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1.
Spider-Man 2 (2004) as Dolly grip, New York unit
Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers, while balancing his dual id

Film Production - Main (feature film)

2.
American Gangster (2007)
Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver to one of the inner city's leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, he comes to rule the inner-city drug trade, flooding the streets with a purer product at a better price. Lucas outplays all of the leading crime syndicates and becomes not only one of the city's mainline corrupters, but part of its circle of legit civic superstars. Richie Roberts is an outcast cop close enough to the streets to feel a shift of control in the drug underworld. Roberts believes someone is climbing the rungs above the known Mafia families and starts to suspect that a black power player has come from nowhere to dominate the scene. Both Lucas and Roberts share a rigorous ethical code that sets them apart from their own colleagues, making them lone figures on opposite sides of the law. The destinies of these two men will become intertwined as they approach a confrontation where only one of them can come out on top.
3.
Reign Over Me (2007)
Former college roomates Charlie Fineman and Alan Johnson meet up again by chance on a Manhattan street corner. Five years after losing his family on 9/11, Charlie--once a successful dentist--has retreated from his life, and Alan is stunned to see the changes in his formerly gregarious friend. At the
4.
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
A mother and son visit her sister over the weekend.
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Pink Panther, The (2006)
Inspector Jacques Clouseau, a name that strikes fear into the hearts of criminals everywhere--and anyone else he comes across as well. Maybe it's because his deductive powers are so inadequate, his grasp of the obvious so elusive, his command of the language so severely limited and his physical coordination so completely lacking. But while his approach may be unorthodox and often confounding, he always manages to solve the crime--in his own fashion. At least until now. World famous soccer coach Yves Gluant has just led Team France to victory over Team China. Surrounded by grateful adoring fans and his beautiful lover, the international pop star Xania, Gluant is felled by a poisoned dart. In the ensuing panic, Gluant's priceless diamond ring, "The Pink Panther," mysteriously disappears. The murder becomes a media sensation and a national obsession. Cracking the case falls to Chief Inspector Dreyfus, who is up for the prestigious Medal of Honor--for the seventh time. Aware that he cannot afford to make a single mistake--at least none that can be attributed to him--Dreyfus presses the indefatigable Inspector Clouseau into service. Closeau and his new assistant, the steadfast, stoic Gendarme Gilbert Ponton, follow a tangle of clues that leads them all over Paris and, eventually, New York City. In the Big Apple, Clouseau and Ponton and travel to Times Square and the nearby diamond district, as well as to the city's posh Fifth Avenue and the renowned Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Along the way, Clouseau and Ponton are waylaid by elusive diamond cutters, would-be thugs, notorious bandits, smarmy casino owners, secret agents, mysterious trainers and an exotic beverage called "The Flaming Mojito." One by one, Clouseau narrows his search and tracks down the most likely suspects. They include Xania, a spurned soccer star, a millionaire casino owner and a flirtatious P.R. publicist. Clouseau's process is fascinating, if harrowingly circuitous. But he never loses his focus, his purpos
6.
Freedomland (2006)
A white woman blames an African-American man for the death of her son, but a white reporter and an African- American detective think otherwise.
7.
Just My Luck (2006)
Ashley Albright is the luckiest woman in the world, a person to whom all the good things in life have come far too easily. She can pick a lottery ticket at random and hit the jackpot. In New York, the world's busiest city, Ashley never has to wait for a cab. And she has a terrific job as an account
8.
Lady in the Water (2006)
Cleveland Heep has been quietly trying to disappear among the burned-out light bulbs and broken appliances of the Cove apartment complex. But on the night that irrevocably changes his life, Cleveland finds someone else hiding in the mundane routine of this modest building--a mysterious young woman n
9.
My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
Breaking up is hard to do, but sometimes it can be downright dangerous. Matt Saunders thinks he's finally found the perfect girlfriend, the beautiful Jenny Johnson--who just so happens to be a superhero. However, when Jenny/G-Girl becomes overly possessive, Matt wants to call it quits--but how do yo
10.
Dark Water (2005)
It all begins inside Apartment 9F. This is where a single mother, Dahlia Williams, is trying to make a brand-new start in life. Attempting to escape from a bitter custody battle with her estranged husband, Dahlia moves with her daughter Ceci to a dilapidated, sprawling housing block on Roosevelt Is
11.
