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Casting (feature film)

1.
Black Mass (2015)
A true-crime saga about FBI corruption and the uniquely savage New England mob scene involving James "Whitey" Bulger.
2.
Rock the Kasbah (2014)
When a burned-out manager finds himself stranded in Afghanistan, he discovers a girl with an outstanding voice and he takes her Kabul to compete on the Afghan version of American Idol.
3.
Monuments Men, The (2014)
During World War II, the U.S. government forms a group of international art experts to hunt down and recover artwork stolen by the Nazis.
4.
Casting By (2013)
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the
5.
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
An embittered folk singer, Llewyn Davis, struggles to make his mark on the 1960s-era Greenwich Village music scene.
6.
August: Osage County (2013)
When the family patriarch vanishes, the Weston women must return to their childhood home in the Midwest.
7.
Men in Black III (2012)
When Agent K is in trouble, Agent J travels back in time to team up with a younger version of K in order to save his partner and the planet.
8.
Bourne Legacy, The (2012)
Aaron Cross is one of six agents in a program called Outcome. Unlike the CIA's Treadstone, Outcome agents have been developed and trained for use by the Department of Defense. More than assassins, Outcome agents are designed for use in isolated, high-risk, long-term intelligence assignments. The behavioral science that was suggested as the underpinning of the Treadstone agents has been upgraded and advanced, but it's the shared origins of these two programs that makes Outcome so vulnerable as Bourne's story becomes public knowledge.
9.
Ides of March, The (2011)
Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Meyers has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris, a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio primary threatens to test Morris's integrity. Stephen gets trapped in the down-and-dirty battle and finds himself caught up in a scandal where the only path to survival is to play both sides.
10.
True Grit (2010)
When 14-year-old Mattie Ross's father is murdered, she convinces hard-drinking U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn to find his killer.
11.
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.
12.
It's Complicated (2009)
Jane is the mother of three grown kids, owns a thriving Santa Barbara bakery/restaurant and has-after a decade of divorce-an amicable relationship with her ex-husband, attorney Jake. But when Jane and Jake find themselves out of town for their son's college graduation, things start to get complicated. An innocent meal together turns into the unimaginable-an affair. With Jake remarried to the much younger Agness, Jane is now, of all things, the other woman. Caught in the middle of their renewed romance is Adam, an architect hired to remodel Jane's kitchen. Healing from a divorce of his own, Adam starts to fall for Jane, but soon realizes he's become part of a love triangle. Should Jane and Jake move on with their lives, or is love truly lovelier the second time around? It's-complicated.
13.
Serious Man, A (2009)
The Gopkins, a Midwestern Jewish family in 1967, struggle with their afflictions.
14.
Duplicity (2009)
CIA officer Claire Stenwick and MI6 agent Ray Koval have left the world of government intelligence to cash in on the highly profitable cold war raging between two rival multinational corporations. Their mission? Secure the formula for a product that will bring a fortune to the company that patents it first. For their employers--industry titan Howard Tully and buccaneer CEO Dick Garsik--nothing is out of bounds. But as the stakes rise, the mystery deepens and the tactics get dirtier, the trickiest secret for Claire and Ray is their growing attraction. And as they each try to stay one double-cross ahead, two career loners find their schemes endangered by the only thing they can't cheat their way out of: love.
15.
Gran Torino (2008)
A disgruntled Korean War vet, Walt Kowalski, sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: his 1972 Gran Torino.
16.
Leatherheads (2008)
In 1925, Dodge Connolly is a charming, brash football hero who is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain ho
17.
Changeling (2008)
Los Angeles, March 1928: On a beautiful Saturday morning in a working-class suburb, single mother Christine Collins says goodbye to her nine-year-old son, Walter, and leaves for her job as a telephone operator. But when Christine returns to their modest home, she is confronted with every parent's wo
18.
