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Spottiswoode, Roger

Works: 242 works in 726 publications in 6 languages and 10,250 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biography  Buddy films  Police films  Crime films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Conceptor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Roger Spottiswoode
Publications by Roger Spottiswoode
Most widely held works by Roger Spottiswoode
Tomorrow never dies by Ian Fleming( visu )
79 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,982 libraries worldwide
Pierce Brosnan returns as Agent 007, stepping in to prevent World War III when a ruthless media tycoon tries to destabilise the world economy by orchestrating a deadly standoff between world superpowers
And the band played on by Randy Shilts( visu )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
Follows the struggle of a handful of strong-willed men and women who took on the fight to save lives in the face of a mysterious illness now called AIDS
Turner & Hooch ( visu )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Comedy about Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective, whose tidy world is upset when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime, a junkyard dog named Hooch
The 6th day by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
Adam is an ace pilot in the very near future who is having a serious identity crisis. An evil corporation illegally cloned him, and now they're trying to kill him to hide the evidence. Torn from his beloved family and faced with a shocking exact duplicate of himself, Adam races against time to reclaim his life and save the world from the underground cloning movement
48 hrs ( visu )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can't do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. Both pursue their separate goals--Nolte wants the villains and Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship
The children of Huang Shi ( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
39 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Two renegade pilots are ensnared in the madness of covert operations over Laos during the Vietnam conflict. They lead the crew of AIR AMERICA, a not-so-secret airline that drops everything from live pigs to opium over villages throughout the Vietnamese countryside
Under fire by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
47 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 340 libraries worldwide
The final days of Somoza's Nicaragua as witnessed and experienced by three American journalists, who are romantically entangled
The best of times by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Jack Dundee dropped the ball and because of this his football team lost the match, and he lost his self respect. 13 years later he arranges a replay, with all the original players (now overweight and out of shape) Does history repeat itself or can Jack, at last, be hero of the day
Hiroshima by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 297 libraries worldwide
The story of the final months of World War II, portraying the events that led to the decision which would change the course of human destiny
Shoot to kill ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
A city cop and a wilderness expert team up to capture a psychopathic thief and murderer who has escaped to the wild
The Matthew Shepard story ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
"In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial -- and the weeks leading to Matthew's death -- with unnerving detail"--Container
Mesmer by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A thought provoking film about the man who discovered mesmerism. Franz Anton Messmer, who in the 18th century empolyed revolutionary ideas about animal magnetism and the power of suggestion. To his patients he was a miracle worker, to his colleagues he was a quack
Spinning Boris ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The incredible true story of three American political consultants who were summoned to Russia in the mid-90's to aid Boris Yeltsin's re-election campaign in the first ever Soviet Democratic election
48 hours ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
48 hours: Hard-nosed cop Jack Cates reluctantly teams up with wise-cracking prison inmate Reggie Hammon (temporarily paroled to him for 48 hours) in order to track down the felon's ex-partners
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
A young mathematician, David Summer, and his English wife, Amy, move to a Cornish village, seeking the quiet life. But beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation of the village lies a savagery and violence that could destroy the couple
Stop! or my mom will shoot ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Justice is served up family-style as Sylvester Stallone and Estelle Getty star in this mother of all action comedies. When top L.A. detective Joe Bomowski (Stallone) gets a rare visit from his feisty mom, Tutti (Getty), his life is turned upside-down. In no time, she is rearranging Joe's bachelor pad and meddling in his affairs, much to his embarrassment and the delight of his girlfriend, Gwen (JoBeth Williams). To add to Joe's problems, Tutti witnesses a murder and becomes the unlikely partner when she refuses to divulge information unless she's allowed in on the investigation. Just when Joe is ready to kill himself, Tutti helps bring down the bad guys, proving Mother-knows-best in this outrageous action-adventure comedy
Shake hands with the devil ( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Based on the memoirs of Lt. General Roméo Dallaire, the film tells the personal journey of Dallaire through the 1994 Rwandan genocide and how Dallaire's request for more aid went ignored by the United Nations
Terror train ( visu )
7 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A knife-wielding psycho crashes a New Year's Eve party held aboard a chartered train and begins slaughtering the guests one by one
Noriega God's favorite ( visu )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
"From the slums of Panama to its richest palace, General Manuel Noriega's incredible rise to power led him to believe he was above all judgment, even God's. This ruthless dictator has an insatiable appetite for women, money and power that drove him to sell secrets to Cuba, make millions rom drug deals, and slaughter his enemies, while on the payroll of the U.S. Army and the CIA"--Container
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Alternative Names
Roger Spottiswoode americký režisér
Roger Spottiswoode Amerikaans filmregisseur
Roger Spottiswoode Film director
Roger Spottiswoode regista canadese
Roger Spottiswoode US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Spottiswood, Roger 1945-
Споттисвуд, Роджер
רוג'ר ספוטיסווד
راجر اسپاتیس‌وود فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
로저 스포티스우드
English (267)
German (23)
French (11)
Spanish (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (1)
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