WorldCat Identities

Valdes, David

Works: 86 works in 260 publications in 8 languages and 14,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Prison films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Police films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Valdes
The green mile by Frank Darabont( Visual )

43 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A death row inmate in a Southern prison possesses the unusual gift of healing. A guard discovers the inmate's miraculous power and begins to question the man's guilt
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
The Book of Eli by Ya bo xiu si( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lone warrior, Eli (Denzel Washington), walks in a post-apocalyptic wasteland that was once America. He heads west on a mission he does not fully understand but knows he must complete. In his possession is the last copy of a book he fiercely guards with his life for it holds the only hope for the future. Only Carnegie (Gary Oldman), a self-appointed warlord ruling a town of thieves and gunmen, understands the power Eli holds and is determined to make it his own. But nothing can stand in Eli's way to fulfill his destiny and bring help to a ravaged humanity."
Beautiful creatures by Kami Garcia( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin, she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead-end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
The time machine by George Pal( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to alter the course of time, a visionary scientist invents a revolutionary machine that propels him 800,000 years into the future. There he discovers that humans have evolved into two groups: the hunters and the hunted. Now he must fight to save himself, and all of mankind, in a final, desperate battle
The dead pool by Buddy Van Horn( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirty Harry Callahan must stop a sick secret contest to murder local celebrities, which includes himself as a target
A perfect world by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison escapee on the run with a young hostage is chased by a Texas Ranger
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him. However, in their attempt to destroy Will, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed-to be a participant in his own transcendence. For his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) and best friend Max Waters (Paul Bettany), both fellow researchers, the question is not if they can...but if they should. Their worst fears are realized as Will's thirst for knowledge evolves into a seemingly omnipresent quest for power, to what end is unknown. The only thing that is becoming terrifyingly clear is there may be no way to stop him
Pink Cadillac by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easygoing skip-tracer gets a handful when he tracks a woman with $250,000 in the trunk of a stolen '59 Cadillac and a band of white supremacists
The book of Eli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli (Washington) walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland and pits him against a menacing warlord (Oldman)
The rookie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Car thieves take a police veteran hostage, putting pressure on his latest partner to save him
Turbulence( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 747 heading from New York to L.A. is taken over by a seductive psychopathic serial killer, and the only one who can stop him is a beautiful young flight attendant
Dirty Harry collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all 5 Dirty Harry movies and 1 Dirty Harry bonus disc
Honkytonk man : Pink cadillac and City heat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pink cadillac (1989, 122 min.): Jump bail and skip tracer Tommy Nowak will track you down before the ink on your fake I.D. is dry. Like a Canadian Mountie, he always gets his man. But will he get his woman?
The stars fell on Henrietta( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas 1935. It's a time of boomtowns or bust for oil wildcatters and, time and again, derby-topped Mr. Cox has come out flat busted. No worries. Mr. Cox has a mule-headed optimism. He's sure as the sunrise that near the town of Henrietta on a cotton farm that raises more dust than bolls, there's black gold beneath the barren sod
Unforgiven by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two retired, down-on-their-luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey
Sudden impact by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of a brutal rape, a beautiful woman has begun to hunt down her attackers. Harry has to find her and stop her before she kills again or the attackers find her first
Dirty Harry collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all five Dirty Harry movies
Bird by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations
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The Book of Eli
Alternative Names
David Valdes Amerikaans filmproducent

David Valdes producteur de cinéma américain

David Valdes produttore cinematografico statunitense

David Valdes US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Вальдес, Дэвид



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