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Zemeckis, Robert 1952-

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

286 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 5,240 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 )

98 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,839 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 )

187 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,907 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
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

251 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,824 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
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

130 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 7 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 )

73 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,779 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 )

119 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

83 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf. After destroying the overpowering demon Grendel, he incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother, who will use any means possible to ensure revenge. The ensuing epic battle resonate throughout the ages
Disney's a Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

57 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,332 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 )

69 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,122 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 )

36 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,893 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 )

50 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,824 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
Back to the future part II by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,818 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 )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,564 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 Berke Breathed( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,390 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 planetand taking on the alien nation and their leader. Includes bonus features
Back to the future : the complete trilogy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,267 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. 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
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Miranda Grey is a clinical psychologist who works alongside her husband, Doug, in the mental ward of a top security prison, where Miranda has been devoting much of her attention to a clever but deeply disturbed murderer named Chloe. One night, Miranda has a hideous nightmare in which a chance meeting with a strange young girl. Once she wakes, however, Miranda discovers that the real horror has just begun
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,069 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 )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This zany comedy spectacular from Steven Spielberg is set in Los Angeles just days after the attack on Pearl Harbor when the fear of a Japanese invasion threw the city into a state of pandemonium
Death Becomes Her by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy about greed, vanity, sex, immortality, life--and death. A writer named Helen decides to take revenge on her actress friend Madeline after she steals her fiance Ernest. When Helen and Madeline both take a serum that gives them eternal life, their hatred for one another ends as they both plot to kill Ernest
 
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Who framed Roger Rabbit
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Lee Zemeckis, Robert 1951-

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Роберт Земекис

Роберт Земекіс

Робърт Земекис

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זאמקיס, רוברט, 1952-

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رابرت زمکیس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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로버트 저메키스

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

羅拔湛米基斯

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