WorldCat Identities

Goldthwait, Bob 1962-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 146 publications in 4 languages and 3,592 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Humor  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Performer, Scenarist, Singer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Goldthwait
World's greatest dad ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lance Clayton once dreamed of a career as a rich and famous writer. He has only managed to be a single dad, and high-school poetry teacher. Kyle is his only son who is a jackass that won't give him the time of day. Lance is dating Claire, the school's adorable art teacher. She doesn't want to get serious or even acknowledge publicly that they are dating. In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possiblility of all the fame, fortune and popularity he ever dreamed of. Now, he just has to live with the knowledge of how he got there
Hansel & Gretel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their wicked stepmother strands them in the Magic Forest, things look pretty bad for Hansel and Gretel. But when they run into the scatter-brained Sandman, they are launched on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams
God bless America ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill, recently divorced and fired, Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old high school student Roxy, who shares his sense of rage and disenfranchisement and together they embark on a nation-wide assault on our country's dumbest, most irritating reality show and phony celebrities
Scrooged by Richard Donner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cold-hearted television executive is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve, who attempt to show him the error of his ways
Rusty the great rescue ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rusty the beagle is not about to let anyone mess with his "humans". With the help of some crazy creatures the devoted dog leads the criminals on a wild goose chase
Burglar by Hugh Wilson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-con Bernice Rhodenbarr is tough, smart, funny--and in one heeluva mess. A double-dealing cop's got the goods on her for a long-ago theft and wants $20,000 to keep from squealing. Of course, there's only one way Bernice can come up with dough like that--turn burglar for one last heist
Space Ghost coast to coast ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first season of the innovative cartoon talk show in which real celebrities are interviewed by Space Ghost, a superhero from the 60's. The vintage animation, new voice talents and clever scripting are a hysterical combination
Police academy 1-4 collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Police academy: The mayor decides to loosen the restrictions at the academy. Soon, the new class is overrun with misfits and losers who are all determined to make good, even though their superiors try to wash their hands of them every chance they can. Police academy 2: Mahoney and friends have graduated from the academy and are issued their first assignments. Their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweighs any shortcomings, but are even they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti daubing terrorists?
Sleeping dogs lie ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amy is a normal girl with a bright future and a nice-guy fianceĢ who believes that, as a couple, they need to be completely honest with each other. After her darkest secret is spilled, everything falls apart for the nice young couple
When stand-up stood out ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From 1978 to 1988, America was in thrall to comedy. Comedy clubs ballooned from 22 to nearly 500, and hot comedians were pulling down six-figures annually and playing four or five sets a night. In this film, former stand-up comedian Fran Solomita examines the Boston comedy scene during this period, as talented newcomers Denis Leary, Janeane Garofalo, Steven Wright, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Colin Quinn honed their chops. There were meteoric rises cut short by envy, drug abuse, and financial chicanery, but there was also affection, integrity, soul, and hilarity in the hearts of Beantown's comedic community
Lion of Oz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young circus Lion is awarded a Badge of Courage and sent on a mysterious and adventurous journey through the Land of Oz
One crazy summer by Savage Steve Holland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teen comedy set at a New England seashore
Police academy 3 Back in training ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the beginning, they were a breed apart. They were raw, inept, bluunderheaded civilians who signed up for the Police Academy. Determined to save their alma mater from getting the ax during a statewide budget slash are the original Police Academy grads
Shakes the clown ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a wild night, Shakes, an amiable, alcoholic bozo, wakes in Palukaville to find he's been framed for murder. The other suspects include a pack of rodeo clowns, a gang of mimes, and an ambitious party clown with eyes for Shakes' sweet-heart
Police academy 4 Citizens on patrol ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cmdt. Lassard decides to toughen up neighborhood watch groups by training them to be Citizens on Patrol, and the zany crew of the Academy becomes their teachers
Freaked by Tom Stern ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Box-office star Rick Coogin travels to South America promoting a toxic fertilizer, and ends up a distorted, mutated freak in a theme park run by a demented proprietor
Hot to trot ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The source of Hot to Trot's moneymaking, laugh-getting info is Don, the talking horse. Here, Goldthwait twitches, stutters and shrieks in the uproarious role of Fred, the stockbroker Don saddles up with for a sprint along Yuppiedom's high-rise fast track
Windy city heat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This prank has been in the making for more than 10 years. Cameras record Perry Caravello's every move as he wins the lead role in a movie, but everyone from actors to press agents is in cahoots to manipulate the susceptible, fame-hungry star
Sweethearts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arliss places a personal ad; Jasmine makes a call. They agree to meet at the Asylum Cafe. Arliss is expecting the slender, viginal beauty described to him on the phone. When the quirky woman in black who has been mocking his antiquted male fantasies turns out to be Jasmine, that's when the trouble begins
Nutcracker & When wishes come true ; & House on chicken legs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Nutcracker" is from E.T.A. Hoffman's classic Christmas tale and the music of P.I. Tchaikovsky. In "When wishes come true" (a fairy tale by E. Labule), Antonio, the gruff but good hearted lumberjack, does a kind deed-- and suddenly whatever he wishes for becomes true. "House on chicken legs" is an animated version of M.P. Mussorgsky's masterpiece "Pictures from An Exhibition" performed by S. Richer
 
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Alternative Names
Goldthwait, Bobcat, 1962-
Goldthwait, Robert
Goldthwait, Robert, 1962-
Goldthwait, Robert Francis 1962-
Languages
English (75)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
French (1)
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