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Eszterhas, Joe

Works: 142 works in 553 publications in 11 languages and 9,759 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Case studies  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Producer, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
83 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
A woman becomes a prime suspect when her boyfriend is brutally murdered, a crime she had described in her latest novel. The detective investigating the murder soon becomes embroiled in the case that could cost him his life
Thirteen seconds : confrontation at Kent State by Joe Eszterhas( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
The devil's guide to Hollywood : the screenwriter as God! by Joe Eszterhas( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
The author offers a candid look at his thirty years in the film business, offering advice and anecdotes on how to become a successful filmmaker, on writing and selling scripts, and on surviving the cutthroat, high-pressure world of Hollywood
Flashdance by Adrian Lyne( visu )
42 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Alex Owens is a Pittsburgh steel worker by day and an exotic dancer by night. Her dream is to get into a real dance company. With encouragement from her boss/boyfriend, she may get her chance
Music box by Costa-Gavras( visu )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Chicago attorney Ann Talbot agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father Mike Laszlo against accusations of heinous war crimes committed 50 years earlier. As the trial unfolds, Ann probes for evidence that will not only establish his innocence but also lay to rest her own agonizing doubts about his past
Basic instinct 2 by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Writer Catherine Tramell finds herself in trouble with the law once again and Scotland Yard hires a psychiatrist to evaluate her. Has Catherine finally met her match when the doctor is lured into her seductive games?
Betrayed by Costa-Gavras( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Cathy Weaver, FBI agent, goes undercover to investigate Gary Simmons, a Vietnam vet and a suspect in the murder of a local radio personality. As she becomes romantically interested in Simmons, Weaver uncovers a right-wing extremist group armed for murder
Charlie Simpson's apocalypse by Joe Eszterhas( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Nark by Joe Eszterhas( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Showgirls by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 221 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
Footloose Flashdance ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Footloose. A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago who likes to dance tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenage daughter in high school who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the ban in order to have a high school dance
F.I.S.T by Norman Jewison( visu )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Follows the rise and fall of union leader Johnny Kovak from his beginnings as an idealistic blue collar worker to head of the Federation of Inter-State Truckers
Jade by William Friedkin( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A D.A. is up to his neck in a case that may lead where he doesn't want to go. The psychologist wife of his longtime pal is bold, uninhibited and capable of anything--maybe even murder
Sliver by Phillip Noyce( visu )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 96 libraries worldwide
A lonely book editor moves into one of Manhattan's tooth-pick thin buildings where she has a fling with her handsome neighbor who owns the building. He has installed video cameras in every unit that reveal many secrets
American rhapsody by Joe Eszterhas( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
The setting: Washington, Hollywood and the landscape of the America Republic. The stars: Bill and Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush, Al Gore, John McCain, Ken Starr and Monica Lewinsky. The supporting players: Beatty, James Carville, Sharon Stone, Larry Flint, Vernon Jordan, Linda Tripp, Matt Drudge and Bob Packwood (with cameos by Richard Nixon and Farrah Fawcett, Eleanor Roosevelt and David Geffen, Robert Evans and Richard Gere) The story: An up-close and personal look at the people who run our world, American rhapsody is a tale filled with humor, tragedy, suspense, absurdity and high drama. And, of course, lots of sex! In American rhapsody, Eszterhas masterfully combines comprehensive research with insight, honesty and an astonishing ability to use fiction to reveal ultimate truths. This is an audio that flouts virtually every rule, yet joins a rich journalistic tradition distinguished by such writers as Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe and Jack Kerouac
F.I.S.T : a novel by Joe Eszterhas( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Nowhere to run ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A prison escapee uses his fighting skills to defend a widow and her family from a crooked land developer
Checking out ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Ray Macklin is in perfect health, but he's worrying himself sick after his best friend suddenly drops dead while telling a joke. Now this suburban family man with everything to live for is turning his home and neighborhood upside down with his hysterical attempts to beat the Grim Reaper
An Alan Smithee film burn, Hollywood, burn ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
It's the wild story of a Hollywood director, Alan Smithee, who steals his own film from the studio. Soon everyone, including his power-hungry studio boss is after him to get it back!
Jagged edge by Richard Marquand( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 46 libraries worldwide
An heiress is brutally murdered in her remote beach house, and her husband is the prime suspect. He hires a female lawyer who falls in love with him while she is defending him in court
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Alternative Names
Eszterhas, Josef, 1944-
Eszterhas, Joseph Anthony.
Eszterhás, József 1944- Frueherer Name
English (225)
Spanish (40)
French (34)
German (18)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (4)
Japanese (2)
Hungarian (2)
Croatian (2)
Catalan (2)
Serbian (1)
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