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Freeman, Morgan

Overview
Works: 1,101 works in 3,632 publications in 9 languages and 133,247 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Military history  Interviews  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Prison films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Host, Interviewee, Author, Director, Speaker, osp, Other, Creator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Morgan Freeman
The Shawshank redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

97 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts, one white and one black, never give up the dream of freedom, and together they turn hope and friendship into an uplifting bond no prison can ever take away
Unforgiven by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

100 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

65 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
March of the penguins by Luc Jacquet( Visual )

41 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and French and held by 4,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. This courtship will begin with a long journey - a journey that will take them hundreds of miles across the continent by foot, one by one in a single file. They will endure freezing temperatures, in brittle, icy winds and through deep, treacherous waters. They will risk starvation and attack by dangerous predators, under the harshest conditions on earth, all to find true love
Million dollar baby by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

116 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

47 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

95 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 3,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Invictus by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

45 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins makeing public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
The bucket list by Warner Brothers Home Video( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common, except they both have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to make a Bucket List of all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die. In the process of completing the list, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find the joy in life
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
Dolphin tale by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Swimming free, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. But her fight for survival has just begun. Without a tail, Winter's prognosis is dire
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a bad day, Bruce blames God and God responds by challenging Bruce to take over the world for a day ... well, at least the Buffalo area. The results are disastrous and hilarious!
Red by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank is a former black-ops CIA agent living a quiet life alone, until the day a hit squad shows up to kill him. With his identity compromised, Frank reassembles his old team; Joe, Marvin, and Victoria, and sets out to prove that they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Stand back and watch the bullets fly in this explosive action-comedy
Se7en by David Fincher( Visual )

126 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins
The Lego movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously under prepared
The sum of all fears by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( Visual )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face area drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles, and are ultimately faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart
 
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Freeman, Morgan 1937-

Freeman, Morgan J.

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UnforgivenGloryMarch of the penguinsMillion dollar babyThe dark knightAmistadDriving Miss DaisyThe Civil War