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Quaid, Dennis

Works: 494 works in 1,724 publications in 9 languages and 62,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Humor  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Director, Costume designer, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Dennis Quaid
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
53 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
The day after tomorrow by Dennis Quaid ( Visual )
83 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begns to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever encountered: Mother Nature
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space
The rookie ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
Soul surfer ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teen surfer Bethany Hamilton loses her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcomes all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. Special features include: deleted scenes, documentary, and featurettes
The parent trap by David Swift ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A contemporary retelling of the story about twins who scheme to reunite their separated parents
In good company by Paul Weitz ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful middle-aged ad executive suddenly find himself working for a young hotshot half his age, who also develops a romantic interest in his daughter
Vantage point ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues
Breaking away by Peter Yates ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers on a group of four friends in Bloomington, Ind. The town's youth are split between the students at Indiana University and the locals, derogatorily called "cutters" by the collegians in reference to the town's major industry, a quarry. A marvelously staged climactic bike race brings things to a touching close
The Alamo ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid (Traffic) and Jason Patric (Sleepers) team up for the year's most explosive motion picture epic. In the spring of 1836, facing incredible odds, fewer than 200 ordinary men of all races defended a small Texas fort for 13 days against thousands of soldiers led by the dictator of Mexico . Based on this true story - The Alamo depicts what would become a legendary rallying cry for independence ... and a heroic fight for freedom!
Footloose ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ren MacCormack moves from Boston to the small town of Bomont, where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out. Bomont's councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore responded by invoking ordinances that prohibit loud music and dancing. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizes the town, and falls in love with the minister's troubled daughter Ariel
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Coast Guard commander Frank Beardsley bumps into his old high school flame Helen North, sparks fly again, and the two quickly marry. Complications arrive when it comes time to merge their two families. Frank has 8 kids and Helen has 10 kids. With Frank looking to keep tight military control over the brood, and Helen preferring her loving, hippy-like ways of encouragement, the two struggle to maintain a family and home where the kids don't like each other and refuse to cooperate with any request for unity
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The biography of the legendary Wyatt Earp, including the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral
Frequency by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John discovers the ability to talk to his father. who's been dead for 30 years. His attempts to change the past go awry as they set in motion a string of brutal, unsolved murders. Now they're fighting to find a way to stop the crime that could destroy the future for both of them
G.I. Joe., the rise of Cobra by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weapons expert James McCullen has created a nanotechnology-based weapon capable of destroying an entire city. His company MARS sells four warheads to NATO, and the U.S. Army is tasked with delivering the warheads. Duke and Ripcord are delivering the warheads when they are ambushed by the Baroness. The two are rescued by Scarlett, Snake Eyes and Heavy Duty. They take the warheads to the G.I. Joe's command center, rendezvousing with General Hawk. McCullen is revealed to be using the same nanotechnology to build an army of soldiers with the aid of the Doctor
Any given Sunday ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Embattled coach Tony D'Amato faces team strife and a new owner, who is sure Tony is way too old school. An injured quarterback, a flashy, bull-headed backup QB, a slithery team doctor, and a running back with an incentive-laden contract also fuel the film
The flight of the Phoenix ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane - against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes - against each other
What to expect when you're expecting ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at love through the eyes of five interconnected couples experiencing the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and ultimately coming to understand the universal truth that no matter what you plan for, life doesn't always deliver what's expected
The Express by Gary Fleder ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy
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Alternative Names
Quaid, Dennis.
English (491)
Spanish (25)
German (23)
French (20)
Multiple languages (6)
Turkish (3)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)