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Forster, Robert 1942-

Works: 160 works in 431 publications in 4 languages and 24,861 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Biographical fiction  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery stories, American  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Forster
The descendants by Alexander Payne ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Experience a bittersweet drama about a detached father's attempt to reconnect with his two daughters and their often-hilarious quest for the truth in this 'moving, enlightening, funny and unapologetically human' film."--Container
Mulholland Dr ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman riding in a limosine along Los Angeles' Mulholland Drive is targeted by a would-be shooter, but before he can pull the trigger, she is injured when her limo is hit by another car. The woman stumbles away from the accident and meets up with a plucky ingenue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?
Ghosts of girlfriends past ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in true love. This will be a tough assignment, one that will require many past girlfriends and the ghosts of his past, present and future
Stone cold by Robert B Parker ( Recording )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious couple is carefully choosing victims, stalking them, and nailing them with two simultaneous shots. As Jesse desperately tries to find some connection between the victims, he hopes the link will help him identify the killers. A heavy drinker, still in love with his ex-wife, Jesse is fighting personal demons, but now he is under increasingly intense pressure. As the death count rises, town officials want Jesse to stop the serial murders at any cost
Mr. Paradise by Elmore Leonard ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roommates Kelly and Chloe are enjoying their lives and their downtown Detroit loft just fine. At Chloe's 84-year old boyfriend's house, they hang out one night. But things go awry and before the end of the evening there will be two corpses, two angry hit men, one switch of identity, a safe-deposit box full of loot up for grabs, and fast on the scene, detective Frank Delsa, who now has another double homicide --and this one with a beautiful, willful witness --to add to his already heavy caseload
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
Like Mike ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calvin is an orphan boy who finds a pair of magic sneakers with the initials M.J. on the inside. Once he puts them on, he's got game, and wins a spot in the NBA. But his "skill" pits him against his team's star player - until the two rivals discover they have more in common than they could ever imagine
Death in paradise by Robert B Parker ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chief of Police Jesse Stone returns to investigate the murder of a troubled teenager in a seemingly bucolic New England town
Firewall by Richard Loncraine ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
Medium cool ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1968 in Chicago at the time of the Democratic National Convention and ensuing riots, this is the story of a TV cameraman and his involvement with the realities of hate and hypocrisy he finds in his filming
Double play by Robert B Parker ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Burke is hired as bodyguard to a spoiled twenty-five year-old woman. This story intertwines with the story of baseball player, Jackie Robinson
Confidence by James Foley ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Con man Jake and his gang, Gordo, Miles, and Big Al, pull off a swindling job stealing money from a guy who turns out to be a mob accountant for crime boss, King. Then Jake and his crew attempt to pull off an even bigger scam to make up for their mistake. This time the con involves the King's enemy, the mob-connected banker Morgan Price. Two corrupt cops join Jake's team while the King appoints his henchman, Lupus to oversee the operation
Dragon wars ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter, and he arrives at the conclusion that a young woman, named Sarah who is stricken with a mysterious illness, is supposed to help him. The Imoogi makes its way to Los Angeles, wreaking havoc and destruction. The entire city is under arms and Ethan and Sarah need make it to Los Angeles in time to save the entire population from total destruction
Me, myself & Irene ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhode Island state trooper Charlie Baileygates proves that nice guys finish first after marrying the prettiest gal in town. But when she leaves him for another man Charlie develops a split personality, and his outrageous opposite, Hank, is born!
The black hole by Jeb Rosebrook ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientists are all aboard an Earth discovery vessel on a fruitless search for life in space when they encounter a lost spaceship perched on the event horizon of the universe's most powerful phenomenon, a black hole
The code by Mimi Leder ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two thieves try to pull off a dangerous heist with FBI, NYPD, and KGB operatives on their trail, and try to escape with their loot and their lives
Cleaner by Renny Harlin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Single father and former cop Tom Carver has an unusual vocation-- he cleans up crime scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Carver is shocked to learn that he may have unknowingly erased crucial evidence, entangling himself in a dirty criminal cover up
Touching home ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lane and Clint Winston, twin brothers from a working-class background, pursue professional baseball careers while trying to save their homeless, alcoholic father Charlie. A coming-of-age drama, an account of overcoming enormous odds, and a tale about family and the bonds that matter
The Midnight Club by James Patterson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A stunningly brilliant psychopathic killer who has skillfully eluded the police from London to Paris to New York. A beautiful woman journalist suddenly in grave danger. An unorthodox New York detective whose motive for stopping the killer couldn't be more personal or emotional"--Container
The stalking moon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A suspenseful manhunt saga. A relentless foe tracks Army scout Gregory Peck as he attempts to lead a woman once held captive by Apaches to safety
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Alternative Names
Foster, Robert 1942-
English (177)
French (3)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)