WorldCat Identities

Goldthwait, Bob 1962-

Works: 86 works in 164 publications in 3 languages and 4,048 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Interviews  Rock music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Humor  Christmas stories 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Performer, Author, Scenarist, Singer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bob Goldthwait
Most widely held works by Bob Goldthwait
World's greatest dad ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 855 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 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their wicked stepmother strands them in the Magic Forest, things look mighty grim for little Hansel and Gretel. On their enchanted adventure, they encounter everything from a scatterbrained Sandman and a bumbling Boogeyman, to a very Wicked Witch who really likes her children well-done
God bless America ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 434 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 )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 343 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
Willow creek ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looking to make a splash with his research videos into the existence of Bigfoot, Jim and his girlfriend Kelly take a camping trip to the mountains surrounding Willow Creek, California, a small town where infamous footage of the supposed Sasquatch was filmed. Before long the couple is lost in the woods and discovers that someone or something is stalking them. With each passing night bringing unknowable danger, the two must use all of their cunning to try to make it out of the forest alive
Burglar by Hugh Wilson( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A manic comedy mystery. Bernice the Burglar, being blackmailed by a crooked cop, turns San Francisco inside-out to find the real murderer
Rusty the great rescue ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rusty the beagle saves his recently orphaned humans, Jory and Tess, from their greedy, evil cousins
Police academy 1-4 collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 122 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?
In utero by Nirvana (Musical group)( Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nirvana's In Utero is filled with powerful rock and sometimes bleak lyrics. The album would also be the last studio album from the grunge pioneers. Hits from the CD include All Apologies; Heart Shaped Box; and more
Space Ghost coast to coast ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 113 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
Sleeping dogs lie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English 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 95 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 80 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 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teen comedy set at a New England seashore
Shakes the clown ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 70 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 3 Back in training ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 66 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
Police academy 4 Citizens on patrol ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 52 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 48 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 31 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 27 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
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Alternative Names
Goldthwait, Bobcat 1962-
Goldthwait, Robert
Goldthwait, Robert 1962-
Goldthwait, Robert Francis 1962-
English (80)
German (5)
French (1)