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Washington, Denzel 1954-

Overview
Works: 552 works in 2,937 publications in 15 languages and 89,579 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Drama  Sports films  Legal films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Producer, Performer, Interviewee, fmp, Author, Contributor, Other, Creator, Singer, Costume designer, Film editor, Speaker, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

97 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
Remember the Titans by Denzel Washington( Visual )

57 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a real-life drama, this movie is a rousing celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction and mistrust, comes together in harmony
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

101 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

139 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tale of love and enchantment set against a backdrop of mistaken identities and bawdy good fun
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

41 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
The Manchurian candidate by Paramount (Calif.)( Visual )

46 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his army unit is ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saves his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Major Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a vice-presidential nominee, but Marco is haunted by dreams of what really happened in Iraq. As Marco investigates, the story begins to unravel. He begins to figure that the entire unit was kidnapped and brainwashed as part of a plot to get Shaw into the White House. Now the Manchurian Global corporation appears desperate to stop him from finding out
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

93 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

73 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

67 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

71 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Antwone Fisher by Denzel Washington( Visual )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Unstoppable by Tony Scott( Visual )

45 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequences of action and peril, and some language
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland and pits him against a menacing warlord
Man on fire by A. J Quinnell( Visual )

59 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hard-drinking, burnt-out CIA operative John Creasy (Washington) has given up on life -- until his friend Rayburn ... gets him a job as bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos... Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim his soul, but when Pita is kidnapped, Creasy's fiery rage is released and he will stop at nothing to save her"--Container
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
Safe house by Eric Steven Stahl( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tobin Frost..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protégé, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint
The equalizer by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and is dedicated to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by; he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened
 
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The Book of Eli
Alternative Names
Denzel Vaşinqton

Denzel Washington acteur américain

Denzel Washington actor y director de cine estadounidense

Denzel Washington aktor amerykański

Denzel Washington Amerikaans acteur

Denzel Washington Amerikano nga aktor

Denzel Washington amerikansk skådespelare, producent och regissör

Denzel Washington attore statunitense

Denzel Washington US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur, Produzent

Denzels Vašingtons

Washington, Denzel

Washington, Denzel Hayes.

Ντένζελ Ουάσινγκτον ταινιες

Дензел Вашингтон

Дензел Вашингтон американский актёр, кинорежиссёр и кинопродюсер

Дензел Вошингтон

Дензъл Уошингтън

Дэнзел Вашынгтон

Дэнзэл Вашынгтон амэрыканскі актор

Роберт Ладлам

Դենզել Վաշինգտոն

דנזל וושינגטון

دنزل واشنطن

دنزل واشنگتن تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، بازیکن بسکتبال، و کارگردان آمریکایی

دەنزڵ واشینتۆن

डेंज़ल वॉशिंगटन

ডেনজেল ওয়াশিংটন

டென்செல் வாஷிங்டன்

డెంజెల్ వాషింగ్టన్

ഡെൻസൽ വാഷിങ്ടൺ

ඩෙන්සල් වොශින්ග්ටන්

เดนเซล วอชิงตัน

დენზელ ვაშინგტონი

덴절 워싱턴

워싱턴, 덴젤 1954-

デンゼル・ワシントン

ワシントン, デンゼル

丹泽尔·华盛顿

丹素華盛頓

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Malcolm XMuch Ado About NothingTraining dayThe pelican briefInside manThe Book of EliThe hurricaneJohn Q