WorldCat Identities

Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 156 works in 548 publications in 6 languages and 21,863 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Sports films  Biographical films  Horror films  History  Action and adventure films  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Prosky
 
Most widely held works by Robert Prosky
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,473 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
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

90 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,830 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
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,820 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
The Natural by Bernard Malamud( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,753 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," 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 and lead his team to the pennant
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,212 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 )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,052 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 )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Gremlin is captured by a mad scientist, who not only helps it multiply, but give it the ability to talk
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and French and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unassuming teen gains possession of a classic auto equipped with a murderous will. The car more than returns the care and consideration its owner provides it
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this action film
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 713 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
Dudley Do-Right by Universal Pictures( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 603 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 474 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
The chamber by John Grisham( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic young attorny takes on the death row clemency case of his onetime Klansman grandfather
Thief by Michael Mann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Thief by James Caan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 297 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
The best of the Tony Awards : the plays( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 261 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
Thomas Jefferson : a view from the mountain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 249 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
Eye see you by Ric Kidney; Ron L. Brinkerhoff; Jim Gillespie; Sylvester Stallone; Tom Berenger( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 246 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
 
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Alternative Names
Porzuczek, Robert J.

Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008

Prosky, Robert, 1930-

Prozuczek, Robert 1930-2008

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Роберт Проски

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رابرت پروسکی

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ロバート・プロスキー

Languages
English (257)

French (22)

German (19)

Spanish (7)

Italian (4)

Chinese (1)