WorldCat Identities

Hedaya, Dan

Overview
Works: 156 works in 588 publications in 8 languages and 22,725 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Detective and mystery films  Sports films  Film noir  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dan Hedaya
Mulholland Dr. by David Lynch( Visual )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,043 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?
Clueless by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15-year-old Cher, the matchmaking Beverly Hills High schooler, has shopping and boys on her mind. She leads a hectic lifestyle but keeps it all together until she starts to fall in love and finds she's 'clueless'. A loose adaptation of Emma, Jane Austen's 19th-century comedy of manners
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Schlichtmann (Travolta) is a cynical, high-priced personal injury attorney who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out of court. He takes on a case which at first appears straightforward, but soon becomes entangled in a labyrinthine legal battle involving industrial pollution, contaminated drinking water, and the deaths of innocent children in New England
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

99 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
The First Wives Club by Oliver Goldsmith( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sliding doors: What if you do or do not catch a morning train? Can it change your life? A young London woman slides between parallel storylines showing what happens with each possibility
Benny & Joon by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally ill young woman who lives with her older brother finds her love in an eccentric young man who models himself after Buster Keaton
Rookie of the year by Thomas Ian Nicholas( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the cast is removed from his severely broken arm, a clumsy 12-year-old is shocked to find his arm has become a 100 mile-per-hour thunderbolt, and is signed as ace pitcher for the Chicago Cubs
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put the bad guy behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords Shaft's out to make crime pay up
The Addams family by Raul Julia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blissfully unhappy lives of Gomez and Morticia Addams are thrown into disarray when a scheming siren attempts to pass off her son as Gomez's long-lost brother Fester. Once installed in the family's ghoulish mansion, mother and son set their minds on stealing the Addams' fortune. THis cinema owes more to the original comic strip than the 60s TV series
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
A night at the Roxbury( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like Steve and Doug Butabi will never be cool enough to make the Roxbury Club's guest list. That is, until they have a fender bender with their role model, club regular Richard Grieco. Eager to avoid litigation, Grieco befriends the pair and escorts them into the glittery world they only dreamed about. No longer will the hapless Butabis be A-club wannabes
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred years have passed since Ripley made the ultimate sacrifice on Fiorina 161. But over the years, and after seven horrific failures, scientists have finally cloned a perfect replica of Ripley, which includes the alien Queen growing inside her at the time of her death. But this new breed of alien is far more intelligent than its predecessors, a fact the scientists don't realize until after The Betty has arrived with additional human hosts
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and German and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy which retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood set against a modern background of prostitution, drugs and serial killers
Swimfan by Jesse Bradford( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school swim champion's stable life with a promising career and loving girlfriend is shaken when a young woman becomes obsessed with him
The hunger by Tony Scott( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miriam the vampire subsists on the blood of her lovers, who do not age--until she has had enough of them. John is currently in that position, and is expected to die in the next 24 hours. He seeks help from a doctor who does not believe his story
The humbling( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Phillip Roth's novel, an over-the-hill stage actor (Al Pacino) and his controversially invigorating relationship with a young and lustful lesbian (Greta Gerwig). Stars Dianne Wiest, Kyra Sedgwick, Dylan Baker and Nina Arianda
Commando by Mark L Lester( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel John Matrix is retired from the army. He lives in the mountains of California with his daughter Jenny. Jenny is kidnapped by Bennett, one of John's former soldiers. Bennett's boss, exiled Latin American dictator Arius, demands that John assassinate the president of Arius's country so Arius can reinstate himself as dictator. John is put on a southbound airplane with a guard, but before the airplane can take off, John snaps the guard's neck, jumps off of the airplane, and sets out to locate Jenny. While John is tracking down Arius and Bennett, John enlists the help of a young woman named Cindy. As John and Cindy close in on the island where Jenny is being held, they are confronted by an army of men who work for Arius and Bennett. John is willing to do anything to rescue Jenny, even if he has to start World War III by himself
Ransom by Ron Howard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the son of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns the tables on the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy
The crew( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story about a set of golden-year goodfellas fighting to protect their last piece of turf! Back in the days when mobsters were larger than life, none lived bigger than Bobby, "Bats", "The Brick", and "Mouth". But now well into retirement, the old crew find themselves suddenly facing eviction from their run-down Miami Beach hotel -- The Raj Mahal. That's when they decide there's only one thing left to do -- turn back the clock and pull one last "hit" in order to save their home!
 
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Dan Hedaya acteur américain

Dan Hedaya actor estadounidense

Dan Hedaya Amerikaans acteur

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Hedaya, Daniel

Hedaya, Daniel 1940-

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CluelessThe hurricaneThe First Wives ClubRookie of the yearShaftThe Addams familyJoe versus the volcanoA night at the RoxburyCommando