Dutton, Charles S.
Most widely held works about Charles S Dutton
Most widely held works by Charles S Dutton
Secret window ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
Famous mystery writer Mort Rainey is confronted by a strange man who claims that Rainey plagiarized a manuscript written by him. The stranger demands that Rainey make restitution, lest he destroy Rainey's life.
Rudy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Although people have told Rudy all his life he's not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame.
Cry, the beloved country ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing.
The piano lesson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it. For her, the piano is their very soul, a legacy of pride and struggle that symbolizes their survival as a family. To resolve the conflict they must first deal with the past.
The Express ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,065 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.
Fame ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery.
Mississippi masala ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African American businessman falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, whose family was expelled from Uganda, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families.
Frederick Douglass when the lion wrote history ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist.
Legion ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
When God loses his faith in mankind, he sends a legion of angels to bring about Armageddon. An out of the way diner becomes the setting for the ultimate battle of survival as Archangel Michael helps the group of strangers defend themselves and ensure the birth of a baby who will become the new messiah.
Gothika ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
A criminal psychologist is accused of the murder of her husband, a charge she is unable to defend herself against due to her deteriorating sanity.
Rudy ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 765 libraries worldwide
True story about a young man whose dream has always been to play football for Notre Dame University. Because of his blue-collar background, nobody believes that he can even gain admittance to the school, and his small size will rule out football. But he confounds them all by entering the school and becoming a walk-on player for the team.
Random hearts ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 759 libraries worldwide
An Internal Affairs sergeant becomes entangled with a high-powered Congresswoman when an airplane crash kills both their spouses.
Get on the bus ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the march in Washington, D.C. On the way they will make friends, make enemies, and make history.
American violet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
This film is based on a true story. Dee Roberts is a young black woman raising four daughters with the help of her mother in an all-black housing project. In 2000, Dee is one of many residents swept up in an aggressive raid by the police drug task force of their small Texas town. Dee's so innocent that she believes, at first, that she's been arrested because of her parking tickets. Once in the grip of the legal system, Dee faces a difficult choice: free herself by accepting 10 years' probation on a plea bargain, or allow the case to go to court, which could have much costlier consequences. Backed by an ACLU lawyer and a local attorney known for his integrity and connections, Dee attempts to prove that the drug charges are not just false, but racially motivated.
Against the ropes ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out out retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport.
Alien³ ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. And soon she discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well.
Honeydripper ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
In 1950s rural Alabama, Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis, the owner of the Honeydripper Lounge, is deep in debt fighting a rival club's popularity. Desperate to stay open, Tyrone decides to bet on famous talent, laying off his regular performers and giving his last cash to bring in the popular Guitar Sam, for a one-night-only gig. But when the train arrives and Guitar Sam is nowhere to be found, Tyrone finds himself facing even longer odds yet.
Cookie's fortune ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
In the small southern town of Holly Springs, Jewel Mae, known as Cookie, has died mysteriously. Who is the murderer? Where is the murderer? Has there even been a murder? A small town comedy rich in hidden secrets and buried scandals.
Alien 3 ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
When Ripley survives a crash landing on Fiorina 161, a bleak prison planet, the convicts soon begin turning up dead and she realizes she wasn't the only survivor.
Mimic ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and German and held by 414 libraries worldwide
A team of scientists discover a miracle cure that stops the spread of a deadly disease ... only to find three years later that something has gone terribly wrong! Their creation is able to mimic and destroy its every predator - even man!
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Dutton, Charles S. 1951-....
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