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Forsythe, William 1955-

Overview
Works: 169 works in 384 publications in 4 languages and 12,925 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Gangster films  Crime films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Television series  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Choreographer, 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 )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,775 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 )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,092 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,014 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
Dick Tracy by Warren Beatty( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Dick Tracy battles Big Boy Caprice, whose lady, Breathless Mahoney wants Tracy for herself. He steps into a crime war, while Tess Trueheart waits for him
88 minutes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 943 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
Freedomland by Joe Roth( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 923 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
Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 814 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
Blue streak by Les Mayfield( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 531 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deuce, un nettoyeur d'aquariums professionnel, doit trouver rapidement une grosse somme d'argent pour réparer les dégâts qu'il a causés chez un riche client de Malibu. Il offre ses services d'amant à gages aux femmes du monde entier
Virtuosity by Brett Leonard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie features the struggle between a L.A. police officer and a dangerous, sadistic and intelligent killer
The waterdance( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 295 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 rock by Michael Bay( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of San Francisco is taken hostage when a vengeful General seizes control of Alcatraz Island, threatening to launch missiles loaded with deadly poison gas
The gun in Betty Lou's handbag( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 251 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
Gotti the rise and fall of a real life Mafia Don( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 216 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
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and French and held by 188 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, psyhoctic killer
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 life is on the skids: his wife has left him, his apartment is a dump, and he's been drinking too much. The one thing that he has going for him is his work as a good cop, but even that quality is questioned by authorities who don't like his hard-driving ways; then his instinct for trouble puts him on the trail of a gang of murderous white supremacists
Echoes of war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 145 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
Dear Mr. Gacy( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, John Wayne Gacy was convicted of the rape and murder of 33 boys and young men, many of whom he buried beneath his suburban Chicago home, and sentenced to death row. 13 years later, ambitious criminology student Jason Moss began a bizarre correspondence with the serial killer by posing as a vulnerable gay teen. What followed was a nightmare journey into a world of violence, madness and sexual depravity that brought home the true horror of Gacy's crimes
Row your boat( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jamey Meadows gets out of jail, he gets a job as a census taker, and meets and falls in love with Chun Hua, a woman with her own troubles
 
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Languages
English (118)

French (7)

Spanish (2)

Turkish (1)

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