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Patton, Paula

Overview
Works: 56 works in 203 publications in 8 languages and 14,950 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film sequels  Tours  Interactive multimedia 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paula Patton
Publications by Paula Patton
Most widely held works about Paula Patton
 
Most widely held works by Paula Patton
Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Sapphire( visu )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,512 libraries worldwide
A gritty, life-affirming tale of an abused African-American teenager's struggle to change her life in 1980s Harlem. 16-year-old Clareece 'Precious' Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) has been abused from an early age by her now absent father, and is pregnant with his second child. With a venomous mother Mary (Mo'Nique) who treats her like a servant and her school life blighted by her illiteracy, Precious struggles to cope with her seemingly hopeless life. But the offer of a place in an alternative school and the nurturing of literacy teacher Ms. Rain (Paula Patton) soon begin to transform the teenager, offering her a path to a brighter future. Mo'Nique won the Best Supporting Actress awards at both the 2010 BAFTAs and the Academy Awards for her portrayal of Mary
Mission: Impossible ( visu )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates 'Ghost Protocol'. Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency's name and prevent another attack. To complicate matters further, Ethan is forced to embark on his mission with a team of fellow IMF fugitives whose personal motives he does not fully know
Déjà vu by Tony Scott( visu )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
A ferry filled with crewmen from the USS Nimitz and their families is blown up in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. BATF Doug Carlin is brought in to assist in the recovery of evidence from the massive investigation, and gets attached to an experimental FBI surveillance unit. The unit uses technology to directly look back in time a little over four days into the past. While tracking down the bomber, Carlin gets an idea in his head: would it be possible to use the device to actually travel back in time and not only prevent the bombing but also the murder of a local woman whose truck was used in the bombing?
2 guns ( visu )
22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,428 libraries worldwide
DEA agent Bobby Trench and U.S. naval intelligence officer Marcus Stigman are working undercover for a narcotics business. After a distorted attempt to infiltrate the drug cartel, they soon learn the secret of their dubious affiliation
Swing vote ( visu )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,294 libraries worldwide
Bud Johnson is an apathetic, beer drinking, lovable loser, who is coasting through a life that is passed him by. His one bright spot in his mundane existence is his precocious, over achieving twelve-year old daughter, Molly. She takes care of them both. She accidentally sets off a chain of events on Election Day, which culminates in the presidential election coming down to one vote, Bud's. Suddenly, Bud becomes the voice for everybody when the world realizes that his vote will be the one that elects the next president. Descending on the unwitting inhabitants of the small town of Texico, New Mexico, politicians wage a war for Bud's vote
Just Wright ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
"Leslie Wright (Latifah) is a straight-shooting physical therapist who gets the gig of a lifetime working with injured NBA star Scott McKnight (Common). Leslie not only whips Scott into shape, she helps take his game to the next level and all is going well-- until Leslie finds herself falling for him. Oblivious to her growing affection, Scott only has eyes for Morgan (Paula Patton), Leslie's sexy and seductive friend. With everything on the line, Leslie must take her best shot and find out if she and Scott are just right for each other"--Container
Jumping the broom ( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
"Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding"--www.imdb.com
Disconnect by Jason Bateman( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 879 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
Baggage claim by David E Talbert( visu )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Determined to get engaged before her youngest sister's wedding, flight attendant Montana Moore finds herself with only 30 days to find Mr. Right. Using her airline connections to 'accidentally' meet up with eligible ex-boyfriends and scour for potential candidates, she racks up more than 30,000 miles and countless comedic encounters, all the while searching for the perfect guy
About last night by Michael Ealy( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
A modern re-imagining of the classic romantic comedy. Bernie and Joan are two fiery flirters who are passionate about everything from hookups to breakups. When he sets up his best friend, Danny, with her roommate, Debbie, the sparks soon fly as they try to navigate the relationship minefields from the bar to the bedroom
Mirrors by Alexandre Aja( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Attempting to pick up the shattered pieces of his life, a disgraced former cop takes a routine job guarding the charred ruins of a once-famous department store. But the terrifying images he sees in the store's ornate mirrors will send him on a pulse-pounding mission to unravel the secrets of the building's past...before they destroy his entire life
Idlewild by Bryan Barber( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 647 libraries worldwide
In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
Mission impossible Ghost protocol by Tom Cruise( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates 'Ghost Protocol'. Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency's name and prevent another attack. To complicate matters further, Ethan is forced to embark on his mission with a team of fellow IMF fugitives whose personal motives he does not fully know
Precious La véritable Precious Jones ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, and discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
Life with Mikey Swing vote ; Father hood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Father hood: Jack Charles is a small-time hood whose life is forever changed when he's reunited with the children he abandoned. Reluctant at first, Jack is unavoidably drawn back to the role of being a father and all its rewards. But when the authorities try to return the kids to the abusive foster care institution where they were held, Jack is forced to take them on the run in a harrowing cross-country chase
Precious das Leben ist kostbar ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Harlem, New York, 1987: Precious ist jung, schwarz, 200 Kilo schwer und voller Illusionen über ein besseres Leben. Bisher hatte sie wenig Glück und nun droht sie auch noch von der Schule verwiesen zu werden, denn sie kann trotz absolvierter 9 Schuljahre weder lesen noch schreiben. Erst als eine Lehrerin, die sehr wohl Potenziale in dem Mädchen entdeckt, sie in ein Förderprogramm empfiehlt, beginnt eine Besserung
Microsoft Word for terrified teachers by Paula G Patton( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Mission: impossible ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
See the U.S.A. the INTERNET way by Paula Patton( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An interactive collection of activities for learning about the United States by means of the Internet
Zhen ai ren sheng Precious by Lee Daniels( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Ju qing zhai yao: gu shi bei jing she ding zai 1987 nian de niu yue shi ha lin qu ,16 sui de hei ren nu hai ke lei si " zhen ai " qiong si(jia bo li xi di bei shi)cong xiao jiu guo zhu ling ren wu fa xiang xiang de bei can sheng huo. ta zao shou li jia de fu qin xing qin yi liang du huai yun,zai jia huan bi xu xi xin si hou pi qi bao zao de mu qin(mo ni ke shi),er qie mu qin jing chang nue dai ta,ta dong zhe de jiu ,dui ta sheng li he xin li du zao cheng ji da shang hai. ke ye fang mian ze shi yi pian hun luan ,ta sui ran sheng dao guo san,que you zhu yi ge bu yu ren zhi de mi mi , na jiu shi ta bu hui du ye bu hui xie shi ge wen mang. zhen ai you shi hui xin qing di luo ,dan ta cong bu fang qi. sui ran biao mian shang xi nu bu xing yu se ,ran er ta nei xin qi shi shi de dui sheng ming chong man hao qi he qiang lie qiu sheng yu wang de shao nu ,shi de ta de ren sheng cun zai ge zhong ke neng xing
 
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English (130)
French (10)
German (7)
Turkish (2)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
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