Badham, John 1939-
Most widely held works about John Badham
Most widely held works by John Badham
Saturday night fever ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
The story of a Brooklyn store clerk who is a Saturday night disco king; he begins to question the narrowness of his perspective when he meets a girl who is shedding her origins for a more sophisticated life style.
WarGames ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America's supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation.
Saturday night fever ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 803 libraries worldwide
The story of a Brooklyn store clerk who is a Saturday night disco king; he begins to question the narrowness of his perspective when he meets a girl who is shedding her origins for a more sophisticated lifestyle.
Short circuit ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 681 libraries worldwide
When a bolt of lightning zaps an experimental military robot and brings it to life, it escapes and finds companionship and danger.
Bird on a wire ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 639 libraries worldwide
A man hidden under the FBI witness-relocation program is recognized by his former sweetheart. But before he can assume a new identity, the man he put in jail is released and comes looking for him! The two lovers are thrown together on a cross-country flight, and barely manage to evade the gangsters while rekindling the flame of love.
Short circuit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
After a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and finds a home with a young woman.
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details.
Point of no return ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 427 libraries worldwide
A convicted murderer agrees to serve as an assassin for a covert government agency.
The jack bull ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 357 libraries worldwide
A feud becomes a war between a proud rancher and a wealthy, influential landowner in the Old West.
Another stakeout ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Chaos and calamity prevail as two hard-charging Seattle detectives go undercover with an inexperienced assistant D.A. to spy on neighbors suspected of hiding an escaped Mafia witness on the run from the Feds and a mob hit man.
Dracula ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This stylish new production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella, repeating his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis. A great cast, fine direction, and a superbly atmospheric musical score make this the ultimate Dracula.
Drop zone ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A suspended U.S. Marshal enters the daredevil world of sky-diving to track down a cadre of techno terrorists.
Blue Thunder ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control.
Nick of time ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 219 libraries worldwide
No sooner does accountant Gene Watson arrive at L.A.'s Union Station with his six-year-old daughter than he's plunged into a nightmare. Two shadowy strangers separate Watson from his little girl, slap a gun into his hand and present a devil's bargain: kill a top government official before she leaves a nearby political rally ... or never again see his beloved child.
Nick of time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
No sooner does accountant Gene Watson arrive at L.A.'s Union Station with his six-year-old daughter than he's plunged into a nightmare. Two shadowy strangers separate Watson from his little girl, slap a gun into his hand and present a devil's bargain: kill a top government official before she leaves a nearby political rally-- or never again see his beloved child.
Stakeout ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Two plainclothes cops are convinced that a dangerous escaped convict is headed for his ex-girlfriend's apartment. They "stakeout" her apartment and the watch remains routine until one of the detectives falls in love with the woman under surveillance.
Whose life is it anyway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Gifted sculptor Ken Harrison is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In the hospital he makes friends with the staff, and they support him when he goes to trial to be allowed to die.
The hard way ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Popular movie star Nick Lang wants to learn how to play the role of a tough cop by spending a few weeks on the street with detective John Moss who wants nothing to do with Lang.
Disorganized crime ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A gang of professional criminals have everything it takes to rob a bank -- except their boss, a car and a plan.
The Bingo Long traveling all-stars & motor kings ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The adventures of an outlaw barnstorming black baseball team in 1939, who take on their own League's unfair rules as they steal cars, food and home base--anything to keep their pitching and catching the best and boldest.
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Badham, Charles John.
Badham, John M. 1939-
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