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Howard, Ron 1954-

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Most widely held works by Ron Howard
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

153 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

157 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
American graffiti by George Lucas( Visual )

100 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In American graffiti, two teenage boys, scheduled to leave for college in the morning, spend a final summer night in 1962 cruising the strip. This leads to a series of misadventures for them and two other California teenagers. More American graffiti shows episodes in the same characters' lives as the 1960s continue and John Milner is drag racing, the Toad is in Vietnam, Debbie is a San Francisco hippie, and Steve and Laurie weather a domestic crisis
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

88 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by the French version of the FBI, led by Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the #1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England. Can Langdon and Sophie decipher the nature of a secret dating back to Leonardo Da Vinci and earlier before those responsible for the historian's murder add them to their hit list.?
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas by Dr Seuss( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why is the Grinch such a grouch? No one seems to know, until little Cindy Lou Who takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and the Grinch's world upside down, inside out, and funny side up in her search for the true meaning of Christmas
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( Visual )

61 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Visual )

51 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of the most powerful underground organization in history, the Illuminati. Upon learning of an unstoppable terrorist act against the Vatican, Langdon travels to Rome and joins forces with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra and together they will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that leads to the Vatican's only chance for survival
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
Changeling by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the 1928 Wineville chicken coop murders, Christine Collins is incarcerated when she denies that the boy found by the police is her missing son, Walter
The missing by Brian Grazer( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie is a young plainswoman raising her two daughters in the desolate wilderness of New Mexico. When daughter Lily is kidnapped by a dark-hooded phantom with shape-shifting powers, Maggie's long-estranged father offers to help find her. Though stunned by his return, Maggie knows she must swallow both hurt and pride if she is ever to see Lily again. Unaware of the frightening events that lurk in the distance, father and daughter set out to track down the fiend that took Lily. But lying in wait is horror so unspeakable it will change them all forever
Willow by Ron Howard( Visual )

75 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willow Ufgood leaves his village to carry a special baby to safety. Aided by a swashbuckling warrior, Willow's quest is plagued by danger as the Powers of Darkness scheme to destroy the child--a child destined to bring everlasting peace and freedom to the land
The music man by Marion Hargrove( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con man in the guise of a traveling salesman gets off the train in River City, Iowa. He convinces the town to finance a children's marching band instead of a pool hall. Special features include: 'Right Here in River City' Documentary and Introduction by Shirley Jones
Rush by Ron Howard( Visual )

44 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the golden age of Formula One racing in the 1970s, Rush is based on the true story of a spectacular sporting rivalry between English playboy James Hunt, and his structured, intelligent opponent, Austrian driver Niki Lauda
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

69 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

44 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor but proud Irish tenant farmer accompanies the spoiled and headstrong daughter of a wealthy landlord to America in a quest for land
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
The shootist by Don Siegel( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last valiant battle and dies with honor
The dilemma( Visual )

20 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronny's world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees something he should not have and makes it his mission to get answers. As the amateur investigation dissolves his world into comic mayhem, he learns that his best friend Nick has a few secrets of his own. Now, Ronny must decide what will happen if he reveals the truth
Curious George by Margret Rey( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted, an earnest guide at the Bloomsberry Museum, discovers that the museum is losing money and he's about to be out of a job. So he heads to Africa in search of the ancient, long-lost, gigantic idol Zagawa. To his chagrin, the statue turns out to be tiny. Ted's hopes of saving the museum and impressing Maggie--the elementary school teacher of his dreams--with a grand new acquisition are dashed. Unbeknownst to Ted, the curious monkey he befriended has stowed away and followed him home to the big city. Now, Ted needs to save the museum and figure out what to do with George. It's going to be a long week
Ransom by Ron Howard( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the son of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns the tables on the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy
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Howard, R. 1954-

Howard, R. W. 1954-

Howard, Ron

Howard, Ronald 1954-

Howard, Ronald W. 1954-

Howard, Ronald William

Howard, Ronald William 1954-

Howard, Ronnie 1954-

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Ron Howard actor, director y productor de cine estadounidense

Ron Howard Amerikaans acteur

Ron Howard amerykański reżyser filmowy, aktor

Ron Howard ator, cineasta e produtor de cinema norte-americano

Ron Howard cinaste amricain

Ron Howard pemeran dan sutradara dari Amerika Serikat

Ron Howard regista, sceneggiatore e attore statunitense

Ron Howard US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Filmproduzent

Ron Howard Usona aktoro kaj reĝisoro

Ronald Howard

Ronaldus Howard

Ronnie Howard

Rons Hovards

Ρον Χάουαρντ

Рон Говард

Рон Хауърд

Рон Ховард

Ховард, Рон 1954-

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Apollo 13The Da Vinci CodeDr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole ChristmasCinderella ManAngels & demonsThe missingCocoonFar and away