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Bacon, Kevin 1958-

Works: 519 works in 1,766 publications in 8 languages and 54,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Software 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Other, Arranger, Contributor, Director, Film editor, Creator, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Kevin Bacon
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Most widely held works by Kevin Bacon
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )
112 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
78 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three friends who grew up together in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered and Dave is a suspect. Sean is now a cop who scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands--Container
JFK by Oliver Stone( Visual )
64 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison whose investigation into the assassination of John F. Kennedy became an obsession
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )
73 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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My dog Skip ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who says best friends have to be human? Not Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), who receives a talented terrier named Skip for his birthday. With Skip's remarkable and unconventional help, Willie and Skip turn bullies into friends, tangle with hapless moonshiners, and even win the affections of the prettiest girl in school
X-men first class by Matthew Vaughn( Visual )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war
Crazy, stupid, love by John Requa( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father's life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )
76 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. 15 years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
Balto III by Simon Wells( Visual )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part husky/part wolf, Balto doesn't know where he belongs. He's an outcast in Alaska, except to his true friends--Boris, the Russian snow goose; polar bear cubs Muk and Luk; and the beautiful husky, Jenna. Even though he's different, all of Balto's friends recognize what he still can't see himself; his noble spirit. One day, a serious diphtheria epidemic spreads fast among the children of Nome. When a fierce blizzard closes off all routes of transport, there's no way to obtain life-saving medicine ... unless a team of sled dogs can race six-hundred miles through the blinding Arctic storm and bring back antitoxin. But the dogs are lost in the frozen wilderness. Now, only Balto can rescue the team and save the children
Taking Chance by Ross Katz( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, Anglo-Saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1959, a band of long-time buddies since high school gather at a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams
R.I.P.D. : Rest in Peace Department ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two cops are dispatched by the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.) to protect and serve the living from increasingly destructive spirits hiding among the unsuspecting Earth. When they uncover a plot that could end life as we know it, the new partners have to turn grudging respect into top-notch teamwork to restore the cosmic balance-or watch the tunnel to the afterlife begin sending angry souls the very wrong way
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman's skills and courage are put to the ultimate test when an encounter with three mysterious strangers turns her family's white water rafting trip into a living hell
Stir of echoes by David Koepp( Visual )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Tom is hypnotized at a neighborhood party, he changes. He sees things he can't explain and hears voices he can't ignore. As the visions intensify, he realizes they are echoes of a crime calling out to be solved
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to phase III: human experimentation. Dr. Caine uses himself as the first subject
A few good men by Aaron Sorkin( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
JAG defense lawyers are assigned the case of defending two US soldiers, accused of murdering a fellow soldier who were deemed to have 'broken the code'. They are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor
Flatliners by Joel Schumacher( Visual )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious, charismatic medical student persuades two classmates to take part in an experiment to determine if there is life after death
Forces of nature by National Geographic Video( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience the awesome spectacle of earthquakes, volcanoes, and severe storms as National Geographic cameras travel the world, venturing to the very brink of erupting volcanoes, into the paths of deadly pyroclastic flows, along massive fault lines, and aboard vehicles barreling toward massive tornados, all in the pursuit of scientific knowledge. Stunning visual footage and a powerful soundtrack bring natural disasters to life like never before."
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.07 for Balto III ... to 1.00 for The air up ...)
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