Hoffman, Dustin 1937-
Most widely held works about Dustin Hoffman
Most widely held works by Dustin Hoffman
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,932 libraries worldwide
Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television.
The graduate ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,930 libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner.
Kramer vs. Kramer ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,901 libraries worldwide
When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back.
All the President's men ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade.
Tootsie ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
Little Big Man ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Jack Crabb is 121 years old. And he's done it all. He's been a full-fledged Cheyenne, an Indian fighter, a snake oil merchant, master gunman, drinking buddy of wild Bill Hickok, colleague of Buffalo Bill, and is the only survivor of Custer's Last Stand. Crabb is either the Old West's most neglected hero or the biggest liar ever to cross the Mississippi. Little Big Man is Jack Crabb's story.
The tale of Despereaux ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,765 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.
Rain man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,693 libraries worldwide
A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he thinks should be his 3 million dollar inheritance, he kidnaps the autistic brother he never knew he had, and takes him on the ride of his life.
Stranger than fiction ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
Harold Crick - IRS auditor, milquetoast, and poster child for obsessive-compulsive disorder - wakes one morning to hear a woman's voice in his bathroom, narrating his life as he is living it, subsequently announcing his imminent death. This is a big problem, since Harold has a burning crush on Ana, his latest audit case. Searching for the source of the voice, he turns to literary theory-spewing professor Jules Hilburt, who eventually discovers that talented but troubled novelist Karen Eiffel is writing Harold--he is the central character of her new novel, "Death and Taxes." The question is: will Harold's story end as a comedy, or a tragedy?
Meet the Fockers ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,642 libraries worldwide
When Pam and Greg get their parents together it turns into one disaster after another. The hippie Fockers are the direct opposite of the uptight Byrneses. With one pitfall after the next, the film takes awkward in-law experiences to new heights.
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves.
Last chance Harvey ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,585 libraries worldwide
Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers.
Wag the dog ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
The graduate ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, then subsequently falls in love with her daughter.
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
A Texas "cowboy" takes a bus to New York in search of lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services, but spends a hard winter helping a con man.
Rain man ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he considers is his 3 million dollar inheritance, he is in for an even bigger surprise-a brother he never knew he had!
Kung fu panda ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
Irreverent slacker panda Po is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around ... which doesn't exactly come in handy working every day in his family's noodle shop. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy, Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside his idols, the legendary Furious Five--Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey--under the leadership of their guru, Master Shifu. Before they know it, the vengeful and treacherous snow leopard Tai Lung is headed their way, and it's up to Po to defend everyone from the oncoming threat. Can he turn his dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master into reality? Po puts his heart - and his girth - into the task, and the unlikely hero ultimately finds that his greatest weaknesses turn out to be his greatest strengths.
Finding Neverland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, Sylvia's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland.
Finding Neverland ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters begin to question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie's greatest work. Traverses both fantasy and everyday reality, melding the difficulties of adult life with the spellbinding allure and childlike innocence of the boy who never grows up.
Hook ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook.
Action and adventure films Animated films Autism Barrie, J. M.--1860-1937 Bernstein, Carl,--1944- Biographical films Biography Brothers College graduates Comedy films Comedy films Drama England--London Fantasy films Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France Friendship History Imagination Jurors Juvenile works Knights and knighthood Kung fu--Training Legal drama Man-woman relationships Melodramas (Motion pictures) New York (State)--New York Pandas Parents-in-law Peter Pan (Fictitious character) Princesses Revenge Sales personnel Swindlers and swindling Television plays Theater Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Watergate Affair (1972-1974) Woodward, Bob,--1943-
Etic, Sam, 1937-
Hoffmann, Dustin 1937-
Multiple languages (81)
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