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Whitaker, Forest

Overview
Works: 555 works in 2,540 publications in 8 languages and 78,072 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Interviewee, Performer, Producer, Host, Author, Contributor, Other, Artist, Speaker, Film editor, vac
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Forest Whitaker
The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

76 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Arrival by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

50 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When mysterious spacecraft touch down around the world, a team, including linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers, and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

64 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

85 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues
Hope floats by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Birdee Pruitt's husband and her best friend reveal their affair on a national TV talk show, Birdee and her young daughter head home to the small Texas town she left behind. Mother and daughter struggle to adjust to their new lives, with Birdee wondering how she will recover
Taken 3 by Liam Neeson( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een voormalige CIA-agent wordt beschuldigd van moord op zijn ex-vrouw. Achtervolgd door de politie en de FBI probeert hij de ware daders op te sporen
Fruitvale Station by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar wakes up on New Years's Eve and decides to try and be a better person to those he cares about. The day goes well until an encounter with police officers puts him in the national spotlight
Southpaw by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

32 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, seemingly has it all: an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife, an adorable daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis, a retired fighter and trainer to the city's toughest amateur boxers
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers. Savannah Jackson moves from Denver to Phoenix, the home of her best friend, Bernadine, intent on becoming a successful TV producer and snagging Mr. Right. Bernadine learns that her husband is leaving her for his younger, white bookkeeper. Their highly successful, sexually adventurous friend, Robin Stokes, cannot stay away from attractive men who lie and cheat. Gloria Johnson does not seek solace in men but finds it in food, her trendy hair salon and her precocious but difficult son, Tarik. Tarik is growing up and Gloria is about to set out into the world again. In one year, they weather these challenges under an umbrella of friendship
Bird by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

81 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations
The last stand by Kim Jee-woon( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Ray Owens leaves his LAPD narcotics post to settle into a life fighting what little crime takes place in the sleepy border town known as Sommerton Junction. That peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, a notorious drug kingpin, makes an escape from the FBI. Mayhem ensues
Phone booth by Larry Cohen( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing pay phone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
Out of the furnace( Visual )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell Baz leads a dead-end life- he works a meaningless steel mill job all day, and cares for his terminally ill father at night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from Iraq, he is lured into one of the Northeast's most ruthless crime rings and mysteriously disappears. When the police fail to solve the case, Russell puts his life at risk in order to seek justice for his brother
Everyone's hero by IDT Entertainment( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and the true meaning of friendship
 
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Alternative Names
Forest Vitaker

Forest Whitaker acteur américain

Forest Whitaker actor american

Forest Whitaker actor estadounidense

Forest Whitaker actor estatunidenc

Forest Whitaker aktor amerykański

Forest Whitaker ameerika näitleja

Forest Whitaker American actor

Forest Whitaker Amerikaans acteur

Forest Whitaker Amerikano nga aktor

Forest Whitaker attore statunitense

Forest Whitaker pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Forest Whitaker US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Produzent und Regisseur

Forest Whitaker yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Forests Vaitekers amerikāņu aktieris

Forests Vitakers amerikāņu aktieris

Whitaker, DeForest 1961-

Whitaker, Forest Steven 1961-

Φόρεστ Γουίτακερ Αμερικανός ηθοποιός, παραγωγός και σκηνοθέτης

Форест Витакер

Форест Вітакер

Форест Уитакер

Форест Уитакер Америйн жүжигчин, найруулагч

Форест Уитакер американский актёр

Форест Уитакър

Форэст Уітакер

Ֆորեսթ Ուիթակեր

פורסט ויטאקר

פורסט ויטאקר שחקן אמריקאי

فارست ویتاکر

فورست ويتكر

فورست ويتكر ممثل أمريكي

فورست ويتيكر

பொரஸ்ட் விடேகர்

ෆොරෙස්ට් විට්ටේක්‍ර්

ฟอเรสต์ วิตเทกเกอร์

ფორესტ უიტეკერი

포리스트 휘터커

フォレスト・ウィテカー

佛瑞斯·惠特克

福里斯特·惠特克

科力士·韋德加

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