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Dreyfuss, Richard

Works: 565 works in 1,790 publications in 6 languages and 56,294 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Historical drama  Love stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Producer, Singer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Dreyfuss
Most widely held works by Richard Dreyfuss
Jaws by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.]
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
93 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucer from an alien world. Thus begins an incredible series of events, culminating in the ultimate encounter with other-worlders as Neary is led aboard the awesome Mothership
American graffiti by George Lucas ( Visual )
111 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night in the life of a group of high school friends just before they go off to college, jobs, or the army
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Stand by me by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery
W by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured
Red by Robert Schwentke ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intense sequences of action, violence and brief strong language
What about Bob? by Frank Oz ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
Poseidon by Paul Gallico ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's New Year's Eve on the Poseidon, a luxury ocean liner. Partying voyagers toast the future, but that future comes in the form of a 150-foot rogue wave that flips the cruise ship over. Now, as the struggle for survival begins, the passengers must rely on each other as they seek safety through water, flames and wreckage of an upside-down world
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead by Tom Stoppard ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... the inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the viewpoint of two of the work's supporting, but certainly more outrageous, characters. In this ... version ... the Shakespearean equivalents of Laural and Hardy get a chance to take the lead role in a ... setting where illusion and reality overlap"--Container
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure
My life in ruins ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georgia came to Greece to follow a man. Cast aside, she finds herself alone and adrift in this foreign land. Eventually, her passion for history leads her to a job as a tour guide. But Georgia is bored, and has lost her 'kefi' (Greek for mojo) to boot. When Poupi replaces her regular driver at the last minute, Georgia thinks that her luck has just hit rock bottom. Thankfully, Georgia's latest batch of tourists is a more lively bunch than she's anticipated, and in between bouts with rival tour guide Nico, she manages to form a genuine connection with wisecracking widower Irv. Irv is a solo vacationer who maintains a jovial facade despite the fact that he misses his late wife dearly. With a little help from Irv, Georgia comes to realize that true love may be closer than she thinks
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship
The crucible by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur Miller's classic play about the witch-hunts and trials in 17th century Salem is a searing portrait of a community engulfed by hysteria. In the rigid theocracy of Salem, rumor that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town's most basic fears and suspicions. The ruthlessness of the prosecutors and the eagerness of neighbor to testify against neighbor brilliantly illuminate the destructive power of socially-sanctioned violence
Always by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A legendary pilot with a passion for daredevil fighting sacrifices himself to save his best friend and then help his lover move on with her life
Quiz show by Robert Redford ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Entre 1956 y 1959, Charles Van Doren, hijo de prestigiosos literatos y profesor de inglés de la universidad de Columbia, se convirtió en uno de los personajes más populares de Estados Unidos gracias al programa de televisión "Twenty One". Durante tres años, participó en este concurso contestando siempre las más variadas y difíciles preguntas. Pero, cuando su popularidad había llegado a todos los rincones del país, estalló el escándalo: su principal contrincante denunció que el concurso estaba amañado."--Filmaffinity web site
Tin man by Richard Dreyfuss ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale, a.k.a. DG, is all grown up and bored. She mopes around working as a waitress and goes to school part time. Before she knows it, she's back in OZ and on the run from the evil sorceress Azkadellia, her storm troopers and clumsy bats. Along the way she falls in with some strange characters including the brainless Glitches; Raw, a cowardly and psychic lion-man hybrid; and, Wyatt Cain, a cowboy cop from Central City called a 'tin man' because of his tin badge
The two Georges by Richard Dreyfuss ( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an alternate America, where a revolution never occurred, two Royal American Mounties search for a Gainsborough painting, stolen by a terrorist organization known as Sons of Liberty. The painting shows George Washington paying homage to King George III. The search takes place in a land of steam cars and balloons, America being a dominion of the British empire in a world where Turkey and Prussia are world powers
Johnstown flood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rumors and fears that the Conemaugh Lake Reservoir had reached its summit and the South Fork Dam might burst were widespread for many years. By Friday, May 31, 1889, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, it had been raining for a week. Finally at 3:10 pm the center of the dam gave way. Considered the worst flood disaster in the nation's history - 2,209 persons were killed, a countless number of bodies were never found
Paranoia by Liam Hemsworth ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fired from his telecom job, Adam Cassidy is forced by company CEO Nicolas Wyatt to infiltrate Wyatt's longtime rival's company to steal trade secrets. Soon, Adam realizes that he's caught between two ruthless players who will stop at nothing to win. But, desperate to win over an Ivy League beauty and help his blue-collar father, Adam risks everything in a dangerous race against time
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