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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Gods Behaving Badly (2012)
The gods and goddesses of Greek mythology meddle in the affairs of an average mortal couple in New York City.
2.
Devil (2010)
Trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, five people discover that the Devil is among them - and no one can escape their fate.
3.
Great Buck Howard, The (2008)
Once upon a time, Buck Howard spent his days in the limelight. His mind-boggling feats as a mentalist extraordinaire--not to be confused with those of a mere magician--earned him a marquee act in Vegas and 61 appearances on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show. In his own humble opinion, his talents go far
4.
Happening, The (2008)
It begins with no clear warning. It seems to come out of nowhere. In a matter of minutes, episodes of strange, chilling deaths that defy reason and boggle the mind in their shocking destructiveness, erupt in major American cities. What is causing this sudden, total breakdown of human behavior? Is it
5.
Breach (2007)
When young Eric O'Neill is promoted out of his low-level surveillance job and into the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of becoming reality. Even more impressive, O'Neill is hand picked to work for renowned operative Robe
6.
Manchurian Candidate, The (2004) as Director Of Photography
U.S. Army Major Bennett Marco can't sleep at night--and he doesn't want to. Marco spends his days giving inspiring speeches about his platoon's ambush in the Kuwaiti desert and the heroics of Sergeant Raymond Shaw, who won the Medal of Honor for saving Marco's crew. But at night, Marco's dreamlike memories of the desert turn sinister and terrifying. And Marco privately wonders whether the two soldiers who died in the firefight might have met darker fates than officially recorded--and whether Shaw might not be the glorious hero that everyone thinks he is. When Shaw takes the national stage as a surefire candidate for vice president--under the thumb of his controversial mother, Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw--Marco is forced to act on his growing suspicions. With military officials questioning his sanity, and the net of security tightening around Shaw, Marco races to probe deeper into the unimaginable, shocking truth before the White House is won.
7.
Final Cut (2004) as Director Of Photography
In a world where people are implanted with a chip that records their lives, one man has final cut on the recorded history of his clients. Alan Hackman is the best "cutter" in the business, his ability to grant the corrupt absolution of the sins of his clients, has put him in high demand. However, hi
8.
Truth About Charlie, The (2002) as Director Of Photography
Regina ('Reggie') Lambert meets the charming Joshua Peters while vacationing in Martinique, just as she contemplates ending her whirlwind marriage to the enigmatic Charlie. But upon her return to Paris, she finds that both her apartment and her bank account have been emptied and that her husband has
9.
Signs (2002) as Director Of Photography
A thriller set in Bucks County, Pennsylvania focusing on the mysterious appearance of a five-hundred-foot design of circles and lines carved into the crops of the family farm. Graham Hess is the family patriarch who is tested in his journey to find the truth behind the unfolding mystery.
10.
Replacements, The (2000) as Director Of Photography
Shane "Footsteps" Falco is a disillusioned football player who believes his dreams have all but dissipated. Once a red-hot All American prospect, Shane now regrets ever believing that the NFL would draft him. However, fate takes a strange twist for Shane when during the 1997 NFL season, a player's strike leaves the fields (and stadiums) empty, leaving team owners scrambling to fill uniforms as fast as possible. When the Washington Sentinels bring back the contentious and self-retired head coach Jimmy McGinty to seek out players who will play with their hearts rather than their wallets, he picks Shane to lead his mismatched crew of outsiders through the strike. To everyone's surprise, the ragtag team goes on an unprecedented winning streak as they discover in themselves the ability to hope for more than they ever thought possible...maybe even the playoffs, which has been denied to the Sentinels for seven years.
11.
Sixth Sense, The (1999) as Director Of Photography
8-year-old Cole Sear is haunted by a dark secret: he is visited by ghosts. A reluctant channel, Cole is frightened by visitations from those with unresolved problems who appear from the shadows. Confused by his paranormal powers, Cole is too young to understand his purpose and too afraid to tell anyone aout his anguish, except child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe. As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover the ominous truth about Cole's supernatural abilities, the consequences for client and therapist are a jolt that awakens them both to something harrowing--and unexplainable.
12.
