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Born: February 28, 1933 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
2.
American Soldiers (2006)
Inspired by stories from the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. A group of young soldiers stationed in Iraq who run afoul of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency when they release mistreated prisoners.
3.
4.
Under Heavy Fire (2003) as Director
A documentarian takes six war veterens back to Vietnam to help them confront their issues about the war.
5.
Detention (2003)
6.
Rock My World (2002) as Director
Global Heresy, a rock band which has just burst onto the scene with great success, is shakened when the frontman and founder of the band Ben Gould disappears. The group takes a week to regroup at an English country manor before their European tour. A young woman is hired to replace the leader, but
7.
Cord (2000) as Director
A desperate doctor and his wife kidnap a pregnant woman and fake her death for the outside world. They hold her in their basement, awaiting the birth of her baby.
8.
My Five Wives (2000) as Director
Polygamist and entrepreneur Monte Petersen buys land in Utah that a banker and mobster are dying to get their hands on. To hold onto the land, the site of a future ski resort, Monte must follow the locals' religion -- a harsh cross between the Amish and Mormon faiths.
9.
My 5 Wives (2000) as Director
10.
Collectors, The (1999) as Director
A.K. and Ray are sent to New York City to collect overdue debts for a mob boss based out of New Orleans. But the duo get sidetracked from their original assigment by a get-rich-quick scheme. Soon A.K. and Ray find themselves on the run from Hackman, a top New York Police Department detective, and Ba
11.
Rage, The (1998) as Director
FBI agent Nick Travis has been butting heads with superior officer Taggart ever since Taggart interfered in a standoff with gunmen, precipating an unnecessary massacre. When mutilated corpses of tourists start turning up in the Pacific Northwest, Taggart is forced to pair up Travis with up-and-comin
12.
Iron Eagle IV (1995) as Director
Retired Air Force General "Chappy" Sinclair opens a flight school for teenagers in trouble with the law, and enlists the aid of a former pilot to help teach them. While in training, the kids and their instructor stumble upon a plot by extremists from within the military to use chemical warfare on Cu
13.
Ladybugs (1992) as Director
An under-appreciated salesman trys to get himself a promotion by coaching his company's soccer team, consisting of young teenage girls. The pressure is on to win a championship, yet neither he nor the girls know all that much about soccer.
14.
Taking of Beverly Hills, The (1991) as Director
A superstar football player becomes partners with a crooked cop in a last minute attempt to prevent a huge heist in Beverly Hills.
15.
Iron Eagle II (1988) as Director
Military adventure about an American-Soviet cooperative effort to destroy an atomic reactor in an Arab country.
16.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) as Director
Superman (Christopher Reeve) receives a request to end nuclear proliferation, and the Man of Steel goes into action. He rounds up every nuclear missile in the world and then hurls the collection into the sun for a resounding explosion. But his Clark Kent persona has other problems as The Daily Planet has been bought by unscrupulous David Warfield (Sam Wanamaker) who is only interested in turning the newspaper into a sleazy tabloid. Lacy (Mariel Hemingway), Warfield''s sexy daughter, however, has eyes for Kent and gets Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) to fix her up with him.
17.
Iron Eagle (1986) as Director
Doug is the teenage son of a U.S. Air Force pilot who was shot down over a Middle Eastern country and is being held hostage. Frustrated by the government's inability to secure his father's release, Doug gets some of his school friends to help him with his personal plan to save his father. The boys
18.
Purple Hearts (1984) as Director
A dedicated Army surgeon falls in love with an equally dedicated nurse but the Vietnam War is raging and the two find themselves pitted against greater odds than either of them know how to handle.
19.
Entity, The (1982) as Director
An invisible, supernatural presence sexually assaults a woman several times. No one will believe her, and in fact, she doubts her own sanity until she undergoes psychological therapy and meets with experts on the supernatural. Eventually, the entity is coerced into materializing, and this leads to i
20.
Boys in Company C, The (1978) as Director
This war drama (which prefigures the later "Full Metal Jacket") follows the lives of five young Marine inductees from their training in boot camp in 1967 through a tour in Vietnam in 1968 that quickly devolves into a hellish nightmare. Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they can defeat a rival soccer team, they can spend the rest of their tour playing exhibition games behind the lines. But as they might have predicted, nothing in Vietnam is as simple as it seems.
21.
Gable and Lombard (1976) as Director
When leading man Clark Gable and comedienne Carole Lombard meet at a party, they take an instant dislike to each other and she punches him in the jaw. But fate continues to bring the couple together and eventually they fall in love. However, their romance is marred by the fact that Gable is married
22.
Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1975) as Director
A young working woman in New York vies with her flighty roommate for a doctor''s heart.
23.
Hit! (1973) as Director
A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug trade and trains them. Then they all leave for France to track down and destroy the ring.
24.
Lady Sings the Blues (1972) as Director
Billie Holliday fights drug addiction to make a name for herself as a jazz singer.
25.
The Lawyer (1970) as Director
26.
Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970) as Director
Robert Redford, Michael J. Pollard, Lauren Hutton, Noah Berry, Jr., Lucille Benson. How''s this for an odd couple? Robert Redford and Michael J. Pollard. Redford plays a conceited motorcycle racer who is idolized by his drunken mechanic - guess who? - until a rich runaway (Lauren Hutton) comes between them, resulting in a showdown on the tracks. Directed by Sidney J. Furie (THE IPCRESS FILE). The music score includes Johnny Cash performing "Rollin'' Free" and Bob Dylan''s "Wanted Man" and Carl Perkins singing "True Love is Greater Than Friendship".
27.
The Naked Runner (1967) as Director
Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old son with him for a holiday. Meanwhile a British Intelligence officer who served with Laker in the Second World War decides to use the opportunity of Laker¿s trip and his lack of an intelligence profile to coerce him into carrying out an assassination.
28.
The Appaloosa (1966) as Director
A wandering cowboy returns to his sleepy border hometown with the hopes of settling down. But when a merciless Mexican bandit steals his prize possession, it's a fight to the death for honor in the Old West.
29.
The Leather Boys (1965) as Director
Dot and Reggie are part of a notorious biker crew who decide to get hitched. However, there is little marital bliss when marriage doesn''t seem to tame Dot one bit -- she comes home drunker and later than ever if she decides to come home at all. When Reggie turns to his biker pals for comfort he encounters the shadowy underground of gay biker culture.
30.
Swingers' Paradise (1965) as Director
A group of (literally) drifting popsters find themselves involved in a grim sand-and-sandals desert movie. They reckon a few song-and-dance numbers would liven things up.
31.
The Ipcress File (1965) as Director
Secret agent Harry Palmer fights to survive brainwashing when a traitor hands him over to the enemy.
32.
The Boys (1963) as Director
33.
During One Night (1962) as Director
34.
Wonderful To Be Young! (1962) as Director
Nicky and his friends find that their youth club is in danger of being flattened to make way for a new office block unless they can come up with £1500 to pay the new owner, the ruthless property tycoon Hamilton Black. To help raise the cash, Nicky records a song and his friends broadcast it via a pirate radio station, touting him as "The Mystery Singer" - the plan works and interest in their up and coming show is heightened by this new but unknown heart-throb. But Nicky has an even bigger secret and one that he cannot share, even with his girlfriend Toni... Hamilton Black is his father.
35.
Dr. Blood's Coffin (1961)
A doctor''''s experiments in conquering death lead to a string of strange disappearances.
36.
The Snake Woman (1961) as Director
A man injects his wife with snake to cure her insanity that leads to future mayhem.
37.
Three on a Spree (1961) as Director
38.
Doctor Blood's Coffin (1961) as Director
A small-town doctor''''s experiments leave a trail of dead bodies.
39.
Cool Sound From Hell, A (1959) as Director
40.
Dangerous Age, A (1957) as Director

