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Arthur Hiller

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Born: November 22, 1923 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, CA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
National Lampoon's Pucked (2006)
Chronic dreamer, Frank Hopper, is convinced he's hit the jackpot when gets to finance his dream of creating an all-women's ice hockey team by a random credit card he gets in the mail.
2.
Burn, Hollywood, Burn (1997) as Director
A young filmmaker comes to Hollywood to direct an action movie but does not like the finished product.
3.
Carpool (1996) as Director
Franklin Laszlo is a hapless, henpecked but eager-to-please carnival owner who's taking a one-shot chance at robbery in order to salvage his business and relationship with his young son. Daniel Miller is a compulsive workaholic resentfully stuck driving the neighborhood carpool, including his own two overlooked sons, on the day of a make-or-break presentation at his advertising agency. Their paths cross in the middle of a bungled robbery when Franklin flees the site, taking Daniel and his vanful of kids as hostages and beginning a comic day-long chase.
4.
Babe, The (1992) as Director
Story about Babe Ruth, the man and the legend, and the woman who forced him to confront the one thing that threatened his dominance over the game of baseball - his fast-paced lifestyle.
5.
Married To It (1991) as Director
The story of the intertwining lives of three married couples in New York City as they confront various professional and personal crises.
6.
Taking Care of Business (1990) as Director
An executive's misplaced Filofax falls into the hands of an escaped convict who proceeds to adopt the exec's identity.
7.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) as Director
A man is murdered outside a newsstand owned by a blind man and a deaf man who are the only witnesses.
8.
Outrageous Fortune (1987) as Director
Proper, refined Lauren and loud, brash Sandy meet in an acting class and immediately dislike each other. Soon after starting the class, they each start seeing someone, unaware that it is the same man, Michael Sanders. They find this out when Michael disappears, supposedly having been killed in an explosion. But the women begin to believe that Michael has faked his death and form an alliance in order to find him and make him chose between them. During their cross-country search, they are chased by CIA agents and Russian assassins, and when they do find their boyfriend, he tries to kill them. They find out that Michael is a double agent, working for the CIA and the KGB, and is on the run from both after stealing a dangerous bio-weapon and a large amount of money. Michael eventually takes Lauren hostage, but she escapes, and by the time the whole ordeal is over, Lauren and Sandy have become genuine friends.
9.
Teachers (1984) as Director
A burned-out instructor at an overcrowded high school is convinced by a rebellious student and an idealistic lawyer to join the fight for quality education.
10.
Lonely Guy, The (1984) as Director
When shy Larry Hubbard finds his girlfriend in bed with another man he is forced to begin a new life as single. But since he can't bear being on his own he tries to court Iris who is not however interested in him. Larry begins writing a book on his experience as a single which unexpectedly becomes a best seller. He becomes rich and famous and even his relationship with Iris can begin on a new basis.
11.
Romantic Comedy (1983) as Director
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
12.
Author! Author! (1982) as Director
After his wife leaves him, a New York playwright juggles raising five kids plus a love affair with the star of his new show.
13.
Making Love (1982) as Director
Claire and Zack have been happily married for eight years. She is a successful TV executive, and he's a prominent doctor. They share a consuming passion for the music of Gilbert & Sullivan, are sexually faithful to each other, and have just bought a dream house. But something alarming is eating away
14.
Nightwing (1979) as Director
Rabid vampire bats which are indiscriminately slaughtering cattle and humans alike on a New Mexico Indian reservation are tracked to their deadly lair by an English Biologist (David Warner) in an effort to avenge the death of his father, who was eaten by them. Duran (Nick Mancuso) is a reservation cop who doesn't believe the tribal lore that explains the bats' strange behavior as part of some sort of spiritual revenge.
15.
The In-Laws (1979) as Director
The father of the groom drags the bride's father into a series of madcap adventures.
16.
W.C. Fields and Me (1976) as Director
The relationship between the iconic comedian W.C. Fields and his mistress Carlotta Monti is dramatized.
17.
Silver Streak (1976) as Director
A book editor takes a train from Los Angeles to Chicago, looking forward to a restful trip. During the journey, he has a love affair, witnesses a murder, is accused of committing it himself by an undercover FBI agent, becomes the target of the real murderer and enlists the help of a car thief to help him save himself and his new girlfriend.
18.
Crazy World of Julius Vrooder, The (1974) as Director
After returning home, a Vietnam veteran lives in the psychiatric ward on the V.A. hospital, because he cannot cope with the craziness of the world.
19.
Man in the Glass Booth, The (1974) as Director
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.
20.
Man of La Mancha (1972) as Director
The aging Don Quixote follows his dream by traveling the countryside as a warrior knight.
21.
The Hospital (1971) as Director
A harried hospital administrator copes with rising costs, a seductive young woman and a serial killer.
22.
Plaza Suite (1971) as Director
A New York hotel room is the setting for three stories of romantic squabbles.
23.
The Out-of-Towners (1970) as Director
A man's New York job interview turns into a non-stop nightmare.
24.
Love Story (1970) as Director
Students from opposite sides of the tracks fight for their love.
25.
Popi (1969) as Director
A Puerto Rican immigrant hatches a series of zany schemes to insure his children's future.
26.
Tobruk (1967) as Director
September 1942 - With Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps on the march through Egypt, a British special forces unit, composed of German Jews who serve with the British despite the mutual resentment between both, kidnap a Canadian officer who is an expert topographer and who is held prisoner by the Vichy French in Algeria. The officer, Donald Craig, must negotiate a company of British and German-Jewish commandos through 800 miles of the Sahara to aide a pending amphibious landing against Tobruk's massive fuel storage base - a mission that sees one impediment after another, and which discovers an undetected German armored force ready to win the battle of Egypt.
27.
The Tiger Makes Out (1967) as Director
A would be revolutionary gets more than he bargained for when he kidnaps a hyper house wife.
28.
Penelope (1966) as Director
A neglected wife turns to bank robbery to get her husband's attention.
29.
Promise Her Anything (1966) as Director
A single mother must choose between two suitors.
30.
The Americanization of Emily (1964) as Director
A British war widow falls for an opportunistic American sailor during World War II.
31.
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963) as Director
In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
32.
The Wheeler Dealers (1963) as Director
Texas tycoons try to mix love with finance on a trip to New York.
33.
The Careless Years (1957) as Director
A rich girl and her poor boyfriend flee to Mexico to escape family disapproval.

