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Hoffman, Dustin 1937-

Overview
Works: 734 works in 3,079 publications in 13 languages and 89,185 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Performer, Commentator, Producer, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Other, Author of introduction, Artist, Contributor, Creator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The graduate by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,662 WorldCat member 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
Rain man by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
139 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 3,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
All the President's men by Alan J Pakula ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in
Kung fu panda by Ethan Reiff ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,438 WorldCat member 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
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
122 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,170 WorldCat member 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
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
95 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,152 WorldCat member 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, Lee, falls for "Dorothy."
Finding Neverland by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and German and held by 3,085 WorldCat member 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
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,560 WorldCat member 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
Little Big Man by Arthur Penn ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,540 WorldCat member 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
Hook by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,534 WorldCat member 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
Meet the Fockers by Jay Roach ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,313 WorldCat member 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
Runaway jury by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation ; Regency Enterprises ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a man dies in a shooting incident, his wife files a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the gun. Her lawyer argues that the firm in question knew the shop which sold the weapon was not following federal regulations. As the case goes to trial, the firearm manufacturer takes no chances on the outcome, and they hire Rankin Fitch, a "jury consultant" who makes it his business to see that he knows enough about the jurors to be able to guarantee the result of the trial
The tale of Despereaux by Sam Fell ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,149 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
Wag the dog by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than two weeks before the election, his Washington spinmaster decides they need a war to distract the public's attention so he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most magical store in the universe, where all of the toys for sale are alive. The eccentric owner of toy store surprises Molly, the shop's awkward and insecure manager, by turning over ownership to her. Molly appears to be a reflection of the people who run it. Henry is a detail-oriented accountant assigned the task of assessing the Emporium's monetary value
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,963 WorldCat member 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
Kung fu panda 2 by Jack Black ( Visual )
21 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins in order to able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed
Stranger than fiction ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,926 WorldCat member 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?
Quartet by James Ivory ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
 
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Alternative Names
Etic, Sam, 1937-
Hoffman, Dustin
Hoffman, Dustin Lee.
Hoffmann, Dustin 1937-
האפמאן, דסטין, 1937-
Languages
English (895)
German (88)
French (62)
Spanish (57)
Multiple languages (21)
Italian (8)
Japanese (4)
Catalan (3)
Turkish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Dutch (1)
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