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Zemeckis, Robert 1952-

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Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
197 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 4,949 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 )
52 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 4,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe
Cast away by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
93 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo. Can he survive in this tropical wasteland? Will he ever return to the woman he loves?
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,971 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
Back to the future by Jodeci (Musical group) ( Visual )
107 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,845 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
Flight by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
47 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,492 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 )
80 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,332 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 )
43 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,001 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 )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,720 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 Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doctor's wife thinks she is being haunted by her husband's dead mistress
Mars needs moms ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,387 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 part II by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,274 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 the complete trilogy ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Back to the Future part III: 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
Back to the future part III ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,201 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 )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,173 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 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles, and slogans in corporate sponsored contests. Winning everything from palm trees and pogo-sticks to sports cars and cash, she somehow mangages to hold the financially desperate family together with happy smiles and a rock-solid defiance
Death becomes her by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dark comedy about greed, vanity, sex, immortality, life--and death
Monster house by Gil Kenan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three adventurous kids set out to save their neighborhood from a house that's actually a living, breathing monster
Ghost ship ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 802 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
 
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Lee Zemeckis, Robert 1951-
Zemeckis, Bob
Zemeckis, Robert
Zemeckis, Robert 1951-
Zemeckis, Robert Lee 1951-
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