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Sound (feature film)

1.
Starting Over (1979) as Sound Recording Mixer
A middle-aged man loses confidence after his wife, an ambitious singer, divorces him. Then, just as his new relationship with an insecure teacher is blossoming into a romance, his wife attempts a reconciliation. The seduction by his wife and the song she has written just for him help him make up his mind which woman to choose.

Production Companies (feature film)

2.
Lock Up (1989) as Cable Operator (New York)
A model prisoner with only six months left to serve in a minimum security facility, is transferred to a maximum security prison run by a vicious warden.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

3.
Amazing Spider-Man 2, The (2014)
Peter Parker uncovers clues about his past when a new villain, Electro, emerges, and an old friend, Harry Osborn, returns.
4.
Winter's Tale (2014)
Master thief Peter loves Beverly, but he is marked for death by his demonic former mentor and she is seriously ill. Against all odds, Peter tries to save his true love.
5.
Dictator, The (2012)
The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
6.
Premium Rush (2012)
Dodging speeding cars, crazed cabbies and eight million cranky pedestrians is all in a day's work for Wilee, the best of New York's agile and aggressive bicycle messengers. It takes a special breed to ride the fixie - super lightweight, single-gear bikes with no brakes - and riders who are equal part skilled cyclists and nutcases who risk becoming a smear on the pavement every time they head into traffic. But a guy who's used to putting his life on the line is about to get more than even he is used to when his last envelope of the day - a routine "premium rush" run - turns into a life or death chase through the streets of Manhattan.
7.
Tower Heist (2011)
Queens native Josh Kovaks has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh's building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage. With only days before Arthur gets away with the perfect crime, Josh's crew turns to petty crook Slide to plan the nearly impossible...to steal what they are sure is hidden in Arthur's guarded condo. Though amateurs, these rookie thieves know the building better than anyone. Turns out they've been casing the place for years, they just didn't know it.
8.
Something Borrowed (2011)
Rachel is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend and, unhappily, still single as her engaged best friend Darcy is constantly reminding her. But after one drink too many at her 30th birthday party, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in bed with the guy she's had a crush on since law school, Dex, who just happens to be Darcy's fiancé. When Rachel and Darcy's lifelong friendship collides with true love, it leads to unexpected complications and potentially explosive romantic revelations. Meanwhile, Ethan, who has been Rachel's constant confidante and sometimes conscience, has been harboring a secret of his own, and Marcus, an irrepressible womanizer, can't keep his mind out of the gutter or his hands off any girl within reach.
9.
Town, The (2010)
The leader of a robbery gang falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, and as the law closes in, must choose between betraying his friends or losing the woman he loves.
10.
Going the Distance (2010)
Erin and Garrett set out to have a romantic summer fling in New York City, but when Erin heads home to San Francisco, neither is sure they want to end it. With a lot of texting, sexting and late-night phone calls, they might actually go the distance.
11.
Lovely Bones, The (2009)
A young girl who has been murdered watches over her family--and her killer--from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
12.
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Dr. Watson declared Lord Blackwood dead, but he has emerged from the grave to assert his deadly will over 1890 London. It's a mystery macabre - and only Sherlock Holmes can solve it.
13.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping--a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door--until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes to ever more extreme efforts to keep her past from ruining her future.
14.
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
During seven fateful days, three disparate police officers find themselves hurtling inextricably toward the same fatal crime scene and a shattering collision with destiny.
15.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
In 1969 Elliot Tiber, inadvertently played a role in making the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the famed happening it was. Working as an interior designer in Greenwich Village during culturally and politically exciting times, Mr. Tiber felt empowered by the gay rights movement. But he was al
16.
27 Dresses (2008)
Jane is an idealistic, romantic and completely selfless woman, a perennial bridal attendant whose own happy ending is nowhere in sight. Jane has always been good at taking care of others, but not so much in looking after herself. Her entire life has been about making people happy--and she has a clo
