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Howard, James Newton

Overview
Works: 1,027 works in 2,905 publications in 9 languages and 97,675 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Melodrama  Fiction  Teen films  Animated films  Dystopias  Batman films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Conductor, Performer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Singer, Director, Compiler, Lyricist, 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 )
38 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,692 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 )
34 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,680 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 )
55 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,019 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 )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television. Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match
The great debaters ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,459 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 2,309 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 )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,225 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 )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles
Atlantis, the lost empire by Kirk Wise( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,086 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 )
40 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,025 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
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy( Visual )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avocat dans l'un des plus grands cabinets de New-York, Michael Clayton arrange discrètement les affaires embarrassantes de ses clients. On lui confie le dossier douteux d'une puissante firme agrochimique. Lorsqu'il découvre que cette multinationale sans scrupules est prête à faire des millions de victimes pour s'enrichir, il ne peut plus échapper au choix qui s'impose à lui : étouffer la vérité ou la faire éclater, au péril de sa vie
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a quiet, isolated village in olde Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays in tact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
Treasure planet by Ron Clements( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jim is a young man who grew up reading tales of pirates and adventures on the high seas, and longs for similar excitement in his own life. One day a dying man hands him a map and gives him a warning. Upon careful examination, Jim realizes the map charts the course to Treasure Planet, a distant world where hundreds of space pirates have stashed their loot. Jim is certain this is the adventure he's been dreaming of and sets out to find the fabled Treasure Planet
Water for elephants by Sara Gruen( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon star in this drama based on the historical novel by Sara Gruen, following the adventures of a young vet working in a travelling circus during America's Great Depression in the 1930s. After his parents are killed in a car accident, promising Ivy League student Jacob Jankowski (Pattinson) suffers an emotional breakdown and runs away before graduating, eventually finding work as a vet with the down-at-heel Benzini Brothers circus. There he meets a host of colourful characters including tyrannical animal trainer August (Christoph Waltz) and his beautiful wife Marlena (Witherspoon)
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,864 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."
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Friends from college make a pact to marry each other if they are not married by 28. When Michael gets engaged, Julianne will stop at nothing to stop the wedding
The hunger games ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor's Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, The Quarter Quell, and announces a competition that could change Panem forever
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When successful corporate mogul Edward Lewis meets independent and carefree Vivian Ward, their two lives are worlds apart. Vivien's energetic spirit challenges Edward's no-nonsense, business-minded approach to life, sparking an immediate attraction. He teaches her the finer things of life -- she teaches him that love could be the best investment he ever made
Defiance by Nechama Tec( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia 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 )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,696 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 Howerd Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsil 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
 
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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-
הוורד, ג'ימס ניוטון
Languages
English (284)
French (52)
Spanish (24)
German (19)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (2)
Catalan (2)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
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