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Hall, Philip Baker 1931-

Works: 92 works in 380 publications in 8 languages and 29,615 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Musical films  Horror films  Haunted house films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 2,258 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El agente de CIA Jack Ryan se encuentra en una carrera contra el reloj para parar a los terroristas que planean provocar una guerra entre los Estados Unidos y Rusia detonando una bomba nuclear en la supercopa de fútbol americano
The Insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,876 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
Show boat by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,813 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 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Popper's Penguins is the story of a boy whose explorer father loves him but neglects him in favor of his career. Once the boy grows to sharkish real-estate wheeler-dealer manhood in NYC, he does the same thing to his wife, daughter, and son. Promised a partner position in his real-estate firm, he woos a reluctant seller to part with the Tavern on the Green. Life is going fine until his dad's final gift to him arrives. Then Mr. Popper's life changes radically, because the gift is penguins--live, breathing, fish-loving penguins. Mr. Popper, at first vexed and then beguiled by the creatures, tries to deal with them, his job, his children, his ex-wife, a nosy neighbor, an officious zoo guy, and the state of his soul
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes its better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. He's hired to go to Italy to bring back the playboy son of a millionaire and soon is plunged into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder
The shaggy dog by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,304 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
The contender by Rui Luo( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,262 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 )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,218 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
People like us by Simon Greenall( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,189 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
In good company by Paul Weitz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,046 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 1,038 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 Peter Morwood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 817 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 680 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 Laurel, faces old rivals on new terms
Cradle Will Rock by Muriel Balash( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 626 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 events surrounding Marc Blitzstein's controversial musical about a steel strike, to be produced by the Federal Theater Program
Fired up!( Visual )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 616 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 Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horror film about a young couple and their children who move into a house that was once the site of a horrific series of murders. Over the next 28 days, they find that the house might be haunted by a murderous presence
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