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Cast (feature film)

1.
Interstellar (2014)
A group of explorers travel through a wormhole and into another dimension.
2.
Love Is Strange (2014)
After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
3.
Homesman, The (2014)
An untrustworthy man and pioneer woman team up to escort three women, who were driven mad by the Nebraska frontier, back to Iowa.
4.
Casting By (2013)
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the
5.
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.
6.
This Is 40 (2012)
Debbie and Pete, faced with turning 40, attempt to reinvent their lives.
7.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
When scientist Will Rodman tests a cure for Alzheimer's disease on chimpanzees, the virus mutates the animals, giving them a human level of intelligence. This eventually leads to a war of supremacy between man and the apes.
8.
Leap Year (2010)
Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of local Declan to get her across the country.
9.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping--a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door--until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes to ever more extreme efforts to keep her past from ruining her future.
10.
Dreamgirls (2006) as Jerry Harris
Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, the tale follows the rise of a trio of women--Effie, Deena and Lorrell--who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. At a talent competition, they are discovered by an ambitious manager named Curtis Taylor, Jr., who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime: to become the back-up singers for headliner James "Thunder" Early. Curtis gradually takes control of the girls' look and sound, eventually giving them their own shot in the spotlight as The Dreams. That spotlight, however, begins to narrow in on Deena, finally pushing the less attractive Effie out altogether. Though the Dreams become a cross-over phenomenon, they soon realize that the cost of fame and fortune may be higher than they ever imagined.
11.
Kinsey (2004) as Alfred Seguine Kinsey
The life story of Alfred Kinsey, a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. In 1948, Kinsey irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation with his book "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male." Using the technique o
12.
Life and Death of Peter Sellers, The (2004) as Blake Edwards
Based on the biography "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," the movie examines the life and times of the great English actor, Peter Sellers, best known for his role as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies but had his darker personal life as he battled depression, lonliness and troubled re
13.
Orange County (2002) as Bud Brumder
High school senior Shaun Brumder finds out one day that there's more to life than surfing and sunning in California's Orange County. A friend's freak surfing accident causes Shaun to seriously reassess his life. As he does so, he finds, buried in the sand, a copy of Marcus Skinner's novel, "Straight Jacket." By the time he's done reading the book, Shaun realizes that his destiny is to become a writer. After hitting the books hard, raising his SAT scores and honing his skills as a writer, Shaun has high hopes of getting into Stanford University and studying with his literary hero. However, his dreams are shattered when he finds out that he has been rejected by the university. A little investigating uncovers a big mistake -- the SAT scores sent to Stanford were not Shaun's but those of the worst student in his high school. Can Shaun convince university officials that he belongs at their school before the application deadline comes to a close in the next 24 hours?
14.
Shrek (2001) as Lord Farquaad
Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ornery ogre named Shrek whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters. There are blind mice in his food, a big, bad wolf in his bed, three little homeless pigs and more, all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad. Determined to save their home--not to mention his own--Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona to be Farquaad's bride. Accompanying him on his mission is wisecracking Donkey, who will do anything for Shrek... except shut up. Rescuing the Princess from a fire-breathing dragon may prove the least of their problems when the deep, dark secret she has been keeping is revealed.
15.
Rugrats in Paris - The Movie (2000) as Voice Of Jean-Claude
The Rugrats continue their adventures in Paris.
16.
Don Quixote (2000) as Don Quixote
Adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes classic novel about the inspired-but delusional-dreamer Don Quixote de la Mancha who suits up in rusty armor and sets off to combat the world's injustices and to find his true love, the beautiful Dulcinea. Accompanied by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, Don Quixot
17.
Civil Action, A (1998) as Judge Skinner
