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Quaid, Dennis

Overview
Works: 563 works in 1,856 publications in 9 languages and 64,107 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  History  Juvenile works  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Director, Costume designer, Other, cat, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dennis Quaid
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )
59 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,171 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 )
80 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,912 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 )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 2,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton
The rookie by Walt Disney( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,452 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
Soul surfer ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,158 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
The parent trap by David Swift( Visual )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An updated version of the 1961 Disney classic about separated identical twins. Hallie and Annie meet accidentally at camp and decide to reunite their divorced parents. Bonus features: a gag reel, the making of the movie, visual effects, and commentary
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,083 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
In good company by Paul Weitz( Visual )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,048 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 by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )
16 editions published in 2008 in English and German and held by 1,756 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
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,723 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
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
Breaking away by Peter Yates( Visual )
28 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Academy Award winning comedy about an idealistic young man and his friends and their pursuit to find jobs and a purpose to life in their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,578 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 )
48 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The biography of the legendary Wyatt Earp, including the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral
Frequency by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,464 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
Any given Sunday by Oliver Stone( Visual )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,446 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 by Dennis Quaid( Visual )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,394 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
G.I. Joe., the rise of Cobra by Stephen Sommers( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,387 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
What to expect when you're expecting ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose interwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood."--Container
Playing for keeps ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn
 
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Alternative Names
Quaid, Dennis.
Languages
English (501)
Spanish (18)
German (17)
French (7)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (4)
Turkish (3)
Japanese (1)
Chinese (1)
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