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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Inside Moves (1980) as Paramedic
After a failed suicide attempt, Rory (John Savage) finds himself frequenting an Oakland bar. There he meets other wounded individuals and manages to heal himself, and others, with humor and care.

Producer (feature film)

2.
Stepfather III (1992) as Producer
A sequel to the "Stepfather" series of theatrical films.
3.
Matter of Degrees, A (1991) as Associate Producer
A college senior, bemoaning the lack of social ideals in an era of yuppie selfishness, seeks inspiration from an alternative radio station.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

4.
Dick Tracy (1990) as 1st Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
5.
Spontaneous Combustion (1989) as 1st Assistant Director
The story of a man who can make people spontaneously combust simply by coming into contact with them.
6.
Elvira: Mistress Of The Dark (1988) as 1st Assistant Director
Elvira the vampiress travels to a New England town to take over a mansion she has inherited.
7.
Dance 'till Dawn (1988)
A movie that follows the lives of several young people and their parents during a whacky and unpredictable Senior Prom night.
8.
Johnny Be Good (1988) as 1st Assistant Director
Comedy revolving around college football recruiting.
9.
Heartbreak Ridge (1986) as 1st Assistant Director
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.
10.
Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman now working the lonely hearts desk, whose wife is on the edge of senility. A joyous romantic comedy played with flair by the two leads. Mary Tyler Moor
11.
Friday the 13th, Part IV: The Final Chapter (1984) as Assistant Director
Slasher movie fans rejoice! For Jason Voorhees, the scourge of Crystal Lake is back, bringing sheer terror with him. And despite the title, "Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter" (1984) is definitely not the last time Jason finds a way to keep the fear going. He's actually in seven more movies that follow. Look for Crispen Glover and Corey Feldman in this installment.
12.
Tightrope (1984) as 2nd Assistant Director
A detective is on the trail of a serial killer who preys upon prostitutes in New Orleans' red light district, an area which the detective himself, divorced and lonely, is inexorably drawn to.
13.
Sudden Impact (1983) as 2nd Assistant Director
A vicious serial-killer is on the loose in San Francisco and the police trace a link to a small town further down the coast. When Harry Callahan upsets the press and the mayor in his usual style, he's shipped out of town to investigate while the heat is on. With the help of his new Magnum handgun Harry goes on the trail leaving behind the usual trail of dead criminals along the way.
14.
Toy, The (1982) as Assistant Director
On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat US Bates takes Eric to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor, Jack Brown, who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers many indignities as Eric's "toy," but gradually teaches the lonely boy what it is like to have and to be a friend.
15.
Lookin' to Get Out (1982) as 2nd Assistant Director
Alex Kovas lost $10,000 to thugs Joey and Harry in New York City during a poker game. Unable to pay up, Alex hits the road with his friend Jerry Feldman, and the two go to Las Vegas in the hope of winning big. In fact, they do get lucky in the casino, but when word of this gets back to New York, Joe
16.
. . . All the Marbles (1981) as 2nd Assistant Director
A two-bit promoter tries to take a women's wrestling team to the top.
17.
Sharky's Machine (1981) as 2nd Assistant Director
Reynolds stars in and vibrantly directs this violent yet witty adaptation of William Diehl's best seller about an Atlanta homicide detective obsessed with capturing a local mobster (Gassman), even after he's been busted down to working with the city's seedy vice squad. Beautiful British model Rachel Ward made her theatrical feature debut playing the mobster's premier $1000-a-night call girl, with whom Reynolds falls in love.
18.
Can't Stop The Music (1980) as 2nd Assistant Director
A lawyer helps an ex-model and a songwriter promote a gay singing group called the Village People.
19.
Mountain Men, The (1980) as 2nd Assistant Director
Henry Frapp is an argumentative, cranky trapper who works with his good friend Bill Tyler when they are not drinking or fighting Indians.
20.
Inside Moves (1980) as 2nd Assistant Director
After a failed suicide attempt, Rory (John Savage) finds himself frequenting an Oakland bar. There he meets other wounded individuals and manages to heal himself, and others, with humor and care.
21.
1941 (1979) as 2nd Assistant Director
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

