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Davis, Viola 1965-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 727 publications in 6 languages and 48,518 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Romance films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Crime films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Viola Davis
Publications by Viola Davis
Most widely held works about Viola Davis
 
Most widely held works by Viola Davis
Fences by Denzel Washington( visu )
44 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,742 libraries worldwide
In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( visu )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,460 libraries worldwide
A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley( visu )
34 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,454 libraries worldwide
"One of the best films of the year. "--USA Today
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Bullock( visu )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
Oskar Schell, an inventive eleven year-old New Yorker, discovers a key in his deceased father's belongings and sets off on an urgent search across the city for the lock it will open. Oskar crosses the five New York boroughs in quest of the missing lock, encountering an eclectic assortment of people who are each survivors in their own way, he begins to uncover unseen links to the father he misses
Suicide squad ( visu )
52 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,359 libraries worldwide
U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So, she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission
Ender's game by Gavin Hood( visu )
29 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,244 libraries worldwide
"A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race." -- provided by publisher
Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,023 libraries worldwide
Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( visu )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,895 libraries worldwide
A surgeon trying to make sense of his life stays in a remote inn managed by a woman trying to do the same thing. When a storm forces them to lean on each other for strength, they find more than comfort in each other
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( visu )
46 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,895 libraries worldwide
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
State of play by David Yates( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Beautiful creatures by Kami Garcia( visu )
16 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,594 libraries worldwide
When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
Get On Up by Tate Taylor( visu )
33 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, takes a look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century
Disturbia by D. J Caruso( visu )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
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Knight and day by Tom Cruise( visu )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
When a small-town girl named June (Diaz) meets a mysterious stranger, she thinks she's found the man of her dreams. But she soon discovers he's a fugitive super-spy, who thrusts her into a thrilling cat-and-mouse chase that spans the globe. As the bullets and sparks fly, June must decide if her 'Knight' in shining armor is a dangerous traitor or the love of her life
Solaris by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
On a space station orbiting the mysterious planet Solaris, terrified crew members are experiencing a host of strange phenomena, including eerie visitors who seem all too human
Won't back down ( visu )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
Frustrated by her dyslexic daughter's struggles at a failing inner-city school, Jamie Fitzpatrick tries to enroll her somewhere else. When this fails, Jamie recruits a disillusioned but caring teacher to try to fix the broken school
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and lands her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending Candace Washington, a woman he went to college with and who is now a prostitute and former drug addict. Handling the case would be a conflict of interest, so he asks his fiancée and fellow ADA Linda Holmes to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a 'motherly' way as only Madea can
Blackhat by Michael Mann( visu )
15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
With the help of his American and Chinese partners, a furloughed convict hunts down a high-level cybercrime network
It's kind of a funny story ( visu )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,130 libraries worldwide
Zach Galifianakis, Keir Gilchrist, Lauren Graham and Emma Roberts star in this uplifting comedy about finding sanity in the most unlikely of places. Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig (Gilchrist), a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor (Galifianakis), a potential new romance (Roberts) and an opportunity to begin anew. Charming, witty and smart, it's a coming-of-age story that's kind of a funny story
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Viola
Vajola Dejvis
Viola Davis actrice américaine
Viola Davis actriu estatunidenca
Viola Davis actriz estadounidense
Viola Davis aktorka amerykańska
Viola Davis American actress
Viola Davis americká herečka
Viola Davis Amerikaans actrice
Viola Davis amerikai színésznő és producer
Viola Davis amerikansk skådespelare
Viola Davis amerikansk skodespelar
Viola Davis amerikansk skuespiller
Viola Davis atriz
Viola Davis attrice statunitense
Viola Davis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Viola Davis yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Viola Deivisa
Viola Devis
Βαϊόλα Ντέιβις
Вайола Дейвис
Вајола Дејвис
Виола Дејвис
Виола Дэвис американская актриса
Віола Девіс
Վիոլա Դեվիս
ויולה דייוויס
ויולה דייוויס שחקנית אמריקאית
فيولا ديفيس
فيولا ديفيس ممثلة أمريكية
وائلا ڈیوس
وایولا دیویس
ویولا دیویس بازیگر آمریکایی
ভায়োলা ডেভিস মার্কিন অভিনেত্রী
வியோல டேவிஸ்
วิโอลา เดวิส
ვაიოლა დეივისი
비올라 데이비스
ヴィオラ・デイヴィス
维奥拉·戴维斯
維奧拉戴維斯
Languages
English (402)
French (10)
German (9)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
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