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Foxx, Jamie

Overview
Works: 346 works in 1,040 publications in 9 languages and 47,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Soul music  Motion picture music  Rhythm and blues music  Juvenile works  Biography  Police films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Other, Author of introduction, Musician, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jamie Foxx
Ray by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
65 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by his mother, who insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard. Includes 2 additional discs of bonus material
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,024 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 dream
Django unchained ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz
Rio by Carlos Saldanha ( Visual )
20 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy-adventure that centers on Blu, a flightless macaw who acts more human than bird. When Blu, the last of his kind, discovers there's another, and that she's a she, he embarks on an adventure to magical Rio. There, he meets Jewel and a menagerie of vivid characters who help Blu fulfill his dream and learn to fly. Bonus features included
Collateral by Michael Mann ( Visual )
55 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max is a cab driver. For twelve years, faces have come and gone from his rear-view mirror: people and places he has long since forgotten--until tonight. When a drug cartel learns of their impending indictment by a federal grand jury, they mount an operation to identify and kill the key witness. Vincent is a contract killer. He has one night in L.A.--and five bodies are supposed to fall. Vincent hijacks Max and his cab, making Max collateral--an expendable person who is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Through the night, Vincent forces Max to drive him to each assigned destination, as the L.A.P.D. and F.B.I. race to intercept them. Max and Vincent become dependent on each other, in ways neither would have imagined
The soloist by Steve Lopez ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
Jarhead ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit
Ali by Michael Mann ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,852 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."
Valentine's Day by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the intertwining storylines of a diverse group of Los Angelenos as they navigate their way through romance and heartbreak over the course of one Valentine's Day. Couples and singles experience the pinnacles and pitfalls of finding, keeping or ending relationships in a day in the life of love
Horrible bosses by Jason Bateman ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,567 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 ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,419 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
The kingdom by Peter Berg ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 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
Miami vice by Michael Mann ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ricardo Tubbs lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy. The two work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett is undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group. He becomes romantically involved with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The intensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge. Identity and fabrication become blurred, a place where cop and player become one
White House down ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 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
Law abiding citizen by F. Gary Gray ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal, but Nick says the deal is done. The other killer gets the death penalty. After 10 years, the other killer is released from prison, and he soon ends up dead. Clyde is arrested and vaguely admits to Nick that he did it. Clyde is put in jail, and he warns Nick that he must fix the broken justice system that failed him and his family or else anyone connected to his case will soon die. Even from jail, Clyde's threats become a reality, and Nick must stop Clyde before his family is next
The truth about cats & dogs ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,329 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 )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
Dreamgirls music from the motion picture by Henry Krieger ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"*** Out of five."--Rolling Stone
Late registration by Kanye West ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kanye West amazed music fans and critics with his second album, Late Registration. Along with several superstar guest appearances, the album includes the hits Gold Digger with Jamie Foxx and Diamonds from Sierra Leone
Now that's what I call music! by Various ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of music's most enduring series rolls on with another installment filled with the hottest hits from today's best recording artists. Hold on for yet another awesome compilation of hot tracks from the extremely popular music franchise
 
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Alternative Names
Bishop, Eric Morlon.
Bishop, Eric Morlon, 1967-
Foxx, Jaime
Languages
English (386)
German (24)
Spanish (20)
French (14)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (4)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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