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Damon, Matt

Overview
Works: 635 works in 2,623 publications in 9 languages and 97,789 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Western stories  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Producer, Conceptor, Other, Scenarist, Interviewee, Singer, Contributor, Creator, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( visu )
88 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,961 libraries worldwide
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
The Bourne identity by Matt Damon( visu )
89 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,739 libraries worldwide
Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs
The departed by Martin Scorsese( visu )
44 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,468 libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
69 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,377 libraries worldwide
Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( visu )
100 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,313 libraries worldwide
A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
The Bourne supremacy by Robert Ludlum( visu )
44 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,239 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not really certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences
The Bourne ultimatum by Robert Ludlum( visu )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,030 libraries worldwide
Once again, Jason Bourne emerges from hiding and into chaos. His return this time prompted inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Ross's writing is unveiling Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns which have woken, and profoundly disturbed, Bourne's former masters. Bourne must uncover and eradicate the sources of their paranoia, before they eradicate him. Clawing his way out of madness, Jason Bourne has regained his conscience even though he has lost most of his mind
Spirit stallion of the Cimarron by John Fusco( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,883 libraries worldwide
Join Sprit, a young wild mustang, as he sets out against impossible odds to regain his freedom and save his homeland. On his courageous journey across the American frontier, Spirit forms a remarkable friendship with a Lakota brave, outwits a squadron of soldiers, and falls for a paint mare named Rain
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( visu )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,851 libraries worldwide
Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research, and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia
Invictus by Clint Eastwood( visu )
44 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,684 libraries worldwide
In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins making public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true
True grit by Henry Hathaway( visu )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,638 libraries worldwide
Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( visu )
43 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,607 libraries worldwide
There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
We bought a zoo ( visu )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,386 libraries worldwide
Adapted from a memoir by Benjamin Mee, the story of how the author, who has lost his wife, and his children cope with a dilapidated zoo, dealing with escaped tigers, raising endangered animals, working with an eclectic skeleton crew and readying the zoo for a reopening
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
41 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,325 libraries worldwide
Ocean's Twelve reintroduces Ocean and his perfectly trained team of con men. Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
33 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Bank in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Bank. Bank even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't stand for Bank and what he's done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Bank, the crew is out to pull off a major plan. One that will unfold on the night Bank's newest hot spot opens up, when the crew is out to bankrupt one of the city's most despised businessmen. But this is not about the money, this time it is for revenge
John Grisham's The rainmaker by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,116 libraries worldwide
A rookie lawyer in over his head on a high-profile case hires a feisty paralawyer who specializes in flunking the bar. Their chances of winning are slim to none, until they uncover a trail of corruption
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
33 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak
The talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith( visu )
57 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
Tom Ripley (Damon) is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy American shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie (Law). Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend (Paltrow), plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder
The good shepherd by Matt Damon( visu )
31 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,056 libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
The Adjustment Bureau by Philip K Dick( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,028 libraries worldwide
A man glimpses the future fate has planned for him and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under, and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved
 
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Alternative Names
Damon, Matthew Paige.
Damon Matthew Paige 1970-....
Damon Paige, Matthew 1970-
デイモン, マット
Languages
English (799)
German (33)
French (32)
Spanish (25)
Italian (8)
Multiple languages (6)
Turkish (3)
Japanese (1)
Hungarian (1)
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