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Hoskins, Bob

Overview
Works: 478 works in 1,586 publications in 10 languages and 47,816 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Fiction  Television programs  Dystopias  Black humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Costume designer, Interviewee, Vocalist, Singer, Artist, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bob Hoskins
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealosy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
Hook by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook
Brazil by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
Enemy at the gates by Jean-Jacques Annaud ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of WWII Russian hero Vassili Zaitsev whose fame thrust him into a personal war with the Nazis best sharpshooter, Major Erwin Konig
Snow White and the huntsman ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this epic action adventure, Kristen Stewart (Twilight) plays the only person in the land fairer than the Evil Queen (Oscar?winner Charlize Theron) who is out to destroy her. But the one girl threatening the wicked ruler's reign has been training in the art of war with the very huntsman (Chris Hemsworth - Thor) dispatched to kill her. Evil now fights destiny."--Container
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families
Disney's A Christmas carol ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A struggling single mom takes a job as a chambermaid at a luxury hotel in New York. she meets and falls in love with a sauve and sophisticated heir to an American political dynasty, who mistakes her for a society woman. When her real identity is revealed, the reality about their seperate lives sets in
Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On June 16, 1959, police detectives arrive at a Benedict Canyon home to find Superman dead, felled by a single gunshot to the head. LAPD calls it suicide, but Reeves' grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, isn't so sure. She hires private detective Louis Simo to validate her suspicions, centered on George's fiancě, aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon. Simo turns up suspects 2 and 3: Toni Mannix, aging trophy wife to MGM honcho Eddie Mannix, a tough little man with long-standing mob ties. George had been Toni's consort for years, and their breakup seriously wounded her. George Reeves wanted Clark Gable's career and instead got television stardom, becoming the idol of millions of children. Was he murdered, or just a victim of the sensitivities and insecurities of an actor who was never talented enough to be taken seriously?
Mrs. Henderson presents by Martin Sherman ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recently widowed and well-to-do Laura Henderson needs a diversion to see her through war torn London. On a whim she buys the derelict Windmill theatre in the West End and persuades impresario Vivian Van Damm to run it. The two don't seem to get along at all. Although their idea of a non-stop revue is at first a success, other theatres begin to copy the idea and disaster looms. Laura suggests they put nudes in the show, but Van Damm points out that the Lord Chamberlain, who licenses live shows in Britain, is likely to have something to say about this. Luckily for Laura, she is friends with him
Beyond the sea by Kevin Spacey ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of American singer-songwriter Bobby Darin, one of the most popular musicians of the late 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s
Michael ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two reporters from a Chicago-based tabloid, along with an "angel expert", are asked to travel to rural Iowa to investigate a claim from an old woman that she shares her motel with a real, live archangel named Michael
Nixon by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A riveting look at a complex man, Richard Nixon, whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power--when his involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
Balto by Simon Wells ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An animated adventure about brave Alaskan sled dogs that deliver serum to save children from an epidenic in 1925."
Vanity fair by Mira Nair ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Made in Dagenham ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1968, the female workers at the Ford Dagenham car plant walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. Their actions played a major role in the battle for equal pay, both nationally and internationally
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories
Unleashed by Louis Leterrier ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of Danny, a slave who has lived his whole life without any sort of normal human interaction, with the mind and personality of a young child, Danny has only ever learned one lession in life: how to fight. Treated like a dog, including being forced to wear a collar, by his owner/boss, Bart, Danny has been raised to be a lethal fighting machine. Danny fights in illegal gladiator-style fight clubs, where he earns lots of money for Bart as the undisputed champion. After Bart has a car accident and ends up in a coma, Danny meets a kind elderly blind piano tuner. Danny is on the run because he knows secrets some bad guys don't want known. But the piano tuner uses music to teach Danny some things about the world and about being human in general
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell
 
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Alternative Names
Hoskins, Robert William.
Hoskins, Robert William, 1942-....
Hoskins, Robert William 1942- Wirklicher Name
Languages
English (464)
Spanish (25)
French (21)
German (16)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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