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Born: January 25, 1943 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Djinn (2012)
A young couple moving back to the Arab Emirates from the U.S. after the death of their baby discover that their new apartment was built on the site of an abandoned fishing village where evil spirits lurk.
2.
Mortuary (2006)
When the Doyle family moves to a small Massachusetts town to start a new life running a long-abandoned funeral home, they learn the locals fear the place because it is believed to be built on haunted ground.
3.
Crocodile (2000) as Director
While on spring break vacation, one of the students in a group of eight disrupts a crocodile nest. The mother croc, furious at the destruction of her nest, hunts down each student.
4.
Apartment Complex, The (1999) as Director
An impoverished psychology grad student manages the Wonder View Apartment in Hollywood in exchange for a rent-free apartment. When he gets mixed up with the bizarre tenants, he finds himself accused of murder.
5.
Mangler, The (1995) as Director
Based on a Stephen King short story about a demon-possessed laundry presser-folder.
6.
Tobe Hoopers Night Terrors (1994) as Director
A beautiful young woman is pursued by a decadent cult and its sexually obsessive and cruel leader.
7.
John Carpenter Presents Body Bags (1993) as Director ("Eye")
A trilogy of segments hosted by John Carpenter, who appears as a coroner guiding viewers through each of the presentations. In "The Gas Station," a college student is stalked by a serial killer while she works at an all-night service station. In "Hair," the attempt of a man to combat his receding ha
8.
I'm Dangerous Tonight (1990) as Director
A television movie about the supernatural powers of a cloak used in early Aztec blood sacrifices. When its unwitting victims come into contact with it, they are compelled to commit evil, including murder.
9.
Spontaneous Combustion (1989) as Director
The story of a man who can make people spontaneously combust simply by coming into contact with them.
10.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, The (1986) as Director
During disc jockey Vantia Block's radio show, two hoodlums begin calling and harrassing her. Things take an abrupt turn when the boys drive into a location where there are confronted by Leatherface and sawed into bits as the horrified Vantia listens on the phone. The sheriff convinces Vantia to play
11.
Invaders From Mars (1986) as Director
12.
Lifeforce (1985) as Director
A space exploration crew brings back a human-looking, vampire-like "space girl," who threatens to bring about an armageddon. Perhaps tongue-in-cheek, it is at turns a science fiction, vampire and disaster film
13.
Poltergeist (1982) as Director
Evil spirits abduct a suburban family''s daughter causing chaos and havoc.
14.
Funhouse, The (1981) as Director
Although her father forbid it, teenage Amy goes to a carnival with her boyfriend Buzz, her best friend Liz, and her boyfriend, Richie. The two couples have a great time all day, then call their parents and lie so that they can spend the night in the funhouse. Then after they see one of the employees murder a woman, they try to get out, find that the funhouse is locked, and realize that they are in terrible danger.
15.
Eaten Alive (1976) as Director
Judd runs the Starlight Hotel out in some sort of swampy place, and is unfortunately a few slices short of a loaf. He has a crocodile conveniently placed on the other side of the front porch railing. The croc will eat just about anything, as the hapless guests of the hotel find out soon enough. A reformed hooker, an unlucky family, and the father and sister of the hooker all suffer various rates of attrition as Judd tries to implement damage control.
16.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The (1974) as Director
En route to visit their grandfather's grave (which has apparently been ritualistically desecrated), five teenagers drive past a slaughterhouse, pick up (and quickly drop) a sinister hitch-hiker, eat some delicious home-cured meat at a roadside gas station, before ending up at the old family home... where they're plunged into a never-ending nightmare as they meet a family of cannibals who more than make up in power tools what they lack in social skills...

Cast (feature film)

17.
John Carpenter Presents Body Bags (1993) as 2nd Man
A trilogy of segments hosted by John Carpenter, who appears as a coroner guiding viewers through each of the presentations. In "The Gas Station," a college student is stalked by a serial killer while she works at an all-night service station. In "Hair," the attempt of a man to combat his receding ha
18.
Stephen King's Sleepwalkers (1992) as Forensic Tech
A supernatural mother and son come to a small town to seek out virgin victims.

