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 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (writer: "LONDON CALLING")
 2014 Kill the Messenger (writer: "Know Your Rights")
 2011-2014 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #21.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 2013 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 October 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Live While We're Young" - uncredited)
 2013 This Is the End (writer: "Paper Planes")
 2012 People Like Us (writer: "Spanish Bombs")
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (writer: "London Calling")
 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "London Calling")
 2010 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Avis Road (2010) ... (writer: "London Calling")
 2010 Iron Man 2 (writer: "The Magnificent Seven")
 2010 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Valentine's Day Massacre (2010) ... (writer: "The Magnificent Seven" - uncredited)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Nacho Sampler (2010) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.2 (2009) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 2009 (500) Days of Summer (writer: "Train in Vain (Stand By Me)")
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (writer: "Koka Kola")
 2008 RocknRolla (as Headon, "Bankrobber")
 2008 Slumdog Millionaire (writer: "Paper Planes", "Paper Planes (DFA Remix)")
 2008 Hancock (writer: "Paper Planes")
 2008 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music with a Message (2008) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 2007 We Own the Night (writer: "The Magnificent Seven")
 2007 SingStar Pop (Video Game) (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (writer: "Rock the Casbah", "1977", "The Call Up", "Magnificent Seven", "Rock The Casbah", "Should I Stay Or Should I Go")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go")
 2006 The History Boys (writer: "Mustapha Dance")
 2006 Stranger Than Fiction (writer: "Death or Glory" (1979))
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (writer: "Train in Vain (Stand by Me)")
 2006 Over the Hedge (writer: "Lost in the Supermarket")
 2005 Mini-Cleaners (Short) (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go")
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stan of Arabia: Part 1 (2005) ... (writer: "Rock The Casbah" - uncredited)
 2005 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Love You Too (2005) ... (writer: "Rock The Casbah" - uncredited)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (writer: "Death or Glory")
 2004 Let's Rock Again! (Documentary) (writer: "1977", "London's Burning" - as Headon)
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Camelot (2004) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 2003 Tony Hawk's Underground (Video Game) (writer: "White Riot")
 2003 Waking the Dead (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Walking on Water: Part 1 (2003) ... (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go")
 2003 School of Rock ("Stay Free")
 2003 Janis and John (writer: "Janie Jones")
 2003 What a Girl Wants (writer: "London Calling")
 2003 End of the Century (Documentary) (writer: "White Riot")
 2002 Callas Forever (writer: "Complete Control" - as T. Headon)
 2002 24 Hour Party People (writer: "Janie Jones")
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (writer: "Rock The Casbah")
 2001 Me Without You (writer: "White Riot" (1977), "White Man in Hammersmith Palais" (1979) - as Headon)
 2001 Someone Like You... (writer: "Train in Vain")
 2001 Intimacy ("London Calling" (1979))
 2000 Complicity (writer: "Straight to Hell")
 2000 Billy Elliot (writer: "London Calling")
 1999 Brokedown Palace (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 1999 Rogue Trader (writer: "Rock the Casbah")
 1999 Bravo Two Zero (TV Movie) (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go", "Rock the Casbah")
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Natural Born Kissers (1998) ... (writer: "Rock The Casbah")
 1993-1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Historobohu (Tohu 1-7 bzw. 50) (1998) ... (writer: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Montreux-Mix II (1995) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go" - uncredited)
- Folge 12 - Das Schlechteste aus Tohuwabohu (1993) ... (writer: "Should I Stay or Should I Go" - uncredited)
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Revenge of the Creature (1997) ... (writer: "Rock the Casbah" - uncredited)
 1988 She's Having a Baby (performer: "DRUMMIN' MAN")
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Around the time of the album "Combat Rock" in 1982, Joe Strummer expelled him from the Clash due to his drug use. Thereafter, the band used original Clash drummer Terry Chimes (A.K.A. Tory Crimes). See more »

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