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Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
Lone Survivor (2013)
Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative are ambushed by the enemy in the mountains of Afghanistan. Faced with an impossible moral decision, the small band is isolated from help and surrounded by a much larger force of Taliban ready for war. As they confron
2.
Gangster Squad (2013)
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and - if he has his way - every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O'Mara and Jerry Wooters, who come together to try to tear Cohen's world apart.
3.
Battleship (2012)
When scientists discover a planet in a nearby galaxy capable of sustaining life, they attempt to communicate with its inhabitants who respond by paying Earth a visit. When the alien spacecraft crash lands in the Pacific, near the naval station off the coast of Hawaii, a battle for supremacy unfolds on the water.
4.
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
As the summer of 1988 winds down, three friends on the verge of adulthood attend an out-of-control party in celebration of their last night of unbridled youth.
5.
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2011)
In crime-ridden Rio de Janeiro, police captain Nascimento is promoted to a more powerful position. But as Nascimento crushes the gangs, life gets easier for the dirty cops and corrupt politicians, who he learns are his real enemies.
6.
Gamer (2009)
Set in the near future is the ultimate multiplayer game "Slayers," where human controllers direct each thought and move of real-life prison inmates battling in hyper-intense environments. The goal for them is freedom and the penalty is death.
7.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
When Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers, he joins Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons, who have returned stronger than ever with a plan to destroy our world.
8.
Public Enemies (2009)
No one could stop John Dillinger and his gang. No jail could hold him. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone-from his girlfriend Billie Frechette to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression. But while the adventures of Dillinger's gang-later including Baby Face Nelson and Alvin Karpis-thrilled many, J. Edgar Hoover made Dillinger America's first Public Enemy Number One and sent in Melvin Purvis, the dashing "Clark Gable of the FBI.'' However, Dillinger and his gang outwitted and outgunned Purvis' men in wild chases and shootouts. Only after importing a crew of Western ex-lawmen (newly baptized as agents) and orchestrating epic betrayals-from the infamous "Lady in Red'' to the Chicago crime boss Frank Nitti-were Purvis, the FBI and their new crew of gunfighters able to close in on Dillinger.
9.
Bar Starz (2008)
Barry Shlotzak is in need of a new start in the romance department, so his best friend, Douglas, convinces him to enter a contest in which the winner becomes a member of the elite "Bar Starz" -- the guys who set the trends, get the girls, and personify coolness. In order to make the cut, the contest
10.
Elite Squad (2008)
Captain Nascimento is a veteran member of BOPE, a meticulously trained and widely feared super-elite Rio de Janeiro police squad engaged in daily conflict with a legion of crooked cops and heavily armed drug traffickers. After being on the front lines of violence for his entire career, Nascimento i
11.
Kingdom, The (2007)
When a terrorist bomb detonates inside a Western housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, an international incident is ignited. While diplomats slowly debate equations of territorialism, FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury quickly assembles an elite team and negotiates a secret five-day trip into Saudi Arabia to locate the madman behind the bombing. Upon landing in the desert kingdom, however, Fleury and his team discover Saudi authorities suspicious and unwelcoming of American interlopers, into what they consider a local matter. Hamstrung by protocol--and with the clock ticking on their five days--the FBI agents find their expertise worthless without the trust of their Saudi counterparts, who want to locate the terrorist in their homeland on their own terms. Fleury's crew finds a like-minded partner in Saudi Colonel Al-Ghazi, who helps them navigate royal politics and unlock the secrets of the crime scene. With these unlikely allies sharing a propulsive commitment to crack the case, the team is led to the killer's front door. Now in a fight for their own lives, strangers united by one mission won't stop until justice is found.
12.