Jan Schlichtmann, a lawyer with a desire to achieve financial and material success without losing his belief in the justice system, agrees to take on two powerful corporations (Beatrice Foods and W.R. Grace) when members of eight families in the Boston industrial suburb of Woburn are stricken with leukemia due to toxic poisoning in their tap water. Instead of being a quick-win case, it becomes a financial black hole into which Schlictmann pours $2.5 million as he fights for years against the bottomless coffers of the corporate world. Though he eventually negotiates an $8,000,000 settlement from W.R. Grace, he falls into a personal state of financial ruin in the process.
18.
Homegrown (1998) as Malcolm; Robert
A group of marajuana farmers have their lives thrown into turmoil after their boss is mysteriously executed.
19.
Johnny Skidmarks (1998) as Sergeant Larry Skovik
A crime scene photographer and his girlfriend are pursued by a rogue cop whom he is blackmailing.
20.
Sangre (1996)
21.
Tuskegee Airmen (1995) as Senator Conyers
The time is 1943 and the Germans are winning the Second World War as the U.S. suffers huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers are not welcomed in the Air Force. From the brutal demands of their t
22.
My Brother's Keeper (1995) as Bob Bradley; Tom Bradley
A community rallies behind twin brothers battling their insurance company to allow an experimental bone marrow transplant which could help one brother's HIV from progressing. Based on a true story.
23.
Redwood Curtain (1995) as Laird Riordan
Adaptation of Lanford Wilson's play about an adopted teenage Amerasian girl searching for the truth about her birth parents -- an American GI and a Vietnamese woman who met during the Vietnam War.
24.
Good Man in Africa, A (1994) as Arthur Fanshawe
A comedy about sexual intrigue and political corruption in an emerging African country.
25.
Silent Fall (1994) as Dr Harlinger
A psychiatrist's passion for his work is renewed when he takes on a criminal case involving an autistic boy who was the sole witness to his parents' murder.
26.
Princess Caraboo (1994) as Professor Wilkinson
Based on an actual incident, the story of a beautiful young woman who appeared in 19th-century London wearing foreign clothes and speaking a foreign language, and was deemed by experts to be a princess from an exotic island.
27.
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
The hidden past of a young newlywed resurfaces when her brother reapppears.
28.
Wrong Man, The (1993) as Philip Mills
A US Merchant sailor is stranded in Mexico.
29.
The Pelican Brief (1993) as Smith Keen
A law student stumbles on evidence behind the assassination of two Supreme Court justices.
30.
Cliffhanger (1993) as Qualen
Gabe Walker is the leader of a mountain rescue team who loses his nerve after witnessing an amateur climber fall to her death. When a group of ingenious fugitives survive a plane crash, and take his ex-girlfriend and his former climbing partner hostage, Walker must overcome his fears and climb the mountain to take on the well-armed gang.
31.
Raising Cain (1992) as Carter/ Cain/ Josh/ Margo; Dr Nix
A child psychiatrist with multiple personalities hatches a bizarre plot to kidnap his own daughter.
32.
Ricochet (1991) as Earl Talbot Blake
A good cop is run out of the force and has to fight for his life when a criminal he put in prison seeks revenge.
33.
Boys, The (1991) as Artie Margulies
Two men, who are life-long friends and writing partners, are suddenly confronted with the frightening realization that one of the them is terminally ill -- perhaps as the result of breathing the other's cigarette smoke for years.
34.
At Play In The Fields Of The Lord (1991) as Leslie Huben
Set in the 1970s, the story reflects on a group of Presbyterian missionaries and two American pilots/gun-runners in the Amazon, and how their intentions affect the world around them. Film focuses on the pilots' efforts to bomb a tribe of Indians off their land until one of the pilot's Indian herita
35.
Ivory Hunters, The (1990) as Robert Carter
A photographer who is sent to Kenya to photograph elephants mysteriously disappears. Her friend discovers she has been killed by poachers and he plots to infiltrate the international organization of ivory traffickers and bring the killers to justice.
36.
Memphis Belle (1990) as Colonel Bruce Derringer
True story of an American crew on the B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" on a hazardous World War II mission.
37.
Traveling Man (1989) as Ben Cluett
A successful traveling salesman, Ben Cluett finds his life takes on a new direction after his sales manager teams him up with an unscrupulous Yuppie.
38.
Out Cold (1989) as Dave
When Ernie, a butcher, turns up dead inside the refrigerator at his shop, Dave, his partner, thinks that it was an accident for which he's responsible. Little does he know that Ernie was, in fact, murdered by his wife Sunny.
39.
Distant Thunder (1988) as Mark Lambert
A Vietnam vet living like a hermit in the woods is lured back to civilization through a special friendship.
