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Scheider, Roy

Works: 574 works in 1,960 publications in 8 languages and 29,241 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  History  Biographical films  Musical films  Police films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author, Interviewee, Artist, Contributor, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Roy Scheider
Most widely held works by Roy Scheider
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

223 editions published between 1975 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 5,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it
All that jazz by Bob Fosse( Visual )

101 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an obsessed, pill-popping, chain-smoking choreographer/ director dancing simultaneously with love and death. But even while dying, he creates some great dancing. Based on the life of Bob Fosse
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

79 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container
Klute by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-town detective John Klute (Sutherland) comes to New York to investigate the disappearance of a friend. The trail leads to Bree Daniels (Fonda), a call girl, with whom Klute falls in love. She is being stalked by a psychotic murderer
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villians, including those who killed his family
Jaws 2 by Jeannot Szwarc( Visual )

33 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been four years since that marauding great white shark terrorized the small summer resort of Amity; but the shark that Police Chief Brody destroyed wasn't the only one in the ocean! The same heart-stopping suspense and gripping adventure that enthralled movie audiences throughout the world in Jaws returns in this worthy sequel to that film classic
The French connection( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France
The French connection by William Friedkin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and German and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detectives "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover the French connection
2010 by Peter Hyams( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and French and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American and Soviet astronauts go to Jupiter in an attempt to solve the puzzle of the original Discovery flight made in 2001
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in Japanese and English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the life of Japan's famous postwar writer, Yukio Mishima, as a tortured modern man struggling to find his future in Japan's imperial past and who commits suicide after a doomed attempt to reverse the Westernization of Japan
Naked lunch by David Cronenberg( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part-time pest-control man and full-time drug addict Bill Lee (Weller) seeks escape from his troubled existence in 1953 New York and flees to Interzone (a hallucinatory version of Tangiers) where reality and fantasy have merged. It's a strange, surreal landscape inhabited by mugwumps, half-alien, half-insect creatures, man-sized centipedes, carnivorous typewriters and bizarre humans. Compelled to make sense of this alien territory, he writes a book called "Naked lunch."
The French connection( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alain Chanier is a dapper businessman from Marseilles, France, who is in reality a drug lord working on a big score - selling $32 million worth of heroin in New York City. But his potential buyer - small-time hood Salvatore Boca - is being tailed by two undercover NYC cops, James "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo. The more Popeye and Cloudy dig, the closer they get - to the mysterious 'French connection' and a final showdown between the dealers and the police
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in English and held by 559 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
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer both deliver exceptional performances as two people - he from England, she from Russia - caught up in a world of spies and politics, whose love could prove fatal to them both. When Katya, a beautiful Russian book editor attempts to send British publisher Barley Blair a manuscript written by "Dante", a noted Soviet scientist, she unwittingly involves him in a world of international espionage. Having met Blair at a dinner party, Dante trusts him to publish the manuscript, which contains information that could alter the balance of world power. But before the manuscript reaches Blair it is intercepted by the West's spy-masters, who then send Blair to Russia to gain more information on the mysterious manuscript. But when Blair falls in love with Katya, he must decide whose side he is really on
Hitler's lost sub( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years after World War II, a team of divers discovered an unidentified German U-boat off the New Jersey coast. What boat was it? And what secret mission had brought it there? This video also traces the history of submarines and undersea warfare from the American Revolution through World War II
Sorcerer by William Friedkin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and French and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four men who, for various reasons, cannot return to their own countries end up in a dismal South American town where an American oil company is seeking out courageous drivers willing to haul nitroglycerin over miles of treacherous terrain. The four men have nothing to lose; and, besides, they'll be paid 10,000 dollars apiece, and be granted legal citizenship, if they survive
All that jazz( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2019 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The preternaturally gifted director and choreographer Bob Fosse turned the camera on his own life for this madly imaginative, self-excoriating musical masterpiece. Roy Scheider gives the performance of his career as Joe Gideon, whose exhausting work schedule-mounting a Broadway production by day and editing his latest movie at night; and routine of amphetamines, booze, and sex are putting his health at serious risk
2010 : the year we make contact by Peter Hyams( Visual )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2001, Dave Bowman was taken by the Jupiper monolith and transformed into a powerful being. Now, in 2010, Dr. Heywood Floyd, the man held responsible for Discovery's failure, is going back to Jupiter. He and his crewmates must reactivate the psychotic HAL-9000 computer so they can learn what happened and find out the meaning of Bowman's last transmission. This will be a joint American-Soviet expedition set against the backdrop of growing global tensions
Chicago 10 by Hank Azaria( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2021 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the anti-war protest of the 1968 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago and the protest organizers brought to trial by the city. Told with animation, archival footage and music
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1970's was an extraordinary time of rebellion, and of questioning every accepted idea. As political activism, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, and the music revolution contributed to social unrest across the country, American cinema witnessed the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. Galvanised by a new freedom of expression, these ground-breaking artists began targeting their films toward a new kind of audience, with stories that reflected the ever-changing reality of the era
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KluteMishima : a life in four chaptersBlue ThunderThe Russia houseHitler's lost sub2010 : the year we make contact
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Rojs Šeiders amerikāņu aktieris

Roy Scheider acteur américain

Roy Scheider actor american

Roy Scheider actor estadounidense

Roy Scheider actor estatunidenc

Roy Scheider aisteoir Meiriceánach

Roy Scheider aktor amerikan

Roy Scheider aktor amerykański

Roy Scheider Amerikaans filmacteur

Roy Scheider amerikansk skådespelare

Roy Scheider attore statunitense

Roy Scheider pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Roy Scheider US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Roy Scheider usona aktoro

Roy Scheider yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Scheider, Roy Richard.

Scheider, Roy Richard 1932-2008

Sheider, Roy R. 1932-2008

Sheider, Roy Richard

Sheider, Roy Richard 1932-2008

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