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Director (feature film)

1.
Arrangement, The (1998) as Director
When Jakr confesses to his fiancee LuAnn that he recently had a "one night stand," he attempts to even the score by allowing her to see other guys. Of course he's calling her bluff, certain that she won't do it. But she does, and although both of them hate this new "arrangement" they feel compelle

Writer (feature film)

2.
Arrangement, The (1998) as Screenwriter
When Jakr confesses to his fiancee LuAnn that he recently had a "one night stand," he attempts to even the score by allowing her to see other guys. Of course he's calling her bluff, certain that she won't do it. But she does, and although both of them hate this new "arrangement" they feel compelle

Producer (feature film)

7.
Ricki and the Flash (2015)
A fading rock star tries to reconnect with her children as one of them goes through a difficult divorce.
9.
Good Deeds (2012)
A successful, wealthy businessman, Wesley Deeds has always done what's expected of him, whether it's assuming the helm of his father's company, tolerating his brother's misbehavior at the office or planning to marry his beautiful but restless fiancée, Natalie. But Wesley is jolted out of his predict
10.
Lottery Ticket (2010)
Kevin Carson a young man living in the projects, is just an ordinary Guy -- until he wins $370 million in the Mondo Millions Lottery. That's the good news. The bad news is, the lottery claim office is closed for the long Fourth of July weekend, so, before he can collect his prize, Kevin is going to
11.
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
When Kym returns to the Buchman family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel, she brings a long history of personal crisis and family conflict with her. The wedding party''s abundant cast of friends and relations have gathered for an idyllic weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym--with her black-comic one-liners and knack for bombshell drama--is a catalyst for long-simmering tensions in the family dynamic.
12.
Arrangement, The (1998) as Producer
When Jakr confesses to his fiancee LuAnn that he recently had a "one night stand," he attempts to even the score by allowing her to see other guys. Of course he's calling her bluff, certain that she won't do it. But she does, and although both of them hate this new "arrangement" they feel compelle

Assistant Direction (feature film)

