WorldCat Identities

Phoenix, River

Works: 130 works in 608 publications in 7 languages and 14,820 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Social problem films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Director, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by River Phoenix
Stand by Me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

103 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up as four twelve-year-old boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Set in the small Oregon town of Castle Rock in the summer of 1959
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 2,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a prologue in which a young Indiana Jones is introduced, the epic continues with the adult Indy embarking on a perilous quest for his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. The Nazis are on the trail of the Holy Grail, and have kidnapped the professor, who is an authority on the Cup of Christ. Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
My own private Idaho( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike, a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him, and Scott, the rebellious son of a prominent family and the object of Mike's desire, embark on a quest from the grungy streets of Portland to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called home
The Mosquito Coast by Peter Weir( Visual )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie Fox is fed up. Angered by an America that "buys junk, sells junk, eats junk," and a world whose nuclear doomsday clock is always two minutes away from midnight, the brilliant inventor leads his trusting wife and four children into the remote Central American jungles to carve out a new society
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with
Explorers by Eric Luke( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their makeshift laboratory, three young boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey
I love you to death( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the bizarre true story of a woman who tried to kill her husband four times! The woman is a devoted wife who discovers that her pizza-making husband is cheating on her and decides to kill him for breaking her heart. Her plot includes the help of her mother, an oddball busboy and two drug-addled cousins
My own private Idaho by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

80 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wildly adventurous road movie of the 90's is about two young hustlers who discover friendship and adventure on the twisting, turning road of life. Mike is a narcoleptic street hustler haunted by his idyllic memories of childhood and obsessed with finding his estranged mother. Scott is a runaway rich kid who's on a personal crusade to find the meaning of life, biding his time until he inherits his father's estate. Together they're lost in a bizarre world of wealthy strangers and stranger than life adventures
Dogfight by Nancy Savoca( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and French and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cpl. Eddie Birdlace is out to party hearty with his pals on their last night in San Francisco before shipping out to Vietnam. They make a wager called the Dogfight, where each Marine puts in $50 and the guy who finds the most unattractive date wins. Birdlace finds Rose, an "ugly duckling" who joins him in a night of life-transforming impact
The thing called love by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nashville, Tennessee, four musical hopefuls become friends and begin a rocky ride to what they hope will be stardom
The adventures of Indiana Jones by Frank Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail
Little Nikita by RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager's life is on the line when he discovers his All-American parents are Soviet spies in this taut espionage thriller. With excellent performances from a top-notch cast, Little Nikita is a fast-paced suspense thriller in the tradition of classic Hitchcock
Silent tongue by Sam Shepard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frontier drama in which a man steals the half-breed daughter of a medicine show huckster, and with her father and brother in pursuit, delivers her to his recently bereaved son
A Night in the life of Jimmy Reardon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the eve of high school graduation, the beginning of the rest of Jimmy Reardon's life. In just 24 hours, he's going to demolish his relationship with Lisa, several friendships and his dad's car
4 film favorites by Harrison Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fugitive: A Chicago surgeon falsely convicted of killing his wife is determined to prove his innocence by leading his pursuers to the one-armed man who actually committed the crime
Flea : adventures in spontaneous jamming and techniques( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flea, thrash funk master of Red Hot Chili Peppers, presents an introspective and live performance improvisation with drummer Chad Smith. Flea discusses the theories, philosophies, styles, sounds and techniques he uses when performing in the style he's famous for: slapping, plucking, thumping, and popping, bringing together rock, funk, punk, jazz, and Latin like never before
Backwards : the riddle of dyslexia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a bright, charming youngster whose explosive actions are triggered by his inability to read and write. Once the problem is identified, intervention by trained professionals and the parents helps the child to make great progress and to overcome his feelings of being stupid. Intended to show how dyslexia can affect behavior
My private Idaho das Ende der Unschuld( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike (River Phoenix) und Scott (Keanu Reeves) sind Strichjungen, die in den Straßen von Portland leben. Mike ist schwul und leidet an Narkolepsie. Als Kind hat ihn seine Mutter aufgegeben, und seitdem ist er davon besessen sie wiederzufinden. Scott ist der rebellische Sohn einer reicheren Familie - sein Vater ist Bürgermeister - der diesen Lebensstil hauptsächlich führt, um seinen Vater zu beschämen. Mike hat in Scott seine große Liebe gefunden, dieser erwiedert seine Gefühle jedoch nicht in gleicher Weise, doch es verbindet sie eine tiefe Freundschaft. Zusammen beschließen sie nach Idaho zu gehen, wo Mike seine Mutter vermutet. Dort angekommen erfahren sie, dass Mikes Mutter nach Italien gegangen ist, und so machen auch sie sich dorthin auf. Und auch dort müssen sie feststellen, dass ihre Suche vergebens war. Mike ist zu Tode betrübt, während Scott sich Hals über Kopf in Carmella (Chiara Caselli) verliebt
À bout de course by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny, jeune homme de dix-sept ans, est le fils danciens militants contre la guerre du Vietnam. Ses parents Annie et Arthur Pope organisèrent un attentat à la bombe contre une fabrique de napalm. Un gardien mourut lors de lexplosion. Depuis, les Pope sont en fuite. Danny vit assez mal cette situation de mensonge et de dissimulation. Mais tout va basculer lors de sa rencontre avec Lorne Philips, la fille de son professeur de musique
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
My own private Idaho
Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeSneakers = Les escrocsMy own private IdahoThe Mosquito CoastExplorersI love you to deathMy own private IdahoThe adventures of Indiana Jones
Alternative Names
Aleka's Attic 1970-1993

Bottom, River Jude

River Phoenix 1970-1993

River Phoenix acteur américain

River Phoenix Actor, músico e activista estadounidense

River Phoenix Amerikaans acteur

River Phoenix Amerikaanse akteur en musikant

River Phoenix amerikansk skådespelare

River Phoenix amerykański aktor filmowy, muzyk

River Phoenix attore e musicista statunitense

River Phoenix pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

River Phoenix US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Musiker

River Phoenix yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Ρίβερ Φίνιξ

Ривер Феникс американский актёр и кумир подростков

Ривър Финикс

Рывер Фенікс

Рівер Фенікс

Ռիվեր Ֆենիքս

ריבר פיניקס

ריבר פיניקס שחקן

ريفر فوينكس

ریور فینیکس

ริเวอร์ ฟินิกซ์

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