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Swank, Hilary

Works: 228 works in 881 publications in 8 languages and 31,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Romance films  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Performer, Composer, Author, Other, nar, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Hilary Swank
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Most widely held works by Hilary Swank
Million dollar baby by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
125 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional
Freedom writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )
31 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. She inspires her students to overcome the gangs that divide them, and the education system that forgot them
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )
74 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
Iron jawed angels ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
Amelia by Mira Nair( Visual )
34 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth
P.S.I love you by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De overleden man van Holly heeft twaalf brieven achtergelaten om haar te leiden naar een nieuw leven
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )
40 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
Conviction by Tony Goldwyn( Visual )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology. The unshakable bond between a brother and sister at the heart of this real-life drama will stir your emotions and inspire you
Something borrowed by Kate Hudson( Visual )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rachel is a generous and loyal pal to her engaged best friend Darcy. But after celebrating her 30th birthday, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in the arms of Dex, the guy she's had a crush on since law school, and who happens to be Darcy's fianceĢ. In the frantic weeks leading up to Darcy's wedding, Rachel finds herself caught between her longtime friendship with Darcy and the prospect of losing the love of her life
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy( Visual )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Black Dahlia is set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two cops, Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short, a young woman found brutally murdered. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police department
New Year's Eve by Michelle Pfeiffer( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stellar ensemble cast celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year
The core by Aaron Eckhart( Visual )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of top scientific minds from around the world are assembled to determine what has been happening to Earth. Dr. Keyes makes the startling discovery that the Earth's electromagnetic forces have begun to collapse. If the planet is to be saved, the core of the Earth needs a jump start, and Keyes assembles a team to burrow to the center of the planet and bomb the insides back into action. However, as the crew digs deeper into the Earth, the more they discover what they haven't been told about their mission and what's really been causing the worldwide chaos
The gift by Sam Raimi( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman "Annie", recently widowed with 3 sons, has "the gift" of clairvoyance and has a number of people in the small Georgia town that come to her for guidance. When a woman goes missing the woman's father and fiance come to her for help finding his daughter when the police hit a dead end
The reaping ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigative scholar Katherine Winter is a debunker of modern 'miracles,' bringing scientific light to superstition and fraud. Events in Haven, Louisiana, however, defy even her expertise. There, the 10 Biblical Plagues, including locusts, frogs and a river of blood, seem to be recurring. The more she seeks answers, the more she questions her own beliefs
The affair of the necklace ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace
The next karate kid ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julie, a rebellious teen, is pitted against a posse of paramilitary students who rule her high school. While their leader teaches them to fight-to-kill, Julie and Miyagi, her karate teacher, teach them the secret of fighting to live
The resident ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as Juliet gets the unnerving feeling that she is not alone
On native soil ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of the tragic events of 9/11, based on the Commission Report study. Features interviews with family members, John McCain, Joe Lieberman and Max Cleland
Mary and Martha ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two very different women, an upscale American named Mary and a middle-class Englishwoman named Martha, form an unlikely bond following the losses of their only children from malaria contracted in Africa. Battling their lingering grief and the strains on their marriages, the two work together to raise awareness of malaria while recovering their sense of purpose. A story of how ordinary people can make a difference in influencing social policy and affecting positive change
Red dust by Tom Hooper( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A political thriller set in a small South African town during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant must represent Alex Mpondo, a former political activist, who was held captive and sadistically tortured by a police officer under the apartheid regime in South Africa
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English (449)
German (26)
French (23)
Spanish (16)
Italian (10)
Multiple languages (8)
Chinese (2)
Dutch (1)