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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Arrival, The (1991)
Max is an elderly man who has something very strange happen to him after seeing a meteor land near his house: He begins getting younger. But even stranger, the entity that has entered his body lives on estrogen, turning Max into a specialized kind of vampire, who drinks the blood of women to supply

Producer (feature film)

2.
End of the World (1977) as Associate Producer
After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.

Music (feature film)

3.
My Horrible Year! (2001)
A 16-year-old girl schemes to keep her parents together when she mistakenly suspects that they are about to divorce. Nik Faulkner is turning 16 and is contending with braces, her father's downsized employment, demanding infant twin brothers and a schoolgirl crush. It all crescendos into the "horribl
4.
Curse of the Puppet Master (1998) as Music Composer
The amazing living puppets of Andre Toulon have a new master.
5.
Robo Warriors (1998) as Music
The year is 2036 and Earth has been invaded. Earth's final hope lies with the last Robo Warrior - a towering fighting machine.
6.
In the Doghouse (1998)
A dog named Benny becomes an actor and the new bread winner after the head of the household is fired from his job.
7.
Hideous! (1997) as Music
Doctor Lorca an eccentric collector of biological oddities "acquires" his greatest specimen; a horrible mutant born of noxious waste. But the creature's rightful owner wants it back. The collectors' clash is cut short though, as the sickening specimen comes to life, re-animating an angry, oozing lit
8.
Head of the Family (1996) as Music
A deformed man performs brain surgery on unsuspecting victims.
9.
Trapped on Toyworld: Josh Kirby...Time Warrior! (1995) as Theme Music
Josh is trapped on Toyland and battles Dr Zoetrope with the help of lifelike toy creations.
10.
Eggs From 70 Million B.C.: Josh Kirby...Time Warrior! (1995) as Main Theme Music
Alien eggs older than stardust attach to the timepod and hatch into a wriggling gaggle of cute, huge and hungry worms, whose idea of the perfect munchie includes timepods, battle stations and space-blasters.
11.
Prehysteria III (1995) as Original Music
Thomas and Michelle MacGregor, owners of a miniature golf course, need some kind of miracle to make thir next loan payment. Then daughter Ella finds five pgymy dinosaurs, and the MacGregors get the inspiration for the all-new "Dino-Putt!" However, just as business is booming, Thomas' evil brother Hal hatches a scheme to shut it down and take over his brother's property.
12.
Dino Knights: Josh Kirby...Time Warrior! (1995) as Music
Frantic time travelers accidentally zap young Josh Kirby aboard their podcraft, but there's no time to turn back. Not when there is a universe to save and a world of warriors and dinosaurs to confront.
13.
Magic Island (1995) as Music
When a thirteen-year-old boy starts reading a book, he is literally absorbed into its adventures. He joins a band of buccaneers in an adventure to locate Magic Island's treasure before Blackbeard and his pirates find it.
14.
Zarkorr the Invader (1995) as Music
An ordinary man who works at the post office finds a hologram of a tiny, teenage alien, who tells him that he has been chosen to save the world by killing a giant reptile.
15.
Shrunken Heads (1994) as Music
Three youngsters are constantly harassed by the punks who terrorize their working-class neighborhood. When the trio lose their lives in one of these fights, a local news vendor takes action by shrinking their severed heads and reanimating them into flying demons.
16.
Prehysteria II (1994) as Original Prehysteria Music
The five lovable mini-dinosaurs from "Prehysteria!" experience a new adventure as they help a lonely rich boy outsmart the malicious governess who is conniving to send him to a military boarding school.
17.
Puppet Master 5 (1994) as Music
Battling the demonic Eyad, a dark pharaoh from an alternate dimension, the puppets face their darkest hour.
18.
Dragonworld (1994) as Music
When five-year-old Johnny McGowan arrives in Scotland, he's unexpectedly befriended by a baby dragon. Years later, when a ruthless business tycoon turns the boy's fire-breathing friend into the main attraction at an amusement park, it's up to Johnny and his friend Beth to free the enchanted beast.
19.
Puppet Master 4 (1993) as Music
It's a struggle for control when the puppets battle their most fearsome enemy yet, the totems. These sinister creatures derive their power from the same eternal force that powers the puppets.
20.
Prehysteria (1993) as Music
A corrupt antiques dealer steals some dinosaur eggs from a sacred cave in South America and returns to the US. Before he can sell them, a farmer and his family accidentally takes them home, where they hatch. The family is soon forced to battle the dealer and his henchmen for custody of the tiny creatures.
21.
Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993) as Music
Police officer Judith Grey joins forces with Brick Bardo, the pint-sized cop from planet Arturus, to battle the demonic toys.
22.
Remote (1993) as Music
A 13-year-old boy is obsessed with creating remote controlled toys. His talents help him survive when he is trapped in a vacant model house that three escaped convicts have chosen as a hideout.
23.
Trancers III: Deth Lives (1992) as Music Composer
Time traveling cop is sent to the future to battle government created "Trancers."
24.
Doctor Mordrid (1992) as Music
Two sorcerers battle in the fourth demension, one trying to destroy the Earth, the other trying to save it.
25.
Resurrected, The (1992) as Music
The discovery of ancient family rituals goes awry when used to raise the dead.
26.
Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991) as Music Composer
Set during World World II, a group of animated puppets wreck havoc on behalf of their creator when his wife is killed by the Gestapo.
27.
Arrival, The (1991) as Music
Max is an elderly man who has something very strange happen to him after seeing a meteor land near his house: He begins getting younger. But even stranger, the entity that has entered his body lives on estrogen, turning Max into a specialized kind of vampire, who drinks the blood of women to supply
28.
Pit And The Pendulum, The (1991) as Music Composer And Conductor
During the notorious Spanish Inquisition, not-so-holy-man Torquemada invents new and ever more horrifying devices to torture confessions out of his victims. When a woman speaks out against the evil, she's accused of witchcraft and subject to all the fiendish treatment the insane priest can think of.
29.
Arena (1991) as Music
