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Macy, William H. 1950-

Overview
Works: 313 works in 1,050 publications in 9 languages and 63,007 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Satire  Comedy films  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William H Macy
Fargo by Joel Coen ( Visual )
138 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 3,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the true story of three men and one undersized race horse who thrilled a nation
Air Force One by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Air Force One: The President fights to save his family when a group of Russian terrorists hijack Air Force One. Frank Horrigan, a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect JFK from assassination gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him
The tale of Despereaux by Sam Fell ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness
Pleasantville by Gary Ross ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twin siblings David and Jennifer couldn't be more different: she curses, smokes, and sleeps around; David is a prototypical nerdy outcast. Then, one dark and stormy night, they're sucked into the TV and Pleasantville: a perfect suburban Disneyland suffused with church-social niceness and Rotary Club boosterism. Jennifer despises it all. So, like a pint-size Lauren Bacall, she refuses to play the role of poodle-skirted good girl and introduces one of the boys to sex, after which this bland, black and white world magically begins changing into color. Through the combined forces of sex and rock 'n' roll, it becomes clear that the things that make life worth living--passion, knowledge, and love--are far removed from safety, stability, and bland sterility. Before too long, the whole town is wondering: what's outside Pleasantville?
Jurassic Park III by Sam Neill ( Visual )
48 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
The Lincoln lawyer by Brad Furman ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller
Thank you for smoking by Christopher Buckley ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son
A civil action by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention, nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax."--Container
Sahara by Breck Elsner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three intrepid adventurers, including the legendary Dirk Pitt, set out to claim a massive treaure and foil the efforts of a cadre intent on world destruction
Wild Hogs by Walt Becker ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four middle-aged men decide to take a motorcycle road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. These "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink, not knowing that the bar belongs to the Del Fuegos, a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, Woody, one the the Hogs decides to steal the bike back. Woody cuts the fuel pipes of the bikes and provokes an accident that explodes the bar, but he does not tell the truth to his friends. When they stop in the small town of Madrid without gas, Dudley falls in love with the waitress and owner of the local bar Maggie. The Del Fuegos pursue the Hogs and trap them in the town
Bobby by Emilio Estevez ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Revisits the night presidential-hopeful Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in June 1968. Tells the stories of a variety of people present on that fateful night, ranging from Kennedy's campaign staff and volunteers to the hotel owner, employees such as kitchen staff, and various guests
Marmaduke ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this fun family comedy, the 'Duke' is livin' large in Orange County, California. But fitting in with his new four-legged friends isn't always easy for a super-sized teenage dog
The sessions ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, a sympathetic priest, and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living. Includes bonus features
It's a very merry Muppet Christmas movie by Thomas F Martin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evil banker Rachel Bitterman forecloses on the Muppets' famous variety theater. But Bitterman's machinations take a back seat when apprentice guardian angel Daniel shows Kermit what conditions would have been had Kermit never existed. A Kermit-less world would have found Miss Piggy running a fraudulent psychic hotline, Fozzie Bear as a homeless derelict, and Sam the Eagle as a caged "rave" dancer. With showstopping numbers like Moulin Scrooge and parodies of many holiday films, this tale of fortune through friendship defines the true meaning of holiday spirit
Everyone's hero ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and the true meaning of friendship
Cellular by David R Ellis ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A random wrong number to his cell phone sends Ryan into a highstakes race against time to save a woman's life. With no knowledge of Jessica Martin other than her hushed, panicked voice on the other end of the tenuous cell phone connection, Ryan is quickly thrown into a world of deception and murder on his frantic search to find and save her. Jessica's life is in his hands, but what is waiting for him on the other side of the line, and how much will it cost him to find out the truth?
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film that throws the covers back on California's adult entertainment industry in the swinging seventies. It's a touching and often humorous portrait of a most unusual family of filmmakers, brought to dazzling life by an all-star cast and sizzling seventies soundtrack
Shorts the adventures of the wishing rock by Robert Rodriguez ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it
 
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Alternative Names
Macy, W. H.
Macy, W. H., 1950-
Macy, W. H. (William H.), 1950-
Macy, William H.
Macy, William Hall, 1950-
Languages
English (354)
French (29)
German (16)
Spanish (12)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Turkish (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
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