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Howard, Ron 1954-

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A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )
145 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,260 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 )
153 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,486 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 )
96 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four teenagers come of age on their last summer night before college in 1962
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )
62 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from France to England - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Seuss( Visual )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,929 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 )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the life of heavyweight boxer James J. Braddock, whose defeat of world champion Max Baer in 1935 ranks as one of the greatest upsets in sporting history
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )
39 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,433 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 with be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Visual )
29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the wake of the Pope's death, symbologist Robert Langdon follows ancient clues in a race through Rome to find the four cardinals favored for the succession. They have been kidnapped by the Illuminati, a secret society whose members have long hated the Catholic Church and who plan to execute the cardinals and destroy the Vatican
Changeling by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb
Willow by Ron Howard( Visual )
77 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,015 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 )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,922 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
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )
68 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,784 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 3 languages and held by 1,688 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 missing by Brian Grazer( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,647 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
Rush by Ron Howard( Visual )
23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,623 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
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,461 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
Curious George by H. A Rey( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,278 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 )
41 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the son of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns tables of the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy
The dilemma ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,243 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
The shootist by Don Siegel( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle
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Alternative Names
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-
Howard, Ronny.
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Ronald Howard
Ronnie Howard
Ховард, Рон 1954-
English (680)
German (46)
French (33)
Multiple languages (31)
Spanish (27)
Italian (16)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Basque (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)