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Cox, Joel

Overview
Works: 43 works in 141 publications in 7 languages and 17,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Crime films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joel Cox
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Million dollar baby by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional
Letters from Iwo Jima by Tadamichi Kuribayashi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it." -- IMDb, May 14, 2015
Changeling by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb
Blood work by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a masked killer on the loose, and the police believe its the locations that are important and that the victims are just unlucky. But retired FBI agent McCaleb thinks that it goes the other way around. The killer's victims are very specific. Forced to retire after suffering a heart attack, and receiving a new heart 2 years later, he is approached by the sister of the murdered woman whose heart he now has. Now McCaleb has to use his wits to discover who is responsible for the murders
J. Edgar by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container
American sniper by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield. However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world
Unforgiven by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Munny, a retired, once ruthless killer-turned-hog farmer, is flat broke. A widower with two young children to tend to, he feels he has no choice but to accept one last bounty hunter mission to find and kill two young gunslingers who brutalized and cut up the face of a local prostitute. Bill teams up with his old partner Ned and the cocky greenhorn, The Schofield Kid. The three men soon find out this bounty has many more obstacles to overcome besides just finding and killing the gunslingers. Little Bill is the town sheriff of Old Whiskey who keeps a tight hold on what goes on in his town and outlaws all firearms within the city limits. He has little respect for assassins and hired guns, and enforces his law with the most brutal of measures
The bridges of Madison County by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after they meet, they don't want to lose the love they've found" ... container
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
Bird by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compassionate portrait of the saxophonist Charlie 'Bird' Parker, drug addict, alcoholic, womaniser and musical genius
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Korean War vet stops a young Hmong teen from stealing his prized car, and reluctantly proceeds to reform the boy, learning about himself along the way
Absolute power by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Career thief and ex-con Luther Whitney witnesses the death of a woman by the President of the United States and no one is ready or willing to believe his story. What lengths will the President and his aids go to in order to hide the truth?
Space cowboys by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space Cowboys: When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space
Every which way but loose by James Fargo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and French and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Beddoe, a regular easy-going, beer-drinking truck driver and the toughest barroom brawler west of the Rockies, lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. When he finally falls in love, it's with a flighty singer who leads him on a crazy chase across the Southwest
Flags of our fathers by DreamWorks Animation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 70,000 Marines this was more than a turning point of World War II, it was the defining moment of their lives. Explores the complicated nature of heroism, courage and patriotism in the harrowing true story of four Marines who fought the bloody battles at Iwo Jima during World War II and how a single photo emerged as one of the most evocative icons of the 20th Century
Heartbreak Ridge( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastwood plays "Gunny" Highway, a grizzled U.S. Marine Corps lifer who, as he begins his last tour of duty before mandatory retirement, sees the bumpy road his life has taken become even more complicated
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
The enforcer by William Robert Daly( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Detective Harry Callahan stops a liquor store hostage standoff in his own no-nonsense way, he gets busted back to personnel, but not for long. When terrorists rob an arms warehouse and go on a blood-soaked extortion spree, San Francisco's leaders quicly seek out Callahan. This is the third of five Dirty Harry films. Tyne Daly co-stars as Harry's new partner
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any which way you can: Philo Beddoe faces his most dangerous challenge at the hands of an unbeaten bruiser from back East. There's big money at stake, and to be sure Philo shows up, gangsters kidnap his girlfriend
 
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Letters from Iwo JimaUnforgivenThe bridges of Madison CountyGran TorinoAbsolute powerEvery which way but loose4 film favorites