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Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
Need for Speed (2014)
High-performance cars race in high stakes showdowns using any means necessary to win and avoid the police.
2.
Noah (2014)
In this epic story of courage from the Old Testament, the world is ravaged by human sin and Noah is given the divine mission to build an Ark to save creation from a massive flood.
3.
Man of Steel (2013)
Clark Kent/Kal-El is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone's imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question - Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha and Jonathan Kent, Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as "Superman," not only to shine as the world's last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.
4.
Wolf of Wall Street, The (2013)
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcome
5.
Machete Kills (2013)
Machete takes on a powerful arms dealer and a cartel leader in Mexico to stop their plans to create a global war.
6.
Fast Five (2011)
Fugitive Dom Toretto partners with former cop Brian O'Conner on the opposite side of the law in Rio de Janeiro. There they are hunted by a U.S. strike force led by its toughest agent. Now, they must pull off one last job to gain their freedom.
7.
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Boston cop Thomas Craven assumes that the bullet that killed his daughter was meant for him. But the investigation leads him, instead, into a shadowy realm where money and politics intersect. If Craven wasn't a target before, he is now.
8.
Date Night (2010)
Phil and Claire Foster are a sensible, suburban couple slogging through their daily lives and marriage. But a case of mistaken identity sets off an outrageous chain of events that turn the Fosters' "date night" into a wild ride.
9.
Shutter Island (2010)
When U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn as shocking and terrifying truths about the island unfold.
10.
Predators (2010)
Royce, a mercenary, is the reluctant leader of a group of elite warriors who come to realize they have been brought together on an alien planet as prey.
11.
Hell Ride (2008)
Pistolero is the head honcho of the Victors, a group of badass bikers who are out to avenge the murder of one of their members at the hands of the 666ers, a rival gang whose actions live up to their hellish moniker. Along with his cohorts, the Gent and the mysterious Comanche, Pistolero aims to take
12.
Grindhouse (2007)
A compilation of two horror tales, "Planet Terror" and "Death Proof." In "Planet Terror," married doctors William and Dakota Block find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by gangrenous sores and a suspiciously vacant look in their eyes. Among the wounded is Cherry, a go-go danc
13.
Underdog (2007)
The story of Underdog's mysterious origins begins in the wake of an accident in the high-tech lab of the maniacal scientist Dr. Simon Barsinister. Suddenly, an ordinary, down-and-out young Beagle named Shoeshine finds himself with extraordinary powers, not to mention the unexpected ability to turn his bark into real speech. Now, armed with a "fetching" superhero costume, this unlikely caped crusader and humbly self-described Underdog vows to protect the beleaguered citizens of Capitol City--especially one beautiful Spaniel named Polly Purebred. When a sinister plot by Barsinister and his overgrown henchman Cad threatens to destroy Capitol City, only Underdog can save the day.
14.
Idiocracy (2006)
An average guy volunteers to be the subject of a hibernation experiment that goes awry. He wakes up 500 years in the future, discovering that he's the smartest guy on the planet.
15.
Constantine (2005) as Special Effects
John Constantine has been to hell and back. Born with a gift he didn't want, the ability to clearly recognize the half-breed angels and demons that walk the earth in human skin, Constantine was driven to take his own life to escape the tormenting clarity of his vision. But he failed. Resuscitated ag
16.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) as Special Effects Coordinator (2nd Unit)
A decade has passed since John Connor helped Judgement Day and save mankind from mass destruction. Now, 25, Connor lives "off the grid"--no home, no credit cards, no cell phone and no job. Connor has no record of his existence. There is no way he can be traced by Skynet--the highly developed network of machines that once tried to kill him and wage war on humanity. Until, out of the shadows of the future steps the T-X, Skynet's most sophisticated cyborg killing machine yet. Sent back through time to complete the job left unfinished by her predecessor, namely the T-1000, the determined T-X is a machine that is as relentless, as is her human guise beautiful. Now Connor's only hope for survival is to annex with the Terminator, T-101, his mysterious former assassin. Together they must triumph over the technologically superior T-X and forestall the looming threat of Judgement Day--or face the apocalypse and the fall of civilization as we know it.
17.
Man Apart, A (2003) as Special Effects Coordinator
Two US narcotics officers take on a Tiajuana drug cartel as retribution for the murder of a cop's wife.
18.
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
A follow-up spoof that picks up from where the original satire left off, taking aim at supernatural thrillers such as "The Exorcist" and "Stigmata" among others. This time around, Shorty, Ray, Cindy and Brenda are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house as part of a school project.
19.
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
A follow-up spoof that picks up from where the original satire left off, taking aim at supernatural thrillers such as "The Exorcist" and "Stigmata" among others. This time around, Shorty, Ray, Cindy and Brenda are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house as part of a school project.
20.
