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Faults (2014)
An expert deprogrammer is hired to save a family's brainwashed daughter from a cult.
Dark Knight Rises, The (2012)
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act. But everything will change with the arrival of a cunning cat burglar with a mysterious agenda. Far more dangerous, however, is the emergence of Bane, a masked terrorist whose ruthless plans for Gotham drive Bruce out of his self-imposed exile. But even if he dons the cape and cowl again, Batman may be no match for Bane.
Teenage Dirtbag (2009)
A popular high school cheerleader is harassed by a delinquent classmate until they are both placed in the same creative writing class. Through written words, they develop a strong bond of trust, companionship and love; but is it a bond that can withstand her elitist social pressures and his brutal h
G-Force (2009)
A group of guinea pigs trained by the government to work in espionage, armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, soon discover that the fate of the world is in their paws. Tapped for the G-Force are guinea pigs Darwin the squad leader determined to succeed at all costs; Blaster, an outrageous w
Gospel Hill (2008)
A former sheriff and a former civil-rights activist revisit the 30-year-old death of another rights worker.
Transformers (2007)
The Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between two races of robots, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. All that stands between the Decepticons and ultimate power is a clue held by young Sam Witwicky. Unaware that he is mankind''s last chance for survival, Sam and Bumblebee, his robot disguised as a car, are in a race against an enemy unlike anything anyone has seen before.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
On the July 4th holiday, an attack on the vulnerable United States infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme has figured out every modern angle--but he never figured on an old-analog fly, John McClane, in the digital ointment. It's the beginning of the holiday, but New York City Detective McClane isn't celebrating. He's had yet another argument with his college-age daughter Lucy, and received a crushingly routine assignment to bring in a young hacker, Matt Farrell, for questioning by the FBI. But for McClane, the ordinary has a habit of exploding into the extraordinary--abruptly hurtling him into the wrong place at the wrong time. With Farrell's help, McClane slowly begins to understand the increasing chaos surrounding him. An attack is underway on the vulnerable United States infrastructure, shutting down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme, Thomas Gabriel, stays several moves ahead of McClane as he implements his incredible plans, known to uber-geeks like Farrell as a "fire sale" (as in, everything must go!).
Believe In Me (2006)
In early 1960's Oklahoma, a time of economic distress and small town politics, high-school sports are an integral part of the town's fabric and pride. But girls' sports are an afterthought and warrant little or no attention. Clay Driscoll, a young coach with big dreams, is hired by the local superin
Devil's Rejects, The (2005)
Ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men, the Firefly family wakes up one morning with guns blazing--yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with th
Island, The (2005)
Lincoln Six-Echo and Jordan Two-Delta are among the hundreds of residents of a contained facility in the mid-21st century. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully controlled environment, everything about their day-to-day lives is monitored, seemingly for their own good. The only way out--and the hope they all share--is to be chosen to go to The Island, reportedly the last uncontaminated spot in the world following an ecological disaster that took the lives of everyone on the planet except them. Recently plagued by unexplained nightmares, Lincoln is restless and increasingly questioning of the restrictions placed on his life. But he is unprepared for the truth when his growing curiosity leads to the terrible discovery that everything about his existence is a lie, that The Island is a cruel hoax and that he, Jordan and everyone they know are actually more valuable dead than alive. With time running out, Lincoln and Jordan make a daring escape to the outside world they''ve never known. Once they are away from the prying eyes of the institute, the innocent friendship the two shared begins to deepen into something more. But with the forces of the institute relentlessly hunting them down, Lincoln and Jordan have one overriding mission: to live.
Dick Harper's years of hard work finally pay off when he is promoted to vice president at Globodyne, a worldwide leader in the consolidation of media properties. But after exactly one day in his new job, Globodyne is destroyed by an Enron-like calamity--and he is left holding the bag. Dick's sudden
Death & Texas (2004) as Philip Brodeur
Mockumentary that follows a running back who went to jail for armed robbery and is offered furlough from Death Row to take his former team to victory. In 1994, Barefoot Bobby Briggs was arrested for his role in a botched armed robbery of an Austin convenience store. When he was convicted and sentenc
Helter Skelter (2004)
An adaptation of former prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi's book of the same name, focusing on the life and personality of Charles Manson and how he got people to commit the murders that eventually landed him in prison.
Wonderland (2003) as Captain Nimzaki
A chronicle of the spectacular fall of infamous porn star John C. "Johnny Wadd" Holmes. Based on a true story, the biopic explores the multiple murders that took place high atop Wonderland Avenue in L.A.'s Laurel Canyon, in the summer of 1981. At first the victims were thought to be mere drug dealer
Love Liza (2002) as Patriot Hobby
Wilson Joel is a man in trouble. There's a searing pain in his gut that he can't tolerate and a dazed quietness to his struggle as he tries to maintain his equilibrium. Wilson is attempting to move on from the sudden and inexplicable suicide of his wife. His mother-in-law is there for him, but her s
Catch Me If You Can (2002) as Special Agent Witkins
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
Transformers: First Encounter (2002)
The Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic war between two races of robots, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, which are able to change into a variety of objects, including cars, trucks, planes and other technological creations.
