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Paxton, Bill

Overview
Works: 197 works in 1,159 publications in 11 languages and 49,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Disaster films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Crime films  Sports films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Producer, Restager , Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bill Paxton
 
Most widely held works by Bill Paxton
Titanic by Toby Jones( Visual )

55 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner "Titanic."
Apollo 13 by Brent Furnas( Visual )

123 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

59 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton play scientists pursuing the most destructive weatherfront to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years
Edge of tomorrow by Tom Cruise( Visual )

41 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inexperienced soldier relives a single day repeatedly, dying violently each time, as he slowly learns how to defeat the alien creatures that have invaded Earth
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the Nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device
Nightcrawler by Dan Gilroy( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling, where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents
Million Dollar Arm( Visual )

15 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JB Bernstein is a once-successful sports agent who may have to close his business. To save it, he comes up with an idea so radical it just might work. Setting off for Mumbai, JB stages a televised, nationwide competition called 'Million Dollar Arm' where two young finalists emerge as winners. JB brings them back to the US with a goal: get them signed as pitchers to a major league team. While the boys learn the game, they teach JB the meaning of teamwork and commitment, and JB finds a family
Tombstone by Andrew G Vajna( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After success cleaning up Dodge City, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona, and wishes to get rich in obscurity. He meets his brothers there, as well as his old friend Doc Holliday. A band of outlaws that call themselves The Cowboys are causing problems in the region with various acts of random violence, and inevitably come into confrontation with Holliday and the Earps, which leads to a shoot-out at the OK Corral
Hatfields & McCoys by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the historic feud between two families living along the Tug Fork River on the border between West Virginia and Kentucky in the late 1800s
The greatest game ever played by Mark Frost( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1913 U.S. Open golf championship - at which two equally sympathetic young men, both of whom grew up economically and socially disadvantaged, go club to club in one of the most exciting and dramatic athletic events of the 20th century
Haywire by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, Mallory is double-crossed and left for dead -- by someone in her own agency. Suddenly the target of assassins who know her every move, Mallory unleashes the fury of her fighting skills to uncover the truth and turn the tables on her ruthless adversary"--Container
Mighty Joe Young by Ron Underwood( Visual )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past
2 guns by 2gun( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When an attempt to take down a drug cartel blows up in their faces, two undercover operatives are forced to go on the run together, though neither knows that the other is a federal agent"--Container
Parkland by Peter Landesman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 22, 1963 is a day that changed the world forever when beloved American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Parkland is the true story behind that tragic day, told from the vantage point of individuals who are forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event that will change the world's landscape forever
True Lies by James Cameron( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Tasker is a top spy for the ultra-secret Omega Sector, but his wife thinks he's just a boring computer salesman. Then his two lives collide when he and his wife find themselves kidnapped by international terrorists
A simple plan by Sam Raimi( Visual )

55 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers and a friend find a corpse and a bag of money in the Minnesota woods. They decide to keep the money a secret from the police but this eventually results in deceit, mistrust and then murder
Big love( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een geslaagde zakenman in Utah heeft veel moeite om zijn drie vrouwen en hun zeven kinderen tevreden te houden
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, giant super-computers dominate the planet and to destroy man's future by changing the past, they send an indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to kill a woman whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope. Can Sarah Connor protect herself from this unstoppable menace?
Big love( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and French and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Henrickson is the enterprising suburban polygamist who has more than his hands full with three wives, a potential fourth, a growing brood of eight children, and a struggling gaming business meant to safeguard his family should they be 'outed' and his Home Plus superstores left vulnerable
Big love( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Season two ... finds the modern-day polygamist Bill Henrickson and his three wives struggling to pick up the pieces after first wife Barb's outing at the Beehive Mother of the Year Ceremony. Second wife Nicki, learning that it was her father, Roman Grant, Prophet of the Fundamentalist Juniper Creek compound, who betrayed them, battles conflicting family loyalties. And third wife Margene, newly pregnant, fights for a bigger piece of the family pie with an eye toward bringing a new wife and confidante into the fold. All of this domestic drama plays out against the backdrop of Bill's new, visionary business plans--which put him into direct conflict with his father-in-law and some rather unexpected and unsavory antagonists."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Bil Pakston

Bill Paxton acteur américain

Bill Paxton aktor i reżyser amerykański

Bill Paxton Amerikaans filmacteur

Bill Paxton amerikansk skuespiller

Bill Paxton attore statunitense

Bill Paxton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Gulielmus Paxton

Lautrec, Pete

Lautrec, Pete 1955-

Le Trek, Peter 1955-

LeTrek, Peter

LeTrek, Peter 1955-

Paxton, William.

Paxton, William 1955-

Бил Пакстон

Бил Пакстън

Билл Пэкстон

Білл Пекстон

Բիլլ Փեքսթոն

ביל פקסטון

بيل باكستن

بیل پاکستون تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

บิล แพกซ์ตัน

빌 팩스턴

ビル・パクストン

比爾·派斯頓

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Apollo 13U-571TombstoneThe greatest game ever playedMighty Joe YoungA simple planBig loveThe TerminatorBig love