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Foster, David 1929-

Overview
Works: 48 works in 257 publications in 8 languages and 10,069 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Western films  Film adaptations  Swashbuckler films  Comedy films  Romance films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works about David Foster
 
Most widely held works by David Foster
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,512 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 )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,282 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 )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,254 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 )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,213 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 )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,056 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. Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 741 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 2015 in 5 languages and held by 598 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
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 513 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 river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 500 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
The drowning pool by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and 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 )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 172 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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 135 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 by Betty Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCabe & Mrs. Miller: John McCabe arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after and offers to use her experience to help run the business, while sharing in the profits. The whorehouse thrives and mining deposits in the town attract a major corporation that wants to buy out McCabe. He refuses, and his decision has major repercussions for Mrs. Miller, the town, and him
Collateral damage Eraser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 89 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
The legacy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 61 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 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
John Carpenter, master of fear collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Village of the damned: After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant. A local physician and a government scientist join forces when the women simultaneously give birth ... and the reign of terror begins
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 45 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
Gleaming the cube( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 40 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
Mass appeal by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 34 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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