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Donaldson, Roger

Overview
Works: 203 works in 1,024 publications in 11 languages and 14,547 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Caper films  Political films  Political plays  Sports films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, fmd, Performer, Production personnel, Interviewee, Film editor, Contributor, Creator, fmk
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Thirteen days by Carol Greene( Visual )

150 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,384 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 )

43 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a man who never let the dream of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt sets off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all the odds against him, he sets a new speed record and captures the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's 1967 Bonneville record remains unbroken and his legend lives on
The bank job( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,569 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 recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,277 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. He soon finds out that you can trust no one and nothing is what it seems
The November man by Michael Finch( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,198 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
Dante's peak by Dewey Gram( Visual )

58 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

52 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

42 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 755 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
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

53 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 645 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
Seeking justice by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Gerard is a family man whose life is turned upside-down when his wife, Laura is brutally attacked one night while leaving work. Will is approached by Simon who offers to have a stranger exact vengeance on Laura's attacker, in exchange for a favor in the near future
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 377 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 for way too long ... and now he's riding in the hot seat! (container)
Species by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a beautiful human-alien hybrid escapes from observation, scientist Xavier Fitch dispatches a crew of experts to find her before she is able to fulfill her horrific purpose: 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 desperate battle in which the fate of humanity itself hangs in the balance!"--Container
White sands by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 246 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 )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 231 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 )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Burt Munro, inventor of the world's fastest Indian motorcycle, in his own words. A fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album, newspaper clippings, and interviews with Burt himself, this book 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. In preparation for the doco Roger interviewed Burt and also taped Burt chatting to several of his cronies and coworkers. These tapes have been transcribed for this book, presenting the real Burt Munro in his own words
Smash Palace by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 71 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 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding the strength to pack up her three kids and leave an abusive husband, Marie works her way through college and lands a job with the State of Tennessee. Hard work moves her up to the appointment as the first woman to head the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, but she soon learns that justice and politics don't always mix
Sleeping Dogs by Terrance Odette( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a time of strikes, riots and political unrest. The government, using highly trained militia, ruthlessly attempts to restore law and order. Smith, beset with personal problems ignores what is going on in the country. He leaves his unfaithful wife and society for the life of an uninhabited island. His life becomes involved with events and he must fight to survive
15 minutes ; Frequency ; Thirteen days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 26 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
Dante's peak ; Daylight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daylight: A small group of people are trapped in the Holland Tunnel linking Manhattan and New Jersey
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Thirteen days
Alternative Names
Roger Donaldson filmregisseur uit Australië

Roger Donaldson neuseeländischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Roger Donaldson regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore australiano

Роджер Дональдсон

רוג'ר דונלדסון

راجر دونالدسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان استرالیایی

도널드슨, 로저 1945-

로저 도널드슨

ロジャー・ドナルドソン

羅傑·唐納森

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Dante's peakNo way outThe bountyCadillac manWhite sandsThe getawayThe world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album