WorldCat Identities

Whitaker, Forest

Overview
Works: 546 works in 1,712 publications in 7 languages and 63,567 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Performer, Interviewee, Producer, Host, Author, Composer, Contributor, Other, Artist, vac, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Forest Whitaker
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer een jonge Schotse arts opklimt tot lijfarts van Idi Amin in Oeganda in 1970, beseft hij nog niet dat deze president in feite een wrede tiran is
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

46 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms!"--Container
The great debaters( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,602 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
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
The Butler by Les Daniels( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

68 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend
Hope floats by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birdee Pruitt has a life most people would envy until confronted by her husband's infidelity. After a very sloppy and painful divorce, she comes back to her home town in Smithville, Texas with her daughter, has to deal with the people in her town
Panic room by David Fincher( Visual )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg and her daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders during a brutal home invasion. But the room itself is the focal point because what the intruders really want is inside it
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )

19 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers
Fruitvale Station by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature directorial debut with this drama centered on the tragic shooting of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a vibrant 22-year-old Bay Area father who was senselessly gunned down by BART officers on New Year's Day in 2009, and whose murder sent shockwaves through the nation after being captured on camera by his fellow passengers
Bird by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

66 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations
Phone booth by Larry Cohen( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing payphone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
The last stand by Chi-un Kim( Visual )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Ray Owens leaves his LAPD narcotics post to settle into a life fighting what little crime takes place in the sleepy border town known as Sommerton Junction. That peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, a notorious drug kingpin, makes an escape from the FBI. Mayhem ensues
Phenomenon by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple, small town garage mechanic who suddenly develops amazing mental abilities must face governmental investigation, scientific scrutiny, and ostracism by even his closest friends. But with the love and support of a young single mother, he is finally able to accept his lot in life
Everyone's hero by IDT Entertainment( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and the true meaning of friendship
Out of the furnace by Christian Bale( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell Baz leads a dead-end life- he works a meaningless steel mill job all day, and cares for his terminally ill father at night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from Iraq, he is lured into one of the Northeast's most ruthless crime rings and mysteriously disappears. When the police fail to solve the case, Russell puts his life at risk in order to seek justice for his brother
Taken 3( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered, must use his 'particular set of skills' to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now: his daughter
Our family wedding( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When college students Marcus and Lucia make a surprise engagement announcement, their feuding fathers threaten to turn a dream wedding into a battle royal. Throw in eccentric relatives and clashing cultures, and you've got a recipe for laugh-out-loud lunacy and nonstop fun!
First daughter by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha Mackenzie is a sheltered young woman who has everything she could possibly wish for and lives in a beautiful white house. The White House, that is. Samantha just wants a normal college experience away from the influence of her parents. Only trouble is, her dad is the President of the United States. Nothing will stop her, so, under Secret Service surveillance and the nonstop glare of the media, Samantha meets and falls for a handsome college student who has a secret existence of his own
 
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Alternative Names
Forest Vitaker

Forest Whitaker acteur amricain

Forest Whitaker aktor amerykański

Forest Whitaker ameerika nitleja

Forest Whitaker Amerikaans acteur

Forest Whitaker attore statunitense

Forest Whitaker US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Produzent und Regisseur

Forest Whitaker yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

Forests Vitakers amerikāņu aktieris

Whitaker, DeForest 1961-

Whitaker, Forest Steven 1961-

Φόρεστ Γουίτακερ Αμερικανός ηθοποιός, παραγωγός και σκηνοθέτης

Форест Витакер

Форест Вітакер

Форест Уитакер

Форест Уитакер Америйн жүжигчин, найруулагч

Форест Уитакър

Форэст Уітакер

פורסט ויטאקר

فارست ویتاکر

فورست ويتكر

فورست ويتيكر

பொரஸ்ட் விடேகர்

ෆොරෙස්ට් විට්ටේක්‍ර්

ฟอเรสต์ วิตเทกเกอร์

ფორესტ უიტეკერი

포리스트 휘터커

フォレスト・ウィテカー

佛瑞斯惠特克

福里斯特惠特克

科力士韋德加

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