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Howard, James Newton

Works: 921 works in 2,528 publications in 8 languages and 90,876 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Melodrama  Fiction  Teen films  Animated films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Singer, Director, Compiler, Lyricist, Actor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Newton Howard
Most widely held works by James Newton Howard
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind, known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante. -- container
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
51 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
The hunger games by Gary Ross ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Chaque année,dans les ruines de ce qui était autrefois l'Amérique du Nord,le Capitole oblige chacun de ses douze districts à envoyer un garçon et une fille - les "Tributs"- concourir aux Hunger Games. Katniss, 16 ans, se porte volontaire pour prendre la place de sa jeune soeur dans la compétition et doit affronter des adversaires surentraînés qui se sont préparés toute leur vie. Pour espérer revenir un jour chez elle, Katniss va devoir, une fois dans l'arène, faire des choix impossibles entre la survie et son humanité, entre la vie et l'amour
The great debaters ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
Peter Pan by P. J Hogan ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbucker skills and the ever fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become real heroes of an even greater story when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and takes them on a journey over moonlit rooftops to the lush jungles of Neverland. Wendy and her brothers join Peter and the Lost Boys in an exhilarating life, free of grown-up rules. Eventually facing the inevitable showdown with Captain Hook and his bloodthirsty pirates
Signs by Mel Gibson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De M. Night Shyamalan, llega la historia de una familia de granjeros, en un pequeño condado de Pensilvania. Una mañana toda su vida cambió, al descubrir en su sembradío un área podada de 152 metros de diámetro. Graham Hess (Mel Gibson) y su familia, creen responsables a un grupo de chicos del pueblo, hasta que se enteran, que están apareciendo en todo el mundo, estas señales. Señales es la emotiva historia de una familia encerrada en el temor dentro de su propia casa, creyendo vivir los últimos momentos de un planeta que está siendo invadido
Atlantis, the lost empire ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hidden deep below the ocean surface is one of the greatest mysteries of all time--the Lost City of Atlantis. Join the world's most highly qualified crew of experts led by "adventure capitalist" Commander Rourke (Garner) and Milo Thatch (Fox), a linguist who knows the ancient Antlantean language, as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine, the Ulysses, and head deep into the mysteries of the sea, hoping to reveal the secrets of Atlantis
Collateral by Michael Mann ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max is a cab driver. For twelve years, faces have come and gone from his rear-view mirror: people and places he has long since forgotten--until tonight. When a drug cartel learns of their impending indictment by a federal grand jury, they mount an operation to identify and kill the key witness. Vincent is a contract killer. He has one night in L.A.--and five bodies are supposed to fall. Vincent hijacks Max and his cab, making Max collateral--an expendable person who is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Through the night, Vincent forces Max to drive him to each assigned destination, as the L.A.P.D. and F.B.I. race to intercept them. Max and Vincent become dependent on each other, in ways neither would have imagined
Treasure planet by Ron Clements ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[An] amazing tale of a brave young man's thrilling journey to new frontiers aboard a flying ship"--Container
The village by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A truce kept between the inhabitants of a small community in Pennsylvania, circa 1890, and the creatures that live in the woods surrounding it is threatened when a young man is determined to explore beyond the boundaries of the village
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Clayton trabaja para un importante bufete de abogados de Nueva York. Su especialidad es arreglar los asuntos sucios de la manera más limpia y rápida posible. La vida de Michael se tambalea cuando su mejor amigo Arthur, que durante seis años ha defendido los intereses de una multinacional agroquímica, descubre que un producto de la compañía ha provocado la intoxicación y la muerte de cientos de granjeros
My best friend's wedding by Ronald Bass ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about two friends who have a pact that they will marry each other if neither has found someone else by the age of 28
Water for elephants by Sara Gruen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Cette incroyable histoire mais vraie met en scène un député excentrique et amoureux des petits plaisirs de la vie, une mondaine richissime, fervente anti-communiste, et un agent de la CIA expert en conspiration. Ensemble, ils vont mettre sur pied la plus grande opération secrète de l'Histoire."
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corporate mogul hires a prostitute to be his companion for a week
Defiance by Nechama Tec ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,738 WorldCat member 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
Duplicity by Tony Gilroy ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howard Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsik start resorting to some seriously underhanded tactics as each hopes to gain an advantage over the competition. Claire and Ray engage in a series of schemes and double-crosses while contending with the fact that their mutual attraction could ultimately jeopardize their entire mission
America's sweethearts by Joe Roth ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gwen and Eddie are the most loved movie couple in America, but they have just split up. They pretend that they are still togther while promoting their new picture. In the meantime, Eddie falls for Gwen's assistant, Kiki
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Alternative Names
Howard, James N. 1951-
Howard, James Newton, 1951-
Newton Howard, James
Newton Howard, James 1951-
Newton, James Howard, 1951-
Хауард, Джеймс Ньютон, 1951-
English (278)
French (56)
Spanish (31)
German (20)
Catalan (2)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
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