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Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Works: 146 works in 433 publications in 6 languages and 19,581 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Christmas films  Sports films  Horror films  History  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 Tim Robbins( Visual )

76 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet, un criminel endurci, attend son exécution à la prison Angola en Nouvelle-Orléans. Il écrit à une religieuse, lui demandant son aide. Soeur Helen Prejean s'occupe des pauvres dans un quartier noir, et soucieuse de porter secours à tout homme souffrant, elle se rend au pénitencier et rencontre Poncelet. Helen Prejean, qui a décidé de l'aider à obtenir une grâce auprès de la cour, s'implique de plus en plus dans l'affaire, suscitant des réactions négatives de la part des parents des victimes. Face à un véritable problème de conscience, elle choisit d'aller jusqu'au bout
Rudy by Peter Timm( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,793 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 held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Hobbs was a once-promising ballplayer on his way to stardom in the big leagues. He finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, Hobbs, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," finds himself coming back to baseball, joining the roster of the lowly New York Knights. Hobbs will have to overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him, to lead the Knights to a pennant
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorced father who wants to spend more time with his children disguises himself as a British nanny and applies for a housekeeping job in his ex-wife's home. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, he soon creates a whole new life with his entire family
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,193 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"--Container
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor but proud Irish tenant farmer accompanies the spoiled and headstrong daughter of a wealthy landlord to America in a quest for land
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 798 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
Gremlins 2 : the new batch by Joe Dante( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 769 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 )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and French and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Body by Plymouth, soul by Satan. A macabre chiller about a teenager and his obsessively jealous '58 Plymouth Fury
Thief by Michael Mann( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker and Alfred Molina star in the hilarious adventures of the young, accident-prone Royal Canadian Mountie known as Dudley Do-Right. Dastardly Snidely Whiplash (Molina) launches a fake gold rush as part of his devious plan to take over the world. Thousands of would-be millionaires stream over the border and into town, and, as a result, bumbling Dudley (Fraser) loses his job. Stripped of his badge, his office and his ladylove, our mild-mannered (and somewhat dim-witted) hero sets out on a mission to defeat the villain, win the heart of the fair maiden and bring peace back to the Semi-Happy Valley
Green card by Peter Weir( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Fauré est serveur dans un bistrot new-yorkais. En situation illégale, il lui faut une carte de travail, la fameuse Green Card. Brontë est américaine. Son rêve depuis toujours : une Green House, un merveilleux appartement avec serre intérieure. Anton, une relation commune va leur organiser un mariage en blanc
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Jimmy Hoffa's turbulent career from 1935, when he first solicits truck drivers to join the fledgling International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to his disappearance in 1975
The best of the Tony Awards : the plays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 266 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
Zalmen or the Madness of God by Elie Wiesel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elie Weisel, one of the most important novelists of our time, is a spokesman for the Holocaust. Written after his visit to the Soviet Union in 1965, Zalmen or the Madness of God has been described as a cry of anguish about the collective guilt of the silent and the futility of gestures. It is also a play about man's need for tradition. The story takes place in post-Stalinist Russia, in a synagogue on the eve of an appearance by a Western acting troupe
Eye see you( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 249 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
Thomas Jefferson : a view from the mountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 203 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 come to define our nation. Also examines the possible relationship between Jefferson and Monticello slave, Sally Hemings
The lords of discipline by Franc Roddam( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 183 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 )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 177 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

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Robert Prosky Amerikaans acteur

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Robert Prosky amerikansk skodespelar

Robert Prosky amerikansk skuespiller

Robert Prosky amerikāņu aktieris

Robert Prosky attore statunitense

Robert Prosky US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Роберт Проски

Робърт Проски

رابرت پروسکی بازیگر آمریکایی


English (200)

French (22)

German (18)

Spanish (6)

Italian (4)

Chinese (1)

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