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Donaldson, Roger

Overview
Works: 215 works in 1,079 publications in 10 languages and 14,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Caper films  Crime films  Political films  Political plays 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, fmd, Author of screenplay, Performer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Film editor, Creator, Contributor, fmk
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Roger Donaldson
Thirteen days by Carol Greene( Visual )

147 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a Kiwi from far south New Zealand has been building and rebuilding his motorcycle for the last 40 years, dreaming of the day when he and the bike can go to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats and see what they can really do. When Burt's heart goes bad on him, his dreaming is threatened to come to an end. Luckily, Burt is not ready to stop dreaming. He decides to mortgage his house and bring his dream to life. He and the motorcycle head for America to participate in 'Speed Week'. His journey from Long Beach to Utah brings him through a cross section of American 'characters'. Each recognizes in Burt, that burning desire to achieve a dream and each helps him in the way that they can to make that dream happen. When Burt finally stands on Bonneville Salt Flats, by himself thinking of all the greatness that has transpired here and now he, Burt Munro, can at last test himself on this 'sacred ground'
The bank job( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself in deep. The group becomes the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex scandal
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton recently completed his studies at MIT. One evening, Clayton is approached by Walter Burke, a recruiter for the CIA, and believes Clayton is just the sort of man the CIA is looking for. Clayton, who has little interest in an ordinary nine-to-five career accepts the offer. Clayton has to keep in mind Burke's dictum that "nothing is as it seems," especially when Clayton is given a special assignment -- find the mole within the Agency's training program who is actually feeding information to America's enemies
The November man by Michael Finch( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Codenamed 'The November Man, ' Peter Devereaux is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness Alice Fournier. He soon finds this assignment makes him a target of his former friend and CIA protege David Mason. With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules, and no holds barred
Dante's peak by Dewey Gram( Visual )

60 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon
Cocktail by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise plays Brian Flanagan, a young confident and ambitious bartender who, with the help of a seasoned pro, becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist, their vivid romance brings a new perspective to the self-centered bartender's life
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

55 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Bounty ship and Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian who sail on a voyage from Britain to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and after six pleasant months on Tahiti, Christian leads the crew to mutiny on the homeward voyage
Seeking justice by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violence, language and brief sexuality
Species by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a beautiful human-alien hybrid (Natasha Henstridge) escapes from observation, scientist XavierFitch (Ben Kingsley) dispatches a crew of experts to find her before she is able to fulfill her horrific purpose: to mate with unsuspecting men and produce offspring that could destroy mankind. As her deadly biological clock ticks rapidly, Fitch and his team are hurled into a desperate battle in which the fate of humanity itself hangs in the balance!"--Container
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether he's pitching himself, or his high-priced luxury cars at Turgeon Auto Sales, Joey O'Brien never lets a day go by without "doing" someone good. But Joey's schmoozed through life on cruise control ... and now he's riding in the hot seat
White sands by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El alguacil de un pequeño pueblo se ve obligado a adoptar la identidad de un muerto para descubrir al asesino
The getaway by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border
The world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album by Roger Donaldson( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Burt Munro, inventor of the world's fastest Indian motorcycle, in his own words. A fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album, newspaper clippings, and interviews with Burt himself, this book reveals the real Burt Munro—the man behind the movie. Roger Donaldson has been studying Burt Munro for many years. He made a documentary on him back in 1971, called Offerings to the God of Speed, as well as the 2005 international hit The World's Fastest Indian. During research for both films, he collected lots of material which has never been published, and Burt's son also released Munro family scrapbooks to Roger, allowing them to be published here for the first time. In preparation for the doco Roger interviewed Burt and also taped Burt chatting to several of his cronies and coworkers. These tapes have been transcribed for this book, presenting the real Burt Munro in his own words
Smash Palace by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful tale of a marriage jeopardized by a man's obsession with auto racing and a woman(s overriding needs for love and affection
Marie, a true story by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding the strength to pack up her three kids and leave an abusive husband, Marie works her way through college and lands a job with the State of Tennessee. Hard work moves her up to the appointment as the first woman to head the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, but she soon learns that justice and politics don't always mix
McLaren( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today the name McLaren is synonymous with motor racing excellence; an F1 powerhouse and symbol of British automotive superiority. What is less known, is that McLaren Motor Racing was not the creation of an Englishman but an ambitious young man from the other side of the world. This is the story of Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who, despite his humble birth and origins, took on the elite world of Motor Racing and won. The inspirational story of Bruce McLaren explores the triumph of the human spirit; reaching for and breaking limits and being all you can be. This is both a story for motor racing fans and one for those who seek to be inspired by what can be achieved in life
Sleeping dogs by Prod Co: Aardvark Films( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smith, a man on the run from a broken marriage, becomes accidentally caught up between two powers - a repressive government and a violent resistance movement. He becomes a man alone, hunted and hostile
Dante's peak ; Daylight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daylight: A small group of people are trapped in the Holland Tunnel linking Manhattan and New Jersey
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Thirteen days
Alternative Names
Roger Donaldson filmregisseur uit Australië

Roger Donaldson neuseeländischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Roger Donaldson regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore australiano

Роджер Дональдсон

רוג'ר דונלדסון

راجر دونالدسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان استرالیایی

도널드슨, 로저 1945-

로저 도널드슨

ロジャー・ドナルドソン

羅傑·唐納森

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Dante's peakNo way outThe bountySpeciesCadillac manWhite sandsThe getawayThe world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album