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Director (feature film)

1.
Hide In Plain Sight (1980) as Director
True story of a divorced father in search of his children when his ex-wife enters the witness relocation program.

Cast (feature film)

2.
Blood Ties (2014)
Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn in the 1970s.
3.
Outsider, The (2014)
Recalled from the battlefields of Afghanistan to identify the remains of his daughter, British mercenary Lex Walker arrives in Los Angeles to find that the body in the morgue belongs to a stranger. With his daughter now missing, Walker convinces a street-wise detective that she is still alive and in
4.
Fighting Man, A (2014)
Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.
5.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Inventor Flint Lockwood thought he saved the world when he destroyed his most infamous invention - a machine that turned water into food, causing cheeseburger rain and spaghetti tornadoes. But Flint soon learns that his invention survived and is now creating food-animals - "foodimals!" Flint and his
6.
That's My Boy (2012)
A man tries to repair a strained relationship with the son he fathered as a teenager by moving in with him and his new fiancée.
7.
Small Apartments (2012)
A comedic chain of events is set in motion after a man murders his landlord and tries to cover it up.
8.
Tribes of October (2011)
In a future New York City plagued by heat storms, a detective tracks a gangster who is going after the remnants of the NYPD.
9.
Detachment (2011)
The private lives of public school teachers and students at a failing public high school are examined.
10.
Henry's Crime (2011)
After having survived three years in prison for a bank robbery he did not commit, an amiable, but aimless man decides to rob the bank for real.
11.
His Way (2011)
The colorful life and times of former music agent turned film producer Jerry Weintraub.
12.
Middle Men (2010)
Based on a true story, a successful businessman helps guide two geniuses in inventing the way adult entertainment is sold over the internet during the mid-1990s.
13.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Aspiring inventor Flint Lockwood is the socially awkward genius behind some of the most bizarre contraptions ever conceived. But even though all of his inventions, from spray-on shoes to a monkey thought translator, have been spectacular failures that caused trouble in his small town, Flint is determined to create something that will make people happy. When Flint's latest machine, designed to turn water into food, accidentally destroys the town square and rockets up into the clouds, he thinks his inventing career is over. Until something amazing happens -- cheeseburgers start raining from the sky. His machine actually works! The food weather is an instant success, and Flint forges a fast friendship with Sam Sparks, the weathergirl who comes to town to cover what she calls "the greatest weather phenomenon in history." But when people greedily ask for more and more food, the machine starts behaving erratically, unleashing spaghetti tornadoes and giant meatballs. With the town about to be buried beneath mountains of marshmallows and waves of watermelons, it's up to Flint and Sam to use their combined expertise to shut down the machine and put everything right.
14.
Mercy (2009)
Johnny Ryan is a successful young romance novelist who doesn't actually believe in love. When he meets the beautiful and mysterious Mercy at the launch party of his latest book, Johnny's world is suddenly turned upside down. Shockingly, she is the only major critic who dislikes his book. A cynic by
15.
Wisegal (2008)
Based on a true story, a widow with two young sons becomes romantically involved with the captain of a Brooklyn crime family. He persuades her to work for the Mafia as a courier, transporting millions of dollars across the U.S. border. But she soon finds that this life puts her and her family in dan
16.
New York, I Love You (2008)
Twelve short films, shot by renowned international directors in each of New York City's five boroughs, address the theme of the quest for love.
17.
Get Smart (2008)
Maxwell Smart is on a mission to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate known as KAOS. When the headquarters of U.S. spy agency Control is attacked and the identities of its agents compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his ever-eager analyst Maxwell Smart, who has always dreamt of working in the field alongside stalwart superstar Agent 23. Smart is partnered instead with the lovely-but-lethal veteran Agent 99. Given little field experience and even less time, Smart--armed with nothing but a few spy-tech gadgets and his unbridled enthusiasm--must thwart the doomsday plans of KAOS head Siegfried.
18.
Incredible Mrs. Ritchie, The (2003) as Harry Dewitt