22.
Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) as Line Producer (San Francsico Unit)
A divorced American writer in her mid-30s gives up everything and moves to Italy in search of a new, more romantic life.
23.
China Moon (1994) as Production Manager
A homicide cop believes he is being set up as an accomplice to the murder of a woman's husband.
24.
Rise & Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story (1994)
Based on the true story of New York Jets football star Dennis Byrd's battle against total paralysis after colliding into a teammate during a game in November 1992.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

25.
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
For years, stories have circulated about a secret place in the middle of the Nevada desert, known for unexplained phenomena and strange sightings. It is called Witch Mountain, and when a Las Vegas cab driver finds two teens with supernatural powers in his cab, he suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure he can't explain. When they discover that the only chance to save the world lies in unraveling the secrets of Witch Mountain, the race begins, as the government, mobsters and even extraterrestrials try to stop them.
26.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Set in the desert Southwest in 1957--at the height of the Cold War--Indy and his sidekick Mac have barely escaped a close scrape with nefarious Soviet agents on a remote airfield. Now, Professor Jones has returned home to Marshall College--only to find things have gone from bad to worse. His close
27.
Game Plan, The (2007)
An NFL quarterback used to the bachelor lifestyle discovers he has a seven-year-old daughter after an ex dies.
28.
Sky High (2005) as Unit Production Manager
It all begins at a secret school in the clouds like none on earth: Sky High, the first and only high school for kids with super-human powers going through crime-fighting puberty. At Sky High, the student body throw flames with their footballs, study Villainy with their Chemistry and are divided into "Heroes" and "Sidekicks" instead of jocks and geeks. It's an out-of-this-world yet completely recognizable place where cool gadgetry, rampant bravery and awe-inspiring magical skills mix it up with parental battles, peer pressure and dating trouble--with explosively fun results. This year's class features some of the best, brightest and most powerfully gifted super-teens ever assembled. And then there's Will Stronghold. When you're the son of the world's most legendary super heroes, The Commander and Jetstream, people expect you to live up to the family name The problem is that Will is starting with no superpowers of his own and, worst of all, instead of joining the ranks of the "Hero" class, he finds himself relegated to being a "Sidekick." Now he must somehow survive his freshman year while dealing with an overbearing gym coach, a bully with super speed and a dangerous rebel with a grudge (and the ability to shoot fire from his hands)--not to mention the usual angst, parental expectations and girl problems that accompany teenage life. But when an evil villain threatens his family, friends and the very sanctity of Sky High, Will must use his newfound superpowers to save the day and prove himself a "Hero" worthy of the family tradition.
29.
Freaky Friday (2003) as Unit Production Manager
Dr. Tess Coleman and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Anna, are not getting along. They don't see eye-to-eye on clothes, hair, music and certainly not in each other's taste in men. One Thursday evening, their disagreements reach a fever pitch--Anna is incensed that her mother doesn't support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, can't see why Anna won't give her fiance a break. Everything soon changes when two identical Chinese fortune cookies cause a little mystic mayhem. On the next morning, their Friday gets freaky when Tess and Anna find themselves inside the other's body. As they literally walk a mile in each other's shoes, they gain a little newfound respect for each other's point of view. But with Tess' wedding coming on Saturday, the two have to find a way to switch back (and fast).
30.
Freaky Friday (2003) as Second Unit Director
Dr. Tess Coleman and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Anna, are not getting along. They don't see eye-to-eye on clothes, hair, music and certainly not in each other's taste in men. One Thursday evening, their disagreements reach a fever pitch--Anna is incensed that her mother doesn't support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, can't see why Anna won't give her fiance a break. Everything soon changes when two identical Chinese fortune cookies cause a little mystic mayhem. On the next morning, their Friday gets freaky when Tess and Anna find themselves inside the other's body. As they literally walk a mile in each other's shoes, they gain a little newfound respect for each other's point of view. But with Tess' wedding coming on Saturday, the two have to find a way to switch back (and fast).
31.
Monkeybone (2001) as Unit Production Manager
A comic book writer falls into a coma after a car accident and wakes up in the make-believe world he created.
32.
Rock Star (2001)
