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Luke, Derek 1974-

Overview
Works: 93 works in 419 publications in 6 languages and 25,675 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Derek Luke
 
Most widely held works by Derek Luke
Friday Night Lights by Buzz Bissinger( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in Odessa, a socially and racially divided and economically troubled oil town in the western part of Texas, where high school football is the thing that brings all the people together. Follows Coach Gary Gaines and the Permian High School Panthers through the 1988 season as they work hard to extend Permian's winning record. Shows the players struggling with typical adolescent issues and the lack of future opportunities in their town as well at the overwhelming pressure of the town's expectations
Captain America : the first avenger by Joe Johnston( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Rogers is the first test subject for Erskine's super-soldier serum, which transforms him utterly. When the program is abruptly ended, Rogers becomes Captain America--touring America to sell war bonds. On a USO tour in Europe, Rogers steals the first opportunity to demonstrate his worth by tangling with Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull, head of Hydra, Hitler's occult research and development unit. Schmidt has discovered the tesseract cube, an enormously powerful relic of Norse mythology through which he seeks to conquer the world. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America
Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher( Visual )

39 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken African American seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Glory road by Don Haskins( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of basketball coach Don Haskins of Texas Western University who played the best players he could find and put together history's first all-African-American starting lineup. Against the backdrop of the turbulent social and political change of the 60s, the underdog Miners challenge the all-white, number 1 ranked Kentucky for the national championship
Definitely, Maybe by Adam Brooks( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Hayes is a 30-something Manhattan dad who is in the midst of a divorce. His 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins years earlier when, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician, he moves to New York in order to work on the Clinton campaign. Will attempts a "PG" version of his romantic relationships with three very different women for his daughter and changes the names of the women so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle and begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. As Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back, and just maybe, find a happy ending
Lions for lambs by Robert Redford( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intersecting stories of an idealistic professor, two American soldiers in Afghanistan, an ambitious Congressman, and a skeptical journalist
Miracle at St. Anna( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and lands her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending Candace Washington, a woman he went to college with and who is now a prostitute and former drug addict. Handling the case would be a conflict of interest, so he asks his fiancée and fellow ADA Linda Holmes to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a 'motherly' way as only Madea can
Seeking a friend for the end of the world by Lorene Scafaria( Visual )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a too-near future, two neighbors, Dodge and Penny, react in their own unique ways to the announcement that a 70-mile-wide asteroid is en route to the Earth. Dodge wants to return to his first love. Penny just wants to get back to her family. As the unlikely companions' respective journeys converge, their outlooks -- if not the world's -- brighten in surprising and hilarious ways
Pieces of April( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family outcast April lives in New York's Lower East side with her boyfriend Bobby. Wanting to spend some time with her dying mother, she invites her conservative family to her apartment for Thanksgiving diner. But when she discovers that her oven doesn't work, she must depend on the generosity of strangers in order to create an unforgettable Thanksgiving
Sparkle( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkle is a timeless story of the bonds of family, the trials of success and the power of music. In her feature film debut, “American Idol” sensation Jordin Sparks stars as Sparkle, a young woman whose big dreams seem almost impossible. She’s been warned against the pitfalls of the music industry by her protective mother (Whitney Houston), yet encouraged by the handsome and ambitious Stix (Derek Luke), Sparkle forms a trio with her sisters (Tika Sumpter and Carmen Ejogo). Together, they perform the soul-stirring songs that Sparkle pens. But as their fame grows, so does the risk of jealousy, self-doubt and insidious temptation. This sweeping drama is brought to life with a powerful cast including Mike Epps, Omari Hardwick and CeeLo Green. This film features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance
The Americans( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets can be deadly in this suspenseful thriller about undercover Russian spies in 1980s Washington D.C. Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings seem to be a typical suburban couple, but they're actually lethal KGB agents plotting to bring down America. As the Cold War escalates, Philip and Elizabeth must take extreme measures to continue their mission to keep their true identities hidden. But when an FBI agent movies in across the street, they become ensnared in a pulse-pounding game of cat and mouse
Baggage claim by David E Talbert( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to get engaged before her youngest sister's wedding, flight attendant Montana Moore finds herself with only 30 days to find Mr. Right. Using her airline connections to 'accidentally' meet up with eligible ex-boyfriends and scour for potential candidates, she racks up more than 30,000 miles and countless comedic encounters, all the while searching for the perfect guy
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ROOTS is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit."--Jbhifi.com.au
Self/less by Àlex Pastor( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Damian has power, wealth and influence but his body is failing him. So he undergoes an illegal and radical medical procedure which transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But not all is what it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the secretive organisation that will kill to protect its cause."--Container
Notorious by George Tillman( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicling the extraordinary life of Christopher 'The Notorious B.I.G.' Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Biggie transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to a pregnant woman) to superstardom. He has to juggle the increasing demands of fatherhood, marriage, and a music career that is strife with chaos and controversy. On March 8, 1997, in Los Angeles, a black Chevy Impala pulls up along Biggie's car and fires several shots at Biggie, killing him. He had become one of the greatest rappers of all time
Catch a fire by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives
Spartan by Val Kilmer( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret Service agent Robert Scott is assigned to the kidnapping case of Laura Newton, the missing daughter of a high-ranking political official. Scott is teamed up with rookie agent Curtis. Aided by the FBI and the CIA, the team discovers a human trafficking operation that may lead to Laura's kidnappers. Meanwhile, political operative Stoddard refuses to cooperate with the rescue mission. Scott and Curtis are forced to quit the investigation when the media reports Laura's death. Believing her to be alive, Curtis is motivated to start up a dangerous unofficial investigation of his own
Biker boyz by Reggie Rock Bythewood( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smoke" Galloway is the leader of the Black Knights, an underground motorcycle club. Smoke, like most of his fellow Knights, is a successful white collar worker who can afford fancy leathers and top quality bikes who is willing take on anyone in a drag race, legal or no. Kid is a gifted young rider whose father was once Smoke's mechanic, who sets out to become the best biker he can in order to carry on his father's name and reputation
Supremacy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tully (Joe Anderson, A SINGLE SHOT, HERCULES) just got paroled. But his first night out could be his last. He just killed a cop. And no one's gonna listen to an ex-con with the Aryan Nation. His leader (Anson Mount) just cut him loose, and as the police close in, Tully and his girlfriend (Dawn Olivieri) add home invasion and hostages to the body count. But no one counted on Mr. Walker (Danny Glover), an ex-con himself, to fight back - using his understanding of the racist mind to turn the tables on a desperate and violent man. Will it be enough to keep his family alive?
 
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Дерек Люк

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דרק לוק

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Languages
English (281)

Spanish (15)

French (10)

German (9)

Chinese (3)

Italian (1)

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