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Weiss, Robert K.

Works: 60 works in 275 publications in 8 languages and 8,831 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Musical films  Horror films  Road films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery films  Superhero films  Action and adventure television programs 
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 )

72 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,919 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
The Naked gun from the files of Police squad! by David Zucker( Visual )

61 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,747 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!
Scary movie 3 by David Zucker( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,076 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
Scary movie 2 by Shawn Wayans( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 748 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
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 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cockeyed comedy wherein a wrong turn sends two yuppies into Valkenvania, the Twilight Zone of speed traps
The Kentucky fried movie by John Landis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 244 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
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 176 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 )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mastermind Quinn Mallory returns for more fantastical adventures as he continues traveling from universe to universe
The compleat Al by Al Yankovic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 144 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 120 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assorted sketches spoof low-budget movies of the '50s and late-night TV commercials
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
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 DVD gift set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 3 Naked gun films all in one packages
Comedy greats( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In National Lampoon's Animal house, the members of Delta Tau Chi fraternity offend the straight-arrow and up-tight people on campus in a comedy film which irreverently mocks college traditions. In The Blues Brothers, Jake Blues, recently released from prison, and his brother Elwood reassemble their blues band and stage a concert to raise money for the orphanage where they grew up. The jerk is the story of the adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, whose crazy inventions lead him along the road from rags to riches to rags. Car wash is an irreverent but affectionate look at a typical day in a Los Angeles car wash
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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.

Weiss, Robert

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The Naked gun from the files of Police squad!Police Squad. the complete seriesSlidersDoctor DetroitThe naked gun DVD gift set