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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Producer (feature film)

1.
Apocalypse Now (1979) as Production Executive
An Army captain travels to Cambodia during the Vietnam War to terminate a renegade officer.

Music (feature film)

2.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) as Music Editor
The infamous Grinch tries to destroy Christmas by dressing as Santa and stealing all the gifts, trees and holiday food in Whoville.
3.
Ed TV (1999) as Supervising Music Editor
An avid tv watcher wins a contest and the following months in his life are chronicled by a camera crew, minute by minute. To begin with, video store clerk Ed welcomes the attention, and the show is saving the cable station that gambled on its success. But gradually, as his family and friends become celebrities too, Ed finds a downside to his fame. He becomes estranged from his brother, encounters the father who left his family years before, and rifts emerge between his mother and her husband.
4.
Six Days, Seven Nights (1998) as Music Editor
A woman leaves her boyfriend on vacation when he refuses to marry her. After getting the pilot of a broken-down plane to fly her to Tahiti, the two crash-land on a small island.
5.
Gone Fishin' (1997) as Supervising Music Editor
Gus and Joe live to fish. Since their boyhoods in Newark, New Jersey, they have spent day after day on the dock praying to catch "The Big One"--but with no success. After winning Bait & Tackle's grand prize vacation package for their essay on "How Come We Fish...," the bosom buddies set out for the adventure they have always dreamed of in the plentiful Florida Everglades. On the road to the Glory Glades Lodge in a '68 Plymouth Barracuda--towing their modest fishing boat--Gus and Joe stumble into trouble when they meet the sinister and cunning Dekker Massey, who is on his way to dig up $2.5 million of stashed cash and jewels stolen from his ex-wives. Massey steals Gus and Joe's car, leaving them stranded with their boat and trailer. The twosome hitch a ride with Rita and Angie, who are also after Massey and the stolen goods. Chaos and havoc turn Joe and Gus' much-anticipated fishing retreat into a comedic run for their lives.
6.
Sixth Man, The (1997) as Supervising Music Editor
Just as college basketball star Antoine Tyler is about to realize his dream of making it to the NCAA Championships, he dies, leaving his brother Kenny to lead the perenially last place Washington Huskies to victory. Heartbroken, Kenny loses his drive to win until Antoine's ghost appears, determined to take his team from worst to first. Although nobody except Kenny can see or hear Antoine's wise-cracking, prankster ghost, sports reporter R.C. St. John is determined to discover the reason behind the miraculous comeback the Huskies make following the slump that was triggered by Antoine's death. As the team dribbles and slam dunks its way to the championship, the outcome is both comedic and heartfelt as Kenny comes to realize he must ask "the 6th man" to leave the team so he and his teammates can play fair and square.
7.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996)
A sixteen-year-old, who is spending a year with her eccentric aunts, learns that she has some amazing powers, including the ability to fly.
8.
Diabolique (1996) as Music Editor
Nicole and Mia are two very different women, but they have something in common. Both of them are sleeping with Guy Baran--and both of them are sick of his domination in their lives. Nicole is Guy's mistress. Sexy and self-assured, she was first drawn to Guy's magnetism--and then disgusted by his lies and selfishness. Mia is Guy's wife. A timid former nun with a weak heart, she is nearly suicidal over Guy's blatant infidelities, his constant cruel humiliation of her and his arrogant sexual demands. Then one day Nicole and Mia decide to free themselves from Guy's sadistic embrace once and for all. Nicole devises a murder scheme that seems foolproof, but in its aftermath Nicole and Mia each discover things about Guy--and about each other--that they'd never imagined. Then a brash, unconventional detective starts looking into Guy's disappearance. Finally, a terrifying series of clues begin to suggest that Guy may not be dead after all... and he may be coming back to deal with both of them.
9.
Truth About Cats and Dogs, The (1996) as Temp Music Editor
Veterinarian Abby Barnes is the successful host of her own radio talk show where she entertainingly dispenses useful advice to befuddled pet owners. Abby may be smart and funny, but she routinely gets overlooked by men. Noelle Slusarsky, on the other hand, is a gorgeous model--she's also kind, gener
10.
Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill (1995) as Music Editor
Fable set shortly after the turn of the century when the ending of the American frontier collided with modern technology. Young Daniel is working on the family farm in the West, but dreams of automobiles, electricity and everything else progress may bring. But progress also brings land developers who covet the family property. Daniel's father refuses to sell and soon Daniel finds himself on the run from a gunslinger hired to obtain the deed at any cost, and travels into the world of Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Calamity Jane.
11.
Citizen X (1995)
During an eight-year investigation, an obsessed Russian detective tracks down a serial killer of 52 women and children. Based on a true story.
12.
Billy Madison (1995) as Music Editor
He's the heir to the Madison Hotel millions, but the only subjects Billy has studied lately are babes and booze. When Brian Madison informs his goofball son that he plans to turn over his Fortune 500 company to a scheming vice president, Billy makes the bet of his life: He's going back to school--grades 1 through 12--in 24 weeks! Can this bona fide blockhead win his father's respect, the family fortune and the love of his beautiful teacher?
13.
Big Green, The (1995) as Music Editor
