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Bobby Roth is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 1 january 1950 at Los Angeles (USA)

Bobby Roth

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Birth name Robert Jay Roth
Nationality USA
Birth 1 january 1950 (74 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Robert Jay "Bobby" Roth (born 1950) is a television and film director, writer and producer.

Roth began his tertiary education at the University of California, Berkeley studying philosophy and creative writing before earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema at the University of Southern California in 1972. He continued his education at the University of California, Los Angeles enrolling in the Master of Fine Arts program and received his graduate degree in motion picture production in 1975. In the following year, he wrote, produced and directed his first film, Independence Day.

Since then, Roth has written, produced, and directed dozens of television and feature films and episodes. His 1984 film Heartbreakers was entered into the 35th Berlin International Film Festival. TV series he's worked on include, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Numb3rs, Commander in Chief, Without a Trace, New Amsterdam, Raising the Bar, Criminal Minds, Prison Break, Lost, FlashForward, Fringe, Life Unexpected, V, The Mentalist, Revenge, and Breakout Kings.

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Filmography of Bobby Roth (23 films)

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The Killing Game, 1h30
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Laura Prepon, Ty Olsson, Kavan Smith, Greyston Holt, Naomi Judd, Teryl Rothery
Rating51% 2.5718952.5718952.5718952.5718952.571895
À la suite du meurtre de sa fille par un tueur en série, Eve Duncan devient sculpteur-légiste : elle reconstitue des visages à partir d'ossatures faciales. Secrètement, elle espère trouver parmi les ossements ceux de sa fille, Bonnie, dont le corps n'a jamais été retrouvé. Joe Quinn, son ami, lieutenant de la police à Atlanta, va à nouveau l'aider lorsqu'elle décide de traquer un psychopathe qui a désigné la jeune femme comme une de ses prochaines victimes. Le jeu commence lorsque ce mystérieux Dom téléphone à Eve pour lui révéler son intention de tuer une petite orpheline âgée de dix ans...
Reviving Ophelia, 1h32
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Films about domestic violence
Actors Jane Kaczmarek, Rebecca Williams, Kim Dickens, Peter Outerbridge, Joe Dinicol, Jordan Hudyma
Rating63% 3.1547353.1547353.1547353.1547353.154735
When LeAnne Dunley arrives home from work and catches her daughter Kelli in a sexual act with a classmate, she arranges for Kelli to stay at her sister Marie's home when she is working. Kelli notices that her cousin Elizabeth Jones--Marie's daughter--is in an unhealthy relationship with her boyfriend, Mark. He calls and texts her at an extremely frequent rate, tries to control where she goes and what she wears, and becomes angry when she tries to spend any time with her friends.
Manhood (2003)
, 1h22
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Nestor Carbonell, John Ritter, Janeane Garofalo, Bonnie Bedelia, Meredith Monroe, Lauren Tom
Rating52% 2.616832.616832.616832.616832.61683
Jack (Carbonell) is a former womanizer and fashion photographer who is put in charge of his sister's 17-year-old-son when she leaves to find herself. During her leave, he attempts to revive his career while re-establishing a relationship with his nephew and son. In the midst of all this, Eli (Ritter), his sister's ex-husband moves in after he loses his job.
The Elizabeth Smart Story, 1h29
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about children, Films about child abuse
Actors Dylan Baker, Lindsay Frost, Amber Marshall, Tom Everett, Hannah Lochner, Tyler Kyte
Rating59% 2.9742052.9742052.9742052.9742052.974205