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
It is the most memorable photograph of World War II, among the greatest pictures ever taken. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for photography and one of the most-reproduced images in the history of photography, the picture has inspired postage stamps, posters, the covers of countless magazines and newspapers, and even the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," a picture taken by Associated Press photographer J Rosenthal on February 23, 1945 depicts five Marines and one Navy Corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi. The image served as a counterpoint for one of the most vicious battles of the war: the fight to take Iwo Jima, a desolate island of black sand barely eight square miles that would prove a tipping point in the Pacific campaign. Lasting more than a month, the fight was a bloody, drawn-out conflict that might have turned the American public against the war entirely, had it not been for the photo, which was taken and published five days into the battle. The photograph made her s of the men in the picture as the three surviving flag-raisers were returned to the U.S. and made into props in the government's Seventh War Bond Tour. Uncomfortable with their new celebrity, the flag-raisers considered the real her s to be the men who died on Iwo Jima; still, the American public held them up as the best America had to offer, the supermen who conquered the Japanese--and then, just as quickly as it had arrived, the glory faded. For two of the surviving flag-raisers, life became a series of compromises and disappointments; for the third, happiness came only by shutting off his war experiences and rarely speaking of them ever again.
13.
FUN WITH DICK AND JANE (2005)
Dick Harper's years of hard work finally pay off when he is promoted to vice president at Globodyne, a worldwide leader in the consolidation of media properties. But after exactly one day in his new job, Globodyne is destroyed by an Enron-like calamity--and he is left holding the bag. Dick's sudden
14.
Flight of the Phoenix, The (2004)
A group of air crash survivors are stranded in the Mongolian desert with no chance of rescue. Facing a brutal environment, dwindling resources, and an attack by desert smugglers, they realize their only hope is doing the "impossible"--building a new plane from the wreckage.
15.
Hidalgo (2004) as Special Effects Coordinator
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire--a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert--was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest royal families. In 1890, a wealthy sheik invited an American, Frank T. Hopkins, a
16.
Old School (2003) as Special Effects
A trio of thirty-something buddies tries to recapture the outrageous, irrepressible fun of their college years by starting their own off-campus frat house. Mitch, Frank and Beanie have all reached a crossroads in their lives. They can choose to be responsible adults, with wives, families and steady jobs--or they can postpone adulthood in favor of the reckless abandon of frat house living with all the fun and none of the education. No contest.
17.
Murder by Numbers (2002) as Special Effects Coordinator
The body of a young woman is found in a ditch in the woods of the small California coastal town of San Benito. Cassie Mayweather, the seasoned homicide detective and tenacious crime scene specialist is assigned to the case with her new partner Sam Kennedy. The two detectives make their way through microscopic hints of evidence, which seem to indicate a random act of violence, but cassie has a gut feeling that there is more to this murder than meets the eye. Something about this case reminds her of her past exactly at a time when she is asked to appear at a parole hearing on an old police matter. These events force Cassie to revisit the past. Cassie pours her heart into solving the mystery; her new partner Sam is smart and eager. Together, they soon discover a trail of shrewdly concealed evidence that links two brilliant young men, Richard and Justin, to the murder. As different as justin, the shy one, and Richard, the charming one appear--underneath they have a lot in common. Both displaying opoosing sides of anti-social behavior, they found each other and formed a secret friendship--bound to a dare of committing the perfect murder. Through the investigation, the detective discovers dark secrets in the teenagers' past that explain how the two could be capable of such cold calculated crimes.
18.
Murder by Numbers (2002) as Special Effects
The body of a young woman is found in a ditch in the woods of the small California coastal town of San Benito. Cassie Mayweather, the seasoned homicide detective and tenacious crime scene specialist is assigned to the case with her new partner Sam Kennedy. The two detectives make their way through microscopic hints of evidence, which seem to indicate a random act of violence, but cassie has a gut feeling that there is more to this murder than meets the eye. Something about this case reminds her of her past exactly at a time when she is asked to appear at a parole hearing on an old police matter. These events force Cassie to revisit the past. Cassie pours her heart into solving the mystery; her new partner Sam is smart and eager. Together, they soon discover a trail of shrewdly concealed evidence that links two brilliant young men, Richard and Justin, to the murder. As different as justin, the shy one, and Richard, the charming one appear--underneath they have a lot in common. Both displaying opoosing sides of anti-social behavior, they found each other and formed a secret friendship--bound to a dare of committing the perfect murder. Through the investigation, the detective discovers dark secrets in the teenagers' past that explain how the two could be capable of such cold calculated crimes.
