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Spottiswoode, Roger

Works: 231 works in 961 publications in 7 languages and 12,759 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, fmd, Author, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Other, Restager , Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roger Spottiswoode
Tomorrow never dies by Ian Fleming( Visual )

115 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as a media mogul unveils his new global news service, a British warship is attacked in Chinese territory. Agent James Bond teams with a beautiful Chinese spy to discover the truth before war breaks out
And the band played on by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

44 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 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
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compulsively neat detective's tidy world goes to the dogs when he is forced to team up with a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch to find a murderer
The 6th day by Jon Davison( Visual )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam 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
A street cat named Bob by Luke Treadaway( Visual )

22 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Busker and drug addict James is living hand to mouth in London when he adopts a sickly cat. James names the cat Bob and soon they are inseparable
48 hrs. by Walter Hill( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop goes looking for a psychotic prison escapee with the help of a fast-talking con man on a 48 hour prison release
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages 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
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two renegade pilots are ensnared in the madness of covert operations over Laos during the Vietnam conflict. They lead the crew of AIR AMERICA, a not-so-secret airline that drops everything from live pigs to opium over villages throughout the Vietnamese countryside
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thriller, perhaps Sam Peckinpah's most controversial film, David (Dustin Hoffman), a young American mathematician, moves with his English wife, Amy (Susan George), to the village where she grew up. Their sense of safety unravels as the local men David has hired to repair their house prove more interested in leering at Amy and intimidiating David, beginning an agonizing initiation into the iron laws of violent masculinity that govern Peckinpah's world. Working outside the U.S. for the first time, the filmmaker airlifts the ruthlessness of the western frontier into Cornwall in Straw Dogs, pushing his characters to their breaking points as the men brutalize Amy and David discovers how far he'll go to protect his home--culminating in a harrowing climax that lays out this cinematic mastermind's eloquent and bloody vision of humanity"--Container
The journey home by Richard Borgman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Luke finds a young polar bear, he decides to help by returning the cub to its mother. The unlikely pair embark on an adventure through the frozen wilderness to bring the bear home
Under fire by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

60 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winner Robin Williams stars with Kurt Russell in this story of a man so haunted by a high school football loss that he gets both teams together for a rematch! The match electrifies their small town and fills it with new life. A hilarious sports comedy!
Hiroshima by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 297 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
Shoot to kill( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 203 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 168 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
48 hours( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

48 hours: Hard-nosed cop Jack Cates reluctantly teams up with wise-cracking prison inmate Reggie Hammon (temporarily paroled to him for 48 hours) in order to track down the felon's ex-partners
Mesmer by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 122 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
Stop! or my mom will shoot( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 112 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
Spinning Boris( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 112 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
Shake hands with the devil by Roméo Dallaire( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 90 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
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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-




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