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Olmos, Edward James

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Most widely held works by Edward James Olmos
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

137 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

44 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who refuses to write off his inner-city students as losers. Escalante pushes and inspires 18 students who were struggling with math to become math whizzes
Selena( Visual )

41 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Grammy Award-winning South Texas singer Selena, whose life tragically ended just as she was taking Tejano music into mainstream America
The Green Hornet by Michel Gondry( Visual )

22 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playboy Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) becomes the new publisher of Los Angeles' "The Daily Sentinel" after the sudden death of his father. Britt's party life is about to change when he and his driver and kung fu expert, Kato (Jay Chou), stop a robbery. With the help of Kato, Britt starts a new career of fighting crime as the masked superhero "The Green Hornet."
Battlestar Galactica by Glen A Larson( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew quickly head toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica Commander Adama and President Laura Roslin are facing the problems of waning supplies and crushed morale. Along the way they have to deal with the credible threat that Cylons may be aboard the ship
Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaa, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources
Beverly Hills Chihuahua by raja gosnell ( '08 ) Movie( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chloe is a pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner's niece, Rachel, gets lost. She must rely on her new friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her. In the meantime, Papi, a male chihuahua who is in love with Chloe goes in pursuit of her. Papi's owner is a handsome young gardener for Rachel's aunt Viv. He slowly develops a romantic interest in Rachel. Chloe befriends Delgado, a lonely German Shepherd, who travels with her and protects her from Diablo, the evil Doberman, who wants to return her and her diamond collar to the dognapper
My family = Mi familia by Gregory Nava( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful, three-generation epic saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the very beginnings of his father's adventurous journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished"--Container
2 guns by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When an attempt to take down a drug cartel blows up in their faces, two undercover operatives are forced to go on the run together, though neither knows that the other is a federal agent"--Container
500 nations by Jack Leustig( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
Crucible of empire : the Spanish-American War( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the United States' war with Spain beginning in 1898 which eventually led to U.S. control of Cuba and the Philippines, and later resulted in the independence of those two countries. Explains the United States' experiment in imperialism, which it later decided against
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( Visual )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civil war amongst the Cylons escalates and Galactica's quest for Earth continues
Americanos : Latino life in the United States = La vida Latina en los Estados Unidos by Edward James Olmos( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Americanos celebrates the diversity and energy of today's Latin-American community through a wealth of nationalities--Cuban, Panamanian, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Argentinean and others."--Cover
Zoot suit by Luis Valdez( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyers seek justice for a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to prison. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940's Los Angeles
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of General Rafael Trujillo in Dominican Republic, who was assassinated six months later
A class apart( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Edna, Texas, in 1951, field hand Pete Hernández killed a tenant farmer after exchanging words in a cantina. From this murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that would change the lives and legal standing of tens of millions of Americans. Tells the story of an underdog band of Mexican American lawyers who took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, where they challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans. Lawyers forged a daring legal strategy, arguing that Mexican Americans were "a class apart" from a legal system that recognized only blacks and whites
Battlestar Galactica by Ronald D Moore( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and French and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This season finds the twelve colonies caught in a brewing civil war between the followers of President Roslin and those of Commander Adama. They must face the Cylons from outside, and within, the fleet
Battlestar Galactica( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Colonies' survivors have found their hopes of eluding their Cylon pursuers dashed by an invasion and occupation of their new home. As the fate of all human life hangs in the balance, friends become enemies, enemies become unexpected allies, and decisions are made that will haunt some people for the rest of their lives"--Set container
The road to El Dorado by Bibo Bergeron( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Portuguese and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Spanish adventurers find El Dorado, the Lost City of Gold, but find their new-found friendship with its inhabitants conflicts with their planned get-rich-quick schemes
Battlestar Galactica( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuation of the epic, follows the ongoing battle of President Laura Roslin and Commander William Adama in their heart-pounding crusade to save humanity from the deadly robot Cylons
 
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Alternative Names
Edvard Džejms Olmos

Edward James Olmos acteur et cinéaste américain

Edward James Olmos Actor estadounidense

Edward James Olmos aktor amerykański

Edward James Olmos Amerikaans acteur

Edward James Olmos Amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Edward James Olmos attore e regista statunitense

James Olmos, Edward.

Olmos, Ed. 1947-

Olmos, Eddie 1947-

Olmos, Edward 1947-

Olmos, Edward J. 1947-

Olmos, Edward James 1947-

Едвард Џејмс Олмос

Едуард Джеймс Олмос

Олмос, Эдвард Джеймс

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אדוארד ג'יימס אולמוס

אדוארד ג'יימס אולמוס שחקן אמריקאי

إدوارد جيمس أولموس

إدوارد جيمس أولموس ممثل ومخرج أمريكي

ادوارد جیمز آلموس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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エドワード・ジェームズ・オルモス

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SelenaBattlestar GalacticaBeverly Hills Chihuahua500 nationsCrucible of empire : the Spanish-American WarAmericanos : Latino life in the United States = La vida Latina en los Estados UnidosZoot suitIn the Time of the Butterflies