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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 617 works in 2,462 publications in 14 languages and 76,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  War films  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Author, Artist, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Willem Dafoe
 
Most widely held works by Willem Dafoe
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,573 WorldCat member 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

149 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor 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
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

78 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,058 WorldCat member 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 by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

92 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,230 WorldCat member 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
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

21 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

16 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges with their health, their courage and dedication to each other prove that while life isn't perfect, love can still be extraordinary in this powerfully moving film based on John Green's New York Times best-selling novel
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

85 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,060 WorldCat member 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 by Clive Owen( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,015 WorldCat member 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
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,978 WorldCat member 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
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

77 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member 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
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,890 WorldCat member 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member 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 by Wes Anderson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member 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
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the young Ron Kovic from his days as a zealous teen who eagerly joins up for the Vietnam War, to his return from the war as an embittered veteran, paralyzed from mid-chest down. Chronicles his disillusionment with the country's continued involvement in Vietnam, his physical struggle and his emergence as a brave new voice for thousands of disenchanted vets
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

63 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?"--Container
Once upon a time in Mexico by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,338 WorldCat member 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
The Boondock saints by Troy Duffy( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Paul Smecker is on the trail of two vigilante brothers whose spiritual sense of right and wrong has turned Boston's streets red with blood. The victims are the villains and mob bosses that the justice system has been powerless to stop. Now, Smecker finds himself torn between whether he should catch the killers ... or join them
Mr. Bean's holiday( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,209 WorldCat member 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The aviator
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe acteur amricain

Willem Dafoe aktor amerykański

Willem Dafoe Amerikaans acteur

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense

Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

וילם דפו

ويليم دافو

ویلم دافو صداپیشه و بازیگر آمریکایی

विलेम डाफ़ो

უილემ დეფო

윌럼 대포

ウィレム・デフォー

威廉德福

威廉達佛

威廉迪科

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Spider-ManThe English patientMississippi burningInside manClear and present dangerThe last temptation of ChristThe aviatorBorn on the Fourth of JulyAmerican psycho