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Lindo, Delroy 1952-

Overview
Works: 183 works in 506 publications in 7 languages and 24,189 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Legal television programs  History  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Delroy Lindo
Up by Docter Pete( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Fredericksen is a 78- year-old curmudgeon. He used to enjoy his modest life as a balloon seller when his adventure-loving wife Ellie was still alive. When she died, Carl was left with his memories and the awareness that they never made their dream journey to Paradise Falls in South America. When well-meaning officials consign Carl to Shady Oaks Retirement Home, he rigs thousands of helium balloons to his house and floats away. He discovers that Russell, a chubby Wilderness Explorer Scout has stowed away. In the tropical jungle, Carl and Russell find more than they bargained for. Charles Muntz is a crazed explorer whose newsreels once inspired Carl and Ellie; Kevin is an exotic bird with a weakness for chocolate; and Dug who is an endearingly golden retriever fitted with a voice box. More importantly, Carl and Russell discover they need each other
Sahara by Breck Elsner( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,705 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
The core by Aaron Eckhart( Visual )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of top scientific minds from around the world are assembled to determine what has been happening to Earth. Dr. Keyes makes the startling discovery that the Earth's electromagnetic forces have begun to collapse. If the planet is to be saved, the core of the Earth needs a jump start, and Keyes assembles a team to burrow to the center of the planet and bomb the insides back into action. However, as the crew digs deeper into the Earth, the more they discover what they haven't been told about their mission and what's really been causing the worldwide chaos
Ransom by Ron Howard( Visual )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a wealthy executive's son is kidnapped, he takes matters into his own hands in an effort to rescue the boy
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
The last castle by David Scarpa( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General Irwin, a respected three-star tactician whose career ends in disgrace when he's court martialed and sent to a maximum security military prison, The Castle. Irwin quickly butts heads with the facility's autocratic warden, Colonel Winter, who runs his command with an iron fist, even killing prisoners when he deems it necessary. Irwin rallies his fellow convicts into a rag-tag army and leads them in a revolt against Winter, an action that the warden is ready to repel by violent means
Heist by David Mamet( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after heś caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fenceś nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. Betrayals and backstabbings are the order of the day as they get closer to the payday of a lifetime
The cider house rules L'œuvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells how far a young man must travel to find the place where he truly belongs. Homer has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been groomed by its proprietor to be his successor. But Homer falls in love and strikes out on his own
This Christmas by Alexander Gruszynski( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the first time in years, the entire Whitfield clan comes home to celebrate Christmas and learn through the drama and emotional baggage how to be a family once again
Domino by Tony Scott( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Domino Harvey, who is the daughter of film actor Laurence Harvey. Tired and unsuited to the pretentiousness of her high-society Los Angeles life, Domino leaves the glitz behind her and sets off to become a bounty hunter. She quickly falls under the wing of veteran hunter Ed Mosley and his crew, becoming an unlikely natural in the art of bounty hunting. But things heat up when a gang of masked men begin a series of armored car heists. Before long the mob, a crazed TV producer, the FBI and a terminally ill child have all got caught up in the crazy situation
Pixar short films collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disney and Pixar present an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award nominees (best short film, animated: Presto, 2008; Day & Night, 2010; La Luna, 2011) and a host of family favorites. Join the celebration of imagination with this must-own collection, packed with unforgettable animation, fantastic stories, and captivating characters
The one by James Wong( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sometimes, the difference between good and evil is only a matter of degrees. Officer Yulaw is on the trail of a diabolical mirror image of himself that has escaped from a parallel universe. Each time he kills his likeness he grows stronger and more powerful. Now, he is the only one standing in his way of becoming "the one."
Crooklyn by Spike Lee( Visual )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Spike Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life in a crowded but cozy Brooklyn neighborhood nicknamed "Crooklyn" by the Carmichaels, who experience one very special summer in their hometown under difficult but often wonderful circumstances
Lackawanna blues ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives
Clockers by Spike Lee( Visual )
28 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor
Gone in sixty seconds by Dominic Sena( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life
Broken arrow by John Woo( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two military pilots engage in a no-holds-barred battle against time and each other in a race to recover two stolen nuclear warheads. When a B-2 Stealth Bomber crashes in the Utah desert during a top-secret test run, the military quickly moves in to retrieve its two "broken arrows." But the situation spins out of control after one of the pilots reveals the crash to be part of an incredible nuclear extortion plot."--Container
Romeo must die ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gravity-warping martial arts, cool visual effects and an all-star music track combine in this revved-up action movie. Rough-and-ready Han shares an attraction with Trish O' Day (Aaliyah) even though their families are rivals in a fierce Oakland turf battle. The two also share plenty of danger as they try to fine the real cause of the blood feud
The exonerated ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The undeniable power of the true stories of six exonerated survivors of death row will engage your emotion, incite your passion, and envelope you in their search for the lost pieces of dignity and the lives that were interrupted
Feeling Minnesota by Steven Baigelman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman agrees to marry a man in order to repay a debt, but rethinks her decision when she meets the groom's brother
 
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Languages
English (217)
French (14)
German (6)
Spanish (5)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
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