Burn After Reading (2008)
At the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Arlington, Va., analyst Osbourne Cox arrives for a top-secret meeting. Unfortunately for Cox, the secret is soon out: he is being ousted. Cox does not take the news particularly well and returns to his Georgetown home to work on his memoirs and his drinking, not necessarily in that order. His wife Katie is dismayed, though not particularly surprised; she is already well into an illicit affair with Harry Pfarrer, a married federal marshal, and sets about making plans to leave Cox for Harry. Elsewhere in the Washington D.C. suburbs, and seemingly worlds apart, Hardbodies Fitness Centers employee Linda Litzke can barely concentrate on her work. She is consumed with her life plan for extensive cosmetic surgery, and confides her mission to can-do colleague Chad Feldheimer. Linda is all but oblivious to the fact that the gym's manager Ted Treffon pines for her even as she arranges dates via the Internet with other men. When a computer disc containing material for the CIA analyst's memoirs accidentally falls into the hands of Linda and Chad, the duo are intent on exploiting their find. As Ted frets, "No good can come of this," events spiral out of everyone's and anyone's control, in a cascading series of encounters.
19.
Doubt (2008)
It's 1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. A vibrant, charismatic priest, Father Flynn, is trying to upend the school's strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier, the iron-gloved Principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. The winds of political cha
20.
Michael Clayton (2007)
Michael Clayton is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm's co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen's dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians. Though burned out and discontented in his job, Clayton is inextricably tied to the firm. At the agrochemical company U/North, the career of in-house chief counsel Karen Crowder rests on the settlement of the suit that Kenner, Bach & Ledeen is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. When the firm's top litigator, the brilliant Arthur Edens, has an apparent breakdown and tries to sabotage the entire case, Marty Bach sends Michael Clayton to tackle this unprecedented disaster and, in doing so, Clayton comes face to face with the reality of who he has become.
21.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Set in West Texas, a man on the run with a suitcase full of money is pursued by a number of individuals.
22.
Find Me Guilty (2006)
It was the longest criminal trial in U.S. history: After years of federal investigation, 20 members of the Lucchese crime family are brought to court on 76 different charges. The U.S. Government is prepared to take down one of the mob's biggest crime families. Until one defendant decides to do the u
23.
Infamous (2006)
What starts out as the irreverent journey of the openly gay writer Truman Capote to the middle-class world of 1950's Kansas, where he goes--with his childhood friend Harper Lee--to research the murder of the Clutter family, turns to something altogether darker when Capote forms an intense and comple
24.
Outsourced (2006)
Todd Anderson spends his days managing a customer call center for American novelty products in Seattle, until his job, along with those of the entire office, are outsourced to India. Adding insult to injury, Todd must travel to India to train his new replacement. As he lands in India, Todd is assau
25.
Ladykillers, The (2004) as Casting Director
A band of thieves in New Orleans try to kill their seemingly indestructible landlady.
26.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
27.
Intolerable Cruelty (2003) as Casting
Miles Massey, a prominent Los Angeles divorce attorney has everything--and in some cases, two of everything. Despite his impressive client list, a formidable win record, the respect of his peers and an ironclad contract (the "Massey pre-nup") named after him, he's reached a crossroads in his life. S
28.
Analyze That (2002) as Casting
Mob boss Paul Vitti is nearing the end of his term in Sing Sing, and the FBI agents monitoring him are baffled. Day after day they watch as New York's most notorious gangland figure walks around his cell in a semi-catatonic stupor, occasionally breaking into songs from West Side Story. Is Vitti having a nervous breakdown because of recent threats on his life by a rival family, or is his odd behavior merely a foxy ploy to get him sprung from jail early? The FBI isn't sure, and neither is his former psychotherapist Ben Sobel, who gets called in to consult on the case. The last time Sobel treated Vitti, he tried to get to the source of his debilitating anxiety attacks, but barely scratched the surface. It will take time to examine the demons still lurking in Vitti's mind and help put him on the straight and narrow--time that Sobel doesn't want to give. The truth is, Sobel has problems of his own. His father has just died, plunging him into an identity crisis in both his personal and professional lives. Furthermore, he knows his wife Laura will be furious if he allows the unpredictable Vitti back into their lives. But when Vitti is granted a conditional release into Sobel's care and custody, becoming his patient again and--even worse--his houseguest, the reluctant psychiatrist finds that he has no choice. In order to get peace back in his life he must help the troubled gangster sort out his psyche, find gainful employment and go straight--which proves easier said than done.
