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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Ice Castles (2010)
2.
Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape (2007)
An energetic young school teacher loves her job and her firefighter boyfriend. Her perfect life is in jeopardy when she returns from a spring break vacation to find that video from her trip has been altered to make it appear as if she's performing scandalous, steamy acts on the video. In her journey
3.
Range of Motion (2000) as Director
Lainey Berman's happy family life changes instantly after a freak jogging accident leaves her beloved husband, Jay, in a deep coma. Only her unyeilding faith in his recovery, and the love and unflagging support of her best friend and next-door neighbor, Alice Tyson, help Lainey and her two young dau
4.
Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle, A (2000) as Director
Based on a true story, a psychic works with the police to find a serial killer. Donielle is a woman terrorized by psychic abilities that cause her to envision violent crimes before they happen. She discovered her unique ability as a young girl and it ultimately destroyed her relationship with her mo
5.
High Stakes (1997) as Director
When former news reporter Annie Dryer marries station manager Mike Fitzgerald, becomes pregnant and moves to Seattle, her life changes drastically. She craves the adrenaline rush she used to get from her busy job in Los Angeles and tries to replace it with planning for her new family and furnishing
6.
Trail of Tears (1995) as Director
Two women, whose lives are torn apart when their children are kidnapped by their respective ex-husbands, join forces to locate their missing children.
7.
Family Divided, A (1995) as Director
A mother finds herself in a moral quandary when her son participates in a murderous gang rape and her lawyer husband wants to cover up his involvement.
8.
Ultimate Betrayal (1994) as Director
Based on the true story of four sisters who were sexually abused by their father and their fight to take him to court.
9.
Separated by Murder (1994) as Director
Based on the true story of Alabama twins accused of hiring a handyman to kill the husband of one of them.
10.
Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back (1993) as Director
A couple must overcome extraordinary obstacles to adopt a baby from an impoverished family.
11.
Stranger in the Family (1991) as Director
As a result of an automobile accident, a teenager suffers from permanent memory loss and must relearn all he knew. Based on a true story.
12.
Lucky Day (1991) as Director
When a mentally retarded woman wins the lottery, she becomes the object of a bitter struggle between the alcoholic mother who abandoned her and the sister who has long been her caretaker. A presentation of "ABC Theater."
13.
83 Hours 'Til Dawn (1990) as Director
A television movie based on a true story. A woman is stalked, kidnapped and then buried alive for 83 hours by a calculating sociopath. Her father makes a desperate attempt to save her.
14.
Face of Rage, The (1983) as Director
Dianne Wiest is a rape victim, a schoolteacher and mother of two, who comes to grips with her fears and, at a crisis center, agrees to meet face-to-face with hardened rapists in an experimental therapy program.
15.
Heart of Steel (1983) as Director
Peter Strauss is a steelworker caught in the shutdown of a mill where his family had worked for decades and goes south to find a job but, frustrated when the unemployment drags on, he turns to drink and takes his frustrations out on the wife and kids.
16.
Divorce Wars: A Love Story (1982) as Director
High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Tom Selleck discovers his own marriage failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems. Jane Curtin, one of the original "Saturday Night Live" zanies, made her dramatic acting debut in this movie. It had been scheduled to be titled "D
17.
Fire on the Mountain (1981) as Director
Young real estate developer, Ron Howard, returns to his hometown to make a land killing but soon takes up the cause of crusty old-timer Buddy Ebsen in the latter's struggle with the government which wants his ranch for an Army missile base. Michael Conrad (Phil Esterhaus of "Hill Street Blues") is the Army colonel charged with getting the old codger off his land. Adapted from the 1962 book by Edward Abbey, this film brought an Emmy Award nomination to its sound mixer.
18.
House Of God, The (1979) as Director
Interns are introduced to the realities of a career in medicine at a big city hospital.
19.
Ice Castles (1978) as Director
A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater.
20.
It Happened One Christmas (1977) as Director
A new version of Frank Capra's 1947 classic "It's a Wonderful Life" with a gender switch -- Marlo Thomas for James Stewart, Wayne Rogers for Donna Reed, and Cloris Leachman for Henry Travers. Emmy Award nominations went to Cloris Leachman as well as to art director John J. Lloyd and set decorator Ha
21.
Entertainer, The (1976) as Director
A semi-musical adaptation of the stage and screen drama (both of which starred Laurence Olivier) about a second-rate vaudevillian, still struggling at middle age for success and stardom. The setting is changed from the original British to an American seaside resort and has Emmy Award-nominated perfo
22.
Death Be Not Proud (1975) as Director
The moving true story adapted from John Gunther's book about the life and early death from a brain tumor of his teenage son in 1947. An Emmy Award nomination went to cinematographer Michael Chapman.
23.
Born Innocent (1974) as Director
A sensationally promoted juvenile delinquency film about a fourteen-year-old girl's struggles to adjust after being sent to a tough detention home. A graphic sequence depicting a broom-handle rape of Linda Blair (in her TV-movie debut) subsequently was deleted but made the film the focal point of a
24.
Man Who Could Talk to Kids, The (1973) as Director
Isolated from his heartbroken parents in his own solitary world, a troubled boy allows one special man to penetrate his lonely fortress and bring the family back together.

