WorldCat Identities

Avary, Roger

Works: 51 works in 458 publications in 9 languages and 8,507 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Film adaptations  Peplum films  Computer animation films  Crime films  Caper films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author, Restager , Performer, Actor, Other, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roger Avary
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

182 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega are two hitmen who are out to retrieve a suitcase stolen from mob boss Marsellus Wallace, their employer. Wallace has also asked Vincent to take his wife Mia out a few days later when Wallace himself will be out of town. Butch Coolidge is an aging boxer who is paid by Wallace to lose his next fight. The lives of these seemingly unrelated people are woven together
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose cannot accept the medical diagnosis that her daughter, who suffers nightmarish trances, is going insane. Over the protests of her husband, Rose flees with their child, Sharon, to the town of Silent Hill. There, Rose is hoping that Sharon's traces can be explained. It is revealed that the town had been evacuated thirty years earlier due to an unstoppable, still burning underground coal fire. A local motorcycle cop ends up pursuing Rose and Sharon into the outskirts of the abandoned and cordoned off town on a rainy night, where they both suffer simultaneous crashes and black out. Rose awakens to find that everything is lit by an unearthly, luminous mist and that her daughter is gone from her SUV. Following what she thinks is her daughter's silhouette all over town, Rose is lured to a group of horrific creatures and blacks out again to the sound of a wailing emergency siren
The rules of attraction( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean is a student at a well-respected private college on the East Coast. Sean is attracted to Lauren, while Lauren is infatuated with Victor. Lauren's empty-headed roommate Lara is also attracted to Victor, while he has no qualms about being involved with both. Lauren used to date Paul, but Paul, a bisexual, currently lusts after Sean. Meanwhile, friendly campus drug dealer Rupert finds a ready market for cocaine among his classmates; Sean, a user, finds himself financially embarrassed and begins dealing drugs to help pay off his debts, while leading Paul on for his ready supply of marijuana
Killing Zoe by Roger Avary( Visual )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zed, a safecracker, goes to Paris to help his buddy Eric pull a Bastille Day bank heist. Unfortunately, the heist goes sour and Eric becomes a drug-crazed sociopath
Beowulf : the script book by Neil Gaiman( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The screenplay for the fall 2007 film inspired by the classic tale of a warrior's battle against a murderous outcast monster contains, in addition to the script, original drafts documenting its evolution and extensive screenwriter notes on the final version
Beowulf by Caitlín R Kiernan( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the age of heroes comes Beowulf. After destroying the overpowering demon Grendel, he incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother, who will use any means possible to ensure revenge
Sarah Morris : bye bye Brazil by Sarah Morris( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing still by Matthew Cole Weiss( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high school and college friends of a couple about to be married show up for the wedding, each bringing their dating issues and emotional baggage with them
La légende de Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in French and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un héros autoproclamé et arrogant, qui narre lui-même ses exploits et crée sa propre légende : voici Beowulf, le célèbre pourfendeur de monstres, protecteur du royaume. Il sera celui qui libérera la terre des Vikings de l'horrible bête qui la hante, en échange il réclame beaucoup d'or et une couronne. Une seule question demeure, quel sera le terrible prix de son ambition sans borne ?
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?"--Container
La leggenda di Beowulf( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un eroe avanza proclamando la sua fama e il suo onore: Beowulf. Annientatore di mostri, difensore del regno, ucciderà la vorace belva che sta devastando la terra dei vichinghi pretendendo oro e il trono come ricompensa. Ma alla fine la sua sfrenata ambizione esigerà un terribile dazio
An open system meets an open system : Sarah Morris and Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation by Sarah Morris( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American artist Sarah Morris talks with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist about her films and paintings. Discussion includes her longtime interest in urban development, and architects including Philip Johnson, Mies van der Rohe, Robert Venturi and others
Kids ; The rules of attraction( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids: 24 hours in the life of a group of contemporary teenagers who believe they are invincible ; The rules of attraction: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate
Les lois de l'attraction by Roger Avary( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camden College, au milieu des années 80. La vie du campus tourne autour du sexe et de la drogue. Alors que tout le monde couche avec tout le monde, un étrange trio amoureux se crée entre Sean, le tombeur, qui s'éprend de Lauren, laquelle garde sa virginité pour son très superficiel boyfriend, tandis que son ex, Paul, bisexuel, aimerait bien conquérir Sean
Las reglas del juego( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En una escuela, Sean Bateman y sus amigos buscan constantemente la forma de divertirse organizando fiestas. Tres estudiantes se verán envueltos en un curioso triángulo de amor, pasión y castigo. Su origen privilegiado y su adicción a las drogas, el alcohol y el sexo, dejan al desnudo a unos protagonistas que deberán establecer sus propias reglas del juego
Pulp fiction : screenplay by Quentin Tarantino( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarantino XX( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Celebrate 20 years of Quentin Tarantino's filmmaking with this 10-disc set, featuring 8 essential films plus 2 bonus discs
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.16 for Beowulf / ... to 0.97 for Las reglas ...)

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Silent Hill
Alternative Names
Avary, Roger 1965-

Avary, Roger Roberts

Avary, Roger Roberts 1965-

Avery, Roger Roberts

Avery, Roger Roberts 1965-

Regor, Yrava 1965-

Roberts Avary, Roger

Roger Avary Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Roger Avary amerykański reżyser

Roger Avary Canadian producer, screenwriter and director

Roger Avary sceneggiatore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Roger Avary US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

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