A coming-of-age story about Charlie, a troubled boy who spends his summer working as a handyman for Mrs. Ritchie, an elderly woman who has had an unfortunate life. Through his time with Mrs. Ritchie and his work in her magical garden, Charlie comes to terms with a terrible secret that is the cause o
19.
This Thing of Ours (2003) as Jimmy
Based on a true-life crime story, a drama which centers on a band 21st century gangsters--a breed of thieves who utilize virtual technology to steal millions of dollars from the world's banks. Using a highly sophisticated Internet and satellite system, the gang pulls off the biggest heist in the his
20.
Elf (2003) as Walter
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
21.
Dogville (2003) as The Big Man
The beautiful fugitive, Grace, arrives in the isolated township of Dogville on the run from a team of gangsters. With some encouragement from Tom, the self-appointed town spokesman, the little community agrees to hide her and in return, Grace agrees to work for them. However, when a search sets in,
22.
Blood Crime (2002) as Sheriff Morgan Mckenna
After moving away from the big city in search of a more peaceful life, a police officer and his wife are camping out in the woods when his wife is brutally attacked. On the way to the hospital, the dazed wife points an accusing finger at a man they pass. The police officer attacks the man, leaving h
23.
City of Ghosts (2002) as Marvin
Jimmy Cremmins has been working as a front man for a bogus insurance company set up by his longtime mentor, Marvin. In the aftermath of a disastrous hurricane, claims against their fabricated coverage come pouring in. With Marvin living as an expatriate in Southeast Asia, Jimmy is forced to face the
24.
Viva Las Nowhere (2001) as Roy Baker
A motel owner in Kansas dreams of being a country star.
25.
Warden of Red Rock, The (2001) as John Flinders
In an Arizona prison in 1910, a stern but humane warden struggles to come to terms with the changing times and his love for the widow of an executed convict.<P>John Flinders is the imposing warden of Red Rock Prison. When hardened prisoner Mike Sullivan is transferred to Red Rock, the guards and pri
26.
Night at the Golden Eagle (2001) as Warden
Tommy is a career criminal, released from prison after a seven year stretch, to be reunited with his old heist buddy, Mick. Mick takes Tommy to his room in the crumbling splendour of the Golden Eagle hotel in a downbeat area of Los Angeles. The hotel's inhabitants are a bizarre mixture of elderly bu
27.
Luckytown (2000) as Charlie Doyles
When Lidda, a beautiful young girl, set off to Las Vegas to surprise her long-lost father Charlie, this city of sin deals her more than just a bad hand. Vegas' toughest gangster thinks Charlie has betrayed him, and Lidda becomes the biat in his plan for revenge.
28.
Way of the Gun, The (2000) as Joe Sarno
Two misfit criminals kidnap a pregnant surrogate mother and hold her for ransom. The wealthy parents of the baby send an aging mercenary to deliver the ransom.
29.
Yards, The (1999) as Frank Olchin
A thriller about the grimy New York City subway system.
30.
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) as Frank Vitale
When proper Englishman and Manhattan art dealer, Michael Felgate, falls in love with Gina Vitale, he is certain she'll soon be his bride. Upon proposing to her at "La Trattoria," a popular eatery in Little Italy, he makes a wrong turn looking for the men's room and discovers a man imprisoned in the restaurant's meat freezer. At this point, he learns not only that his bride-to-be is in fact the daughter of a powerful mafia godfather, but that his "discovery" has just embroiled him in a dangerous situation which requires him to pose as the gangster "Mickey Blue Eyes" in order to get out of it alive.
31.
Poodle Springs (1998) as Philip Marlowe
Television movie based on the novel by Robert Parker, from the final Philip Marlowe story begun by Raymond Chandler. Hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe is 15 years past his prime, as cynical as ever, but also a newlywed. Moving to the small desert town of Poodle Springs after marrying Laura, the daughter of billionaire P.J. Parker, Marlowe becomes immersed in deadly intrigue surrounding the murder of another investigator. When he uncovers a scheme to move the state border of Nevada, which may involve his father-in-law, the world-weary private eye from the 1940s encounters a '60s web of greed, lust and murder. With a talent for attracting trouble, Marlowe finds it in the form of murder, bigamy, gambling, pornography and double identity.
32.
This Is My Father (1998) as Kieran Johnson (Present Day)
Kieran Johnson discovers some papers that suggest that his father may not be who he thought he was. His mother is paralyzed and cannot tell him anything, so he travels to Ireland to track down the poor farmer who could be his father. Once there he befriends two Irish girls who introduce him to a cou
