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Harris, Ed 1950-

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Most widely held works by Ed Harris
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

98 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,126 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 )

50 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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"--Container
The hours by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three women from three different eras whose lives are transformed by the timeless power of a masterful novel
Gravity by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

41 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left, and the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space
The Truman show by Peter Weir( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!"--Container
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton
Radio by Michael Tollin( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,303 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
The abyss by James Cameron( Visual )

95 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,984 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. For Bud Brigman and his estranged wife Lindsey, it becomes also a test of their physical and emotional limits
Enemy at the gates by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,947 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 during the siege of Stalingrad
National treasure 2 by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,918 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
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,889 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?
Pollock by Ed Harris( Visual )

64 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,880 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
Appaloosa by Ed Harris( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,872 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 )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,841 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 area drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles, and are ultimately faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart
The rock by Michael Bay( Visual )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of San Francisco is taken hostage when a vengeful General seizes control of Alcatraz Island, threatening to launch missiles loaded with deadly poison gas
Stepmom by Ed Harris( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Ben, the two children of Jackie and Luke, have to cope with the fact that their parents divorced and that there is a new woman in their father's life: Isabel, a successful photographer. She does her best to treat the kids in a way that makes them still feel at home when being with their dad, but also loves her work and does not plan to give it up. But Jackie, a full-time mother, regards Isabel's efforts as offensively insufficient. She can't understand that work can be important to her as well as the kids. The conflict between them is deepened by the sudden diagnose of cancer, which might may be deadly for Jackie. They all have to learn a little in order to grow together
Absolute power by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was where he shouldn't have been and saw what he shouldn't have seen. Now, who will believe the word of a career thief and ex-con? Who will trust Luther Whitney when he says he saw a woman killed and that the man responsible for her death is the President of the United States?
The way back( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,540 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
Glengarry Glen Ross by James Foley( Visual )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful story set in the world of real estate
Man on a ledge( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,334 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
 
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Ed Harris

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Harris, Edward Allen.

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Apollo 13The hoursThe Truman showThe right stuffEnemy at the gatesA history of violenceAppaloosaThe rock