In the heart of tiny Elma, Texas--a one-horse town, minus the horse--lies The Big Green. Once the site of local athletic triumphs, the field, like the town itself, has gone to seed. And with nothing to do and nowhere to do it, the handful of kids in Elma's two-room schoolhouse have just about given
14.
While You Were Sleeping (1995) as Music Editor
Lucy, a young Chicago transit worker, escapes her lonely existence when she rescues a handsome commuter she has admired from afar, Peter, from the path of a speeding subway train. While Peter languishes in a coma, his concerned family mistakes Lucy for his fiancee and she goes along with the deception, enjoying a warm family relationship missing in her own life. Matters become increasingly complicated when Peter regains consciousness and becomes convinced that Lucy is his fiancee; in the meantime, she's fallen in love with his brother.
15.
Dead Presidents (1995) as Supervising Music Editor
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher's shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
16.
Children of the Dark (1994)
The true story of parents who discover that their two young daughters have a genetic disease that makes it fatal for them to be exposed to ordinary light.
17.
Dead Connection (1994) as Music Editor
Posing as a journalist, a vindictive woman trails a serial killer.
18.
My Name Is Kate (1994)
A woman's drinking problem threatens to destroy her family and career, but her family intervenes to launch her recovery from alcoholism.
19.
Dancing With Danger (1994)
A private detective falls in love with a taxi dancer who may be involved in a series of murders.
20.
Blindsided (1993)
An ex-cop is temporarily blinded when he steals cash from a money laundering operations. While recuperating in Mexico, the thief falls in love with a beautiful woman who has underworld connections. When the girl disappears, he returns to the United States to find her, risking death from the gangster
21.
Linda (1993)
A husband is coaxed by his wife into going on vacation to an isolated Florida beach with another couple. When the wife kills the other man's wife, she frames her own husband for the murder.
22.
Casualties of Love: Long Island Lolita Story (1993)
Based on the true story of Mary Jo Buttafuoco who was shot by Amy Fisher, a 17-year-old Long Island high school student obsessed with Buttafuoco's husband.
23.
Dark Half, The (1993) as Music Editor
A bizarre series of murders begin when a writer tries to "kill off" his crime novel pseudonym.
24.
Extreme Justice (1993)
A group of undercover vigilante cops (SIS -- Special Investigative Section) is formed to enforce justice in Los Angeles.
25.
Menace II Society (1993) as Music Editor
Story about everyday life in Watts as seen through the eyes of a teenager who is trying to overcome his bleak surroundings.
26.
Exclusive (1992)
A television newscaster is drawn into a deadly conflict by a mass murderer pursuing a personal vendetta.
27.
Runaway Father (1991)
Based on the book about a woman and her three children who were deserted by her husband. Seventeen years later, after discovering his whereabouts, she begins a legal battle to recover years of back child support.
28.
Killing Mind, The (1991)
A female police sergeant becomes obsessed with solving a murder she had witnessed as a child twenty years before.
29.
Showdown In Little Tokyo (1991) as Music Editor
A police task force investigates Asian gangs in Los Angeles.
30.
Violation Of Trust (1991)
A mother struggles to believe in her daughter's innocence when the teenager is accused of murder.
31.
Suburban Commando (1991) as Music Editor
A mercenary from outer space tries to find some peace and quiet on planet earth.
32.
Bright Angel (1990) as Music Editor
A young drifter talks a naive young man into helping her spring her brother from jail.
33.
Hard to Kill (1990) as Music Editor
A man awakens from a seven year coma and seeks revenge on the men who left him for dead and murdered his family.
34.
Desperate For Love (1989)
A movie based on real events, focusing on the relationship of two Southern teenagers, close friends who share a strong physical attraction to the same girl, and which ultimately leads to a terrible tragedy.
35.
Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989) as Music Editor
In Los Angeles, a cop and father with no tolerance for sleaze is tracking down a pimp who recruits adolescent hookers and drug addicts in order to sell them to rich businessman with loose morals. When one such businessman arrives from Japan and, in a twist, finds his daughter taken by the pimp, it'
36.
Phantom of the Opera, The (1989) as Music Editor
An updated version of the story set in New York, where the prime suspect for a series of murders is a man who lived 120 years ago under the London Opera House.
37.
False Witness (1989)
Tough, brilliant Lynne Jacobi realizes the district-attorney title now held by her boss is within her reach if she can get a suspect convicted in the brutal attack and rape of a controversial talk-show hostess. Bobby Jones, Jacobi's investigator and also her lover, disagrees with her on who is the l
38.
Hero And The Terror (1988) as Music Editor
A serial killer escapes from prison.
39.
Above the Law (1988) as Music Editor
Undercover police investigate a political assassination and illicit CIA operations.
40.
Last Fling, The (1987)
A man meets the woman of his dreams but discovers that not only isn't she the woman she says she is, but also that she is about to marry another man, and won't call the wedding off.
41.
Allnighter, The (1987) as Music Editor
42.
April Fool's Day (1986) as Music Editor
43.
Deadly Friend (1986) as Music Editor
A lonely teenage genius, with a robot of advanced intelligence and Herculean strength, falls in love with a pretty girl, whose jealous father violently intervenes. When a string of murders take place in town, the frightning truth is uncovered.
44.
Summer Rental (1985)
A working-class guy saves up the money and hauls his family to Florida for a vacation in a rented house, but once there things don't go as planned.

