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Luke, Derek 1974-

Overview
Works: 101 works in 391 publications in 5 languages and 25,251 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films  Superhero 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 Bi de bo ge( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,460 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 )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,257 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 Denzel Washington( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,111 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( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup
Definitely, Maybe by Adam Brooks( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,760 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 Matthew Michael Carnahan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,449 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 )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,272 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 1,225 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 )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,223 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 )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family outcast April lives in a beat-up apartment in New York's Lower East Side with her boyfriend, Bobby. In order to spend some time with her dying mother, April invites her conservative suburban family to her place for a Thanksgiving feast. While she frantically tries to complete the meal, the family drives in from Pennsylvania sharing less-than-pleasant opinions about April's lifestyle. Her dad tries to think positively, while sister Beth flaunts her good-girl status and brother Timmy captures it all on film
Sparkle( Visual )

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

In the 1960s, Sparkle and her two sisters form a singing group and dream of becoming stars beyond the affluent Detroit suburb where they come from, and where they are already well-known. But as the sisters become more famous, the close-knit nature of their family begins to fall apart. Features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance
Baggage claim( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 982 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
The Americans( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 968 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
Self/less by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 910 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 )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 861 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
Roots( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Catch a fire by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 845 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 656 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. 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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 470 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 )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tully 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. As the police close in, Tully and his girlfriend add home invasion and hostages to the body count. But no one counted on Mr. Walker, an ex-con himself, to fight back using his understanding of the racist mind to turn the tables on a desperate and violent man
 
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Miracle at St. Anna
Alternative Names
Derek Luke acteur américain

Derek Luke ameerika näitleja

Derek Luke Amerikaans acteur

Derek Luke amerikansk skådespelare

Derek Luke amerikansk skodespelar

Derek Luke amerikansk skuespiller

Derek Luke amerikāņu aktieris

Derek Luke attore statunitense

Derek Luke US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Derek Luke yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Дерек Люк

דרק לוק

דרק לוק שחקן אמריקאי

درک لوک بازیگر آمریکایی

ديريك لوك ممثل أمريكي

데릭 루크

デレク・ルーク

德瑞克·路克

Languages
English (252)

Spanish (14)

German (8)

French (8)

Chinese (3)

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