Set in a foreign, futuristic world, a tough gladiator establishes himself as champion throughout competition until he is forced into battle with a non-human behemoth.
30.
Puppet Master II: Shadow Zone (1991) as Music
A gang of murderous puppets exhume their beloved creator and set off in search of the special brain fluid that keeps them alive.
31.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (1990) as Music
An aspiring journalist falls into the clutches of a feminist coven while investigating a woman's apparent suicide.
32.
Crash and Burn (1990) as Music
An experiment in robot genetics goes haywire.
33.
Bride of Re-Animator, The (1990) as Music
Mad scientist Herbert West returns, with hopes of creating a female monster.
34.
Shadowzone (1990) as Music
Careless experiments unleashes a deadly force into the earth's atmosphere.
35.
Caller, The (1989) as Music
36.
Puppet Master (1989) as Music
Five dolls, designed to instill terror, are discovered in a small California town.
37.
Prison (1988) as Music
The ghost of a wrongfully-executed prisoner haunts the warden who knew he was innocent.
38.
TerrorVision (1986) as Music Supervisor
A family's satellite television becomes a gateway to an alien invasion.
39.
Eliminators (1986) as Music Consultant
A "Mandroid" was constructed by malevolent scientist Abbot Reeves out of the dead body of a downed pilot. After the Mandroid returns from a scouting mission, Reeves gives the orders to have him destroyed. Reeves' assistant Takada attempts to help the Mandroid escape and is killed in the process, but
40.
Troll (1986) as Music; Music Director
The perfect nuclear family moves into a new apartment building, but before they even get their bags unpacked, cutesy daughter Beck gets her body overtaken by the spirit of a hideous li'l troll hiding out in the building's basement. The girl-turned-troll then sets about transforming the building's other residents into fellow trolls and plant pods.
41.
From Beyond (1986) as Music
Dr. Pretorius and his colleagues are working on an experiment involving stimulation of the pineal gland, which they believe may open the human mind to greater dimensions. The experiment succeeds, but has an unfortunate side-effect, the scientists are instantly attacked by dreadful life forms which were previously floating around them unseen. When one of these kills Dr. Pretorius, his colleague Dr. Tillinghast is suspected and confined to a psychiatric ward when he tries to explain what happened. Only one person, psychologist Dr. McMichaels, believes his story and favors the continuation of the project.
42.
TerrorVision (1986) as Music
A family's satellite television becomes a gateway to an alien invasion.
43.
Dungeonmaster, The (1986) as Music
An evil wizard wanders the galaxy in search of a formidable opponent.
44.
Swordkill (1986) as Music
45.
Trancers (1985)
A psychic cult of zombie-like creatures with a mission to murder is terrorizing the inhabitants of Angel City.
46.
Zone Troopers (1985)
Did we really win WW II thanks to the intervention of extraterrestials? That's the premise behind this offbeat war drama/sci-fi thriller starring Tim Thomerson as a U.S. platoon commander trapped behind enemy lines in Italy.
47.
Ghoulies (1985)
A young man's obsession with controlling demonic forces threatens all around him.
48.
Ghoulies (1985)
A young man's obsession with controlling demonic forces threatens all around him.
49.
Re-Animator (1985) as Music
50.
Alchemist, The (1985) as Music; Music Director
Since a feud with a sorcerer in the 19th century resulted in a curse, glassmaker Aaron McCallum lives forever, transforming into a werewolf at regular intervals. In the 1950s, Aaron meets a woman who he thinks is the reincarnation of his wife who prompted the feud that prompted his transformation.
51.
Zone Troopers (1985) as Music
Did we really win WW II thanks to the intervention of extraterrestials? That's the premise behind this offbeat war drama/sci-fi thriller starring Tim Thomerson as a U.S. platoon commander trapped behind enemy lines in Italy.
52.
Night Shadows (1984) as Music
53.
Metalstorm: The Destruction Of Jared-Syn (1983) as Music
Originally released in 3-D, this sci-fi opus pits space ranger Dogen (Jeffrey Byron) against a tribe of rampaging desert barbarians led by the evil Jared-Syn (Mike Preston). Co-produced and directed by schlockmeister Charles Band.
54.
House on Sorority Row, The (1983) as Music; Music Director; Source Music
55.
Parasite (1982) as Music; Music Director
Along with everyone else in a post-apocalyptic city that is terrorized by a flesh-eating parasite, Patricia Welles struggles daily to live. When Patricia meets Dr. Paul Dean, he divulges the secret that the government had a part in making the monstrous creature, and that he has an identical parasite
56.
Time Walker (1982) as Music
A university's newest acqusition is a sealed Egyptian sarcophagus. It is opened to reveal what appears to be a mummy, but is in fact, an extraterrestrial alien who is in suspended animation, and is covered with a dormant fungus. When student Peter Sharpe x-rays the mummy, he finds some crystals that
57.
Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype (1980) as Music
Dr. Heckyl is a lonely man who works at a podiatrist's clinic. Heckyl has a lumpy, unfortunate face and no luck with women. So one day, he attempts suicide by drinking an entire bottle of weight loss formula. This unexpectedly results in his transformation into a charming ladies man, Mr. Hype. But H
58.
Day Time Ended, The (1980) as Music
A family's dream home in the desert becomes an alien nightmare.
59.
Lunch Wagon (1980) as Music
Three sexy young women who run a lunch wagon are very successful with the men at construction sites. But things take a turn for them when they run across a gang of criminals who are trying to pass themselves off as builders.
60.
Laserblast (1978) as Music
Alien creatures kill a mutated alien creature in the California desert. Its remains, and the high-tech laser gun and power source accidentally left behind, are found by an ostracized teenager. However, the power source causes the teenager to mutate, too, and he goes on a murderous rampage. Eventually, the first aliens return to kill him as well, and then forget to take the gun again.
61.
Other Cinderella, The (1976) as Music Coordinator
An adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella traces the misadventures of our heroine, who, via the help of her "fairy" (i.e. gay) godmother, is granted heightened sexual prowess to win over Prince Charming. After a blindfolded orgy at the royal castle, the nerdy Prince must sleep with every willing woman in his kingdom until he finds that one, mysterious lover who so "stood out" on the night of the sex Ball.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

