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Roach, Jay

Overview
Works: 235 works in 1,117 publications in 8 languages and 29,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Spy films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Documentary-style films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Producer, fmd, Author, Restager , Film editor, Adapter, Performer, Actor, Other, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Redactor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jay Roach
  • Trumbo by Jay Roach( Visual )
 
Most widely held works by Jay Roach
Meet the parents by Jay Roach( Visual )

87 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,638 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 )

50 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,406 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 )

51 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,086 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
Austin Powers in Goldmember by Jay Roach( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember -- who is working with Dr. Evil
Austin Powers, international man of mystery by Jay Roach( Visual )

76 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frozen in the 60's, secret agent Austin Powers is thawed back into action to once again battle his archenemy Dr. Evil. With his sexy sidekick Ms. Kensington, Austin must stop Dr. Evil's outrageous plot to control the world. But first, this time-warped swinger must get hip quick and discover that there's no free love in the 90's!
Austin Powers, the spy who shagged me by Inc New Line Productions( Visual )

53 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,759 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
Borat : Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan by Larry Cohen, Sacha Baron Charles( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary, he not only generates strong reactions regarding his extreme prejudices, he also tries to meet and marry Pamela Anderson
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

44 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 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. Includes bonus features
Sisters by Jason Moore( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"SNL alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-star in this Universal Studios comedy about two daffy adult sisters, one an irresponsible single mom and the other a kindhearted nurse, who decide to throw one last wild party at their childhood home before it's sold by their parents. However, their bash ends up going disastrously awry. Written by Paula Pell and directed by Jason Moore"--Allmovie.com, viewed November 5, 2018
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

39 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,387 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 Garth Jennings( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,297 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 ship Heart of Gold. They meet many people and aliens in their search for the ultimate question
Little Fockers by Ben Stiller( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A birthday party for the twins gives Greg an opportunity to redeem himself after he takes a job that raises the suspicions of his overbearing father-in-law, Jack (Robert De Niro), in this installment of the hit comedy series. Greg (Ben Stiller) and Pam (Teri Polo) have been together for ten years, and now they're the proud parents of two adorable twins. But money is tight, and in order to keep his family afloat, devoted nurse Greg takes a second job working for a drug company. But that development doesn't sit well with Jack, whose previous suspicions regarding his hapless son-in-law soon come back in full force after learning of this development. With the twins' birthday fast approaching, the proud parents invite the entire clan over to celebrate in style, including Kevin (Owen Wilson), who still carries a torch for his pretty ex Pam. As the festivities get under way, Greg takes every opportunity available to prove to Jack that he's fully capable of providing for his family. Now Greg has one last chance to prove that he's trustworthy. Should he fail, the circle of trust will be broken for good"--Allmovie.com, October 29, 2018
Mystery, Alaska by Jay Roach( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 893 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. 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
All the way by Jay Roach( Visual )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 891 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
Recount by corners Four( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 843 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
Brüno by Larry Charles( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 802 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. Prepare yourself for non-stop laughs and outright gasps when you experience the unforgettable antics of Bruno
Mark Felt : the man who brought down the White House by Liam Neeson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name Deep Throat helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972
Charlie Bartlett by Jon Poll( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 761 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 )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 361 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
Game change( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 director de cinema estatunidenc

Jay Roach regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Jay Roach regizor de film american

Roach, Jay M.

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-

제이 로치

ジェイ・ローチ

杰伊·罗奇

謝·羅治

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