Most widely held works about Woody Harrelson
Most widely held works by Woody Harrelson
No country for old men ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,262 libraries worldwide
Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked by Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones.
The thin red line ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,698 libraries worldwide
In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is attacking a seemingly impregnable position, and them men just face the terror and chaos of war.
A prairie home companion ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
As if the result of some strange mass-media fluke, the popular radio program "A Prairie Home Companion" somehow managed to survive the television age to entertain its audience every Saturday night from the stage of the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. Week after week, hangdog host G.K. serves as unflappable emcee to an amiable hodgepodge of radio-friendly acts that include the likes of popular country duo Yolanda and Rhonda Johnson and singing cowboys the Old Trailhands. This is one show where the under-the-line antics are nearly as entertaining as the program itself. The efforts of down-on-his-luck private dick and backstage doorkeeper Guy Noir discovers the true identity of a mysterious blonde and helps aspiring teen singer Lola to find her true voice before a live audience. There is still plenty of fun and mystery to be had at the old Fitzgerald before the final curtain falls.
2012 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect of radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.
Seven pounds ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
Tim Thomas was a gifted aerospace engineer with a beautiful wife. Then, while using his cell phone while driving, his car wandered across lanes and he became responsible for the deaths of 7 others, including his wife. Unable to forgive himself, Tim sets out to give "pounds of flesh" that will give new life to 7 deserving individuals to make up for the 7 lives he destroyed. Tim intends to kill himself and to bestow gifts to 7 worthy people, which includes body organs and material possessions. He personally investigates 7 people to verify that they are indeed the right people he should help and plans to have his best friend see that his wishes are carried out after he is dead. When he begins to fall in love with one of the people he is trying to help, his plan threatens to unravel.
North country ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,395 libraries worldwide
Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case, fearing that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S. - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Anger management ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life.
Zombieland ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Multiple languages and English and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
In a world that has become overrun with zombies, two men must figure out how to survive. Wimpy Columbus is afraid of his own shadow, while Tallahassee is the biggest, baddest, gun-toting zombie-slayer who ever lived. When they meet two sisters, Wichita and Little Rock, the four strike out for an amusement park that is said to be zombie-free. This mismatched group will have to rely on each other to survive, which could be worse than surrendering to the zombies.
The messenger ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
Partnered with hard-line officer Tony Stone, Sgt. Will Montgomery is a battle-scarred war hero home from Iraq and newly assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. He faces this formidable mission while seeking comfort and healing back on the home front when he falls for the wife of a fallen soldier.
The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles, and slogans in corporate sponsored contests. Winning everything from palm trees and pogo-sticks to sports cars and cash, she somehow mangages to hold the financially desperate family together with happy smiles and a rock-solid defiance.
Semi-pro ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
1970s, Flint, Michigan. Jackie Moon is a former pop sensation who somehow made enough money from a couple of hit records to buy Flint's semi-pro basketball team, the Tropics. The team consists of a bunch of disorganized losers with one genuine talent named Coffee Black. Despite knowing little about the game, Jackie is the Tropics' coach as well as a player. His greater love involves coming up with bizarre marketing stunts to draw in an audience. His stunts include wrestling a bear and attempting a motorcycle jump over a line of cheerleaders. When the league plans to merge with the NBA and in order to survive, the Tropics must do the seemingly impossible - win. The Tropics look like they might be shut down so Jackie desperately agrees to let washed-up veteran player Monix take over coaching.
After the sunset ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Two master thieves are finally retiring after one last incredibly successful heist. Moving to the Bahamas to reside in their own tropical paradise, the pair's old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is a ocean liner called the "Diamond Cruise" and Stan is convinced that they're not really retired at all, and that this is just the next set up. While Lola is busy settling into their new life, Max is contemplating whether or not to steal the famous Napoleon diamond.
A scanner darkly ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, an L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug "Substance D" causes him to develop a split personality, a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and tear down his operation. Filmed using an animation technique called interpolated rotoscope, with animation over filmed sequences.
Management ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 822 libraries worldwide
Mike Cranshaw has a chance meeting with Sue Claussen when she checks into the roadside motel owned by Mike's parents in Arizona. A bottle of wine 'compliments of management' jump starts a cross-country journey and unique courtship between two different kinds of people who are both ultimately looking for the same thing: a sense of happiness. Mike sees something special in button downed Sue that inspires him to take a chance and hit the road to go after her. However, once he reaches Maryland, he finds that Sue has no place for an aimless dreamer in her carefully ordered life. Obsessed with making a difference in the world, Sue falls back in with her ex-boyfriend Jango, who promises her a chance to head his charity operations. Mike finally finds something worth fighting for and the two embark on an interesting journey to discover that their place in the world just might be together.
Doc Hollywood ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Dr. Ben Stone is on his way to a career in L.A. plastic surgery when he crashes his car in South Carolina's podunk squash capital and is sentenced to perform much-needed medical community service.
Transsiberian ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Roy and Jessie are a couple in a rocky relationship. Following a stay in Beijing they decide to give their relationship one last go and have another adventure together. They decide to travel on the Transsiberian from China to Moscow. The couple discover that the days of the train's glorious luxury has faded and has been replaced with cold steel carriages and indifferent fellow passengers. It is reputed to include drug traffickers. In the company of a fellow western couple, Carlos and Abby, everything goes well until the four decide to get off the train at one stop. They soon discover that Carlos is a drug dealer who was being pursued by corrupt police officers, and they are now after Jessie. Unwittingly, Roy and Jessie get caught up in the dark world of smuggling and betrayal. And they know that while the train is in motion, there is no means of escape.
南京 Nanking ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners' letters and diaries.
Indecent proposal ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
A husband and wife can end their financial worries by accepting the offer of a billionaire to pay a million dollars in exchange for one night with the wife, but if they do, can their marriage survive?
Natural born killers ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Fugitive lovers Mickey and Mallory Knox kill lots of people, and become media superstars.
The people vs. Larry Flynt ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and German and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the notorius Hustler publisher who was sued by the Religious Right and paralyzed by a fanatic's bullet. Chronicles Flynt's raunchy business savvy, his wildly unconventional marriage and his infamous courtroom antics.
Action and adventure films Aerospace engineers Anger Atonement Bars (Drinking establishments) California--Los Angeles Cell phones and traffic accidents Comedy films Comedy films Core of the Earth Country music Criminal behavior Drama Drug dealers Drug traffic Earth End of the world (Astronomy) Environmental degradation Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Geophysical prediction Guadalcanal, Battle of (Solomon Islands : 1942-1943) Man-woman relationships Massachusetts--Boston Melodrama Musical films North America--Mexican-American Border Region Radio actors and actresses Radio programs Receiving stolen goods Science fiction films Self-management (Psychology) Sexual harassment of women Sheriffs Solomon Islands Steel-works Survivalism Texas Thrillers (Motion pictures) Two thousand twelve, A.D United States Veterans Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women iron and steel workers World War (1939-1945)
Harrelson, Woodrow Tracy.
Harrelson, Woodrow Tracy, 1961-
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