WorldCat Identities

Heller, Lukas 1930-1988

Works: 92 works in 398 publications in 7 languages and 7,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Disaster films  Comedy films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Survival films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lukas Heller
The flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

39 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their cargo plane crashes in the Sahara Desert, the only hope for a crew of oilmen and military personnel is to try to rebuild the craft before they all perish from heat and deprivation
What ever happened to Baby Jane? by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

61 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging ex-vaudeville child star initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her crippled sister, a former movie-queen of the 1930's
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

43 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
Hush...hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's tv programme. Her life begins to fall apart as Childie has an affair with a predatory tv producer"--IMDb
Monte Walsh : a real western( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Walsh does not want to change with the new twentieth century. He struggles to continue his life as a cowboy and continues to rebel against the new era
Sapphire by Basil Dearden( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful female college student is found dead in a public park. The police soon discover that her murder may have been racially motivated
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dirty dozen: Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
War classics : Casablanca express ; Cold war killers ; A yank in Libya ; Waterfront ; Commandos ; Eagles attack at dawn ; Hitler's SS: portrait of evil ; Go for broke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2. Commandos: "U.S. Army Sgt. Sullivan is in an against-all-odds war adventure about a group of misfit soldiers he trains to stage a daring mission in North Africa. The platoon is ordered to take over an Italian camp, but as soon as the American soldiers reach their target, all hell breaks loose when some unexpected twists get in the way of completing their mission." Eagles attack at dawn: This story "is centered on a rescue mission to retrieve Israeli commandos from a Syrian prison. The operation is a covert maneuver involving members of the Israeli Army and Security Services".--Container. Hitler's SS: portrait of evil: "An overall look at Hitler's regime, focusing in on two young brothers from Berlin who join the Nazi camp"--Container. Go for broke: "The 442nd Regimental Combat Team is honored due to its make-up of mostly Japanese-American volunteers who loyally and courageously fought in World War II against their homeland and in the name of the United States. In particular, the film focuses on Lt. Mike Grayson, who holds prejudices against his men; ideas that were prevalent about all Japanese-Americans at the time. But as he watches the valiant men selflessly engage in battle, the lieutenant's biases are slowly chipped away until they are completely dissolved by the end of the war"--Container
Damnation Alley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a horrific nuclear assault, three soldiers band together in a special all-terrain land cruiser and head for Albany, NY, the only American city to be spared in the attack. As they travel through the post-nuke wastelands, they pick up a beautiful woman and an incorrigible teenager while battling mutant insects, packs of violent survivors, and brutal electrical storms that savage the already barren plains
Monte Walsh : the last cowboy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Walsh and his friends are cowboys and bronco busters, plying their trade in the Wyoming Territory of 1892. The advancement of civilization has all but rendered Monte obsolete, but Monte doesn't want to change his ways. But with the corporate buy-ups of Wyoming land, Monte and his friends may be forced to move on
Hitler's SS : portrait in evil( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about two German brothers, torn apart by Nazi tyranny. One brother embraces Hitler's evil ideas, joins the SS and becomes a tool in the implementation of Hitler's diabolical plans. The other brother tries to cling desperately to his apolitcal, academic life in the face of unspeakable horror and impending doom!
Blue City( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning that his father, the mayor of Blue City, has been murdered, Billy Turner must track down the killer
Les douze salopards by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des tueurs condamnés seront sauvés s'ils acceptent de suivre un entraînement qui fera d'eux des soldats encore plus redoutables
Agent 8 3/4, aka, Hot enough for June( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina and Robert Morley star in this satirical comedy-thriller at the height of the 007 popularity and set amidst the world of international espionage. Unemployed Nicolas Whistler accepts a job and a tidy salary with what he believes to be a glass manufacturing company in London. He soon discovers that his business behind the Iron Curtain is in fact illegal. Everyone apparently believes him to be a spy but it takes much time and adventure for him to realize it. The realization numbs him with horror, and with his contacts gone, he is on his own. He must escape arrest and flee to England but the secret police are close behind him. Robert Morley, as his boss is a scene stealer."--Container cover
Quella sporca dozzina( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poco prima dello sbarco delle truppe alleate in Normandia, il maggiore Reisman deve conquistare un castello nel quale è installato il quartier generale dei nazisti nella Francia occupata e sterminare tutti i suoi componenti: per farlo sceglie dodici galeotti condannati a morte o ai lavori forzati che addestrerà personalmente fino a quando saranno pronti per la missione. (Mereghetti)
The Deadly trackers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After witnessing the brutal murder of his wife and son, a Texas lawman seeks revenge and relentlessly pursues the outlaws into Mexico where a deadly showdown awaits him
Doce del patíbulo by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El comandante Reisman es un oficial estadounidense que se ha distinguido en la campaña de Italia, durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Su mayor virtud, sin embargo, no es la disciplina. Este hecho le condiciona a no mantener buenas relaciones con los militares de alto rango, todos ellos demasiado conservadores
Broken arrow ; Flight of the Phoenix( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flight of the Phoenix: A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane--against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes ... against each other."--Back of container
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The dirty dozen
Alternative Names
Heller, Lucas 1930-1988

Lukas Heller Duits scenarioschrijver (1930-1988)

Lukas Heller German screenwriter

Lukas Heller guionista alemán

Lukas Heller guionista alemany

Lukas Heller scénariste allemand

Lukas Heller sceneggiatore tedesco

Lukas Heller tysk manusforfattar

Lukas Heller tysk manusförfattare

Lukas Heller tysk manusforfatter

Lukas Heller tysk manuskriptforfatter

Хеллер, Лукас

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The dirty dozenRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroThe killing of Sister GeorgeKelly's heroes