19.
American Outlaws (2001) as Special Effects Coordinator
When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. In the course of their vendetta, they become the object of the biggest manhunt in the history of the Old West and, as their fame grows, so will the legend of their leader, a young outlaw by the name of Jesse James.
20.
Evolution (2001) as Special Effects Pyrotechnician
Chaos ensues when a meteor carrying alien life forms crashes in the Arizona desert. This new strain of organism evolves at a rate beyond human imagination and soon the only people standing between the aliens and world domination are Dr. Ira Krane, a community college science professor, his eccentric geologist buddy Harry Block, and wannabe fireman Wayne -- which could be bad news for planet earth!
21.
Men of Honor (2000) as Special Effects Coordinator
The story of Carl Breshear, who made U.S. military history when he combated racism to become the Navy's first black deep-sea diver.
22.
Mafia! (1998) as Special Effects Coordinator
As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America. There he grows up to become the infamous patriarch of a powerful crime family. However, in his twilight years Vincenzo realizes the r
23.
Gia (1998)
True story of supermodel on path of self-destruction.
24.
Double Team (1997) as Special Effects Supervisor
The greatest spies in the world are forced to retreat to the same colony after their covers are blown. When challenged by a terrorist one of the spies must escape the colony.
25.
Crow: The City of Angels (1996)
Against the macabre backdrop of the traditional Day of the Dead celebration, "The Crow: City of Angels" tells a new chapter in the gothic urban mythology of Love transcending Death. Creating an all-new incarnation of the brooding dark hero--a victim of urban violence returned to the living to exact personal justice--Vincent Perez portrays Ashe, the young man who returns from the night of his own horrific murder with the mysterious powers of the Crow. He returns to seek out and destroy the most savage criminals in a surrealistic city of preponderant evil. As he sets out on his fateful mission, Ashe becomes drawn to Sarah, someone with whom he seems to share psychic and emotional bonds. Mia Kirshner plays Sarah, the young woman who as a teenager first encountered the Crow and cannot escape this connection with her past. Legendary punk rocker Iggy Pop also stars as one of the cold-blooded killers responsible for Ashe's brutal death.
26.
Village of the Damned (1995) as Mechanical Special Effects Coordinator
Something is terribly wrong in the tiny village of Midwich. After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant. Local physician Dr. Alan Chaffee and government scientist Dr. Susan Verner join forces when the women simultaneously give birth... and the
27.
Walk in the Clouds, A (1995) as Special Effects Coordinator (Dream Sequences)
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.
28.
Fair Game (1995) as Special Effects Coordinator
Yesterday Kate McQuean was a dedicated family attorney trying to do the best for her clients. Today she's a moving target--and the killers who are determined to eliminate her seem to be everywhere. Through two desperate days, Kate and Dade County homicide Detective Max Kirkpatrick--her only protector--engage in a battle of wits, wills and endurance against a gang of ex-KGB operatives whose plans for the perfect multi-million dollar bank heist were flawless--as long as Kate and her intended repossession of a certain boat were out of the picture. Maybe it's an unfair match--Kate and Max against a mob armed with the most sophisticated high-tech surveillance equipment and headed by a ruthless ex-KGB killer. But anything can happen in the sultry Miami heat--two people can get deeply involved in helping each other survive. And when the two people are Kate McQuean and Max Kirkpatrick--it might just turn out to be a fair game, after all...
29.
Major League II (1994)
This sequel finds the members of the championship Cleveland Indians team headed towards finishing the season in last place after their off-season meanderings render them out-of-shape failures on the field.
30.
Low Down Dirty Shame, A (1994) as Special Effects Coordinator
A down on his luck private eye is hired to track down $20 million in missing drug money.
31.
Alien 3 (1992) as Special Effects Technician (Los Angeles Unit)
Ripley lands on a prison planet, where an alien begins to terrorize the convicts and impregnates Ripley.
32.
