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Editing (feature film)

1.
Evel Knievel (2004) as Editor
Based on the book by Steve Mandich, Evel Incarnate: The Life and Legend of Evel Knievel. The life story of the infamous daredevil stuntman Evel Knievel.
2.
Footsteps (2003) as Editor
Based on the unproduced stage play of the same name this dramatic thriller is about a novelist who becomes the subject of a true life crime story when she encounters two stange men at her isolated beach house -- one is there to kill her and other to save her life.
3.
Obsessed (2002) as Film Edited By
Based on a true story, a woman is arrested for stalking a man she professes to have had a love affair with. The catch is, he denies such a romance ever occurred and claims she was harassing him. Finding who is telling the the truth may be harder than it seems.
4.
Brother's Keeper (2002) as Editor
When a man escapes from a maximum-security prison, his sister, a homicide detective, must track him down. He plays a cat-and-mouse game with her by leaving clues at the site of his murders, clues that she must unravel and which relate to childhood games they played together.
5.
Last Debate, The (2000) as Editor
Four journalists change the course of American history by influencing a presidential debate to favor the candidate they think should be elected. Based on the novel by Jim Lehrer.<P>It's less than two weeks before the presidential election and the polls show a dead heat. After months of negotiation,
6.
Jack Bull, The (1999) as Editor
Western set during the late 19th century when the territory of Wyoming was seeking statehood. Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader, clashes with fellow rancher Henry Ballard after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker Billy. When Judge Tolliver throws out Myrl's complai
7.
Floating Away (1998) as Editor
Maurey, in a drunken spiral after the death of her father, loses her husband to another woman along with the custody of her son. In an alcoholic haze, she wanders into a local tavern where she meets Shane and Lloyd. Together they set out on a cross-country trek to retrieve her child. On the way, Sha
8.
Incognito (1998) as Editor
An art forger searches out the one art critic who knows the truth and can absolve him of a murder for which he is being framed.
9.
Nick of Time (1995) as Film Editor
An accountant's six-year-old daughter is taken hostage by two strangers who present him with a devil's bargain: he has 90 minutes to kill a top government official or he'll never again see his daughter.
10.
Drop Zone (1994) as Film Editor
Pete Nessip and his brother are U.S. marshalls escorting convicted computer hacker Earl Leedy to a federal prison on a commercial 747. Mid-flight, an apparent terrorist attack results in an on-board explosion, the death of Pete's brother and Leedy's disappearance. In the aftermath, Pete's badge is suspended while authorities investigate the accident. Determined to track down his brother's killers and locate Leedy, Nessip is drawn into the daredevil world of exhibition skydiving.
11.
Another Stakeout (1993) as Editor
In the sequel to the 1987 film, the main characters pose as a family for a stakeout.
12.
Point Of No Return (1993) as Film Editor
A punk female murderer is transformed into a bourgeois assassin by an underground government agency.
13.
Secrets (1992) as Film Editor
A television movie based on Danielle Steel's best-selling novel, "Secrets." Focuses on the lives of the cast members of a fictional primetime television series.
14.
Hard Way, The (1991) as 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.
15.
Bird On A Wire (1990) as Editor
An ex-radical goes on the lam after testifying against a drug dealer friend, then meets his old college sweetheart, now a hip lawyer.
16.
Short Time (1990) as Editor
A cop who is dying, discovers that his life insurance will pay off only if he dies in the line of duty. So he volunteers for all the dangerous assignments, becoming super cop.
17.
Disorganized Crime (1989) as Editor
After plotting an elaborate bank heist, the perpetrator gets arrested before joining the thieves he's assembled to help him.
18.
Hot to Trot (1988) as Editor
When his mother dies, Fred P. Chaney receives a racehorse as his inheritance and before long realizes that it can talk. Not only does the horse talk, but it has in inside track on Wall Street and helps Fred make money in the stock market.
19.
Short Circuit (1986) as 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.
20.
American Flyers (1985) as Editor
Two brothers attempt to overcome family adevrsities by competing in a cross-country bike race.
21.
Romancing the Stone (1984) as Editor
A repressed romance novelist travels to Colombia to uncover the mystery behind her sister's disappearance. Once there, she meets up with a rough-and-tumble American adventurer whom she hires to help her in her search. The two embark on an adventure involving a valuable gem and some dastardly villians, but a budding love affair is not far behind.
22.
Blue Thunder (1983) as Editor
23.
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981) as Editor
An artist paralyzed in a car wreck fights the medical establishment.
24.
Inside Moves (1980) as Editor
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.
25.
Escape (1980) as Editor
In TV's answer to "Midnight Express," Timothy Bottoms stars as real-life Dwight Worker, an American jailed in Mexico on drug charges, who, in a brazen, well-planned breakout, made what is claimed to be the only escape from Lecumberri Prison since Pancho Villa.
26.
When She Was Bad... (1979) as Editor
In her first starring role in a made-for-TV movie, Cheryl Ladd is a young wife and mother whose ambitious, often-absent, upwardly mobile husband leaves her unhappy and her growing loneliness leads to frustrations she takes out on her pre-school daughter. This child abuse film, originally to have bee
27.
Death Car on the Freeway (1979) as Film Editor
Model-turned-Charlie's Angel Shelley Hack is a determined TV reporter out to find a maniac who is methodically attacking lone women drivers on the Los Angeles Freeway by pushing them off the road with his powerful van. A number of familiar TV stars (including Dinah Shore, in her "dramatic" TV debut)
28.
