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Forrest, Frederic

Overview
Works: 185 works in 684 publications in 7 languages and 20,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television mini-series  Western television programs  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Documentary television programs  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Frederic Forrest
Publications by Frederic Forrest
Most widely held works about Frederic Forrest
 
Most widely held works by Frederic Forrest
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
76 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,841 libraries worldwide
A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War
Lonesome Dove by Simon Wincer( visu )
31 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,924 libraries worldwide
The tale of two former Texas Rangers who leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana. From the re-created towns to the vast plains to the expansive cattle drive and heart-stopping stampede, it is an inspiring and enlighting experience, certain to change your views of our American heritage
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
45 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,013 libraries worldwide
A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia
Falling down by Joel Schumacher( visu )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,175 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 rose by Mark Rydell( visu )
34 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 905 libraries worldwide
"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall" -- Container
Andersonville : the great untold story of the Civil War ( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 837 libraries worldwide
The Civil War explodes, air thick with musket fire, soil drenched with the blood of kinsmen, bodies piling up like cords of wood. In the madness and fury, a small group of Union soldiers fall into the hands of the Confederate army. Overnight, they find themselves herded aboard a prison train bound for the deepest regions of the South, to a slice of Hell carved out of the Georgia clay known as Andersonville. A moving drama that tells the most tragic tales ever to come out of the Civil War
Tucker the man and his dream ( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds, he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers
Music box by Costa-Gavras( visu )
46 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 727 libraries worldwide
"In this intense courtroom thriller, Chicago attorney Ann Talbot (Jessica Lange) agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father Mike Laszlo (Armin Mueller-Stahl) 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. When ... the trial moves to her father's homeland ... crucial testimony plus Ann's personal investigation lead to astonishing results."--Container
Hearts of darkness : a filmmaker's apocalypse by Fax Bahr( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now, as filmed by his wife Eleanor
The adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
The unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of off-beat characters and face one challenging adventure after another
Path to war by Daniel Giat( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Beginning after his election to the Presidency, Lyndon Johnson's dreams for "The Great Society" and his vision for civil rights in America were overshadowed by the Vietnam War. Johnson watches the nation react to the deaths of young Americans overseas
21 Jump Street ( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
It all begins here, as baby-faced rookie Officer Tom Hanson (Johnny Depp) is assigned to an elite squad of young undercover cops - Judy Hoffs (Holly Robinson Peete), Doug Penhall (Peter DeLuise) and Harry Truman Ioki (Dustin Nguyen) - to infiltrate high schools and fight crime
The Missouri breaks by Arthur Penn( visu )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Montana Badlands rancher David Brazton is a self-made man, through years of tireless effort and determination; he has transformed his vast and rugged land into a thriving, prosperous empire. So when his livestock, fortune and family are threatened by a ruthless horse theif, Braxton takes matters into his own hands by hiring a sadistic bounty hunter to track down the outlaw
Lassie by Daniel Petrie( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 374 libraries worldwide
A dog's unflinching loyalty helps a teen adjust to a move to the country with his family
U.S.-Mexican War 1846-1848 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
In 1845, President John Tyler signed a Congressional resolution to annex Texas, and by 1846, 4,000 troops were on the Rio Grande. Shortly thereafter, President James Polk proposed that Mexico sell its northern half to the U.S. Hostilities commenced and the U.S. crossed the border to occupy Matamoras, U.S. warships landed troops at Veracruz, who fought their way overland to Mexico City. Santa Anna led a defending army, but the Mexicans were overwhelmed. In the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Mexico sold its northern territories to the U.S. for $15 million. For Mexico, the war was a traumatic event that resulted in the loss of many lives, half its territory, and a great deal of pride and hope for the future. However, it brought together a people who still were struggling with what it meant to be Mexican, just 20 years after achieving independence from Spain. This film examines both sides of a conflict that changed the shape of nations and left a legacy that endures to this day
One from the heart by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
25 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola shines his spotlight on a Las Vegas couple (Teri Garr, Frederic Forrest) whose break-up on the 4th of July leads them both to a night on the strip in pursuit of their romantic fantasies (Raul Julia, Natassia Kinski). But in this town of gamblers and dreamers, should they bet it all on dreams, or give true love another roll of the dice? Featuring the stunning photography of Vittorio Storaro. Includes a fantasy sequence (tango, Bora-Bora flamenco, and Las Vegas street scene), performed by Teri Garr, Raul Julia, and ensemble
Hammett by Wim Wenders( visu )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Dashiell Hammett has retired from his career as a Pinkerton detective to write fiction. An old friend calls, and Hammett becomes involved in a search for a missing girl in Chinatown
The two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Chinatown, it is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
Lonesome Dove ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Hailed as a masterpiece by critics and audiences alike, Lonesome Dove brings to life all the magnificent drama and romance of the West. Winner of seven Emmy Awards, and one of the highest rated mini-series in television history, this exciting re-creation of the Pulitizer Prize-winning novel by Larry McMurtry captured the American pioneer spirit with its sweeping story and inspired performances. Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Anjelica Huston, Diane Lane, Robert Urich and Rick Schroder star in the tale of two former Texas Rangers who leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana. Already a collectible classic, Lonesome Dove is more than a great Western. The action is so real, the locations are so vivid, revealing the American West in a way never before achieved on film. From the re-created towns to the vast plains to the expansive cattle drive and heart-stopping stampede, it is an inspiring and enlightening experience, certain to change your views of our American heritage
A piece of Eden by Han kao ke( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
When a New York press agent tries to bring some show-business pizzazz to revitalize his ailing father's Indiana fruit farm, things go a little haywire
 
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Alternative Names
Forrest, Fred 1936-
Forrest, Frederic F. 1936-
Forrest, Frederic Fenimore 1936-
Forrest, Frederick 1936-
Frederic Forrest acteur américain
Frederic Forrest Amerikaans acteur
Frederic Forrest amerikansk skådespelare
Frederic Forrest amerikansk skodespelar
Frederic Forrest amerikansk skuespiller
Frederic Forrest attore statunitense
Frederic Forrest US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Frederic Forrest yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Garth, Matt 1936-
Форрест, Фредерик
Фредерик Форест
Фредерік Форрест
פרדריק פורסט
فردریک فورست بازیگر آمریکایی
فريدريك فورست
프레더릭 포러스트
フレデリック・フォレスト
弗雷德里克·福瑞斯特
Languages
English (301)
Spanish (34)
French (25)
German (22)
Italian (4)
Portuguese (3)
Multiple languages (1)
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