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Foster, David 1929-

Overview
Works: 71 works in 341 publications in 8 languages and 11,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Western films  Film adaptations  Swashbuckler films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Comedy films  Television series 
Roles: Producer, Composer, 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 )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 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 )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,418 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 )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,308 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 )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,214 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 1,089 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 )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 899 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 thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 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 getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

23 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 671 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 river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's skills and courage are put to the ultimate test when an encounter with three mysterious strangers turns her family's white water rafting trip into a living hell
Short circuit 2 by Kenneth Johnson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upbeat Johnny Five, the military robot, is out and about in the city. Will he survive the big, bag city and its big, bad city slickers?
The drowning pool by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Lew Harper is hired by a nervous New Orleans oil heiress, who also happens to be an old flame, to help her solve a problem that appears to be a routine blackmail threat but soon gets him involved with extortion, torture, murder and revenge
Running scared by Peter Hyams( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past
The mean season by Phillip Borsos( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 149 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 139 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
The getaway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 112 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
Collateral damage ; Eraser( Visual )

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

Eraser: A U.S. Marshal must protect an executive who's uncovered a deal to put a new superweapon in the wrong hands
Short circuit ; Short circuit 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short circuit 2: 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 legacy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 70 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
Sapphire and Steel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 68 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
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistorical life is tough for poor, lovesick Atouk. As the smallest and weakest caveman of his tribe, he is unable to win the heart of the beautiful Lana and is banished from the cave by the hulking chief of the tribe
 
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