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Dutton, Charles S.

Works: 307 works in 807 publications in 6 languages and 31,437 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Horror films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Legal films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Narrator, Director, Interviewee, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Charles S Dutton
Rudy by David Anspaugh( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,398 WorldCat member 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
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,696 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 )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,464 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
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,266 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
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

91 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member 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. She soon 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
Something the Lord made by Alan Rickman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the emotional true story of two men who defied 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 form 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 them apart
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,165 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 Orangmen. 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 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
Legion by Scott Stewart( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 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
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 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
Random hearts by David Patrick Columbia( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 885 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
A time to kill by John Grisham( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 815 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
American violet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 806 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
Fame( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 805 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
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. They board the bus as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers
Against the ropes by Cheryl Edwards( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 712 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 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
Bessie by John Young( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 710 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
Frederick Douglass : when the lion wrote history by Scott Paddor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
Honeydripper( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 586 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
Mimic by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entymologist's experiment in genetic engineering goes horribly awry, causing havoc in New York City
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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 windowAlienRandom heartsA time to killGet on the busFrederick Douglass : when the lion wrote historyMimic