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Root, Stephen

Overview
Works: 108 works in 213 publications in 5 languages and 28,731 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Animated films  Sources  Fiction  Television adaptations  Historical films  Animal films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Stephen Root
Publications by Stephen Root
Most widely held works about Stephen Root
 
Most widely held works by Stephen Root
Ice age by Chris Wedge( visu )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,672 libraries worldwide
Twenty thousand years ago, as the Earth was being overrun with glaciers, Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger, Sid the sloth, and the human baby Scrat become a courageous quartet braving the frozen terrain and embarking on an incredible journey to return Scrat to human civilization
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,434 libraries worldwide
When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Office space ( visu )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,268 libraries worldwide
When white-collar peon Peter Gibbons decides he's had enough and neglects his job, he is quickly promoted to upper management
Rango by Gore Verbinski( visu )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,265 libraries worldwide
Rango is a lizard who imagines himself an actor who literally breaks the fourth wall of his terrarium when the hatchback car in which he is riding swerves and sends him careening. Abandoned in the desert amid the shards of his former home, Rango makes his way to the nearby town of Dirt, which is experiencing a mysterious water shortage. The actor in Rango seizes the opportunity to invent a grandiloquent new image for himself, and as in many a Western, the stranger in town is suddenly promoted to the rank of sheriff. Along the way to solving the mystery of the vanishing water supply, he must survive highway crossings, giant hawks, an army of bat-riding prairie dogs, and a gun slinging rattlesnake
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,213 libraries worldwide
Everest Ulyssess McGill es un delincuente pero con un pico de oro. El pobre tiene algún que otro problema para adaptarse a la estricta disciplina a la que le obliga su condición de condenado a trabajos forzados en el estado de Mississippi
The men who stare at goats by George Clooney( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
Reporter Bob Wilton is trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails. He gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. With unparalleled psychic powers, they can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat by simply staring at it. Now, the founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends
The conspirator ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,378 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
The Country Bears ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
The Country Bears' #1 fan is young Beary Barrington. Beary has a hard time fitting in with his all-too human family and its proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his legendary hereos, he discovers that the hall that made the Bears famous is near foreclosure. Now Beary goes all over to get the Bears in the Band back together for an all-out reunion concert to save County Bear Hall
Jersey girl ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
Ollie is madly in love with his wife. But when the Manhattan music publicist's wife dies in childbirth, Ollie's life becomes emotionally shattered. Not sure what to do next, he moves to New Jersey with his infant daughter to live with his dad. Juggling his career and single parenthood proves more than Ollie can manage, and one day he's fired after he bungles a major press event. He devotes his time to his daughter and ends up frequenting a local video store where he strikes up a friendship with a woman named Maya
Everything must go ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
"Nick, a career salesman who loses his wife and his job in the worst day of his life. Faced with his life imploding, Nick puts it all on the line--or, rather, on the lawn--as he moves himself and all his possessions to his front yard"--Container
The fox and the hound 2 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Two friends discover that they are meant to be enemies when they grow up
J. Edgar by Clint Eastwood( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
"J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container
Justified ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Due to his old-school style, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky. Lawman Givens is a tough, soft-spoken gentleman who never gives an inch
Over her dead body by Jeff Lowell( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
When Kate is killed by an ice sculpture on her wedding day, her fiancé Henry gives up on romance until he falls for the beautiful psychic who's supposed to be helping him move on. But Kate is not having any of it, and now she's making it her heavenly duty to send their budding relationship six-feet-under
The fox and the hound and The fox and the hound II ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Two friends discover that they are meant to be enemies when they grow up
Dragons, riders of Berk ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Based on the Academy Award-nominated movie How to Train Your Dragon, this is the story of Hiccup, Toothless, and their fearless friends. Contains four episodes with new dragons and adventures. Bonus features include previews, sneak peeks, and more
Unthinkable by Gregor Jordan( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
An FBI agent and a Special Operations interrogator must force a terrorist suspect to divulge the locations of three nuclear weapons that are set to detonate somewhere in the United States
Bicentennial man by Isaac Asimov( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
Red state ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
"Three teenaged boys are lured to the town of Cooper's Dell with the promise of a party. But instead of enjoying the night of their dreams, the teens are plunged into the nightmarish world of Pastor Abin Cooper and the Five Points Trinity, a fundamentalist group with a stockpile of weaponry and a deadly moral agenda. When word of the teens' disappearance reaches the authorities, a military task force is mobilized"--Container
Krippendorf's tribe ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A university professor is paid to find the last undiscovered tribe of New Guinea. When he fails to find the tribe, he comes home, and rather than admitting that he's failed, he gives a lecture about the Shelmikedmu tribe (named after his children: Shelly, Mike, and Edmund) and then has his family dress like "Shelmikedmus," so that he can film them as proof of his discovery
 
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Spanish (7)
French (3)
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