Fourteen year old Elizabeth Smart is part of a large and loving Mormon family. Her father, Ed hires a handyman, a self-styled prophet named Emmanuel, to help him with a remodeling job. Months later, Emmanuel returns and kidnaps Elizabeth one night at knifepoint. Her sister, Mary Katherine, who is in the bed with her, is too terrified to immediately tell her parents. Once she does a massive police investigation begins. The Smarts are angered when the investigation questions whether any family members are involved in Elizabeth’s disappearance. A massive search effort begins and the story causes a media frenzy. After a false news story that the police suspect a family member, Ed takes and passes a polygraph test. Richard Ricci, who worked for the Smarts until he was fired when jewelry went missing, is arrested for a parole violation and the police think suspect his involvement in Elizabeth's disappearance. Emmanuel subsequently tries to kidnap one of Elizabeth's cousins, but is unsuccessful. The Smarts learn Ricci has had an aneurysm and is now brain dead. After this the Mom gives up hope, the story fades into the background and the police stop looking for Elizabeth. At one point, Mary Katherine realizes that it was Emmanuel who took Elizabeth, but the police do not pursue this lead. Ed appears on the TV show America's Most Wanted and tells host John Walsh in confidence about this new information. When Walsh reveals it on Larry King Live, the Smarts publish a sketch of Emmanuel, who is later identified as Brian David Mitchell. After having taken her to San Diego, Mitchell returns to Salt Lake City with his wife and Elizabeth. When the police accidentally come across the three of them and question them, Elizabeth identifies herself, resulting in Mitchell's arrest and Elizabeth's reunion with her family.
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster, 1h27
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Actors Jason Gedrick, Marla Sokoloff, Lisa Edelstein, Sarah Carter, Stefanie von Pfetten, Winston Rekert
Rating55% 2.756682.756682.756682.756682.75668
On 14 July 2000, in Ventura County, California, young Connie is raped by the Max Factor heir Andrew Luster after ingesting a drug called Liquid X in a glass of water offered by him in a nightclub. With the support of her father, she reluctantly decides to go to the police and gives them snapshots of the occurrence. While Connie and the police collect evidence to send Andrew to the jury and during the investigation, two other victims of Andrew, Sarah and Teri, are found and join the accusation. He is placed on trial, but escapes during the proceedings. Under Federal regulations, the trial proceeds in absentia, and he is convicted.
Crossed Over, 1h30
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Diane Keaton, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Maury Chaykin, Karl Pruner, Richard Eden
Rating54% 2.7076152.7076152.7076152.7076152.707615
Inspiré du livre Crossed Over: A Murder/A Memoir de Beverly Lowry, Destins croisés raconte la véritable histoire de son auteur, qui, après le tragique décès de son jeune fils pendant un délit de fuite, sombre dans une profonde dépression. Lowry et son courageux mari tentent alors de faire face à cette perte dévastatrice. Jusqu'au jour au Beverly Lowry construit une amitié inhabituelle avec une meurtrière condamnée à mort au Texas du nom de Karla Faye Tucker. Cette amitié met alors sous pression son mariage. Cependant, grâce à cette amitié, la mère dévastée arrive à mettre un terme à ses problèmes personnels et redécouvre les joies de la vie et du mariage.
Dancing at the Harvest Moon, 1h24
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jacqueline Bisset, Eric Mabius, Eugene Roche, Valerie Harper, Susan Anspach, Navi Rawat
Rating55% 2.761052.761052.761052.761052.76105
Maggie (Bisset), a professor of English literature, is fast approaching her silver wedding anniversary. But her world is shattered upon discovering that her husband, Tom, has been repeatedly adulterous during their marriage and now intends to marry his younger mistress. Facing divorce, she retreats to the tranquility of her hometown, where she met her first love, Patrick, decades earlier. Patrick has long since died, and the club where they danced together—the Harvest Moon—is closed and in disrepair. She seizes upon the idea of buying and restoring the club again—with the help of a young carpenter/woodworker, John (Mabius), who turns out to be Patrick's son. Soon the attraction between John and Maggie is hard to deny. However, Maggie can't stop thinking of the obstacles between them, including his young age, his current girlfriend and, most critically, whether her feelings for John are sincere or only a projection of her long-ago love for his father. All is finally revealed once the Harvest Moon is open again.
Jack the Dog, 1h25
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Nestor Carbonell, Barbara Williams, Barry Newman, Anthony LaPaglia, Travis Fine, Peter Coyote
Rating46% 2.344752.344752.344752.344752.34475
Serial womanizer Jack (Nestor Carbonell) settles down with Faith (Barbara Williams, but when the marriage falls apart due to Jack's desire for women, he has to share custody of their son, Sam (Andrew J. Ferchland). Living with Sam makes Jack slowly change his thinking and way of life.
