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Verhoeven, Paul 1938-

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Most widely held works by Paul Verhoeven
Total recall by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

135 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2084 a worker leaves Earth for the mind-bending nightmarish reality of a Martian mining colony ruled over by a dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

136 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough but vulnerable detective investigates a murder identical to one described in the latest novel of a cold, calculating and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite. Obsessed with cracking the case, he descends into San Francisco's forbidden underground and finds within himself an instinct more basic than survival
RoboCop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

110 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RoboCop is designed to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. The cyborg, created from the body of a slain Detroit police officer, is programmed to serve the public trust, uphold the law and protect the innocent. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated
Starship troopers by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

88 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courageous soldiers travel to the distant and desolate Klendathu system for the ultimate showdown between the species
Zwartboek = Black book by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the darkest days of World War II, Jewish fugitives attempt to escape occupied Holland . only to face a Nazi ambush. Rachel Stein (Carice van Houten) alone survives the attack and joins the Dutch Resistance to avenge her family. She soon confronts the ultimate test: she must infiltrate German headquarters by tempting Captain Ludwig M.ntze (Sebastian Hoch). In the heat of passion, he uncovers her duplicity ... but keeps her secret
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brilliant scientist Sebastian Caine has one passion: to uncover the secrets of invisibility. Working with his research team in a top-secret government facility, Caine will stop at nothing to achieve his goal, even if it means making himself the project's first human guinea pig"--Container
Starship troopers 3 by Edward Neumeier( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Johnny Rico is back to rescue Sky Marshal Anaoke after his Federation Starship lands on a planet that is overrun by bugs
Showgirls by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nomi Malone has what it takes to make it as a Las Vegas showgirl-- what she doesn't have is a way in. To survive, she accepts the only job available: lap dancing at a seedy club. And when she meets Cristal, Vegas' reigning showgirl, Nomi wants everything she has-- including her boyfriend. And as Nomi dives deeper into the world she so desperately desires, a rivalry between the two women heats up. The battle for the spotlight becomes so fiercely competitive that it drives Nomi to desperate lengths-- and devious heights-- for fame in Sin City."--Container
De vierde man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerard Reve travels to Amsterdam, where he meets a rich widow, with whom he spends the night. Her other male acquaintance interests Reve's voyeuristic tendencies, which in turn lead him to discover the widow's mysterious past
Jesus of Nazareth by Paul Verhoeven( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining his passion for the subject with an in-depth knowledge of the history gained through rigorous study, film director Verhoeven paints a portrait of Jesus the man and Jesus the radical prophet
Soldaat van Oranje = Soldier of Orange by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldier of Orange offers a movie-view of World War II as seen in the Netherlands by civilians and members of the underground during the Nazi occupation. In 1939 six college students, fraternity brothers, pose for a photograph--dashing Erik, mischievous Guus, 'Mr. Particular' Nico, athletic Jan, carefree Alex, and aspiring professor Jack. Then WWII begins and their placid lives, full of wealth and comfort, change irrevocably. Helpless, Erik can only try to survive himself, as some of his best friends die, some turn traitor, and others cover themselves with glory
Flesh + blood by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Western Europe, 1501, this epic of romance and of passion for wealth and power tells the story of Martin, the chief of a band of mercenaries who win a battle for Arnolfini, their leader, but then are betrayed. Seeking revenge they abduct Arnolfini's daughter-in-law to-be, Agnes, from a convent, but she in turn manipulates Martin. From true love or in order to survive?
Turks fruit by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De stormachtige relatie tussen een beeldhouwer en zijn jonge vrouw wordt ruw beëindigd, als zij aan een hersentumor overlijdt
RoboCop 3 by Fred Dekker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robocop 3: "In this second sequel to Robocop, the mechanical humanoid opposes the evil designs of his creators who have gone corrupt and are trying to take over all real estate in Detroit, kicking the poorer citizens out of their homes and turning them out into the streets."--All Movie Guide
Total recall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Total recall: Quaid is a construction worker in 2084, haunted by dreams of Mars. Against the wishes of his sexy blonde wife, Quaid goes to Rekall, a company that implants artificial memories so he can "remember" visiting the red planet that is now being settled by human inhabitants. However, Quaid is actually an amnesiac secret agent from Mars-- or is he?
Z Channel : a magnificent obsession( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the historic influence of Z Channel; showcases the important voice the station gave filmmakers; examines the great influence the channel had on modern cinema, independent filmmaking, and the development of cable television
Elle( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een zakenvrouw wordt thuis verkracht door een onbekende man en besluit zelf achter de dader aan te gaan
The hitchhiker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hitchhiker walks a lonely road where terror awaits around every curve. Walk with him, and you'll find yourself in some very dark places. He won't hold your hand, but he'll make sure the only ones who get hurt are the ones who deserve to
Robocop trilogy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robocop: "Set in Detroit sometime in the near-future, the film is about a policeman killed in the line of duty, who the department decides to resurrect as a half-human, half-robot supercop. The robocop is indestructible, and within a matter of weeks he has removed crime from the streets of Detroit. However, his human side is tortured by his past, and he wants revenge on the thugs who killed him."--Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Movie Guide
Keetje Tippel by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in Dutch and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Neel Doff was born in 1858, married a wealthy student (who taught her French), became a widow, started travelling around Europe (and met Toulouse-Lautrec), and remarried a lawyer from Antwerp. In 1911 she published her first book, for which Octave Mirbeau tried to get her the Prix Goncourt, and at the beginning of the '20s she was even put up for the Nobel Prize. Her book was translated into English and Russian. ... A chic and detached look at poverty and prostitution in the 1880's. Against the background of the struggle of the poor family, Keetje's fight to keep her virginity (the fight is lost) and honesty is put. In the beginning she is just taken advantage of, but later she has to walk the street, chaperoned by Mom. She meets a bank clerk and has an affair with him, but finds happiness at last with a rich notary's son"--Variety review by "Saal.", May 14, 1975
 
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Zwartboek = Black book
Alternative Names
Jansen, Jan 1938-

Paul Verhoeven Dutch film director, screenwriter and film producer

Paul Verhoeven Film director

Paul Verhoeven holenderski reżyser i scenarzysta

Paul Verhoeven holland filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, producer, 1938-

Paul Verhoeven (hollänesche Filmregisseur)

Paul Verhoeven Niederländischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Paul Verhoeven réalisateur, scénariste et producteur hollandais

Paul Verhoeven regista olandese

Verchoven, Pol 1938-

Verhoeven, Paul 1938-

Verhoevena, Paula 1938-

Verohoeven, Paul

Πολ Βερχόβεν

Верховен, Пол 1938-

Пол Верховен

פול ורהובן

بول فيرهويفن

پل ورهوفن نویسنده و کارگردان هلندی

പോൾ വർഹൂവൻ

პოლ ვერჰოვენი

버호벤, 폴 1938-

파울 페르후번

バーホーベン, ポール

ポール・バーホーベン

保罗·费尔胡芬

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