Murder By Natural Causes (1979) as Editor; Film Editor
An elaborate mystery involving a famous mentalist, his unfaithful wife who is trying literally to scare him to death, the best friend of the family, and the wife's ham-actor lover -- not only an intriguing who (or whether) dunnit but also a literate, adult dramatic puzzle with an endless series of t
29.
Hometown USA (1979) as Editor
Rodney C. Duckworth is a shy teenage boy living in the mid-1950s. When Rodney's friends Recil and T.J. try to fix him up with a date, their self-interests get in the way, and they wind up going out with the girls they had in mind for Rodney.
30.
Youngblood (1978) as Editor
Michael is an African-American in his early teens who is being raised in South-Central Los Angeles by his single mother. Michael begins to stay away from school, and soon is hanging out with the street gang called the Kingsmen, where he is known as Youngblood. Michael respects the gang's leader Romm
31.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978) as Editor
If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So they (six young girls from New Jersey) set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises and misfortunes but the young ladies are determined to reach to their idols...
32.
Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver, The (1977) as Editor
A housewife, seeking to change her ordinary routine, alters her hairstyle, makeup and wardrobe, and gradually takes on the personality of another woman -- who had died five years earlier.
33.
First Love (1977) as Editor
While at college, Elgin falls in love with Caroline, but matters are complicated by the fact that she is already involved with an older man. .
34.
Ode To Billy Joe (1976) as Editor
It's 1953 and 15-year-old Bobbie Lee Hartley and 18-year-old Billy Joe McAllister are in love. But since Bobbie's parents will not allow her to date until she is 16, she and Billy Joe have to content themselves with seeing each other occasionally after church on Sundays and sometimes sneaking off to meet at the Tallahatchie Bridge. But when Billy Joe gets drunk and has an affair with a man, his guilt ruins his relationship with Bobbie Lee and ultimately leads to tragedy.
35.
Switch (1975) as Editor
An ex-con and a retired cop, partners in an investigation agency, try to prove that a safecracker with a previous record is innocent of a diamond heist and pin the crime on the police by laying an intricate trap. Wagner and Albert went on to recreate their roles in the later series (1975-77).
36.
Cry For Help, A (1975) as Editor
A cynical radio talk-show host, who daily insults his audience, receives a suicide threat from a nameless young girl and frantically tries to get his listeners to locate her before she can carry out her threat.
37.
Law, The (1974) as Editor
A sensational homicide trial is the focal point of this incisive examination of the inner working of a large city's legal system and was the Emmy Award-winner as the Outstanding Dramatic Special of the 1974-75 TV season. Director John Badham also was nominated.
38.
Godchild, The (1974) as Editor
An update of the oft-filmed "The Three Godfathers," previously made in 1916 with Harry Carey, repeating his role in John Ford's 1919 version ("Marked Men"), in William Wyler's 1929 adaptation ("Hell's Heroes") with Charles Bickford, in Richard Boleslavski's 1936 production with Chester Morris and Walter Brennan, and in John Ford's Technicolor version with John Wayne in 1948, dedicated to Harry Carey. Three Civil War prisoners, fleeing from both Confederates and Apaches, risk their freedom and lives to aid a dying woman and become guardians of her newborn child.
39.
Execution Of Private Slovik, The (1974) as Editor
Martin Sheen received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War, going to the firing squad in 1945. The film, Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, is a dramatization of William Bradford Huie's controversia
40.
Gun, The (1974) as Editor
The odyssey of an American handgun and the dramatic way it reshapes the lives of its various owners, in a plot similar to the famed overcoat in "Flesh and Fantasy" (1943).
41.
Midnight Man, The (1974) as Editor
Jim Slade is a former Chicago policeman who has just finished serving time in prison for shooting his wife's lover in his bed. Jim goes to live with friends in a small town where he has gotten a job as a night watchman at a college. When daughter of senator is murdered on campus, the town's sheriff
42.
Hitched (1973) as Editor
The further adventures of those teenaged newlyweds of the Old West who were introduced in the TV-movie "Lock, Stock and Barrel" (1971), with Sally Field taking over the role originated by Belinda Montgomery in this pilot film.
43.
Charley Varrick (1973) as Editor
A band of small-time crooks accidentally steals the mob's money.
44.
Brock's Last Case (1972) as Editor
A comedy drama about a New York cop who retires to his small ranch in the West and is reluctantly drawn into a local case of an Indian accused of killing a sheriff with a bow and arrow. This pilot for a series that never materialized looked suspiciously like a reworking of "McCloud" in reverse.
45.
Cutter (1972) as Editor
Chicago-based private eye goes looking for a missing pro quarterback in this pilot to what would have been among TV's first black detective shows (pre-dating both "Shaft" and "Tenafly" -- which premiered within one day of each other -- by eighteen months).
46.
Duel (1971) as Film Editor
A cross-country motorist finds himself the object of a faceless trucker's irrational attacks.
47.
Return Of Charlie Chan, The (1971) as Editor
Plans to bring Charlie Chan back to TV in this mystery involving the legendary sleuth and a wealthy Greek ship tycoon aboard the latter's yacht off the coast of Vancouver resulted in this curiously disappointing TV-movie with a stranger history. Filmed on location in late 1970, it premiered on Briti
48.
Harness, The (1971) as Editor
A gentle Steinbeck tale about a farmer who is dominated by his ailing wife until a free-thinking young woman turns up at his ranch with her eight-year-old son.

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