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Washington, Denzel 1954-

Overview
Works: 469 works in 2,920 publications in 14 languages and 89,473 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Gangster films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Producer, Performer, Interviewee, fmp, Author, Contributor, Other, Singer, Creator, Speaker, Costume designer, Host, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

111 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

145 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

89 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tale of love and enchantment set against a backdrop of mistaken identities and bawdy good fun
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het waargebeurde verhaal van professor Melvin B. Tolson, die in de jaren dertig van de twintigste eeuw een debatteam van zwarte studenten naar grote hoogte stuwt. De groep besluit uiteindelijk mee te doen aan de kampioenschappen tegen Harvard
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

46 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

70 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his army unit is ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saves his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Captain Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a Vice-Presidential nominee, but Marco, now a major, is haunted by dreams of what really happened, or didn't happen, in Kuwait. As he investigates, the story of Shaw's heroism begins to unravel. Marco begins to suspect that the entire unit was brainwashed as part of a plot to get Shaw into the White House, and the Manchurian Global corporation appears desperate to stop him from confirming his suspicions
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

74 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

75 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

97 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

77 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
Antwone Fisher by Denzel Washington( Visual )

54 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Unstoppable by Tony Scott( Visual )

44 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequences of action and peril, and some language
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

39 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
Man on fire by A. J Quinnell( Visual )

69 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hard-drinking, burnt-out CIA operative John Creasy (Washington) has given up on life -- until his friend Rayburn ... gets him a job as bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos... Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim his soul, but when Pita is kidnapped, Creasy's fiery rage is released and he will stop at nothing to save her"--Container
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

59 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
Safe house by François Ozon( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tobin Frost..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protégé, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint
Zookeeper by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and is dedicated to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by; he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened
A hand to guide me : legends and leaders celebrate the people who have shaped their lives by Denzel Washington( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlighting the importance of everyday mentorship, a Hollywood star shares his personal story of mentoring and mentors who shaped his life, and introduces the life-changing stories of more than seventy of America's leading personalities
The March : The Story of the Greatest March in American History by Geraldine Brooks( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. The film reveals the dramatic story behind the event through the memories of key players such as Jack O'Dell, Clarence B. Jones, Julian Bond and Andrew Young. Supporters and other testimonials of the March include Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Roger Mudd, Joan Baez and Oprah Winfrey, in addition to historians, journalists, authors and ordinary citizens who joined some 250,000 Americans who thronged to the capital on that momentous day to peacefully demand an end to two centuries of discrimination and injustice. The film is narrated by Denzel Washington
 
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The Book of Eli
Alternative Names
Denzel Vaşinqton

Denzel Washington acteur américain

Denzel Washington actor y director de cine estadounidense

Denzel Washington aktor amerykański

Denzel Washington Amerikaans acteur

Denzel Washington Amerikano nga aktor

Denzel Washington attore statunitense

Denzel Washington US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur, Produzent

Denzels Vašingtons

Washington, Denzel

Washington, Denzel Hayes.

Ντένζελ Ουάσινγκτον ταινιες

Дензел Вашингтон

Дензел Вашингтон американский актёр, кинорежиссёр и кинопродюсер

Дензел Вошингтон

Дензъл Уошингтън

Дэнзел Вашынгтон

Дэнзэл Вашынгтон амэрыканскі актор

Роберт Ладлам

Դենզել Վաշինգտոն

דנזל וושינגטון

دنزل واشنطن

دنزل واشنگتن تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، بازیکن بسکتبال، و کارگردان آمریکایی

دەنزڵ واشینتۆن

डेंज़ल वॉशिंगटन

ডেনজেল ওয়াশিংটন

டென்செல் வாஷிங்டன்

డెంజెల్ వాషింగ్టన్

ഡെൻസൽ വാഷിങ്ടൺ

ඩෙන්සල් වොශින්ග්ටන්

เดนเซล วอชิงตัน

დენზელ ვაშინგტონი

덴절 워싱턴

워싱턴, 덴젤 1954-

デンゼル・ワシントン

ワシントン, デンゼル

丹泽尔·华盛顿

丹素華盛頓

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Much ado about nothingThe pelican briefTraining dayInside manThe Book of EliThe hurricaneJohn QA hand to guide me : legends and leaders celebrate the people who have shaped their lives