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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 605 works in 2,334 publications in 14 languages and 72,533 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Author, Artist, 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 Albert Brooks( Visual )

42 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,543 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 )

146 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,372 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 )

75 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,084 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 )

85 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,229 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
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

75 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964 Mississippi
Inside man by Clive Owen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,007 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 Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,926 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 last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

74 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,905 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. He began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,794 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 )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,773 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
The fault in our stars by John Green( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,742 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
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs's classic novel, 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. Stunning special effects, great characters and villains, and complete with extraordinary bonus features
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of innocence lost and courage found. Ron Kovic a young volunteer for the Vietnam War changed from being a zealous teen to an embittered veteran, paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He returned to an environment vastly different from the one he left and struggled before emerging as a brave new voice for the disenchanted
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

62 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,391 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
Once upon a time in Mexico by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,344 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. Special features include: deleted scenes, commentary, featurettes, and more
The Boondock saints by Troy Duffy( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,258 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 )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,219 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
Cirque du Freak( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member 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
 
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Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

威廉·德福

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