Most widely held works about Uma Thurman
Most widely held works by Uma Thurman
Gattaca ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel.
Percy Jackson & the Olympians ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,699 libraries worldwide
Percy Jackson is no ordinary teenager, he's the son of Poseidon and is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt, the most powerful weapon ever created! With storm clouds brewing, Percy embarks on an incredible cross-country journey to prove his innocence, recover the bolt, and prevent a war among the gods that could destroy our world!
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
The producers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,555 libraries worldwide
Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able to produce flops. Things turn around for Max when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. With this in mind, they decide to produce a musical called 'Springtime for Hitler' written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken. Then they get the insanely flamboyant Roger De Bris to direct and hire the loopy Swedish bombsheel Ulla as the lead actress.
Kill Bill. Vol. 1 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, the bride emerges from a coma and decides it's time for payback ... with a vengeance. Having been gunned down by her former boss and his deadly squad of international assassins, it's a kill-or-be-killed fight. She didn't start this deadly series of events, but she is determined to finish the business.
Kill Bill. Vol. 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assault, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill.
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers.
Les miserables ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
The story of Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean.
Batman & Robin ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Batman, Robin, and Batgirl protect Gotham City against Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy.
The truth about cats & dogs ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
Abby, a savvy, witty veterinarian who hosts her own radio talk show, is anything but confident when it comes to love. A petite brunette, she describes herself as tall and blonde when Brian, a caller who is smitten with her radio persona, asks her on a date. She then talks her tall, blonde neighbor Noelle into assuming her identity, setting off an escalating series of hilarious and romantic crises.
Prime ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
Rafi is a recently divorced 37-year-old Manhattan career woman. She meets Dave, a talented 23-year-old painter from Brooklyn, and the two fall in love. Told from everyone's point-of-view, including friends, relatives, and Rafi's therapist, Lisa. Unbeknownst to Rafi, Lisa just so happens to be Dave's mother.
My super ex-girlfriend ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
When Matt Saunders meets Jenny Johnson, he believes he has found the perfect girl. However, he decides to break things off with her when she becomes too needy, controlling, and jealous. Jenny doesn't take the breakup very well and decides to get back at him by using her superpowers. It turns out that Jenny is really a superhero named G-Girl. Meanwhile, Matt and his co-worker, Hannah start to have a romance with each other which sends Jenny over the edge.
Paycheck ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Jennings is the best reverse-engineer in the business. He is hired by his friend Rethrick to do a special job, with the promise of a multi-million dollar paycheck when sucessfully completed. When he is finished, all memory of what he had been working on is erased from his mind. That's when his problem really start to begin. He is hunted by the FBI for something he has no recollection of doing and has little time to work it out. Before his memory wipe, he sent himself 19 seemingly unconnected objects, to allow him to put the puzzle together and discover just what has gone on and what he has done.
風の谷のナウシカ Nausicaä of the valley of the wind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Nausicaä is the princess of a rural valley that lives at peace on the edge of a deadly fungal wasteland, until a ship carrying a weapon from a bygone industrial age crashes nearby. When warriors from a far country come to retrieve the artifact, their invasion draws Nausicaä and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a global war that nearly destroyed all life on Earth.
Be cool ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Chili Palmer is tired of the producing movies after being forced to make a useless sequel. When a music producer friend is gunned down, he offers to help his widow run the business. Checking out a talented singer that his friend had been talking to him about puts Chili at odds with her sleazy music manager, his gay bodyguard, and his equally sleazy partner. The mismanagement of the music company also gets Chili threatened by members of the Russian mafia and a suburbian rap-mogul producer & his thugs. When it turns out that the widow had been the laundress for Aerosmith, she makes contact with Steven Tyler and gets their protege a duet with Tyler at an Aerosmith concert.
Les misérables ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Set in early 18th century France, Jean Valjean, a thief who has turned his life around as the result of an unexpected act of mercy, must overcome the machinations of scoundrels and the pursuit of Inspector Javert in order to protect the illegitimate daughter of a former employee.
Sweet and lowdown ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in German and English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
In the 1930's, the fictional Emmet Ray ruled as the second greatest jazz guitarist in the world. But his reputation was eclipsed by his eccentric career moves, hilarious clashes with gangsters and stormy love affairs with two very different women.
The golden bowl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impoverished yet charming Italian aristocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies.
The accidental husband ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 629 libraries worldwide
When New York's most practical-minded 'doctor of love' convinces one of her distraught callers to break off her engagement, the caller's unpredictable fiance decides to get revenge. Creating a fake marriage license, he 'accidentally' weds himself to the doctor, who is already engaged. A wildly unpredictable romance is set in motion that neither one expects to find.
Vatel ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 542 libraries worldwide
The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress.
Action and adventure films Assassins Bad faith (Law) Batman (Fictitious character) Batman films Boxers (Sports) California--Los Angeles Comedy films Comedy films Criminals Divorced women Drama Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired France France--Paris Gangster films Gangsters Gods, Greek Jackson, Percy (Fictitious character) Malicious accusation Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marriage Murder for hire Musical films Musicals New York (State)--New York Peace Princesses Revenge Riordan, Rick Robin the Boy Wonder (Fictitious character) Romantic comedy films Science fiction films Teenagers--Conduct of life Theatrical producers and directors Therapist and patient Thieves Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Zeus (Greek deity)
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