WorldCat Identities

Rolf, Tom

Overview
Works: 60 works in 176 publications in 6 languages and 13,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Police films  Crime films  War films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other, fe, edm, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Rolf
Taxi Driver by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in English and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally unstable Viet Nam war veteran who works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a 12-year old prostitute, embarking on a violent shooting rampage against a world of filth and corruption
Windtalkers by John Woo( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is the one wartime code that was never broken by the enemy
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Holland's opus: Glenn Holland is a passionate musician who dreams of composing one truly memorable piece of music. But reality intrudes when he reluctantly accepts a "day job" as a high school music teacher to support his family. In time, however, Mr. Holland realizes that his real passion is teaching, and his legacy is the generation of young people he inspires--Container
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two supreme court justice have been assassinated, and a young law student stumbles upon the truth. An investtigative journalist wants her story, but it seems as if everybody else wants her dead
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Dangerous minds by John N Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an ex-Marine becomes a high school teacher, she is assigned to a tough class of inner-city teenagers
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Equilibrium by Kurt Wimmer( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the future, after a Third World War has decimated much of the Earth's population, a new nation arose. Believing human emotions and their expression were to blame for the failings of past societies, it is decreed that all citizens must take a daily dose of a drug which levels out the emotional landscape, and that all forms of creative expression are against the law. An elite law enforcement officer who tracks down and punishes "sense offenders" one day, accidentally, fails to take his drug, and for the first time begins experiencing emotions himself
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... a Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real. Is he going insane? Is he suffering from post-traumatic stress? Or could he be caught in the middle of some horrific supernatural battle he can't understand?"-- Back of container
Heat by Michael Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and German and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Hanna is a brilliant L.A. cop following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by master thief Neil McCauley. The trouble is, McCauley's expertise is at least equal to Hanna's
WarGames by John Badham( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Harvard graduate, turned federal Marshal in Wyoming, learns of a government sanctioned plot by cattle barons to kill the area's European settlers for their land. The resulting battle is based on the Johnson County War of 1892
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le carriere parallele del sassofonista Jimmy Doyle e della cantante Francis Evans nell'immediato dopoguerra: entrambi arrivano al successo, ma il loro matrimonio va a pezzi. (Mereghetti)
Ghost story by John Irvin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gloomy New England setting, four elderly men who gather once a week to thrill each other with tales of terror find one of their scariest stories coming to life. A woman they mistakenly left for dead fifty years earlier returns to life to get revenge
French connection II by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York detective attempting to break a narcotics smuggling ring is kidnapped and forced to become an addict. On his release he joins forces with French police hunting the criminals who kidnapped him
Mr. Jones by Mike Figgis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 224 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
John Candy comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Buck: Uncle Buck has a reputation for being unreliable and a bit of a house wrecker. It is therefore with reluctance, his sister-in-law agrees to leave Buck looking after her three kids - two harmless youngsters and a rebelious teenager - while she visits her sick father
The devil's own by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the top Northern Ireland IRA terrorists escapes to New York where he, under a false name, lives in the house of an Irish cop who knows nothing about his real identity. Their surprising friendship and the cop's growing suspicions force the terrorist to choose between the promise of peace or a lifetime of murder
Blue collar by Paul Schrader( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whatever became of the "American Dream"? Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel and Yaphet Kotto star in the powerful, critically acclaimed drama Blue Collar. Three auto assembly line workers, fed up with union brass and tired of scraping by, hatch a plan to rob a safe at union headquarters. Disappointed with their measly bounty, they realize they've made off with something much more valuable than cash. Their unexpected swipe suddenly envelopes the three autoworkers in a desperate fight against corruption and organized crime.--Container description
The man who loved cat dancing( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman on the run from her husband witnesses a train robbery and is taken prisoner by the robbers. As they ride into untamed territory trying to escape a posse led by a determined Wells Fargo agent, she comes to respect and love the leader of the robbers, a war hero with a mysterious past
 
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Alternative Names
Rolf, Ernst R.

Rolf, Ernst R. 1931-2014

Rolf, Ernst Ragnar 1931-2014

Tom Rolf montador suecu (1931–2014)

Tom Rolf monteur suédois

Tom Rolf schwedischer Filmeditor

Tom Rolf svensk-amerikansk filmklippare verksam i Hollywood.

Tom Rolf Swedish film editor

Tom Rolf Zweeds filmeditor

טום רולף

تام رالف تدوینگر سوئدی

توم رولف مونتير سويدي

トム・ロルフ

湯姆·羅爾夫

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