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Foster, David 1929-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 207 publications in 5 languages and 10,202 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Western films  Swashbuckler films  Comedy films  Horror films  Film adaptations  War films  Romance 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
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,523 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 1,283 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 )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,243 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 )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,216 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,058 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 )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 733 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 )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 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 )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 525 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 fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charter boat captain and his first mate uncover a buried treasure off the rocky shores of an isolated Northern California town from a ship that sank 100 years ago. They are not aware of the ship's horrible history and awaken the spirits of the dead. Exactly one hundred years ago, a ship of lepers seeking refuge was betrayed by the town's founding fathers and burned. On this night, the ghosts of the long-dead mariners have returned from their watery graves to seek their revenge. Shrouded within a supernatural fog, the ghosts trap the residents of the remote community, intent on seeking out the descendants of those who founded the town. The ghosts will kill anyone who stands in their murderous way
Short circuit 2 by Kenneth Johnson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 327 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 )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 134 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
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 112 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
Collateral damage Eraser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 85 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
The legacy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 60 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 58 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 50 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
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
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ringo Starr plays a caveman who is short on brawn but long on brains in this comedy that includes special effects that are a parody of 1950's monster thrillers
 
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