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Dutton, Charles S.

Overview
Works: 295 works in 1,001 publications in 6 languages and 33,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Sports films  History  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Commentator, Author, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although people have told Rudy all his life he's not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
A time to kill by John Grisham( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town lawyer is hired to defend an African American man who is accused of killing the white men who raped his young daughter
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous mystery writer Mort Rainey is confronted by a strange man who claims that Rainey plagiarized a manuscript written by him. The stranger demands that Rainey make restitution, lest he destroy Rainey's life
Alien by David Fincher( Visual )

113 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. And soon she discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well
The piano lesson by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it. For her, the piano is their very soul, a legacy of pride and struggle that symbolizes their survival as a family. To resolve the conflict they must first deal with the past
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Miranda Grey is a clinical psychologist who works alongside her husband, Doug, in the mental ward of a top security prison, where Miranda has been devoting much of her attention to a clever but deeply disturbed murderer named Chloe. One night, Miranda has a hideous nightmare in which a chance meeting with a strange young girl. Once she wakes, however, Miranda discovers that the real horror has just begun
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
Something the Lord made by Alan Rickman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The emotional true story of two men who defined the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on 'blue babies', Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas from an impressive team ... As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear their friendship apart"--Container
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernie Davis was born in New York and raised in poverty. He overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to become an unstoppable running back for the Syracuse Orangmen. With the guidance of coach Ben Schwartzwalder, Ernie would develop from an impressive high school athlete into a college legend. Ernie would become the first black to win the Heisman Trophy. Refusing to play by the unspoken racist rules of the day, Ernie broke through one barrier after another to alter the way football fans looked at black men. Following his draft by the NFL, he was struck a terrible blow in the prime of his life. Ernie would join the ranks of black pioneers who inspired a civil rights movement that smashed barriers on and off the playing field
Legion by Scott Stewart( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When God loses his faith in mankind, he sends a legion of angels to bring about Armageddon. An out of the way diner becomes the setting for the ultimate battle of survival as Archangel Michael helps the group of strangers defend themselves and ensure the birth of a baby who will become the new messiah
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interracial couple set off a cultural collision and escalate racial tension in a small Southern town
Random hearts by David Patrick Columbia( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An internal affairs sergeant and a Congresswoman become entangled in a shocking mystery and an unexpected romance after their spouses are killed in a plane crash together
American violet by Tim Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is based on a true story. Dee Roberts is a young black woman raising four daughters with the help of her mother in an all-black housing project. In 2000, Dee is one of many residents swept up in an aggressive raid by the police drug task force of their small Texas town. Dee's so innocent that she believes, at first, that she's been arrested because of her parking tickets. Once in the grip of the legal system, Dee faces a difficult choice: free herself by accepting 10 years' probation on a plea bargain, or allow the case to go to court, which could have much costlier consequences. Backed by an ACLU lawyer and a local attorney known for his integrity and connections, Dee attempts to prove that the drug charges are not just false, but racially motivated
Bessie by Queen Latifah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the march in Washington, D.C. On the way they will make friends, make enemies, and make history
Against the ropes by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out out retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport
Honeydripper by John Sayles( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s rural Alabama, Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis, the owner of the Honeydripper Lounge, is deep in debt fighting a rival club's popularity. Desperate to stay open, Tyrone decides to bet on famous talent, laying off his regular performers and giving his last cash to bring in the popular Guitar Sam, for a one-night-only gig. But when the train arrives and Guitar Sam is nowhere to be found, Tyrone finds himself facing even longer odds yet
Mimic by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of scientists discover a miracle cure that stops the spread of a deadly disease ... only to find three years later that something has gone terribly wrong! Their creation has taken on a horrifying life of its own ... able to mimic and destroy its every predator - even man! And now, it threatens to wipe out an entire city ... unless they stop it in time
Frederick Douglass : when the lion wrote history by Scott Paddor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
 
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Alternative Names
Charles S. Dutton acteur et cinéaste américain

Charles S. Dutton aktor amerykański

Charles S. Dutton Amerikaans acteur

Charles S. Dutton attore e regista statunitense

Charles S. Dutton pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Charles S. Dutton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Charres S. Dutton

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Dutton, Charles Stanley 1951-...

Чарлс С. Дътън

Чарльз Даттон американский актёр и режиссёр

تشارلز س. دوتون

چارلز اس. داتون

چارلز اس.داتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

찰스 S. 더턴

チャールズ・S・ダットン

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