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Spottiswoode, Roger

Overview
Works: 185 works in 622 publications in 7 languages and 9,087 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Conceptor, Scenarist, fmd
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 )
53 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,325 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
Turner & Hooch ( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 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 Jon Davison( visu )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,037 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 )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 957 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
And the band played on by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 951 libraries worldwide
Een groep wetenschappers in begin jaren tachtig doet onderzoek naar het ontstaan van AIDS en stuit op veel tegenstand
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 715 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 )
75 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 376 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
The journey home ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
When Luke discovers that a young polar bear cub has been separated from his mother, he sets out to find a way to reunite the two. Setting out across a frozen landscape, it is up to Luke to protect himself and the cub from the dangers of the wild and the elements to help the cub find his way home
The Best of Times by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 320 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 the decision to drop the bomb by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 297 libraries worldwide
The story of the final months of World War II. While war rages in the Pacific, newly installed President Truman and his chiefs of staff wrestle with the unprecedented moral question of whether to drop the atomic bomb, and Emperor Hirohito and his proud Samurai generals face the moral dilemma of whether to surrender or fight on to the end
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 276 libraries worldwide
"When Billy Covington accepts a job to fly planes in Laos, he expects to join a crew of civilian pilots flying in peaceful air zones. What he gets is Air America, a ragtag group of renegades dodging gunfire to run secret an shady missions for the CIA. As danger grows and the line between allies and enemies blurs, Billy turns to a wild and grizzled pilot named Gene Ryack. Together, Billy and Gene take a stand against the chaos and become something no one ever believed they could be: heroes."--Container
Shoot to kill ( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in German and English and held by 184 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 154 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 )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 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
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
David Summers, a brilliant American mathematician, and his wife Amy, take refuge in the English village in which she grew up to escape the social upheaval taking place in the late 1960s United States. They find the countryside anything but peaceful as he becomes a target for barbaric locals who assault his masculinity. The marriage frays under the pressure of violence and the situation comes to a head when David finds the opportunity for vengeance when he offers shelter to a man unjustly accused of murder--an act which sets off the final fuse for a deadly confrontation with all that threatens him, his wife, and his home
Stop! or my mom will shoot ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 81 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
Terror train ( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Un grupo de adolescentes decide festejar el Año Nuevo en un tren. Todos van disfrazados, y uno a uno van siendo trágicamente asesinados
Shake hands with the devil by Roméo Dallaire( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 71 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 )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 40 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
Ripley under ground by Barry Pepper( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Met zijn lumineuze ideeën probeert een avonturier de ontdekking van een schilderijenzwendel, waarvan hij één van de initiatiefnemers is geweest, te voorkomen
 
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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
스파티스우드, 로저 1945-
스포티스우드, 로저 1945-
ロジャー・スポティスウッド
Languages
English (211)
Spanish (41)
German (32)
French (23)
Multiple languages (9)
Italian (4)
Chinese (1)
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