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Director (feature film)

1.
O.J. Simpson Story, The (1995) as Director
Television movie on the life of football star and actor O.J. Simpson, up until the murder of his ex-wife in June 1994.
2.
Condition: Critical (1992) as Director
A team of doctors struggle to find the cure for an unidentified deadly virus that plagues their city.
3.
Good Night, Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (1990) as Director
A television movie based on the true story of the bizarre murder/suicide case of the Boston couple, Charles and Carol Stuart, in late 1989.
4.
Night Walk (1989) as Director
A woman who witnesses a murder on a secluded beach becomes the target of professional killers. The investigating officers are reluctant to believe the woman's story since there is no evidence that a murder has been committed.
5.
Comeback, The (1989) as Director
A former college and pro football great's career is cut short by an injury. He squanders the last 20 years of his life as a jet-setting vagabond. Returning to Minneapolis to establish a new career, he tries to resume a relationship with a college-age son he barely knows. Meanwhile, trying to he inad
6.
Unholy Matrimony (1988) as Director
Based on a true story, a detective investigates what seems to be a routine hit-and-run fatality, and ends up uncovering sinister connections between the deceased's surviving husband, an alleged doctor with two identities but no apparent practice, and his associate, a mail-order minister who owns a s
7.
Family Sins (1987) as Director
Gordon Williams is a stern and inflexible disciplinarian who shows favoritism towards his younger son. His inability to understand his older son's nature creates emotional stress and, ultimately, tragedy.
8.
Native Son (1986) as Director
In Chicago during the Depression, an African-American man named Bigger Thomas is trying to improve his station in life through his job as chauffeur to a weathly white family. In addition to bossing Bigger around, the family's daugther also routinely make advances to him. One evening when she is drun
9.
Thompson's Last Run (1986) as Director
The venerable Western plot about the aging lawman tracking down and bringing in his long-ago pal who had turned bad and now was an escaped convict gets a fresh reworking thanks to the strong presences of both Robert Mitchum (as a safecracker who'd been sent up for life, only to be sprung by his long
10.
Seduced (1985) as Director
A romantic thriller involving an ambitious attorney and the old flame with whom he resumes his passionate love affair of years before, only that now she is married to a powerful millionaire whose subsequent murder complicates matters. Harrison not only starred but also was executive producer for his
11.
Seduction of Gina, The (1984) as Director
Lonely young wife of a medical intern tries her hand at blackjack at Lake Tahoe for excitement and, with the help of a casino operative, becomes a compulsive gambler. This film, produced by Valerie Bertinelli's company (as were all of her previous TV-movies), initially had the somewhat less seductiv
12.
Best Kept Secrets (1984) as Director
Originally called "Under Suspicion," this is a drama about a model cop's wife who discovers that she and her husband are under investigation in a police spying operation because the church to which they belong has been sheltering refugees from El Salvador, and her efforts to retaliate by exposing th
13.
Legs (1983) as Director
Three hopefuls -- Shanna Reed, Deborah Geffner and Maureen Teefy -- each wants to be a Radio City Music Hall Rockette, vying for the one open spot the hall's choreographer, Gwen Verdon (in her TV-movie debut), has to fill. Sheree North plays Geffner's ex-Rockette mother and John Heard is a magazine
14.
Victims (1982) as Director
A rape victim, obsessed with capturing her attacker, conspires with three other women to trap him after he is freed by the courts on a technicality, and they take the law into their own hands when he is given police protection against their harassment. Canadian actress Kate Nelligan made her TV-movie debut in the lead, and Howard Hesseman, playing against type, is the brutal rapist. Ken Howard gets top billing as her sympathetic and supportive boyfriend.
15.
Boy Who Drank Too Much, The (1980) as Director
Scott Baio is a high school athlete well on the road to becoming an alcoholic like his ex-hockey pro father, Don Murray, until his teammate and best friend, Lance Kerwin, commits himself to saving him from his self-destructive habit.
16.
Borderline (1980) as Director
Jeb Maynard is a border patrol agent who is working to prevent illegal aliens from entering the United States from Mexico. He is in pursuit of the "coyote" Hotchkiss, who smuggles people in for big money and with no regard for their safety. While working on the case, Jeb becomes attracted an illegal alien named Elena who was brought into the U.S. by Hotchkiss and agrees to lead Jeb to him. And as Jeb works with Elena, he becomes more and more sympathetic to her and her son who desperately desire a better life than the one they had in Mexico.
17.
Some Kind Of Miracle (1979) as Director
A drama about the emotional and physical shock faced by a TV newscaster and his fiancee, a newspaper reporter, following a surfing accident which paralyzes him and puts him in a wheelchair for life.
18.
Streets of L.A., The (1979) as Director
Joanne Woodward takes on the vigilante role of a female Charles Bronson, embarking on a lone pursuit of three teenaged hoods in the Los Angeles barrio after becoming incensed by their malicious tire-slashing on parked cars, including hers. Initially it was called simply "East L. A." Spanish-language
19.
This Man Stands Alone (1979) as Director
This dramatization of the true story of a black civil rights activist who, following Martin Luther King's assassination, goes home to a small southern town and runs for sheriff against a popular segregationist was "inspired" by events in the life of Sheriff Thomas E. Gilmore but was emasculated by s
20.
Last Angry Man, The (1974) as Director
An irascible Depression-era doctor who practices in a Brooklyn tenement neighborhood takes an interest in a local teenager whose hostile behavior he eventually attributes to a brain tumor. This film, a remake of the 1959 movie with Paul Muni in his last screen role, was the pilot for a series that n
21.
Cold Night's Death, A (1973) as Director
An offbeat psychological horror tale in which two scientists, snowbound in an Arctic research station while looking into the death of a colleague, find themselves stalked by an unknown force. "The Chill Factor" was its original title during production.
22.
Blood Sport (1973) as Director
A high school athlete is torn between the ambitions of his father, who wants him to get a football scholarship, and those of his fanatical coach, whose obsession with winning leads him to treat his players like cattle.

