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Born: February 5, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hewlett, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Holland, Michigan (2015)
After a wife starts doing some cheating of her own when she discovers her husband's infidelity, she later learns that he's a serial killer.
2.
Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld, The (2013)
This documentary offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, one of the key architects of the Iraq War, and a larger-than-life character who provoked equal levels of fury and adulation from the American public. Rather than conducting a conventional interview, the director has Rumsfeld expound
3.
Tabloid (2010)
Thirty years before the antics of Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were regular gossip fodder, Miss Wyoming Joyce McKinney made her mark as a tabloid staple ne plus ultra. Morris follows the salacious adventures of this beauty queen with an IQ of 168 whose single-minded devotion to the man of her dr
4.
Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
An examination of the unintended consequences of the Iraqi war with a focus on events at Abu Ghraib prison which began to appear in global media in 2004. The prison quickly became notorious for the shocking photos of the abuse and torture of terror suspects by military men and women. Ultimately, it
5.
Fog of War, The (2003) as Director
The story of America as seen through the eyes of Robert S. McNamara, the former Secretary of Defense. McNamara, one of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics, leads viewers on an insider's journey through many of the seminal events that shaped the 20th Century.
6.
Mr. Death: the Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) as Director
Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., an engineer from Massachusettes decided to become the "Florence Nightengale of Death Row"--a humanitarian, a humanist, whose mission was to design and repair gas chambers, electric chairs, lethal injection systems and gallows. He became renowned in his field and was eventually
7.
Stairway To Heaven (1997) as Director
The story of an autistic woman who understands cows better than most of us understand ourselves.
8.
Fast, Cheap and Out of Control (1997) as Director
Errol Morris's meditation on the myth of Sisyphus profiles four esoteric professionals -- a topiary gardener (George Mendonca), a lion tamer (Dave Hoover), a robot scientist (Rodney Brooks) and a mole-rat photographer (Ray Mendez). Though each is in a separate world, Morris asks us to contemplate wh
9.
Parrot, The (1994) as Director
Acclaimed documentarian Errol Morris's short film reveals the absurdity of justice given the unplumbable depths of duplicity and self-deceit. Perhaps a parrot is more reliable for the truth behind a grisly murder.
10.
Brief History of Time, A (1992) as Director
Based on Stephen Hawking's book "A Brief History of Time," film depicts Hawking's theories on the creation of the universe and examines some aspects of his courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.
11.
Dark Wind, The (1991) as Director
Based on Tony Hillerman's mystery novel concerning an American Indian policeman. Assigned to a seemingly mundane case of vandalism, a Navajo Tribal Police detective discovers a mystery involving revenge and murder.
12.
Thin Blue Line, The (1988) as Director
Using interviews and re-enactments, the film examines the 1976 murder of a Dallas policeman, and the wrongful conviction of one of the two men implicated in the killing.
13.
Vernon, Florida (1981) as Director
A vision of a small Florida town and its citizens far away from the hurried, chaotic cities.
14.
Gates of Heaven (1978) as Director
Grieving pet owners seek solace at a California pet cemetery.

Cast (feature film)

15.
Life Itself (2014)
The life of film critic Roger Ebert is examined.
16.
Manufacturing Dissent (2007)
In the realm of documentary filmmaking there is no greater icon than Michael Moore, perhaps the most controversial filmmaker of our time; many, even those on the left, argue he's more propagandist than documentarian, asking at what point does the manipulation of fact become a work of fiction?
17.
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2007)
Traces an eventful year in contemporary composer Philip Glass's life, as he stages the opera "Waiting for the Barbarians," writes his eighth symphony, scores several films, travels the world and maintains a family with his fourth wife, Holly.
18.

Writer (feature film)

19.
Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
An examination of the unintended consequences of the Iraqi war with a focus on events at Abu Ghraib prison which began to appear in global media in 2004. The prison quickly became notorious for the shocking photos of the abuse and torture of terror suspects by military men and women. Ultimately, it
20.
Thin Blue Line, The (1988) as Screenwriter
Using interviews and re-enactments, the film examines the 1976 murder of a Dallas policeman, and the wrongful conviction of one of the two men implicated in the killing.
21.
Gates of Heaven (1978) as Screenwriter
Grieving pet owners seek solace at a California pet cemetery.

Producer (feature film)

22.
Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld, The (2013)
This documentary offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, one of the key architects of the Iraq War, and a larger-than-life character who provoked equal levels of fury and adulation from the American public. Rather than conducting a conventional interview, the director has Rumsfeld expound
23.
Act of Killing, The (2012)
Unrepentant former Indonesian death squad leaders are challenged to re-enact some of their many murders.
24.
Tabloid (2010)
Thirty years before the antics of Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were regular gossip fodder, Miss Wyoming Joyce McKinney made her mark as a tabloid staple ne plus ultra. Morris follows the salacious adventures of this beauty queen with an IQ of 168 whose single-minded devotion to the man of her dr
25.
Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
An examination of the unintended consequences of the Iraqi war with a focus on events at Abu Ghraib prison which began to appear in global media in 2004. The prison quickly became notorious for the shocking photos of the abuse and torture of terror suspects by military men and women. Ultimately, it
26.
Fog of War, The (2003) as Producer
The story of America as seen through the eyes of Robert S. McNamara, the former Secretary of Defense. McNamara, one of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics, leads viewers on an insider's journey through many of the seminal events that shaped the 20th Century.
27.
Mr. Death: the Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) as Producer
Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., an engineer from Massachusettes decided to become the "Florence Nightengale of Death Row"--a humanitarian, a humanist, whose mission was to design and repair gas chambers, electric chairs, lethal injection systems and gallows. He became renowned in his field and was eventually
28.
Fast, Cheap and Out of Control (1997) as Producer
Errol Morris's meditation on the myth of Sisyphus profiles four esoteric professionals -- a topiary gardener (George Mendonca), a lion tamer (Dave Hoover), a robot scientist (Rodney Brooks) and a mole-rat photographer (Ray Mendez). Though each is in a separate world, Morris asks us to contemplate wh
29.
Vernon, Florida (1981) as Producer
A vision of a small Florida town and its citizens far away from the hurried, chaotic cities.
30.
Gates of Heaven (1978) as Producer
Grieving pet owners seek solace at a California pet cemetery.

Editing (feature film)

31.
Gates of Heaven (1978) as Editor
Grieving pet owners seek solace at a California pet cemetery.

Director (special)

32.
74th Annual Academy Awards, The (2002) as Segment Director (Opening Film)
Seventh-fourth annual presentation of the Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.

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