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Donaldson, Roger

Overview
Works: 208 works in 1,115 publications in 11 languages and 15,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Political films  Political plays  Caper films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, fmd, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Performer, Interviewee, Film editor, Creator, fmk, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Thirteen days by Carol Greene( Visual )

154 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

46 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a Kiwi from far south New Zealand has been building and rebuilding his motorcycle for the last 40 years, dreaming of the day when he and the bike can go to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats and see what they can really do. When Burt's heart goes bad on him, his dreaming is threatened to come to an end. Luckily, Burt is not ready to stop dreaming. He decides to mortgage his house and bring his dream to life. He and the motorcycle head for American to participate in 'Speed Week'. His journey from Long Beach to Utah brings him through a cross section of American 'characters'. Each recognizes in Burt, that burning desire to achieve a dream and each helps him in the way that they can to make that dream happen. When Burt finally stands on Bonneville Salt Flats, by himself thinking of all the greatness that has transpired here and now he, Burt Munro, can at last test himself on this 'sacred ground'
The bank job( Visual )

55 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself deep. Quiet suddenly the group become the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex scandal
The recruit by Roger Towne( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton recently completed his studies at MIT. One evening, Clayton is approached by Walter Burke, a recruiter for the CIA, and believes Clayton is just the sort of man the CIA is looking for. Clayton, who has little interest in an ordinary nine-to-five career and accepts the offer. Clayton has to keep in mind Burke's dictum that "nothing is as it seems," especially when Clayton is given a special assignment -- find the mole within the Agency's training program who is actually feeding information to America's enemies
The November man by Michael Finch( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Codenamed 'The November Man, ' Peter Devereaux is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness Alice Fournier. He soon finds this assignment makes him a target of his former friend and CIA protege David Mason. With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules, and no holds barred
Dante's peak by Dewey Gram( Visual )

64 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

54 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon
Cocktail by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

45 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise plays Brian Flanagan, a young confident and ambitious bartender who, with the help of a seasoned pro, becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist, their vivid romance brings a new perspective to the self-centered bartender's life
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

55 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of the story that claims to expose "the truth behind the legend" of the Bounty mutiny. In doing so it provides a stirring and dramatic portrait of the delicately balanced friendship between Christian and Bligh
Seeking justice by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na de verkrachting van zijn vrouw zoekt een man gerechtigheid en raakt zo betrokken bij een ondergrondse organisatie
Species by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a creature genetically engineered through extraterrestrial intelligence escapes from observation, scientist Xavier Fitch assembles an elite team of experts to track it down. The alien is traced to Los Angeles, and initiates a horrific plan, to mate with unsuspecting men and produce offspring that could destroy mankind
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether he's pitching himself, or his high-priced luxury cars at Turgeon Auto Sales, Joey O'Brien never lets a day go by without "doing" someone good. But Joey's schmoozed through life on cruise control ... and now he's riding in the hot seat
White sands by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To untangle a mystery, a small-town sheriff takes on the identity of a murdered FBI agent and becomes the man on the inside of an international crime ring
The getaway by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border
The world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album by Roger Donaldson( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Burt Munro, inventor of the world's fastest Indian motorcycle, in his own words. A fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album, newspaper clippings, and interviews with Burt himself, this book reveals the real Burt Munro--the man behind the movie. Roger Donaldson has been studying Burt Munro for many years. He made a documentary on him back in 1971, called Offerings to the God of Speed, as well as the 2005 international hit The World's Fastest Indian. During research for both films, he collected lots of material which has never been published, and Burt's son also released Munro family scrapbooks to Roger, allowing them to be published here for the first time. In preparation for the doco Roger interviewed Burt and also taped Burt chatting to several of his cronies and coworkers. These tapes have been transcribed for this book, presenting the real Burt Munro in his own words
McLaren by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today the name McLaren is synonymous with motor racing excellence; an F1 powerhouse and symbol of British automotive superiority. What is less known, is that McLaren Motor Racing was not the creation of an Englishman but an ambitious young man from the other side of the world. This is the story of Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who, despite his humble birth and origins, took on the elite world of Motor Racing and won. The inspirational story of Bruce McLaren explores the triumph of the human spirit; reaching for and breaking limits and being all you can be. This is both a story for motor racing fans and one for those who seek to be inspired by what can be achieved in life
Smash Palace by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful tale of a marriage jeopardized by a man's obsession with auto racing and a woman(s overriding needs for love and affection
Marie, a true story by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding the strength to pack up her three kids and leave an abusive husband, Marie works her way through college and lands a job with the State of Tennessee. Hard work moves her up to the appointment as the first woman to head the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, but she soon learns that justice and politics don't always mix
Sleeping dogs by Prod Co: Aardvark Films( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a time of strikes, riots and political unrest. The government, using highly trained militia, ruthlessly attempts to restore law and order. Smith, beset with personal problems ignores what is going on in the country. He leaves his unfaithful wife and society for the life of an uninhabited island. His life becomes involved with events and he must fight to survive
Dante's peak ; Daylight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante's Peak: A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Thirteen days
Alternative Names
Roger Donaldson filmregisseur uit Australië

Roger Donaldson neuseeländischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Roger Donaldson novozélandský režisér, producent a scenárista

Roger Donaldson regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore australiano

Роджер Дональдсон

רוג'ר דונלדסון

راجر دونالدسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان استرالیایی

도널드슨, 로저 1945-

로저 도널드슨

ロジャー・ドナルドソン

羅傑·唐納森

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Dante's peakNo way outThe bountySpeciesCadillac manWhite sandsThe getawayThe world's fastest Indian : a fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album