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Powell, John 1963-

Works: 436 works in 1,349 publications in 12 languages and 69,701 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Television adaptations  History  Animated films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Production personnel, Arranger, Creator, Photographer, Contributor, Director, Illustrator, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Powell
The Bourne identity by Matt Damon ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs
The Bourne supremacy by Robert Ludlum ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not really certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences
Robots by Chris Wedge ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of his misfit mechanical friends, a small town robot named Rodney embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as he heads for the big city to pursue his dreams and ultimately proves that anyone can shine no matter what they're made of
Ice age by Chris Wedge ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Scrat the Saber-toothed Squirrel is still trying to find his precious acorn, the misfit trio of Manny the Mammoth, Sid the Sloth and Diego the Sabre-tooth Tiger have settled down in an isolated valley with numerous other animals. However, the trio soon discover that the ice wall surrounding the valley is barely holding back a massive body of water behind it and the melting state threatens to break the wall and flood the valley. With their one chance of survival being a boat at the other end of the valley, the trio make a desperate exodus there. Along the way, they meet Ellie, a female mammoth who is convinced that she is an opossum like her brothers. While the strange group continues their trek across the valley, they must learn to get along. Manny struggles to find some connection to Ellie, who may be the only other one of his kind
Mr. & Mrs. Smith by Doug Liman ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John and Jane Smith are a married couple who are beginning to get bored with their quiet domestic life. What they don't know, however, is that they are both assassins, secretly traveling around the world and killing for hire. But their separate lives are about to collide when the discover they are each other's next target
How to train your dragon by Cressida Cowell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated comedy adventure based on the children's novel by Cressida Cowell. Teenaged Viking Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) lives on the windswept island of Berk, where his father Stoic the Vast (Gerard Butler) is the tribe's feared chief, and fighting dragons is part of every young warrior's training. But Hiccup's destiny of becoming a prized dragon fighter takes an unexpected diversion when he saves and befriends an injured dragon, Toothless. Hiccup now embarks on a mission of his own to convince his tribe to abandon its barbaric tradition of ruthless dragon-slaying and try out some new methods
Two weeks notice by Mark Lawrence ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy Kelson, Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots-on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits
The Italian job by Peter Collinson ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Venice, Italy, a team of expert thieves pulls a daring heist of $35 million dollars in bars of gold. One of the thieves betrays his companions and swipes the gold for himself. One year later, in Los Angeles, the surviving team members create a smart and devious plan to steal back the gold and get their revenge on the traitor"--IMDb
Bolt by Guthrie CSD ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rescued from a shelter as a pup by a little girl named Penny, Bolt grows up to be the star of a television series in which he plays a super-powered pooch foiling the schemes of the nefarious Dr. Calico. According to the impresario director, the show only works because Bolt is living his role, and so long as he believes it, the audience will. Unfortunately, a ratings-motivated change in plans accidentally leaves Bolt in New York City, convinced that he's been robbed of his powers, and that Penny is in mortal danger in Hollywood. With two companions--a reluctant alley cat and a rotund, overeager fanboy hamster--Bolt sets out on an "Incredible Journey"-style trip to save the day. Along the way, Bolt realizes that you don't have to be a Superhero to be a hero
United 93 by Paul Greengrass ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the fourth hijacked plane on September 11, 2001, which crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot
I am Sam by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
Ice age ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut and maybe finding true love; Manny and Ellie await the birth of their mini-mammoth; Diego the saber-toothed tiger wonder if he's growing too 'soft' handing with his pals; and Sid the sloth gets into trouble when he creates his own makeshift family by hijacking some dinosaur eggs. On a mission to rescue the hapless Sid, the gang ventures into a mysterious underground world, where they have some very close encounters with dinosaurs, battle flora and fauna, run amuck, and meet a relentless, one-eyed, dino-hunting weasel named Buck
Rio by Carlos Saldanha ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated comedy adventure featuring the voice talents of Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway. Blu (voiced by Eisenberg) is a rare macaw living in a bookshop in small-town Minnesota. Believing himself to be the last of his kind, he is thrilled to hear that a female macaw of the same species has been spotted in South America. Blu must now overcome his social ineptitude and fear of flying and set out for Rio de Janeiro to track down the feisty and independent Jewel (Hathaway) and try to win her heart
P.S.I love you by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Holly est belle, intelligente et mariée à l'amour de sa vie : Gerry, un irlandais drôle, fougueux et passionné. Alors quand celui-ci est emporté par une maladie, Holly perd le goût de vivre. La seule personne susceptible de l'aider n'est maintenant plus de ce monde. Heureusement, Gerry a pensé à tout : il lui a écrit une série de lettres pour l'aider à surmonter son chagrin. Holly embarque alors pour un voyage touchant, passionant et souvent hilarant... L'histoire d'un amour si fort qu'il peut transformer la mort en un nouveau départ dans la vie"
Kung fu panda 2 by Jack Black ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins in order to able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed
The Lorax by Seuss ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated adventure with a strong environmental message, based on the children's book by Dr Seuss and featuring the voice talents of Zac Efron and Taylor Swift. 12-year-old Ted (voiced by Efron) has spent his childhood in Thneed-Ville, an entirely artificial city. When Audrey (Swift), the girl of his dreams, expresses her desire to see a real tree, Ted sets out to find it. Along the way he meets the reclusive Once-ler (Ed Helms), who tells the story of the Lorax (Danny DeVito), a grumpy yet charming creature, who fights to protect his world after a revolutionary industrial invention leads to the total destruction of the beautiful forests surrounding Ted's town
Happy feet by George Miller ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
Shrek by William Steig ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shrek is duped into a daring quest to rescue feisty Princess Fiona, with the help of his lovable loudmouthed Donkey, and win back the deed to his beloved swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad
Happy feet two by George Miller (1945) ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Mumble's son Erik wants to be a singer instead of a dancer like his father, they have a falling out until a problem that threatens the entire penguin colony brings them together
Drumline by Nick Cannon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A precocious freshman drummer struggles to both succeed and fit in as a member of the marching band at a historically black university
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.07 for Robots ... to 0.20 for I am Sam ...)
Alternative Names
Powell, John 1963-
Powell, John Wesley
اليسوعي، جان باول، 1963 الأب،
اليسوعي، جان باول، الأب، 1963
جان باول، الأب، 1963-
English (231)
French (40)
Spanish (40)
Multiple languages (11)
German (10)
Italian (5)
Chinese (2)
Slovenian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)