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Zemeckis, Robert 1952-

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Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

457 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 7,992 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
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

285 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 5,201 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 )

108 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 4,704 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 Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

183 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended 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 begun
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

128 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,138 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 )

58 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,668 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 )

111 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,627 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 )

89 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,521 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 )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,221 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
Romancing the stone by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

74 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,094 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
What lies beneath by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

56 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,571 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
The walk by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

33 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, Philippe Petit assembled a team to help him achieve his dream of walking between the World Trade Center towers
Mars needs moms by Simon Wells ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,418 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
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,226 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 1,090 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 )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy about greed, vanity, sex, immortality, life--and death. Madeline and Helen, rivals for the affections of Ernest, are both desperate to restore their youthful beauty, believing it is the only way to attract him. But while the potion each one purchases from a mysterious woman has the power to keep them beautiful, they find there is a down side to being immortal
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 888 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
Ghost ship( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 851 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 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three adventurous kids set out to save their neighbourhood from a house thats actually a living breathing monster in this comically-frightful tale presented by Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg. A masterful construction of laughs, chills, inventive animation and classic story telling, Monster House is perfectly designed for kids, adults and anyone who's looking for a great big dose of movie magic
Thir13en ghosts by Steve Beck( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a tragedy strikes, a family discovers that the home they've inherited from an eccentric uncle is inhabited by sinister phantoms. Once the 12 ghosts are unlocked from the basement of the house, there is only the need for one more fresh ghost to fulfil an evil prophesy. Which member of the family will it be?
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Who framed Roger Rabbit
Alternative Names
Lee Zemeckis, Robert 1951-

Robert Zemeckis Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Zemeckis cinéaste américain

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

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Zemeckis, Robert 1951-

Zemeckis, Robert Lee 1951-

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