Hawke, Ethan 1970-
Most widely held works about Ethan Hawke
Most widely held works by Ethan Hawke
Gattaca ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,709 libraries worldwide
Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel.
Dead Poets Society ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,608 libraries worldwide
English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming ... "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.
White Fang ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
A young man tries to fulfill his father's wish to find gold in the treacherous Yukon Valley of Alaska. Along the way he befriends a veteran gold miner and a magnificent wolf-dog named White Fang.
Ash Wednesday : a novel by Ethan Hawke ( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Jimmy, AWOL from the Army, heads across America from Albany to New Orleans, Ohio, and Texas in a souped-up Chevy with his pregnant girlfriend, Christy, transforming themselves from passionate lovers into a young family along the way.
Training day ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,460 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.
Snow falling on cedars ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case.
Fast food nation ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food.
Before sunset ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
Two strangers met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and they have an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get the chance to fall in love all over again?
Before the devil knows you're dead ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed.
Dead Poets Society ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.
Before sunrise ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
A young American man meets a beautiful French student on a train bound for Paris, falls in love and asks her to share his last night in Vienna.
Waking life ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Join Wiley Wiggins as he searches for answers to the question of whether we are sleepwalking through our waking state or wake-walking through our dreams.
Hamlet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead, and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder. No one is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet. Now, after this hostile takeover, trust is impossible, passion is on the rise and vengeance is in the air.
Brooklyn's finest ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 979 libraries worldwide
After having endured extremely different career paths, the lives of three disheartened Brooklyn police officers will collide with destiny when they all wind up at the same fatal crime scene.
Daybreakers ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
In the year 2019, an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into vampires. As the human population nears extinction, so does the blood supply. Now the vampires must find a blood substitute before time runs out. Researcher Edward Dalton and a clandestine group of vampires have made a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race.
Slaughterhouse-five by Kurt Vonnegut ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
When an American is captured by German soldiers during World War II, he becomes unstuck in time and jumps into different parts of his life, including when he was captured by aliens and put in their zoo, his marriage, and even his own death.
The hottest state by Ethan Hawke ( Book )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 777 libraries worldwide
William makes the transition from youth to adult and experiences the ardor and ache of first love.
Assault on Precinct 13 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
A notorious mobster is brought into an under-manned police precinct on its last day of operation. Remaining cops and prisoners must fight for their lives against a group of rogue cops intent on taking down the mobster before he testifies against them.
Taking lives ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott.
Reality bites ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 702 libraries worldwide
As her college valedictorian, Lelaina Pierce should be destined for greatness. In reality, she's a lowly production assistant for an obnoxious TV morning show host. In her free time, Lelaina's making a biting, often outrageous video documentary about her peers. Meanwhile, Lelaina meets Michael, an ambitious video executive who wants to showcase her documentary on "In your face TV." Suddenly, she finds herself at the center of a very odd love triangle with dependable, fast-track Michael on the one side and a sexy, brooding Troy on the other.
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