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Dennehy, Brian

Overview
Works: 496 works in 1,159 publications in 8 languages and 40,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Artist, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Brian Dennehy
Ratatouille by Brad Bird ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
Cocoon by Ron Howard ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Antareans, advanced beings from another planet, arrive at an old age home in Florida, the senior citizens there get a second chance at being young in this story of youth, old age, and how people choose to live their lives
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
Never cry wolf ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a life-changing experience for a biologist studying the wolves in Canada's inhospitable North. A green young biologist named Tyler (Smith), is sent by the Canadian government to "prove" that the wolves are depleting the caribou herds, but what he finds is a natural world in perfect harmony where he becomes a tolerated outsider. Dumped unprepared in the wilds by a hard drinking bush pilot (Dennehy), Tyler learns survival skills from the aged Eskimo (Ittimangnaq) who saves his life. He learns the rules of coexistence from a neighboring wolf (which results in a literal pissing contest as man and beast mark their respective territories). Tyler's journey culminates in a majestic run with the wolf pack, an exhilarating sequence where, for an instant, he becomes one with the wild natural environment
Silverado by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the day, but first they have to break each other out of jail and learn who their real friends are. Includes featurette
The next three days ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together, raising their son and teaching at college while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence. With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara becomes suicidal and John decides there is only one possible, bearable solution: to break his wife out of prison
First blood by Ted Kotcheff ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mentally unstable Vietnam vet has a one-man war with the police force of a small town after they abuse him. Includes a never-before-seen alternate suicide ending, deleted scenes and commentary with Sylvester Stallone
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
Return to Snowy River ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Australia's Victoria Alps, tells the story of a stormy romance caught up in a violent feud between landowners
Everyone's hero ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,191 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
Righteous kill ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Turk and Rooster are two aging NYPD detectives who have been partners for 30 years. They are faced with a serial killer who is murdering other sociopathic criminals. They both have personal issues. They start working with Perez and Riley, a younger team. Tensions between the pairs of partners is inevitable, especially since Turk is now living with Perez's ex-girlfriend. She also happens to be a homicide detective. But before Turk and Rooster can retire, they are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, which has ties to a case they solved years before
The big year ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price--and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Founding brothers by Joseph J Ellis ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2 explores the ideological conflict that existed between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton and highlights Washington's farewell address. Volume 3 portrays the bitterly contested presidential election of 1796 and the difficult administration of John Adams. Volume 4 concludes with the poignant tale of the reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson, and the story of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
Founding fathers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar bills and pocket change
Annie Oakley ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning her life as Phoebe Moses, little Annie becomes a master shot while still a young girl. Later her husband, marksman Frank Butler, first convinces her to change her name to something more flashy and then persuades the famed Buffalo Bill to hire Annie for his Wild West Show
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
The duel ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the morning of July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton was fatally wounded in a duel by Aaron Burr in the culminating act of a political war that had lasted for more than a decade. The rivals' final encounter in Weehawken ruined Burr's career and changed the fate of a nation
F/X ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rollie Tyler is one of the movies' best special effects artists, known as "F/X" in the industry. He faces his most challenging assignment--turning special effects into reality. He is asked by the Justice Department to stage the fake assassination of an underworld witness. Now his F/X ingenuity becomes the key to his own survival
Tommy boy ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Party animal Tommy Callahan is definitely a few cans short of a six-pack. But after seven years, Tommy's finally earned his diploma -- and a cushy job at Callahan Auto Parts. Returning home, Tommy gets some more great news: his dad is marrying a real "10," and Tommy will get the stepbrother he always wanted. But as fast as you can say "Who killed the keg?," the family business starts tanking. Now Tommy's got to hit the road with his dad's right-hand man, a smug numbers-cruncher. And what these two don't know about salesmanship could fill a book-- and a riotously funny movie!
 
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Alternative Names
Dennehey, Brian
Languages
English (295)
German (12)
French (12)
Spanish (10)
Italian (3)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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