WorldCat Identities

Rafelson, Bob

Works: 120 works in 539 publications in 6 languages and 6,893 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Film noir  Musical films  Gangster films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Experimental films  Subculture films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Conceptor, Performer, Scenarist, Composer, Actor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bob Rafelson
Most widely held works by Bob Rafelson
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

65 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
The postman always rings twice by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (Jack Nicholson) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Papadakis (John Colicos) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Jessica Lange). Frank and Cora quickly fall in love, and plot Nick's murder. Waiting for wedding bells to ring, the body count rises, the gavel slams--of course, nothing ever goes as planned--and their plans are derailed one by one
The King of Marvin Gardens by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gritty story of small-time losers and big-time dreamers in Atlantic City
Head by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical
Black widow by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female FBI agent attempts to prove that a sultry beauty is also a serial murderer
Blood and wine by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy wine dealer has distanced himself from his wife with his philandering and from his son with his negligence. After he steals a diamond necklace with the help of a safecracker partner, things start coming apart
Man trouble by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A singer who discovers her Hollywood Hills house was burglarized enlists the help of the owner of The House of Bliss Guard Dog Agency, a wisecracking con man who makes things worse the more he tries to help
Stay hungry by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A syndicate wants to buy a whole district and rebuild it. The only one not selling is a gym called 'Olympic', where Mr. Austria trains. They send in someone to buy it but he starts to like the people and falls in love with Mr. Austria's friend
America lost and found : the BBS story( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[A safe place] An attractive, but lonely and confused, woman seems to flit back and forth in time and between reality and fantasy under the eye of a mysterious magician
The Monkees( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Here come the Monkees" the band must help a a girl pass a history test when her grades suffer because she has fallen for Davy. Episode includes the songs "I wanna be free," (ballad and fast versions) and "Let's dance on." In "The picture frame" Peter must save the other Monkees after they unwittingly rob a bank. Songs include "Pleasant Valley Sunday" and "Randy Scouse git."
Class action ; Man trouble( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man trouble: Harry is a wisecracking con man who owns a guard dog agency. When a singer seeks his aid after she is burglarized, Harry inadvertently makes them a target of hit men, an underworld mob boss and the singer's own sister
El cartero siempre llama dos veces( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La sensual esposa de un empresario tiene una sórdida relación con un vagabundo y entre los dos conspiran para asesinar al marido
Tales of erotica( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dutch master features a woman who escapes into a living painting to fufil her secret desires. The insatiable Mrs. Kirsch features a beautiful woman who is followed by a stranger who is lured into her world by the noises he hears coming from her chamber. Vroom, vroom, vroom is a fantasy that takes you on a road trip to ecstasy. Wet features a hot tub salesman who is seduced by a beautiful woman in a hot tub
Poodle Springs Umor v Poodle Springsu( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bit older and three days married, famed private investigator Philip Marlowe's penchant for attracting trouble hasn't changed as he finds himself involved in a tangled web of real estate fortunes, murder, blackmail and local politics
Wenn der Postmann zweimal klingelt( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Leidenschaft zwischen einem Vagabunden und der jungen Frau eines Raststättenbesitzers führt zum Mord an deren Mann und zur Selbstzerstörung des Paares. Die vierte Verfilmung des gleichnamigen Romans von James M. Cain (nach "Le dernier tournant", 1939, von Pierre Chenal, "Im Netz der Leidenschaften" und "Ossessione - Von Liebe besessen"). Ein gut gespielter melodramatischer Kriminalfilm, der die Geschichte einer verhängnisvollen Leidenschaft mit sorgfältiger Milieuzeichnung und leichten sozialkritischen Akzenten verbindet, die das Amerika der Depressionszeit als von Gewalt und Hoffnungslosigkeit bestimmt zeigen. [film-dienst]
Cinq [5] pièces faciles Five easy pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Dupea a quitté sa famille, où il était soumis à un entraînement rigoureux de pianiste de concert, pour partir à l'aventure, convaincu de ne pouvoir répondre aux ambitions de son père. Devenu travailleur dans le creusage de puits de pétrole, il vit avec une serveuse, Rayette. Apprenant que son père est malade, il retourne à la maison familiale, acceptant à contrecoeur d'amener Rayette avec lui. Pendant son séjour, il a une aventure avec la fiancée de son frère, qui veut lui faire reprendre sa carrière
No good deed by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Rafelson directs this thriller adapted from the Dashiell Hammett short story 'The House on Turk Street'. While pursuing a runaway teenager, Jack (Samuel L. Jackson), a police detective, stumbles upon a bizarre gang of crooks about to pull off a bank robbery. Jack is taken hostage, and left in the custody of Erin (Milla Jovovich), the gang leader's girlfriend. While they are left alone, Jack and Erin form a bond, which creates complications for the rest of her crew. Who ends up with the money is anyone's guess
The Monkees( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be rock 'n' roll band has a series of humorous adventures in pursuit of fame and women
The Monkees : our favorite episodes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The madcap adventures of a a fictional rock and roll band
Bob Rafelson an American Film Institute seminar on his work : [held May 19, 1976] by Bob Rafelson( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The postman always rings twice
Alternative Names
Bob Rafelson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Bob Rafelson réalisateur américain

Bob Rafelson regista statunitense

Bob Rafelson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Rafaelson, Robert

Rafelson, Bob.

Rafelson, Robert

Rafelson, Robert 1933-

Robertus Rafelson

Боб Рафелсон

Боб Рейфелсон

باب رافلسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

라펠슨, 밥 1933-

라펠슨, 봅 1933-


The King of Marvin GardensHeadBlack widowBlood and wineStay hungry