Chris Cole was born to rock. His longtime girlfriend Emily believes his talent could take him all the way- but Chris worships at the altar of Bobby Beers, the fiery frontman for heavy metal legends Steel Dragon. By day, Chris still lives at home with his parents and spends his days repairing copy machines. But when Chris takes the stage, fronting Pennsylvania's premiere Steel Dragon tribute band, all of that disappears. Chris Cole is Bobby Beers- mesmerizing audiences with his perfect imitation of Beers' electrifying vocals. The night his bandmates boot him out of the group, Chris is devastated- until an unexpected phone call changes his life forever: He, Chris Cole, has been tapped to replace Bobby Beers as the lead singer of Steel Dragon. In an instant, Chris rockets to the dizzying heights of sudden stardom, rising from devotee to icon, from rock fan to rock god- the wanna-be who got to be. So what happens when an average guy gets everything he wants- and discovers it's not enough?
33.
Other Sister, The (1999) as Unit Production Manager
Twenty-four year old Carla Tate is a slightly mentally challenged young woman who, after years of special education at a private boarding school, has successfully transcended many of her limitations--except for that of her over-protective mother, Elizabeth. When Carla graduates and returns home with dreams and ambitions, her need for personal fulfillment begins to express itself in ways her mother is unable to accept. When she falls in love for the first time, Carla defies her mother in order to prove that despite all appearances she has the capacity to be a responsible adult, worthy of love and being loved. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, Carla and her boyfriend Danny set out together to find answers to some of life's toughest challenges, and prove that sometimes, an ordinary life can be an extraordinary achievement.
34.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997) as Unit Production Manager
Annie Porter's last boyfriend Jack--a daredevil cop--didn't turn out to be too much of a romantic type and they have long since parted ways. She's now dating a much quieter, relaxed guy. To be sure, Alex Shaw also works in law enforcement, but he drives a ten-speed bike, and his most perilous duty is busting teenage pickpockets at Venice Beach. Alex, who's actually a member of an elite SWAT unit, hides the nature of his actual duties, for fear of losing Annie. He will do anything to make it up to her and when he gets caught by Annie in the midst of making a fearless arrest, Alex quickly produces a pair of tickets for what promises to be the ultimate vacation. Destination: the Caribbean... on board the world's most luxurious cruise liner. Six days of romance, rest and relaxation in paradise. It almost sounds to good to be true. It is...
35.
Executive Decision (1996) as Unit Production Manager
Terrorists hijack a 747 carrying 400 passengers, and everyone involved mistakingly thinks the passengers are going to be bartered for the terrorist group's imprisoned leader. However, an American intelligence analyst and expert in terrorism believes that their plan is to launch a nerve gas attack on Washington DC. The President's Crisis Management Team must then choose between ignoring the agent's nerve gas theory and allowing the plane clearance to land in the Capitol, or destroying the plane and sacrificing its 400 passengers. A Special Forces leader, however, has a different solution--to secretly board the 747 using an experimental aircraft.
36.
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) as Unit Production Manager
Maniacal techno-expert Travis Dane hijacks a train and converts it into a command center. He seizes control of a satellite super-weapon and threatens to destroy Washington, D.C., unless his one-billion dollar demand is met. Unfortunately for him, however, Casey Ryback happens to be on board, travelling with his niece, Sarah, and is the only man between Dane and the obliteration of three million people.
37.
Walk in the Clouds, A (1995) as Unit Production Manager
After returning home from the war, a young GI has a chance encounter with the beautiful daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner and agrees to pose as her husband to help her face her domineering father. When their passions for each other are ignited amidst the magical sensuality of the harvest ritual, they unexpectedly find themselves embarking on a romantic adventure as they overcome all odds to be together.
38.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) as Unit Production Manager
Deloris Van Cartier, now a headliner in Las Vegas, is persuaded by the good sisters to return to her inner city alma mater, St. Francis High, to go undercover as the new music teacher.
39.
Stepfather III (1992) as Unit Production Manager
A sequel to the "Stepfather" series of theatrical films.
40.
To Save a Child (1991) as Unit Production Manager
A television movie pilot for an unsold ABC series. After a woman discovers that her husband and his family are members of a witches' coven, she escapes with her baby.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

41.
Executioner's Song, The (1982)
In his Emmy Award-winning role as Outstanding Actor in a Drama Special, Tommy Lee Jones is convicted killer Gary Gilmore during his final nine months, spanning his parole, his reimprisonment, and the firing squad execution he demanded of the state of Utah in January 1977. Rosanna Arquette, as his ho

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