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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 481 works in 2,829 publications in 15 languages and 79,891 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  War films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Author, Artist, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Willem Dafoe
 
Most widely held works by Willem Dafoe
Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 5,094 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 )

189 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,493 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 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

123 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,242 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 )

126 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

26 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts 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 -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent
The Fault in Our Stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

95 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,090 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 Spike Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,063 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 )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,970 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 )

109 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,941 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,927 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
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,920 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 Andrew Stanton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,759 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 )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film follows Kovic from a zealous teen who volunteers for the Vietnam War, to an embittered veteran paralysed from the mid-chest down. Deeply in love with his country, Kovic returned to an environment vastly different from the one he left, and struggled before emerging as a brave new voice for the disenchanted
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,671 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
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,586 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
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

83 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,542 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
John Wick by Chad Stahelski( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Wick is the kind of fired-up, ferocious B-movie fun some of us can't get enough of."--Rolling Stone
The Boondock saints by Troy Duffy( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,374 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The aviator
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe acteur américain

Willem Dafoe aktor amerykański

Willem Dafoe Amerikaans acteur

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense

Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

Ուիլեմ Դեֆո

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-man 2The English patientMississippi burningInside manClear and present dangerThe last temptation of ChristThe aviatorBorn on the Fourth of JulyAmerican psycho