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Rooker, Michael 1955-

Overview
Works: 132 works in 343 publications in 5 languages and 11,884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Rooker
Jumper ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David is a Jumper who can teleport himself anywhere in the world, which creates a fun and exciting life. Things turn deadly when David finds himself pursued by a secret organization sworn to kill Jumpers. He forms an uneasy alliance with another Jumper and becomes a player in a war that has been raging for thousands of years
JFK by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver Stone's chronicle of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the mystery enshrouding it
The bone collector by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bed-ridden homicide cop teams with a young rookie to catch a deranged serial killer
The 6th day by Roger Spottiswoode ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam (Schwarzenegger) is an ace pilot in the very near future who is having a serious identity crisis. An evil corporation illegally cloned him, and now they're trying to kill him to hide the evidence. Torn from his beloved family and faced with a shocking exact duplicate of himself, Adam races against time to reclaim his life and save the world from the underground cloning movement
Rosewood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1923 Rosewood, a black town in Florida, was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people
Slither ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A devious alien infestation takes hold of the people of Wheesley, a small rural town in America
Mallrats by Kevin Smith ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Brodie is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his best friend T.S., whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated twosome decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of the ultimate delinquents, Silent Bob and Jay, whose continuing adventures take the word "nuisance" to a whole new level
Super by James Gunn ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank, a short-order cook, sees his ex-addict wife snatched away by a seductive drug dealer. Frank finds himself bereft and unable to cope, but he decides to fight back under the guise of a do-it-yourself superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a red hand-made suit, a wrench, a crazed sidekick named Boltie and absolutely nothing in the way of superpowers, Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife
The replacement killers by Antoine Fuqua ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Lee, a professional hit man, defies the orders of a ruthless crime boss, putting not only his own life but his family's at stake. Desperate to get home, Lee enlists the aid of a document forger, and together they fend off the "replacement killers" hired to murder them
Undisputed ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monroe Hutchen was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole at the Sweetwater maximum security prison in California. Now, Hutchen boxes behind bars, and he's become the champion of a loosely organized prison fighting circuit. When convicted heavyweight champion "Iceman" Chambers enters Sweetwater, Hutchens finds he has a serious competitor in the same lockup for the first time. After Hutchens challenges the arrogant Chambers to a bout, an aging Mafioso swings a deal that will earn Chambers an early release from prison and pull in a million dollars in bets if the two men will fight
Sea of love by Harold Becker ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran New York City police detective Frank Keller is a workaholic cop living on the edge. Joining forces with detective Touhey, the two try to track down a bizarre serial killer. They encounter a beautiful suspect, but convinced of her innocence, Keller enters into a passionate affair with the woman, despite hard evidence linking her to the murders
Henry portrait of a serial killer by John McNaughton ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on true events, John McNaughton's film follows Henry's senseless killing sprees. Ex-convict Otis invites Henry to share his Chicago apartment and he becomes involved in Henry's killing sprees. Otis' sister comes to visit her brother, and she is fascinated with Henry and thinks his life resembles hers
Blood done sign my name ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the aftermath of the murder of Henry Marrow, a 23-year-old African-American Vietnam veteran who was killed by a prominent white businessman and his grown sons in Oxford, North Carolina. Responding to the crime and the sham trial that followed, many young African-American men take to the streets, engaging in riots and vandalism. Marrow's cousin, Benjamin Chavis, decides that the best way to protest the government is a peaceful march on the state capitol
The Lena Baker story by Tichina Arnold ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia. Taking place in the 1940s in Cuthbert, Georgia, this is a story of one woman's desperate attempts to rise above the challenges of her life, the choices she makes, and the consequences. She is pressured to work for Elliot Arthur, a father, a mill worker and a raging drunk. As their relationship unfolds, it becomes strained, and is considered unacceptable for that time. Arthur continually abuses Lena and imprisons her in his home. In a final desperate attempt to break free of his bondage, a violent struggle ensues, one hot, humid night in Southwest Georgia in 1945 he is shot by Lena
Replicant ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a murder spree, precious DNA is left behind that allows a secret government agency to render a killer's pefect duplicate. Jean-Claude Van Damme squares off against his deadliest opponent yet-himself-when he stars as both a heinous serial killer and the replicated clone that represents the agency's best and only chance at capturing this mad killer on the loose
Super Capers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Would-be superhero Ed Gruberman, who possesses no super powers, must join a team of misfit heroes-in-training known as the Super Capers. Having only faith, Gruberman must travel through time to uncover an evil plot involving some gold bullion, a fiery femme fatale, and a criminal mastermind with a dark secret about Ed's past
Tombstone by George P Cosmatos ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshal Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, together, they team up to lay down the law in Tombstone, Arizona, where there will be a notorious showdown with ruthless outlaws at the O.K. Corral
Eight men out ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the real-life scandal of 1919, the film tells the story of eight baseball players who plan to throw games for money, and the scorn and anger the scheme earned them
Meteor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracking an unparalleled series of meteor fireballs plummeting toward Earth, a renowned scientist, his assistant, and an on-target conspiracy theorist race against time to expose a government cover-up, reveal the truth, and prevent a massive meteor from destroying the planet
Mysteria ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A has-been writer drafts the story of his life, and quite possibly his death. Once celebrated, Aleister Bain is now a whiskey-soaked, washed-up Hollywood screenwriter. Secluded in a sleazy hotel, he's desperately struggling to finish a script, with no success. But in this noir-esque thriller, truth is stranger than fiction and the chain-smoking Bain abruptly finds himself at the center of an investigation into the murder of a prominent politician's wife
 
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English (125)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
French (3)
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