Walken, Christopher 1943-
Most widely held works about Christopher Walken
Most widely held works by Christopher Walken
Hairspray ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,980 libraries worldwide
A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore.
Sarah plain and tall ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 1,683 libraries worldwide
In the year 1910, New Englander Sarah Wheaton answers an ad for a mail-order bride placed by Kansas farmer Jacob Witting, a widower rearing two children. She begins a 30 day trial period as their guest and enthusiastically assumes all motherly responsibilities. As the days pass, this lonely, motherless family gradually opens their hearts to Sarah and slowly comes to terms with their painful past. Their lives again become spontaneous and magical. Love and respect replace fear and distrust as they join together as a family.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,660 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
The deer hunter ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,588 libraries worldwide
Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Shows what happens to friendship and courage under stress.
Catch me if you can ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday.
Wedding crashers ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
John and Jeremy are single guys in their mid-30s who mediate divorces in D.C. Their summer social life consists of wedding crashing in order to meet young women for a one-night stand. As John thinks about growing up, Jeremy convinces him to go to one more wedding, this one is for the daughter of the Treasury Secretary. Each catches the eye of a bridesmaid, who happen to be daughters of the host. Jeremy quickly scores with Gloria, who proves to be a psycho clinger. John, on the other hand, wants real romance with Claire, but she has a boyfriend. Now John needs to convince Jeremy to stick around long enough so he can woo Claire. John has one more problem to deal with - telling Claire the truth about himself before someone else does.
Batman returns ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
Gotham City faces two monstrous criminal menaces: the bizarre, sinister Penguin and the slinky, mysterious Catwoman. Can Batman battle two formidable foes at once?
The Stepford wives ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
After moving with her husband and children to the well-manicured community of Stepford, Connecticut, former New York television executive Joanna Eberhart is beginning to realize that Stepford is more than just the "perfect" place to live ... it's a little to perfect. All the wives in town are models who cater to their husband's every desire. What is going on behind the closed doors of the Stepford Men's Association and the Stepford Day Spa? Can Joanna figure out the problem before it's too late?
Click ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to make its own choices.
Annie Hall ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
Woody Allen's semiautobiographical portrait of his amorous, but ultimately mismatched, relationship with co-star Diane Keaton. Allen uses satire and comedy to portray this "nervous romance" for modern times.
Mousehunt ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Down-on-their luck brothers Lars and Ernie Smuntz don't think much of the crumbling old mansion they inherit until they discover that their dilapidated estate is actually worth millions. But before they can cash in, they've got to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant: a tiny and tenacious mouse. What might seem like child's play becomes an epic battle of hysterical proportions.
Skylark ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
A sequel to Sarah, Plain and Tall, Skylark continues the story of the Kansas family, the Wittings. When a terrible drought strikes, the family must watch helplessly as farms are abandoned, wells run dry and fire threatens their very lives.
Man of the year ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
Tom Dobbs makes an off-hand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not winning the majority vote leaves the outspoken funnyman struggling with the decision to stay the course in the Oval Office or head back behind the microphone where he is truly in his element.
America's sweethearts ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Gwen and Eddie are the countries favorite on-screen couple. Having to promote their latest movie, the couple, whose public romance had turned into a private breakup, have to count on their veteran press agent and Gwen's assistant-sister, Kiki, to keep the press from knowing about the real story. Can true love, happily ever after and other Hollywood endings really happen?
Man on fire ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Hard-drinking, burnt-out ex-CIA operative John Creasy has given up on life. That is until his friend Rayburn gets him a job as a bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos. Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim his soul, but when Pita is kidnapped, and ultimately presumed to be dead, Creasy unleashes a firestorm of apocalyptic vengeance against everyone responsible.
The Milagro beanfield war ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
A small New Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit.
The Country Bears ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
The Country Bears' #1 fan is young Beary Barrington. Beary has a hard time fitting in with his all-too human family and its proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his legendary hereos, he discovers that the hall that made the Bears famous is near foreclosure. Now Beary goes all over to get the Bears in the Band back together for an all-out reunion concert to save County Bear Hall.
Kangaroo Jack ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 963 libraries worldwide
Charlie and Louis are from Brooklyn. Charlie's stepfather, Sal, is a crime kingpin who has loaned Charlie a lot of money. Sal sends Charlie and Lewis to Australia, where they're to meet and deliver a large amount of cash to a mysterious Mr. Smith. En route to the outback, Charlie and Louis accidentally run over a kangaroo, and they decide to dress the marsupial in sunglasses and Louis' favorite jacket for snapshots. Since the animal wasn't dead, it hops away - taking the mob money with him. wildlife expert; Mr. Jimmy, a wilderness guide; and Blue, a pilot familiar with the outback.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 942 libraries worldwide
A clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involves two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers.
The rundown ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Beck is anxious to retire from his bounty hunter work, but his boss, Walker, has one more "retrieval" job for him. He sends Beck into the Brazilian rainforest to bring back his wayward son, Travis. Travis is there looking for a gold statue, which he could sell for millions if he finds it. The powerful Hatcher owns the area's huge mine, and feels that anything found in the area is his property. He refuses to let Beck take Travis back to the U.S. until the statue is in his hands. Using his estimable fighting prowess, Beck manages to get Travis out of town.
Abagnale, Frank W.,--1948- Associations, institutions, etc. Bachelors Batman (Fictitious character) Batman films Boxers (Sports) Comedy films Comedy films Criminals Dance Deception Drama Families Farm life Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Gangster films Gangsters Health resorts History Juvenile works Kansas Male friendship Man-woman relationships Maryland--Baltimore Mass media and race relations Middle class men Motion picture industry Motion pictures Murder for hire Musical films Stepmothers Teen television programs Thieves United States United States.--Federal Bureau of Investigation Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) War films Washington (D.C.) Weddings Women--Conduct of life
Walken, Chris, 1943-
Walken, Ronald, 1943-
Walken, Ronnie, 1943-
Wlaken, Christopher, 1943-
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