WorldCat Identities

Rush, Richard 1930-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 150 publications in 5 languages and 1,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Director, Producer, Adapter, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Rush
The stunt man by Richard Rush ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vietnam veteran Cameron is on the run from the police when he stumbles onto the set of a war movie directed by megalomaniac Eli Cross. But when the young fugitive is forced to replace a dead stunt man, he falls in love with the movie's leading lady while trying to avoid getting arrested or killed. Is Eli trying to capture Cameron's death on film? And what happens to a paranoid stunt man when illusion and reality change places?"--Container
Color of night by Richard Rush ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychologist haunted by the brutal murder of a friend and colleague becomes romantically entangled with a mysterious beauty while hunting for the killer
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Billy Covington accepts a job to fly planes in Laos, he expects to join a crew of civilian pilots flying in peaceful air zones. What he gets is Air America, a ragtag group of renegades dodging gunfire to run secret an shady missions for the CIA. As danger grows and the line between allies and enemies blurs, Billy turns to a wild and grizzled pilot named Gene Ryack. Together, Billy and Gene take a stand against the chaos and become something no one ever believed they could be: heroes."--Container
Fireball 500 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fireball 500: Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and Sonny begin a friendly rivalry for Jane
Frankie & Annette ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Join everybody's favorite beach party couple in eight of their wildest, craziest and most hilarious adventures!"--Container
Hells Angels on wheels by Richard Rush ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When he loses his job, gas station attendant Poet falls in with a rough band of Hells Angels who terrorize Northern California in a hellraising frenzy of parties and gang fights
Psych-out The trip ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jenny, a 17-year old deaf runaway in search of her brother, stumbles upon and becomes involved with a group of hippies. They invite Jenny to their large home where she is given her first introduction to communal living
Getting straight ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When violence breaks out on campus, a graduate student and former Vietnam vet must decide between saving his academic career or returning to his former activism
Fireball 500 Thunder alley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fireball 500: Annette and Fabian trade in their beach towels for monkey wrenches in this riproaring romance set against a backdrop of racecars and morals
Freebie and the Bean by Richard Rush ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freebie and Bean are two outrageous plainclothes policemen searching for evidence they need to convict a gangster. Fearing their suspect may get caught by the "Mob" the bungling duo set out to protect their investment by hitting the hitmen sent to dispose of him
Youth run wild ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unwed mother: "Betty (Norma Moore) moves from a farming community to Los Angeles. She falls into the clutches of a super-cad (Robert Vaughn) and ends up abandoned and pregnant. After visiting a drunken abortionist, she decides to give the baby up for adoption ... but has a change of heart"--Container
The stunt man by Paul Brodeur ( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Stuntman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An escaped fugitive (Railsback) finds work on the set of a World War I movie, where nothing is what it seems, and the director (O'Toole) is just possibly insane
The sinister saga of making "The stunt man" ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Richard Rush relates the story of his 10-year struggle to bring Paul Brodeur's novel "The stunt man" to the big screen
D.O.A by Rudolph Maté ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Haunted by the suicide of his patient, a psychologist seeks refuge with a colleague
Thunder Alley ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident and he gets thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie and her boyfriend Eddie Sands everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall
The Mod squad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The Guru]: Capt. Greer (Andrews) asks the Squad to spy on an underground paper called "The Guru." The paper has been bombed, is being threatened, and L.A.'s counterculture youth is screeming that the LAPD doesn't care. Greer convinces the Squad that they could protect "The Guru" by getting jobs there. They are quickly disgusted by the editor's loose morals and bad journalistic ethics that are clouding their vision of peace and love. [A short course in war]. Student protestors take over two buildings at a college campus that Julie (Lipton) is attending part-time. She becomes their hostage when she helps an elderly teacher the students want to hold captive. The protest is supposed to be a peaceful sit-in, but one of the students is deranged and starts shooting students, faculty and cops when protest demands are not met
The savage seven ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American Indians living in a squalid California desert shantytown are being victimized by greedy businessmen and terrorized by a gang of motorcyclists
Il colore della notte ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traumatizzato dal suicidio di una sua paziente, Bill Capa, psichiatra newyorkese, va a Los Angeles a casa di un suo collega che poco dopo viene ucciso. L'assassino è probabilmente uno dei cinque pazienti del gruppo di terapia che per settimane ha inviato all'analista minacce di morte. Bill si mette a indagare, sostituendo il collega come terapista del gruppo. Nel frattempo ha una relazione d'amore con la giovane Rose (Musicafilm)
Air America Air America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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