Beloved (1998) as Director Of Photography
Sethe is a woman of elemental grace and unspoken mystery. A figure of fierce determination, Sethe is a runaway slave struggling to carve out her own simple existence with her children in rural Ohio, 1873. Preventing her from achieving that, however, is the painful legacy of her former life, and the
13.
Thousand Acres, A (1997) as Director Of Photography
Set on an Iowa farm in 1979, a dictatorial father decides to distribute his 1000 acre farm among his three daughters, which unearths family secrets both catastrophic and liberating.
14.
That Thing You Do! (1996) as Director Of Photography
Four young men form a band and produce a winning, sparking 'Beatles'-type mania.
15.
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) as Director Of Photography
It's 1948 and Los Angeles is booming, but Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins has seen better days.
16.
Grumpier Old Men (1995) as Director Of Photography
Summertime has come to Wabasha, Minnesota, and mosquito-slapping in canoes has replaced shivering in ice shanties as the local fishing ritual. Even the decades-old battle of one-upmanship between next-door neighbors John Gustafson and Max Goldman has mellowed. With John happily and newly married to Ariel, Max is left without a sparring partner. Until the arrival of Maria Ragetti who has taken over Chuck's legendary bait store and has the unspeakable, sacrilegious notion to threaten the cherished fishing hole and its rustic way of life by converting the store into a romantic Italian ristorante. To keep that from happening, John and Max begin a strategic campaign of innuendo, gossip and sabotage that spreads quickly through town. But the pair aren't prepared for the fortitude of Maria, who has no intention of surrendering so easily. As she returns their volleys, insult-for-insult and prank-for-prank, not only does she threaten to win the war, but to win Max's heart as well.
17.
Philadelphia (1993) as Director Of Photography
A lawyer sues his firm for firing him because he has AIDS.
18.
Gladiator (1992) as Director Of Photography
Set on the South Side of Chicago within the brutal world of underground boxing, a young man battles to clear his father's name.
19.
Night And The City (1992) as Director Of Photography
Remake of Jules Dassin's 1950 film, about a lawyer trying to make it as a boxing promoter.
20.
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991) as Director Of Photography
A fledgling FBI agent enlists a psychopath's help in catching a serial killer.
21.
Crooked Hearts (1991) as Director Of Photography
A college student comes home and uncovers strange family secrets.
22.
Miami Blues (1990) as Director Of Photography
The story of a criminal who wants to go straight but can't quite make it, and the ex-hooker he falls in love with.
23.
Cast the First Stone (1989) as Director Of Photography
Based on the true story of an ex-nun turned high school teacher who is raped and, because of her religious convictions, decides to keep the baby. The school administration fires her for being an unmarried mother, and she fights back to try and regain her job.
24.
Sweet Hearts Dance (1988) as Director Of Photography
A warm look at the day-to-day life of four people in a small Vermont town during a crucial, conflict-filled period in their lives.
25.
Married To The Mob (1988) as Director Of Photography
A recently widowed Mafia wife tries to start her life anew, only to find past acquaintances and FBI agents on her tail.
26.
Cocoon: the Return (1988) as Director Of Photography
Art, Ben, Joe and their wives, Bess, Mary and Alma have left Earth for a planet on which they never grow older. When they come back to their home planet to visit, they remember what it's like to be human.
27.
Backfire (1987) as Director Of Photography
Betrayal, deceit and murder set to destroy what seems to be the ideal marriage between a Vietnam veteran and his spouse.
28.
Pretty In Pink (1986) as Director Of Photography
A working-class girl falls for the richest boy in her high-school class.
29.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) as Director Of Photography
A perpetual truant joins his friends for a day of adventure and self-discovery.
30.
Something Wild (1986) as Director Of Photography
A mild-mannered businessman's life changes when he meets a wild party girl.
31.
Seduced (1985) as Director Of Photography
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
32.
Blackout (1985) as Director Of Photography
A suspense thriller about a seven-year-old murder case, the ex-policeman who is obsessed by it, and the amnesiac who may hold the key to its solution.
33.
Swing Shift (1984) as Director Of Photography
During World War II, a women has an affair with a co-worker and must deal with the after war repercussions.
34.
Seduction of Gina, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
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
35.
Heart Like A Wheel (1983) as Director Of Photography
one woman's story to become the first female and best drag racer
36.