Writer (feature film)

19.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, The (2013)
Decades after the gruesome murders at the Sawyer's home, a young woman learns that she has inherited an isolated Victorian mansion in Texas, and finds unimaginable horror in the cellar.
20.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The (2006)
It's 1969. The conflict in Viet Nam has exploded to immeasurable proportions, and 18-year-old Dean Hill's number is up. Dean's brother Eric, who has already seen his share of combat, plans to take Dean to enlist in his beloved Marine Corps in hopes of keeping an eye on him rather than letting him ta
21.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (2003)
A tale of five 20-somethings whose freespirited roadtrip becomes a terrifying descent into madness. When they find themselves isolated in a rural Texas community, they fall into the clutches of a monstrous clan of Texas cannibals and find themselves being whittled away by the chainsaw-wielding Lea
22.
Mangler, The (1995) as Screenwriter
Based on a Stephen King short story about a demon-possessed laundry presser-folder.
23.
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990) as Characters As Source Material
A woman on her way to Los Angeles encounters Leatherface and his cannibalistic family in Texas.
24.
Spontaneous Combustion (1989) as Screenwriter
The story of a man who can make people spontaneously combust simply by coming into contact with them.
25.
Eaten Alive (1976) as From Story
Judd runs the Starlight Hotel out in some sort of swampy place, and is unfortunately a few slices short of a loaf. He has a crocodile conveniently placed on the other side of the front porch railing. The croc will eat just about anything, as the hapless guests of the hotel find out soon enough. A reformed hooker, an unlucky family, and the father and sister of the hooker all suffer various rates of attrition as Judd tries to implement damage control.
26.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The (1974) as From Story
En route to visit their grandfather's grave (which has apparently been ritualistically desecrated), five teenagers drive past a slaughterhouse, pick up (and quickly drop) a sinister hitch-hiker, eat some delicious home-cured meat at a roadside gas station, before ending up at the old family home... where they're plunged into a never-ending nightmare as they meet a family of cannibals who more than make up in power tools what they lack in social skills...
27.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The (1974) as Screenwriter
En route to visit their grandfather's grave (which has apparently been ritualistically desecrated), five teenagers drive past a slaughterhouse, pick up (and quickly drop) a sinister hitch-hiker, eat some delicious home-cured meat at a roadside gas station, before ending up at the old family home... where they're plunged into a never-ending nightmare as they meet a family of cannibals who more than make up in power tools what they lack in social skills...

Producer (feature film)

28.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, The (2013)
Decades after the gruesome murders at the Sawyer's home, a young woman learns that she has inherited an isolated Victorian mansion in Texas, and finds unimaginable horror in the cellar.
29.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The (2006)
It's 1969. The conflict in Viet Nam has exploded to immeasurable proportions, and 18-year-old Dean Hill's number is up. Dean's brother Eric, who has already seen his share of combat, plans to take Dean to enlist in his beloved Marine Corps in hopes of keeping an eye on him rather than letting him ta
30.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (2003)
A tale of five 20-somethings whose freespirited roadtrip becomes a terrifying descent into madness. When they find themselves isolated in a rural Texas community, they fall into the clutches of a monstrous clan of Texas cannibals and find themselves being whittled away by the chainsaw-wielding Lea
31.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, The (1986) as Co-Producer
During disc jockey Vantia Block's radio show, two hoodlums begin calling and harrassing her. Things take an abrupt turn when the boys drive into a location where there are confronted by Leatherface and sawed into bits as the horrified Vantia listens on the phone. The sheriff convinces Vantia to play
32.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The (1974) as Producer
En route to visit their grandfather's grave (which has apparently been ritualistically desecrated), five teenagers drive past a slaughterhouse, pick up (and quickly drop) a sinister hitch-hiker, eat some delicious home-cured meat at a roadside gas station, before ending up at the old family home... where they're plunged into a never-ending nightmare as they meet a family of cannibals who more than make up in power tools what they lack in social skills...

