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Born: August 29, 1935 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
I Am Wrath (2014)
After a man's wife is murdered and justice isn't served, he takes it upon himself to make things right, but uncovers corruption at all levels and takes down the police and all who stand in his way.
2.
Bug (2006)
A lonely waitress who lives in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband starts to feel hopeful when she starts a new romance - until the first bugs arrive.
3.
Hunted, The (2003) as Director
The FBI's most famous tracker is on the trail of a villain who murders people in order to become the subject of a manhunt.
4.
Rules of Engagement (2000) as Director
Colonel Terry Childers is a 30-year Marine veteran: a decorated officer with combat experience in Vietnam, Beirut and Desert Storm - a patriot, a hero. But now, the country he served so well has put him on trial for a rescue mission that went terribly wrong. For his attorney, he has chosen Marine Colonel Hays Hodges, a comrade-in-arms who owes his life to Childers. Hodges is not the best lawyer in the service, but Childers trusts him as a brother Marine who knows what it's like to risk death under fire. Bound by duty and friendship, Hodges reluctantly takes the case, even as he begins to doubt the man who saved his life in Vietnam three decades ago.
5.
12 Angry Men (1997) as Director
A lone juror on a big case does not think that a guilty verdict is correct and tries to convince the other jurors that he is right.
6.
Jade (1995) as Director
David Corelli is an ambitious assistant district attorney in San Francisco. While attending a black tie affair as the guest of his college friends Matt Gavin, a prominent lawyer, and his wife Trina Gavin, a clinical psychologist, David is called to the scene of a murder: the San Francisco home of a
7.
Jailbreakers (1994) as Director
A mischievous girl is shunned by parents and friends after becoming involved with a dangerous young hoodlum who includes her in his getaway plans from prison.
8.
Blue Chips (1994) as Director
a disgruntled college basketball coach is under investigation for the aquisition of several of his players.
9.
Guardian, The (1990) as Director
An evil nanny who believes in tree worship terrorizes a young New York couple with a newborn infant.
10.
C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf (1988) as Creator
A sequel to "C.A.T. Squad," which aired on NBC July 27, 1986. The telefilm focuses on an elite government counter-attack group that becomes involved in a top-secret reconnaisance mission in South Africa.
11.
C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf (1988) as Director
A sequel to "C.A.T. Squad," which aired on NBC July 27, 1986. The telefilm focuses on an elite government counter-attack group that becomes involved in a top-secret reconnaisance mission in South Africa.
12.
Rampage (1987) as Director
A district attorney seeks the death penalty for a man who slaughtered his family and then drank their blood. The man escapes and begins killing again.
13.
C.A.T. Squad (1986) as Director
Widely-heralded when announced because of the return to television of director William Friedkin, this series pilot about an elite government counter-terrorist unit -- here attempting to stem a series of global incidents designed to cripple this country's secret space-laser project -- was reported to
14.
To Live And Die In L.A. (1985) as Director
A Secret Service agent becomes obsessed with tracking down a notorious and dangerous Los Angeles counterfeitor.
15.
Deal Of The Century (1983) as Director
Arms dealer, Eddie Muntz is attempting to sell war planes to a South American dictator, but in order to that, his girlfriend has to sleep with the dictator and his friend has to be convinced to do one more killing.
16.
Cruising (1980) as Director
A police detective hunts a killer through the sleazy gay nightclub scene of 1970s New York City in William Friedkin's gritty and controversial crime drama "Cruising" (1980), starring Al Pacino. Detective Steve Burns goes deep undercover and learns the rituals and culture of hard-core S&M to catch a
17.
Brink's Job, The (1978) as Director
After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared...
18.
Sorcerer (1977) as Director
An American oil company located in a South American town is looking for drivers to haul nitroglycerine over the rugged terrain. Four expatriated men who have nothing to lose take on the job, for which they'll each be given $10,000 and the reward of legal citizenship if they live.
20.
The Exorcist (1973) as Director
A priest battles to save a young girl possessed by demons.
21.
The French Connection (1971) as Director
Two New York narcotics cops set out to bust a French drug smuggling ring.
22.
The Boys in the Band (1970) as Director
A gay birthday party turns into a night of soul-searching when the host's straight college roommate turns up by mistake.
23.
The Birthday Party (1968) as Director
A mysterious boarder arrives at a British seaside boarding house and suspicions over his identity abound.
24.
The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968) as Director
An Amish girl in turn-of-the-century New York gets mixed up in burlesque and accidentally invents the strip tease.
25.
Good Times (1967) as Director
Singers Sonny and Cher try to find the perfect script for their movie debut.

