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Zemeckis, Robert 1952-

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

291 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 5,218 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 )

101 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,883 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 part II by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

248 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,652 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
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

185 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer whose ruled-by-the-clock existence abruptly ends when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just began
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

128 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,145 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 )

71 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,769 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 )

117 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,658 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 )

81 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. 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
Disney's a Christmas carol by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

54 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

122 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,182 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
Romancing the stone by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

68 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,112 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
Allied by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

35 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war
The walk by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

48 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Franse circusartiest Petit loopt jarenlang rond met het idee om op een koord tussen de Twin Towers te balanceren totdat hij besluit dit te gaan realiseren
What lies beneath by Sarah Kernochan( Visual )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,568 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take out the trash, eat your broccoli. Who needs moms, anyway? Nine-year-old Milo finds out just how much he needs his mom when she's nabbed by Martians, who plan to steal her mom-ness for their own young. Milo's quest to save his mom involves stowing away on a spaceship, navigating an elaborate, multi-level planet, and taking on the alien nation and their leader
Back to the future : the complete trilogy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to the Future: 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
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 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 1,071 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 )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 929 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 )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy about greed, vanity, sex, immortality, life--and death
 
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Who framed Roger Rabbit
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Lee Zemeckis, Robert 1951-

Robert Zemeckis Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Zemeckis cinéaste américain

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Robert Zemeckis pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Robert Zemeckis regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Zemeckis reżyser i pisarz amerykański

Robert Zemeckis US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

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저메키스, 로버트 1952-

저멕키스, 로버트 1952-

제메키스, 로버트 1952-

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