connection.
36.
It Takes Two (1995) as "A" Camera Operator
This romantic comedy follows the lives of a warm-hearted and beautiful social worker and a handsome, wealthy and charming widower, each of whom is responsible for a nine-year old girl. For Diane Barrows, the girl is a feisty orphan named Amanda. For Roger Callaway, the girl is his well-bred daughter, Alyssa. When the Callaways spend the summer in their mansion across the lake from Diane, Amanda and the rest of the kids at Camp Callaway, it becomes inevitable that the girls should meet. When they do, they discover that they look exactly alike--and they immediately begin plotting a switch of identities to bring the respective adults in their lives together. They believe Diane and Roger will find true love once they meet, and the girls will finally have the family each has always dreamed of.
37.
Awakening, The (1995)
The life of a sheltered, insecure woman is turned upside down by a handsome bounty hunter when they join forces to track down a thief.
38.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994) as 1st Assistant Additional Camera
Film adaptation of the popular 1960s television sitcom, with the bumbling officers from Brooklyn's 53rd precinct attempting to protect a federal witness from the mob.
39.
Fourth War, The (1990) as 1st Assistant Camera
A Soviet officer and a Vietnam veteran are two protagonists in a war drama which may lead to a major American-Soviet confrontation.
40.
Babycakes (1989)
Based on Percy Adlon's 1985 German film, "Zuckerbaby," a lonely, overweight young woman has all but given up on the opposite sex until she lays her eyes on the most beautiful man she's ever seen and sets out to conquer him.
41.
Sing (1989) as 1st Assistant Camera
About a teenage Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.
42.
Cocktail (1988) as 1st Assistant Camera
A young, cocky, womanizing bartender falls in love with a beautiful down-to-earth artist, and decides to settle down.
43.
Too Outrageous! (1987) as 1st Assistant Camera
Sequel to "Outrageous" (1977), directed by Richard Benner. A look at the life of a female impersonator and his friends.
44.
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987) as Camera Assistant
This sequel depicts all the regulars teaching civilians how to fight crime in their neighborhoods, as usual, with disastrous results.
45.
One Magic Christmas (1985) as 2nd Assistant Camera
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.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

46.
Too Outrageous! (1987)
Sequel to "Outrageous" (1977), directed by Richard Benner. A look at the life of a female impersonator and his friends.
47.
Too Outrageous! (1987)
Sequel to "Outrageous" (1977), directed by Richard Benner. A look at the life of a female impersonator and his friends.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

48.
Cadet Kelly (2002) as Camera Operator
49.
Haven (2001)
True story of Ruth Gruber, a young, Jewish U.S. government official who, in 1944, helped escort almost 1,000 Holocaust survivors from war-torn Europe to a temporary haven in America. Follows Gruber's endeavor to gain acceptance for the frightened refugees from their journey to America aboard a liber
50.
Small Vices (1999) as Camera Operator
51.
Don's Analyst, The (1997) as Camera Operator

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

52.
Gathering, The (2007)
In searching for his wife after she mysteriously disappears, a doctor learns she was was actually a powerful witch and that she's been called back against her will to assist a coven in executing an evil plan of world domination.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute