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Falk, Peter 1927-2011

Overview
Works: 767 works in 1,613 publications in 9 languages and 32,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Children's films  Animated films  Angel films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Host, Director, Performer, Narrator, Author, Conductor, Costume designer, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Peter Falk
Publications by Peter Falk
Publications by Peter Falk, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Peter Falk
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( visu )
54 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,603 libraries worldwide
Heartbroken over the death of her beloved Westley, beautiful Buttercup finally succumbs to the advances of the wicked Prince Humperdinck. Yet, when she's suddenly kidnapped by a motley band of deviants, what gallant hero comes to the rescue? None other than Westley-- alive, well and as wonderful as ever. But before these two can live happily ever after, they must first overcome formidable odds. Will these star-crossed lovers ever fulfill their destiny? Or, this time, will Buttercup lose Westley forever?
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( visu )
114 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,438 libraries worldwide
Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( visu )
69 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
Shark tale by Will Smith( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
A bottom-feeding fish is found at the scene of the accidental death of a feared mobster shark, and manipulates the situation to make him look like a tough, which leads to trouble with the shark mob
Next by Lee Tamahori( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him. He can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low in Vegas under an assumed name. There, he performs cheap tricks and lives off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm
Neil Simon's Murder by death by Neil Simon( visu )
30 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 884 libraries worldwide
An invitation to dinner ... and a murder, is sent to five world famous detectives by Lionel Twain (Truman Capote), an eccentric millionaire living in an isolated, gloomy estate in northern California
The great race ( visu )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
The thing about my folks ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
After 47 years of marriage, Ben's mother leaves her husband. With no where else to turn, Ben's father Sam is forced to get to know his son. Hysterical antics ensue as Ben and Sam strengthen their relationship while Ben helps Sam romance his mother
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
An amnesiac, long thought dead, slowly begins to remember his past. He must reassemble the pieces of his life like a detective solving a mystery
Scared straight! : 20 years later ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Seventeen teenage lawbreakers spend a day inside Rahway State Prison (later East Jersey State Prison) with some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. A selected group of convicts ("The Lifers") give the youth an in-your-face, no-holds-barred account about life in prison, in hopes of "scaring them straight". Twenty years later, filmmaker Arnold Shapiro catches up with both the kids and the prisoners to see how their lives have changed in the intervening decades
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( visu )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
Made ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Slovenian and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Bobby and Ricky, long-time pals in Los Angeles, fail as amateur boxers. They're recruited by their mob-connected boss to make what should be an easy delivery to an East Coast kingpin named Ruiz. By the time they reach New York, Bobby's no-nonsense approach has been bulldozed by Ricky's hopelessly false bravado, which he's blithely absorbed from too many mobster movies. While Ricky invites disaster with reckless ambition, Bobby just wants a happier, legitimate future for his stripper girlfriend and her neglected young daughter
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( visu )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Dentist Sheldon Kornpett is a respectable man. He has a daughter who is about to marry the son of a very suspicious character, Vince Ricardo. Nonetheless, Vince calls on Sheldon and convinces him to go with him on a series of adventures, claiming all the while that he is a CIA agent, and that what he is doing is in national interest. Sheldon follows Vince to a South American country ruled by a very odd man, General Garcia, who talks to his hand. It seems that the dictator is involved in a scheme to counterfeit and undermine U.S. currency
Columbo ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Robin and the 7 hoods by Gordon Douglas( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
A lighthearted gangster spoof spirited along by guns, gags, tunes, and bootleg gin
Undisputed by Walter Hill( visu )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Monroe Hutchen was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole at the Sweetwater maximum security prison in California. Now, Hutchen boxes behind bars, and he's become the champion of a loosely organized prison fighting circuit
Anzio by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
After landing with Allied troops in Anzio Italy in 1944, war correspondent Dick Ennis and buddy Corporal Rabinoff tell Anzio commander General Lesley that the road to Rome is wide open. But instead of heading to Rome, Lesley attempts to build a coastal stronghold, only to discover that the Germans have outflanked them by enclosing the Anzio beachhead
Faraway, so close! ( visu )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 444 libraries worldwide
When Cassiel, an angel, decides to become human and experience life in post-cold war Berlin, he becomes unknowingly involved in the city's crime world
Columbo ( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Corky Romano ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Corky is an oddball veterinarian with a penchant for pop music from the '80s. As a youth, he was kicked out of his Mafia-connected family. Now his father has been indicted and needs Corky to infiltrate the FBI and steal the government's evidence against him. Corky is willing to help his family, but his brothers go overboard when intimidating the computer hacker who gets Corky's bogus application into the FBI academy, presenting him as a super agent named Pissant. Now Corky must live up to his reputation for an eminently qualified top cop while simultaneously trying to get the goods on his dad
 
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Alternative Names
Falk, Peter
Falk, Peter Michael 1927-2011
Faulk, Peter 1927-2011
Peter Falk acteur américain
Peter Falk aktor amerykański
Peter Falk ameerika näitleja
Peter Falk Amerikaans acteur
Peter Falk amerikai színész és filmproducer
Peter Falk attore e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Peter Falk US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Peter Falk yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Petrus Falk
Питер Фальк американский актёр
Питър Фолк
Пітер Фальк
Пітэр Фальк
Фальк, Питер
פיטר פאלק
פיטר פאלק שחקן אמריקאי
بيتر فالك
بيتر فالك ممثل أمريكي
پیتر فالک
피터 포크
ピーター・フォーク
フォーク, ピーター
彼得·福克
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