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Miles Ahead (2015)
In the midst of a dazzling and prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz innovation, Miles Davis virtually disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s. Alone and holed up in his home, he is beset by chronic pain from a deteriorating hip, his musical voice stifled a
18.
Sisters (2015)
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20.
Ricki and the Flash (2015)
A fading rock star tries to reconnect with her children as one of them goes through a difficult divorce.
22.
Maze Runner, The (2014)
Teenager Thomas wakes up in the Glade, an oasis in the middle of a huge maze. He is surrounded by other boys his age, who like him, have no idea how they got there. The boys try to find a way out of the maze every day, but no one has escaped. Although he has no memory, the maze seems familiar to Th
24.
Good Deeds (2012)
A successful, wealthy businessman, Wesley Deeds has always done what's expected of him, whether it's assuming the helm of his father's company, tolerating his brother's misbehavior at the office or planning to marry his beautiful but restless fiancée, Natalie. But Wesley is jolted out of his predict
25.
Adjustment Bureau, The (2011)
On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas--a woman like none he''s ever known. But just as he realizes he''s falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself--the men of The Adjustment Bureau--who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path...or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her.
26.
Limitless (2011)
Aspiring author Eddie Morra is suffering from chronic writer''s block, but his life changes instantly when an old friend introduces him to NZT, a revolutionary new pharmaceutical that allows him to tap his full potential. With every synapse crackling, Eddie can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard, learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations and beguile anyone he meets-as long as he keeps taking the untested drug. Soon Eddie takes Wall Street by storm, parlaying a small stake into millions. His accomplishments catch the eye of mega-mogul Carl Van Loon, who invites him to help broker the largest merger in corporate history. But they also bring Eddie to the attention of people willing to do anything to get their hands on his stash of NZT. With his life in jeopardy and the drug''s brutal side effects taking their toll, Eddie dodges mysterious stalkers, a vicious gangster and an intense police investigation as he attempts to hang on to his dwindling supply long enough to outwit his enemies.
27.
Lottery Ticket (2010)
Kevin Carson a young man living in the projects, is just an ordinary Guy -- until he wins $370 million in the Mondo Millions Lottery. That's the good news. The bad news is, the lottery claim office is closed for the long Fourth of July weekend, so, before he can collect his prize, Kevin is going to
28.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping--a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can''t quite get her foot in the door--until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes to ever more extreme efforts to keep her past from ruining her future.
29.
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine G
30.
My Blueberry Nights (2008)
After a rough break-up, Elizabeth sets out on a journey across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream and a soulful new friend; a cafe owner--all while in search of something to mend her broken heart. Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings ar
31.
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
When Kym returns to the Buchman family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel, she brings a long history of personal crisis and family conflict with her. The wedding party''s abundant cast of friends and relations have gathered for an idyllic weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym--with her black-comic one-liners and knack for bombshell drama--is a catalyst for long-simmering tensions in the family dynamic.
32.
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life--a passionate, funny and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when Gerry's life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. The only one who can help her is the person who is no longer there. Nobody knows Holly better th
33.
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up ''80s pop star who''s been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit at county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her, but there''s a problem. Alex hasn''t written a song in years, he''s never written lyrics, and he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Enter Sophie Fisher, Alex''s beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano and under it, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears and the music if they want to find the love and success they both deserve.
34.
Freedomland (2006)
Late one night in a working class New Jersey suburb, a bloodied woman staggers mute and dazed into the emergency room at the Dempsy Medical Center. After treatment for shock and hysteria, Brenda Martin recounts to Dempsy police detective Lorenzo Council a horrific tale of being carjacked on the isol
35.
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Lola, an egocentric teenager, feels that her life is simply not worth living when she moves away from New York City with her family. Losing every thing she loves and treasures, she is plunked down in New Jersey--what she believes to be a "cultural wasteland." How will this New York doll ever make it as a Jersey girl? Thrust into a suburban high school and determined to upset the established order, Lola sets out on a mission. Convinced that only she deserves to be the most popular girl in the school, Lola competes with another girl who is equally snobby, and who also believes that the school should revolve around her.
36.
Head of State (2003)
Mays Gilliam, a Washington D.C. neighborhood Alderman, is about to be red-lined out of his job. But after the untimely death of the party frontrunner, Gilliam is plucked from obscurity, and thrust into the limelight as his party''s nominee--for President of the United States. The players in Gilliam''s life include: Mitch Gilliam, his unsophisticated older brother who becomes his running mate; Kim, his ex-girlfriend who had once dumped him, but who now has a sudden change of heart as she sees a chance at becoming First Lady; Martin Geller, his campaign manager; Lisa Clark, the woman who truly believes in Gilliam; and Debra Lassiter, the woman who doesn''t have faith in his candidacy, and is serving as his reluctant advisor.
37.
Head of State (Theatrical) (2003)
Country music super-star Liam Page leaves his bride, Josie, at the altar choosing fame and fortune instead. However, Liam never got over Josie, his one true love, nor did he ever forget his Southern roots in the small community where he was born and raised. When he unexpectedly returns to his hometo
38.
Willard (2003)
Life has become one big trap for thirty-year-old Willard Stiles. Haunted by the ghost of his dead father and suffocated by the psychological cord that keeps him tied to his mother in their once stately home, Willard floats through life, unable to connect with those around him. An office clerk at Mar
39.
Undercover Brother (2002)
With a funky sense of style, a smooth way with the ladies and an absolute hunger for justice, Undercover Brother has lived by his own rules since the day he heard his first Parliament Funkadelic groove. Fueled by the funk, he became the man he is today--Robin Hood of the 'hood, ready to step in, giv
40.
Down to Earth (2001)
Lance Barton is a struggling comedian with one mission on his mind: landing a slot at the final Amateur Night Contest at the famed Apollo Theatre. Lance has one little problem though - he ain''t that funny. However, an inept emissary from heaven is about to hit him with a much bigger problem when he mistakenly plucks Lance from a traffic accident - before it takes place. Since, by heavenly rule, no man gets into heaven before his time, and the choice of returning to his own body on Earth is impossible, Lance reluctantly agrees to occupy the body of a wealthy old white mogul, Charles Wellington, until a more suitable body can be found. Living in the body of a callous old white man would be bizarre enough for Lance without falling in love with Sontee, the beautiful woman publicly battling Wellington''s company, while having to defend himself against Wellington''s cheating wife and her plot to have him killed.
41.
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
A mockumentary sequel to the saga of three documentary filmmakers who mysteriously disappear in the Maryland woods while trying to verify tales of horrible deeds and sinister occurrences in the area. The story delves deeper into the legend of the infamous Blair Witch and the unspeakable evil wrought
42.
Freedom Song (2000)
Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student N
43.
Best Man, The (1999)
Harper Stewart, a commitment-shy writer and the best man at the wedding of Lance and Mia, is nervous--and with good reason. His steamy new novel hits bookstores soon, and when his friends finally read it he knows they will notice more than just a passing resemblance to the characters depicted in the
44.
Clover (1997)
Clover, a young African-American girl, has difficulty coping with the death of her father Gaten, which has left her in the care of Sara Kate, her white stepmother. Despite protests from Clover's two aunts, Everleen and Katie, Sara Kate is determined to mother Clover in the way Gaten would have wante
45.
Preacher's Wife, The (1996)
The Reverend Henry Biggs is a good man who''s doubtful about his ability to make a difference in his troubled community and home. Help is on the way in the form of an angel named Dudley who soon becomes the source of and solution to their problems.
46.
Soul of the Game (1996)
Television movie about the integration of major league baseball in the mid 1940s. The telefilm traces the dreams of baseball legends Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson for breaking the color barrier in baseball, and the political and social blockades that the Brooklyn Dodgers faced when they eventually s
47.
Dead Presidents (1995)
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher''s shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
48.
To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Noxeema Jackson, Vida Boheme, and Chi Chi Rodriguez are gonna show America a thing or two about being fabulous. Dressed to kill, with their Dynel tresses tossing in the breeze behind them, these three stars of New York's drag-queen beauty pageant circuit have hit the open road in a 1967 Cadillac con
49.
Panther (1995)
Set in the San Francisco Bay Area during the late 1960s, after the Black Panther movement for Self Defense had been formed in response to the harassment and violence being suffered by the black community at the hands of the police. Judge, a Viet Nam veteran, returns home to Oakland where the Black P
50.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, where he''s retreated to seek spiritual guidance--after failing to save the life of a stranded raccoon--antic animal sleuth Ace Ventura finds himself thrust into the most challenging case of his career. At the request of Vincent Cadby, the English Consul General of the Bonai Province, Ace embarks on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa with his constant companion, Spike the monkey, joined by the consul''s portly emissary, the unflappable Fulton Greenwall. Ace''s mission: to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe, before the wedding of the Chief''s daughter to the first son of the warrior Wachootoo tribe. If Ace fails, the result will be tribal war. Relying on his wits and uncanny powers of detection--as well as on the aid of some newfound friends--the ingenious Ace outmaneuvers a host of dangerous adversaries as he races against time to recover Shikaka, with the fate of the Bonai Province hanging in the balance.
51.
I Like It Like That (1994) as 1st Assistant Director
A young Latino woman tries to escape the stereotypical role of wife and mother by taking a job at a record company after her wayward husband is arrested for looting during a blackout.
52.
Posse (1993) as 2nd Assistant Director
A group of black American soldiers desert their ranks during the 1890s Spanish-American war, on account of a cruel and corrupt white colonel. Along with an ostracized white soldier they form a posse of outlaws and--with the colonel in pursuit--head to an all black town caught up in its own struggle
53.
Strapped (1993)
Diquan Mitchell, an 18-year-old inner-city youth, sells guns on the street and information to the police in order to help his girlfriend Latisha, who is pregnant with his child, get out of jail.
54.
Malcolm X (1992)
Biographical drama on the life of the late Malcolm X, who was assassinated on February 21, 1965.
55.
Juice (1992)
Bishop, Q, Raheem and Steel are four Harlem friends who spend their days skipping school, getting in fights, and casually shoplifting. The only member of the group who has plans for the future is Q, who dreams of becoming a deejay. But one day Bishop happens to see James Cagney in White Heat and the
56.
Jungle Fever (1991)
The story of a romance between a young, married African-American architect from Harlem and an Italian-American woman from Bensonhurst, and the repercussions it has on their respective social circles.
57.
A Kiss Before Dying (1991)
A serial killer tries to marry into a wealthy family.
58.
Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll (1991)
A filmed adaptation of Eric Bogosian's one man show "Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll" which ran in New York City February 8 through May 20, 1990.
59.
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Story about a jazz musician who must make choices between his music and his romantic life.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

