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Woods, James 1947-

Overview
Works: 464 works in 1,964 publications in 8 languages and 53,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Producer, Other, Interviewee, Artist, Contributor, fmd, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Woods
Hercules by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

48 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a musical, animated look at the myths surrounding the labors and life of Hercules (Heracles)
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

60 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Surf's up by Ash Brannon( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cody, a Rockhopper penguin, journeys from his home in Shiverpool, Antarctica, to take part in the Big Z Memorial Surf-Off on beautiful Pen Gu Island. During his adventure he meets many new friends, including surf nut Chicken Joe and high-spirited lifeguard Lani. Cody believes that winning is everything until he meets Geek, an old, washed-up pro surfer, who may just show Cody that a true winner isn't always the one who comes in first
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart Little is back for more action-packed adventure. This time around Stuart and the reluctant Snowbell embark on a dangerous mission to rescue Stuart's new friend Margalo from a villainous falcon. But the journey proves more difficult than he ever imagines, and Stuart has to decide if he's up to the task
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( Visual )

118 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale of the lives of two New York gangsters from the period of the early 1900's through prohibition, and climaxing in their subsequent reunion in the 1960's. Friends from childhood, they entered a life of crime together that inevitably led to tragedy and death
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Capitol policeman John Cale ... has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. ... Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the WHite House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter and the country"--Container
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Rothstein and Nicky Santoro, mobsters who move to Las Vegas to make their mark, live and work in this paradoxical world. Seen through their eyes, each as a foil to the other, the details of mob involvement in the casinos of the 1970's and '80's are revealed. Ace is the smooth operator of the Tangiers casino, while Nicky is his boyhood friend and tough strongman, robbing and shaking down the locals. However, they each have a tragic flaw--Ace falls in love with a hustler, Ginger, and Nicky falls into an ever-deepening spiral of drugs and violence
The virgin suicides by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

79 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the mid-1970s, in a sleepy Michigan community, live the Lisbon sisters, five teenagers whose beauty has bewitched a group of neighborhood boys. Isolated by their over-protective parents, they move like fleeting visions against the suburban landscape, luminous and unattainable. But when school hunk Trip Fontaine convinces Lux Lisbon and her sisters to go to the prom, the boys' romantic fantasies threaten to come true - until they are engulfed in a stunning chain of events that will change their lives forever."--Container
Ghosts of Mississippi by Rob Reiner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered in his own driveway. For 30 years his assassin has remained free. Is it ever too late to do the right thing?
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
Final fantasy : the spirits within by Hironobu Sakaguchi( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2065 A.D. and the Earth is infested with alien spirits, and mankind faces total extinction. Led by a dream and guided by a mentor, a scientist struggles to collect eight good spirits to create a powerful source strong enough to destroy the alien presence, but is it pure enough to protect the planet. The Earth must be saved from its darkest hate and unleash the final spirit
Riding in Cars with Boys by Beverly Donofrio( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young woman who, despite bad luck and poor decisions, never loses sight of her dreams. Set in Wallingford, Connecticut beginning in the 1960s
Nixon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting look at a complex man, Richard Nixon, whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power--when his involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss by Marvin J Chomsky( Visual )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle"--Container
Founding fathers by A & E Television Network( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar bills and pocket change
Founding brothers by History Channel (Television network)( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume two begins with the race to succeed George Washington as president, a race that cost John Adams and Thomas Jefferson their friendship. Adams assumed an impossible job, following Washington as president and also made several ill-advised decisions. Jefferson learned from Adams' errors and enjoyed success before badly bungling his second term. The program concludes with the story of the Hamilton-Burr duel and a look at the eventual reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson
Salvador by Oliver Stone( Visual )

65 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. After the murder of Archbishop Romero, the rape and murder of an American nurse and three nuns, and the death of a fellow journalist, Boyle attempts to escape El Salvador with his Salvadorean girlfriend Maria and her family
My Name is Bill W. by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become the world's
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
 
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Džeimss Vudss amerikāņu aktieris un producents

Džejms Vuds

James Woods acteur

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James Woods aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

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James Woods attore e doppiatore statunitense

James Woods pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

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Woods, James Howard 1947-

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