Most widely held works about Danny Glover
Most widely held works by Danny Glover
The color purple ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 2,250 libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
Lonesome Dove ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
The tale of two former Texas Rangers who leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana. From the re-created towns to the vast plains to the expansive cattle drive and heart-stopping stampede, it is an inspiring and enlighting experience, certain to change your views of our American heritage.
Dreamgirls ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams.
2012 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect of radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.
The Royal Tenenbaums ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family.
Beloved ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen.
Lethal weapon ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
The story of two Vietnam-vets-turned-cops who have just one thing in common: both hate to work with partners. But their partnership becomes the key to survival when a murder investigation leads to war with a heroin ring.
Barnyard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
Despite the disapproval of his father, Ben, a young cow named Otis loves to have fun at his farm's wild late-night hoe-downs. When Ben dies defending the barnyard from marauding coyotes, Otis is chosen as the farms new leader. For Otis, responsibility sits uneasily on his head and he fears he may not be able to protect his friends from the coyotes.
The shaggy dog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Deputy District Attorney Dave Douglas takes his job very seriously -- so seriously, that his wife and family hardly ever see him. A case involving an animal laboratory finds Dave once again taking an extended leave of absence from his frustrated family. His luck takes a turn for the worst after he is inadvertently infected by a top-secret genetic-mutation serum that transforms the two-legged lawyer into a four-legged sheepdog. Though his current situation has its drawbacks, the fly-on-the-wall perspective afforded to Douglas in his newfound state alerts the well-intending father and husband that all is not well on the home front. Moved by the unfulfilled needs of his neglected family and determined to become a better father, Dave's unique new vantage point could offer just the motivation needed to bring the nefarious forces behind the serum to justice and win back his wife and kids once and for all.
The color purple ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.
The prince of Egypt ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
A tale of two brothers, one born of royal blood, one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them apart, as one becomes the ruler of a powerful empire and the other becomes the chosen leader of his people.
Lethal weapon 2 ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness in a comedy of car chases, gun battles, under-water escapes, even the destruction of a chic hillside house.
Shooter ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Bob Lee Swagger is a master marksman who has retreated from his duty as an off-the-books hired gun for the military. He has become disillusioned with his government, but finds that the government needs Swagger to scope out the location of a rumored attempt on the life of the president. A shadowy government operative begs Swagger to use his sniper's skills to out-fox the assassin. Ultimately he is double-crossed and framed for the attempted assassination. Now he must go on the run to find who set him up to take the fall.
Antz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Portuguese and English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with some very big ideas, whose chances with the beautiful Princess Bala are literally one in a billion. When Z convinces his soldier ant buddy to switch places with him, his simple life takes a wild turn.
Alpha and omega ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
When Kate, a take-charge wolf, and Humphrey, a laid-back wolf, are picked up by park rangers and relocated halfway across country, the two set off on an incredible journey back home and learn along the way that, although they are complete opposites, they make a good team.
Grand Canyon ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
"When a lawyer's car breaks down in a dangerous Los Angeles neighborhood, a tow-truck driver arrives just in time to save his life. The two men begin a deep friendship that sets off a chain of unsettling and surprising events involving their families and friends for years to come."--Container.
Lethal weapon 4 ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Buddy cop action comedy. Family man Murtaugh is partner to loose cannon Riggs, who may or may not marry his girlfriend.
Be kind rewind ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Two local outcasts attempt to save a local video store. Amateur film director Mike must find a way to save the business after his magnetized friend, Jerry, erases every movie in the store. Using an outdated video camera and their own special effects, the two embark on an adventure to remake all the movies, from "Ghostbusters" to "Driving Miss Daisy," turning the two town misfits into local celebrities.
Angels in the outfield ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
A young boy praying for a father and a struggling baseball team praying for a pennant learn to believe in themselves with some heavenly intervention.
Lethal weapon 3 ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Further action by Riggs and Murtagh, L.A. police detectives whose work routine is anything but routine, joined by an Internal Affairs investigator who loves taking risks as much as Riggs does.
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Glover, Danny Lebern, 1946-
Glover, Danny Lebern 1947-
Lebern Glover, Danny 1947-
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