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Verhoeven, Paul 1938-

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Most widely held works by Paul Verhoeven
Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

120 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2084 a worker leaves Earth for the mind-bending nightmarish reality of a Martian mining colony ruled over by dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

126 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough but vulnerable detective investigates a murder identical to one described in the latest novel of a cold, calculating and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite
Robocop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

109 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RoboCop is designed to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. The cyborg, created from the body of a slain Detroit police officer, is programmed to serve the public trust, uphold the law and protect the innocent. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated
Starship troopers by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

92 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handful of dedicated young soldiers must rise to the challenge of intergalactic warfare with a species of terrifying alien insects that threaten to eliminate the human race
Zwartboek Black book by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the darkest days of World War II, Jewish fugitives attempt to escape occupied Holland . only to face a Nazi ambush. Rachel Stein (Carice van Houten) alone survives the attack and joins the Dutch Resistance to avenge her family. She soon confronts the ultimate test: she must infiltrate German headquarters by tempting Captain Ludwig M.ntze (Sebastian Hoch). In the heat of passion, he uncovers her duplicity...but keeps her secret
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Detemined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to phase III: human experimentation. Dr. Caine uses himself as the first subject
Starship troopers 3( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Johnny Rico is back to rescue Sky Marshal Anaoke after his Federation Starship lands on a planet that is overrun by bugs. Bonus features include featurettes and commentaries. Includes a digital copy of the film
Showgirls by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

55 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nomi Malone has what it takes to make it as a Las Vegas showgirl-- what she doesn't have is a way in. To survive, she accepts the only job available: lap dancing at a seedy club. And when she meets Cristal, Vegas' reigning showgirl, Nomi wants everything she has-- including her boyfriend. And as Nomi dives deeper into the world she so desperately desires, a rivalry between the two women heats up. The battle for the spotlight becomes so fiercely competitive that it drives Nomi to deperate lengths-- and devious heights-- for fame in Sin City."--Container
Jesus of Nazareth by Paul Verhoeven( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building on the work of the great Biblical scholars of the twentieth centuryRudolf Bultman, Raymond Brown, Jane Schabert and Robert Funk, founder of the Jesus Seminars, among othersfilmmaker Paul Verhoeven disrobes the mythical Jesus to reveal a man who is, after all, startlingly familiar to us, a man who has much in common with other great political leaders throughout history, human beings who believed that change was coming in their lifetimes
Flesh + blood by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Western Europe, 1510, this epic of romance and of passion for wealth and power tells the story of Martin, the chief of a band of mercenaries who win a battle for Arnolfini, their leader, but then are betrayed. Seeking revenge they abduct Arnolfini's daughter-in-law to-be, Agnes, from a convent, but she in turn manipulates Martin
De vierde man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic novelist meets a widowed hairdresser. He begins to wonder if she murdered her former husbands and if he'll be next
Soldaat van Oranje Soldier of Orange by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Dutch and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldier of Orange offers a movie-view of World War II as seen in the Netherlands by civilians and members of the underground during the Nazi occupation. In 1939 six college students, fraternity brothers, pose for a photograph--dashing Erik, mischievous Guus, 'Mr. Particular' Nico, athletic Jan, carefree Alex, and aspiring professor Jack. Then WWII begins and their placid lives, full of wealth and comfort, change irrevocably. Helpless, Erik can only try to survive himself, as some of his best friends die, some turn traitor, and others cover themselves with glory
Turks fruit by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Erik Vonk is a carefree artist and ladies man until he meets Olga, a beautiful young woman with an equal passion for sexual adventure. They marry in a frenzy of erotic ecstasy, only to find that real life has other plans. When Olga is struck by a tragic illness, Erik must make a searing choice between a lust that cannot be tamed and a love that refuses to die."--Container
Z Channel : a magnificent obsession( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the historic influence of Z Channel; showcases the important voice the station gave filmmakers; examines the great influence the channel had on modern cinema, independent filmmaking, and the development of cable television
Spetters( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic drama about four Dutch teenagers who idolize a motorcycle racer
Robocop trilogy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robocop: "Set in Detroit sometime in the near-future, the film is about a policeman killed in the line of duty, who the department decides to resurrect as a half-human, half-robot supercop. The robocop is indestructible, and within a matter of weeks he has removed crime from the streets of Detroit. However, his human side is tortured by his past, and he wants revenge on the thugs who killed him."--Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Movie Guide
Keetje Tippel by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Neel Doff was born in 1858, married a wealthy student (who taught her French), became a widow, started travelling around Europe (and met Toulouse-Lautrec), and remarried a lawyer from Antwerp. In 1911 she published her first book, for which Octave Mirbeau tried to get her the Prix Goncourt, and at the beginning of the '20s she was even put up for the Nobel Prize. Her book was translated into English and Russian. ... A chic and detached look at poverty and prostitution in the 1880's. Against the background of the struggle of the poor family, Keetje's fight to keep her virginity (the fight is lost) and honesty is put. In the beginning she is just taken advantage of, but later she has to walk the street, chaperoned by Mom. She meets a bank clerk and has an affair with him, but finds happiness at last with a rich notary's son"--Variety review by "Saal.", May 14, 1975
Soldaat van Oranje by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erik Hazelhoff is a spoiled young aristocrat who transforms himself into a daring leader in the Dutch resistance forces during World War II
The hitchhiker( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hitchhiker walks a lonely road where terror awaits around every curve. Walk with him, and you'll find yourself in some very dark places. He won't hold your hand, but he'll make sure the only ones who get hurt are the ones who deserve to
Zwartboek : roman by Gerard Soeteman( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge joodse vrouw raakt aan het eind van de Tweede Wereldoorlog betrokken bij het Nederlandse verzet; als ze de opdracht krijgt een Duitse officier te verleiden, ontdekt ze dat goed en fout in de oorlog dicht bij elkaar liggen
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Jansen, Jan 1938-

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