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Williams, John 1932-

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Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

250 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 10,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As imminent conflict brews between the powerful Trade Federation and the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi travel to Naboo to warn the Queen of the galactic fallout which is to follow. Eventually, Naboo is invaded forcing the Jedis to evacuate the planet with the Queen and her court. They travel to the desert planet of Tatooine where they meet a slave boy called Anakin Skywalker who is evidently one with the Force. They enlist his help in fighting the war, while the Jedis confront one of the Dark Jedis behind the invasion, Darth Maul, while his master Darth Sidious continues to lead the invasion as a "phantom" behind the scenes
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

116 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )

82 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter and his friends return as teenagers to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their third year of study, where they delve into the mystery surrounding an escaped prisoner who seems to pose a threat to Harry
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

90 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

65 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

75 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic masterpiece and winner of 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, the film presents the indelible true story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party and war profiteer who saved more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust
Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anakin Skywalker has grown into an accomplished Jedi apprentice, and faces his most difficult challenge yet as he must chose between his Jedi duty and forbidden love. When an attempt on Senator Padme Amidala's life brings them together for the first time in ten years, it is clear that time also has not dulled Anakin's intense feelings for the beautiful diplomat. The attack on Senator Amidala just before a crucial vote thrusts the Republic even closer to the edge of disaster. Masters Yoda and Mace Windu sense enormous unease. A slow rumble is building into the roar of thousands of soldiers readying for battle. But even as the Republic falters around them, Anakin and Padme find a connection so intense that all else begins to fall away. Anakin will lose himself - and his way - in emotions a Jedi, sworn to hold allegiance only to the Order, is forbidden to have
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

51 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
The patriot by Chris Cooper( Visual )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hero of the fierce French and Indian conflict, Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. But when the British arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger what he holds dear, Martin takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel, and leads a brave rebel Militia into battle against a relentless and overwhelming English army. In the process, he discovers the only way to protect his family is to fight for a young nation's freedom."--Back of container
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
The book thief by Brian Percival( Visual )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the horrors of World War II Germany, a young girl steals books to read and visits with the Jewish refugee hiding in her house
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
Star wars by J. J Abrams( Visual )

22 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Kylo Ren and the sinister First Order rise from the ashes of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is missing when the galaxy needs him most. It's up to Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, a defecting stormtrooper, to join forces with Han Solo and Chewbacca in a desperate search for the one hope of restoring peace to the galaxy
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

76 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

42 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

72 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dazzlingly futuristic Washington D.C. of 2054, murder has been eliminated. John Anderton presides over the Department of Pre-Crime, wherein three "Pre-Cogs, "--Precognitive humans drifting in a flotation tank, their brain waves tapped by computers--pick up thoughts of premeditated murder and warn the cops, who swoop down and arrest the would-be perpetrators before the killings can take place. Although the Pre-Cogs are never wrong sometimes they disagree. The dissenting Pre-Cog is said to have filed a minority report. If you could outsmart the Pre-Cog system, you would have committed the perfect crime. Bureau director Lamar Burgess tries to shield Anderton from bureaucrats like Danny Witwer of the Justice Department. As the pre-crime strategy prepares to go national, Witwer seems to have doubts about its wisdom--or he is only jealous of its success?
 
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Con Uilliams

Džons Viljamss

Ioannes Towner Williams

John Towner Williams

John Williams amerikai zeneszerző és karmester

John Williams Amerikanischer Komponist, Dirigent und Pianist

John Williams amerykański kompozytor filmowy

John Williams componist

John Williams compositeur, pianiste et chef d'orchestre américain

John Williams Compositor, pianista i director d'orquestra nascut als Estats Units

John Williams compositor, pianista y director de orquesta estadounidense

John Williams direttore d'orchestra e compositore statunitense

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Towner Williams, John 1932-

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Williams, John T.

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Williams, John T. (John Towner), 1932-

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Τζον Γουίλιαμς

Джон Вільямс

Джон Таўнер Уільямс

Джон Уильямс американский композитор

Джон Уилямс

Џон Вилијамс

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ג'ון ויליאמס

جان ویلیامز

جون ويليامز

जॉन विलियम्स

จอห์น วิลเลียมส์

ჯონ უილიამსი

존 윌리엄스

ウィリアムス, J.

ウィリアムズ, ジョン

ジョン・ウィリアムズ

約翰·威廉士

約翰·威廉斯

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the chamber of secretsSchindler's listFiddler on the roofE.T., the extra-terrestrialMemoirs of a geishaCatch me if you canThe patriot