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Emmerich, Roland

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Most widely held works about Roland Emmerich
Most widely held works by Roland Emmerich
Independence Day by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

70 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. At first thought to be meteors, the United States military suspect that a number of enormous alien spacecraft are on a collision course with Earth. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington. Survivors set out towards Area 51, a strange government testing ground where it is rumored the military has a captured alien spacecraft of their own. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the killing aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom
The patriot by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

89 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hero of the fierce French and Indian conflict, Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. But when the British arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger what he holds dear, Martin takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel, and leads a brave rebel Militia into battle against a relentless and overwhelming English army. In the process, he discovers the only way to protect his family is to fight for a young nation's freedom." -- Back of container
The day after tomorrow by James Cameron( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized global warming event triggers a barrage of epic natural disasters: tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begins to freeze solid. An assortment of individual narratives are threaded together to follow the various catastrophes and their effects on local populations, including the stories of climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and other small bands of survivors as they ride out the growing superstorm
2012 by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

61 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

44 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders
10,000 BC by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

42 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh finds his heart's passion in the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid their village and kidnaps Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind's reach is far greater than they ever knew. At each encounter the group is joined by other tribes who have been attacked by the slave raiders. Soon the small band has turned into army. At a massive temple, the band will take their stand against a tyrannical god who has brutally enslaved their own. It is here that D'Leh finally comes to understand that he has been called to save not only Evolet but all of civilization
Godzilla by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake. To stop the monster (and its babies), an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city
Anonymous by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

49 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Shakespeare a fraud? Who really wrote about cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne? Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, intrigue and suspense advance the theory that it was really Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays
Stargate by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra
Independence day by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare people for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring the world back from the brink of extinction
Independence Day by Dean Devlin( Book )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 14 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet Earth is under attack and the human race is threatened with extinction unless the military can summon the strength and courage to fight off an unknown but extremely lethal enemy
Universal soldier( Visual )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two soldiers who killed each other in Vietnam are brought back to life 25 years later for a secret government program as genetically enhanced killing machines with no memory, no feelings, and no free will, which goes awry when the memory of one man begins to return
Stargate : from the screenplay and novelization by Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich by David Wharry( Book )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant archeologist and a fearless military man lead a team through the ancient StarGate and discover a planet where the humans are enslaved by the Egyptian god Ra
Trade by Kevin Kline( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 13-year-old Adriana is kidnapped by sex traffickers in Mexico, her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, sets off on a desperate mission to save her. As Jorge dodges overwhelming obstacles to track the girl's abductors, he meets Ray, a Texas cop whose own family loss leads him to become an ally
Stonewall( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions and politics make a volatile mix in this dynamic drama that follows the groundbreaking events that led to the birth of the modern Gay Rights movement in 1969 at New York City's Stonewall Inn
Independence Day (ID4) : silent zone by Stephen Molstad( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins after the alien invaders are downed and teams are sent out to find survivors. What is found are some personal belongings of Dr. Brackish Okun, head scientist of Area 51. Okun realizes the government covers up all evidence of alien visitation, a cover up that Okun's perseverance leads him to the truth behind Area 51 and a mysterious encounter known as the Silent Zone
The day after tomorrow by Whitley Strieber( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and German and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering that the polar ice caps are melting, flooding the world, followed by the return of frigid weather, climatologist Jack Hall races to reverse the ecological destruction and to rescue his rebellious son, trapped in a frozen New York City
Independence Day : silent zone by Stephen Molstad( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "prequel" to the tale of extraterrestrial invasion dramatized in the blockbuster 1996 film, Independence Day, details an evil government conspiracy to conceal the reputed UFO landing in Roswell
Godzilla : a junior novelization by H. B Gilmour( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a strange, reptilian monster invades New York City so that it can lay its eggs, Dr. Niko Tatopoulos tries to help a French military team destroy it before it destroys New York
Resistance by Bill McCay( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by Col. Jack O'Neil and Daniel Jackson, the Abydan refugees left Earth for a world of their own to call home. Instead, they found hell
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Roland Emmerich director de cine de Alemania

Roland Emmerich Duits filmregisseur

Roland Emmerich German film director, screenwriter, and producer

Roland Emmerich regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico tedesco

Rolandus Emmerich

Роланд Емерих

Роланд Еммеріх

Роланд Эмерых

Роланд Эммерих

Эммерих, Роланд

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רולנד אמריך

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رولند امریش فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آلمانی

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롤랜드 에머리히

에머리히, 롤랜드 1955-

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