WorldCat Identities

Roos, Fred

Works: 88 works in 333 publications in 5 languages and 20,845 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Children's films  Crime films  Teen films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile delinquency films  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Interviewee, Production personnel, Author, Actor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fred Roos
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought together at a country house, Mary, Colin and Dickon discover a locked and abandoned garden and, through their friendship and care, bring the hidden glade back to beautiful life. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate
The outsiders by S. E Hinton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the streets of Tulsa in 1966, teenagers come two ways. If you're from the right side of the tracks, you are a "soc". You've got everything--money, cars, girls, and a future. But if you're an outsider, a "greaser," you've got nothing but your friends ... and a dream that someday, somehow, you'll finally belong
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Walter Farley's classic children's novel, in which an American boy is rescued after a shipwreck off the coast of North Africa by a seemingly untamable wild horse. After surviving together, they develop a bond and begin training to race once they are rescued
St. Vincent by Bill Murray( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her twelve-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a desire for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper, named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine, race track, strip club, and a dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver grow to become a man, while Oliver begins to see in Vincent something that no one else is able to: a misunderstood man with a good heart." -- Back of container
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final installment of the Godfather Trilogy, an aging Don Michael Corleone seeks to legitimize his crime family's interests and remove himself from the violent underworld but is kept back by the ambitions of the young. While he attempts to link the Corleone's finances with the Vatican, Michael must deal with the machinations of a hungrier gangster seeking to upset the existing Mafioso order and a young protégé's love affair with his daughter
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager loses his horse in morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures
Somewhere by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny (Stephen Dorff) is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive around in, and a constant stream of girls and pills to stay in with. Comfortably numbed, Johnny drifts along. Then, hia 11-year-old daughter Cleo (Elle Fanning) from his failed marriage arrives unexpectedly at the Chateau. Their encounters encourage Johnny to face up to where he is in life and confront the question that we all must: which path in life will you take?"--Container
Tucker : the man and his dream( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds, he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers
Rumble fish by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty James is a troubled teen who lives in the shadow of his older brother, "the Motorcycle Boy." He wants to be smart, tough, and cool like his sibling. Trouble is, he seems to only have the tough part down. Rusty isn't a leader like his brother, he's only good at getting people into trouble and trying to kick and punch his way out of it. Everyone around him has given up on Rusty James, and he's going to destroy anybody around him, including himself. When his brother returns, Rusty has to come to grips with who they both really are
Hearts of darkness : a filmmaker's apocalypse by Fax Bahr( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now, as filmed by his wife Eleanor
A little princess ; The secret garden( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little princess: Sara Crewe, the pampered daughter of an Army officer, is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia
Town & country by Johann II STRAUSS( Visual )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revelations of his best friend's affair drive wealthy architect, Porter, to begin questioning his own life and marriage. In search of some meaning to their rapidly disintegrating lives, the two guys go on a cross-country trip to figure their lives out
New York stories( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trilogy about life in the big city. "Life lessons" is the tale of a passionate painter (Nolte) torn between his obsession for his art and his infatuation with his sultry assistant (Arquette). "Life without Zoe" is a whimsical fantasy of a very grown-up 12 year old who brings charm and magic to life in New York. "Oedipus wrecks" is the story of a neurotic lawyer (Allen) who cannot escape the influence of his mother
Casting by( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film, focusing on casting director Marion Dougherty, is a celebration of the casting profession, highlighting its previously unsung role in film history while also serving as an elegy to the lost era of the New Hollywood, combining interviews, extensive archival footage, animated stills and documents
Barfly by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quasi-autobiography of writer-alcoholic Charles Bukowski. Life on the skids in L.A.'s bars and flophouses
One from the heart by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank and Frannie don₂t seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, they are but a stage of lights and colors. Will true love prevail over a seemingly glamorous passion?
I knew it was you : rediscovering John Cazale( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of the late actor, John Cazale, from his roots in New York City to his memorable performances in five classic movies that defined a generation. Included are clips from Cazale's movies, rarely seen photos, home videos, and candid interviews
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lost in translation
Alternative Names
Fenton, Fred Roos-

Fred Roos Amerikaans filmproducent

Fred Roos producteur de cinéma américain

Fred Roos produttore cinematografico statunitense

Fred Roos US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Casting Director

Roos-Fenton, Fred

Фред Роос

فريد روس



English (200)

Italian (7)

Spanish (5)

French (4)

German (2)

Lost in translationThe Godfather DVD collectionRumble fishTown & countryBarfly