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Schumacher, Joel 1939-

Overview
Works: 458 works in 1,602 publications in 12 languages and 31,114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Horror films  Crime films  Vampire films  Legal films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Actor, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, fmd, Restager , Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, us
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joel Schumacher
 
Most widely held works by Joel Schumacher
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

51 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer The Phantom, een misvormd muzikaal genie, verliefd wordt op een jonge zangeres, ontvoert hij haar naar de catacomben van de Opéra in Parijs
A time to kill by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

49 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice
[Batman] forever by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

63 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DA Harvey Dent is hideously scarred down one side, by an acid attack. The result is 2 personalities and 2 faces. Ideal qualifications for a politician you might think, but Two-face's only policy is vengeance on Batman. He teams up with Edward Nygma, a technical wizard who invents a brain-sucking TV and adopts the alto-ego of The Riddler. MEANWHILE ... in the circus, Dick Grayson witnesses his acrobat family plummet earthwards and get a taste for sawdust. Two-face is to blame but Dick trades his anger for a rubber suit and becomes Robin. Two bad guys, two good guys and 8 personas
Batman & Robin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman, Robin, and Batgirl protect Gotham City against Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy
The client by John Grisham( Visual )

67 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lawyers face off when an 11-year-old is torn between what he knows and what he can never reveal about a Mob murder
The lost boys by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

54 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teen thinks his town of Santa Cruz is infested with vampires, and becomes convinced of it when his own brother starts turning into one
House of cards by James Foley( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Underwood is a cunning career politician. Zoe Barnes is an ambitious young journalist. Together they forge a partnership that trades powerful secrets for political access, and so much more. -- Der skrupellose und durchtriebene Kongressabgeordnete Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) und seine Frau Claire (Robin Wright) gehen über Leichen, um sich Macht zu verschaffen. Dieses bitterböse Politdrama beleuchtet die von Gier, Sex und Korruption geprägte Schattenwelt des modernen Washington D.C
Phone booth by Larry Cohen( Visual )

51 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing payphone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
Falling down by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

54 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a troubled man, Bill Foster, who has a mental breakdown and embarks upon an increasingly violent crime spree across Los Angeles. A police detective, Sgt. Prendergast, who is working his last day before retiring, is the only one who correctly pieces together the clues. Prendergast races to find and arrest Foster before the dangerous and unpredictable man reaches his destination: his ex-wife and young daughter
Sparkle( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1960s, Sparkle and her two sisters form a singing group and dream of becoming stars beyond the affluent Detroit suburb where they come from, and where they are already well-known. But as the sisters become more famous, the close-knit nature of their family begins to fall apart. Features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance
The number 23 by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Sparrow receives a book for his birthday from his wife, Agatha. The first words he reads changes his once placid existence into a whirlpool of psychological torture and mayhem. The book is a chilling murder mystery that seems to mirror Walter's life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The book's main character is a brooding detective named Fingerling who seems to copy Walter's own history. As the book comes to life, Walter becomes fascinated by the most frightening part of it - Fingerling's dark obsession with the number 23. Walter soon starts to see the number everywhere in his own life and becomes haunted by the fact that he is damned to commit the same horrific crime as Fingerling. Now Walter is on a dangerous quest to understand the mysteries of the book. If he can unlock the dark power of the number 23, he may just be able to change his future
St. Elmo's fire by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven friends, recent college graduates, face the issues of career and commitment--not to mention love. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray, and love each other as only the closest of friends can do
Veronica Guerin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

55 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on real-life events, the film tells the story of Dublin journalist Veronica Guerin, a relentless crime reporter for The Sunday Independent during the early '90s. In 1994, Guerin--who had previously been reporting corporate corruption and church scandals--turned her attention to Ireland's increasing drug problem. Her investigations, however, brought her to the attention of Dublin's crime underworld; the deeper she dug, the more danger she found herself in. Guerin's violent murder in 1996 led to a revision of Ireland's laws and the creation of the Criminal Assets Bureau, allowing the government to seize dealer assets. After Guerin's death and the resultant investigations and arrests, drug crimes in Ireland dropped by fifty percent
Trespass by Qiao shu ma ke( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife are kidnapped by extornionists and held for ransom. As the situation gets worse and the pressure gets higher, they begin to uncover a web of deceit and betrayal
The Wiz by Quincy Jones( Visual )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discontented kindergarten teacher living in Harlem is lost in a blizzard and comes upon the wonderland of Oz. There she meets new friends, tries to find her way home, and finds that her life is not so bad after all
Flatliners by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

48 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious, charismatic medical student persuades two classmates to take part in an experiment to determine if there is life after death. Their horror begins when they realize that although they've come back alive, they haven't come back alone
Dying young by Marti Leimbach( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outgoing young woman with little money goes to work for a wealthy, educated man trapped into sickness and isolation by cancer
Bad company by Shu ma xu( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA agents Oakes and Pope are trying to purchase a suitcase-sized nuclear bomb from a Russian black marketer. Just as the partners discover that another bidder exists, they are ambushed and Pope is killed trying to protect Oakes. Now Oakes needs to recruit Pope's long lost twin brother, Jake, so that the deal can commence in ten days time. Offered a sizable payday, Jake agrees to undergo the vigorous training to impersonate his brother and helps Oakes to remove the nuclear threat. Meanwhile, the assassin of the real Pope sends another cadre of killers after the agent he believes is still alive
8MM : Eight millimeter by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One man's obsessive search for the truth about a six-year-old crime - and his ultimate discovery about himself"--Cover
The films of Joel Schumacher by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Joel Schumacher talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Phantom of the Opera
Alternative Names
Joel Schumacher Amerikaans filmregisseur

Joel Schumacher amerikai filmrendező

Joel Schumacher amerykański reżyser, scenarzysta i producent filmowy

Joel Schumacher cinéaste américain

Joel Schumacher director de cine estadounidense

Joel Schumacher regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joel Schumacher US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Schumacher, Joel

Джоел Шумахер

Джоэл Шумахер

Шумахер, Джоэл

Ջոել Շումախեր

ג'ואל שומאכר

جوئل شوماخر فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جويل شوماخر مخرج أفلام أمريكي

โจเอล ชูมาเกอร์

ჯოელ შუმახერი

슈마허, 조엘 1939-

조엘 슈마허

シューマーカー, ジョエル

シュマッカー, ジョエル

ジョエル・シュマッカー

乔·舒马赫

祖爾舒麥加

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A time to kill[Batman] foreverBatman & RobinThe clientThe lost boysFalling downThe number 23St. Elmo's fire