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Benjamin, Richard 1938-

Works: 203 works in 606 publications in 6 languages and 13,167 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Vampire films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Author, Performer, Speaker, Other, Producer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Westworld by Michael Crichton( Visual )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 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 )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Henry discovers that he has only six weeks to live, he plans to spend his last days in seclusion. He pays full price on a house in a drab, middle-class, L.A. neighborhood. Just as he settles in with a case of vodka and all the junk food he can eat, his well-meaning busybody neighbor drops by with a plate of tamales. Henry eventually finds himself gradually drawn back toward life
Mermaids by Patty Dann( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 790 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 )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 616 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 saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling mansion falls to pieces around them, the two hapless homeowners watch in horror as everything, including the bathtub, disappears into the appropriately named "money pit"
Mrs. Winterbourne by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

14 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 the dead man's twin brother
Made in America by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 588 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
Keeping up with the Steins( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 548 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 arch rival 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 )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 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 Herbert Ross( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 488 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 450 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
My stepmother is an alien by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 395 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
Milk money( Visual )

13 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
Neil Simon's The goodbye girl( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 328 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 )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 324 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 )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 288 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 277 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 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 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
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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

ריצ'רד בנג'מין שחקן אמריקאי

ریچارد بنجامین بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی




Mrs. WinterbourneDeconstructing HarryMy stepmother is an alienCity heatHouse calls