33.
Howard Hawks: American Artist (1997)
Portrait of American film director Howard Hawks known as a maverick within the commercial industry who had a fondness for creating sassy female characters who unsettle male universes.
34.
Eraser (1996) as Deguerin
It's Federal Marshal John Kruger's duty to keep witnesses hidden within the government's Witness Protection Program safe. Now he must protect Lee Cullen, who inadvertently uncovered a scheme to deliver one of the most advanced super-weapons ever developed--the rail gun--into hands that could shift the world's balance of power forever. What she doesn't know is that the conspiracy reaches the highest levels of government and industry, and the players involved will stop at nothing to keep her from exposing the truth. Kruger is matched against an unknown challenger whose cunning skill equals his own as he guards Lee against the conspirators. As Kruger himself falls under suspicion as the traitor within the program, he sets out to prove his innocence to Robert Deguerin, his mentor, and Beller, the head of the WPP. In a world where allies could be enemies, Kruger and Lee come to trust only each other as the deadly players in the conspiracy close in on them, and time continues to run out.
35.
Bulletproof (1996) as Colton
An undercover cop posing as a regular guy busts his "best friend" for drugs. While escorting him to prison, he gets into trouble and ends up needing the help of the convict.
36.
Bottle Rocket (1996) as Mr Henry
Three friends share dreams of the lives they wish they had. Anthony wishes he had someone to love. Bob yearns for the family he can no longer return to. Dignan wants to distinguish himself in the dicey world of crime. Anthony, Bob and Dignan will get what they want but in ways they never imagined.
37.
North Star (1996) as Sean Mclennon
Based upon a true story set in late 19th century Alaska. A native American tries to stop a conniving gold prospector from taking over a mine, which to the natives is a sacred place. Circumstances lead the young man to kidnap the prospector's mistress into the Alaskan wilderness.
38.
Boy Called Hate, A (1995) as Jim
Steve "Hate" Bason is an alienated suburban Arizona teenager with a major attitude problem. Stealing an idling car as a whim, Hate is caught and sent to a juvenile detention center. After his release, tensions at home boil over, with Hate embittered by his parents' divorce and his alcoholic father's
39.
Flesh and Bone (1993) as Roy Sweeney
Noirish love story between a man who fills vending machines for a living and a recently divorced woman seeking a new life. The two lovers are tied together by a disturbing event in their past.
40.
Program, The (1993) as Coach Sam Winters
Story of a group of college football players trying to succeed, and their coach who is under enormous pressure from adminstrators and fans--and himself.
41.
Honeymoon In Vegas (1992) as Tommy Korman
A man decides to marry a girl in vegas even though he promised his mom he would never marry. He also loses his wife before the ceremony.
42.
For The Boys (1991) as Eddie Sparks
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
43.
Dark Backward, The (1991) as Dr Scurvy
A struggling comedian gains notoriety when a third arm grows out of his back.
44.
Misery (1990) as Paul Sheldon
Directed by Rob Reiner, the Academy Award-winning film "Misery" (1990) stars James Caan as romance author Paul Sheldon. He rents a remote cabin so he can write the great American novel, but crashes his car during a raging blizzard, losing consciousness and breaking his legs. Kathy Bates won the Oscar for her portrayal of Annie Wilkes, a local woman who rescues him and just so happens to be his biggest fan. She cares for him tenderly until she finishes his latest book. Then she wants revenge. Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman adapted a Stephen King novel, creating a heart-stopping psychological thriller.
45.
Dick Tracy (1990) as Spaldoni
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
46.
Alien Nation (1988) as Matthew Sykes
A hard-minded cop is partnered with an alien to stop an evil alien's attempt to rule society.
47.
Gardens Of Stone (1987) as Clell Hazard
Soldiers long for combat in Vietnam while serving at Arlington Cemetery.
48.
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982) as Jolly Villano
Kay is a lonely widow, who after three year, has been unable to break free from the memory of her late husband Jolly, a charming, but unfaithful Broadway choreographer. But finally, Kay falls in love with Rupert, a professor of Egyptology. Not long before their wedding day, Kay is visited by Jolly's
49.
Les Uns et les autres (1981) as Glenn Jr; Glenn Sr
Various family histories are covered over a 45-year period of the 20th century.
50.
Thief (1981) as Frank
