Most widely held works about Edward Zwick
Most widely held works by Edward Zwick
Glory ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,612 libraries worldwide
Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War.
Blood diamond ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,122 libraries worldwide
An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside.
The last samurai ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,866 libraries worldwide
Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test.
Legends of the fall ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,803 libraries worldwide
An epic Western saga about a woman and the three sons of a Montana rancher who love her, told against the backdrop of World War I.
Traffic ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter.
Defiance ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events.
Courage under fire ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
When Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling is asked to review the posthumous candidacy of the first woman to receive a Medal of Honor, he finds himself plunged into an apparent cover-up surrounding the actions that led to her death. As he struggles to uncover the truth, he also finds himself forced to confront his own tormenting demons.
Love & other drugs ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
Free-spirited Maggie meets her match in a charming Viagra salesman named Jamie. Maggie and Jamie leap into a no-strings-attached affair, but no matter how hard they try to keep things 'casual, ' they can't help falling under the influence of the ultimate drug: love!
The siege ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 854 libraries worldwide
The United States government abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Glory ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sergeant Major John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Private Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment.
Abandon ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year, unexplained absence ...
Literature and liberalism : an anthology of sixty years of the New republic ( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Thirtysomething. The complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Living in Philadelphia, married thirtysomething couple, Hope and Michael are struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot. Elliot's marriage to Nancy is beginning to show the cracks of age, as is the friendship between Hope and her best friend Ellyn. Michael's best friend, Gary, on the other hand, is trying to get on with his womanising life, and get over the mutually-destructive affair he had with Michael's cousin, Melissa. The domestic and professional lives of a group of young urban professionals living at the height of the Reagan years.
The last samurai by Terry J Erdmann ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare in love ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before.
About last night ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 207 libraries worldwide
After drinks at a favorite Chicago hang-out, Danny Martin and Debbie Sullivan head to Danny's place to indulge in the single's quest--the one-night-stand. Danny and Debbie wind up living together and amidst the daily drudge of domestic life, they begin to realize that making love is easy, saying "I love you" more difficult, and being in love the hardest of all.
Leaving Normal ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Naive Marianne Johnson has just walked out on another failed marriage. Cynical cocktail waitress Darly Peters has just served her last drink. Together, these two mismatched wanderers are about to chart an unpredictable course for misadventure and hilarity.
Traffic ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
It's a high-stakes, high-risk world of the drug trade. A Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in a deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in an upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his drug-addicted teenage daughter.
Dangerous beauty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The true story of the woman, a poet and courtesan, who used looks, wit and seduction to defy the conventions of 16th century Venice.
I am Sam ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and French and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Sam Dawson is a developmentally disabled adult who has been singularly raising his daughter, Lucy, for all of her seven years. Sam provides a fun and loving environment for Lucy, but is soon becomes apparent that she is intellectually surpassing him. When it becomes apparent she is stunting her own growth, a social worker steps in, removing Lucy and placing her in foster care. Sam seeks the help of self-absorbed laywer, Rita Harrison, who only agreees to take on Sams case free of charge, to save face with her colleagues. And so it begins: a battle of love versus ability, the individual againts an unbending system. In the center remains a father and daughter who just want to be together.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films African American soldiers American Civil War (1861-1865) Belarus Bielski, Asael Bielski, Tuvia Bielski, Zus,--1912-1995 Biographical films Brothers Civil War (Sierra Leone : 1991-2002) Conflict diamonds Diamonds Draft Drama Drug traffic Epic films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Fishers Historical films Historical films History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Japan Jewish men Jews--Persecutions Jews rescue (1939-1945 : World War) Man-woman relationships Massachusetts Military participation--African American Montana Persian Gulf War (1991) Poland Regimental histories Samurai Shaw, Robert Gould,--1837-1863 Sierra Leone Smugglers Soldiers Soldiers--Conduct of life Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Army.--Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films World War (1939-1945)
Zwick, Ed, 1952-
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