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Schumacher, Joel 1939-2020

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Most widely held works about Joel Schumacher
Most widely held works by Joel Schumacher
The Phantom of the Opera( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom 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 )

80 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions 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
The client by John Grisham( Visual )

126 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Sway is an 11-year-old torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. A hitman will snuff him out if he reveals what he learned about a Mob murder. An ambitious federal prosecutor will keep the pressure on until Mark tells all. His only ally is a courageous but unseasoned attorney who risks her career for him ... but never imagines she'll also risk her life
Batman & Robin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

123 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

93 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,734 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
Falling down by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

104 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,412 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
House of cards( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season one of the Netflix original series House of Cards. Frank Underwood is a cunning career politician. Zoe Barnes is an ambitious young journalist. Together they forge a partnership that trades powerful secrets for political access, and so much more
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

50 editions published between 1978 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy is a 24-year-old Manhattan kindergarten teacher who is whisked away from her inner-city neighborhood via a snowstorm to the mysterious land of Oz. Oz is a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City
Phone booth by Larry Cohen( Visual )

69 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A self-centered New York City publicist suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope. Now it's a real-time race against the clock as [he] must outwit a psychotic sniper in a frantic scramble from phone booth to freedom"--Container
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

71 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just released from the base camp, brash, charismatic recruit Roland Bozz joins a platoon of young soldiers preparing to ship out to Vietnam. Bozz's independence and outright defiance draws fire from his own men as well as commanding officers who can't afford in the middle of a war. But when the platoon is sent to Tigerland, a hellish training ground that is the last stop before Vietnam, Bozz's leadership and character bring his men together - triggering extraordinary consequences
St. Elmo's fire by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

47 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 991 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
Sparkle( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1960s, Sparkle and her two sisters form a singing group and dream of becoming stars beyond the affluent Detroit suburb where they come from, and where they are already well-known. But as the sisters become more famous, the close-knit nature of their family begins to fall apart. Features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance
Batman forever by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

88 editions published between 1995 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin has teamed up with Batman, and this time evil is in the guise of The Riddler and Harvey 'Two Face' Dent. Batman has added tension as psychologist Chase Meridian is anxious to find out who Batman is
The number 23 by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

51 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Sparrow receives a book for his birthday from his wife, Agatha. The first words he reads changes his once placid existence into a whirlpool of psychological torture and mayhem. The book is a chilling murder mystery that seems to mirror Walter's life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The book's main character is a brooding detective named Fingerling who 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
Flatliners by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

69 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 905 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
Veronica Guerin by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

71 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 882 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 Nicolas Cage( Visual )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife are kidnapped by extornionists and held for ransom. As the situation gets worse and the pressure gets higher, they begin to uncover a web of deceit and betrayal
Dying young by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy leukemia victim hires a spirited, unschooled beauty as his caretaker
Bad company( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 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
[Batman] forever( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 538 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
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St. Elmo's fire
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Alternative Names
Joel Schumacher Ameerika Ühendriikide filmirežissöör

Joel Schumacher American film director

Joel Schumacher americký režisér

Joel Schumacher Amerikaans filmregisseur

Joel Schumacher amerikai filmrendező

Joel Schumacher amerikai filmrendező (1939-2020)

Joel Schumacher amerikansk filmregissør

Joel Schumacher amerikansk filmregissör, manusförfattare och producent

Joel Schumacher amerykański reżyser, scenarzysta i producent filmowy

Joel Schumacher cinéaste américain

Joel Schumacher cinesta estauxunidense (1939-2020)

Joel Schumacher director de cine estadounidense

Joel Schumacher director de cinema estadounidense

Joel Schumacher director de cinema estatunidenc

Joel Schumacher regista, sceneggiatore, costumista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joel Schumacher regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joel Schumacher regizor de film american

Joel Schumacher regjisor amerikan

Joel Schumacher stiúrthóir scannán Meiriceánach

Joel Schumacher US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Joel Schumacher usona reĝisoro

Joel Schumacher yhdysvaltalainen elokuvaohjaaja

Schumacher, Joel

Schumacher, Joel, 1939-

Schumacher, Joel T.

Schumacher, Joel T. 1939-2020

Τζόελ Σουμάχερ Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης

Джоел Шумахер

Джоэл Шумахер

Џоел Шумахер

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ג'ואל שומאכר

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슈마커, 조엘 1939-2020

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