A safecracker tries to outrun the mob so he can retire.
51.
Hide In Plain Sight (1980) as Thomas Hacklin Jr
True story of a divorced father in search of his children when his ex-wife enters the witness relocation program.
52.
Chapter Two (1979) as George Schneider
A widower risks his heart when he's drawn to a young actress.
53.
Comes A Horseman (1978) as Frank Athearn
Rival ranchers battle over oil rights.
54.
Little Moon & Jud McGraw (1978) as Jud Mcgraw
Jud McGraw, a cowboy framed for a crime he didn't commit, teams up with Little Moon, a Native American woman, and sets off on a quest for vengeance to a small western town.
55.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Staff Sergeant Eddie Dohun
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
56.
Another Man, Another Chance (1977) as Jimmy
A young girl falls in love with a photographer who soon takes her with him when he emigrates to America.
57.
Silent Movie (1976)
A film director struggles to produce a major silent feature film.
58.
Harry And Walter Go To New York (1976) as Harry Dighby
Two hopless con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the 19th century.
59.
Killer Elite, The (1975) as Mike Locken
Two professional killers employed by the C.I.A. become dangerous enemies when one of them betrays the other.
60.
Rollerball (1975) as Jonathan E
The star of a bloodthirsty future sport tries to clean up the game before it kills him.
61.
Funny Lady (1975) as Billy Rose
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.
62.
Godfather, Part II, The (1974) as Sonny Corleone
Continuing saga of the Corleone family as they move to Nevada and make the casino business their major income source under the leadership of the increasingly paranoid and malevolent Michael, whose reign as the "Don" is juxtaposed against the parallel tale of his father's escape from Sicily as a young boy and his subsequent rise to power in New York's Lower East Side during the turn-of-the-century.
63.
Gambler, The (1974) as Alex Freed
Alex Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother and finally some bad guys that chase his. Despite of all this he cannot stop gambling.
64.
Freebie and the Bean (1974) as Freebie
Freebie and the Bean are San Francisco police partners who are doing everything in their power to get a mobster named Red Meyers put away.
65.
Slither (1973)
An ex-con and his misfit team search the underbelly of American life for a cache of embezzled loot.
66.
Cinderella Liberty (1973) as John Baggs
A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.
67.
The Godfather (1972) as [Santino] Sonny [Corleone]
Epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.
68.
Brian's Song (1971) as Brian Piccolo
One of the most critically acclaimed of all made-for-TV movies, and one of the most watched, this was a finely told and acted story of Brian Piccolo, running back for the Chicago Bears, his lasting rivalry and friendship with fellow player Gale Sayers, and his losing battle with cancer. The film was
69.
T. R. Baskin (1971) as Larry Moore
An idealistic young woman arrives in Chicago with hopes of finding romance, adventure and a fulfilling career.
70.
Rabbit, Run (1970) as Rabbit Angstrom
71.
Submarine X-1 (1969) as Commander Bolton
An Allied diving team fights off the Nazis while trying to salvage a downed enemy ship.
72.
The Rain People (1969) as Jimmie "Killer" Kilgannon
A housewife who feels trapped leaves home and takes up with a hitchhiker.
73.
Countdown (1968) as Lee
An astronaut takes a one-way voyage to the moon.
74.
Journey to Shiloh (1968) as Buck Burnett
Seven young Texans leave home to join the Confederate Army and in the process learn bitter lessons in life and death.
75.
El Dorado (1967) as Mississippi [Alan Bourdillon Traherne]
A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron.
76.
Games (1967) as Paul Montgomery
Manhattan socialites with an interest in kinky "mind games" get more than expected when an amateur medium comes into their lives.
77.
Red Line 7000 (1965) as Mike Marsh
The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancTe Holly, but before she arrives, he dies in a race. Since she hasn't got the money to travel back, she stays. The young and very ambitious talent Ned Arp joins the team and immediately starts wooing Pat's sister Julie. Third in the team is womanizer Dan McCall, who brings with him his current girlfriend Gabrielle from Paris. So the basic theme of this soap is "Who with whom?"
78.
The Glory Guys (1965) as Dugan
Cavalry officers fight over how to handle Indian relations.
79.
Lady in a Cage (1964) as Randall
A Lady (Olivia De Havilland) gets trapped inside a home elevator after the electricity goes out. During a hot summer day, while she presses a button inside the elevator to summon help from the alley, she unknowingly attracts looters who in turn try hurting her and steal all her personal belongings.

