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Roach, Jay

Overview
Works: 192 works in 722 publications in 8 languages and 26,651 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Spy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical films  Documentary-style films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, fmd, Author, Restager , Adapter, Film editor, Performer, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jay Roach
Austin Powers, the spy who shagged me by Jay Roach( Visual )

163 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intent on world domination, diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back to 1969 and steals Austin's "mojo". Now Austin must return to the swingin' sixties, recover his mojo and stop his nemesis from liquidating the world
Meet the Fockers by Jay Roach( Visual )

55 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pam and Greg get their parents together it turns into one disaster after another. The hippie Fockers are the direct opposite of the uptight Byrneses. With one pitfall after the next, the film takes awkward in-law experiences to new heights
Trumbo by Jay Roach( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. It tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger
Borat : Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan by Sacha Baron Cohen( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America with a camera crew in tow, where he encounters real people in real situations
Meet the parents by Jay Roach( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg is in love with Pam, and views their upcoming trip to her parents' house as a perfect opportunity to ask her to marry him. Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things slide steadily downhill. Pam's dad, Jack, takes an instant and obvious dislike to Greg, remarking constantly about the fact that he is a male nurse. The weekend goes from bad to worse when Greg manages to, almost, destroy the house and the wedding
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om promotie te maken moet een financieel manager een 'dwaas' meenemen naar een zakendiner
Sisters( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two disconnected sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seconds before Earth is destroyed by the nastiest creatures in the universe, Arthur Dent is whisked into space by his friend, an alien in human form
Little Fockers by Paul Weitz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg Focker has finally begun to earn the respect of his ex-CIA father-in-law, Jack Byrnes but one important test still lies ahead: will Greg prove that he has what it takes to be the family's next 'Godfocker', or will the circle of trust be broken for good?
Game change by Julianne Moore( Visual )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Game Change is a searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from the decision to select Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as McCain's running mate to the ticket's ultimate defeat in the general election just sixty days later. Told primarily through the eyes of senior McCain strategist Steve Schmidt, who originally championed Palin and later came to regret the choice
Recount( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election
Mystery, Alaska( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime
Brüno by Larry Charles( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Da Ali G Show and Talladega Nights) brings you the comedy that has started more conversations, generated more controversy and dared to go further than ever before! As bruno travels the world in search of fame, everyone he encounters -- celebrities, politicians, Hasidic Jews, terrorists and cage fighters -- becomes a stepping-stone to stardom, with hilarious results! So prepare yourself for nonstop laughs in the film Peter Travers of Rolling Stone says should be "Numero uno on your funny-time list!"
Charlie Bartlett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett is failing miserably at fitting in at his new public high school. The school is run by the world-weary Principal Gardner. As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie's honest charm and likability gives him the position as the resident 'psychiatrist.' Along with his partner and fellow student, Murphy Bivens, Charlie dishes out advice and the occasional prescription to other students in need. Along the way, he decides to take some of his own advice, find romance, and learn to accept who he is
All the way( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming
Blown away by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an explosion jolts the city of Boston, bomb squad expert Jimmy dove is pulled out of an early retirement and into the most harrowing work of his career
Austin Powers 3-film collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all three of the Austin Powers spy films, featuring Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, and Beyoncé Knowles
Blown away by Kirk Mitchell( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Dove works for the bomb squad in Boston and he is always the one who is on the tough jobs. One day he decides to quit the force and to become a teacher for the rookies of the squad. A few days later his successor is killed by a bomb and Jimmy becomes suspicious that maybe this bomb could have been built by a former friend of himself. He begins to investigate and finds out that his worst nightmare has returned from his past.--Harald Mayr
Meet the parents : Meet the Fockers ; Little Fockers( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the parents. "Male nurse (Ben Stiller) is poised to propose to his girlfriend Pam (Teri Polo) during a weekend stay at her parents' home. But here's the catch ... he needs to ask her father first. Greg's quest for approval gets seriously sidetracked as Murphy's law takes over and a hilarious string of mishaps turns him into a master of disaster and total pariah in the eyes of the entire family ... all except for his girlfriend, who can't believe she still loves her one-man wrecking crew."--Container
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Meet the Fockers
Alternative Names
Jay Roach acteur, producteur, réalisateur et scénariste

Jay Roach americký režisér

Jay Roach Amerikaans filmproducent

Jay Roach amerikanischer Regisseur, Kameramann, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Jay Roach regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Roach Jay M. 1957-....

Roach, M. J. 1957-

Roach, M. Jay

Roach, M. Jay 1957-

Джей Роуч

ג'אי רואץ'

جاي روتش

جاي روتش مخرج أفلام أمريكي

جی روچ فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

로치, 제이 1957-

ジェイ・ローチ

杰伊·罗奇

謝·羅治

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