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Roth, Eric 1945-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 703 publications in 10 languages and 23,583 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  War films  Fiction  Biographical films  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric Roth
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forrest Gump is a low-intelligence man who has good intentions. He struggles through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His mama teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army and heads off to Vietnam where he becomes friends with Dan and Bubba. He wins medals, starts a table tennis craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, create the smiley, writes bumper stickers and songs, and meets the president several times. However this has little meaning to Forrest, as he can only think of his childhood sweetheart Jenny. In the end, all he wants to prove is that anyone can love anyone
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and conflicts between Avner and his team's handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesn't want to provide only make things harder. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that Avner is being hunted in return, and that his family's safety may be in jeopardy
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

45 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is convinced that his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a message for him hidden in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother and driven by an active mind that refuses to believe in things that can't be observed, Oskar begins searching New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father's closet. His journey through the five boroughs takes him beyond his loss to a greater understanding of the world around him
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

37 editions published between 720 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward, the only witness to his father's suicide and a member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion. These are the qualities that help him become recruited for a career in the newly founded Office of Strategic Services (CIA). While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influence by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he comes an influential veteran operative, while his distrust of everyone around him increases. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to scarifice his ideals and eventually his family
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a rugged, down-to-earth Montana rancher with the ability to understand and care for troubled horses, who befriends a young woman who has suffered a terrible riding accident
Ali by Michael Mann( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash, motor-mouthed athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him entirely for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary unification bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."
The Insider by Michael Mann( Visual )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When former tobacco executive Dr. Jeffrey Wigand agrees to blow the whistle on the alleged unethical practices within the industry, and forms an alliance with veteran 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman, he starts an all-out war that could cost both men their reputations, and much, much more
Lucky you by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pro gambler Huck Cheever meets irresistible Billie Offer. He learns to treat love the way he treats cards: trusting his heart instead of his head. Meanwhile, he scrambles to raise the $10K entry fee for the glittery, high-roller World Series of Poker, even though, or maybe because, the tournament may pit him against his estranged father
Mr. Jones by Mike Figgis( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who is a manic-depressive on the verge of self-destruction is saved by the love of the concerned therapist assigned to his case
Susan Sargent's the comfort of color : inspire, transform, create by Susan Sargent( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring color makeovers of a variety of different homes, Susan Sargents sophisticated style, full of patterns and bright hues, will prove inspirational for those seeking to create homes filled with warmth and great personality
Suspect by Peter Yates( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bizarre evidence leads Kathleen on a dangerous trail from Washington's seamy underbelly to the highest levels of government. And the closer she gets to the answers, the more her life is in danger. Cher and Dennis Quaid take the law into their own hands in this daring suspense thriller where everything is revealed in court--except the truth."
Airport terminal pack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airport 1975: A mid-air collision leaves a 747 without a pilot and little hope for survival
The good shepherd : the shooting script by Eric Roth( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roth's script, which took more than twelve years to get produced, examines the lives of the men who formed our nation's modern-day intelligence service. "I was intrigued with what morals people have and what they're willing to sacrifice," Roth reports. "As I delved into it, I wanted to know more about what kind of lives these guys lived. What was his family life like, and what was life like with his children? What were his dreams for them?""--Jacket
The Postman by Kevin Costner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2013. War has crippled the Earth. The United States is no more. Hope is forgotten until a drifter whose fabricated tale of a restored United States gives survivors the will to fight for the freedom they lost
The ghosts of Ellis Island : a project by JR( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Unframed Ellis Island project is about bringing alive the memory of Ellis Island, the entry point to America for millions of immigrants. Coming from all over the world, leaving their belongings, their family and their past behind them, with the fear that they may be sent back to it, the presence of these people who have shaped the modern American identity can still be felt in the buildings, although abandoned for the past 70 years. This is the opportunity to interpret the stories of these people through art
The Concorde : airport '79 by David Lowell Rich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jet-setting TV reporter puts everyone on board a Moscow-bound Concorde in jeopardy when she becomes the target of her former lover, a traitorous arms smuggler
The curious case of Benjamin Button( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Benjamin Button was a not-so-ordinary man who began his life under unusual circumstances. Born in his eighties, and unable to stop time, he continued to age backwards. His life story is detailed from the end of World War I in 1918 and into the 21st century, when he discovered a love that lasted beyond time
Suspect (1987) : shooting script by Eric Roth( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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