Stepford Wives, The (2004)
Joanna Eberhart thinks she's made it to the top of her world. The youngest president in the history of the EBS television network, she also has an attentive husband and two beautiful children. On the surface, Joanna's life appears to be, well, perfect--until one catastrophic day when it all comes cr
12.
Anger Management (2003) as Dolly Grip (New York Crew)
After a misunderstanding aboard an airplane that escalates out of control, the mild-mannered Dave Buznik is ordered by Judge Daniels to attend anger management sessions run by Doctor Buddy Rydell, which are filled with highly eccentric and volatile men and women. Buddy's unorthodox approach to thera
13.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
14.
Catch Me If You Can (2002) as Dolly Grip (New York Crew)
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
15.
Unfaithful (2002) as Dolly Grip
Edward and Connie Sumner are a wonderfully maintained middle-aged couple living the American dream. Together with their eight year-old son, a dog and a housekeeper, they share an enviable life in the suburbs of New York City. But no life goes unchallenged: This happy marriage, dampened by the routines of affluence, falls prey to an outsider when Connie has a fateful collision with a stranger on a Soho street. It's an encounter which assaults her with mystery, spontaneity, charm and risk. It will pull Connie into an affair which will become her obsession. When Edward innocently learns that his wife has lied to him, suspicion propels him to to uncover the devastating details of her infidelity. Tormented by the knowledge, he confronts her lover, only to discover a level of rage within himself that he could never have imagined.
16.
Death to Smoochy (2002) as Dolly Grip (New York Unit)
About a man playing a Barney-type character, know as Smoochie for a children's program, who is targeted for assassination.
17.
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Max Fairbanks is a very wealthy, powerful man who has built an incredibly successful business empire by being ruthless. Kevin Caffrey is a sophisticated procurer of other people's possessions. An accidental meeting brings the two men together and in a simple moment their fates are sealed. When Max catches Kevin during an attempted robbery at his beachside mansion, he steals Kevin's lucky ring in retaliation, claiming it as his own. Because the ring is his girlfriend's, Kevin is furious and vows to stop at nothing to get it back.
18.
Don't Say A Word (2001) as "B" Dolly Grip (New York Crew)
A New York psychologist is forced to treat a mentally unstable patient with a violent past to secure the freedom of his kidnapped daughter.
19.
Meet the Parents (2000) as Dolly Grip
Greg Focker is head over heels in love with his girlfriend Pam, and is ready to pop the big question. Greg realizes the key to Pam's hand in marriage lies with her formidable father, Jack Byrnes. A trip to New York for her sister's wedding seems just the right occasion for Greg to ask Pam to be his wife. But everything that could possibly go wrong, does. Upon his arrival at the family's picturesque home, Greg is greeted by what appears to be the picture-perfect family. But for a guy who usually resorts to dry wit in stressful situations, Greg is suddenly shooting blanks with Jack, a retired horticulturist--and rather imposing figure. No one is good enough for Jack's first-born daughter, and the fact that Greg is a cat-hating male nurse with a vulgar-sounding last name is not helping things at all. While Greg bends over backwards to try and make a good impression, his weekend begins with lost luggage at the airport and turns into a series of disasters.
20.
Keeping the Faith (2000) as Dolly Grip
Best friends since they were kids, Jake Schram and Brian Kilkenny Finn, are single, successful, handsome, and confident young men living on New York's Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful corporate executive, returns to the city, she reenters Jake's and Brian's lives and hearts with a vengeance. Sparks fly and unusual complicated love triangle is created because Brian happens to be a Roman Catholic priest and Jake is a rabbi.
21.
Random Hearts (1999) as Dolly Grip
Dutch Van den Broeck, a sergeant in the Internal Affairs Division of the Washington, D.C. police department, and Kay Chandler, a New Hampshire congresswoman running for re-election, know about trust. Their careers depend on it. Their marriages are founded on it. Or so they thought. When a plane crash carrying Dutch's wife Peton and Kay's husband Cullen crashes into Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors, it marks just the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead Dutch and Kay to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but bring these strangers together in an unlikely romance.
22.
Horse Whisperer, The (1998) as Dolly Grip (New York Unit)
A girl and her horse are hit by a truck and seriously injured. In order to help her recuperate, her mother takes her to the ranch of a horse whsiperer, where his mystical powers help heal the horse and girl, while the mother falls for the horse whisperer
23.
Stepmom (1998) as Dolly Grip
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common--one is the ideal mother, the other is struggling to be any kind of mother--until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new wife learns from his former wife that she is terminally ill with cancer.
24.
