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Editing (feature film)

Hard Way, The (1991) as Dialogue Editor
An actor famous for his shallow action roles has an upcoming audition for a serious part in a cop movie. To prepare, he arranges to trail a reluctant, tough-as-nails, rule-breaking detective, and winds up getting involved in a real search for the Manhattan serial killer known as The Party Crasher.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Second Thoughts (1983) as Special Effects Editor Supervisor
Amy is a Santa Fe lawyer who divorces her bank executive husband so that she can begin seeing Will, a street musician who is often rounded up by the police for loitering. Eventually, Amy sees her mistake and breaks off her relationship with Will, but then realizes that she has become pregnant. Amy g

Sound (feature film)

Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) as Sound Editor
A man discovers himself after he is sentenced to life in prison.
Pickle, The (1993) as Sound Editor
A filmmaker's ridiculous, yet crowd-pleasing project makes a fortune at the box-office, but his personal life is less than perfect.
Another Stakeout (1993) as Sound Editor
In the sequel to the 1987 film, the main characters pose as a family for a stakeout.
Point Of No Return (1993) as Supervising Sound Editor
A punk female murderer is transformed into a bourgeois assassin by an underground government agency.
American Me (1992) as Sound Editor
Story of the rise of Mexican controlled organized crime in the United States, focusing on a gang member from East L.A., who becomes a kingpin while in prison.
For The Boys (1991) as Sound Editor
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
Flatliners (1990) as Sound Editor
Five ambitious medical school students experiment with the fine line between life and death.
Black Rain (1989) as Sound Editor
Tough cops Nick Conklin and Charlie Vincent break up a Yakuza crime ring in New York and escort a Japanese killer back to his home country. The criminal escapes, and the two detectives are forced to team up with the Tokyo police to track him down. Along the way, they find themselves drawn ever deepe
Short Circuit 2 (1988) as Sound Editor
The inventor of Number 5, Ben Jahrvi, now trying to earn a living making toy robots, has Number 5 as his one-man assembly line. Number 5, however, has a hard time resisting the temptation to have "more input" out on the street.
Tequila Sunrise (1988) as Sound Editor
A beautiful restauranteur becomes involved in a romantic triangle with two old friends: one a police officer, and the other an ex-drug dealer.
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988) as Sound Editor
Impoverished farmers in New Mexico fight off land-grabbing developers.
Stakeout (1987) as Sound Editor
After a brutal murderer (Aidan Quinn) escaped from prison, all of his possible contacts are put under survey. His ex girlfriend Maria (Madeleine Stowe), who ceased contact with him long ago, is observed by 4 cops. The night shift is covered by Chris (Richard Dreyfuss) and Bill (Emilio Estevez). Maria proves to be very attractive, and Chris, who bugs her appartment as Telephone Bill, falls for her. Now, everytime he is with her, his partner has to watch his friend enjoy life and he himself has to get out before the other team comes in. But when Maria''s ex arrives, Telephone Bill and his partner find themselves in deep trouble.
Lethal Weapon (1987) as Sound Editor
It's drugs in southern CA with cop partners Mel Gibson and Danny Glover chasing sleazy dope dealers in a nonstop crime actioner. Roger Murtaugh, who is about to turn 50, exercises the kind of life-preserving caution that Martin Riggs has discarded. Riggs' wife has been killed in an accident, and he doesn't care whether he lives or dies, just so long as he can take all the bad guys with him. Murtaugh has a hard time surviving with such a self-destructive partner as they investigate "The General," head of a drug smuggling operation.
Squeeze, The (1987) as Sound Editor
Short Circuit (1986) as Sound Editor
A computer expert has manufactured war programmed robots for the government. But when Robot #5 is accidentally struck by lightning, he comes to life. Escaping, he is taken in by a kind woman to see that nothing happens to her new friend.
Heartbreak Ridge (1986) as Sound Editor
Sergeant Thomas Highway is an old-fashioned Marine Corps sergeant who is out of step with the new-fashioned military and returns to his old outfit as a gunnery sergeant, where he runs afoul of 1980s-style superior officers to whom the words "Gung Ho" are foolish anachronisms. But through his tough tutelage, Highway''s lackadaisical platoon is whipped into a first-rate fighting machine, favoring teamwork over such New Age concepts as "self-fulfillment." Finally, the men prove their mettle during the invasion of Grenada.
Against All Odds (1984) as Adr Editor
A shady nightclub owner and part-time bookie sends a down-and-out ex-pro football player to Mexico to find the former's girlfriend who has run out on him. But, once he tracks her down, the ex-jock falls for her and then tries to cover it up by saying he can't find her.
Sting II, The (1982) as Sound Editor Supervisor
A gambler tries to get back at the con artists who had tricked him earlier.
Outland (1981) as Sound Editor
HIGH NOON in outer space. Connery is the marshal on Io, Jupiter''s third moon, home for a mining colony. His investigation of some strange outbreaks of violence uncovers a plot involving the managing company, led by Boyle, and a drug that increases productivity but has dangerous side effects. Connery wants to bring the culprits to justice, but no one else on Io wants anything to do with the battle, so he is left to face company henchmen alone.
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981) as Sound Editor
An artist paralyzed in a car wreck fights the medical establishment.
Roadie (1980) as Sound Editor
Travis is a Texas truck driver who falls for rock groupie and roadie Lola Bouilabase whose main ambition is to sleep with rocker Alice Cooper. When Lola hears that Cooper''s band is on tour, she tries to catch up with them and Travis follows her. On the road, the two of them meet several touring pop stars and Travis becomes a roadie himself, soon known as the "greatest roadie of all time." But Travis is faced with leaving this new success because he needs to go back to Texas for his sister''s wedding.
The Last Waltz (1978) as Sound Effects Editor
Legendary back-up group The Band teams with rock greats for a farewell concert.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) as Sound Effects
A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
Funny Lady (1975) as Sound Effects
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.

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