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Weiss, Robert K.

Works: 112 works in 276 publications in 7 languages and 8,184 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery television programs  Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  Rhythm and blues music  Film adaptations 
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 )
46 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,779 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 1,054 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 )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 744 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 )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 578 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 551 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 from the files of the police squad! ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inept cop, played by Leslie Nielsen, stops a plot to assasinate Queen Elizabeth at a baseball game in the United States
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 413 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 )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 392 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 349 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 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 232 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 )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mastermind Quinn Mallory returns for more fantastical adventures as he continues traveling from universe to universe
Sliders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 189 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 )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 177 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 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
Doctor Detroit by Dan Aykroyd( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 109 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 82 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 50 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 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 3 Naked gun films all in one package
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
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Weiss, Robert
English (131)
Spanish (12)
German (3)
French (3)
Italian (3)
Catalan (3)
Dutch (1)