WorldCat Identities

Roos, Fred

Works: 58 works in 298 publications in 6 languages and 20,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Crime films  Children's films  Teen films  Juvenile delinquency films  Comedy films  Romance films  Film noir 
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 Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

34 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,005 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 outsiders by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1966 Tulsa, teenagers come two ways. If you're a 'soc,' you've got money, cars, a future. But if you're a 'greaser,' you're an outsider with only your friends...and a dream that someday you'll finally belong." -- Container
The black stallion by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and a horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home they work together for a try in one of the great races at Santa Anita
Lost in Translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 1,668 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. Directed and screenplay by Sofia Coppola
St. Vincent by Bill Murray( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,594 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
Somewhere by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 876 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 )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 730 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 )

36 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 629 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 593 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
Town & country by Johann II STRAUSS( Visual )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porter's best friend's affair drives him to question his own life and marriage. The two pals go on a cross-country odyssey in search of some meaning to their rapidly disintegrating lives -- or at least some hot babes
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 428 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
New York stories( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 421 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
One from the heart by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola shines his spotlight on a Las Vegas couple (Teri Garr, Frederic Forrest) whose break-up on the 4th of July leads them both to a night on the strip in pursuit of their romantic fantasies (Raul Julia, Natassia Kinski). But in this town of gamblers and dreamers, should they bet it all on dreams, or give true love another roll of the dice? Featuring the stunning photography of Vittorio Storaro. Includes a fantasy sequence (tango, Bora-Bora flamenco, and Las Vegas street scene), performed by Teri Garr, Raul Julia, and ensemble
Barfly by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Chinaski leads the life of a barfly, living on the edge to escape the boredom of conformity. Unlike the average drunk he spouts philosophy, quotes Tolstoy and writes gifted and prolific poetry. Between brawling and drinking he meets Wanda Wilcox who shares his outlook on life. A quasi-autobiography of Charles Bukowski
I knew it was you rediscovering John Cazale( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 174 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
The story of Luke( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke, an autistic young man, searches for a job and true love
The Black stallion The black stallion returns by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black stallion returns: "The Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay, he's much more. So when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back -- from stowing away on a plane to Casablanca to crossing the brutal Sahara desert. With the help of a friend named Raj, Alec finally unravels the mystery of Black's theft, only to discover that he must overcome even greater odds to reclaim his beloved horse
The young black stallion by Anna Sewell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neera is a young girl who becomes seperated from her father in Arabia during World War II. Left alone in the desert, she befriends a wild colt, who she names Shetan. Once reunited with her father, however, Neera remains haunted by images of "the lost horse of the desert". This is the prequel to 'The Black Stallion' and shows the relationship between the stallion and the young girl who have come together, as if by destiny
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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 (178)

Spanish (35)

Italian (8)

French (5)

German (4)

Chinese (1)

The outsidersLost in TranslationRumble fishTown & countryBarfly