Most widely held works about Mark Ruffalo
Most widely held works by Mark Ruffalo
Where the wild things are ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems.
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
When Joel discovers that his girlfriend, Clementine, has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind through an experimental scientific procedure, he decides to ease his own pain by getting the same treatment. But, as each memory of Clementine is systematically eliminated, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her and desperately attempts to reverse the process.
Shutter Island ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he also learns there are some places that never let you go.
The kids are all right ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth.
Collateral ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,558 libraries worldwide
Max is a cab driver. For twelve years, faces have come and gone from his rear-view mirror: people and places he has long since forgotten--until tonight. When a drug cartel learns of their impending indictment by a federal grand jury, they mount an operation to identify and kill the key witness. Vincent is a contract killer. He has one night in L.A.--and five bodies are supposed to fall. Vincent hijacks Max and his cab, making Max collateral--an expendable person who is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Through the night, Vincent forces Max to drive him to each assigned destination, as the L.A.P.D. and F.B.I. race to intercept them. Max and Vincent become dependent on each other, in ways neither would have imagined.
Windtalkers ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is the one wartime code that was never broken by the enemy.
13 going on 30 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,465 libraries worldwide
Jenna makes a wish on her 13th birthday to be 30 and grown up. When she wakes up the next day she finds herself, miraculously, just weeks away from her 30th birthday. The new, older Jenna is a successful magazine editor with friends in high places and a lion's share of potential suitors. The problem is that her mind hasn't matured with her body and Jenna finds it a little more terrifying than cool to be living on her own.
Zodiac ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained.
Rumor has it ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have answers the she has been looking for.
Just like Heaven ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth is a dedicated, workaholic doctor who is much to busy to have a life. One night, she gets into a terrible car accident and dies. She becomes a spirit stuck between heaven and earth. She doesn't realize that she is dead and thinks nothing has happened. That is until she meets David, a lonely architect, who has rented her old apartment. David thinks he is going crazy when he sees Elizabeth's spirit and tries everyway he can think of to get rid of her, but she just won't go away. Although the two are complete opposites, they somehow manage to form a relationship.
Date night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
An ordinary couple is in the right place, on the wrong night. Phil and Claire Foster are a sensible, suburban husband and wife slogging through their daily lives and marriage. But a case of mistaken identity sets off an outrageous chain of events involving small-time thieves, big-city mobsters, corrupt cops and a crazed cabbie, as the Fosters' 'date night' turns into a wild ride they'll never forget!
All the king's men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
A small-town lawyer rides an improbable series of events to the Louisiana governor's mansion, where his populist policies and ruthless scheming quickly earn him some powerful enemies.
You can count on me ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and German and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Sammy is a single mom living in a small Catskill town with her eight-year-old son. A lot happens all at once to Sammy as she, sort of, picks up with an old boyfriend, gets a new boss and her wayward brother finally shows up after months of no communication. A crisis of sorts ensues when the son meets his estranged father.
The last castle ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
General Irwin, a respected three-star tactician whose career ends in disgrace when he's court martialed and sent to a maximum security military prison, The Castle. Irwin quickly butts heads with the facility's autocratic warden, Colonel Winter, who runs his command with an iron fist, even killing prisoners when he deems it necessary. Irwin rallies his fellow convicts into a rag-tag army and leads them in a revolt against Winter, an action that the warden is ready to repel by violent means.
Blindness ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit.
Reservation Road ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Two fathers are forced to live with the same tragedy in two very different ways after an incident that involves them both on the same road.
In the cut ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 657 libraries worldwide
A lonely young woman in New York City gets tangled up in a murder investigation when a severed head is found in her garden. When she becomes involved with the homicide detective on the case, she realizes that the prime suspect may be closer than she likes to think.
View from the top ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
A young woman dreams that being a flight attendant will help her escape from her rural home town. When she ends up stationed in Cleveland she enters into a relationship and begins to question her dreams.
What doesn't kill you ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Childhood friends Brian and Paulie do whatever it takes to survive in the dog-eat-dog neighborhood they live in. As they grow up they find themselves involved in organized crime and jail becomes part of doing business on the streets they call home. Brian uses his time in jail to get clean while Paulie makes plans for one last job that requires Brian's help. Brian must decide if he should stand by his friend or salvage his family.
We don't live here anymore ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Jack and Terry. Hank and Edith. They're two married couples and best friends with much in common. Jack and Hank are professors at Cedar County College. Terry and Edith are both stay-at-home moms. What will split them apart is that Jack and Edith are secret lovers. The interlocked foursome go into uncharted realms of anger, confrontation and lust - and making decisions that may or may not let love slip away.
Action and adventure films Artificial insemination, Human Asylums Brothers and sisters California California--Los Angeles Children's costumes Comedy films Criminal behavior Cryptographers Detectives Drama Families Fantasy films Fathers and daughters Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Gangsters Imagination Imagination in children Islands Lesbian mothers Man-woman relationships Married people Memory Military campaigns Missing persons--Investigation Mothers and daughters Mothers and sons Murder for hire Navajo Indians New York (State)--New York Pacific Ocean Periodical editors Romantic comedy films Runaway children Science--Experiments Taxicab drivers Temper tantrums Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Marshals Service Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wishes World War (1939-1945) Youthfulness
Ruffalo, Mark Alan.
Ruffalo, Mark Alan, 1967-
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