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Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

1.
Smurfs 2, The (2013)
Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette, who possesses a secret spell that would enable the sorcerer to turn his Naughties into magical Smurf-like creatures willing to do his bidding.
2.
Rock of Ages (2012)
In late 1980s Los Angeles, the ambitions of an aspiring musician and a small town girl with big dreams converge with a legendary Hollywood rock club facing its final countdown.
3.
Smurfs, The (2011)
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they leave their magical world and end up in the middle of New York City's Central Park. The Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.
4.
You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Biopic about Dr. Jack Kevorkian's crusade for a patient's right to a doctor-assisted suicide and the 8-year prison sentence he served because of it.
5.
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Hotel handyman Skeeter Bronson's life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true. When he tries to help his family by telling one outlandish tale after another, it's the kids' unexpected contributions that turn all of their lives upside down.
6.
Teeth (2007)
Still a stranger to her own body, a high school student discovers she has a "physical advantage" when she becomes the object of male violence.
7.
Hairspray (2007)
Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion--dancing. Her dream is to appear on "The Corny Collins Show," Baltimore's hippest dance party on TV. Tracy seems a natural fit for the show except for one not-so-little problem--she doesn't fit in. Her plus-siz
8.
Charlotte's Web (2006) as Costume Designer
Fern is one of only two living beings who sees that Wilbur is a special animal, while she raises him--the runt of the litter--into a terrific and radiant pig. As Wilbur moves into a new barn, he begins a second profound friendship with the most unlikely of creatures--a spider named Charlotte--and th
9.
After the Sunset (2004) as Costume Designer
Max "The King of Alibis" Burdett and his beautiful accomplice Lola have come to Paradise Island in the Bahamas, fresh off their final big score in which they lifted the second of the three famous Napoleon diamonds. With their financial future set, the couple is ready to relax and enjoy their hard-earned riches. But Stan, the FBI agent who has spent years in dogged but failed pursuit of Max, refuses to believe that his nemesis is actually calling it quits. He thinks that Max and Lola are actually plotting to steal the third Napoleon diamond--one of the three largest non-flawed diamonds in the world--which is coincidentally scheduled to arrive on Paradise Island as part of a touring cruise ship exhibition. Since he has no jurisdiction in the Caribbean country, Stan teams with a local cop and sets out to catch the sly Max and Lola in the act, while at the same time a local gangster has his own plans for the diamond. When the longtime adversaries meet up in paradise, Max quickly turns the tables and befriends the frustrated detective, showing him that Paradise Island has no shortage of pleasures to offer. But in order for Stan to figure out exactly what Max and Lola are up to, he will have to navigate all the twists and double-crosses of an action-packed story of friendship, suspicion and thievery.
10.
The Human Stain (2003) as Costume Design
Coleman Silk is a man who, throughout his life, has been a master of deception and self-reinvention. As a promising college student, Coleman's first love, Steena, is shattered by a secret. Years later, as an esteemed professor, his career is ruined by false accusations. Now as he embarks on a scanda
11.
A Beautiful Mind (2001) as Costume Design
A mathematics genius fights schizophrenia.
12.
Rush Hour 2 (2001) as Costume Designer
A Hong Kong trip turns into a working vacation when two detectives stumble on a counterfeiting ring.
13.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) as Costume Designer
The infamous Grinch tries to destroy Christmas by dressing as Santa and stealing all the gifts, trees and holiday food in Whoville.
14.
Bringing Out the Dead (1999) as Costume Designer
Sirens screaming and lights flashing, a New York City ambulance speeds through the night. Its drivers are paramedics working the graveyard shift--men who come face-to-face with the dead and the dying on a daily basis. Burnt out from one too many nights on the job, they are nearly as broken as the bo
15.
Ed TV (1999) as Costume Designer
An avid tv watcher wins a contest and the following months in his life are chronicled by a camera crew, minute by minute. To begin with, video store clerk Ed welcomes the attention, and the show is saving the cable station that gambled on its success. But gradually, as his family and friends become celebrities too, Ed finds a downside to his fame. He becomes estranged from his brother, encounters the father who left his family years before, and rifts emerge between his mother and her husband.