29.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) as Casting
Young, energetic, and focused on a top career in the growing television industry, Chuck Barris finds himself being followed by a suspicious character who quickly lures him into a secretive and dangerous world: that of a CIA operative. While Barris gains notoriety as a dynamic television producer--cr
30.
Showtime (2002) as Casting
All that no-nonsense LAPD detective Mitch Preston asks is that he be left alone to do his job. Patrol Officer Trey Sellars is a different story. Instead of being a cop, he would much rather play one on TV. One night Trey stumbles into an undercover operation in progress, blowing Mitch's chance of nailing a drug dealer. At the same time, a television news crew barges in on the action. In frustration, Mitch fires a shot at the camera, which lands his photo on the front page of every newspaper and earns him an official reprimand. Knowing a sure ratings draw when she sees one, network television producer Chase Renzi swoops in and sells the Chief of Police on the PR benefits of letting her crew follow Mitch around the clock for a live reality show about cops. For Mitch it's a chance to beat suspension from the force. But the deal comes with one catch -- Mitch must team up with a more charismatic and camera-ready partner -- Trey. For Mitch, it's a living hell. For Trey, it's his dream come true.
31.
Bandits (2001) as Casting
The story of a trio of fugitives--two bank robbers and the woman they both love. When the suave, irresistible Joe and his hypochondriac partner, Terry escape from prison, they cut a swathe from Oregon through California, robbing banks in order to finance their scheme for a new--and somewhat legitimate life--south of the border. In their wake, they leave a trail of chaos, disguises, wrecked automobiles--and an adoring public--while fleeing from the law. Their operation is running smoothly until they have an unexpected run-in with Kate, a housewife sick of her disappointing life, who is drawn to the thieves as a way to escape. Together Joe and Terry are the most successful bank robbers in U.S. history. To Kate, they also combine to make the perfect man. Things get more complicated when the police and media assume that Kate is their hostage and organize a massive manhunt to save her from the clutches of Joe and Terry.
32.
Meet the Parents (2000) as Casting
Greg Focker is head over heels in love with his girlfriend Pam, and is ready to pop the big question. Greg realizes the key to Pam's hand in marriage lies with her formidable father, Jack Byrnes. A trip to New York for her sister's wedding seems just the right occasion for Greg to ask Pam to be his wife. But everything that could possibly go wrong, does. Upon his arrival at the family's picturesque home, Greg is greeted by what appears to be the picture-perfect family. But for a guy who usually resorts to dry wit in stressful situations, Greg is suddenly shooting blanks with Jack, a retired horticulturist--and rather imposing figure. No one is good enough for Jack's first-born daughter, and the fact that Greg is a cat-hating male nurse with a vulgar-sounding last name is not helping things at all. While Greg bends over backwards to try and make a good impression, his weekend begins with lost luggage at the airport and turns into a series of disasters.
33.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) as Casting
A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying.
34.
Liberty Heights (1999) as Casting
It is Baltimore in 1954 and everything is changing. In this year, school desegregation is happening for the first time, bringing black and white children from different neighborhoods into the same classrooms. In this year, the dawning of rock'n'roll is giving teenagers their first slice of a musical
35.
Analyze This (1999) as Casting
Paul Vitti, New York gang boss, is suffering from anxiety attacks. Embarrassed by this un-Mafia problem, he seeks help from a psychiatrist, Ben Sobel. Sobel isn't keen to help him, but is persuaded. Vitti's problems threaten to postpone Sobel's wedding in Miami, and worse, there is a Mob conference coming up that Vitti may not be in strong enough psychological shape to attend.
36.
Arlington Road (1999) as Casting
A widowed FBI agent grows suspicious of his next door neighbor's actions.
37.
