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Cast (feature film)

1.
One From the Heart (1982)
In Las Vegas, Franny, a Fremont Street travel agent, dreams of taking off to the exotic locales to which she sends her clients. Meanwhile, her husband Hank is preoccupied with the purchase of their spacious, slightly seedy Spanish Moderne home as a good investment. Their anniversary forces the dream

Writer (feature film)

2.
Sunchaser, The (1996) as Dialogue
A story about two extraordinarily different individuals who traverse the majestic spaces of the American West. Dr. Michael Reynolds is taken hostage by "Blue" Monroe, a teenage gangbuster suffering from an inoperable tumor. As the two journey through the desert with each other, they cover terrain not only of the open road but of the spirit. Michael becomes profoundly affected by his intense, uncompromising hijacker and comes finally to question his own convictions. Through Blue's unerring faith, Michael finds the courage to confront the secret torment of his own past.

Editing (feature film)

3.
Chaos Theory (2008)
An obsessively organized man's life devolves into chaos.
4.
Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The (2007)
In 1881, a younger member of the notorious Jesse James gang becomes so inextricably drawn to and frightened of his mentor that his own delusions of grandeur force him to consider doing the unthinkable.
5.
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
The ever-naïve Cindy Campbell, seeking a career in home healthcare, finds work with a creepy old lady in an even creepier old house haunted by a ghostly presence. Throw in a good-looking guy next door and the threat of aliens intent on global domination and Cindy's instantly up to the top of her extremely blond head in danger. Our fearless heroine catapults into action once again struggling to decipher ominous messages from the beyond, looking for love in some very weird places and trying to save the world from mass destruction. As she struggles to discover life-saving answers, Cindy encounters horrific plane crashes, bodacious blind girls, village idiots, disheveled rappers, kinky contraptions, psycho survivalists, alien sphincters and even Oprah!
6.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) as Dialogue Editor
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.
7.
Walking Tall (2004) as Dialogue Editor
Chris Vaughn has come home. He's a retired U.S. Special Forces soldier who has returned to his hometown to renew old relationships and make a new life for himself. But while Chris was away, his boyhood town wasted away to a dilapidated, crime-ridden shell of itself. His wealthy high school rival, Jay Hamilton, has closed the once-prosperous lumber mill--once the area's largest employer--and has turned the town's resources towards criminal gains. The place Chris grew up is now overrun with crime, drugs, and violence. Enlisting the help of his old pal Ray Templeton, Chris gets elected sheriff and vows to shut down Hamilton's operations. His actions endanger his family and threaten his own life, but Chris refuses to back down until his hometown once again feels like home. Chris Vaughn won't talk softly any longer--and he carries a very big stick.
8.
Garfield (2004) as Dialogue Editor
Life couldn't be sweeter for Garfield, everyone's favorite feline. Parked on a comfortable chair in front of the television, feasting on his favorite dish, lasagna, and hurling insults at his beleaguered owner Jon, Garfield is the master of his universe. When Jon takes Garfield to visit beautiful v
9.
Mighty Wind, A (2003) as Dialogue Editor
When folk icon Irving Steinbloom passed away, he left behind a legacy of music and a family of performers he has shepherded to folk stardom. To celebrate a life spent submerged in folk, Irving's loving son Jonathan has decided to put together a memorial concert featuring some of Steinbloom's best-lo
10.
Simone (2002)
Viktor Taransky is a down and out Academy Award-nominated director who just lost his last shot at a comeback when his temperamental flesh and blood actress walked off his movie Sunrise, Sunset. And when she left, so did Taransky's self-respect. Fired by his ex-wife and studio head Elaine Christian, Taransky just lost any hope of recapturing his former life with Elaine and their daughter Lainey. But then computer genius Hank Aleno shows up Although Hank is not long for this world, he is certain his creation will be in the right hands - Taransky's. Although Taransky initially rebuffs Hank's insane proposal, Hank has the last say. He bequeaths the software to Taransky that will change his life forever: Simulation One. Just a few key strokes and an overnight sensation is born: S1MONE. Suddenly, Taransky has a taste of the success he always craved and the world's most beloved star under his thumb. Or d s he? An intrepid tabloid reporter, Max Sayer, is doing his best to challenge that. And his pursuit becomes a little sweeter when Taransky's immaculate matrix starts to take on a life of her own.
11.
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002) as Dialogue Editor