Writer (feature film)

25.
Ice Castles (2010)
26.
Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape (2007)
An energetic young school teacher loves her job and her firefighter boyfriend. Her perfect life is in jeopardy when she returns from a spring break vacation to find that video from her trip has been altered to make it appear as if she's performing scandalous, steamy acts on the video. In her journey
27.
Face of Rage, The (1983) as Screenwriter
Dianne Wiest is a rape victim, a schoolteacher and mother of two, who comes to grips with her fears and, at a crisis center, agrees to meet face-to-face with hardened rapists in an experimental therapy program.
28.
Divorce Wars: A Love Story (1982) as Screenwriter
High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Tom Selleck discovers his own marriage failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems. Jane Curtin, one of the original "Saturday Night Live" zanies, made her dramatic acting debut in this movie. It had been scheduled to be titled "D
29.
House Of God, The (1979) as Screenwriter
Interns are introduced to the realities of a career in medicine at a big city hospital.
30.
Ice Castles (1978) as Screenwriter
A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater.
31.
Death Be Not Proud (1975) as Screenwriter
The moving true story adapted from John Gunther's book about the life and early death from a brain tumor of his teenage son in 1947. An Emmy Award nomination went to cinematographer Michael Chapman.

Producer (feature film)

32.
Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle, A (2000) as Executive Producer
Based on a true story, a psychic works with the police to find a serial killer. Donielle is a woman terrorized by psychic abilities that cause her to envision violent crimes before they happen. She discovered her unique ability as a young girl and it ultimately destroyed her relationship with her mo
33.
High Stakes (1997) as Executive Producer
When former news reporter Annie Dryer marries station manager Mike Fitzgerald, becomes pregnant and moves to Seattle, her life changes drastically. She craves the adrenaline rush she used to get from her busy job in Los Angeles and tries to replace it with planning for her new family and furnishing
34.
Trail of Tears (1995) as Executive Producer
Two women, whose lives are torn apart when their children are kidnapped by their respective ex-husbands, join forces to locate their missing children.
35.
Ultimate Betrayal (1994) as Executive Producer
Based on the true story of four sisters who were sexually abused by their father and their fight to take him to court.
36.
Separated by Murder (1994) as Producer
Based on the true story of Alabama twins accused of hiring a handyman to kill the husband of one of them.
37.
Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back (1993) as Producer
A couple must overcome extraordinary obstacles to adopt a baby from an impoverished family.
38.
Stranger in the Family (1991) as Executive Producer
As a result of an automobile accident, a teenager suffers from permanent memory loss and must relearn all he knew. Based on a true story.
39.
Lucky Day (1991) as Executive Producer
When a mentally retarded woman wins the lottery, she becomes the object of a bitter struggle between the alcoholic mother who abandoned her and the sister who has long been her caretaker. A presentation of "ABC Theater."
40.
Right To Kill (1985) as Executive Producer
The subject of domestic violence was addressed here in the fact-based story of a father shot to death by his teenaged son, fed up with the physical and emotional abuse he, his sister and their mother have been taking for years. Although the actual story took place in South Dakota, the film was shot entirely on location in Dallas, Texas.
41.
Divorce Wars: A Love Story (1982) as Executive Producer
High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Tom Selleck discovers his own marriage failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems. Jane Curtin, one of the original "Saturday Night Live" zanies, made her dramatic acting debut in this movie. It had been scheduled to be titled "D
42.
Death Be Not Proud (1975) as Producer
The moving true story adapted from John Gunther's book about the life and early death from a brain tumor of his teenage son in 1947. An Emmy Award nomination went to cinematographer Michael Chapman.

Special Thanks (feature film)

43.
Crime and Punishment in Suburbia (2000) as Special Thanks
A teen girl is raped by her stepfather. Her boyfriend kills the father. She falls in love with another guy, which angers the now ex-boyfriend.

Writer (feature film)

44.
Amerika (1987) as Screenwriter
A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of th

Producer (feature film)

45.
Amerika (1987) as Executive Producer
A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of th

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