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Jim Peterik


Trivia:

Two songs from each of his famous bands, The Ides of March and Survivor, appear in a Sylvester Stallone film: Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" in Rocky III (1982) and the Ides of March's "Vehicle" in Lock Up (1989). Both songs were important in motivating Stallone's character to "beat the odds".
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Filmography

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  The Neighbors (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Close Encounters of the Bird Kind (2014) ... (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2013 That Music Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2013 Turbo (writer: "Eye of the Tiger / Holler If Ya Hear Me")
 2013 Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heat 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 7 Performance Night (2012) ... (performer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2010-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Episode #20.184 (2012) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.154 (2012) ... (writer: "That's Why God Made the Radio" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.86 (2012) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.31 (2011) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.204 (2011) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bon rotllo (2012) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2011 Spise med Price (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frokost i det grønne (2011) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #19.20 (2011) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.9 (2011) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.47 (2010) ... (writer: "Vehicle" - uncredited)
 2011 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bug (2011) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Malaysia Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (writer: "Burning Heart" - uncredited)
 2010 Corruption.Gov (writer: "Vehicle")
 2010 Broken Hearts (writer: "Vehicle")
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vacation (2010) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger" - as James Peterik)
 2010 Huckabee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 July 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Vehicle")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2010 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mark Franks vs Paul Hayes: Auction (2010) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2010 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 May 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2010 Melodifestivalen 2010 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final: Stockholm (2010) ... (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger")
 2010 Annie MG (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hoofdstuk 7 (2010) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Taylor Lautner/Bon Jovi (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 Survivor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The First 27 Days (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Round Eight: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
- Round Ten: Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Pirate Solution (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Homer the Whopper (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 Whip It (writer: "Caught Up in You")
 2009 The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (writer: "Caught Up in You" - as James Peterik) / (writer: "Vehicle", "Aire of a Good Feeling", "Bald Medusa")
 2009 Midgets Vs. Mascots (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - as James Peterik)
 2008-2009 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #7.1 (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.5 (2008) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 Miss Austria 2009 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2009 Spectacular! (TV Movie) (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop (writer: "I Can't Hold Back" - as James M. Peterik)
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2006-2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Monkeys Take a Bath (2008) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
- South of the Border: Part Dos (2006) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2008 Witless Protection (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - as James Peterik)
 2008 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2007 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2007 Persepolis (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - as James Peterik)
 2007 The Hammer (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2007 100 höjdare (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.8 (2007) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2007 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (Documentary) (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
  Andy Barker, P.I. (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Pilot (2007) ... (producer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited) / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
 2007 Epic Movie (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - as James Peterik)
 2006 Night at the Museum (writer: "Eye of The Tiger" (1982) - as James Peterik)
 2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (writer: "Vehicle")
 2006 Starter for 10 (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - as James Pereik)
 2006 Asterix and the Vikings (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
  The Boondocks (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Granddad's Fight (2005) ... (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fake the Money and Run (2005) ... (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger")
 2005 Rebound (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2005 Kicking & Screaming (writer: "EYE OF THE TIGER")
 2005 Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part (TV Movie) (writer: "Fairy Tale Love")
 2005 Robots (writer: "EYE OF THE TIGER")
 2004 Without a Paddle ("Hold on Loosely")
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (producer: "Your Precious Love")
 2003 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger")
 2003 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My New Old Friend (2003) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2002 The Master of Disguise (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger")
 2002 Big Fat Liar (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2002 Run Ronnie Run (writer: "Caught Up in You")
 2001 How Chicago Rocked the 60's (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "L.A. Goodbye")
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2001 Langt fra Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heidi, Del 1 (2001) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 2001 Joe Dirt (writer: "Hold on Loosely")
 2001 The Animal (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1999 Stark Raving Mad (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1999) ... (writer: "Vehicle")
 1999 Das Gelbe vom Ei (TV Movie) (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1998 Ivory Tower (writer: "Hold on Loosely")
 1994 An American Love (TV Movie) (music: "The Sound of Your Voice")
 1992-1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Warrior of the Lost World (1993) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger" - uncredited)
- City Limits (1992) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1991 Delirious (writer: "BEYOND OUR WILDEST DREAMS" - as Jim Peterick)
 1989 Lock Up (writer: "VEHICLE", "EVER SINCE THE WORLD BEGAN")
 1986 Eye of the Tiger (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
  Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (writer - 3 episodes, 1985 - 1986)
- Episode dated 1 March 1986 (1986) ... (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1985 Rocky IV (producer: "Eye Of The Tiger", "Burning Heart") / (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger", "Burning Heart")
 1983 Knight Rider (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Silent Knight (1983) ... (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1983 The 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
  3-2-1 (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 1982) (writer - 1 episode, 1982)
- Christmas Special (1982) ... (producer: "Eye Of The Tiger") / (writer: "Eye Of The Tiger")
  Fame (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1982) (music - 1 episode, 1982)
- Teachers (1982) ... (lyrics: "Eye of the Tiger") / (music: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1982 Rocky III (producer: "Eye of the Tiger") / (writer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1981 Heavy Metal (writer: "Heavy Metal")
 1970 Something Else (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (1970) ... (writer: "Vehicle")
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Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote "Hold On Loosely", which was a hit for .38 Special.

Alternate Names:

James M. Peterik | James Peterik
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Trivia:

Two songs from each of his famous bands, The Ides of March and Survivor, appear in a Sylvester Stallone film: Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" in Rocky III (1982) and the Ides of March's "Vehicle" in Lock Up (1989). Both songs were important in motivating Stallone's character to "beat the odds".

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