Cast (feature film)

34.
Casting By (2013)
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the
35.
Lunch (2012)
The bi-weekly lunch of a group of legendary comedy writers and directors that took place over 40 years is documented by writer Hal Kanter's daughter Donna.
36.
Who is Norman Lloyd? (2007)
You may know Norman Lloyd as Dr. Auschlander on TV's St. Elsewhere, but if ever someone should be a household name but isn't, he's the guy. Born in Jersey City 93 years ago and raised in Brooklyn (he took elocution lessons to remove the accent), Lloyd is undoubtedly the only person, living or dead,
37.
Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel (2000)
A gay southern writer is sent to Purgatory in order to justify his life before God.
38.
Out of the Cold (1999)
Once successful American stage performer Dan Scott gets caught up in the turmoil of pre-World War II Europe.
39.
I Think I Cannes (1999)
Shot in the South of France at the chaotic Cannes Film Festival, follows a young woman's journey at the world's most prestigious and pretentious film festival. Although an uninvited guest, she ultimately breaks into the movie business and learns that the journey is the destination.
40.
Land of the Free, The (1998) as Judge
An idealistic political campaign manager gets the goods on his powerful boss and learns the hard way that the truth not only hurts -- it can kill.
41.
Merchants of Venus (1997) as Reverend Philips
A romantic comedy centering on a Russian immigrant who discovers his dream girl is really a movie star with mysterious secrets.
42.
Pitch, The (1996) as Himself
Two Canadian filmmakers try to pitch a feature film script entitled "The Dawn," a comedy about a Mafia don who is turned into a woman during an inadvertent sex change operation.
43.
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995) as Himself
Presented by an impressive lineup of collegues and admirers, a documentary about the long-underrated talent of the late legendary action director William A. Wellman (1896-1975), one of Hollywood's most distinguished journeymen helmers. William A. Wellman drew on his experiences as a fighter pilot during World War I to create a series of films about men of action as rugged, sentimental, raucous and tender as the director himself. He was equally noted for his off-screen battles with executives; and after building his career at Paramount and Warner Bros., Wellman vowed never to sign another long-term studio contract, and went on his way, refusing to take guff from anybody!
44.
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) as Bar Patron
A mean street New York Cop brings his style to a Beverly Hills Amuesment Park in order to track down a criminal.
45.
Roswell (1994) as Scientist No 1 (Round Table Vips)
Based on the true story of the 1947 crash landing of an unidentified aircraft in the New Mexico desert, the people who reported it, and the people who covered it up.

Producer (feature film)

46.
Lonely Guy, The (1984) as Producer
When shy Larry Hubbard finds his girlfriend in bed with another man he is forced to begin a new life as single. But since he can't bear being on his own he tries to court Iris who is not however interested in him. Larry begins writing a book on his experience as a single which unexpectedly becomes a best seller. He becomes rich and famous and even his relationship with Iris can begin on a new basis.
47.
The In-Laws (1979) as Producer
The father of the groom drags the bride's father into a series of madcap adventures.
48.
Crazy World of Julius Vrooder, The (1974) as Producer
After returning home, a Vietnam veteran lives in the psychiatric ward on the V.A. hospital, because he cannot cope with the craziness of the world.
49.
Man of La Mancha (1972) as Producer
The aging Don Quixote follows his dream by traveling the countryside as a warrior knight.

Misc. Crew (feature film)


Cast (special)

52.
Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary about the Alan Smithee pseudonym, created by the Director's Guild of America for directors who ask to have their names removed from movie credits. It has been used in more that 45 features and TV movies. Includes films clips and interviews with critics and directors.
53.
O'Neals: The E! True Hollywood Story, The (2001) as Interviewee
Special profiles the on- and off-screen lives of actors Ryan O'Neal and his two children Tatum and Griffin.
54.
Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of comedian Richard Pryor.

Cast (short)

55.
Action on the Beach (1964)
This behind-the-scenes short offers a look at the D-Day special effects created in filming "The Americanization of Emily" (1964).

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