40.
Harry And The Hendersons (1987) as George Henderson
After Mr. Henderson's car accidentally hits Harry, his life is turned upside down as he and his family make friends with the real-life Bigfoot.
41.
Baby Girl Scott (1987) as Neil Scott
A married couple tries to decide the fate of their premature and severely damaged infant daughter.
42.
Manhattan Project, The (1986) as John Mathewson
43.
Mesmerized (1986) as Oliver Thompson
44.
Resting Place (1986) as Major Kendall Laird
A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help Johnson's parents bury their son. But since the dead hero was black, h
45.
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) as B Z
Story of how Santa Claus came to be comes to the present when one of his elves, upset over a bad batch of toys, ends up in New York City working for a ruthless toy manufacturer. Santa must them come to his rescue.
46.
Glitter Dome, The (1984) as Marty Welborn
Joseph Wambaugh's cop novel about two L.A. detectives who set out to crack the murder of a film mogul and get involved with Hollywood's seamier side -- from drug dealers and hustlers to kinking actresses and sadistic killers -- reunited amiable James Garner and his long-time TV sidekick Stuart Margo
47.
Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, The: Across the 8th Dimension (1984) as Dr Emilio Lizardo; Lord John Whorfin
Genius scientist and adventurer Buckaroo Banzai does battle with some aliens that are unleashed after a high-speed car experiment opens another dimension.
48.
2010 (1984) as Walter Curnow
In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a U.S.-Soviet crew investigates a mysterious monolith orbiting Jupiter.
49.
Footloose (1984) as Reverend Shaw Moore
When a city kid is forced to move to a conservative Midwestern town, his tastes in rock music and his gyrating dance moves turn his high school upside down and send the town and its local preacher into a frenzy.
50.
Day After, The (1983) as Joe Huxley
The controversial, widely-viewed dramatization of a nuclear catastrophe causing the destruction of Lawrence, Kansas, home of America's strategic missile arsenal which has become the focus of a superpower confrontation. A grim picture of rural life before, during and after a nuclear blast, with a hug
51.
Twilight Zone--The Movie (1983) as Valentine ("Nightmare At 20,000 Feet")
Four separate stories in one movie. First a racist businessman gets the tables turned on him when he is transported back in time to being persued by Nazis in 1940s France, becomes an African-American at a KKK rally in the 1950s South, and and then a Vietnamese in 1960s Vietnam. The second story centers around an old man who makes the wishes of residents at a retirement home come true when he transforms them into youthful versions of themselves. In the third story a young woman on the road gives a ride to a little boy and ends up trapped with other people in an alternate reality created by the boy's imagination. And in the final story a man on a plane sees, but cannot convince anyone else that a mysterious creature is on the outside wing of the plane trying to sabotage the aircraft.
52.
Terms Of Endearment (1983) as Sam Burns
A mother-daughter relationship survives years of rivalry and romantic problems.
53.
I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can (1982) as Mr Brunner
A successful business woman battles her addiction to tranquilizers.
54.
World According to Garp, The (1982) as Roberta Muldoon
Chronicles the life of a writer, Garp, and his mother.
55.
Not in Front of the Children (1982) as Richard Carruthers
A divorced mother (Linda Gray) finds she has a bitter custody fight on her hands after inviting a young doctor (John Getz) to move in with her, to the consternation of her ex-husband (John Lithgow).
56.
Blow Out (1981) as Burke
When audio technician Jack Terri is recording sound effects for a movie, he hears a car crash. Just as the car is sinking in the river, Jack pulls the woman inside to safety, but cannot save the other passenger. When he learns that man who drowned was a presidential candidate, he suspects that the w
57.
All That Jazz (1979) as Lucas Sargeant
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
58.
Rich Kids (1979) as Paul Philips
12-year-old Trini Alvarado is going through a tough time because her parents are divorcing. But she is encouraged when she becomes friends with Jeremy Levy whose parents divorced years ago. Jeremy tells Trini that there are some advantages of being a child of divorce and makes such a convincing argument that he almost begins to believe it himself.
59.
Big Fix, The (1978) as Sam Sebastian
An ex-'60s-radical private eye looks into the sabotage of a California gubernatorial campaign.
60.
Obsession (1976) as Robert Lasalle
A businessman falls in love with a double for his murdered wife.
61.
Country Girl, The (1974) as Paul Unger
The story of three people: Frank Elgin, a matinee idol drowning in self-pity and alcohol; Georgie, his long-suffering wife; and Bernie Dodd, an ambitious film director.

