WorldCat Identities

Forster, Robert 1942-

Overview
Works: 151 works in 489 publications in 5 languages and 26,651 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer
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 )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,143 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 Qu Lin( Visual )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,678 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 ingenue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?
Ghosts of girlfriends past by Tesi Wa( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,496 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
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 1,427 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
Stone cold by Robert B Parker( Recording )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,301 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 1,284 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.--
Like Mike by Zi Shu( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan boy named Calvin lives out his dream of becoming a profesional athlete with a little help from a magical pair of sneakers. Soon after he steps into the shoes Calvin's amazing ability land him a position in an all star basketball team
Firewall by Fu te( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank security expert Jack Stanfield specializes in designing infallible theft-proof financial computer systems. But there is a hidden vulnerability in the system he didn't account for - himself. When a ruthless criminal mastermind kidnaps his family, Jack is forced to find a flaw in his system and steal $100 million. With the lives of his wife and children at stake and under constant surveillance, he has only hours to find a loophole in the thief's own impenetrable system of subterfuge and false identities to beat him at his own game
Death in paradise by Robert B Parker( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,095 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
Medium cool by Haskell Wexler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 971 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
Confidence by James Foley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con man and his gang must pull off an almost impossible scam on the enemy of the crime boss, or he will lose his life
Me, myself & Irene by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good-natured Rhode Island state trooper has endured years of internalizing his frustrations about his unfaithful wife, work and the people in his community causing him to develop an alter ego that's abusive, violent, and raunchy. Sent on a trip to escort an extradited prisoner home, the pair soon become the target of unscroupulous developers and a rogue cop
Double play by Robert B Parker( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 700 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.--
Dragon wars by Hyung-rae Shim( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 699 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
The black hole by Jeb Rosebrook( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 663 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
Survivor( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Foreign Service Officer newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the US. After surviving a vicious attack on the embassy, she finds herself framed for crimes she didn't commit and racing to elude assassins while trying to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve
The code by Mimi Leder( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 576 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 491 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
Automata by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where Earth's ecosystem verges on collapse, man-made robots roam the city to protect dwindling human life. When a robot overrides a key protocol put in place to protect human life, ROC Robotics insurance agent Jacq Vaucan is assigned to locate the source of the manipulation and eliminate the threat. What he discovers leads Vaucan, ROC Robotics and the police into a battle with profound consequences for the future of humanity
Touching home( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 382 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
 
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Mulholland Dr
Alternative Names
Foster, Robert 1942-

Languages
English (217)

French (5)

Korean (3)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

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Ghosts of girlfriends pastStone coldMr. ParadiseFirewallDeath in paradiseDouble playDragon warsThe black hole