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Also Known As: Died: July 6, 2002
Born: February 19, 1930 Cause of Death: died from a stroke following spinal surgery
Birth Place: Malba, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Path To War (2002) as Director
Focusing on how President Johnson got the United States involved in the Vietnam war and his limited power to get us out.
2.
Reindeer Games (2000) as Director
Just released from prison, all Rudy Duncan wants is to start a new life with Ashley, the girl of the his dreams, whom he met through pen pal letters in prison. But between them and happiness stands her crazy brother, Gabriel, and his motley crue of deadly criminals who think Rudy has some inside information about a casino where he once had a job--a casino Gabriel and his short-fused posse plan to take down. Now, just as Rudy is beginning his new life, he's caught in a high-velocity avalanche of temptations and surprises that could bury him, unless he can artfully dodge them.
3.
Ronin (1998) as Director
A group of five experts is assembled to retrieve a mysterious briefcase from an equally mysterious group of criminals. American strategist Sam joins French coordinator Vincent, German electronics expert Gregor, American driver Larry and British veteran Spence. They begin in Paris but soon follow the
4.
Island of Dr. Moreau, The (1996) as Director
A brilliant geneticist, Dr. Moreau and his assistant Montgomery are on the brink of revolutionizing science when Edward Douglas becomes stranded on their remote island. At first glance, this tropical paradise seems idyllic. But deep in the jungle lies a terrifying secret. Moreau and Montgomery have been performing gene-splicing research on animals to create a superior breed of human being, and that experiment has gone terribly wrong. They have ignored the most fundamental law of the jungle: survival of the fittest. Roaming free, these beast-people are highly intelligent with murderous instincts. Their thirst for blood is pacified through a combination of sedatives and shock discipline. But events triggered by Douglas' unexpected arrival are about to break Moreau's God-like dominion over these resentful creatures. As the crisis escalates, Douglas must escape the clutches of his captors and find a way off the island before he becomes a part of Moreau's final horrifying experiment.
5.
Against the Wall (1994) as Director
An account of the Attica prison riots in 1971.
6.
Burning Season, The (1994) as Director
The life story of Chico Mendes, the Brazilian environmental advocate and former head of the Brazilian Rubber Tappers Union, who was murdered in Brazil, December 1988.
7.
Year Of The Gun (1991) as Director
In Italy in the late 1970s, an American novelist is accused of being involved in the Red Brigades terrorist orginization and their kidnapping of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.
8.
Fourth War, The (1990) as Director
A Soviet officer and a Vietnam veteran are two protagonists in a war drama which may lead to a major American-Soviet confrontation.
9.
Dead Bang (1989) as Director
An obsessed detective will do what it takes to bring down a gang of white supremacists in director John Frankenheimer's explosive crime thriller "Dead Bang" (1989). When a cop is viciously slain on Christmas Eve, the homicide detective assigned the case follows leads right to the door of a gang of n
10.
Riviera (1987) as Director
A former American agent comes out of hiding to save his father's chateau in the South of France, and at the same time exposes himself to agents on both sides who seem to want him out of the way.
11.
52 Pick-Up (1986) as Director
Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that the story will hurt his wife's political campaign if
12.
Holcroft Covenant, The (1985) as Director
An ex-Nazi dies and leaves a fourtune, and his son must track it down.
13.
Sword Of The Ninja (1982) as Director
A samurai sword is the focus of a bitter feud between two brothers in Japan, one a businessman and the other one who has followed the traditional samurai path. Unaware of the meaning of the sword, an American boxer who is down on his luck is hired by one of the brothers to bring it back to Japan. On
14.
Challenge, The (1982) as Director
A samurai sword is the focus of a bitter feud between two brothers in Japan, one a businessman and the other one who has followed the traditional samurai path. Unaware of the meaning of the sword, an American boxer who is down on his luck is hired by one of the brothers to bring it back to Japan. On
15.
Prophecy (1979) as Director
When Dr. Robert Verne and his wife go to Maine to study the effects of a lumber mill on the environment there, they find a horrifying variety of mutations in the local wildlife. After a series of violent deaths of people in the area, a research expedition is formed, and a large, mutant bear is found to be the killer.
16.
Black Sunday (1977) as Director
Terrorists threaten to unleash a deadly plague at the Superbowl.
17.
French Connection II (1975) as Director
New York narcotics detective Popeye Doyle follows the trail of the French connection smuggling ring to France where he teams up with the gendarmes to hunt down the ringleader.
18.
99 And 44/100% Dead (1974) as Director
An elderly mobster hires a hitman to kill his rival for him.
19.
Iceman Cometh, The (1973) as Director
It's 1912 and the patron's of 'The Last Chance Saloon' have gathered for their evening of whiskey to contemplate their lost faith and dreams, when Hickey (Lee Marvin) arrives. Hickey is out to convince everyone that he can help them all find peace of mind by ridding them of the foolish dreams and by bringing them back to reality. Hickey is working especially hard on Larry Slade (Robert Ryan) a former anarchist who has lost his will for life and is awaiting the eventuality of death. Larry is not affected by the cajolings of Hickey but his young companion Parritt (Jeff Bridges) is strangely affected and this leads to revelations about his own mother and feelings of betrayal and loss. As the night wears on the mood changes as everyone has the their faith and dreams slowly destroyed by Hickey. As the anger builds everyone turns on Hickey about his wife and the iceman. This leads to more revelations and with Hickey having the faint questioning of his own new found convictions.
20.
Impossible Object (1973) as Director
Harry (Alan Bates) is a married writer who has an affair with a woman (Dominique Sanda) whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality leaving us to wonder whether the affair is real or just a figment of Harry's imagination.
21.
The Horsemen (1971) as Director
Afghan nomads compete in a brutal riding game.
22.
I Walk the Line (1970) as Director
A Southern sheriff risks his life when he falls for a moonshiner's daughter.
23.
The Extraordinary Seaman (1969) as Director
Marooned sailors discover a World War II ship haunted by its late captain.
24.
The Gypsy Moths (1969) as Director
A trio of barnstorming skydivers finds love and heartache at one small-town stop.
25.
The Fixer (1968) as Director
A Russian-Jewish handyman is caught up in a wave of anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia when he is accused of a capital crime he did not commit.
26.
Seconds (1966) as Director
A bored rich man buys a new life from a secret organization.
27.
Grand Prix (1966) as Director
Auto racers find danger and romance at the legendary European road race.
28.
The Train (1965) as Director
French resistance fighters try to stop the Nazis from taking a trainload of art treasures to Germany.
29.
Seven Days in May (1964) as Director
An American military officer discovers his superiors are planning a military coup.
30.
All Fall Down (1962) as Director
A young drifter's romance with an older woman is threatened by his possessive mother.
31.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) as Director
A Korean War hero doesn't realize he's been programmed to kill by the enemy.
32.
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) as Director
True story of Robert Stroud, the prison lifer who became an expert on birds.
33.
The Young Savages (1961) as Director
An assistant DA suspects one of the delinquents he's prosecuting for murder is his son.
34.
The Young Stranger (1957) as Director
A neglected teen gets into trouble with the law.

