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Dutton, Charles S.

Works: 216 works in 781 publications in 7 languages and 30,756 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Horror films  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Science fiction films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Director, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Charles S Dutton
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although people have told Rudy all his life heś not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member 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
The piano lesson by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member 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
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,305 WorldCat member 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
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member 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
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernie Davis was born in New York and raised in poverty. He overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to become an unstoppable running back for the Syracuse Orangemen. With the guidance of coach Ben Schwartzwalder, Ernie would develop from an impressive high school athlete into a college legend. Ernie would become the first black to win the Heisman Trophy. Refusing to play by the unspoken racist rules of the day, Ernie broke through one barrier after another to alter the way football fans looked at black men. Following his draft by the NFL, he was struck by a terrible blow in the prime of his life. Ernie would join the ranks of black pioneers who inspired a civil rights movement that smashed barriers on and off the playing field
Something the Lord made by Alan Rickman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The emotional true story of two men who defined the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on 'blue babies', Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas from an impressive team ... As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear their friendship apart"--Container
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African American businessman falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families
Legion by Scott Stewart( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member 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
Random hearts by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An internal affairs sergeant and a Congresswoman become entangled in a shocking mystery and an unexpected romance after their spouses are killed in a plane crash together
American violet by Tim Disney( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member 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
A time to kill by John Grisham( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the march in Washington, DC. On the way, they will make friends, make enemies, and make history
Against the ropes by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member 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 of 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
Bessie by John Young( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today
Honeydripper( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member 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
Frederick Douglass when the lion wrote history by Ulysses Kay( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
Mimic by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 549 WorldCat member 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!
Aliens by James Cameron( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ripley's ship crash lands on a prison planet and she must fight with them when another alien appears. But when she discovers she has one in her as well, she must struggle to kill the alien before it is too late
The entertainers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The entertainers -- the third program in the series is about black entertainers and how they attained their goals. Features William Cosby, Jr., Charles S. Dutton, Maya Anelou
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Alternative Names
Charles S. Dutton acteur et cinéaste américain

Charles S. Dutton aktor amerykański

Charles S. Dutton Amerikaans acteur

Charles S. Dutton attore e regista statunitense

Charles S. Dutton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Charres S. Dutton

Dutton, Charles, 1951-....

Dutton Charles S. 1951-....

Dutton, Charles Stanley 1951-

Даттон, Чарльз

Чарлс С. Дътън

Чарльз Даттон американский актёр и режиссёр

تشارلز س. دوتون

چارلز اس.داتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

찰스 S. 더턴


Secret windowFameRandom heartsA time to killGet on the busFrederick Douglass when the lion wrote historyMimic