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Hooks, Kevin 1958-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 317 publications in 4 languages and 7,652 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations  Television programs  Television series  Prison television programs  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television mini-series 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Kevin Hooks
 
Most widely held works by Kevin Hooks
Sounder by Martin Ritt( Visual )

37 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of an 11-year-old black youngster, "Boy." When his sharecropper father is arrested and sentenced to five years at hard labor after stealing food to feed his family, Boy embarks upon a journey to find out where his father has being imprisoned. Accompanied by his dog Sounder, Boy also makes the arduous crossover from boyhood to manhood, with the help (and sometimes hindrance) of various people along the road
Passenger 57( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The safest way to travel is by air, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. He's "The Rane of Terror", the insane mastermind behind four recent terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth - and that's bad news for passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news, too: the man in seat 57!
Prison break( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Scofield en zijn broer zijn ontsnapt en leiden een groep keiharde misdadigers op hun vlucht door Amerika
Prison break( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenge, deceit and edge of your seat action lead to the most breathtaking, suspenseful series finale
Without a trace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the fast-paced Missing Persons Squad of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The sole responsibility of this special task force is to find missing persons by applying advanced psychological profiling techniques. The team reconstructs a "Day of Disappearance" timeline that details every minute of the 24 hours prior to the disappearance, following one simple rule: learn who the victim is in order to learn where the victim is. Senior agent Jack Malone heads the dedicated team. His squad includes Samantha Spade, Vivian Johnson, Danny Taylor, and Martin Fitzgerald
The color of friendship( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African
Roots the complete collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Black dog by Kevin Hooks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action film about two truck drivers being chased by a relentless fanatic
Fled( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mismatched convicts newly escaped from prison, are thrown into a race to outwit, outrun and out gun vicious enemies on both sides of the law
Strictly business( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby, a business mailroom clerk who lacks education but not smarts, wants a fast track to the executive suite, land of power suits and lunches. Waymon, his executive friend, agrees to recommend Bobby for the firm's management trainee program if he will introduce Waymon to drop-dead-gorgeous Natalie. From then on, the only thing that can go wrong (and does) is everything
The color of friendship( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington, DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African
Heat wave( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black journalist gets his big break when he covers the infamous Watts riots of 1965
A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year old Benjie (Larry B. Scott) turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother (Cicely Tyson) and her boyfriend (Paul Winfield) must sacrifice to help him overcome his dependency. Directed by Ralph Nelson, this heartwarming drama tackles the battle of a troubled youth, his struggles with addiction, and the impact felt by those around him
Glory & honor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the all-but-forgotten African-American explorer Matthew Henson and his role in the discovery of the North Pole
Mutiny( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944, a Victory ship exploded at the Port Chicago navy base near San Francisco killing 320 and wounding hundreds more. The victims were mostly untrained African-American sailors, forced to do the dangerous (and segregated) job of loading live munitions. When 50 of the shaken survivors refused to continue the hazardous duty without proper training and equipment, the most explosive military trail in the nation history began
Vietnam war story( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man who went to Vietnam has his story to tell-- each more powerful, shocking and incredible than the last. Based on the real-life experiences of combat veterans, this nine-episode series captures the full impact of the Vietnam War experience on everyday men and women. Stories such as the corporal who accidentally steps on a pressure-sensitive mine and waits eight agonizing hours for someone to defuse it. Or the account of an American farm boy-turned-soldier who discovers that bringing his aid to a starving Vietnamese village will result in personal tragedy. Then there is the story of Mary, a young and impressionable nurse who arrives for her tour of duty, facing the pain of wounded and dying men
Prison break( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Scofield zit in een levensgevaarlijke gevangenis in Panama en probeert samen met zijn broer te ontsnappen
Prison break( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laatste deel van de serie waarin Sara, getrouwd met Michael Scofield, tijdens hun huwelijksfeest wordt gearresteerd wegens moord. Zij wordt gevangen gezet in de vrouwenafdeling van de Miami-Dade gevangenis en Michael doet de ultieme poging haar te laten ontsnappen
Homicide, life on the street the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered the most realistic cop drama ever aired, Homicide: Life on the Street gives viewers a unique cops'-eye view of one of the most challenging jobs imaginable"--Container
Sounder A dog of Flanders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sounder (1972) : Nathan Lee Morgan, an African-American sharecropper, steals food from his neighbor to feed his hungry family and is arrested, leaving his wife, Rebecca, and their three children to endure the hardships of prejudice and poverty in the Depression-era South
 
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A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich
Alternative Names
Kevin Hooks acteur et cinaste amricain

Kevin Hooks aktor i reżyser amerykański

Kevin Hooks attore e regista statunitense

Kevin Hooks US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Film- und Fernsehregisseur

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Languages
English (132)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

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FledHeat waveA Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwichGlory & honor