17.
No Reservations (2007)
Master chef Kate Armstrong lives her life like she runs her kitchen at an upscale, trendy Manhattan eatery, with a no-nonsense intensity that both captivates and intimidates everyone around her. Kate's perfectionist nature is put to the test when she "inherits" her nine-year-old niece Zoe, while con
18.
Elf (2003)
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scr
19.
Uptown Girls (2003) as Dolly Grip
Molly Gunn is the spoiled, freewheeling daughter of a late rock legend and the toast of the Manhattan social scene. However, after hitting a huge financial snag, when her inheritance is stolen by her manager, Molly is forced to do something that she's never done before--get a job. Molly becomes a nanny to a notoriously precocious and disobedient Ray Schleine, an "eight-year-old going on forty" who lives with her mother on the Upper East Side. Emotionally distant from her fast-paced A&R executive mother Roma, Ray has grown up with a revolving door of nannies and too little stability. Molly and Ray both feel painfully alone in the world, but as they try to make their new arrangement work, each discovers in the other a true friend.
20.
Kate & Leopold (2001)
When two strangers meet in New York City, a century's worth of differences come crashing together. Kate McKay is a modern-day executive, a 21st century woman driven to succeed in the corporate world. Leopold, the Third Duke of Albany, is a charming 19th century bachelor. Each has grown weary of waiting for love. But when a dramatic twist of fate lands Leopold in present-day New York, they must confront the prospect of a love affair 100 years in the making.
21.
Caveman's Valentine (2001) as Boom Operator
A brilliant, homeless jazz musician tracks down the killer of a homeless boy in order to bring him to justice.
22.
Frequency (2000) as Boom Operator (New York)
With the ability to time warp to 1969 to speak with his dead father, a cop is able to prevent his father's death and find his mother's killer.
23.
Little Nicky (2000) as Boom Operator
Nicky is just a guy who'd rather play heavy metal music in his bedroom sanctuary than climb the corporate ladder in his family's thriving business. Ruthless older brothers Adrian and Cassius are much more ambitious. When their aging father decides to postpone his retirement, the sinister duo defects, leaving home to set up shop in a new location -- New York City. This is about to become a big problem for the "Big Apple." Nicky's dad is the Devil, himself. Adrian and Cassius evade the Gatekeeper's efforts to stop them and make a hasty exit from Hades. As a result, the gates of hell freeze over and with no more evil souls able to enter, their dad starts to fall apart-- literally! It's up to Little Nicky to save him by finding his rotten brothers and bringing them home before his dad wastes away.
24.
In Dreams (1999) as Boom Operator
It was her dark illustration of childhood fables that lured him. It was her dreams of deadly premonitions he would come to own. As Claire Cooper frantically tries to convince a cynical world of her mind link with a madman--bent on avenging his lost childhood--she realizes she has but one choice. To stop Vivian Thompson, she must become him... once and for all. Her seeming descent into madness proves the only sane solution. Fretful dreams and waking visions of a missing girl, an apple orchard and a town drowned long ago were the first to tear at Claire's idyllic New England life with her husband Paul. As the visions increased, so did the distance between them, compounding her urgency for police to heed her warnings of impending tragedy. The police, Paul and even her psychiatrist Dr. Silverman remain deaf to the silent screams of future victims haunting Claire's dreams. Too late do they realize Claire had indeed become Vivian's mind's eye.
25.
At First Sight (1999) as Boom Operator
A blind man undergoes a risky surgery to restore his sight.
26.
Devil's Own, The (1997) as Boom Operator
Set in 1993, as the Irish Republican Army has announced peace talks with the British, New York police officer Tom O'Meara takes an affable young Irish emigree into his home and makes him part of his family. The refugee, however, has a hidden past and a bloody purpose for coming to America. Upon discovering his boarder's true identity, the police officer is drawn into a deadly manhunt--the aim of which is not only to capture the Irish rebel but to save his life.
27.
Striptease (1996) as Boom Operator
At the Eager Beaver, a topless bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, former FBI clerk Erin Grant dances nightly in order to raise enough money to regain custody of her seven year-old daughter, Angela. David Dilbeck, a kinky Congressman controlled by a gang of murderous sugar cane growers, staggers into the club and can't contain his sexual urges while watching Erin dance. He is recognized by Jerry Killian, a sharp-eyed regular, who, also infatuated with Erin, initiates a blackmail plan against Dilbeck meant to aid Erin in her court case. Killian is soon murdered, and Detective Al Garcia finds the blackmailer's body floating in a lake. The plot spreads from there and begins to include characters from society's fringes; there's Shad, the Eager Beaver's menacing bouncer with some ingenious blackmail schemes of his own. Darrell, Erin's psychopathic ex-husband, a small-time crook who deals in wheelchairs stolen from rest homes and hospitals.
