WorldCat Identities

Badham, John 1939-

Works: 288 works in 910 publications in 7 languages and 13,255 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Dance films  Sports films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Actor, fmd, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Saturday night fever by John Badham( Visual )

100 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,469 WorldCat member 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 becomes influenced by his more sophisticated dance partner
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and finds a home with a young woman
WarGames by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

54 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America's supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation
Bird on a wire by John Badham( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member 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
Point of no return( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convicted murderer agrees to serve as an assassin for a covert government agency
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member 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 )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 489 WorldCat member 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
The jack bull( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feud becomes a war between a proud rancher and a wealthy, influential landowner in the Old West
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member 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
Dracula by John Badham( Visual )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member 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."
The Bingo Long traveling all-stars & motor kings( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of independent renegade players travel around the Midwest looking for that big home run while playing baseball in the 1930's Negro League
American flyers by John Badham( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers struggle to win the world class title in a cross country cycling competition
Another stakeout( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once again Seattle detectives Chris Leece and Bill Reimers are teaming up on a stakeout, but this time they're bringing along a headstrong female partner, Gina Garrett and her mischievous dog, Archie. together, they're posing as the perfect family and it looks like these unlikely housemates might just catch their suspect..if they don't kill each other first"--Container
Whose life is it anyway? by John Badham( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member 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
Night gallery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty terrifying stories plus the original pilot movie. Set in a shadowy museum of the outre, Rod Serling weekly unveiled disturbing portraiture as preface to a highly diverse anthology of tales in the fantasy-horror vein. The stories are adapted from short stories by legendary writers such as H.P. Lovecraft and Conrad Aiken and directed by masters such as Steven Spielberg
Drop zone by John Badham( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspended U.S. Marshal enters the daredevil world of sky-diving to track down a cadre of techno terrorists
Stakeout by John Badham( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member 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
The hard way by John Badham( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member 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
Obsessed( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Chicago jail cell, clever and charming Ellena Roberts recounts for attorney Sara Miller the details of a one-night stand that led to a heated love affair with prominent surgeon David Stillman. David's version of the facts differs entirely and he insists that he never slept with Ellena. Sure that the doctor is the one who's lying, Sara is preparing to defend her client in court when some disturbing facts emerge
Disorganized crime( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of professional criminals have everything it takes to rob a bank, except their boss, a car and a plan
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Saturday night fever
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Badham, Charles John.

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Point of no returnBlue ThunderNick of timeDraculaAmerican flyersNight galleryThe hard wayDisorganized crime