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Jackson, Samuel L.

Works: 701 works in 2,361 publications in 10 languages and 95,859 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Horror films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film series  Documentary television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Speaker, Interviewee, Costume designer, Other, Artist, Singer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Samuel L Jackson
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
170 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
The Incredibles by Brad Bird ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to to adopt civillians identities and retriet to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assigment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction
Star wars ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 3,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after the events of Phantom menace, Senator Padme Amidala survives an assassination attempt as she returns to Coruscant for an important vote. The Jedi Council send Obi-Wan Kenobi and Annikin Skywalker to protect her. After tracking the assassin, but failing to get any information from her, Obi-Wan is sent to Kamino to continue their investigations while Annikin is sent with Amidala to Naboo. While Annikin and Amidala are falling in love on Naboo, Obi-Wan is investigating the connection between the assassination attempt and a growing sepeartist movement, which could bring the Republic to the brink of civil war
Star wars by Ewan McGregor ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader
The war by Ken Burns ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
Iron Man 2 by Jon Favreau ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet
A time to kill by Joel Schumacher ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice
Django unchained ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,173 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
Coach Carter by Thomas Carter ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, this inspirational account of a high school basketball coach who received high praise, and staunch criticism, for benching his entire undefeated team due to their poor academic performances
The red violin by François Girard ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Marvel's The Avengers by Robert Downey ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army
Die hard with a vengeance by John McTiernan ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day
Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the first African-American boxer to be heavyweight champion of the world and his struggle to live as a free man
The other guys by Adam McKay ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two mismatched NYPD detectives stumble into a seemingly dull case that no other detective wants to bother with, it turns out to be New York City's biggest crime. The two seize the opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize. But do these two guys have the right stuff?
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who will change his life forever"--Container
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
95 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
1408 by Mikael Håfström ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin only believes what he can see with his own two eyes. After a string of bestsellers discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, he scoffs at the concept of an afterlife. Enslin's phantom-free run of long and lonely nights is about to change forever when he checks into suite 1408 of the notorious Dolphin Hotel for his latest project. Defying the warnings of the hotel manager, the author is the first person in years to stay in the reputedly haunted room. Now Enslin must go from skeptic to true believer, all while trying to survive the night
Do the right thing by Spike Lee ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
Jumper ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David is a Jumper who can teleport himself anywhere in the world, which creates a fun and exciting life. Things turn deadly when David finds himself pursued by a secret organization sworn to kill Jumpers. He forms an uneasy alliance with another Jumper and becomes a player in a war that has been raging for thousands of years
XXX by Rob Cohen ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just be planning the destruction of the world, led by the nihilistic Yorgi
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Alternative Names
Džekson, Sėmjuel L. 1948-
Jackson, Sam.
Jackson, Sam, 1948-
Jackson, Samuel.
Jackson, Samuel, 1948-
Jackson, Samuel Leroy.
Jackson, Samuel Leroy 1948-
Leroy Jackson, Samuel 1948-
English (586)
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