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Thompson, Fred 1942-2015

Works: 216 works in 459 publications in 4 languages and 19,567 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Animal films  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: Actor, Speaker, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Contributor, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Fred Thompson
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Most widely held works by Fred Thompson
Secretariat by William Nack( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind every legend lies an impossible dream. Witness the spectacular journey of an incredible horse named Secretariat and the moving story of his unlikely owner, a housewife who risked everything to make him a champion
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee by Yves Simoneau( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in the Black Hills--on Sioux land. In this film, the lives of Charles Eastman-a Dartmouth-educated, Sioux doctor; Senator Henry Dawes-member of the Committee on Indian Affairs; and Sitting Bull intersect in a manner that seems fated. The question that faces the government and the Sioux seems to leave two answers: assimilation versus extermination? It is answered by the assassination of Sitting Bull and the massacre of hundreds of Indian men, women, and children by the 7th Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek on Dec. 29, 1890
God's not dead 2 by Jesse Metcalfe( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christian teacher is forced before a judge for honestly answering a question about Jesus in the classroom. With the principal and superintendent joining forces with a zealous civil liberties group, Grace faces an epic court case that could cost her the career she loves and expel God from the classroom
Sinister by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago, true crime writer Ellison Oswald made his reputation with a best-selling account of a notorious murder. Now, desperate to replicate the success of his first book, he moves his family into a home where the previous occupants were brutally executed and a child disappeared, hoping to find inspiration in the crime scene. In the home, Ellison discovers a cache of terrifying home movies, unwittingly opening the door into a nightmarish mystery
Cape fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When pyschopath Max Cady is released from prison after a fourteen year sentence, his single purpose in life is to destroy his lawyer Sam Bowden. He menaces Bowden's family and the lawyer must resort to unorthodox measures to get rid of Cady
In the line of fire by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Horrigan, a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect JFK from assassination gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him
Racing stripes by David Schmidt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling circus accidentally leaves behind a baby zebra. The baby is then rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. "Stripes" is soon introduced to the farm's misfit troupe of barnyard residents. The Walsh farm borders the Turfway Racetrack, where highly skilled thoroughbreds compete for the ultra-prestigious Kentucky Crown. From the first moment Stripes lays eyes on the track, he's hooked. He knows that if he could just get a chance, he could leave all those other horses in the dust. What he doesn't know is - he's not exactly a horse. But with characteristic zeal, he devotes himself to training for the big time
The last ride by AFFC / FILM VICTORIA / SAFFC( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the controversial life story of singer-songwriter, Hank Williams, this film tells the powerful tale of country music's original bad boy. The man, the myth and the music come together when Williams travels from Alabama to a series of New Years shows in West Virginia and Ohio. This remarkable journey leads straight to the heart and soul of the legendary performer as he takes one last shot at redemption
Persecuted by John Bradshaw( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's most respected religious leader, John Luther (James Remar), is the last obstacle to the passage of faith-based equal time legislation. When Luther refuses to support this bill, sinister political forces frame him for the murder of an innocent girl to get him out of their way. As an evangelist turned fugitive, Luther must stay alive long enough to prove his innocence, seek vengeance against the girl's murderers and expose corruption at the highest levels of politics and religion. It's a mission that brings him face to face with the coming storm of persecution that will threaten the entire Christian community in America
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mockumentary film in which actor Albert Brooks (playing himself) travels to India & Pakistan on behalf of the United States government, in hopes of discovering what "makes Muslims laugh."
Class action by Michael Apted( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lawyers, father and daughter, face off against each other in a multimillion dollar lawsuit. The case concerns a potentially defective auto design that could involve corporate corruption and violations of legal ethics
Report of Senator Fred Thompson, chairman of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, on major management challenges facing federal departments and agencies by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbarians at the gate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbarians at the Gate recounts the events surrounding the 1988 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, the biggest history at the time, and widely considered to be a textbook example of corporate and executive greed. This story of high stakes, betrayal, and one-upsmanship begins when RJR Nabisco's CEO F. Ross Johnson chooses to buy out his own company to deflect shareholder backlash when an expensive project fails. This attempt ignites a power struggle between Johnson and Wall Street investment banker Henry Kravis, who intends to force Johnson out and take over RJR Nabisco himself. In this film, viewers used to looking in from the outside on high-profile leveraged buyouts and mega-buck financial struggles get an insider's perspective--and not just any insider--the man at the very top
23 blast( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school football star Travis Freeman finds himself at a crossroads when he is suddenly stricken with total and irreversible blindness. He must choose whether to limit his life due to his impairment or to continue playing high school football in his hometown of Corbin, Kentucky
Alleged( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and faith are put to the ultimate test in this romantic drama set against the Scopes 'Monkey Trial' of 1925. Charles Anderson is a talented young reporter engaged to Rose, who works with him at the small-town Tennessee newspaper his late father founded. As the trial unfolds, Charles is caught up in the media circus and becomes torn between his journalistic integrity and impressing his mentor, the colorful Baltimore Sun editor, who presses him to 'make a story' instead of report one
The Genesis code( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When college journalist Kerry Wells befriends hockey player Blake Truman, the star athlete reveals his secret struggle with a difficult personal crisis. Convinced that modern science disproves the Genesis story, Blake rejects Kerry's suggestion that prayer might help ease his burden. Faced with similar challenges to her beliefs, Kerry sets out on a journey of spiritual discovery, leading her to the startling revelation that faith and science are both true
One nation under God : [instrumental songs of inspiration from the US military bands]( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curly Sue by James Belushi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago. Another town, another innocent scam for vagabond Bill Dancer and the curly-topped orphan he's cared for since infancy. This time, however, Bill hits the jackpot and his newest con whisks them both from the poorhouse to the penthouse with lots of laughs along the way
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.11 for God's not ... to 0.98 for Thompson, ...)

Looking for comedy in the Muslim world
Looking for comedy in the Muslim worldThe Fred factor : how Fred Thompson may change the face of the '08 campaign
Alternative Names
Fred D.Thompson

Fred Thompson acteur américain

Fred Thompson actor estadounidense

Fred Thompson Amerikaans filmacteur

Fred Thompson amerikai szenátor

Fred Thompson avvocato, politico e attore statunitense

Fred Thompson polityk i aktor amerykański

Fred Thompson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Politiker

Fred Thomson

Thompson, Fred D. 1942-2015

Thompson, Fred D. (Fred Dalton), 1942-2015

Thompson, Fred Dalton 1942-2015

Thompson Freddie Dalton 1942-2015

Томпсон, Фред Далтон

Фред Томпсон

פרד תומפסון

פרעד טאמפסאן

فرد تامپسون

فريد تومبسون

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