Domestic Disturbance (2001) as Detective Warren
Frank Morrison wants what''s best for his son. Since he and his wife Susan divorced a few years ago, their son Danny has been rebellious and troubled, with a history of lying. Frank and Susan love Danny dearly; they understand that beneath his defiant exterior lies an eleven year old boy who needs compassion, understanding and good parenting. Now everything is changing. Susan is about to become Mrs. Rick Barnes. A newcomer in town, Barnes has already made his mark as a wealthy philanthropist. He''ll be able to give Danny things that Frank, a boatbuilder, simply can''t. Struggling with jealousy, Frank has to admit that two parents at home might be just what Danny needs. When Danny starts telling Frank troubling stories about Rick Barnes, Frank is torn between refusing to believe his son, whose reputation for telling the truth has always been spotty, and considering the awful possibility that Barnes might be an altogether different person than he appears.
Planet of the Apes (2001) as Commander Karl Vasich
American pilot Leo Davidson finds himself stranded in an upside-down world--a brutal, primal place where intelligent apes are in charge and humans scavenge for subsistence, hunted and enslaved by the tyrannical primates. When he attracts the attention of the politically well-connected ape Ari, a hum
Watcher, The (2000) as Hollis
FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown becomes the setting for some particularly gruesome murders-
October Sky (1999) as Principal Turner
It's 1957 in Coalwood, West Virginia and while most of the town mines the earth, young Homer Hickman dreams of only the sky. Inspired by the dawn of the space age and the historic launching of the Soviet satellite Sputnik, Homer enlists his two best buddies as well as the school's resident math geek
Armageddon (1998) as Walter Clark
An oil driller and his crew are hired to rocket out to a gigantic asteroid and blow it up before it slams into the Earth.
Pentagon Wars, The (1998) as General Keane
Satiric look at the Pentagon, tells the true story of wild government spending focusing on the Pentagon's use of $14 billion of American taxpayers' money to fund a new troop carrier that they knew would never work. Air Force Colonel James Burton attempts to expose the waste, and at the same time, th
Godzilla (1998) as General Anderson
A blinding flash of white light fills the sky above the French Polynesian islands. Giant footsteps plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests and beaches. Ships off the U.S. coast capsize, dragged into a rolling sea where they are instantly demolished. This incessant, inexplicable dest
Max Q (1998) as Bob Matthews
During a routine mission to deploy a new high-tech satellite, a potentially catastrophic accident damages the Space Shuttle Endeavor. With systems failing fast, Commander Clay Jarvis, rookie astronaut Scott Hines, mission specialist Karen Daniels and filmmaker Jonah Randall must join forces with NAS
On the Line (1998) as Officer Roux
When her job in the LAPD's Sex Crimes unit becomes unrewarding and overwhelming, Detective Jean Martin fights for a transfer into the all-male Robbery/Homicide division. Jean is put to the test when she and her new partner, Detective Dan Collins, are handed two tough cases, one involving a string of
Home Fries (1998) as Henry Lever
Mrs Lever is a dangerous woman. When she discovers that her husband is cheating on her she gets her two sons to scare him to death in a helicopter. The lover, Sally, works in a burger joint and is pregnant at the time of her lover''s death. She also just might have heard what happened because of a freak radio signal. So one of the sons is sent undercover to find out just what she knows. While his brother and mother would be happy to see Sally dead too, Dorian falls in love with her.
Bean (1997) as Detective Butler
An average man who lives alone, dresses in a jacket and tie, and relates to children better than adults, Mr Bean finds himself in a series of catastrophes of his own creation. As the caretaker of Britain's Royal National Gallery, he is sent to the Grierson Gallery in Los Angeles to accompany "Whistl
Wag the Dog (1997) as Officer
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.
Con Air (1997) as Bop Official Grant
When a group of the most dangerous and notorious prisoners in the United States penal system are transferred to a new super-maximum security facility, parolee Cameron Poe hitches a ride on their Con Air transport flight only to find himself embroiled in a meticulously planned mid-air hijacking masterminded by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. On the ground, it''s up to U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin to avert the takeover and prevent his overzealous superiors from blowing the aircraft and its passengers to oblivion.
Sparkler (1997) as Buddy No 1
Melba May is a trailer park princess who decides she needs to radically change her life when she catches her husband in bed with her best friend. After a night of drinking at the local bar she befriends three recent college grads from Los Angeles who are en route to Las Vegas to hopefully win some m
That Thing You Do! (1996) as Horace
It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, PA. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to
Her Costly Affair (1996) as Wes
A bored college professor has a fling with a graduate student and then discovers that he is a psychopath.