In the deadly game of international espionage, elite anonymous operatives wage secret wars for power, information and national security. Agendas are rarely what they seem. Word has recently been circulating in these exclusive ranks of an ingenious new assassination device. Microscopic and injectable, it lies dormant inside its victim until activated and then kills in an instant, leaving no trace. In the frantic race to obtain this device, only two individuals, sworn enemies, have the skill, talent and tenacity to succeed. One is an agent known only by the code name Sever. Lethally trained to be the perfect weapon, Sever is precise and relentless in her pursuit of a goal. The other is the brilliant and determined former FBI man-hunter Jeremiah Ecks. Once preeminent in his field, Ecks resigned from the agency when his wife was killed in an explosion that left him a guilt-ridden emotional shell of himself. Now, forced back into service by his former mentor for the most challenging assignment of his career, Ecks prepares to face off against agent Sever, his most formidable foe.
12.
Moonlight Mile (2002) as Dialogue Editor
Set in the fictional town of Cape Anne, Massachusetts in 1973, an unlikely love story finds Joe Nast lingering in the home of Diana Floss, his fiancee, after her untimely death. Joe wants to be the man he believes everyone wants him to be--dutifully bereaved husband-to-be, and perfect would-be son-i
13.
Mummy Returns, The (2001) as Dialogue Editor
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.
14.
Where the Heart Is (2000) as Dialogue Editor
A pregnant teenager is ditched by her boyfriend on their way to California in Oklahoma. She decides to stay in Oklahoma and raise her daughter with the help of her new friends.
15.
What Women Want (2000) as Dialogue Editor
Nick Marshall, a Chicago advertising executive, gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women's minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but he begins to realize that he can use it to good effect, especially when it comes to outwitting his new boss, Darcy Maguire. In spite of his best efforts to finesse Darcy, he soon finds himself falling in love and truly understanding what women want.
16.
Multiplicity (1996) as Dialogue Editor
Doug Kinney could use a miracle. A devoted husband, father and businessman, Doug is married to an adoring wife, and a demanding job, both of which leave him little time to enjoy either. With too much to do and not nearly enough time in which to do it in, Doug is ready to snap until he meets world-renowned geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds who offers him the chance to get control of his life by becoming the ultimate split personality and having himself cloned. If life was complicated with just one Doug, wait until he multiplies.
17.
Getaway, The (1994) as Dialogue Editor
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
18.
Perfect World, A (1993) as Dialogue Editor
Set in the 1960s, story about the relationship that develops on the road between an escaped convict and the young boy he has kidnapped. The police chief who is tracking the two knows a vital truth about the convict's past.
19.
Tombstone (1993) as Dialogue Editor
A retired lawman straps on his guns one more time to fight a vicious outlaw band.
20.
Indecent Proposal (1993) as Dialogue Editor
A struggling yuppie couple is offered $1,000,000 to let another man sleep with the wife.
21.
Jennifer Eight (1992) as Dialogue Editor
A police detective connects a series of brutal murders and falls in love with the killer's next victim; a young, blind woman he has sworn to protect.
22.
Leap of Faith (1992) as Dialogue Editor
A traveling evangelist con-man faces a crisis when he must perform a miracle for a handicapped boy.
23.
Singles (1992) as Dialogue Editor
Romantic comedy about six people mixed up in the seattle music scene.
24.
Wayne's World (1992) as Dialogue Editor
Wayne and Garth's public access show goes national as Wayne falls in love with a budding rock musician.
25.
Sleeping With The Enemy (1991) as Dialogue Editor
A battered wife fakes her death and tries to start her life over, until her husband finds out that she is still alive.
26.
Ghost (1990) as Dialogue Editor
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.
27.
Days of Thunder (1990) as Dialogue Editor
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) certainly appears to have all the right moves both on and off the stock car racing track. His natural talent catches the attention of Tim Dolan (Randy Quaid) who offers him a sponsorship. Grizzled NASCAR veteran Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) comes on board to smooth out Cole's rough edges and Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman) provides the romance. All Cole needs to do is to discover a little humility. That happens after a track accident makes him rethink his place in the world. Back on the track, Cole brings home the trophy. Plenty of fast-paced race car action in this Tony Scott directed flick.
28.
War Of The Roses, The (1989) as Dialogue Editor
A couple feuds over control of their house after they separate.
29.
You Can't Hurry Love (1988) as Dialogue Editor
Video-dating game romance.
30.
Unbearable Lightness of Being, The (1988) as Assistant Editor
During the 1968 Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia, a womanizer visiting the West must choose between freedom, or returning to his wife in Soviet-occupied Prague.
31.
Amadeus (1984) as Assistant Editor
The 18th century composer Salieri confesses to a deadly rivalry with Mozart.

