WorldCat Identities

Cort, Robert W.

Overview
Works: 69 works in 247 publications in 5 languages and 10,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  Domestic fiction  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert W Cort
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Save the last dance by Thomas Carter( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara's dreams of being a ballerina are shattered when her mother suddenly dies and she is sent to live with her father in Chicago's gritty South Side
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
3 men and a baby by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about three Manhattan bachelors who find their lifestyles completely changed when a baby is left on their doorstep
Cocktail by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise plays Brian Flanagan, a young confident and ambitious bartender who, with the help of a seasoned pro, becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist, their vivid romance brings a new perspective to the self-centered bartender's life
Against the ropes by Cheryl Edwards( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out out retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport
Class action by Michael Apted( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lawyers, father and daughter, face off against each other in a multimillion dollar lawsuit. The case concerns a potentially defective auto design that could involve corporate corruption and violations of legal ethics
Action! : a novel by Robert W Cort( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.J. Jastrow embarks on a turbulent odyssey through Hollywood as he struggles to build a movie empire, coping with ruthless executives, power-hungry directors, drug-addled actors, the FBI, and his duplicitous mother and son
The seventh sign by Carl Schultz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revelation is at hand-- six signs of the Apocalypse have come to pass. Now only one woman can stop "The seventh sign."--Container.ase
Roommates by Peter Yates( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a 107-year old man moves in with his grandson, both of their lives are turned upside-down
Outrageous fortune by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When opposites, Lauren and Sandy, discover they have been dating the same man, they band together on a cross country adventure to track him down
An innocent man by Billy Joel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is framed as a drug dealer and sent to prison by a pair of crooked cops. He tries to prove his innocence, but everyone in jail claims they were framed
Neil Simon's the odd couple II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of going their separate ways, Felix and Oscar are together again, en route to the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter
The cutting edge by Paul Michael Glaser( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a handsome, self-centered ex-ice hockey player and a figure skater with a prima donna attitude who dislike each other intensely, but they team up because to each other they represent a last resort for their prospective careers in the rink
Snow White : a tale of terror by Emilio Aragón( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Lillian's mother dies during childbirth, the father soon re-marries the well-intentioned Lady Claudia. However, Claudia's heart is ruled not by her husband, but by an evil mirror with the power to make Claudia Queen over all living things, until they are dead. A failed attempt to murder young Lillian leaves her wandering lost in a deep dark forest where she comes across seven dwarfs. However, handsome princes and dwarfs cannot always save the day
Action! by Robert W Cort( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family saga in which five decades of Hollywood history are embodied in the lives of three generations of a movie dynasty, with each generation reflecting the changing values of the motion-picture industry
Critical condition by Michael Apted( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The symptoms: acute tickling of the funny bone and sever belly laughs. The diagnosis? Richard Pryor in Critical Condition. Playing a criminal who fakes insanity to avoid prison, Pryor ends up in a hospital mental ward. That's when the craziness starts as he escapes during a blackout and disguises himself as a doctor. Somehow Pryor brings order to chaos even while performing unorthodox physical examinations, delivering a baby and using a helicopter for air conditioning!
Revenge of the nerds II( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time the gang is off to the United Fraternity Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, but thanks to the Alpha Betas, the Tri-Lambs are forced to endure Florida's most dismal accommodations. Even though the boys are misled, mistreated and misused, they once again strike back, proving the importance of self-respect
Out-of-towners by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern couple experience the trip from hell while in New York, when everything that could go wrong does
Revenge of the nerds by Jefferey Kanew( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenge of the Nerds II: This time the gang is off to the United Fraternity Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, but thanks to the Alpha Betas, the Tri-Lambs are forced to endure Florida's most dismal accommodations
 
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Mr. Holland's Opus
Alternative Names
Robert W. Cort Amerikaans filmproducent

Robert W. Cort producteur de cinéma américain

Robert W. Cort produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert W. Cort US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Роберт В. Корт

Роберт Корт

ロバート・W・コート

Languages
English (147)

Spanish (8)

Italian (5)

Polish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Save the last danceJumanjiAction! : a novelThe seventh signRoommatesThe cutting edgeAction!Out-of-towners