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Roach, Jay

Overview
Works: 168 works in 902 publications in 9 languages and 28,635 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Spy films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
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 about Jay Roach
  • Trumbo by John McNamara( Visual )
 
Most widely held works by Jay Roach
Austin Powers, the spy who shagged me by Jay Roach( Visual )

200 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 5,605 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 )

75 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,645 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 )

66 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,599 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 John McNamara( Visual )

34 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,028 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 )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacha Baron Cohen brings his truly original Kazach character Borat to the big screen for the first time
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

42 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,563 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, is director of the local Tourism Center
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,496 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
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,429 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
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction. They 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 1,265 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 )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind-the-scenes dramatization of John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign
Recount by corners Four( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 924 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 by Jay Roach( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 913 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 )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Bruno travels the world in search of fame, no one, whether they are celebrities, politicians or even terrorists, will be spared from his signature sense of style and his wickedly off-kilter manner. And, yes, they are all real situations
All the way by Jay Roach( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 839 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 presidence in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming
Charlie Bartlett by Jon Poll( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 754 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
Smother by Vince Di Meglio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Noah Cooper is fired from his job as a therapist, he thinks his day can't possibly get worse. Arriving home, he discovers his overbearing mother Marilyn has moved in with her five dogs in tow. Hilarity ensues as Noah learns to deal with the pressures of finding a job, a wife who desperately wants a baby, and more
Blown away by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 247 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 135 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 59 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
 
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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 amerikai filmrendező és producer

Jay Roach amerikanischer Regisseur, Kameramann, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Jay Roach director de cine estadounidense

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' במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

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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