Producer (feature film)

63.
Don Quixote (2000) as Executive Producer
Adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes classic novel about the inspired-but delusional-dreamer Don Quixote de la Mancha who suits up in rusty armor and sets off to combat the world's injustices and to find his true love, the beautiful Dulcinea. Accompanied by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, Don Quixot

Music (feature film)

64.
Love Is Strange (2014)
After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.

Art Director (feature film)

65.
Love Is Strange (2014)
After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.

Special Thanks (feature film)

66.
Antigone/Rites For the Dead (1991) as Thanks
Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, leads her blind father into exile. After his death, his sons battle and kill each other. Antigone buries the brother and is renounced a traitor by the state. For this act she is condemned to a living death.

Cast (special)

67.
57th Annual Tony Awards, The (2003) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 57th annual Tony Awards presentation, saluting the shows and stars of the 2002-2003 Broadway season.
68.
95 Worlds and Counting (2001) as Narration
While the Earth's moon is just another gray, dead rock, our solar system has many other moons, each a world unto itself, which may provide scientists with the greatest hope for finding extra-terrestrial life. The program explores the science of these unique moons, some of which are bigger than Mercu
69.
Life's Greatest Miracle (2001) as Narration
An updated edition of the story of human life from conception to birth using the latest technological advances in microscopy and medical imaging.
70.
Culture Shock (2000) as Narration ("The Shock Of The Nude: Manet'S Olympia")
Documentary that explores classic works that have been controversial -- and explores their current relevance. Featured in Mark Twain's novel, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"; Manet's painting, "Olympia"; Hollywood movies, censorship and the Production Code of the 1930s and '40s; and jazz in the
71.
Adventures in Time: National Geographic Millennium Special (1999) as Narration
Documentary that chronicles the phenomenon of time, from the creation of the universe to an imagined future well into the millennium.
72.
Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special (1999)
A live broadcast of the 25th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live," featuring clips and highlights from previous seasons as well as appearances by former regulars and former guest hosts.
73.
Gold Rush, The (1998) as Narration
Chronicles the story of the men and women of the California Gold Rush: the forty-niners; the women who made large incomes cooking and washing clothes; and ambitious risk-takers who went on to become entrepreneurs.
74.
50th Emmy Awards (1998) as Presenter
Presentation of the 50th annual primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
75.
Screen Actors Guild 4th Annual Awards (1998)
Live presentation of the Fourth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Awards are presented in five film categories and eight television categories.
76.
52nd Annual Tony Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 52nd annual Tony Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Awards include Best Play, Musical, Leading Actor (Play, Musical), Leading Actress (Play, Musical), Featured Actor (Play, Musical), Featured Actress (Play, Musical), and Revival.
77.
Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope (1998)
Variety special to benefit the Christopher Reeve Foundation.
78.
Screen Actors Guild Awards, The (1997) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 33rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented to actors by their peers for outstanding performances in motion pictures and television.
79.
50th Annual Tony Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the 50th Annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. The special includes a salute to Tony's Golden Anniversary spotlighting historic moments from previous Tony broadcasts.
80.
1996 Emmy Awards (1996) as Presenter
Live telecast of the 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
81.
Christmas in Washington 1996 (1996) as Host
Musical celebration performed before an audience of government officals and celebrities, hosted by the cast of "3rd Rock From the Sun." The gala benefits the Children's National Medical Center.
82.
Second Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, The (1996) as Presenter
Live presentation of the second annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
83.
47th Annual Emmy Awards (1995) as Presenter
Live telecast of the 47th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
84.
You, Murderer (1995)
In an attempt to escape his criminal past, a man receives a new face from a plastic surgeon -- only to end up looking uncannily like Humphrey Bogart. Told from a first-person camera perspective.
85.
46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1994) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 46th annual primetime Emmy Awards.
86.
Country Mouse and the City Mouse: A Christmas Tale (1993) as Voice Of Alexander
Based on Aesop's fable about a country mouse who is invited to visit her cousin in the city for Christmas.
87.
50th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1993) as Presenter
A live telecast of the 50th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring the best in movies and television during 1992.
88.
64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992) as Presenter
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
89.
Happy Birthday, Bugs: 50 Looney Years (1990)
A special celebrating the fiftieth birthday of cartoon character Bugs Bunny. Also included is a tribute to the late Mel Blanc, the creator of Bugs' voice.
90.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
91.
1990 Ace Awards-11th Annual (1990) as Presenter
Live presentation of the eleventh annual ACE Awards, honoring the best in made-for-cable programming. Sponsored by the National Academy of Cable Programming.
92.
43rd Annual Tony Awards, The (1989)
Live broadcast of the 43rd Annual Tony Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing and the League of American Theatres and Producers, honoring excellence in theater.
93.
42nd Annual Tony Awards, The (1988)
Live broadcast from the Minskoff Theatre in New York City of the 42nd annual presentation of the Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Scenes from works nominated in the Best Play category are enacted, including "A Walk in the Woods," "Joe Turner's Come and
94.
41st Annual Tony Awards, The (1987)
The forty-first annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Broadcast live from the Mark Hellinger Theatre In New York City, the program is the first presentation of the Tonys under the aegis of the Tony Awards P
95.
Oldest Living Graduate, The (1980) as Clarence Sickenger
The story, set in a small Texas prairie town in 1962, follows old Colonel J.C. Kincaid's efforts to keep a lakefront tract of land he loves so much from his son Floyd, a businessman who wants to develop it. The title is derived from the fact that Kincaid is the only surviving member of a local milit
96.
Secret Service (1977) as Thorne
The Phoenix Repertory Company production of William Gillette's drama about spies and counterspies in the Civil War.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

97.
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994) as Franklin Delano Roosevelt
A two-part miniseries that explores World War II through the perspectives of the allied leaders, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Also includes World War II stock footage and still photographs.
98.
Mom, the Wolfman and Me (1980) as Wally

Cast (short)

99.
2010: The Odyssey Continues (1984)
This promotional short for "2010" (1984) shows moviegoers how some of the film's visual effects were created.

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