28.
I'm Not Rappaport (1996) as Boom Operator
This inspirational celebration of the lunacy and levity of life follows two of the most captivating characters you've ever met, who comically and heroically tilt at the injustices around them. Nat and Midge meet regularly in Central Park, but at first glance you might not know why. Nat is a feisty,
29.
Money Train (1995) as Boom Operator
Foster brothers, John and Charlie share a life-long dream of robbing the Money Train that collects millions of dollars each night from NYC subway stations. Only two things stand in their way: they're cops; and Donald Patterson, the hard-assed MTA chief, is their boss. They're his trains, it's his money, and he's never been robbed. But on New Year's Eve, the rates are going up...
30.
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Remake of 1969 feature film (based on Woody Allen's 1966 stage play) about an American caterer and his family, caught behind the Iron Curtain while on a European vacation.
31.
Mixed Nuts (1994) as Boom Operator
Christmas is only hours away, and Philip and his dedicated staff are about to go just a little crazy. Philip is a clumsy do-gooder who runs Lifesavers, a suicide prevention hotline service in the funky beach community of Venice, California. Unfortunately, Lifesavers is going to be evicted so the landlord can turn the building into a condominium complex. Philip, however, remains optimistic. He always sees the light at the end of the tunnel, even though it's inevitably the headlight of the next oncoming train. Philip's Lifesavers is a place where the rescuers need help, where the lines of communication are hopelessly tangled, where anxious callers get cut off. Here, disorder is the order of the day, particularly on Christmas Eve, when people can become so overwhelmed by all that Yuletide cheer that there's only one thing to do--reach for the phone and call for help.
32.
Guarding Tess (1994) as Boom Operator
An obsessive man is hired to guard a cantankerous former First Lady.
33.
Bullets Over Broadway (1994) as Boom Operator
Set in the Roaring '20s, this comedy revolves around the mob's interaction with the show business world, primarily through the relationship between a playwright and a mobster.
34.
Life With Mikey (1993) as Boom Operator (New York Crew)
When an unsuccessful talent agent discovers a charismatic twelve year-old street urchin and lands her a lucrative commercial career, they develop a love/hate relationship.
35.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) as Boom Operator
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
36.
Mad Dog and Glory (1993) as Boom Operator
In appreciation for saving a gangster's life, a cop is given the gift of a female bartender, with whom he falls in love. The story is set in present-day Chicago.
37.
The Pelican Brief (1993) as Boom Operator
A law student stumbles on evidence behind the assassination of two Supreme Court justices.
38.
Prelude to a Kiss (1992) as Boom Operator (Jamaica Unit)
Peter falls for Rita upon first meeting her, and the two begin a whirlwind romance that quickly leads to marriage. But when another man kisses Rita on her wedding day, the two magically change souls, and Peter must track down the love of his life if he is ever to truly see her again.
39.
Consenting Adults (1992) as Boom Operator
Story revolves around neighboring couples involved in mate swapping and the man who is framed for the murder of the woman he was in love with.
40.
Husbands and Wives (1992) as Boom Operator
When one couple decides to get a divorce, it puts a strain on the marriage of their two best friends.
41.
Deceived (1991) as Boom Operator (New York)
Mystery set in the New York City art world, about an expert art restorer who, after her husband's death, discovers she has been deceived for many years.
42.
Shadows And Fog (1991) as Boom Operator
A meek bookkeeper tries to save a runaway circus performer from a serial killer.
43.
Regarding Henry (1991) as Boom Operator
A lawyer who survives a shooting struggles, with the help of his family, to regain his memory and recover his speech and mobility.
44.
Hard Way, The (1991) as Boom Operator
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.
45.
Frankie and Johnny (1991) as Boom Operator (New York)
Johnny is fresh out of jail and working at a diner when he spots tough-as-nails waitress Frankie. Johnny is determined to woo her, but the emotionally battered Frankie fights him all the way.
46.
Goodfellas (1990) as Boom Operator
A young man works his way up through the New York City mobs.
47.
Presumed Innocent (1990) as Boom Operator
A prosecuter is accused of murdering a beautiful colleague with whom he was having an extramarital affair.
48.
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989) as Boom Operator
