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Cooper, Chris 1951-

Overview
Works: 218 works in 1,130 publications in 8 languages and 61,905 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Chris Cooper
 
Most widely held works by Chris Cooper
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

90 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs
Seabiscuit by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of an underdog who achieved the unthinkable, and the men who turned a long shot racehorse into a racing legend
October sky by Joe Johnston( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's, who dreams of building rockets
The patriot by Chris Cooper( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hero of the fierce French and Indian conflict, Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. But when the British arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger what he holds dear, Martin takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel, and leads a brave rebel Militia into battle against a relentless and overwhelming English army. In the process, he discovers the only way to protect his family is to fight for a young nation's freedom."--Back of container
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world
Where the wild things are by Steve Vai( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood". He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
The Muppets by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation in Los Angeles, Walter and his friends try to raise ten million dollars to save the Muppet Theater from Tex Richman, a business man who wants to demolish the theater in order to drill for oil
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
August: Osage County by Meryl Streep( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Breach by Billy Ray( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within "information assurance," a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks Eric to slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Alors qu'il organise le casse du siècle, l'un des braqueurs les plus respectés de Boston veut essayer de changer de vie. Le FBI aux trousses, le gang est alors face à une véritable course contre la montre."
The Tempest( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy ... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera ... conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge"--Container
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
The company men by John Wells( Visual )

36 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life
Remember me by Allen Coulter( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 2001, New York college student Tyler is still feeling lost from the tragedy that has strained his relationship with his father when he meets Ally, a girl who understands his pain. The last thing Tyler's looking for is love, but through their passionate relationship, he finds new possibilities for happiness. It's an unforgettable story about the power of the heart, the strength of family, and the importance of treasuring every day of one's life
The kingdom by Peter Berg( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,479 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
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother, seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family
 
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Alternative Names
Chris Cooper acteur américain

Chris Cooper aktor amerykański

Chris Cooper Amerikaans filmacteur

Chris Cooper attore statunitense

Chris Cooper US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Cooper, Chris

Cooper, Christopher W. 1951-

Kris Kuper

Κρις Κούπερ

Крис Купер

Крис Купър

Кріс Купер

כריס קופר

כריס קופר שחקן אמריקאי

كريس كوبر

کریس کوپر (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

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კრის კუპერი

크리스 쿠퍼

クリス・クーパー

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SeabiscuitOctober skyThe patriotAmerican BeautySyrianaWhere the wild things areCapoteAdaptation