WorldCat Identities

Poledouris, Basil

Works: 448 works in 1,269 publications in 7 languages and 15,764 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  War films  Animal films  Police films  Sports films  Romance films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Performer, Musician, Director, Illustrator, Singer, Creator, Lyricist, Film editor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Basil Poledouris
Most widely held works by Basil Poledouris
Starship troopers by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

54 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the future earth. Johnny Rico is a young student dating a girl named Carmen. When Carmen decides she wants to become a citizen by joining the military, Johnny follows and joins as well. He soon realizes that he joined for the wrong reasons. Just as he is about to quit, an asteroid that originated from the orbit of planet Klendathu hits Buenos Aires and kills his family. From the bridge of the Fleet Battlestation Ticonderoga to the desolate terrain of the alien planet, they must battle shrieking, fire-spitting, brain-sucking, large-scaled space bugs
Free Willy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy befreinds an orca whale who is the star attraction at his local adventure park, and when he learns of the unfortunate plans the park has for the orca, he risks his own life to return Willy to his natural habitat
White Fang by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack London's immortal tale of courage and survival comes to glorious life amid the breathtaking beauty of the great Alaskan frontier"--Container
For love of the game by MOKAKIT( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game."--Container
RoboCop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

53 editions published between 1987 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cyborg policeman of the future fights criminals and for his own existence when underworld forces try to eliminate him for their own profits
Red dawn by Patrick Swayze( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a town is invaded by foreign nationals and the security of the United States seems threatened, a group of high school students escape and wage warfare in defense of their parents, their friends and their country
Conan the barbarian by John Milius( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cimmerian Conan is captured as a child after his parents are murdered by raiding Vanir led by Thulsa Doom. After years of enslavement, Conan is freed to learn the "riddle of steel" and to kill the arch-villain Thulsa Doom
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles by Simon Wincer( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and German and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mick and his son, Mikey, take on the "wilds" of Los Angeles. This time to help investigate the mysterious death of a journalist who was employed by Sue's father. Mick's friend, who has never been to the States before, comes along and Mick decides it's up to him to show his friend what the locals are like and show him around town. Along the way the "boys" find lots of things to get into trouble over
The hunt for Red October by Jerry Sherlock( Visual )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA analyst Jack Ryan, tries to figure out if Russian submarine captain, Marko Ramius, is planning to attack the U.S. coast or planning to defect
Serial mom by John Waters( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beverly Sutphin is a seemingly perfect homemaker who will stop at nothing to rid the neighborhood of anyone failing to live up to her moral code
Bunyan & Babe by John Goodman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis and his sister Whitney visit their grandparents for the summer and stumble upon the evil plan of a greedy land developer to steal the land of the town's longtime residents. Bunyan and Babe get wrapped up in a brand new adventure, and with the help of their new friends Travis and Whitney, they save the town
Breakdown by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jeff and Amy's car breaks down on the way through the desert, she accepts a ride from a friendly stranger. But when the car is working again, Jeff finds that his wife has disappeared
Flight of the Intruder by John Milius( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naval aviator Jake Grafton's once innocent love of flying has given way to guilt and frustration. The need to give meaning to the deaths he feels responsible for from his earlier tour of duty in Vietnam leads him to fly an unauthorized mission behind enemy lines in Hanoi
Conan the barbarian : transcribed for organ by Basil Poledouris( )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protocol by Buck Henry( Visual )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Washington D.C. waitress goes to work for the State Department's protocol division after helping foil an attempt to assassinate an Arab official
Under siege 2 : dark territory by Geoff Murphy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboard a hijacked train in Colorado, ex-Navy Seal Casey Ryback is the only person who can thwart a renegade techno-expert from destroying the Pentagon and Washington D.C
Conan, the complete quest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conan the destroyer: Conan is asked by the evil Queen Taramis to accompany a beautiful young princess to find a magic treasure. If he returns with the treasure and the virgin, the Queen promises to bring Conan's beloved Valeria back from the dead. But little does he know that she plans to kill both him and the princess, or that the return of the treasure will mean the extinction of mankind
Conan : the complete quest( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the saga of Conan's search for vengeance as he battles the armies of darkness in his unforgettable quest to save mankind
Cecil B. Demented by John Waters( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and French and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honey Whitlock est une star : la quarantaine épanouie, une carrière au sommet, une vie sentimantale au plus bas, et terriblement capricieuse. Sinclair Stevens est réalisateur débutant, prêt à tout pour réaliser son film, et completément dingue. Son pseudo : Cecil B. Demented. Avec son équipe technique, composée de satanistes, obsedés sexuels, ex-stars du porno et autres énergumènes. Il a decidé de réaliser le film indépendant ultime. Ce film, réalisé par tous les moyens, donnera à la carrière d'Honey une orientation inattendue
RoboCop 3 by Fred Dekker( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a ruthless corporation that has a strangehold on Motor City begins kicking families out of their homes for a new real estate project, Robocop and a band of renegades fight to save them in an all-out battle for Detroit
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.14 for Bunyan & B ... to 0.86 for La música ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Starship troopers
Free WillyWhite FangConan the barbarianCrocodile Dundee in Los AngelesConan, the complete questConan : the complete questRoboCop 3
Alternative Names
Basil Poledouris

Basil Poledouris Amerikaans componist (1945-2006)

Basil Poledouris amerykański kompozytor

Basil Poledouris compositeur américain

Basil Poledouris compositor estadounidense

Basil Poledouris compositor estatunidenc

Basil Poledouris compositore statunitense

Basil Poledouris cumadóir Meiriceánach

Basil Poledouris kompozitor amerikan

Basil Poledouris US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Basil Poledouris usona komponisto

Poledouris, Basil

Βασίλης Πολυδούρης

Базил Поледорис

Базил Поледорис Američki kompozitor

Бэзил Поледурис

בסיל פולדוריס מוזיקאי אמריקאי

باسيل پوليدوريس

باسیل پولدوریس

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