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Friedkin, William

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The French connection by William Friedkin( Visual )

101 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two New York City narcotics detectives want to break up a narcotics smuggling ring and capture all the smugglers
The exorcist by William Friedkin( Visual )

132 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Chris MacNeil becomes increasingly disturbed by the inexplicable behavior of her 12-year-old daughter Regan--mouthing obscenities, predicting the murder of one of Chris's friends, and urinating in public. Doctors and psychologists have no explanation and as a last option, Chris consults a priest. Father Damian Karras, a Jesuit who is having doubts about his own faith following his mother's death, investigates. Karras comes to no other conclusion that Regan is possessed by a demon. Father Merrin, an older Jesuit, helps Father Karras perform an exorcism, battling the demons inside the child. As much a film about Catholicism and the crisis of faith in the modern world as possession, the Exorcist remains a brilliant horror film, one with an archetypal ability to reach and disturb viewers
Rules of engagement by William Friedkin( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. Colonel Terry Childers is a patriot and war hero. But when a peacekeeping mission he leads in Yemen goes terribly wrong, he finds himself facing a court martial. Accused of breaking the rules of engagement by killing unarmed civilians, Childers' only hope of vindication rests with comrade-in-arms Hays Hodges, a military lawyer of questionable abilities. Together, they face the battle of their lives
Killer Joe by William Friedkin( Visual )

54 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Killer' Joe Cooper is a Dallas detective who doubles as a hitman with the charm of a Southern gentleman. Chris hires Joe to kill his mother in order to collect her life insurance and pay off his debts. When Chris is unable to pay for the service up front, Joe takes Chris's sister Dottie as a retainer until he can be paid
The hunted by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

49 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron Hallam is one of the U.S. military's most skilled hand-to-hand combat operatives. Plagued by traumatic flashbacks of death and destruction, he regresses into a feral, survivalist state in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. There, he deliberately and elaborately hunts and kills poachers who happen to cross his path. When the FBI investigates the murders, they call in the man who taught Hallam everything he knows: retiree L.T. Bonham. As the instructor pursues his unhinged former pupil, Bonham begins to learn about key events in Hallam's life that pushed him over the edge
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down. The story is based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929."
Bug by William Friedkin( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes vit seule dans un motel désert. Elle est hantée par le souvenir de son enfant, et redoute la visite de son ex-mari, un homme violent tout juste sorti de prison. Dans cet univers coupé du monde, Agnes tombe amoureuse de Peter, un ex-soldat. Leur relation tourne au cauchemar lorsqu'ils remarquent l'existence de mystérieux insectes capables de s'introduire sous la peau. Ensemble, ils vont chercher la vérité : hallucination ou secret d'état ? (Source : jaquette)
The exorcist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frightening and realistic tale of an innocent girl inhabited by a terrifying entity, her mother's frantic resolve to save her, and two priests, one doubt-ridden, the other a rock of faith, joined in battling ultimate evil. The extended director's cut includes over ten minutes of footage deleted before the film's 1973 release
The French connection by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and German and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alain Chanier is a dapper businessman from Marseilles, France, who is in reality a drug lord working on a big score - selling $32 million worth of heroin in New York City. But his potential buyer - small-time hood Salvatore Boca - is being tailed by two undercover NYC cops, James "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo. The more Popeye and Cloudy dig, the closer they get - to the mysterious 'French connection' and a final showdown between the dealers and the police
The boys in the band( Visual )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and German and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some friends to help commemorate the event. As the evening progresses, the alcohol flows, the knives come out, and Michael's demand that the group participate in a devious telephone game unleashes dormant and unspoken emotions
To live and die in L.A. by William Friedkin( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Secret Service agent bends and breaks the law to nab an artist/counterfeiter in Los Angeles
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Sorcerer by William Friedkin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and French and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four men who, for various reasons, cannot return to their own countries end up in a dismal South American town where an American oil company is seeking out courageous drivers willing to haul nitroglycerin over miles of treacherous terrain. The four men have nothing to lose; and, besides, they'll be paid 10,000 dollars apiece, and be granted legal citizenship, if they survive
Blue chips by William Friedkin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the brink of a losing season, a collegiate basketball coach makes a trade for talent using under-the-table money. Now he has the best team that money can buy at the risk of betraying his conscience and the trust of his ex-wife
Cruising by William Friedkin( Visual )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Burns is sent undercover to find a serial killer who brutally slays and dismembers gay men in New York's S & M subculture. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the rules of this little society
12 angry men by Reginald Rose( Visual )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's fate lies in the hands of 12 men from all walks of life, each with his own agenda, fears and personal demons. Fortunately, this is an open-and-shut case--or is it?
The Leopard Man by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost ship (69 min.): A young ship's officer begins to suspect that his captain may also be a murderer
Directors : life behind the camera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Made in cooperation with the American Film Institute, Directors: Life Behind the Camera features thirty-three legendary directors who reveal in intimate detail and in-depth knowledge about the art of filmmaking and their own career in the movies. Culled from over 300 hours of interviews, this two-disc, four hour presentation is interactive, allowing instant access to a single director, or access to an entire topic involving all directors. Also included are film clips, interviews with guest actors and industry veterans, and biographies and interesting facts about each director"--Back of container
William Peter Blatty's The exorcist( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl becomes possessed by the devil and causes several violent deaths before she can be cured
Making the boys( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the drama, struggle, and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience. The boys in the band sparked heated controversy that still exists four decades later. Featuring anecdotes from the surviving cast and filmmakers"--Container
 
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Friedkin, Billy.

Friedkin, Billy 1935-

Friedkinas Williamas

Hurricane Billy.

Hurricane Billy 1935-

William Friedkin americký režisér, producent a scénárista

William Friedkin Amerikaans filmregisseur

William Friedkin amerikanesche Regisseur, Dréibuchschreiwer a Produzent

William Friedkin cineasta estadounidense

William Friedkin Director de cine estadounidense

William Friedkin réalisateur, scénariste et producteur américain

William Friedkin regista statunitense

William Friedkin reżyser amerykański

William Friedkin US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Γουίλιαμ Φρίντκιν Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης, παραγωγός και σεναριογράφος

Вилијам Фридкин

Вильям Фридкин

Вільям Фрідкін

Уилям Фридкин

Фридкин, Уильям

Ուիլյամ Ֆրիդկին

ויליאם פרידקין

ويليام فريدكن

ویلیام فریدکین

উইলিয়াম ফ্রিডকিন

윌리엄 프리드킨

프레드킨, 윌리엄 1939-

프리드킨, 윌리엄 1939-

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威廉·弗莱德金 电影导演

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