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Weiss, Robert K.

Overview
Works: 78 works in 292 publications in 8 languages and 8,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Musical films  Horror films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Road films  Detective and mystery films  Superhero films  Television cop shows 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Creator, Director, Author, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert K Weiss
 
Most widely held works by Robert K Weiss
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood take their blues band back on the road in an attempt to raise money for the orphanage where they were raised. Havoc ensues as the brothers seek redemption on their 'mission from God.'
Scary movie 3 by David Zucker( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now out of college, Cindy is a television news anchorwoman. Strange things begin to occur when crop circles appear on Tom's farm, but then Cindy's best friend Brenda dies an eerie death somehow relating to a killer video tape. After her nephew Cody watches the video tape, Cindy takes matters into her own hands and summons the help of the Oracle. Cindy uncovers the eerie link between the crop circles and the killer video tape, and must eventually assist the President in preventing a full-scale alien invasion
The Naked gun from the files of Police squad!( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those screw-loose "Airplane!" creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
Superhero movie by Tom Ackerman( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Riker is a high school student who is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly while on a field trip to the local laboratory. Rick soon realizes that he's developing super powers, including the ability to break-dance vertically on a building wall and the development of lightening fast reflexes. Disguised in a green and black suit and going by the name Dragonfly, Rick uses his abilities to fight crime all over the city. His archenemy is Lou Landers, a.k.a. Hourglass, a terminally ill scientist who, through a technological accident, has the ability to suck the life energy out of people. If he can find a specific number of victims, he will be able to live forever. Rick needs to save the day, but he lacks confidence. Maybe the girl Rick's secretly in love with, Jill Johnson, can inspire him towards greatness
Nothing but trouble( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghoulish comedy wherein a wrong turn sends two yuppies into Valkenvania, the Twilight Zone of speed traps
Scary movie 4( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dim-witted Cindy and her overheated pal Brenda help clueless hero Tom save the world from a ruthless alien invasion
The Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear by David Zucker( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inept cop, Lt. Frank Drebbin returns to save the day once again. This time he's out to foil the "big boys" in the energy business. A top scientist is about to publish his report on energy for the future and things don't look good for the traditional suppliers of oil and coal. To save their industries, the suppliers kidnap the scientist and replace him with a decoy with a more favourable report
The Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insult( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough?
Dragnet by Tom Mankiewicz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a comedy homage to the famed 1950s and 1960s police drama, Detective Joe Friday, the straitlaced nephew of the original, reluctantly teams up with a nonconformist detective named Streebek to save Los Angeles from a power hungry phony TV preacher and a corrupt Police Commissioner, leading to comic adventures with oddball characters
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skits satirize movies, television programs and other features of modern day life
Police Squad. the complete series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the crime-solving adventures of Detective Frank Drebin, a Sergeant Lieutenant Captain of Police Squad, a special division of the police department. Together Drebin and his boss, Captain Ed Hocken, crack the toughest cases in the big city, encountering sight-gags, slapstick, puns, and non-sequiturs along the way
Sliders( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mastermind Quinn Mallory returns for more fantastical adventures as he continues traveling from universe to universe
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
Sliders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant grad student Quinn Mallory has created a device that opens a wormhole to an infinite number of parallel universes where history has taken different paths, some subtly changed and other radically different. Quinn's test trip goes awry, stranding his physics professor, Arturo, his friend, Wade, and bystander Rembrandt in parallel San Francisco's, "sliding" from one alternate reality to another, unable to return home
Scary movie 3.5( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a deadly tape and aliens threaten the people of earth, its up to Cidy and her friends to find a way to stop them
The compleat Al by Al Yankovic( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing, hilarious, and almost-true "life story" of Weird Al Yankovic, the Grammy award-winning master of musical parody and rock & roll comedy. Go behind the scenes, beginning with his early and somewhat formative childhood years; his high school and college days, up through his present-day bout with super-stardom. It contains some of the funniest moments from "AL-TV", footage from his trip to Japan, and reveals for the first time the incredible story behind "Eat it." Also contains eight "Weird Al" video classics: "Ricky," "I love Rocky Road," "Eat it," "I lost on Jeopardy," "This is the life," "Like a surgeon," "One more minute" and "Dare to be Stupid."
Doctor Detroit by Michael Pressman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifford Skridlow is a teacher at a small Chicago college run by his father. A pimp cons Clifford into managing his four prostitutes, then skips town to escape the mob boss known as Mom. Clifford decides to draw on his course on medieval literature in his quest to save the women from Mom
Amazon women on the moon by John Landis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assorted sketches spoof low-budget movies of the '50s and late-night TV commercials
Spies like us Nothing but trouble( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spies like us: Comedy about two would-be spies who are dupes in an evil mastermind's plan to take over the world. Nothing but trouble: A ghoulish comedy wherein a wrong turn sends two yuppies into Valkenvania, the twilight zone of speed traps
The naked gun triple feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
 
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The Blues Brothers
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Robert K. Weiss Amerikaans acteur

Robert K. Weiss producteur de films américaine

Robert K. Weiss produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert K. Weiss US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Weiss, Bob.

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