WorldCat Identities

Robards, Sam

Overview
Works: 93 works in 243 publications in 4 languages and 11,180 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Robards
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 2,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester's life is far from perfect. As he makes a few changes in his life, the freer and the happier he gets. However, Lester is about to learn that the ultimate freedom comes at a price
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
Catch that kid by Kristen Stewart( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Maddy, Gus and Austin: three kids on a mission! They're three close friends with special talents. One is a champion rock climber, one is a computer genius and the other is a mechanical whiz who specializes in go-carts. Their task: to scale the heights and crack a high-tech bank vault to save Maddy's ailing Dad, but they have to do all this in time to finish their homework
A.I. Artificial intelligence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy
Awake by Joby Harold( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clay Beresford, Jr. has inherited his late father's financial business. Under the thumb of his overly protective mother Lilith, Clay is hesitant to reveal the details of his engagement to Sam Lockwood. Matters are further complicated by Clay's ailing heart, and he desperately needs a new heart. Clay gets the chance at a new heart and Clay's close surgeon friend Jack is going to be performing the operation. All goes well at the beginning of the surgery, with Clay gently coming under the influence of general anesthesia. But he suffers from "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and completely aware, but paralyzed. Now Sam must wrestle with her own demons as Clay continues to wrestle with his
Treme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
Where is Kyra?( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyra Johnson, a middle-aged divorcee, moves into her elderly mother's Brooklyn apartment while she looks for work and tries to get back on her feet. When her mother dies suddenly, Kyra is left without any support, both emotional and financial, and finds herself with very few options. Kyra can't accept that her once-tidy life has completely fallen apart. This leads her on a risky path of self-destruction that has devastating consequences
The Blackwater lightship( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother
The trial of Saddam Hussein( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the trial of Saddam Hussein and the conflict between Iraq's new political leaders, who wanted the former dictator tried, convicted, and executed as quickly as possible and the American lawyers sent to provide guidance in establishing a lawful judicial system and conducting a fair trial. Includes trial footage, secretly recorded cell-phone videos, and interviews with trial participants
The ballad of Little Jo by Maggie Greenwald( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Wild West, a woman had only two choices. She could be a wife or she could be a whore ... Josephine Monaghan chose to be a man. The harsh, brutal frontier life of the Western United States has been told from myriad, but mainly male, perspectives. This story dramatically straddles both male and female--The Ballad of Little Jo. 1866. Ruby City. A brutal Gold Rush town where the outcast and ambitious have come to seek their fortunes. Into this mining outpost rides Little Jo Monaghan (Suzy Amis), a mysteriously scarred young man. No one knows that Josephine Monaghan, once a wealthy young woman--but now disowned by her family--has adopted the identity of a man to survive in a place that is lethally hostile to an independent woman. Jo lives in constant fear of discovery of her ruse, which is a criminal act in the 19th century. But even if she could reveal the truth, Little Jo no longer believes that she wants to
Mrs. Parker and the vicious circle by Alan Rudolph( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Parker is a woman ahead of her time. A brilliant writer with a razor-sharp tongue, she sits at the center of a famous round table of the Algonquin Hotel. The famed lunch scene at the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table. Home to a circle of mutually supportive young artists that defined New York sophistication and a literate era of wit and intellect
Fandango by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five college pals, graduating in 1971, have one last fling before moving on to face life
Hamlet by Michael Almereyda( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cambell Scott is both star and co-director of this four hour TV version of Shakespeare's immortal tragedy Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Obsessed by John Badham( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Chicago jail cell, clever and charming Ellena Roberts recounts for attorney Sara Miller the details of a one-night stand that led to a heated love affair with prominent surgeon David Stillman. David's version of the facts differs entirely and he insists that he never slept with Ellena. Sure that the doctor is the one who's lying, Sara is preparing to defend her client in court when some disturbing facts emerge
Perestroika( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a marriage in shambles, an affair ending, and considered a traitor, an astrophysicist returns to his home in Russia during its restructuring, where he is now hailed as a hero
Get a life : the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here are the surreal, twisted, gratuitously violent, hilarious misadventures of Chris Peterson--a 30-year-old paperboy with an ever-decreasing grasp on reality ... Get a life has earned a rabid and disturbing cult following ..."--Container
Black & blue( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman flees from her abusive husband, who is also a police officer
The haunting of Amelia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after a tragic train accident killed his girlfriend, Josh finds himself haunted by disturbing visions from somewhere between the world of the living and the dead-haunting memories that keep him from moving on. His buddy, Rusty back in town for their high school reunion, tries to wake Josh from his painful past, but a mysterious young waitress offers a seductive alternative
Into thin air( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college boy vanishes while driving back to school, and his mother begins to track her missing son
 
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Languages
English (134)

Italian (5)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)