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Robards, Sam

Works: 59 works in 133 publications in 3 languages and 8,098 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Fiction  Science fiction films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Sam Robards
Most widely held works by Sam Robards
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy
Artificial intelligence A.I.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
Catch that kid by Kristen Stewart( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Maddy, Gus and Austin: three kids on a mission! They're three close friends with special talents. One is a champion rock climber, one is a computer genius and the other is a mechanical whiz who specializes in go-carts. Their task: to scale the heights and crack a high-tech bank vault to save Maddy's ailing Dad, but they have to do all this in time to finish their homework
American beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally and spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Awake by Russell Carpenter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clay Beresford, Jr. has inherited his late father's financial business. Under the thumb of his overly protective mother Lilith, Clay is hesitant to reveal the details of his engagement to Sam Lockwood. Matters are further complicated by Clay's ailing heart, and he desperately needs a new heart. Clay gets the chance at a new heart and Clay's close surgeon friend Jack is going to be performing the operation. All goes well at the beginning of the surgery, with Clay gently coming under the influence of general anesthesia. But he suffers from "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and completely aware, but paralyzed. Now Sam must wrestle with her own demons as Clay continues to wrestle with his
Treme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
The Blackwater lightship( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother
The trial of Saddam Hussein( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the trial of Saddam Hussein and the conflict between Iraq's new political leaders, who wanted the former dictator tried, convicted, and executed as quickly as possible and the American lawyers sent to provide guidance in establishing a lawful judicial system and conducting a fair trial. Includes trial footage, secretly recorded cell-phone videos, and interviews with trial participants
Fandango( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five college pals have one last fling before moving on to face life
Hamlet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cambell Scott is both star and co-director of this four hour TV version of Shakespeare's immortal tragedy Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Obsessed( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Chicago jail cell, clever and charming Ellena Roberts recounts for attorney Sara Miller the details of a one-night stand that led to a heated love affair with prominent surgeon David Stillman. David's version of the facts differs entirely and he insists that he never slept with Ellena. Sure that the doctor is the one who's lying, Sara is preparing to defend her client in court when some disturbing facts emerge
Perestroika( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a marriage in shambles, an affair ending, and considered a traitor, an astrophysicist returns to his home in Russia during its restructuring, where he is now hailed as a hero
Get a life the complete series( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here are the surreal, twisted, gratuitously violent, hilarious misadventures of Chris Peterson--a 30-year-old paperboy with an ever-decreasing grasp on reality...Get a life has earned a rabid and disturbing cult following..."--Container
Black & blue( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman flees from her abusive husband, who is also a police officer
The haunting of Amelia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after a tragic train accident killed his girlfriend, Josh finds himself haunted by disturbing visions from somewhere between the world of the living and the dead-haunting memories that keep him from moving on. His buddy, Rusty back in town for their high school reunion, tries to wake Josh from his painful past, but a mysterious young waitress offers a seductive alternative
Dinner & driving( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does the thought of being with one person for the rest of your life frighten you? It sure frightens Jason, a twenty-something writer trying to make it in Hollywood. His girlfriend of three years, Laura, a successful magazine editor, wants definition in their relationship when her younger sister unexpectedly ties the knot. Feeling the pressure, Jason proposes but out of the blue, his beautiful girlfriend from college reappears in his life. Jason, now faced with a major dilemma, seeks advice from his friends only to realize perhaps in matters of the heart he should listen to his own
Get a life( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes of the television sitcom "Get a life" featuring the surreal and happily delusional character of Chris Peterson. As a 30-year old "professional paperboy", he lives with his his perennially pajama-clad parents and involving himself in various bizarre exploits while continually ignoring life's realities
The mad houser shelter for the homeless( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story shows the interactions of the homeless with those who seek to help them. The Real Mad Housers are an Atlanta-based group that has already built nearly 100 huts for the homeless
Into thin air( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A college boy vanishes while driving back to school, and his mother begins to track her missing son, hiring a private detective when the police give up the search
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.00 for The ballad ... to 0.67 for The mad ho ...)

Alternative Names
Robards, Sam Prideaux

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