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McConaughey, Matthew 1969-

Overview
Works: 229 works in 867 publications in 8 languages and 42,889 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Football films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  War films  Action and adventure films  Humor  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew McConaughey
Amistad by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. Based on a true story
Contact by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
How to lose a guy in 10 days ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andi is the "How to" girl at an up-and-coming women's magazine who need to prove she can pick up any guy and dump him in 10 days. And in order for Ben to win an advertising presentation he needs to prove he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Now that they are a "couple" and the clock is ticking, anything goes
A time to kill by Joel Schumacher ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,181 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
The Lincoln lawyer by Brad Furman ( Visual )
26 editions published in 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller
We are Marshall ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home from a hard-fought game in North Carolina. Less than a minute before its scheduled landing at Tri-State Airport, the plane crashed in the Appalachian Mountains, killing everyone aboard: 37 players, eight coaches and university staff, the flight crew, and 25 prominent Huntington citizens. They find hope and strength in the leadership of outsider Jack Lengyel, a young coach determined to rebuild Marshall's football program. Less than a year after the crash, on September 18, 1971, Marshall University was poised to stage one of the greatest comebacks in collegiate sports
Sahara by Breck Elsner ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three intrepid adventurers, including the legendary Dirk Pitt, set out to claim a massive treaure and foil the efforts of a cadre intent on world destruction
Failure to launch ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tripp is a thirtysomething slacker, but that doesn't mean that he is ready to give up the many benefits of living at home with his mom and dad. His desperate parents have had enough though, and after years of gentle nudging they soon realize that it is going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out so they can enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for riding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave son, Al and Sue hope that on the off-chance Tripp will meet the woman of his dreams, the two enlist the help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,802 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
The wedding planner ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about love, marriage and other events you just can't plan for. Mary (Jennifer Lopez) is a successful, work obsessed wedding planner in San Francisco who finally finds a man of her own (Matthew McConaughey), or so she thinks. He turns out to be the groom in the biggest wedding of her career. Will she get the job or the guy?
Mud ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood
Ghosts of girlfriends past ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in true love. This will be a tough assignment, one that will require many past girlfriends and the ghosts of his past, present and future
Lone star by John Sayles ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moving western about a man trying to live up to his father's do-gooder reputation. Old bones and a sheriff's badge just might taint his story
Fool's gold by Andy Tennant ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finn is looking for a lost Spanish galleon in the Caribbean. He believes he has found the galleon and has marked the location with his own sunken boat. He enlists the help of his ex-wife, Tess, who is intrigued until she finds he has no real proof of the Spanish ship's location. Fate has put the two together again, this time onboard the boat of multi-millionaire Nigel Honeycutt and his daughter, Gemma. Nigel is fascinated by Finn's story and wants to help him find the treasure. Moe is an old mentor of Finn's who also happens to be looking for the same treasure. Watching both is gangster rapper Bigg Bunny who Finn owes money to. Finn and Tess discover a clue as to where the fortune may lie. Now all Finn has to do is get the gold, get the girl, and get going before Bigg Bunny gets him
Magic Mike by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money
Bernie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the town's most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Everyone loved and appreciated Bermie, so it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent, an affluent widow who was as well known for her sour attitude as her fortune... The people of Carthage were shocked when it was reported that Marjorie Nugent had been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede was charged with the murder"
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Eavesdrop on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshman
Two for the money by D. J Caruso ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brandon's talent makes him a prime candidate for recruitment by Walter Abrams, the head of one of the biggest sports consulting operations in the country. Walter hires the small town ex-athlete and grooms him into a shrewd front man. Brandon soon begins to enjoy his status as a Manhattan golden boy and finds himself growing comfortable with Walter's high-rolling lifestyle. The surrogate father/surrogate son relationship fattens Walter's business and personal accounts. That is until Brandon's golden touch begins to falter at the same time that Walter's manipulation of his protégé crosses the line
The paperboy by Lee Daniels ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff
Reign of fire ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In present day London dragons awake. Fast forward 20 years, to a world devastated by their destruction. Fire Chief Quinn, is responsible for warding off the beasts and keeping a community alive in what's left of the world. Into their midst comes a hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to destroy the beasts and save mankind
 
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