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Eszterhas, Joe

Overview
Works: 119 works in 618 publications in 13 languages and 8,139 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Detective and mystery films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Erotic films  Anecdotes  Legal films  Musical films  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

110 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,461 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
Flashdance by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

53 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18-year-old dreams of being a dancer. By day she's a welder and is having an affair with her boss, by night she dances in a exotic club
Thirteen seconds : confrontation at Kent State by Joe Eszterhas( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil's guide to Hollywood : the screenwriter as God! by Joe Eszterhas( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers a candid look at his thirty years in the film business, offering advice and anecdotes on how to become a successful filmmaker, on writing and selling scripts, and on surviving the cutthroat, high-pressure world of Hollywood
Music box by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago attorney Ann Talbot agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father Mike Laszlo against accusations of heinous war crimes committed 50 years earlier. As the trial unfolds, Ann probes for evidence that will not only establish his innocence but also lay to rest her own agonizing doubts about his past
Basic instinct 2 by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and German and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological thriller about best-selling crime novelist Catherine Tramell whose has relocated to London and is once again on the wrong side of the law. Criminal psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass performs and psychiatric evaluation of Tramell following the mysterious death of a top sports star. Glass is attracted to Tramell and is quickly sucked into her web of lies
Betrayed by Elaine Brière( Visual )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy Weaver, FBI agent, goes undercover to investigate Gary Simmons, a Vietnam vet and a suspect in the murder of a local radio personality. As she becomes romantically interested in Simmons, Weaver uncovers a right-wing extremist group armed for murder
Charlie Simpson's apocalypse by Joe Eszterhas( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showgirls by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 257 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
Nark by Joe Eszterhas( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footloose Flashdance( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flashdance. Alex Owens is a fiercely determined and beautiful 18 year old woman who works as a welder by day and as a dancer at a local bar at night. She struggles to gain independence, find love, and realize her dream--to dance at the Pittsburgh Conservatory of Dance
F.I.S.T by Norman Jewison( Visual )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the life-long struggle of a prominent union leader who loses all when his possible connections to organized crime are investigated
Jade by William Friedkin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A D.A. is up to his neck in a case that may lead where he doesn't want to go. The psychologist wife of his longtime pal is bold, uninhibited and capable of anything--maybe even murder
Sliver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely book editor moves into one of Manhattan's tooth-pick thin buildings where she has a fling with her handsome neighbor who owns the building. He has installed video cameras in every unit that reveal many secrets
F.I.S.T : a novel by Joe Eszterhas( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in 10 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nowhere to run( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped prisoner hiding from authorities always manages to be in the wrong place at the right time. Risking his hard-fought freedom, he aids a beautiful young widow against a ruthless developer who wants her land
American rhapsody by Joe Eszterhas( Recording )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting: Washington, Hollywood and the landscape of the America Republic. The stars: Bill and Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush, Al Gore, John McCain, Ken Starr and Monica Lewinsky. The supporting players: Beatty, James Carville, Sharon Stone, Larry Flint, Vernon Jordan, Linda Tripp, Matt Drudge and Bob Packwood (with cameos by Richard Nixon and Farrah Fawcett, Eleanor Roosevelt and David Geffen, Robert Evans and Richard Gere) The story: An up-close and personal look at the people who run our world, American rhapsody is a tale filled with humor, tragedy, suspense, absurdity and high drama. And, of course, lots of sex! In American rhapsody, Eszterhas masterfully combines comprehensive research with insight, honesty and an astonishing ability to use fiction to reveal ultimate truths. This is an audio that flouts virtually every rule, yet joins a rich journalistic tradition distinguished by such writers as Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe and Jack Kerouac
Jagged edge by Richard Marquand( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An heiress is brutally murdered in her remote beach house, and her husband is the prime suspect. He hires a female lawyer who falls in love with him while she is defending him in court
Checking out( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Macklin is in perfect health, but he's worrying himself sick after his best friend suddenly drops dead while telling a joke. Now this suburban family man with everything to live for is turning his home and neighborhood upside down with his hysterical attempts to beat the Grim Reaper
An Alan Smithee film burn, Hollywood, burn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the wild story of a Hollywood director, Alan Smithee, who steals his own film from the studio. Soon everyone, including his power-hungry studio boss is after him to get it back!
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The devil's guide to Hollywood : the screenwriter as God!
Alternative Names
Eszterhas, Josef 1944-

Eszterhas, Joseph Anthony.

Eszterhás, József 1944-

Joe Eszterhas Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Joe Eszterhas amerikansk manusforfattar

Joe Eszterhas amerikansk manusförfattare

Joe Eszterhas amerikansk manusforfatter

Joe Eszterhas amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Joe Eszterhas amerykański scenarzysta i dziennikarz węgierskiego pochodzenia

Joe Eszterhas scénariste américain

Joe Eszterhas sceneggiatore statunitense

Joe Eszterhas US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Джо Естерхаз

Эстерхаз, Джо

جو استرهاس فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

ジョー・エスターハス

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The devil's guide to Hollywood : the screenwriter as God!Basic instinct 2BetrayedF.I.S.TJadeAmerican rhapsodyJagged edgeAn Alan Smithee film burn, Hollywood, burn