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Donaldson, Roger

Works: 242 works in 897 publications in 8 languages and 14,334 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Naval history  Caper films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Performer, Production personnel, Scenarist, Interviewee, Film editor, Restager , Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Roger Donaldson
Most widely held works by Roger Donaldson
Thirteen days by Beacon Productions( Visual )

66 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oct. 1962, for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,624 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 )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,552 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 )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton recently completed his studies at MIT. One evening, Clayton is approached by Walter Burke, a recruiter for the CIA, and believes Clayton is just the sort of man the CIA is looking for. Clayton, who has little interest in an ordinary nine-to-five career accepts the offer. Clayton has to keep in mind Burke's dictum that "nothing is as it seems," especially when Clayton is given a special assignment -- find the mole within the Agency's training program who is actually feeding information to America's enemies
Dante's peak by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

43 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town
The November man( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,067 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 )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 997 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 )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 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
Seeking justice( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 632 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
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 624 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
Species by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a beautiful human-alien hybrid (Natasha Henstridge) escapes from observation, scientist XavierFitch (Ben Kingsley) 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
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether he's pitching himself, or his high-priced luxury cars, Joey O'Brien never lets a day go by without "doing" someone good. An impatient Mafioso wants his hide. He's rendezvousing with an obnoxious married woman. His space cadet girlfirend needs more money, and his ex-wife wants her alimony. To top it all off, Turgeon Auto is relocating and inventory is priced to go, so is Joey unless his sales pick up. He's got just one last big day to do or die. Just when he thought it could get no worse, it does. With the showroom abuzz on D-day, enter Larry, a lunkheaded terminator with an inferiority complex and an axe to grind. Larry is loaded down with explosives and looking for the man who's been "doing" his wife. Now in a life or death situation, Joey is forced to do what he does best, lie
White sands by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 247 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 )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 236 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
Smash palace by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 52 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
The world's fastest Indian : Burt Munro : a scrapbook of his life by Roger Donaldson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 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
The world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album by Roger Donaldson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie, a true story by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 42 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 36 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
The Roger Donaldson collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two movies directed by Roger Donaldson. Sleeping Dogs is the story of a man who is accused of being a sabateur, and becomes a pawn in a battle between ruthless government armies and guerrilla rebels. Smash palace is the story of a pro racer who flies off into a series of shocking actions that threaten to destroy his crumbling marriage, his daughter, and his relationship with his best friend
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Roger Donaldson neuseeländischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Roger Donaldson regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore australiano

Дональдсон, Роджер

راجر دونالدسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان استرالیایی

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