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Also Known As: Died: January 21, 2013
Born: October 30, 1935 Cause of Death: Undetermined
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Parting Shots (1998) as Director
After learning that he has cancer, a wedding photographer exacts revenge on his enemies.
2.
Dirty Weekend (1997) as Director
Story about a female serial killer, whose aggression begins after becoming fed up with the advances of men.
3.
Bullseye! (1990) as Director
Two hustlers, posing as scientists, try to sell the secrets they have stolen regarding nuclear fusion to the highest bidder.
4.
Chorus Of Disapproval, A (1989) as Director
After being posted by his firm to the quiet, British seaside resort of Scarborough, a timid widower, Guy Jones, joins the local production of "A Beggar's Opera" in an attempt to "meet people and have fun." As a result of his thespian pursuits, Guy becomes involved in the real-life drama of the small
5.
Appointment With Death (1988) as Director
Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds his vacation trip to the Holy Land (Palestine circa 1937) interrupted when one of the members of his tour group is murdered at an archaeological dig, and Poirot must solve the crime before continuing with his holiday.
6.
Death Wish 3 (1985) as Director
Vigilante Paul Kersey returns to New York to avenge the crimes of street thugs.
7.
Scream For Help (1984) as Director
8.
Wicked Lady, The (1983) as Director
Set in 17th-century England, a noblewoman moonlights as a highway robber.
9.
Death Wish II (1982) as Director
The architect from New York turns vigilante in Los Angeles after more brutality too close to home.
10.
Firepower (1979) as Director
11.
Big Sleep, The (1978) as Director
Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty's wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
12.
Sentinel, The (1977) as Director
A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, but finds out that the house is only occupied by the priest and herself, and ultimately discovers that she has been put in the house for a reason.
13.
Won Ton Ton, The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976) as Director
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of sucess.
14.
Death Wish (1974) as Director
Paul Kersey, New York Archtitect, is a bleeding-heart liberal whose world is suddenly torn apart by the murder of his wife and the rape of his daughter. After a vacation to Arizona, Kersey returns to New York with a vengeance against crime, and takes to vigilantism.
15.
Scorpio (1973) as Director
A CIA hit man is stalked by a former partner when the agency turns on him.
16.
The Mechanic (1972) as Director
An experienced hit man takes a beginner under his wing.
17.
The Nightcomers (1972) as Director
Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
18.
Chato's Land (1972) as Director
An Apache half-breed on the run turns against his pursuers when they assault his wife.
19.
Lawman (1971) as Director
A by-the-books sheriff courts disaster when he takes on a corrupt town boss.
20.
The Games (1970) as Director
The Games is about four marathon runners from different countries who are preparing for the Rome Olympics. The movie takes you through some of the runners personal training schedules before finally showing the marathon.
21.
Hannibal Brooks (1969) as Director
A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.
22.
I'll Never Forget What's 'Is Name (1968) as Director
Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to leave his former life behind, going as far as saying good-bye to his wife and mistresses. He finds, however, that it's not so easy to escape the past.
23.
The Jokers (1967) as Director
Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford is forced to resign from the army after an episode of unappreciated cleverness, the two decide their careers would go better if there was a large amount of publicity, so they decide to steal the crown jewels from the tower of London. Bombs, misdirection, disguises and acting allow them to enter the tower with all of the alarms turned off.
24.
The Girl Getters (1966) as Director
A posse of young, upperclass London lads create havoc at a busy British seaside resort -- swindling tourists, picking fights and scoring with as many girls as possible. However, the tide begins to turn when the group's ringleader falls in love with one of his one-night stands.
25.
You Must Be Joking! (1965) as Director
26.
Play It Cool (1963) as Director
27.
Some Like It Cool (1961) as Director

Cast (feature film)

28.
Burke and Hare (2011)
When Burke and Hare learn that 19th century doctors pay handsomely for corpses, they become graverobbers, and eventually, murderers. They have different motivations, but both have to contend with a local gangster who wants a cut of their profits.
29.
Decadence (1993) as The Entourage
Two grotesque British aristocrats go through their decadent motions.

Writer (feature film)

