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Dreyfuss, Richard

Works: 594 works in 1,850 publications in 7 languages and 57,506 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Historical drama  Love stories  Fantasy fiction  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Producer, Singer, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Dreyfuss
Most widely held works by Richard Dreyfuss
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
85 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
95 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucers from an alien world. This begins a series of events culminating in the ultimate encounter when human and alien make peaceful contact aboard the Mothership
American graffiti by George Lucas( Visual )
111 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four teenagers come of age on their last summer night before college in 1962
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Stand by me by Rob Reiner( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up as four twelve-year-old boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Set in the small Oregon town of Castle Rock in the summer of 1959
W by Oliver Stone( Visual )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, his life's sturggles and triumphs, how he met his wife, Laura, found his faith, and what happened the critical days before he made the decision to invade Iraq
Red by Robert Schwentke( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intense sequences of action, violence and brief strong language
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
Poseidon by Paul Gallico( Visual )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's New Year's Eve on the Poseidon, a luxury ocean liner. Partying voyagers toast the future, but that future comes in the form of a 150-foot rogue wave that flips the cruise ship over. Now, as the struggle for survival begins, the passengers must rely on each other as they seek safety through water, flames and wreckage of an upside-down world
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )
52 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... the inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the viewpoint of two of the work's supporting, but certainly more outrageous, characters. In this ... version ... the Shakespearean equivalents of Laurel and Hardy get a chance to take the lead role in a ... setting where illusion and reality overlap"--Container
My life in ruins ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georgia came to Greece to follow a man. Cast aside, she finds herself alone and adrift in this foreign land. Eventually, her passion for history leads her to a job as a tour guide. But Georgia is bored, and has lost her 'kefi' (Greek for mojo) to boot. When Poupi replaces her regular driver at the last minute, Georgia thinks that her luck has just hit rock bottom. Thankfully, Georgia's latest batch of tourists is a more lively bunch than she's anticipated, and in between bouts with rival tour guide Nico, she manages to form a genuine connection with wisecracking widower Irv. Irv is a solo vacationer who maintains a jovial facade despite the fact that he misses his late wife dearly. With a little help from Irv, Georgia comes to realize that true love may be closer than she thinks
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross( Visual )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship
The crucible by Arthur Miller( Recording )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a wave of anti-communist investigations swept across American society during the 1950s, Miller exposed the horror of such witch-hunts by retelling the story of the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts in 1692
Always by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A legendary pilot with a passion for daredevil fighting sacrifices himself to save his best friend and then help his lover move on with her life
Quiz show by Robert Redford( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Entre 1956 y 1959, Charles Van Doren, hijo de prestigiosos literatos y profesor de inglés de la universidad de Columbia, se convirtió en uno de los personajes más populares de Estados Unidos gracias al programa de televisión "Twenty One". Durante tres años, participó en este concurso contestando siempre las más variadas y difíciles preguntas. Pero, cuando su popularidad había llegado a todos los rincones del país, estalló el escándalo: su principal contrincante denunció que el concurso estaba amañado."--Filmaffinity web site
Tin man by Richard Dreyfuss( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is boldly reimagined with a darkly menacing world populated by wicked sisters, cowardly psychotics, brain-drained inventors, and a menagerie of other fantastical inhabitants
Paranoia by Liam Hemsworth( Visual )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fired from his telecom job, Adam Cassidy is forced by company CEO Nicolas Wyatt to infiltrate Wyatt's longtime rival's company to steal trade secrets. Soon, Adam realizes that he's caught between two ruthless players who will stop at nothing to win. But, desperate to win over an Ivy League beauty and help his blue-collar father, Adam risks everything in a dangerous race against time
Johnstown flood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rumors and fears that the Conemaugh Lake Reservoir had reached its summit and the South Fork Dam might burst were widespread for many years. By Friday, May 31, 1889, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, it had been raining for a week. Finally at 3:10 pm the center of the dam gave way. Considered the worst flood disaster in the nation's history - 2,209 persons were killed, a countless number of bodies were never found
The two Georges by Richard Dreyfuss( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Czech and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an alternate America, where a revolution never occurred, two Royal American Mounties search for a Gainsborough painting, stolen by a terrorist organization known as Sons of Liberty. The painting shows George Washington paying homage to King George III. The search takes place in a land of steam cars and balloons, America being a dominion of the British empire in a world where Turkey and Prussia are world powers
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Dreyfuss, Richard Stephen 1947-
English (540)
German (27)
French (13)
Multiple languages (11)
Spanish (10)
Italian (2)
Czech (1)