60.
Lean on Me (1989)
Lean on me is the true story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville slugger and slammed the doors on losers at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey. Brought in to save the school, he chained the doors to keep trouble makers out and strivers in. Some p
61.
Rooftops (1989)
A group of teenagers in New York's Lower East Side take up residence on the rooftop of an abandoned building.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

62.
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Lola, an egocentric teenager, feels that her life is simply not worth living when she moves away from New York City with her family. Losing every thing she loves and treasures, she is plunked down in New Jersey--what she believes to be a "cultural wasteland." How will this New York doll ever make it as a Jersey girl? Thrust into a suburban high school and determined to upset the established order, Lola sets out on a mission. Convinced that only she deserves to be the most popular girl in the school, Lola competes with another girl who is equally snobby, and who also believes that the school should revolve around her.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

63.
Rage in Harlem, A (1991)
Set in 1956, the story revolves around two step-brothers, their elaborate plans to get rich, and the woman the younger brother falls for.
64.
1000 Pieces of Gold (1990)
A young woman, sold into slavery to save her starving family in China, ends up on the market in San Francisco, where her struggle to emancipate herself begins.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

65.
In The Line Of Duty:The F.B.I. Murders (1988)
A television movie based on the true 1986 story about two maniacal killers who terrorize the citizens of Miami, Florida, until the FBI tracks them down and confronts them in the most violent shoot-out in FBI history.
66.
In The Line Of Duty:The F.B.I. Murders (1988)
A television movie based on the true 1986 story about two maniacal killers who terrorize the citizens of Miami, Florida, until the FBI tracks them down and confronts them in the most violent shoot-out in FBI history.

Assistant Direction (special)

67.
Spike & Co: Do It A Cappella (1990)
A special hosted by Spike Lee and Debbie Allen in which musical groups perform a variety of a capella music. Taped before an audience at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theater. A presentation of "Great Performances."

Film Production - Construction/Set (special)

68.
Spike & Co: Do It A Cappella (1990)
A special hosted by Spike Lee and Debbie Allen in which musical groups perform a variety of a capella music. Taped before an audience at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theater. A presentation of "Great Performances."

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