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Cast (feature film)

1.
Cabin Boy (1994) as Leadman
En route to a luxury ocean cruise, an insufferably snide, spoiled rich kid mistakenly boards "The Filthy Whore," a dilapidated fishing trawler populated by a crew of scurrilous old salts who immediately enlist him as their menial cabin boy.

Art Department (feature film)

2.
Aloha (2015)
3.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
When members of the special GI Joe team, composed of top government agents, are accused of treason and dissolved by the President, evil Zartan, a specialist in disguise and martial arts, takes the opportunity to try to dominate the world. In order to do so, he infiltrates the White House. GI Joe mem
5.
Project X (2012)
Three high school seniors attempt to make a name for themselves by throwing one unforgettable house party. As word spread, the party takes on a life of its own and before the night is over, dreams are ruined, records are blemished and legends are born.
6.
Just Go with It (2011)
A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all thei
7.
Jack and Jill (2011)
Jack Sadelstein is a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, who dreads one event each year: the Thanksgiving visit of his identical twin sister Jill. Jill''s neediness and passive-aggressiveness is maddening to Jack, turning his normally tranquil life upside down.
9.
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Based on a true story, Benjamin Mee is a Los Angeles newspaper columnist and adventure writer who, as a single father, faces the challenges of raising his two young kids. Hoping that a fresh start and a new life will restore their family spirit, Mee quits his job and buys an old rural house on 18 a
10.
Bridesmaids (2011)
Thirtysomething Annie finds her life turned completely upside down when she takes on the maid of honor role in her best friend Lillian''s wedding. In way over her head but determined to succeed, Annie leads a hodgepodge of bridesmaids on a wild ride down the road to the big event.
12.
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Tim, is an up-and-coming executive who has just received his first invitation to the "dinner for idiots," a monthly event hosted by his boss that promises bragging rights to the exec that shows up with the biggest buffoon. Tim's fiancée, Julie, finds it distasteful and Tim agrees to skip the dinner,
13.
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Aaron Green gets things done. The ambitious 24-year-old has been given a career-making assignment. His mission: Fly to London and escort a rock god to L.A.''s world famous Greek Theatre for the first-stop on a huge comeback tour. His record mogul boss, Sergio Roma, gives him one warning: The artist is the worst person on Earth. Turn your back on him at your own peril. British rocker Aldous Snow is a brilliant musician, but due to a bad break up and nose-diving career, has fallen off the wagon and is now a drunken disaster. Weary of yes men and scared he''s entered the greatest hits moment in his career, Snow''s in the midst of a nihilistic downward spiral. When he learns his true love, model/pop star Jackie Q, is in Los Angeles, Aldous makes it his quest to win her back right before kick-starting his world domination. As the countdown to the concert begins, one innocent young man must navigate a minefield of London drug smuggles, New York City brawls and Vegas lap dances to deliver his charge safe and, sort of, sound all while trying to remain faithful to his med student girlfriend. He may have to coax, lie to, enable and party with Aldous, but Aaron will get him to the Greek.
14.
Greenberg (2010)
Roger Greenberg is single, fortyish and deliberately doing nothing. In search of a place to restart his life, he agrees to housesit for his brother in LA and tries to reconnect with his former bandmate and successful ex-girlfriend.
15.
Jonah Hex (2010)
Jonah Hex is a scarred drifter and bounty hunter of last resort, a tough and stoic gunslinger who can track down anyone and anything. Having survived death, Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend, and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the "other side." His onl
16.
Couples Retreat (2009)
Four Midwestern couples embark on a journey to a tropical island resort. While one of the couples is there to work on their marriage, the other three set out to jet ski, spa and enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon discover that participation in the resort''s couples therapy is not optional. Suddenly, their group-rate vacation comes at a price. What follows is a hilarious look at real world problems faced by all couples.
17.
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
18.
Cloverfield (2008)
On the eve of his departure for Japan, Rob sees his going-away party as an opportunity to confess unresolved feelings and tie up loose ends. His agenda takes an unexpected turn when a jolt shakes the revelers. The crowd quiets down to watch news reports of an earthquake, then rushes to the roof to a
19.
