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Quaid, Randy 1953-

Overview
Works: 309 works in 913 publications in 8 languages and 32,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fiction  Motion pictures  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( visu )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,066 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 )
40 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,984 libraries worldwide
Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth
Christmas vacation ( visu )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,409 libraries worldwide
It's Christmas time and Clark decides to invite all the family to have 'the most fun-filled old-fashioned family Christmas, that no one will ever forget.' When the first relatives arrive, Clark goes out on the roof to rig the lighting. The one thing that Clark wants is to surprise the whole family with is the installation of a pool, which he already ordered. Unfortunately, the bonus check Clark expects any minute is overdue. Tempers rise and not just because of the late check. Uninvited cousin Eddie arrives with his family in their mobile home
Home on the range by Will Finn( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
A trio of cows - Maggie, Mrs. Calloway and Grace - hit the high prairie to track down a cattle rustler named Alameda Slim in hopes that the reward money will save their farm. With the aid of Buck, a horse with heroic ambitions, the bovine avengers track the villain to his lair and save the day
Days of thunder by Tony Scott( visu )
38 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,114 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 )
24 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
American citizen Billy Hayes is sentenced to four years in a brutal Turkish prison after being caught trying to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul. When his sentence is changed to life just days before his release, he has no choice but to try to escape
The ice harvest by Harold Ramis( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,009 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 )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and German and held by 973 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of the Jesse James/Cole Younger gang including its lightning attacks on banks, trains, and stagecoaches, its hardbreadth escapes from the law, Jesse's jubiliant wedding celebration, and the Great Northfield, Minnesota raid
Goya's ghosts by Miloš Forman( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 869 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 )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 788 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 adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle by Jay Ward( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 786 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
The Paper ( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 780 libraries worldwide
In this stop-the-presses comedy the fast paced, cutthroat, frequently hilarious world of newspaper journalism is brought vividly to life
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever
Bound for glory by Hal Ashby( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
In 1936 Woody Guthrie 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 )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 616 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
Kingpin ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 548 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?
European vacation by Harold Ramis( visu )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing: total disaster!
The magical legend of the leprechauns by John Henderson( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 484 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
Hard rain by Mikael Salomon( visu )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Set during a massive flood started by a dam accident in a small town, Christian Slater is an armored truck guard who gets robbed by Morgan Freeman. Slater gets away with all the money and hides it. In a panic, Slater tells the sheriff about the area he hid the money in and the sheriff locks him up. Now Slater has to get to the money and keep himself alive battling the sheriff, Morgan Freeman and his crew and the elements
The adventures of Pluto Nash by Neil Cuthbert( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
The Earth's natural resources have been largely depleted, so a large number of people have taken up residence on the moon. Pluto Nash is one such lunar exile who formerly made his living outside the law, but has since gone straight and now runs the hippest nightclub in the moon colony known as "Little America." Pluto is approached by a gangster who wants to buy the nightclub. Pluto has no interest in selling, but it seems the gangster isn't taking no for an answer
 
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Languages
English (276)
French (18)
Spanish (18)
German (6)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
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