Most widely held works about Willem Dafoe
Most widely held works by Willem Dafoe
Finding Nemo ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,591 libraries worldwide
When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Spider-Man ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,406 libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ.
The English patient ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,843 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a mysterious stranger is rescued from a fiery plane crash. The American allies care for him and the dangerous secrets from his past come to light.
Platoon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself.
The aviator ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing.
Mississippi burning ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town.
Inside man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,514 libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation.
Platoon ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,466 libraries worldwide
Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war torn jungles of Vietnam.
Clear and present danger ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol.
Fantastic Mr. Fox ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends.
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy.
The last temptation of Christ ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones.
Once upon a time in Mexico ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
The saga of El Mariachi continues when a corrupt CIA agent forces him out of hiding to help sabotage an assassination attempt on the president of Mexico by an evil cartel kingpin. El Mariachi has his own reason for helping - he is doing it for revenge.
Cirque du Freak. The vampire's assistant ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
Darren is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and get tickets. Steve and Darren think that it is all a joke until a vampire named Larten Crepsley comes on stage with a very poisonous spider that he makes do tricks. Steve tells Larten he would like to join him and become an apprentice.
Mr. Bean's holiday ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 998 libraries worldwide
Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation to France as well as a camcorder. Boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves to be a barrier for Bean. He struggles to catch his train to the south of France. He orders a seafood meal and finds the consumption of the platter to be a challenge. Just before catching his train, he asks Russian film director Emil, who is on his way to be a judge at the Cannes Film festival, to record his boarding. Emil is inadvertedly left behind. Bean attempts to cheer up the director's son, Stepan, as the train continues south. Matters are made more hectic when Emil reports his son beening kidnapped. Bean heads in the direction of Cannes, but finds himself disrupting a commercial shoot. He and Stepan finally hitch a ride with the young and vivacious actress Sabine who is heading to Cannes. After Bean sneaks into the showing, his camcorder images are destined to enliven the proceedings.
Daybreakers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
In the year 2019, an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into vampires. As the human population nears extinction, so does the blood supply. Now the vampires must find a blood substitute before time runs out. Researcher Edward Dalton and a clandestine group of vampires have made a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race.
American dreamz ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 933 libraries worldwide
"American Dreamz" is a wildly popular television singing contest program that has captured the country's attention. This new season showcases a competition between Sally, a young Midwestern gal and Omer, a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. The recently depressed President of the United States wants in on the craze and signs up for the potentially explosive season finale.
The clearing ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
A successful businessman is kidnapped by a mysterious man, who is disturbingly familiar with the intimate details of his prisoner's personal life.
Affliction ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
When events shatter the quiet of his small town, Wade Whitehouse, with the aid of his new girlfriend, is forced to confront his past and reexamine his life.
Shadow of the vampire ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Film director F.W. Murnau forms an unholy bargain with Max Schreck, a centuries-old vampire, in exchange for his performance in the vampire film "Nosferatu".
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