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Dobbs, Lem

Overview
Works: 35 works in 147 publications in 7 languages and 6,786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Legal drama  Caper films  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lem Dobbs
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,503 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,261 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 1,187 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 )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,021 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 )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 938 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 )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 539 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 )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Lang (Fox) is a popular movie star who desperately wants to break out of his "nice guy" screen image. Believing he'll land a role as a tough homicide detective if he can hang out with the real thing, Lang leaves Hollywood to spend a few weeks on the streets of New York with detective John Moss (Woods). A gritty no-nonsense cop on the trail of a ruthless serial killer, the last thing Moss needs is an annoying sidekick. But his boss--a fan of Nick Lang's movies--insists, and Moss must find ways to get Lang out of his hair while pursuing the murderer
Kafka by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 77 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"--IMDB
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secret of my success: A mail room worker finds a new way up the corporate ladder in this crazy comedy of romantic mergers and mistaken identities
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
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
The Italian job by Troy Kennedy Martin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 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
The limey by Lem Dobbs ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romancing the stone : [screenplay] by Diane Thomas ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The hard way by J. R Robitaille ( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jonge arrogante filmster wil voor de rol van zijn leven ervaring opdoen als politieman in New York
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hard way: A pampered star teams up with a tough detective in order to change his image, but he finds that much more is at stake when they track a killer
Dark city ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Murdoch awakens in a strange hotel room, he finds that he is wanted for a series of brutal murders. The problem is he can't remember a thing. Pursued by the police and haunted by the Strangers, mysterious beings who possess the ability to stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the twisted riddle of his identity. But in a city where reality is the ultimate illusion, discovering the truth could be fatal
Michael J. Fox comedy favourites collection. Michael J. Fox collection des grandes comédies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark city ( )
in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kitaj, Lem
Languages
English (94)
French (15)
German (9)
Spanish (6)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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