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Hanson, Curtis

Works: 231 works in 741 publications in 7 languages and 16,825 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Fiction  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery fiction  Made-for-TV movies  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Creator, Interviewee, Restager, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Curtis Hanson
Publications by Curtis Hanson
Publications by Curtis Hanson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Curtis Hanson
Most widely held works by Curtis Hanson
L.A. Confidential by Curtis Hanson( visu )
138 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,087 libraries worldwide
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough filmnoir crime films
In her shoes by Curtis Hanson( visu )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
Free-wheeling irresponsible Maggie gets through her life thanks to her remarkable looks and her complete lack of scruples. She constantly goes to her straight-laced, plain-Jane successful lawyer sister Rose when she is in need of financial help. The two sisters have been very close to each other in part because their troubled mother died when they were girls. Maggie discovers hidden letters that reveal she and Rose have a grandmother, but Maggie ends up betraying Rose's trust. Maggie sets off for Florida to find the grandmother. A failed workplace romance forces Rose to rethink her career, a career that has been the center of her life. As Rose tentatively begins a new relationship and Maggie gets to know her grandmother, the two learn a dark family secret that helps smooth the path toward reconciliation
8 mile by Curtis Hanson( visu )
37 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
Jimmy Smith Jr. vive en un barrio pobre de Detroit, de amplia población afroamericana. Él, a quien sus amigos llaman Rabbit, es un chico blanco apasionado por el hip-hop. Tiene problemas con su novia, pasa apuros económicos y sus relaciones con su madre no son muy armónicas. Su única válvula de escape es la música
The big year by A. David Frankel film( visu )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
"Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price--and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Chasing Mavericks ( visu )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,196 libraries worldwide
"When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams"--Container
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( visu )
21 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( visu )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Escaping bank robbers kidnap a vactioning family, rafting down scenic whitewater rivers. The mother struggles to comply while looking for a way out
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 980 libraries worldwide
Een schrijver krijgt zijn tweede boek maar niet af, terwijl zijn vrouw bij hem wegloopt, zijn minnares zwanger blijkt, een studente avances op hem maakt en een veelbelovende student bijna doordraait
Lucky you by Curtis Hanson( visu )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 949 libraries worldwide
Pro gambler Huck Cheever meets irresistible Billie Offer. He learns to treat love the way he treats cards: trusting his heart instead of his head. Meanwhile, he scrambles to raise the $10K entry fee for the glittery, high-roller World Series of Poker, even though, or maybe because, the tournament may pit him against his estranged father
Never cry wolf by Anchor Bay Home Video( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 924 libraries worldwide
Story of a life-changing experience for a biologist studying the wolves in Canada's inhospitable North. A green young biologist named Tyler (Smith), is sent by the Canadian government to "prove" that the wolves are depleting the caribou herds, but what he finds is a natural world in perfect harmony where he becomes a tolerated outsider. Dumped unprepared in the wilds by a hard drinking bush pilot (Dennehy), Tyler learns survival skills from the aged Eskimo (Ittimangnaq) who saves his life. He learns the rules of coexistence from a neighboring wolf (which results in a literal pissing contest as man and beast mark their respective territories). Tyler's journey culminates in a majestic run with the wolf pack, an exhilarating sequence where, for an instant, he becomes one with the wild natural environment
The hand that rocks the cradle by Curtis Hanson( visu )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
When a gynecologist commits suicide after being accused of sexually molesting a patient, his wife deceptively becomes the live-in housekeeper for the woman and, as a bizarre form of revenge, proceeds to make the woman's family her own
White dog by Samuel Fuller( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A German shepherd is adopted by an actress who learns that the dog has been trained to attack only African Americans. Now it's up to an animal trainer to try to change the dog
The bedroom window by Curtis Hanson( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 libraries worldwide
When his lover, who is also his boss' wife, witnesses an attempted murder from the bedroom window in his apartment, a young architect testifies in her place to protect her and himself. His perjury is revealed and the attacker is released. His life in danger, he must team up with the victim to fight the justice system, his lover, and the attacker in order to set things right
L.A. confidential : the screenplay by Brian Helgeland( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, Anfang der 50er Jahre: 3 Cops sollen den Mord an 6 Menschen aufklären, die in einem Nachtlokal von Unbekannten erschossen wurden. Die Spuren führen in die Drogen- und Pornoszene. ; de
Bad influence by Curtis Hanson( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Michael Boll, an ambitious young businesman who seems to have everything, befriends Alex, the mysterious drifter, who takes him for a walk on the wild side and a run for his life
The silent partner by Elliott Gould( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
After getting wind of master criminal Harry Reikle's plan to rob his bank, Miles Cullen squirrels away $50,000 in a safety deposit box. The scheme works, until Reikle learns of the discrepancy and comes looking for Cullen
The Dunwich horror ( visu )
3 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The town of Dunwich long ago experienced horrible occurrences. When a young man gets hold of the Necronomicon, a rare book on the occult, the evil begins again
Losin' it by Curtis Hanson( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"When all-American high-schooler Woody (Cruise) and his Sinatra-obsessed pal Dave (Jackie Earle Haley) decide that it's time to lose their virginity, they enlist the help of their more experienced friend Spider (John Stockwell) and head south of the border. Now, in a hilariously raunchy search for cheap booze, and even cheaper thrills, the intrepid trio will run into fast-food floozies, crooked cops and a close encounter with a doubting would-be divorcee (Shelley Long) that will change Woody's life forever."
L.A. Confidential ( visu )
8 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Sechs Tote, darunter ein Cop: Ein scheinbar sinnloses Blutbad bringt die Polizei von Los Angeles zum Kochen. Die drei Top-Agenten der Stadt übernehmen den Fall und stossen bei ihren Ermittlungen auf einen unbeschreiblichen Sumpf aus Drogen, Mord und Korruption. Jetzt zeigt die "Stadt der Engel" ihr wahres Gesicht - ein Gesicht, das man nur einmal lebend zu sehen bekommt
L.A. confidential by James Ellroy( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and German and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Three troubled cops-- Ed Exley, desperately seeking glory; vengeful Bud White, a witness to his mother's murder by his father; and Jack Vincennes, a shakedown artist with a dark secret-- tread a fine line between right and wrong in 1950s Los Angeles
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Alternative Names
Collins, Edward 1945-
Collins, Edward 1945-2016
Curtis Hanson Amerikaans filmregisseur
Curtis Hanson amerikai filmrendező
Curtis Hanson réalisateur américain
Curtis Hanson regista statunitense
Curtis Hanson US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor, Schauspieler und Filmproduzent
Hanson, Curtis Lee.
Hanson, Curtis Lee 1945-
Hanson, Curtis Lee 1945-2016
Κέρτις Χάνσον Αμερικανός ηθοποιός και σκηνοθέτης
Кёртис Хэнсон американский актёр и режиссёр
Хэнсон, Кёртис
קרטיס הנסון שחקן אמריקאי
كورتيس هانسون ممثل ومخرج أمريكي
کورتیس هنسن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
커티스 핸슨
핸슨, 커티스 1945-
English (337)
German (27)
French (21)
Spanish (21)
Multiple languages (16)
Italian (7)
Chinese (1)
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