Sticks and Stones (1996)
Three young boys whose lives revolve around baseball are crushed when team tryouts are cancelled due to budget cuts. One of the boys, a star pitcher, refuses to try out for the older kids team because his bossy older brother is on the team. Another difficulty for the boys is the increasingly adversa
Tie That Binds, The (1995) as Security Guard No 1
Russell Clifton and his wife Dana appear to have the perfect life. They''re an attractive, successful thirtysomething couple with a stable and loving relationship. But one thing''s missing--a child with whom to share their love. Unable to conceive a baby of their own, they visit an adoption agency and are immediately bewitched by the beautiful and mysterious young Janie. But the truth is Janie, a shy six-year-old, already has a set of parents: the Netherwoods, Leann and John, who are drifters and dangerous criminals. After a burglary went awry, John and Leann were forced to take flight and leave their daughter behind. Now, as Russell and Dana welcome Janie into their home, the new family''s happiness is threatened by the specter of the child''s biological family. Just as a semblance of domesticity begins to form at the Cliftons, the Netherwoods reappear to reclaim what is theirs. Having vowed to find their daughter, John and Leann will stop at nothing--including murder.
A Little Princess (1995) as Policeman
When her father is thought lost at war, a young Victorian girl becomes a boarding school servant.
Crimson Tide (1995) as Additional Magician
A submarine officer mutinies against his trigger-happy captain to prevent a world war.
Apollo 13 (1995) as Deke Slayton
When an explosion jeopardizes a moon mission, NASA scientists fight to bring the crew home safely.
In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance (1994) as News Vendor
Based on an actual police case about a Los Angeles Police Detective who was stalked and killed by a gang leader as revenge for his prior arrest.
Addams Family Values (1993) as Moving Man
A nanny-from-hell is hired to care for Morticia''s recently born son, Pubert, and winds up marrying Uncle Fester.
Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story (1993)
Based on a true story, a woman fights to rescue her 7-year-old daughter from the Middle East after she is abducted by her Jordanian father.
Undercover Blues (1993) as Burt
After having a baby, a pair of spies retire from the business. While in New Orleans they get caught up in an arms-dealing case.
Ghost in the Machine (1993) as Lieutenant
An electrical storm causes a power surge in a hospital's MRI machine, killing the crash victim--a computer repairman cum serial killer--being scanned, but sending his soul into the city's electrical circuitry and computer systems. Thus liberated, he resumes stalking his next victims.
My Cousin Vinny (1992) as J T
A clumsy and amateurish New York lawyer takes on the case of his young cousin and a friend who have been charged with murder in a small Southern town.
Days of Thunder (1990) as Harlan Hoogerhyde
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) certainly appears to have all the right moves both on and off the stock car racing track. His natural talent catches the attention of Tim Dolan (Randy Quaid) who offers him a sponsorship. Grizzled NASCAR veteran Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) comes on board to smooth out Cole''s rough edges and Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman) provides the romance. All Cole needs to do is to discover a little humility. That happens after a track accident makes him rethink his place in the world. Back on the track, Cole brings home the trophy. Plenty of fast-paced race car action in this Tony Scott directed flick.
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (1982)
This "brand new" Tom Sawyer/Huck Finn adventure, with apologies to Mark Twain, starred a pair of newcomers, Patrick Creadon and Anthony Michael Hall, as the Missouri lads who get involved with a gang of con-artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help a freed slave buy his sister's freedom, and see t
Suicide's Wife, The (1979) as Truck Driver
Angie Dickinson plays a woman struggling to rebuild her life following her college professor husband''s unexplained suicide and the subsequent feelings that it might have been her fault. In its second network showing, it was retitled "A New Life."

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Tiger Cruise (2004) as Captain Anderson
Atomic Train (1999)
A runaway train carrying hazardous waste careens through the Rocky Mountains, picking up speed every second as it races towards Denver. John Seger, an investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, drops to the roof of the speeding train from a helicopter in an attempt to stop it from cr
From the Earth to the Moon (1998) as Bob Parker
Series based on America's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. Episodes include: the birth of the space program; the probe into the fatal launch-pad blaze of Apollo 1, January 27, 1967; the countdown to launch Apollo 7, October 1968; the first moon orbit by Apollo 8, December 1968; Apollos 9 and
If These Walls Could Talk (1996) as Crowd Leader ("1996")
Focuses on the lives of three pregnant women, each living in the same home during different decades (1952, 1974 and 1996), and how they each deal with their unplanned pregnancies.
Innocent Victims (1996)
When a young man is tried, convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of three people, his father hires a dynamic team of defense attorneys to prove his son's innocence. Based on a true story.
Chiefs (1983) as Bobby Patrick
Three different police chiefs in three different eras become involved in a growing mystery -- who is the mass murderer behind the killing of transient youths in and around the fictional southern town of Delano over a forty year period? In this three-part, six-hour miniseries, Charlton Heston, in his

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Revelations (2004) as Cast
An contemporary epic look at the end of the world as described in the Bible's Book of Revelations and the efforts of two people to stop the Armageddon.

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