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Richard E Johnson

Richard E Johnson


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Producer (feature film)

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003) as Co-Executive Producer
Will Graham, the fierce and intelligent London gangster, has retreated to the forest to escape the crime life. He is always in control and always on the edge. Will is the haunted center around which the other characters circle: Helen, his jaded, more refined, former lover--a chic restaurateur; Jonat
Opportunists, The (1999) as Co-Producer
Set in Sunnyside, Queens, the story of Victor Kelly, a former gangster, who really wants to be a responsible man, earn an honest living, and in so doing, redeem himself for the trouble that his criminal past has brought down on his small fractured family. But Vic's life is turned upside down when a
Frankenstein: The College Years (1991) as Executive Producer
Two college boys reconstruct a human body and bring it back to life, creating their own modern-day Frankenstein's monster.
Ambition (1991) as Producer
An ambitious young writer becomes obsessed with his subject, a convicted murderer.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Interceptor (1992) as Additional Model Support (R/C Unit)
An Air Force pilot must play hero when a military flight is hijacked by foreign terrorists.
Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again (1990)
A movie based on the "Archie" cartoon characters. The wholesome teens of the comic strip are shown as adults facing typical '90s problems such as as divorce, drug addiction, and single parenthood. Now in their thirties, the characters return to Riverdale for a high school reunion.
Jacknife (1989) as Special Effects (Connecticut)
Megs aka "Jackknife," a burned out Vietnam vet working as a car repairman decides to break out of his shell by reuniting with a few war buddies and remembering the blocked-out adventures they had in 'Nam.
Weekend War (1988)
A television movie about U.S. citizens whose National Guard duty explodes into horrifying guerrilla warfare in a remote jungle region in Honduras.
Bat 21 (1988) as Special Effects Supervisor
An Air Force officer crashes behind enemy lines during the Vietnam War.
Big Business (1988) as Special Visual Effects
Two sets of identical twins, switched at birth, end up on opposite ends of a corporate labor power struggle.
Crash Course (1988)
A group of mischievous high school seniors are enrolled in a summer-school driver''s education class.
Allan Quatermain And The Lost City Of Gold (1987) as Mechanical Effects Supervisor (Zimbabwe)
Sister Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies (1987)
A nun is determined to start a half-way house for women leaving prison on parole.
Summer Rental (1985)
A working-class guy saves up the money and hauls his family to Florida for a vacation in a rented house, but once there things don''t go as planned.
Best Defense (1984) as Special Effects
Based on the novel "Easy And Hard Ways Out" by Robert Grossbach, this comedy depicts an Army man caught up in the middle of an unexpected war in an experimental tank that may blow up in his face at any minute.
Burning Bed, The (1984)
Farrah Fawcett astounded critics with the heretofore unplumbed depths of her performing abilities, playing a battered wife charged with her husband's murder after setting his bed afire following years of beatings and humiliations. Her greatly praised work won her an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Ac
Computercide (1982)
Sci-fi pilot, filmed in 1977 as "The Final Eye," about the last private detective on Earth, who is hired to find a missing scientist in the year 1996, last seen by his daughter on Eden Isle, the utopian paradise he founded.
Hard Country (1981) as Special Effects
Kyle Richardson has a boring job in a chain-link fence factory, and cuts loose on the weekends with his friends at the local bar. Eventually, his girlfriend Jodie gets tired of Kyle's carousing and give him an ultimatum, either they get married or she leaves to pursue her dream of becoming a country
Little Darlings (1980) as Special Effects
Girls at a summer camp compete to see who can find romance first.
Over the Edge (1979) as Special Effects
Neglected suburban teens turn to crime as an outlet.
Barbary Coast, The (1975)
A government undercover agent and the dashing owner of a boomtown San Francisco casino team up to expose an elaborate extortion plot devised by a Confederate Army officer in this pilot for the short-lived (late 1975) series that bore a striking resemblance to the fondly-remembered "Wild, Wild West."

Visual Effects (special)

Sparrow (1978) as Special Effects
The exploits of Jerry Sparrow, an insurance company clerk turned detective. In the first of two unsold pilots, Sparrow attempts to solve a series of seemingly senseless and unrelated murders.
Sparrow (1978) as Special Effects
The exploits of Jerry Sparrow, a private investigator with a large detective agency in New Orleans. In this second pilot for a potential series, Jerry attempts to recover the valuable missing bird of a wealthy woman.

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

Gambler V: Playing For Keeps, The (1994)
A miniseries sequel to the "Gambler" television movies. Hawkes searches for his son who is on the run with the notorious outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Amerika (1987)
A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of th
Pearl (1978)
A romantic drama looking suspiciously like "From Here to Eternity" (a miniseries version of which turned up some weeks after this one premiered) and interweaving the lives and passions of three military couples living in Honolulu in December 1941.

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