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Rafelson, Bob

Works: 144 works in 489 publications in 7 languages and 6,636 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Rock films  Motorcycle films  Gangster films  Road films  Television programs  Romantic comedy films  Motion pictures  Documentary films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Conceptor, Performer, Scenarist, Composer, Actor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bob Rafelson
Most widely held works by Bob Rafelson
Five easy pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

58 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
The postman always rings twice by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (Jack Nicholson) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Papadakis (John Colicos) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Jessica Lange). Frank and Cora quickly fall in love, and plot Nick's murder. Waiting for wedding bells to ring, the body count rises, the gavel slams--of course, nothing ever goes as planned--and their plans are derailed one by one
Mountains of the moon by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical drama which follows the adventures of British explorers Richard Burton and John Henning Speke as they set out across Africa to find the source of the Nile
The King of Marvin Gardens by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gritty story of small-time losers and big-time dreamers in Atlantic City
Head by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical
Black widow by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debra Winger and Theresa Russell star in Bob Rafelson's complex psychological thriller about a beautiful serial killer whose victims are wealthy men. A lonely federal agent tracks down the alluring seductress only to be turned inside out when she falls under the killer's potent spell herself
Blood and wine by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy wine dealer has distanced himself from his wife with his philandering and from his son with his negligence. After he steals a diamond necklace with the help of a safecracker partner, things start coming apart
No good deed by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cello-playing cop Jack Friar searches for a teenage runaway on Turk Street and ends up in the home of an elderly couple. The house also turns out to be the headquarters for a gang of criminals who are planning a bank robbery, and Jack is quickly held hostage. When Jack is left alone with the leader's girlfriend, a master manipulator of the gang, he teaches her to play the cello and the two share a mutal attraction. Jack can't decide if she's for real or just manipulating him too. Especially since Erin continues to manipulate gang leader Tyrone, violent thug Hoop, and inside man David
Man trouble by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A singer who discovers her Hollywood Hills house was burglarized enlists the help of the owner of The House of Bliss Guard Dog Agency, a wisecracking con man who makes things worse the more he tries to help
Stay hungry by Rob Rafelson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A syndicate wants to buy a whole district and rebuild it. The only one not selling is a gym called 'Olympic', where Mr. Austria trains. They send in someone to buy it but he starts to like the people and falls in love with Mr. Austria's friend
The Monkees( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembled in Los Angeles in 1966, The Monkees Emmy Award-winning television show spotlighted the group as they tried to make it big in the music world. The show helped promote the band's albums and singles, helping bring songs such as: I'm A Believer; Last Train To Clarksville; (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone; and others to the upper reaches of the chart. Season 2 features the final 25 episodes
America lost and found the BBS story( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The last picture show] A bittersweet drama of the social and sexual mores in small-town 1950s Texas
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together
Five easy pieces Cinq pièces faciles by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Dupea a quitté sa famille, où il était soumis à un entraînement rigoureux de pianiste de concert, pour partir à l'aventure, convaincu de ne pouvoir répondre aux ambitions de son père. Devenu travailleur dans le creusage de puits de pétrole, il vit avec une serveuse, Rayette. Apprenant que son père est malade, il retourne à la maison familiale, acceptant à contrecoeur d'amener Rayette avec lui. Pendant son séjour, il a une aventure avec la fiancée de son frère, qui veut lui faire reprendre sa carrière
Monkees Season 1 by Monkees (Musical group)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music and the humorous adventures of the Monkees are gathered together in this first season collection
The Monkees( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Here come the Monkees" the band must help a a girl pass a history test when her grades suffer because she has fallen for Davy. Episode includes the songs "I wanna be free," (ballad and fast versions) and "Let's dance on." In "The picture frame" Peter must save the other Monkees after they unwittingly rob a bank. Songs include "Pleasant Valley Sunday" and "Randy Scouse git."
Class action Man trouble( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man trouble: Harry is a wisecracking con man who owns a guard dog agency. When a singer seeks his aid after she is burglarized, Harry inadvertently makes them a target of hit men, an underworld mob boss and the singer's own sister
The Monkees our favorite episodes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the original television mid-60's series. In "Monkee vs. machine" the boys wreak havoc at a toy company. In "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth" they try to save a farmer's ranch. Songs include "Last train to Clarksville," "Saturday's child," "Papa Gene's blues," and "All the king's horses."
El cartero siempre llama dos veces( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La sensual esposa de un empresario tiene una sórdida relación con un vagabundo y entre los dos conspiran para asesinar al marido
Tales of erotica( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dutch master features a woman who escapes into a living painting to fufil her secret desires. The insatiable Mrs. Kirsch features a beautiful woman who is followed by a stranger who is lured into her world by the noises he hears coming from her chamber. Vroom, vroom, vroom is a fantasy that takes you on a road trip to ecstasy. Wet features a hot tub salesman who is seduced by a beautiful woman in a hot tub
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Alternative Names
Bob Rafelson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Bob Rafelson ralisateur amricain

Bob Rafelson regista statunitense

Bob Rafelson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Rafaelson, Robert

Rafelson, Bob.

Rafelson, Robert

Rafelson, Robert 1933-

Robertus Rafelson

Боб Рафелсон

باب رافلسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی


The King of Marvin GardensHeadBlack widowBlood and wineNo good deedStay hungryThe postman always rings twiceMonkees Season 1