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Weiss, Robert K.

Overview
Works: 111 works in 346 publications in 8 languages and 9,700 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Musical films  Horror films  Road films  Detective and mystery films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Superhero films  Film sequels 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Creator, Director, Conceptor, Author, Interviewee, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert K Weiss
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,962 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 )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,074 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 )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 754 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 )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 718 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 2010 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Campbell and her self-serving, sex-crazed pal Brenda are joined by Tom Ryan, a cute, but utterly clueless guy. Together, they battle to save the world from a ruthless alien invasion. Cindy moves in next to Tom because she's taking care of an elderly lady. She finds out the house is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest in the village to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and Cindy has to uncover the secret in order to stop them
Tommy boy by Paramount( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Party animal Tommy Callahan is definitely a few cans short of a six-pack. But after seven years, Tommy's finally earned his diploma -- and a cushy job at Callahan Auto Parts. Returning home, Tommy gets some more great news: his dad is marrying a real "10," and Tommy will get the stepbrother he always wanted. But as fast as you can say "Who killed the keg?," the family business starts tanking. Now Tommy's got to hit the road with his dad's right-hand man, a smug numbers-cruncher. And what these two don't know about salesmanship could fill a book -- and a riotously funny movie!
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear by David Zucker( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 479 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 by Peter Segal( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 439 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 )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 358 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 )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 266 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 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 205 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 194 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
Sliders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 171 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 )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 155 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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 125 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 2003 and 2017 in Undetermined and English and held by 99 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 56 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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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!Tommy boyThe Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fearThe Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insultPolice Squad. : the complete seriesSlidersDoctor Detroit