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Crowe, Russell 1964-

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Works: 429 works in 1,887 publications in 9 languages and 55,761 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Naval history  Fiction  Biography  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Narrator, Creator, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( visu )
117 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,151 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( visu )
179 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,786 libraries worldwide
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Master and commander the far side of the world by Peter Weir( visu )
82 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,744 libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Les misérables by Alain Boublil( visu )
28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,967 libraries worldwide
In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
L.A. confidential by Curtis Hanson( visu )
97 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,942 libraries worldwide
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films. DVD
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( visu )
43 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,727 libraries worldwide
During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
3:10 to Yuma by James Mangold( visu )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
Arizona in the late 1800s. Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn each other's respect. But with Wade's outfit on their trail, and dangers at every turn, the mission soon becomes a violent, impossible journey toward each man's destiny
American gangster by Ridley Scott( visu )
61 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,301 libraries worldwide
Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in Harlem. He does so by buying heroin directly from a source in South East Asia, and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. Richie Roberts is a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government and is determined to bring down Lucas' drug empire. Based on a true story
Robin Hood by Guthrie CSD( visu )
49 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,071 libraries worldwide
In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
The insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
46 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,910 libraries worldwide
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
Man of steel by Henry Cavill( visu )
23 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,821 libraries worldwide
"A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind"--Container
State of play ( visu )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,803 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
Body of lies by David Ignatius( visu )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,779 libraries worldwide
CIA operative Roger Ferris is on a covert mission. He is working in Jordan and searching for terrorists who have been bombing civilian targets. Ferris uncovers information on the Islamist mastermind Al-Saleem. He devises a plan to infiltrate Al-Saleem's terrorist network with the help of his Langley boss, Ed Hoffman. Ferris enlists the help of the Chief of Jordanian Intelligence, Hani Salaam on this operation, but what he is not certain of is how far he can trust him without putting his life in danger. The uneasy alliance leads to a cultural and moral clash between the men
A good year by Peter Mayle( visu )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,724 libraries worldwide
When a ruthless British investment broker inherits the vineyard and chateau in Provence where he spent much of his childhood, he discovers a new, more appreciative way of life as he renovates the estate to be sold
The next three days ( visu )
30 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,573 libraries worldwide
Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together, raising their son and teaching at college while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence. With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara becomes suicidal and John decides there is only one possible, bearable solution: to break his wife out of prison
Broken city ( visu )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
Seven years after being forced to resign as a New York city police officer, private detective Billy Taggart takes on his toughest case yet when he's hired to follow the mayor's wife. By the time the mayor reveals his true intentions, Taggart's already in too deep, with his freedom and possibly his life, on the line. Taggart will risk it all in a desperate bid to expose the truth and seek redemption in a city where second chances don't come cheap
Noah ( visu )
13 editions published in 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
A man is appointed by God to carry out a crucial mission of rescue before a calamitous flood destroys the world
Proof of life by Taylor Hackford( visu )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
Rebels in a politically volitile Latin American country have kidnapped Alice Bowman's husband for ransom-- $3 million. Terry Thorne is the hostage retrieval expert who becomes Alice's only hope in navigating a high-stacks game where terrorists value money over life
The man with the iron fists ( visu )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 924 libraries worldwide
On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers. Since his arrival in China's Jungle Village, the town's blacksmith has been forced by radical tribal factions to create elaborate tools of destruction. When the clans' brewing war boils over, the stranger channels an ancient energy to transform himself into a human weapon
Mystery, Alaska by Jay Roach( visu )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 903 libraries worldwide
A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Le Roq, Russ, 1964-

Crowe, Ira Russell.
Crowe, Russell
Crowe, Russell I. 1964-
Crowe, Russell Ira
Crowe, Russell Ira 1964-
Languages
English (771)
German (68)
Spanish (55)
French (16)
Multiple languages (16)
Italian (15)
Turkish (4)
Chinese (2)
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