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Gunton, Bob

Works: 144 works in 384 publications in 3 languages and 24,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Music  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bob Gunton
Most widely held works by Bob Gunton
The Shawshank redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )
57 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two convicts, one white and one black, never give up the dream of freedom, and together they turn hope and friendship into an uplifting bond no prison can ever take away
Argo by Ben Affleck( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still felt today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a mid-level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
The Lincoln lawyer ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the gripping thriller "The Lincoln Lawyer", Matthew McConaughey stars as Michael "Mick" Haller, a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental Sedan. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime: defending a rich Beverly Hills playboy who is accused of attempted murder. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money pay-off swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller..."--Container
Iron jawed angels ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story
Fracture by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) shoots his wife and calmly waits for the police to arrest him. With the weapon and a signed confession in hand, Deputy District Attorney Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling) believes a conviction is simple, that is, until the case completely unravels. Now, with little evidence, Beachum goes head to head with the cunning Crawford in a desperate search for the truth and the answer to one burning question: How is this guy getting away with it?
Evita premiere American recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evita is based on the life of Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentine dicatator Juan Peron. She was a girl from the most ordinary of backgrounds, who became th emost powerful woman her country (and indeed Latin America) had ever seen, a woman never content to be a mere ornament at the side of her husband, the President. Her death of cancer at the age of 33 in 1952 ensured that the loved, hated, inspiring, corrupting complexity that was Eva Peron became a legend
Ace Ventura, when nature calls ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pet detective Ace Ventura attempts to reconcile two warring tribes as he searches the wilds of Africa for a sacred white bat
Buffalo soldiers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fact-based story about the all-black U.S. Cavalry Troop H, which protected the Western territories in post-Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops' attempts to capture an Apache warrior, Vittorio, who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers, and the truths about the Indian invaders
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail and crews attempting to rescue her struggle against a powerful North Atlantic storm
Believe in me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coach Clay Driscoll is a small town basketball coach who seems to have everything going against him. A team he doesn't want. A town that doesn't support girl's sports and small town politics that threaten to undermine any chance he has of winning. But his pride and his "girls" refuse to let him quit. Both the young women and their hard-headed coach fight for equality and a share of the dream, taking on the town prejudice and their own self-doubt. Based on the true story of Jim Keith and the Lady Cyclones
24 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After sacrificing everything for his country, Jack Bauer is wanted by the U.S. government and now stands to lose the only thing he has left: his freedom. Working as a missionary in Africa, Bauer is called upon to stop a ruthless warlord from drafting innocent children into his murderous militia. First, Bauer must confront his own torturous past and face an impossible decision that will change his life forever"--Publisher
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1863 - La Guerre de Sécession ravage les Etats-Unis. Le jeune Robert Gould Shaw est promu colonel du premier régiment de soldats noirs, engagés volontaires dans une guerre qu'ils croient être la leur. Ils se trompent. Assignés à des tâches subalternes, méprisés par leurs officiers, ils se révoltent, Shaw à leur tête, pour partir au feu. Volontaires pour partir à l'assaut de l'imprenable Fort Wagner, ces héros paieront le prix fort pour leur dignité retrouvée (d'après la jaquette)
Broken arrow by John Woo( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two military pilots engage in a no-holds-barred battle against time and each other in a race to recover two stolen nuclear warheads. When a B-2 Stealth Bomber crashes in the Utah desert during a top-secret test run, the military quickly moves in to retrieve its two "broken arrows." But the situation spins out of control after one of the pilots reveals the crash to be part of an incredible nuclear extortion plot."--Container
Dead silence ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After receiving a strange package with the doll named Billy, Jamie's wife is murdered. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie goes to the town of Raven's Fair where the ventriloquist Mary Shaw used to perform and is buried. After she went mad in the 1940s, Mary was accused of kidnapping a young boy who yelled out in one of her performances that she was a fraud. Because of this she was hunted down by townspeople, who in the ultimate act of revenge, cut out her tongue and then killed her. They buried her along with her "children," a handmade collection of vaudeville dolls, and assumed they had silenced her forever
Boat trip by Cuba Gooding( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerry and Nick are two best buddies whose love lives have hit rock bottom. Especially Jerry, whose girlfriend has turned down his marriage proposal. To escape their troubles and find women, they book a trip on board a cruise ship. Nick offends the travel agent and as a trick the two get booked on a gay cruise
The glimmer man ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The desperate hunt for a serial killer has just gotten rougher for LAPD homicide detectives Jack Cole and Jim Campbell. They've become partners. Wearing Buddhist prayer beads, relying on ancient potions and living by Eastern philosophies, ex-New Yorker Cole is unlike any partner the street savvy Campbell has ever seen. The way Campbell sees it, secretive Cole is also something else: suspect #1 in their murder investigation
WW II behind closed doors Stalin, the Nazis and the West ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Stalin - the supreme leader of the Soviet Union - was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions. He also had some unlikely relationships during the Second World War. This ambitious series uses exclusive evidence gained from the actual conversations and secret meetings Stalin conducted. Dramatic reconstructions carefully sourced from archive material, reveal how the great leaders decided the future shape of the post-war world. These decisions had immediate and often harrowing effects for those on the ground. Their story is told through documentary footage, dramatic reconstructions and illuminating interviews
The Lazarus project ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With parole almost behind him, Ben can't believe how much he has to be thankful for: a beautiful wife, an adorable little girl and a steady paycheck. Life is good. But when he unexpectedly loses his job, Ben foolishly turns back to crime, joining his ex-con brother in a robbery with deadly consequences. Suddenly facing a lethal injection, Ben must say goodbye to his family and prepare himself for the worst. But when he regains consciousness near an eerie psychiatric ward, believing himself to be the new grounds keeper, Ben is haunted by images of his old life and questions if his death sentence was really what it seems With the state of his soul in question, and the love for his wife Lisa and daughter Katie all the more real and powerful, Ben must figure out if he's truly cheated death, or if he's become part of something far more sinister"--Container
Numb by Harris Goldberg( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hudson Milbank is convinced he's going insane. He frantically tries to cure his anxieties while going through a string of therapists who are crazier than he is. Along the way he meets the perfect girl and struggles to remain his most charming self
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.00 for Evita (Mus ... to 0.23 for Iron jawed ...)
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Alternative Names
Gunton, Robert Jr.
Gunton, Robert Patrick.
Gunton, Robert Patrick 1945-
Gunton, Robert Patrick Jr
English (173)
Spanish (4)
French (2)