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Wright, Robin 1966-

Overview
Works: 192 works in 833 publications in 10 languages and 40,210 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Historical films  Adventure stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Contributor, Former owner, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robin Wright
Publications by Robin Wright
Most widely held works by Robin Wright
The princess bride by Cary Elwes( visu )
57 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,905 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 )
133 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 4,746 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 2,666 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 )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,177 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 The girl with the dragon tattoo (Motion picture)( visu )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,166 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 )
35 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,894 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 )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,750 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 1,685 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
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,676 libraries worldwide
"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who will change his life forever"--Container
State of play ( visu )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,670 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
White oleander by Janet Fitch( visu )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
Astrid is 15 when she witnesses the arrest of her mother Ingrid for murdering her boyfriend. Suddenly on her own, Astrid is shuttled through a series of foster mothers and homes. As she struggles to master the techniques to survive, her mother's powerful influence remains the only constant in Astrid's life. For good, and for bad
Empire Falls by Fred Schepisi( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,119 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 844 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
House of cards ( visu )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 835 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
Moll Flanders by Pen Densham( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 821 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 ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 793 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
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 716 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 )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 707 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 677 libraries worldwide
This film chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends, charting a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they've created and hold their friendship together?
Breaking and entering by Jude Law( visu )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
Will and Sandy are two architects working on a major urban renewal project in the King's Cross section of London. The area is unsafe and not ready for such a project and is best known as a place to pick up prostitutes or buy drugs. Will and Sandy move their offices into a nearby vacant warehouse. Will and his girlfriend Liv have to deal with her behaviorally challenged thirteen year old daughter. At the same time Will has to deal with constant burglaries at his new office. One night, he spots Miro trying to break into the building. He chases Miro to his run down apartment block and watches as he returns home to his mother, Amira. Soon, Will 'meets' Amira and they begin an affair. Amira quickly learns that Will holds the key to her son's future
 
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Penn, Robin
Penn, Robin Wright.
Penn, Robin Wright, 1966-
Wright Penn, Robin
Wright Penn, Robin 1966-
Wright Penn, Robin 1966- Frueherer Name
Wright, Robin
Wright, Robin (1966- ).
Wright, Robin 1966- Frueherer Name
Wright, Robin Virginia
Wright, Robin Virginia 1966-
Wright, Robin Virginia Gayle.
Wright, Robin Virginia Gayle, 1966-
Languages
English (370)
German (34)
Spanish (22)
French (17)
Catalan (5)
Czech (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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