A Holiday Romance
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Naomi Judd, Andy Griffith, Gerald McRaney, Jayne Eastwood, Alison Pill, Taborah Johnson
Rating64% 3.24523.24523.24523.24523.2452
During the holiday season, Bethlehem School goes under review by a stern school administrator Cal Peterson (Gerald McRaney), sent to eliminate programs to save money and the school itself. Following long review, Cal decides to eliminate the music program led by music teacher Lily Waite (Naomi Judd). Cal is unaware that his teenage niece Fern (Alison Pill), whom he has been taking care of, has been changed by the music program. At the final concert, before Lily must leave her job, the music program is saved by generous donations, and Cal sees Fern perform. There are many sub-plots, including the hijinks of Jake Peterson (Andy Griffith). With a musical back ground, this film is unique in itself, it reaches out to the viewer not only through acting but through the joy of Christmas music, showing tradition in a new light, and showing that you are only as old as you feel.
The Devil's Child, 2h
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Demons in film
Actors Kim Delaney, Gia Carides, Ivana Miličević, Grace Zabriskie, Thomas Gibson, Rachael Bella
Rating40% 2.041432.041432.041432.041432.04143
The mother of Nikki DeMarco (Kim Delaney) makes a pact with Satan to save her daughter's life after she has fallen from a building and nearly died. While a priest is performing the last rites, Lucifer appears, and says that he will spare her daughter's life if she promises that one day Nikki will bear his son, the Antichrist. Her mother agrees and the Devil saves Nikki. Years later, Nikki, now a successful photographer, is in a hospital watching over her mother who is now on her deathbed. Her mother tries to warn her of the impending evil, and dies. When Nikki touches her mother's crucifix her hand is burned. Nikki moves into a new apartment, not knowing that the room she is currently living in was the scene of a brutal murder years before. Nikki is skeptical of faith and religion and has become more and more isolated from spiritual ways of life.
The Inheritance, 1h35
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Brigid Brannagh, Max Gail, Thomas Gibson, Tom Conti, Meredith Baxter, Henry G. Sanders
Rating68% 3.4447153.4447153.4447153.4447153.444715
Edith Adelon est une jeune fille orpheline qui fut recueillie bébé par Henry Hamilton, un homme riche et généreux. Elle est devenue la demoiselle de compagnie de sa fille unique, Amy. En dépit de son statut de subalterne, Edith est considérée comme un membre de la famille. Une jeune parente désargentée, Ida, vient séjourner chez les Hamilton dans le but de trouver un bon parti. Pour l'aider dans ce sens, les Hamilton invitent le séduisant sir James Percy. Celui-ci tombe sous le charme d'Edith, ce qui provoque la jalousie d'Amy...
Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge, 3h8
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Kathleen York, Bruce Greenwood, Travis Fine, Megan Ward, Melinda Dillon, Ashley Judd
Rating68% 3.435933.435933.435933.435933.43593
Kathleen York stars as Naomi Judd (then known as Diana Judd) a single mother of two daughters, who turned to music as way to help positively influence her increasingly belligerent and rebellious eldest daughter Wynonna, (then known as Christina). The movie chronicles Naomi's struggle to provide for her daughters (the youngest of whom grew up to become actress Ashley Judd, who narrates the film), the singing duo's rise from Nashville fame to national celebrity, the ups and downs that accompanied a working family relationship, and Naomi's eventual retirement from the music business. The movie was based on Naomi's autobiography Love Can Build A Bridge.
Nowhere to Hide, 1h36
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Rosanna Arquette, Scott Bakula, Max Pomeranc, Clifton Powell, Richmond Arquette, Chris Mulkey
Rating56% 2.8099052.8099052.8099052.8099052.809905
Sarah Blake a manqué périr au cours d'un attentat. Selon l'agent fédéral Kevin Nicholas, le coupable serait l'une des connaissances de Sarah, voire un intime, et le commanditaire, un puissant syndicat du crime. Sarah n'a plus qu'une solution : se réfugier, avec son jeune fils Sam, dans le giron du service de protection de témoins. Sa vie devient un enfer. La mort peut surgir à tout moment, de toutes parts et même ses proches les plus aimés peuvent se changer, en une fraction de seconde, en messager de mort et de haine...