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Forster, Robert 1942-

Overview
Works: 172 works in 779 publications in 9 languages and 31,643 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Crime films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Forster
 
Most widely held works by Robert Forster
The Descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,102 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. by David Lynch( Visual )

49 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful woman riding in a limousine 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 ingénue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,741 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
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

119 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,645 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
London has fallen by Babak Najafi( Visual )

15 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders
Ghosts of girlfriends past by Mark S Waters( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,511 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 )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,261 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 )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,203 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.--
Death in paradise by Robert B Parker( Recording )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Parker may be the finest prose stylist in the genre." Chief of Police Jesse Stone returns to investigate the murder of a troubled teenager in a seemingly bucolic New England town. The Paradise Men's Softball League has wrapped up another game, and Jesse Stone is lingering in the parking lot with his teammates, drinking beer, swapping stories of double plays and beautiful women in the late-summer twilight. But then a frightened voice calls out to him from the shore of a nearby lake. There, two men squat at the water's edge. In front of them, face down, is something that used to be a girl. The local cops haven't seen anything like this before, but Jesse's L.A. past has made him all too familiar with floaters. This girl hasn't committed suicide, she hasn't been drowned: she's been shot and dumped, discarded like trash
Like Mike by David Nelson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,173 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
Medium cool by Haskell Wexler( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the working world and romantic life of a television cameraman is a visceral, lasting cinematic snapshot of the era, climaxing with an extended sequence shot right in the middle of the riots surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. An inventive commentary on the pleasures and dangers of wielding a camera, Medium Cool is as prescient a political film as Hollywood has ever produced
The case for Christ by Mike Vogel( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of an award-winning journalist who, working to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife, begins chasing down the biggest story of all time, with unexpected, life-altering results
Confidence by James Foley( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 750 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
Me, myself & Irene by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 747 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 )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 697 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
Dragon wars by Hyung-rae Shim( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 696 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
Survivor( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being mysteriously framed for a terrorist bombing, a Foreign Service Officer (Milla Jovovich) must evade government capture and death by a ruthless assassin (Pierce Brosnan) in order to stop the real perpetrators' master-and much deadlier-plan
Double play by Robert B Parker( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 680 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
The code by Mimi Leder( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 614 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
The confirmation by Susannah Grant( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clive Owen shines in this irresistible comedy about an estranged father and son, whose weekend adventure leads to something they never imagined, a true family connection
 
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Mulholland Dr.
Alternative Names
Forster, Robert Wallace Jr. 1941-

Foster, Robert 1941-

Foster, Robert Wallace Jr. 1941-

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FirewallJackie BrownGhosts of girlfriends pastStone coldMr. ParadiseDeath in paradiseThe black holeDragon warsDouble play