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Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Works: 120 works in 414 publications in 6 languages and 18,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Christmas films  Sports films  History  Horror films  Police films  Action and adventure films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Prosky
Most widely held works by Robert Prosky
Dead man walking by Helen Prejean( Visual )

91 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Daniel E. Ruettiger ("Rudy"). Although people have told Rudy all his life he's not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of the 1947 movie in which Kris Kringle (Attenborough), while working at Macy's, encounters an unbelieving child (Wilson) and goes on trial to prove he is Santa
The Natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," he comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him to lead his team to the pennant
Mrs. Doubtfire by Chris Colombus( Visual )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This caustic inside look at the Washington news media, stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing." -- Back of container
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend Nick, the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must stop him
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the west coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Tom Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad, until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon who is unhappily reunited with her former fiance. In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realize their dreams of land and life together in this satisfying grand-scale adventure that WNCN Radio calls "Ron Howard's best film - a wondrous epic"!
Gremlins 2 the new batch by Joe Dante( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new batch of the mischievous green meanies is on the loose in New York City
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and French and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was born in Detroit on an automobile assembly line. But she is no ordinary automobile. Deep within her chassis lives an unholy presence. She is Christine, a red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes an evil, indestructible vengeance that will destroy anyone in her way
Thief by Michael Mann( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and German and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Dudley Do-Right( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the hilarious exploits of the dedicated but hapless young Mountie as he atruggles to outwit the evil Snidely Whiplash
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'America degli anni Trenta il movimento dei camionisti comincia a darsi un'organizzazione sindacale. Tra i protagonisti di questa reazione alla difficile condizione del lavoro, causato dalla depressione, c'è un personaggio ambiguo: James R. Hoffa
Thomas Jefferson a view from the mountain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of America's most complex and enduring figures, and his personal and public struggle with an issue that would define our nation. The program also examines the possible relationship between Jefferson and Monticello slave, Sally Hemmings
The best of the Tony Awards the plays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001
Eye see you( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brutal seral killer is targeting cops, and detective Malloy is on the trail. But now the killer is making it personal, and his dedication becomes a twisted emotional nightmare. Time is running out, and so are the options, as Malloy engages in an extreme game of cat-and-mouse with a killer who won't be stopped
Zalmen or the madness of God by Elie Wiesel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a post-Stalinist Russian synagogue on the eve of an appearance by a Western acting troupe, the play has been described as a cry of anguish about the collective guilt of 'the silent'
Washington monuments( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview which captures the beauty and history of Washington, D.C.'s major landmarks and public buildings in and adjoining the Capitol Mall
The lords of discipline by Franc Roddam( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1964, Carolina Military Institute admits its first black student, and senior class member Will must protect him from a secret society of cadets dedicated to eliminating from the school those it deems unfit
Things change by David Mamet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gino, an old Italian-American shoeshine man, is asked by the local crime chief to confess to a murder. If he agrees, he will be back on the street in three years, and the mob will give him his dream--a fishing boat of his own in Sicily. First Gino refuses, then he changes his mind. Jerry, a younger syndicate underling, is to guard him over the weekend until he can confess on Monday. The two men retire to a hotel room, where Jerry grows restless, says the hell with it, and decides to take the old guy to Tahoe for the weekend. More complications follow, of purely Mamet-ian sorts, in this combination of comedy and menace
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Alternative Names
Porzuczek, Robert J.

Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008

Prozuczek, Robert 1930-..

Prozuczek, Robert, 1930-2008

Robert Prosky acteur américain

Robert Prosky Amerikaans acteur

Robert Prosky amerikansk skådespelare

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Robert Prosky amerikansk skuespiller

Robert Prosky attore statunitense

Robert Prosky US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Robert Prosky yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Роберт Проски

Робърт Проски

رابرت پروسکی بازیگر آمریکایی


English (202)

French (26)

German (20)

Spanish (14)

Italian (3)

Chinese (1)

RudyLast action heroChristineThiefDudley Do-RightThe best of the Tony Awards the plays