WorldCat Identities

Foxx, Jamie

Overview
Works: 354 works in 1,358 publications in 7 languages and 60,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Composer, Speaker, Musician
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jamie Foxx
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flashing back intermittently to dream-like scenes from his hardscrabble rural childhood, "Ray" chronicles Ray Charles' remarkable rise from sideman and Chitlin Circuit fixture to innovator, icon, and international superstar. Yet even as Charles ascends to the heights of the musical and cultural elite, he remains hobbled by heroin addiction and compulsive womanizing, a prisoner to his own insatiable needs. Through it all, Ray Charles possessed a rock-solid confidence in his music, a statement of faith in the inclusiveness of American culture. Ray Charles made a place for himself in the America of the '40s and '50s, and promptly transcended the barriers that defined what that place was. He incorporated and encompassed R & B, soul, rock and roll, blues, jazz, country, pop, gospel--all American music--giving us the lush sounds he had always heard in his head, unifying America's disparate musical bits into a cohesive whole
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams
Collateral by Michael Mann( Visual )

91 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent is a cool, calculating contract killer at the top of his game. Max is a cabbie with big dreams looking for his next fare. This fateful night, Max becomes Vincent's collateral, and will transport him on his next mission - one night, five stops, five hits and then a perfect getaway. Together, Vincent and Max find themselves in a non-stop race against time. With the LAPD and the FBI after them, they each become dependent on the other to survive
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker, finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp
Annie by John Huston( Visual )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they'd be back for her someday, it's been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan. But everything's about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks - advised by his brilliant VP, Grace and his shrewd and scheming campaign advisor, Guy - makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Stacks believes he's her guardian angel, but Annie's self-assured nature and bright, sun-will-come-out-tomorrow outlook on life just might mean it's the other way around
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

36 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders
Rio 2 by Anne Hathaway( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewel, Blu and their three kids are leaving their domesticated life in that magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters that are born to be wild. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law
Jarhead by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford is a third-generation enlistee who goes from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty. He sports a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. He lives with no cover from the intolerable heat and the potential threat from Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on the blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully fathom. Marine lifer, Sergeant Sykes, who is in charge of Swoff's scout and sniper platoon. Troy is Swoff's friend and mentor
Ali by Michael Mann( Visual )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash, motor-mouthed athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him entirely for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary unification bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."
Horrible bosses( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few too many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers--permanently. There's only one problem: even the best-laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them"--Container
Due date by Todd Phillips( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Expectant first-time father Peter Highman (Robert Downey, Jr.) looks forward to his new child's due date five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at his wife's side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry when an encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan on a cross-country trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, many friendships and Peter's last nerve"--Container
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter were brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Against his will, Nick is forced to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. The man who got away with murder is found dead and Clyde Shelton coolly admits his guilt. Then he issues a warning to Nick: either fix the flawed justice system, or key players in the trial will die. Soon Shelton follows through on his threats, orchestrating from his jail cell a string of spectacularly diabolical assassinations that can be neither predicted nor prevented. Nick finds himself in a desperate race against time facing a deadly adversary who always seems to be one step ahead
The kingdom by Peter Berg( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist bomb detonates inside a Western housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, causing an international incident to ignite. FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury quickly assembles an elite team and negotiates a secret five-day trip into Saudi Arabia to locate the madman behind the bombing. Fleury and his team discover that the Saudi authorities are suspicious and unwelcoming of the Americans into what they consider a local matter. The agents find their expertise worthless without the trust of their Saudi counterparts. Luckily, the agents find a partner in Saudi Colonel Al-Ghazi, who helps them navigate royal politics and helps unlock the secrets of the crime scene and the workings of an extremist cell bent on further destruction
The truth about cats & dogs by Uma Thurman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abby, a savvy, witty veterinarian who hosts her own radio talk show, is anything but confident when it comes to love. A petite brunette, she describes herself as tall and blonde when Brian, a caller who is smitten with her radio persona, asks her on a date. She then talks her tall, blonde neighbor Noelle into assuming her identity, setting off an escalating series of hilarious and romantic crises
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Navy pilots are charged with stopping a fighter jet piloted by a computer that has developed a mind of its own before it incites a war
 
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Alternative Names
Bishop, Eric Marlon 1967-

Bishop, Eric Morlon.

Bishop, Eric Morlon 1967-

Ceymi Foks

Džeimijs Fokss

Džejmi Foks

Foxx, Jaime

Foxx, Jamie 1967-

Jamie Foxx acteur, scénariste et producteur, chanteur

Jamie Foxx Actor, cómico e cantante estadounidense

Jamie Foxx aktor amerykański

Jamie Foxx Amerikaans filmacteur

Jamie Foxx Amerikano nga aktor, komidiante, ken musikero

Jamie Foxx attore, cantante e pianista statunitense

Jamie Foxx US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Musiker und Komödiant

Τζέιμι Φοξ

Джейми Фокс

Джеймі Фокс

Джэймі Фокс

Жэйми Фокс

Џејми Фокс

Ջեյմի Ֆոքս

Ջեյմի Ֆոքս ամերիկացի դերասան

ג'יימי פוקס

جيمي فوكس

جيمي فوكس ممثل أمريكي، وستاند أب كوميدي، وموسيقي، ومضيف برامج حوارية إذاعية

جیمی فاکس خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، بازیگر، خواننده، و صداپیشه آمریکایی

ஜேமி ஃபாக்ஸ் அமெரிக்கத் திரைப்பட நடிகர்

ජෙමි ෆොක්ස්

เจมี ฟ็อกซ์

ჯეიმი ფოქსი

제이미 폭스

ジェイミー・フォックス

占美·霍士

傑米·福克斯

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