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Rafelson, Bob

Works: 170 works in 548 publications in 6 languages and 6,927 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Musical films  Gangster films  Historical films  Comedy 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 )

67 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,706 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 )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and the bored young wife of a middle-aged cafe owner become lovers, murder her husband, and escape justice until they are caught by their fears of each other's betrayal
Mountains of the moon by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 574 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 )

23 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 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 )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female FBI agent attempts to prove that a sultry beauty is also a serial murderer
Blood and wine by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 339 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( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 302 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
Five easy pieces( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever
Man trouble by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 253 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 Bob Rafelson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the modern-day world of Birmingham, Alabama, old family scions stand side-by-side with the nouveau riche--both protecting their own from the lower classes. Jeff Bridges plays a wealthy youth who falls in love with Sally Field and gets trapped between both groups
The Monkees( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 135 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 )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The last picture show] A bittersweet drama of the social and sexual mores in small-town 1950s Texas
Monkees : Season 1 by Monkees (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 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 19 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
El cartero siempre llama dos veces( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 15 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
The Monkees live 1967 by Monkees (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of erotica( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 13 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
The Monkees( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkees in a ghost town (filmed in July 1966). When the Monkeemobile runs out of petrol in a ghost town, the Monkees are captured by a gang of crooks. Monkees on tour (filmed in Jan. 1967). A documentary style look at behind the scenes at a Monkee concert in Phoenix, Arizona on their first US tour. Monkees watch their feet (filmed in May 1967). Aliens from the planet Zlotnick abduct Micky and replace him with a robot to spy for them
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The postman always rings twice
Alternative Names
Bob Rafelson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Bob Rafelson réalisateur américain

Bob Rafelson regista statunitense

Bob Rafelson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Rafaelson, Robert

Rafelson, Bob.

Rafelson, Robert

Rafelson, Robert 1933-

Robertus Rafelson

Боб Рафелсон

Боб Рейфелсон

בוב רפלסון

باب رافلسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

라펠슨, 밥 1933-

라펠슨, 봅 1933-


The King of Marvin GardensHeadBlack widowBlood and wineNo good deedStay hungryMonkees : Season 1