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Torn, Rip 1931-

Works: 418 works in 1,001 publications in 5 languages and 35,519 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Miscellanea  Sports films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Biography  Comedy films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Director, Author, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Rip Torn
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Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster, J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. It's a race against the clock as J must find and convince K--who not only has no memory of his time spent with the agency, but is also the only person alive who has the expertise to save the galaxy--to reunite with the MIB before Earth is destroyed completely
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barry, a bee who is anxious to see the world outside the hive, is befriended by Vanessa, a human woman, and learns the shocking truth--that people are stealing and selling honey
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola( Visual )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the turbulent life of one of history's favorite villainesses, Marie Antoinette. As a child princess, she married France's young and indifferent King Louis XVI, and feeling isolated in a royal court filled with scandal and intrigue, Marie Antoinette lived like a rock star, which only served to seal her fate
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Coast Guard commander Frank Beardsley bumps into his old high school flame Helen North, sparks fly again and the two quickly marry. Complications arrive when it comes time to merge their two families. Frank has 8 kids and Helen has 10 kids. With Frank looking to keep tight military control over the brood, and Helen preferring her loving, hippy-like ways of encouragement, the two struggle to maintain a family and home where the kids don't like each other and refuse to cooperate with any request for unity
Dodgeball a true underdog story by Ben Stiller( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter LaFleur is a charismatic underachiever and the proprietor of a rundown gym called Average Joe's. The facility's ecclectic cleintele is decidedly less-than-your-average Joes. Peter's humble gym catches the eye of White Goodman, the egomaniacal owner of Globo Gym. White places a foreclosing attorney inside the Average Joe's establishment to finalize his takeover of the gym, but attorney Kate is won over by Peter's boyish charm and joins the Average Joe's team. The only way to save the Average Joe's gym is to win a showdown dodgeball competition against Globo Gym, but can his ragtag team win?
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a single weekend, college professor and writer Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. Along for the ride are his gifted but troubled student, his eccentric editor, the married chancellor of his university who is pregnant with his child, and his sultry student boarder
The insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
Welcome to Mooseport ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-town plumber runs against a former President of the United States for the mayorship of tiny Mooseport, Maine
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
35 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien being comes to Earth to colonize its water riches but instead becomes head of a large corporation and is gradually destroyed by the pleasures, the technology, and the richness of life on earth
Defending your life ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And his troubles are just beginning ... Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks ... for a witty peek at the afterlife where you can eat all you want and not gain an ounce. But there's a catch: you're saddled with Defending Your Life. If you can't make a case for having lived a full and fearless one, you must go back to Earth and try again. Daniel's life was far from fearless. But after he meets ... Julia (Streep), he's determined not to go back"--Container
Zoom Academy for Superheroes by Revolution Studios ; Columbia Pictures( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging superhero is called on to help train a new batch of young superhero recruits from a private academy, who are needed to help save the world
Sweet bird of youth by Richard Brooks( Visual )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss
Armageddon in retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut( Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve previously unpublished writings on war and peace include such pieces as an essay on the destruction of Dresden, a story about the first-meal fantasies of three soldiers, and a meditation on the impossibility of shielding children from the temptations of violence
Heartland ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1910 Elinore Randall, a widow, and her seven-year-old daughter travel by train to face two great unknowns-- a strange land and life with a man they have never met. Elinore has contracted by mail to keep house for Clyde Stewart, a rancher living in the remote frontier near Burntfork, Wyoming. Captivated by the vast landscape, Elinore acts quickly on her secret passion: to homestead a piece of land of her own. But fulfilling her year's contract with Clyde may be as challenging as the oncoming winter-- a winter of devastating blizzards, famine and isolation."--Container
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and German and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Happy tears ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jayne and Laura are about to take on the first man they just might not be able to handle; their father Joe. Dutiful daughters returning to the house they grew up in, Jayne and Laura are forced to take a closer look at their own not-so-perfect lives. Laura suspects that Joe needs full-time care, but Jayne refuses to believe that their father's condition is serious. Joe still signs and plays the blues on his prized guitar, and the lively widower even has a new 'ladyfriend'
Where the rivers flow north ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and German and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spectacular but unforgiving terrain of 1927 Vermont sets the stage for this collision between high-stakes progress and a frontier way of life. Legendary Yankee log-driver, Noel Lord defies power company boss, Clayton Farnsworth who orders Lord and his feisty American Indian mate off their soon-to-be flooded land. Farnsworth never met a man he couldn't buy ... but then, he'd never met Noel Lord
Pork Chop Hill by S. L. A Marshall( Visual )
10 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in English and French and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Korean War film of a true tale of the desperate soldiers who finally take the top of Pork Chop Hill, only to find themselves surrounded by enemy forces
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )
5 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Christ, describing certain events that took place between Romans and Jews and setting the political background for the life of Christ, and the personalities and ideas of the New Testament
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.00 for Recordings ... to 1.00 for RoboCop 3 ...)
Alternative Names
Torn, Elmore 1931-
Torn, Elmore Rual.
Torn, Elmore Rual 1931-
English (260)
German (11)
French (5)
Italian (2)
Spanish (1)