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John J Connor

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Cinematography (feature film)

Freaky Deaky (2013)
Chris Mankowski's first day on the sex crimes unit of the Detroit Police Department does not go well. Not only does he fall for the first person to report an assault to him, he's suspended for investigating the rich, powerful and completely drunk Woody Ricks. Chris takes matters into his own hands,
Her Minor Thing (2005)
A 27 year old woman plots to foil her boyfriend's plans for a cruise after he spills the beans about her virginity on live television.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002) as Director Of Photography
A spoof of the martial arts genre that melds borrowed footage from the little known 1976 Hong Kong karate flick "Tiger & Crane Fists" with new footage featuring the film's writer/director, Steve Oedekerk, as a heroic figure out to avenge the death of his parents at the hands of the evil and seemingl
Marriage Fool, The (1998) as Director Of Photography
Frank Walsh, a widower after 41 years of marriage meets and falls for Florence, an extroverted woman quite different from his late wife. The relationship brings out a joyful, spirited side of Frank but his grown children make it clear they do not approve of her. The disapproval of his eldest son Rob
Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions (1996) as Director Of Photography
Female police detective team Cagney and Lacey investigate tainted evidence in a death penalty case. Meanwhile, Cagney gets romantically involved with the father of a shooting victim, and Lacey copes with Harvey's absence when he takes an out-of-town job.
See Jane Run (1995) as Director Of Photography
A woman suffering from amnesia finds herself in a frantic struggle to uncover the truth behind the supposedly accidental death of her daughter.
Cagney & Lacey: The View Through the Glass Ceiling (1995) as Director Of Photography
Cagney and Lacey must investigate a local precinct when a murder leads to suspicion of police corruption. When the findings of the D.A.'s police corruption investigation turn out to be useful to Cagney's political ambitions, she makes a choice that will have a lasting impact on her life, Lacey's and
Puppet Masters, The (1994) as Director Of Photography (2nd Unit) (Iowa)
When a local television station reports that something strange has landed in the small town of Abrose, Iowa, the government''s covert Office of Scientific Intelligence (OSI) is called to investigate. Andrew Nivens, his son Sam and NASA scientist Mary Sefton are the team who make the frightening discovery: an alien parasite creature so insidious it attaches to the backs of human beings and sends piercing tendrils to the brains of its hosts, absorbing all their knowledge and memory--controlling their minds and feeding on the victim''s consciousness. Against impossible odds Nivens, Sam and Mary must find a way to eliminate the aliens who seem unstoppable--without killing the innocent human hosts.
Color of Night (1994) as 2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
Haunted by a bizarre suicide of a patient, psychologist Dr Bill Capa abandons his successful New York practice and relocates to Los Angeles only to find himself entangled in an explosive sexual relationship with the beautiful but enigmatic Rose. His web becomes even more tangled as he uncovers the brutal stabbing of a friend and colleague. As Capa gets closer to identifying the killer of his associate, Rose becomes an equally tantalizing mystery that he must solve--if he can avoid the lunatic murderer who''s stalking him.
Bridal Shower, The (1994) as Director Of Photography
During the course of a bridal shower, four bridesmaids (and best friends) realize that they each have had a one night stand with the mysterious bridegroom.
Maverick (1994) as Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
A Western gambler tries to raise the entry fee for a high-stakes poker game.
Double Exposure (1993) as Director Of Photography
A possessive husband is consumed by murderous rage when his beautiful wife's infidelity is exposed.
Vagrant, The (1992) as Director Of Photography
A business executive buys a run-down house near what appears to be an urban wasteland and is soon troubled by the presence of a menacing, hideous-looking vagrant.
Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love (1991) as Director Of Photography
An orphaned nine-year-old and his aging grandmother disappear to avoid authorities who believe that she can no longer care for him.
Only The Lonely (1991) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A possessive mother tries desperately to keep her son from marrying.
Shogun Mayeda (1991) as Director Of Photography
A historical epic set in 1600 Japan involving the Eastern and Western Armies engaged in the Battle of Sekigahara.
Short Time (1990) as Director Of Photography
A policeman who tries to get himself killed in the line of duty because he thinks he's dying anyway.
