WorldCat Identities

Spottiswoode, Roger

Works: 230 works in 999 publications in 8 languages and 13,161 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Spy films  Crime 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 )

127 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,054 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 )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,405 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 )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

36 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 )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,033 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 )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 698 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 )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 660 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 499 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 419 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 )

62 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nicaragua, 1979, star photographer Russel Price is caught in the crossfire of the revolution and forced to flee with the Sandinistas. Caught up in the emotions of war, Price agrees to help the rebels by staging a photo of their dead leader to make him look alive
The Best of Times by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

14 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
The beach house by Mary Hatch( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cara Rutledge thought she had left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind. But an unusual request from her mother, coming just as her own life is spinning out of control, has Cara heading back to the scenic Low country of her childhood summers. Before long, the rhythms of the island open her heart in wonderful ways as she repairs the family beach house, becomes a bona fide 'turtle lady' and renews old acquaintances long thought lost
Shoot to kill( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 207 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 137 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
Mesmer by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thought provoking film about Franz Anton Mesmer, 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 116 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 113 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
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The children of Huang Shi
The children of Huang ShiAir AmericaStraw dogs
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-

Роджер Споттісвуд

Споттисвуд, Роджер

רוג'ר ספוטיסווד

راجر اسپاتیس‌وود فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

로저 스포티스우드

스파티스우드, 로저 1945-

스포티스우드, 로저 1945-