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Roach, Jay

Overview
Works: 172 works in 646 publications in 8 languages and 22,380 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Television adaptations  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film sequels 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Adapter, Film editor, Performer, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jay Roach
Publications by Jay Roach
Most widely held works by Jay Roach
Austin Powers, the spy who shagged me by Inc New Line Productions( visu )
80 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,428 libraries worldwide
Intent on world domination, diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back to 1969 and steals Austin's "mojo". Now Austin must return to the swingin' sixties, recover his mojo and stop his nemesis from liquidating the world
Meet the parents by Jay Roach( visu )
60 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,787 libraries worldwide
Greg is in love with Pam, and views their upcoming trip to her parents' house as a perfect opportunity to ask her to marry him. Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things slide steadily downhill. Pam's dad, Jack, takes an instant and obvious dislike to Greg, remarking constantly about the fact that he is a male nurse. The weekend goes from bad to worse when Greg manages to, almost, destroy the house and the wedding
Meet the Fockers by Robert De Niro( visu )
38 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,361 libraries worldwide
When Pam and Greg get their parents together it turns into one disaster after another. The hippie Fockers are the direct opposite of the uptight Byrneses. With one pitfall after the next, the film takes awkward in-law experiences to new heights
Austin Powers in Goldmember by Mike Myers( visu )
29 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,899 libraries worldwide
The "sshhh!" hits the fan when Dr. Evil and Mini-Me escape from prison. Joining forces with superfreaky Goldmember, they kidnap Austin's father, master spy Nigel Powers in a dastardly time-travel scheme to take over the world. So Austin cruises to 1975 and teams up with Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Dr. Evil and Goldmember from their mischievous mayhem
Borat cultural learnings of America for make benefit glorious nation of Kazakhstan by Larry Cohen, Sacha Baron Charles( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,742 libraries worldwide
Fictional Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America with a camera crew in tow, where he encounters real people in real situations
The campaign by Will Ferrell( visu )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, is director of the local Tourism Center
Dinner for schmucks ( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
Tim is a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is finding the perfect guest to bring to his boss' annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, an event where the winner of the evening brings the most eccentric character as his guest. Enter Barry, a guy with a passion for dressing mice up in tiny outfits to recreate great works of art. When the duo shows up to dine, the lunacy kicks into high gear
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the Heart of Gold and search for the ultimate question
Little Fockers by Paul Weitz( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Greg Focker has finally begun to earn the respect of his ex-CIA father-in-law, Jack Byrnes but one important test still lies ahead: will Greg prove that he has what it takes to be the family's next 'Godfocker', or will the circle of trust be broken for good?
Game change by Julianne Moore( visu )
20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Game Change is a searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from the decision to select Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as McCain's running mate to the ticket's ultimate defeat in the general election just sixty days later. Told primarily through the eyes of senior McCain strategist Steve Schmidt, who originally championed Palin and later came to regret the choice
Recount ( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election
Mystery, Alaska by Jay Roach( visu )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 913 libraries worldwide
A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime
Brüno by Larry Charles( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Da Ali G Show and Talladega Nights) brings you the comedy that has started more conversations, generated more controversy and dared to go further than ever before! As bruno travels the world in search of fame, everyone he encounters -- celebrities, politicians, Hasidic Jews, terrorists and cage fighters -- becomes a stepping-stone to stardom, with hilarious results! So prepare yourself for nonstop laughs in the film Peter Travers of Rolling Stone says should be "Numero uno on your funny-time list!"
Blown away by Stephen Hopkins( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 libraries worldwide
When Boston experiences a bomb blast of unequalled ferocity, bomb squad unit head Jimmy Dove realises their deadly adversary is a man he thought was part of his long buried past
Borat by Sacha Baron Cohen( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 96 libraries worldwide
"With a camera crew in tow and armed with a jar of gypsy tears 'for protection', Kazahstan's fourth most famous celebrity travels to the US and A to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the country, lovable Borat meets real people in real situations - with hilarious consequences - in this 'fall-on-your-face, pee-in-your-pants, screaming riot!"--Case slick
Austin Powers 3-film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Includes all three of the Austin Powers spy films, featuring Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, and Beyoncé Knowles
Austin Powers the spy who shagged me by Mike Myers( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Intent on world domination, diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back to 1969 and steals Austin's "mojo". Now Austin must return to the swingin' sixties, recover his mojo and stop his nemesis from liquidating the world
Blown away by Kirk Mitchell( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and French and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Los Padres de ella ( visu )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Greg Focker es un enfermero algo patoso que, tras anunciar su compromiso con novia Pam, tiene que pasar unos días con los padres de ella, para conocerles. Su encuentro inicial no será muy afortunado, en especial por las suspicacias que Greg levanta en el estricto padre de la novia, un padre protector que ha trabajado para la CIA, aunque ahora está ya retirado, y al que es muy difícil impresionar
The empty mirror ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A drama that explores the psychology of Adolf Hitler
 
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Alternative Names
Roach Jay M. 1957-....
Roach, M. J. 1957-
Roach, M. Jay
Roach, M. Jay 1957-
Languages
English (339)
Spanish (14)
French (5)
German (3)
Russian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
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