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Dreyfuss, Richard

Works: 524 works in 1,722 publications in 8 languages and 55,607 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Christmas television programs  Animated television programs  Christmas music  Historical drama 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Producer, Singer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 4,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
103 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,137 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 )
103 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four teenagers come of age on their last summer night before college in 1962
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,651 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 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up as four twelve-year-old boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Set in the small Oregon town of Castle Rock in the summer of 1959
W by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,788 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
What about Bob? by Frank Oz ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,696 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
Red by Robert Schwentke ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intense sequences of action, violence and brief strong language
Poseidon by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,615 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 )
48 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 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 Laurel 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 )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,366 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 )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,236 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 )
28 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,225 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 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a wave of anti-communist investigations swept across American society during the 1950s, Miller exposed the horror of such witch-hunts by retelling the story of the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts in 1692
Always by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 6 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 821 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
The two Georges by Richard Dreyfuss ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 814 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
Tin man by Richard Dreyfuss ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 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
Johnstown flood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 797 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
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by William R Kowalchuk ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the magical Toy Maker grabs all of Santa's toys, its up to everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, to come to the rescue. With the help of Hermey the elf, Yukon Cornelius, Bumbles the abominable snow monster and special friend Clarice, they promise Santa to track down the Toy Taker and rescue Santa's toys
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English (512)
German (28)
French (20)
Multiple languages (12)
Spanish (11)
Japanese (3)
Turkish (1)
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