WorldCat Identities

Weiss, Robert K.

Overview
Works: 92 works in 256 publications in 7 languages and 8,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  Comedy films  Action and adventure television programs  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Television cop shows  Parody films  Musical films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Creator, Director, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )

48 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Scary movie 3 by David Zucker( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,069 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
Superhero movie by Tom Ackerman( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 730 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
The Naked gun from the files of Police squad!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 669 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
Nothing but trouble( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A financier [Chevy Chase] meets a spurned lover [Demi Moore] and agrees to take her to a business meeting. On the way there, they run a stop sign in a tiny town in the middle of nowhere. They are arrested and taken to the local court. But all is not as it seems: the courthouse and the "prison" are a maze of zany booby- traps and deadly contraptions. The antics of the captured couple as they try to escape from the mad judge and his bizarre family make up the rest of this unusual film
Scary movie 4 by David Zucker( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 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 )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
The Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insult( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 399 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 )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy that pays homage to the famed original police drama of the '50s and '60s
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 272 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 235 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 204 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
Sliders( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mastermind Quinn Mallory returns for more fantastical adventures as he continues traveling from universe to universe
Scary movie 3.5( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 179 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
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
The compleat Al by Al Yankovic( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 133 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."
The Naked gun [from the files of Police squad!]( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A less than brilliant cop stumbles on a plan to kill Queen Elizabeth
Doctor Detroit by Dan Aykroyd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 112 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 86 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 52 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Blues Brothers
Alternative Names
Robert K. Weiss producteur de films amricaine

Robert K. Weiss produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert K. Weiss US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Weiss, Bob.

Weiss, Robert

Роберт Вайсс

Languages
English (136)

Spanish (12)

German (3)

French (3)

Italian (3)

Catalan (3)

Dutch (1)

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The Naked gun from the files of Police squad!The Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fearThe Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insultPolice Squad. the complete seriesSlidersThe Naked gun [from the files of Police squad!]Doctor Detroit