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Kotcheff, Ted 1931-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 504 publications in 7 languages and 5,889 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  History  Film and video adaptations  Humor  Christmas films 
Roles: Director, Performer, Actor, Film editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Ted Kotcheff
Publications by Ted Kotcheff
Most widely held works about Ted Kotcheff
 
Most widely held works by Ted Kotcheff
First blood by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
53 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
A mentally unstable Vietnam vet has a one-man war with the police force of a small town after they abuse him. Includes a never-before-seen alternate suicide ending, deleted scenes and commentary with Sylvester Stallone
Weekend at Bernie's ( visu )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 724 libraries worldwide
What do you do when you go to your boss's beach house for the weekend and find that your boss is already there...but he's dead? You spend the weekend creating the illusion that he's alive, of course!
Uncommon valor by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 510 libraries worldwide
"For over ten years, [Colonel Jason] Rhodes has been living a nightmare searching for his son who is listed as "missing in action" in Vietnam. After useless appeals to the government for information, Rhodes takes matters into his own hands. With financial backing of a Texas oil tycoon ... and the help of his son's five Marine buddies, Rhodes prepares to carry out a daring mission. After weeks of grueling training, the courageous veterans leave for Laos. The final battle of the Vietnam conflict is about to begin."--Container
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
A manager unexpectedly loses his job, leaving him $70,000 in debt. He and his wife team up to rob drug stores to keep up their lifestyle
North Dallas forty ( visu )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Depicts an aging pro football player who, through a woman he meets, is drawn away from the masculine, violent world in which he has lived so long. In doing so, he finds himself at odds with the team's management
The human voice by Jean Cocteau( visu )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
"Ingrid Bergman plays a middle-aged woman going through a psychological crisis as a love affair ends. French playwright Jean Cocteau's pioneering one-character drama unfolds in the form of an extended monologue -- a one-sided telephone conversation in which the woman tries to win back her lover despite her growing suspicion that he is calling from his young fiancée's home."--Container
The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
44 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and French and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A young Jewish man in 1948 Montreal is driven by an insatiable desire to be a "somebody."
Wake in fright ( visu )
16 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
The story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba, plans to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, Australia. But, as his one night stretches to five, he plunges headlong toward his own destruction. When the alcohol-induced mist lifts, the educated John Grant is no more. Instead there is a self-loathing man in a desolate wasteland, dirty, red-eyed, sitting against a tree and looking at a rifle with one bullet left
Folks! ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 175 libraries worldwide
The life of Jon Aldrich, Chicago stock trader, husband and father, becomes a nightmare when his parents move in with him
Borrowed hearts ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Sam, a businessman, has always put money first until a woman and her seven-year-old daughter enter his life. Unlike Sam, they barely have enough money to survive, but they have plenty of something he lacks: love. They help him to discover that family and loyalty are more important than wealth
Winter people by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
This film, set in the 1930s in the Carolina mountains, is the story of a widower with a 10 year-old daughter and an unwed mother with a baby who fall in love. They become involved in a feud between two families
Rambo the complete collector's set ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
In Rambo III, John Rambo is living a secluded life in a Buddhist monastery in search of inner peace. When friend and mentor Col. Sam Trautman visits to ask for his help in a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines to enter another war
Family of cops ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Following a long-awaited reunion with his children, Police Commander Paul Fein is thrown into a bizarre, sex triangle murder case involving a high profile businessman, his seductive widow, and the Commander's wild and sexy daughter
Who is killing the great chefs of Europe? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A fast-food tycoon, his ex-wife and a gourmet magazine publisher are involved in a fast and funny murder mystery. The publisher is ordered by his doctor to give up his favorite dishes to lose weight, and one by one the creators of those dishes are murdered- in the manner of their specialties!
Stallone Rambo trilogy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 73 libraries worldwide
[Pt. 2]. Rambo is recruited for a highly secret and dangerous mission in the jungles of Vietnam to locate missing American POW's, Unbeknownst to Rambo, his mission has been compromised before it begins. Deserted by his own team, Rambo is left as a lone survivor in the hostile jungle with only his knife, bow and arrows. With the help of a Vietnamese girl, he struggles against deadly odds to find and free the prisoners. Triumphant, yet betrayed, he vows to bring his own brand of revenge to all who have become his enemies
Billy Two Hats ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Two bandits are chased by a ruthless marshall
The Barber of Seville ; Lucia di Lammermoor ( visu )
in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
As Rosina in "The Barber of Seville," Joan is the rich and elegant ward of a strict guardian. When Figaro, the nosy barber, butts into her love life, all fun breaks loose! And as Lucy in "Lucia di Lammermoor, " betrayed by her own brother, Joan is a tragic heroine indeed!
Holiday collector's set ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Four holiday favorites filled to the brim with heartwarming Christmas spirit
Joshua then and now ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Spans forty years in the life of a popular Canadian novelist. Joshua Shapiro (Woods) is a man facing a scandal. A tawdry newpaper has falsely involved him in a homosexual affair and his wife now lives in a mental hospital. Joshua takes a look at his life, trying to figure it all out. His father (Arkin), a small-time gangster, taught Joshua his unique version of the Torah and morality, in between prison sentences. His mother dreamed of being a movie star and wound up a stripper. Joshua's gentile wife, the daughter of a wealthy Senator, introduced him to a world vastly different from the one he grew up in on the streets. It's compelling drama lightly seasoned with comedy
Holiday collector's set 4 films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A hobo's Christmas: A man who deserted his family and lived a hobo's life for 25 years decides it's time to go home. His best friend on the road warns him that the past is best left alone, but he wants to find out for himself. His son must face the anger he feels when faced with the reappearance of the father he loved more than anyone, and the hobo must take responsibility for the pain he caused by leaving
 
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Kotcheff William
Kotcheff William T.
Kotcheff, William T. 1931-
Kotcheff, William Theodore.
Kotcheff, William Theodore 1931-
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