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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 840 works in 3,983 publications in 14 languages and 93,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Children's films  War films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author, Interviewee, Artist, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

205 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war torn jungles of Vietnam
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 3,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

149 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( Visual )

102 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin (Albert Brooks), an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his unforgettable friend Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey₇to find Nemo
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

42 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges with their health, their courage and dedication to each other prove that while life isn't perfect, love can still be extraordinary in this powerfully moving film based on John Green's New York Times best-selling novel
Murder on the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

42 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone is a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again
Finding Nemo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

95 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this controversial film is based on the true story of the case of three young civil rights workers (in real life they were named James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were brutally murdered in June of 1964. The chaotic aftermath was dubbed Mississippi Burning. This movie is told from the perspective of the FBI's operations to uncover evidence and bring the killers to justice. Anger over the real incident prompted the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Although the fim was nominated for six Oscars and won the award for Best Cinematography, it stirred a great deal of controversy when it was released. In the years since, it has come to be considered a classic
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

58 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

46 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
The aviator( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
John Wick by Chad Stahelski( Visual )

34 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Wick is the kind of fired-up, ferocious B-movie fun some of us can't get enough of."--Rolling Stone
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

48 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of innocence lost and courage found. Ron Kovic a young volunteer for the Vietnam War changed from being a zealous teen to an embittered veteran, paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He returned to an environment vastly different from the one he left and struggled before emerging as a brave new voice for the disenchanted
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

93 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder
The Florida project by Sean Baker( Visual )

34 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six year old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation, and gallons of fun!
 
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Spider-ManThe English patientMississippi burningInside manClear and present dangerThe aviatorBorn on the Fourth of JulyAmerican psycho
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Dafoe, William J.

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe acteur américain

Willem Dafoe actor american

Willem Dafoe actor estadounidense

Willem Dafoe actor estatunidenc

Willem Dafoe aktor amerikan

Willem Dafoe aktor amerykański

Willem Dafoe American actor

Willem Dafoe americký herec

Willem Dafoe Amerikaans acteur

Willem Dafoe Amerikaanse akteur

Willem Dafoe amerikai színész

Willem Dafoe amerikansk skådespelare

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense, naturalizzato italiano

Willem Dafoe pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Віллем Дефо американський актор

Дэфо Уиллем

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

Ուիլեմ Դեֆո

וילם דפו

וילם דפו שחקן אמריקאי

ويليم دافو

ويليم دافو ممثل أمريكي

ویلم دافو صداپیشه و بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلم دفو

विलेम डाफ़ो

উইলেম ডাফো মার্কিন অভিনেতা

วิลเลม เดโฟ

უილემ დეფო

윌럼 대포

ウィレム・デフォー

威廉·德福

威廉·德福, 1955-

威廉·達佛

威廉迪科

威廉達福

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