WorldCat Identities

Hooks, Kevin 1958-

Works: 138 works in 323 publications in 5 languages and 8,270 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Children's films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Television series 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Kevin Hooks
Most widely held works by Kevin Hooks
Sounder by William H Armstrong( Visual )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of an 11-year-old black youngster, "Boy." When his sharecropper father is arrested and sentenced to five years at hard labor after stealing food to feed his family, Boy embarks upon a journey to find out where his father has being imprisoned. Accompanied by his dog Sounder, Boy also makes the arduous crossover from boyhood to manhood, with the help (and sometimes hindrance) of various people along the road
Passenger 57 by Kevin Hooks( Visual )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The safest way to travel is by air, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. He's "The Rane of Terror", the insane mastermind behind four recent terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth - and that's bad news for passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news, too: the man in seat 57!
Prison break( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln Burrows have escaped prison and are on the run. Michael and Lincoln, along with several other escaped convicts, are not just running from the law and the FBI, they are devoting their time to uncovering a vast government plot that takes them around the world
Person of interest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges in the hit series most explosive season yet. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally unravel the criminal police conspiracy
Prison break( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln elude a murderous assassin in order to expose the deadly secret behind the Scylla device. Revenge, deceit and edge of your seat action lead to the most breathtaking, suspenseful series finale
The color of friendship by Lindsey Haun( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington, DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African
Without a trace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the fast-paced Missing Persons Squad of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The sole responsibility of this special task force is to find missing persons by applying advanced psychological profiling techniques. The team reconstructs a "Day of Disappearance" timeline that details every minute of the 24 hours prior to the disappearance, following one simple rule: learn who the victim is in order to learn where the victim is. Senior agent Jack Malone heads the dedicated team. His squad includes Samantha Spade, Vivian Johnson, Danny Taylor, and Martin Fitzgerald
Black dog by Patrick Swayze( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action film about two truck drivers being chased by a relentless fanatic
Roots( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Fled( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mismatched convicts newly escaped from prison, are thrown into a race to outwit, outrun and out gun vicious enemies on both sides of the law
Strictly business( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby, a business mailroom clerk who lacks education but not smarts, wants a fast track to the executive suite, land of power suits and lunches. Waymon, his executive friend, agrees to recommend Bobby for the firm's management trainee program if he will introduce Waymon to drop-dead-gorgeous Natalie. From then on, the only thing that can go wrong (and does) is everything
Heat wave by Kevin Hooks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black journalist gets his big break when he covers the infamous Watts riots of 1965
A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a mother, stepfather and 13-year-old boy, facing the pressures of drugs and crime in the ghetto. The boy is bright and faces a struggle, but with the help of real, loving heroes like his mom and stepdad he's on his way to becoming somebody really special
The white shadow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When professional basketball player Ken Reeves suffers a serious knee injury, his career comes to a grinding halt, and all his dreams of glory seem shattered - until a friend offers him a job as a basketball coach for a Los Angeles inner city school
Glory & honor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the all-but-forgotten African-American explorer Matthew Henson and his role in the discovery of the North Pole
Mutiny( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944, a Victory ship exploded at the Port Chicago navy base near San Francisco killing 320 and wounding hundreds more. The victims were mostly untrained African-American sailors, forced to do the dangerous (and segregated) job of loading live munitions. When 50 of the shaken survivors refused to continue the hazardous duty without proper training and equipment, the most explosive military trail in the nation's history began
The white shadow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now, in his second year at Carver High, Ken Reeves realizes he's become more than just a basketball coach. He's the person his players can turn to when things go wrong at home, or when things get tough out on the street
Vietnam war story( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man who went to Vietnam has his story to tell-- each more powerful, shocking and incredible than the last. Based on the real-life experiences of combat veterans, this nine-episode series captures the full impact of the Vietnam War experience on everyday men and women. Stories such as the corporal who accidentally steps on a pressure-sensitive mine and waits eight agonizing hours for someone to defuse it. Or the account of an American farm boy-turned-soldier who discovers that bringing his aid to a starving Vietnamese village will result in personal tragedy. Then there is the story of Mary, a young and impressionable nurse who arrives for her tour of duty, facing the pain of wounded and dying men
Prison break : the final break by Fred Gerber( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laatste deel van de serie waarin Sara, getrouwd met Michael Scofield, tijdens hun huwelijksfeest wordt gearresteerd wegens moord. Zij wordt gevangen gezet in de vrouwenafdeling van de Miami-Dade gevangenis en Michael doet de ultieme poging haar te laten ontsnappen
Sounder ; A dog of Flanders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sounder (1972) : Nathan Lee Morgan, an African-American sharecropper, steals food from his neighbor to feed his hungry family and is arrested, leaving his wife, Rebecca, and their three children to endure the hardships of prejudice and poverty in the Depression-era South
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.12 for Sounder ; ... to 0.83 for Lou Grant ...)

Passenger 57
Alternative Names
Kevin Hooks acteur et cinéaste américain

Kevin Hooks aktor i reżyser amerykański

Kevin Hooks Amerikaans acteur

Kevin Hooks attore e regista statunitense

Kevin Hooks US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Film- und Fernsehregisseur

Кевин Хукс

کوین هوکس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

კევინ ჰუკსი

훅스, 케빈 1958-




English (146)

Spanish (6)

German (3)

French (2)

Italian (1)

FledHeat waveA Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwichGlory & honor