WorldCat Identities

Whitaker, Forest

Works: 372 works in 1,968 publications in 9 languages and 69,311 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  History  Fantasy films  Animated films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Interviewee, Performer, Producer, Host, Author, Contributor, Artist, Other, Film editor, Speaker, vac
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Forest Whitaker
The Butler by Les Daniels( Visual )

61 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
The last king of Scotland by Giles Foden( Visual )

61 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer een jonge Schotse arts opklimt tot lijfarts van Idi Amin in Oeganda in 1970, beseft hij nog niet dat deze president in feite een wrede tiran is
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het waargebeurde verhaal van professor Melvin B. Tolson, die in de jaren dertig van de twintigste eeuw een debatteam van zwarte studenten naar grote hoogte stuwt. De groep besluit uiteindelijk mee te doen aan de kampioenschappen tegen Harvard
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination and will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum and runs away from home when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

53 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
In the line of fire by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birdee Pruitt has a life most people would envy until confronted by her husband's infidelity. She returns to her home town to start again
Vantage point by Sigourney Weaver( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues
Fruitvale Station by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature directorial debut with this drama centered on the tragic shooting of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a vibrant 22-year-old Bay Area father who was senselessly gunned down by BART officers on New Year's Day in 2009, and whose murder sent shockwaves through the nation after being captured on camera by his fellow passengers
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

52 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers
Southpaw by Arthur Penn( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, seemingly has it all: an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife, an adorable daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Wills, a retired fighter and trainer to the city's toughest amateur boxers
Bird by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

80 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations
The last stand by Chi-un Kim( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Ray Owens leaves his LAPD narcotics post to settle into a life fighting what little crime takes place in the sleepy border town known as Sommerton Junction. That peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, a notorious drug kingpin, makes an escape from the FBI. Mayhem ensues
Phone booth by Don Siegel( Visual )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing pay phone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
Phenomenon by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple, small town garage mechanic who suddenly develops amazing mental abilities must face governmental investigation, scientific scrutiny, and ostracism by even his closest friends. But with the love and support of a young single mother, he is finally able to accept his lot in life
Everyone's hero by IDT Entertainment( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and the true meaning of friendship
Ernest & Celestine by Benjamin Renner( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in networks of winding subterranean tunnels, lives a civilization of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fellow mice, Celestine is an artist and a dreamer, and when she nearly ends up as breakfast for ursine troubadour Ernest, the two form an unlikely bond
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Where the wild things are
Alternative Names
Forest Vitaker

Forest Whitaker acteur américain

Forest Whitaker aktor amerykański

Forest Whitaker ameerika näitleja

Forest Whitaker Amerikaans acteur

Forest Whitaker Amerikano nga aktor

Forest Whitaker attore statunitense

Forest Whitaker US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Produzent und Regisseur

Forest Whitaker yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Forests Vitakers

Forests Vitakers amerikāņu aktieris

Whitaker, DeForest 1961-

Whitaker, Forest Steven 1961-

Φόρεστ Γουίτακερ Αμερικανός ηθοποιός, παραγωγός και σκηνοθέτης

Форест Витакер

Форест Вітакер

Форест Уитакер

Форест Уитакер Америйн жүжигчин, найруулагч

Форест Уитакър

Форэст Уітакер

Ֆորեսթ Ուիթակեր

פורסט ויטאקר

فارست ویتاکر

فورست ويتكر

فورست ويتيكر

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