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Foster, David 1929-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 137 publications in 2 languages and 9,094 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations  War films  Zorro films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elder Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight the enemy Montero
Hart's war by Gregory Hoblit ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,273 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
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,246 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 core by Aaron Eckhart ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,186 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 Dai wei si ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,101 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
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 705 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 )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 464 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 )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 457 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 2 by Kenneth Johnson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 347 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 )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 313 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 )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray and Danny are the wild men of the Windy City's police force. Their unorthodox methods gets results in a tough town until they come up against a smooth-talking drug dealer who is bucking to become Chicago's first Spanish Godfather
Short circuit by John Badham ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short circuit: after a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and find a home with a young woman
The mean season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami. Their lives become threatened as his journalistic ambitions get them more deeply involved
The legacy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 57 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
Gleaming the cube ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16-year-old Brian Kelly and his buddies are rebellious, and live only for their skills in skateboarding. When Brian's brother is found dead, Brian must mature quickly as he tries to prove his brother was murdered
John Carpenter, master of fear collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 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
News at eleven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A well-respected anchorman clashes with his opportunistic news director over the public's right to know versus the inherent rights of the individual
Mass appeal by Glenn Jordan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Should a priest tell his congregation what they want to hear or tell them the truth? Generation gap between a popular parish priest and a radical young seminarian
Bandits Hart's war ; The siege ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The siege: The United States government abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 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 being pursued by Deke Thornton and his men bounty hunters. They had been hired by the railroad to stop Bishop and his gang from robbing the rail depot. Bishop and his men plan to spend only a short time in Mexico, but their stay is lengthened when they meet a Mexican general who wants them to rob a U.S. train carrying arms. McCabe & Mr. Miller: Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to use her experience to help McCabe run his business, while sharing in the profits. The whorehouse thrives and McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe. He refuses, and his decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town
 
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