16.
My Giant (1998) as Costume Designer
Sammy Kanin is an agent with a winning personality who is perenially small-time because he can't distinquish a talented individual from a showoff. He finds himself in Romania where a teenage client is working on a film. However, he gets lost and is having trouble finding the set. When he finally reaches the location, the ungrateful star fires him on the spot. Dismayed, Sammy angrily speeds off only to crash into a ditch. When he awakes, he is in a local monastery where the ward is a 7-foot, 7-inch tall guy named Max. Sammy sees a gold mine he can exploit and promptly has Max in America under the guise of seeing Max's long-ago girlfriend, Lillianna, who now lives in New Mexico. Lillianna, however, wants nothing to do with Max, which prompts Sammy to concoct a scheme in order to force a reunion.
17.
Wag the Dog (1997) as Costumes
Less than two weeks before election day, a scandal erupts that threatens to cripple the President's bid for a second term. But before the incident can cause irreparable damage, a mysterious fixer is called to the White House. The ultimate spin doctor, Conrad Brean has the uncanny ability to manipulate politics, the press and most importantly--the American people. Anticipating the frenzied press corps, Brean deftly deflects attention from the President by creating a bigger and better story -- a war. With the help of Stanley Motts, a famed Hollywood producer and his irreverent entourage, Brean assembles an unlikely crisis team who orchestra a global conflict unlike any ever seen on CNN.
18.
Fathers' Day (1997) as Costume Designer
Jack Lawrence is a successful Los Angeles attorney. He's got a good job, a lovely wife, a nice home, a great car--aside from a limited amount of patience, Jack has pretty much every thing he wants. Dale Putley has been on the brink of despair for so long that he's starting to enjoy the view. A would-be writer scraping out a threadbare existence in San Francisco, Dale is a bundle of neuroses just waiting to unravel. Dale needs something to worry about in his life besides himself. Suddenly, before you can say "romance from the past," Jack Lawrence and Dale Putley, two complete strangers and polar opposites, are sharing a car, pooling their wits, and rethinking everything about themselves as they try to track down a teenage runaway that each believes might be his son.
19.
Fan, The (1996) as Costume Designer
He is the one they look for when the Klieg lights blaze, the one whose picture hangs on the wall. His presence hits them like a drug. He is the light and the glory, a reason to live... even die. They are the untold millions whose adoration translates into magazine covers and multi-million contracts. They are the sea of faces rendered invisible by distance, blurred together by their sheer mass, known only in the collective as 'the fans.' For all fans, the rules are unspoken but crystal-clear: you don't get too close to your heroes. But one fan, Gil Renard, is about to bend those rules. The stellar career of his idol, Bobby Rayburn, means everything to Gil. It is the filter through which he's viewed his own life, distilling it into something better. While Bobby's star appears to fall, Gil's own life spirals downward until he has nothing left but the prospect of returning his idol to his former glory, even if it means stepping out of the shadows of fandom and into his own dark center stage.
20.
Ransom (1996) as Costume Designer
Tom Mullen is a wealthy corporate executive used to mediating tough business deals, and doing things his own way. Along with his beautiful wife Kate and son Sean, Tom has all the material trappings of success, including a Fifth Avenue penthouse, an enviable position in New York society and high media visibility. But when the thing he cherishes most--his young son--is abducted by desperate criminals and held for ransom, Tom's world of affluence and privilege comes crashing down. And after an FBI rescue operation fails, he engineers a dangerous countermeasure in a last chance effort to bring his boy back to safety. With his son's life hanging precariously in the balance, and his wife terrified by the shocking plan, Tom offers an appalling proposal, the response to which could easily result in the loss of his son forever.
21.
