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Forster, Robert 1942-

Works: 211 works in 925 publications in 9 languages and 32,936 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Artist, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Robert Forster
Publications by Robert Forster
Most widely held works about Robert Forster
Most widely held works by Robert Forster
The Descendants by Alexander Payne( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,101 libraries worldwide
Matt King (George Clooney), casado y padre de dos niñas, se ve obligado a replantearse la vida cuando su mujer sufre un terrible accidente que la deja en coma. Intenta torpemente recomponer la relación con sus problemáticas hijas -la precoz Scottie, de 10 años (Amara Miller), y la rebelde Alexandra, de 17 (Shailene Woodley)- al tiempo que se enfrenta a la difícil decisión de vender las propiedades de la familia. Herederos de la realeza hawaiana y de los misioneros, los King poseen en Hawai tierras vírgenes de un valor incalculable
Mulholland Dr. by David Lynch( visu )
52 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,750 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman riding in a limosine along Los Angeles' Mulholland Drive is targeted by a would-be shooter, but before he can pull the trigger, she is injured when her limo is hit by another car. The woman stumbles away from the accident and meets up with a plucky ingenue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,742 libraries worldwide
Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
126 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,665 libraries worldwide
A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
London has fallen by Babak Najafi( visu )
17 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
Secret Service agent Mike Banning races against time to save the leaders of the western world when they gather for the funeral of the British prime minister and a plot to kill them all is discovered
Ghosts of girlfriends past by Mark S Waters( visu )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends--all at the same time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in true love. This will be a tough assignment, one that will require many past girlfriends and the ghosts of his past, present and future
Stone cold by Robert B Parker( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
A mysterious couple is carefully choosing victims, stalking them, and nailing them with two simultaneous shots. As Jesse desperately tries to find some connection between the victims, he hopes the link will help him identify the killers. A heavy drinker, still in love with his ex-wife, Jesse is fighting personal demons, but now he is under increasingly intense pressure. As the death count rises, town officials want Jesse to stop the serial murders at any cost
The case for Christ by Mike Vogel( visu )
10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of an award-winning journalist who, working to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife, begins chasing down the biggest story of all time, with unexpected, life-altering results
Mr. Paradise by Elmore Leonard( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
Roommates Kelly and Chloe are enjoying their lives and their downtown Detroit loft just fine. At Chloe's 84-year old boyfriend's house, they hang out one night. But things go awry and before the end of the evening there will be two corpses, two angry hit men, one switch of identity, a safe-deposit box full of loot up for grabs, and fast on the scene, detective Frank Delsa, who now has another double homicide-- and this one with a beautiful, willful witness-- to add to his already heavy caseload.--
Like Mike by David Nelson( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
Calvin is an orphan boy who finds a pair of magic sneakers with the initials M.J. on the inside. Once he puts them on, he's got game, and wins a spot in the NBA. But his "skill" pits him against his team's star player - until the two rivals discover they have more in common than they could ever imagine
Death in paradise by Robert B Parker( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
"Parker may be the finest prose stylist in the genre." Chief of Police Jesse Stone returns to investigate the murder of a troubled teenager in a seemingly bucolic New England town. The Paradise Men's Softball League has wrapped up another game, and Jesse Stone is lingering in the parking lot with his teammates, drinking beer, swapping stories of double plays and beautiful women in the late-summer twilight. But then a frightened voice calls out to him from the shore of a nearby lake. There, two men squat at the water's edge. In front of them, face down, is something that used to be a girl. The local cops haven't seen anything like this before, but Jesse's L.A. past has made him all too familiar with floaters. This girl hasn't committed suicide, she hasn't been drowned: she's been shot and dumped, discarded like trash
Me, myself & Irene by Bobby Farrelly( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Rhode Island state trooper Charlie Baileygates proves that nice guys finish first after marrying the prettiest gal in town. But when she leaves him for another man Charlie develops a split personality, and his outrageous opposite, Hank, is born!
Confidence by James Foley( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
A con man and his gang must pull off an almost impossible scam on the enemy of the crime boss, or he will lose his life
Dragon wars by Hyung-rae Shim( visu )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 714 libraries worldwide
Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. When a giant serpent (imugi) rises from the ground after five hundred years, a reporter and a student (who are reincarnations of ancient warriors) are the only ones who can defeat the evil reptile and its army of lizards and dragons
The black hole by Jeb Rosebrook( visu )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Scientists are all aboard an Earth discovery vessel on a fruitless search for life in space when they encounter a lost spaceship perched on the event horizon of the universe's most powerful phenomenon, a black hole
Double play by Robert B Parker( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Joseph Burke is hired as bodyguard to a spoiled twenty-five year-old woman. This story intertwines with the story of baseball player, Jackie Robinson
The code by Mimi Leder( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
While pulling a down-and-dirty jewelry heist on a subway train, Gabriel (Banderas) encounters Ripley (Freeman), a legendary thief who was casing the same job. In spite of Gabriel's initial reluctance, Ripley manages to rope him into an impossible job: the theft of two priceless Faberge Imperial Eggs from the heavily guarded vault of a New York diamond wholesaler. The stakes rise for Gabriel and Ripley when Ripley's goddaughter (Mitchell) is kidnapped by the KGB. Staying one step ahead of the NYPD, the FBI, the diamond merchants and the vicious Russian KGB boss determined to have the priceless eggs for himself, Gabriel and Ripley must find a way to pull off the heist and make it out alive
The confirmation by Bob Nelson( visu )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Clive Owen shines in this irresistible comedy about an estranged father and son, whose weekend adventure leads to something they never imagined, a true family connection
Medium cool ( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
The story of the working world and romantic life of a television cameraman is a visceral, lasting cinematic snapshot of the era, climaxing with an extended sequence shot right in the middle of the riots surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. An inventive commentary on the pleasures and dangers of wielding a camera, Medium Cool is as prescient a political film as Hollywood has ever produced
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Forster, Robert 1941-
Forster, Robert Wallace Jr. 1941-
Foster, Robert
Foster, Robert 1941-
Foster, Robert Wallace Jr. 1941-
Robert Forster acteur
Robert Forster acteur américain
Robert Forster actor estadounidense
Robert Forster aktor amerykański
Robert Forster amerikansk skådespelare
Robert Forster amerikansk skodespelar
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Robert Forster attore statunitense
Robert Forster US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
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English (338)
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German (17)
French (17)
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