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Hall, Philip Baker 1931-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 391 publications in 7 languages and 29,764 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Spy films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Crime films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Philip Baker Hall
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Nolan is a discontented TV reporter who believes the entire universe is stacked against him. After a bad day, Bruce flies into a rage and blames God for making his life so miserable. God responds by endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers and challenges him to take on "The Big Job" to see if he can do it any better
The sum of all fears by Tom Clancy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game
The Insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

44 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnolia is a mosaic of American Life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Popper [is] a successful business man who's clueless when it comes to the really important things in life--until he gets an unexpected present--six "adorable"penguins. Soon Popper's rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland--and the rest of his world upside down"--Container
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Ripley (Damon) is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy American shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie (Law). Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend (Paltrow), plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder
50/50 by Jonathan Levine( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by personal experiences, an original story about friendship, love, survival, and finding humor in unlikely places. Two best friends' lives change when one of them is diagnosed with cancer
The shaggy dog( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog
The contender by Rod Lurie( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As soon as a woman is nominated to replace the deceased vice president of the USA, her political enemies search in her private life for ways to bring her down
Bad words( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Trilby is a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. While reporter Jenny Widgeon attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward ten-year-old Chaitanya Chopra, who is completely unfazed by Guy's take-no-prisoners approach to life
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
People like us by Chris Pine( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sam ... is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down--he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed"--Container
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
In good company by Zi Wei( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful middle-aged ad executive suddenly find himself working for a young hotshot half his age, who also develops a romantic interest in his daughter
The matador by Richard Shepard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling salesman forms an unexpected bond with a lonely hit man who suspects he's "lost his touch."
Rules of engagement by William Friedkin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Terry Childers (Jackson) is a patriot and war hero. But when a peacekeeping mission he leads in Yemen goes terribly wrong, he finds himself facing a court martial. Accused of breaking the rules of engagement by killing unarmed civilians, Childers' only hope of vindication rests with comrade-in-arms Hays Hodges (Jones), a military lawyer of questionable abilities
You kill me by John Dahl( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He is a hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank has a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not the touchy-feely kind of guy, but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel, a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. But, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laural, faces old rivals on new terms
Cradle Will Rock by Tim Robbins( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America, from high society to life on the streets in Depression-era New York City. Based on the true story of Orson Welles' controversial musical about a steel strike that was closed down by government decree
Fired up!( Visual )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shawn and Nick are stars of the Gerald R. Ford High School football team. They are dreading the prospect of another summer at football camp. When Nick hatches a scheme for the two to join their schools cheerleaders at cheer camp instead, they find themselves awash in a sea of gorgeous young women . All goes well until Shawn falls for Carly, the beautiful head cheerleader who sees right through them
The Amityville horror by Jay Anson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In November 1974, a family of six was brutally murdered. Now, a year later, an unsuspecting young couple, George and Kathy Lutz, and their children move into the house that was the site of the horrific event and is now haunted by a murderous presence. What follows is 28 days of unimaginable terror. With demonic visions of the dead and relentless screams of terror, this is the haunted house story that isn't just a movie - it's real."--Container
 
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