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Smits, Jimmy

Works: 332 works in 598 publications in 5 languages and 18,977 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Historical fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Artist, Author, Proofreader
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jimmy Smits
Star wars ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi, thus completing his journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader
The Jane Austen Book Club by Kathy Baker( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of six friends, in Sacramento, gather to distract themselves from loss - a newly dumped Sylvia, Prudie's repressed disappointment, or Jocelyn, who has a life of unrealized dreams. All are devoted Jane Austen fans, except the lone man, Grigg, who has an ulterior motive for joining the chick-lit gang. There's plenty of pride (Prudie), prejudice (Jocelyn), sense (Sylvia), and sensibility (Sylvia's daughter Allegra). Throw in a fair amount of persuasion. Relationships and alliances unfolds over the months
My family Mi familia by Gregory Nava( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished for Paco Sanchez and his family
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dexter is back with a new take on taking life. He is ready to put the past behind him, until a high-profile case puts him in the sights of powerful Assistant DA Miguel Prado, and the pressure might be too great for even Dexter to hack
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents
Latin music USA ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Latin music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all
The West Wing ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The presidential race is on, with Senator Arnold Vinick as the Republican frontrunner and Matthew Santos vying for the hotly contested Democratic presidential nomination
The West Wing ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This season chronicles the transition between the administration of President Bartlet and the race for the new presidency between Congressman Santos and Senator Vinick
The Tommyknockers by Stephen King( Visual )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman in a small New England town stumbles across a strange object buried behind her house and releases a long sleeping ancient evil
Old Gringo by Luis Puenzo( Visual )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and French and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the Mexican Revolution, a frustrated spinster, a retired journalist, and a fiery young general are inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a downtown fleabag hotel, a media mogul's son has died and FBI agent Skinner (Gibson) has been brought in to find the murderer among the hotel's guests
Roberto Clemente ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of an exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian, who challenged racial discrimination to become baseball's first Latino superstar. The film features interviews with David Maraniss, George F. Will, Clemente's wife Vera, Orlando Cepeda, and former teammates, to present an intimate and revealing portrait of a man whose passion and grace made him a legend.-- Original container
Bless the child ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her sister suddenly disappears, Maggie must take care of her sister's autistic daughter, Cody. But after her sister returns with a mysterious cult leader and abducts Cody, Maggie discovers that Cody possesses extraordinary powers--powers that forces of evil have waited centuries to control
NYPD Blue ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama set at the 15th Precinct in New York City portrays the work and personal lives of police officers
Happily ever after fairy tales for every child ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother Goose: Merriment takes place in Mother Gooseberg Land, where Old King Cole reigns over the likes of Little Miss Muffet, Georgie Porgie, and the rest of the gang. Pinocchio: "George" and he puppet "Pinoak" play with their insect friend, a termite named "Woody, ". The pied piper: Seductive music is played to woo the children of Hamelin. The selfish King of Hamelin loves to count his money. The golden goose: A simple chore of chopping trees turns into a life lesson for a trio of peasant brothers
¡Yo soy Boricua, pa'que tu lo sepas! I'm Boricua, just so you know! ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosie Perez explores the complex history between Puerto Rico and the United States. It begins with the vibrant celebration of the Puerto Rican Day Parade and lingers with Perez's deeply personal perspective. The themes of family, language, and racism are put into historical perspective as the film uncovers the side of Puerto Rico absent from U.S. history books
NYPD blue ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relive all the passion, brotherhood, joy, and heartbreak of the 15th precinct of NYPD Blue. This season Det. Andy Sipowicz experiences the highs of falling in love and the tragic murder of his son Andy Jr
Backyard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealistic policewoman arrives in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to investigate the murder of a young woman found in the desert. The film incorporates the reality of the massive number of unsolved crimes against women, including kidnapping, rape and murder, in the border town located in the backyard of the United States
Blake Edwards' Switch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A notorious womanizer is shot and killed by three of the women he has hurt. His entry into Heaven is delayed because God wants him to prove himself by finding one woman who truly loves him. The task is complicated by the fact that he is sent back to Earth as a woman!
NYPD Blue ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York City's 15th Precinct is as hectic as ever. While Lieutenant Fancy continues as precinct commander, Detective Andy Sipowicz, although still a bit rough around the edges, has mellowed with the birth of his son. Detectives Bobby Simone and Diane Russell take the next step in their relationship, James Martinez becomes the Squad Delegate, and Greg Medavoy considers becoming a surrogate father. But one thing that hasn't changed is the squad's determination to make sure the bad guys get their day in court--and to also attempt to maintain a touch of normalcy in their personal lives, even as they investigate cases that often put them directly in the line of fire
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English (143)
Spanish (11)
French (6)
German (4)
Italian (2)