WorldCat Identities

Pullman, Bill

Overview
Works: 289 works in 1,371 publications in 10 languages and 42,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Educational films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Director, Other, Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Pullman
Independence Day by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

158 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massive spaceships appear in Earth's skies and wonder turns to terror as the ships blast destructive beams of fire down on cities all over the planet. The world's only hope lies with a determined band of survivors
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent widower in Seattle and a reporter in Baltimore are fated for each other and it takes the man's son and a radio talk show to set events in motion for the couple to meet
Casper by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

74 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a haunted house is inherited by evil Carrigan Critenden, she hires Dr. Harvey to rid the house of the ghosts. However, he and his daughter grow to love one of the ghosts, Casper
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely young woman saves the life of a handsome stranger she has fallen in love with from afar. His family mistakes her for his fiancee, and she goes along because she likes his offbeat family so much. Matters take a hilarious turn when she meets and falls in love with her make-believe lover's brother
A League of Their Own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody of epic science fiction movies, especially the original "Star wars" trilogy. Two space bums attempt to rescue a space princess from an assortment of space villains
The equalizer by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and is dedicated to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by; he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened
Why Shakespeare? by Lawrence Bridges( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various famous and not so famous individuals state the effect that Shakespeare's works have had in their lives. A main video presentation accompanied by seventeen vignettes
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin Costner plays the man who became a myth in this film directed and co-written by Lawrence Kasdan. Gene Hackman stars as Wyatt's iron-willed father and Dennis Quaid plays Earp's deadly best friend, Doc Holliday. Covers everything from Wichita to Dodge City to the shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona
Newsies( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a group of newsboys who team up to fight an unscrupulous newspaper tycoon
Bottle shock by M. E Müller( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napa Valley, 1976. For connoisseur Steven Spurrier, there is no finer art than French wine. But rumors bandy about of a new California wine country that holds the future of the vine. Positive the small Napa wineries are no match for established French vintages, Spurrier challenges the Americans to a blind taste test. He finds the valley full of ambitious, and talented, novice vintners like Jim Barrett and his son Bo. He realizes his publicity stunt may change the history of wine forever
The grudge by Sam Raimi( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen is an American nurse living and working in Tokyo who agrees to cover the shift of another nurse. When she enters the assigned home, she discovers an elderly woman who is lost in a catatonic state. As she tends the woman, Karen hears scratching sounds upstairs and goes to investigate. Within this house is a chain of terror more terrifying than she could ever imagine, resulting from a terrifying evil that was born years before. As more people die, Karen is pulled into the cycle of horror and learns the secret of the vengeful curse. Now she must stop it before it's too late
Lost highway by Richard Currey( Visual )

120 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Madison is a saxophonist who finds a video tape on his doorstep that shows the interior of his house. He becomes convinced that someone has broken in and calls the police. He finds another videotape showing him killing his wife. The police arrest him for murdering his wife. In prison, he inexplicably morphs into a young man named Pete Dayton and begins living a completely different life. When Pete is released, his and Fred's paths begin to cross in a surreal, suspenseful web of intrigue, orchestrated by a shady gangster boss named Dick Laurent
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
American ultra( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike shares a small-town life with his girlfriend Phoebe. But Mike's sleepy world goes wild after he discovers that he's actually a CIA sleeper agent with lethal fighting skills, and the target of government hitmen. Mike, the ultimate slacker, transforms into an ultra-attacker as he and Phoebe fight to survive in this exhilarating adventure
Lake Placid by Steve Miner( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigative team, armed with state-of-the-art equipment, high powered weaponry and a biting sense of sarcasm, must work together to defeat Black Lake's most ferocious resident: a 30-foot prehistoric crocodile
Igby goes down( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Igby and his older brother, Oliver, are in the process of killing their terminally ill mother. His parents snipe at each other endlessly until his father tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental hospital. Igby grows into a rebellious youth, gets kicked out of several boarding schools and ends up in a military academy. As Igby gets drawn further into the mind games and hypocrisy of the adult world, his already jaded outlook grows even darker. Ultimately, though, Mimi's impending death draws him back into the family fold for unexpected revelations and realizations
The killer inside me by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A small town sheriff up to his neck in murders: his own. When he is asked to railroad a talkative prostitute out of town before she makes trouble, he realizes it's easier to just get rid of her for good. Unfortunately, covering up that murder means eliminating more and more people as his problems and complications spiral out of control. Even worse, he's starting to enjoy committing the crimes a lot more than he ever enjoyed dishing out the punishment."--Container
The Accidental Tourist by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning drama about the trials of one man. After a man loses his son and his wife leaves him, he becomes detached from the world, until a strange dog-trainer meets him and brings him back out
You kill me by John Dahl( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He is a hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank has a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not the touchy-feely kind of guy, but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel, a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. But, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laural, faces old rivals on new terms
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Sleepless in Seattle
Alternative Names
Bil Pulman

Bill Pullman acteur américain

Bill Pullman actor estadounidense

Bill Pullman Amerikaans acteur

Bill Pullman amerykański aktor i producent

Bill Pullman attore statunitense

Bill Pullman US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Bill Pullman yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Pullman, William.

Бил Пулман

Билл Пуллман

Білл Пуллман

ביל פולמן

بيل بولمان

بیل پولمن تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

빌 풀먼

ビル・プルマン

標·布文

比爾·普曼

比尔·普尔曼

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While you were sleepingA League of Their OwnWyatt EarpNewsiesThe grudgeThe killer inside me