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Verhoeven, Paul 1938-

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Works: 239 works in 1,016 publications in 9 languages and 12,825 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  War films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Performer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
117 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,573 libraries worldwide
In the year 2084 a worker leaves Earth for the mind-bending nightmarish reality of a Martian mining colony ruled over by a dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
127 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
A tough but vulnerable detective investigates a murder identical to one described in the latest novel of a cold, calculating and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite
Robocop by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
91 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
RoboCop is designed to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. The cyborg, created from the body of a slain Detroit police officer, is programmed to serve the public trust, uphold the law and protect the innocent. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated
Starship troopers by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
73 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Courageous soldiers travel to the distant and desolate Klendathu system for the ultimate showdown between the species
Zwartboek Black book by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
A young Jewish girl hides out from the Naziś during World War II in The Netherlands. After her hiding place is literally blown, she escapes with her rescuer, a young sailer. That same night, as she is hiding with the sailer, she is warned by the Dutch resistance that their hiding place has been located by the Germans. The next day they take off toward the liberated areas. That night the boat sails into a trap set by the Germans. Rachel escapes and joins the resistance. Under the false name Ellis de Vries she meets SS-hauptsturmführer Ludwig Muntze on a train smuggling weapons. She goes to his head quarters to meet him again and gain his trust. He soons falls for her and joins his office as a spy. But when someone within the resistance betrays her, she is now seen as an enemy betraying both sides. All thatś left to do is run with the man she learned to love and find a way to prove her innocence by finding the real betrayer
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
49 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to phase III: human experimentation. Dr. Caine uses himself as the first subject
Starship troopers 3 by Edward Neumeier( visu )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Colonel Johnny Rico is back to rescue Sky Marshal Anaoke after his Federation Starship lands on a planet that is overrun by bugs. Bonus features include featurettes and commentaries. Includes a digital copy of the film
Showgirls by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
39 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 261 libraries worldwide
"Nomi Malone has what it takes to make it as a Las Vegas showgirl-- what she doesn't have is a way in. To survive, she accepts the only job available: lap dancing at a seedy club. And when she meets Cristal, Vegas' reigning showgirl, Nomi wants everything she has-- including her boyfriend. And as Nomi dives deeper into the world she so desperately desires, a rivalry between the two women heats up. The battle for the spotlight becomes so fiercely competitive that it drives Nomi to deperate lengths-- and devious heights-- for fame in Sin City."--Container
Soldaat van Oranje Soldier of Orange by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Dutch and French and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Soldier of Orange offers a movie-view of World War II as seen in the Netherlands by civilians and members of the underground during the Nazi occupation. In 1939 six college students, fraternity brothers, pose for a photograph--dashing Erik, mischievous Guus, 'Mr. Particular' Nico, athletic Jan, carefree Alex, and aspiring professor Jack. Then WWII begins and their placid lives, full of wealth and comfort, change irrevocably. Helpless, Erik can only try to survive himself, as some of his best friends die, some turn traitor, and others cover themselves with glory
De vierde man by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 159 libraries worldwide
An alcoholic novelist meets a widowed hairdresser. He begins to wonder if she murdered her former husbands and if he'll be next
Flesh + blood by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Set in Western Europe, 1510, this epic of romance and of passion for wealth and power tells the story of Martin, the chief of a band of mercenaries who win a battle for Arnolfini, their leader, but then are betrayed. Seeking revenge they abduct Arnolfini's daughter-in-law to-be, Agnes, from a convent, but she in turn manipulates Martin
Spetters ( visu )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in Dutch and English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Set in the world of motorcross sports, a champion faces three young challengers who are also his rivals for a young woman. "Hard-edged violence and intense sexuality."--Jacket
Jesus of Nazareth by Paul Verhoeven( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Building on the work of the great Biblical scholars of the twentieth centuryRudolf Bultman, Raymond Brown, Jane Schabert and Robert Funk, founder of the Jesus Seminars, among othersfilmmaker Paul Verhoeven disrobes the mythical Jesus to reveal a man who is, after all, startlingly familiar to us, a man who has much in common with other great political leaders throughout history, human beings who believed that change was coming in their lifetimes
Turks fruit by Rutger Hauer( visu )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 116 libraries worldwide
"Erik Vonk is a carefree artist and ladies man until he meets Olga, a beautiful young woman with an equal passion for sexual adventure. They marry in a frenzy of erotic ecstasy, only to find that real life has other plans. When Olga is struck by a tragic illness, Erik must make a searing choice between a lust that cannot be tamed and a love that refuses to die."--Container
Robocop trilogy by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Robocop: "Set in Detroit sometime in the near-future, the film is about a policeman killed in the line of duty, who the department decides to resurrect as a half-human, half-robot supercop. The robocop is indestructible, and within a matter of weeks he has removed crime from the streets of Detroit. However, his human side is tortured by his past, and he wants revenge on the thugs who killed him."--Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Movie Guide
The hitchhiker ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The Hitchhiker walks a lonely road where terror awaits around every curve. Walk with him, and you'll find yourself in some very dark places. He won't hold your hand, but he'll make sure the only ones who get hurt are the ones who deserve to
Keetje Tippel by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 106 libraries worldwide
"Neel Doff was born in 1858, married a wealthy student (who taught her French), became a widow, started travelling around Europe (and met Toulouse-Lautrec), and remarried a lawyer from Antwerp. In 1911 she published her first book, for which Octave Mirbeau tried to get her the Prix Goncourt, and at the beginning of the '20s she was even put up for the Nobel Prize. Her book was translated into English and Russian. ... A chic and detached look at poverty and prostitution in the 1880's. Against the background of the struggle of the poor family, Keetje's fight to keep her virginity (the fight is lost) and honesty is put. In the beginning she is just taken advantage of, but later she has to walk the street, chaperoned by Mom. She meets a bank clerk and has an affair with him, but finds happiness at last with a rich notary's son"--Variety review by "Saal.", May 14, 1975
Jezus van Nazaret by Paul Verhoeven( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Speculatieve levensbeschrijving van Jezus van Nazareth, door de Nederlandse filmregisseur
Zwartboek : roman by Gerard Soeteman( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Een jonge joodse vrouw raakt aan het eind van de Tweede Wereldoorlog betrokken bij het Nederlandse verzet; als ze de opdracht krijgt een Duitse officier te verleiden, ontdekt ze dat goed en fout in de oorlog dicht bij elkaar liggen
De vierde man The fourth man ( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in Dutch and English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
An unstable author has an affair with a rich widow and tries to seduce her lover
 
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Alternative Names
Jansen, Jan 1938-
Verohoeven, Paul.
バーホーベン, ポール
Languages
English (385)
Dutch (79)
French (51)
Spanish (40)
German (24)
Multiple languages (13)
Italian (2)
Catalan (2)
Japanese (1)
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