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Spottiswoode, Roger

Overview
Works: 222 works in 631 publications in 7 languages and 9,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Fiction  Police films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Roger Spottiswoode
Publications by Roger Spottiswoode
Most widely held works by Roger Spottiswoode
Tomorrow never dies by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
66 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,945 libraries worldwide
Just as a media mogul unveils his new global news service, a British warship is attacked in Chinese territory. Agent James Bond teams with a beautiful Chinese spy to discover the truth before war breaks out
And the band played on by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
44 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,353 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 1,046 libraries worldwide
A compulsively neat detective's tidy world goes to the dogs when he is forced to team up with a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch
The 6th day by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Adam (Schwarzenegger) 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 )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
An experienced cop teams up with a convict in order to capture an escaped murderer
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 636 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
The children of Huang Shi ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 616 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
Under fire by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
48 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
In Nicaragua, 1979, star photographer Russel Price is caught in the crossfire of the revolution and forced to flee with the Sandinistas. Caught up in the emotions of war, Price agrees to help the rebels by staging a photo of their dead leader to make him look alive
Hiroshima by Roger Spottiswood( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 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
The best of times by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 223 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
Shoot to kill ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
A city cop and a wilderness expert team up to capture a psychopathic thief and murderer who has escaped to the wild
Mesmer by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 134 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
The Matthew Shepard story ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 123 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
Spinning Boris ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English 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 97 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
Stop! or my mom will shoot ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and German and held by 66 libraries worldwide
A tough detective's mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career
Terror train ( visu )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Traumatizzato da uno stupido scherzo di pessimo gusto (un cadavere nel letto durante la sua prima esperienza sessuale) si trasforma in psicopatico vendicativo e brutale che si scatena durante un party in costume su un treno. (Mymovies)
The children of Huang Shi ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Een Britse journalist redt een groep weeskinderen tijdens de Japanse invasie in China in 1937. Terwijl de Japanners steeds dichterbij komen, neemt hij samen met een Australische verpleegster de kinderen mee op een meer dan 1000 kilometer lange tocht door China naar een veilige omgeving
Shake hands with the devil by Roméo Dallaire( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 47 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
Noriega God's favorite ( visu )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 41 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
Spottiswood, Roger 1945-
Languages
English (223)
German (25)
Spanish (23)
French (15)
Multiple languages (6)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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