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Schumacher, Joel 1939-

Overview
Works: 334 works in 1,427 publications in 9 languages and 30,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Interviews  Biography  Horror films  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Actor, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, fmd, Other, Conceptor, Restager, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Joel Schumacher
Publications by Joel Schumacher
Most widely held works about Joel Schumacher
 
Most widely held works by Joel Schumacher
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
91 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,674 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
A time to kill by John Grisham( visu )
45 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,246 libraries worldwide
A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice
[Batman] forever by Joel Schumacher( visu )
71 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,985 libraries worldwide
DA Harvey Dent is hideously scarred down one side, by an acid attack. The result is 2 personalities and 2 faces. Ideal qualifications for a politician you might think, but Two-face's only policy is vengeance on Batman. He teams up with Edward Nygma, a technical wizard who invents a brain-sucking TV and adopts the alto-ego of The Riddler. MEANWHILE ... in the circus, Dick Grayson witnesses his acrobat family plummet earthwards and get a taste for sawdust. Two-face is to blame but Dick trades his anger for a rubber suit and becomes Robin. Two bad guys, two good guys and 8 personas
Batman & Robin by Joel Schumacher( visu )
60 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
Batman, Robin, and Batgirl protect Gotham City against Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy
The client by John Grisham( visu )
48 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
When a boy witnesses the suicide of a Mafia attorney he must hire a troubled attorney to protect himself from the Mafia and the federal prosecutors
Sparkle ( visu )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,585 libraries worldwide
In the 1960s, Sparkle and her two sisters form a singing group and dream of becoming stars beyond the affluent Detroit suburb where they come from, and where they are already well-known. But as the sisters become more famous, the close-knit nature of their family begins to fall apart. Features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance
The lost boys by Joel Schumacher( visu )
66 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
A young teen thinks his town of Santa Carla is infested with vampires, and becomes convinced of it when his own brother starts turning into one
House of cards by David Fincher( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,311 libraries worldwide
Season one of the Netflix original series House of Cards. Frank Underwood is a cunning career politician. Zoe Barnes is an ambitious young journalist. Together they forge a partnership that trades powerful secrets for political access, and so much more
Phone booth by Joel Schumacher( visu )
56 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
"A self-centered New York City publicist suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope. Now it's a real-time race against the clock as [he] must outwit a psychotic sniper in a frantic scramble from phone booth to freedom"--Container
Falling down by Joel Schumacher( visu )
53 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
Follows a troubled man, Bill Foster, who has a mental breakdown and embarks upon an increasingly violent crime spree across Los Angeles. A police detective, Sgt. Prendergast, who is working his last day before retiring, is the only one who correctly pieces together the clues. Prendergast races to find and arrest Foster before the dangerous and unpredictable man reaches his destination: his ex-wife and young daughter
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( visu )
29 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
A discontented kindergarten teacher living in Harlem is lost in a blizzard and comes upon the wonderland of Oz. There she meets new friends, tries to find her way home, and finds that her life is not so bad after all
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( visu )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Just released from the base stockade, recruit Roland Bozz joins a platoon of young soldiers preparing to ship out to Vietnam. His independence and outright defiance draw fire from his own men as well as commanding officers, but when the platoon is sent to Tigerland, a hellish training ground, Bozz's leadership and loyalty bring his men together, triggering extraordinary consequences
The number 23 by Joel Schumacher( visu )
35 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Walter Sparrow receives a book for his birthday from his wife, Agatha. The first words he reads changes his once placid existence into a whirlpool of psychological torture and mayhem. The book is a chilling murder mystery that seems to mirror Walter's life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The book's main character is a brooding detective named Fingerling who seems to copy Walter's own history. As the book comes to life, Walter becomes fascinated by the most frightening part of it - Fingerling's dark obsession with the number 23. Walter soon starts to see the number everywhere in his own life and becomes haunted by the fact that he is damned to commit the same horrific crime as Fingerling. Now Walter is on a dangerous quest to understand the mysteries of the book. If he can unlock the dark power of the number 23, he may just be able to change his future
Veronica Guerin by Joel Schumacher( visu )
55 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Based on real-life events, the film tells the story of Dublin journalist Veronica Guerin, a relentless crime reporter for The Sunday Independent during the early '90s. In 1994, Guerin--who had previously been reporting corporate corruption and church scandals--turned her attention to Ireland's increasing drug problem. Her investigations, however, brought her to the attention of Dublin's crime underworld; the deeper she dug, the more danger she found herself in. Guerin's violent murder in 1996 led to a revision of Ireland's laws and the creation of the Criminal Assets Bureau, allowing the government to seize dealer assets. After Guerin's death and the resultant investigations and arrests, drug crimes in Ireland dropped by fifty percent
St. Elmo's fire by Joel Schumacher( visu )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 850 libraries worldwide
"Seven friends, recent college graduates, are searching fro a place in 'the real world' as they face the issues of career and commitment." -- Back cover
Trespass by Qiao shu ma ke( visu )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 801 libraries worldwide
A husband and wife are kidnapped by extornionists and held for ransom. As the situation gets worse and the pressure gets higher, they begin to uncover a web of deceit and betrayal
Flatliners by Joel Schumacher( visu )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
An ambitious, charismatic medical student persuades two classmates to take part in an experiment to determine if there is life after death. Their horror begins when they realize that although they've come back alive, they haven't come back alone
Dying young by Marti Leimbach( visu )
21 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 734 libraries worldwide
A wealthy leukemia victim hires a spirited, unschooled beauty as his caretaker
Bad company by Joel Schumacher( visu )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 661 libraries worldwide
CIA agents Oakes and Pope are trying to purchase a suitcase-sized nuclear bomb from a Russian black marketer. Just as the partners discover that another bidder exists, they are ambushed and Pope is killed trying to protect Oakes. Now Oakes needs to recruit Pope's long lost twin brother, Jake, so that the deal can commence in ten days time. Offered a sizable payday, Jake agrees to undergo the vigorous training to impersonate his brother and helps Oakes to remove the nuclear threat. Meanwhile, the assassin of the real Pope sends another cadre of killers after the agent he believes is still alive
8MM Eight millimeter by Joel Schumacher( visu )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 621 libraries worldwide
"One man's obsessive search for the truth about a six-year-old crime - and his ultimate discovery about himself" -- Cover
 
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Joel Schumacher Amerikaans filmregisseur
Joel Schumacher amerikai filmrendező
Joel Schumacher amerykański reżyser, scenarzysta i producent filmowy
Joel Schumacher cinéaste américain
Joel Schumacher director de cine estadounidense
Joel Schumacher regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Joel Schumacher US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent
Schumacher, Joel
Джоел Шумахер
Джоэл Шумахер
Шумахер, Джоэл
Ջոել Շումախեր
ג'ואל שומאכר
جوئل شوماخر فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
โจเอล ชูมาเกอร์
슈마허, 조엘 1939-
조엘 슈마허
ジョエル・シュマッカー
乔·舒马赫
祖爾舒麥加
Languages
English (640)
French (51)
Spanish (49)
German (42)
Multiple languages (19)
Italian (9)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)
Portuguese (2)
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