Cast (feature film)

26.
Fuller Life, A (2014)
Calling on a wide range of her father's collaborators and fellow travelers, from James Franco to William Friedkin, to read from his autobiography, the filmmaker Samantha Fuller evokes the inimitable voice and spirit of her father, the legendary writer-director Sam Fuller. Shot entirely within "The S
27.
40X15: Forty Years of the Directors' Fortnight (2008)
A history of Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.
28.
Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo, The (2007)
Like many young dreamers before him, immigrant son John A. Alonzo moved to Hollywood to be an actor. He found his true calling, however, behind the camera and became one of the premiere cinematographers of post-1960 Hollywood. Through interviews with stars, directors, and fellow cinematographers, th
29.
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (1998)
This American Film Institute special covers the full spectrum of American movie making from westerns to musicals focussing on the top 100 films chosen by the AFI including Psycho, On the Waterfront, E.T. - The extra-terrestrial, West Side Story, Citizen Kane, 2001, and many others.
30.
Without Limits (1998) as Tv Director
Story of American track and field star, Steve Prefontaine, who died at the age of 24 in an automobile accident, just prior to the 1976 Olympics.
31.
Howard Hawks: American Artist (1997)
Portrait of American film director Howard Hawks known as a maverick within the commercial industry who had a fondness for creating sassy female characters who unsettle male universes.

Writer (feature film)

32.
Guardian, The (1990) as Screenwriter
An evil nanny who believes in tree worship terrorizes a young New York couple with a newborn infant.
33.
C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf (1988) as From Story
A sequel to "C.A.T. Squad," which aired on NBC July 27, 1986. The telefilm focuses on an elite government counter-attack group that becomes involved in a top-secret reconnaisance mission in South Africa.
34.
C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf (1988) as Screenwriter
A sequel to "C.A.T. Squad," which aired on NBC July 27, 1986. The telefilm focuses on an elite government counter-attack group that becomes involved in a top-secret reconnaisance mission in South Africa.
35.
Rampage (1987) as Screenwriter
A district attorney seeks the death penalty for a man who slaughtered his family and then drank their blood. The man escapes and begins killing again.
36.
To Live And Die In L.A. (1985) as Screenwriter
A Secret Service agent becomes obsessed with tracking down a notorious and dangerous Los Angeles counterfeitor.
37.
Cruising (1980) as Screenwriter
A police detective hunts a killer through the sleazy gay nightclub scene of 1970s New York City in William Friedkin's gritty and controversial crime drama "Cruising" (1980), starring Al Pacino. Detective Steve Burns goes deep undercover and learns the rituals and culture of hard-core S&M to catch a

Producer (feature film)

38.
12 Angry Men (1997) as Executive Producer
A lone juror on a big case does not think that a guilty verdict is correct and tries to convince the other jurors that he is right.
39.
C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf (1988) as Executive Producer
A sequel to "C.A.T. Squad," which aired on NBC July 27, 1986. The telefilm focuses on an elite government counter-attack group that becomes involved in a top-secret reconnaisance mission in South Africa.
40.
Rampage (1987) as Co-Producer
A district attorney seeks the death penalty for a man who slaughtered his family and then drank their blood. The man escapes and begins killing again.
41.
C.A.T. Squad (1986) as Executive Producer
Widely-heralded when announced because of the return to television of director William Friedkin, this series pilot about an elite government counter-terrorist unit -- here attempting to stem a series of global incidents designed to cripple this country's secret space-laser project -- was reported to
42.
Sorcerer (1977) as Producer
An American oil company located in a South American town is looking for drivers to haul nitroglycerine over the rugged terrain. Four expatriated men who have nothing to lose take on the job, for which they'll each be given $10,000 and the reward of legal citizenship if they live.

Misc. Crew (feature film)


Director (special)

45.
On a Dead Man's Chest (1992) as Director
The lead singer of a heavy metal group gets a tattoo which brings about some dire results.
46.
Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album (1986) as Director
Barbra Streisand is shown behind the scenes recording her album of Broadway melodies. The program also features an interview with Streisand.

Cast (special)

47.
Decade Under the Influence, A (2003) as Himself
The 1970s was an extraordinary time of rebellion, of questioning every accepted idea: political activism, hedonism, protests, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, the civil rights movement, the music revolution, rage and liberation. Every standard by which we set our social and cultural cloc
48.
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.
49.
Intimate Portrait: Linda Blair (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Linda Blair.
50.
History Vs. Hollywood (2001) as Interviewee ("The French Connection")
Documentary that reveals the true stories behind the people and events portrayed in the films "M*A*S*H*," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Patton" and "French Connection."
51.
Making the Connection: Untold Stories of The French Connection (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1971 film, "The French Connection," the story of the police investigation of an international drug smuggling ring. The program recounts the events and interviews the people responsible for the case that inspired the film as well as those who mad
52.
20th Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary chronicling the greatest film hits from 20th Century Fox from the 1960s to the present. Includes interviews with actors and filmmakers.
53.
Hometown Heroes (1998) as Interviewee
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
54.
Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of Billy Wilder, one of the most successful film directors, producers and screenwriters of Hollywood's Golden Age.
55.
Sonny Bono: Pop Songs & Politics (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of singer Sonny Bono, who later became a Republican Congressman from Palm Springs, California. Includes clips from "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour."
56.
In the Grip of Evil (1997) as Interviewee
Documentary focuses on the study of exorcism and highlights the true story behind the 1973 feature film "The Exorcist" and the book on which it is based. The program draws on actual eyewitnesses, church documentation and the insight of priests, psychiatrists and para-psychologists. The story of a 13
57.
Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album (1986)
Barbra Streisand is shown behind the scenes recording her album of Broadway melodies. The program also features an interview with Streisand.

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