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Olmos, Edward James

Overview
Works: 775 works in 1,949 publications in 7 languages and 56,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Comedy films  History  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Author, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Speaker, vac, Restager , Host, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

57 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,978 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
Blade runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

32 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young blade runner's discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years
Selena( Visual )

54 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Grammy Award-winning South Texas singer whose life tragically ended just as she was taking Tejano music into mainstream America
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

92 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,982 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
Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nausicaä is the princess of a rural valley that lives at peace on the edge of a deadly fungal wasteland, until a ship carrying a weapon from a bygone industrial age crashes nearby. When warriors from a far country come to retrieve the artifact, their invasion draws Nausicaä and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a global war that nearly destroyed all life on Earth
Coco by Lee Unkrich( Visual )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history
The Green Hornet by Michel Gondry( Visual )

24 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britt Reid is a rich playboy with a direction-less life. After his father dies, Britt inherits his vast media empire where he meets employee, Kato. The two realize that they have a chance to do something worthwhile with their lives by fighting crime, so Britt becomes the Green Hornet. With the help of Britt's secretary, the two begin hunting down Benjamin Chudnofsky, the man who controls LA's gritty underworld. But Chudnofsky has plans of his own: to swat down The Green Hornet once and for all
Beverly Hills Chihuahua by raja gosnell ( '08 ) Movie( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,648 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 )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's 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 for Paco Sanchez and his family
2 guns by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,170 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 1,166 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 )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,110 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. Tells the story of the war from all perspectives, not just the American side
Americanos : Latino life in the United States = La vida Latina en los Estados Unidos by Edward James Olmos( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,055 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
Battlestar Galactica( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew heads 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
Blade runner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 963 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
Zoot suit by Luis Valdez( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 938 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
A class apart( Visual )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 936 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 ten 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 discriminiation 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( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 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
 
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Blade runnerBeverly Hills Chihuahua500 nationsCrucible of empire : the Spanish-American WarAmericanos : Latino life in the United States = La vida Latina en los Estados UnidosBattlestar GalacticaIn the Time of the ButterfliesZoot suitBattlestar Galactica
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 amerikai filmszínész, filmrendező

Edward James Olmos Amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Edward James Olmos ator e diretor de cinema americano

Edward James Olmos attore e regista statunitense

Edward James Olmos pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

James Olmos, Edward.

Olmos, Ed. 1947-

Olmos, Eddie 1947-

Olmos Eduard James

Olmos, Edward 1947-

Olmos, Edward J. 1947-

Olmos, Edward James 1947-

Едвард Джеймс Олмос американський кіноактор

Едвард Џејмс Олмос

Едуард Джеймс Олмос

Олмос, Эдвард Джеймс

Էդվարդ Ջեյմս Օլմոս

אדוארד ג'יימס אולמוס

אדוארד ג'יימס אולמוס שחקן אמריקאי

إدوارد جيمس أولموس

إدوارد جيمس أولموس ممثل ومخرج أمريكي

ادوارد جیمز آلموس

ادوارد جیمز آلموس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

এডওয়ার্ড জেমস অলমস

에드워드 제임스 올모스

エドワード・ジェームズ・オルモス

エドワード・ジェームズ・オルモス アメリカの俳優、映画監督

爱德华·詹姆斯·奥莫斯

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