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Hotel handyman Skeeter Bronson''s life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true. When he tries to help his family by telling one outlandish tale after another, it''s the kids'' unexpected contributions that turn all of their lives upside down.
20.
Norbit (2007)
Norbit has never had it easy. As a baby, he was abandoned on the steps of a Chinese restaurant/orphanage and raised by Mr. Wong. Things get worse when he''s forced into marriage by the mean, junk food-chugging queen, Rasputia. Just when Norbit''s hanging by his last thread, his childhood sweetheart, Kate, moves back to town.
22.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine are the pride of their fire station: two guy''s guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Salt-of-the-earth widower Larry wants just one thing: to protect his family. His buddy Chuck also wants one thing: to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in that favor big time when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry''s domestic partner on some city forms. Easy. Nobody will ever know. But when an overzealous, spot-checking bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple''s arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Forced to improvise as love-struck newlyweds, Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a hilarious charade of domestic bliss under one roof. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure, the well-intentioned con men discover sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
23.
Lucky You (2007)
Billie Offer is a young singer from Bakersfield with more heart than talent. Huck Cheever is a poker player whose emotions at the table often undermine his exceptional skill, especially when he is heads up with his father, poker legend L.C. Cheever. The one aptitude Billie and Huck seem to share is
25.
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
What are the odds of getting even? Danny Ocean and the gang would have only one reason to pull off their most ambitious and riskiest casino heist--to defend one of their own. But they''re going to need more than luck on their side to break The Bank. Ruthless casino owner Willy Bank never imagined that the odds were against him when he double-crossed Danny Ocean''s friend and mentor Reuben Tishkoff, putting the distraught Reuben in a hospital bed in critical condition. But Bank miscalculated--badly. He may have taken down one of the original Ocean''s eleven, but he left the others standing and, worse for him, gave them a shared purpose: to take Bank down on the night of what should be his greatest triumph--the grand opening of his new casino, appropriately named The Bank. Their strategy is twofold. First they will ruin him financially by turning the tables on the precept that the house always wins. But that''s just money. The knockout punch will be to Bank''s personal pride and joy: his reputation as the only hotelier who has earned the Royal Review Board''s Five Diamond Award on every single one of his hotels. The plan is elaborate, dangerous and damn near impossible--but there are no limits when it comes to one of their own.
26.
Nancy Drew (2007)
Nancy Drew, the resourceful teen detective, leaves her friendly hometown of River Heights for the West Coast and enrolls at Hollywood High School. There, her unique personal style immediately sets her apart from her self-absorbed, fast-living peers, especially reigning fashionistas Inga and Trish, w
27.
Smokin' Aces (2007)
In these interlocking tales of high stakes and low lifes, Mob boss Primo Sparazza has taken out a hefty contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel--a sleazy magician who has agreed to turn state's evidence against the Vegas mob. The FBI, sensing a chance to use this small-time con to bring down big-target Spar
28.
Click (Theatrical) (2006)
Michael Newman is married to the beautiful Donna and they have two terrific kids, Ben and Samantha. But he doesn't get to see them much because he's putting in long, hard hours at his architectural firm in the elusive hope that his ungrateful boss will one day recognize his invaluable contribution and make him a partner. After staying up all night to work, a tired Michael becomes frustrated because he can't even figure out which of his remotes will turn on the TV. Michael sets out to find the perfect device to operate all his electronic equipment and stumbles into the back room of a Bed, Bath & Beyond, where an eccentric employee, Morty, gives him an experimental one-of-a-kind souped-up gadget guaranteed to change his life. Soon Michael is master of his domain, turning on every appliance with the click of a button. But the device has more startling functions. It can somehow muffle the barking of Sundance, the family dog--and even more astoundingly, fast forward through an annoying quarrel with his wife. Michael is fascinated by his new toy and a little freaked out as well. He decides to pay another visit to Morty, the guy who sold him the mysterious device. Morty tells Michael he gave him exactly what he asked for--a universal remote that lets him control his universe. Right before Michael's astonished eyes, Morty demonstrates the device's mind-boggling advanced features, including a function that lets Michael travel back and forth through his life at different speeds. Michael quickly becomes addicted to this new rush of power, which literally allows him to have his cake and eat it too. But before he knows it, the remote is programming him, rather than the other way around. And try as he might, a panicked Michael can't stop the device from deciding which events of his life he'll experience and which one's he'll miss. Only then does he begin to truly appreciate and embrace his life--the good, the bad and the ugly.