Horse Whisperer, The (1998) as Casting
A girl and her horse are hit by a truck and seriously injured. In order to help her recuperate, her mother takes her to the ranch of a horse whsiperer, where his mystical powers help heal the horse and girl, while the mother falls for the horse whisperer
38.
Sphere (1998) as Casting
A team of four people are sent to the middle of the pacific ocean and are asked to do research on a 400 year old space ship found on the bottom of the ocean.
39.
Wag the Dog (1997) as Casting
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.
40.
Lolita (1997) as Casting
An older man lusts after a teenage girl.
41.
Going All the Way (1997) as Casting
Set in 1954, two young men try to find meaning in their lives after returning home to Indianapolis after the Korean War. Shy, repressed Sonny and confident, athletic Gunner search for love, meaning and fullfillment across the barren landscape of hamburger stands and strip clubs that have come to typ
42.
Affliction (1997) as Casting
A small town cop clashes with his abusive father while trying to solve a murder.
43.
Metro (1997) as Casting
A fast-talking, wisecracking hostage negotiator tries to straighten out his love life with the help of his rookie partner while a terrorist is threatening the entire city of San Francisco.
44.
Jackal, The (1997) as Casting
The FBI's Deputy Director must stop the Jackal, a ruthless professional killer, before he makes his next assassination. He teams up with a female Russian officer and an imprisoned IRA terrorist in a global race against the clock to stop the Jackal before he strikes.
45.
Faithful (1995) as Casting
Margaret O'Donnell thought she was the target of her husband's affections. She was only half right. Inside her sprawling Westchester mansion, Margaret talks on the phone to her husband Jack, who makes excuses for being late coming home on the evening of their 20th wedding anniversary. A brief scene with his gorgeous assistant Debbie makes it clear that he has other things on his mind than his marriage. Depressed and contemplating suicide, Margaret slips into a bath, while video monitors reveal that an intruder is stealthily breaking into the house. He turns out to be a hired killer named Tony whose first rebuke to Margaret--after he's tied her up--is, "You should have been faithful to your husband." Tony has been hired by Jack to eliminate Margaret when the telephone rings twice, signaling to the assassin that Jack's alibi has been established. In the meantime, a game of seduction ensues as Tony helps Margaret regain her self-respect, and she helps him confront his own demons.
46.
The Bridges of Madison County (1995) as Casting
A photojournalist and a farmer's wife share a four-day romance.
47.
Nobody's Fool (1994) as Casting
Donald "Sully" Sullivan is a sixty-year-old construction worker living in North Bath, New York. Sullivan has no steady work, no love and no money. Estranged for years from his family, he suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his son Peter, an out-of-work college professor with a turbulent marriag
48.
Disclosure (1994) as Casting
An executive at a high-tech firm is passed over for a promotion, only to discover that his new boss is a woman with whom he'd had an affair 10 years earlier. When the woman immediately makes an aggressive sexual overture toward him, the man sues for sexual harassment, which uncovers a series of revelations about his own past and the future of his company.
49.
Bronx Tale, A (1993) as Casting
A father becomes worried when a local gangster gets involved with his son in the Bronx in the 1960's.
50.
Six Degrees Of Separation (1993) as Casting
A man claiming to be a a couple's son's friend from Harvard asks for lodging for one night. he enchants them with food and conversation, but in the morning they find out he is a fake.
51.
Light Sleeper (1992) as Casting
Set in New York City, a disillusioned drug "delivery boy" tries to make something of his life at the age of 40.
52.
Toys (1992) as Casting
A man tries to save his toy factory from a greedy general bent on making war toys.
53.
Dark Wind, The (1991) as Casting
Based on Tony Hillerman's mystery novel concerning an American Indian policeman. Assigned to a seemingly mundane case of vandalism, a Navajo Tribal Police detective discovers a mystery involving revenge and murder.
54.
Bugsy (1991) as Casting
The famed gangster running the mobs in Los Angeles tries to turn Las Vegas into a vacation paradise.
55.
Everybody Wins (1990) as Casting Director
An innocent boy in a small New England town is accused of killing his mother.
