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Roberts, Eric 1956-

Overview
Works: 267 works in 682 publications in 4 languages and 18,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Suspense fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Batman films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Eric Roberts
Publications by Eric Roberts
Most widely held works about Eric Roberts
 
Most widely held works by Eric Roberts
The expendables ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
The Expendables are a tight-knit team of skilled combat vets turned mercenaries. Hired by a powerful covert operator, the team jets off to a small South American country to overthrow a ruthless dictator. Once there, they find themselves caught in a deadly web of deceit and betrayal. Using every weapon at their disposal, they set out to save the innocent and punish the guilty in this blistering action-packed thriller
National security ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
L.A.P.D. reject and major troublemaker, Earl, ends up getting L.A. police officer, Hank, kicked off the force for brutality. Now, these two guys, who can't stand each other, are stuck working together as lowly security guards. They play cops to bring down a smuggling ring - if they can stay alive and stay one step ahead of the real cops
Willa Cather's Paul's case ( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of, from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take
Witless protection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Larry is a small town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue the woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big corporation corruption trial in Chicago. The agents, it turns out, are found to be on the take and are villains who are bent on killing her
A guide to recognizing your saints ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
A young man from Queens goes back home after 15 years when he finds his father is ill. He finds old friends, lost friends, and new relationships as he comes to terms with his father's rage and love
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind, known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante. -- container
Quitters, Inc by Stephen King( file )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Dick Morrison's life has become a nightmare of addictions, filling his days with overeating, overworking, and smoking way too much. When an old friend tells him about a surefire way to quit, he's more than willing to give it a shot. But what Dick doesn't know is that Quitters, Inc. demands a high price from anyone who strays from their rigid rules--like a few volts of electricity for the nearest and dearest ... or maybe a missing thumb? Forced to choose between his desperate need for cigarettes and the dire consequences of giving in to his addiction, Dick must decide just how important another drag really is
First dog ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
A foster boy is befriended by Teddy, a lost dog, who just happens to belong to the President of the United States, but nobody believes him. To prove his doubters wrong, they begin an amazing adventure across America to return the 'First Dog' to the White House
Runaway train by Andreĭ Sergeevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( visu )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Several convicts from a high-security prison escape the inhumane treatment of Chief Guard Ranken and break out into the icy Northeast wilderness. The cons flee onto a departing freight train only to find themselves prisoners on a speeding train that is hurtling toward certain derailment, its conductor dead of a sudden heart attack
Amazing racer ( visu )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
After the sudden death of her father leaves a teenage girl without a family, she becomes lost in her own anger and sadness. Her family doctor informs her that her father had a secret, that the mother she never knew was alive and well. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer and discovers that in caring for the horse, she is able to overcome her hardships and emotional trauma
Phat girlz ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Jazmin is a sassy, tart, talented, and plus-size woman who lives in a world that insults and rejects her because she's fat - or is the emotional abuse she heaps on herself the real problem? She is a department store employee with fashion designer dreams who has created a designer line for full-figured ladies, but flounders until she wins a Palm Springs vacation. There she meets a handsome Nigerian doctor named Tunde. He cherishes Jazmin's full figure as a mark of beauty. But can Jazmin overcome her self-loathing and accept Tunde's love?
Paul's case by Willa Cather( visu )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Based on the story of the same title by Willa Cather, about a romantic young man who drops out of high school in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh and journeys to New York City
Purgatory ( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and French and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Wild Bill Hickock, Doc Holiday, Jesse James, Billy the Kid and more deceased greats of the untamed West get a last chance to undo their violent pasts in a mysterious town that's West of the Pecos and south of Eternity
The odyssey by Andreĭ Sergeevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Thai and held by 378 libraries worldwide
One of the greatest epics of the ancient world is Homer's engaging and edifying tale recounting the journey of Odysseus, king of Ithaca and mastermind of the Greek victory in the Trojan War
The Pope of Greenwich Village by Stuart Rosenberg( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Two small time thieves are looking to make it big in New York's Little Italy with a seductive combination of poignant emotion and sassy, streetwise humor
Lovelace ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
In 1972, before the Internet, Deep Throat was a phenomenon: the first scripted pornographic theatrical feature film, featuring a story, some jokes, and Linda Lovelace. Escaping a strict family, she discovered freedom and married Chuck Traynor. As Linda Lovelace she became an international sensation, fully inhabiting her new identity and a enthusiastic spokesperson for sexual freedom. Later she presented another, utterly contradictory narrative to the world, a far darker story
The long ride home ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
In the New Mexico Territory in 1866, Jack Fowler, who survived the Civil War, barely escapes the drunken rage of a gun-toting idiot who mistakes him for the gunslinger Jack Cole. Compelled to defend himself, Fowler shoots the man dead. Now a posse lead by Lucas Moat searches for him to bring him to mistaken justice. Fowler, wounded, ends up at the homestead of Fiona, who just happens to be the gal friend of the local sheriff. It all comes to an head when the real Jack Cole shows up
Roughing it ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Mark Twain's (Samuel Clemens) lively account of his adventures in the West during the 1860s, as civil servant, gold prospector, reporter, and lecturer
Heaven's prisoners ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
An ex-cop has turned his back on the big easy and the bottle, starting life over on a tranquil backwater bayou with his wife. But his newfound serenity shatters after he witnesses a small plane crash and rescues the sole survivor-a little Salvadoran girl
The Hot Flashes ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the high school girls' state champs to a series of games to raise money for breast cancer prevention
 
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Roberts, Eric Anthony, 1956-
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