62.
Other Cinderella, The (1976) as Assistant Director
An adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella traces the misadventures of our heroine, who, via the help of her "fairy" (i.e. gay) godmother, is granted heightened sexual prowess to win over Prince Charming. After a blindfolded orgy at the royal castle, the nerdy Prince must sleep with every willing woman in his kingdom until he finds that one, mysterious lover who so "stood out" on the night of the sex Ball.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

63.
Tourist Trap (1979) as Production Consultant
A madman uses living mannequins to prey on stranded teenagers.
64.
Adult Fairy Tales (1978) as Production Supervisor
On the prince's twenty-first birthday, he goes searching through his kingdom for the only woman who can arouse him, Sleeping Beauty.
65.
End of the World (1977) as Production Manager
After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

66.
Dracula's Dog (1978) as Production Manager Assistant
Russian soldiers accidently unleash the servent of Dracula, as well as his dog, during excavationss of Romania. Together, they set out for America, to find the last descendent of the great Count.

Music (special)

67.
Weapons at War (1999) as Music
Documentary on the varieties of weapons used in warfare throughout history.
68.
D-Day: The Total Story (1994) as Music
A three-part documentary on the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe in June 1944.
69.
Sex, Shock and Censorship in the 90's (1993) as Original Music
Satirical examination of Hollywood and its exploition of sex, violence and other issues for ratings and profit.

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