WorldCat Identities

Donaldson, Roger

Works: 274 works in 1,045 publications in 9 languages and 14,860 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Political films  Caper films  Crime films  Sports films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, fmd, Performer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Film editor, fmk, Contributor, Restager , Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Roger Donaldson
Most widely held works by Roger Donaldson
Thirteen days by Carol Greene( Visual )

141 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,395 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 )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a man who never let the dream of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt sets off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all the odds against him, he sets a new speed record and captures the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's 1967 Boinneville record remains unbroken and his legend lives on
The bank job( Visual )

48 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bij een bankroof in 1971 in Londen treft een dievenbende meer aan dan alleen geld en juwelen
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,279 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 and 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 )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,199 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 Pierce Brosnan( Visual )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2012 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 )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 950 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 )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 750 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 )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of the story that claims to expose "the truth behind the legend" of the Bounty mutiny. In doing so it provides a stirring and dramatic portrait of the delicately balanced friendship between Christian and Bligh
Seeking justice by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Gerard is a family man whose life is turned upside-down when his wife, Laura is brutally attacked one night while leaving work. Will is approached by Simon who offers to have a stranger exact vengeance on Laura's attacker, in exchange for a favor in the near future
Species( Visual )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a creature genetically engineered through extraterrestrial intelligence escapes from observation, an elite team of experts traces it to Los Angeles. There, in the form of a stunning young woman, the alien initiates a horrific plan: to mate with unsuspecting men and produce offspring that could destroy mankind. As her deadly biological clock ticks rapidly, the team is hurled into a chase in which the fate of humanity itself hangs in the balance
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether he's pitching himself, or his high-priced luxury cars, Joey O'Brien never lets a day go by without "doing" someone good. An impatient Mafioso wants his hide. He's rendezvousing with an obnoxious married woman. His space cadet girlfirend needs more money, and his ex-wife wants her alimony. To top it all off, Turgeon Auto is relocating and inventory is priced to go, so is Joey unless his sales pick up. He's got just one last big day to do or die. Just when he thought it could get no worse, it does. With the showroom abuzz on D-day, enter Larry, a lunkheaded terminator with an inferiority complex and an axe to grind. Larry is loaded down with explosives and looking for the man who's been "doing" his wife. Now in a life or death situation, Joey is forced to do what he does best, lie
White sands by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To untangle a mystery, a small-town sheriff takes on the identity of a murdered FBI agent and becomes the man on the inside of an international crime ring
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 216 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 )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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.--Publisher
Sleeping dogs by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 73 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
No way out( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No way out: A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon
Sleeping dogs by Prod Co: Aardvark Films( Visual )

10 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
15 minutes ; Frequency ; Thirteen days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 minutes : When two Eastern European criminals come to New York City, one of them steals a video camera and starts to film all of their activities. When they learn how the American media can make a remorseless killer look like a victim and in turn make them rich, they target a media-savvy NYPD homicide detective and a media-niave NYFD fire marshal (both happen to be the cops investigating their criminal activities). Along the way, they film everything they do in order to sell their video to a local tabloid TV show. Frequency : John discovers the ability to talk to his father ... who's been dead for 30 years. His attempts to change the past go awry as they set in motion a string of brutal, unsolved murders. Now they must find a way to stop the crime that could destroy the future for both of them. Thirteen days : Oct. 1962, for thirteen extradordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Khrushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House
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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



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