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Robinson, James G. 1934-

Overview
Works: 94 works in 325 publications in 5 languages and 19,165 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James G Robinson
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

18 editions published between 720 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,061 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 influenced by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he becomes 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 sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family
The last of the Mohicans by Michael Mann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of Hawkeye, rugged frontiersman and adopted son of the Mohicans, and Cora Munro, aristocratic daughter of a British colonel, blazes amidst a brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies in colonial America
Georgia rule by Jane Fonda( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel is a rebellious teenager who is uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lily's San Francisco home. Lily hauls her daughter to the one place she swore she'd never return, her mother's Idaho farm. Georgia is not your typical sweet and doting grandmother. She lives her life by a number of unbreakable rules, demanding anyone who shares her home do the same. Now Georgia is saddled with raising the young woman and it will require each patient breath she takes to understand Rachel's fury. But as Rachel succumbs to her summer of misery, Georgia notices something is changing within her granddaughter. Given structure and responsibilities, Rachel is letting her guard down and learning compassion. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding that, regardless what happens, the ties that bind can never be broken
Two for the money by D. J Caruso( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brandon's talent makes him a prime candidate for recruitment by Walter Abrams, the head of one of the biggest sports consulting operations in the country. Walter hires the small town ex-athlete and grooms him into a shrewd front man. Brandon soon begins to enjoy his status as a Manhattan golden boy and finds himself growing comfortable with Walter's high-rolling lifestyle. The surrogate father/surrogate son relationship fattens Walter's business and personal accounts. That is until Brandon's golden touch begins to falter at the same time that Walter's manipulation of his protégé crosses the line
All eyez on me by Demetrius Shipp( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Tupac Shakur
Young guns by Christopher Cain( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods
Dream house( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A successful New York writer (Daniel Craig) discovers that the country holds just as much menace as the big city after moving his family to a cozy New England town and discovering that their gorgeous new home was once the site of a brutal murder. The closer the writer and his wife (Rachel Weisz) get to their new neighbor (Naomi Watts), the more that details begin to emerge about the slaying of a devoted mother and her two children"--Allmovie.com, September 28, 2018
Sydney White( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When tomboy Sydney is banished from the most popular sorority on campus, she is taken in by seven socially challenged but endearing guys. With the help of her new friends, Sydney stands up for outcasts everywhere and takes on the reigning campus queen in a popularity showdown. Now, Sydney wants to win the heart of gorgeous frat guy Tyler Prince
Ace Ventura, pet detective by James G Robinson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Ventura, pet detective is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino, and whether he's undercover, under fire or underwater, he always gets his man ... or beast!
True romance by Tony Scott( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two unlikely lovers who find themselves in possession of a suitcase full of valuable mob contraband which they plan to take from Detroit to Los Angeles, sell, and begin a new life
Man of the year by Barry Levinson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick-witted radio talk-show host, Tom Dobbs runs for president as his fans watch him move into the Oval Office
Exorcist : the beginning by Renny Harlin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking that he had glimpsed the face of Evil as a witness to atrocities committed on the innocent during WWII, Lankester Merrin lost his faith in his fellow man and the Almighty. He renounced his vocation, and is now an archaeologist in Africa. A collector of rare comes to him with an odd request. An old Christian Byzantine church has been unearthed in Kenya, surprisingly intact, as if it were buried right after its completion. Merrin is asked to find an ancient relic hidden within the church before a British expedition can. Interested, Merrin agrees to take the job. Beneath the church, something much older and malevolent sleeps, waiting to be awoken. The blood of innocents flows freely, but the horror has only just begun. In the place where Evil was born, Merrin will finally see its true face
Young guns II by Geoff Murphy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy the Kid and his gang have escaped the hangman, and are on the run to the Mexican border and safety, but must elude pursuing sheriff Pat Garrett, Billy's one-time friend
American outlaws( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James ride home to Missouri to be on their ranch with their mother. As a railroad moves through buying up as much land as possible, burning folks out if need be, the James-Younger gang of outlaws become determined to use any means to protect their land and the land of their townsfolk and friends
Dead ringers by David Cronenberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identical twin gynecologists, one suave the other introspective, share the same medical practice, the same apartment and the same women. When one special woman enters their lives, their bizarre bond is threatened for the first time, sending them into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs and madness
William Peter Blatty's The exorcist III( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A policeman who doesn't believe in demoniac possession investigates a series of mysterious murders
Major league II( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indians are now a World Series contender. But last year's hunger is now replaced with complacency, and bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear the team apart
The king and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated adaptation of the musical, with additions such as an evil sorceror plotting to steal the throne and playful new characters "kids will love."
Ace Ventura Jr., pet detective( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Ventura Jr. is a 12-year-old who promises to try and be normal. But, what's normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators. Like father, like son, it's in his nature to be a pet defective--detective! So, when a baby panda is stolen from the zoo and Ace's mom becomes the number one suspect, our young hero sets out to clear the family name. Junior teams with up with Laura, his adventurous next door neighbor, and A-Plus, a nerdish gizmo-wiz, to help chase down the leads
Dominion : prequel to The exorcist( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film traces the story of Father Lankester Merrin back to his first encounter with the Devil in post-WWII Africa
 
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Spanish (3)

French (2)

German (1)

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