Hauer, Rutger 1944-
Most widely held works about Rutger Hauer
Most widely held works by Rutger Hauer
Blade runner ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,873 libraries worldwide
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically-made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human. This new version omits Deckard's voiceover narration, develops in slightly greater detail the romance between Deckard and Rachel, and removes the "uplifting" finale.
Batman begins ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,735 libraries worldwide
As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right.
Blade runner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target.
Ladyhawke ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Based on a 13th century European legend about a beautiful maiden, a stalwart knight and a pickpocket. The knight and the lady were once lovers, but the curse of the jealous Bishop of Aquila has fated them to be "always together, eternally apart". By day, she is a hawk; by night he is a wolf. Only as night turns into day can they share a sorrowful glimpse of what once had been. The knight and the pickpocket unite in an attempt to break into the Bishop's stronghold to end the evil spell.
Merlin ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 902 libraries worldwide
The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, her son by Arthur, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate.
The rite ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Inspired by true events, this supernatural thriller follows a seminary student sent to study exorcism at the Vatican in spite of his own doubts about the controversial practice and even his own faith. Only when sent to apprentice with legendary Father Lucas, who has performed thousand of exorcisms, does his armor of skepticism begin to fall. Drawn into a troubling case that transcends even Father Lucas's skill, the young seminarian glimpses a phenomenon science can't explain or control.
Confessions of a dangerous mind ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
What would happen if a wildly successful TV producer was also a top-secret CIA assassin? While a maverick creator of America's favorite game shows gains notoriety for his smash television hits, he is also drawn into a shadowy world of danger as a covert government operative. But soon the producers life begins to spiral out of control - both sides of him.
The 10th kingdom ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
When Virginia (Kimberly Williams), a young New York waitress, befriends a dog that is actually a bewitched prince from a parallel universe, their two worlds collide. Virginia, her father (John Larroquette) and the dog prince are transported through a magic mirror to The Land of Nine Kingdoms. Along the way, Virginia falls in love with Wolf (Scott Cohen), a complicated half-man, half-wolf, and the foursome meet up with Cinderella, Snow White and a grisly Troll King.
Buffy, the vampire slayer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
A popular California high school girl is selected by a mysterious old man to kill the vampires that are terrorizing Los Angeles. Although it could put a serious crimp in her shopping, Buffy takes on the ghouls with the help of a handsome drifter, and incurs the wrath of the chief vampire!
Escape from Sobibor ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 574 libraries worldwide
True story of the mass escape of Jewish prisoners from the Nazi death camp at Sobibor, Poland.
Blade runner ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 520 libraries worldwide
A futuristic tale set in the Los Angeles of 2020.
Blade runner ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019: Deckard, an expert "blade runner," must identify and execute four replicants, (genetically engineered beings virtually identical to humans) which have illegally returned to earth from their off-world slave duty.
The Poseidon adventure ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
As the luxury liner Poseidon slices through the waters of an ocean storm, the greatest danger is already on board - a terrorist with an explosive message for the world.
All those moments : stories of heroes, villains, replicants, and Blade Runners by Rutger Hauer ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
One of the best cult villains from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today, recounts his wild life and discusses everything from the intricacies of producing and directing independent films, to highlights from his greatest roles. A cult legend from films like Blade Runner, The Hitcher, and Ladyhawke, Hauer is also a Renaissance man who has led an incredible life. The son of actors, Hauer ran away from home at 15 and worked on a freighter for nearly a year, visiting Pakistan, Canada, Singapore, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf. In 1969, Hauer was discovered on Dutch TV, and his career took off from there. He tells what it was like to be one of the "most bankable stars" of the 1980s, gives his take on life in Hollywood, and shares his experiences as a sex symbol and the impact this has had on his private life.--From publisher description.
Hobo with a shotgun ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
A hobo who rides the rails lands in a bleak and lawless town overrun with crime. After witnessing a series of atrocities, he buys a shotgun, embarking on a mission to clean up the town, with extreme prejudice.
Goal II living the dream ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Newcastle United's favorite player, Santiago Muñez, reaches superstardom and starts to live every footballer's dream when he is transferred to Real Madrid to play in the UEFA European Champions League. He gets to play alongside some of the greatest players, including David Beckham. As Santiago basks in the glory, acclaim and money, he discovers that success has an ugly face, one that threatens to destroy everything he has worked for and everyone that he loves.
Soldaat van Oranje Soldier of Orange ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Dutch and French and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Erik Hazelhoff is a spoiled young aristocrat who transforms himself into a daring leader in the Dutch resistance forces during World War II.
Salem's Lot ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A journalist returns to his hometown to research the mysterious memories that have haunted him since childhood. But soon, the closely held secrets of small-town life turn into unimaginable terror when a fearsome stranger arrives-- looking to sink his teeth into a new home.
The hitcher ( Visual )
in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Horror film depicting a young man's attempts to escape from and later apprehend a psychopathic killer he picked up hitchhiking in the desert.
Bride flight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 122 libraries worldwide
A lavish romantic drama that charts the lives of three women who escape the gloom of post-WWII Holland for what they hope will be a better life in New Zealand. Ada, Marjorie, and Esther become fast friends during the long flight taking them to their waiting husbands. Upon arrival, they part ways to start their new lives, but their paths continue to cross with chance meetings resulting in adultery, betrayal, and near tragedy leading up to a reunion 50 years later.
Action and adventure films Androids Barris, Chuck Batman (Fictitious character) Biography Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Fictitious character) California--Los Angeles Catholic Church Clergy Closed captioning Comedy films Criminal behavior Cyborgs Drama Dystopian films Dystopias Exorcism Fantasy films Fantasy television programs Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Genetic engineering Hauer, Rutger,--1944- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Horror films Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Dept Magic Man-woman relationships Merlin (Legendary character) Netherlands Organized crime Police Science fiction films Science fiction films Seminarians Sobibór (Concentration camp) Television mini-series Television personalities Television producers and directors Thrillers (Motion pictures) Twenty-first century United States Vampire films Vampires Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
falsche Namensform Hauer, Rytger 1944-
Hauer, Rutger Oelsen.
Hauer, Rutger Oelsen 1944-
Khauer, Rutger 1944-
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