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Williams, John 1932-

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Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

173 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 6,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebel ship is being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, with his new allies, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, and R2-D2, attempt to rescue rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empire's most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )

110 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 5,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron, and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

85 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 5,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

112 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student, Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

67 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seen through the eyes of a squad of American soldiers, the story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion, then moves beyond the beach as the men embark on a dangerous special mission
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

90 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

81 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

59 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,355 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 )

39 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

72 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,131 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
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1920s, 9-year-old Chiyo gets sold to a geisha house. There, she is forced into servitude, receiving nothing in return until the house's ruling hierarchy determines if she is of high enough quality to service the clientele -- men who visit and pay for conversation, dance and song. After rigorous years of training, Chiyo becomes Sayuri, a geisha of incredible beauty and influence. Life is good for Sayuri, but World War II is about to disrupt the peace"--IMDb
The patriot by Chris Cooper( Visual )

51 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,095 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 )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them
Star wars( Visual )

27 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,879 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
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful Soviet agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator, and, teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy embarks on an adventure into the jungles of Peru
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

84 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,802 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 )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,731 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

105 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA
 
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Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets
Alternative Names
Con Uilliams

Džons Viljamss

Ioannes Towner Williams

John Towner Williams

John Williams americký hudební skladatel, dirigent a pianista, autor filmové hudby

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

jony wiliamo dirretora dela becuzzi mi mama mocho zirnhelta

Towner Williams, John 1932-

Williams, John, 1932-

Williams, John, Jr. 1932-

Williams, John T.

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

Williams, John Towner.

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Williams, Johnny.

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Williams, Johnny T. 1932-

Τζον Γουίλιαμς

Джон Вільямс

Джон Таўнер Уільямс

Джон Уильямс американский композитор

Джон Уилямс

Џон Вилијамс

Ջոն Ուիլյամս

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 Sorcerer's StoneHarry Potter and the chamber of secretsSchindler's listFiddler on the roofE.T., the extra-terrestrialCatch me if you canMemoirs of a geishaThe patriot