Most widely held works about Gary Busey
Most widely held works by Gary Busey
The history of rock 'n' roll ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
This ten episode documentary covers rock 'n' roll history from its humble beginnings in the '50s to Lollapalooza in the '90s. A kaleidoscope of musical memories, it features interviews with stars from Little Richard to Bono, as they recall the sound and songs that changed their lives. There are vintage clips examining: early stars during rock's first golden age, the turmoil of the British Invasion, the incandescent birth of soul, the death of the folk troubadour as Dylan went electric, the rise and fall of the counterculture, guitar heroes forever, the split personality of the 70s, the rise of punk, and the reinvention of rock to encompass MTV and festival mania in the 90s. Includes classic footage, concert performances, complete songs, and stars galore.
Rookie of the year ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 919 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.
Lethal weapon ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
The story of two Vietnam-vets-turned-cops who have just one thing in common: both hate to work with partners. But their partnership becomes the key to survival when a murder investigation leads to war with a heroin ring.
Point break ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Young FBI agent Johnny Utah goes undercover at the suggestion of his partner to learn if a group of wild surfers is actually a gang of bank robbers. He soon comes under the dangerous spell of the surfers' charismatic leader, Bodhi, a mystical mastermind who'll do absolutely anything for a thrill-- and expects his followers to do the same.
Under siege ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and French and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Killer-elite commandos out to hijack the USS Missouri's nuclear arsenal overpower the crew, except for the cook, who just happens to be an ex-Navy SEAL and highly decorated combat operative.
The Buddy Holly story ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Biography of 50's rock musician. Includes 12 of Holly's orginal hits.
Rough riders ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A fact-based, rough and tumble western depicting a young and energetic Theodore Roosevelt leading his legendary Rough Riders in their fight against oppressive Spanish rule at the turn of the 20th century.
Predator 2 ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Predator is a savage alien, invisible and armed with advanced weapons. On this, his second visit to Earth, he lands in Los Angeles and begins a series of ghastly murders. It's up to a determined police lieutenant to learn what is going on, even when he is warned off by a mysterious government agent.
Tribulation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Surrounded by the love of his family, police detective Tom Canboro (Busey) enjoys a rich and full life. But he finds himself battling more than thieves when he takes on a mysterious group that possesses frightening psychic powers. This film delivers a powerful, thought-provoking message wrapped in an exciting package of action and suspense.
Lost highway ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Fred Madison is a saxophonist who finds a video tape on his doorstep that shows the interior of his house, he becomes convinced that someone has broken in and calls the police. Fred finds another videotape showing him killing his wife. The police arrest and accuse him, under mysterious circumstances, of murdering his wife. In prison, he inexplicably morphs into a young man named Pete Dayton and begins living a completely different life. When Pete is released, his and Fred's paths begin to cross in a surreal, suspenseful web of intrigue, orchestrated by a shady gangster boss named Dick Laurent.
Soldier ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Galactic wars of the near future are fought by soldiers trained to be merciless, obedient warriors. But times are changing, and new bio-engineered combatants ake veterans like Sgt. Todd obsolete. Todd, however, doesn't intend to be tossed on the scrap heap of history without a fight.
Insignificance ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Four unnamed people who look and sound a lot like Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Joseph McCarthy converge in one New York City hotel room for a compelling, visually inventive adaptation of Terry Johnson's play. With a combination of whimsy and dread, director Nicolas Roeg creates a fun-house-mirror picture of cold war America that questions the nature of celebrity and plays on a society's simmering nuclear fears.
Quigley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
On the brink of making an announcement that would forever change the lives of his employees, Archie experiences a tragic accident that takes him to the gates of Heaven where he is sent back to redeem himself ... as a Pomeranian.
Drop zone ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A suspended U.S. Marshal enters the daredevil world of sky-diving to track down a cadre of techno terrorists.
Stephen King's silver bullet ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
A 13-year-old boy is the only person in town who has the courage to find whatever is killing off his townsfolk.
The Buddy Holly story ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Buddy Holly was a musical genius from Lubbock, Texas, who changed the tune of rock 'n' roll history--this is his story.
Buy the ticket, take the ride ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
The story of the life and death of author Hunter S. Thompson, an American master whose gonzo reportage defined an era, while his depraved appetites forged a legend. Features interviews with Thompson, his childhood friends, his wife and those who worked with him. Includes footage from the biographical films Where the buffalo roam and Fear and loathing in Las Vegas.
Rock 'n' roll explodes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Blues, gospel, jazz ... fused into a new sound. Includes Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, and more. The key players recall the sounds that changed their lives.
The Magnificent seven ride ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A rousing western about a sheriff who attempts to rescue a group of women from vicious bandits with the help of a band of tough convicts.
Moto X kids ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Evan Hanson is the best motocross coach in the country. After leading his daughter Callie to the national championships, he decides to set his sights on a more personal challenge - saving a local dirt track from a motorcycle gang who are trying to take over the land from the kids who ride there. But when Evan's best rider injures himself before a winner-takes-all race, a surprising substitution teaches Evan, and the kids, that anything is possible.
Action and adventure films Alternative rock music Bank robberies Baseball Baseball films Biographical films Blues-rock music Boys California--Los Angeles Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) Comedy films Criminals Criticism, interpretation, etc. Disco music Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Grunge music Hijacking of ships Historical television programs History Holly, Buddy,--1936-1959 Horror films Interviews Juvenile works Missouri (Battleship : BB 63) Murder Musical films Nonfiction television programs Police Police films Popular music Punk rock music Rock music Rock musicians Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919 Soul music Surfers Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Federal Bureau of Investigation Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Western films
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