WorldCat Identities

Benjamin, Richard 1938-

Works: 179 works in 685 publications in 8 languages and 13,563 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Performer, Author, Speaker, Other, Film editor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Benjamin
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

63 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,751 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
Westworld by Michael Crichton( Visual )

54 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,172 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
Henry Poole is here by Mark Pellington( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Henry discovers that he has only six weeks to live, he plans to spend his last days in seclusion. But when a miracle transforms his life, his neighbors disrupt his plan and make it much harder to live his remaining days in quiet desperation
Mermaids( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 828 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
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 668 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
Made in America by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquisitive young black woman 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 )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 585 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
My favorite year( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1954, the era of live TV, a hapless production assistant is given the task of keeping his alcoholic film idol out of trouble long enough to appear on the King Kaiser Hour
Keeping up with the Steins( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations collide in a crazy family reunion ... and then begin to see that they are much more alike than they'd originally thought!
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feuding vaudeville comedians who toured the country for 43 years as The Sunshine Boys are reunited after years apart to make a television commercial--if they can keep from murdering each other
Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 441 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 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 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 )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basinger stars as Celeste, a sexy extra-terrestrial with a mission: seduce the sweetly sususpecting Steve Mills, a rercently widowed astrophysicist, and get her hands on his research which may hold the key to saving her planet
Neil Simon's The goodbye girl( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 371 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
City heat by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 367 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
Milk money by Midwest Regional Media Center for the Deaf( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 352 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
Love at first bite by Stan Dragoti( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 296 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 272 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 )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 243 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 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
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Made in AmericaMrs. WinterbourneDeconstructing HarryMy stepmother is an alienCity heatHouse calls
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 pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Richard Benjamin US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Ричард Бенджамин

ריצ'רד בנג'מין

ריצ'רד בנג'מין שחקן אמריקאי

ريتشارد بنيامين

ریچارد بنجامین

ریچارد بنجامین بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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벤자민, 리차드 1938-