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Woods, James 1947-

Works: 444 works in 1,920 publications in 8 languages and 52,817 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Producer, Other, Interviewee, Artist, Contributor, fmd, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Woods
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,447 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 2,174 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 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 2,021 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 )

119 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of five young men growing up in Brooklyn who become powerful mob figures
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,771 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 surgery 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 )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,565 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 1,444 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 )

75 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,364 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 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered in his own driveway. For 30 years his assassin remained free while his widow, Myrlie Evers, prayed and worked to bring to justice the white supremacist who murdered her husband. Recreates the details that led to the conviction of his killer
Final fantasy the spirits within by Hironobu Sakaguchi( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,165 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
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the financial crisis of 2008 as Wall Street executives negotiate with high level government officials to avoid bankruptcy
Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss by Marvin J Chomsky( Visual )

49 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 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
Riding in Cars with Boys by Beverly Donofrio( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,125 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 )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,116 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 )

81 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,040 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 )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2 explores the ideological conflict that existed between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton and highlights Washington's farewell address. Volume 3 portrays the bitterly contested presidential election of 1796 and the difficult administration of John Adams. Volume 4 concludes with the poignant tale of the reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson, and the story of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
Salvador by Oliver Stone( Visual )

73 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,004 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
Founding fathers by A & E Television Network( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 960 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
My Name is Bill W. by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 891 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 alcoholism. 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 leads to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous
Hercules by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken from the gods as a newborn and adopted on Earth, Hercules is just an awkward pillar of strength trying to fit in. What he wants most is to impress his father Zeus. When Hercules discovers Hades's sinister plot to take over Mount Olympus, he goes from zero to hero and, with the help of his pals Pegasus and Phil, learns that real strength comes from the heart!
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Džeimss Vudss amerikāņu aktieris un producents

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James Woods acteur

James Woods acteur américain

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James Woods aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

James Woods amerikai színész

James Woods attore e doppiatore statunitense

James Woods pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

James Woods US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Woods, James Howard 1947-

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Stuart LittleOnce upon a time in AmericaJohn QCasinoThe virgin suicidesGhosts of MississippiFinal fantasy the spirits withinRiding in Cars with Boys