Divorce Wars: A Love Story (1982) as Director Of Photography
High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Tom Selleck discovers his own marriage failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems. Jane Curtin, one of the original "Saturday Night Live" zanies, made her dramatic acting debut in this movie. It had been scheduled to be titled "D
37.
National Lampoon's Movie Madness (1981) as Director Of Photography ("Success Wanters" "Growing Yourself")
Three stories that make references to movies, directors, or movie characters. The first vignette is about a corporate lawyer who gets his wife to leave him, believing that raising their four children by himself will help him grow. The second tells the story of an erotic dancer who becomes the CEO of a company and exacts revenge on her male colleagues who once abused her. And in the last, an honest police officer begins to adopt the cynicism of his partner.
38.
Borderline (1980) as Director Of Photography
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.
39.
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980) as Director Of Photography
A series of episodes from the career of counterculture, "gonzo" journalist Hunter S. Thompson are recounted. The stories, which may be fact or fiction, include Thompson and his attorney picking up and frightening a hitchhiker, and Thompson alone in a rest room with Richard Nixon.
40.
Melvin and Howard (1980) as Director Of Photography
One day in the early 1970s, Nevada milkman Melvin Dummar picks up an unkempt, bearded stranger, gives him a ride into town and a quarter. The chronically cash-strapped Dummar later discovers that the man he picked up was the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who has died and left him $150 million
41.
Last Embrace (1979) as Director Of Photography
A government agent can't tell whether he's going mad or his colleagues are really trying to kill him.
42.
Some Kind Of Miracle (1979) as Director Of Photography
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.
43.
This Man Stands Alone (1979) as Director Of Photography
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
44.
Remember My Name (1978) as Cinematographer
Construction worker Neil Curry is living happily with his wife Barbara in the suburbs until one day during the holiday season when their house is vandalized by someone who apparently has been stalking them. The stalker is Emily, Neil's mentally disturbed ex-wife who has just been released from prison where she was serving time for murder. The break in is Emily's first attempt to get revenge for past grievances with Neil, who she also wants to win back.
45.
Stony Island (1978) as Director Of Photography
A multiracial group of rhythm and blues performers in Chicago are affected when an admired blues musician dies.
46.
Star Wars (1977) as Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Part IV in a George Lucas epic, Star Wars: A New Hope opens with a rebel ship being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. The plot then follows the life of a simple farmboy, Luke Skywalker, as he and his newly met allies (Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2) attempt to rescue a rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empires most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star.
47.
Chatter Box (1977) as Director Of Photography
After a young beautician's vagina begins to speak, her life becomes very complicated.
48.
Crazy Mama (1976) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Jonathan Demme directs this joyous unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America: opportunity, rock'n'roll, and the road. He follows three generations of women and the men they pick up, for a crime spree from California to the old family homestead in Arkansas.
49.
Cannonball (1976) as Director Of Photography
This is another story of the secret Coast to Coast auto race across America The only rule is, the first to finish is the winner. Naturally, anyone driving 55 isn't going to win. They'll need to drive a little faster than that. Well actually, they will need to drive a LOT faster that 55.
50.
Dr. Black and Mr. Hyde (1975) as Director Of Photography
An African-American scientist develops a formula to regenerate dying liver cells, but it has the unfortunate after-effect of turning him into an albino vampire with a mania for killing prostitutes. A tough police lieutenant investigating the murders discovers the existence of the dual-personality killer, and determines to bring him in.
51.
Death Race 2000 (1975) as Director Of Photography
Racers compete in a brutal cross-country race, with points scored for killing pedestrians.
52.
Bootleggers (1974) as Director Of Photography
Two bootleggers are out for revenge against the moonshiners who killed their grandfather, and determined to get their liquor to Memphis before them.
53.
Caged Heat (1974) as Director Of Photography
A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic doctor who is doing illegal electroshock experiments and raping drugged prisoners. After a while the prisoners put away their petty differences and plan the Big Prison Escape.
54.
Badlands (1973) as Director Of Photography
A young tough guy and his teen-aged girlfriend take off on a killing spree.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

55.
84 Charlie Mopic (1989) as Assistance
The Vietnam war as seen through the eyes of an Army cameraman, and the six soldiers whose maneuvers he records.

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