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Howard, James Newton

Works: 960 works in 2,800 publications in 9 languages and 94,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Melodrama  Teen films  Animated films  Dystopias 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Singer, Director, Lyricist, Compiler, 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
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,638 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
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
51 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,928 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 )
15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the post-apocalyptic nation of Panem, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her sister's place in the televised event in which one boy and one girl from each of the twelve districts are chosen to fight to the death until one victor remains
The great debaters ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,406 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 2,277 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
Signs by Mel Gibson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,212 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
Peter Pan by Universal Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chaque soir, Wendy émerveille ses jeunes frères avec ses fantastiques récits épiques, jusqu'au jour où son père décrète qu'elle est désormais trop grande pour partager leur chambre... Ce que les adultes ignorent, c'est qu'un autre garçon, Peter Pan, se passionne lui aussi pour les histoires de Wendy. Il vient de loin pour les écouter. Sa soudaine apparition va marquer le début d'aventures aussi fabuleuses qu'exaltantes... A travers le ciel étoilé, Peter, les enfants et la minuscule fée Clochette prennent le chemin d'un endroit où le rêve est roi : le Pays Imaginaire
Atlantis, the lost empire by Kirk Wise ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,077 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 1,996 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 )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
The village by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a quiet, isolated village in old 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 intact 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 1,863 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
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,836 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 )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,833 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 )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,829 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 )
32 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corporate mogul hires a prostitute to be his companion for a week
Defiance by Nechama Tec ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,767 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
The hunger games ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,687 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
Duplicity by Tony Gilroy ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 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
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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
English (286)
French (50)
Spanish (23)
German (18)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (2)
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