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Wright, Robin 1966-

Overview
Works: 224 works in 902 publications in 11 languages and 42,038 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Fiction  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Editor, Former owner, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robin Wright
Publications by Robin Wright
Most widely held works about Robin Wright
 
Most widely held works by Robin Wright
The princess bride by Cary Elwes( visu )
52 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,983 libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
124 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 4,729 libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( visu )
25 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,691 libraries worldwide
The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,217 libraries worldwide
This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but a motion-capture animated film. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
The girl with the dragon tattoo by Niels Arden Oplev( visu )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,187 libraries worldwide
Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander
Message in a bottle by Nicholas Sparks( visu )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,911 libraries worldwide
A reporter traces a lonely widower who wrote a heart-felt message, put it in a bottle, and threw it in the sea
The conspirator ( visu )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt--her own son
Disney's A Christmas carol ( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late. Includes featurettes and deleted scenes
State of play ( visu )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
The sole survivor of a terrible train wreck, David Dunn, a security guard, is contacted by Elijah Price, a mysterious stranger who tries to convince David that he has a special gift
White oleander by Peter Kosminsky( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,616 libraries worldwide
Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
House of cards ( visu )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
Season one of the Netflix original series House of Cards. Frank Underwood is a cunning career politician. Zoe Barnes is an ambitious young journalist. Together they forge a partnership that trades powerful secrets for political access, and so much more
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
A powerful portrait of blue-collar America, a timeless tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Rampart ( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
A riveting parable about what happens to a man who refuses to change, even when change is the only thing that can save him. Dave Brown, a man who has taken the 'no guts, no glory' American mythos to heart, without questioning what it is doing to him and those he holds dear, is a cop whose personal life is propelled into a dizzying downward spiral when he comes under suspicion for roughing up a suspect
Moll Flanders by Pen Densham( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Moll is a headstrong woman whose lowly station in 18th century London leaves her in the most dire of circumstances forcing her into a lifestyle that could easily break her spirit. Her story involves husbands and numerous lovers, shocking family secrets, and travels to bustling London and the New World's Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head as she strives to triumph against overwhelming odds
What just happened by Barry Levinson( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Ben is an overburdened movie producer. He tries to balance his life and has to contend with the never-ending demands of 2 ex-wives, his ice-queen studio head, and a menagerie of various Hollywood prima donnas. Ben manages to take it all in stride. He copes by exuding a smoothly assuring demeanor. The only thing that really seems to upset Ben is when he discovers that his ex-wife sleeps with one of his colleagues
House of cards ( visu )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 763 libraries worldwide
Frank prepares for his promotion to Vice President. Doug tries to erase all evidence leading back to him and Frank. Claire fights back against Gillian. Zoe considers working with Frank again
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love
The private lives of Pippa Lee by Rebecca Miller( visu )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 721 libraries worldwide
After nearly two decades under the wing of an aging, avuncular husband, dutiful mother and housewife Pippa Lee undergoes a midlife breakthrough. Unearthing the sexually curious wild child of her teens, middle-aged Pippa sparks a relationship with a divorcee loner. Pippa Lee is a resilient woman, refusing to let life pass her by
A home at the end of the world ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 676 libraries worldwide
"Sexy and very funny."--New York Observer
 
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Penn, Robin
Penn, Robin Wright.
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Wright Penn, Robin
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Wright, Robin
Wright, Robin 1966-
Wright, Robin Virginia
Wright, Robin Virginia 1966-
Wright, Robin Virginia Gayle.
Wright, Robin Virginia Gayle 1966-
Languages
English (371)
German (23)
French (16)
Spanish (13)
Catalan (5)
Italian (5)
Czech (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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