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Ribisi, Giovanni 1974-

Overview
Works: 226 works in 705 publications in 9 languages and 36,828 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  War films  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction  Crime films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Giovanni Ribisi
 
Most widely held works by Giovanni Ribisi
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 3,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
WWII Army Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with the brutality of war, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Avatar by James Cameron( Visual )
34 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his twin brother dies in an accident, paraplegic ex-Marine Jake Sully takes his place on a mission to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. Sully works with a group of scientists cloning near-duplicates of the planet's inhabitants, the Na'vi, whom specially trained scientists can control mentally to foster peace between the corporation and the natives. But when Sully finds himself lost on Pandora and trapped in a Na'vi clone body, a beautiful Na'vi woman saves his life and Sully discovers the corporation's plan to mine the mineral--at any cost. Sully falls in love with Neytiri and this changes everything he was sent to do
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )
59 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged actor and the young wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point
Ted by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since. Their friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship
The flight of the Phoenix by Dennis Quaid( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane - against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes - against each other
The rum diary by Johnny Depp( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tired of the noise and madness of New York, journalist Paul Kemp moves to Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Kemp becomes obsessed with the fiancee of Sanderson, a businessman involved in shady property development deals. When he is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, Kemp is presented with the choice to use his words for the corrupt businessman's financial benefit, or use them to take him down
The gift by Sam Raimi( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Annie has 'the Gift'. Some fear her, others claim she's a witch. But now, a murder has been committed and only she can solve it. On a twisted trail of open infidelity and jealous rage, she sees visions that will haunt her and discovers a truth that will tear the town apart"--Promotional materials
Perfect stranger by Revolution Studios( Visual )
15 editions published in 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rowena is a journalist dedicated to uncovering greed and corruption among people in positions of power. She does this with the help of her tech-savvy partner in crime, Miles. Grace is a friend and seems to know all about Rowena's secret writing identity, and hands Rowena evidence of adultery as a story. Grace is involved with Harrison Hill, the owner of the largest advertising agency in New York, H2A. Grace met Hill in an Internet chat room and became sexually involved with him. Hill is a married man and breaks off their affair, but Grace refuses to go away quietly. Rowena takes Grace's evidence, but does not immediately agree to do the story. When Grace turns up dead a week later, Rowena decides to investigate. She goes undercover at H2A, with Miles's help, and poses as a temp to get closer to Hill
Contraband by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills
Gone in sixty seconds by Dominic Sena( Visual )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life
The virgin suicides by Sofia Coppola( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the mid-1970s, in a sleepy Michigan community, live the Lisbon sisters, five teenagers whose beauty has bewitched a group of neighborhood boys. Isolated by their over-protective parents, they move like fleeting visions against the suburban landscape, luminous and unattainable. But when school hunk Trip Fontaine convinces Lux Lisbon and her sisters to go to the prom, the boys' romantic fantasies threaten to come true - until they are engulfed in a stunning chain of events that will change their lives forever." -- Container
Boiler room ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seth runs a small-time casino operation out of his apartment. With his streetwise business smarts, he's recruited to join the city's newest and hottest stock brokerage firm, and quickly takes to his new job's instant riches and fast-life pleasures. When he wins the eye and heart of Greg's ex-girlfriend, everything seems too good to be true
The other sister ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carla is mildly retarded. Although she has grown into a very capable young woman, her nervous mother still has a major meltdown when Carla announces she's in love for the first time. As Carla and her new boyfriend set out to experience all of life's great adventures, they're also out to prove that Carla has earned her independence
Basic by John McTiernan( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a drill instructor and several of his cadets disappear during training exercises in Panama, a U.S. DEA agent is called in to investigate
Gangster squad by Ruben Fleischer( Visual )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, guns, and if he has his way, every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop, except for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders who come together to try and tear Cohen's world apart
Heaven by Tom Tykwer( Visual )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philippa is a British schoolteacher living in Italy, whose husband fell victim to a drug overdose, as have several of her students. Marco Vendice is a powerful local drug dealer who sold the dope which killed Philippa's husband, as well as a number of neighborhood teens. Disgusted with the inability of the police to bring Vendice to justice, Philippa takes the law into her own hands, planting a bomb which is intended to kill the dealer. However, Philippa's plan goes awry, and instead the bomb kills four innocent bystanders
A million ways to die in the west by Amanda Seyfried( Visual )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test
 
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Alternative Names
Ribisi, Antonino Giovanni 1974-
Ribisi, Antonio Giovanni 1974-
Ribisi, Giovanni.
Ribisi, Vonni 1974-
Ribisi, Vonnie 1974-
Languages
English (305)
German (23)
French (9)
Italian (7)
Spanish (4)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Hmong (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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