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Hoskins, Bob

Works: 507 works in 1,667 publications in 8 languages and 48,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Dystopias  Black humor  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Director, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other, Artist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bob Hoskins
Most widely held works by Bob Hoskins
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,914 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 )
79 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy 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 )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Pan said he'd never grow up, but he did. Peter Banning places work before family and has forgotten all about Neverland and the evil Captain Hook until Hook kidnaps the Banning kids. Now Peter must rediscover his youth to save his family
Enemy at the gates by Jean-Jacques Annaud ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Brazil by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,901 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
Snow White and the huntsman ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,892 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 )
46 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,759 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 1,713 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. Includes featurettes and deleted scenes
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marisa is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a wealthy socialite. After an enchanting evening together, the two fall madly in love. But when Marisa's true identity is revealed, issues of class and social status threaten to separate them
Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,484 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 Judi Dench ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,382 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 )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,322 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 1,198 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
Balto by Simon Wells ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An animated adventure about brave Alaskan sled dogs that deliver serum to save children from an epidenic in 1925."
Nixon by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes a riveting look at the complex man whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power. His involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
Vanity fair by Mira Nair ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,024 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 )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 984 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 956 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 905 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 who uses music to teach Danny some things about the world and about being human in general
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 856 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 1942-2014
English (477)
Spanish (19)
French (14)
German (13)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
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