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Woods, James 1947-

Overview
Works: 479 works in 1,692 publications in 7 languages and 52,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Artist, Other, 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 )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated, musical adaptation of the story of Hercules
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

46 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,157 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 )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 2,029 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
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,763 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
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( Visual )

97 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,733 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
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,580 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
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
The virgin suicides by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

71 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,366 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 )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered in his own driveway. For 30 years his wife worked for the conviction of his assassin
The General's Daughter by Simon West( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is raped and murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 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 )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,146 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,138 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 )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the fall of Richard Nixon, as depicted through a retrospective of his political and personal life. Begins with a disclaimer that the film is "an attempt to understand the truth ... based on numerous public sources and on an incomplete historical record."
Videodrome by David Cronenberg( Visual )

76 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Max Renn goes looking for edgy new shows for his sleazy cable TV station, he stumbles across the pirate broadcast of a hyperviolent torture show called Videodrome. As he struggles to unearth the origins of the program, he embarks on a hallucinatory journey into a shadow world of right-wing conspiracies, sadomasochistic sex games, and bodily transformation
Founding brothers by History Channel (Television network)( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,003 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 )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 966 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
Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 868 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
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 842 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

James Woods amerikai színész

James Woods attore e doppiatore statunitense

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James Woods US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Woods, James Howard 1947-

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