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Richter, W. D.

Overview
Works: 100 works in 321 publications in 7 languages and 5,436 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Film remakes  Martial arts films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Actor, Director, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about W. D Richter
 
Most widely held works by W. D Richter
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia, a divorced single mother who has just lost her job, goes home for the traditional thanksgiving in Baltimore
Invasion of the body snatchers by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

57 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When filmy spores fall from space and take root in San Francisco, the city is beautifully transformed by spectacular and exotic flowers. But these lovely extraterrestrial blossoms have gruesome plans for their earthly admirers. These blossoms are going to slowly clone human bodies and then dispose of the originals
Big trouble in Little China by Kim Cattrall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who goes beneath the streets of San Francisco's Chinatown to battle an army of spirits when his friend's fiancee is kidnapped
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
The adventures of Buckaroo Banzai( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skilled neurosurgeon and physicist, bored with his scientific and medical work, conducts experiments which open the door to the 8th dimension, and unwittingly begin an interstellar battle for the world
Needful things by Fraser C Heston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and German and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror grips a small New England town in this Stephen King thriller
Dracula by John Badham( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This stylish new production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella, repeating his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis. A great cast, fine direction, and a superbly atmospheric musical score make this the ultimate Dracula
Late for dinner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, a sleazeball land developer frames Willie and his best friend Frank for a crime they didn't commit. They go on the run and end up guinea pigs in a dangerous cryonics experiment in which they are frozen alive. When they thaw out in 1991, everyone and everything has changed, except them
Brubaker by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Redford stars in the potent drama based on the real life story of Tom Murton, the prison superintendent who rocked Arkansas politics when he exposed scandalous abuses and murders in a state prison. Posing as a new prisoner, Brubaker discovers vast corruption in a state penitentiary before revealing himself to be the new warden. His personal crusade to bring reform puts him in grave danger, especially when he insists on exposing a series of secret murders that took place years earlier
Nickelodeon by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last picture show: A study of life in a small Texas town during the 1950s, following the exploits of two high school football stars
Peeper( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Leslie Tucker is hired by a wealthy man to locate his long-lost daughter
Astronomy 101 featuring Spaceballs ; The adventures of Buckaroo Banzai--across the eighth dimension ; Killer klownz from outer space( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brubaker : screenplay by W. D Richter( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a reform warden who risks his life to replace brutality and corruption with humanity and integrity in a state prison farm
Slither( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are many zany people and events as a road map has destination. The zigzag route involves the search for a tucked-away stash of cash; a house blown to kingdom come; a pill-popping, short-shorted wanderer packing heat; amiable ne'er-do-wells looking to do better as they steer a muscle car towing a silver Airstream, not to mention trailing villains in ominous black vans, a diner stick-up, beach towns, farm towns, a war veterans' dance, Bingo Night-gone-loco, brawls and mystery
Stephen King DVD collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 4 movies based on Stephen King's novels. In Misery, a novelist wakes after a car accident, only to find that he is being nursed back to health by a maniacal fan. In The dark half, a murder writer tries to distance himself from the pseudonym he writes under, just as a series of murders point to him as the culprit. In Needful things, the sherrif of a small town tries to figure out why all the residents are suddenly trying to kill each other. In Carrie, a tortured high school misfit has secret telekinesis powers that finally come to light after she has been pushed too far by her mother and classmates
All night long by Jean-Claude Tramont( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. George suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he end his affair with kooky suburban sexpot Cheryl Gibbons, who happens to be their relative! Events take a real turn when Cherryl tries to seduce George! Now George's hands are full with his wild new woman by day and his weird and crazy customers by night" --Container
Invasion of the bodysnatchers : screenplay by W. D Richter( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Week-end en famille( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
Brubaker by William Harrison( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce roman, comme le film du même titre, s'inspire de l'histoire réellement vécue par Thomas O. Murton. Ce dernier, en 1967, a tenté d'assainir et d'humaniser une ferme pénitentiaire dans l'Arkansas. Son entreprise lui a valu d'être renvoyé parce qu'il mettait en cause le système pénitentiaire et l'ordre social établi
Le bazaar de l'épouvante by Fraser C Heston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Richter Walter Duch 1945-....

W. D. Richter Amerikaans filmregisseur

W.D. Richter cinéaste américain

W. D. Richter regista statunitense

W. D. Richter US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

リクター, W. D

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