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Hauer, Rutger 1944-

Works: 452 works in 1,342 publications in 8 languages and 26,110 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  History  Television plays  Fiction  Historical fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rutger Hauer
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
186 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,621 WorldCat member 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 by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,702 WorldCat member 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
Ladyhawke by Richard Donner ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member 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
Merlin by Steve Barron ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member 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, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate
The rite by Mikael Håfström ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new priest heads to Italy for a course on exorcism, and a possessed pregnant women puts his skills and training to the ulitmate test
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,099 WorldCat member 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
The 10th kingdom ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the edge of the mortal world lies a mystical vortex leading to the Nine Kingdoms, a fantastic land where fairy tales are reinvented--and not with happily-ever-after endings. An evil queen has doomed Prince Wendell to life as a dog. His quest to recapture the throne leads him through a portal to the mythical Tenth Kingdom--Central Park! With the help of ordinary mortals Virginia and Tony, he battles evil in a parallel universe of trolls, goblins and fairy tale characters such as Snow White and Cinderella
Confessions of a dangerous mind by Chuck Barris ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member 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
Buffy, the vampire slayer ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member 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 Sobibór by Rutger Hauer ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of the mass escape of Jewish prisoners from the Nazi death camp at Sobibor, Poland
The mill & the cross by Lech Majewski ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lech Majewski brings to life Pieter Bruegel's masterpiece The Way to Calvary, the story of the crucifixion, setting it in 16th century Flanders under brutal Spanish occupation.--Container
True blood ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season six introduces several jarring storylines. As "Billith" comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging from a pool of blood at the end of season five, Louisiana governor Truman Burrell declares open season on vampires, replete with novel anti-vamp weapons and high-tech internment camp. Sookie and Jason steel themselves for an encounter with the killer of their parents; the mysterious and ancient Warlow
The Poseidon adventure Blackbeard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member 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
Hobo with a shotgun ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 423 WorldCat member 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
Bride flight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A romantic drama that charts the lives of three women from different backgrounds, forever changed when they emigrate to New Zealand as war brides"--from
Black butterflies ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poetry, politics, madness, and desire collide in the true story of the woman hailed as South Africa's finest poet. In 1960s Cape Town, as Apartheid steals the expressive rights of blacks and whites alike, young Ingrid Jonker finds her freedom scrawling verse while frittering through a series of stormy affairs. Amid escalating quarrels with her lovers and her rigid father, a parliament censorship minister, the poet witnesses an unconscionable event that will alter the course of both her artistic and personal lives
The hitcher by Robert Harmon ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member 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
Goal II living the dream by Jaume Collet-Serra ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member 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
The call of the wild by Peter Svatek ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dog is kidnapped from his home in California and taken to the Yukon where he is mistreated until a prospector discovers him and relates to his situation
'Salem's Lot ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member 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
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Hauer, Rutger
Hauer, Rutger Oelsen.
Hauer, Rutger Oelsen 1944-
Hauer, Rytger 1944-
Hauert, Rutger 1944-
Khauer, Rutger 1944-
English (401)
French (25)
German (14)
Multiple languages (7)
Spanish (6)
Italian (4)
Dutch (2)
Slovenian (1)