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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Casting (feature film)

1.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
A nation of genetically evolved apes and a band of humans are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
2.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Storyline is under wraps.
3.
East, The (2013)
To protect her company, a woman goes undercover to expose an anti-corporate terrorist group, but she begins to relate to the anarchists.
4.
Stoker (2013)
After the death of her father, a teenager must deal with a mysterious uncle who returns to spend time with the family.
5.
Spectacular Now, The (2013)
A hard-partying high school senior's life changes when he meets a shy, insecure girl.
6.
Trance (2013)
Art auctioneer Simon helps a gang steal a valuable painting, but gets a blow on the head and has no memory of where he hid it, so a hypnotherapist is hired to get the answer out of him.
7.
Date Night (2010)
Phil and Claire Foster are a sensible, suburban couple slogging through their daily lives and marriage. But a case of mistaken identity sets off an outrageous chain of events that turn the Fosters' "date night" into a wild ride.
8.
127 Hours (2010)
Rock climber Aron Ralston has a passion for all things outdoors. But when a falling boulder traps him in a remote Utah canyon, he must use his courage and ingenuity to turn adversity into triumph.
9.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Night has fallen upon the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The guides have gone home, the lights are out, the school kids are tucked in their beds, yet something incredible is stirring as former night guard Larry Daley finds himself lured into his biggest, most imagination-boggling adventu
10.
Shutter (2008)
For photographer Ben and his new wife Jane, his new assignment--a lucrative fashion shoot in Tokyo--was supposed to be a kind of working honeymoon. With this exotic professional opportunity and the limitless possibilities of a new marriage, Ben and Jane arrive in Japan. But as they make their way on
11.
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Six months have passed since the virus wiped out London. British citizens are now returning to District One as part of a U.S. military project to re-populate and re-start the city. But the infection still lives among carriers who show no outward symptoms.
12.
Sunshine (2007)
Fifty years from now, the sun is dying, and mankind is dying with it. Our last hope: a spaceship and a crew of eight men and women. They carry a device which will breathe new life into the star. But deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission is starting to unravel. There
13.
Taxi (2004) as Casting
Belle Williams is a speed demon. Flying through the streets of New York in her tricked-out taxi, she's earned a rep as New York's fastest cabbie. But driving a hack is only a pit stop for her real dream: Belle wants to be a race car champion. And she's well on her way--until she's derailed by overea
14.
Catch That Kid (2004)
Twelve-year-old Maddy and her adventurous father have always shared a love for mountain climbing. Their hobby, however, has a disastrous effect when a devastating accident on Mount Everest injures his spine, paralyzing him forever--unless he gets a very expensive operation. Determined to procure the money to pay for his surgery, Maddy decides to recruit two of her friends, a computer genius and a mechanical whiz kid, to help her pull off a risky heist. They plan to break into the local super-high-tech bank, which holds a vault suspended 100 feet off the floor, and get to its safe. To complicate matters even further, Maddy's mother works as the security chief at that very bank. Regardless of what obstacles she faces, Maddy is determined to get to the funds her father needs, by using the amazing climbing skills he taught her.
15.
Alien vs. Predator (2004) as Casting
An incredible and horrific adventure begins when billionaire industrialist Charles Bishop Weyland gathers an international team of archaeologists, scientists and security experts, led by environmentalist and adventurer Alexa "Lex" Woods, to investigate a mysterious "heat bloom" emanating from deep
16.
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The (2003) as Casting
Allan Quatermain, the world's greatest adventurer, leads a legion of superheroes the likes of which the world has never seen. Quatermain's extraordinary League is comprised of Captain Nemo, Dracula vampiress Mina Harker, an invisible man Rodney Skinner, American secret service agent Sawyer, Dorian Gray, Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde and M--the League's enigmatic recruiter. The League members are staunch individualists, outcasts in fact, with checkered pasts and singular gifts that have been both blessing and curse. Now they must learn to trust each other and work as a team for the very hope of civilization. With little preparation and no time to lose, they will be transported via Captain Nemo's extraordinary submarine, the Nautilus, to the frontline of defense: Venice, Italy. There, a masked madman known as the Fantom plans to sabotage a conference of world leaders by setting off a domino chain of explosions, sinking the entire city. The threat is catastrophic, the risks are staggering. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen has 96 hours to save the world.