Rush (1991) as Special Effects Coordinator
Two undercover cops infiltrating a drug ring end up getting caught up in the lifestyle.
33.
Not of This World (1991)
A ravenous alien creature arrives in a small midwestern town during a meteor shower.
34.
Blood Ties (1991)
A story about a modern vampire family -- the Carpathians -- who try to assimilate into American life in Los Angeles even while they are being threatened by a group of sinister assassins, the Hunters.
35.
Johnny Ryan (1990)
A movie about a special unit of ten honest cops in a corrupt police department sets out to clean up the city during the late 1940s. When the prosecution's main witness in an important case dies under mysterious circumstances, the special unit investigates the four cops who were protecting the victim
36.
I Come In Peace (1990) as Special Effects Coordinator
Two human cops track down a ruthless alien fugitive who forcibly overdoses his victims with heroin in order to siphon off the endorphins it produces in the human brain, an illegal narcotic on his own planet.
37.
Kindergarten Cop (1990) as Special Effects
An undercover policeman poses as a pre-school teacher to protect a child from his at-large parolled father.
38.
Face of the Enemy (1989) as Special Effects Coordinator
A former Iranian hostage kidnaps and tortures an Iranian woman whom he thinks was one of his interrogators.
39.
Platinum Triangle, A (1989) as Special Effects Coordinator
When a multi-million dollar deal a few fraternity brothers are involved in goes bad, some members of the fraternity are found murdered.
40.
Road House (1989) as Special Effects Assistant
A cool-headed bouncer (with an NYU philosphy degree and a gift for martial arts) is hired to calm an extra-rowdy midwestern tavern. Along the way he falls in love with a beautiful doctor, and runs up against the local kingpin.
41.
Die Hard (1988) as Special Effects Assistant
The movie that made Bruce WIllis a bona fide action superstar, "Die Hard" (1988) follows Willis' famous Detective John McClane as he inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his wife's office is taken over by German terrorists. An instant classic upon its release, "Die Hard" is a rip-roaring action film that set a precedent for all later movies in the genre. Alan Rickman also stars in a memorable performance as the devilish Hans Gruber, leader of the terrorist faction.
42.
Predator (1987) as Special Effects
Sent to eliminate a gun-running camp in Central America, Major Dutch Schaeffer and his commandos encounter a skilled, seemingly invisible assassin. As members of their unit begin to disappear, Schaeffer and his soldiers suspect that that their hunter is not of this earth.
43.
Dune (1984)
In the year 10,991 a race ensues for the discovery of a valuable spice found on a farawy planet.
44.
Jaws III (1982) as Special Effects Technician
A biologist and workers at an ocean amusement park attempt to hunt down a murderous great white shark who apparently blames them for the death of her progeny.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

45.
Action Jackson (1988) as Props Shop
A tough-as-nails Detroit cop keeps after a murderous auto executive in the bullet-filled thriller "Action Jackson" (1988). When a vicious auto magnate decides the best way to eliminate the competition is to actually eliminate the competition, off-the-rails lawman Jericho 'Action' Jackson is there to take him down. Starring Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Sharon Stone and Vanity.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

46.
Nutty Professor, The (1996)
For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn't all it's cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he's no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he's only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department's beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman's utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.
47.
Nutty Professor, The (1996)
For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn't all it's cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he's no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he's only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department's beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman's utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.
48.
Legends of the Fall (1994) as Pyrotechnics Supervisor
An all-male family struggles to survive nature and romantic rivalry in the remote West.

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Vanishing Son I (1994) as Special Effects Coordinator
Two students (Jian-Wa and Wago) in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom (reference is made to the fights at Tiananmen Square in 1989). They come to America, and try to build up a new life. After a while, one of the brothers pursues a musical career while the other gets entangled in a criminal organisation.
50.
Vanishing Son II (1994) as Special Effects Coordinator
Russell Wong and Chi Moui Lo star as brothers Jian-Wa and Wago Chang, respectively, who escape from China's political unrest and take up in the United States. Both try and find new lives in the U.S., with Wago falling in with an organized crime gang and Jian-Wa pursuing a career in music.

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