Music (feature film)

33.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, The (1986) as Music
During disc jockey Vantia Block's radio show, two hoodlums begin calling and harrassing her. Things take an abrupt turn when the boys drive into a location where there are confronted by Leatherface and sawed into bits as the horrified Vantia listens on the phone. The sheriff convinces Vantia to play
34.
Eaten Alive (1976) as Music
Judd runs the Starlight Hotel out in some sort of swampy place, and is unfortunately a few slices short of a loaf. He has a crocodile conveniently placed on the other side of the front porch railing. The croc will eat just about anything, as the hapless guests of the hotel find out soon enough. A reformed hooker, an unlucky family, and the father and sister of the hooker all suffer various rates of attrition as Judd tries to implement damage control.
35.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The (1974) as Music
En route to visit their grandfather's grave (which has apparently been ritualistically desecrated), five teenagers drive past a slaughterhouse, pick up (and quickly drop) a sinister hitch-hiker, eat some delicious home-cured meat at a roadside gas station, before ending up at the old family home... where they're plunged into a never-ending nightmare as they meet a family of cannibals who more than make up in power tools what they lack in social skills...

Visual Effects (feature film)

36.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, The (1986) as Modelmaker
During disc jockey Vantia Block's radio show, two hoodlums begin calling and harrassing her. Things take an abrupt turn when the boys drive into a location where there are confronted by Leatherface and sawed into bits as the horrified Vantia listens on the phone. The sheriff convinces Vantia to play

Film Production - Main (feature film)

37.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The (1974) as Additional Photography
En route to visit their grandfather's grave (which has apparently been ritualistically desecrated), five teenagers drive past a slaughterhouse, pick up (and quickly drop) a sinister hitch-hiker, eat some delicious home-cured meat at a roadside gas station, before ending up at the old family home... where they're plunged into a never-ending nightmare as they meet a family of cannibals who more than make up in power tools what they lack in social skills...

Misc. Crew (feature film)


Director (special)

40.
Real Ghosts II (1996) as Director
Special includes reenactments of three ghost encounters and the recollections of the real people involved. In the first segment, a toy store in Northern California is haunted by the ghost of a man searching for his lost love. Segment two involves the historic Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, where t
41.
Haunted Lives... True Ghost Stories (1991) as Director
A special featuring dramatizations of three ghostly encounters as recounted by the people who claim to have experienced them.
42.
Dead Wait (1991) as Director
The search for a priceless black pearl leads to treachery on a tropical island.

Cast (special)

43.
Inside Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken (2002) as Featuring
Special behind-the-scenes look at the making of the miniseries "Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken".
44.
American Nightmare, The (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring American independent horror films. Features interviews with five of the masters of the horror genre - George Romero, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven and David Cronenberg - who incorporate social commentary into sordid tales of terror. Utilizing film clips and interviews
45.
Anatomy of Horror (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring the history of horror films. Includes interviews with horror directors, actors and experts, as well as clips from past and upcoming horror releases.

Producer (special)

46.
Horror Hall of Fame II, The (1991) as The Horror Hall Of Fame Board Of Directors
The second annual presentation honoring the best horror films, television shows, actors, producers and special-effects designers.

Visual Effects (special)

47.
Real Ghosts II (1996) as Special Visual Effects Creator
Special includes reenactments of three ghost encounters and the recollections of the real people involved. In the first segment, a toy store in Northern California is haunted by the ghost of a man searching for his lost love. Segment two involves the historic Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, where t
48.
Haunted Lives... True Ghost Stories (1991) as Special Visual Effects Creator
A special featuring dramatizations of three ghostly encounters as recounted by the people who claim to have experienced them.

Misc. Crew (special)

49.
Horror Hall of Fame II, The (1991) as Additional Film Clips
The second annual presentation honoring the best horror films, television shows, actors, producers and special-effects designers.

Cast (short)

50.
The Making of Poltergeist (1982)
A behind-the-scenes promotional short on the making of "Poltergeist" (1982).

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