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Forster, Robert 1942-

Overview
Works: 158 works in 506 publications in 5 languages and 28,179 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Children's films  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Forster
 
Most widely held works by Robert Forster
The Descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience a bittersweet drama about a detached father's attempt to reconnect with his two daughters and their often-hilarious quest for the truth in this 'moving, enlightening, funny and unapologetically human' film."--Container
Mulholland Dr. by David Lynch( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project
Ghosts of girlfriends past by mark waters ( '09 ) movie( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in true love. This will be a tough assignment, one that will require many past girlfriends and the ghosts of his past, present and future
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
Mr. Paradise by Elmore Leonard( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roommates Kelly and Chloe are enjoying their lives and their downtown Detroit loft just fine. At Chloe's 84-year old boyfriend's house, they hang out one night. But things go awry and before the end of the evening there will be two corpses, two angry hit men, one switch of identity, a safe-deposit box full of loot up for grabs, and fast on the scene, detective Frank Delsa, who now has another double homicide --and this one with a beautiful, willful witness --to add to his already heavy caseload
Like Mike by David Nelson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calvin is an orphan boy who finds a pair of magic sneakers with the initials M.J. on the inside. Once he puts them on, heś got game, and wins a spot in the NBA. But his "skill" pits him against his teamś star player - until the two rivals discover they have more in common than they could ever imagine
Firewall by Fu te( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
Death in paradise by Robert B Parker( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Parker may be the finest prose stylist in the genre." Chief of Police Jesse Stone returns to investigate the murder of a troubled teenager in a seemingly bucolic New England town. The Paradise Men's Softball League has wrapped up another game, and Jesse Stone is lingering in the parking lot with his teammates, drinking beer, swapping stories of double plays and beautiful women in the late-summer twilight. But then a frightened voice calls out to him from the shore of a nearby lake. There, two men squat at the water's edge. In front of them, face down, is something that used to be a girl. The local cops haven't seen anything like this before, but Jesse's L.A. past has made him all too familiar with floaters. This girl hasn't committed suicide, she hasn't been drowned: she's been shot and dumped, discarded like trash
Medium cool by Haskell Wexler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1968 in Chicago at the time of the Democratic National Convention and ensuing riots, this is the story of a TV cameraman and his involvement with the realities of hate and hypocrisy he finds in his filming
Me, myself & Irene by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhode Island state trooper Charlie Baileygates proves that nice guys finish first after marrying the prettiest gal in town. But when she leaves him for another man Charlie develops a split personality, and his outrageous opposite, Hank, is born!
Dragon wars by Hyung-rae Shim( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter, and he arrives at the conclusion that a young woman, named Sarah who is stricken with a mysterious illness, is supposed to help him. The Imoogi makes its way to Los Angeles, wreaking havoc and destruction. The entire city is under arms and Ethan and Sarah need make it to Los Angeles in time to save the entire population from total destruction
Double play by Robert B Parker( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Burke is hired as bodyguard to a spoiled twenty-five year-old woman. This story intertwines with the story of baseball player, Jackie Robinson
Ramona and Beezus by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists are all aboard an Earth discovery vessel on a fruitless search for life in space when they encounter a lost spaceship perched on the event horizon of the universe's most powerful phenomenon, a black hole
Survivor( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Foreign Service Officer newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the US. After surviving a vicious attack on the embassy, she finds herself framed for crimes she didn't commit and racing to elude assassins while trying to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve
The code by Mimi Leder( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thieves try to pull off a dangerous heist with FBI, NYPD, and KGB operatives on their trail, and try to escape with their loot and their lives
Cleaner by Renny Harlin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Single father and former cop Tom Carver has an unusual vocation-- he cleans up crime scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Carver is shocked to learn that he may have unknowingly erased crucial evidence, entangling himself in a dirty criminal cover up
Automata by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where Earth's ecosystem verges on collapse, man-made robots roam the city to protect dwindling human life. When a robot overrides a key protocol put in place to protect human life, ROC Robotics insurance agent Jacq Vaucan is assigned to locate the source of the manipulation and eliminate the threat. What he discovers leads Vaucan, ROC Robotics and the police into a battle with profound consequences for the future of humanity
London has fallen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the British Prime Minister passes away under mysterious circumstances, his funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. However, what starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people have any hope of stopping it: the President of the United States, his formidable Secret Service head, and an English MI-6 agent who rightly trusts no one
 
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Mulholland Dr.
Alternative Names
Foster, Robert 1942-

Languages
English (202)

French (5)

Korean (3)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

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Ghosts of girlfriends pastMr. ParadiseFirewallDeath in paradiseDragon warsDouble playRamona and Beezus