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Bacon, Kevin 1958-

Works: 436 works in 1,565 publications in 11 languages and 51,906 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  History  Fiction  Animated films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Director, Film editor, Contributor, Creator, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Kevin Bacon
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard ( Visual )
97 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 4,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
72 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
JFK by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reinvestigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy by New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison
Footloose by Kevin Bacon ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
My dog Skip ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who says best friends have to be human? Not Wille Morris (Frankie Muniz), who receives a talented terrier named Skip for his birthday. With Skip's remarkable and unconventional help, Willie and Skip turn bullies into friends, tangle with hapless moonshiners, and even win the affections of the prettiest girl in school
X-men first class by Matthew Vaughn ( Visual )
29 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war
Crazy, stupid, love by John Requa ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father's life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1962, Larry Kroger and Kent Dorfman are freshman in college. They want to join a fraternity. After visiting several, including the snobby Omega house, they come to a Delta house pledge party. Here they meet the handsome, but compulsive womanizer Otter, his best friend Boone, Boone's girlfriend Katy, the daring thrill-seeker D-Day, the ever responsible Hoover, and slacker Bluto. They are accepted into the fraternity and join in on the wild toga parties, road trips, and practical jokes. But Dean Wormer is determined to have Delta kicked off campus and its members expelled. He enlists the help of Omega house and its leaders Doug Neidermyer and Greg Marmalard and new pledge Chip Diller. Delta is not willing to go away quietly
Sleepers by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. 15 years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
Diner by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1959, a band of long-time buddies since high school gather at a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams
Taking Chance ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes
Balto by Simon Wells ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An animated adventure about brave Alaskan sled dogs that deliver serum to save children from an epidenic in 1925."
The river wild by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman's skills and courage are put to the ultimate test when an encounter with three mysterious strangers turns her family's white water rafting trip into a living hell
A few good men by Aaron Sorkin ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
JAG defense lawyers are assigned the case of defending two US soldiers, accused of murdering a fellow soldier who were deemed to have 'broken the code'. They are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to phase III: human experimentation. Dr. Caine uses himself as the first subject
Stir of echoes by David Koepp ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Tom is hypnotized at a neighborhood party, he changes. He sees things he can't explain and hears voices he can't ignore. As the visions intensify, he realizes they are echoes of a crime calling out to be solved
R.I.P.D. : Rest in Peace Department ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two cops are dispatched by the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.) to protect and serve the living from increasingly destructive spirits hiding among the unsuspecting Earth. When they uncover a plot that could end life as we know it, the new partners have to turn grudging respect into top-notch teamwork to restore the cosmic balance-or watch the tunnel to the afterlife begin sending angry souls the very wrong way
Flatliners by Joel Schumacher ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious, charismatic medical student persuades two classmates to take part in an experiment to determine if there is life after death. Their horror begins when they realize that although they've come back alive, they haven't come back alone
Forces of nature by National Geographic Video ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows footage of earthquakes, volcanoes, severe storms and tornadoes as National Geographic cameras travel the world, venturing to the brink of erupting volcanoes, into the paths of deadly pyroclastic flows, along massive fault lines, and aboard vehicles barreling toward massive tornadoes, all in the pursuit of scientific knowledge. Shows an erupting volcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. Travels in the Midwest's infamous "Tornado Alley" with storm chasers following monster twisters. Shows how the history of massive, city-leveling earthquakes in Turkey is helping scientists predict where and when the next killer quake will strike
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.07 for Balto ... to 1.00 for The air up ...)
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English (510)
Spanish (54)
French (43)
German (31)
Multiple languages (6)
Russian (2)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
Polish (1)
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