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Roach, Jay

Overview
Works: 207 works in 830 publications in 9 languages and 27,606 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Spy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical films  Biographical films  Documentary-style films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Director, Producer, fmd, Author, Restager , Adapter, Film editor, Performer, Actor, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
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 )

171 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,463 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 parents by Jay Roach( Visual )

66 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,619 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
Meet the Fockers by Jay Roach( Visual )

61 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,575 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 )

31 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,909 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 1,812 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
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

40 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,541 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 )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim is a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is finding the perfect guest to bring to his boss' annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, an event where the winner of the evening brings the most eccentric character as his guest. Enter Barry, a guy with a passion for dressing mice up in tiny outfits to recreate great works of art. When the duo shows up to dine, the lunacy kicks into high gear
Sisters( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,424 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 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the Heart of Gold and search for the ultimate question
Little Fockers by Paul Weitz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,232 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 )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 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 )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 933 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 )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a small town hockey team thrust into the big time when challenged to play the New York Rangers
Brüno by Larry Charles( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 835 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 )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 745 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 by Jay Roach( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 656 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 229 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 125 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

Press kit includes a brief synopsis of the film and a booklet which includes a listing of cast and credits and production information
Meet the parents : Meet the Fockers ; Little Fockers( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 46 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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