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Birnbaum, Roger

Overview
Works: 151 works in 436 publications in 5 languages and 34,675 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Roger Birnbaum
27 dresses ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane has the kind of selflessness that everyone looks for in a friend. Lately the perennial bridesmaid has begun to feel as if something is missing in her life. Kevin is a local newspaper reporter who spots Jane racing between two receptions - one in Manhattan and the other in Brooklyn. He quickly surmises that her quirky tale may be just the story to get him into the big leagues. Jane butts heads with Kevin just as her younger sister, Tess, shows up in town. Now, Jane is prompted to reevaluate her priorities when her boss - with whom she is secretly in love - falls for her younger sister. As the bride-to-be makes plans to marry, she mistakenly assumes Jane will be happy to take part in the wedding. Jane finally comes to terms with her true feelings and her life begins to change in ways she never expected
Evan almighty by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly elected to Congress, Evan Baxter has left Buffalo, New York in pursuit of a greater calling. But that calling isn't serving in the illustrious ranks of America's politics, but being summoned by the Almighty himself, who has handed Evan the task of building a new ark. With time passing by and his family belittled by Evan's newfound realization, Evan will have to do the work that God has given him in what promises to be an unusual adventure for a man who just wanted to serve his country. But, Evan might actually be serving all of humanity instead
Rush hour 2 by Brett Ratner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detectives Carter and Lee team up to fight some more bad guys. This time the action takes place in Hong Kong and Detective Carter is the one that is in an unknown world
The vow ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Underdog ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an accident in the lab of the maniacal Dr. Barsinister, an ordinary beagle named Shoeshine finds he has some unimaginable powers, along with the ability to speak. Underdog vows to protect the citizens of Capitol City, and one beautiful spaniel named Polly Purebred
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo Le Comte de Monte Cristo ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edmond Dantes is betrayed by his best friend and wrongly imprisoned. After a miraculous escape, he transforms himself into the mysterious and wealthy Count of Monte Cristo and puts a cunning plan of revenge into action
Flash of genius ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Russian and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shun him. Ignored, threatened and then buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future. He becomes a man obsessed with justice and the conviction that his life's work, or anyone else's for that matter, should be acknowledged by those who stood to benefit. He and his family pay the toll for refusing to compromise his dignity
Shanghai knights by Alfred Gough ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon travel to England to find out who killed Chon's father. The killer steals the Chinese Imperial Seal that Chon's father was protecting. While they are in England, they stumble upon a conspiracy to murder the entire British royal family. With the help of Chon's sister, the trio stop the assassination and return the Imperial Seal to its rightful owners
Rush hour 3 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a Chinese criminal mastermind flees to Paris, there's only one culture-clashed, crime fighting duo for the job. Ready to raise cane in the city of lights, Chief Inspector Lee and Detective Carter get themselves caught in an explosive battle between French police, the Triad gang, an angry cabbie and two gorgeous femmes fatales. But, Lee and Carter manage to uncover the secret at the heart of the Triad syndicate
The recruit by Roger Towne ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clayton recently completed his studies at MIT. One evening, Clayton is approached by Walter Burke, a recruiter for the CIA, and believes Clayton is just the sort of man the CIA is looking for. Clayton, who has little interest in an ordinary nine-to-five career and accepts the offer. Clayton has to keep in mind Burke's dictum that "nothing is as it seems," especially when Clayton is given a special assignment -- find the mole within the Agency's training program who is actually feeding information to America's enemies
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Bill Bailey ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,209 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
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy, a lonely subway worker, saves the life of a man and his family mistakes her for his fianceĢe. The situation really gets uproarious when she then falls for the man's brother
Grosse Pointe blank ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassin attends his 10-year high school class reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where he reconnects with his ex-girlfriend
Reign of fire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In present day London dragons awake. Fast forward 20 years, to a world devastated by their destruction. Fire Chief Quinn, is responsible for warding off the beasts and keeping a community alive in what's left of the world. Into their midst comes a hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to destroy the beasts and save mankind
Dragonfly by David Seltzer ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
Balls of fury by George Lopez ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the world of extreme Ping-Pong, the competition is brutal and the stakes are deadly. Down-and-out former professional Ping-Pong phenom Randy Daytona gets sucked into this maelstrom when FBI Agent Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determined to bounce back and recapture his former glory, all in an effort to smoke out his father's killer. The killer happens to be one of the FBI's Most Wanted, Feng. Two decades out of the game, Randy can't turn his life around and avenge his father's murder without a team of his own. He calls upon the spiritual guidance of blind Ping-Pong Master Wong, and the training expertise of Wong's very sexy niece Maggie, both of whom also have a dark history with Feng. The most unique Ping-Pong tournaments ever staged take place at Feng's mysterious jungle compound. There, Randy faces formidable players, such as his long-ago Olympics opponent, the still-vicious Karl Wolfschtagg
Rush hour by Brett Ratner ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wise-cracking cop from L.A. and a high-flying cop from Hong Kong join forces to track down a kidnapper
Simon Birch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ever since doctors proclaimed Simon Birch's birth as a miracle, Simon's sure he's going to be a hero, he's just not sure how
The lookout by Scott A Frank ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An admired high school hockey player with a bright future, drives in the night with his girlfriend and two other friends with his headlights off with devastating results. The former athlete is left with a brain injury that prevents him from remembering many things for extended periods of time. To compensate, he keeps notes in a small notebook to aid him in remembering what he is to do. He also lives with a blind friend who aids him. He is unable to have meaningful job and he goes to work as a night cleaning man in a bank. He comes under the scrutiny of a gang planning to rob the bank. The leader befriends him and gets him involved with a young woman who further reels him in. Confused, but wanting to escape his current existence, he initially goes along with the scheme. When he realizes he is being used, he attempts to stop the robbery, which of course immediately goes awry
Shanghai Noon by Tom Dey ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shanghai noon: Two cultures collide when East meets West in Shanghai Noon, a stunt-filled, action-adventure comedy. Chinese Imperial Guard Chan goes West to rescue the beautiful kidnapped Princess Pei Pei. There he meets up with laid-back outlaw cowboy dude Roy O'Bannon: the best mismatch ever made in the rough and tumble Old West. Shanghai knights: Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon travel to England to find out who killed Chon's father. The killer steals the Chinese Imperial Seal that Chon's father was protecting. While they are in England, they stumble upon a conspiracy to murder the entire British royal family. With the help of Chon's sister, the trio stop the assassination and return the Imperial Seal to its rightful owners
 
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Languages
English (156)
Spanish (8)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
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