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Bacon, Kevin 1958-

Works: 494 works in 1,785 publications in 8 languages and 55,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Police films  Children's films  Animal films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Other, Arranger, Contributor, Creator, Director, Film editor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

115 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,410 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 )

78 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,215 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 )

64 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Oliver Stone seamlessly blends archival film with acted sequences in his version of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which alleges that there was a massive plot and cover-up surrounding JFK's death
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

75 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,592 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 needs for rigid morality
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,267 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
X-men first class by Matthew Vaughn( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,050 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
My dog Skip( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the special time of growing up, children always need a special friend. Here are two of the best. My dog Skip is a memoir about a Jack Russell terrier who helps his young owner turn bullies into friends, outwit hapless moonshiners and even win the attention of the prettiest girl in school. Heroism is a dog named Shiloh in Shiloh 3 : Saving Shiloh, the concluding adventure in a series of three. The little beagle is a bundle of canine devotion--and a little bit of a detective, too--when he and his human pal Marty become involved in a murder mystery
Crazy, stupid, love by John Requa( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,899 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
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

75 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,446 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
Taking Chance by Ross Katz( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,314 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 III by Cliff Ruby( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable true story of a her who inspired a nation and became a legend. This is the story of Balto, a sled dog who doesn't know where he belongs until a tragedy forces him to find his noble spirit and restore hope to a small town
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men that no one except Dean Wormer can stand. The dean enlists the help of that fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
R.I.P.D. : Rest in Peace Department( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,253 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
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,242 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
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 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
Stir of echoes by David Koepp( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violence, sexuality and language
Hollow man by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,032 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. Detemined 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
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,012 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
Flatliners by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

33 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 892 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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 886 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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