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Donaldson, Roger

Works: 179 works in 717 publications in 10 languages and 12,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Political films  Caper films  Crime films  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Performer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Creator, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Roger Donaldson
Most widely held works by Roger Donaldson
Thirteen days by Carol Greene( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a Kiwi from far south New Zealand has been building and rebuilding his motorcycle for the last 40 years, dreaming of the day when he and the bike can go to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats and see what they can really do. When Burt's heart goes bad on him, his dreaming is threatened to come to an end. Luckily, Burt is not ready to stop dreaming. He decides to mortgage his house and bring his dream to life. He and the motorcycle head for American to participate in 'Speed Week'. His journey from Long Beach to Utah brings him through a cross section of American 'characters'. Each recognizes in Burt, that burning desire to achieve a dream and each helps him in the way that they can to make that dream happen. When Burt finally stands on Bonneville Salt Flats, by himself thinking of all the greatness that has transpired here and now he, Burt Munro, can at last test himself on this 'sacred ground'
The bank job( Visual )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself deep. Quiet suddenly the group become the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex scandal
The November man( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Codenamed 'The November Man,' Peter Devereaux is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness Alice Fournier. He soon finds this assignment makes him a target of his former friend and CIA protege David Mason. With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules, and no holds barred
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

64 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a 'mole' is suspected in the CIA, a new recruit who has been mentored by a veteran agent is given the assignment to find out who the 'mole' is
Cocktail by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise plays Brian Flanagan, a young confident and ambitious bartender who, with the help of a seasoned pro, becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist, their vivid romance brings a new perspective to the self-centered bartender's life
Dante's peak by Pierce Brosnan( Visual )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daylight: A small group of people are trapped in the Holland Tunnel linking Manhattan and New Jersey
Seeking justice( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violence, language and brief sexuality
Species by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a creature genetically engineered through extraterrestrial intelligence escapes from observation, scientist Xavier Fitch assembles an elite team of experts to track it down. These experts--a government assassin, an "empath", a biologist and an anthropologist combine their expertise and trace their prey to Los Angeles. There, in the form of a stunning young woman, the alien initiates a horrific plan: to mate with unsuspecting men and produce offspring that could destroy mankind. As her deadly biological clock ticks rapidly, Fitch and his team are hurled into a pulse-pounding chase in which the fate of humanity itself hangs in the balance
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of the story that claims to expose "the truth behind the legend" of the Bounty mutiny. In doing so it provides a stirring and dramatic portrait of the delicately balanced friendship between Christian and Bligh
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether he's pitching himself, or his high-priced luxury cars at Turgeon Auto Sales, Joey O'Brien never lets a day go by without "doing" someone good. But Joey's schmoozed through life on cruise control ... and now he's riding in the hot seat
White sands by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To untangle a mystery, a small-town sheriff takes on the identity of a murdered FBI agent and becomes the man on the inside of an international crime ring
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border
The world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album by Roger Donaldson( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the real Burt Munro - the man behind the movie. Roger Donaldson has been studying Burt Munro for many years. He made a documentary on him back in 1971, called 'Offerings to the God of Speed', as well as the 2005 international hit The World's Fastest Indian'. During research for both films, he collected lots of material which has never been published, and Burt's son also released Munro family scrapbooks to Roger, allowing them to be published here for the first time.--Publisher
Smash palace by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful tale of a marriage jeopardized by a man's obsession with auto racing and a woman(s overriding needs for love and affection
Marie, a true story by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A woman is determined to reveal the truth about ... insidious political corruption. In doing so she risks her safety, career and reputation but will not stop asking questions until the truth is known"--Internet movie database, as viewed on October 10, 2008. "An American parole board administrator, famous as the whistleblower who exposed Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton's 'clemency for cash' scandal in 1977-1979"--Wikipedia, as viewed on October 10, 2008
Sleeping dogs by Prod Co: Aardvark Films( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smith, a man on the run from a broken marriage, becomes accidentally caught up between two powers - a repressive government and a violent resistance movement. He becomes a man alone, hunted and hostile
15 minutes Frequency ; Thirteen days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 minutes : When two Eastern European criminals come to New York City, one of them steals a video camera and starts to film all of their activities. When they learn how the American media can make a remorseless killer look like a victim and in turn make them rich, they target a media-savvy NYPD homicide detective and a media-niave NYFD fire marshal (both happen to be the cops investigating their criminal activities). Along the way, they film everything they do in order to sell their video to a local tabloid TV show. Frequency : John discovers the ability to talk to his father ... who's been dead for 30 years. His attempts to change the past go awry as they set in motion a string of brutal, unsolved murders. Now they must find a way to stop the crime that could destroy the future for both of them. Thirteen days : Oct. 1962, for thirteen extradordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Khrushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House
Blues for Miss Laverty( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely violin teacher, fed up with her own company, arranges to meet her pupil's father in the search for a little human warmth. Adapted from the short story by Maurice Duggan. Suggested audience: senior secondary, tertiary, general
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Thirteen days
Alternative Names
Roger Donaldson filmregisseur uit Australië

Roger Donaldson neuseeländischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Roger Donaldson regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore australiano

Дональдсон, Роджер

Роджер Дональдсон

راجر دونالدسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان استرالیایی

도널드슨, 로저 1945-

로저 도널드슨


No way outDante's peakSpeciesThe bountyCadillac manWhite sandsThe getawayThe world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album