WorldCat Identities

Chestnut, Morris

Overview
Works: 142 works in 368 publications in 5 languages and 18,946 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Football films  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Morris Chestnut
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )
37 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain. But their reactions to the world around them vary- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son
Ladder 49 by Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran of the Baltimore Fire Department under the watchful eye of his mentor Chief Mike Kennedy. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. As Jack reflects on his life - seeing his first fire, bonding with fellow firefighters, the impact his job has had on his wife and kids - Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save Jack's life
The game plan by Walt Disney( Visual )
14 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Superstar quarterback Joe Kingman has an ego bigger than a football field. Joe is getting ready for a run at the big championship game when the 8-year-old daughter he never knew existed shows up at his not-so-family-friendly bachelor pad. As the big game gets closer, he begins to realize the most meaningful win he can achieve is the heart of the one little fan who counts the most
Identity thief by Jason Bateman( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity
The call ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life
Like Mike by John Schultz( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calvin is an orphan boy who finds a pair of magic sneakers with the initials M.J. on the inside. Once he puts them on, he's got game, and wins a spot in the NBA. But his "skill" pits him against his team's star player - until the two rivals discover they have more in common than they could ever imagine
The best man holiday ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface
Not easily broken ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After years of disagreement concerning what true happiness, success, and love really are, Dave and Clarice Johnson have finally reached a breaking point in their marriage. Clarice is hurt in a car accident and the obvious truth is that more than just her injuries need immediate attention. Their odds of making it are worsen as Clarice begins to see a physical therapist. Dave develops a friendship with Julie and her teenage son Bryson. The acceptance and comfort he finds in them stirs his longing for a family and a passionate partner. Temptation tugs at Dave. Clarice pulls farther away. Now, they must confront whether their vows are easily broken
The cave by Lakeshore Entertainment( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on a dig in a Romanian forest, a group of scientists make a startling find. Dating back to the 13th century, they find a huge abbey, which was built over the entrance to a massive network of subterranean caves. Eager to learn what lies within the caves, the scientists discover to their peril that a large part of the cave system is under water. The scientists hire a team of American spelunkers who are trained in exploring underwater caves. The team is led by brothers Jack and Tyler. Armed with new high-tech SCUBA gear, Jack, Tyler, and the rest of their crew dive in to investigate the caves. A mishap traps them in a cavern beneath the surface, and they soon discover they are not alone
The best man ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scandalous secrets from the past begin to reveal themselves when a commitment-shy writer and his old college buddies reunite for a wedding
The Perfect Holiday by Morris Chestnut( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A single mother is raising her three children after the divorce from her rapper ex-husband. Her oldest son wants his parents to get back together. The youngest daughter would rather see her mom happy and decides to use Santa Claus to get her wish. The kids practically compete to see who will win the war of love
Confidence by James Foley( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Con man Jake and his gang, Gordo, Miles, and Big Al, pull off a swindling job stealing money from a guy who turns out to be a mob accountant for crime boss, King. Then Jake and his crew attempt to pull off an even bigger scam to make up for their mistake. This time the con involves the King's enemy, the mob-connected banker Morgan Price. Two corrupt cops join Jake's team while the King appoints his henchman, Lupus to oversee the operation
Kick-ass 2 by Jeff Wadlow( Visual )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Self-made superhero Kick-Ass and sweet-faced, foulmouthed assassin Hit Girl try to return to life as 'normal' teenagers, but soon they are faced with their deadliest challenge. To seek revenge for his father's death. Red Mist has re-invented himself as the leader of an evil league of super-villains. To defeat their new nemesis, Kick-Ass and Hit Girl must team up with a new wave of masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes
Breakin' all the rules ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being unceremoniously dumped by his fianceĢe, Quincy writes the how-to book "The breakup handbook" about breaking up and becomes a best-selling author on the subject. Not wanting his male friends to suffer the same fate, he gives them advice on dumping their mates. What ensues is a hilarious comedy of errors
Half past dead by Don Michael Paul( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alcatraz, "The Rock", has just re-opened. The first criminal to go to the electric chair is also sitting on a secret worth $200 million. An invading group of commandos isn't about to let that fortune go up in smoke. Already having an undercover FBI agent in Alcatraz, the situation has to be neutralized and he has to rescue a Supreme Court Justice held hostage. Now, he has to convince his convict "partner" and the other inmates to fight on the right side of the law
Two can play that game by Mark Brown( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shante is a smart and beautiful advertising executive who seems to have her life, including her man, completely under control. Her man, Keith, a handsome lawyer, is the envy of all her friends. That is until one night when the girls have a ladies night out and they stumble upon Keith at a nightclub with another woman. Now, in order for Sante to save face and get her man back in line, she must launch her "10 Day Plan."
V ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"They arriVe. Earth's first alien encounter begins when huge motherships appear over 29 major cities. The visitors, the Vs, are human-like beings who know our languages and bring awesome gifts of healing and technology. People everywhere welcome them as saviors. But a fledgling resistance is on the rise, determined to reveal the shocking truth."--Container
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four smart, successful and sexy men take on love, sex, friendship and two of life's most terrifying prospects - honesty and commitment. The "brothers" are lifelong friends who have banded together to weather love's innate terrors and occasional triumphs in this comic yet painfully true exploration of the battle between the sexes
V ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"They seem almost godlike among us. They are the alien Visitors who, led by mysterious queen Anna, base their operations out of 29 motherships hovering over 29 global sites. But why 29? The answer lies in the Vs' secret plan, just one of the extraordinary revelations ... . As that astonishing plan draws closer to fulfillment, a resourceful underground unit of resistance fighters called the Fifth Column redoubles its efforts to undermine it."--Container
Under siege 2 dark territory by Geoff Murphy( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aboard a hijacked train in Colorado, ex-Navy Seal Casey Ryback is the only person who can thwart a renegade techno-expert from destroying the Pentagon and Washington D.C
 
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