WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Samuel L.

Works: 823 works in 2,651 publications in 8 languages and 103,270 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film series  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Speaker, Interviewee, Other, Artist, Singer, Contributor, Costume designer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Samuel L Jackson
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )
188 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,960 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 )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,926 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 adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction
Star wars ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 3,031 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 Anakin 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 Anakin is sent with Amidala to Naboo. While Anakin and Amidala are falling in love on Naboo, Obi-Wan is investigating the connection between the assassination attempt and a growing separatist movement, which could bring the Republic to the brink of civil war
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The War will be a seven - episode series, produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, that will examine the myriad ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America. By telling the stories of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns the series will portray this enormous worldwide catastrophe on an intimate, human scale
Star wars ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third episode of the Star Wars series
Django Unchained by Jamie Foxx( Visual )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,444 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
Iron Man 2 by Jon Favreau( Visual )
24 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,418 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 John Grisham( Visual )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-town lawyer is hired to defend a man who is accused of killing the men who raped his daughter. This title has been Repackaged
Coach Carter by Thomas Carter( Visual )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,147 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
Marvel's The Avengers ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army
The red violin by François Girard( Visual )
43 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Turbo ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal
Die hard with a vengeance by John McTiernan( Visual )
61 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,744 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 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man
The other guys ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,656 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 )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,641 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
Captain America ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain America teams with the Black Widow and a new ally, the Falcon, in a fight for the future of mankind. Following the cataclysmic events in New York with the Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the entire world at risk. As the conspiracy deepens and it's no longer clear whom to trust, Captain America, Black Widow and the Falcon must join forces to overthrow their insidious enemy's most mysterious and powerful weapon yet - the Winter Soldier
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )
103 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,631 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 )
33 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renowned horror novelist Mike Insulin 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. Insulin'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 Insulin 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 2013 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les exploitants italiens d'une pizzeria de Brooklyn provoquent l'agressivité des Noirs du quartier
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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 (600)
Spanish (37)
German (31)
French (26)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Turkish (2)
Catalan (1)