17.
Order, The (2003) as Casting
For centuries a secret Order has existed within the Church. Following a series of unexplained murders, renegade priest Father Alex Bernier begins an investigation that hurls him into a maelstrom of unimaginable evil, murder and the knowledge that there is a fate worse than death. Father Bernier's se
18.
Daredevil (2003) as Casting
He dwells in a world of external night--but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, Murdock represents the downtrodden. At night he is Daredevil, a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets of the city, a relentless avenger of justice. For Daredevil justice is blind--and for the guilty, there's hell to pay.
19.
Quills (2000) as Casting
About the Marquis de Sade, an inmate at an insane asylum who defies all attempts to keep him from writing and publishing pornographic prose.
20.
Entrapment (1999) as Casting
Robert "Mac" MacDougal has an untarnished reputation as the world's greatest art thief. So when a priceless Rembrant is stolen in New York, the evidence points to Mac. Insurance investigator "Gin" Baker persuades her boss, whose company will lose $24 million on the theft, to let her go after the master criminal. The strong-willed and resourceful Gin has to entrap Mac, but he proves even more elusive and crafty than she expected. While engaging in an electric pas de deux of wariness and attraction, Mac and Gin form an edgy partnership that takes them from London, via the Western Isles of Scotland, to Kuala Lumpur, the high-tech capital of Malaysia. Together they come up with a daring plan for a multi-billion dollar-heist tied to the dawn of a new millennium...
21.
Life Less Ordinary, A (1997) as Casting Director
Robert is one of life's losers. He works as a janitor at a giant corporation but dreams of something...less ordinary...while he writes what he hopes will be the Great American Trash Novel. Beautiful and sharp-tounged Celine, on the other hand, has never wanted for anything in her short and pampered
22.
Edge, The (1997) as Casting
A bookish billionaire, Charles Morse, accompanies his younger model wife, Mickey, to Alaska for a photo shoot. When fashion photographer Robert Green and his assistant Stephen set out on a private plane in search of an Indian to pose for the shoot, Charles comes along for the ride. Stranded after the plane crashes into a lake, the men must formulate a strategy to survive and it is Charles, with his book smarts, who devises many of the best ideas. Stephen, whose bleeding leg attracks a Kodiak bear, is killed leaving only Charles and Robert to continue. Both have become suspicious of each other with Charles beginning to suspect Robert of trying to kill him so that he can continue an affair with Mickey.
23.
Crucible, The (1996) as Casting
Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. Perched on the edge of a continent is a community dedicated to the service of God. A gang of teenage girls, stifled by the crushing piety of their elders, dance naked in the woods. One girl, Abigail Williams -- her innocence lost in the bed of John Proctor, a married farm
24.
Broken Arrow (1996) as Casting
Once close friends, Stealth bomber pilots Vic Deakins and Riley Hale become engaged in an explosive battle against time, and each other. In the air and on the ground, in planes, on the tops of trains, and clinging to careening Humvees, theirs is a no-holds-barred race to recover a stolen nuclear weapon that threatens a major American city. National Park Ranger Terry Carmichael must guide the grounded and stranded Hale across the demanding desert landscape--and ends up fighting beside him against an unimaginable menace.
25.
Father of the Bride II (1995) as Original Casting
Still young at heart, and fully recovered after having been the "Father of the Bride," George Banks finally feels content. His wife Nina loves him as deeply as he loves her. his daughter Annie, and son-in-law Bryan, are happily married and each are responsible working adults. With his son Matty growing into a young man, and the mortgage to his dream house fully paid off, George feels he's finally ahead of the game. And that's when his life turns upside down. First Annie and Bryan unexpectedly announce they're going to be parents. Then, a short while later, it's Nina's turn to make the same shocking speech to George. They too, are going to have a baby! George is reeling. He feels much to young to be a grandfather--and way too old to be a father again. And when Annie and Nina call on the flamboyant Franck Egglehoffer to coordinate their double baby shower, George seeks out his own unique way to cope with this '90s style mid-life crisis.
26.
Trapped in Paradise (1994) as Casting
It's Christmas Eve, and Bill, Alvin and Dave Firpo have come from New York to the small town of Paradise for the score of the century. But their big city craftiness is no match for the innate goodness of the townsfolk, who may just kill the Firpos with kindness.
27.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as Casting
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
