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Foster, David 1929-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 323 publications in 8 languages and 11,767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Western films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Swashbuckler films  Comedy films  Crime films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Foster
 
Most widely held works by David Foster
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town
The mask of Zorro by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight their enemy Montero
Hart's war by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honor, courage, and sacrifice are revealed in unexpected ways as a ranking U.S. prisoner in a Nazi POW camp is joined in December 1944 by a law-student lieutenant who'd been captured despite his father's powerful military connections. When a black pilot from the famous Tuskeegee airmen is falsely accused of murdering a fellow prisoner, Lt. Hart tries his case and discovers the real motivation behind the ranking officer's kangaroo court
The core by Aaron Eckhart( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of top scientific minds from around the world are assembled to determine what has been happening to Earth. Dr. Keyes makes the startling discovery that the Earth's electromagnetic forces have begun to collapse. If the planet is to be saved, the core of the Earth needs a jump start, and Keyes assembles a team to burrow to the center of the planet and bomb the insides back into action. However, as the crew digs deeper into the Earth, the more they discover what they haven't been told about their mission and what's really been causing the worldwide chaos
Collateral damage by Andrew Davis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini. The government feels that they have more important things to be concerned with, so Brewer decides to take things into his own hands. He becomes frustrated and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice. He tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia, but discovers that it's not going to be that easy. When a woman and her child get in his way he has to decide just how much like the Wolf he is willing to be in order to gain the vengeance his family deserves
House M.D( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Gregory House is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn't even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain and ignoring his pain killing addiction, he uses his cane to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. House and his team deal with unusual medical mysteries
The getaway by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician, and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a suburban mom and former white-water rafting guide and her son are on a raft trip, they are abducted by wanted killers and forced to take the most dangerous stretch of river to elude the cops
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny, the Robot, is out for some "urban input," but some street hoods, a greedy banker and a gang of crooks see his naivete as their high-tech ticket to easy street
The drowning pool by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Newman returns as the quick-witted detective he first played nine years before in Harper, who's in deep this time. Hired by an old flame to unravel a seemingly routine blackmail case, he's so far down he may never come up for air
Running scared by Peter Hyams( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray and Danny are the wild men of the Windy City's police force whose unorthodox methods get results in a tough town until they come up against Julio Gonzales, a smooth-talking drug dealer who is bucking to become Chicago's first Spanish Godfather. Includes special features
The mean season by Phillip Borsos( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild bunch: After a botched robbery attempt in Texas, Pike Bishop and his gang head across the Rio Grande and into Mexico. They are pursued by bounty hunters hired to prevent the gang from robbing the rail depot. Bishop's gang extend their time in Mexico when they meet a Mexican general who wants them to rob a U.S. train carrying arms
Collateral damage ; Eraser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collateral damage: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini
Sapphire and Steel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of interdimensional detectives sent to Earth to monitor threats to the timestream in this convention-defying, suspenseful precursor to The X-Files
The legacy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple, on vacation in England, are taken to an estate for tea. To their surprise, other guests have been invited as well. Their skepticism turns to terror and horror when the guests start dying in odd and violent fashions
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atouk, the caveman leader of a rag-tag group considered inferior by a larger group of cavemen, Atouk has his work cut out of him when he sets his sights on the beautiful Lana. Trouble is Lana belongs to Tonda the leader of the 'superior' cavemen
John Carpenter, master of fear collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince of darkness: A group of graduate students and scientists uncover an ancient canister and inadvertently unleash a strange liquid. As the substance begins to turn their co-workers into zombies, the remaining members realize they have released Satan himself
Mass appeal by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Should a priest tell his congregation what they want to hear instead of the truth? Mass Appeal stars Jack Lemmon as Father Tim Farley, a complacent priest who drives a Mercedes and cracks jokes from the pulpit of a wealthy suburban parish. When idealistic Mark Dolson, a radical seminarian, accuses him of 'song and dance theology, ' the result is a head-on clash that teaches each man the true meaning of faith"--Container
 
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