Sound (feature film)

32.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
A nation of genetically evolved apes and a band of humans are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
33.
Amazing Spider-Man 2, The (2014)
Peter Parker uncovers clues about his past when a new villain, Electro, emerges, and an old friend, Harry Osborn, returns.
34.
Tomb, The (2013)
The world's foremost expert on security is framed and must escape from the prison that he designed.
35.
One for the Money (2012)
A proud, born-and-bred Jersey girl, Stephanie Plum's got plenty of attitude, even if she's been out of work for the last six months and just lost her car to a debt collector. Desperate for some fast cash, Stephanie turns to her last resort: convincing her sleazy cousin to give her a job at his bail bonding company as a recovery agent. True, she doesn't even own a pair of handcuffs and her weapon of choice is pepper spray, but that doesn't stop Stephanie from taking on Vinny's biggest bail-jumper: former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli - yup, the same sexy, irresistible Joe Morelli who seduced and dumped her back in high school. Nabbing Morelli would be a satisfying payback - and a hefty payday - but as Stephanie learns the ins and outs of becoming a recovery agent from Ranger, a hunky colleague who is the best in the business, she also realizes the case against Morelli isn't airtight. Add to the mix her meddling family, a potentially homicidal boxer, witnesses who keep dying and the problem of all those flying sparks when she finds Morelli himself. Suddenly Stephanie's new job isn't nearly as easy as she thought.
36.
A-Team, The (2010)
Follows the daring exploits of a colorful team of former Special Forces soldiers who were set up for a crime they did not commit. Going "rogue," they utilize their unique talents to try and clear their names and find the true culprit.
37.
Tooth Fairy (2010)
A tough hockey player is sentenced to one week's hard labor as the world's most unlikely tooth fairy! Even though he must sport frilly wings and learn the magical tricks of the trade, he's determined to prove his worth.
38.
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
39.
Dragonball Evolution (2009)
An adult humanoid alien discovers that he was sent to Earth to blend in and destroy our population but instead elects to protect it from an oncoming alien onslaught.
40.
Dark Knight, The (2008)
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as the Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces the Dark Knight ever closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.
41.
Fool's Gold (2008)
Ben "Finn" Finnegan is a good-natured, surf bum-turned-treasure hunter who is obsessed with finding the legendary 18th century Queen's Dowry--40 chests of exotic treasure that was lost at sea in 1715. In his quest, Finn has sunk everything he has, including his marriage to Tess Finnegan and his more-rusty-than-trusty salvage boat, "Booty Calls." Just as Tess has begun to rebuild her life, working aboard a mega-yacht owned by billionaire Nigel Honeycutt, Finn discovers a vital clue to the treasure's whereabouts. Certain that his luck will change with the newfound information, Finn maneuvers himself aboard Nigel's yacht and, using his good-natured charm, convinces the tycoon and his Blackberry-wielding, celebutante daughter, Gemma, to join him in the pursuit of the Spanish treasure. Against Tess' better judgment, the search rekindles her love--of discovery. But they are not the only ones after the treasure. Finn's mentor-turned-nemesis Moe Fitch has also set out to claim the prize. Let the treasure hunt begin!
42.
Meet Dave (2008)
Dave Ming Chang, newly arrived in New York City, may be the ultimate fish out of water. He's forty-something, pleasant looking and nattily dressed, even if his attire--an all-white suit, black tie and a neat black handkerchief tucked in his pocket--harkens back to the disco-centric '70s. But beyond
43.
Flicka (2006)
16-year-old Katy McLaughlin dreams of fulfilling her family legacy by working on her father's ranch in modern-day Wyoming. But Katy's father wants more for her, insisting that Katy go to college. Katy finds a wild mustang, which she names Flicka, and sets out to make her a riding horse. But Flicka a
44.
War of the Worlds (2005)
The extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it. Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
45.
Sweetest Thing, The (2002)
When it comes to dating, Christina Walters has a golden rule: avoid searching for Mr. Right and focus on Mr. Right Now. That is until one night at a club when she unexpectedly meets Peter, only to see him suddenly disappear the next day. She and her best friend Courtney decide to break the rules and go on a road trip to find him, encountering numerous misadventures along the way.
46.
One Night At Mccool's (2001) as Adr Editor
A comedic recollection of a man's one night stand with a woman, and how she wreaked havoc on the rest of his life.
47.
Best in Show (2000) as Dial ed
Eccentric contestants prepare to compete in a national dog show.
48.
Blue Streak (1999) as Sound Editor
Miles Logan is a professional jewel thief who is forced to hide $20 million worth of diamonds in a construction site when a heist goes bad. Logan is sent away to jail for three years. When he finally returns to the site, Logan finds that the area has become the new home of a Los Angeles police department precinct and decides that impersonating a detective may be the only way to retrieve his loot.
49.
Wild Things (1998) as Sound Editor
A high school teacher is accused of raping two of his students.
50.
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) as Sound Editor
