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Costner, Kevin

Works: 613 works in 2,251 publications in 12 languages and 62,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humor  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Host, Performer, Director, Narrator, Production personnel, Interviewee, Film editor, Artist, Dedicatee, Other, Creator, nar
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Kevin Costner
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner ( Visual )
118 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 5,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an abandoned fort, where a Sioux tribe is his only neighbor
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
JFK by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
83 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison whose investigation into the assassination of John F. Kennedy became an obsession
The untouchables by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first
Bull Durham by Ron Shelton ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American romantic comedy, dealing with a very minor minor-league team and three of its current constituents, an aging baseball groupie that beds one player each season, a cocky foolish new pitcher, and the older, weary catcher brought in to wise the rookie up
Thirteen days by Beacon Productions ( Visual )
44 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oct. 1962, for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House. DVD
Open range by Kevin Costner ( Visual )
65 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
The bodyguard by Mick Jackson ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In her spectacular film debut, Houston plays Rachel Marron, a music/movie superstar at her peak. Fans want to see her, hear her, touch her. But one wants to kill her - and that's where security expert Frank Farmer (Costner) comes in. Farmer is a professional who never lets his guard down. Rachel's glamorous life often puts her at risk. Each expects to be in charge. What they don't expect is to fall in love
Message in a bottle by Nicholas Sparks ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reporter traces a lonely widower who wrote a heart-felt message, put it in a bottle, and threw it in the sea
500 nations by Jack Leustig ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
Rumor has it by Ted Griffin ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she has been looking for
Silverado by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the day, but first they have to break each other out of jail and learn who their real friends are. Includes featurette
Hatfields & McCoys ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the historic feud between two families living along the Tug Fork River on the border between West Virginia and Kentucky in the late 1800s
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The biography of the legendary Wyatt Earp, including the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral
Robin Hood prince of thieves by Kevin Reynolds ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Robin Hood for the 90's, light years removed from the romantic vision of Errol Flynn ... but this gritty, pumped-up version can stand on its own. Rough, tough, and a rousing good time, with this version of the Sheriff of Nottingham a real surprise
The guardian ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging United States Coast Guard rescue swimmer's team is killed in a horrific rescue mission. Just prior to this same mission his wife announces that she cannot take anymore. This leaves him an emotional wreck. His commander gives him a choice - quit or take a position as an instructor at the USCG training facility in Louisiana. Reluctantly he takes the position and moves into the school. Once there he immediately increases the 18 week curriculum that routinely fails half of the people that attend. He meets a young man with unlimited potential, but with some secret that seems to hold him back as a team player. Delving into young man's past, links are found that make him a psychic twin to the older man
Man of steel by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind"--Container
For love of the game ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game." --From container
The upside of anger ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics. Denny Davies, retired baseball player, is a flabby, lackadaisical sports talk radio host who is bored by sports and talk. He prods her into being his drinking buddy, and their tenuous friendship grows more intimate. The four daughters have sized up the situation and are getting on with their lives in their own ways, mostly competently. Together, Terry and Denny find out how much a waste of time and effort anger is, along the road to the transformations that can happen when dealing with its aftermath
The company men by John Wells ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life
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Costner, Kevin Michael.
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