28.
Rising Sun (1993) as Casting
A cop and a foreign liason in Japanese culture team up to solve a murder amidst political pressure from the U.S. and the Japanese.
29.
Brain Donors (1992) as Casting Director
Three strange people bilk a rich widow and stage a ballet, in the comedic vein of the Marx Bros.
30.
Public Eye, The (1992) as Casting
Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.
31.
Barton Fink (1991) as Casting
Set in 1941, the story focuses on a New York playwright who moves to a seedy L.A. hotel and suffers from writers' block after being recruited to write a wrestling movie for Wallace Beery.
32.
Mortal Thoughts (1991) as Casting
A story about two married women who find their longtime friendship in jeopardy when one of their husbands is murdered.
33.
Father of the Bride (1991) as Casting
A proud father faces wedding planners, florists and caterers as he prepares for his daughter's wedding.
34.
Miller's Crossing (1990) as Casting
Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman, which eventually leads to citywide gang war.
35.
Framed (1990) as Casting
A television movie in which a painter seeks revenge when he is framed for art forgery by his lover.
36.
Henry & June (1990) as Casting (Usa)
The story of the relationship between Anais Nin and Henry Miller, which led to his book Tropic of Cancer
37.
Erik The Viking (1989) as Casting (Usa)
Spoof about a viking warrior who did not want to rape and pillage.
38.
Sing (1989) as Casting
About a teenage Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.
39.
Perfect Witness (1989) as Casting
A New York City restaurant owner witnesses a gangland killing. He is forced to make hard decisions when he's pressured into testifying before a grand jury.
40.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) as Casting
Freddy Benson is a low-rent huckster. When they decide that the French Riviera isn't big enough for the both of them, they make a bet: They'll compete for the favors of an American soap heiress, and the loser will have to leave town for good.
41.
Cocktail (1988) as Casting
A young, cocky, womanizing bartender falls in love with a beautiful down-to-earth artist, and decides to settle down.
42.
Rocket Gibraltar (1988) as Casting
A family patriarch announces to his family that he desires a Viking funeral for his next birthday, and his grandchildren do their best to honor his wish.
43.
Paperhouse (1988) as Casting (Usa)
A lonely girl's dream life merges into her real life.
44.
Hello Again (1987) as Casting
Long Island housewife Lucy Chadman chokes to death on a piece of food while her sister Zelda is reading her tarot cards. A year later, Lucy's family is still grieving when Zelda finds a book containing a spell that brings Lucy back to life. But Lucy cannot return to her life as it was. Her husband has remarried her old adversary from college, and the doctor who tried to save her life falls in love with her. And when the media picks up the story of Lucy's return to life, things become even more complicated.
45.
Raising Arizona (1987) as Casting
A petty crook falls in love with the woman cop who always arrests him, but when they find out she can't bear children, they steal one, hit the road, and lots of mayhem ensues.
46.
Believers, The (1987) as Casting
47.
Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (1986) as Casting
Based on a true story, a man avenges the brutal murder of his parents by arranging the murder of the slayer. When Bill and Myrtle Moon are shot to death in a robbery attempt at their convenience store and two-pump gas station, Rudolph Tyner, a street kid from Harlem visiting South Carolina, is arre
48.
King Kong Lives (1986) as Casting
A giant ape, King Kong, which was shot and fell off the World Trade Center, appears to be alive, but is in coma for 10 years and desperately needs a blood transfusion in order to have an artificial heart implanted. Suddenly, in the rainforest, another gigantic ape is found - this time a female. She is brought to the USA, and the heart is successfully implanted. But then King Kong, having felt a female ape, breaks loose...
49.
Legend (1985) as Casting (New York)
Fairy-tale romance about a princess and the young man who takes her into an enchanted forest to view the magical unicorns, but things go awry when the malevolent King of Darkness seks to ensnare the princess for himself.

Casting (special)

50.
Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket, The (1986) as Casting
An adaptation of Peter Parnell's off-Broadway play which describes the experiences of Daniel Rocket who, as a twelve-year-old boy, loves Alice. Twenty years later, after becoming rich and famous, he returns to his hometown a lonely man, reminded of his past love. The fantasy-drama focuses on Rocket'
51.
Hand-Me-Down Kid, The (1983) as Casting
The story of twelve-year-old Ari Jacobs, the recipient of her sister's cast-off items, who finds herself in trouble when she borrows her older sister's ten speed bike without permission and it is later stolen.

Casting (special)

52.
Gore Vidal's Lincoln (1988) as Casting
A miniseries based on Gore Vidal's best-selling novel, depicting the personal and political turmoil the Lincolns faced during the Civil War years.

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