WorldCat Identities

Spottiswoode, Roger

Works: 282 works in 740 publications in 7 languages and 9,967 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roger Spottiswoode
And the band played on by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the struggle of a handful of strong-willed men and women who took on the fight to save lives in the face of a mysterious illness now called AIDS
Tomorrow never dies by Ian Fleming( Visual )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective, whose tidy world is upset when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime, a junkyard dog named Hooch
The 6th day by Jon Davison( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam (Schwarzenegger) is an ace pilot in the very near future who is having a serious identity crisis. An evil corporation illegally cloned him, and now they're trying to kill him to hide the evidence. Torn from his beloved family and faced with a shocking exact duplicate of himself, Adam races against time to reclaim his life and save the world from the underground cloning movement
48 hrs.( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can't do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. Both pursue their separate goals--Nolte wants the villains and Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
The journey home( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Luke discovers that a young polar bear cub has been separated from his mother, he sets out to find a way to reunite the two. Setting out across a frozen landscape, it is up to Luke to protect himself and the cub from the dangers of the wild and the elements to help the cub find his way home
Under fire by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

49 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final days of Somoza's Nicaragua as witnessed and experienced by three American journalists, who are romantically entangled
The Best of Times by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Dundee dropped the ball and because of this his football team lost the match, and he lost his self respect. 13 years later he arranges a replay, with all the original players (now overweight and out of shape) Does history repeat itself or can Jack, at last, be hero of the day
Hiroshima : the decision to drop the bomb by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and German and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the final months of World War II. While war rages in the Pacific, newly installed President Truman and his chiefs of staff wrestle with the unprecedented moral question of whether to drop the atomic bomb, and Emperor Hirohito and his proud Samurai generals face the moral dilemma of whether to surrender or fight on to the end
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Billy Covington accepts a job to fly planes in Laos, he expects to join a crew of civilian pilots flying in peaceful air zones. What he gets is Air America, a ragtag group of renegades dodging gunfire to run secret an shady missions for the CIA. As danger grows and the line between allies and enemies blurs, Billy turns to a wild and grizzled pilot named Gene Ryack. Together, Billy and Gene take a stand against the chaos and become something no one ever believed they could be: heroes."--Container
Shoot to kill( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city cop and a wilderness expert team up to capture a psychopathic thief and murderer who has escaped to the wild
The Matthew Shepard story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial -- and the weeks leading to Matthew's death -- with unnerving detail"--Container
Mesmer by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thought provoking film about Franz Anton Messmer, who in the 18th century employed revolutionary ideas about animal magnetism and the power of suggestion - mesmerism. To his patients he was a miracle worker, to his colleagues he was a quack
48 hours( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another 48 hours: Hard-nosed cop Cates and ex-con Hammond team up together again--Cates to prove he's innocent of manslaughter in a drug bust gone wrong, and Hammond, who's just been released from prison, to fight those trying to take his life
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Summers, a brilliant American mathematician, and his wife Amy, take refuge in the English village in which she grew up to escape the social upheaval taking place in the late 1960s United States. They find the countryside anything but peaceful as he becomes a target for barbaric locals who assault his masculinity. The marriage frays under the pressure of violence and the situation comes to a head when David finds the opportunity for vengeance when he offers shelter to a man unjustly accused of murder--an act which sets off the final fuse for a deadly confrontation with all that threatens him, his wife, and his home
Spinning Boris( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of three American political consultants who were summoned to Russia in the mid-90's to aid Boris Yeltsin's re-election campaign in the first ever Soviet Democratic election
Stop! or my mom will shoot( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice is served up family-style as Sylvester Stallone and Estelle Getty star in this mother of all action comedies. When top L.A. detective Joe Bomowski (Stallone) gets a rare visit from his feisty mom, Tutti (Getty), his life is turned upside-down. In no time, she is rearranging Joe's bachelor pad and meddling in his affairs, much to his embarrassment and the delight of his girlfriend, Gwen (JoBeth Williams). To add to Joe's problems, Tutti witnesses a murder and becomes the unlikely partner when she refuses to divulge information unless she's allowed in on the investigation. Just when Joe is ready to kill himself, Tutti helps bring down the bad guys, proving Mother-knows-best in this outrageous action-adventure comedy
Shake hands with the Devil : the journey of Roméo Dallaire by Roméo Dallaire( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Lt. General Roméo Dallaire, the film tells the personal journey of Dallaire through the 1994 Rwandan genocide and how Dallaire's request for more aid went ignored by the United Nations
Terror train( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A knife-wielding psycho crashes a New Year's Eve party held aboard a chartered train and begins slaughtering the guests one by one
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The children of Huang Shi
Alternative Names
Roger Spottiswoode americký režisér

Roger Spottiswoode Amerikaans filmregisseur

Roger Spottiswoode Film director

Roger Spottiswoode regista canadese

Roger Spottiswoode US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Spottiswood, Roger 1945-

Споттисвуд, Роджер

רוג'ר ספוטיסווד

راجر اسپاتیس‌وود فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

로저 스포티스우드

스파티스우드, 로저 1945-

스포티스우드, 로저 1945-




The children of Huang Shi