U-571 (2000) as Assistant Special Effects Supervisor (Special Effects)
April 1942: Hitler's U-Boats are wreaking havoc in the Atlantic and destroying Allied shipping up and down the United States' East coast. Unable to crack the U-Boat radio codes, the U.S. struggles blindly against the German onslaught -- that is until the crew aboard the S-33, a vintage World War I submarine, is assigned a dangerous mission that, if successful, will have the power to turn the tide of battle permanently. Led by Commander Mike Dahlgren and Lt. Andrew Tyler, the S-33 crew is ordered to capture Enigma, the German's top-secret coding device. To bait the Germans, the S-33 is rigged to resemble a stranded Nazi U-Boat. If all goes according to plan, the crew will take the Germans as prisoners and steal Enigma -- if the plan fails, nine U.S. soldiers will be trapped in a submarine in the middle of hostile, enemy waters with little or no chance of survival.
21.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) as Special Effects Assistant Coordinator
The infamous Grinch tries to destroy Christmas by dressing as Santa and stealing all the gifts, trees and holiday food in Whoville.
22.
Ride With the Devil (1999) as Special Effects Foreman
The American Civil War is about to break out and best friends Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles find themselves thrust into battle when Union marauders destroy Jack's family plantation. They join the Bushwackers, a skilled unit of guerilla-style fighters, and fight side-by-side until some of the memb
23.
Mighty Joe Young (1998) as Special Effects Assistant Coordinator
To most people, Joe is a myth and a legend; a huge gorilla, a sacred guardian and defender of the natives of a small African village. To his only friend Jill, he is a protector and companion. Together they are the only family each has had since their respective mothers were killed by poachers 20 years ago. Now, when zoologist Gregg O'Hara, who is exploring the remote Pangani Mountains in Central Africa, comes upon the awesome 15-foot gorilla, he and Jill rescue the strong yet innocent creature from human predators by moving him into safety of a California animal conservancy. However, Joe is not safe for long. His notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past... a ruthless hunter who eager to steal Joe for his unique value on the endengered species black market. Feeling threatened and confused in his man-made confines, Joe finally escapes. As this powerful force of nature attempts to traverse the metropolis of Los Angeles, he leaves a trail of destruction and chaos in his wake.
24.
Contact (1997) as Special Effects Foreman
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
25.
Long Kiss Goodnight, The (1996) as Assistant Special Effects Coordinator
Samantha Caine is a suburban school teacher suffering from amnesia. When Caine's mysterious past begins to haunt her idyllic life, she sets out on a desperate search to discover her true identity. Aided by Mitch Henessey, a dead-beat private detective, the two follow a trail of clues into the middle of a conspiracy led by rogue elements of the U.S. intelligence community and a notorious international arms dealer. They slowly learn that Caine is much more than a PTA mom who cooks a mean lemon meringue pie. Repressed from her memory is her former life as Charly Baltimore, a highly trained secret agent involved in the government's most unscrupulous affairs. Submerged in a murky underworld with no boundaries for survival and no one they can trust, Henessey must help Samantha rekindle her dangerous past. For without the full extent of her lethal skills, they will never be able to confront Timothy, a vindictive enemy who's plotting one of the most heinous acts of urban terrorism ever devised.
26.
Wild Bill (1995) as Special Effects Foreman
Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock.
27.
Cutthroat Island (1995) as Senior Special Effects Technician
This rousing tale of buried treasure, bleached bones, battles, duels and, above all, romance is set on the high seas of the 1600s--when men were daring... and so were the women. Morgan Adams, the beautiful daughter of a pirate, inherits a portion of a coveted treasure map. Also inheriting command of
28.
Forrest Gump (1994) as Special Effects Foreperson
A mentally challenged man stumbles through formative events in U.S. history.
29.
Double Dragon (1994) as Special Effects Technician
Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers battle an evil crime lord for possession of the magical Double Dragon medallion.
30.
Striking Distance (1993) as Special Effects Key Assistant
Tom Hardy is a maverick cop who's not afraid to rock the boat in pursuit of a sadistic serial killer. Demoted to river patrol after suggesting the killer may be a fellow police officer, he initiates an unauthorized investigation.
31.
Backdraft (1991) as Special Effects Technician
Feuding firefighter brothers bury their differences to catch an arsonist.
32.
For The Boys (1991) as Special Effects Crew
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
33.
Dick Tracy (1990) as Special Effects
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
34.
Predator 2 (1990)
Set in Los Angeles in the year 1997, when the streets are ruled by Jamaican and Colombian drug dealers. A federal agent assists the LAPD in their investigation of the mysterious deaths of scores of drug dealers.
35.
Scrooged (1988) as Special Effects
A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol," focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.
36.
Steal the Sky (1988)
A movie about the theft of a Russian MIG in 1966 by an Israeli-trained American woman and the Iraqi Air Force fighter pilot who became involved with her.

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