WorldCat Identities

Dobbs, Lem

Overview
Works: 64 works in 200 publications in 6 languages and 7,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Caper films  Legal drama  Spy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lem Dobbs
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Haywire by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, Mallory is double-crossed and left for dead -- by someone in her own agency. Suddenly the target of assassins who know her every move, Mallory unleashes the fury of her fighting skills to uncover the truth and turn the tables on her ruthless adversary"--Container
The score by Frank Oz( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men
The company you keep by Robert Redford( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : En 1969, un groupe de militants radicaux appelés Weather Underground revendique une vague d'attentats aux États-Unis pour protester contre la guerre du Vietnam. La plupart de ses membres furent emprisonnés, mais quelques-uns disparurent sans laisser de trace... Jusqu'à aujourd'hui. L'arrestation de Sharon Solarz, l'une des activistes, remet cette affaire sur le devant de la scène, au point d'attiser la curiosité du jeune et ambitieux reporter Ben Schulberg. Jouant de ses relations au FBI, il rassemble petit à petit les pièces du puzzle, le menant jusqu'à Jim Grant, un avocat apparemment sans histoires... Lorsque celui-ci disparait brusquement, le journaliste se lance sur sa piste, déterminé à le retrouver avant le FBI
The limey by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge"--Container
The hard way by John Badham( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help bring some authenticity to his next role, a Hollywood movie star teams up with a street-wise New York City detective who's none-too-thrilled about him tagging along on the trail of a cold-blooded serial killer
Kafka by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kafka, an insurance clerk and aspiring writer leading a staid and reclusive life-until his closest friend mysteriously disappears without a trace. A seductive co-worker leads Kafka to a group of anarchists who speak of a "cover-up of monumental proportions" controlled from within a castle outside the city. Searching for the truth, Kafka ventures behind the castle's walls and discovers a secret more terrifying than anything he ever imagined
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For love or money: In this romantic comedy, a hotel concierge falls for the mistress of a shady investor and must choose between his lifelong dream and the love of his life
Flashback comedies movie marathon collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret of my success: a mail room boy tries to climb the corporate ladder by posing as an executive
The Italian job by Peter Collinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The score: Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
L'Anglais by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libéré après neuf ans de prison en Angleterre, Wilson débarque à Los Angeles pour venger sa fille, morte dans des circonstances suspectes. Plongé dans les bas fonds, il affronte des criminels endurcis, à la recherche d'indices pour arriver à ses fins. Du moindre voyou aux chefs de la pègre, tout le monde est prévenu : l'Anglais est en ville, et il veut se venger
Jeremy Irons in Kafka( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haywire Piégée by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent d'élite, Mallory Kane est spécialiste des missions dans les endroits les plus risqués de la planète. Après avoir réussi à libérer un journaliste chinois retenu en otage à Barcelone, elle découvre qu'il a été assassiné, et que tous les indices l'accusent. Elle est désormais la cible de dangereux tueurs
Kafka by Lem Dobbs( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.--Ed Sutton
Romancing the stone : [screenplay] by Diane Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She is a hombody writer of romantic adventure tales who begins to live the kind of stories she writes when her sister is kidnapped in South America. He is a rugged jungle hunter who comes reluctantly to her aid. Together, they must battle the dangers of the wilds and the equally ferocious men who stand between them and a successful mission. And together, they find love
The limey by Lem Dobbs( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haywire Izdana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cloverfield Dark city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark city: Science fiction meets film noir as a man with no memory wakes up at the scene of a grisly murder in a city run by a mysterious group of telekinetic beings
The company you keep Zakon molka( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The score
Alternative Names
Kitaj, Anton Lemuel, 1959-

Kitaj, Lem

Kitaj, Lem 1959-

Lem Dobbs amerikansk manusforfattar

Lem Dobbs amerikansk manusfrfattare

Lem Dobbs amerikansk manusforfatter

Lem Dobbs amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Lem Dobbs US-amerikanisch-britischer Drehbuchautor

Лем Доббс американо-британский сценарист

Languages
English (104)

German (16)

French (15)

Spanish (3)

Swedish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
The hard wayKafka