WorldCat Identities

Benjamin, Richard 1938-

Overview
Works: 273 works in 671 publications in 7 languages and 12,817 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Science fiction films  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Performer, Speaker, Interviewee, Other, Producer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Richard Benjamin
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II
Henry Poole is here ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Henry discovers that he has only six weeks to live, he plans to spend his last days in seclusion. He pays full price on a house in a drab, middle-class, L.A. neighborhood. Just as he settles in with a case of vodka and all the junk food he can eat, his well-meaning busybody neighbor drops by with a plate of tamales. Henry eventually finds himself gradually drawn back toward life
Westworld by Michael Crichton ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story of a technological paradise suddenly turned nightmare is a genuine shocker. An excellent cast makes this vision of a world gone wrong all too believable. Westworld, a futuristic "theme park" where the gunhands and dance-hall girls are all robots programmed to serve the guests' violent and lustful fantasies - until something does wrong with their circuitry
Mermaids by Patty Dann ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlotte is an adolescent girl torn between her blossoming passion for a handsome caretaker and her desire to be a nun (a tough calling for a girl who's Jewish). Complicating her already precarious teen angst is a little sister, an obsessive swimmer, and her mother, a non-traditional, sexy, flamboyantly eccentric woman who relocates them to a new town every time she causes a hint of scandal--which is often
Mrs. Winterbourne by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connie Doyle was down on her luck, but then fate stepped in and turned her world upside down. Now, in a surprising twist of fate, she is living someone else's life and loving it!
Made in America by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Made in America: An inquisitive young black woman discovers her biological father is an anonymous sperm-bank donor, a white used-car salesman whose cornball commercials blanket cable TV
Keeping up with the Steins ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Fiedler is a Hollywood agent who wants nothing more than to give his son Ben the lavish bar mitzvah he rightly deserves. Trouble is, Adam's archrival and former business partner Arnie Stein has already thrown a spectacular bar mitzvah for his own son. Now Adam feels intense pressure to keep up with the Steins. Adam's estranged father Irwin has been living on an Indian reservation with his younger girlfriend Sacred Feather. Ben wants to use his upcoming bar mitzvah to reconcile the strained relationship between his father and grandfather
The money pit by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evicted from their Manhattan apartment, Walter and Anna buy what looks like the home of their dreams, only to find themselves with a bank-account-draining nightmare
My favorite year ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan Swann is a legendary movie idol forced by the IRS to face the music--deportation or a TV appearance to pay up. Benjy is in charge of making sure Swann shows up sober. You are taken behind the scenes during the early days of live variety shows
Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor Bronx librarian and a pampered Jewish princess cross class lines when they fall in love, despite stiff opposition from her parents. Based on the novella by Philip Roth
Deconstructing Harry by Woody Allen ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When writer Harry Block pens a bestseller about his best friends, his best friends become his worst enemies
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two feuding vaudeville comedians who toured the country for 43 years as The Sunshine Boys are reunited after years apart to make a television commercial--if they can keep from murdering each other
My stepmother is an alien by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basinger stars as Celeste, a sexy extra-terrestrial with a mission: seduce the sweetly sususpecting Steve Mills, a rercently widowed astrophysicist, and get her hands on his research which may hold the key to saving her planet
Neil Simon's The goodbye girl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a divorcee, Paula McFadden, who begins a new life with her daughter, Lucy. Paula's life is thrown for an even bigger loop when an egotistical actor, Elliot Garfield, sublets her Manhattan apartment from her wayward boyfriend. Despite their initial hostility, this unlikely pair discovers romance as they help each other cope with the hardships of life in the big city
Milk money ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Frank has a challenge bringing together his shy single dad and gorgeous, warm-hearted V, a "working girl" being chased by a ruthless mobster
City heat by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1930s, a private investigator teams up with his old partner to fight the mob, but they can't stand each other
Love at first bite by Stan Dragoti ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With no place to go after being evicted from Transylvania, Dracula takes up residence in New York City, where he must fend off a descendent of the vampire-killing Van Helsings if he wants to make his love interest his eternal bride
House calls ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surgeon who has recently lost his wife becomes involved in a series of relationships that don't work out. Suddenly, a woman enters his life who instantly captures his heart
The last of Sheila ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric millionaire invites his friends onto his yacht for the weekend and begins to expose their dirty little secrets
Little Nikita ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenager's life is on the line when he discovers his All-American parents are Soviet spies in this taut espionage thriller. With excellent performances from a top-notch cast, Little Nikita is a fast-paced suspense thriller in the tradition of classic Hitchcock
 
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Languages
English (247)
German (13)
French (6)
Spanish (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
Arabic (1)
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