Sound (feature film)

45.
Mike's Murder (1984) as Sound Mixer
Bank teller Betty is a single woman living in Los Angeles. After she has an affair with an attractive tennis instructor named Mike, she doe not see him for months. When they run into each other again, they arrange a date, but Mike never shows up. Mike has been supplementing his income by dealing drugs, and Betty learns that he was killed when a deal went bad. Shaken, Betty decides to investigate Mike's murder, which leads her into a sordid world and puts her own life in danger.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

46.
Apocalypse Now (1979) as Construction Coordinator
An Army captain travels to Cambodia during the Vietnam War to terminate a renegade officer.
47.
Brink's Job, The (1978) as Construction Coordinator
After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared...

Music (TV Mini-Series)

48.
From the Dead of Night (1989)
A two-part miniseries in which fashion designer Joanna Darby narrowly escapes accidental death only to be terrorized by strangers who seem bent on her destruction, but who end up dying themselves. In each case, the official death records list two different causes and times of death. Seeking help, Jo

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Shogun (1980)
A landmark in the miniseries genre, which occupies a permanent niche alongside "Roots," "Centennial" and "Rich Man, Poor Man", this 12-hour, six-part adaptation of James Clavell's best-seller follows the fortunes of an ambitious English navigator who is shipwrecked with his Dutch crew in feudal Japan, finds himself enmeshed in a long battle between two powerful warlords, and eventually becomes the first western Shogun (or chief samurai). Unique in its initial presentation with much of it spoken in untranslated Japanese (subtitles were added in its network rerun several years later), it had a voice-over narration by Orson Welles, made a matinee idol of Richard Chamberlain, and introduced to American TV veteran Japanese star Toshiro Mifune (as the Shogun) and newcomer Yoko Shimada (as Chamberlain's love interest and interpreter).<P>All three stars, in addition to Yuki Meguro (as a samurai warrior) and John Rhys-Davies (as a flamboyant Portuguese pirate ship captain), received Emmy Award nominations for acting. Winning an Emmy as Outstanding Dramatic Series, "Shogun" also received nominations for direction, writing, photography, production design, art direction, set decoration, editing and film sound editing--and winning for costume design and main title design. Subsequently it was edited down from 12 hours to just over three for a theatrical version shown overseas and to a two-hour-plus version for home videotape and videodisc (these had some nudity as well as more graphic violence than was in the miniseries). In July 1984, "Shogun" was given a network premiere in a 2 1/2 hour movie form.

Music (TV Mini-Series)

50.
Matter of Justice, A (1993)
Based on a true story, this miniseries chronicles a mother's unyielding determination to bring her daughter-in-law to justice for the murder of her Marine son.

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