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Harris, Ed 1950-

Works: 381 works in 1,636 publications in 11 languages and 62,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Horror films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Film editor, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ed Harris
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard ( Visual )
88 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It had been less than a year since man first walked on the Moon, but as far as the American public was concerned, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight - until these words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." 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
The hours by Stephen Daldry ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The Truman show by Scott Rudin ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Truman's life is a fake. He lives in a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere. His friends and co-workers are actors who play their roles in the most popular television series in the world: The Truman show. He thinks he is an ordinary man and has no idea about how he is being exploited. What will he do when he finds out?
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space
Radio by Michael Tollin ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk
National treasure 2 ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben Gates' great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The page is one of 18 pages missing from Booth's diary. When doing more research, the conspiracy takes Ben, Abigail, and Riley from Buckingham Palace to the White House - both places they break into - and even stealing a page from a secret book. But in order to see more from the book, their choice is either get elected president or kidnap the President of the United States. So, Ben kidnaps the president. The conspiracy then crosses to Mount Rushmore. Now, Ben will have to clear his family's name so they will no longer be linked to the assassination
The abyss by James Cameron ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks, the Navy commandeers the crew of a civilian deep sea oil rig to help in the rescue operation. This perilous mission becomes a wondrous odyssey into the unknown as forces from the ocean's deepest region begin to make contact with the divers
Enemy at the gates by Jean-Jacques Annaud ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of WWII Russian hero Vassili Zaitsev whose fame thrust him into a personal war with the Nazis best sharpshooter, Major Erwin Konig
Pollock by Ed Harris ( Visual )
51 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fellow artists and lovers Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner are at the center of New York's 1940's art scene, but as Krasner neglects her work to push Pollock's career forward, Pollock begins to unravel emotionally. Pollock and Krasner escape to the country to marry, and soon, Pollock creates the work that makes him the first internationally-famous modern painter in America. But with fame and fortune comes a volatile temper and severe self-doubt; before long, Pollock's life threatens to explode"--Container
A history of violence by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Appaloosa by Ed Harris ( Visual )
44 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately a moral dilemma that tears them apart
Stepmom ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the director of Mrs Doubtfire and the producer of Forrest Gump comes a story about the tears that are inevitable and the joy that is possible when two women shair one family. Stepmom is a funny, poignant and heart-felt story about the joys and challenges of family life in the 90's. In the tradition of Beaches and Steel Magnolias, Stepmom is a magic movie experience
The rock by Michael Bay ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vengeful general on Alcatraz Island holds San Francisco hostage with missiles loaded with poisen gas. Only a young FBI chemical weapons expert and a notorious Federal prisoner have the skills to stop him
Absolute power by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Career thief and ex-con Luther Whitney witnesses the death of a woman by the President of the United States and no one is ready or willing to believe his story. What lengths will the President and his aids go to in order to hide the truth?
The way back ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1941 three men walked out of the Himalayas into India. They has survived a 4,000 mile walk to freedom. While there is disagreement on whether or not this is a true story, this film is a textbook example of the "man vs. Nature-red-in-tooth-and-claw" survival film. Janusz, a Polish prisoner of war, is forced to sign a false confession and shipped off to Siberia to rot in the most brutal prison system in the world--the Gulag. In prison, he meets a renowned Russian actor, an American architect, and a hardened Russian gangster. Janusz convinces six of his fellows to accompany him in an escape, which improbably succeeds, and then the real trial begins--a punishing race against the elements, time, hunger, and fear
Man on a ledge ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ex-cop Nick Cassidy ... escapes from prison to plan the ultimate heist: steal a $40 million diamond from cutthroat businessman David Englander..., and in the process prove his own innocence. From the ledge of the famous Roosevelt Hotel with the whole world watching, Cassidy plays a clever game of cat and mouse with the NYPD while his dutiful brother Joey ... races against the clock to extract the diamond and clear his brother's name"--Container
Empire Falls by Fred Schepisi ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful portrait of blue-collar America, a timeless tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Nixon by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A riveting look at a complex man, Richard Nixon, whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power--when his involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
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Alternative Names
Harris, Edward Allen.
Harris, Edward Allen, 1950-
English (592)
French (37)
Spanish (32)
German (29)
Multiple languages (13)
Italian (3)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
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Czech (1)