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Zemeckis, Robert 1952-

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Most widely held works by Robert Zemeckis
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

220 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 5,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

71 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 4,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy longs to believe in Santa Claus, but he finds it quite difficult to do so. His family has a dogged insistence that all of it, from the North Pole, to the elves, to Santa himself, is all just a myth. This all changes, however, on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train's conductor, along with the other passengers help turn Billy's crisis of faith into a journey of self-discovery
Back to the future by Jodeci (Musical group)( Visual )

124 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time
Cast away by Tom Hanks( Visual )

106 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his by-the-clock existence transformed when a plane crash leaves him stranded alone on a remote Pacific island, struggling to survive, both physically and psychologically
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

78 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

48 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

92 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but a motion-capture animated film. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
Romancing the stone by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

47 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance writer, seeking her kidnapped sister in South America, experiences the adventures of a story-book heroine when aided by a rugged jungle hunter
Disney's A Christmas carol( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...high-flying, heartwarming adventure for the whole family, starring Jim Carrey. When three ghosts take penny-pinching Scrooge on an eye-opening journey, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas"--Container
What lies beneath by Sarah Kernochan( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Claire Spencer begins seeing ghostly images and hearing mysterious voices in her home, her husband Norman suspects it is just her imagination, until the images turn real. Together they uncover the truth
Mars needs moms by Simon Wells ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away
Back to the future part II by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty visits 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFly family, but Biff Tannen steals the time machine, and with it a book that allows his young self to amass a gambling fortune, which has significant consequences to the present. To correct the problems, Marty and Doc must return to 1955 to retrieve the book
Back to the future part III by Amblin Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running, and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where and when they belong
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal psychologist is accused of the murder of her husband, a charge she is unable to defend herself against due to her deteriorating sanity
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anything is possible with a little laughter and a lot of heart in this incredible true story of an extraordinary woman who raised 10 kids on 25 words or less. Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore stars as Evelyn Ryan, a devoted housewife and mother, who uses her knack for words to win thousands of dollars in jingle contests to keep her family together. Also starring Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson, this witty and engaging comedy celebrates the power of a winning spirit."
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy is set in Los Angeles days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, when the fear of a Japanese invasion hung over the city
Death becomes her by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy about greed, vanity, sex, immortality, life--and death
Ghost ship( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salvagers discover the Antonia Graza, an Italian luxury liner with a dark secret. The passenger ship has been missing since 1962, floating adrift on the Bering Sea, the salvagers claim the vessel as their own. But the Antonia Graza in not uninhabited. Once towing of the ghost ship towards harbor has begun, a series of bizarre ocurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three adventurous kids set out to save their neighbourhood from a house that's actually a living, breathing monster
 
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Who framed Roger Rabbit
Alternative Names
Lee Zemeckis, Robert 1951-

Robert Zemeckis Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Zemeckis cinaste amricain

Robert Zemeckis regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Zemeckis reżyser i pisarz amerykański

Robert Zemeckis US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

Robertas Zemeckis

Roberts Zemekis

Robertus Zemeckis

Zemeckis, Bob

Zemeckis, Robert

Zemeckis, Robert 1951-

Zemeckis, Robert Lee 1951-

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