Music (feature film)

80.
City of Ghosts (2002) as Song Performer ("Bong Srilang")
Jimmy Cremmins has been working as a front man for a bogus insurance company set up by his longtime mentor, Marvin. In the aftermath of a disastrous hurricane, claims against their fabricated coverage come pouring in. With Marvin living as an expatriate in Southeast Asia, Jimmy is forced to face the
81.
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) as Song Perfomer ("You'Re Nobody Til Somebody Loves You")
When proper Englishman and Manhattan art dealer, Michael Felgate, falls in love with Gina Vitale, he is certain she'll soon be his bride. Upon proposing to her at "La Trattoria," a popular eatery in Little Italy, he makes a wrong turn looking for the men's room and discovers a man imprisoned in the restaurant's meat freezer. At this point, he learns not only that his bride-to-be is in fact the daughter of a powerful mafia godfather, but that his "discovery" has just embroiled him in a dangerous situation which requires him to pose as the gangster "Mickey Blue Eyes" in order to get out of it alive.

Special Thanks (feature film)

82.
Godfather, Part II, The (1974) as Special Thanks
Continuing saga of the Corleone family as they move to Nevada and make the casino business their major income source under the leadership of the increasingly paranoid and malevolent Michael, whose reign as the "Don" is juxtaposed against the parallel tale of his father's escape from Sicily as a young boy and his subsequent rise to power in New York's Lower East Side during the turn-of-the-century.

Cast (special)

83.
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.
84.
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.
85.
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)
A portrait of comedian Don Rickles who continues to entertain us at age 81.
86.
Willie Nelson & Friends: Outlaws And Angels (2004) as Host
Willie Nelson assembles an all-star line-up for this 3rd annual concert special for memorial day.
87.
E! Entertainer of the Year 2003 (2003) as Interviewee
The E! Entertainment Network honors top entertainment achievers of 2003. Potentials from categories such as Comeback and Hero are eventually beat out by Johnny Depp.
88.
James Caan: Making a Scene (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actor James Caan.
89.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars, The (1999)
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
90.
Earth and the American Dream (1993) as Voice
A documentary chronicling how the pursuit of the American Dream has changed the environment. Makes use of first-person accounts of writers, politicians, historians, business people, Native Americans and other citizens. Combines archival footage and original photography.
91.
Harley Davidson: The American Motorcycle (1993) as Host
A documentary examining the history of Harley-Davidson from 1903 to the present. Explores how the motorcycle lifestyle developed and the impact it made on both society and world culture. Combines archival documentary footage, motion-picture clips, still photographs, music videos, commercials and tel
92.
Godfather Family: A Look Inside, The (1990) as Himself
A special featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Godfather," "The Godfather Part II," and the sequel "The Godfather Part III."
93.
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1989)
A special paying tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who is leaving professional basketball after 20 seasons and an unprecedented four NBA championships to pursue a career in entertainment. The special includes comedy skits, original musical numbers, and film clips highlighting Abdul-Jabar's career.
94.
Kenny Rogers Classic Weekend (1988)
An entertainment/sports special based on a three-day fund-raising festival held at Kenny Rogers' Beaver Dam Farm near Athens, Georgia. The special features performances by Kenny Rogers and other entertainment stars, as well as competitions in basketball, tennis, fishing and golf between teams compri
95.
Playboy's 25th Anniversary Celebration (1979)
A salute to Playboy Magazine on the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary, hosted by founding publisher Hugh Hefner and an all-male guest list.
96.
Celebration: The American Spirit (1976)
Yet another bicentennial special, this one inspired by the bland and somewhat murky theme of "the American Spirit."
97.
Rickles (1975)
Various comedy sketches with the Master of Insults.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

98.
Lathe of Heaven, The (2002) as Dr William Haber
99.
Glimpse of Hell, A (2001) as Captain Fred Moosally

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