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Harris, Ed 1950-

Works: 417 works in 1,761 publications in 9 languages and 66,082 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Survival films  Action and adventure films  Film sequels  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Film editor, Other, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ed Harris
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard ( Visual )
97 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,088 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 )
48 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It had been less than a year since man first walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another 'routine' space flight. That is 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, not to mention the odds, to bring them home
The hours by Stephen Daldry ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1929 Virginia Woolf es cuidada por médicos y familia y comienza a escribir su novela "Mrs. Dalloway". En 1951 Laura Brown lee la novela de Woolf mientras trata de planear una fiesta de cumpleaños para su esposo. En 2001 Clarrisa Vaughn planea otra fiesta para un autor quien está muriendo de SIDA. Es decir que una mujer escribe una novela, otra la lee, y otra vive el tema
The Truman show by Peter Weir ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Truman's life is a fake. He lives in a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere. His friends and people around him 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?
Gravity by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,572 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 right stuff by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,544 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 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing
The abyss by James Cameron ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,963 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
National treasure 2 by Nicolas Cage ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,921 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
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 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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A history of violence by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,865 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 )
62 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,855 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 1,839 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 )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,816 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 by Ed Harris ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,762 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
The rock by Michael Bay ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,758 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
Absolute power by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,542 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 )
24 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,503 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 )
49 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful story of desperation and betrayal set in the world of real estate
Man on a ledge ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,319 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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Alternative Names
Ed Harris
Harris, Edward Allen.
Harris, Edward Allen 1950-
English (662)
German (32)
French (27)
Spanish (22)
Italian (12)
Multiple languages (11)
Turkish (1)
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