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Hirsch, Emile 1985-

Works: 99 works in 611 publications in 7 languages and 23,213 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Political films  Sports films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Honoree, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Emile Hirsch
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

60 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

52 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With the support of Pops and Mom Racer, girlfriend Trixie, younger brother Spritle and the mysterious Racer X, Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps on the track, it's not just a race
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical history teacher and assistant headmaster William Hundert is admired by his peers and students at distinguished St. Benedict's School. He believes in molding the character of his students, but in 1972 new student Sedgwick Bell, son of a prominent senator, breaks all the rules and undermines Hundert's authority. Hundert decides to solve the problem in an unexpected and life-changing way
Savages by Oliver Stone( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben, a peaceful and charitable Buddhist, and his closest friend Chon, a former Navy SEAL and ex-mercenary, run a lucrative, homegrown industry, raising some of the best marijuana ever developed. They also share a one-of-a-kind love with the extraordinary beauty Ophelia. Life is idyllic in their Southern California town, until the Mexican Baja Cartel decides to move in and demands that the trio partners with them
Killer Joe by William Friedkin( Visual )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Killer' Joe Cooper is a Dallas detective who doubles as a hitman with the charm of a Southern gentleman. Chris hires Joe to kill his mother in order to collect her life insurance and pay off his debts. When Chris is unable to pay for the service up front, Joe takes Chris's sister Dottie as a retainer until he can be paid
The darkest hour by Chris Gorak( Visual )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young people are stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack
Taking Woodstock by Ang Lee( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1969, Elliot Tiber, an interior designer living in Greenwich Village, New York, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated Catskills motel, The El Monaco. Upon hearing that a planned music and arts festival has lost its permit from the neighboring town of Wallkill, NY, Elliot calls producer Michael Lang at Woodstock Ventures to offer his family's motel to the promoters and generate business. Three weeks later half a million people are on their way to his neighbor's farm
Lords of Dogtown by Catherine Hardwicke( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the legendary Z-Boys, this film is a fictionalized take on a brilliant group of young skateboarders who perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools of unsuspecting suburban homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport
Alpha dog by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life case of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer in California's San Gabriel Valley who, in 2000, became one of the youngest men to appear on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list. With family links to organized crime, Johnny Truelove is on the warpath against Jake Mazursky, a sleazebag addict who owes him money. Fate intervenes when Johnny and his friend Frankie encounter Jake's 15-year-old half-brother Zack and hold him as collateral until Jake pays his debts. What begins as a casual, seemingly harmless situation escalates into a crisis of capital crime
Prince avalanche by David Gordon Green( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An odd couple of sorts, introspective and stern Alvin (Rudd) and his girlfriend's brother, Lance (Hirsch), dopey and insecure, leave the city behind to spend the summer of 1988 repainting the traffic lines on a desolate country highway where the surrounding areas have been ravaged by wildfire. In this solitary backdrop, the two bicker and joke with each other as they reflect on their relationships with women, resulting in a clumsy fall head first into an unlikely friendship
Bonnie & Clyde by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie Parker, an impressionable, petite, small-town waitress, off her feet. The two embark on one of most infamous bank-robbing sprees in history
The air I breathe by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. Four very different people teetering on the edge of desperation are unexpectedly linked by their destinies. Filled with surprising twists and turns, this suspenseful, action-filled drama employs both brutal violence and aching poetry in a moving exploration of the search for happiness in a gritty urban world
The girl next door by Luke Greenfield( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew is an eighteen year old, straight-laced overachiever who has never really lived life - until he falls for his hot new neighbor. When he finds out that she used to be a porn star, his sheltered existence totally spins out of control
Imaginary heroes by Dan Harris( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Travis family experiences a stunning tragedy which begins to unravel them. Teenaged son Tim views his life as a bad dream. His father, Ben tunes out and treats his wife and children like strangers. His mother, Sandy sharpens her tongue with sarcasm and dulls her senses with pot while struggling hard to conceal a secret that threatens to ruin them all. The Travises, eventually, learn to accept one another as family - warts and all
The dangerous lives of altar boys by Peter Care( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of adolescent Catholic boys. Follow Tim and Francis as they engage in aimless vandalism and mockery--not from malice but boredom. The theft of a religious icon and a plan to kidnap a cougar result in far more serious consequences than either boy intends
The motel life( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A searing and profound examination of brotherhood set in the timeless Sierra Nevadan frontier. Frank and Jerry Lee Flannigan work odd jobs, drink hard, and drift from motel to motel. Their only escape is through Frank's fantastic stories and Jerry Lee's rich illustrations. Everything changes when Jerry Lee is involved in a hit-and-run accident, which forces the brothers across the state to the home of Frank's old flame, Annie
Twice born by Margaret Mazzantini( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longing to show her son the country where she fell passionately in love with his father, an Italian professor heads off on a summer vacation to the battle-scarred city of Sarajevo. There she discovered a long-hidden secret, which reveals a past more haunted that even her memories can disclose
10,000 saints by Shari Springer Berman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1980s, following tragedy, teenage Jude moves from Vermont to New York City to live with his father in the punk-fueled East Village. Caught in the chaos of city life, Jude and his friends, Eliza and Teddy embark on a journey of self-realization in a neighborhood on the verge of riots
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Speed Racer
Alternative Names
Aemilius Hirsch

Davenport Hirsch, Emile 1985-

Emil Herš

Emile Hirsch acteur américain

Emile Hirsch actor estadounidense

Emile Hirsch aktor amerykański

Emile Hirsch Amerikaans filmacteur

Emile Hirsch attore statunitense

Emile Hirsch US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Emīls Hiršs

Hirsch, Emile

Hirsch, Emile Davenport 1985-

Εμίλ Χιρς

Емил Херш

Емил Хърш

Еміль Гірш американський актор

Хирш, Эмиль

Эмиль Хирш

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אמיל הירש

אמיל הירש שחקן אמריקאי

إميل هيرش

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The dangerous lives of altar boys