Most widely held works about Mykelti Williamson
Most widely held works by Mykelti Williamson
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,011 libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.
August Rush ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth.
Ali ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,346 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."
Heat ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Vincent Hanna is a brilliant L.A. cop. following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by master thief Neil McCauley. The trouble is, McCauley's expertise is at least equal to Hanna's.
Three kings ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising.
After the sunset ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 636 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.
Buffalo soldiers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Fact-based story about the all-black U.S. Cavalry Troop H, which protected the Western territories in post-Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops' attempts to capture an Apache warrior, Vittorio, who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers, and the truths about the Indian invaders.
The final destination ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
While at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrifc premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events causes multiple race cars to crash, sending flaming debris into the stands, brutally killing his friends and causing the upper deck of the stands to collapse on him. When he comes out of this grisly nightmare Nick panics, persuading his girlfriend, Lori, and their friends to leave. They escape seconds before his vision becomes a reality. Thinking they cheated death, the group moves on. As his premonitions continue and the crash survivors begin to die, Nick must figure out how to cheat death once and for all.
ATL ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
ATL refers to the airport designation for Atlanta. That's where orphaned 17-year-old Rashad lives with his younger brother Anton and uncle George. They're poor like most Southside families, but they're making ends meet, caring for each other and forging life-long friendships with guys like the smart, ambitious Esquire, transplanted New Yorker Brooklyn, and likable homeboy Teddy. On Sunday nights they hang at the Cascade roller rink where the guys try to impress the girls with their latest moves. As these four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives.
24. Season 8, the complete final season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds toward an explosive climax.
Soul of the game ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
The film features the story of three famous baseball players of the 40s, when for the first time a black player took the field.
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
"Forrest is the embodiment of an era, an innocent at large in an America that is losing its innocence. His heart knows what his limited IQ cannot. His moral compass never wavers. His triumphs become an inspiration to us all"--Container.
Spinning into butter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
A vicious hate crime at an elite New England college thrusts the new dean of students into the investigation. When charged with maintaining order on campus, she is forced to examine her own feelings about race. Based on the critically acclaimed play, a compelling movie that examines the emotional fallout of prejudice within the cloistered walls of academia.
Holiday heart ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
"Holiday heart" is a poignant heartfelt drama about how love can overcome addiction and prejudice.
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Holding dear to their family and faith, Sadie and Bessie survive and surmount segregation. Sadie's quiet determination leads her to become the first African-American home-ec teacher in New York City. The outspoken Bessie becomes the city's second black dentist. An interview with Sadie (103 years old) and Bessie Delaney (101 years old).
Species II mating season begins ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Just when you thought the threat of alien colonization was over ... the deadliest species from deep space is back and more menacing than ever before.
12 angry men ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons.
The films of Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Robert Zemeckis began making films with an 8mm camera while still in high school. He made his directorial debut in 1978 with I wanna hold your hand, and has since directed films such as Romancing the stone, Back to the future, Who framed Roger Rabbit, Death becomes her, Forrest Gump, Contact, What lies beneath, and Cast away. This film contains interviews with the director and reminiscences by actors and actresses who have worked with Zemeckis. Includes filmography, awards, and Weblink.
Boomtown. Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
On the tough streets of L.A., detectives wage a daily war on crime. But the cops aren't the only ones with a story to tell. There are the victims, the rescue team, the D.A., the media, even the criminal. Boomtown sees them all.
Truth or consequences N.M ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The plan was simple enough. Crash a big drug deal. Hold up the boss. Make off with the cash. Simple enough ... until an undercover cop takes a fatal bullet. Now four small-time crooks are on the run -- with a suitcase full of cocaine, two yuppie hostages, and too many secrets to keep.
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Williamson, Michael T.
Williamson, Mikel T.
Williamson, Mikel T. 1960-
Williamson, Mykel T.
Williamson, Mykel T. 1960-
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