Shadows in the Storm (1988) as Director Of Photography
An alcoholic gets fired from his job as a librarian, and to the woods where he meets the girl of his dreams.
Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon, A (1988) as Director Of Photography
A young man on the threshold of adulthood is suddenly forced to confront two of life's truths: responsibility and commitment.
Miles From Home (1988) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Facing foreclosure on their family farm, two brothers burn it down, then take off on a wild crime spree, becoming folk heroes.
Off Limits (1988) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Set in 1968 Vietnam, military police are on the trail of a high-ranking military officer who has been killing prostitutes.
Top Gun (1986) as Camera Operator
A hotheaded pilot struggles to survive an exclusive training program.
Short Circuit (1986) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A computer expert has manufactured war programmed robots for the government. But when Robot #5 is accidentally struck by lightning, he comes to life. Escaping, he is taken in by a kind woman to see that nothing happens to her new friend.
Rocky IV (1985) as Camera Operator
The heavyweight champ takes on a Soviet super-boxer in a bout that creates an international furor.
Real Genius (1985) as Camera Operator
A group of exceptionally bright students are unwittingly involved in the development of a military weapon.
River, The (1984) as Camera Operator
A family tries to save their farm from the swelling waters of an adjacent river.
Splash (1984) as Camera Operator (Los Angeles)
A careless playboy finds love with a land-locked mermaid.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) as Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
After fleeing a nightclub shooting and being dropped out of an abandoned plane, professor Indiana Jones, singer Wilhelmina 'Willie' Scott and twelve-year-old Short Round find themselves in a starving Indian village who blame their plight on the loss off three mystical stones that have always brought
Flashdance (1983) as Camera Operator
All Alex Owens really wants to do is dance. She finds some creative outlet dancing in a club at night but that's not going to cut it. What she really wants is a shot at trying out for a ballet company. Thanks to the support of her big-hearted instructor Hanna and handsome hunk of a boss Nick, Alex gets her chance to take the ballet world by storm.
Staying Alive (1983) as Camera Operator
Sequel to "Saturday Night Fever." Tony Manero strikes out for the bright lights of Broadway.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) as Camera Operator
An extra-terrestrial is accidentally left behind on Earth and is befriended by a young boy and his brother and sister. As Elliot attempts to help his extra-terrestrial companion contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, the children must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than any of them could have imagined.
This Is Elvis (1981) as Camera Operator
Staged scenes and vintage clips re-create Elvis Presley''s life.
Seduction of Miss Leona, The (1980)
In this adaptation by Dan Wakefield of the novel "Bliss" by Elizabeth Gundy, Lynn Redgrave is an unmarried, reclusive college teacher torn between a married maintenance man named Bliss who has been repairing her house and for whom she has fallen, and her former professor and lover, played by Anthony
Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980)
Norman Mailer's book on Marilyn Monroe was the basis of this second Marilyn TV movie, covering the legendary actress right up to the time of her death, in contrast to the earlier film, based on Garson Kanin's account, that ended just as she reached stardom. Catherine Hicks won an Emmy Award nominati

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Rising Sun (1993) as Additional Photographer (Industrial Light & Magic)
Two L.A. cops investigate the murder of an American call girl at a Japanese corporation, and the investigation exposes much more than was expected.

Cinematography (special)

Bureau, The (1996) as Director Of Photography
Two special agents who are members of the elite Behaviorial Science Unit of the FBI are assigned to hunt down a serial killer whose intelligence has kept other law enforcement agencies baffled. As they delve into the mind of this madman who murders his victims with slow torture, they must avoid beco
Under the Car (1993) as Director Of Photography
A group of passengers trapped inside a car are haunted by an unseen predator who lurks underneath.
Knife & Gun Club, The (1990) as Director Of Photography
A dramatic pilot for ABC. Depicts the day-to-day activities of two doctors struggling to maintain their inner-city, independent emergency room.

Cinematography (special)

Last Halloween, The (1991) as Director Of Photography
A special in which Martians on a mission to replenish their planet's supply of sweets help two children save a small-town candy factory.

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