29.
CLICK (2006)
Michael Newman is searching for a way to balance a demanding career and time with his wife Donna and their two children. When the mysterious Morty sells him a universal remote, Michael finds that it possesses magical powers, enabling him to control his career and personal life with the click of a bu
30.
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Former heavyweight champion Rocky Balboa steps out of retirement and back into the ring, putting himself against a new rival in a dramatically different era. After a virtual boxing match declares Rocky Balboa the victor over current champion Mason "The Line" Dixon, the legendary fighter's passion an
31.
Elizabethtown (2005)
Drew Baylor, once a rising star at a leading athletic shoe company, has just been fired due to the overwhelming failure of his design for a sneaker and $972 million loss his company suffered because of the fiasco. As if that wasn''t bad enough, things get even worse: Drew receives a phone call informing him that his father has passed away--and now, he must get on a plane for Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to retrieve his father''s remains. On the plane ride, Drew meets Claire, a flight attendant and unstoppably positive woman who changes the course of his life. It is in Kentucky that Drew comes to learn the breadth of his father''s life and his own family roots. Drew, with the help of Claire, submits to discovering the possibilities for his own destiny.
32.
Skeleton Key, The (2005)
Strong-minded Caroline Ellis is a driven young woman with no time for local tales of witchcraft and black magic. The young hospice worker is determined to make enough money to attend nursing school, even if it means taking a job as a live-in caretaker for the elderly owner of an isolated plantation
33.
Cellular (2004)
A random wrong number on his cell phone sends a young man into a high-stakes race against time to save a woman''s life. With no knowledge of Jessica Martin other than her hushed, panicked voice on the other end of the tenuous cell phone connection, Ryan is quickly thrown into a world of deception and murder on his frantic search to find and save her.
34.
Panic Room (2002)
After purchasing a brownstone in New York, a thirty-something divorced woman and her daughter are forced to take advantage of the hidden room- the "panic room" -when intruders break into their home. However, they soon find that what the intruders want is locked in the panic room with them.
35.
Master of Disguise, The (2002)
Pistachio Disguisey, a sweet natured Italian waiter at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, can't figure out why he compulsively mimics his customers and desires to change his appearance. What he doesn't know yet is that these traits are part of the Disguisey family secret legacy. Fabbrizio has never
36.
Mexican, The (2001) as On-Set Dresser
Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as the Mexican or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border. Finding the pistol proves easy. Getting it home is another matter. The pistol supposedly carries a legendary curse, a legend Jerry is given every reason to believe especially when Samantha is taken hostage by a hit man to ensure the safe return of the pistol.
37.
Say It Isn't So (2001) as On-Set Dresser (Los Angeles)
Boy meets girl; boy falls in love with girl; boy loses girl... when they discover they are brother and sister! Such is the fate for Gilly Noble and Jo Wingfield, who, after falling in love at a Indiana hairdressing salon, find out from a private investigator that they are siblings. Jo's acquisitive
38.
Thirteen Days (2000) as On-Set Dresser
As viewed through the eyes of a presidential aide, an inside look at the intense high stakes battle that raged within the U.S. government -- between the Kennedys, the CIA and the Pentagon -- as the world stood at the brink of nuclear war. The true story focuses on how President Kennedy, his brother Bobby, and the U.S. government responded to the discovery of offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba--and the life-or-death tug-of-war that ensued between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. during those thirteen days of crisis in October 1962. The political saga moves from battles in the White House to the skies above Cuba, where U.S. planes dodge Soviet fire; to the high seas, where a showdown between the U.S. and Soviet naval ships threatens to trigger war; to the massive military preparations that presage war.
39.
Almost Famous (2000) as On set dresser
A high-school boy gets the chance to report on a rising rock band's tour.
