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Murphy, Eddie 1961-

Overview
Works: 454 works in 1,912 publications in 13 languages and 63,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Computer animation films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Interviewee, Singer, Narrator, Conceptor, Instrumentalist, p4f, Contributor, Creator, Host
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eddie Murphy
Shrek by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

114 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 5,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord
Shrek 2 by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

75 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 4,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Right after Shrek and Princess Fiona's honeymoon, the newly wed couple goes to Princess Fiona's parents for dinner. When a Fairy Godmother discovers Fiona and Shrek are married she reminds the king about a deal they agreed on years ago, that Fiona should have married her son, who happens to be Prince Charming. The King then hires a cat named Puss-in-Boots, a sword fighting cat and ogre slayer, to kill Shrek
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark( Visual )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams
Shrek the third by Chris Miller( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Shrek married Fiona the last thing he had in mind was becoming the next King of Far Far Away. But when Shrek's father-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, that is exactly what he faces. Recruiting Donkey and Puss in Boots for a new quest, Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne. Meanwhile back in the kingdom, Fiona's jilted Prince Charming storms the city with an army of fairy tale villains to seize the throne. Fiona and a band of princesses must stop him to ensure there will be a kingdom left to rule
Mulan by Barry Cook( Visual )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever Mulan proves her worth outside of her tradition-bound society when, disguised as the male soldier, "Ping", she bravely takes her father's place in the Imperial Army. Helped by her funny guardian dragon Mushu and a lucky cricket named Cri-kee, Mulan strives to earn the respect of her fellow warriors and her courageous Captain Shang. Mulan's adventures lead to a climatic battle atop the Imperial Palace, where her family's honor and the fate of the Emperor and all of China rests in her hands
Shrek forever after the final chapter( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longing for the days when he was a 'real ogre, ' Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back, but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey suddenly can't remember his best friend, Fiona is now a tough warrior princess, and Puss in Boots is one fat cat! Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract and restore happily forever after. Fourth movie in the Shrek movie series, loosely based on a picture book written by William Steig
The haunted mansion by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Evers is a real estate agent whose latest project is to find a buyer for a huge but dilapidated old house in New Orleans. However, when Evers and his family visit the property before their family vacation, he discovers it's already inhabited by 999 ghosts, none of whom are interested in sharing the space. As the spirits make their displeasure known, Evers and his family, with the help of an eccentric medium named Madame Leota, try to get the ghosts to leave
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Visual )

70 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor finds out he can understand what animals are saying. When the animals find out, his world is turned upside down
Tower heist by Ben Stiller( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queens native Josh Kovacs has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh's building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage
Dr. Dolittle 2 by Steven Carr( Visual )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Dr. Dolittle plays Cupid to a bumbling circus bear to help a group of forest creatures save their habitat. With the aid of his mangy, madcap animal friends, Dolittle must teach this overgrown teddy the ways of true romance in time to save his species and his home!"--Container
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

67 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley is a brash, street smart Detroit detective who follows the trail of a friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills. And before Axel gets his man, he gets up to his neck in an international network of smugglers and drug peddlers
Trading places by John Landis( Visual )

58 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Daddy day care by Eddie Murphy( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious childrens academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business
Shrek the halls( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, Donkey, Puss in Boots, Gingy and the rest of the gang decide to crash the party
Coming to America by Shari Headley( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food restaurant
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy stars as shy, kind, brilliant "calorically challenged" genetics professor Sherman Klump, who longs to shed his 400-pound frame in order to win the heart of a beautiful faculty member. His experimental fat-reducing serum creates a slimmed down alter-ego, with startling comical results
A thousand words by Brian Robbins( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. After stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves, one for every word he has left. Now Jack's got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he's a goner
48 hrs( Visual )

54 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can't do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. Both pursue their separate goals--Nolte wants the villains and Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship
Dreamgirls music from the motion picture by Henry Krieger( Recording )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"*** Out of five."--Rolling Stone
Imagine that( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly competitive financial executive finds his career is quickly rolling downhill after he loses confidence in his abilities. When his 7-year-old daughter invites him into her fantasy world he may find the solutions to all of his problems awaiting for him. As father and daughter embark on a whirlwind journey of comic proportions, they are about to discover that sometimes all you need is a little imagination, and a lot of love
 
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Alternative Names
Braughton, Fred 1961-

Eddi Mörfi

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy acteur

Eddie Murphy acteur, comique et chanteur américain

Eddie Murphy actor, director, cantante y humorista estadounidense

Eddie Murphy aktor amerykański

Eddie Murphy Americki glumac

Eddie Murphy amerikai színész

Eddie Murphy Amerikano a komediante, aktor ken kumakanta

Eddie Murphy attore, comico e doppiatore statunitense

Eddie Murphy US-amerikanischer Sänger, Schauspieler und Stand-up-Comedian

Eddie MURPHY usona ŝercisto kaj aktoro

Edijs Mērfijs

Eduardus Murphy

Murphy, E. 1961-

Murphy, E. (Eddie), 1961-

Murphy, Eddie

Murphy Eddy 1961-....

Murphy, Edward R. 1961-

Murphy, Edward Regan.

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