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Quaid, Randy 1953-

Works: 346 works in 978 publications in 7 languages and 35,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Fiction  Motion pictures  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( visu )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,152 libraries worldwide
It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
Independence Day by Roland Emmerich( visu )
41 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,007 libraries worldwide
Massive spaceships appear in Earth's skies and wonder turns to terror as the ships blast destructive beams of fire down on cities all over the planet. The world's only hope lies with a determined band of survivors
Christmas vacation ( visu )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,488 libraries worldwide
It's Christmastime for the Griswolds. There are 25,000 lights on the rooftop, an exploding turkey on the table, and a dozen or so guests
Home on the range by Will Finn( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
Three cows, a stallion, and several of their four-footed friends band together to stop a greedy outlaw from taking over the Patch of Heaven dairy farm
The last picture show by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
Story of teenagers in a small Texas town just prior to the hero leaving for Korea and the closing of the town's movie theater
Days of thunder by Tony Scott( visu )
32 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
Race car driver Cole Trickle teams with a legendary crew chief to race at the Daytona 500. A fiery crash nearly ends his career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor to regain his nerve to race, to win and to live
Midnight express by Alan Parker( visu )
25 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
This film is based on a true story. William Hayes, a naive young American vacationing with his girlfriend in Istanbul, Turkey, tries to smuggle a couple of kilos of hash out of the country. He is caught, thrown into a Turkish prison, and subsequently raped, tortured, and forced into the brutality that defines the inmates' constant struggle for survival. There are other foreigners there, many for smuggling, and word is that the only way out of the jail is by dying, or taking "the midnight express." Max, his friend and fellow inmate swears, "That train doesn't run around here."
The ice harvest by Harold Ramis( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve in icebound Wichita, Kansas, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie is an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita. Along with his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh, the two have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking
The long riders by Walter Hill( visu )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and German and held by 978 libraries worldwide
Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid
Goya's ghosts by Miloš Forman( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
Told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Set against political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army. Captures the essence and beauty of Goya's work which is best known for both the colorful depictions of the royal court and its people, and his grim depictions of the brutality of war and life in 18th century Spain. When Goya's beautiful muse is accused of being a heretic, the renowned painter must convince his old friend Lorenzo, a power-hungry monk and leader of the Spanish Inquisition, to spare her life
Vegas vacation ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
When Clark Griswold (Chase) puts his mind to something, we soon realize he hasn't got one. Still, nothing stops him when the vacation bug hits. This time, he's chosen Las Vegas, the new family entertainment capital of America!
The Paper ( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 783 libraries worldwide
A star-studded cast in a stop-the-presses comedy that brings the fast paced, cutthroat, frequently hilarious world of newspaper journalism vividly to life
The adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle by Jay Ward( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Those ruthless spies Boris and Natasha have wangled their way into the real world, while Fearless Leader is plotting to take over America. Only Rocky and Bullwinkle can save us
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
A continuation of the epic Lonesome Dove
Bound for glory ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and German and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Set against the grim backdrop of depression America, this film joyously celebrates the life of Woody Guthrie, America's great folk balladeer and poet. In 1936 he leaves Texas and heads to California looking for work. He meets hobos, migrant workers and people down on their luck, and begins his career as a folk singer
The last detail by Hal Ashby( visu )
20 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Two Navy Petty officers are detailed to take a prisoner from Washington to jail in New Hampshire and decide to give the prisoner one last good time
National Lampoon's vacation by Harold Ramis( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing total disaster!
Kingpin by Woody Harrelson( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Roy Munson is a pro bowler who seems destined for greatness, or as close to greatness as a bowler can get. But after a run-in with angry competitors, Roy finds himself sadder, wiser and minus his bowling hand! Years later, he thinks he's found his ticket back to the big time when he meets the naive Ishmael, an Amish bowling whiz. Together they set out for a million-dollar tournament in Reno, and along the way pick up Claudia, a sexy vixen with brains, attitude and really big ... ideas. With her help, they make it to the tournament. But will Roy and Ishmael win the big match and score fame and fortune ... or will all their hopes and dreams go barreling down the gutter?
The magical legend of the leprechauns by Randy Quaid( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 512 libraries worldwide
When American Jack Woods goes to Ireland, he discovers a mischeivous leprechaun family and is swept up in a bitter war ignited by a Romeo and Juliet love affair between a rebel leprechaun and a fairy princess
Vacation ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing: total disaster!
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English (289)
Spanish (9)
German (5)
French (5)
Japanese (1)
Chinese (1)
Dutch (1)
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