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Davis, Hope 1967-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 709 publications in 7 languages and 36,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Hope Davis
Publications by Hope Davis
Most widely held works by Hope Davis
About Schmidt by En Pan( visu )
56 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,251 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Real steel by Shawn Levy( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( visu )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,579 libraries worldwide
American splendor is the story of a little-known working-class everyman, Harvey Pekar. Harvey finds love, family and creative voice through the underground comic books, but still can't manage to find the quicker supermarket checkout. Pekar is a frustrated file clerk at a V.A. Hospital, but also a comic book fan, who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life, entitled American Splendor. Along the bumpy journey he meets and marries Joyce, played by Hope Davis. also appearing in the movie are the real Harvey and Joyce, comic book renderings of the couple, and cameos by some of Harvey's closest friends
State of wonder [a novel] by Ann Patchett( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Researcher Marina Singh is sent by her boss at Vogel, a drug manufacturer, to the jungles of Brazil following the death of a co-worker. It is there that the company is looking into a miracle drug based on a tree bark used by a native tribe. Upon her arrival, Marina must find out the circumstances of her colleague's death, as well as find out why work has slowed to a crawl on the drug. That means dealing with Annick Swenson, a determined researcher who Marina has a complicated relationship with
Honeymoon [2005 international thriller of the year] by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,520 libraries worldwide
You've been asked before, "Don't tell anyone the ending." With Honeymoon, don't tell anyone the beginning either. All writers have a book that they know is their best book, ever. Welcome to James Patterson's Honeymoon. How does it feel to be desired by every man and envied by every woman? Wonderful. This is the life Nora Sinclair has dreamed about, the life she's worked hard for, the life she will never give up. Meet Nora Sinclair. When FBI agent John O'Hara first sees her, she seems perfect. She has the looks. The career. The clothes. The wit. The sophistication. The tantalizing sex appeal. The whole extraordinary package, and men fall in line to court her. She doesn't just attract men, she enthralls them
The weather man by Nicolas Cage( visu )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
Popular Chicago weatherman Dave Spritz has a shot at the big time, but his personal life is in complete disarray. The harder he tries to control events, the more he finds life, like the weather, is completely unpredictable
The matador by Richard Shepard( visu )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,476 libraries worldwide
A struggling salesman forms an unexpected bond with a lonely hit man who suspects he's "lost his touch."
Duma by Carroll Ballard( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
The powerful tale of an unbreakable bond of friendship between a cheetah named Duma and a courageous young boy named Xan. Xan faces the true test of love when he must cross the wilds of Southern Africa to return his best friend to his rightful home
The lake house by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain countryside. They live in different homes, with different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger. The only time they've ever felt safe was when they were together in the waterfront cabin they call the Lake House. And the only people they've ever trusted are Frannie and Kit, the couple who rescued them from unimaginable evil once before
Proof by Jacques Doniol-Valcroze( visu )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,411 libraries worldwide
With the help of one of her father's former students, Catherine, a devoted daughter, must come to terms with the death of her father, a brilliant mathematician whose genius was crippled by mental instability. After his death, a notebook containing a mathematical proof is found and Catherine claims the proof is her own work
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( visu )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter Olive is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter Ariel is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of eight young Americans who share one goal: to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The Bee is as intense a competition as any Olympic match, for both the spellers and their families. The unbearable pressure becomes even more extraordinary when it is felt by ordinary teenagers
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her
Stella Bain [a novel] by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
"An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes us from London to America and back again, Shreve has created an engrossing and wrenching tale about love and the meaning of memory, set against the haunting backdrop of a war that destroyed an entire generation. "--
Disconnect by Jason Bateman( visu )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
"A hard-working lawyer attached to his cell phone can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues, and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world"--Container
Walk two moons by Sharon Creech( file )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
"How about a story? Spin us a yarn."Instantly, Phoebe Winterbottom came to mind. "I could tell you an extensively strange story," I warned. "Oh, good!" Gram said. "Delicious!"And that is how I happened to tell them about Phoebe, her disappearing mother, and the lunatic. In her own award-winning style, Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion
A northern light by Jennifer Donnelly( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 907 libraries worldwide
In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Hope
Hope Davis actrice américaine
Hope Davis actriz estadounidense
Hope Davis aktorka amerykańska
Hope Davis Amerikaans acteur
Hope Davis Amerikaans actrice
Hope Davis amerikansk skådespelare
Hope Davis amerikansk skodespelar
Hope Davis amerikansk skuespiller
Hope Davis attrice statunitense
Hope Davis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Houp Dejvis
Гоуп Девіс
Дэвис, Хоуп
Хоуп Дейвис
Хоуп Дејвис
הופ דייוויס
هوب ديفيس
هوپ دیویس بازیگر آمریکایی
ہوپ ڈیوس
호프 데이비스
ホープ・デイヴィス
琥珀·戴維絲
Languages
English (274)
German (15)
French (12)
Spanish (10)
Italian (4)
Turkish (2)
Polish (1)
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