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Zemeckis, Robert 1952-

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Most widely held works by Robert Zemeckis
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

251 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 5,503 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 )

199 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 5,014 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 Tom Hanks( Visual )

59 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,530 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
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

136 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,748 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 )

94 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of a man, a woman, and a rabbit in a triangle of trouble in a world where cartoons and people live side by side
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

58 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Airline pilot Whip Whitaker ... miraculously lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe. But even as he's being hailed for his heroic efforts, questions arise as to who or what was really at fault"--Container
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

69 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,562 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 )

64 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,473 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 Charles Dickens( Visual )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,223 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 )

72 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,064 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
Back to the future part III by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

95 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,045 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
What lies beneath by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

68 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supernatural thriller. When Clair Spencer (Pfeiffer) begins seeing ghostly images and hearing mysterious voices in their home, her husband, Norman (Ford), suspects it's just her imagination--until the images turn real
Mars needs moms by Simon Wells ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,410 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
The walk( Visual )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,400 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
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,210 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 1,091 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
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 871 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 )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 842 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 824 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
 
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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

Zemeckis, Robert

Zemeckis, Robert 1951-

Zemeckis, Robert Lee 1951-

Ρόμπερτ Ζεμέκις

Роберт Земекис

Роберт Земекіс

Робърт Земекис

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رابرت زمکیس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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저메키스, 로버트 1952-

저멕키스, 로버트 1952-

제메키스, 로버트 1952-

제멕키스, 로버트 1952-

ゼメキス, ロバート

ロバート・ゼメキス

罗伯特·泽米吉斯

羅勃·辛密克斯

羅拔·湛米基斯

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