30.
Parting Shots (1998) as From Story
After learning that he has cancer, a wedding photographer exacts revenge on his enemies.
31.
Parting Shots (1998) as Screenwriter
After learning that he has cancer, a wedding photographer exacts revenge on his enemies.
32.
Dirty Weekend (1997) as Screenwriter
Story about a female serial killer, whose aggression begins after becoming fed up with the advances of men.
33.
Chorus Of Disapproval, A (1989) as Screenwriter
After being posted by his firm to the quiet, British seaside resort of Scarborough, a timid widower, Guy Jones, joins the local production of "A Beggar's Opera" in an attempt to "meet people and have fun." As a result of his thespian pursuits, Guy becomes involved in the real-life drama of the small
34.
Appointment With Death (1988) as Screenwriter
Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds his vacation trip to the Holy Land (Palestine circa 1937) interrupted when one of the members of his tour group is murdered at an archaeological dig, and Poirot must solve the crime before continuing with his holiday.
35.
Wicked Lady, The (1983) as Screenwriter
Set in 17th-century England, a noblewoman moonlights as a highway robber.
36.
Firepower (1979) as From Story
37.
Big Sleep, The (1978) as Screenwriter
Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty's wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
38.
Sentinel, The (1977) as Screenwriter
A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, but finds out that the house is only occupied by the priest and herself, and ultimately discovers that she has been put in the house for a reason.
39.
Hannibal Brooks (1969) as Story
A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.
40.
The Jokers (1967) as Story
Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford is forced to resign from the army after an episode of unappreciated cleverness, the two decide their careers would go better if there was a large amount of publicity, so they decide to steal the crown jewels from the tower of London. Bombs, misdirection, disguises and acting allow them to enter the tower with all of the alarms turned off.
41.
You Must Be Joking! (1965) as Story
42.
Some Like It Cool (1961) as Screenwriter
43.

Producer (feature film)

44.
Parting Shots (1998) as Producer
After learning that he has cancer, a wedding photographer exacts revenge on his enemies.
45.
Dirty Weekend (1997) as Producer
Story about a female serial killer, whose aggression begins after becoming fed up with the advances of men.
46.
Bullseye! (1990) as Producer
Two hustlers, posing as scientists, try to sell the secrets they have stolen regarding nuclear fusion to the highest bidder.
47.
Chorus Of Disapproval, A (1989) as Producer
After being posted by his firm to the quiet, British seaside resort of Scarborough, a timid widower, Guy Jones, joins the local production of "A Beggar's Opera" in an attempt to "meet people and have fun." As a result of his thespian pursuits, Guy becomes involved in the real-life drama of the small
48.
Appointment With Death (1988) as Producer
Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds his vacation trip to the Holy Land (Palestine circa 1937) interrupted when one of the members of his tour group is murdered at an archaeological dig, and Poirot must solve the crime before continuing with his holiday.
49.
Death Wish 3 (1985) as Producer
Vigilante Paul Kersey returns to New York to avenge the crimes of street thugs.
50.
Scream For Help (1984) as Producer
51.
Firepower (1979) as Producer
52.
Big Sleep, The (1978) as Producer
Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty's wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
53.
Sentinel, The (1977) as Producer
A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, but finds out that the house is only occupied by the priest and herself, and ultimately discovers that she has been put in the house for a reason.
54.
Won Ton Ton, The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976) as Producer
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of sucess.
55.
Death Wish (1974) as Co-Producer
Paul Kersey, New York Archtitect, is a bleeding-heart liberal whose world is suddenly torn apart by the murder of his wife and the rape of his daughter. After a vacation to Arizona, Kersey returns to New York with a vengeance against crime, and takes to vigilantism.
56.
Chato's Land (1972) as Producer
An Apache half-breed on the run turns against his pursuers when they assault his wife.
57.
The Nightcomers (1972) as Producer
Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
58.
Lawman (1971) as Producer
A by-the-books sheriff courts disaster when he takes on a corrupt town boss.
59.
Hannibal Brooks (1969) as Producer
A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.
60.
I'll Never Forget What's 'Is Name (1968) as Producer
Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to leave his former life behind, going as far as saying good-bye to his wife and mistresses. He finds, however, that it's not so easy to escape the past.
61.
Murder on the Campus (1963) as Producer
62.
Some Like It Cool (1961) as Associate Producer

Editing (feature film)

63.
Appointment With Death (1988) as Editor
Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds his vacation trip to the Holy Land (Palestine circa 1937) interrupted when one of the members of his tour group is murdered at an archaeological dig, and Poirot must solve the crime before continuing with his holiday.
64.
Death Wish 3 (1985) as Editor
Vigilante Paul Kersey returns to New York to avenge the crimes of street thugs.
65.
Wicked Lady, The (1983) as Editor
Set in 17th-century England, a noblewoman moonlights as a highway robber.
66.
Death Wish II (1982) as Editor
The architect from New York turns vigilante in Los Angeles after more brutality too close to home.
67.
Firepower (1979) as Editor

Casting (feature film)

68.
13th Alley, The (2008)
A group of college kids go after hours bowling. The fun is suddenly halted when abnormal things begin happening on the 13th alley. Everyone runs to escape, but all exits have been boarded up. Who is out for revenge?

Production Companies (feature film)

69.
The Games (1970) as Company
The Games is about four marathon runners from different countries who are preparing for the Rome Olympics. The movie takes you through some of the runners personal training schedules before finally showing the marathon.

Cast (special)

70.
Brando (Part 2) (2007)
The two-part original documentary on the larger-than-life actor's life on-screen and off. Features interviews with Robert Duvall, James Caan, Jane Fonda, Al Pacino and Martin Scorsese.
71.
Brando (Part 1) (2007)
The two-part original documentary on the larger-than-life actor's life on-screen and off. Features interviews with Robert Duvall, James Caan, Jane Fonda, Al Pacino and Martin Scorsese.

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