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Rudin, Scott 1958-

Overview
Works: 627 works in 2,479 publications in 9 languages and 119,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Sports films  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, fmp, pmn, Author, Director, Creator, Actor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Scott Rudin
No country for old men by Coen Brothers( Visual )

65 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked by Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

53 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 2,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
Fences by Denzel Washington( Visual )

31 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

33 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[An] examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship MV Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. Based on a true story, the film focuses on the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips ... and the Somali pirate captain, [Abduwali] Muse ... who takes him hostage"--Container
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life of one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Bullock( Visual )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is convinced that his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a message for him hidden in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother and driven by an active mind that refuses to believe in things that can't be observed, Oskar begins searching New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father's closet. His journey through the five boroughs takes him beyond his loss to a greater understanding of the world around him
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

54 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with it's irrevocable consequence
Clueless by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15-year-old Cher, the matchmaking Beverly Hills High schooler, has shopping and boys on her mind. She leads a hectic lifestyle but keeps it all together until she starts to fall in love and finds she's 'clueless'. A loose adaptation of Emma, Jane Austen's 19th-century comedy of manners
Moneyball by Bennet Miller( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players
The girl with the dragon tattoo by David Fincher( Visual )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander
Lady Bird by Greta Gerwig( Visual )

29 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year
The Truman Show by Peter Weir( Visual )

73 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!"--Container
Steve Jobs by Danny Boyle( Visual )

23 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biopic of Steve Jobs that takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution in order to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates and has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
The school of rock by Richard Linklater( Visual )

46 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his band votes him out due to his embarrasing musical antics, Dewey has to make the rent somehow. After intercepting a call for his substitute-teacher roomie Ned, Dewey finds himself in front of a class of elite elementary school students. Dewey decides to take on the music program and makes it his goal to teach them the gospel of rock and roll. His ulterior motive is to get them to compete against his former band for a cash prize
The Firm by John Grisham( Visual )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
Failure to Launch( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tripp is a thirtysomething slacker, but that doesn't mean that he is ready to give up the many benefits of living at home with his mom and dad. His desperate parents have had enough though, and after years of gentle nudging they soon realize that it is going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out so they can enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for riding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave son, Al and Sue hope that on the off-chance Tripp will meet the woman of his dreams, the two enlist the help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home
 
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Rudin, Scott

Scott Rudin American film producer

Scott Rudin Amerikaans filmproducent

Scott Rudin cineasta americano

Scott Rudin producteur de films américain

Scott Rudin productor de cine estadounidense

Scott Rudin produttore cinematografico statunitense

Scott Rudin US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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