Molina, Alfred 1953-
Most widely held works about Alfred Molina
Most widely held works by Alfred Molina
Chocolat ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,176 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North...
Spider-man 2 ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 2,162 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction.
Frida ( Visual )
43 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,082 libraries worldwide
The life of artist Frida Kahlo, from her humble upbringing to her worldwide fame and controversy that surrounded both her and her husband, Diego Rivera.
The Da Vinci Code ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 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.
An education ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic older man can teach her.
The sorcerer's apprentice ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
Balthazar Blake is a modern-day sorcerer with his hands full defending Manhattan against dark forces. When a seemingly average kid shows hidden potential, Balthazar takes his reluctant recruit on a crash course in the art and science of magic to become the ultimate sorcerer's apprentice.
Prince of Persia, the sands of time ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
It's a race against time when a rogue prince (Jake Gyllenhaal) reluctantly teams up with a rival princess (Gemma Arterton) to safeguard a magical dagger that gives its possessor the power to reverse time and rule the world.
Luther ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
Regional princes and the powerful Catholic Church wield a fast, firm and merciless grip over 16th-century Germany. But when Martin Luther issues a shocking challenge to their authority, the people declare him their new leader - and hero. Even when threatened with violent death, Luther refused to back down, sparking a bloody religious revolution that shakes the entire continent to its core.
Raiders of the lost ark ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant.
As you like it ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede.
Rango ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Rango is a lizard who imagines himself an actor who literally breaks the fourth wall of his terrarium when the hatchback car in which he is riding swerves and sends him careening. Abandoned in the desert amid the shards of his former home, Rango makes his way to the nearby town of Dirt, which is experiencing a mysterious water shortage. The actor in Rango seizes the opportunity to invent a grandiloquent new image for himself, and as in many a Western, the stranger in town is suddenly promoted to the rank of sheriff. Along the way to solving the mystery of the vanishing water supply, he must survive highway crossings, giant hawks, an army of bat-riding prairie dogs, and a gun slinging rattlesnake.
The Pink Panther 2 ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther diamond, Clouseau is assigned to a dream team of international detectives who are under pressure to bring the master thief to justice before he strikes again.
Magnolia ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Magnolia is a mosaic of American Life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax.
Raiders of the lost ark ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones, an archeologist, embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the mystical Ark of the Covenant. Accompanied by his fiesty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood, Indy must discover the Ark before the Nazis do, and he has to survive poison, traps, snakes and treachery to do so.
Killing Rommel a novel by Steven Pressfield ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
By the fall of 1942, Rommel's Panzers have routed Britain's Eighth Army in North Africa and are poised to capture Egypt, the Suez Canal, and the Middle Eastern oil fields. To stop Rommel, England deploys a new breed of highly mobile, heavily armed "scorpion" commandos.
Identity ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Ten strangers are brought together at a motel because of a savage rainstorm. All take shelter at a desolate motel run by a nervous night manager. Relief in finding shelter is quickly replaced with fear as the ten travelers begin to die, one by one. They soon realize that, if they are to survive, they'll have to uncover the secret that has brought them all together.
The hoax ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century.
Nothing like the holidays ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 866 libraries worldwide
For the first time in years the entire Rodriguez clan comes home to Chicago to celebrate Christmas where traditions will be celebrated. During the course of this eventful week they will celebrate one member's safe return from Iraq, secrets will be revealed, old resentments forgotten, each family member will learn something about themselves and each other, and the healing power of laughter will work its magic.
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 767 libraries worldwide
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, an innkeeper and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger.
Sin killer by Larry McMurtry ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Journeying up the Missouri River in 1830, the wealthy Berrybender's encounter the challenges of the untamed American West and a variety of people, including Native Americans, pioneers, and explorers, before Tasmin Berrybender falls in love with frontiersman Jim Snow.
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Audiobooks Biographical films British Chocolate Cities and towns College students--Conduct of life Comedy films Crime prevention--Citizen participation Criminal behavior Drama Eccentrics and eccentricities England England--London Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired France France--Paris Iran Jones, Indiana (Fictitious character) Juvenile works Kahlo, Frida Last Supper (Leonardo, da Vinci) Lent Man-woman relationships May-December romances Mexico Painters Rivera, Diego,--1886-1957 Romance films Romantic comedy films Single mothers Spider-Man (Fictitious character) Superhero films Swindlers and swindling United States Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.) Women Women immigrants Young women
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