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Foster, David 1929-

Works: 58 works in 322 publications in 8 languages and 11,772 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Western films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Swashbuckler films  Comedy films  Crime films  War 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
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

25 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 )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,452 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 )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,318 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 )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists discover that the Earth's core is about to stop spinning. This will cause tremendous natural disasters, wiping out life as we know it. A team of scientists is recruited in a crash project to send a ship and bomb into the center of the Earth to prevent the catastrophe
Collateral damage by Andrew Davis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,082 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
House M.D( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 908 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 getaway by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 774 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 2017 in 4 languages and held by 709 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 )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 632 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 by John Badham( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bolt of lightning zaps an experimental military robot and brings it to life, it escapes and finds companionship and danger
The drowning pool by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 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 )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lei he dan ni shi zhi jia ge jing cha ju zui kuang ye bu ji de pai dang, ta men bu an pai li chu pai, dan shi lu jian qi gong, zhi dao ta men peng shang hu li ou(ji mi si mi te shi), hu li ou shi ge she can lian hua de du fan, ta chu xin ji lu xiang cheng wei zhi jia ge de xi ban ya jiao fu, zhe dui pai dang wei le yao jiang hu li ou sheng zhi yi fa bu xi jie lu jing fang de wo di ji hua, bing bei xia fang dao ji wei si te dao(du jia), ta men fa xian na li bu jin qi hou wen he, er qie mei nu ye re qing ru huo, ta men jue ding yin tui shou shan, dan zai tui xiu zhi qian huan yao zai gan yi piao, na jiu shi dai bu hu li ou
The mean season by Phillip Borsos( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 153 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 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper
Collateral damage ; Eraser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 104 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
Sapphire and Steel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 83 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
The legacy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 69 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
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 61 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
John Carpenter, master of fear collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 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
Mass appeal by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 51 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
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