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Benjamin, Richard 1938-

Works: 153 works in 597 publications in 8 languages and 12,922 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Author, Performer, Speaker, Other, Producer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

65 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yossarian, a reluctant bombadier stationed in the Mediterranean in World War II, has come to the utterly sane conclusion that everyone is trying to kill him. The Germans, yes, but also commanding officers supposedly on his own side like Col. Cathcart, who keeps raising the number of missions his flyers must perform to finish their tours. Everybody seems equally dead-set on his destruction, and Yossarian is just as determined to stay alive. An enormous and excellent ensemble cast bring to life the lunacy and logical illogic of Joseph Heller's classic novel
Henry Poole is here by Mark Pellington( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Henry discovers that he has only six weeks to live, he moves to the suburbs planning to spend his final days in seclusion. However, the discovery of a "miraculous" stain on the outside of Henry's house disrupts his plans and draws Henry back towards life and involvement with his neighbors
Westworld by Michael Crichton( Visual )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of a technological paradise suddenly turned nightmare is a genuine shocker. For $1,000 a day, vacationers can indulge whims at the "theme park" called Westworld where the gunhands and dance-hall girls are all robots programmed to serve the guests' violent and lustful fantasies--until something goes wrong with their circuitry
Mermaids by John Duigan( Visual )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte is an adolescent girl torn between her blossoming passion for a handsome caretaker and her desire to be a nun (a tough calling for a girl who's Jewish). Complicating her already precarious teen angst is a little sister, an obsessive swimmer, and her mother, a non-traditional, sexy, flamboyantly eccentric woman who relocates them to a new town every time she causes a hint of scandal--which is often
Made in America by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquisitive young black woman in San Francisco discovers her biological father is an anonymous sperm-bank donor, a white used-car salesman whose cornball commercials blanket cable TV
Mrs. Winterbourne by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18-year old girl is mistaken for the widow of a millionaire's son. Homeless, penniless and pregnant, the girl reluctantly accepts the generosity of the dead man's grieving mother and finds herself falling in love with her late husband's twin brother
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evicted from their Manhattan apartment, Walter and Anna buy what looks like the home of their dreams, only to find themselves with a bank-account-draining nightmare
Keeping up with the Steins( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Fiedler is a Hollywood agent who wants nothing more than to give his son Ben the lavish bar mitzvah he rightly deserves. Trouble is, Adam's archrival and former business partner Arnie Stein has already thrown a spectacular bar mitzvah for his own son. Now Adam feels intense pressure to keep up with the Steins. Adam's estranged father Irwin has been living on an Indian reservation with his younger girlfriend Sacred Feather. Ben wants to use his upcoming bar mitzvah to reconcile the strained relationship between his father and grandfather
My favorite year( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Swann is a legendary movie idol forced by the IRS to face the music--deportation or a TV appearance to pay up. Benjy is in charge of making sure Swann shows up sober. You are taken behind the scenes during the early days of live variety shows
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys by John Erman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man tries to reunite two retired vaudeville comedians, who had audiences rolling in the aisles with their comedy antics -- but offstage, they spent 43 years in constant mutual irritation
Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth( Visual )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor Bronx librarian and a pampered Jewish princess cross class lines when they fall in love, despite stiff opposition from her parents. Based on the novella by Philip Roth
Deconstructing Harry by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Block has gone through three wives, six psychiatrists and dozens of girlfriends during his long literary career. But when Harry writes a bestseller about his best friends, his best friends become his worst enemies. Now, instead of going back to his old school to be honored for his literary achievements, Harry's going straight to hell
My stepmother is an alien by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basinger stars as Celeste, a sexy extra-terrestrial with a mission: seduce the sweetly unsuspecting Steve Mills, a recently widowed astrophysicist, and get her hands on his research which may hold the key to saving her planet
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a divorcee, Paula McFadden, who begins a new life with her daughter, Lucy. Paula's life is thrown for an even bigger loop when an egotistical actor, Elliot Garfield, sublets her Manhattan apartment from her wayward boyfriend. Despite their initial hostility, this unlikely pair discovers romance as they help each other cope with the hardships of life in the big city
Milk money by Midwest Regional Media Center for the Deaf( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Frank has a challenge bringing together his shy single dad and gorgeous, warm-hearted V, a "working girl" being chased by a ruthless mobster
City heat by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, a private investigator teams up with his old partner to fight the mob, but they can't stand each other
Love at first bite by Stan Dragoti( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With no place to go after being evicted from Transylvania, Dracula takes up residence in New York City, where he must fend off a descendent of the vampire-killing Van Helsings if he wants to make his love interest his eternal bride
House calls( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surgeon who has recently lost his wife becomes involved in a series of relationships that don't work out. Suddenly, a woman enters his life who instantly captures his heart
The last of Sheila( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric millionaire invites his friends onto his yacht for the weekend and begins to expose their dirty little secrets
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Deconstructing Harry
Alternative Names
Richard Benjamin acteur et cinéaste américain

Richard Benjamin Amerikaans filmregisseur

Richard Benjamin attore e regista statunitense

Richard Benjamin director de cine estadounidense

Richard Benjamin US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Ричард Бенджамин

ריצ'רד בנג'מין

ریچارد بنجامین بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی




Made in AmericaMrs. WinterbourneDeconstructing HarryMy stepmother is an alienCity heatHouse calls