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Pullman, Bill

Works: 287 works in 1,075 publications in 9 languages and 34,495 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Animated films  Science fiction films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Director, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bill Pullman
Independence Day by Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
110 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mail, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on
Casper by Universal Film Manufacturing Company ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ghost therapist" Dr. James Harvey and his daughter Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon, has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio). If the plan works, she and Dibs, her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor's fabled treasure. Casper finds a kindred spirit in Kat, but the Ghostly Trio will not tolerate "fleshies" in their house
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,038 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-belive lover's brother
Why Shakespeare? by Lawrence Bridges ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,587 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
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,429 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
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who was Wyatt Earp? Was he a hero? A civilized man who became a killer? A gifted lawman? A man who catechized violence? This romanticized biopic begins at the beginning, with Wyatt born on a farm with a stern but loving father, a kind but realistic mother, and many brothers. He studies law, takes a wife, buys a house, and settles into an unremarkable life. When his wife dies, he goes off the deep end--ending up in prison. Freed by his father, he flees, and begins a new life. This life will take him to Dodge City, where along with brothers Virgil and Morgan he becomes a lawman. He befriends Doc Holiday, and earns a reputation while accumulating a long list of enemies. When tragedy befalls one of the Earp brothers, Wyatt goes on a hunt to avenge his family's honor and in the process thrusts himself permanently into the folklore of the American West
Bottle shock ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,060 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 Takashi Shimizu ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen is an American nurse in Tokyo who encounters a vengeful spirit that possesses its victims, claims their souls and then seeks new prey
Lost highway by David Lynch ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 964 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 919 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
Igby goes down ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 783 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
Lake Placid by Steve Miner ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 767 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."--Container
The killer inside me by Michael Winterbottom ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 690 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
You kill me by John Dahl ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 670 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
Phoebe in wonderland ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phoebe is an imaginative but troubled girl with a desperate longing to be in her school's production of Alice in Wonderland. When she is cast in the lead role her parents believe her unusual behavior is due to her creativity, but soon realize that she is on the brink of falling through the looking glass herself
The accidental tourist by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 652 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
Brokedown Palace ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two high school girls plan a graduation trip to Hawaii, and then secretly change their destination to the more exotic Thailand without telling their parents
The last seduction by John Dahl ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bridget Gregory makes her husband Clay steal more than half a million dollars, and then steals it from him. Hiding out in a small town, she grabs the first man she sees, Mike, to keep her cover. When Clay tracks her down, she stands to lose everything unless she can use her sexual power over Mike to lead him to murder
Titan A.E by Don Bluth ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earth has been destroyed by an alien race and the surviving humans have fled in the hundreds of ships, and the giant space ship Titan has been hidden from the aliens to give humanity a second chance
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Pullman, William.
English (348)
Spanish (53)
French (38)
German (35)
Turkish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)