Cast (feature film)

41.
Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold (1991)
A documentary about actor Michael Caine. Includes interview footage of Michael Caine his family, friends and colleagues and clips from some of his films.

Writer (feature film)

42.
Under Heavy Fire (2003) as From Story
A documentarian takes six war veterens back to Vietnam to help them confront their issues about the war.
43.
Rage, The (1998) as From Story
FBI agent Nick Travis has been butting heads with superior officer Taggart ever since Taggart interfered in a standoff with gunmen, precipating an unnecessary massacre. When mutilated corpses of tourists start turning up in the Pacific Northwest, Taggart is forced to pair up Travis with up-and-comin
44.
Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992) as Characters As Source Material
"Chappy" Sinclair takes to the unfriendly skies once again, this time to battle a German drug lord in South America.
45.
Taking of Beverly Hills, The (1991) as From Story
A superstar football player becomes partners with a crooked cop in a last minute attempt to prevent a huge heist in Beverly Hills.
46.
Iron Eagle II (1988) as Characters As Source Material
Military adventure about an American-Soviet cooperative effort to destroy an atomic reactor in an Arab country.
47.
Iron Eagle II (1988) as Screenwriter
Military adventure about an American-Soviet cooperative effort to destroy an atomic reactor in an Arab country.
48.
Iron Eagle (1986) as Screenwriter
Doug is the teenage son of a U.S. Air Force pilot who was shot down over a Middle Eastern country and is being held hostage. Frustrated by the government's inability to secure his father's release, Doug gets some of his school friends to help him with his personal plan to save his father. The boys
49.
Purple Hearts (1984) as Screenwriter
A dedicated Army surgeon falls in love with an equally dedicated nurse but the Vietnam War is raging and the two find themselves pitted against greater odds than either of them know how to handle.
50.
Boys in Company C, The (1978) as Screenwriter
This war drama (which prefigures the later "Full Metal Jacket") follows the lives of five young Marine inductees from their training in boot camp in 1967 through a tour in Vietnam in 1968 that quickly devolves into a hellish nightmare. Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they can defeat a rival soccer team, they can spend the rest of their tour playing exhibition games behind the lines. But as they might have predicted, nothing in Vietnam is as simple as it seems.
51.
The Lawyer (1970) as Screenwriter
52.
During One Night (1962) as Screenwriter
53.
Cool Sound From Hell, A (1959) as Screenwriter
54.
Dangerous Age, A (1957) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

55.
American Soldiers (2006)
Inspired by stories from the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. A group of young soldiers stationed in Iraq who run afoul of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency when they release mistreated prisoners.
56.
Purple Hearts (1984) as Producer
A dedicated Army surgeon falls in love with an equally dedicated nurse but the Vietnam War is raging and the two find themselves pitted against greater odds than either of them know how to handle.
57.
The Boys (1963) as Producer
58.
During One Night (1962) as Producer
59.
Cool Sound From Hell, A (1959) as Producer
60.
Dangerous Age, A (1957) as Producer

Director (special)

61.
Top of the World (1998)
An ex-cop just out of jail heads for Las Vegas to get a divorce, but instead gets ensnared in a big casino heist.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

62.
Road Rage (2001) as Director
63.
Married to a Stranger (1997) as Director

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