Writer (feature film)

23.
Condition: Critical (1992) as Screenwriter
A team of doctors struggle to find the cure for an unidentified deadly virus that plagues their city.
24.
Legs (1983) as Screenwriter
Three hopefuls -- Shanna Reed, Deborah Geffner and Maureen Teefy -- each wants to be a Radio City Music Hall Rockette, vying for the one open spot the hall's choreographer, Gwen Verdon (in her TV-movie debut), has to fill. Sheree North plays Geffner's ex-Rockette mother and John Heard is a magazine
25.
Borderline (1980) as Screenwriter
Jeb Maynard is a border patrol agent who is working to prevent illegal aliens from entering the United States from Mexico. He is in pursuit of the "coyote" Hotchkiss, who smuggles people in for big money and with no regard for their safety. While working on the case, Jeb becomes attracted an illegal alien named Elena who was brought into the U.S. by Hotchkiss and agrees to lead Jeb to him. And as Jeb works with Elena, he becomes more and more sympathetic to her and her son who desperately desire a better life than the one they had in Mexico.
26.
This Man Stands Alone (1979) as Screenwriter
This dramatization of the true story of a black civil rights activist who, following Martin Luther King's assassination, goes home to a small southern town and runs for sheriff against a popular segregationist was "inspired" by events in the life of Sheriff Thomas E. Gilmore but was emasculated by s
27.
Betrayal (1978) as Screenwriter
A dramatization of the 1971 case involving a young woman who sued her psychiatrist for luring her into a sexual relationship with him under the guise of therapy.
28.
Blood Sport (1973) as Writer
A high school athlete is torn between the ambitions of his father, who wants him to get a football scholarship, and those of his fanatical coach, whose obsession with winning leads him to treat his players like cattle.

Producer (feature film)

29.
Condition: Critical (1992) as Producer
A team of doctors struggle to find the cure for an unidentified deadly virus that plagues their city.
30.
Perilous Voyage (1976) as Associate Producer
An alcoholic banana republic revolutionary hijacks a ship carrying armaments and holds a group of passengers hostage. This one sat on the shelf for eight years following its production in 1968. At that time its title was "The Revolution of Antonio DeLeon."

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