WorldCat Identities

Shryack, Dennis

Overview
Works: 86 works in 282 publications in 5 languages and 4,116 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Horror films  Prison films  Gangster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Arranger, Originator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dennis Shryack
Pale rider by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

77 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After corporate boss Coy LaHood begins a campaign of terror to drive independent pan miners out of the area, a stranger called Preacher rides into the underdogs' camp. He becomes their avenger. The tycoon then hires a badge-wearing killer and his duster-shrouded deputies, men loyal to whomever pays the most. LaHood pays gold. But in a climactic shootout to remember, Preacher pays in lead
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott Turner is a compulsively neat detective whose life is turned upside down when he is forced to team up with a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch. Not exactly man's best friend, Hooch wrecks Turner's home, career and budding romance in this hilarious test of wills
The gauntlet( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Shockley, a Phoenix cop, has a jailed witness who turns out to be a key prosecution figure. He escorts the woman on a wild chase across the country to a trial that may blow the lid off organized crime
The good guys and the bad guys by Burt Kennedy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of an aging outlaw, an aging lawman battles a gang of gold thieves
Aces -n- eights : a dead man's hand( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Already taking a gamble settling the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an elderly rancher and an accomplished, but retired, gunslinger
Code of silence by Stephen White( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Cusack is a Chicago detective who plays by his own rules--a dangerous habit, especially when he breaks the force's code of silence to blow the lid off a deadly police cover-up. Now an outcast, he receives little help from his embittered fellow officers when he's hurled a blistering battle against rival drug kingpins. But Cusack is a one-man army, waging war on the criminals with his razor-sharp wits, lightning-fast karate moves and a special surprise: Prowler, a remote-controlled, rocket-equipped tank
The car( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful tranquility of a small Western town is disturbed when a murderous car wreaks havoc by viciously mowing down innocent victims. New sheriff, Wade Parent, may be the only one who can stop this menace in its tracks until he realizes that the driver of this indestructible vehicle is far more dangerous than any man-- it is driven by pure evil
Cadence by Martin Sheen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious army private finds himself in the stockade, with a bunch of room-mates that probably won't accept him into their club-- he is white and they are black. Gradually, he earns their respect and they are united in a struggle against the tough, bigoted stockade commander
Flashpoint( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Logan (Kristofferson) and Ernie Wyatt (Williams) are members of the US Border Patrol in south Texas. They unearth the remains of a man buried at the wheel of a jeep in the desert with a box containing $800,000 in cash and two phone numbers. One number is traced to a person in Washington, D.C., while the other dates back twenty years as the number of the Dallas Police Dept. The patrolmen have unwittingly uncovered a conspiracy surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy. They race against time and an unknown enemy, fighting to stay alive to expose those involved in the assassination
Hero and the terror by William Tannen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Homicide detective Danny O'Brien (Norris) is known simply as 'Hero' for having brought down L.A.'s most vicious serial killer: Simon Moon (Jack O'Halloran), a.k.a. 'The Terror.' But for years, O'Brien has secretly been haunted by the fact that his capture of Moon was a fluke. When The Terror escapes from jail and returns to his old killing ways, O'Brien finally gets the chance to earn his glorified reputation ..."--Container
The Delta Force ; Delta Force 2 ; Code of silence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delta Force: An elite team of commandos led by Major Macoy (Chuck Norris) are called to elminate Lebanese hijackers and rescue the hostages
Run( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summer road trip turns into a living nightmare for a college student when he's unjustly accused of killing the only son of a notorious mob boss. Stranded in a small New England town and haunted by the ruthless crime lord, the student becomes the target of vicious mobsters and a corrupt police force who will stop at nothing to find him and collect the bounty on his head
Malevolent( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack is a rogue cop under routine investigation for a job-related shooting that makes him a local hero. After being set up by a shadowy acquaintance, he is led down a path where one incident after another leds him into even more trouble. He teams up with Jessica, an exotic dancer, who may hold the serect to the motive behind this mystery. Jack races against time to put all the pieces together before it's too late and he is found guilty for a series of murders he did not commit
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Outlaw Josey Wales: a peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers
Lone Wolf McQuade : Hero and the terror, Breaker! Breaker!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lone Wolf McQuade: A renegade Texas Ranger tries to give his new sidekick the slip and becomes involved in a violent battle against a gun runner in this action film featuring martial arts battles
Hero and the terror ; Invasion U.S.A.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion U.S.A.: A ragtime army of terrorist mercenaries led by Soviet agent Rostov catches America unprepared and makes her a war zone from sea to shining sea. Only one man can stem the rising tide of violence and free the American people from the tyranny of the streets and skies. Chuck Norris blazes onto the screen, his twin holsters spitting death and destruction upon the enemies of freedom
Rent-a-cop by Jerry London( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Tony Church leads a hotel drug bust but is foiled by a psychotic killer who slaughters Church's fellow detectives. It leaves one surviving witness, prostitute Della Roberts. Church teams up with her, the only one able to identify the killer, to search the underworld and solve the crime
The gauntlet (1977) : shooting script by Dennis Shryack( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Code of silence (1985) : shooting script by Michael C Butler( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pale rider (1985) : shooting script by Michael C Butler( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pale rider
Alternative Names
Dennis Shryack guionista estadounidense

Dennis Shryack scénariste américain

Shyrack, Dennis 1936-

דניס שרייאק תסריטאי אמריקאי

Languages
English (128)

French (18)

Spanish (16)

Italian (4)

German (3)

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The gauntletCode of silenceHero and the terrorRent-a-cop