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Forsythe, William 1955-

Overview
Works: 207 works in 494 publications in 5 languages and 15,831 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster television programs  Television crime shows  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Crime films  Television series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Forsythe
 
Most widely held works by William Forsythe
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter
City by the Sea by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Manhattan police detective is unexpectedly reunited with his estranged son, who may have been involved in a drug-related murder in Long Beach
Boardwalk empire by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
88 minutes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jack Gramm is a college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI. Gramm receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live. Now he has to put together the clues and try and solve the biggest crime of his career. He narrows down the possible suspects, who include a disgruntled student, a jilted former lover, and a serial killer who is already on death row, all before his time runs out
Dick Tracy by Warren Beatty( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco
Freedomland by Joe Roth( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a housing project cop who's respected for keeping the peace and being fair with the residents, Lorenzo Council stumbles onto the case of an apparent carjacking and child abduction one night that throws the projects into turmoil. But there's something strange in the details Brenda Martin slowly brings to light regarding her abductor and her missing child. The criminal investigation into the alleged kidnapping ignites long-simmering racial tension between two neighboring New Jersey towns
Boardwalk empire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Enoch Nucky Thompson, Atlantic City's undisputed czar at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America. Season three begins on New Year's Eve 1922-23. The roaring 20s are about to start; though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up
Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strong brutal bloody violence & terror throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity and language
American me by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, this is the story of a vicious Latino prison gang leader, doomed by his past to a life of harsh, unforgiving violence after his release from jail. He grows up in East Los Angeles, joins a street gang and is in prison while he is still of an age to be in high school. By the time he is back on the streets again, he is a skillful, educated criminal
Blue streak( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Master jewel thief Miles Logan has a big problem. A $20 million problem. Recently released from prison for the botched heist of a huge diamond, he's anxious to retrieve the hot rock which he hid at a construction site two years earlier. Unfortunately, his hiding place is now at the center of a recently completed high-security police precinct. Posing as a detective, and partnered with straight-laced rookie Carlson, Miles utilizes his criminal expertise and inadvertenttly rises up the ranks, winning the respect of his fellow "boys in blue"--Container
Deuce Bigalow : male gigolo( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and French and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional fish tank cleaner, Deuce finds himself in desperate need of cash to quickly repair the damage he's done to a client's luxurious Malibu apartment! Deuce decides the only way out of this jam is to switch to the world's oldest profession
Virtuosity by Brett Leonard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie features the struggle between a L.A. police officer and a dangerous, sadistic intelligent notorious killer, a virtual reality creation that has escaped cyberspace
Gotti : the rise and fall of a real life Mafia Don( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of John Gotti, who became head of the Gambino crime family as a result of the murder of Paul Castellano
The rock by David Weisberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of San Francisco is taken hostage when a vengeful General (Harris) seizes control of Alcatraz Island, threatening to launch missiles loaded with deadly poison gas! With time running out, only a young FBI chemical weapons expert (Cage) and a notorious Federal prisoner (Connery) have the skills to penetrate the island fortress and defuse the lethal situation!
The waterdance( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented young writer is permanently paralyzed in a hiking accident and must graduate from a physical rehabilitation center in order to return to the "real" world
The gun in Betty Lou's handbag by Penelope Ann Miller( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one ever pays any attention to shy librarian Betty Lou Perkins, until someone finds a gun in her handbag and she confesses to a crime she didn't commit, turning her world upside down
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of four gangsters between 1922 and 1968
Firestorm( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and French and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison break pits fearless smokejumper Jesse Graves against two devastating, seemingly unstoppable forces of nature: a raging inferno and cunning, psychotic killer
Echoes of war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-Civil War Texas, two neighboring families are grieving tragic losses while they struggle to survive. The cattle-ranching McCluskeys have lost both a son and their entire herd to the war. The Rileys, mourning the loss of wife and mother Mary to illness, eke out a living trapping animals. When Wade returns from fighting for the Confederacy, he discovers that Randolph McCluskey and family have been stealing animals from the family traps. He decides to take matters into his own hands
Dead bang by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jerry Beck's wife has left him and he's been drinking too much. His work as a police officer is questioned by authorities who don't like his hard-driving methods. Then his instinct for trouble puts him on the trail of a gang of murderous white supremacists
 
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Alternative Names
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Вільям Форсайт

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Languages
English (140)

French (9)

Spanish (5)

German (1)

Italian (1)

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