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Schumacher, Joel 1939-

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Most widely held works by Joel Schumacher
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

102 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius (Gerard Butler) who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. As he falls in love with the beautiful young soprano, Christine (Emmy Rossum), the Phantom emerges from the shadows and devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
A time to kill by John Grisham( Visual )

66 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tension to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice
[Batman] forever by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

104 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DA Harvey Dent is hideously scarred down one side, by an acid attack. The result is 2 personalities and 2 faces. Ideal qualifications for a politician you might think, but Two-face's only policy is vengeance on Batman. He teams up with Edward Nygma, a technical wizard who invents a brain-sucking TV and adopts the alto-ego of The Riddler. MEANWHILE ... in the circus, Dick Grayson witnesses his acrobat family plummet earthwards and get a taste for sawdust. Two-face is to blame but Dick trades his anger for a rubber suit and becomes Robin. Two bad guys, two good guys and 8 personas
The client by John Grisham( Visual )

106 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lawyers face off when an 11-year-old is torn between what he knows and what he can never reveal about a Mob murder
Batman & Robin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

92 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman, Robin, and Batgirl protect Gotham City against Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy
The lost boys by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teen thinks his town of Santa Cruz is infested with vampires, and becomes convinced of it when his own brother starts turning into one. Includes a commentary with director Joel Schumacher; featurettes; deleted scenes; and much more
House of cards( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television mini-series from the USA. Political drama. With his wife's help, a Congressman gets revenge on those who betrayed him, including the President and members of Cabinet
Falling down by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

95 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After he's downsized from his job, an emotionally unstable man slowly loses his mind, unleashing a spree of violence on those that he sees as detriments to society
Phone booth by Larry Cohen( Visual )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing payphone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discontented kindergarten teacher living in Harlem is lost in a blizzard and comes upon the wonderland of Oz. There she meets new friends, tries to find her way home, and finds that her life is not so bad after all
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just released from the base stockade, recruit Roland Bozz joins a platoon of young soldiers preparing to ship out to Vietnam. His independence and outright defiance draw fire from his own men as well as commanding officers, but when the platoon is sent to Tigerland, a hellish training ground, Bozz's leadership and loyalty bring his men together, triggering extraordinary consequences
Sparkle( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkle is a timeless story of the bonds of family, the trials of success and the power of music. In her feature film debut, “American Idol” sensation Jordin Sparks stars as Sparkle, a young woman whose big dreams seem almost impossible. She’s been warned against the pitfalls of the music industry by her protective mother (Whitney Houston), yet encouraged by the handsome and ambitious Stix (Derek Luke), Sparkle forms a trio with her sisters (Tika Sumpter and Carmen Ejogo). Together, they perform the soul-stirring songs that Sparkle pens. But as their fame grows, so does the risk of jealousy, self-doubt and insidious temptation. This sweeping drama is brought to life with a powerful cast including Mike Epps, Omari Hardwick and CeeLo Green. This film features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance
The number 23 by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Sparrow receives a book for his birthday from his wife, Agatha. The book, a chilling murder mystery, seems to mirror Walter's life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The book's main character, a brooding detective named Fingerling, seems to copy Walter's own history. As the book comes to life, Walter becomes fascinated by the most frightening part of it-- Fingerling's dark obsession with the number 23. Walter soon starts to see the number everywhere in his own life and becomes haunted by the fact that he is damned to commit the same horrific crime as Fingerling. Now Walter is on a dangerous quest to understand the mysteries of the book. If he can unlock the dark power of the number 23, he may just be able to change his future
St. Elmo's fire by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can
Flatliners by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

56 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious, charismatic medical student persuades two classmates to take part in an experiment to determine if there is life after death. Their horror begins when they realize that although they've come back alive, they haven't come back alone
Veronica Guerin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

58 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on real-life events, the film tells the story of Dublin journalist Veronica Guerin, a relentless crime reporter for The Sunday Independent during the early '90s. In 1994, Guerin--who had previously been reporting corporate corruption and church scandals--turned her attention to Ireland's increasing drug problem. Her investigations, however, brought her to the attention of Dublin's crime underworld; the deeper she dug, the more danger she found herself in. Guerin's violent murder in 1996 led to a revision of Ireland's laws and the creation of the Criminal Assets Bureau, allowing the government to seize dealer assets. After Guerin's death and the resultant investigations and arrests, drug crimes in Ireland dropped by fifty percent
Trespass by Qiao shu ma ke( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een diamanthandelaar en zijn vrouw en dochter worden gegijzeld door amateurinbrekers. De een is een psychopaat, de ander heeft een vriendin die niet van de drugs kan afblijven, dus willen ze een grote slag slaan
Dying young by Marti Leimbach( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy leukemia victim hires a spirited, unschooled beauty as his caretaker
Bad company by Jean-Pierre Améris( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA agents Oakes and Pope are trying to purchase a suitcase-sized nuclear bomb from a Russian black marketer. Just as the partners discover that another bidder exists, they are ambushed and Pope is killed trying to protect Oakes. Now Oakes needs to recruit Pope's long lost twin brother, Jake, so that the deal can commence in ten days time. Offered a sizable payday, Jake agrees to undergo the vigorous training to impersonate his brother and helps Oakes to remove the nuclear threat. Meanwhile, the assassin of the real Pope sends another cadre of killers after the agent he believes is still alive
8MM : Eight millimeter by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Welles is a surveillance expert on the rise. He's living the American dream with a wife, Amy, infant daughter and a house in the suburbs of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. After the completion of an assignment for a U.S. Senator, Welles is summoned to the house of a recently deceased captain of industry. His widow, in settling his estate, has discovered an 8MM film in her late husband's private safe. The silent short depicts the apparent murder of a young woman by a large masked figure
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Alternative Names
Joel Schumacher American film director

Joel Schumacher Amerikaans filmregisseur

Joel Schumacher amerikai filmrendező

Joel Schumacher amerykański reżyser, scenarzysta i producent filmowy

Joel Schumacher cinéaste américain

Joel Schumacher director de cine estadounidense

Joel Schumacher director de cinema estatunidenc

Joel Schumacher regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joel Schumacher regizor de film american

Joel Schumacher US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Schumacher, Joel

Джоел Шумахер

Джоэл Шумахер

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ג'ואל שומאכר

ג'ואל שומאכר במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

جوئل شوماخر فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جويل شوماخر مخرج أفلام أمريكي

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ჯოელ შუმახერი

슈마허, 조엘 1939-

조엘 슈마허

シューマーカー, ジョエル

シュマッカー, ジョエル




A time to kill[Batman] foreverThe clientBatman & RobinThe lost boysFalling downThe number 23St. Elmo's fireFlatliners