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Richter, W. D.

Overview
Works: 114 works in 298 publications in 7 languages and 5,125 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Vampire films  Horror films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Director, Actor, Adapter, Conceptor, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 993 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
Invasion of the body snatchers by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 964 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 John Carpenter ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Burton, a tough-talking, wisecracking truck driver whose hum-drum life on the road takes a sudden supernatural tailspin when his best friend's fiancèe is kidnapped. Speeding to the rescue, Jack finds himself deep beneath San Francisco's Chinatown, in a murky, creature-filled world ruled by Lo Pan, a 2000-year-old magician who mercilessly presides over an empire of spirits. Dodging demons and facing baffling terrors, Jack battles his way through Lo Pan's dark domain in a full-throttle, action-riddled ride to rescue the girl
Stealth by W. D Richter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry, Ben and Kara are hands down the world's best tactical fighter pilots. But a new member joins their team, a state-or-the-art, fully-automated, pilotless, super stealth warplane - inhuman and invincible. But once this stealth goes up it's never coming down, wreaking destruction in seconds across the globe, leaving the team with one last no-fail mission; to stop it - no matter what
The adventures of Buckaroo Banzai ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buckaroo Banzai's latest experiments have opened the door to the 8th dimension--and have unwittingly begun an interstellar battle for the world
Dracula by John Badham ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ominous atmosphere of a weird castle, the foggy streets of London and a cavernous basement in Yorkshire provide the setting for a Transylvanian vampire in human form and his children of the night
Needful things by Fraser C Heston ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and German and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious new store has opened in Castle Rock, Maine, where every item has a nerve-shattering price. But the owner is always willing to make a devil of a deal
Late for dinner ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 130 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 )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 104 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 88 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private eye Leslie Tucker is hired by a wealthy man to locate his long-lost daughter
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buckaroo Banzai is a neurosurgeon, race car driver, rock star and comic book hero, and probably the last hope of the human race. His latest experiments have begun an interstellar battle for the world, and opened the door to the eighth dimension
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 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slither ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 15 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
Brubaker : screenplay by W. D Richter ( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and German and held by 13 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
Stephen King DVD collector's set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 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
La Invasión de los ultracuerpos ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La ciudad de San Francisco está siendo transformada por una espectacular y exótica raza de flores. Pero esta explosión vegetal tiene terribles consecuencias para la humanidad que la admira: clonar poco a poco a seres humanos y eliminar los originales. De esta manera se expande el terror pues los ciudadanos pierden su identidad convirtiéndose en esclavos de los extraterrestres
All night long by Jean-Claude Tramont ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 9 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
Brubaker by William Harrison ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in French and English and held by 8 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
Invasion of the bodysnatchers : screenplay by W. D Richter ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Richter Walter Duch 1945-....
リクター, W. D
Languages
English (119)
Spanish (13)
German (7)
French (6)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (1)
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