When we last left Julie James, she had just spent a harrowing summer running for her life and dealing with the brutal murders of her high school friends. One year later, Julie has fled her hometown to attend college in Boston and leave the painful memories behind her. But despite her best efforts to
51.
Fools Rush In (1997) as Sound Editor
A Jewish man meets a Mexican night club dancer in Las Vegas which leads to a one-night stand. Later, when she tells him that she's pregnant, they decide to marry... and eventually they fall in love.
52.
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) as Sound Editor
A 28-year-old woman, who years earlier made a pact with her closest male friend that if neither were married in ten years time they would marry one another, now faces the fact that the man is about to marry someone else. He asks her to be his "best man" and she agrees, planning to go to the ceremony and then break up the couple before they exchange their vows. Instead, she accepts the turn of events and realizes she doesn't need to be married to be happy.
53.
Juror, The (1996) as Sound Editor
Annie Laird is a single mother who becomes embroiled in a dangerous game when she is chosen to serve as a juror in a trial of a powerful mobster. A vote to aquit is the only thing that ensures her and her son's safety, but the shadowy figure pulling the strings might not let it end there.
54.
High School High (1996) as Sound Editor
Moby Dick. A Tale of Two Cities. Don Quixote. These are classic works of literature that today two out of every three high school students do not even recognize. Okay, so three out of three. Of course, that's not so bad though when you realize that none of them can identify where Canada is, either. To idealistic Richard Clark, however, everyone in school has the deep-rooted ability to be a top student and there's no such thing as a bad kid. That's why he's quit his job teaching at a posh academy and moved to a tough inner city high school. It's his strongest belief that these kids should be allowed to have the very same experiences that all people have in high school--dating, going to proms, begging for sex, etc.
55.
First Knight (1995) as Sound Editor
With no ties, no enemies and no fear, Lancelot is the perfect warrior. He comes to Camelot not for glory or knighthood, although he finds both, but for the love of the one woman he cannot have, the beautiful and honorable Lady Guinevere of Leonesse. Guinevere has promised to marry King Arthur not only because his army will protect her country, but because she truly loves him for his wise and gentle ways. As she prepares to enter Camelot as its new queen, a chance encounter with Lancelot awakens conflicting and powerful emotions within her. For Arthur, she represents a once-in-a-lifetime chance at true love and a beloved queen for his kingdom. Likewise, the king comes to see Lancelot as possessing the honor and bravery of a true Knight. He welcomes them both into his city and into his heart, never foreseeing how his great capacity for love and trust opens the doors for his betrayal.
56.
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
A child chess prodigy refuses to harden himself to become a champion.
57.
Soapdish (1991) as Sound Editor
The goings on behind the scenes at a daytime soap opera.
58.
Delta Force 2: The Columbian Connection (1990) as Adr Editor
The sequel to "Delta Force" (1986) is about the destruction of a Latin American drug syndicate.
59.
Last Flight Out (1990)
A television movie based on a true story. A group of Americans risk their lives to take 500 Vietnamese civilians to safety aboard the last commercial flight out of Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.
60.
Scenes From The Class Struggle In Beverly Hills (1989) as Sound Editor
The home of a wealthy Beverly Hills actress becomes a hotbed of romance where everybody seems to desire somebody other than their partner when visitors arrive and the home's male servants make a bet with one another to see who can seduce the other's female boss first.
61.
Mack the Knife (1989) as Sound Editor
The well-known story, set during Queen Victoria's coronation, about an underworld thief who finds himself framed for a series of crimes he did not commit.
62.
Apartment Zero (1988) as Sound Editor (Dialogue)
The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.
63.
Wildcats (1986)
As a daughter of a lengendary gridiron star, a young woman's greatest desire is to coach a team of her own When the chauvinistic powers to be assign her to an inner city ghetto school, the spriited female has her own work cut out for her.
64.
River's Edge (1986) as Sound Editor Assistant
A group of high school friends try to come to terms with the fact that one of them has killed another friend.
65.
Fletch (1985)
A crusading reporter dons a variety of disguises to get the story on a drug ring.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

66.
Exit to Eden (1994) as Dialogue Supervisor
A macho, hedonistic photographer seeks out his sexual fantasies at a resort owned by a woman. After submitting himself to sexual slavery, the two fall in love. Meanwhile, two conservative cops have gone undercover to infiltrate the establishment.

Editing (special)

67.
Night Driving (1993) as Dialogue Editor
A middle-aged Vietnam veteran and a teenage Vietnamese orphan travel the United States in search of the "American dream."

Sound (special)

68.
Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)
A sequel to the miniseries, "Dune," based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel, telling the story of Paul, who lives in a world tenuously balanced by the universal need for the life-sustaining substance "Spice," the most precious commodity in the universe. This adaptation of sequels to Herbert's original n

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