Cast (feature film)

35.
General's Daughter, The (1999) as General Sonnenberg
When warrant officer Paul Brenner, a top investigator from the Army's Criminal Investigation Division, is assigned to look into the murder of Capt. Elisabeth Campbell, he inadvertently uncovers a scandal of immense proportions. Armed with the power to arrest any military person - whatever the rank - anywhere in the world, Brenner is determined to solve the crime, no matter where his pursuit leads, even if the clues point to his hero, Gen. ``Fighting Joe'' Campbell.
36.
Black Sunday (1977) as Tv Controller
Terrorists threaten to unleash a deadly plague at the Superbowl.

Producer (feature film)

37.
Path To War (2002) as Executive Producer
Focusing on how President Johnson got the United States involved in the Vietnam war and his limited power to get us out.
38.
Burning Season, The (1994) as Producer
The life story of Chico Mendes, the Brazilian environmental advocate and former head of the Brazilian Rubber Tappers Union, who was murdered in Brazil, December 1988.
39.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) as Producer
A Korean War hero doesn't realize he's been programmed to kill by the enemy.

Production Companies (feature film)

40.
The Gypsy Moths (1969) as Company
A trio of barnstorming skydivers finds love and heartache at one small-town stop.
41.
Seven Days in May (1964) as Company
An American military officer discovers his superiors are planning a military coup.

Director (special)

42.
Maniac at Large (1992) as Director
An episode of "Tales From the Crypt," the horror anthology series for HBO. A librarian becomes very suspicious when she gets a tip about a serial killer's next victim.
43.
Rainmaker, The (1982) as Director
A romantic drama, set in the 1920s at the drought-stricken western farm of the Curry's, that focuses on Bill Starbuck, an enterprising man who offers them their only hope: for $100 in advance he'll make it rain within 24 hours.
44.
Blue Men, The (1959) as Director
The pilot film for "Brenner." The story focuses on the relationship between two police officers: Detective Roy Brenner, a 12-year veteran with a long and distinguished career, and his son Ernie, a recent police academy graduate. In the pilot episode, Roy is demoted to patrolman when he refuses to ar
45.
Comedian, The (1957) as Director
The story of Sammy Hograth, a television comedian who thrives on devouring the people around him. Broadcast live as a presentation of "Playhouse 90."

Cast (special)

46.
Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of Photographer William Claxton (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary about William Claxton's 40-year career as a photographer.
47.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills (2001) as Interviewee
Special that reveals America's 100 most heart-pounding films, as chosen by leaders of the entertainment community.
48.
Inside Reel: Digital Filmmaking, The (2001)
A look at the technical revolution in filmmaking. Segments include: "Digital Visual Effects," "Synthespians" and "Digital Projection."
49.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1999)
Presentation of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) 14th Annual Hall of Fame ceremony from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood, California. The inductees are Carl Reiner, Fred Rogers, Lorne Michaels, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer, Fred Silverman, Ethel Winant and the lat
50.
Brian Wilson: A Beach Boy's Tale (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.
51.
Rock Hudson: Acting the Part (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of the late actor Rock Hudson.
52.
Angela Lansbury: A Balancing Act (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Angela Lansbury.
53.
Burt Lancaster (1997) as Interviewee
Documentary on the life of actor Burt Lancaster, including interviews with friends and professional associates as well as clips from his films.
54.
Intimate Portrait: Janet Leigh (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring the life and career of actress Janet Leigh.
55.
Rod Serling: Submitted For Your Approval (1995) as Interviewee
Profile of Rod Serling, screenwriter and creator of the television series, "The Twilight Zone."

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

56.
George Wallace (1997) as Producer
Movie based on the life of George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, whose segregationist views propelled him into the national spotlight from the 1960s until an assassination attempt in 1972 ended his run for the presidency and left him confined to a wheelchair.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

57.
Andersonville (1996) as Executive Producer
Miniseries about the Confederate prisoner-of-war camp known for its inhumane treatment of Union soldiers during the Civil War.

Cast (short)

58.
The Sky Divers (1969)
This promotional short film offers a behind-the-scenes look at "The Gypsy Moths" (1969), focusing exclusively on skydiving.
59.
Grand Prix: Challenge of the Champions (1966)
This short film shows a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of "Grand Prix" (1966) at the actual Grand Prix in Monaco.

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