Willis, Bruce 1955-
Most widely held works about Bruce Willis
Most widely held works by Bruce Willis
The sixth sense ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,192 libraries worldwide
A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8-year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead.
Over the hedge ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,821 libraries worldwide
A scheming raccoon tricks a family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food by invading the new suburban sprawl that arrived while they were hibernating.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
The fifth element ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the fifth element can stop the Evil from extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years.
Red ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
Frank is a former black-ops CIA agent living a quiet life alone, until the day a hit squad shows up to kill him. With his identity compromised, Frank reassembles his old team; Joe, Marvin, and Victoria, and sets out to prove that they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Stand back and watch the bullets fly in this explosive action-comedy.
Live free or die hard ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective John McClane has faced some brutal terrorists in his career, but now, he's about to face what may be his most dangerous enemy yet. John, who occasionally does work for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, receives a call to bring in a hacker named Matt Farrell, because there has been a breach in an FBI computer system. Farrell is one of the many hackers who are suspected in the attack. As soon as John gets to Matt's apartment, men show up and try to kill John and Matt, they barely escape. A group of terrorists led by Thomas Gabriel is systematically shutting down the U.S. computer infrastructure. Luckily, Matt knows enough about hacking to figure out how Gabriel is shutting down the computers. Gabriel wants the country brought to its knees, but doesn't count on John and Matt, who are now in his way. Gabriel kidnaps John's daughter, Lucy. Gabriel may think he now has the upper hand on John, but he has no idea how far John is willing to go to rescue Lucy.
Frank Miller's Sin City ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,297 libraries worldwide
Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.
Die hard ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals.
Armageddon ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results.
Tears of the sun ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
When a doctor is rescued by a Special-Ops unit in the jungle of Nigeria, she refuses to go with them unless they agree to help rescue 70 refugees as well.
The expendables ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
The Expendables are a tight-knit team of skilled combat vets turned mercenaries. Hired by a powerful covert operator, the team jets off to a small South American country to overthrow a ruthless dictator. Once there, they find themselves caught in a deadly web of deceit and betrayal. Using every weapon at their disposal, they set out to save the innocent and punish the guilty in this blistering action-packed thriller.
Surrogates ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
People are living their lives remotely from the safety of their own homes via robotic surrogates - sexy, physically perfect mechanical representations of themselves. It's an ideal world where crime, pain, fear and consequences don't exist. When the first murder in years jolts this utopia, FBI agent Greer discovers a vast conspiracy behind the surrogate phenomenon and must abandon his own surrogate, risking his life to unravel the mystery.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers.
The kid ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
Successful, high-powered Russ Duritz has spent all of his incredibly empty life forgetting the child he used to be--until one day, he meets him face-to-face!
16 blocks ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
Jack Mosley is a burnt-out detective who is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail, 16 blocks to the 100 Centre Street courthouse. However, as the two head off, Mosley learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD want the witness dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the witness.
Die hard with a vengeance ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day.
Hart's war ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Honor, courage, and sacrifice are revealed in unexpected ways as a ranking U.S. prisoner in a Nazi POW camp is joined in December 1944 by a law-student lieutenant who'd been captured despite his father's powerful military connections. When a black pilot from the famous Tuskeegee airmen is falsely accused of murdering a fellow prisoner, Lt. Hart tries his case and discovers the real motivation behind the ranking officer's kangaroo court.
Die hard 2 die harder ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
On a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capitol, terrorists seize a major international airport to rescue a drug lord from justice. John McClane, an off-duty cop, battles not only the terrorists, but incompetent airport police, the commander of the army's anti-terrorist squad and a deadly winter snowstorm. McClane's wife Bonnie is trapped on one of the planes circling somewhere overhead, desperately low on fuel.
Bandits ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
After busting out of jail and on the run, 2 bank robbers devise the perfect crime with imperfect partners. Not wanting to hurt anyone during their robberies, they go to the homes of bank personnel and end up staying the night with the families so that they can all go to the bank in the morning, hence becoming the "sleepover bandits."
The siege ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 846 libraries worldwide
The United States government abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
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Willis, Bruce Walter.
Willis, Bruce Walter, 1955-
Multiple languages (61)
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Australian languages (1)
Greek, Modern (1)