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Willis, Bruce 1955-

Works: 858 works in 2,960 publications in 13 languages and 83,705 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Humor  Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy films  Animated films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Production personnel, Performer, Interviewee, Producer, Director, Singer, Artist, Narrator, Creator, Other, Conceptor, Instrumentalist, Contributor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bruce Willis
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
The sixth sense by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8 year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead
Die hard by John McTiernan ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals
Over the hedge by Tim Johnson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scheming raccoon named RJ tricks a family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food by invading the new suburban sprawl that sprang up while the family was hibernating. Although the family's cautious leader, Verne the turtle, urges wary of potential danger, the rest of the family eagerly dives into the world of junk food
The fifth element by Luc Besson ( Visual )
91 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the Fifth Element can stop the Evil from extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Armageddon by Michael Bay ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results
Moonrise kingdom by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle
Red by Robert Schwentke ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank is a former black-ops CIA agent living a quiet life alone, until the day a hit squad shows up to kill him. With his identity compromised, Frank reassembles his old team; Joe, Marvin, and Victoria, and sets out to prove that they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Stand back and watch the bullets fly in this explosive action-comedy
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inmate from a futuristic prison is sent to the past to gather information about the virus that sent the human race to live underground. Includes many bonus features including: The Making Of 12 Monkeys, commentary, the Hamster Factor, and other tales
Live free or die hard ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective John McClane has faced some brutal terrorists in his career, but now, he's about to face what may be his most dangerous enemy yet. John, who occasionally does work for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, receives a call to bring in a hacker named Matt Farrell, because there has been a breach in an FBI computer system. Farrell is one of the many hackers who are suspected in the attack. After John gets to Matt's apartment, men show up and try to kill John and Matt and they barely escape with their lives. A group of terrorists led by Thomas Gabriel are systematically shutting down the U.S. computer infrastructure. Luckily, Matt knows enough about hacking to figure out how Gabriel is shutting down the computers. Gabriel plans to bring the country to its knees, but doesn't count on John and Matt. Gabriel wants them out of the way. An enraged Gabriel kidnaps John's daughter, Lucy. Gabriel may think he now has the upper hand on John, but he has no idea how far John is willing to go to rescue Lucy
Looper by Rian Johnson ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 2074, the mob sends problem people back in time, where a hired gun awaits to eliminate them. Joe is one such hired gun, good at what he does. But problems arise when the mob tries to 'close the loop,' and Joe comes face-to-face with his future self during a hit. When Joe's future self escapes after he hesitates to finish the assignment, Joe must chase himself down and finish the job
Die hard with a vengeance by John McTiernan ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who will change his life forever"--Container
Frank Miller's Sin City by Frank Miller ( Visual )
47 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care. Four tales of crime in Sin City where it is infested with criminals, crooked cops and sexy dames- where some are searching for vengeance, some for redemption, and others are searching for both. The Man is a muscular brute who's looking for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie. Another man is fed up with Sin City's corrupt law enforcement and decides to take the law into his own hands after a horrible mistake. A cop risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile. A hitman is looking to make a little cash. All based on the Graphic Novels by Frank Miller
The expendables ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Expendables are a tight-knit team of skilled combat vets turned mercenaries. Hired by a powerful covert operator, the team jets off to a small South American country to overthrow a ruthless dictator. Once there, they find themselves caught in a deadly web of deceit and betrayal. Using every weapon at their disposal, they set out to save the innocent and punish the guilty in this blistering action-packed thriller
Tears of the sun by Antoine Fuqua ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a doctor is rescued by a Special-Ops unit in the jungle of Nigeria, she refuses to go with them unless they agree to help rescue 70 refugees also. Extended Cut contains over 24 minutes of never-before-seen footage
A good day to die hard ( Visual )
21 editions published in 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John McClane, the heroic New York cop with a knack for being in the wrong place at the right time, is back, and his latest predicament takes him all the way to Russia to track down his estranged son, Jack, who has been imprisoned in Moscow. But the mission takes a deadly turn as father and son must join forces to thwart a nuclear weapons heist that could trigger World War III
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who Mollie won't even consider. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late
Red 2 by Dean Parisot ( Visual )
18 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses rejoins his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device
Die hard 2 die harder by Renny Harlin ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John McClane is off-duty on Christmas Eve in the nation's capital when a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major international airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage. Amidst a blinding blizzard, McClane must race against time to defeat the terrorists and their murderous leader while also contending with an inept airport police chief, the stubborn head of the Army's anti-terrorist squad, and the knowledge that his wife is trapped in a plane desperately low on fuel, circling overhead
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Willis, Bruce
Willis, Bruce Walter.
Willis, Bruce Walter, 1955-
Willison, Walter.
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