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Foster, David 1929-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 273 publications in 8 languages and 11,374 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Western films  Science fiction films  Swashbuckler films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Medical television programs 
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 )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elder Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight the enemy Montero
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,464 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
Hart's war by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,307 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 )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,051 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 )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"House pushes new boundaries in medicine while dealing with emotional chaos as personal and professional boundaries blur"--Box cover
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 751 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 )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 633 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 )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 544 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 Brent Maddock( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 532 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 321 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 180 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 145 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 132 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 92 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 65 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 60 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thing: In the winter of 1982, a 12-man research team, at a remote Antarctic research station, discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and takes on the appearance of those it kills
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 46 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
Mass appeal by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 45 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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