40.
Mystery Men (1999) as On-Set Dresser
In futuristic Champion City, a large scale robbery draws the would-be derring-do of three earnest but unlikely saviors. The Blue Raja sports a turban and Brit accent and tries to subdue his enemies by flinging forks and spoons. Shoveler wears a hard hat and wields a shovel, while blustering, leather
41.
Mafia! (1998) as On-Set Dresser
As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America. There he grows up to become the infamous patriarch of a powerful crime family. However, in his twilight years Vincenzo realizes the r
42.
Money Talks (1997) as On-Set Dresser
On the weekend of his wedding, tabloid television journalist James Russell is in need of a scoop. He finds it when a famous jewel thief, Villard, escapes from prison while handcuffed to Franklin Hatchett, a ticket scalper. Once the burglar and Franklin are separated, the latter teams up with Russell to locate a Villard''s hidden cache of diamonds.
43.
As Good As it Gets (1997) as Set Dresser
An obsessive-compulsive writer comes out of his shell to help a struggling waitress and an injured artist.
44.
Sgt. Bilko (1996) as On-Set Dresser
It's been said that there's no sure thing in life, except death and taxes. You can now add a third item to that list: whatever Ernie Bilko is betting on. Master Sergeant Ernest Bilko is in charge of the Ft. Baxter motor pool. That he has the unique distinction of never having looked beneath the hood
45.
Last Man Standing (1996) as Set Dresser
With its unpaved streets and rickety buildings, Jericho, Texas is an unlikely outpost for gun-toting mobs from Chicago. But with Prohibition in full swing, tweed-suited rum-runners have corrupted and terrorized this sleepy border town. Civil law is dead. Like their bosses in the Windy City, the leaders of Jericho''s rival crime families are warring for control of a lucrative bounty of booze: truckloads of 100-proof, making their way from Mexico to a thirsty nation''s illicit network of gin joints and speakeasies. Fatefully, a mysterious loner, Smith, passes through looking for a place to spend the night, but quickly decides to cash in on the action. He cleverly hires himself out to each gang while remaining loyal to no one but himself. A soldier-of-fortune with his own agenda, he betrays both sides to the other in a bold attempt to destroy the bootleggers and rescue what remains of Jericho''s shell-shocked residents. But a traitor cannot live among mercenaries without being exposed and killed.
46.
Jerry Maguire (1996) as Set Dresser
A sports manager strikes out on his own after he loses his job.
47.
Nutty Professor, The (1996) as On-Set Dresser
For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn''t all it''s cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he''s no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he''s only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies'' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department''s beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman''s utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.
48.
Se7en (1995) as On-Set Dresser
A retiring police detective and his new partner investigate a serial killer whose crimes mirror the seven deadly sins.
49.
Apollo 13 (1995) as Set Dresser
When an explosion jeopardizes a moon mission, NASA scientists fight to bring the crew home safely.
50.
Greedy (1994) as On-Set Dresser
The question of inheritance leads a large family into battle.
51.
Scout, The (1994) as On-Set Dresser
A down-and-out professional baseball scout has a chance to make it back to the top with his latest discovery, a raw, young pitching talent.
52.
Junior (1994) as Set Dresser
A dedicated research scientist gets much more than he bargained for when an enterprising gynecologist persuades him to become the first human test subject for a wonder drug that ensures healthy pregnancies.
53.
Heart and Souls (1993) as Set Dresser
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
54.
Vanishing, The (1993) as Set Dresser
A young woman disappears mysteriously and a man is obsessed with finding her.
55.
Mr. Saturday Night (1992) as Set Dresser
A comedian reflects on his turbulent career. Based on the "Saturday Night Live" character, Buddy Young Jr.
56.
Distinguished Gentleman, The (1992) as Set Dresser
A conman is elected to Congress where he takes advantage of his power to the fullest, until he falls in love with a lobbyist who tries to make him do something worthwhile.
57.
Baja Oklahoma (1988)
Based on Dan Jenkin's best-selling novel, a Texas barmaid follows her dream of becoming a songwriter.
58.