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
49.
Black Rain (1989) as Boom Operator
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
50.
New York Stories (1989) as Boom Operator ("Oedipus Wrecks" "Life Lessons" "Life Without Zoe")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen's segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese's segment, based on Dostoyevsky's "The Gambler", centers on an artist's romance. Francis Coppola's segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York's Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
51.
Masquerade (1988) as Boom Operator
A love triangle spawns betrayal and murder at a wealthy summer resort.
52.
Coming to America (1988) as Boom Operator (New York)
Where is an African prince supposed to go to find the woman who will one day be his queen? Obviously that would be Queens, New York and that's where Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) goes in this hilarious fish out of water story. Traveling with the prince is his trusted friend Semmi (Arsenio Hall) and, hiding the prince's identity, the two of them get jobs at a fast-food restaurant. While the prince is trying to adjust to a minimum wage lifestyle, he falls for Lisa (Shari Headley) the daughter of his boss Cleo (John Amos). As romance blooms, Akeem finds it hard to hide his royal secret, especially when the king (James Earl Jones) arrives with his regal entourage.
53.
Running on Empty (1988) as Boom Operator
A family of fugitives deal with their son's growing independence.
54.
Another Woman (1988) as Boom Operator
While dealing with her own tortured past, an aging writer becomes obsessed with a psychiatric patient.
55.
Beaches (1988) as Boom Operator (New York)
Childhood friends share their triumphs and tragedies through the years.
56.
September (1987) as Boom Operator
A weekend stay at a Vermont summer house provides glimpses into the lives of six unhappy people most of whom are in love with others who love others, etc.
57.
Orphans (1987) as Boom Operator
58.
Secret Of My Success, The (1987) as Boom Operator
Fresh out of college, he's determined to climb New York's corporate ladder in record time by masquerading as an up-and-coming executive, even though he's really the new mail boy.
59.
Happy New Year (1987) as Boom Operator
Two crooks don a variety of disguises to rob a jewelry store.
60.
Heartburn (1986) as Boom Operator
When successful food critic Rachel Samstat begins to fall for the charming columnist Mark Forman, she is warned that he is not capable of fidelity. But after a whirlwind courtship, they marry, and Rachel gives up her career to dedicate herself to making their marriage work. Mark is thrilled when Rachel announces that she is pregnant but becomes anxious about his new, responsible role and begins cheating on her. .
61.
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
A movie character steps off the screen and into the life of his biggest fan.
62.
Verdict, The (1982)
Frank Galvin, an alcoholic lawyer tries to redeem his reputation by taking on a difficult medical malpractice case. He accepts the case after he's approached by the the family of a woman who has been left in a coma following an operation at a large Catholic hospital. At first he's hoping for a quick cash settlement, but when he see's the victim in the hospital he decides that he must take the case to trial, despite the powerful opposition.
63.
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Three couples find their relationships tested during a country weekend.
64.
Arthur (1981) as Boom Operator
A childlike millionaire must choose between keeping his fortune and marrying a girl from the wrong side of the tracks.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

65.
Starting Over (1979)
A middle-aged man loses confidence after his wife, an ambitious singer, divorces him. Then, just as his new relationship with an insecure teacher is blossoming into a romance, his wife attempts a reconciliation. The seduction by his wife and the song she has written just for him help him make up his mind which woman to choose.

Film Production - Main (special)

66.
Our Town (2003) as Dolly Grip
In Thornton Wilder's classic play, recently deceased wife and mother Emily Webb is allowed to relive her happiest day only to find that the living don't appreciate the gift of life nearly as much as the dearly departed.

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

67.
Let It Be Me (1997) as Boom Operator
A man taking dance lessons for his wedding begins to fall for his teacher and things get complicated when he brings his wife in for lessons with his teacher.

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

68.
Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (1986)
A two-part, four-hour miniseries which is a sequel to the 1983 miniseries "Sidney Sheldon's Rage of Angels." Focuses on Jennifer Parker, a powerful Manhattan trial lawyer whose personal and professional ambitions offen lead to explosive situations. The story picks up six years after the first minise

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