American Werewolf in Paris, An (1997) as Grip (New York Crew)
Three American college graduates, Andy, Brad, and Chris, go to Paris on a "Daredevil Tour of Europe" looking for a good time. One evening in Paris, the three attempt to bungee-jump from the Eiffel Tower. Out of nowhere, a beautiful young woman plummets into the void only to be saved by Andy who jumps after her. Losing her in the night, he tracks her down again and invites her out for a date. However, it is soon obvious that Serafine is not your average French girl. After an evening capped by a full moon, Andy awakes to find tooth marks on his leg and the news that he is halfway toward becoming a werewolf. To cure himself, he must now devour the heart of the werewolf that bit him.
25.
Picture Perfect (1997) as Dolly Grip
Kate's boss feels that a married person is the best bet for a promotion because they tend to stay put and enhance the firm. In order to advance her career, Kate must find a way to pose as "attached." She also has a crush on co-worker Sam who is only interested in girls who are spoken for. She fulf
26.
In & Out (1997) as Dolly Grip
Howard Brackett's high school English students are astonished. Is it really true that their favorite high school teacher may be gay? But hey, he can't be gay; he's about to get married! Then again, he also teaches the drama class and boy, does he love those Barbra Streisand records... It all happene
27.
First Wives Club, The (1996) as 2nd Company Grip
Marriage has turned into a crash dive for Brenda Morelli Cushman, Elise Elliot Atchison and Annie MacDuggan Paradise. These three well-heeled Manhattanites were chums during their college days, but they all took different paths. Brenda married an electronics-emporium magnate, Elise became a film sta
28.
Marvin's Room (1996) as Grip
Years ago, the fiercely independent Lee took off for Ohio, while her older sister Bessie returned to the family's Florida home to look after their bedridden father Marvin and his lovably child-like sister Ruth. In Bessie's words, Marvin has been dying slowly for the past twenty years... just to make
29.
Extreme Measures (1996) as Dolly Grip (New York Unit)
When a homeless man, wearing a mysterious hospital wristband, dies from bizarre symptoms in one of New York City's busiest trauma rooms no one takes much notice except Dr. Guy Luthan, the attending physician that night. Professional concern soon deepens into disbelief as Luthan's investigation unearths the shocking details of a private medical research program that centers around one of the country's most revered medical figures--Dr. Lawrence Myrick. Luthan's credibility, career and life are threatened as he edges ever closer to the unthinkable truth about the program, and the terrifying moral dilemma at its heart.
30.
Everyone Says I Love You (1996) as Best Boy Grip
Woody Allen's 26th film is a celebration of an eccentric and very extended family living on New York's upper east side, exploring a broad spectrum of romantic entanglements as they fall in and out of love. Allen creates a world in which Yves St. Laurent mannequins come to life in store windows and d
31.
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
An upscale New York couple decide to adopt a child. Years later, after he proves to be extremely intelligent, the adoptive father sets out to find the biological mother who, he believes, must be a genius. Instead, he finds a young woman who is a prostitute with a scarred past.
32.
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Remake of 1969 feature film (based on Woody Allen's 1966 stage play) about an American caterer and his family, caught behind the Iron Curtain while on a European vacation.
33.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) as Bestboy Grip
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
34.
Husbands and Wives (1992) as Bestboy Grip
When one couple decides to get a divorce, it puts a strain on the marriage of their two best friends.
35.
Butcher's Wife, The (1991) as 1st Company Grip (New York)
A butcher living in New York City marries a country girl who is a clairvoyant. When her powers are discovered, they have a profound effect on the people in their neighborhood.
36.
The Prince Of Tides (1991) as Dolly Grip
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
37.
Shadows And Fog (1991) as Dolly Grip
A meek bookkeeper tries to save a runaway circus performer from a serial killer.
38.
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989) as Dolly Grip
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
39.
New York Stories (1989) as Dolly Grip ("Oedipus Wrecks")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen's segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese's segment, based on Dostoyevsky's "The Gambler", centers on an artist's romance. Francis Coppola's segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York's Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
40.
Another Woman (1988) as Dolly Grip
While dealing with her own tortured past, an aging writer becomes obsessed with a psychiatric patient.
41.
September (1987) as Dolly Grip
A weekend stay at a Vermont summer house provides glimpses into the lives of six unhappy people most of whom are in love with others who love others, etc.
42.
Pick-Up Artist, The (1987) as Dolly Grip
43.
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
A movie character steps off the screen and into the life of his biggest fan.

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