Casino (1995) as Costume Designer
Sam "Ace" Rothstein, the consummate bookie who can change the odds merely by placing a bet, has risen through the ranks of the Midwestern mob to be picked by the bosses to front their entree into Vegas. Ace lives and breathes the odds. He eventually doubles the mob's take and changes the rules of how the casinos are run. But he can't control the odds when it comes to Ginger McKenna, the chip-hustling vamp who charms Ace and becomes his wife. His infatuation with Ginger turns to obsession as she rises with him to the upper crust of society, then turns to the bottle and pills for consolation in her gilded cage. The third member of this triangle of greed and obsession is Nicky Santoro, Ace's best friend and fellow graduate of the city streets. Together, they run the perfect operation, with Ace in charge and Nicky providing the muscle. But as Nicky expands his interests and each man gains power, their lives become entangled in a story of hot tempers, obstinacy, money, love and deception.
22.
Apollo 13 (1995) as Costume Designer
Story of the 1970 Apollo 13 mission, the third manned moon launch. After three days in space, Apollo astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert finally approach their long-cherished destination, when suddenly their spacecraft's power and guidance systems go down--and the supply of oxygen begins to dwindle. The trio now face a grim reality: their crippled capsule, stranded 205,000 miles in space, might never return to earth. With time running out, the crew and thousands of others, including flight director Gene Kranz, brave near-impossible odds in a daring attempt to guide the capsule earthward.
23.
Paper, The (1994) as Costume Designer
Workaholic New York City tabloid editor Henry Hackett loves the adrenaline rush his job gives him, but the long hours and lousy salary are starting to grate on his wife Martha. With the paper facing cutbacks and his wife pregnant, Hackett contemplates taking a more sedate job with a more respectable
24.
Mad Dog and Glory (1993) as Costume Designer
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.
25.
Mr. Jones (1993) as Costume Designer
A charismatic manic depressive falls in love with his therapist.
26.
Bronx Tale, A (1993) as Costume Designer
A father becomes worried when a local gangster gets involved with his son in the Bronx in the 1960's.
27.
Cape Fear (1991) as Costume Designer
A deranged convict seeks revenge on the attorney who improperly defended him.
28.
Class Action (1991) as Costume Designer
A female corporate lawyer faces off in court against her liberal public defendant father on a case involving faulty car manufacturing.
29.
Innocent Man, An (1989) as Costume Designer
An innocent man is sent to prison unjustly and when he is released years later, he sets about a daring scheme to clear his name.
30.
Dinner At Eight (1989)
Based on the George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber play and the 1933 MGM screenplay of the same title. Individuals from various strata of New York society are invited to a dinner party. A rash of cancellations and unexpected events turn the soiree into a disaster.
31.
Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989) as Costume Designer
A series of adventures, mishaps and practical jokes is set in motion when Penn Jillette publicly states he wishes someone would try to kill him in order to add excitement to his life.
32.
House On Carroll Street, The (1988) as Costume Designer
A romantic thriller about a woman who inadvertantly uncovers a government conspiracy to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the United States six years after World War II has ended.
33.
Crossing Delancey (1988) as Costume Designer
Romantic drama about a single New York City woman and her quest to find the right man--but can an upscale intellectual employee find love with a pickle man?
34.
Suspect (1987) as Costume Designer
A Washington D.C. public defender works with a lobbyist juror to prove a defendant is innocent.
35.
After Hours (1985) as Costume Designer
A slightly nerdy yuppie ends up going to SoHo one night for what he hopes will be a nice date, but ends up getting caught up in one weird turn of events after another with a menagerie of oddball characters. Soon, he finds himself the accused suspect in a string of burglaries in the neighborhood, bec

Costume-Wardrobe (special)

36.
Steel Magnolias (1990) as Costume Designer
A comedy pilot based on Robert Harling's play and Herbert Ross' 1989 feature film "Steel Magnolias." Examines the relationships between five women in a small Southern town. Set in a beauty parlor, the pilot starts from the death of young Shelby, M'Lynn's daughter.
37.
Ghost Writer, The (1984) as Costume Designer
An "American Playhouse" presentation, adapted from a novel by Philip Roth, telling of the experience of Nathan Zuckerman, a 45-year-old writer who, as a young man, visits an older, world famous author, Manny Lonoff, whom he discovers living in seclusion with two women -- his frustrated wife, and a y

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