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Torn, Rip 1931-

Overview
Works: 369 works in 956 publications in 5 languages and 34,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Miscellanea  Sports films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Director, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. It's a race against the clock as J must find and convince K--who not only has no memory of his time spent with the agency, but is also the only person alive who has the expertise to save the galaxy--to reunite with the MIB before Earth is destroyed completely
Bee movie ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two shadowy government operatives attempt to locate and neutralize an alien that has inhabited the body of a farmer
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the 14-year-old ill-fated Archduchess of Austria and later Queen of France. Marie Antoinette has became one of the most misunderstood and abused woman in history, from her birth in Imperial Austria. And how the young woman must grow up in front of the entire country of France
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Coast Guard commander Frank Beardsley bumps into his old high school flame Helen North, sparks fly again, and the two quickly marry. Complications arrive when it comes time to merge their two families. Frank has 8 kids and Helen has 10 kids. With Frank looking to keep tight military control over the brood, and Helen preferring her loving, hippy-like ways of encouragement, the two struggle to maintain a family and home where the kids don't like each other and refuse to cooperate with any request for unity
Dodgeball a true underdog story by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter LaFleur is a charismatic underachiever and the proprietor of a rundown gym called Average Joe's. The facility's ecclectic cleintele is decidedly less-than-your-average Joes. Peter's humble gym catches the eye of White Goodman, the egomaniacal owner of Globo Gym. White places a foreclosing attorney inside the Average Joe's establishment to finalize his takeover of the gym, but attorney Kate is won over by Peter's boyish charm and joins the Average Joe's team. The only way to save the Average Joe's gym is to win a showdown dodgeball competition against Globo Gym, but can his ragtag team win?
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a single weekend, college professor and writer Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. Along for the ride are his gifted but troubled student, his eccentric editor, the married chancellor of his university who is pregnant with his child, and his sultry student boarder
The insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,326 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
Welcome to Mooseport by Gene Hackman ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A local plumber is plunged into the national spotlight when he takes on the former President of the United States, who can't believe he's running against a man who installed his toilets. To make matters worse, the ex-president is trying to steal the election -- and the affection of the handyman's girlfriend. Whoever wins, one thing's for sure, this town is not small enough for both of them
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien, on a mission to obtain water, becomes the head of a large corporation. Ultimately, he is overwhelmed by American capitalism and a relationship with a woman. Includes director Roeg's full uncut version, which includes 20 minutes of crucial scenes and details left out of the original American theatrical release
Defending your life ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And his troubles are just beginning ... Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks ... for a witty peek at the afterlife where you can eat all you want and not gain an ounce. But there's a catch: you're saddled with Defending Your Life. If you can't make a case for having lived a full and fearless one, you must go back to Earth and try again. Daniel's life was far from fearless. But after he meets ... Julia (Streep), he's determined not to go back"--Container
Zoom Academy for Superheroes by Revolution Studios ; Columbia Pictures ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging superhero is called on to help train a new batch of young superhero recruits from a private academy, who are needed to help save the world
Sweet bird of youth by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss
Armageddon in retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve previously unpublished non-fiction writings and short stories on war and peace, including an essay on the destruction of Dresden, a story about the first-meal fantasies of three soldiers, and a meditation on the impossibility of shielding children from the temptations of violence
Heartland ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1910 Elinore Randall, a widow, and her seven-year-old daughter travel by train to face two great unknowns-- a strange land and life with a man they have never met. Elinore has contracted by mail to keep house for Clyde Stewart, a rancher living in the remote frontier near Burntfork, Wyoming. Captivated by the vast landscape, Elinore acts quickly on her secret passion: to homestead a piece of land of her own. But fulfilling her year's contract with Clyde may be as challenging as the oncoming winter-- a winter of devastating blizzards, famine and isolation."--Container
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Where the rivers flow north ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and German and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spectacular but unforgiving terrain of 1927 Vermont sets the stage for this collision between high-stakes progress and a frontier way of life. Legendary Yankee log-driver, Noel Lord defies power company boss, Clayton Farnsworth who orders Lord and his feisty American Indian mate off their soon-to-be flooded land. Farnsworth never met a man he couldn't buy ... but then, he'd never met Noel Lord
Happy tears ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jayne and Laura are about to take on the first man they just might not be able to handle; their father Joe. Dutiful daughters returning to the house they grew up in, Jayne and Laura are forced to take a closer look at their own not-so-perfect lives. Laura suspects that Joe needs full-time care, but Jayne refuses to believe that their father's condition is serious. Joe still signs and plays the blues on his prized guitar, and the lively widower even has a new 'ladyfriend.'
Pork Chop Hill by S. L. A Marshall ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Korean War film of a true tale of the desperate soldiers who finally take the top of Pork Chop Hill, only to find themselves surrounded by enemy forces
King of kings by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Christ, describing certain events that took place between Romans and Jews and setting the political background for the life of Christ, and the personalities and ideas of the New Testament. Built upon a series of narrative parallels and contrasts between Jesus and Barrabas. The film portrays the thief as a rebel leader of the Jewish resistance. Unlike Jesus, who preaches a message of peace, Barrabas advocates violence as a means to an end
 
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Alternative Names
Torn, Elmore, 1931-
Torn, Elmore 1931- Wirklicher Name
Torn, Elmore Rual 1931- Wirklicher Name
Torn, Elmore Rual Jr.
Languages
English (262)
German (12)
French (6)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)
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