56.
Avalon (1990) as Casting
A Polish-Jewish family try to make a better future for themselves in the United States.
57.
Enemies, A Love Story (1989) as Casting Director
Comedy drama set during the 1940s and 1950s in Coney Island and Brooklyn, revolving around a Holocaust survivor who finds himself involved with three women at the same time: his first wife, his present wife and his current mistress.
58.
Valmont (1989) as Casting (Los Angeles/New York)
A widow challenges her lover to seduce a newly married woman, but the plan backfires when he falls in love.
59.
Cookie (1989) as Casting
A teenager and her ex-con father plan to sting the police and the Mafia.
60.
She-Devil (1989) as Casting
A woman seeks revenge on her husband and his new mistress.
61.
Moon Over Parador (1988) as Casting
A Caribbean government minister persuades an American actor to impersonate the country's dictator, who is actuallly dead.
62.
Broadcast News (1987) as Casting
A satiric look at the inner workings of the Washington news bureau of a major TV network and the romantic triangle between the feisty young female producer, the vain male news anchor, and the good-hearted male reporter.
63.
Aria (1987) as Casting ("Tristan Und Isolde" (Los Angeles))
64.
Ruthless People (1986) as Casting
Sam Kessler is a ruthless, wealthy man and his wife Barbara is an obnoxious, spoiled woman. Ken and Sandy Kessler have been cheated by Sam and decide to kidnap Barbara and hold her for ransom to even the score. But Sam is happy to be rid his wife and refuses to pay, and when they threaten to kill her he celebrates. So the Kesslers have to find a different way to get their revenge against Sam.
65.
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) as Casting
Jerry is a homeless man who decides to commit suicide by drowning himself in the Whiteman's Beverly Hills swimming pool. After Mr. Whiteman rescues him, Jerry's presence has an impact on the dysfunctional family's lifestyle.
66.
Sweet Dreams (1985) as Casting
The story of country singer Patsy Cline's rise to stardom and its effects on her marriage to a blue-collar husband.
67.
Bride, The (1985) as Casting
Doctor Frankenstein builds the perfect woman to be the mate of the grotesqued Viktor. Doctor Frankenstein soon lives to regret creating a woman for Viktor.
68.
Alamo Bay (1985) as Casting
The story of the conflict between American fisherman and Vietnamese immigrants in the Gulf of Mexico
69.
The Natural (1984) as Casting
An overaged baseball player comes out of nowhere to save his team.
70.
Lords of Discipline, The (1983) as Casting
Will McLean, is a senior student at the South Carolina Military school in the 60's. When the schools first black student arrives, McLean is confidentially assigned to make sure that the newcomer's initiation doesn't get out of control, which it does. Soon it begins to seem like someone is trying to kill his new charge. McLean investigates the matter and uncovers an elusive group of sadistic students who will do whatever they have to do to control their school.
71.
Strange Invaders (1983) as Casting
72.
Terms Of Endearment (1983) as Casting
A mother-daughter relationship survives years of rivalry and romantic problems.
73.
Quest for Fire (1982) as Casting (Los Angeles)
Eighty thousand years ago, a primitive tribe uses the discovery of fire to defeat its enemies.
74.
My Favorite Year (1982) as Casting (Los Angeles)
A flamboyant star throws a TV comedy show into chaos.
75.
Diner (1982) as Casting
A group of friends who hang out in a Baltimore diner face the problems of growing up.
76.
Shock Treatment (1981) as Casting (Usa)

Film Production - Main (feature film)

77.
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) as Casting
Taking place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950's America, a chronicle of the real-life conflict between television news man Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Mu
78.
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) as Casting
A barber commits murder after a bribery attempt involving his wife goes south.

Casting (TV Mini-Series)

79.
John Adams (2008)
A miniseries on the life of American Revolutionary leader and second President of the United States John Adams. This biography takes a fresh perspective of the Revolutionary period, making a case for Adams' work being the force behind Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence, many of the triu
80.
Forever Mine (2000) as Casting

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