Masters Of The Universe (1987) as Set Dresser
He-Man is engaged in an intergalactic battle for the control of the universe with the evil Skeletor. Skeletor intends to conquer the ravaged planet Eternia, the once Utopian state that is ruled by the Sorceress of Greyskull Castle. When the dwarf Gwildor performs some magic, He-Man and Skeletor are
59.
Amazon Women On The Moon (1987) as Set Dresser
An astonishing number of cameos pepper this spoof targeting a local TV station''s airing of ''50s sci-fi B-movie, complete with film scratches, take-offs of TV commercials, and spots for upcoming TV series.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

60.
Split Decisions (1988) as Swing Gang
Two sons in the McGuinn family are talented prizefighters. The youngest is working with his father to train for the Olympics. But the oldest son has chosen a different path and has gotten involved with crooked fight promoters to advance his career, resulting in a great deal of stress in their family.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

61.
50 First Dates (2004) as On Set Dresser
Arctic marine life veterinarian Henry Roth has his future all mapped out. When he''s not tending to the sea animals at Sea Life Park in Hawaii, he is breaking the hearts of mainland tourists in search of a vacation romance. A long-term relationship for Henry is out of the question. It would scuttle his 10-year dream of sailing to Alaska to study the underwater life of walruses. Henry is close to making his dream come true when his schooner, the Sea Serpent, suffers a mishap during a trial run, which lands him at the Hukilau Café where the regulars eye him with distrust when he sets his eyes on one of its patrons, the beautiful young Lucy Whitmore. Henry is immediately smitten with Lucy, and after a first chat with her about waffles and sea mammals, Henry finds himself more and more interested in Lucy. Ignoring his own rule about dating local girls, he makes a date to meet her for breakfast the next day. But when he arrives and makes a reference to their previous conversation, she thinks he''s some kind of freak and calls for help. Lucy has no idea who he is. And Henry realizes that if he wants to win her affections, he''s going to have to start over again every day for the rest of his life.
63.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) as On Set Dresser
A tale of adventure set during the 17th Century in the Caribbean Sea. For the roguish yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow, the crystalline waters of the Caribbean, like the high seas the world over, present a vast playground where adventure and mystery abound. But Jack''s idyllic life capsizes after his nemesis, the wily Captain Barbossa, steals his ship, the Black Pearl, and later attacks the town of Port Royal, kidnapping the Governor''s beautiful daughter, Elizabeth Swann. Elizabeth''s childhood friend, Will Turner, joins forces with Jack to commandeer the fastest ship in the British fleet, the HMS Interceptor, in a gallant attempt to rescue her and recapture the Black Pearl. The duo and their crew are pursued by Elizabeth''s betrothed, the debonair, ambitious Commodore Norrington, aboard the HMS dauntless. Unbeknownst to Will, there is a curse that has doomed Barbossa and his crew to live forever as the undead--when exposed to moonlight, they are exposed to living skeletons. The curse they carry can be broken, only if a once-plundered treasure is restored.
64.
Intolerable Cruelty (2003) as On Set Dresser
Miles Massey, a prominent Los Angeles divorce attorney has everything--and in some cases, two of everything. Despite his impressive client list, a formidable win record, the respect of his peers and an ironclad contract (the "Massey pre-nup") named after him, he's reached a crossroads in his life. S
65.
Tears of the Sun (2003) as On Set Dresser
Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and protect a group of innocent refugee
66.
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000) as Props
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his erudite friend Bullwinkle J. Moose are living in the now desolate Frostbite Falls, barely surviving on diminishing residual checks from re-runs of their old television series. Meanwhile, back in Pottsylvania, Fearless Leader and his notorious spies Boris Badenov an
67.
Night Of The Creeps (1986) as Carpenter
An alien craft crashes to Earth in 1959. The ship contains slug-like parasites that take over their hosts, turning them into murdering zombies, and one of these kills a young person on lover's lane. Then in 1986, a couple of nerdy college boys come across that body, which has been cryogenically frozen.
68.
Dangerously Close (1986) as Set Construction

Art Department (TV Mini-Series)

69.
Shadow of Doubt (1998) as On-Set Dresser

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