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Lee, Spike

Works: 593 works in 1,854 publications in 9 languages and 52,997 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Board books 
Subject Headings: Motion picture producers and directors 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Actor, Film editor, Interviewee, Scenarist, Performer, Author of introduction, Editor, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Malcolm X by Spike Lee( visu )
118 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,626 libraries worldwide
Screen version of the life of Malcolm X who, through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( visu )
116 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,388 libraries worldwide
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise."--Container
Inside man by Clive Owen( visu )
57 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,104 libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
When the levees broke a requiem in four acts by Spike Lee( visu )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,084 libraries worldwide
The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
4 little girls by Spike Lee( visu )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Please, baby, please by Spike Lee( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
A toddler's antics keep her mother busy as she tries to feed her, watch her on the playground, give her a bath, and put her to bed
Please, puppy, please by Spike Lee( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
Two toddlers have fun with their puppy
Miracle at St. Anna ( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
25th hour ( visu )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Monty Brogan is facing a seven year prison sentence for dealing drugs. On the night before he has to go to jail, he decides to go out with his friends one last time, and re-examines his life in the process
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( visu )
60 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors
Love & basketball ( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
This film is divided into the quarters of a basketball game and tells the story of Quincy and Monica. It traces their lives as they run parallel and run apart -- from childhood, to high school, to college -- concluding with Quincy and Monica as adults. Both play basketball and each dreams of playing on a professional level. For Quincy, it is easier and expected since he is the son of a professional ballplayer. Monica has it harder being both a woman when there was no professional league, and as a daughter whose mother cannot understand why her daughter wants to be an athlete
Bamboozled by Spike Lee( visu )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
In a searing parody of American television, it takes a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a network executive's stunning rise and tragic downfall
He got game by Spike Lee( visu )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 930 libraries worldwide
A prisoner is granted a furlough in hopes of persuading his estranged son, the country's top high school basketball player, to attend the governor's alma mater
School daze by Spike Lee( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 904 libraries worldwide
A music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy that takes an unforgettable look at black college life
She's gotta have it by Spike Lee( visu )
40 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 890 libraries worldwide
A statuesque and charismatic woman is trying to figure out what she wants in life. She has a good job as a commercial artist and designer, a spacious Brooklyn apartment, and three boyfriends. Each of them is far from her ideal man, but each fulfills a different need for her. Between her juggling act--accompanied by total honesty about who she is and what she's doing--and the childish squabbling of the three men, she makes some rather nebulous points about gender relations and the double standard
By any means necessary : the trials and tribulations of the making of Malcolm X-- by Spike Lee( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Film director Lee tells of the obstacles he faced in making Malcolm X and also investigates the controversies in Malcolm's life
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( visu )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. They board the bus as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers
Crooklyn by Spike Lee( visu )
37 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Director Spike Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life in a crowded but cozy Brooklyn neighborhood nicknamed "Crooklyn" by the Carmichaels, who experience one very special summer in their hometown under difficult but often wonderful circumstances
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee( visu )
46 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 777 libraries worldwide
"Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clark. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his childhood manager and friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container
Clockers by Spike Lee( visu )
52 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Jungle fever: "A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse"
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Alternative Names
Lee, Sheldon
Lee, Shelton 1957-
Lee, Shelton J.
Lee, Shelton J. 1957-
Lee , Shelton Jackson
Lee Shelton Jackson 1957-....
Spike Lee
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English (662)
French (51)
German (34)
Italian (27)
Multiple languages (12)
Spanish (9)
Achinese (1)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
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