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Forsythe, William 1955-

Overview
Works: 190 works in 550 publications in 5 languages and 16,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster television programs  Television adaptations  Television crime shows  Crime films  Comedy films  Gangster films  Television series  Horror films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William Forsythe
 
Most widely held works by William Forsythe
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,917 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 )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,089 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 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantic City, 1921. In a city whose fortunes have soared in the wake of Prohibition, Nucky Thompson is paying a steep price for wielding ultimate power in 'the world's playground'. Though the 1920 election is over, Nucky finds himself the target of a federal investigation for vote tampering, and an insurrection by those he counted among his closest allies
88 minutes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Poised between a straight-up festival of cheap thrills and a psychologically incisive thriller."--San Francisco Chronicle
Freedomland by Samuel L Jackson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 942 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
Dick Tracy by Warren Beatty( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco
Boardwalk empire by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 912 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 )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The residents of Haddonfield don't know it yet, but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, Michael Myers, a ten year old boy, brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution he has been placed in and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage. He is pursued by Dr. Sam Loomis who is Michael's doctor and the only one who knows Michael's true evil. Elsewhere a shy teenager by the name of Laurie Strode is babysitting on the night Michael comes home. She and her friends are now being stalked by Michael
American me by Floyd Mutrux( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true life 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
Blue streak by Les Mayfield( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 604 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
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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 404 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
The rock by Michael Bay( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI chemical weapons expert joins forces with a former British spy to rescue the hostages held on Alcatraz island by a group of Marines who have missiles loaded with poison gas
Gotti : the rise and fall of a real life Mafia Don( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 306 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 waterdance( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 291 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 240 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 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of four gangsters between 1922 and 1968
Things to do in Denver when you're dead by Andy Garcia( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful mob boss gives ex-gangster Jimmy the Saint one last job. But when someone is killed, Jimmy and his partners are marked for death, leaving him just 48 hours to put things right
Echoes of war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 197 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
Cloak & dagger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

11-year-old Davey has retreated into a world of video games and an imaginary hero-pal. When an FBI agent about to be murdered slips him a video cartridge containing top-secret data, Davey is plunged into the intrigue and danger of real-life espionage
 
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Вільям Форсайт

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ויליאם פורסית' שחקן אמריקאי

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Languages
English (168)

French (5)

Spanish (5)

German (1)

Italian (1)

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Dick TracyBlue streakThe rockOnce upon a time in AmericaCloak & dagger