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Curtis, Cliff 1968-

Overview
Works: 99 works in 263 publications in 7 languages and 20,208 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Police films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Whale rider by Niki Caro ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possess a natural leadership ability
Training day by Antoine Fuqua ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
Live free or die hard by Bruce Willis ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective John McClane has faced some brutal terrorists in his career, but now, he's about to face what may be his most dangerous enemy yet. John, who occasionally does work for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, receives a call to bring in a hacker named Matt Farrell, because there has been a breach in an FBI computer system. Farrell is one of the many hackers who are suspected in the attack. As soon as John gets to Matt's apartment, men show up and try to kill John and Matt, they barely escape. A group of terrorists led by Thomas Gabriel is systematically shutting down the U.S. computer infrastructure. Luckily, Matt knows enough about hacking to figure out how Gabriel is shutting down the computers. Gabriel wants the country brought to its knees, but doesn't count on John and Matt, who are now in his way. Gabriel kidnaps John's daughter, Lucy. Gabriel may think he now has the upper hand on John, but he has no idea how far John is willing to go to rescue Lucy
Fracture by Anthony Hopkins ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ted Crawford is a wealthy, brilliant, and meticulous structural engineer who lives in Los Angeles. He shoots his wife and entraps her lover. After the police arrive, he signs a confession. At his arraignment, he asserts his rights to represent himself and asks the court to move immediately to trial. The prosecutor is Willy Beachum, a hotshot D.A. who is getting ready to leave for a civil-law firm. He is told by everyone the case is open and shut. Crawford, however, sees Beachum's weakness - the hairline fracture of his character
10,000 BC by Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh finds his heart's passion in the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid their village and kidnaps Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to save her
The last airbender by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Join Aang, an extraordinary boy with incredible 'bending' powers, as he journeys through an exotic land filled with magical creatures and powerful friends. As the Avatar, he is the only one who can end the age-old conflict between the four nations, Air, Water, Earth, and Fire."--Container
Three kings by David O Russell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Push by Paul McGuigan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick is a 'mover' - someone who can move things with his mind. He meets up with Cassie who is a 'watcher' - someone who can predict the future. She is trying to rescue her mother from the government. As they try to piece things together, Kira enters their lives. Kira is a 'pusher' - someone who can influence the thoughts of others. She has had a relationship with Nick and is the only person to survive a powerful 'enhancement' drug that was administered to her by the sinister Company. Now, the Company is after her, and Nick and Cassie will need to help her if they want to survive
A thousand words ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. After stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves, one for every word he has left. Now Jack's got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he's a goner
Blow by Ted Demme ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of George Jung. This is an uncompromising look at the rise and fall of the man who became the largest importer of Colombia cocaine to the United States in the 1970's
Sunshine by Danny Boyle ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the year 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. Deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission begins to unravel and they find themselves fighting not only for their lives, but for the future of us all
Crossing over by Wayne Kramer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An immigration officer must protect the U.S. border in Los Angeles from those trying to pursue the American Dream, as those around him try to break the rules by fraud, blackmail, and work-site enforcement
Collateral damage by Dai wei si ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini. The government feels that they have more important things to be concerned with, so Brewer decides to take things into his own hands. He becomes frustrated and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice. He tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia, but discovers that it's not going to be that easy. When a woman and her child get in his way he has to decide just how much like the Wolf he is willing to be in order to gain the vengeance his family deserves
Boy by Taika Waititi ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for
Eagle vs shark by Taika Waititi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Lily, an oddball fast-food waitress and hopeless romantic, and Jarrod, another forsaken eccentric, connect at a 'dress as your favorite animal' party, it's a match seemingly made in outcast heaven
The fountain by Hugh Jackman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Through time and space, one man embarks on a bold 1000-year odyssey to defeat humankind's most indomitable foe: Death"--Container
Missing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becca Winstone learns that her son, Michael, has disappeared while studying abroad and it's a race against time when she travels to Europe to track him down. It soon becomes clear that Becca is no ordinary woman, but a former CIA agent deactivated after the devastating death of her husband, Paul Winstone. If she wants to find her son alive, Becca will have to rely on old friends, as well as old enemies, ex-lovers, and spies, and will be forced to reopen old wounds. Her resourcefulness, skill, and determination will be put to the test, but a mother's love knows no limits
River queen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irish woman is caught in the middle of the war between the British and the Maori during the colonization of New Zealand in the 1860s
Point of origin ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Orr is a veteran arson investigator with a sixth sense for placing the origin of suspect fires. His partner, Keith, has taken all he's learned from Orr to a joint task force in search of the killer. If the knowledge it takes to commit the crime is the knowledge it takes to solve it, then one of these two men is tracking the other. Based on a true story of a man leading a double life by setting fires in Southern California and investigating the crime scene
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perfect storm: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer, perfect storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail
 
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Alternative Names
Curtis, Clifford.
Curtis, Clifford 1968-
Languages
English (152)
Spanish (5)
French (2)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Maori (1)
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