Most widely held works about Richard Donner
Most widely held works by Richard Donner
The goonies ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,701 libraries worldwide
A band of misfit kids searches for buried treasure in a subterranean cavern. Here they cross the path of Mama Fratelli and her outlaw brood. The kids befriend Fratelli's hideously deformed (but soft-hearted) son, who comes to their rescue.
X-Men origins. Wolverine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the wilds of northwest Canada in the early 1800s, Logan and Victor, two half-brothers with special powers grow up amid violence. Eventually they will become the near-indestructible warriors known as Wolverine and Sabretooth. William Stryker is a sinister government operative whose Weapon X program experiments keep pulling Wolverine back in. Kayla Silverfox shares a peaceful Canadian co-existence with Wolverine as he tries to drop out of the program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new.
Lethal weapon ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
The story of two Vietnam-vets-turned-cops who have just one thing in common: both hate to work with partners. But their partnership becomes the key to survival when a murder investigation leads to war with a heroin ring.
Lethal weapon 2 ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness in a comedy of car chases, gun battles, under-water escapes, even the destruction of a chic hillside house.
16 blocks ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
Jack Mosley is a burnt-out detective who is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail, 16 blocks to the 100 Centre Street courthouse. However, as the two head off, Mosley learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD want the witness dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the witness.
Ladyhawke ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
Based on a 13th century European legend about a beautiful maiden, a stalwart knight and a pickpocket. The knight and the lady were once lovers, but the curse of the jealous Bishop of Aquila has fated them to be "always together, eternally apart". By day, she is a hawk; by night he is a wolf. Only as night turns into day can they share a sorrowful glimpse of what once had been. The knight and the pickpocket unite in an attempt to break into the Bishop's stronghold to end the evil spell.
Lethal weapon 4 ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Buddy cop action comedy. Family man Murtaugh is partner to loose cannon Riggs, who may or may not marry his girlfriend.
Scrooged ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways.
Lethal weapon 3 ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 992 libraries worldwide
Further action by Riggs and Murtagh, L.A. police detectives whose work routine is anything but routine, joined by an Internal Affairs investigator who loves taking risks as much as Riggs does.
Superman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault.
Timeline ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
A group of present-day archeology students are stunned to discover a handwritten plea for help dated April 2, 1357 ... from their own professor. He's been blasted back in time to the 14th century. To rescue him, they must travel back and survive one of the most violent battles in world history--and make it back to the 21st century alive.
Superman ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 764 libraries worldwide
A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others.
Conspiracy theory ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 707 libraries worldwide
A New York cab driver and conspiracy buff publishes a crackpot theory in his newsletter that may be true. Soon he and a female Justice Department attorney are running for their lives.
Conspiracy theory Complot mortel ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
New York cab driver and conspiracy buff Jerry Fletcher tells anyone in earshot about the secret movers, shakers and assassins who really control things. When he tries to put Justice Department attorney Alice Sutton in the know, he's run out of her office. Soon both will be running for their lives.
Maverick ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a handsome gambler, a charming lady scam artist and a lawman, all headed for a poker tournament held on a river boat with a $500,000 pot for the winner.
The omen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
A chilling suspense mystery, this riveting tale of the supernatural explores the Biblical prophecy of the warning which will foretell the coming of Armageddon. The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil will begin with the birth of the son of Satan, in human form.
Radio flyer ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 518 libraries worldwide
After their mother marries a child abuser, Mike decides to help Bobby escape by turning their Radio Flyer wagon into a magic rocket ship that will carry Bobby to safety.
The Omen ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 434 libraries worldwide
A chilling suspense mystery, this riveting tale of the supernatural explores the Biblical prophecy of the warning which will foretell the coming of Armageddon. The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil will begin with the birth of the son of Satan -- in human form.
The toy ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Gleason is U.S. Bates, a megalomaniac millionaire who owns most of south central Louisiana. Pryor is Jack Brown, a former journalist who has worked his way down the vocational ladder to the position of janitor in Bates' department store. Bates' son, Eric, selects an elaborate toy--Jack Brown--and the relationship teaches Eric more about life than fun and games.
Superman : last son by Geoff Johns ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A rocket lands in Metropolis containing a boy that Superman thinks is from Krypton. Along with figuring out that that means to him, Superman must protect young Christopher Kent, who has become the most valuable child on the planet thanks to his immense power. Lex Luthor has his sights on him, assembling his own team of villains to nab Christopher. It all leads to an action-packed finale, as Superman and the new Superman Revenge Squad -- Lex Luthor, Bizarro, the Parasite and Metallo -- take on General Zod, Ursa and Non in a battle for Metropolis, the future of Krypton and Christopher Kent!
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Donner, Richard D., 1930-
Schwartzberg, Richard D.
Schwartzberg, Richard D., 1930-
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