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Jaynes, Roderick

Overview
Works: 26 works in 117 publications in 5 languages and 16,020 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Film noir  Western films  Historical films 
Roles: Film editor, Other, Author of introduction, edm, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roderick Jaynes
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a disc filled with some of the CIA's most irrelevant secrets gets in the hands of two determined, but dim-witted, gym employees, the duo is intent on exploiting their find
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, some of them of his own making
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a famous Hollywood actor is kidnapped, a high-powered studio fixer must find a way to get him back while controlling other problems that occur with actors on set and in their private lives
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chain-smoking barber blackmails his boss so that he can raise enough money to enter the dry-cleaning business; but when his boss ends up dead, things spiral out of control
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dude. One cool guy. Who one day comes home to find two thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet--the one that made the room "hang together." Thing is, they did it because he's got the exact same name as one of the richest men in town, Lebowski. But, hey, no problem, he'll get even. At least he'll get someone to pay for a new carpet."--Container
The ladykillers by Ethan Coen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
The ladykillers by Ethan Coen( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Marty, the owner of a Texas backwoods bar, hires a man to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend, he opens a door into the criminal world that he'll never be able to shut. The sleazy hit man decides instead to shoot Marty, thereby collecting his unearned fee and eliminating the only person who could implicate him-- or so he thinks
Blood simple( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man hires a private investigator to kill his wife, who he thinks is cheating on him, and her lover, but the investigator has a plan of his own. A bad situation suddenly gets worse
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fink is a New York playwright who reluctantly relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays. Ordered to write a low budget screenplay about wrestling, Fink manages to type one sentence and then ... nothing. Although his chatty insurance salesman neighbor Charlie helps out by teaching Fink about wrestling, the clock ticks, the temperature rises, and Fink's life spins more and more out of control
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story from events taking place in Minnesota in 1987. A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
No Country for Old Men by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss is hunting antelope near the Texas/Mexico border when he stumbles upon several dead men, a big stash of heroin, and more than two million dollars in cash. He takes off with the money--and the hunter becomes the hunted. A drug cartel hires a former Special Forces agent to track down the loot, and a ruthless killer joins the chase as well. Also looking for Moss is the aging Sheriff Bell, a World War II veteran who may be Moss' only hope for survival
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a backwoods bar owner hires a man to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend, he opens a door into the criminal world that he'll never be able to shut
Javier Bardem 3-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Country for Old Men: When a man stumbles on a bloody crime scene, a pickup truck loaded with heroin, and two million dollars in cash, his decision to take the money sets off an unstoppable chain reaction of violence
Barton Fink ; Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood simple director's cut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This knowing homage to '40s film noir is the first feature from eccentric movie-making duo the Coen brothers. A Texan bar owner (Dan Hedaya) hires a hitman (M. Emmet Walsh) to kill his wife (Frances McDormand) and her lover (John Getz). The plan backfires when the contract killer, having already collected his fee, executes a variation on the hit and a series of nightmarish murders ensue
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mattie Ross is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney, the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn, a one-eyed, trigger-happy US Marshal with an affinity for drinking, and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf to track the fleeing Cheney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can have only one outcome: retribution" (container)
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Press kit includes: fact sheet, 1 booklet (synopsis, cast and credits listing, biographical information, "Q-and-A with Joel and Ethan Coen")
 
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Intolerable cruelty
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The man who wasn't thereThe big LebowskiFargoBarton Fink ; Miller's Crossing
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English (105)

German (2)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

French (1)