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Woods, James 1947-

Overview
Works: 364 works in 1,620 publications in 7 languages and 51,584 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Artist, Contributor, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works by James Woods
Hercules by John Musker( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

47 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,390 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 )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage Rockhopper penguin Cody Maverick is an up-and-coming surfer who is about to enter his first pro competition. Followed by a documentary crew to film his experiences, Cody leaves Antarctica for the warmer climes in order to surf in the Big Z Memorial Surf Championship covered by the SPEN network. His hero, champion surfer Big Z, has been gone for ten years, and Cody wants to win the championship in his memory. On his journey he encounters surfer-dude Chicken Joe who is also on his way to the surf-off. The two arrive to discover that the reigning champ, Tank Evans is currently looking to win this Memorial again
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 2,027 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 )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,785 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 )

88 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,689 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 )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,415 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 )

73 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,368 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 )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,353 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
Riding in cars with boys( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,131 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
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,120 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 )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,115 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
Nixon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,114 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
Founding fathers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,047 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
Videodrome by David Cronenberg( Visual )

70 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,002 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 )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 991 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 969 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Wilson appeared to have it all--a promising Wall Street career; a beautiful, loving wife; and good friends to share a few drinks with after work. Then came the Depression and a dizzying downward spiral into a state of almost perpetual drunkenness. In 1935, Bill met Dr. Bob Smith and they became "buddies on the stormy sea of booze" and their "shaky little fellowship" developed into Alcoholics Anonymous
Holocaust the story of the family Weiss( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 881 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
 
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Woods, James Howard 1947-

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