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Neil Cohen is a playwright, journalist, television, and screenwriter who co-wrote and co-directed the underground indie cult comedy Chief Zabu (1988), a film - lost for 30 years - about a New York real estate developer who dreams of having political influence. Recently featured in The New York Times, Chief Zabu (1988) is a film that Peter ... See full bio »

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Chief Zabu Writer
24 Writer
The Equalizer Writer


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 2003 24 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Day 2: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2003) ... (written by)
 1997 The Big Easy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Son O' McSwain (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 Death in Granada (screenplay)
  Mann & Machine (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode, 1992) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Water, Water, Everywhere (1992) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
 1990 B.L. Stryker (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Plates (1990) ... (written by)
 1988 Chief Zabu
 1988 Pass the Ammo (written by)
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Back Home (1985) ... (story)
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  Ms Daisy (co-producer) (post-production)
 2020 Uncomfortably Comfortable (Short) (producer)
 1988 Chief Zabu (co-producer)
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 1988 Chief Zabu
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 2015 Friday I'm in Love (2015)
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 2012 Traffic Cone (Short) (sound mixer)
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 2020 iListen (Short) (thanks)
 2015 Queen Mimi (Documentary) (special thanks)
 1998 La otra conquista (sincere thanks)
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 2019 Friday I'm in Love (TV Series)
- Neil Cohen (2019) ... Self

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The largest Tiki-themed restaurant in Florida, Ft. Lauderdale's The Mai-Kai, named a cocktail The Chief Zabu in honor of the cult film co-written and co-directed by Neil Cohen and Zack Norman. See more »

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